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Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« on: 17 Jul 2017, 21:41 »
Proxima Centauri b
Making First Contact




About 4.25 light-years from Earth sits a red dwarf called Proxima Centauri.
Around this star there is an exoplanet called Proxima Centauri b, right within the habitable zone.
We can only wonder what kind of life inhabits this planet.

Your job is to help us catalogue what species roam this distant place.

Guidelines:
  • The alien creature can be humanoid, but should not be human, be creative.
  • The creature should have a description that tells us something about the species.
  • There are no limitation on palettes or styles. Animations are welcome.

Once all creatures are presented by August 1st a panel of xenobiologists will decide which of these creatures is more likely to be found.

And the winners are:


01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot

02 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)
03 - Izera - Antititties

03 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature

« Last Edit: 11 Aug 2017, 13:39 by CaesarCub »

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #1 on: 17 Jul 2017, 23:47 »
Nice sprite jam good call! im in!

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #2 on: 18 Jul 2017, 00:31 »
Count me in :) already started creating :)

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #3 on: 18 Jul 2017, 16:43 »

This furry creature, known as the eepuot,
is a parasite feeding of the brainwaves of their preferred host by
attaching themselves to their host's scalp. Any waste produced by
the creatures metabolism is radiated directly into the host's brain,
known symptoms are intense feelings of narcissism and heightened
territorial instincts.

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #4 on: 18 Jul 2017, 16:51 »
Blondbraid, that creature is positively frightening and scary. Alien and yet somehow familiar... I just can't put my finger on where I have seen it before...

Great entry :D

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #5 on: 18 Jul 2017, 18:58 »
Hahahaha Amazing Blondbraid really cool entry

Izera

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #6 on: 18 Jul 2017, 20:27 »

Species Name: Antititties

Desccription: Named after their similarity to earth ants, members of the Antititties species are mostly female (over 90% of population). They are very intelligent, but also very conservative. They value their cultural heritage and refuse to ever change their primal and primitive way of life.

Habitat: Underground colonies and small surface areas near them.

Threats: Although peaceful in general, they are very strong and get angry easily so it's better to watch your words when engaged in direct contact. However, they also have a soft spot for males of any intelligent species they encounter, getting shy and quiet in their company, not able to hurt them. There were reports of abducted men that were visiting their lands, but planet authorities weren't able to confirm any links to Antititties.

Yay! My first contest entry :) I'm mostly happy with this one (the shading still seems a little bit flat to me though). I might animate it at some later time :)

Also here's a zoomable version (I don't know which one is better/preffered to post :) )

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #7 on: 18 Jul 2017, 23:16 »


Baltoon is some peaceful creature who lives on upper parts of mountains.
They are too shy (and too busy with holding hot air inside their head) to talk and will blow strongly to fly fast if you get close to them.
They can fly by with holding their breath and heat air up.

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #8 on: 19 Jul 2017, 17:22 »


Name: Revernauts (or commonly known as "Life Bringers" or "sons of god" )

Description: Despite their scary aspect they are peacefull creatures, they are the reason of all the existing elements in the universe, beacause they create them. Through their whole life (around 1000 years) they shelter and create millons of elements, materials and sometimes new life forms, compacted in their bodies, when their are about to die they travel far in the space and they explode in a supernova freeing all the elements into the galaxy. They don't talk, they comunicate by telekinesis. They don't bother anyone, so Don`t try to hurt them, they are super powerfull, no matter how strong you are, these creatures are in a whole superior level.

Habitat: They don't eat or drink but they need sun all the time, so they are constally traveling though the globe searching for this source.(and yes they dont't sleep)
« Last Edit: 19 Jul 2017, 20:39 by Rocchinator »

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #9 on: 20 Jul 2017, 12:51 »

This furry creature, known as the eepuot,
is a parasite feeding of the brainwaves of their preferred host by
attaching themselves to their host's scalp. Any waste produced by
the creatures metabolism is radiated directly into the host's brain,
known symptoms are intense feelings of narcissism and heightened
territorial instincts.

"Your anagrams are showing, doctor."

Or rather, your semordnilaps are showing...

(I had to look up what a word spelled backwards to create a new word is called, and amazingly it's "semordnilap", in itself a semordnilap of "palindromes"... Word geeks are geeky... (laugh) )

This entry gave me a great laugh, and the colouring is perfect!
« Last Edit: 20 Jul 2017, 12:54 by Mandle »

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #10 on: 20 Jul 2017, 13:51 »


Baltoon is some peaceful creature who lives on upper parts of mountains.
They are too shy (and too busy with holding hot air inside their head) to talk and will blow strongly to fly fast if you get close to them.
They can fly by with holding their breath and heat air up.
Reminds me of the enemies from Bomberman.

Also, while I know that the eepuot are supposed to be referencing Trump, I can't help but notice the similarity to an episode of The Simpsons as well.

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #11 on: 20 Jul 2017, 20:32 »
Ops, Accidental Post, delete at will!
« Last Edit: 23 Jul 2017, 12:25 by Tycho Magnetic Anomaly »

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #12 on: 21 Jul 2017, 15:17 »
I thought it was obvious that it was based on Trump judging by its description :)

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #13 on: 21 Jul 2017, 15:46 »
sorry, couldn't resist
Awesome photoshop, Tycho! (laugh)

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #14 on: 23 Jul 2017, 11:52 »
oh.. um.. you know i was meant to post this along with another pic in the funny pics thread.. i just clocked i posted this one in here, i think i had this thread open on another layer while getting the image and must have just replied to this without thinking.. my bad! I shall move it over there.
« Last Edit: 23 Jul 2017, 12:23 by Tycho Magnetic Anomaly »

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #15 on: 23 Jul 2017, 15:47 »
oh.. um.. you know i was meant to post this along with another pic in the funny pics thread.. i just clocked i posted this one in here, i think i had this thread open on another layer while getting the image and must have just replied to this without thinking.. my bad! I shall move it over there.

Why? Bring back the image in here in your original post...

It's hilarious and not breaking any rules that I know of...

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #16 on: 25 Jul 2017, 12:44 »
oh.. um.. you know i was meant to post this along with another pic in the funny pics thread.. i just clocked i posted this one in here, i think i had this thread open on another layer while getting the image and must have just replied to this without thinking.. my bad! I shall move it over there.

Why? Bring back the image in here in your original post...

It's hilarious and not breaking any rules that I know of...
Agreed, I thought it was hilarious and very fitting for the thread. :-D

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #17 on: 31 Jul 2017, 00:48 »
Ahhh… Proxima Centauri (b). 4.25 light years you say? That's a fair hike!

We've been using teleportation pads for eons, it's the only way to visit good ol' Proxy B. Sometimes the transit schedules get a little muddled however. :O



Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #18 on: 01 Aug 2017, 02:30 »
Holy Sh... Nixxon Amazing entrym haha Really good !


I want to Redo my entry, It`s the same description but i redraw the creature.

Name: Revernauts (or commonly known as "Life Bringers" or "sons of god" )

Description: Despite their scary aspect they are peacefull creatures, they are the reason of all the existing elements in the universe, beacause they create them. Through their whole life (around 1000 years) they shelter and create millons of elements, materials and sometimes new life forms, compacted in their bodies, when their are about to die they travel far in the space and they explode in a supernova freeing all the elements into the galaxy. They don't talk, they comunicate by telekinesis. They don't bother anyone, so Don`t try to hurt them, they are super powerfull, no matter how strong you are, these creatures are in a whole superior level.

Habitat: They don't eat or drink but they need sun all the time, so they are constally traveling though the globe searching for this source.(and yes they dont't sleep)



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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Deadline August 1st.-
« Reply #19 on: 01 Aug 2017, 13:06 »
Why replace it? You can enter with both. (nod)
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

And it's time to vote!
Voting will end on August 10th!

01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
02 - Izera - Antititties
03 - Horusr - Baltoon
04 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v1)

05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature

06 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)

Remember to vote for the top three.

Here are the trophies:


« Last Edit: 02 Aug 2017, 12:58 by CaesarCub »

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In order of appearence:
Eepuot
Revernauts(v1)
Teleported creature

1st: 04 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v1)
2nd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
3rd: 05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature

1st: 05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature
2nd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
3rd: 02 - Izera - Antititties

Izera

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1st: 06 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)
2nd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
3rd: 05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature

Nixxon

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1st: 06 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)
2nd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
3rd: 02 - Izera - Antititties

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1) Izera
2) 04 - Rocchinator
3) Blondbraid

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So many entries, and all of them were in the first page of the thread. We were really on topic for this contest.

1st: 06 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)
2nd: 05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature
3rd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot

1st: Izera
2nd: Blondbraid
3rd: horusr

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My votes:

1st: 06--Revernauts v2 by Rocchinator
2nd: 02--Antititties by Izera
3rd: 04--Teleported Creature by Nizzon (I wanted to do the Revernauts v1 by Rocchinator, but then decided one creatures by the same entrant was enough).

Hobo

1st: 06 - Rocchinator - Revernauts (v2)
2nd: 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
3rd: 02 - Izera - Antititties

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1st   > 01 - Blondbraid - Eepuot
2nd  > 05 - Nixxon - Teleported Creature
3rd  > 02 - Izera - Antititties

01 - Blondbraid
02 - Nixxon
03 - Izera

Horusr and Rocc's also great.. arg i hate voting

And the winners are announced!
And we have a shared third place!


1st place: Blondbraid - The eerie Eepuot


2nd place: Rocchinator - Revernaut the Revised Edition


3rd place: Izera - The aplty named Antititties
3rd place: Nixxon - And his hideously deformed teleported creature

Congratulations to all the participants!
Great entries all around!

Congrats, everyone! There were some really great entries! ;-D

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #35 on: 11 Aug 2017, 16:14 »
Congratulations everyone!  It was a fun one to watch.

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #36 on: 11 Aug 2017, 16:31 »
great stuff everbody .. congratulation so Blondbraid , Rocchinator, Izera and Nixxon  ... and of course well done to all the runners up.
This turned out to be a fantastic contest, I wish I had entered myself.

Well done all!

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #37 on: 11 Aug 2017, 17:40 »
Congrats to all winners and some bad words to everyone who couldnt be in top 3! Losers :P

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« Reply #38 on: 11 Aug 2017, 18:03 »
Well done, all entrants.

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« Reply #39 on: 11 Aug 2017, 18:30 »
Yeah 2nd :) Congratulations to al the entries amazing job.

Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #40 on: 11 Aug 2017, 20:00 »
Wow, thanks for all the votes and congratulations to the other winners!

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« Reply #41 on: 11 Aug 2017, 21:11 »
Well done guys. I'm starting to rack up these 3rd places hah.

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« Reply #42 on: 11 Aug 2017, 21:23 »
Wooo! First trophy! Thank You everyone! Was super fun :)

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #43 on: 12 Aug 2017, 07:41 »
cool, congrats to all the winners :)

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Re: Sprite Jam - Proxima Centauri b - Closed!
« Reply #44 on: 14 Aug 2017, 10:55 »
Yep, big congratulations to you all.