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Orbital Strike

By ukitakumuki
When in doubt. Nuke it.

Done for Sony Online Entertainment's Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game.

Shout out to Roger Chamberlain, Art Director for the project.

Work is copyright to Lucasarts Entertainment (explains why you don't see signatures anywhere on the work as well...). You can find the higher res wallpaper versions here: [link]
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tantian6891's avatar
SSD is enough to bomb planets, don't know why build Deathstar
SWtaervdesn's avatar
Nailed Imperial firepower (kinda overkill if you ask me) & W0W the scale is impressive. I mean, looK HOW TINY THOSE Rebel Frigates are in comparison to those Super-Star Destroyers??
they're too beautiful to be in combat put them in a museum.
SHLEEMO's avatar
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ChristopherLine's avatar
Nice Exterminatus :D
dudditsjan's avatar
Орбитальный удар... Безупречная работа по художественной части, но наивная по интеллектуальной составляющей. Подобные вещи были бы великолепны лет тридцать назад, когда американский кинематограф демонстрировал фантастические фильмы с подобными темами т. е. мастерство выше всяких похвал но ощущение, что всё это я уже когда-то видел. Впрочем, это проблема всего современного искусства. Простите за резкость - это моё личное мнение.
aliboy357's avatar
Base Delta Zero, rips apart continents and turns the surface to glass. Either somebody really angered them, Vader found out the dark side has no cookies or yet another bio-weapons lab had a containment breach.
Clonetrooper21's avatar
Yeah, if it's the first option, then the Rebels better start praying to whatever god they believe in, because it's probable that they will die. The second scenario sounds funny, just seeing Darth Vader order a Base Delta Zero on a random planet to vent his frustration. The third scenario would be vital if the bio-weapon in question was the death trooper plague, as that would warrant bombarding the planet from orbit.
TheDarkHeretic's avatar
Nice work !
Thats how i imagine a bombardement ;) !
delta7Xx's avatar
base delta zero bombardment
Maccyjoe's avatar
US strikes back.
aullus's avatar
Good Contribution thank you very much.
Ragnarok6664's avatar
Grand bombardement ;) wont be much left on the surface 
Kmon13's avatar
Never piss off the empire! 

....for they have gun that make big holes in your planet!
Sebistara's avatar
the moment, when palpatine heard about the new series "Rebels"...!
Taren14's avatar
That's a full Delta Zero there, not just an orbital strike XD Two SSDs seems like overkill, even for the Empire XD
tophats96's avatar
I love this piece of art!!!  It was my desktop background for years but I never knew who painted it!!!
psymonster1974's avatar
its the only way to be sure..
PhilMcCoy's avatar
nothing HOLY, here. 
just war  :-)
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