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Concept Sketch: Citystate by Cryptcrawler Concept Sketch: Citystate by Cryptcrawler
So some old buddies of mine and myself have decided to try and produce a table-top RPG

It's going to be extremely tough to pull off with my kids working me like a 3 legged mule and the (thankfully) booked schedule of commercial work I've got loaded up, but I'm determined to make it happen.

It'll probably take a few years and its been challenging so far but it's already starting to come together.

Some of you may recall that I was trying to get a graphic novel off the ground but that's proven to be kind of impossible for now, so I'm going to bankroll some of the content from that into this game.

Being responisble for all the art - while daunting in itself - is far more feasible at the moment than writing/drawing/producing an entire novel cover to cover by myself.

Besides, gaming with them is really what started this whole journey into commercial fantasy art for me and working with them to create our own has always been the ultimate goal beneath it all; a goal I never thought I'd be able to seriously consider again.

Will it happen?

Who the hell knows.

Chasing dreams is what it's all about, though. If you fail you still learn.

Here's a rough sketch that will eventually be finished and included in the game-book.

Can't give too much away yet but I can release some teasers here and there for anyone who may care.

Thanks for all the interest and notes, I read them all and they mean so much, even moreso when you have kids to share it with.

Got a lotta commercial stuff coming out this year, can't wait to post it.

God bless and take care,


Copyright Brad Rigney, don't use without permission

Thank you so much for the DD, the interest really means a lot to me and my family.
Many thanks to alltheoriginalnames for the feature, I hope my art keeps you coming back to the gallery and earning a place in your favorites!
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Given 2012-06-23
Concept Sketch: Citystate by *Cryptcrawler Captures such an intense suspenseful moment. A stunning work of art that leaves the feeling that there is a story behind it that needs to be told. ( Featured by alltheoriginalnames )
saichobob Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
Wow !!!
devmiah Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Tense emotions lasting in this very moment before hell breaks loose. Cyberpunk 2020 comes to my mind at first glance. Psychosquad. So rather good connotations ;) 
irvingp Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
sirmadjack Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
very nice work
Chrissante Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Like elite Troopers!
WickedPrince Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Looks darned cool. Go for it. :)
OrphanedSoul Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Superb art love the details and best wish on the RPG
MarcJosephArt Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012
Geez dude if I could do a rough like this i would probly call it finished
Quazzie Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
"Rough sketch"?!? REALLY? "Rough"??

When your "rough sketch" is better than 90% of the art on this site, and gets a DD..... you know you're a bad sumbitch :):horns:
EighteenPluto Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
my thoughts exactly
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