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Offline PixelPusher

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What Are Pixels Made Of?

on: December 12, 2005, 10:25:32 pm
Nothing special, purely for fun.



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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #1 on: December 12, 2005, 11:36:07 pm
i dont know how but youve jsut inspired me to make a small 1 bit game

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #2 on: December 13, 2005, 12:31:07 am
http://www.mindcrank.com/heli-8.html

heli game v.8!!

I made it like 2 years ago, up down left right controls helicopter, space drops bombs, try and get the 1ups and live forever!
Daisuke Nagano Yokoyama

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #3 on: December 13, 2005, 02:02:28 am
noice, but i thought 1 bit could only 2 colors, your background has like 4
edit: oh yeah, i was gonna ask this. do 1 bit sprites have 2 colors and transparency or just 1 and transparency?
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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #4 on: December 13, 2005, 06:07:13 am
noice, but i thought 1 bit could only 2 colors, your background has like 4
edit: oh yeah, i was gonna ask this. do 1 bit sprites have 2 colors and transparency or just 1 and transparency?
Technically, if there was only one bit for each pixel, then 1 and transparency.
As you can see, this allows for very little freedom.
So you might as well do a 2 bit game. 4 col for background (you might as well). 3 + trans for sprites (or two in Dogmeat's case).

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #5 on: December 13, 2005, 11:39:21 am
The only problem with transparent pixels, is that I keep losing them. They are tricky little buggers... I put one down and, when I need it, I have a hell of a job finding it again.

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #6 on: December 13, 2005, 12:35:52 pm
Zoogles, I allways keep in transparent pixel at the top corner of my image, and only get rid of it when I'm done! this way I can allways "color pick" it!
Is ma little trick!

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Nice little guys dude, I remember an activity coming out of one of your boxy head characters. this ones are pretty stylish. and I like the use of only black. make some stencils to paint shirts! :D

take care

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Image size doesn't matter! It's what you do with your pixels that counts!

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #7 on: December 14, 2005, 05:48:44 am
I want to make a huge sheet of these guys, feel free to make some of your own if you wish.

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #8 on: December 14, 2005, 06:54:36 am
Kazuya Mochu: Ah.. a nifty trick, I'll have to try and remember that one.

As for the characters - I only wish I could see them :( [x] for me)

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Re: What Are Pixels Made Of?

Reply #9 on: December 14, 2005, 05:38:33 pm
I wanted to try making my own, so I did. I hope you don't mind if I got away from the simpler design of the originals. I get carried away with the details sometimes.