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The Multiplayer Mayhem 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 Multiplayer Mayhem forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 4/28/2014 00:01  |    1
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Challenge winner, atpalicis, wants you to redesign the classic NES Mega Man sprite:

The sprite must be all your own work - no editing existing sprites. Have a look at this thread over at Pixelation for some inspiration.

Canvas size: Max 32 x 32.
Colours: Max 8.
Transparency: Required, don't forget it counts as a colour!
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 @ 4/28/2014 00:01  |    18
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McDonalds Australia celebrates a million fans on facebook with a nice pixel art spot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FuKU2Eyqsc

Posted by kedume @ 4/26/2014 10:32  |    3
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In 1985 renowned Pop Artist Andy Warhol created these purely digital works using Graphicraft on an Amiga 1000.

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Posted by jeremy @ 4/24/2014 04:20  |    11
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It's Easter, which means it's chocolate time.

So, this week, create a scene featuring an object or creature made entirely out of chocolate - something that isn't usually made out of chocolate, that is; don't be a boring person and just pixel a chocolate egg...

Canvas size
- Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 25.
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 skamocore @ 4/21/2014 00:07  |    13
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The Typographix 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 Typographix forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 4/21/2014   |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtChip and Dale 3 by Snake
#2 Pixel Artescape by Dex
#3 Pixel ArtIrkalla Campfire by Skydsgaard
#4 Pixel Artskeleton monster by hwadock
#5 Pixel Arthair animators are brave by JJoploo
#6 Pixel ArtMock Dungeon Crawler by blaster
#7 Pixel ArtAwakening of Barb by andylittle
#8 Pixel ArtAt some stage I think I have picked up notepaper from the University of Chicago by 1up
#9 Pixel Artsword girl by hwadock
#10 Pixel ArtWrath by Delicious
Posted by Gecimen @ 4/20/2014 02:57  |    5
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PJer EvilEagles recently released a game and totally forgot to share with PixelJoint.

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Posted by EvilEagles @ 4/12/2014 03:09  |    0
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Another game by aeveis is out on iOS/Android! Featuring his pixel art.

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Posted by aeveis @ 4/10/2014 20:41  |    3
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For this forum highlight we'd like to showcase the dedication and commitment displayed by AshCrimson while working on his Tower Shields (and possibly other types as well).

Before


After

Big kudos to everyone who helped AshCrimson with feedback, tips and help.

See final art page HERE

Posted by jalonso @ 4/15/2014 20:12  |    20
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Create a mock-up of a fictional four-player competitive video game.

Canvas Size - Max 320 x 240.
Colours - Max 32.
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 skamocore @ 4/14/2014 00:01  |    6
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The Bait and Switch 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 Bait and Switch forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 4/14/2014   |    4
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Our very own Indigo has started a great read and discussion thread HERE.

Posted by Indigo @ 4/9/2014 02:25  |    2
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kuznetsowski  has been working on a game for a while now and wants to share it with Pixeljoint.

Mainly focus is creating a story rich of characters and interesting dialogues. The game is a 2D side scroller arcade with exploration and rogue-like elements. There are weapons to unlock, level up, new enemies and objective randomization.

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Posted by kuznetsowski @ 4/5/2014 14:31  |    0
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Pixel artists need accesible tools and a comfortable interface for pixelart.

Indie developer D-jinn has created a new pixel art drawing APP, DotArt.

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Posted by Dokitsu @ 4/5/2014 21:30  |    6
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This week you are challenged to create the cover/packaging of a fictional product. It can be anything you want - a video game, a book, a movie or even an energy drink.

Make sure the text/lettering is the main focus, but avoid using pre-existing fonts.

Canvas Size
- Max 300 x 300.
Colours
- Max 18.
Transparency - Optional, don't forget it counts as a colour!
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 @ 4/7/2014 00:01  |    4
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The Police Brutality 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 Police Brutality forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 4/7/2014   |    0
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Shadow64 wants to give an update on "The History of the Demon Girl" Kickstarter is going on now and can use all the support it can get! There aren't many days left and I'm pretty far from the goal, but if you like the work I've done and you want to support it, it would be amazing if you'd help spread the word and become backers.

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Posted by Shadow64 @ 4/3/2014 15:59  |    2

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