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Title: Handheld Portal Device
Pixel Artist: ak4oper  (Level 1 Rookie :: 62 points)
Posted: 3/5/2009 17:13
Statistics:  7 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

This is my first sprite that I am posting. This is the "Portal Gun" or "Handheld Portal Device" from the hit valve game Portal which was featured in The Orange Box. Tell me what you think.

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A.B. Lazer (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 4/4/2009 05:18

I think without context it looks puzzling. Add character and fire to suggest that it is really a gun. And outline on the left is choppy. See 'clean lines' here:

http://www.pixeljoint.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=5692&PID=96434


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ak4oper (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/2/2009 16:46

http://zachattackinc.com/portal%20gun.JPG thats where i took inspiration from


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Karzahnii (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/2/2009 16:26

 The shape looks alright - however, there's some spots like the back of the gun which could work with some aliasing. Like vampireslug mentioned, some parts look a bit JPG-y, too.


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vampireslug (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/2/2009 08:05

I'm not sure about this one... I like the subject but the piece itself looks more than a little JPG-ish, there are a lot of colors that I'm really not all that sure were placed on purpose.  I could be, and hope I am, wrong. 


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Peach (Level 6 Made) @ 3/31/2009 03:04

well, even knowing how the portal gun is made, I should admit that a little bit of AA could help improving the overall look.


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ak4oper (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/30/2009 07:04

You really have to know what the "Portal Gun" is and how it looks to understand what this is.


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adriprints (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 3/29/2009 08:16

This image is somewhat unclear.  Its hard to tell where the gun begins or ends.  Maybe it's because the sprite is out of context... dunno 


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