secret santa 2021 surprise

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secret santa 2021 surprise



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Title: secret santa 2021 surprise
Pixel Artist: b236  (Level 11 Bonsai :: 21963 points)
Posted: 12/24/2021 08:58
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    4 faves    0 avatars

"Behold the beautiful machines of man!"
surprise present for SeDiceBisonte 
 
i think this should be within c64 restrictions, but i didn't test it edit: omg, it works!

secret santa 2021 surprise

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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/26/2021 14:26
thank you very much! i honestly didn't feel i had enough time and knowledge of c64 palette to do more delicate work, so i opted for in-your-face aesthetic instead.
i have to admit, even though i owned c64 as a kid, i can't say i ever liked its palette. but now i'm starting to appreciate it.

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Quiara (Level 6 Garbage) @ 12/26/2021 12:49

I really love this piece - you have the sci-fi motifs that you see in a lot of C64 pieces but without the "pixel pushing" that you associate with demoscene work, which makes the underlying shapes that much stronger. Pretty cool!


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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/25/2021 02:32

@sjd_sjd_: thank you!


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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/25/2021 02:31

@vrine: thank you! i thought about this piece as a closing scene of a bigger story, so who knows, maybe i'll add more to it later 8]


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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/25/2021 02:24
@christoballs: thanks for testing them!
this was my very first attempt to make c64 images and i was really curious to see if they work. but i couldn't find any functional conversion tool, so thank you for pointing me to multipaint. now i can see both images in vice. sweet! :D

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sjd_sjd_ (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 12/24/2021 22:07

Very cool!


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vrine (Level 8 Megalodon) @ 12/24/2021 21:31

Great use of the c64 restrictions! Great scene too, I want to see more :D


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Christoballs (Level 7 Neanderthal) @ 12/24/2021 17:21

And yes, tested them, they work! You can export them as .prg with MultiPaint.


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Christoballs (Level 7 Neanderthal) @ 12/24/2021 17:14

More C64 goodness this year?? We truly are spoiled!
Thanks for making this for SeDiceBisonte, it's a treat


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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 12/24/2021 10:15

glad you like it! :]


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 7 Junk) @ 12/24/2021 09:58

Oh wow, thanks b236! What a nice surprise.

This is great! In addition to the things I mentioned in the sign up thread, this also reminds me of Beneath a Steel Sky, which is always welcome. You've really nailed the kind of aesthetic I like


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