The Death of Raiden
The Death of Raiden
02/16/2007 12:59 PM EST
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 01:19 PM EST
Wow !!!!
Made by MINION.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 01:24 PM EST
Wow yet again Aculeus you have amazed me.The blood down Raidens chest is amazing and the fine lines and delicate wrinkles are fanatic.The texture in the clothing is brilliant and the colour is to die for.A complaint though would be that Scorpions skull doesn't look to brilliant something about it seems to be off.The red background suits the situation perfectly...Overall not your best but you have a high standard work so...4.8/5
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 02:15 PM EST
coooooooooool!
nice work tongue
5/5
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 02:30 PM EST
Amazing! Scorpion actually having some sort of mission, that has nothing to do with revenge.

5/5
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 02:33 PM EST
In response to Aculeus's piece:


Aculeus, you again have amazed me with your beautiful work!! I love this Submission!! It looks like something that would come right out of an ending of a Mortal Kombat Game. You're an excellent artist, Raiden and Scorpion look fantastic in this. I love the dark feeling to this work of yours. The flames of the background are awesome, for this ending it was the perfect background to use. The detail you added is beautiful too, I love how well you have perfected the glowing eyes of Scorpion and Raiden, and also how great you have made them look battle-damaged. The terror in Raiden's face is awesome, you did a wonderful job on having Raiden look like he knows he is going to die. Also, I think it is super cool that Raiden is still controlling his lightning in his hands, as he is dying. Lastly, I love this ending you have created because even though Raiden is my favorite character, I hate the direction he is going in right now so if this were made a canon ending in the actual games, that would be awesome.

5 Dragon Points/5!!

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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 02:46 PM EST
Aculeus, your work is cool, as always. I gave you 5, but just from personal preference, I think it would've been better if both Raiden and Scorpion had been in their MK: D primary outfits, as they're more armour-like and make more sense to wear on the battlefield, especially with how much power both of them are implied to having in that ending.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 05:50 PM EST
Dear lord....as a fellow artist, I can only hope to one day aspire to your detail and artistic skill, Aculeus.
It's too bad you don't have a deviant art account or somewhere to host your images, because they're fantastic. My offer still stands if you'd like some free webspace on my server.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 06:11 PM EST
Amazing. Everything is very well done. The only thing I would change would be Raiden's costume. He should be wearing his dark attire, not light. Still, this is excellent. 5/5.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 06:27 PM EST
Awesome. Just awesome. Scorpion looks so badass, Raiden looks so frightened by the fact of dieing. It looks so professional, like a real bio that Midway might have created. The background colors match the scene perfectly. But of course, this bio is coming from Aculeus, one of the best artists MKO has ever seen. So it's definitely gonna be a 5/5.


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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 06:30 PM EST
Awesome, this would be a good way to end things...
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 07:08 PM EST
That's actually a very interesting idea. Not only that but the detail is great. It really captures the story that you were conveying. Never ceasing to amaze.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 07:40 PM EST
Ninja_Mime Wrote:
Amazing. Everything is very well done. The only thing I would change would be Raiden's costume. He should be wearing his dark attire, not light. Still, this is excellent. 5/5.


I believe that is his Dark Alternate costume if i'm not mistaken. Or at least some sort of variation of his Dark costume.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 07:52 PM EST
Damn. Damn. 10/5. It's just... amazing.
Thanks to flameshang for the fanbar! Pr0d for the sig, and Redman for the avy!
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/03/2007 09:54 PM EST
It has been a long time since I've seen some of your work posted here and I must say that the wait was worth it. The entire piece has just a raw feel to it which screams Mortal Kombat. From the textures in the armor, to the blood on Raiden's chest. The color pallete is dark, but not bland and it the whole piece just has that feeling of finality, that makes you go "Yeah, this is it. It's over."

I like the skin tone you've given Scorpion as well. Instead of his normal flesh, you gave him a more appropriate grey-ish brown which really shows strengthens the point that he isn't exactly among the living.

5/5
Good work man.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/04/2007 12:16 AM EST
Good. But plain. You can do better. 4.8/5
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/04/2007 12:54 AM EST
Outstanding! Excellent! Superb! Phemonial! Flawless!

5 exclamatory statements out of 5. You never cease to amaze me.

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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/05/2007 09:14 AM EST
5/5!This is outstanding!


Acueles,have you ever thought of getting a job at Midway?Ive never seen such art that has inspired me,this is pure greatness...........
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/05/2007 09:37 PM EST
...

My jaw is on the floor.

Fucking awesome pic, and a great little fic to go with it.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/06/2007 09:42 AM EST
I really appreciate everybody's comments... thanks you guys!! I may actually end up making this into a 3 or 4 part series. The later parts would delve more deeply into things like Earthrealm's new protector, Scorpion's deal with the Elders and the fate of Raiden's spirit. It all depends on my schedule and how much MK time I can squeeze in.

P.S. For all the Raiden fanboys who quietly gave this piece 0 DP's because I killed your precious thunder god, I gotta say... I'm a little disappointed. I thought you guys would have pulled both triggers on me with a verbal barrage of how impossible this fic is... or how this is just a sad reminder of where MK is "going". Oh well, maybe next time.wink
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/06/2007 02:04 PM EST
Flawless Victory
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/06/2007 06:44 PM EST
raiden............noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! he could have been saved sad you lose some for killing raiden but since thise was supost to be a mkd what if i won't take much. great detail, you did both him and scorpion severse. still makes me sad to see him die 4.9999999999999999/5
I need a new sig picture....
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/06/2007 07:06 PM EST
Great job.Everything in this bio is really good.The story,coloring,detail,you earn a 10/10.
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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/07/2007 05:47 AM EST
Oh What's This!!!

Aculeus Wrote:

P.S. For all the Raiden fanboys who quietly gave this piece 0 DP's because I killed your precious thunder god, I gotta say... I'm a little disappointed. I thought you guys would have pulled both triggers on me with a verbal barrage of how impossible this fic is... or how this is just a sad reminder of where MK is "going". Oh well, maybe next time.wink


Oh don't worry muthableep, bleep, bleeeep! I JUST saw this big flaming pile of bleep, bleep, bleeeeeeeeep!!

Of all of the characters to KILL, and of those to KILL LORD RAIDEN!!....and Ya had to go and Pick Scorpion?!?!..Aheh, A Ninja?!?....c'mon dawg....AND to rub it all in, the whole champion of the Gods bit. What the, what outta tha? Who authorized this?!?
I'll tell you need to kill, you need to kill that blonde, femme femme colour-wearing, "eweehh I'm undead, eweh I gotta avenge my blah blah blah" jergensen-oil candle-head of a ninja!!!

You're so wrong, So so wrong.....
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Noh, I'm just j/kin man, (mumbels and kicks a rock...) the picture looks okay I guess(growles)..and the story is good.
(/mumbels and kicks a rock...)
Gosh dangit! Do it over! The other way around this time though!! lol

Oh, and for the record, I actually don't have anything against Scorpion, my fingers just went...where they went...

Why'd you have to kill 'em man.? You're lucky Gods can come back to life....
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I haven't decided what to rate it yet....or if I even will...

My eyes are still burning with anger and discust. l-o-l

(I'm really just joking...3-4-3-4-3-4-3-3/5....minus 2 cuz....YOU KILLED HIM!! AHHHHH!!) Nobody messes with Raiden d00d....NoBodDy...wow

Now I'm goin to go get one of My Raiden Sigz out...

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RE: Fan Submission: The Death of Raiden
03/07/2007 09:09 AM EST
ThePredator151 Wrote:
Oh What's This!!!

Aculeus Wrote:

P.S. For all the Raiden fanboys who quietly gave this piece 0 DP's because I killed your precious thunder god, I gotta say... I'm a little disappointed. I thought you guys would have pulled both triggers on me with a verbal barrage of how impossible this fic is... or how this is just a sad reminder of where MK is "going". Oh well, maybe next time.wink


Oh don't worry muthableep, bleep, bleeeep! I JUST saw this big flaming pile of bleep, bleep, bleeeeeeeeep!!

Of all of the characters to KILL, and of those to KILL LORD RAIDEN!!....and Ya had to go and Pick Scorpion?!?!..Aheh, A Ninja?!?....c'mon dawg....AND to rub it all in, the whole champion of the Gods bit. What the, what outta tha? Who authorized this?!?
I'll tell you need to kill, you need to kill that blonde, femme femme colour-wearing, "eweehh I'm undead, eweh I gotta avenge my blah blah blah" jergensen-oil candle-head of a ninja!!!

You're so wrong, So so wrong.....


Now THAT"S what I'm talking about!!grin NICE!! I don't think you're one of the people I was referring to in my little rant, but I appreciate your commentary just the same!

It had to be Scorpion for this pic. Contrary to seasoned MK fan etiquette, Scorpion is and has always been my fav. I guess it's because I choose to see past the uninspired story he has (like most MK characters) and see the potential instead. Let's face it, the storylines are as weak as baby-poop. Scorpion's is pretty much in line with the rest, it's just had more time to stagnate.wink