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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies!

 
September's top commenter awards go to:
  1. b236
  2. vrine
  3. SarahBoev
       
And September's most favourited award goes to:

Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Luca

Posted by Christoballs @ 10/1/2021 08:04  |    8
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Pixelween has returned from its slumber, and it promises rewards for those who endure its horrors!

This year, you will be crafting posters of your own horror film series over the course of four consecutive weekly challenges. Each challenge will be one more part of your series, and all the posters together shall be your Pixelween entry. Call forth your darkest nightmares!

Rules:
To be eligible for the Pixelween prizes, you must submit to at least 2 of the 4 weeklies. As long as at least two of your submissions are on time, you are allowed (but not required) to submit more up until October 24, the final deadline. Having a complete set is not required to win, but the fates favor a finished franchise.
The winning posters will be chosen from all eligible entries by a jury of select PixelJoint members, perhaps with the help of some dark outsiders who for now remain in the shadows...
The weeklies also function as normal weeklies, with the usual prizes. Your success in the weeklies does not influence your chances in Pixelween judging.

Every week there will be a new theme and more colors you can use, and for every poster the canvas size will be 80x120.

Prizes:

  • 1st place will receive a printed Masters of Pixel art book volume of your choice, and a software key.
  • 2nd & 3rd place will receive a 25$ steam gift card OR one item of choice from the Lospec store, a Master of Pixel art ebook, and a software key.
  • 4th and 5th place will receive a Master of Pixel art ebook, and a software key.
  • 6th - 9th (and possibly more) place will receive a software key, see info below.

There are 3 Aseprite, 3 Pixaki, and 3 Pro Motion keys, which will be divided among the top 9 entrants. The highest placing winners get to choose first, and if a winner does not need a software license it will be moved on to the 10th place, and so on.

The winning posters shall be announced on the 31st of October.
All who participate shall earn the rare Pixelween trophy.

How to enter:

To participate, your works need to be submitted to the Pixel Joint challenges, details are in the challenge posts:

The first challenge is: The Beginning (September 27th - October 3rd)
The second challenge will run from October 4th - 10th
The third challenge will run from October 11th - 17th
The fourth challenge will run from October 18th - 24th

If you've missed out on one of the challenges you can still submit your entry to Pixel Joint, as long as at least 2 of the posters are posted as part of a weekly challenge within the deadline.

Will you terrify the judges? Will you show them something hauntingly beautiful?

Should you feel frightened on your own, the community is here for you in the challenge forum threads and in the Pixelween channel on the PJ Discord. You're welcome to share your WIPs, so that we may conquer our fears together!

You can find the results of the 2020 Pixelween here.


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Posted by Hapiel @ 9/26/2021 12:23  |    6
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Zinogre/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Zinogre/pixelart

Zinogre
by SovanJedi

Builder of sandcastles/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Builder of sandcastles/pixelart

Builder of sandcastles
by zch

Woodland Inn/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Woodland Inn/pixelart

Woodland Inn
by Bagrash

"Myth of The Night Sky"/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

"Myth of The Night Sky"/pixelart

"Myth of The Night Sky"
by Luca

Sword guy/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Sword guy/pixelart

Sword guy
by CELS

Ovelia and Delita - Final Fantasy Tactics/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Ovelia and Delita - Final Fantasy Tactics/pixelart

Ovelia and Delita - Final Fantasy Tactics
by NaturalHappy Birthday 7/30

memories lost/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

memories lost/pixelart

memories lost
by ink

Misty Forest Road/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Misty Forest Road/pixelart

Misty Forest Road
by hydrogenpixel

Strawberry War Goose/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Strawberry War Goose/pixelart

Strawberry War Goose
by SovanJedi

beetles/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

beetles/pixelart

beetles
by TofuPxl

Posted by Adarias @ 9/25/2021 13:22  |    4
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It's soon to be that time of year to conquer canvas without fear.

Four new missions in a row, face-off many friend and foe.

Take off with me, Sept 27. Victors shall find pixel-heaven.

Posted by Ghost_of_PJ @ 9/16/2021 16:04  |    7
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies!

 
August's top commenter awards go to:
  1. vrine
  2. b236
  3.  SeDiceBisonte
       
And August's most favourited award goes to:

Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) SovanJedi

Posted by Christoballs @ 9/11/2021 06:44  |    4
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10th PJ-Official ISO collab, CarnISOl begins!
 
This time, the theme is decided by long term collab participants: Carnival! The idea is to combine a circus, a theme / amusement park and a zoo. But anything related goes, such as joyrides, parties, Chinese new year events or Rio carnival. The carnival has hit the town!

The collab will feature Irenaart's award winning palette, Magnifiso-19.

First 10 tiles can be picked from anywhere (but the borders), be sure to reserve yours now!

Join the collab HERE!

Posted by Gecimen @ 9/3/2021 04:33  |    1
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The 19 color palette competition for CarnISOl ends! Phew what a competition. All entries (except one but I won't tell whom) got votes from at least 3 judges, in the end most of them forcing their way into the top 3.... Excepft for Irenaart's Magnifiso-19 which got almost double the points of its closest competitor(s) - Christoballs' Biome19 and SeDiceBisonte's Coney Island, whom shared the second place with exact same points.

Thanks to each of the all-star judge team - all of whom that took their time to examine all the entrants closely: Reo, Cyangmou, Vierbit, Jeremy, Wolfenoctis, Trick17, StevenM in addition to two moderator judges, Gecimen and Hapiel.

The winning palette will be used in the upcoming iso collab CarnISOl starting.... TODAY!

19 Color Palette Comp Irenaart - Magnifiso19 

SeDiceBisonte - ConeyIsland

Christoballs - Biome19 

Drea - Handsome19 

Dawnbringer - AMUZE-ISO19 

Posted by Gecimen @ 9/3/2021 02:05  |    7
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2021.

Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)/pixelart

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)
by Meapers

Sleep/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Sleep/pixelart

Sleep
by SovanJedi

Random Sprite Dump 8/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 8/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 8
by Wolfenoctis

2019 FRUA challenge/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

2019 FRUA challenge/pixelart

2019 FRUA challenge
by Adam

The Conductor./pixelart#5 Pixel Art

The Conductor./pixelart

The Conductor.
by Luca

ghosted/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

ghosted/pixelart

ghosted
by came2slide

snail knight/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

snail knight/pixelart

snail knight
by came2slide

big god/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

big god/pixelart

big god
by came2slide

Error 709/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Error 709/pixelart

Error 709
by amberMechanic

Winter bane/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Winter bane/pixelart

Winter bane
by QQruzkin

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Posted by Adarias @ 8/24/2021 16:21  |    8
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Pixeljoint is holding another palette competition which is open to everyone and is quite simple.
Submit your 19 color unique + original color palette.
The winning palette will be used in PJs next Isometric collab: CarnISOl - which is about amusement park, zoo and circus. Other award winning palettes may also be used in other events and challenges.

Add a rare trophy to your profile.

Competition closes in 2 weeks, August 25, 2021. (CLOSED)

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Posted by Gecimen @ 8/11/2021 09:42  |    2
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The latest of Pixeljoint's traditional ISO collabs, ISOrd & ISOrcery just got complete! 27 different participants, made 98 tiles in only 4 months 24 days - which is a record hard to beat. Not to mention the final result is nothing short of amazing! Many thanks to all the participants who made this real! Special thanks to Reo who provided the palette (and made great use of it), gawrone and cjlm123 who made 15 tiles each!

Please stay tuned for the color competition for the next collab - CarnISOl! The theme which consists of amusement park, circus and zoo elements, was suggested and decided by frequent collab participants this time.

Posted by Gecimen @ 8/10/2021 15:14  |    6
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies!

 
July's top commenter awards go to:
  1. vrine
  2. gawrone
  3. sjd_sjd_


And July's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) came2slide

Posted by Christoballs @ 8/4/2021 02:35  |    5
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2021.

Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Beauty and the Beast/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Beauty and the Beast/pixelart

Beauty and the Beast
by Lordz

Motaro, MKCollab/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Motaro, MKCollab/pixelart

Motaro, MKCollab
by Fool

dragon (noodle)/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

dragon (noodle)/pixelart

dragon (noodle)
by came2slide

. . ./pixelart#4 Pixel Art

. . ./pixelart

. . .
by The Silent Artist

My Cousin/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

My Cousin/pixelart

My Cousin
by JorgeVL

Kitty/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Kitty/pixelart

Kitty
by came2slide

Super mario land 2 first level mockup/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Super mario land 2 first level mockup/pixelart

Super mario land 2 first level mockup
by beetleking

_QUANTIC_DUST_/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

_QUANTIC_DUST_/pixelart

_QUANTIC_DUST_
by Mr_Hk_

Scorpion for Mortal Kombat Collab/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Scorpion for Mortal Kombat Collab/pixelart

Scorpion for Mortal Kombat Collab
by andylittle

Skull Pixie/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Skull Pixie/pixelart

Skull Pixie
by Trick17

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Posted by Adarias @ 7/18/2021 10:10  |    2
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After a lot of tinkering, from the depths of my secret Blender quantum-pseudo-pixelart laboratory, I have released a shader(material)-based CRT emulation process for Blender that aims to recreate the "feel" of CRT monitors.

Download it on Itch

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Posted by Mrmo Tarius @ 7/15/2021 08:19  |    4
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The Pixel Joint Discord character collaboration is now finished.
 
You can view the end result in this interactive website here!
 
Many thanks to all the 58 participants, let's do this again some time.
 
The palette can be downloaded on lospec should anyone wish to use it again.
Posted by Hapiel @ 7/6/2021 14:42  |    6
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
June's top commenter awards go to:
  1.  gawrone
  2. vrine
  3. yuanhai


And June's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) came2slide

Posted by gawrone @ 7/2/2021 00:43  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

dark mother/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

dark mother/pixelart

dark mother
by Reo

Dancer Remade/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Dancer Remade/pixelart

Dancer Remade
by Vagrant

Night and Day/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Night and Day/pixelart

Night and Day
by Sarahboev

Khezu/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Khezu/pixelart

Khezu
by SovanJedi

Tower/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Tower/pixelart

Tower
by a3um

Akira/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Akira/pixelart

Akira
by Winoma_s

Water lilies/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Water lilies/pixelart

Water lilies
by jeremy

No borders/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

No borders/pixelart

No borders
by jeremy

TMP2.tiff/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

TMP2.tiff/pixelart

TMP2.tiff
by zikHappy Birthday 4/3

Awake at Dawn/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Awake at Dawn/pixelart

Awake at Dawn
by Drea

Posted by Adarias @ 6/18/2021 05:39  |    3
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There is a Mortal Combat gaming pixel art collab started by Ivan Chernov aka Vanhunter and our fellow jointer Andylittle on Russian social network, and it is going international!
 
Calling up for pixel pushers to take a bite. Pick up and pixel an available character from Mortal combat series, add at least 3 frames of idle animation,
optionally an entrance animation and prove yourself invincible.
 
So far there are 27 super cool participants, and we're hoping more will join!
 
Check here for more details.
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Posted by Fool @ 6/14/2021 08:50  |    2
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Hooray, the PJ Discord Server is 1 year old!
One year of engaging chatter, great feedback, fun collaborations, and getting to know your fellow PJers even better.
 
If you haven't yet, feel free to hop in and join the conversation on Discord
 
To celebrate this mini milestone we're organising a small collaboration, making a group picture of ourselves and our characters. It's only been one day, but this is it so far:

You're welcome to take part, so hopefully see you on the server!
 
Posted by Hapiel @ 6/11/2021 13:05  |    13
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
May's top commenter awards go to:
  1. vrine
  2. CELS
  3. Hapiel


And May's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Fool

Posted by Christoballs @ 6/2/2021 03:04  |    7
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The Longest Road on Earth is out on Steam and Android/iOS! It's a monochromatic pixel art adventure published by RawFury and developed by Brainwash Gang. The game features four different wordless narratives with a collection of heartfelt songs. Pixel art has been developed by pixel artists Edu Verz and Atskaheart. Music has been made by Beicoli.

The game combines different shots, from open panoramic city views to detailed descriptive close ups. Pixel art has been the best visual approach to produce this contrast between suggestion and description by playing with different resolutions.

Posted by AtskaHeart @ 5/27/2021 05:50  |    8
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There has been numerous applications for image to pixel art transition but Pixel Art Workshop is developed over years by a veteran pixel artist Mbeytekin and brings numerous tools for different styles of pixelization. It's quite effective, too. You can find it on Steam.

Posted by Gecimen @ 5/24/2021 13:15  |    5
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Lost in Dunes/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Lost in Dunes/pixelart

Lost in Dunes
by andylittle

Ancient Beekeeper/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Ancient Beekeeper/pixelart

Ancient Beekeeper
by Jinn

Tetranadon/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Tetranadon/pixelart

Tetranadon
by SovanJedi

abandoned and overgrown/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

abandoned and overgrown/pixelart

abandoned and overgrown
by giJo

Terra x2/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Terra x2/pixelart

Terra x2
by Vagrant

Monsters pack for Despot`s game/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Monsters pack for Despot`s game/pixelart

Monsters pack for Despot`s game
by andylittle

Carp diem/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Carp diem/pixelart

Carp diem
by JustFredrik

Botanist rank icons/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Botanist rank icons/pixelart

Botanist rank icons
by jeremy

4 Seasons/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

4 Seasons/pixelart

4 Seasons
by cjlm123

D... Frogs playing poker, and a crocodile/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

D... Frogs playing poker, and a crocodile/pixelart

D... Frogs playing poker, and a crocodile
by zedOFF

Posted by Adarias @ 5/19/2021 12:28  |    4
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Over the last few weeks, Pixel Dailies was hosting a massive collaboration called "Pixel Tactics", and more than 300 entries were made!

 
You can walk around between the sprites on this website.
 
Congratulations to all the artists!
Posted by Hapiel @ 5/13/2021 08:44  |    3
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
April's top commenter awards go to:
  1. CELS
  2. Taks
  3. Siskan


And April's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) andylittle

Posted by Hapiel @ 5/5/2021 02:29  |    8
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I submitted this to the gallery in 2012 Bob.
 
Now finally, 9 years later, it stars in the game I made: Drop Boy
 
I hope you all go play it, and do let me know what your high scores are!
 
Posted by Hapiel @ 4/16/2021 13:35  |    12
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Hostile waters/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Hostile waters/pixelart

Hostile waters
by vierbit

Swamp dragon/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Swamp dragon/pixelart

Swamp dragon
by Fool

Knight Rider/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Knight Rider/pixelart

Knight Rider
by WolfenoctisHappy Birthday 2/17

Ha Long Bay/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Ha Long Bay/pixelart

Ha Long Bay
by cmmrc

Titan/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Titan/pixelart

Titan
by Mandrill

Space Skeleton/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Space Skeleton/pixelart

Space Skeleton
by Mr_Hk_

Waste rank icons/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Waste rank icons/pixelart

Waste rank icons
by jeremy

The Woman with the Hourglass Pendant/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

The Woman with the Hourglass Pendant/pixelart

The Woman with the Hourglass Pendant
by Christoballs

Person of The Year - 5399/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Person of The Year - 5399/pixelart

Person of The Year - 5399
by FishyMint

sentry gun (weekly challenge)/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

sentry gun (weekly challenge)/pixelart

sentry gun (weekly challenge)
by mwambi

Posted by Adarias @ 4/15/2021 12:28  |    0
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Are you a lvl 1 or a level 3 ? You no longer need to stick to these ancient default ranking themes, the Pixel Joint community just added 16(!) brand new rank themes.

I am sure there is one that fits your interests, there are now themes like
Botany , Chess, Pastries , Cthulhu , and many many more.

Check them all out on the ranking faq page, and then select your favorite on the edit profile page.

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Posted by Hapiel @ 4/7/2021 11:01  |    40
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
March's top commenter awards go to:
  1. 8Nephila8
  2. Theoden
  3. SeDiceBisonte


And March's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) vierbit

Posted by Christoballs @ 4/3/2021 09:48  |    3
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Hey everyone, the game I helped work on, REM Cycles, releases today!

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/790633544363671552/826866584396103710/unknown.png

This turn-based tactics rogue-like adventure features 10 playable characters, a fun pixel aesthetic, and a very funky soundtrack. Explore the world of dreams, confront a mysterious antagonist, and witness over 50 support conversations between characters as you search for meaning in sleep.

I worked on this project with the talented developer Danny, a quick quipped writer, Emily and an upbeat composer, Felix

Find it on Steam here!

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Posted by Sarahboev @ 3/31/2021 10:12  |    6
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PJs next isometric collaboration has begun in the forum.
This time, the theme is medieval, including all medieval culture from all over the world and medieval fantasy (D&D, LOTRish stuff).
It's time to get medieval!

From now on, the collab contributors will be awarded with the brand new award icons.

Planet ISO Contributorfor all contributors

PrehISOria Top Contributor for the participant with the most contribution

Note: these awards are also given for our previous collab.

This project features Reo's award winning palette.

Read all the details and the project rules HERE!

Posted by Gecimen @ 3/17/2021 08:45  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

MEMEME/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

MEMEME/pixelart

MEMEME
by Wolfenoctis

Amigara Fault Self Portrait/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Amigara Fault Self Portrait/pixelart

Amigara Fault Self Portrait
by Christoballs

Crisp Mountain Air/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Crisp Mountain Air/pixelart

Crisp Mountain Air
by skeddles

Ecruteak/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Ecruteak/pixelart

Ecruteak
by Zaebucca

Regular Sized Soup/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Regular Sized Soup/pixelart

Regular Sized Soup
by Emperor_Pixel

Ghibli - Arrietty/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Ghibli - Arrietty/pixelart

Ghibli - Arrietty
by TofuPxl

Plague Breaker - Title Screen/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Plague Breaker - Title Screen/pixelart

Plague Breaker - Title Screen
by Christoballs

Moon Garage/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Moon Garage/pixelart

Moon Garage
by GranderoHappy Birthday 1/20

RoboNinja // Rainy Smash/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

RoboNinja // Rainy Smash/pixelart

RoboNinja // Rainy Smash
by GravistaHappy Birthday 1/10

Metroid - Samus/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Metroid - Samus/pixelart

Metroid - Samus
by GravistaHappy Birthday 1/10

Posted by Adarias @ 3/16/2021 06:59  |    2
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https://i.imgur.com/v82W0Me.png

The Johto Redrawn collaborative project is a pixel art re-imagining of the Johto region, from the Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal games, released between 1997 and 2001 on Gameboy and Gameboy Color.
The goal of the project was to redraw the entire Johto region in the contirbutors' own sprite styles, not unlike a reanimation collab.

It was started and coordinated by pixel artists audrey, Dewdneym, Foofarawr and PJ user Zaebucca!


The project has now reached a close, so you can look at the whole map on its dedicated website:


http://retroredrawn.com/johto/

Posted by Christoballs @ 3/1/2021 14:53  |    6
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
February's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Drea
  2. Hapiel
  3. SeDiceBisonte


And February's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Wolfenoctis

Posted by Christoballs @ 3/2/2021 01:11  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for January 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Faces in palettes 3/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Faces in palettes 3/pixelart

Faces in palettes 3
by jeremy

A glimpse of freedom/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

A glimpse of freedom/pixelart

A glimpse of freedom
by jok

The cursed Knight/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

The cursed Knight/pixelart

The cursed Knight
by vierbit

Isometric Environments/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Isometric Environments/pixelart

Isometric Environments
by Trick17

Hidden Beach/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Hidden Beach/pixelart

Hidden Beach
by cure

Ori and the Pixel Forest./pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Ori and the Pixel Forest./pixelart

Ori and the Pixel Forest.
by Luca

Wooddo, animated/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Wooddo, animated/pixelart

Wooddo, animated
by Fool

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories/pixelart

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories
by IjjoTho

Underwater life/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Underwater life/pixelart

Underwater life
by Jinn

Red Dragon/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Red Dragon/pixelart

Red Dragon
by Emperor_Pixel

Posted by Adarias @ 2/20/2021 15:52  |    5
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Our latest collab Planet ISO is finally complete. Gawrone has become the all time record breaker with an incredible number of 19 tiles in total!!

The new palette compo for our next ISO collab -which is medieval themed- has already begun, be sure to participate!

You can drop the name suggestions for the medieval collab here. The only rule is that it has to have ISO within the name just like our previous collabs - ISOtopes, PrehISOria and such.

Posted by Gecimen @ 2/16/2021 05:21  |    17
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Pixeljoint is holding another palette competition which is open to everyone and is quite simple.

Submit your 14 color unique + original color palette HERE!
The winning palette will be used in PJs next ISOcollab and for the first time, we are revealing the theme beforehand: MEDIEVAL. Other award winning palettes may also be used in other events and challenges.

This is also your chance to add a rare trophy to your profile.

Competition closes in 2 weeks, February 28, 2021. (OPEN)

Posted by Gecimen @ 2/12/2021 15:53  |    3
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
January's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Theoden
  2. StevenM
  3. Hapiel


And January's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Fool

Posted by Hapiel @ 2/3/2021 01:49  |    0
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I've built a tool that allows you to browse the Pixel Joint gallery by searching for colors. It's online and free, go play with it!

Here is also a video demonstration of how you might use it.

I hope you like it!

Special thanks to all the many PJers who helped test this during the creation.

Posted by Hapiel @ 1/28/2021 09:16  |    12
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Our current collab Planet ISO has only 4 tiles to go out of 98. Be sure to grab those last tiles before it runs out. However its ending also heralds the new palette compo for the new collab, which is soooooon!

Posted by Gecimen @ 1/26/2021 02:38  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Retro nightmare before Christmas :)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Retro nightmare before Christmas :)/pixelart

Retro nightmare before Christmas :)
by andylittle

Hut, animated/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Hut, animated/pixelart

Hut, animated
by Fool

solstice/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

solstice/pixelart

solstice
by AdamF

Secret Santa 2020/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Secret Santa 2020/pixelart

Secret Santa 2020
by jeremy

PuppetTear/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

PuppetTear/pixelart

PuppetTear
by Fool

The Break-Up/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

The Break-Up/pixelart

The Break-Up
by Delicious

Ammonite/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Ammonite/pixelart

Ammonite
by Dillerkind

Alucard/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Alucard/pixelart

Alucard
by andylittle

Naleem/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Naleem/pixelart

Naleem
by Fool

Hagrocyla: The Fungal Witch/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Hagrocyla: The Fungal Witch/pixelart

Hagrocyla: The Fungal Witch
by Woz

Posted by Adarias @ 1/16/2021 11:32  |    3
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Lospec (most known for their pixel art palettes database) has launched a kickstarter to fund an online gallery!



The gallery will let people share pixel art, chiptune, voxel art, low-poly, textmode and more! Our goal is to make the website as easy to use as possible, and display low-spec art without compression or scaling!

Learn more on our campaign page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skeddles/lospec-gallery

 

Posted by skeddles @ 1/13/2021 13:39  |    4
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
December's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Theoden
  2. Hapiel
  3. disemq


And December's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) andylittle

Posted by Hapiel @ 1/3/2021 16:06  |    2
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Happy new year!

To celebrate the new year, we'll host boardgame sessions over at the PJ Discord. Come meet your fellow PJers and join us for a quick game of connect-4, chess, uno, or one of the many other games in our library!

Games will only be online until January 3rd, from on January 4th it will be all about pixel art again.

See you there!

Posted by Hapiel @ 1/1/2021 05:46  |    0
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Your presents have arrived! Go check them out over here.
Thank you all for taking part
 
 
Please double check if we have uploaded your gift correctly, and should you wish to update your description, title or preview icon, feel free to do so!
 
Once all works have been approved (which will take a few days!) you can find all entries in the gallery by searching the keyword 'pjss' or 'ss2020'.
Posted by Hapiel @ 12/24/2020 06:43  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

The Royal Pardon (collaboration)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

The Royal Pardon (collaboration)/pixelart

The Royal Pardon (collaboration)
by SovanJedi

Blood friends/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Blood friends/pixelart

Blood friends
by andylittleHappy Birthday 10/28

Corrupted/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Corrupted/pixelart

Corrupted
by andylittleHappy Birthday 10/28

Grief/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Grief/pixelart

Grief
by cmmrc

Castlevania: Duel of the Night/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Castlevania: Duel of the Night/pixelart

Castlevania: Duel of the Night
by Emperor_Pixel

Alien/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Alien/pixelart

Alien
by andylittleHappy Birthday 10/28

The Hell is coming!/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

The Hell is coming!/pixelart

The Hell is coming!
by andylittleHappy Birthday 10/28

Halloween 2020/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Halloween 2020/pixelart

Halloween 2020
by Wolfenoctis

Boatswain/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Boatswain/pixelart

Boatswain
by andylittleHappy Birthday 10/28

Lovely place <3/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Lovely place <3/pixelart

Lovely place <3
by Grandero

Posted by Adarias @ 12/15/2020 11:08  |    3
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like! Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies!
 
Novembers's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Quiara
  2. Hapiel
  3. Jinn


And Novembers's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) andylittle

Posted by Hapiel @ 12/1/2020 12:05  |    4
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One of the best pixel activities of the year, Pixelation's annual Secret Santa will be held on Pixel Joint this year, due to circumstances (of course with permission from its previous organiser, Atnas). If you'd like to participate all you need to do is hit on this thread and type "I'm in" and note what you'd like or wouldn't like from your Santa this christmas.
Make sure to sign up before December 6th.

Please only sign up if you are absolutely certain you can finish your gift. Have fun!

Posted by Gecimen @ 11/26/2020 08:22  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Skull Study/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Skull Study/pixelart

Skull Study
by DawnBringer

The Blight Thicket/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

The Blight Thicket/pixelart

The Blight Thicket
by aamatniekss

5 Tile High Club/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

5 Tile High Club/pixelart

5 Tile High Club
by Wolfenoctis

Jack is back/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Jack is back/pixelart

Jack is back
by andylittle

The seal was broken.../pixelart#5 Pixel Art

The seal was broken.../pixelart

The seal was broken...
by Reo

#/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

#/pixelart

#
by kartonnnyi

Rogue gnome/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Rogue gnome/pixelart

Rogue gnome
by Winoma_s

Let's hunt some ghosts!/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Let's hunt some ghosts!/pixelart

Let's hunt some ghosts!
by DarkfalzX

Back to USSR mockup/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Back to USSR mockup/pixelart

Back to USSR mockup
by andylittle

Cloaked Bone Dude/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Cloaked Bone Dude/pixelart

Cloaked Bone Dude
by Dillerkind

Posted by Adarias @ 11/15/2020 06:13  |    1
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PixelJoint is now going to give two new monthly awards!

There'll be:

- a monthly top comments award, which goes to the member who has commented the most in the month
- a monthly top faves award, which goes to the member who has the most total faves on pieces submitted in the month.


October's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Hapiel
  2. SeDiceBisonte
  3. Quiara

And October's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) andylittle

Congratulations to all of you! See you next month for November's awards!

  PS: Thanks to our new mod Jinn for the lovely award icons (once again).
Posted by Christoballs @ 11/3/2020 01:30  |    20
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Over the past 4 weeks you guys have absolutely blown us away by the amazing number of Pixelween entries and their al-round high quality! 55 entries, 84 people who participated to some extend and 226 images in total. That is insane, in the best possible way! Thank you!

How did you like the event? Would you join in if we did this next year? What would you like different? Let us know in the comments of this post.

Judging 55 entries is nearly impossible. Luckily we have an amazing team who pulled it off:

Pixelblink, the organiser of Pixelween 2005 - 2007
Prowler, the creator of the Masters of Pixel Art books
NeoBerserker, the moderator at PixelDalies
Ali Aydin, a TV director / writer (it was a storyboard compo, after all!)

PJ members: Cure, Cyangmou, DawnBringer, Mrmo_Tarius

And your moderators: Gecimen, Irena, Christoballs

With all that being said, and with real prizes to be given away, I'm sure you're excited who the winners are. So read on!

Read the full post...

Posted by Hapiel @ 10/30/2020 10:18  |    16
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For the Firefox users here: FixelJoint is.. well.. fixed, again!
 
Improve your Pixel Joint experience by installing this addon, created by EdJr. Some layout adjustments, extra features, and a nicer comment editor which has unique smileys from various PJ members!
 
It was always working still for chrome, but those who didn't know about it, you can find the extension here:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fixeljoint/aiedmlipfjjbagfiiegfnedhmkjninnd
 
In other news, bypatryk recently made a nice script that restyles the forum and adds a global zoom button, which can be found here for Firefox and Chrome.
 
Have fun customizing your PJ experience!
Posted by Hapiel @ 10/25/2020 12:59  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for September 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

The Deep/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

The Deep/pixelart

The Deep
by cure

Scramble 2020 (commodore 64)/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Scramble 2020 (commodore 64)/pixelart

Scramble 2020 (commodore 64)
by Mirage

Memoria (FF9)/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Memoria (FF9)/pixelart

Memoria (FF9)
by mykar

Never thought I'd See the Day/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Never thought I'd See the Day/pixelart

Never thought I'd See the Day
by OhNoItsMonroe

Pixelween: Everything is quiet/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Pixelween: Everything is quiet/pixelart

Pixelween: Everything is quiet
by cjlm123

Spider tank/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Spider tank/pixelart

Spider tank
by Noahw

Art for "There is no light"  kickstarter page/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Art for "There is no light"  kickstarter page/pixelart

Art for "There is no light" kickstarter page
by Padluka

Swordmaster (human)/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Swordmaster (human)/pixelart

Swordmaster (human)
by OutOfLuckHappy Birthday 8/9

Graveyard/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Graveyard/pixelart

Graveyard
by Wolfenoctis

Tiny Pixel Chimp/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Tiny Pixel Chimp/pixelart

Tiny Pixel Chimp
by SovanJediHappy Birthday 8/25

Posted by Adarias @ 10/23/2020 13:13  |    4
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https://i.imgur.com/e6jDL8T.gif

Pixelween has awoken from its slumber, and it promises rewards for those who endure its horrors!

This year, you will be crafting the storyboard of your own horror film over the course of four consecutive weekly challenges. Each challenge will be one more part of your film, and all the scenes together shall be your Pixelween entry. Call forth your darkest nightmares!

Rules
To be eligible for the Pixelween prizes, you must submit to at least 2 of the 4 weeklies. As long as at least two of your submissions are on time, you are  allowed (but not required) to submit more up until October 25, the final deadline. Having a full storyboard is not required to win, but the fates favor a finished film.
The winning storyboards will be chosen from all eligible entries by a jury of select PixelJoint members, perhaps with the help of some dark attendants who for now remain in the shadows...
The weeklies also function as normal weeklies, with the usual prizes. Your success in the weeklies does not influence your chances in Pixelween judging.

Every week there will be specifications about theme and color use, and for every scene the canvas size will be 130x80.

Prizes:

  • 1st place will receive a printed Masters of Pixel art book volume of your choice, and a software key.
  • 2nd place will receive a 30$ steam gift card, a Master of Pixel art ebook, and a software key.
  • 3rd place will receive a 20$ steam gift card, a Master of Pixel art ebook, and a software key.
  • 4th and 5th place will receive a Master of Pixel art ebook, and a software key.
  • 6th - 9th (and possibly more) place will receive a software key, see info below.

There are 3 Aseprite, 3 Pyxel Edit, and 3 Pro Motion keys, which will be divided among the top 9 entrants. The highest placing winners get to choose first, and if a winner does not need a software license it will be moved on to the 10th place, and so on.

Read the full post...

Posted by Hapiel @ 9/25/2020 14:10  |    5
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Something stirs in the bowels of Pixel Joint. Something long thought dead.

In the darkness, the faint glow of pixels glimmers.

On September 28th, these unknown pixels shall break free, spilling their horrors out into the world. Bind them, and you may be rewarded.


Posted by Ghost_of_PJ @ 9/16/2020 10:03  |    9
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Knight Of The Blossoms/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Knight Of The Blossoms/pixelart

Knight Of The Blossoms
by aamatniekss

Grey Dino - T.rex/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Grey Dino - T.rex/pixelart

Grey Dino - T.rex
by SovanJedi

Dying Breed (Part 6)/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 6)/pixelart

Dying Breed (Part 6)
by cure

Free Hugs/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Free Hugs/pixelart

Free Hugs
by Amorph

Dying Breed (Part 5)/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 5)/pixelart

Dying Breed (Part 5)
by cure

Giant's Fortress tileset/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Giant's Fortress tileset/pixelart

Giant's Fortress tileset
by aamatniekss

Grey Dino - Triceratops/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Grey Dino - Triceratops/pixelart

Grey Dino - Triceratops
by SovanJedi

Jungle Tileset/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Jungle Tileset/pixelart

Jungle Tileset
by BlackTar

Dwarven Ruins Tileset/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Dwarven Ruins Tileset/pixelart

Dwarven Ruins Tileset
by aamatniekss

Manky Monkey/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Manky Monkey/pixelart

Manky Monkey
by Christoballs

Posted by Adarias @ 9/15/2020 10:24  |    5
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Nature's Reconquest/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Nature's Reconquest/pixelart

Nature's Reconquest
by Reff_SQ

Papadosio Album Art/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Papadosio Album Art/pixelart

Papadosio Album Art
by SovanJedi

Drank a little too much.../pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Drank a little too much.../pixelart

Drank a little too much...
by Gengar

Blade/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Blade/pixelart

Blade
by kapten_kurre

Vanessa (Dragalia Lost)/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Vanessa (Dragalia Lost)/pixelart

Vanessa (Dragalia Lost)
by IjjoTho

Here Be Tentacles/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Here Be Tentacles/pixelart

Here Be Tentacles
by shm31Happy Birthday 6/7

dead pixel/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

dead pixel/pixelart

dead pixel
by mwambi

Town Escaper/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Town Escaper/pixelart

Town Escaper
by Gas 13

Caboose/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Caboose/pixelart

Caboose
by Grandero

Goblin/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Goblin/pixelart

Goblin
by Gunpog

Posted by Adarias @ 8/19/2020 13:52  |    0
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PJ member SovanJedi did all the major pixel art in this pretty amazing music video!

Check out: The Living Tombstone - Love I Need

Read the full post...

Posted by Hapiel @ 8/17/2020 06:11  |    1
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Do you have a perfect idea for a weekly challenge? Something that is well defined/restricted, but still open to creativity? We would love to use it!

We've made this forum thread where you can submit your idea, or comment with suggested improvements on others. There is no guarantee on if/when/how we might use it, to keep the upcoming challenges exciting and fair for everyone. But if "your" challenge takes place, you are of course welcome to take part too!

Read the full post...

Posted by Hapiel @ 7/13/2020 12:32  |    1
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We have opened an official discord server!

Discord is a chatting service, and we have opened the server to talk about pixel art, get quick feedback, or just general chat about games, hobbies, or anything else you wish to share with fellow PJ members! Right now we are a group of 20 people, and we wish to keep it relatively small, cozy and friendly.

The server is for PixelJoint members only.

Click this link to join! We're looking forward to see you inside :)

Posted by Hapiel @ 7/23/2020 13:46  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

2020/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

2020/pixelart

2020
by Cyangmou

this took way too long/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

this took way too long/pixelart

this took way too long
by MSTRYFE

Monster Pack Vol. 3/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Monster Pack Vol. 3/pixelart

Monster Pack Vol. 3
by cure

Sky Route/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Sky Route/pixelart

Sky Route
by El-Metallico

Le Robot/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Le Robot/pixelart

Le Robot
by Gunpog

Random Sprite Dump 4/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 4/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 4
by Wolfenoctis

Game mockup/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Game mockup/pixelart

Game mockup
by Yes-I-Do

unidentified cat object/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

unidentified cat object/pixelart

unidentified cat object
by autaro

Ducktales Reanimated/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Ducktales Reanimated/pixelart

Ducktales Reanimated
by redmilion

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 3/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 3/pixelart

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 3
by SovanJedi

Posted by Adarias @ 7/15/2020 11:25  |    3
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

The Mask of Loki/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

The Mask of Loki/pixelart

The Mask of Loki
by Jinn

Random Sprite Dump 3/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 3/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 3
by Wolfenoctis

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]/pixelart

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]
by Fleja2003

Sailormoonredraw/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Sailormoonredraw/pixelart

Sailormoonredraw
by ohodavi

Howl's Moving Castle/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Howl's Moving Castle/pixelart

Howl's Moving Castle
by Alphonso6

Refinery tiles/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Refinery tiles/pixelart

Refinery tiles
by MathiasHappy Birthday 4/18

Lone Wolf/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Lone Wolf/pixelart

Lone Wolf
by Jinn

Trash Food Factory/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Trash Food Factory/pixelart

Trash Food Factory
by MathiasHappy Birthday 4/18

rook/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

rook/pixelart

rook
by jok

Force Majeure/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Force Majeure/pixelart

Force Majeure
by orangemagik

Posted by Adarias @ 6/21/2020 06:37  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 1/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 1/pixelart

Six Fanarts Challenge - pack 1
by SovanJedi

Metroid Illustration/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Metroid Illustration/pixelart

Metroid Illustration
by Mattias Rotman

Monster Pack Vol. 2/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Monster Pack Vol. 2/pixelart

Monster Pack Vol. 2
by cure

Human Trail/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Human Trail/pixelart

Human Trail
by OutOfLuck

Marsh/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Marsh/pixelart

Marsh
by slym

Six Fanarts Challenge/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Six Fanarts Challenge/pixelart

Six Fanarts Challenge
by Emperor_Pixel

Random Sprite Dump 2/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 2/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 2
by Wolfenoctis

Vagrant Fencer/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Vagrant Fencer/pixelart

Vagrant Fencer
by ||||

Weaver's Burrow/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Weaver's Burrow/pixelart

Weaver's Burrow
by aamatniekssHappy Birthday 3/6

Part of the wall/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Part of the wall/pixelart

Part of the wall
by Ventricle

Posted by Adarias @ 5/15/2020 17:28  |    6
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)/pixelart

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)
by DecrodedHappy Birthday 2/7

Multiverse Commission/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Multiverse Commission/pixelart

Multiverse Commission
by skittle

Samurai Horseman/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Samurai Horseman/pixelart

Samurai Horseman
by MarcoValeKazHappy Birthday 2/14

Monster Pack Vol. 1/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Monster Pack Vol. 1/pixelart

Monster Pack Vol. 1
by cure

Mario Diorama/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Mario Diorama/pixelart

Mario Diorama
by SovanJedi

Cyber City Centura/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Cyber City Centura/pixelart

Cyber City Centura
by WolfenoctisHappy Birthday 2/17

Cloud Strife/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Cloud Strife/pixelart

Cloud Strife
by Pik

Bricks and Pixels/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Bricks and Pixels/pixelart

Bricks and Pixels
by Zaebucca

Datsun240z/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Datsun240z/pixelart

Datsun240z
by Camonio

RPG Party/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

RPG Party/pixelart

RPG Party
by Mermaid

Posted by Adarias @ 4/18/2020 12:44  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Princess Hamela/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Princess Hamela/pixelart

Princess Hamela
by Mermaid

Medivh/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Medivh/pixelart

Medivh
by brullov

Johto Memories/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Johto Memories/pixelart

Johto Memories
by Zaebucca

Descent/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Descent/pixelart

Descent
by Reo

Dragon's Crown Mockup/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Dragon's Crown Mockup/pixelart

Dragon's Crown Mockup
by Wolfenoctis

Majora's Mask Demake/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Majora's Mask Demake/pixelart

Majora's Mask Demake
by Pik

Pestilent Bluffs/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Pestilent Bluffs/pixelart

Pestilent Bluffs
by aamatniekss

Porco Rosso Pixel Scene/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Porco Rosso Pixel Scene/pixelart

Porco Rosso Pixel Scene
by Pik

Betty Bootstrap - Old Sprites/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Betty Bootstrap - Old Sprites/pixelart

Betty Bootstrap - Old Sprites
by hexcode

The Northern Mountain/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

The Northern Mountain/pixelart

The Northern Mountain
by SovanJedi

Posted by Adarias @ 3/18/2020 12:35  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for January 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

train station/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

train station/pixelart

train station
by jmw327

meeting/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

meeting/pixelart

meeting
by jmw327

Kolonia/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Kolonia/pixelart

Kolonia
by hexcode

Zeus/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Zeus/pixelart

Zeus
by Super17

Why did you leave me. 2019/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Why did you leave me. 2019/pixelart

Why did you leave me. 2019
by Yes-I-Do

Diablo 2 Mockup/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Diablo 2 Mockup/pixelart

Diablo 2 Mockup
by Wolfenoctis

Lyra Dawn - Run Cycle/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Lyra Dawn - Run Cycle/pixelart

Lyra Dawn - Run Cycle
by hexcode

LooPatHer0/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

LooPatHer0/pixelart

LooPatHer0
by Veli

Blasphmous menu screen/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Blasphmous menu screen/pixelart

Blasphmous menu screen
by Holmik

I'm the galactic rat that makes all of the worlds/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

I'm the galactic rat that makes all of the worlds/pixelart

I'm the galactic rat that makes all of the worlds
by Adarias

Posted by Adarias @ 2/16/2020 13:45  |    0
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Veteran pixel artist Henk Nieborg has just released his first Kickstarter project; Battle Axe: a pixel-art arcade adventure!

The Gauntlet-style hack'n slash game features beautifully drawn pixel art and will be released on all consoles, PC and Mac.

Posted by Gecimen @ 1/31/2020 02:13  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Field trip/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Field trip/pixelart

Field trip
by Finlal

Nineteen 3/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Nineteen 3/pixelart

Nineteen 3
by Veli

Sonic 3 Mockup/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Sonic 3 Mockup/pixelart

Sonic 3 Mockup
by Wolfenoctis

Winter Belle intro scene/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Winter Belle intro scene/pixelart

Winter Belle intro scene
by DarkfalzX

Alpine Woods/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Alpine Woods/pixelart

Alpine Woods
by hexcode

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance/pixelart

SOTN - NES Grand Entrance
by hexcode

Aglow/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Aglow/pixelart

Aglow
by Strazt

Standing Dragon/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Standing Dragon/pixelart

Standing Dragon
by Emperor_Pixel

Green/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Green/pixelart

Green
by Tpoe

Water Tank/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Water Tank/pixelart

Water Tank
by El-Metallico

Posted by Adarias @ 1/19/2020 08:34  |    0
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Mazgeon website is now live! You can stay tuned from now and on about any upcoming update:
mazgeon.com

Mazgeon is a Dungeon Roguelike game that has been in development for +3 years, and now is going Closed beta through Steam before full release soon.

Posted by Dokitsu @ 10/28/2019 12:57  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Eldest Souls/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Eldest Souls/pixelart

Eldest Souls
by Yes-I-DoHappy Birthday 10/17

Disconnected/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Disconnected/pixelart

Disconnected
by Gas 13

Fungerguns!/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Fungerguns!/pixelart

Fungerguns!
by iLKke

BOGATYR p.I/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

BOGATYR p.I/pixelart

BOGATYR p.I
by brullov

Taiga Forest/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Taiga Forest/pixelart

Taiga Forest
by Anokolisa

Taken/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Taken/pixelart

Taken
by a3um

The Rat King/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

The Rat King/pixelart

The Rat King
by aamatniekss

Driven Out Story Panels/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Driven Out Story Panels/pixelart

Driven Out Story Panels
by Wolfenoctis

Classic RPG Units Pool/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Classic RPG Units Pool/pixelart

Classic RPG Units Pool
by TRUEvectorHappy Birthday 10/3

Meeting Room/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Meeting Room/pixelart

Meeting Room
by El-Metallico

Posted by Adarias @ 12/16/2019 06:11  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

tileset/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

tileset/pixelart

tileset
by kartonnnyi

Portal/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Portal/pixelart

Portal
by Enchae

Dragon Jungle Transition/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Dragon Jungle Transition/pixelart

Dragon Jungle Transition
by Wolfenoctis

Druid's home/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Druid's home/pixelart

Druid's home
by Wolfenoctis

RIP_1/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

RIP_1/pixelart

RIP_1
by Fool

I love skulls/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

I love skulls/pixelart

I love skulls
by ArcadeHero

Wooden Door/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Wooden Door/pixelart

Wooden Door
by El-Metallico

Tomba!/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Tomba!/pixelart

Tomba!
by ponkadunk

Werewolf Castle and Haunted Village/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Werewolf Castle and Haunted Village/pixelart

Werewolf Castle and Haunted Village
by Wolfenoctis

Ano and Noa Pt. 2/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Ano and Noa Pt. 2/pixelart

Ano and Noa Pt. 2
by IjjoTho

Posted by Adarias @ 11/19/2019 17:15  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for September 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Songs of Conquest/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Songs of Conquest/pixelart

Songs of Conquest
by Yes-I-Do

Whose Even Kid Is This?/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Whose Even Kid Is This?/pixelart

Whose Even Kid Is This?
by Adarias

Dock No4/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Dock No4/pixelart

Dock No4
by andylittle

Pond Dryad/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Pond Dryad/pixelart

Pond Dryad
by Super17

Kingdom Fortress/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Kingdom Fortress/pixelart

Kingdom Fortress
by Anokolisa

Evolution of the European Knight/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Evolution of the European Knight/pixelart

Evolution of the European Knight
by Cyangmou

Clustery Dude/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Clustery Dude/pixelart

Clustery Dude
by ArcadeHero

Winterspellbook/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Winterspellbook/pixelart

Winterspellbook
by Victor Rojo

Recess is Can-celed/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Recess is Can-celed/pixelart

Recess is Can-celed
by Adarias

Every brush but the one I need.../pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Every brush but the one I need.../pixelart

Every brush but the one I need...
by Adarias

Posted by Adarias @ 10/15/2019 19:59  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Enchantress/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Enchantress/pixelart

Enchantress
by Mattias Rotman

Lantern Knight Animation/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Lantern Knight Animation/pixelart

Lantern Knight Animation
by Wolfenoctis

Dying Breed (Part 4)/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 4)/pixelart

Dying Breed (Part 4)
by cure

What have we done?/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

What have we done?/pixelart

What have we done?
by brullov

Poor part of city/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Poor part of city/pixelart

Poor part of city
by El-Metallico

Topdown Fantasy Forest/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Topdown Fantasy Forest/pixelart

Topdown Fantasy Forest
by aamatniekss

Northstar/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Northstar/pixelart

Northstar
by prowler

arcade/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

arcade/pixelart

arcade
by pixelcharpi

Got Nuts?!/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Got Nuts?!/pixelart

Got Nuts?!
by prowler

My Lord Bag Of Rice/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

My Lord Bag Of Rice/pixelart

My Lord Bag Of Rice
by PixelDust

Posted by Adarias @ 9/15/2019 14:48  |    9
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Pixel art metroidvania game Savior launches its Kickstarter with a new extended trailer. Savior is planned to come out on Windows and Mac, and Switch and additional consoles, pending the completion of Kickstarter stretch goals. Launch dates are TBA. Savior is built by Starsoft, a small group of passionate industry veterans with dozens of years of experience between them. The awesome art is made by pixel artists led by PJ member Weston.

Read the full post...

Posted by Weston @ 9/13/2019 22:36  |    0
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A long awaited pixel art metroidvania of phenomenal pixel art awesomeness, Blasphemous is now on Steam! The game is developed by Spanish indie studio The Game Kitchen, published by good old Team17 and features amazing art by multiple pixel artists including Pixel Joint members such as Holmik and Cyangmou. Be sure to check it out!

Posted by Gecimen @ 9/14/2019 02:35  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Deer God Arena/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Deer God Arena/pixelart

Deer God Arena
by Yes-I-Do

The Long (...) Night/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

The Long (...) Night/pixelart

The Long (...) Night
by Burt

DQIV - Solofia/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

DQIV - Solofia/pixelart

DQIV - Solofia
by Adarias

Red/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Red/pixelart

Red
by Tpoe

Dying Breed (Part 3)/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 3)/pixelart

Dying Breed (Part 3)
by cure

Backgrounds for Vengeful Heart/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Backgrounds for Vengeful Heart/pixelart

Backgrounds for Vengeful Heart
by El-Metallico

Windmill For Sale/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Windmill For Sale/pixelart

Windmill For Sale
by Adarias

I want to believe/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

I want to believe/pixelart

I want to believe
by andylittle

Asset Mockup/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Asset Mockup/pixelart

Asset Mockup
by Sal ParadiseHappy Birthday 6/11

Castle by the river/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Castle by the river/pixelart

Castle by the river
by Orochan

Read the full post...

Posted by Adarias @ 8/18/2019 11:33  |    3
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

.../pixelart#1 Pixel Art

.../pixelart

...
by Deceiver

Space Clouds 2/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Space Clouds 2/pixelart

Space Clouds 2
by PixelDustHappy Birthday 5/28

Sky island/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Sky island/pixelart

Sky island
by pixelflag

Salmon/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Salmon/pixelart

Salmon
by jeremy

Little kitty/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Little kitty/pixelart

Little kitty
by kurutta

Skullmachine v2/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Skullmachine v2/pixelart

Skullmachine v2
by zch

Hight Forest/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Hight Forest/pixelart

Hight Forest
by Anokolisa

Undertale/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Undertale/pixelart

Undertale
by 8TheKat

Bob & Bernard Against The Nazis/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Bob & Bernard Against The Nazis/pixelart

Bob & Bernard Against The Nazis
by ArcadeHero

Fantasy Jungle/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Fantasy Jungle/pixelart

Fantasy Jungle
by aamatniekss

Posted by Adarias @ 7/13/2019 14:58  |    3
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

"Bad company" mockup/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

"Bad company" mockup/pixelart

"Bad company" mockup
by andylittle

Forward a better World/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Forward a better World/pixelart

Forward a better World
by andylittle

Mockups/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Mockups/pixelart

Mockups
by skittle

100x100 characters/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

100x100 characters/pixelart

100x100 characters
by Shawn

Templars Rest/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Templars Rest/pixelart

Templars Rest
by Cyangmou

Soul Calibur 2 Demake/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Soul Calibur 2 Demake/pixelart

Soul Calibur 2 Demake
by Wolfenoctis

CT mockup/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

CT mockup/pixelart

CT mockup
by Gas 13

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate/pixelart

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate
by Woz

Hellboy/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Hellboy/pixelart

Hellboy
by Mis-BUG

RoboCop/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

RoboCop/pixelart

RoboCop
by W_D

Posted by Adarias @ 6/19/2019 16:18  |    5
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Volume 3 of the book series Masters of Pixel Art has been put on Kickstarter, running until 1st of July.
Several members from Pixel Joint are featured, as was the case for the previous volumes of the series.

The book can also be preordered through Nice Pixel.

>> Promotional Video
>> Kickstarter
>> Info on Nicepixel

Posted by prowler @ 6/11/2019 07:32  |    0
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PJs next isometric collaboration has begun on the forum.

This time, we will draw an alien planet! This includes all sorts of aliens, civilized or monster, alien buildings or nests, humans landing and/or exploring, spaceships or UFOs, alien habitat, alien geography (e.g. flying isles), laboratories, and everything sci-fi. Hello aliens, we come in peace!

This project features AdigunPolack's award winning palette.

Read all the details and the project rules HERE.

Posted by Gecimen @ 5/29/2019 06:56  |    2
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Lospec.com, a website with tools and resources for people creating restrictive digital art (created by PJer skeddles) now has user accounts!

Customize your profile with your name, bio, avatar and links to your social media, now including your PixelJoint profile.

When you join you'll be added to our Users Directory where you'll be listed with our other members, including your social links. If you mark yourself as a pixel artist, you'll also be included on or Pixel Artists List. More features will be gradually be added to profiles, so reserve your handle to make sure no one else does!

Sign up is quick and easy, just head to Lospec.com and click sign up at the top.

Posted by skeddles @ 5/28/2019 10:28  |    5
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Announcing the results of yet another extemely competitive color palette competition:

First Place - AdigunPolack - AAP-MajestyXVII
 
Second Place - 0xDB - 2019_04_22_0xDB_01
 
Third Place - Drazile - DRZ17A
 
Honorable Mention - Mordfikosz - 12bit
 
Honorable Mention - DimWiddy - DW17

Honorable Mention - SoloSalsero - SLSO-CLR17
Read the full post...

Posted by Gecimen @ 5/20/2019 15:46  |    21
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Reddit's /r/PixelArt is hosting another pixel art contest!

The theme is portraits at 128x128 using Adigun Polack's AAP-Splendor128 Palette.

The entries will be compiled into a video like our last contest, and the winner will receive a $40 USD digital gift card for Amazon.com.

For more information on rules and how to submit, check out the thread on reddit.

Thanks everyone, hope to see some great submissions with this one!

Posted by skeddles @ 5/16/2019 09:56  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

The last station/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

The last station/pixelart

The last station
by andylittle

Its not our Earth anymore/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Its not our Earth anymore/pixelart

Its not our Earth anymore
by andylittle

Z. Dragon/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Z. Dragon/pixelart

Z. Dragon
by Adarias

Amoura Nocturra/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Amoura Nocturra/pixelart

Amoura Nocturra
by Fleja2003

Resident Evil 2 Demake/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Resident Evil 2 Demake/pixelart

Resident Evil 2 Demake
by Wolfenoctis

Dolomiti/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Dolomiti/pixelart

Dolomiti
by pixelflag

Glade/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Glade/pixelart

Glade
by SovanJedi

Final Kirby Bosses/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Final Kirby Bosses/pixelart

Final Kirby Bosses
by SnugBoat

Pacific Grove | Slym Pixels/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Pacific Grove | Slym Pixels/pixelart

Pacific Grove | Slym Pixels
by Adarias

Black Hole Hand/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Black Hole Hand/pixelart

Black Hole Hand
by SovanJedi

Posted by Adarias @ 5/17/2019 04:58  |    1
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Retro shooter with old school pixel graphics, 'Foreign Frugglers' now has a Steam page! If you are interested in this project, Fruggle that wishlist button!

Posted by UltimoGames @ 5/4/2019 02:41  |    0
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Many great entries have already been submitted, but there's still room for yours!

Your chance to submit your 17 color unique + original color palette ends May 7, 2019.

The winning palette will be used in PJs next ISOcollab. Other award winners may also be used in other events and challenges.

All entrants get a rare trophy added to their profile.  Very nice!

ENTER HERE!

Posted by Adarias @ 5/6/2019 04:19  |    0
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This week, you have to face a colour that stands for so many things. Love, blood, danger and "The Moscow–Washington" hotline.

Just some simple shades of red would be too easy for all you pixel pushers out there though. That's why you have to deal with not very pleasing greys, blues and greens.

There are no restrictions. However, make sure you incorporate that pesky red! My polite looking ork friend serves as an example.

Canvas Size - Max. 300x300

Colours - Exactly 4, the colors in the sample image #141725 #4e6058 #858d83 #f00a0a

Transparency - No.

Animation - Optional.

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Gecimen @ 4/29/2019 04:29  |    9
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

.../pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

.../pixelart

...
by Deceiver

Almod�var castel/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Almod�var castel/pixelart

Almod�var castel
by pixelflag

A slug/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

A slug/pixelart

A slug
by vierbit

Exodus/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Exodus/pixelart

Exodus
by slymHappy Birthday 2/26

Pok�mon Sword and Shield/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Pok�mon Sword and Shield/pixelart

Pok�mon Sword and Shield
by pixelflag

The mice and gears of the mind/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

The mice and gears of the mind/pixelart

The mice and gears of the mind
by efejotart

Jurassic King/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Jurassic King/pixelart

Jurassic King
by andylittle

"Spell Masters" story location/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

"Spell Masters" story location/pixelart

"Spell Masters" story location
by winged doom

New tiles/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

New tiles/pixelart

New tiles
by Goodlyay

Room 001/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Room 001/pixelart

Room 001
by Asfodelo

Posted by Adarias @ 4/20/2019 13:56  |    2
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Time for another Pixeljoint palette comp which is open to everyone and is quite simple.
Submit your 17 color unique + original palette. Hex values must be included.

The winning palette will be used in PJs next forum collab and a spiffy trophy added to your profile.
+1000 Pts+500 Pts +250 Pts+100 Pts
* Honorable mentions may be given for this contest as needed.

See the forum thread to post your entry and read the rules HERE

Comp closes, May 7, 2019. CLOSED!

Posted by Gecimen @ 4/16/2019 04:44  |    0
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PJ member DieMango hosted a room collab and it ended with 64 entries! You can find the final result HERE.

And HERE is the Tweet with all the Artist tagged.

Posted by DieMango @ 4/16/2019 04:22  |    1
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PJs latest isometric collaborative project with post apocalypse theme featuring Night's award winning palette is complete in a record equaling time of 7 months! The final result is mind blowing, thanks to many pixel masters and many collab frequenters that have multiplied their skills in time.

98 tiles, 32 participants, assembled between September 13, 2018 and April 14, 2019. 

The final image can be seen HERE.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this collab and provided so much help to others in this 13 page thread. The top contributors were myself Gecimen and s.g.m. with his spectacular tiles.

The color competition for the next collab is very soon. Stay tuned!

Posted by Gecimen @ 4/15/2019 04:39  |    2
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Nicepixel Awards is started to honour all amazing pixel art releases, and hopefully to inspire and encourage further pixelling! Both newcomers as well as oldskool elite are welcome to enter their work from the past year (2018).

There are some nice prizes and cash to be won for the top positions.

Deadline is the 10th of April.
Check the web page for rules, submission and more details!

Read the full post...

Posted by Gecimen @ 3/30/2019 05:03  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2019. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel ArtDragons Keep

Dragons Keep

Dragons Keep
by aamatniekss

#2 Pixel ArtAutumnal Dragon

Autumnal Dragon

Autumnal Dragon
by SovanJedi

#3 Pixel ArtToo tired of blood Remastered

Too tired of blood Remastered

Too tired of blood (Remastered)
by andylittle

#4 Pixel ArtEnigmatic Gaze Anomaly

Enigmatic Gaze Anomaly

Enigmatic Gaze Anomaly
by zch

#5 Pixel ArtBackroads

Backroads

Backroads
by slym

#6 Pixel ArtLunark

Lunark

Lunark
by slym

#7 Pixel ArtDescendant

Descendant

Descendant
by DerNachbar

#8 Pixel ArtTF2 Portraits

TF2 Portraits

TF2 Portraits
by Catghost

#9 Pixel ArtPower Suit (M2)

Power Suit (M2)

Power Suit (M2)
by Physix

#10 Pixel ArtThe Black Castle

The Black Castle

The Black Castle
by ||||

Posted by Adarias @ 3/27/2019 08:08  |    4
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Ada, a pixel art hack and slash / ARPG is on Kickstarter in its final 5 days waiting to be funded. They just released a demo today - be sure to check it out.

Posted by Gecimen @ 3/1/2019 13:39  |    0
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Lospec web site, have implemented a uploader for Pixel Art, which can enlarge the size to share on Twitter, too a link for have a viewer.

If you want to try it, I share the link: LOSPEC
Lospec

Posted by Pixelart_kid @ 2/15/2019 19:26  |    3
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for January 2019. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel ArtBackrooom

Backrooom

Backrooom
by Finlal

#2 Pixel ArtWhen nature calls

When nature calls

When nature calls
by Fool

#3 Pixel ArtPhosphate of calcium

Phosphate of calcium

Phosphate of calcium
by jeremy

#4 Pixel ArtLeraje Lestat

Leraje Lestat

Leraje Lestat
by IjjoTho

#5 Pixel ArtBig Boo's Haunt

Big Boo's Haunt

Big Boo's Haunt
by SnugBoat

#6 Pixel ArtBorovick revisited

Borovick revisited

Borovick revisited
by Fool

#7 Pixel ArtLandscape - 002

Landscape - 002

Landscape - 002
by Meapers

#8 Pixel ArtThe Machine Stops

The Machine Stops

The Machine Stops
by Opacus

#9 Pixel ArtPirahna plant

Pirahna plant

Pirahna plant
by Cannonbreed

#10 Pixel ArtWarrior Mouse

Warrior Mouse

Warrior Mouse
by MarcoValeKaz

Posted by Adarias @ 2/17/2019 17:38  |    2
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/r/PixelArt is hosting an art contest, and giving away two $30 Amazon gift cards as prizes! The contest will be open for 4 weeks, ending March 12th.

There are two categories that you can enter:

Each will have a winner chosen by a panel of judges. Resuls will be combined into a collage and video and posted to reddit.

Full rules and information are in the reddit thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/PixelArt/comments/apx1sm/official_rpixelart_contest_win_a_30_amazon_gift/

Posted by skeddles @ 2/12/2019 12:55  |    0
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PJ member macdoom is releasing a game today all programming and pixel art made by himself, and the music made by Aquatarkuss.

You can find gameplay videos at https://www.facebook.com/WyvernJoust/

You can play the demo from here: https://macdoom.itch.io/wyvern-joust-demo

The game will also be released at Itch.io

Posted by macdoom @ 2/10/2019 18:56  |    0
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PJ member UltimoGames has just released a new free game!

There are lots of little doors with fun pixel animations behind them, and some puzzles to collect all hidden medals/achievements. 

Be sure to check it out.

Posted by UltimoGames @ 1/16/2019 05:27  |    2
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Fellow PJ member Johan Vinet presents his latest solo project Lunark! After working on several awesome indie games such as Flinthook, Mercenary Kings, Shovel Knight Showdown and Rivals of Aether, he has taken the leap to create his own project, put it on Kickstarter, and is looking for its audience! If you'd like to see Lunark (a Prince of Persia / Another World / Flashback inspired Cinematic Platformer) go live, be sure to back him up.

With eye popping pixel art visuals, Lunark already looks awesomse but when Johan is involved, we are sure a lot more is to come!

Posted by johanvinet @ 1/26/2019 11:44  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2018. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel Art

Some EagleIsland Backgrounds
by skittle

#2 Pixel Art

Mech Hangar
by Snake

#3 Pixel Art

Dying Breed (Part 2)
by cure

#4 Pixel Art

Soldier! STRIKE!
by Cyangmou

#5 Pixel Art

Bouquet of Flowers
by SnugBoat

#6 Pixel Art

Root St
by yoplatz

#7 Pixel Art

Fiery
by Fool

#8 Pixel Art

Giants' Forest
by Night

#9 Pixel Art

Discovery
by Mattias Rotman

#10 Pixel Art

...
by Deceiver

Posted by Gecimen @ 1/17/2019 14:17  |    1

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