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#1
Arthuriel

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Note: Can take some time (in my case ~25s) to load every comic.

 

Hi,

this is a thread, where I will try to continue a comic series every or every second week (note: replace week with month).

Usually they are based on my experiences with the Rock Raider PC game and the behavior of the Rock Raiders (including a good portion of insanity and exaggaration).

 

Number 1. Dynamite

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Number 2. Lava and Pathfinding are evil

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Number 3. Reinforment is for Losers

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Number 4. The Pain of Pictures Show

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Number 5. Badly needed Professions and Items

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Number 6. Job Oppurtunities

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Number 7. Secrets

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Number 8. An unnormal Day

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Number 9. Randompunk-Raiders

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Number 10. Alternative Ending

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Number 11. Mindless in Space

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Number 12. Traffic

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Number 13. Lazor-Madness

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Number 14. Lazor-Madness II

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Number 15. The Dark Side of the Vector

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Number 16. Meet the Bandit.

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Number 17. Dynamite Madness.

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Number 18. The Ultimate Punishment.

I think, that Chief mixed something up. (The comic is ~1,6MB big and has the original size. Why? Well, when I uploaded the smaller versions (and therfore lower quality), they took almost the same amount of space up after I uploaded them).

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Oh wow this is good! I laughed.

 

I can imagine this coloured in comic-book style!

 

Looking forward to your next one!



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This is great.  You can draw and its funny.  Keep them coming!



#4
Addictgamer

O_O

 

Now all we need is an animated short (or whatever those are called)! :D



#5
Alcom1

O_O

 

Now all we need is an animated short (or whatever those are called)! :D

Flash animation?



#6
JimbobJeffers

O_O

 

Now all we need is an animated short (or whatever those are called)! :D

Flash animation?

 

In the words of Quaritch, "I can do that."

 

This was funny, I definitely look forward to more!



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Car CrazeXVI

That made me laugh.

Another comic is excepted.

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#8
Arthuriel

Wow, thanks for all those responses and comments :). I hope, that I'll have at least ideas for.. ..let's say: 10 comics with good ideas minimum (but I think, that there is probably much more potential to this).

 

Besides: I've uploaded a new comic. I think, that putting all the comics in one post is the best solution at this point.



#9
JimbobJeffers

Another funny one, well done - I particularly like the links with generic rock raider 1837 at the end of both of them. Perhaps if this becomes big enough I can get a 'Generic Rock Raider 1837' t-shirt?



#10
Arthuriel

Yeah, I thought that the generic rock raider thing has the potential as a running gag:).

 

PS: Big enough to sell t-shirts. This would be funny/awesome. Time will show, what will become out of the series.

 

PPS: Aargh, I've found a spelling error in my 2nd comic^^ (relatity instead of reality)



#11
JimbobJeffers

PPS: Aargh, I've found a spelling error in my 2nd comic^^ (relatity instead of reality)

 

You should check out a Games Workshop book sometime, you're fine.

 

 

O_O

 

Now all we need is an animated short (or whatever those are called)! :D

Flash animation?

 

In the words of Quaritch, "I can do that."

 

By the way, I was serious about that. Although I'm not a great graphics artist, I know my way around Flash and can make animations if you want, although your comics are perfect as-is.



#12
Arthuriel

I finished the third comic. Maybe I will use another fine liner to make some of the letters more readable (although it's perfectly readable, if you use the "show graphics" option, after right clicking it) and scan the comic again.

 

PS: I added a color-version, too. Probably I will do the following comics in a similar way.


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I didn't noticed you posted 2 more! These are great!

 

The third comic is really well done! Nor far off the drawing quality of those you find in the news paper.

 

Thanks.



#14
JimbobJeffers

Very good! May I ask, were the colours filled in on Paint? If so, Paint.net has anti-aliasing on its fill tool, meaning it avoids the grain effect.



#15
Arthuriel

I used GIMP 2.8. First I changed the histogram to get only black and white (maybe I should try other curves in the future) and after that I painted it wtih the fill function (which was a bit annoying, because there were so many small pixels which were still white, although I had only a black-and-white picture).

Maybe I'll try it with the anti-aliasing function in GIMP or use Paint.net.

 

PS: I tried the anti-aliasing filter in GIMP, but it still looks a bit grainy

 

PPS: Now, that I look closer at the fill tool in GIMP, I think, that there is an anti-alising option, too.