Pixel Art Challenge: Nintendo Frankenpalette


Create a scene using the palette shown below - a mash-up of both the Virtual Boy and Game Boy palettes:

The theme for this challenge is desolate.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Exactly 4. Use all of the colours from this palette:

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 @ 5/12/2014 00:05  |    16


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EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 5/14/2014 04:57

Yeah, both of them originally have more colors, but who needs that when you got TWO reds and greens already? 

Mino (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/13/2014 21:00

Didn't the VB have black too?

Adarias (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 5/13/2014 10:24

Dr D : that's ludicrous, how do you function on a machine like that?  those two colors are not particularly close together.

skeddles (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 5/12/2014 16:31

Then just pretend it's one red and dither them together.

MegaTiny (Level 1 Thug) @ 5/12/2014 14:22

I just finished mine and I think my eyes are bleeding on the inside from staring at that red. Pretty sure the Virtual Boy was banned from society when they found it didn't comply with the Geneva Convention.

Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 5/12/2014 13:28

I dare someone to make a single ramp out of these colors. 

Dr D (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 5/12/2014 10:28

Those 2 reds are 110% undiscernible on my laptop monitor. =[

Don't have much callibration options, unfortunately.

Pixelart_kid (Level 6 SWAT) @ 5/12/2014 09:26

It is interesting.

CELS (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 5/12/2014 03:17

These colours are great! I wish I had time to do this properly.

skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 5/12/2014 02:38

These colours are pure evil!

Free palette though, can't complain :D

Voltali obscur (Level 9 Boss) @ 5/12/2014 02:36

"A song of pixels and unrestricted canvas size", by Mrmo Tarius 

The palette seems very challenging, can't wait to see what people will make of it

skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 5/12/2014 02:22

I'll accept all four.

SpaceSalmon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/12/2014 02:08


exactly. what are the restrictions on the theme here. I looked it up. Can it depict any of the 4 or just the first 2? 

— adj
1. uninhabited; deserted
2. made uninhabitable; laid waste; devastated
3. without friends, hope, or encouragement; forlorn, wretched, or abandoned
4. gloomy or dismal; depressing

kedume (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 5/12/2014 00:52

The world is your canvas.

I'll try this time again :-) Practice makes mastering, or not.

TrojanMonkey (Level 1 Private) @ 5/12/2014 00:18

So, an extremely old-school scene which depicts empty spaces or the sentiment of emptiness...
Considering the pallete, I can only assume everyone is going to make a pseudo post-apocalpytic scene at sundown.

Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 5/12/2014 00:06

Aw yiss.

Unrestricted. Canvas. Size.

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