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Nicepixel Awards is started to honour all amazing pixel art releases, and hopefully to inspire and encourage further pixelling! Both newcomers as well as oldskool elite are welcome to enter their work from the past year (2018).

There are some nice prizes and cash to be won for the top positions.

Deadline is the 10th of April.
Check the web page for rules, submission and more details!

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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/30/2019 05:03  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2019. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel ArtDragons Keep

Dragons Keep

Dragons Keep
by aamatniekss

#2 Pixel ArtAutumnal Dragon

Autumnal Dragon

Autumnal Dragon
by SovanJedi

#3 Pixel ArtToo tired of blood Remastered

Too tired of blood Remastered

Too tired of blood (Remastered)
by andylittle

#4 Pixel ArtEnigmatic Gaze Anomaly

Enigmatic Gaze Anomaly

Enigmatic Gaze Anomaly
by zch

#5 Pixel ArtBackroads

Backroads

Backroads
by slym

#6 Pixel ArtLunark

Lunark

Lunark
by slym

#7 Pixel ArtDescendant

Descendant

Descendant
by DerNachbar

#8 Pixel ArtTF2 Portraits

TF2 Portraits

TF2 Portraits
by Catghost

#9 Pixel ArtPower Suit (M2)

Power Suit (M2)

Power Suit (M2)
by Physix

#10 Pixel ArtThe Black Castle

The Black Castle

The Black Castle
by ||||

Posted by Adarias @ 3/27/2019 08:08  |    4
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This week, we want you to draw a fantasy monster! But only within 24 x 24 pixels! It may be a well known design or your own creation.

Canvas Size - Max. 24x24
Colours - Max. 12
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 Gecimen @ 3/25/2019 07:04  |    11
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The Press Any Button 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 Press Any Button forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/25/2019 07:02  |    1
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Danger is everywhere! Death might come from where you expect the least. This week, we want you to draw three pictograms/signs for the stupidest dangers you can imagine. Squirrel attack, fish rains, rainbow burn...

Canvas Size - Max. 200x200
Colours - Max. 8
Transparency - Required.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 3/18/2019 14:00  |    0
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The Metal! 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 Metal! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/18/2019 14:00  |    0
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Some of the best moments of 80s were when you finally saw the title screen of a Commodore 64 game after a really long wait.

This week, we want you to draw a title screen of a game for Commodore 64. The game can be an original one you imagined, or an existing one with a different title screen. You must use the C64 palette with fat pixels (2x1 horizontal pixels) and C64 resolution.

Canvas Size - Exactly 320 x 200 (horizontal)
Colours - Max 16. C64 palette:


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 Gecimen @ 3/11/2019 06:27  |    16
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The ISO on the Inside 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 ISO on the Inside forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/11/2019 06:26  |    0
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This week is metal time! We want you take out your material skills and pixel something that is complety made out of metal.

Tanks, robots, buildings or even just a material study.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200
Colours - Max 16.
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 Mandrill @ 3/4/2019 07:37  |    0
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The In Orbit 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 In Orbit forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 3/4/2019 07:36  |    0
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Ada, a pixel art hack and slash / ARPG is on Kickstarter in its final 5 days waiting to be funded. They just released a demo today - be sure to check it out.

Posted by Gecimen @ 3/1/2019 13:39  |    0

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