August 23, 2007 2:06 AM   Subscribe

Isotown might be just another isometric pixel art urban setting lovingly rendered in MS Paint, but it has its own civic history in comic strip form. via
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen (8 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 3:47 AM on August 23, 2007

But really, if they were going for realism then Ian's house should have been immediately bulldozed and replaced by a 500 unit track home project surrounded by stripmalls.
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 4:13 AM on August 23, 2007

the ytmnd animation of issues 1-136 is a good way of getting up to speed, but you do miss the gripping story-line.
posted by takeyourmedicine at 4:21 AM on August 23, 2007

i like the animation a bunch. individually, the comics are a bit like watching hair grow.
posted by fuzzypantalones at 5:31 AM on August 23, 2007

No 130 Quote: Also, I've made my decision that Isotown will pursue a more interesting and fun growth pattern. So sit tight.

Whoa there fella! I've already got a nosebleed from the speed that things have been moving up to now.

I think this project is an interesting idea and one that (as joe's spleen says) is lovingly rendered, but I don't think I would ever have the patience to check back on a regular basis just to see if the construction crew have fixed the crack in the parking lot.

Fans of true isometric pixel art (and of realism) should avoid reading 161/2/3/4/5
posted by carbon at 5:37 AM on August 23, 2007

Wow, have RSS feed not been invented in your country yet carbon?
posted by Cyclopsis Raptor at 5:53 AM on August 23, 2007

I wonder if this guy is an urban planner. This sounds like something I'd do in my spare time.
posted by desjardins at 6:56 AM on August 23, 2007

I find this a little...disturbing...somehow.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 5:52 PM on August 24, 2007

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