[secret santa 2014] 4am at the river

[secret santa 2014] 4am at the river

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[secret santa 2014] 4am at the river



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Title: [secret santa 2014] 4am at the river
Pixel Artist: tomic  (Level 11 Admiral :: 28548 points)
Posted: 12/29/2014 01:41
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  49 comments    71 faves    0 avatars

my secret santa present for Mr. Fahrenheit,
who's wishlist perfectly fitted my enthusiasm for landscapes and rock formations :)

has some perspective issues, i know. my excuse is that is was made in a hurry.
as waterfall and fireplace cried for getting animated, i tried my hands at grafx2's animation mode yesterday, resulting in a bumpy 3-/4-framer :)

easter egg: FIND RUDOLPH & SANTA*!

tools: grafx2 v2.4
misc: still version as of Christmay Day

*) if cannot stand it any longer: spoiler-pic ist here (small) and here (zoomed) 


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DragonDePlatino (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/22/2015 16:28

Sweet! The palette on this is amazing and the choice of sky color was very unique. The cool palette wraps this all together very nicely.


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Gecimen (Level 10 Maniac) @ 1/7/2015 07:38

If it's 5 colors it's either the one on the top left or lying in front of the city BG behind the statue.


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Theoden (Level 6 SWAT) @ 1/5/2015 15:16

This is fantastic. It actually feels like early in the morning.


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ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 1/5/2015 15:12

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say the one on the left is the real Santa.


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TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/5/2015 12:54

I'm out. I've looked and looked and I see nothing that hasn't been mentioned already. I've even checked the old version and the preview...

...PM me, Tomic!


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 1/5/2015 11:23

nope, he's 5 colors :)


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Gecimen (Level 10 Maniac) @ 1/5/2015 10:51

Is he single color?


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Harmonica! (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 1/5/2015 10:16

Please tell me that I'm correct. Santa is a tricky old elf. imgur.com/WtGCNOA


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Sir Cutswood (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/4/2015 17:55

I've got it! Santa is hiding, because this is a Secret Santa.


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exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 1/4/2015 05:02

Really nice atmosphere! I have found Rudolph, but still searching for a convincing Santa :)


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 1/3/2015 10:11

Haha, inquisitor, that one is the best so far!


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sjhwi1a (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 1/3/2015 03:26

There are three Santas. But they all sitting in the car on the bridge. I also found one with tongue in left corner.


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Delicious (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 1/2/2015 21:49

I can't find him :( I don't want to pm you and find out though, I want to find it. Some things appear to look like Santa though, so I'm not sure if I already found him... D:

This is really well done btw!


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TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/2/2015 13:07

I don't think I've ever spent so long looking at pixel art! Here's my guess...(for Santa)

rjanes.com/Uploads/Santa.png
 


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7ry (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/1/2015 21:52

Is this him?


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iDew (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/1/2015 17:16

I think I found both. Rudolph is clear enough, Not sure about santa though. How can I know if I am right?


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Pheno (Level 4 Button Man) @ 1/1/2015 16:31

This is tearing me apart.


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ripatti (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 1/1/2015 14:03

is he in the left top corner of the picture?


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ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 12/31/2014 17:29

There is no Santa.


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/31/2014 08:21

Seriously, that guy I found totally looks like an old man!

But thanks for the image, makes more sense indeed >.<


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/31/2014 08:06

i'll send you the link - before you totally embarrass yourself in front of the class :D


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/31/2014 07:28

Hapiel...give it up you are a total fail :p


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/31/2014 05:45

I showed this picture to the random guy sitting next to me, and he showed me within 3 seconds were it was....

Am I supposed to turn the screen a quarter turn to see it properly? :p Disguised as a hill close to the tent?


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eishiya (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/31/2014 05:45

Sounds like your Santa just doesn't read like a Santa (or even a person) to most people xP

Since others have made my previous guesses and are apparently wrong (I was really disappointed that the tree-ninja with the gift bag wasn't Santa), mine is that he's in the fog, about 23px right of Siegfried, surfing the fog like the magical pro he is.


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/31/2014 03:15

nope. santa's standing and has a short beard. no sleight. also, he's clearly visible.. well, to me at least :D

can't believe noone (except dawnbringer maybe) sees him. oh dear.
Pukahuna's "find" with santa sitting on the tree is the most creative so far, though :)

@zickzi: not even close. santa holding a shield and a sword, on an island, in a bay? thats just a statue :)


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Pukahuna (Level 5 Soldier) @ 12/31/2014 01:45

There are 4 santas and a lizard in this image, if none of these is the real santa i give up x_x please send me the spoiler picture ;-; 


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zickzi (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/31/2014 01:29


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/31/2014 00:42

nope, he's standing :)


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SuperTurnip (Level 1 Seaman) @ 12/30/2014 20:45

Okay, pretty sure I found santa. Is he very big and lying down?


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 16:03

That is also the one I saw! Though your arms are my beard


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Pukahuna (Level 5 Soldier) @ 12/29/2014 13:18

Is this the santa? I spent so much time trying to find it x_x


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 13:10

Oh, is Satna sitting in his sleigh, and does he have a long pointy beard? I think I found it :D


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TheKasparrr (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 12/29/2014 11:28

Okay, Rudolf was easy but Santa's just taking me too much time. I give up. :|

Great pixel though, and the idea to add some easter eggs is just amazing. :D


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/29/2014 11:18

I see Rudolph and Siegfried but no Santa. Can't stop looking at it anyway, for all the good reasons =)

One-px nitpick: the second back suspender from left looks like it's in front of the front suspender. Also not clearly seeing the first front suspender messes with readability of this area.


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 11:14

I see a santa under the left bridge pole, a cluster that jumps down with a huge bag on his back... But I am probably wrong :(


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 09:43

nopes, that's a so called 'tree'. wrong material.


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Night (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/29/2014 09:27

Is this santa possibly? 
http://i.imgur.com/4ZYutwq.png

 


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/29/2014 09:02

Ah, there he is!... 


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 07:38

very entertaining :)

hint: it's a large, clearly visible santa. no palette tweaking hidden message stuff (as in other of my pictures). just a santa. a *dry* santa, stop searching below sea level :)


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/29/2014 07:29

I couldn't stop. Possible SPOILER


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 06:59

@Mr. Fahrenheit: my pleasure :) you didn't find Santa though. you found a Siegfried statue :)

@all: happy hunting.


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Janinhus (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/29/2014 06:46

am i seeing things or is santa in his sled right behind rudolph?


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Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 12/29/2014 06:37

Thanks again tomic! 

Oh shit I found rudolph and santa!

Santa is right here (open if you give up): http://puu.sh/dNXsB/4d59d0bc5b.png

apparently not :o


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 12/29/2014 06:34

  he's neither in the tent nor in the bubbling water. come on guys, don't disappoint me!


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HZoltan (Level 5 Captain) @ 12/29/2014 05:43

Isn't Santa's face at the bottom of the waterfall? With the two rocks as his eyes and the big one as his nose. The bubbling water can be his beard. I can see even a hat-shaped rock in the right. Am I right, or I should worry about my mental state? :D Anyway, very good picture!

tomic: If I'm right I can delete my comment so it won't ruin others fun. Just say it!


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/29/2014 04:52

I give up. If Santa ends up being inside the tent there's gonna be blood >:(

This is beautiful and could have been a present to me. It brought up so many memories from my many visits to my favorite camping site in the world, Kirby Cove in San Fransisco.


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 12/29/2014 04:22

Such a lovely scene! The two cars on the bridge are my favourite.


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Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 12/29/2014 03:10

Ditto :D Where's Santa? :D


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Lóng (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/29/2014 02:56

I found Rudolph can't find Santa though. I also found a crocodile above the tree branch on the left.


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