Summer 2023 art challenge - Physics!

Summer 2023 art challenge - Physics!

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Welcome to the summer 2023 art challenge. Physics is this seasons genre.

The challenge and voting starts 1st June 2023.

Suubmission period ends 1st July 2023.

The votes will be tallied, announcing the winner on 8th July 2023.

Submit your entries anytime... 


ANY art that hasn't already been submitted to OGA qualifies for the challenge!


Tag your submissions with "physics" and "2023" tags to be in the running...

Post a link to your upload in this thread or in the Discord Art Challenge Submission channel:

The submission with the most favourites by 8th July 2023 wins!


Prizes include a shiny new OGA medal for participants and the winner.



Also, appear a cut above the rest on the Discord server by gaining the following roles:


🥇 Art Boss (for the winner)

🥈 Art Contender (for all entrants)


Art used in the banner image:


The following is a guide on the art required to make a physics game. Good luck!


Any 2D, 3D or VR pespective.


Stage backgrounds Preferably at a 16:9 aspect ratio to fit well on modern screens.

A good resolution for pixel art backgrounds is 384 x 216. This fits the 1080p resolution perfectly when scaled up 5x.


Concept art


Faux box/cartridge art.

Press kit (hi-res backgrounds, logos, cinematic screenshots, banner images).

For game page images, check out this size guide:



It can be any style or genre, e.g., orchestral, electronic, chiptune, etc. Mood is important.

Type 1 main menus, levels, or credits scenes are passionate, rousing, self-assured, boisterous, or rowdy.

Type 2 main menus, levels, or credits scenes are aggressive, fiery, tense, anxious, intense, volatile, visceral.

Type 3 main menus, levels, or credits scenes are rollicking, cheerful, fun, sweet, amiable/good natured.

Type 4 main menus, levels, or credits scenes are humorous, silly, campy, quirky, whimsical, witty, wry.

Game Over is literate, poignant, wistful, bittersweet, autumnal, or brooding.


Prime examples of the genre for inspiration:

Human Fall Flat

Angry Birds

Poly Bridge 2


Tricky Towers

Bridge Constructor Portal

Portal 1 & 2