NES Sprites

NES Sprites

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NES Sprites

Title: NES Sprites
Pixel Artist: Pragz  (Level 1 Depressed :: 294 points)
Posted: 12/29/2009 19:02
Palette: 4 colors
Statistics:  15 comments    6 faves    0 avatars

I only really like how the snake turned out. I really don't like how the warrior turned out. The spider lies between. XD

Anywho, here are some NES sprites I've colored. I got the lines from the LineArt Thread.

Now, I'm not entirely sure of the exact rules of NES sprites. To my understanding, it is 4 colors per sprite, including background, and that's for all of them. So I did my best to give each a different style of color use, but they all still look the same. I'm thinking it might just be 4 PER sprite, not for all.

Maybe one of you PJers can clarify? Doing these sprites really makes me want to make a full-on NES mockup. ):

So yeah... Harsh C+C appreciated! How else will I get better? :P


I know it's supposed to have a transparent BG, but they look best over white. If you do want me to upload the transparent one, I will, but... please don't make meh. o 3o


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CritiqueMyWork (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 8/26/2015 03:26

This is really good, i dont know why you dont sprite anymore.

Pragz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/4/2010 17:57

Oh, my bad. XP

MadMage (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 5/4/2010 17:54

@Pragz Was a respense to Leath... (I happen to know him).

Pragz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/3/2010 14:14

.../does not understand

MadMage (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 5/3/2010 08:47

You heard that Cumba Cumba song too much. Faxanadu is filled with big headed aberrations...

Green_Hell (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/1/2010 06:14

Strange, I like the warior the most and snake the least.

xXHalfieXx (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 12/30/2009 15:58

Oh, I didn't see that part haha. But the first one's my favorite.

Skull (Level 11 CEO) @ 12/30/2009 14:43

Love your take on the warrior.

Leath (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 12/30/2009 13:44

Awesome, reminds me of Faxanadu (but much impreoved). Really welll done =)

Pragz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 12/30/2009 12:52

xXHalfieXx- I did get the lines from the LineArt Thread, so maybe that's it?

Mathias- I think you're right. NES wasn't known for its' super-awesome graphics. I think I tried a little too hard to detail them. XD

Wolverine- Yep, these are CGA colors. I thought I might as well go for a harder palette to work with since this really was just practice.

And thank you both, Dex and Mickey! :D

mickeydonald (Level 2 Thylacine) @ 12/30/2009 09:39

love the simple colours

xXHalfieXx (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 12/30/2009 09:18

I feel as if I've seen the first one before.

Mathias (Level 7 Junk) @ 12/30/2009 07:55

I dunno man, I think a more simplistic approach may've benefitted readability some. I see you tried to maximize your detail, but a coloring style akin to cell-shading might do well here. Still though, I think these sprites are pretty cool, good job nonetheless.

Carnivac (Level 8 Behemoth) @ 12/30/2009 05:12

The colors remind me far more of ancient old PC games (CGA I think) than NES.  Nicely done sprites either way.

AdamF (Level 11 CEO) @ 12/30/2009 00:10

the first one is pretty sweet

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