Pixel Art Challenge: Bug Fight


Challenge winner Xion Night wants you to create a mockup of a game, in any genre, that pits insect forces against one another.
For the purpose of this challenge anything that would fall under the category of "arthropod" is OK.

Canvas size - Exactly 240 (width) x 176 (height) -or-
                       Exactly 320 (width) x 240 (height).
Colors - Max 32.
Transparency - No.
Animation - Optional.

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

Posted by skamocore @ 1/25/2010 00:01  |    28


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Morgengrauen (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/30/2010 02:52

Xion Night would have to tell us about that... but you can provide us with some links so long.. :-)

Kaiseto (Level 6 Made) @ 1/27/2010 16:32

... I don't suppose the topic of this was inspired in any way by a long running gag over at ConceptArt.org?

jamesmorrow07 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 1/27/2010 15:27

@skamocore - Shweet.

skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 1/27/2010 14:18


jamesmorrow07 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 1/27/2010 13:32

This seems like a good PA challenge. I have one big question about this challenge, though. Can there be more than 2 bugs fighting?

skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 1/27/2010 10:41

Alright guys, I've taken the link down.

Morgengrauen (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/27/2010 08:03

well, i totally agree with Pandora'sSecret. as stated before, i am disappointed by the posters of that link.

Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/27/2010 05:08

Agree, link is uncool.

heyy13 (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 1/27/2010 04:39

I can't help but agree 100% with Pandora'sSecret i'm completely and totally discusted by that link and what comes across as a psyudo-endorsment for horrific unethical treatment of animals.

Pandora'sSecret (Level 4 Murderer) @ 1/26/2010 18:32

The Japanese bug fighting videos.

Am i the only one who thinks this is a hoirible  link? How can a site as renowned as PJ  almost advertize this. Bug fights are no better or worse than Dog or rooster fights. I feel disgusted. The natural aspect of one defending it's ground against the other, well is nature. Nothing we humans can do anything against or should do anything against. But to willingly and knowingly put two bugs in a tiny space, knowing one will die is just murder,

I truly hope PixelJoint staff will delete that link.


Clickety (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/26/2010 00:10

Commentators so damn funneh :D

xXHalfieXx (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 1/25/2010 20:51

That Japanese bug thing is creeeeeeeeepy!!

dpixel (Level 9 Vice President) @ 1/25/2010 18:30

Great idea, but too big of a canvas for me.

Adarias (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 1/25/2010 18:28

the lobsters will kill you all.

Kudohazama (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 1/25/2010 15:45

the scorpion died :( ...

kevink (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/25/2010 13:03

This is a great idea! 

Reo (Level 11 Sensei) @ 1/25/2010 09:08

Oh god I have an awesome idea!!!

skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 1/25/2010 08:42

I'm not 100% sure what Xion Night's intentions were, but I think anything that fits in the category of arthropods should be ok. So spiders, scorpions, butterflies, crabs, centepedes, grasshoppers, wasps, flies, ants and of course scarabs are all acceptable.

Also, I think fictional creatures are ok, as long as they fit under the classification of arthropods - segmented bodies, jointed limbs and an exoskeleton.

I'll update the article.

Reo (Level 11 Sensei) @ 1/25/2010 07:39

Awesome challenge!

Kudos Xion!

TheManuz (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/25/2010 07:36

 This is funny, i hope i get sometime to do it!

pyrometal (Level 8 Guerrilla) @ 1/25/2010 07:09

 I like the idea  I'll participate if I find the time to. Great challenge.

Flarfy (Level 5 Detective) @ 1/25/2010 06:21

Great challenge! I'm in!

Bubu (Level 4 Murderer) @ 1/25/2010 04:52

Imma make one with a dung beetle heheheheh POOP ATTACK! 

x-death (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/25/2010 04:20

lol, now i feel like doing a peice based one that. not to to insult but merely as a joke. i have the biggest erge to do it, but i'm a very lazy person so i probably won't get aroundt to it.

Morgengrauen (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/25/2010 03:25

could you have found an even more disgusting example than the bonus link? seriously, i'm disappointed by you.

Atrophy (Level 1 Intern) @ 1/25/2010 01:47

 Question: Is this considering arachnids(Spiders, and scorpions) as Insects? Since they technically are NOT Insects.

Club Beuker (Level 5 Detective) @ 1/25/2010 01:38

I can sense a lot of scarab fights... *couch* Jalonso *couch*

SpaceSalmon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/25/2010 00:46

I think I'll try this one.

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