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DevinNight
05-02-2009, 09:16 AM
Brother Glaucus paused at the base of the stairs. The scraping from somewhere above indicated the invaders were near. Finally, his vigilance would be rewarded and the gods satisfied with his service.

He turned to Brother Abelard, whose remains slumped against the wall, and shook his head sadly. Bits of leathery gristle still clung to the joints, morsels even the rats had refused.

All of his Brothers had perished of hunger in the first months. His faith had nourished him so well that the grumbling pit of his stomach had receded to a distant annoyance. His teeth had grown long, and his claws sharp; soon he could discharge his duty.

He shuffled down the hall to inspect each niche and coffin. Shriveled lungs forced air through desiccated vocal cords. "Good day, Brother Bingen," he wheezed, stepping carefully over a skeleton sprawled on the floor. "Rest in peace, Brother Erasmus," he nodded at a grinning skull that stared at the cobwebbed ceiling. He passed a score of similar skeletons. As always, he ended his rounds at the winged victory overlooking the tomb of the hero Richard Martel.


This crypt consists of a few rooms and various narrow halls. The halls are watched over by demonic figures that stare down at you while you pass underneath.
Main rooms include:
The drying out room where corpses are kept until all the juices have been drained.
The caretakers and monks main viewing room.
The hall of heroes where the great soldiers are displayed.
The secret tomb of the hero Richard Martel.

This is my entry for the I.C.E. Crypt Ccontest. It was created using Illustrator and Photoshop. All the parts are hand drawn and colored by myself. This version does not contain the hex grid. The introductory text was written by Dave Przybyla.

Ascension
05-02-2009, 09:31 AM
Excellent work DK. You certainly set the bar for us to aspire to. Big fan of mood and detail, which you have in abundance here.

Aegeri
05-02-2009, 11:37 AM
That is some extremely nice game. I shall make good use of that in my game.

Steel General
05-02-2009, 12:32 PM
Wonderful!

Phantos
05-04-2009, 04:56 PM
Very nice! Now if only I could get it twice that size :)

torstan
05-04-2009, 05:30 PM
Beautifully done with an amazing attention to detail. I'm already a fan of your tokens but this is really great. I particularly like the statue of the angel. Good luck in the contest - you should do well!

DevinNight
05-04-2009, 08:47 PM
Thanks everyone.
Here is a version 2x's as large as the previous post.

Aegeri
05-05-2009, 03:55 PM
That's a lot nicer than the resized one I made lol.

Never thought to just ask :P

Phantos
05-05-2009, 06:31 PM
Yesssssss! Thank you so much!

Nebulous
05-07-2009, 09:07 AM
That is awesome awesome. Thanks!

RjBeals
05-07-2009, 10:28 AM
that angel is amazing. You've got some real talent there. A true artist in every sense. I'll just keep studying this for the next few hours, hopefully some of your skill will rub off on me :)

Steel General
05-07-2009, 11:36 AM
that angel is amazing. You've got some real talent there. A true artist in every sense. I'll just keep studying this for the next few hours, hopefully some of your skill will rub off on me :)

Print it out, let the ink dry then rub the paper all over your skin - that might help the process some. :D

Ascension
05-07-2009, 06:02 PM
I've got my copy set up in a lil shrine in my drawing room, going to steal some chickens cuz my god demands blood. :)

Steel General
05-07-2009, 07:19 PM
Yup, that Lord Fowl - he's a demanding one at that.

misteradam
05-08-2009, 08:59 PM
I saw this on the front page- very nice!