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greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/6/2016 10:18

To whoever out there is currently playing X-Com2 I have a message for you: STOP IT! You're bringing down my Sid Meier servers!

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/6/2016 09:55

We wont hold that against you here, Draz!

But on the skreets you might get throat punched saying stuff like that.

Edit: I personally feel as though Iggy Azalea should've been FIRST choice!

Drazile (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/5/2016 19:33

I like Coldplay.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/5/2016 16:49

Cold Play, uh, is doing the halftime show.

Soo...we kinda ALL...lost!!!

Drazile (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/5/2016 16:07

Alright, let's see if I can churn something out in 72 hours for my first Pixelation collab D:

Good thing I have the whole weekend

greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/5/2016 16:03

As a fan of true futbol all your sucky teams better lose!

Indigo (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/5/2016 15:11

Hexquisite Corpse 3 is now running at pixelation.  Feel free to join in.  http://wayofthepixel.net/index.php?topic=19566.0

cure (Level 10 Capo) @ 2/5/2016 13:17


jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/5/2016 13:03

As a Patriot that hates anything Manning: PANTHERS BETTER WIN!

StoneStephenT (Level 7 Assassin) @ 2/5/2016 12:51

As a native North Carolinian: WOO PANTHERS

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/5/2016 07:59

My nipples get soo dry this time of year.


ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 2/4/2016 21:18

Streets of Rage and Rampage are not really platformers.

Strider Hiryu needs to be in there, though. Could also throw in Turrican and Giana (Great Giana Sisters), the little guy from Gimmick as well, he's so cute and it's a great game.

Finlal (Level 10 Operative) @ 2/4/2016 05:24


Also, Sketch Turner from Comix Zone, Tim from Braid, someone from Broforce, Trace from Axion Verge, Richard Conway from Gunpoint, knight from Rogue Legacy, Shank.
They're not_so_iconic or not_so_platformy, but may be worth adding.

greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/4/2016 03:22

Bionic Commando, Shinobi, Ninja Turtles, Simpsons, Golden Axe, Streets Of Rage, Rampage, Contra, Batman, Mischief Makers.

That's just a few off the top of my head. I might have more later.

Drazile (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/3/2016 23:54

I'm thinking about doing a piece featuring a generic platformer level stuffed full of iconic platformer characters. Are there any not on this list that I should add?

greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/3/2016 21:56

Thank you jal for not being that guy who copyrights palettes.

And I reckon the 500 errors might be due level 1 status.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/3/2016 15:17

Not entirely sure on Intl copyright laws but in the US he did just enough because he is not promoting or profiting from anything he shows.
He does need my permission for the Twitter banner (and the tree avvy) because that is for self promotion but I won't bother with that piece which has already been used without permission by some.

ADrawingMan (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/3/2016 15:07

"thankyou but the dream is over"

RIP dream

Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/3/2016 13:56

Check this Johan Gonzalez dude: 100s of PA reposted on tumblr and Twitter and G+ without ever giving credit (other than the usual "Disclaimer: All images are copyright to their respective owners").

Johanvinet, Mrmo, Paul Roberston, Vierbit, and countless others are there. His twitter banner is none other than our fave mod's Gothic Level 

Edit: twitter acct deleted.

DatMuffinMan (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/3/2016 13:44

am being auto-logged out randomly on Windows 10 Chrome 

Drazile (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/3/2016 12:45

I can change my avatar without any errors.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/3/2016 12:33

I love the 'for'

Finlal (Level 10 Operative) @ 2/3/2016 10:04

Works fine for me.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/3/2016 09:49

Yes, we know about that one and it is high on the to-do list.
Too many other fires going on.

Peyton (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/3/2016 09:18

Just siwtched avatars around. Works for me.

Only thing I get server 500 errors on is if I click to come to the chatterbox from my inbox.

Peyton (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/3/2016 09:16

Pixeljoint.com - Pixel Art, Forum Avatars, Buddy Icons, Server 500 Errors.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/3/2016 09:16

Is everyone getting 500 errors on avvy changes?

RAV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/2/2016 23:58

ahaha, you too now. but at least you got one. :-/

greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/2/2016 23:18

So um I can't change my avatar. I keep getting server 500 errors. Doesn't matter what piece I tried donning several random ones including sedge's AOL buddy stuff. Nuffin' works. Who broke PJ now?

cure (Level 10 Capo) @ 2/2/2016 17:56

I wasn't aware someone was writing a book on PJ history, mind PMing me with their handle?

About the cabinet, I think it'd be best to contact someone within the DIA's American Art department, though my own emails have gone unanswered. One can become a member of a group with special priveleges with the department, but that requires a yearly due.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/2/2016 17:31

My quest for the wood cabinet does continue and I have been helping a PJer who is writing a comprehensive book on PA history.
He has gone as far as talking to some of the Xerox guys and I think we now even have the paper doodles that explain pixelart to the bosses as doodles. Some real early Susan Kare stuff too...lots of stuff I have yet to even review.
In your list its the Xerox to Apple that seems the most lacking and the one area where there is the most actual pixelart related things that can be added.
I will try to add to your list but must first ask for permission in case something is to proprietary as that history has been in the works for a long time now.

About the cabinet. The State of Michigan refuses to release the paperwork and data on the cabinet and the state is underfunded so its tough. My quest with another PJer in the area to get free legal services continues because the freedom of information act is weird in Michigan and I/we do not have official museum acreditaion...its bullshit but I'm still on it.

There is one ommison I noticed and that's the mid 80s architectural craze of placing colored gels on boxy glass buildings that create pixelart at night. I have some pics of some of these things which if I recall began in Argentina but maybe it was Barcelona :/

cure (Level 10 Capo) @ 2/2/2016 16:47

Got a thread about the history of pixel art over there, if y'all have any input. It's a timeline from the ancient world to today.

Fusionnist (Level 8 Marshal) @ 2/2/2016 05:39

Thanks fin, that was worth it :D

Man, I better come up with a project.

0xDB (Level 4 Murderer) @ 2/1/2016 15:05

Well then I will just have to keep using the previous version for pieces where I want to record the process... or somehow autohook all clicks to always create a new frame... :o

ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 2/1/2016 11:50

It is missing. Jan removed it because it never played well with layers or projects with multiple frames in the first place. It might come back, but don't hold your breath.

0xDB (Level 4 Murderer) @ 2/1/2016 10:59

Has anyone else noticed the "Create Animation From Undo Buffer" feature is missing from the latest ProMotion or am I just too blind to find it?

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 2/1/2016 09:01

HB nvision

To the newer members who may not know nvision a raid of his gallery is recommended.

PJ lore: nvision was the inspiration for the PJ Artist Features

Finlal (Level 10 Operative) @ 2/1/2016 02:31

Link is broken. Here's working one.

greenraven (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/1/2016 02:15

Or potato salad

neota (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 1/31/2016 16:57

@Cure Ah. I was looking at the Campaign page, as the Updates page appeared to contain almost no information on the project. The Campaign page mentions Archipics but not Fool or MrMo...

Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 1/31/2016 14:16

Fool & Mrmo Kicking

prowler (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/31/2016 13:35

Exactly, artists added after the initial release are: Archipics, Fool, Mrmo. Removed: Dark.

cure (Level 10 Capo) @ 1/31/2016 13:20

The kickstarter page stated that they were added later. As prowler said, the scope of the book expanded.

Definitely going to be a part of my library. I hoard art books, and have exactly 0 about pixel art.

Fusionnist (Level 8 Marshal) @ 1/31/2016 12:47

I've just realized how crazy kickstarter is 

Just look at how much money you're paid for your spoonsocks or shenanigans...

DatMuffinMan (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 1/31/2016 12:44

If you watch the trailer video on the campaign page, Mrmo and Fool are not in the list of "masters" at the end though.. 

RAV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/31/2016 11:17

Is all good. Thank you for contributing your own experience and knowledge about pixel art.

Welcome to the fold.

prowler (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/31/2016 11:01

Hi all!
Yes, it's true the book started out as a collection of demoscene pixel graphics, then shifted to a slightly wider focus to include new pixel artists as well with no connection to the demoscene. For instance, Archipics is another guy also included.
This book features 5-bit colour images up to 8-bit colour images (4-bit or below as used by Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum are not included in this book).

You can read more info in the Kickstarter "campaign" and "updates".

RAV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/31/2016 10:14

I may give you an honorary mention, Fin. Okay, king_bob, too.

ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 1/31/2016 09:40

Heh, indeed.

cure (Level 10 Capo) @ 1/31/2016 09:26

@neota, ptoing: First post on the page I linked. Scroll down.

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