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Bad luck with quests by ChrisCold Bad luck with quests by ChrisCold
The best kind of side quests is the "go-there-and-slay-it"-kind.

3+ hours, maybe 4.
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I LOVE digital paintings that have a dark fantasy theme. This piece "Bad Luck With Quests" expresses the moment that most RPGers have faced at some point or other :la:

You pick up the quest, navigate your way through a not-so-scary tunnel or forest. Upon exiting you sigh at the sight of some very intimidating scenery that you must go through to kill X and complete your quest :dummy:

I'm not a huge fan of roughly painted digital paintings but the seemingly lazy technique seems to suit this piece, giving it many sharps edges and emphasising the contrasts. The general colouring of this piece is pretty typical of the theme. The contrasts are what make this piece the standard that it is.

Unlike most rough digital paintings, with this piece you don't go
"ohhh this looks nice!"
*Clicks for full view*
"Oh... Never mind then..."

As a former World of Warcraft player I can totally relate to this piece, and that's what makes it a favourite for me. I'm sure many others feel the same.

:bulletred: If you were impressed with this piece then I suggest you browse ChrisCold's gallery to see many similar pieces! :bulletred:
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DHBW Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
I could see some of my characters enjoying this.
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ChrisCold Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
that's cool, 
my characters are lazy so they hate to do any kind of work D:
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DHBW Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013
Heh. Though some of mine would enjoy it TOO much.
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Jessica-Lorraine-Z Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Woahhh cool :D
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InspectorPepe Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So dark and moody, love it! Got that Dark Souls feel, especially the character. Keep up the good work! :D
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Skyicok Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
this is absolutely briliant :) cant even find words for commenting it :D really good work with atmosfere, light and shadows
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bossie-boots Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Superb :love:
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Beholdentolove Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like those kinds of quests, if they give you achievements they are all the better. ;-)
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ShadowPhoenix16 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is wicked!

I wish I could say more about it but my mind is running a blank ^^;
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zloypolzun Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Professional Filmographer
oh my favourite gray atmosphere
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