8-bit Community, Dungeons and Dragons Mash-up

Community 8-bit D&D art
Quick illustration mashing the D&D cartoon and the cast of Community in 8-bit form

Here’s an idea I’ve had in my head for the past couple of weeks. Based on the episode of Community, where the cast is forced to battle in an 8-bit world for Pierces’ inheritance, and the wicked cool CBS Saturday morning ‘toon, Dungeons and Dragons.

After a few quick sketches, and some internet reference, I quickly built the file in Illustrator CS6 using a scanned sketch, a grid and the live paint bucket tool. A very easy way to create/emulate good old 8-bit video game art.

The type is reminiscent of the 80’s D&D materials, it’s not the same font. But it’s such a close approximation, only a true geek would notice. And I don’t want to spend 12 hours re-imagining that type face for a parody piece.

Let me know what you think.

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