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X-COM: DEEP RISING Avenger Craft

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Published: January 16, 2016
© 2016 - 2020 ukitakumuki
In early 2010, approached me to help create art for an XCOM tribute project they had brewing. One does not say no to any of that.
Although I turned down the offer to do the sequential art given other commitments at the time, I settled on the concept art phase, which proved to be a delightful experience.
The greatest challenge was to re-imagine the original pixel art into a more tangible form, adding my own preferences for functionality while attempting to honour the aesthetic read of the originals.

5 years on, Olav and Pedro, the crazy geniuses who hired me, have come through with that vision- a multi-media comic with a gorgeous presentation:!/
Your passion inspires me..!

XCOM trademarks, copyrights, and characters are the property of, and used with the permission of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
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This is amazing! I don't often come on Deviant Art, but every time I do, I'm always surprised by every amazing piece of art you upload on here. Thank you for sharing this with us! :D
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Is it a hovercraft or a boat?

Also, the missiles on the right compartment don't seem launchable.
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mikemarsProfessional Digital Artist
pretty slick
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Loone-WolfProfessional General Artist
Long time no see, would be very amazing if they really made this into the next generation of XCOM games. A lovely craft indeed!
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Oh X-COM. I almost have forgotten this one. Gret job. I love the angle and the details. Nice colors too.
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hw-ChimasHobbyist Artist
Really cool design, not only the ship, but also the hangar.
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I love like this work😊❤️
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birdboy100Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd love to see a cross section of this, like how it looks on the inside.
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StugMeisterHobbyist Digital Artist
X-Com has always been one of my favourite franchises. You've done a great job reimagining this. :) :+fav:
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gensanityProfessional Traditional Artist
very cool 
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Really like your style. Would like to work with you on a game someday but you would probably be too expensive for me :P
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The commander has strange research priorities. He developed the most powerful craft in the known galaxy, but he didn't research any weapons and has to equip it with avalanche missiles an an autocannon.
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SirRingeStudent Traditional Artist
Ah, man, never fail to impress. First Edge of Tomorrow, now this xD Wow. Awesome concept, thanks for sharing the comic link :D
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Looks amazing ! Btw, can't wait for new X-Com coming in February ^^
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