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The One Letter Short pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the One Letter Short forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 11/24/2014 | 2 comments | Share
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Create a portrait of yourself as if you were mutated by radioactivity. As this is a portrait, you should not show anything below the shoulders.

Feel free to post a comparison photo of the real you, if you like.

Optional bonus challenge: Use the preview as your avatar for the challenge week. Keep in mind that Avatars are a maximum of 64 x 64.

Canvas Size - Max 80 x 80.
Colours - Max 19.
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 skamocore at 11/24/2014 | 2 comments | Share
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Miner Warfare is a multiplayer-madness-shootemup-arena-digging-hell filled with you, your friends (up to 8 players with only 4 controllers!), minepicks and bullets, bombs, tnt, exploding bananas, miniguns and atomic bombs and a Graal too.

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Posted by Skab at 11/23/2014 3:57:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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Americana Dawn, a game that I've (Jinn) been helping with just launched a kickstarter campaign today and entered Steam Greenlight recently.

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Posted by Jinn at 11/18/2014 12:40:00 PM | 21 comments | Share
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Hi guys, registrations are open until the 24th for Pixelation's annual Secret Santa. Have at it!

http://wayofthepixel.net/index.php?topic=17419

Posted by jeremy at 11/19/2014 3:05:00 AM | 0 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtAdjusted Steamfantry by Cyangmou
#2 Pixel ArtWindgust Bay by Mrmo Tarius
#3 Pixel ArtUnwritten Tales 1993 by vierbit
#4 Pixel Artwork in progress (donkeycart tiles) by tomic
#5 Pixel ArtFishing For Light by SoraAkihiru
#6 Pixel ArtDumbo retired by Fool
#7 Pixel ArtSirdeka Town by NoeL
#8 Pixel ArtPhoenotopia II - Earth Dome mockup by NoeL
#9 Pixel ArtArmy Base and Night City levels mockup by Sohei
#10 Pixel ArtSpotted (Jontron titlecard) by Frario
Posted by Gecimen at 11/18/2014 2:55:00 AM | 2 comments | Share
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To celebrate what would be Benoit Mandelbrot's 90th birthday on the 20th november, this week's challenge features a Mandelbrot Set shaped canvas:



No theme, just create something within the canvas. You may flip or rotate the canvas however you want (as long as you stick to 90 degree angles).

Canvas Size
- Use the template above.
Colours - Max 26.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore at 11/17/2014 12:01:00 AM | 6 comments | Share
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The A Day at the Races pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the A Day at the Races forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 11/17/2014 | 1 comments | Share
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Attention PixelChat Nation!

Today begins a new chapter at PixelChat as we develop contests designed to keep users involved with the app as well as one another. We are excited to see our pixel artist’s creativity at work! This is the first of many contests we plan on having. As PixelChat grows the events and prizes will grow with us!

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Posted by PixelChat at 11/14/2014 7:08:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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The Dark and Stormy Night pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Dark and Stormy Night forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 11/10/2014 | 0 comments | Share

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