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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2010 on: May 14, 2011, 10:34:36 pm
I don't know if anyone knows about this yet. I may be late on this, but theres a new MAME emulator that is developed specifically for shmups. What drew me to this emulator was the fact it could run some newer (not too new) Cave games including Dodonpachi Dai-Ou-Jou, EspGaluda, and Ketsui. I figured you might all be interested so I'll link to the emulator: http://shmupmame.wordpress.com/

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2012 on: May 16, 2011, 03:14:24 pm
Check out this really swag game, guys. Its got dem pixel art and everything

Whoa.

It's like Terraria. (Which is like Minecraft.) I would say better, but that's just graphically, as I haven't gotten to buying it yet. On that note Terraria's supposed to be out today, isn't it?

Seems I can't connect to any servers, won't let me press the button... Damn, only played it once and all the buttons have stopped working. It just takes me back to the main menu. What can I expect though? It's in alpha. I'll be sure to tell the team of geniuses who came up with this thing soon, see if I can find a solution.

Edit: Works now, and it's great! Save for an abundance of griefers. The spawning tent sunk to the bottom of the map, and we had to make a giant ladder to get back up.

I guess I should share a few things I found lately and fell in love with, just to return the favor:

Note: The player's a bit (very) loud. Turn down your volume first. Especially if you're wearing headphones as the site logo demonstrates. (It also loops arrgh.)
This chiptune has been in my head for the past, what, week? I think it's turning into an ear worm. Mostly the part that kicks in at 0:36 though. Here's hoping your musical taste and/or/= immunity to ear worms isn't like mine. Lucky sons of--

Oh, yeah. And a collection of various Unity games over at the TIGSource forums. Not sure if any of you found it yet, maybe you did.

There's also this game.

I keep forgetting this is a thread and not some personal blog... :yell:
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2013 on: May 16, 2011, 09:23:42 pm
KAG is awesome, thanks for the link. And our very own Geti made it! *applause*

I just wish that more than 6 people would play at any given time : D

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2014 on: May 18, 2011, 05:34:18 am
This thread lacks cat pictures.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2015 on: May 18, 2011, 04:36:17 pm
oh god oh god KITTEN I LOVE YOU :y: :y: :y: :y:

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2016 on: May 18, 2011, 08:58:52 pm
For US citizens,  the National Endowment for the Arts provides grants for non-profit artwork.  This year they have included video games in their list of media platforms.  Announcement here: http://arts.gov/grants/apply/AIM-presentation.html

Heck, Pixelation could establish itself as a non-profit (US) corporation and apply for a grant to promote the arts as well.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2017 on: May 20, 2011, 05:06:40 am
did nobody check the RGB video I posted? it's called "fragments of rgb", in it you see the pixels of a woman's portrait broken down to it's rgb componnents and then the dots of each channel start spinning and acting up it's really good...I really want to see what my fellow pixelartists think about this possibility! I think it would be crazy to see some pixelart with this threatment

REPOST for stubborness =OOOO
http://conzeit.tumblr.com/post/5431162885/georgeous-reminder-that-all-we-see-in-this-screen

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Reply #2018 on: May 20, 2011, 05:24:15 am
That's brilliant, should be a weekly challenge at PixelJoint. :o

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2019 on: May 20, 2011, 06:04:23 pm
I'm not really sure what you're proposing, conceit. I'm thinking that's a render of some crazy 3D scripting taking a bitmap image and generating some particle effects animation using it. Not only do I have no desire to try, I wouldn't know where to start.

But the video itself is amazing. Mind boggling for sure!