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Happy Halloween.
Here's a treat for you courtesy of CBer greenraven
Teleglitch: Die More Edition is an indie bundle of several games available as a free download for a limited time from Humble Bundle.

Posted by jalonso at 10/29/2014 5:34:00 AM | 5 comments | Share
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Create a nighttime scene set during a storm.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 13.
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 10/27/2014 12:02:00 AM | 1 comments | Share
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The Pumpkin Patch 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 Pumpkin Patch forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 10/27/2014 | 1 comments | Share
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A @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today. The theme is #SpaceMarine.

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Posted by eigenbom at 10/22/2014 4:10:00 PM | 4 comments | Share
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http://pixelshack.net is hosting a Halloween themed pixel art competition. Come battle other artists!

Posted by thepixelhobo at 10/21/2014 10:57:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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Squishy the Suicidal Pig is coming out in STEAM on the 23th of October!
Made by Panic Art Studios, a 2-man indie team from Tampere, Finland. Known for the game "Hero Siege".

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Posted by PanicBomber at 10/15/2014 10:03:00 PM | 2 comments | Share
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Create an image representing a two to four word phrase whose initials begin with Q, X, Z, or J.

Each initial can only be used once. Also, please stick to just English words. Examples:

Zany Xylophone
Quilted Zebra Jetpack

Don't forget to mention what your phrase is!

Optional Bonus Challenge: Use a four word phrase - one for each initial.

Canvas Size
- Max 180 x 180.
Colours - Max 10.
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 10/20/2014 12:05:00 AM | 11 comments | Share
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The The Tetris Movie 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 The Tetris Movie forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 10/20/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.

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Posted by jalonso at 10/5/2014 5:16:00 AM | 7 comments | Share
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Want to compete against other artists for a cash prize?

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Posted by thepixelhobo at 10/16/2014 1:02:00 PM | 3 comments | Share
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A @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today. The theme today is #TimeMachine.
There are two copies of the PC game Super Time Force Ultra up for grabs. One prize will be

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Posted by eigenbom at 10/15/2014 3:35:00 PM | 1 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for September 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtStormcrow by Cyangmou
#2 Pixel ArtFirsstlaszt Passage by Thu
#3 Pixel ArtNight City in Front of Mountain by Man_With_Gun
#4 Pixel ArtDungeon Fight by Weston
#5 Pixel ArtChrono Trigger:Remake by Adcrusher
#6 Pixel ArtBoarman by beetleking
#7 Pixel ArtAugust 2014 sprite requests by andrae
#8 Pixel ArtMiss Creya Vanderbuehl by Cyangmou
#9 Pixel ArtDynamite Fishing by Mandrill
#10 Pixel ArtSpheres by zch
Posted by Gecimen at 10/16/2014 2:11:00 AM | 17 comments | Share
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Create a pumpkin avatar that is lit by at least two distinct external light sources (lights inside the pumpkin don't count).

You are encouraged to use it as your avatar until the end of the month.

Canvas Size - Max 64 x 64.
Colours - Max 31.
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 10/13/2014 12:01:00 AM | 8 comments | Share
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The Upside Down 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 Upside Down forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 10/13/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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A @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today. The theme today is #Steampunk.

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Posted by eigenbom at 10/8/2014 3:00:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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Have you ever wanted to use pixel art to create emojis/stickers on your smartphone while sharing it with all your friends?
Hello Pixel Joint community! We are PixelChat, a chat app that is based off designing pixel art.
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Posted by PixelChat at 10/7/2014 2:30:00 PM | 5 comments | Share
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For whatever reason, a Hollywood Tetris movie was just announced. So, for this week's challenge, pixel a scene from the movie if you were the one directing it.

Optional Bonus Challenge - Make your interpretation of the movie non-sci-fi.

Canvas Size - Exactly 256 (width) x 144 (height).
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 10/6/2014 12:01:00 AM | 4 comments | Share
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The Lipstick Figure 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 Lipstick Figure forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 10/6/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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A new action platformer game in the likeness of Megaman.

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Posted by Mr Special at 10/2/2014 2:54:00 PM | 11 comments | Share
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A @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today.

The theme today is #CuteMonster. Upload your artwork to twitter and tag it with @pixel_dailies, #pixel_dailies, and #CuteMonster. Only one entry per person is allowed. The competition ends at 11pm UTC Thursday. Thanks to @SiegeGames there are two Steam keys for Crea up for grabs. One prize will be awarded to the best pixel art, and the second will go to a random submission. Good luck!

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PS Pixeljointers: There is occasionally a time delay in posting the news here so please note the end time.
Posted by eigenbom at 10/1/2014 3:58:00 PM | 0 comments | Share

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