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Monroe 6569   [2011]

Monroe 6569 Released by :
Digger

Release Date :
7 May 2011

Type :
C64 Graphics

Website :
http://c64pixels.com/diggr/monroe6569

Released At :
C64pixels.com Double Screen Compo

Achievements :
C64 Graphics Competition at C64pixels.com Double Screen Compo :  #3

User rating:********__  8.2/10 (23 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  8.6/10 (12 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Digger
Graphics .... Digger

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/97461/diggr_agony.prg (downloads: 575)

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User Comment
Submitted by Tao on 13 July 2011
For some reason I like the 64-version better than the original. Guess I might be too much of a pixelhead :P
User Comment
Submitted by Medicus on 13 May 2011
oh wow.... the signature is not wired...
User Comment
Submitted by saehn on 12 May 2011
Thanks for posting your tool online, very cool! Here is the image compared to the original:

User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 9 May 2011
It would be nice with more original graphics in this competition. It's one thing to be inspired, another thing to copy. It looks nice, though...
User Comment
Submitted by Hoild on 8 May 2011
Many refreshingly "un-C64-ish" graphics in this compo. This is my personal number one.
User Comment
Submitted by Jak T Rip on 8 May 2011
WOW! The pic and the TRONish style are amazing. But even more cool is that charset mode / editor you wrote for it. Keep it up!
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 8 May 2011
ammazing, looks like a non c64 pic, still love it :)
User Comment
Submitted by Nitro on 8 May 2011
Awesome effort with the picture and own editor!
User Comment
Submitted by Celtic on 8 May 2011
My personal favourite, even with the new entries by Yazoo and Twoflower (which are completely awesome aswell). This one just kicks ass. It is great to have Digger back, and even better his gfx are awesome! Well done sir!
User Comment
Submitted by Digger on 8 May 2011
Thanks for all the comments - it was quite challenging to do it using chars (and limited palette). I've ended up coding my own editor – actually, it's available online (and soon as open source with the .asm for the viewer)

http://c64.blog2t.net/slixed/ (Adobe Flash plugin required)

Let me know what you think.
User Comment
Submitted by Mermaid on 8 May 2011
Wile Coyote: We'll just have to agree to disagree on that one, it looks great to me as it is.
User Comment
Submitted by Wile Coyote on 8 May 2011
@Mermaid

The large purple chunk looks fine.
The vertical cyan meets green in an abrupt fashion at tip of hair is the area I refer to.
A couple of well place sprites would have worked wonders.

UPDATE: Having seen the source image behind Monroe 6569 has altered my original views. While Digger’s take on the original is proportionally accurate, he has failed somewhat in recreating the sparkle present on Monroe 3000 / Noeeko. The sparkle really makes the original what it is.
User Comment
Submitted by Mermaid on 8 May 2011
Great use of char mode.

Wile Coyote: Large chunk of cyan? I don't see much cyan except a tiny bit at the tip of the hair? Did you mean the chunk of purple?
User Comment
Submitted by Yazoo on 8 May 2011
charmode gfx rulez... good job with this! maybe it is a bit too close to the original to be something special gfx-wise (i miss a little own creativity), but still the result looks really nice.

http://artcity.bitfellas.org/inspirations/24674i.jpg
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 8 May 2011
Looks good
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 8 May 2011
Nice piece - the original was made by the Polak 'Michal Sycz' (aka Noeeko) and is entitled, Monroe 3000. Nice work for chars!

http://www.noeeko.com/#/illustration/monroe_3000
User Comment
Submitted by Wile Coyote on 8 May 2011
The face looks great, as does the ear ring. There's something about the hair that bothers me, it might the large chuck of cyan.
Also, I see a parrot wedged in the front of someone's face :)

If I was asked to pick a winner from this 2 screen compo, Monroe 6569 would be 2nd to Cargo.
User Comment
Submitted by Cresh on 8 May 2011
Surprise! Dobra robota!
User Comment
Submitted by Freshmaster Nice on 8 May 2011
I think we have a winner!
User Comment
Submitted by Ksubi on 8 May 2011
Wow! Amazing pic, love the colour combinations.
User Comment
Submitted by v3to on 8 May 2011
the graphic is done in charset
User Comment
Submitted by Skate on 8 May 2011
is this hires or what? :) amazing picture.
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