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Title: Ambush!
Pixel Artist: Doppleganger  (Level 6 Yonkyu :: 4913 points)
Posted: 5/31/2007
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  16 comments    18 faves    0 avatars

Uh oh!

Behold the beauty in pixel art gone bad. I made it a point to ignore some of the finer points of pixel art (AAing, dithering, avoiding black outlines, paying close attention to lines, etc...) to see what sort of beauty I could come up with.

Of course...

That might not fall under the context of the rules. So, I also made it a point to display the beauty that is sewer life. Specifically, when a rat gets ambushed by a group of thugs...err...slugs.

Of course...

If you thought the first option was clever but not viable and deemed the second option kosher it's too late to do anything now. The wit already sunk in and has forever skewed your view on the piece.

Of course...

If you appreciated the piece up until the last statement and decided it was not worthy of your vote because of it's overall malign nature, you just might change your mind due to the sheer cunning of me knowing that before you did. Which isn't in and of its self a vote for the beauty of sewer life or haphazard pixel art but, rather one for the beauty of a ridiculous, but entertaining, description.

Of course...

None of that really matters now does it? It's probably best you just forget about the piece all together.

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Volrak_Rutra (Level 6 SWAT) @ 2/21/2015 08:01

that description broke my brain

HugoZanin (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 1/20/2013 19:10

Simply. Avant. Garde. 5/5 

Kaz21 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 10/18/2007 21:23
Hahaha, thats funny, and really well made. Gratz on 2nd place!

Inferno.Fighter.IV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/8/2007 23:59
Ha ha, I like this one a lot.

Fool (Level 6 SWAT) @ 6/4/2007 03:07
That's awesome, very interesting colors - great work.=)

maintrix (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/1/2007 10:39

great work, the texture is very interesting

Stickman (Level 6 SWAT) @ 5/31/2007 23:47

Great colour selection! (I too am in the same boat as Kak!)

kakikukeko (Level 5 Detective) @ 5/31/2007 23:18
I still have so much to learn colorwise... impressing.. very nice..

Christopher (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 5/31/2007 13:02
I was gonna comment something, but then i read hte description and drew a blank on what i was gonna say.

Now that i remember, I love the Idea , colors, desc. , and overall compositon

0xDB (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 5/31/2007 11:51
Now now, if you would AA it, add some dither for textures and replace the black outlines by something more smooth and fix  the jaggies...

grave (Level 8 Marshal) @ 5/31/2007 11:20
Since when was "avoiding black lines" a finer point of pixel art :S

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 5/31/2007 11:16
* highly impressed

pain (Level 9 Nidan) @ 5/31/2007 10:01
great ...

llyd (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/31/2007 08:42
Someone help the little rat! 5/5 and fav!

natano (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/31/2007 07:16
woow really beautiful made. it really astonishes me how you can invent this way something. and how you show it this way nicely it astonishes me ordinary. good work Nice work. by natano

Liman (Level 3 Chief) @ 5/31/2007 06:42
I could probably vote on this because of the funny description alone. Very interesting piece and nice to see a different style from you. I love how you used the colors. 6/6

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