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Offline Ben J

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2009, 07:19:14 AM »
The pic for today is a structure on the horizon that could either be a mountain, a tower, and anthill, or a giant pile of... whatever.

This one was actually in the game, unitl it got replaced by a pic that conveyed more clearly what that mountain was supposed to be.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2009, 01:16:34 PM »
Cool picture. It kind of reminds me of Devil's Tower and at the same time a graphic used in some of the desert combat wilderness sets. :)

I'm glad you liked the elf, Ben. Today's offering is a cleric/priest/hierophant. As with the others I've posted, I made this one too.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2009, 02:42:46 PM »
The cleric looks great. Only thing is, he appears to be bare-chested, which would make him unfit to be my standard temple-priest replacement.

Right now, I'm using the VGA-ed version of the old EGA temple priest, found at corhub (image below). To replace that, the temple priest would have to look rather "neutral".

Do you have the same pic with some more "chaste" clothing? :D

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2009, 05:02:16 PM »
I don't at the moment, but let me see if I can come up with something...

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2009, 09:42:37 PM »
Okey doke, Ben. I don't know what color of shirt you were thinking about, and maybe someone else might want to use this with a different color, so I tried 4. :)
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2009, 10:45:40 PM »
Boy, you guys must keep your brightness turned up high.  Those pics look pretty dark on my monitor, even at night, and after it's been plenty warmed up.   :P

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2009, 11:09:25 PM »
The Heirophants are all dark. :) Part of the character idea he was originally created for (he deals with werewolves and demons and other things that go bump in the night). Though the small versions are  darker than the original...it's not by too much.

I think much of my work is dark, not by theme but by lighting. Hmm, I'll have to think on this and try some stuff to see if I might like to change that.

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2009, 05:48:21 AM »
Thanks, manikus!  :)

Yeah, the hierophant pics are a bit dark, but they can be brightened up a little.

I like the red one. I'll see if he fits into the overall style of the game (although there's not much of a consistent style, since the pics come from all kinds of different sources).

Below is a brightened up version of the red guy. Still dark, but a little clearer.

Now I don't know about the symbol on his chest. If he's supposed to be the "standard" priest, not every temple would have the same symbol. Maybe I'll edit that out, if that's okay?  ;D

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #23 on: September 21, 2009, 06:04:27 AM »
This pic is another of the trolls I did, before discovering the ultimate troll pic. :D

The source is a picture of a D&D miniature of a "feral troll", to be found here: http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/dod_gallery/Feral_Troll.jpg

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #24 on: September 21, 2009, 09:40:16 AM »
That's one nasty looking bugger! :)

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #25 on: September 21, 2009, 09:46:27 AM »
  I think I'll jump in with a few. A few years ago, I had a hard time finding a portrait of a dwarf who wasn't yelling, swinging a weapon, or both. I wanted something in a more conversational setting, and I don't like starting a conversation with someone who is yelling or attacking. That sort of thing shouldn't happen until after we've talked a while.
  In any case, here are some I came up with.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2009, 11:17:36 AM »
Very nice lookin' bunch of dwarves. I mean tough...I don't want them to start yelling at me and attack me. ;)

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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #27 on: September 21, 2009, 01:09:13 PM »
Those dwarves look awesome!

The last one is a perfect tavern pic.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #28 on: September 21, 2009, 03:02:43 PM »
Thanks Ben!
(I have a great fondness for taverns, particularly happy ones.)

Your mountain pic reminds of the old earthen towers around Salsbury plain, although they're not so tall. Maybe it's the weather at the top that makes me think of druids.
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Re: Pic of the Day
« Reply #29 on: September 21, 2009, 03:39:08 PM »
Today, I would like to add a non-humanoid. :) This red dragon is by me.