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December 9, 2004 12:57 PM   Subscribe

The complete guide to isometric pixel art - from the basic line to the interior of a kitchen, now you can produce your very own eboy-scapes...
posted by tpl1212 (19 comments total)
See also: Isometric.
posted by neckro23 at 1:25 PM on December 9, 2004

Cool post, thanks.
posted by fatllama at 1:35 PM on December 9, 2004

[this is sweet]
posted by Sticherbeast at 1:36 PM on December 9, 2004

Thanks for the link!
I recently picked up three of the Eboy posters as well as "Hello" here... So, yes, I'm a big fan of pixel art (read: geek). Will be fun to put some of the training on the site to use.
posted by numlok at 1:49 PM on December 9, 2004

Wow, this is awesome -- great post.
posted by undule at 1:52 PM on December 9, 2004

this is neato beyond belief. (I wish I had this handy when I was lamely trying to make custom buildings in SimCity 2000 SCURK, lo those many years ago).
posted by contessa at 1:56 PM on December 9, 2004

This is really great. Thanks.
posted by safetyfork at 2:04 PM on December 9, 2004

Very nice.
posted by Eamon at 2:13 PM on December 9, 2004

Great, more ways for me to waste time!! Thanks!
posted by Robot Johnny at 2:39 PM on December 9, 2004

Great post, tpl. I've recently become interested in the technique behind isometric pixel art since discovering the Pixelzilla theme for Firefox and wanted to make a port to Thunderbird. I have dug up some additional links--I'll post 'em later today.
posted by MikeKD at 2:41 PM on December 9, 2004

There was a site online awhile back where people built isometric skyscrapers. Individuals could contribute their own floors to the building, and the site would stack them up and show you. Anyone know the site? "Pixeltown" is the name that I have in mind, but I think that's wrong. And it's not icontown either.
posted by Nelson at 2:52 PM on December 9, 2004

Lush. See also: Marunouchi Underground: the first open source cartoon
posted by runkelfinker at 3:05 PM on December 9, 2004

posted by snez at 3:25 PM on December 9, 2004

Nelson: MrWong's Soup'Partments. [via my del.icio.us long term memory]
posted by patgas at 3:31 PM on December 9, 2004

That's the thing, patgas. Thanks.
posted by Nelson at 5:21 PM on December 9, 2004

ah mr. wong -- that is such a great project! I lost the keys to my floor tho, and can never find it.
posted by undule at 5:36 PM on December 9, 2004

Did anyone else think it was weird that the full-page illustrations in AMERICA: The Book were isometric pixel art (self-link warning)?

I knew I had seen this type of image before, but didn't know what it was called until I read this post. Thanks!
posted by nervestaple at 6:19 PM on December 9, 2004

Er... the "Rhys Davis" that wrote the FPP link... isn't the same as the LoTR dwarf, right?
posted by five fresh fish at 7:31 PM on December 9, 2004

ah thanks for the sweet link!
posted by Hands of Manos at 7:34 PM on December 9, 2004

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