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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.

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Posted by jalonso at 8/1/2014 5:27:00 AM | 5 comments | Share
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The Shark Week 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 Shark Week forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 8/25/2014 12:01:00 AM | 0 comments | Share
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Create a foggy scene. Smog and mist are okay too.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colors - Max 18.
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 8/25/2014 12:01:00 AM | 7 comments | Share
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Create a sprite of Mother Nature - the personification of nature.

In the interest of inclusivity, you may instead make a sprite of Father Nature, if you are so inclined.

Canvas Size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Exactly 11.
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 8/18/2014 12:01:00 AM | 11 comments | Share
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The Arabian Nights 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 Arabian Nights forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 8/18/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtForest monsters by cure
#2 Pixel ArtNewt by cure
#3 Pixel ArtExtreme Exorcism - LEVEL SELECTION by johanvinet
#4 Pixel ArtAgony and Ecstasy by Adarias
#5 Pixel ArtLion by andrae
#6 Pixel ArtThe Demon Hunter by saiko-raito
#7 Pixel ArtCaster by andrae
#8 Pixel ArtStill life with burgundy drink and a ship model by Mrmo Tarius
#9 Pixel ArtLeague of Legends x Fire Emblem by The_Merc_FCS
#10 Pixel ArtKnight by Cyangmou
Posted by Gecimen at 8/16/2014 2:10:00 AM | 8 comments | Share
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According to Discovery Channel, it's Shark Week. So, this week, let's pixel some sharks. It can be in any form you want - a sprite, a scene, a mock-up, whatever floats your boat.

Canvas Size - Max 256 x 256.
Colors - Max 17.
Transparency - Optional.
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 8/11/2014 12:02:00 AM | 3 comments | Share
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The Mind of a Three-Year-Old 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 Mind of a Three-Year-Old forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 8/11/2014 12:01:00 AM | 3 comments | Share
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Life of Pixel- The Ultimate Retro Adventure. Released for Mac and PC.
Featuring the art, animations and backgrounds of PJer Blackbeltdude.

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Posted by Blackbeltdude at 8/5/2014 9:36:00 PM | 8 comments | Share

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A black man will be elected President of the United States. I'm sorry, that's in the year 10,000.

Chris Rock, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, In the Year 2000

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