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My name is Aaron Foster and I did work as an Environment Artist professionally for about 2 years but I recently quit my job to pursue my dream, making games!

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So once again it has been a while since the last update! but now I have joined the team as a full time artist things should really start to pick up! My name is Aaron Foster and I did work as an Environment Artist professionally for about 2 years but I recently quit my job to pursue my dream, making games!

To start off with, I have been trying to copy what we have in game and bleed more of that into the concept and illustration work. Below are two character concepts that are more in line with what we have currently in game. The reason for this is because the old darker style really didn't represent the game's direction anymore and I really needed to tie it all together so that everything felt more consistent.


And finally a concept of Stealer Guy's wind mill home perched upon his own little island.


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TKAzA Staff
TKAzA

Go go aaron!

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TheLogan
TheLogan

Looks really nice!

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DJ_Link
DJ_Link

wow, really cool.
Good luck!

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angelcs
angelcs

by the look if it, it looks like the game itself going to be a a Zelda style when the camera is moving from above the character

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Whizzard
Whizzard

Looks interesting, I think I'm going to eyeball it ;)

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cW#Ravenblood

Looking really impressice!

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stewball
stewball

Tracking!

Darkplaces Engine though? Really? Care to explain why?

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Ark_
Ark_

Theres nothing wrong with the Darkplaces engine in fact its really good. Check out Nexuiz.com its using Darkplaces. Plus its open source so that could have been what swayed them to it.

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cortez666
cortez666

Alientrap.org use this link the other one didnt lead directly to nexuiz

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Ark_
Ark_

I should have linked to that as well but I was trying to show that the engine is being used in a commercial game as well.

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cortez666
cortez666

the commercial engine is an polished version of the normal DP engine, its optimized for consoles and most important of all its closed source.

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Ark_
Ark_

LordHavoc said that anything he writes is going into DP for general use unless a NDA blocks it or its a crude hack he doesn't like, so the important parts will be open source and this game will be able to take advantage of the new features and optimizations that are made. Thats why I chose it as an example project. Any way I don't want to derail this article any more and I didn't mean to bloat the comments this much.

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Anddos
Anddos

you quit your job now how are you going to live lol..
you just cant pressume this will sell...

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

Why isn't this game added to the site?

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

IndieDB? It seems to had been added before the launch of IndieDB:
Moddb.com

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

Oh, no, my mistake.

Probably it could be tagged as "commercial" earlier, that's why the game hasn't been moved to IndieDB. Don't see another explanation.

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cortez666
cortez666

sorry made a useless post :'-(

to a looking great game

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Ark_
Ark_

Looking good, I like the concepts.

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razorb Author
razorb

Thanks everyone, i appreciate all the kind words! and i will try and get some new stuff to show you soon!

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DynamicEcho
DynamicEcho

Nice art style.

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FreeFall89
FreeFall89

Dude, you're my hero! Stopping you're job to pursue a dream. Thats something I really respect! I'm keeping an eye out for this one.

Good luck and best wishes in the future!

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sake-bento
sake-bento

I wish you the best. Congratulations on making such a bold move. I really like your art style, so I shall definitely keep you in mind for future projects. ^-^

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leebarguss
leebarguss

Great concepts :D
Love the work :D

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

Looking brilliant, i've added it to IndieDB and are watching your game!

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TickingHands
TickingHands

I agree with everyone else, awesome concept art and style!

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Ka-ching
Ka-ching

Looks great!! :D

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Stry8993
Stry8993

Dude... I've always had an idea much akin to this. Well, at least, the vista you have going on there with the Windmill. Very awesome. Are you making this by yourself?

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razorb Author
razorb

There are only 2 of us! I am the artist and Chris is the Programmer :) oh and once again I really appreciate all the encouragement!

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DannyCon
DannyCon

Hellz hell!

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx

You quit your job to make a game? Hell yeah, you are my new hero :)

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azultain
azultain

the comeback of chris!

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PLing
PLing

The new art looks fantastic, loving windmill especially!

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