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Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:21 PM Reply

Just look. Why are they such poor quality?

Take the baton for instance, it's tilted to the right, and you can see the diagonal lines aren't straight, they have jagged lines all along it, giving it that terrible MS Paint feeling. Maybe it's because they're so small, but seriously, Tom, where's the anti-aliasing at? This could all just be what my monitor is displaying, but they just look so awful, it just looks like someone was really lazy when designing, and I'm not trying to hate on anyone, I just can't see a reason for it, when the last icons looked so nice and high quality, these are just, awful.

I really can't think of anything else to say, I just don't understand.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:25 PM Reply

It's just your monitor.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:25 PM Reply

It's supposed to look retro and pixelated. Personally, I like the retro look and feel.

Fuck the level icon critics.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:26 PM Reply

That's cause they're pixel art

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:26 PM Reply

I actually rly like the retro look


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:27 PM Reply

Well I think they look just fine and dandy, thank you.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:27 PM Reply

they are pixel art, not low quality.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:28 PM Reply

It's supposed to look like pixel art. To be honest, I am not a fan in the slightest. Then again, I'm not a fan of the arcade/beat em up/annoyingly pixelated styled pixel art that inspires most of NG's administration.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:30 PM Reply

It's pixel art, that's why it looks like that.

Which reminds me, y no png support newgrounds hnnnnnnnnnnng

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:31 PM Reply

At 4 minutes ago, TheRainbowZilla wrote: It's supposed to look retro and pixelated. Personally, I like the retro look and feel.
Fuck the level icon critics.

yeah the pixelation gives it style

I just think they are too small


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:33 PM Reply

At 1 minute ago, Rummy0 wrote: They're meant to look retro, I like them a lot. <3

I was hoping the redesign would get rid of that mood emotion you use on every fucking post.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:36 PM Reply

It's supposed to be pixel art...
And I wouldn't think the admins would that lazy and put a poor-quality image as a level icon, you know.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:37 PM Reply

At 1 minute ago, dogpup4 wrote:
At 1 minute ago, Rummy0 wrote: They're meant to look retro, I like them a lot. <3
I was hoping the redesign would get rid of that mood emotion you use on every fucking post.

I agree but with the 'on every fucking post' comment, well...

Level icons image quality appauling


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:39 PM Reply

If you can make better level icons than go for it. We can always use new artists.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:41 PM Reply

At 8 minutes ago, PoopyMcButt wrote: they are pixel art, not low quality.

It has only been called pixel art in this century.

Back in the day when graphics were getting exponentially better (the '90s) they would have called it low resolution raster images, or dated graphics.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:42 PM Reply

At 28 seconds ago, DoctorStrongbad wrote: If you can make better level icons than go for it. We can always use new artists.

Ask and you shall receive.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:43 PM Reply

At 1 minute ago, Painbringer wrote:
At 8 minutes ago, PoopyMcButt wrote: they are pixel art, not low quality.
It has only been called pixel art in this century.

Back in the day when graphics were getting exponentially better (the '90s) they would have called it low resolution raster images, or dated graphics.

lol we got a hipster in the house.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 05:52 PM Reply

While we're complaining I really hate that god damn monster in a basket. I would hate to have that wretched creature as my level icon.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:02 PM Reply

At 8 minutes ago, sweet21 wrote: While we're complaining I really hate that god damn monster in a basket. I would hate to have that wretched creature as my level icon.

Sup.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:03 PM Reply

Newgrounds is too retro and hipster to give a fuck about high quality images & what not.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:04 PM Reply

I still think they're alright, sure the 07 ones are cool, but these have an 8bit arcade feel to them.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:04 PM Reply

At 15 seconds ago, Bolo wrote:
At 8 minutes ago, sweet21 wrote: While we're complaining I really hate that god damn monster in a basket. I would hate to have that wretched creature as my level icon.
Sup.

Gagsy has it too, the little shit comes from here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ok7fO wdk2gc

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:22 PM Reply

At 38 minutes ago, iMini wrote:
At 28 seconds ago, DoctorStrongbad wrote: If you can make better level icons than go for it. We can always use new artists.
Ask and you shall receive.

What gay site would use THOSE level icons? We'd never stoop that low.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:32 PM Reply

I like the old ones better too but I think you're being a little picky, talking about the lines and shit.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:34 PM Reply

Your spelling is appalling.

Someone had to say it.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:40 PM Reply

It's pixel art, but it's good pixel art and I like these icons better than the old. Also the glow effect evens out the edges nicely.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:45 PM Reply

At 1 minute ago, Snake-Arsenic wrote: It's pixel art, but it's good pixel art and I like these icons better than the old. Also the glow effect evens out the edges nicely.

Actually i think iMini might be right, the baton is getting skewed, it might be a css thing resizing that png improperly, looks like its just by a pixel but its enough to give it problems on very diagonal lines. I imagine the bug queue is substantial but it might be worth looking into. JohnnyUtah is pretty anal about his pixel art so i dont think he'd bugger the diagonals by accident


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 06:48 PM Reply

At 21 seconds ago, Luis wrote:
At 1 minute ago, Snake-Arsenic wrote: It's pixel art, but it's good pixel art and I like these icons better than the old. Also the glow effect evens out the edges nicely.

actually i take that back. it does seem like it was designed that way. weird.


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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 07:08 PM Reply

At 18 minutes ago, Luis wrote:
At 21 seconds ago, Luis wrote:
At 1 minute ago, Snake-Arsenic wrote: It's pixel art, but it's good pixel art and I like these icons better than the old. Also the glow effect evens out the edges nicely.
actually i take that back. it does seem like it was designed that way. weird.

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Response to Level icons image quality appauling Feb. 11th, 2012 @ 07:11 PM Reply

I love how they downgraded the level 41 bloody axe icon to level 21.


Yeah, right.

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