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by Dark Duel
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

And now for something a little different:
Black Valkylander

Just felt like doing something in a more uniform color scheme, and this is how it turned out.

Was going for "regal", but it ended up looking a little "evil", didn't it? Whoops.
by Dark Duel
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

I've honestly given very little thought to the numerous unknown G-Frames from IBO apart from one or two customs I put together from existing models. I would imagine that Phenex would probably be a model that is flight capable due to the phonetic and symbolic association with the Phoenix. So perhaps ...
by Dark Duel
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE Thread Mk I
Replies: 15
Views: 1457

Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE Thread Mk I

I was kinda shocked at how much better the Zero Custom can pull off SF's colors than even the SF can. Apart from that, another pretty great episode. Nice to see that, unless I'm much mistaken, Hiroto seems to be working on putting together the Veetwo using that cannon they just won. Also, "No carrot...
by Dark Duel
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Took down the previous images, because I completed a full set of images of the GMs in both regular and a modified "Gundam Head" variant. Links below: REGULAR: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48943359017_ae885df4be_c.jpg GUNDAM HEAD: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48947482072_a98408bb61_c.jpg
by Dark Duel
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Yeah. So still on the subject of GMs, I also did this side-by-side comparison of all three generations of GMs: FRONT REAR I did slightly tweak the first-gen GM's shoulders for better accuracy, and I also, rather than use the official lineart for the GM III(which has slightly different and IMO a litt...
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

At A Baoa Qu, yeah. I actually remember there was one bloke in particular piloting, IIRC, a Braw Bro who went up against Sayla's GM Custom and honestly thought he was up against the Gundam, right up until she killed him. Was kinda hilarious.
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Yeah, I remember that. I also remember from reading Origin that there was some confusion/panic from the attacking Zeon forces when the GMs were deployed, some of them initially thought they'd mass-produced the Gundam.
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

True. I'll have a think about it.
I did do one thing though just to increase the parallel even more - Changed the Gundam Head's color scheme

Though that does bring up a good point, and something that's been bugging me for ages. How come the GM's only got one beam saber, anyway?
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

I actually thought about it, but I think I decided against it on the basis that I figured it as a mostly cosmetic modification made for psychological warfare purposes - I didn't see a reason for its actual armament to differ.
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

That's true as well. So on another note, partially inspired by Thunderbolt and by a conversation I had with someone on Skype, I also put this together: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48932298328_46ffd09763_z.jpg The left is a RGM-79 GM that I got by basically modifying the RMS-179 GM II lineart...
by Dark Duel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Art and Multimedia
Topic: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff
Replies: 266
Views: 77158

Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/489 ... 1b1c_z.jpg

Pretty straightforward - recolored the WoDom Pod from Build Divers Re:RiSE into the original WoDom's red.
Kinda like it better.
by Dark Duel
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE Thread Mk I
Replies: 15
Views: 1457

Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE Thread Mk I

So far so good. Not as effective a hook as that incredibly badass prologue episode for BD was, but certainly off to a better start than the main BD series itself - or than BFT, for that matter. At least its protagonists don't look like Digimon main character ripoffs. Was not expecting to see any of ...
by Dark Duel
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gundam Seed Movie Status
Replies: 20
Views: 1308

Re: Gundam Seed Movie Status

Yeah, no. This was years before VS Astray introduced the Carbon Human concept; I only very vaguely remember the fic itself except it used Seed/Destiny characters exclusively, and it specifically used "cloning" as an excuse to bring back the six Extended from the series(most of which were, btw, massi...
by Dark Duel
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gundam Seed Movie Status
Replies: 20
Views: 1308

Re: Gundam Seed Movie Status

I remember many years ago reading an old and fairly bad GSD sequel fic that did exactly that - brought back not only the GSD trio, but also the Seed junkies, handwaving it as "cloning" while ignoring the fact that cloning has, as per both series, some pretty substantial health ramifications. Can't r...
by Dark Duel
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gundam Seed Movie Status
Replies: 20
Views: 1308

Re: Gundam Seed Movie Status

Honestly, my level of interest in additional animated CE works is pretty close to zero at this point. I suppose the best I can muster is a kind of mild, morbid curiosity at just how they're going to manage to jump the shark this time. That and, with a few notable exceptions, the mech designs have us...
by Dark Duel
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char
Replies: 15
Views: 1091

Re: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char

Nice. And personally I think that’s perfectly in-character as well
by Dark Duel
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char
Replies: 15
Views: 1091

Re: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char

Oh really? And what exactly would that be? Only thing from the OYW era that I can think of offhand that might cause that kind of apprehension would be the EXAM System.
by Dark Duel
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: The Macross Valkyrie Thread
Replies: 431
Views: 48819

Re: The Macross Valkyrie Thread

That's a cute little tidbit. I like that.
by Dark Duel
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char
Replies: 15
Views: 1091

Re: Hypothetical OYW-era MS preference for CCA-era Char

First, I am going to assume here that Amuro gets the NT-1, which was initially IIRC created for him, though it was damaged in the Zeon attack at Side 6, plus the war ended not long afterwards. So you have Amuro in the NT-1 against Char in either an Action Zaku, a Gelgoog Jäger, or the Dolmel. I thin...
by Dark Duel
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam The Origin Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 597
Views: 70095

Re: The Official Gundam The Origin Anime Thread Mk I

BrentD15 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:57 am
"Edward Mass" (I can't really like how they pronounce the name. It sounds more French than anything)
It’s supposed to. I’m traveling ATM and don’t have the books on hand, but Origin uses the French spelling “Édouard” rather than the English “Edward” for Casval’s alias while at Texas Colony.