Stray Pixels 7-29-15


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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The new PJv3 is up and running but bugs and glitches abound.
Please post or pm a mod with your find in the forum post PJv3 Bugs and Glitches

PUBLIC NOTICE
The new PJv3 is up and running but bugs and glitches abound. Please post or pm a mod with your find in the forum post PJv3 Bugs and Glitches

PUBLIC SHAME (new category)
• PJs premiere newb Mandrill has recenly discovered something called WayBackMachine and fancies himself as the Christopher Columbus of the Internet.

GALLERIES
• Amiga Graphics Archive HERE. Found by Volrak_Rutra

moroz1999 has added new pixels and music to his ZX Spectrum gallery ZX-Art HERE. Found by jalonso

GAMES
Ubisavis released a shoot 'em up game for Windows, Talaswitch play HERE. Found by jalonso

DanielHyaku launched a Kickstarter to fund his game Satellite Rush a sci-fi top-down shooter with pixel art graphics and roguelike elements. HERE. Found by jalonso

WARES
Analogue NT is a bit pricey but an awesome console for old games. Check this out. Found by jalonso

Waifu2x is a great online upscaler.  Found, tested and highly recommended by DatMuffinMan

• Simon Walklate created some nice retro pixel art fonts on his website. Completely free, check them out HERE. Found by jalonso

• AlexHW has released new version of Crocotile 3D with a full set of Paint tools HERE. Found by jalonso

MISC
• How to cross stitch your favorite game characters LINK. Found by 8 Bit Dreams

Gameranx recently featured Suikostar and his pixels HERE. Found by 8 Bit Dreams

• Tampa Bay Lightning’s 8-Bit Hockey Tribute. Ice hockey fans who are also fans of Ice Hockey got an old-school surprise during the Stanley Cup finals earlier this month. See it HERE. Found by 8 Bit Dreams

HERE's something for the pixel nerds. An article on Superpaint (pdf). Found by 8 Bit Dreams

8-Bit Brewery in Avondale opens with plenty of beer and video game panache to go around. Found by 8 Bit Dreams

Video where a guy talks about nostalgia in games, pixel art and it's developement compared to other media and that how the history of games is archived pretty badly. Found by king_bobston

• Odallus- A Graphic love letter to the NES on IndieGames.com HERE. Found by kaleidos

Retronator posted a little feature article on jalonso's pixels HERE. Found by jalonso

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Fix Blurred Pixels and More!
• A blurry pixel for Chrome HERE. This is entirely untested by us and the fixes below have proven successful so its just here as an extra. Found and sent in by a non-PJer.

EdJr just made and then updated a new Chrome extension 'Fixeljoint' for Pixeljoint HERE. Found by jalonso

PJs Expansion Pack mostly created by skeddles and Yanrishatum but also includes other addons found by PJers.
Addons for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Canary.
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The latest ISO collab ISOtopes is up and running and moving fast. Check it out and join the fun HERE.
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OPP is back and better than ever. The latest focus is on animations. Join the fun!
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As always, if you find interesting pixel related things to post in the next StrayPixels send in as news or PM jalonso with details.
We edit and fix all typos so don't be shy.
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Posted by jalonso @ 6/30/2015 07:04  |    7

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Damian (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 7/30/2015 04:47

There should be a new trophy for being shamed :D


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 7/30/2015 04:12

Mf Doof


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Scarodactyl (Level 8 Marshal) @ 7/29/2015 14:41

Waifux2: can confirm it is awesome.  I have had a good bit of fun here by playing with some of my art.  Impressive results.


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Retronator (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 7/29/2015 14:19

Wow, that's amazing!


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Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/29/2015 13:05

It's awesome what it can do to pixel art too! Example: http://i.imgur.com/Av1roKv.png


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king_bobston (Level 10 Capo) @ 7/29/2015 12:04

Only the best for your waifu!


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Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/29/2015 10:54

Oh my! That Waifu2x is one of the best bitmap upscaler I've ever seen, even for photos! Thanks for the share! <3


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