WOOOOOOO I finished it! My Sylvari ranger, Idryd, and Baili’s Charr warrior from Guild Wars 2, being DRAMATIC. Idryd’s armor is loooosely based on some of the in-game armor I’ve had, though I swapped in a plain old Krytan bow because the powerful bows all look silly when you paint them. As for Craxus, well. His armor started OUT as a combo of a couple of armor sets, and then I just said NNNOPE and went bonkers with it. CRAZY GEAR MOTIF PAULDRONS 4 ALL.
The big splattery brush in the back is from the GW2 press kit, I believe. SO MUCH FUN to paint in this style.
Included a couple of detail shots because details. Now I just have to make time to actually play the game again, lolololol I am the worst.
I wrote this in response to another post on tumblr, but I’d really like everyone to understand what’s actually going on with this co-op thing.
In Assassin’s Creed Unity, you play as Arno. Always. Co-op is an extension of the central game, and you jump into other people’s games still playing as Arno. You are Arno. The other people playing are Arno. Everyone is Arno. Ubisoft has the game programmed so that the other Arnos on your screen appear with generic faces and differently colored cloaks, so as to differentiate them.
So when they said that programming female characters was too hard, they weren’t talking about creating female models. They were making the point that the work involved in having you play as Arno but appear on someone else’s screen as a female assassin was too complicated and frankly not worth the time or energy that could go into finishing the actual game. Unfortunately, one reporter took a quote out of context for the sake of a divisive headline, and all the psuedo-activists of the world reacted without researching the issue.
Say “Me” and reblog if you’ve been playing Guild Wars 2 since launch (or since the first public beta) and still have yet to obtain a precursor.
I want to test the statistics in this regard, comparing how many precursors are available on the trade post vs. how many players have only ever seen a precursor on a website or on the trade post, but not land in their actual inventory.