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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.

Also if a folder is full comment below and we'll make [Game Name] Folder 2.


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Do you have a deviation and no where to submit it? Then leave a comment bellow with the name of the new folder for it.


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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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FERNANDODF96 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member
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FERNANDODF96 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  New member
What games ESRB rated E in there for the Xbox 360?

What games ESRB rated E in there for the playstation 3?

What games ESRB rated E in there for the xbox one?

What games ESRB rated E in there for the playstation 4?
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mutantcomix Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding my pic! 
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K-Mate Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hey there!

My brother and i have made a new iOs/Android Platformer game. You can find pictures in my gallery, or, i just pass you the direct links: :D (Big Grin)

App Store: 
itunes.apple.com/us/app/spring…
Google Play:
play.google.com/store/apps/det…

We don't want to spam here, of course :) (Smile) We would love to hear a feedback from you on the game's visuals, if you like

Have a nice day all day long, and thank you for reading. ;) (Wink)
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GamingRelated Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  New member
Hello Artists, My name is Zack and me and my good friend Gino has made a gaming channel called GAMING RELATED, and are looking for people like you to make our thumbnails and or banners for Youtube. if you do we will make a video to say thank you to said artist and will hear any feedback you have.

for now I will give you our video of LOTR ROTK The movie, the game.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUYSRo…

Please let us know what you think, we love feedback.....and tits. :) (Smile))
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JBX9001 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I accidentally put a picture of Link in the Mario series folder.  Can someone move it to the correct one for me?
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Ivan-Malkovich Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Hello
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sonicbae Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello guys! I just joined and I realized there isn't a destiny folder. Can you please make one for me? I make a lot of destiny related artwork and I would love a folder for it. Thanks have a great day! :)
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SexyBigEars69 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
do ypu accept mature?
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Seraphoid Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
yep
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KeIIion Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
for the Game "Legend" PSX  from 1998 

Request: Axel fighting Werewolves by Gabizolas


my drawing of the Flash Game (Defent Game ) Moonlight Sonata 
Request  Werewolf Defent  Moonlight Sonata by KeIIion
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Getthegrooveon Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How is there not a Tales of folder?
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xLadyStark Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry, I have submitted this piece: redvisorvision.deviantart.com/… to Others2 rather than Valve
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for putting me in your group! Be expecting a lot of artwork!
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ChavisO2 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Artist
Hello Game-Fans Group,

I'm running a contest of "2nd Annual STEAM Contest":chaviso2.deviantart.com/journa… . In my contest we are letting artists draw any videogame fanart they want from STEAM. 

Anyway I was wondering if you like to spread your message to the members if they would like to join my contest and I'm going to say I do have insane prizes this year and I thought the members would like to hear about it. However if you want to know the prizes it's STEAM gift cards. :D
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TAFFYWOLF12 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hello
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CaptainMexico Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
I like your group!
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mack901 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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JakeruFrost Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  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 ^^
lichmcknee.deviantart.com/art/…
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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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