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Title: Mercenary
Pixel Artist: diver  (Level 2 Corporal :: 640 points)
Posted: 7/25/2011 00:02
Palette: 13 colors
Statistics:  9 comments    23 faves    0 avatars

Standard ZX Spectrum screen

Redraw of  "Prince of Mercenaries" by Keith Parkinson


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Hylst (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 8/5/2011 04:11

 like xxmantisxx  said !

diver (Level 2 Corporal) @ 7/29/2011 03:39

Well, thanks for explanation! I'm trying to represent every detail of original image, drawing the form and contraform in right way with most suitable color of ZX palette + ZX palette is very contrast (there is only few color pairs which looks unreadable). So maybe that's why it looks readable :)

SacreDoom (Level 2 Dealer) @ 7/29/2011 02:52

Well, if a picture has good readability, it's easy to tell what is what, and it is made so none of the colours (uncontrollably) blend with eachother, making it impossible to read.

diver (Level 2 Corporal) @ 7/28/2011 22:08

xxmantisxx, stay tuned, i will add some more pictures soon

diver (Level 2 Corporal) @ 7/28/2011 22:07


will someone explain me about readbility of pixel gfx? i'm not so familiar with that terms :)

xxmantisxx (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 7/27/2011 12:06

You are quite amazing, all of your art leaves me in awe.

SacreDoom (Level 2 Dealer) @ 7/27/2011 05:21

 The impressive thing in this is the readability even though the palette is a friggen piece of crap.

diver (Level 2 Corporal) @ 7/27/2011 02:33

thank you :) that "pixel control" means not only 13 colors. each 8x8 cell have only 2 colors, and can be dark or bright.

TheoVision (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 7/27/2011 01:40

awesome tribute! Love your "pixel control" to pull this off in just 13 colors!

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