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Last month we featured this article/showcase by PJer Retronator who wrote a bit about pixeljoint's past.
He has now posted Part2 HERE

Posted by jalonso @ 7/29/2015 07:31  |    0
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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

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Posted by jalonso @ 6/30/2015 07:04  |    7
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Challenge winner, awestsecurity, wants you to create an exploded diagram. It can be any object you want (even a fictional object), but keep the canvas size restriction in mind!

Canvas Size - Max 175 x 175.
Colours - Max 8.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 7/27/2015 16:54  |    2
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The Balloon Fight 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 Balloon Fight forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 7/27/2015 08:22  |    0
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After roughly 4 years of fiddling we're getting ready for a major site update....

  • Fully responsive site...  phone, tablet and desktop should all function properly.
  • MSSQL to MySQL conversion. This will have some transition issues with extended character set (characters like ü and ñ and ó might not convert properly). Apologies in advance to our members who will have their names and comments mangled a bit, but we don't want to hold off on this upgrade any longer. This will not be a problem going forward and it will always be possible to fix the rogue characters once the site has transitioned to MySQL.
  • Optimizations including caching, script/style consolidation, (some) minification, image compression and web fonts.
  • Design touchups. 
  • Removal of unused sections. 

Testing should wrap up today or tomorrow and we'll be pushing site up soon after. The site will be fully offline for a couple hours at a time over the next few days and there will almost certainly be a few issues over the next week or so. Please bear with us.

 

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/22/2015 14:36  |    83
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Ubisavis has released shoot 'em up video game for Windows.

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 7/13/2015 12:15  |    1
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DanielHyaku has launched a Kickstarter to fund his game Satellite Rush.
Satellite Rush is a sci-fi top-down shooter with pixel art graphics and roguelike elements.

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Posted by jalonso @ 7/15/2015 06:36  |    3
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The Gelid-Monster 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 Gelid-Monster forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 7/20/2015   |    0
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Depict a destroyed settlement (village, city, etc.).

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 16.
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 @ 7/20/2015   |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2015. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtA Visitor by Snake
#2 Pixel ArtOn the edge of the forest by Thu
#3 Pixel ArtSpark of time by Mr_Hk_
#4 Pixel ArtThe Core Level by Finlal
#5 Pixel ArtParkour Forest by Weston
#6 Pixel ArtBeaming by wish04
#7 Pixel ArtOn the road to the Scool by andylittle
#8 Pixel ArtPoison by Jinn
#9 Pixel ArtWaves of Time by Lighterthief
#10 Pixel ArtThe Werewolf Tycoon by Joecreates
Posted by Gecimen @ 7/17/2015 15:50  |    0

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