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Pixel Man (also referred as "Newbie") is the main playable character in Campaign mode.
Pixel Man starts out sleeping in the outskirts of San Blocksisco on his farm when suddenly an outbreak of zombies and monstrous creatures started to infect most of the city's citizens.
He fights through hordes of various creatures, eventually getting to the source of the outbreak in School, which teleports him into the Block World, where he meets a schoolgirl who will help him to end the outbreak by reaching the Parallel World. It is in the Parallel World where he meets (and fights) the Dragon to discover what caused the outbreak.
After the latter, he travels with the schoolgirl to the Crossed Worlds, where he finds The Creator and fights the bug that ruined his world. He eventually succeeds, but out of anger, The Bug turns him into a bug himself. He then gets exiled into the Internet.
Pixel Man is a middle-aged man with brown hair, a brown beard, a red shirt, navy blue pants, and has a brown holster for his Pixel Gun on the side. He is sometimes seen with a red headband with a pixel of hair covering it. He had a nose and a green shirt in older versions.
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- His skin seems to be derived from the popular "Griefer" skin created by gab51299 of Planet Minecraft.
- After Pixel Gun used the skin, he answered the question if they had copied the skin from Pixel Gun or if the company copied his skin as the following: "Yes, Pixel Gun (World) took this skin from me without my permission." It has been proven that the skin had existed longer than the game since there are comments from as long ago as 6 years ago.
- Newbie somewhat resembles Steve, the main character from the indie video game "Minecraft" by Mojang, having similar pants, short-sleeved shirt, hairstyle, and beard.
- He is the default skin of the player and in the older version of Pixel Gun 3D (like stated above), he was very similar to Steve. In the new version, he wears a red shirt, wears shades, and slightly resembles Duke Nukem.
- There is a portrait of Pixel Man in the living room in Farm.
- As of 10.0.0, he no longer has shades in his skin and has a headband, just like in the story comics.
- The portrait of the Newbie in the farm level looks like the older version of him with green clothes and no shades.
- After the Bridge level is completed and Pixel Man has jumped off the bridge, while he is swimming toward the Prison, he refers to himself as "hero".
- His appearance changed in the comics as the 12.2.0 update arrived.