Murder Quest III

Murder Quest III

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Murder Quest III

Title: Murder Quest III
Pixel Artist: junkboy  (Level 2 Peon :: 4139 points)
Posted: 11/27/2016 10:16
Statistics:  20 comments    190 faves    0 avatars

This is meant to be a gender-swapped high fantasy version of the 1989 Patrick Swayze classic 'Road House' done in the style of a Japanese RPG. I may be off on my target here though.

Used every dirty technique in the book for this one. No shame, no regrets.

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Asfodelo (Level 5 Sunflower) @ 2/22/2022 16:01

Definitely getting those old JRPG vibes, and I love it

MasterGrand (Level 4 Deputy) @ 1/3/2017 15:04

Wow amazing I love 2D Sprite

Ubisavis (Level 6 Made) @ 11/29/2016 03:48


jok (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 11/29/2016 00:58

I  was always inspired by yours mockups

great job!

TRUEvector (Level 8 Tengu) @ 11/28/2016 22:58

Don't know what I like more - the picture, or the description... Hmmm.. Both are outstanding.

"Road House!"

junkboy (Level 2 Peon) @ 11/28/2016 21:41

Thanks guys! As for which dirty techniques it'smainly dropping in various assets, color-reducing them, and pixeling over. Also using tons of layers with gradient maps and various blending modes to produces the various hues and tones. Whatever gets the job done!

Scarodactyl (Level 8 Ruby) @ 11/28/2016 08:34

" a gender-swapped high fantasy version of the 1989 Patrick Swayze classic 'Road House' done in the style of a Japanese RPG."
This reminds me a bit of how my aunt once described her recipe for pumpkin butter:

"It's just like apple butter, I think.  Except that you use pumpkins instead of apples.  And you don't use the same spices.  And I think you cook it differently too."

I love the look of it!  Very stylish--it reminds me of Adarias's work.

Sylon (Level 3 Stalker) @ 11/28/2016 06:46

Skittle said it first! Palette choice = Tubular!  Faved.

Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 11/28/2016 04:49


UltimoGames (Level 6 Made) @ 11/28/2016 02:48

haha I would love to play that game Adcrusher! 

yaomon17 (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 11/28/2016 01:29

Absolutely lovely!

Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 11/28/2016 01:18

Stunning work! 

I love the style man.

JerryPie (Level 11 Big Foot) @ 11/27/2016 19:59

This looks great.  I'd love to hear what some of the dirty techniques are, if you don't mind sharing. 

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 11/27/2016 17:59

I guess we're going to be needing a whole studio full of Junkboys then! 

OSM (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 11/27/2016 17:19

she's so cute! I wish this was a real game! excellent work!

UltimoGames (Level 6 Made) @ 11/27/2016 15:59

I see a lot of awesome pixelpieces on Pixeljoint, but to make a full game out if it... Would take years and years to do! Just look at Owlboy for example. For my own games, I often choose a really simple style to make it possible to make a complete game out of it. 

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/27/2016 15:13

Awesome as always junkboy

papadar (Level 2 Peon) @ 11/27/2016 15:09

😍 teach me these dirty techniques

skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 11/27/2016 14:13

The colours used for the dark side of the buildings are spot on.

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 11/27/2016 13:16

Dang you junkboy! Your style is so awesome, instantly recognizable. Really nice work! I would love to see a game in this style.

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