CGA Faces

CGA Faces

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CGA Faces

Title: CGA Faces
Pixel Artist: ptoing  (Level 7 Cuttlefish :: 17307 points)
Posted: 10/31/2007 13:08
Palette: 17 colors
Statistics:  37 comments    45 faves    0 avatars

Same as the EGA Faces, only with valid CGA palettes. Was good fun, but the lack of proper midtones in the palettes makes it a bit of a pain to work with.


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Xenero (Level 4 Gas Giant) @ 8/29/2021 22:44

... N0.

GG 31TH3R W4Y.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 8/28/2021 06:14

There are no changes, the pic was just down for a bunch of years for reasons.

/-\|_50 570|* !7 \\'!7|-| 7|-|3 |_337. thanks

Xenero (Level 4 Gas Giant) @ 8/27/2021 00:34

WH4T W3R3 TH3 CH4NG35?

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 8/26/2021 05:49

Come again?

Xenero (Level 4 Gas Giant) @ 8/25/2021 20:43


PeixEix (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 8/9/2021 13:33

love the palettes

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 4/6/2017 14:26

I'm inconvinienced

Eggy (Level 6 SWAT) @ 4/21/2016 07:56

Thanks!  They all look pretty cool, by the way.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 4/21/2016 05:02

Eggy (Level 6 SWAT) @ 4/21/2016 04:00

Where are the faces? I want to see them :(

Volrak_Rutra (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/9/2014 18:58

yes, i second the reupload notion

Jabberwock (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/9/2011 21:00

Cannot see the picture. May you reupload it, please? 

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 11/15/2011 05:44

I have my reasons, they will be back eventually .

Jinn (Level 11 Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu)) @ 11/14/2011 08:06

Wait, what?

MrSmiley (Level 1 Thug) @ 7/16/2009 19:09

 The robot looks like a Nitrome work.

TMH (Level 2 Dealer) @ 2/22/2009 17:47

haha i see zoidburg

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 4/3/2008 13:40
yey, i've found the 21st face, you're so creative =)

Fuzzyleaves (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/5/2007 18:34
Nice, I don't see any mistakes... I like the one with the small hat and boy tie

jedzed (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/2/2007 13:38

amazing, i especially love the apple one

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 11/1/2007 08:48
This is so inspiring! You've done a great work trying to save the souls of those guys who made the CGA palette from eternal damnation in the lake of fire.
Also lovely psychedelic preview.
Only bit I don't get is the green thingy on top of the robot. Is it supposed to be on a side of a box?

macula (Level 6 Hitman) @ 11/1/2007 08:17
Really cool designs.

M.E. (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 10/31/2007 23:46
M.E. likes everything except the little nitpicking stylish choice that everything is mirrored.

Gratheo (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/31/2007 18:44
Nice dithering. I particularly like the bird and the die-headed one.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 10/31/2007 16:36
Haha, how could I not have noticed that. That's not nitpicking, that's finding a critical error. THANKS, fixed! About the colours.

There are 2 official CGA palettes, which also exist in 2 intensities each.

palette one:
black, magenta, cyan, grey (black, light magenta, light cyan, white)

palette two:
black, red, green, brown (black, light red, light green, yellow)

And then there is a palette which was meant for greyscale monitors, but if watched on a normal monitor it's coloured

black, red, cyan, grey (black, light red, light cyan, white)

Additional to these 6 base palettes you can change the black to any of the 16 cga colours (which are the same as the ega16 ones)

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 10/31/2007 16:09

some more nitpicking.. does the robot at the bottom left have 5 colors?

still 8/8 and saved as faved of course =P

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 10/31/2007 16:06

yey, awesome.. i like the alien capricorn best;

though i believed that there are only 2 cga palettes: the cyan/magenta one and the green/brown/red one which has been used in maniac mansion.. but i'm sure you can enlighten us =)

Stwelin (Level 2 Dealer) @ 10/31/2007 15:43
Skeletonman reminds me of Grim Fandango! Really nice, I must say. The ant is my favourite.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 10/31/2007 15:38
AdamPlays: I ran my eyefinding program, set the grid to the size of the single portraits and the slicevalue to 4 pixels. The program did the rest. I only had to add the 1 pixel line at the top and bottom.

AdamPlays (Level 6 SWAT) @ 10/31/2007 15:17

What did you do to make the preview? 

FrostPumpkin (Level 6 Aquamarine) @ 10/31/2007 13:56
I'm waiting for the next faces with the next palette

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 10/31/2007 13:55
Ta all. It's not Cthulhu, it's his lesser known brother Cgathulhu.

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 10/31/2007 13:51
Nicely done.

Should have made Cthulhu green.

Mille (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 10/31/2007 13:35
Ha ha. Love the girl in the middle and the pearhed guy. Most of them are really good, the only one that i don like is the pink-blue-withe guy on the doctor left.

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 10/31/2007 13:15
Awesome,skull and frankenstein are my favs!

GTK (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 10/31/2007 13:14
Yeah !
Very funny :D

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