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We're trying to get submissions of pixel art working at the moment. Please bear with us.  

UPDATE: Permissions should allow it now.

 

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/17/2019 14:03  |    1
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Peace is not in my vocabulary 

This week is all about the grim-dark future of the Warhammer 40k universe. Necrons, Eldar, Orks etc.

There are countless of races, heroes and mechanical wonders to pixel. You can go as crazy as you want as long as the over all theme is Warhammer.

Papa Nurgle loves you!

Canvas Size - Max. 300 x 300
Colours - Max 32
Transparency - Optional
Animation - Optional 



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Mandrill @ 9/16/2019 09:26  |    0
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The Smoking Guns pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Smoking Guns forum thread for more information.
Posted by Mandrill @ 9/16/2019 09:26  |    0
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We had to rush the server transfer unexpectedly. Please bear with us while we try and get all the issues ironed out. We KNOW we're missing some recent images and will be pushing those over soon.

Please report any issues you notice in this thread.

 

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/15/2019 17:04  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Enchantress/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Enchantress/pixelart

Enchantress
by Mattias Rotman

Lantern Knight Animation/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Lantern Knight Animation/pixelart

Lantern Knight Animation
by Wolfenoctis

Dying Breed (Part 4)/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 4)/pixelart

Dying Breed (Part 4)
by cure

What have we done?/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

What have we done?/pixelart

What have we done?
by brullov

Poor part of city/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Poor part of city/pixelart

Poor part of city
by El-Metallico

Topdown Fantasy Forest/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Topdown Fantasy Forest/pixelart

Topdown Fantasy Forest
by aamatniekss

Northstar/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Northstar/pixelart

Northstar
by prowler

arcade/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

arcade/pixelart

arcade
by pixelcharpi

Got Nuts?!/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Got Nuts?!/pixelart

Got Nuts?!
by prowler

My Lord Bag Of Rice/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

My Lord Bag Of Rice/pixelart

My Lord Bag Of Rice
by PixelDust

Posted by Adarias @ 9/15/2019 14:48  |    7
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Pixel art metroidvania game Savior launches its Kickstarter with a new extended trailer. Savior is planned to come out on Windows and Mac, and Switch and additional consoles, pending the completion of Kickstarter stretch goals. Launch dates are TBA. Savior is built by Starsoft, a small group of passionate industry veterans with dozens of years of experience between them. The awesome art is made by pixel artists led by PJ member Weston.

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Posted by Weston @ 9/13/2019 22:36  |    0
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A long awaited pixel art metroidvania of phenomenal pixel art awesomeness, Blasphemous is now on Steam! The game is developed by Spanish indie studio The Game Kitchen, published by good old Team17 and features amazing art by multiple pixel artists including Pixel Joint members such as Holmik and Cyangmou. Be sure to check it out!

Posted by Gecimen @ 9/14/2019 02:35  |    1
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What if Space Invaders came out in 2019? This week, we want you to reimagine one of the classic space invaders sprites below in a high-res fashion and draw its sprite. Your sprite might be; a creature, a robot, a spaceship or anything else as long as it resembles one of the classic sprites below.

Canvas Size - Max. 120x120
Colours - Max 18 incl. transparency.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Optional



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 9/9/2019 05:56  |    5
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The And The Chest Laughed... pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the And The Chest Laughed... forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 9/9/2019 05:30  |    0
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A tale as old as time. Two warriors, rivals or even friends engage in a duel.

This week, I want you to depict a scene with two characters fighting. There can only be 2 characters in your entry!

Canvas Size - Max. 250 x 250
Colours - Max 32
Transparency - Optional
Animation - Optional 



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Mandrill @ 9/2/2019 09:06  |    0

Quote of the Moment

Why do people give each other flowers? To celebrate various important occasions, they're killing living creatures? Why restrict it to plants? "Sweetheart, let's make up. Have this deceased squirrel."

Jerry Seinfeld, Unknown Source

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