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EvE Online -Tornado by supersampled EvE Online -Tornado by supersampled
Deadicated to all those who played and still continue to play EvE because of internet spaceships.

Many thanks goes toward SHC and the guys over at Method.

Your welcome to download the original to see full view.

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C&C's expected, fav's and watches appreciated.

And yeah, i'm aware of the whole upside down/back to front myrmidon/kestrel/dragonfly thing. :)
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JetPowerFIE Featured By Owner Edited Aug 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't believe this thing was your creation! I started =v=, began browsing throuh the ships, came across the Tornado and instantly decided I was going to get it.  I worked so hard to get this thing, and boy was it EPIC!   Such power was breathtaking to behold.  Such amazing memoreis with it!  (Then I got gate jumped by two tier III Rifters and lost all of my 200M ISK investment. :()
Overstear Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This just has to be my most favorite boat in Eve, followed closely by the Cane.
dex7491a Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
Thank you for giving us Minnie players such a beautiful ship.
fusiondax Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's weird that Despite that huge contest of EVE online, there are not much EVE artwork on DA...
ManganMan Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You gave EVE the Tornado.
To be honest: Great job & grats for winning. You got my fav :D
Alexander-Syros Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
You've really gone all out on this one! Amazing work!
titanfish1337 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
Tornado; the Suicide Gankers best friend!
StarbuckCloudhoof Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Flying this right now, just finished turning it into a sniping platform.

Damn sexy.
maurice1997 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
oh my this is really cool
thone050 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Student Artist d ship
Milkman411 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
I just wanted to say that the Tornado quickly became one of my favorite ships in EVE Online after it was introduced. It's fun to use, looks good, and most importantly ---- it's vertical.
Ironsky9 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
this ship is legit :) what does it feel like designing something and then actually seeing it come to life like this in the game, musta been a bit surreal aye..
HealingBlight Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
I have flown this ship.

Having just found out about this contest, just wanted to say something I'd figure the original designer would appreciate hearing. I'm aware that a lot of people have flown this. I am one of them, and it is cool. :)
therealjake Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
But maybe unfortunately it's a battlecruiser now and not a battleship... won't think of it as a battleship
HealingBlight Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
It hits like a battleship, feared throughout space and just like its namesake, the tornado does a lot of damage in a small amount of time.

I thin the creator would be proud to see so many of his ship on the killmails of fat and careless carebears. :)
supersampled Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Professional Filmographer
bullshark45 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
how much fun is eve once you get deeper into the game?
VacuityMechanica Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Student Artist
Depends on who you fly with. Eve-O's fun increases greatly from the MM part of MMO.
CommanderA9 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
This makes me want to fly my Maelstrom to fly true Minmatar again! :D
x32fzw Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Just looking at this design on the Wiki thinking how awesome it looks. Great work. Going to be buying one of these shortly!
ShadowHyperreal Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
Every time I see one of these works of art pass by me on EVE I get goose bumps. Incredible.
7-Nation-Army Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Student Photographer
Congrats on the win!
wuestenbrand Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great Work .. :D ..
Insane-Randomness Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
One of my favorites of the glass cannon cap-ship killers. Ridiculously fast.

Also, are you happy now? There's no hurricanes anymore cause everyone wants one of these.
JollyDGiant Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
Thanks for making a great ship ! I love the Minmatar Race, and i will proudly fly this ship :D
CaveGrue Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Smashed some customs offices with one of these a little bit ago.
Onyxa Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Congrats, that Design really made it into EVE!
Well done!
czechlion Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011   Photographer
Proud Tornado pilot here o7
OblivionDawn Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011   Digital Artist
I am flying this ship right now. It's awesome.
paraisolvidado Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
congrats your ship is already in the game looks fantastic
Failsauce989 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
This... Is... AWESOME!! I'm buying one as soon as it comes out, I love it!
Spacesam Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
congrats ! can't wait to see this one ingame
xentt Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011
im buying one on eve as soon as they realease him. congrats
WarFalcon Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Minmatar Rule! Thought I had this in my favs but guess not, time to fix that! Anyways, gonna get one of these things when I get the chance. A battlecruiser with battleship guns sounds fun.
jgrahl Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011
Augustow08 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
Reminds me of the Gallente Frigate class Catalyst but with a slightly different shape to it.
ZombieFX Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
i seen them in homeworld :P
lol eve steals a lot xD

(dont mean it, looks good) :D
leplantigrade Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
leplantigrade Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
T-F-O-I Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
why is the mimnitar the only exceptional one?, the gallente ship is useless it's just a domi with some extra armor, the caldari one is all right as it would even the playing field to match the rr domi fleet's prowess, but the amarr version is worthless what use is tracking disruption on a battleship?, i mean c'mon the only ship that you made here that would survive on it's own is the tornado, or maybe the abolition if it is scripted with optimal range disruption and is facing a blaster boat, redo the gallente boat give us something useful we deserve to have the best ship of a sub capital class, we've been nerfed to nubdom for 3 years
CrisRaidanArt Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh man, you're drawing are so awesome, you have some tutorial of this? some tecnique?

I play Eve
NhorrSpantheck Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Professional General Artist
It's comming to be true! Congrats ;)
waltage Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
official news:
Minmatar Republic Battleship is ready to shipyard
waltage Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
official news
first Tornado going to Republic shipyard!
tanyuning Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
check this out ^^
lgonggr Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011
In a contest with many worthy entries, yours stood out as excellent. There were other ships I liked more for aesthetic reasons, not because their artwork was better, but as EVE seriously needs more vertical ships this got my vote as well
Amanokage Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011
I think it should be named "Broken Boomerang". Hehe. This looks amazing though. Always loved the look of Minmatar ships. :)
Fantastic! =D
Malkyre Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The image linked below just showed up on the EvE Facebook page. It's being made finally!

Prof-Nexus Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I like it and would buy it, but to be completely honest, i think there were other designs worthy of 1st place but that's down to personal preference. It's simple and sticks to Minmatar design so should be fairly easy to import into the game without any adjustments. This is the reason why some probably didn't win because of there drastic "out there" design. Does anyone know when are we likely to see this in-game ?

Great work and congrats on winning mate :)
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