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CHALLENGE 9/24/2018: Cartridge Tilting

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Topic: CHALLENGE 9/24/2018: Cartridge Tilting
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Subject: CHALLENGE 9/24/2018: Cartridge Tilting
Date Posted: 24 September 2018 at 10:29am

CHALLENGE: Cartridge Tilting

Has it ever happened to you? Playing with your trusty old NES and suddenly...screen flickering, frames tearing and artifacts all over the place.

PJer and former challenge winner SnugBoat wants you to create "glitch art" which is basically art that looks like the computer screen has crashed or something went wrong with the graphics card.

Here is" style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(221, 221, 221); - a piece.  Snug pixelled to let you know what he means.

Canvas size: Max. 256x240

Colour Count: Max. 12

Transparency: No.

Animation: Optional.


  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to /pixels/submit_icons.asp'>submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the /forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=8'>WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.


  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.


  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to call the following week's challenge...sweet.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)


/pixels/poll.asp?id=1621' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!


The Cartridge Tilting pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

/pixelart/123330.htm' target='_blank' class='winner1'>abugisneverjustamistake.mkv by /p/165258.htm' target='_blank'>rodrigobsl
/pixelart/123290.htm' target='_blank' class='winner2'>Inferno by /p/140677.htm' target='_blank'>Gyhoket
/pixelart/123271.htm' target='_blank' class='winner3'>Harvest Glitch by /p/175592.htm' target='_blank'>Meike

Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

/pixelart/123272.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>NES's Space... Utopia? [Warning: Epilepsy] by /p/123118.htm' target='_blank'>Tobikomi

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