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Forgotten World Gizeh

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Inspiration for this little project came from an image of Yuri Shwedoff. Of course many different wallpaper sizes are available for download again. Other images with a different core element and mood are going to follow.

Wallpaper (widescreen and normal sizes) available here: gtgraphics.de/wallpapers/forgo…

Forgotten World Schwanstein by TobiasRoetsch Forgotten World Angkor Wat by TobiasRoetsch Forgotten World Taj Mahal by TobiasRoetsch
Forgotten World Colosseum by TobiasRoetsch Forgotten World Hungarian Parliament by TobiasRoetsch Forgotten World Saint Basils by TobiasRoetsch
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:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Impact

This truly is an intriguing concept. I've always wondered about the fact that history appears to repeat itself, because eventually we seem to forget what wars, pollution, and a general non-caring attitude can do.

It could also be much simpler; I don't think our current climate change is man-made. Humanity may have, in some small way, contributed to it, but I believe it's a natural cycle our planet goes through.

Be that as it may, any disaster, no matter what the cause, usually has a few survivors, and as long as there are survivors, the continuation of a species is guaranteed. Who knows what another 3 millennia will bring? Egypt could very well be a green and humid, almost Anglican looking landscape, and archaeologists will wonder how part of an apparent rock formation suddenly appears like a man-made pyramid; that is if all records are lost.

You have captured a potential future in a striking, but also in an almost sad, and moody kind of way. A time when humanity once again must learn anew all the technological marvels it once possessed; but also, that there is always light amidst the even darkest times.

While the overall concept of a dystopian future is nothing new (hence my impact rating), this particular concept I haven't seen before. Pyramids in conjunction with futuristic technology are no rarity, but to see Egypt in a setting like this, a pyramid enclosed in rock which has amassed over the many centuries, but to also still see it having survived as a monument to, by then, truly ancient times; that is a great vision indeed! And the overall quality of the piece cannot be faulted. I'd love to be able to point out some flaws to help, but I cannot find any.

Nicely done! Sehr gut!