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This week, we hereby ask you to pixel a military medal or decoration, either historic or imaginary (including sci-fi or fantasy). Only the sprite of the medal is required, with transparent background.

Optional Bonus Challenge: If it's a real world historic medal or decoration, give some trivia about it on the description. If it's an imaginary medal or decoration, write up some background for it.

Canvas Size - Max. 120 x 120 px

Colors - Max. 19. (18 colors + transparency)

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 @ 11/11/2019 01:27  |    0
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The You-mpkin 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 You-mpkin forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 11/11/2019 01:27  |    0
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In real life, evolution takes place over many generations, allowing species to adapt to changing environments.  In video games, evolution happens in moments, allowing species to fly or breathe fire!  This week, we challenge you to depict the evolved form of a real-world species (as if it's in a video game).

Optional bonus challenge: include the FX of a magical element or special ability associated with your species.

Canvas Size - 80 x 80 px.

Colors - Max. 16.

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 @ 11/4/2019 09:31  |    5
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The A Portrait From Nightmare 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 A Portrait From Nightmare forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Adarias @ 11/4/2019 09:12  |    0
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Halloween has arrived!  But what is Halloween without a pixel pumpkin challenge? This week, we want you to create a pumpkin avatar that has your face carved on it!

Optional Bonus Challenge: Use it as your avatar!

Canvas Size - Max 64 x 64.
Colours - 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 Gecimen @ 10/28/2019 03:19  |    2
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The Game Boy Demake 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 Game Boy Demake forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/28/2019 03:18  |    1
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Halloween is around the corner. This week, we want you to dive deep inside your nightmares, pull out a being of horror from there, whether it's a monster such as a vampire or zombie; or an ordinary creature such as snake or spider, and turn their frightening appearance in the slick version of the portrait on the wall. You have to include the frame and the wall that it's hanged on.

Optional Bonus Challenge: Make the frame non-rectangular.

Canvas Size - Max. 200 x 180 px
Colors - Max. 13
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 Gecimen @ 10/21/2019 06:23  |    0
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The If I WERE You 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 If I WERE You forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/21/2019 06:23  |    0

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