The lights are on
As many of you already know, production company iam8bit crafted an art installation/social experiment hybrid during the 25th annual Game Developers Conference, designed to celebrate the perseverance of the pixel in an polygon age.
Each attendee was given a pixel and asked to help flesh out the piece of pop art, designed by designer Jude Buffum. By the time the conference came to a close, 5,760 pixels were placed, and the final work of art revealed itself.
While we snapped a handful of photos of the effort throughout the week, this official time lapse video is significantly more impressive. Check out 40 hours of work compressed into four minutes below. If you watch carefully enough, you'll see someone sneak in a secret Mario.
Yeah...that was freakin cool.
Hrmmm, I see no video below :/
Pretty Awesome. Nice sneak-in of the Mario. Great group job :o)
Dazzling! Time lapse videos never cease to amaze.
This is so cool. I don't know how anyone would miss that mario though XD
that was pretty awesome. had no idea what it was going to look like and then bam it all comes together.
I bet Mario would have been able to stop that dragon from attacking the Golden Gate Bridge.
I love 8-bit art, takes me back to the good parts of my childhood. Now if only they'd bring Code Monkeys back...
That's pretty awesome. iam8bit is where Nick Ahrens works now, right?
That was awesome!