Winter 2023 Art Challenge - Rhythm (Rhythm Action)

Winter 2023 Art Challenge - Rhythm (Rhythm Action)

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Welcome to the winter 2023 art challenge. Rhythm (Rhythm Action) is this seasons genre.

The challenge and voting starts 1st December 2023.

Suubmission period ends 1st January 2024.

The votes will be tallied, announcing the winner on 8th January 2024.

Submit your entries anytime...


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


Tag your submissions with "rhythm" and "2023" tag 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 January 2024 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 rhythm action game. Good luck!


2D side view perspective.

3D/2.5D side view perspective.

3D third person perspective.



Stage backgrounds Preferably at a 16:9 aspect ratio to fit well on modern screens (9:16 ratio is also good for mobile games).

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


Study the great games listed below for ideas :)


Prime examples of the genre for inspiration:

Beat Saber

Friday Night Funkin'

Crypt of the Necrodancer


Guitar Hero

Just Shapes & Beats

Dance Dance Revolution