Level 5 - Desert

Level 5 - Desert

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Level 5 - Desert

Title: Level 5 - Desert
Pixel Artist: vierbit  (Level 2 Recycling :: 19873 points)
Posted: 12/1/2013 14:24
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  39 comments    252 faves    0 avatars

I tried my best, but this palette is probably my least favorite from all the challenges I took part in.
The thick outlines help a bit, but the sprites still get a bit lost in the scenery sometimes.

edit 9.12.2013
-added tileset and sprites

Weekly Challenge: The Desert LevelWeekly Challenge: The Desert Level
Top Pixel Art - December 2013 (#3)Top Pixel Art - December 2013 (#3)


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mupixl (Level 4 Knight) @ 2/19/2021 05:57

Really nice use of the palette. The rocks are amazing

Drea (Level 7 Teleporter) @ 2/11/2021 18:57


upper0 (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 7/28/2017 04:50


saulc12 (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 10/27/2015 09:30

Wow - Gorgeous 

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 10/27/2014 17:38

Liking the backgroud so much!

DragonDePlatino (Level 5 Detective) @ 10/24/2014 20:32

Dang...I couldn't resist calling out "HOLY COW" when this finished loading for me. What a humongous, breathtaking mockup.

ayuuznurinda (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/26/2014 05:17

Looks so great

david lunch (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/9/2014 03:16

Awesome tileset, man

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 1/19/2014 04:13

I must have missed this one, love the palette, the foreground is especially sharp 

lourivalmaia (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/18/2014 19:01

Awesome work man!

fjurado (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/10/2013 06:28

 Awesome, congratulations!!

clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 12/9/2013 18:26

 Great work and congrats on first place!!!

FinoRaptor (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/9/2013 14:52

 YOU DESERVE IT! ;) I knew you were going to earn the first place :B

Faceless (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/5/2013 15:14

 Was going to comment on the palette until I read your description. Nice work. I think the spider bots could use a tilt in perspective to match the background more.

ToSta (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 12/5/2013 14:53

another "hardcore" picture. awsome!

Sohei (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 12/4/2013 10:23

Everything reads so perfectly. I've learned something new today.  Amazing level of color and contrast handling.

Decisive winner.

Phexion (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/4/2013 01:21

 A definite award worthy piece here

exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 12/3/2013 13:53

 Clearly not an ideal palette but you made the best of it. 

thee_owl (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 12/2/2013 17:15

this is very enjoyable

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/2/2013 13:12

Man. You smashed that palette!

Lovely pic.

kuznetsowski (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/2/2013 02:29

Whoa, very well done  :]

jamon (Level 10 Operative) @ 12/2/2013 02:02

 Top! fantastic use of palete.

Nether (Level 5 NES) @ 12/1/2013 23:14

 I have to agree with Emperor_Pixel, this is winning material right here. Wouldn't expect anything less from you and I really think you made good use of the palette.

Emperor_Pixel (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/1/2013 22:36

 Oh, we all know who won the challenge now.



ultimaodin (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 12/1/2013 21:53

Superb work as always. You've really made this pallet work.

snowk (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 12/1/2013 20:36

I get so excited whenever I see that preview banner. Always those lovely speculars


EvilEagles (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/1/2013 20:02

 Fantastic use of the palette. I'm blown.

Elk (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/1/2013 19:38



could have put some blue into the background though for more depth :D or maybe even have a disortion effect to show the heat

AtskaHeart (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 12/1/2013 19:00

The piece is amazing and the way you used the palette too. Problem I see with the palette is that there isn't a good buffer for that green.

Tricxta (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 12/1/2013 17:34

 Wow, nice pallette utilisation.  Nailed it!

castled (Level 3 Chief) @ 12/1/2013 17:23

 I agree about the palette. It looks good at first and 11 seems like plenty of colors but so many of them are similar and desaturated. It really only lends itself to backgrounds, which really shows in the beautiful backgrounds here!

DawnBringer (Level 10 Pixel artist) @ 12/1/2013 17:19

You made that palette your bitch!  

philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 12/1/2013 16:49

 ok GG

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 12/1/2013 16:44

Lovely mockup. Just looking at it makes me happy. :)

Drazelic (Level 8 Partner) @ 12/1/2013 16:36

 Looks like the preview is much more interesting now :P Nice work!


Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 12/1/2013 16:06

 I love the rocks, agree with gecimen though

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 12/1/2013 15:58

This shouldn't be coming from me but I'll confess; I didn't even bothered clicking on the preview until I realised the diagonal preview text. Bad, bad preview, amazing piece. And to be perfectly honest, seeing this piece, the palette looks quite good as well. I know though, there are those palettes that are hard to work with but turns out well.

FinoRaptor (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/1/2013 15:39

 Holy shit.... I can't compete with this kind of people... ahhahah Nice job :') you deserver the first place

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 12/1/2013 15:31

:( Yeah, I struggled with making a good desert palette - there probably should have been a lighter colour, huh. Anyway, your piece still turned out pretty nicely.

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