Wasteland 2 old man portrait

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Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Brother None » June 14th, 2013, 9:06 am

To help tide you guys over while we work on the alpha and next update, here is another portrait picture for Wasteland 2. Think he's friendly?

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Post by TΛPETRVE » June 14th, 2013, 9:13 am

Aaah, it's alive! Kill it with fire!
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by The Doctor » June 14th, 2013, 10:15 am

"Grampa we've brought the kids to visit."

Is this the old desert rat that has the information about the strange goings on out at Sore Thumb mesa?

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Post by Grohal » June 14th, 2013, 11:16 am

Looks great - love it. :D
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by batfax » June 14th, 2013, 11:37 am

Looks like he could be your best friend or speedy undoing if you're not careful.

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Post by Felixg91 » June 14th, 2013, 2:45 pm

Um this guy looks...a bit of a nutter.

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Post by randir14 » June 14th, 2013, 2:52 pm

I get the feeling he's one of the AI companions. Maybe you have to keep him stocked with alcohol or he goes berserk.

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Post by Ronin73 » June 14th, 2013, 3:15 pm

I bet he'd trade that gun for a bottle of Snake Squeezins :P
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by VitorF » June 14th, 2013, 4:23 pm

It must be just me but the shotgun barrel seems somewhat bent :? ?

Other than that it looks funtastic :D
Although i'm not so sure if i would like to have him as a companion ;)

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Post by namelessxx » June 14th, 2013, 7:05 pm

VitorF wrote:It must be just me but the shotgun barrel seems somewhat bent :? ?

Other than that it looks funtastic :D
Although i'm not so sure if i would like to have him as a companion ;)
its just you. theyre pretty straight. gotta say, i like this picture alot, its really creepy but still right in line with all the other concept arts.
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Drool » June 14th, 2013, 9:55 pm

VitorF wrote:It must be just me but the shotgun barrel seems somewhat bent
I think it's the weird angle.
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Post by sparkee666 » June 14th, 2013, 10:27 pm

These artist are amazing. The portrats in the game alone are going to make it worth the purchase.

I forgot did I mention that the portraits should be as big as you can get away with. :)

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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Acid » June 14th, 2013, 11:54 pm

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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Drool » June 15th, 2013, 12:17 am

I think it's Ralf.

After being rescued from the torture room in the Temple of Blood by the Rangers, young Ralf pledged his support to the Rangers and their mission. After being critically wounded about ten minutes later by a slavering Bloodbeast, the Rangers decided that while Ralf's spirit was willing, his flesh was far, far too weak. Also, he really only knew how to handle a knife. The Rangers patched him up and sent him to talk to Ellen back in Quartz, figuring that giving him a Very Important Mission (helping keep Quartz safe) would be kinder than leaving him behind in Needles to renew his Sand Bum ways.

That worked for while: he trained hard and learned to handle a gun. However, you never forget your first love, and soon the siren's song of Snake Squeezins was just too much for him. Since he wasn't gifted with foresight like the Oracle with the Desert Nomads, Ralf drifted around the area. Thanks to the Rangers, it was a lot safer than it could have been, but it was still pretty dangerous, which is why he kept his trusty shotgun, Ol' Blue.

He eventually settled in a scavenged shack, near the foothills of the mountains, not far from the old silver mine. When he's hard up for money, he'll brave the Ghouls and Scavs and try to mine a few bits of silver. His door is always open to Rangers, but everyone else had best stay away. He even managed to scavenge on of the marker flags from the Guardian's Citidel after the Rangers swept though there like a hurricane of destruction. Even though the Guardians are now long gone, people remember those flags, and it keeps curious New Wavers and random scum away.
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by snakeoil » June 15th, 2013, 1:31 am

to me its like watching a cgi-trailer for rollercoaster tycoon... gameplay or xbox go home, but nice artwork of some old dude at some place.

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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Woolfe » June 15th, 2013, 3:07 am

Meh... its ok..... Honestly is a bit generic... It needs a story to go with it... hint hint ;)

The barrel does look bent to me, but yeah its probably just the angle :)
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Post by Crosmando » June 15th, 2013, 3:38 am

Good to see some art which really reflects the grim and gritty reality of what human beings would actually look like when all the modern amenities, just basic things like production of clothing and food, when all that is destroyed, and people are forced to survive by scavenging.
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Jukkahvi » June 15th, 2013, 10:12 am

Who took the picture? This isn't funny.

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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Zombra » June 15th, 2013, 12:59 pm

The gun barrel looks fine - I'm more worried about his broken shoulder! This guy is definitely a survivor. He's clearly been through some real shit. But look at that cheery smile! Of course he's friendly!

Love the detail on his face. Beautiful work.
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Re: Wasteland 2 old man portrait

Post by Dr_Chaos » June 15th, 2013, 1:10 pm

It's my grandpa. :o

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