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Crossover, ships, pairings and what have you...sorry for not updating much, I barely manage my dA as is because I am so busy (and dA mobile is no way to manage a group). I'll start blogging more artwork to our official tumblr every once in a while (right now there is mostly reblogs).

NOTE: We do NOT accept: stolen work, hentai and work that violates TOS, everything else is permitted.
Early last year a group of students from University of Abertay Dundee, UK, started working on something that is to become their biggest accomplishment to date. They started work on a student brief for Care Inspectorate, a charity that works with disadvantaged kids in Scotland, and a little blue alien was born. Sid is a little blue alien that just doesn't fit into our world. He is stuck here and all he wants to do is go home. The project was hence named Far From Home and is a Unity based stealth game in which you play as Sid and try to rebuild your spaceship, avoid getting caught by the suits and finally go home.



The project started as an ambitious student project and was discouraged by lecturers at every turn. What the guys set out to do was simply impossible in the time frame. Two levels built in 3D, 4 fully rigged and characters, mini puzzle games and more. Learning Unity from scratch was difficult, putting the assets in was even more so. The team worked hard, lived in the university and even neglected other projects and commitments to get this game done. After the New Year day, in early 2013, things started to finally take shape. But that's also when problems started. It became quite obvious that some members of the team are not pulling their weight. There were fights and huge disagreements. By the summer it looked like the project is not going to be finished. That is exactly when the lovely people at Care Inspectorate stepped in and offered to fund the project for the next 3 months of summer. In this unexpected and very welcome turn of events the Far From Home team hired another artist (me!) and ploughed on with the development.





The workload was insane. We promised representatives from CI 2 more characters, one new area and a whole bunch of improvements and a new layer of polish. We worked like mad, pulling 12 hour shifts regularly and overcoming such set backs as lack of work space, missing licenses on uni computers and things simply not working. Once an asset was e-mailed between myself and a programmer 6 or 7 times because of scaling issues inside Unity. Nobody's fault, but extremely frustrating. Eventually, slowly but surely, the game started to look like what we all had in mind. There were animations put in on set pieces, the new area was done and Sid, the main character, was completely re-modeled and re-rigged. They paid us for 15 hours a week, and we gave them 60+, because this was a point of personal pride for us. We wanted to make it awesome.

And we did!



When the game was released there was a huge media boom in our home city. We were featured on the university website, CI built a whole new website from scratch and we even made it into the local paper. It felt great. Furthermore, imagine our excitement when we received word that we made it into the shortlist for TIGA Game Industry Awards 2013 for best student game of the year. We would travel to London for the award ceremony.



All suited up we embarked on our exciting mission. At the award ceremony we sat and held our breath when the announcer named the winning companies. Sony, Ubisoft, Microsoft, all were there, all receiving awards for various things and we were there among them. When they announced another student team we were obviously slightly disappointed. But such is life. It was time to go and drink our sorrows away at the free bar.

Last thing I remember of that evening is doing shots of Sambuca with a dude who produced Dungeon Keeper, Black and White, and Fable.

I hope you enjoyed this story of ours. If you'd like to find out more the game is playable here: meetsid.co.uk/sid-the-game/ and you can also find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LinearCurveGa…

TL;DR Hard work pays off. Drinking with a dude from Lionhead.

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We've had some trouble in the past on people not being able to submit to the folders they want in the gallery, these are minor technical issues that come along now and then; just send a note to the group and specify which folder(s) you are having issues with and we'll get back to you asap.

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Fanart from the bad ass retro gramer to the up and comming hot shots of the day, a place for fans of people who love playing video games and their fanart! We enjoy from any and all videogames, everybody's welcome! Submit your fanart today!
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JakeruFrost Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for accepting my work.
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LichMcKnee Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Guys, if you would be so kind as to click this and give ma a little help ^^
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FFF13 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
could you please help me a little bit .... I need tips what I need to do better at my drawings ^^
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Hawkmanga Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Student
Thanks for accepting my artwork/wallpaper^^
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CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I have a couple of quick questions that I'd like to ask involving some pictures I'd like to submit... If I'm able to draw pictures of my original characters cosplaying as video game characters, would they be submitted to the 'Cosplay - Any Series' folder or someplace else? And also, how many pictures can I submit per day?
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Seraphoid Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
cosplay any series is fine
there is no submit limit :)
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CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Ah, okay. Well, thanks for letting me know, and I'll be sure to add more pictures to the suitable folders in the group as well. :peace:
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BurnedClouds Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Is Five Nights at Freddy;s fanart okay to upload here or no?
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Seraphoid Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
its ok
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BurnedClouds Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
oh thank you. 
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Thanks for accepting my artworks!:happybounce: 
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RocK-xz Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I accidentally put a Megaman related deviation in the crossover folder, sorry! OTL
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DeathClaw1311 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist
Hey guys im kinda new here in deviantart soo could You plz check out my work ? I would be grateful tks for your attention , im 16 years old and i think im not even close to the level of This incredible artists out there tks again .                                  Mat
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SophieScarlet Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student General Artist
it says that your folder is under its size limit :/
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PatrickMills Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
Thanks for accepting my artwork. Is there any chance you could comment about them?
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Keykoo-chan Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thanks for accepting my artwork :)
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NurBoyXV Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Please create a folder for; Destiny!
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RomanDubina Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whot about a "Hitman"?
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FERNANDOMON33 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nintendo is a fucking casual shit .__. .l. live playstation :D (Big Grin) hardcore power XD
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RatGnaw Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the add! I really appreciate it!
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JIN1999KAZAMA Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Artist
I can't submit photo Waaaah! :( (Sad) Waaaah! :( (Sad) 
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RFLPhotos Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
does this group accept screenshots??
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Seraphoid Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
yeah put them anywhere lol
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Kyo-Akemori Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for receiving me:)
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