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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2017. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel Art

The sun of the party
by Yes-I-Do

#2 Pixel Art

Bunker
by Yes-I-Do

#3 Pixel Art

Ram Skull
by Jinn

#4 Pixel Art

Frog/Glenn HD
by Jinn

#5 Pixel Art

MiniBatman
by andylittle

#6 Pixel Art

Chilling at the bonfire
by Cannonbreed

#7 Pixel Art

FordStan
by Jinn

#8 Pixel Art

Ninja Turtle Action
by Adcrusher

#10 Pixel Art

Incommunicado
by cure

#9 Pixel Art

Minotaur
by vazovski

Posted by pyrometal @ 7/16/2017 21:09  |    2
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This year's LowRez  game jam is starting soon! Developers and Artist will have two weeks to make a full game in a 64x64 pixel window starting July 31st.. You can work in teams or solo. Check out the links below for more information.

Here is the link to the official page on itch.io.

Game Jam Page.

Community Link, for finding a team or joining the discussion.

If you're not into making a game, you can still participate by playing the games at the jam's closing. Last year there were over 300 entries!

Posted by awestsecurity @ 7/17/2017 09:32  |    1
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When flesh turns into steel the term "cyborg" is not that far away. However, this week we are not talking about hybrids. We want you to go full machine!

Play god and create mechanical life. Just make sure that there is or was a real-life counter part in existence. No dragons or monsters allowed.

Canvas Size - Max. 350x350.
Colors - Max. 16.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.

 



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

Posted by Mandrill @ 7/17/2017 03:31  |    6
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The Deluxe Chess Set pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Deluxe Chess Set forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 7/17/2017 03:30  |    0
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No doubt, we all have a favourite movie. Whether it's Ash defeating the Army Of Darkness or Doctor Zhivago (1965, of course) finally being alone with Lara in the Taiga. There is always one scene or character that really strikes us.

Take such a character or iconic shot from you favourite movie and pixel it. How you depict it is up to you. A portrait, sprite or whole scene, everything goes.

Canvas Size -  Unrestricted.
Colors - Max. 32.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.



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

Posted by Mandrill @ 7/10/2017 06:37  |    11
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The No Ma! It's a Comic! pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the No Ma! It's a Comic! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 7/10/2017 06:36  |    1
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1. e4 g5 2. d4 f6?? 3. Qh5#

Haha, fools mate!

Challenge your friends with your very own custom designed chess set! All 6 classic chess pieces must be featured: pawn, rook, knight, bishop, queen, and king.

Canvas Size - Each piece must be no larger than 32 x 128. Size does not include optional labels and background decorations. Total canvas size unrestricted.
Colors - Max 16.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Mandrill @ 7/3/2017 09:51  |    12
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The Skulls and Bones pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Skulls and Bones forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 7/3/2017 09:51  |    2
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Summer Games Done Quick (aka SGDQ) is live on https://www.twitch.tv/gamesdonequick (from 2nd until 9th of July).

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Over the course of this gaming-marathon, speed runners try to complete all your favourite games, ranging from nostalgia-triggering retro classics to the most recent releases, as fast as possible!

At the same time, they raise money for the Doctors Without Borders charity!

SQGD 2017 kicks off with a pre-show followed up by NieR: Automata!

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Posted by Lakelezz @ 7/2/2017 07:53  |    3

Quote of the Moment

I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play, but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem.

Arthur Miller, Unknown Source

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