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Happy new year pixel-heads! Have you missed a challenge from the past year? Did you start but couldn't find the time to finish? This week, we want you to pick any weekly challenge from 2018 and make an entry (check the ALL CHALLENGES coloumn on the right).

Please make sure you write in the description which challenge you chose and make sure you follow it's rules and limitations. Have fun!

Canvas Size - see the corresponding challenge
Colours - see the corresponding challenge
Transparency - see the corresponding challenge
Animation - see the corresponding challenge



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 12/31/2018 05:21  |    8
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The The Jungle 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 Jungle Level forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 12/31/2018 05:21  |    0
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After a very long time in the making, PJ member ptoing and his crew finally put out a public demo of their latest game Fire Lancer, an oldschool style shmup with modern sensibilities, for the WonderSwan Color. The demo package contains both a rom as well as a PC version.

Head over to http://firelancer.ws/ to download the demo and read about the scoring contest with a cash reward.

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Posted by ptoing @ 12/24/2018 13:55  |    3
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Merry Christmas, everybody! I hope you are spending some great time with your family and loved ones.

For this year, I want you to pixel an object that respresents christmas for you like no other. It can be anything! Just make sure that you post a small description when the connection to christmas is not obvious.
 

Canvas Size - Max 100x100
Colours - Max 24
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 Mandrill @ 12/24/2018 07:57  |    0
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The To Fly Without Wings 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 To Fly Without Wings forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 12/24/2018 07:55  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2018. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel Art

Fantasy Winter
by aamatniekss

#2 Pixel Art

Super Mario UFO Land
by andylittle

#3 Pixel Art

Rijsnajtal
by eishiya

#4 Pixel Art

Oopal
by Finlal

#5 Pixel Art

Twitch Creatures
by aamatniekss

#6 Pixel Art

Dungeon Runner game sprites
by Gecimen

#7 Pixel Art

Blood world
by aamatniekss

#8 Pixel Art

Candle-lit Study
by .vectorwing

#9 Pixel Art

Desert Background
by Manjaman

#10 Pixel Art

forest temple
by jmw327

Posted by Gecimen @ 12/19/2018 01:44  |    2
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The level challenge is back after 5 years! What is the most common level theme of all? Of course the jungle. This week, we want you to design a mock-up of a new, original video game showing a forest or jungle level. For this particular game you are restricted to 12 specific colours, these colours are shown below.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 12. Must use only the colours from the palette below:



Animation - Optional.
Transparency - No.

Previous level challenges: Underwater, Lava, Desert



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

Posted by Gecimen @ 12/17/2018 11:06  |    5
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The Long Range Weaponry 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 Long Range Weaponry forum thread for more information.
Posted by Gecimen @ 12/17/2018 11:06  |    0
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Interstate Drifter 2000, a game by PJ member UltimoGames is now playable on Newgrounds! You can play the game via this link.

Posted by UltimoGames @ 12/12/2018 12:33  |    6
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This week, we want you to create the flight animation of a character with a mountable or wearable flying machine such as a jetpack, jetman or artificial wings. The character must be seen, so no airplanes with a cabin or cockpit. You can be creative about it and draw something completely unusual, the sky is the limit.

Canvas Size - Max 120x120
Colours - Max 18
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Required.



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

Posted by Gecimen @ 12/10/2018 05:23  |    0
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The As Above, So Below 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 As Above, So Below forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 12/10/2018 05:23  |    0
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Engineer, you are given following order:

Design a weapon that has the ability to hit a grain of sand on the other side of the earth. The weapon has to be small and light enough to be manned and carried by a group of two. Cost doesn't matter, you are given every material you can imagine. Now go and pixel that weapon!

Canvas Size - Max. 200x200
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 Mandrill @ 12/3/2018 08:27  |    2
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The Garden Party 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 Garden Party forum thread for more information.
Posted by Mandrill @ 12/3/2018 08:27  |    0

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