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This week, we want you to imagine & pixel the Game Boy demake of a modern game (or just a game that wasn't actually released for Game Boy). You can add/remove/change any features of the game as you want.

Canvas Size - Exactly 160 x 144 px
Colours - Max. 4 Game Boy colors.

Game Boy palettes vary.  You may use any olive green Game Boy palette, such as this one:

Transparency - No.
Animation - Optional.



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

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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/14/2019 03:23  |    5
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The Dithering Heights 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 Dithering Heights forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/14/2019 03:23  |    0
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This week, we want you to draw the sprite of the bipedal version of an animal or fantasy creature that usually has four (or more) feet. You can go for usual stuff such as a werewolf, wererat or drakonid or you can go wild.

Canvas Size - Max. 150 x 150
Colours - Max. 18
Transparency - Required.
Animation - No.



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

Posted by Gecimen @ 10/7/2019 08:12  |    0
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The Let the Magic Flow 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 Let the Magic Flow forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/7/2019 08:11  |    1
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The 1800's sure were gloomy, perhaps because everything was in black and white.  This week, celebrate Gothic Fiction with a macabre work of your own!  Design the cover of a Gothic Novel, real or imaginary, using exactly 2 grays, one with RGB 48,48,48 (#303030) and other with RGB 210,210,210 (#d2d2d2)

Canvas Size - Exactly 148 x 210, vertical.
Colours - Exactly 2. Only use (#303030) & (#d2d2d2)
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 9/30/2019 05:33  |    3
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The Let The Galaxy Burn 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 Let The Galaxy Burn forum thread for more information.
Posted by Gecimen @ 9/30/2019 05:33  |    0
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This week, we want you to draw a spellbook. It might be one that belongs to a magic library or one that belongs to a magician (of any sort). The book sprite's back ground must be transparent.

Optional bonus challenge 1: Make it very old.

Optional bonus challenge 2: Draw glowing runes on the cover.

Optional bonus challenge 3: Make it an unconventional book (eg. a tape or an e-reader).

Canvas Size - Max. 100x100
Colours - Max 13 incl. transparency.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 9/23/2019 06:17  |    0
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The Hires Invaders 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 Hires Invaders forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 9/23/2019 06:16  |    0

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Coffee producers will no longer advertise that their coffee beans are hand-picked by Juan Valdez when it's discovered that Juan also hand-picks his recurring cold sore.

Anonymous, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, In the Year 2000

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