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Title: ISOrd
Pixel Artist: gawrone  (Level 9 Leftovers :: 27399 points)
Posted: 6/3/2021 10:20
Palette: 15 colors
Statistics:  21 comments    12 faves    0 avatars

15 tiles made for ISOrd and ISOrcery collab.

"Wallies" to find:

Adso of Melk
Amazon of Askari
Balrog
Conan the Barbarian
Copernicus
Dar the Beastmaster
Drogon, Rhaegal and Viseron
Gandalf the Grey
Genie
Giant Crow
Golum
Khalessi
Kodo and Podo
Madmartigan
Mimic
Rogue Archer
Ruh the Panther
Salvatore of Montferrat
Sharak the Eagle
Siegmeyer of Catarina
Solaire of Astora
Sorsha
Vlad the Impaler
William of Baskerville
Willow

And also uncredited, generic:
animals, beasts, monsters and townspeople (alive, dead and undead)...

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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/12/2021 03:14

Thank's mate! There are few tiles left, so you can still join the collab and I will be able to send worship emotes to you.


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JeffSturm4nn (Level 3 Chief) @ 6/12/2021 01:57

Masterpiece *insert a worship emote here. iemotes tab isn't working*


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/10/2021 21:50

Yes, it's a lot of tiles. Glad you like it. Also check out cjlm123's "ISOrcery" compilation of his 15 tiles.

pixeljoint.com/pixelart/140225.htm


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heiwa (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 6/10/2021 20:40

This is gigantic. looks so good 


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/8/2021 23:37

It was the first one I made here. Secretly I was holding that huge-minicollab

-on-top idea for quite some time :) Thank you.


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Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 6/8/2021 13:48

All of them are flawless but the one I admire the most is the dragon tile since it really made the collab stand out.


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/8/2021 13:19

Thanks. You at least can still do a couple, so my spectator pleasure is ongoing. 


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Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 6/8/2021 10:32

Such a creative way to display the tiles! Been a pleasure to see them come to life ;)

The Beastmaster tile is my favorite!


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/6/2021 15:34

It is not necessarly the true. We have to praise the translators too. Sometimes they are kings/queens.

My example - I love the wit and humor of Terry Pratchett, and read couple of works in English and had a blast. It made me feel the style much more, but also it made me appreciate the translator's work, becasue Polish translator of Discworld is simply a genius at his craft and did his job soooo weel it's just unbelievable. After reading a Discworld novel in English, reading it again in Polish gives me double the pleasure, becasue I experience two amazing writers - something like a master and apprentice :P 

I imagine translating humor to other language, just to make people understand the joke is hard, but to make it more funny to them becasue much more grounded in their experience and (not only linguistic) culture is something else. Becasue I'm not a native English speaker, reading Pratchett in English just cannot be equally funny to me, as it is for natives. 

In case of Sapkowski, I think that things like Old Polish stylisations for instance, could be appreciated and fully understood by either a native or someone who has some academic Polish Studies knowledge. So a great translator can simulate that which will make a better experience reading in your native language, using all the work the translator did, even if you are very efficient at Polish reading. But of course those are just my thoughts.

Sorry for the long reply.




 


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 6 Chrysanthemum) @ 6/6/2021 14:55

I need to have a proper look at the more recent contributions in the thread because my focus has been elsewhere, but I'll definitely check out cjlm123's tiles. Your work really is excellent, though, and you've definitely left a mark on these last two collabs.

I wish I could read the books in the original Polish because, given how much Sapkowski clearly loves to play with language (which comes across even in translation), the original writing must have a staggering level of depth and style. Fantasy isn't normally my cup of tea but I devoured that series. The Hussite Trilogy is finally being translated into English and I can't wait to start reading it once they're all out. I believe he considers it his finest work.


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/6/2021 14:46

@Theoden, I'm honoured :)


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/6/2021 14:44

@SeDiceBisonte, Thank you for all the lovely feedback! I would have to say that this is only my second collab so far, so I feel like many, many artists deserve the title much more than me.But, if we are talking about something more concrete and measurable (like single collab and most contributions), than this time the crown is shared with cjlm123 since he is currently working on his 15th tile.

Also, yes! Witcher books are amazing. They present such high level in so many areas - meticulous worldbuilding, complex and interesting characters, addictive plot, meta level of politics/ethics allegorical to our dark reality (past and present) - just to name a few. It's easy to find fantasy novels which are better one of these, but it's hard to find one which is similarly good at everything.


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Theoden (Level 8 Marshal) @ 6/6/2021 13:16

Awesome! 


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 6 Chrysanthemum) @ 6/6/2021 09:21

That presentation is amazing, but nothing less should be expected from the king of the iso collabs!

These are all great, but I'm partial to the Witcher tile (I love the books and the games, and that Roach on the roof reference is hilarious), the Japanese castle, and the one with the two cages. If I'm remembering the thread correctly, that's from Willow (which I haven't seen).

Can't wait to see what you come up with in the next one!


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/5/2021 04:20

At first I've read "farming" and it made sense to me 


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Hapiel (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 6/4/2021 12:09

You did a lot! Great framing too!


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/4/2021 11:43

I made my first collab (planet ISO) contributions into a board game, so had to at least try something fancy with this one aswell. Glad you like it :)


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vrine (Level 6 Saber-toothed Tiger) @ 6/4/2021 03:12

I love the way you've compilated these!


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gawrone (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 6/4/2021 00:08

@Jinn, @Irena, thank you so much!


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Irenaart (Level 8 Marshal) @ 6/3/2021 11:58

Wow, you really nailed it! Wonderful job...


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Jinn (Level 11 Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu)) @ 6/3/2021 11:01

Love the Moria scene! 


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