Borregas Avenue

Borregas Avenue

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Borregas Avenue

Title: Borregas Avenue
Pixel Artist: exocet  (Level 6 Major :: 6876 points)
Posted: 1/1/2018 08:14
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  1 comments    13 faves    0 avatars

Nostalgic homage to the Atari of the 1980's and early 1990's. 320×200, 16 colors (Atari STE palette). Ranked #2 at Silly Venture 2016, Atari ST graphics competition. 

Some references are pretty obscure, so here's a list from left to right: Tempest, Asteroids, Nolan Bushnell, Midi Maze, Yars' Revenge, Jack Tramiel, Lynx 2, Jaguar. The building is 1265 Borregas Avenue in Sunnyvale, CA that used to be the Atari HQ. 

The image looks a bit squashed on modern displays as the pixels in a 320x200  resolution were not exactly square. Imagine the picture is 20% taller and the faces won't look as weird anymore :) See here for the correct aspect ratio.

Basic making-of video


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jackhummer (Level 2 Corporal) @ 1/2/2018 06:26

A vary nice 

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