Rooftop Level

Rooftop Level

You need to be logged in to rate pixel art.

 

Pixel Art Details

Rooftop Level



user
Title: Rooftop Level
Pixel Artist: jalonso  (Level 11 Godfather :: 99221 points)
Posted: 5/27/2006 16:22
Palette: 36 colors
Statistics:  86 comments    286 faves    0 avatars

Game BG for a fighting game.


Top Pixel Art - May 2006 (#5)Top Pixel Art - May 2006 (#5)

Discussion

If you would like to comment you will need to be logged in. Register now. It only takes a moment and it's free.


user
upper0 (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 7/25/2017 22:59

Cool 


user
Frogg (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/1/2016 14:16

I hope to be this talented someday. Great job!


user
fkrauthan (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/5/2016 17:57

Really nice. What are you gonna use to make the game?


user
Jordan's Pixels (Level 1 Thug) @ 9/15/2015 11:26
Really Cool


user
Infectious (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/10/2014 02:26

that is beautiful!


user
dyluck (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/9/2014 05:37

Awesome! Specially the backgrounds.I love it!


user
the_anitchamber34 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/6/2014 17:08

Love the colors fantastic job 


user
riversquid (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/8/2013 05:59

 Very cool


user
Ottbot (Level 7 General Manager) @ 3/15/2013 00:25

Great cityscape, here... it's very Gotham.


user
hnt6581 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/19/2012 06:10

The backdrop with distance fog is amazing!


user
greenmango (Level 1 Thug) @ 4/27/2012 17:52

 Love the sharp contrast you put into your work, it really makes everything stand out :)


user
hahnt (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 4/25/2012 09:50

excellent! i like the dark gritty feal of the piece,great fighter or even beat-em up scenario, would also be fun with some gaps and stuff the make a cool platformer rooftop jumping kind of level. good job :)


user
Flazex (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/8/2011 16:41

 Reminded me of Batman when I first looked at this. That's odd. Anyways...this is a good piece you have here!


user
Des (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 11/6/2011 15:46

Fight game? I want to see!


user
divtag (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/10/2011 02:43

such a nice piece!


user
pixel_rob (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 6/24/2011 15:08

Very well done, i love the depth of the background


user
melnychuk (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/12/2011 07:35

Man, would love to play it! 


user
ThomasJH (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/3/2011 07:32

great job, pretty amazed by this one.


user
KrypToniTe (Level 5 Soldier) @ 4/2/2011 09:24

Cant help but think that this reminds me from Batman Arkham Asylum, but just in 2D. Its great in an artistic mind!


user
Mistiqueshis (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/5/2010 16:27

 Wow!

Great job! I love it (:

Favorited S2


user
Delusion (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/5/2010 11:34

Amazing :O


user
bojlahg (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 8/21/2010 08:38

 awesome!


user
skeermes (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/27/2009 18:54

 Very niiice!


user
meiji1990 (Level 1 Gangster) @ 6/26/2009 02:28

Love the background *_*~


user
Ninja Crow (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/3/2009 19:08

So amazingly evocative!  I've never seen such an interesting way to separate foreground from background (either that or I'm playing the wrong games).  I love it.


user
BK! (Level 1 Intern) @ 5/19/2009 20:55

The distant buildings are done so well, it adds a lot of depth.


user
Levi (Level 1 Thug) @ 5/8/2009 22:12

This is awesome.  What's a game clan in reference to pixel art?


user
the_seeker (Level 1 Private) @ 3/6/2009 17:08

i REALLY LIKE IT...GREAT DETAIL!

 

GODSPEED!


user
robbert13 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/18/2008 03:18

dope


user
brambekker (Level 1 Private) @ 8/8/2008 11:57

wow im stunned by the detail O_O its rly good 5/5 and favorited =D


user
Slemsvamp (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 1/29/2008 16:20
Amazing background!

user
ultima (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 11/27/2007 12:59
simply mezmorizing, i'd love to see that city on fire

user
chess (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/1/2007 02:48
This is sooo my fav. work of you :-*

user
dirtdawg (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 9/6/2007 09:01
Wow! Beautiful.

user
VenomousNinja (Level 1 Private) @ 7/11/2007 18:49
I think I found the Easter egg. It's right next to the top-left corner of the bright foreground, right?

user
ScarredShadow (Level 4 Deputy) @ 7/1/2007 22:15
I love pixel cities at night...this is just superb.

user
hing (Level 1 Thug) @ 10/16/2006 09:42
beautiful! I´d really enjoy playing this game.

user
Monkey 'o Doom (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 10/14/2006 11:44
Absolutely great. The metal parts are fantastic.

user
government.agent (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/6/2006 08:04
Solid. Looming. Inviting.

user
rabidbaboy (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 8/29/2006 02:38
Wow, very nice. The lights could be made brighter, but it looks perfect for a game.
Something like Spiderman...
I can't wait for the full version, but for the meantime a five.

user
Arithmetician (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/30/2006 15:09
Awesome! Very atmospheric! I really like details.

user
Nogwa (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/25/2006 15:19
this reminds those old arcade and 'commodre 64' old beat-um-up games like 'double dragons'

user
Lei Lei (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/24/2006 03:03
Great backround and colors wow ! and details doors windows and lamps Great backround

user
Biffo (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/19/2006 11:07

Dude:  This is epic.  Love the detail.

 


user
jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/3/2006 23:13
@ Ensellitis, The game will now use the parallex effect you suggested, thanks.
@Big Brother, I wish I understood what you meant by the contrast.
@Those who didn't like the black, I have replaced with a dark blue/black and it does look better, thank you.

user
big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 6/3/2006 09:12

I like the background layers, but I think the foreground could use some more contrast. Right now, it doesn't really pop out at me, like a game field should.


user
Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 6/3/2006 03:44
But what is the ISO easter egg??  I have strained my eyes looking for it!

user
jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/1/2006 21:43
Thanks for the comments to all. The reason the front buidings stand out a little bit is because the other team members wanted the playable platforms to be clear for the player. The boxes on the roofs are there for access to the rooftops so they where needed. When the colors where better unified it was hard to determine which rooftops where playable so this is the compromise.
I was not understanding the black color comments made by some. Firefox, Safari, IE all display images slightly different which could account for this. I see it fine but will change it to a blue just shy of black to be safe. Thanks for pointing that out.

user
Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) @ 6/1/2006 21:08
I really like this piece, especially the buildings in the far background.  However, the foreground buildings lack a certain something for me.  Perhaps it is the multitude of black outlines you used, idk.  I know they should be expected in a night scene, but somehow they make the scene look unfinished.  Also do what Stitchy said and try to unify the palette.  The scene looks more foreground than background right now, as Tomohashi said.  I really love the overall mood and lighting of the piece, though. 

user
Tomohashi (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/1/2006 14:12
That is a stunningly cool piece of art there. The only problems I find are...

1- This is the big one. If it's going to be a game level, then it's kinda distracting. You're gonna need some  bright characters, or lower the contrast between the blueish back and the fore. I would do this by adding some blue into all of the colors in the front. Tedious, but it'd be worth it.

2- The boxes in the foreground are really out of place. Desatureate those. Or, at least, I would.

Over all it's great, keep up the outstanding work. Favorited for sure.



of 2

Related & Tags


Rooftop Level avatars, Rooftop Level icons, Rooftop Level pixel art, Rooftop Level forum avatars, Rooftop Level AOL Buddy Icons

Recommended Products

Donate

Want to give some dough back to all those amazing pixel artists? Donations provide prize money for contests, help cover hosting costs and support new initiatives.

Play party games with QuizBash app
Play party games with QuizBash app

Report Problem

If you are going to report an issue with this piece please provide relevant URLs/Images to back up your claim.

Register

If you would like to be a team player why not register? It's quick and easy and you'll be able to comment on, rate and upload pixel art.

Already Registered?