This in depth look at the For Better or Worse process is really a terrific guide on how to produce a quality sequential art piece. Really well worth a look even if you're not a fan of this particular comic strip.
Go to www.tictacusa.com/entertainment.php -> 'tictac art' -> 'tictac art studio'
There is a nice little Flash app where you can 'pixel' with tictac mints.. you have 6 different colored mints plus an eraser tool. If you get bored you can still play some breakout there.
Irish rock star and rights campaigner Bono has been awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British embassy in Dublin said.
"Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Bono to be an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," the embassy said in a statement.
Super Jazz Man explores the fundamental elements of an adventure, unfolding locations with the progression of the narrative while featuring nostalgic low-color graphics. Play through four unique endings!
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CGEmpire is a relatively new site (kinda like www.cgtalk.com) however it's very small, personal, still and very helpful in game//art/music making.
They are having their third contest. One can compete in either form of pixel art, 2D or 3D (all in one division):
They have included sponsors and prizes. The competition was announced 6 Dec , and the deadline is 31 January 07.
Indie game maker Bernie, responsible for 'Cedric and the Revolution,' 'A Game with a Kitty' and its recent sequel, has just released his a new game entitled 'Reactor 09.' It's an adventure game that revolves around a convicted murderer in a high security futuristic prison and the anal prison guard employed to reform him.
It deals with slightly more adult themes than Bernie's previous games, but there are still plenty of delicious pixel graphics to appease all your pixel needs. The game makes use of an innovative ‘trust’ system that determines the outcome of play.
I was just checking the Dutch Nintendo site, because today is the Wii release day in Europe (WOWIEWOAH!)
On the homepage I found Nintendo's Advent Calender (created by extra toxic) and guess what? It's a pixel art game!
The game will have 24 levels on the 24th of December. The first 8 levels are currently unlocked and every new day a new level is accessible until x-mas.
Check it out
A whole lot of inspiring avatars.