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Stabyourself Spriting Contest [no new round yet]

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rokit
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Post » 29 Oct 2012, 12:09

Just noticed that mine is the lowest one D:

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Chippy348
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Post » 29 Oct 2012, 13:00

idiot9.0 wrote:Also on a completely unrelated note, I also did more work on my unentered example entry. For anyone who actually cares, here it is:
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Was just a small update, made the outline's colored and stuff. Stare at it until I think of a good category/theme for round 2.
Personally, I think the old one with black outline and darker colors is better..

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Pyrosaur
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Post » 29 Oct 2012, 17:41

Yay! I won something! Congratulations to the second and third place winners as well as all who entered. I really enjoyed looking at some of these entries. I can't wait to see the entries in the next contest. I appreciate Rokit Boy's generosity in providing the prize for the winner. And now for some rejected titles:
1. Hitler's Frog from Mars
2. Cybernetic Yak: Special Edition
3. Jackie Chan's Sex Simulator

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Post » 29 Oct 2012, 18:59

Pyrosaur wrote:Yay! I won something! Congratulations to the second and third place winners as well as all who entered. I really enjoyed looking at some of these entries. I can't wait to see the entries in the next contest. I appreciate Rokit Boy's generosity in providing the prize for the winner. And now for some rejected titles:
1. Hitler's Frog from Mars
2. Cybernetic Yak: Special Edition
3. Jackie Chan's Sex Simulator
Ok accept my FR and make sure you recieve it quick.

EDIT: ENJOY YOUR GIFT PYRO!!!

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Post » 29 Oct 2012, 23:50

Pyrosaur wrote:Yay! I won something! Congratulations to the second and third place winners as well as all who entered. I really enjoyed looking at some of these entries. I can't wait to see the entries in the next contest. I appreciate Rokit Boy's generosity in providing the prize for the winner. And now for some rejected titles:
1. Hitler's Frog from Mars
2. Cybernetic Yak: Special Edition
3. Jackie Chan's Sex Simulator
Of course you don't thank the judges for electing you winner.

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 00:09

i would like to thank saso for giving me the key for portal (well, putting it on irc and me being super quick to take it).
Without him, there would be no prize.
Also, im trying to think of some kind of prize for 2nd and 3rd but i dont know any yet.

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Bonko
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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 00:23

Wow 3 pages without any huge pictures after 8 days, this thread is extremely successful.

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rokit
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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 00:35

Well, I cannot think of any 2nd and 3rd prize. Obviously Steam is what everybody has here, but I don't haz any more games to gift.
(sadface)
Unless you can specify what you want!

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 00:46

Congratulations Pyrosaur, your little dinosaur rules!
And Rokit, I suggest you'd keep the prizes for the next round winner or something.

I wonder what the new rounds will bring.

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 01:11

I think I have a good idea for the next round, but I'd like to hear some suggestions as I don't know if it will go well. Gotta test it out first myself. Feel free to suggest themes/ideas guys.

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rokit
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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 03:03

well anyone got any prize ideas in general?

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 03:05

A big, refreshing hug.
Free copies of Mari0 for all their friends.
A post in 'Noteworthy Posts' about how cool they are.
A year's supply of calendar.
Custom map packs themed around their face.

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LightningFire
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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 04:19

rokit boy wrote:well anyone got any prize ideas in general?
I think we should find ideas for the next round first. Why not a flash animation, or a short gif?

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 04:22

LightningFire wrote:Why not a flash animation
because Flash is outdated and expensive

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Bonko
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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 06:39

Gifs are kind of complicated to make and animate.

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Post » 30 Oct 2012, 20:10

idiot9.0 wrote:I think I have a good idea for the next round, but I'd like to hear some suggestions as I don't know if it will go well. Gotta test it out first myself. Feel free to suggest themes/ideas guys.
I was thinking that we all do the same title, but one that can be interpreted in several ways. It could either rolled by the generator or made up by anyone here.
You could also go with a fixed subject. Or even explain a game and make people create the title and title screen for it.

Regardless of what method you might use, I'm in!

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Post » 31 Oct 2012, 03:00

I had an idea where I post 3 screenshots of already made games, like Mario or Kirby, and the contest would be to make a new title screen for that game. I think it'd be interesting but dunno if others would think so. I also like Jorichi's idea, so right now the theme is between these two ideas because I have no other ideas for themes in mind. Which one would you guys rather go with?

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Post » 31 Oct 2012, 03:35

Well depends, what game would you be doing?
I vote Jorichi's.

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Bonko
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Post » 31 Oct 2012, 03:40

I agree, Jorichi's,... unless its a really, really, good game.

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Post » 01 Nov 2012, 16:08

I agree with Jorochi too.

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idiot9.0
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 05:47

Okay, before I set up the next round, one final question.
Would you rather me make a new thread for Round 2 or just use this one and link to the round 2 rules in the OP? Once I know which way's preferred, I can start round 2.

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 05:49

I like Idiot's Idea. also, I DIDN'T GET LAST PLACE! YAAAAAAAY! It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's just that you don't fali copleetli

same thread. making this thread was risky enough. how about idiot posts until he gets to the next page, puts the rules there, and in the FIRST post, puts the page number for that contest each time?

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 06:24

Okay but what if someone else starts the next page. *nervous* *sweat* *sweat*

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 09:25

change the title to round 2 that should be enough
TheJonyMyster wrote:I like Idiot's Idea. also, I DIDN'T GET LAST PLACE! YAAAAAAAY! It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's just that you don't fali copleetli

same thread. making this thread was risky enough. how about idiot posts until he gets to the next page, puts the rules there, and in the FIRST post, puts the page number for that contest each time?
what's your obsession about making it to the next page?

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 10:31

Spriting Contest Round 2

Welp, you guys liked the first round enough that you wanted another one so here we go!
Same idea for this round, make a title screen for a video game. However, instead of rolling your own names, you have to pick from 3 names I provide. They are:
  • 1) World City Wars
    2) Fancy Penguin in Crazyland
    3) Lair of the Night Girl
Also, this time around, I'm restricting you to a certain color palette: The NES palette. You can use as many colors as you want, but you only can use the colors that the NES was able to use. Here is the palette for anyone needing it.
Title screen submissions must be 240x160 px or smaller as well, so remember that too.

Deadline this time is Nov. 10, so you have a good week to make your entries.

Judging this time will be handled by 3 judges. Myself and 2 others. However, I would like 3 people to apply anyway, 2 for judging and 1 for backup. The backup judge will be for in case I want to make an entry myself and enter this round, so they would replace me. Judging categories are the same as last round as well, though "Color Use" will become "Palette Use" and be based upon if the NES palette was used and how effective was it used.

Make sure to have fun with it as well, and good luck!

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 14:11

No no NO move it to nov 11 because nov 10 is when My Little Pony season 3 come out.
Can I be a judge this round?

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 14:19

I was already a judge so I probably won't be picked, but I am going to volunteer anyway

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 14:30

can i be a judge ? i have nothing else interesting to do ...

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 14:47

I don't think I'll be able to make the deadline (other forum stuff) this time,
so I could be a judge or backup judge if you needed me to.

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rokit
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 16:46

Can I be judge, please? My entries suck and I don't wanna compete with people on here.

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 16:50

Y U NO ENTER!?
Y U ONLY JUDGE!?
talk about motivating the forum to show their creativity

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 17:07

Turret Opera wrote:No no NO move it to nov 11 because nov 10 is when My Little Pony season 3 come out.
Can I be a judge this round?
alright, me being the nice guy I am, I can tell you where to get a sneak peek of that season three
COMPLETELY by accident, I was looking through on demand and I chose kids, and pound puppies (I had heard the name, unsure what it was
and IN there was a sneek peek, 5 mins of the seoson 3. have fun aaaaaaa.

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Pyrosaur
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 17:10

I would like to judge this round, if that's okay.

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rokit
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 17:18

Pyrosaur wrote:I would like to judge this round, if that's okay.
IM sorry but, NO WAY
you're entries are more than amazing.

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Chippy348
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 18:03

Too bad the contest eventually start right after I got my ultimate motive to study ultra hard to get into a better school...

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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 18:18

Lots of people going for judging... I hope others are still gonna submit...

Well, here's mine.
I picked Lair of the Night Girl:
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Description:
"Ashley has always been a party girl, dancing deep into the night. Her night life caused her to apply for nighttime jobs. She quickly ended up as a junior security officer. After several nights on the shift she found a flashlight in her mentor's locker, but it looked different from all the others. As curious as she was she used it and found out that this flashlight showed things that weren't normally there. Different passages, monsters, various items and even entire worlds.
She found an entrance to a lair that very same day. She went in, but couldn't find her way out, it was dark, cold and humid. Luckily she took her regular flashlight with her as well.
Suddenly she heard her name being called, in her own voice... deep from within the lair..."

Update:
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The color palette makes it a real challenge, good job Idiot9.0. I like this challenge!
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Post » 04 Nov 2012, 19:53

WELL DUCK YOU GUYS I MADE ONE.
Bonus: Try to find the ONE pixel that didn't use the pallete!
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Fancy Penguin In Crazyland!
"Fancy Penguin was living a normal day when The Evil Polar Bear King sabotaged his hometown, Cloud Above Antarctica, and drove him off the sky. To Fancy Penguin's surprise, he lands on an island known as Crazyland, land of crazy, next to an abandoned but functional spaceship. He knows that he needs the five Crazy Stars to obtain the power needed to defeat The Evil Polar Bear King, so he starts off his crazy journey in Crazyland.
*edit: due to 404 i uploaded it to imgur
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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 03:23

Turret Opera wrote:WELL DUCK YOU GUYS I MADE ONE.
Bonus: Try to find the ONE pixel that didn't use the pallete!
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Fancy Penguin In Crazyland!
"Fancy Penguin was living a normal day when The Evil Polar Bear King sabotaged his hometown, Cloud Above Antarctica, and drove him off the sky. To Fancy Penguin's surprise, he lands on an island known as Crazyland, land of crazy, next to an abandoned but functional spaceship. He knows that he needs the five Crazy Stars to obtain the power needed to defeat The Evil Polar Bear King, so he starts off his journey by going into space
I don't know why, but this reminds me of Fancy Pants Adventure.

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 03:37

Well no need to quote 1/8 universe when it's right above you right?
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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 03:38

Turret... don't enter that. WAAAAAY too many one pixel lines, colors hiding other colors, handwritten words... Do yourself a favor and redo it.

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 03:40

which one the real one or the joke one?

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 03:43

either

Hold on, was there a prize for the last one?

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 09:37

turret the only thing I can make out of that picture is a penguin and a rainbow...
Jorichi wrote:Lots of people going for judging... I hope others are still gonna submit...

Well, here's mine.
I picked Lair of the Night Girl:
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Description:
"Ashley has always been a party girl, dancing deep into the night. Her night life caused her to apply for nighttime jobs. She quickly ended up as a junior security officer. After several nights on the shift she found a flashlight in her mentor's locker, but it looked different from all the others. As curious as she was she used it and found out that this flashlight showed things that weren't normally there. Different passages, monsters, various items and even entire worlds.
She found an entrance to a lair that very same day. She went in, but couldn't find her way out, it was dark, cold and humid. Luckily she took her regular flashlight with her as well.
Suddenly she heard her name being called, in her own voice... deep from within the lair..."
the vines in the background need more contrast because they're hard to see,
other then that good job with it Jorichi.

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 13:06

xXxrenhoekxXx wrote: the vines in the background need more contrast because they're hard to see,
other then that good job with it Jorichi.
I'm likely to update it later this week. So I'll keep that in mind, thanks!

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Post » 05 Nov 2012, 18:58

The title and the wall needs some work too.

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Post » 06 Nov 2012, 00:56

I guess now that smp2 is permabanned, he cannot judge.

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Post » 06 Nov 2012, 20:29

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Hours before the world's superpowers were destroyed in a giant nuclear explosion, a little girl manages to find a disused WWII nuclear bunker to protect herself. Little does she know that the bunker also contained enough weapons and ammunition to stock a small army. 3 years later (yeah the bunker was also stocked with 3 years of food that hasn't gone off yet), the girl emerges to help rebuild society to it's former glory, armed with teeth with century old weapons.

Also here's two other versions for anyone who wants to see them:

Original Game Boy Version:
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4 colour Version:
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EDIT: Changed the sunset on all of the images so they now have a darkness gradient
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Post » 06 Nov 2012, 21:31

^
*applauds* THAT GAME. looks like something I would play.

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rokit
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Post » 06 Nov 2012, 22:14

pure amazingness

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Post » 06 Nov 2012, 22:16

Sounds more like World City Wars.