Pixel Art Challenge: Close Encounters

This week's challenge is brought to you by the "Chinese New Year" challenge winner Tremulant.  Design an alien space craft and its captain and/or crew.


  • 16 colours max
  • Canvas must be 64x128 or 128x64
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 3/19/2007 00:21  |    20


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Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 3/23/2007 12:40
ehmz... its not an excuse, cause

1. I have a new keyboard and I'm gonna give it a try
2. Ctrl+Z etc. is very useful when pixeling. (It were those keys that gave up on my previous keyboard).

ceddo (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 3/21/2007 12:34
if (onScreenKeyboardBoolean == true; normalKeyboardBoolean == false;) {


Beddingfield (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/21/2007 06:56
Start>Accessories>Accessibility>On-Screen Keyboard

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 3/20/2007 12:45
What? Broken keyboad is just an excuse, you don't realy need keys for pixelling, and you can type. Anyway, mine is done for now. And again I used about half colours of given amount, 9 this time... I just can't imagine it with more colours.

Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 3/20/2007 12:22
it would be a very nice challenge for me, cause i cant really make small pieces... anyway, cause of a broken keyboard (cntrl and few other important keys) i cant compete in this challenge and well, a lack of ispiration this week is also a readon why its even less likely ill submit a piece for this week's challenge... nice idea though!

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 3/19/2007 22:49
break out the ben gay, this is gonna be one hardcore week :P

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 3/19/2007 19:48
I'm in since I came up with a bunch of ideas real quick.

Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) @ 3/19/2007 19:43
I'm with Alkaline.  No turning back now.

alkaline (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 3/19/2007 18:22
ok, this time I am actually working on this. i swear.

cure (Level 11 Godfather) @ 3/19/2007 15:18
Small pallete, aliens, small canvas... sounds fun.

ceddo (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 3/19/2007 10:55
<3 small canvases. :)

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 3/19/2007 10:24
Animations are allowed?

Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 3/19/2007 09:16
Edit: er. woot, fun.

Emanu (Level 3 Chief) @ 3/19/2007 08:32
im in! I think! sounds like fun and a good challenge with the size.

Adam (Level 9 Major General) @ 3/19/2007 06:19
Sweet! Lots of ideas floating in my mind. Well... three.

mikl3 (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 3/19/2007 03:40
Nice task

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 3/19/2007 03:19
Yup, the canvas is kind of small, but thats the reason why this challenge is even greater!

sedgemonkey (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 3/19/2007 01:02
You didn't see nuthin.

Dra_chan (Level 8 Shodan) @ 3/19/2007 00:51
Nice challenge!! Canvas is kinda small but the theme is great

FrankieSmileShow (Level 6 Manager) @ 3/19/2007 00:34
"This week's challenge is brought to you by the "Love Machine" challenge winner..."
Haha, looks like SOMEONE copy/pasted the other news entry and forgot to edit a part of it...  :P

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