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Brrr it's cold outside! What better time than stay inside and participate in the brand new level challenge? Theme? Ice of course! This week, we want you to design a mock-up of a new, original video game (of any genre) showing an arctic, snow or ice level (or screen, in case of adventure games). For this particular game you are restricted to 16 specific colours, these colours are shown below.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 16. Must use only the colours from the palette below:

Animation - Optional.
Transparency - No.

Previous level challenges: Underwater, Lava, Desert, Jungle



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

Posted by Gecimen @ 1/20/2020 01:54  |    0
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Rubi: The Wayward Mira Poster

Howdy!

I'm so happy to introduce the Kickstarter campaign for Rubi: The Wayward Mira.

This is a project I've worked on for a long period with highly talented and well known pixel artists. Please spread the word, guys. Your help is very important to us!

Kickstarter Link - demo included!

Posted by ArcadeHero @ 1/7/2020 15:18  |    1 | Source
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Field trip/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Field trip/pixelart

Field trip
by Finlal

Nineteen 3/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Nineteen 3/pixelart

Nineteen 3
by Veli

Sonic 3 Mockup/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Sonic 3 Mockup/pixelart

Sonic 3 Mockup
by Wolfenoctis

Winter Belle intro scene/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Winter Belle intro scene/pixelart

Winter Belle intro scene
by DarkfalzX

Alpine Woods/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Alpine Woods/pixelart

Alpine Woods
by hexcode

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance/pixelart

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance
by hexcode

Aglow/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Aglow/pixelart

Aglow
by Strazt

Standing Dragon/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Standing Dragon/pixelart

Standing Dragon
by Emperor_Pixel

Green/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Green/pixelart

Green
by Tpoe

Water Tank/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Water Tank/pixelart

Water Tank
by El-Metallico

Posted by Adarias @ 1/19/2020 08:34  |    0
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The Clean Your HDD 2019 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 Clean Your HDD 2019 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 1/13/2020 03:31  |    0
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Mazgeon website is now live! You can stay tuned from now and on about any upcoming update:
mazgeon.com

Mazgeon is a Dungeon Roguelike game that has been in development for +3 years, and now is going Closed beta through Steam before full release soon.

Posted by Dokitsu @ 10/28/2019 12:57  |    0
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This week I want you to create some sort of arena. Depict a place for warriors to battle or athletes to compete. 

You can keep your arena realistic or go crazy!  This is the ideal challenge to test your knowledge of the top-down view or isometric perspective.

Canvas Size - Max. 200 x 200
Colours - 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 @ 1/6/2020 08:52  |    0
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The Caffeine Wars 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 Caffeine Wars forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 1/6/2020 08:51  |    0
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Happy new year pixel-heads! Have you missed a challenge from the past year? Did you start but couldn't find the time to finish? This week, we want you to pick any weekly challenge from 2019 and make an entry (check the ALL CHALLENGES coloumn on the right. The first challenge of 2019 was Antique Death Race).

Please make sure you write in the description which challenge you chose and make sure you follow it's rules and limitations. Have fun!

Canvas Size - see the corresponding challenge
Colours - see the corresponding challenge
Transparency - see the corresponding challenge
Animation - see the corresponding challenge



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 12/30/2019 04:22  |    0
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The As Cold as Ice as Hot as 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 As Cold as Ice as Hot as forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 12/30/2019 04:21  |    0

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