Let's learn how to make our own pixel art character sprites! Many classic and modern video games use two-dimensional pixel art, a.k.a. sprites, to represent characters. The limitations on size and color palette can unlock worlds of creativity!

We'll cover the fundamentals of pixel art character sprites, as well as learn to make our own using MakeCode Arcade, and even upload our characters and move them around on the PyBadge!

Microsoft MakeCode Arcade is a web-based beginner-friendly code editor to create retro arcade games for the web and for microcontrollers.

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This guide was first published on Apr 26, 2019. It was last updated on Apr 26, 2019.

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