Desert Monument

Desert Monument

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Desert Monument

Title: Desert Monument
Pixel Artist: Joseki  (Level 5 Detective :: 3012 points)
Posted: 7/29/2014 02:27
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    17 faves    0 avatars

Inspired by the Monument Valley game.


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Lindion45 (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 12/26/2014 16:24

Novel! I like it!

Jankovic (Level 1 Depressed) @ 9/22/2014 09:51

Alright, thats good then... (are you working on anything new) 

Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 9/22/2014 00:23

Yo Jankovic! Sure I remember you! Yes, I mostly use Pixen, sometimes photoshop, depending on the computer I'm using.

Jankovic (Level 1 Depressed) @ 9/21/2014 02:09

Waddup Joseki!? You probably dont remeber me, Im Jankovic123 from piq (you game me some advice) Anyway I wanted to ask if you use pixen for this?

Squirrelsquid (Level 4 Rubbish) @ 8/5/2014 20:33

nice composition.

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 8/1/2014 03:05

Exactly what I meant :)

And level designs aren't that clever either, unfortunately.

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 7/29/2014 16:09

Again, very clean and carefully pixelled.

Digging your style btw..

Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/29/2014 07:56

In my opinion the comparison with the crowd of crap in mobile gaming is what makes Monument Valley stand out.

The level design and graphics are beautiful, but i just took a bunch of screenshot as wallpapers for my mobile and never played the game again.

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 7/29/2014 07:44

This is more atmoshperic than the game itself.

Also, I never understood the hype about monument valley. It's just a little puzzle game.

BlackDragon555 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/29/2014 07:17

i like it *3* the colors and the architecture xD. 

Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/29/2014 06:54

Definitely some Escher going on with the steps, the stair, some tiles alignment (bottom part).

The corner tiles are not perfectly placed as they are not tiles :P the little squares on the floor are just decoration, maybe misleading... and the measurements seems of  because they are placed in order to achieve some of those Escher effects.

Maybe getting rid of the "tileization" can clean a bit the readability.

Pheno (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 7/29/2014 06:27

The corner tiles and the thing with the lantern hanging off of it look somewhat off to me, like they weren't properly measured out. Most likely, the intersection wouldn't be marked with a diagonal line, as, provided this perfectly follows the Iso grid, they should be connected all by one tile.

The shading and palette choice for the tiles themselves is pretty neat, though. Are those some Escher steps I spy?

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