Shield Maiden

Shield Maiden

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Shield Maiden

Title: Shield Maiden
Pixel Artist: matt0  (Level 3 Corporate Drone :: 1721 points)
Posted: 9/4/2011 12:23
Palette: 27 colors
Statistics:  20 comments    21 faves    0 avatars

I kind of want to make this game now...

There'd be an R-type style beam attack fired from the shield that can be used to propel the player as well as attack and the entire game would be one half an hour long speed run.

Done for the SNES platform game mock-up weekly challenge. This would easily run within SNES limits on one display mode or another but it's not really optimised for any of them...

I didn't use the authentic SNES bit depth for the colours either.

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pixelcharpi (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 5/14/2017 10:35

looks amazing

neofotistou (Level 5 Captain) @ 9/12/2011 02:10

I love this one!

torguen (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 9/9/2011 13:00

 its good!

T-Mind (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 9/9/2011 10:11

It's not the most visual apealing entry, but I could sure imagine this one as a NES game, and that's a lot!

epoxy (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/7/2011 08:28

This is beautiful. A shield-based attack, you say? Cool!

-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 9/7/2011 01:47

My favorite of the bunch and I'd say the only one that actually looks like a SNES game.

big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 9/6/2011 22:54

One of my favorites in the contest. The windswept atmosphere really pervades. I'd love to see another sprite in this. Adding one could make it tell more of a story. Great work within the time limit.

Muiriled (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 9/6/2011 19:58

Agree with MyO. the atmosphere is fantastic in every sense.

MyO (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/6/2011 05:08

Simple and accurate. Nice work. =)

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 9/5/2011 21:55

Pixel more (:           

PureAwesomeness (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/5/2011 21:07

I love the pillars and the mountains! Looks excellent.

matt0 (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 9/5/2011 02:29

Thanks everyone,

@Carnivac - Yeah, fair point - I was reaching the deadline for the weekly challenge though (which is no excuse! I should've planned in advance). I enjoyed working on this though so I might develop it a bit further over the next few weeks...

Carnivac (Level 8 Behemoth) @ 9/5/2011 02:17

What's there is nice but it doesn't look very inviting to play due to the lack of enemies or collectables.

kevink (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 9/5/2011 01:02

I like those pillars best. 

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 9/4/2011 18:15

Awesome job.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 9/4/2011 14:35


xxmantisxx (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 9/4/2011 14:10

Awesome work here.

ThePixelKnight (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/4/2011 13:23

This looks great :)

matt0 (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 9/4/2011 13:04

No worries - fixed it :)

Should've realised when I was working on it and it didn't divide by 16 vertically!

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 9/4/2011 12:37

The size restricition is actually 256 x 224, yours is 256 x 244. Please try to fix this before the deadline :o

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