MSX forest

MSX forest

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MSX forest

Title: MSX forest
Pixel Artist: Mermaid  (Level 5 Detective :: 4608 points)
Posted: 2/14/2016 17:32
Palette: 15 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    33 faves    0 avatars

MSX-1 restrictions: fixed 15 colour palette, 256x192 pixels, max 2 colours per 8x1 pixel block.

Drawn in 2014 for an MSX music collection that will be released sometime this summer. The empty space at the top and bottom of the screen will be used for text. A little sprite hedgehog will be wandering about while the music plays.


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Ruikaj (Level 3 Topaz) @ 9/4/2022 06:47


karakenio (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 7/22/2020 10:42

Any link for the music?

Why the straight shadow line in the rock?

Mermaid (Level 5 Detective) @ 2/22/2020 07:07

Thank you! The MSX-1 sure is an interesting platform :)

I did an updated version for the Commodore 64 a few years ago and I think I might go back and fiddle with this MSX-1 original some more as well before actually using it in a release.

Christoballs (Level 7 Neanderthal) @ 2/22/2020 02:45

Having worked on MSX graphics, I am very impressed with this piece - really nice rendering of textures here, though I'm particularly fond of the leaves on the tree to the right. Excellent

ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 2 King Checker) @ 11/4/2016 09:39

Reminds me of the old Quest For Glory games.

robnoyce (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/21/2016 07:18

Always impressive to see something so glorious created from a strict ruleset.

Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 2/15/2016 14:25

Can't wait to see the release. This is so peaceful.

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/15/2016 04:29

Yeah I'm at total awe at how you seem to work in these restrictions with EASE!

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/15/2016 01:24

Very good job with those difficult colours! Looking forward to the release

Fingerfoods (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 2/14/2016 21:12

There's so much CHARACTER! I love how the white tree in the back has a little smile on it. Such dedication.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 2/14/2016 18:03

This is super lovely. Great use of the restrictions. I need to try and make some MSX pic that is not on a black background one of these days.

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