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PJer EvilEagles recently released a game and totally forgot to share with PixelJoint.

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Posted by EvilEagles at 4/12/2014 3:09:00 AM | 0 comments | Share
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Another game by aeveis is out on iOS/Android! Featuring his pixel art.

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Posted by aeveis at 4/10/2014 8:41:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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For this forum highlight we'd like to showcase the dedication and commitment displayed by AshCrimson while working on his Tower Shields (and possibly other types as well).

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After

Big kudos to everyone who helped AshCrimson with feedback, tips and help.

See final art page HERE

Posted by jalonso at 4/15/2014 8:12:00 PM | 20 comments | Share
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Create a mock-up of a fictional four-player competitive video game.

Canvas Size - Max 320 x 240.
Colours - Max 32.
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 4/14/2014 12:01:00 AM | 5 comments | Share
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The Bait and Switch 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 Bait and Switch forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 4/14/2014 | 4 comments | Share
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Our very own Indigo has started a great read and discussion thread HERE.

Posted by Indigo at 4/9/2014 2:25:00 AM | 2 comments | Share
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kuznetsowski  has been working on a game for a while now and wants to share it with Pixeljoint.

Mainly focus is creating a story rich of characters and interesting dialogues. The game is a 2D side scroller arcade with exploration and rogue-like elements. There are weapons to unlock, level up, new enemies and objective randomization.

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Posted by kuznetsowski at 4/5/2014 2:31:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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Pixel artists need accesible tools and a comfortable interface for pixelart.

Indie developer D-jinn has created a new pixel art drawing APP, DotArt.

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Posted by D-jinn at 4/5/2014 9:30:00 PM | 6 comments | Share
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This week you are challenged to create the cover/packaging of a fictional product. It can be anything you want - a video game, a book, a movie or even an energy drink.

Make sure the text/lettering is the main focus, but avoid using pre-existing fonts.

Canvas Size
- Max 300 x 300.
Colours
- Max 18.
Transparency - Optional, don't forget it counts as a colour!
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 4/7/2014 12:01:00 AM | 4 comments | Share
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The Police Brutality 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 Police Brutality forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 4/7/2014 | 0 comments | Share

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Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way.

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