Game Dev Show 11 - Is 8-Bit Art Dead?

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For the past 5 to 10 years, pixel art and retro style have been mainstay features of indie video games. Has 8-bit become a lazy cliché, or are there new directions for this old-school style? Rachel Weil describes the benefits and pitfalls of retro aesthetics and demonstrates how a technical understanding of vintage game hardware can help designers and artists make informed development decisions.



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