Pixel Art Challenge: Explosive Physics


Create an animation of an effect. For example, an explosion or an acid splash.

Canvas Size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Max 10.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Required.

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Posted by Gecimen @ 6/24/2013 00:02  |    16


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Gecimen (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 6/28/2013 06:42

you can show the source, i.e an exploding car.

Adarias (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 6/26/2013 12:40

 It says transparency is optional and does not say "only an effect."  It is assumed then that actors and scenery are permitted.

bear in mind though that these things can distract from a piece and, more often than not, the mob does tend to vote in the spirit of the challenge.  In this case, it's about animating an effect. Let's say you make a stunningly beautiful vanitas still-life... but the only animation is a 4px shimmer on the edge of a plate.  Expect some negative feedback no matter how well executed the image is.

JuninTKD (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/25/2013 13:30

Just a question, someone firing a machine gun would be accepeted, right? (something like this http://www.pixeljoint.com/pixelart/54580.htm)

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/25/2013 07:53

 @Muxaun, transparency always counts as a color because it is a (masked) color.

Skykanden (Level 1 Seaman) @ 6/25/2013 03:52

 I have the same doubt as PaTheGroub.

iDew (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/24/2013 22:32


Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/24/2013 14:30

I love science XD

iDew (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/24/2013 13:02

Thunder can be good?

shampoop (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 6/24/2013 11:21

Barkley 2 Barrel explosion[Edit] source

Dickel (Level 5 Captain) @ 6/24/2013 08:45

 I can do with water or lava?   

YellowLime (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/24/2013 08:24

Just when I had decided to start doing these again

An acid splash, by itself, doesn't seem too interesting to me...

PaTheGrub (Level 2 Petty Officer) @ 6/24/2013 07:55

Does it have to be only the effect, or can we also depict the source and/or target of the effect? e.g. "car going over a cliff, exploding on impact" or "character getting splashed with acid, leaving only the skeleton"??

Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 6/24/2013 07:12

 Generally it is 9 colors and then one transparent.

Muxaun (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/24/2013 06:30

Can we use 10 opaque colors + 1 transparent?

Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 6/24/2013 04:46

 Then you should be great at them!

Argyle (Level 6 Manager) @ 6/24/2013 00:31

 In the last 3 months I think I've done a little over 60 of these :3

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