Pixel Art Challenge: Character Selection Menu

This week's challenge is brought to us by weekly challenge winner kakikukeko. Mockup a character selection menu of a game of your own. It can be any kind of game, puzzle game, beat them all, platform or whatever..

  • You have to show (at least) one character and its name.
  • The character select must be a living character -- not a ship or other type of vehicle.
  • Size MUST BE 240x160 (can't be vertical) .. you can work half rez if you want (or mix some full rez/ half rez element), but your final picture must be 240*160.
  • Up to 64 colors
Here are a few examples, from the  simplistic look of sonic or metal slug (sorry gba version ^^) to the hardcore SFA3 ....  don't stick to those, there are so many other kind of menus...  good luck!

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 4/30/2007 00:13  |    17


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jedzed (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/2/2007 13:10
looks fun but im working on something major atm

Joey4742 (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/2/2007 13:04
I cant think of anything...

Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 5/1/2007 20:03
wow snader thats alot of variety :p

PixelSnader (Level 2 Peon) @ 5/1/2007 13:48

Guts (Level 2 Corporal) @ 5/1/2007 05:29
Metaru > uh uh ! Raiden Fighters

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/30/2007 18:02

hmm... try... or not... try.... or not.... TRY!

kakikukeko (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/30/2007 17:23
no , robots don't  fit , undead/zombie do tho..

Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 4/30/2007 14:08

"not a ship or any type of  vehicle" meaning to make somehing like this

Dra_chan (Level 8 Shodan) @ 4/30/2007 13:26
This challenge will be a lot of fun!

Shawn (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 4/30/2007 12:13
Do Robots count as living characters? Also, this is going to be awesome. I'm gonna love to see all the originality coming out of this one.

Liman (Level 3 Chief) @ 4/30/2007 08:12

@Kakikukeko: Oh, I actually missed the "Game of your own" part. Thanks for clearing it up! :)

kakikukeko (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/30/2007 08:05
Liman: If it's not too late too add some rules, I would prefer people to come with original characters .. (that's what I meant by a game of your own.. but I didn"t think of movie or comics characters...)

Ilkke: I just thought that some people may think it's too big for a week, and I prefer to see a half rez effort than no effort at all..  maybe I was wrong 

Liman (Level 3 Chief) @ 4/30/2007 03:02

Very cool idea. Very interesting to see what everyone will come up with!

By the way, does the character/s have to be original or can it be from a movie or something?

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 4/30/2007 02:56
Good theme, kak.
but... half rez? wtf?

Presley (Level 1 Seaman) @ 4/30/2007 01:57
Awesome idea for a challenge, I'm getting ideas already :D

Mil (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 4/30/2007 01:43
Whaou, it's gonna be interesting! I hope I will have the time to make something.

sedgemonkey (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 4/30/2007 00:32
This is going to be a great one.

SSX had one of the best character selection menus and who can forget the classic Gauntlet.   It really adds a lot to a game when all the little details are perfect before you even jump in.

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