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The Gatekeeper- Retrofuturistic Gun by LandgraveCustoms The Gatekeeper- Retrofuturistic Gun by LandgraveCustoms
Here we are; the finished version of the Retrofuturistic Gun my friend is getting for the holidays. I dare say he's getting damn near my best work ever. I call it the Gatekeeper.

When asked what style he wanted, my friend said "Steampunk with some post-apocalyptic thrown in". I interpreted that as a steampunk feel in a post-apocolypse weapon... kinda like Bioshock with a more art-deco paint job. Effectively, this gun would have been created out of the remaining parts from someone's shed after an 1847 armegeddon with an epicenter in Britain. Because of this, much of the aesthetically pleasing elements- though not all- were traded in favor of exposed tubes, rough knobs, and an overall less steamlined design.

I think it turned out pretty well, m'self. Hope you all agree and I hope you all had a fantastic holiday! And a happy new year!
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DJMyster Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This looks pretty BAD ASS!
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LandgraveCustoms Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! This is one of my favorites. ^_^
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DJMyster Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:)
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Kortech Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
:D WANT!
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NumptyMcPillock Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
Almost looks as if it's a clockwork gun. The steampunk element really comes through. Very attractive piece.

Been thinking of doing something post-apoc myself, but going the other direction of something basic & very crudely built, sort of along the inspiration of the Sten, Grease Gun, Pps 43 kind of mentality. Something thrown together that just about works for long enough to capture a decent weapon.
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LandgraveCustoms Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks, Nump. I would love to see a PA piece out of you. Your work is always spectacularly solid and I'd be interested to see what you could throw into the genre.
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NumptyMcPillock Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
Got a few others requiring my attention at the mo, but who knows which one inspiration'll strike a light on?
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