Retro nightmare before Christmas :)

Retro nightmare before Christmas :)

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Retro nightmare before Christmas :)

Title: Retro nightmare before Christmas :)
Pixel Artist: andylittle  (Level 9 T-rex :: 29586 points)
Posted: 12/10/2020 15:13
Palette: 15 colors
Statistics:  60 comments    196 faves    0 avatars

So, finally I finished it - a christmas love message for Pixeljoint!
I spent over 100 hours to combine all things together but really enjoyed the process - think almost everything you love is here.
My special challenge was to use only colors from the pj head logo (15 colors from PJ Head :))
Actually it easily can been an xmas 16:9 wallpaper (if you fit it constant proportions to 1920x1080 without bicubic scale of course)

And most important thing - I have watching for you from this window, forever, haha :)))

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gaymoo (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/17/2022 13:40

even tho the guy is about to be in a lot of trouble i still get a comfy feeling from this :)

finding all the little references is really fun, i specially love the cyberdemon figure

Malleys (Level 3 Nasturtium) @ 3/17/2022 04:12

the level of detail here is insane!

DukeDarer (Level 3 Clone) @ 3/7/2022 06:49

Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 3/6/2022 11:07

You're right. It's like a 68 course dinner and a matching wine menu.

DukeDarer (Level 3 Clone) @ 2/13/2022 09:46

It isn't  a treat Opacus! Its a meal! A meal necessary for a balanced diet!

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/17/2020 13:30

Hey everybody, just huge thanks to all of you! (°◡°♡)
I hope everyone has a positive new year's mood (◕‿◕) :。・:*:・゚’★,。・:*:・゚’☆

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/17/2020 13:06

@Flinigan - I didn't plan anything specific, but I was told that it`s very similar to Godzilla(1954). And I've had to live with it :D

Flinigan (Level 6 Bird) @ 12/17/2020 10:48

Is the little square between Bomberman and the Super Mario 3 poster the Iron Giant?

OutOfLuck (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/16/2020 23:33

Это слишком мощно! Заставила все фоны на всех компах 

Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 12/16/2020 11:46

My dude, this is a treat. Every time I look at it I see something new.

PC PIXEL (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/16/2020 05:37

What the....that's absurd...awesome.

Sjpixels (Level 3 Nasturtium) @ 12/15/2020 08:10

This is one of the craziest things I've ever seen. Amazing job man

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/14/2020 11:49

@Alphonso6 - Bull`s eye! It`s a C18 Locker Aliens from MiB

Alphonso6 (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/14/2020 08:30

wait there's the locker town from MIB II

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/13/2020 14:37

Well, 3 things were guessed:
1. Lego fellows revived by E.T.
2. Robert E. Howard -Conan- book
3. Jason`s Tamagotchi Connection

Drum - it`s a simple Darbuka. I have two of them at home. There's nothing mysterious about it.
One more guy also wrote to me about the toy car, but I didn't plan on it. He said that is from "Christine". Well, so be it, lol :)
The cat is also normal despite the fact that it were tripping a little bit :)

Allright, I give you one last hints:
*pay attention again to Jason and a place near the Worm Guy (MiB)

Hapiel (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/13/2020 13:47
Compiling again from the Discord:
Lego city + lego minifigs
Conan the barbarian book
We're still not sure about the car. Jinn guesses Monkeemobile or Christine, but I don't think that's it...
Godzilla picture
Is it a drum, or is it the goblet from Monthy Python's holy grail?
Might there be a tamagochi?
We're also still clueless about the cat...

Kaishido (Level 3 Mi-Go (The Whisperer in Darkness)) @ 12/13/2020 11:27

Definitely my wallpaper for the rest of the year. A great gift to the community, truly amazingly creative. Thank you! 

Carnivac (Level 8 Behemoth) @ 12/13/2020 00:27

spotted the visionaries figure straight away.  this is an insanely well pixelled piece. Even the tiniest things are recognisable and that's even more impressive when dealing with such a limited palette.

(and elvis is sometimes in my nightmares too... but that's cos i find him creepy as heck. far more than freddy or jason )

SeDiceBisonte (Level 8 Spaceman) @ 12/12/2020 12:38

Wow! Just... wow!

critikill (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/12/2020 10:33


Alphonso6 (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/12/2020 08:49


andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/12/2020 08:04

Hint -
* This is Ripley Reebook shoes from "Aliens"
* Figure next to bomberman - it`s a "Visionaries" spectral knight - Witterquick.
I am a happy owner of this 1987 model (it always sits on my shelf)  :)

5  items more to go :)

Honey I shrunk the kids - nope :)

Hapiel (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/12/2020 06:41

Building upon Quiaras list, this is what came out of the PJ chat:

Correction, the things in the top of the book shelf are Critters, not Gremlins
Other things that have been spotted:
Pacman ghosts
Jurassic park
Back to the future shoes?
Stranger things flower
Hannibal mask
Honey I shrunk the kids?

The figure next to bomberman is still unidentified...
So then we're still missing 3 things??

Arkan85 (Level 9 Rear Admiral) @ 12/12/2020 04:12

Great work!

Radiolarius (Level 5 Mothman) @ 12/11/2020 21:28

i am flabergasted with this artwork. How do you manage to make such a messy environment with a very structured composition?

Very cool work

Erico (Level 4 Deputy) @ 12/11/2020 21:17


BoisterousNatur (Level 2 Dealer) @ 12/11/2020 20:11

I want to always picture this image when I see the pixel joint nerd now! The "mom is it you?" is so good hahaha

Ranai (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 12/11/2020 19:16


wakimojo (Level 3 Dodo) @ 12/11/2020 17:58

how the moon is halved by the blinds makes me so happy. btw you forgot the navigator head from monkey island jk 

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 12/11/2020 15:03

Woah that's brilliant!

shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 12/11/2020 13:59


I love how the nerd is used to his mom literally bursting the door open every time she enters

ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 2 King Checker) @ 12/11/2020 10:04


kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 12/11/2020 09:20

WHAaaat...   this is....just woah

Franuka (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/11/2020 09:14

Aaaaaaah, this is amazing!! 
I'm definitely scaling this 3x and making it my wallpaper xD

Can't stop looking for references, haha. Loving the worms fighting at the tree, the headcrab, flubber and soo many more.


Janinhus (Level 5 Werewolf) @ 12/11/2020 08:24


sedgemonkey (Level 11 Coelacanth) @ 12/11/2020 08:05

Simply amazing. Made my day.

Imagician (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 12/11/2020 07:07

THIS. This is beyond perfect for me. Not only the thing about the palette (which totally fits the theme, but maybe you chose it for the palette), it's also the best retro-room thingy I think I saw. Most just stuff posters and devices together, but this one seems very lovingly and carefully crafted. And I haven't even started to look into all the details yet... :D 

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/11/2020 07:04

@Quiara - very good, but 13 things was left unrecognized and 1 wrong

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 12/11/2020 06:38

I think the Trex will eat Jason.

This is not only beautiful, but also very meaningful!

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/11/2020 05:51

Thanks a lot, jointers! :) I just wanted to make you happy before the new year 

moondrome (Level 7 Merfolk) @ 12/11/2020 04:14

so many details !!! instant fav

b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/11/2020 03:45

wow, epic! 

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 12/11/2020 01:13

The use of color here is just astounding

wtf andy

Harmonica! (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 12/11/2020 00:10

Magical piece! I've been looking over the books but the only title I can make out so far is "Conan". It also really pleased me to see Flubber!

Drea (Level 7 Teleporter) @ 12/11/2020 00:07

This is extremely cool 

Flinigan (Level 6 Bird) @ 12/10/2020 23:20


Wolfenoctis (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/10/2020 22:15

Incredible piece, so much detail, well done!

Quiara (Level 6 Garbage) @ 12/10/2020 21:39

Here's my stab at annotating this masterpiece...

philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 12/10/2020 19:09

best pixel art in this site, in my humble opinion

Undead Factory (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/10/2020 19:02


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