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It's Easter, which means it's chocolate time.

So, this week, create a scene featuring an object or creature made entirely out of chocolate - something that isn't usually made out of chocolate, that is; don't be a boring person and just pixel a chocolate egg...

Canvas size
- Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 25.
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 4/21/2014 12:07:00 AM | 13 comments | Share
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The Typographix 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 Typographix forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 4/21/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtChip and Dale 3 by Snake
#2 Pixel Artescape by Dex
#3 Pixel ArtIrkalla Campfire by Skydsgaard
#4 Pixel Artskeleton monster by hwadock
#5 Pixel Arthair animators are brave by JJoploo
#6 Pixel ArtMock Dungeon Crawler by blaster
#7 Pixel ArtAwakening of Barb by andylittle
#8 Pixel ArtAt some stage I think I have picked up notepaper from the University of Chicago by 1up
#9 Pixel Artsword girl by hwadock
#10 Pixel ArtWrath by Delicious
Posted by Gecimen at 4/20/2014 2:57:00 AM | 5 comments | Share
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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 | 2 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 | 6 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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