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Well, it's New Year (or thereabouts) - the perfect time for colourful pyrotechnics. So, this week, create a scene that depicts fireworks exploding.

Optional Bonus Challenge: Make the scene look like new year's eve.

Canvas size
- Max 250 x 250.
Colours - Max 20.
Transparency - No.
Animation - Optional.

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Gecimen @ 12/30/2013 00:03  |    3
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The An Alien Artefact pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the An Alien Artefact forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 12/30/2013 00:01  |    7
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Pixel Joint is in the process of converting from MSSQL to MySQL right now and we wanted to warn you that there might be a few hiccups including truncation of messages, comments and descriptions longer than 4000 characters. Fortunately, these long posts account for less than 1/10 of ONE percent of items so the vast majority of all content will be untouched. For those very few items that do get truncated we apologize in advance. 

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 12/27/2013 14:43  |    7
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PJer Zizka has a game project to share with you. Here is a preview of the full game (free). Feedback is always appreciated.

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Posted by Zizka @ 12/24/2013 08:16  |    4
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After some feedback from you guys, we dropped the Indiegogo campaign and made our way to Kickstarter! Everything is in place, it is now up to you to help us! The kickstarter campaign is right HERE. (tiny link: http://kck.st/1hVoIMo)

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Posted by Mhyre @ 12/25/2013 17:14  |    16
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Read only memories is a cyberpunk game, evoking itself as Snatcher's legacy, this pixel art game might not amaze you by its graphic quality but it has a powerful charm and a strong universe. Get ready to retro game with this adventure game, old-school style!

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Posted by Okojo @ 12/12/2013 02:22  |    1
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Pick three words from the grid below - an amount, a type of creature, and a verb - and depict that in an image. For example: five zombies eating.

two orcs painting
three yithians break-dancing
four genies eating
five unicorns crying
six jiang shis sleeping
seven bunyips cooking
eight vampires photobombing
nine treants biking
ten witches cowering
eleven slimes
singing
twelve Chinese dragons
watching TV

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 12.
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 12/23/2013 01:00  |    8
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The Doomguy's Day Off pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Doomguy's Day Off forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 12/23/2013 00:09  |    0
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Apologies for the errors and general slowness of Pixel Joint right now. We're overloaded with traffic (we occassionally get massive traffic spikes from a popular site linking to us) and all we can really do is wait it out.

We'll be upgrading to a much better server in the next couple of weeks so hopefully these spikes will be less of an issue.

Thanks for your patience!

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 12/21/2013 09:45  |    10
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What's so interesting about this one?
UPDATED-NEW FEATURES

 

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Posted by Ellian @ 12/19/2013 01:10  |    7
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The When Gods Collide pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the When Gods Collide forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 12/16/2013 00:02  |    1
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Astronauts have just returned home to Earth from the planet Pyxl. The planet was deserted, but evidence was found of a long-gone civilization.

For this challenge, your goal is to depict an object that was found on planet Pyxl.

The astronauts noted that all objects they found on the planet were completely different to objects that exist on Earth.


Optional Bonus Challenge: Tell us about your object in the description - its uses, how it was created, who it was used by, etc...

Canvas size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Max 25.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 12/16/2013 00:02  |    11
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2013. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtMenagerie by Jinn
#2 Pixel ArtPig rider by Fool
#3 Pixel ArtSuper Mario Hack. by Stava
#4 Pixel ArtUnderground crew by Fool
#5 Pixel ArtCastiel Portrait by JJoploo
#6 Pixel ArtLittle Knight Scene by Stava
#7 Pixel ArtLordmancer characters by Gas 13
#8 Pixel ArtLAMBCHOP by OCEANSCENTED
#9 Pixel Artmogliuns by Baianinho
#10 Pixel ArtOld knight by Damian
Posted by Gecimen @ 12/15/2013 13:27  |    12
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The The Desert Level pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the The Desert Level forum thread for more information.
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Posted by jeremy @ 12/9/2013   |    0
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The 10th of December marks the 20th anniversary of Doom. So, this week, we want you to create an image showing what Doomguy gets up to when he isn't fighting demons.

Canvas size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 16.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by jeremy @ 12/9/2013   |    7
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A new Pixel style MMORPG in development by PJer Benjiro

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Posted by Benjiro @ 12/3/2013 14:59  |    8
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PJer raynoa's new music video for radio station TV spot in Belgium.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOhWOn7Lxds

 

Posted by jalonso @ 12/5/2013 10:45  |    3
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The Dhal-tastic pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Dhal-tastic forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 12/2/2013   |    0
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Create an image that depicts two gods of separate mythologies (choose two from Egyptian, Greek, Norse or Indian mythologies) in dispute. Fighting, gambling, arguing or anything goes.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 14.
Animation - No.
Transparency - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 12/2/2013   |    20

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