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#581 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 05:22 PM

5 Years of Memories
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I've been playing Warframe for 5 years now. I've seen the game evolve since Update 8 back in 2013 with less than 2 million players. I was lucky enough to find the game and become a Founder. I didn't know how long the game would last, but I decided the game was worth founding. I actually hated the art style of the game in the beginning, but over time I came to love it dearly. When I started, there were only 13 Warframes, the only 2 Prime's were Excalibur Prime and Frost Prime. I remember grinding for Trinity, it took 40+ runs because you weren't guaranteed a Warframe part for killing a boss. The parts were pink orbs that were dropped upon death and you had to pick them up or you didn't get it. Heaven forbid the pink orb fell out of the map. Councilor Vay Hek was just a yellow Grineer Trooper with a Hek instead of a Strun. Captain Vor was just a bright red Grineer Flameblade that used a Prova, before the Prova was even a weapon.

I remember when they changed the UI to the dynamic one we have now. I remember the floating-in-space Arsenal, the old school models of bosses and the 3 tilesets in the game. I remember when the first new tilesets came out that reflected the planets we were fighting on. When Auras were added, then Exilus mods. When they removed the Warframe ability mods and made them unlockable through leveling a Warframe and freeing up mod space. When they added the Orbiter, Archwings, Kubrows, and Kavats. My Kubrow, Lex Talionis, died when Kubrows were first released, and we became part of the 501st, the 501 Kubrows that died permanently. I was there when they added clans to the game, then Alliances, and the clans waged war over domination of the Dark Sectors, now the Dark Sectors are quiet.

 

When Bullet Jump was an ability called Super Jump that only Excalibur had. When Radial Javelin was Excalibur's ultimate. When the Acrid and Ogris were the kings of Warframe, then the Boltor Prime, Soma, and Soma Prime. When Nitain Extracts, Tellurium, Oxium, Cyrotic, and Kuva didn't exist. When you didn't need Endo to level up a mod because it didn't exist. When Phobos, Lua, and Europa didn't exist. When the Sergeant was on Mars and dropped Mag, and when Ambulas on Pluto dropped Excalibur. When there used to be a Stamina bar and the Zorencopter. When there were no Stances or combos for melee weapons. When there were no Junctions, no Cetus, no Fortuna, no Zaws, no Kitguns, no MOA pets, no Relays, no Baro Ki'Teer, and no trading. Before there was Prime Access I was there.

There were no Void Relics, you had to have a Void Key to enter the Void to get Prime parts. When Loki was a starter Warframe, not Volt. Banshee used to drop from missions on Mercury. Volt dropped from the J2000 Golem, and Phorid had a dedicated planet and node to farm him whenever you wanted Nyx. Invasions, Sorties, Arbitrations, and Quests didn't exist. Warframe had no story when I started, there was no lore, and no Codex as well. Raid missions no longer exist now. Exterminate missions had a set number of enemies, once you killed everyone, that ship was silent with just you on it. Then they added Survival, Excavate, Rescue, Spy, and Interception mission types. They added the Nightmare missions and the Orokin Derelict with the Vaults.

I've made tons of friends through Warframe, some I never talk to anymore, but still have memories nevertheless. I've even met someone I played with in real life, and got to know him pretty well. I've seen a lot of good come out of this game's community. I've seen how wonderful a playerbase can be and how no matter in the world we are, we are willing to talk and listen to another and help each other out. I've spent hours just sitting in my Orbiter or a Dojo just talking with people.

 

Pictured is my Excalibur Prime, my main Warframe, with a Tiberon Prime assault rifle. My 'Havoc' loadout, the one that gets me through thick and then.

All in all, I'm thankful for Warframe and the 5 years of memories.


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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#582 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 10:23 PM

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A Teutonic Knight and his noble steed, a Pachycephalosaurus.

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- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#583 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 24 January 2019 - 10:15 PM

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Glass Construct

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#584 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 03:00 PM

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In the Name of God

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We Ride to Jerusalem

Edited by Neyo Wargear, 26 January 2019 - 05:16 PM.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#585 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 04 February 2019 - 05:02 PM

Spoiler

"God gave unto us dinosaurs and with this blessing we will take Jerusalem from the infidels."
~ Hochmeister Ansgar

2.5 hours of work.
Mechanical pencil and gel pen.

Edited by Neyo Wargear, 04 February 2019 - 05:05 PM.

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#586 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 10:33 AM

Back.

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Sketches for a protagonist.

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Ma-66, a pachycephalosaurus encased in power armor.

Cheers.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#587 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 04:53 PM

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Born to Betray

Rather tragic the story of the Clone Trooper. They were born to fight. They weren't human to others, expect for the Jedi they fought and died alongside. The Jedi saw that they were more than a soldier, each one unique even though they were all clones. The Jedi became their friends, but came the dreaded Order 66. They had to gun down the Jedi, their friends, the ones they fought and bleed aside with. The ones who first saw individual beyond the armor, the face. Then used to enforce a tyrannical government. These are they born to betray.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#588 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 04 March 2019 - 09:20 PM

Helmet Design Evolution, follow the faint arrow.
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Trinity Trooper 2019
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Some may remember my Trinity Troopers setting. The Trinity Troopers have been around since freshman year of high school meaning they've been with me for a good 7 years. I decided to redesign them this year.

I made the breastplate of the cuirass based upon pike hulls of tanks such as the IS-3 or T71 Detroit Arsenal to maximize protection. Obvious inspiration from Clone Troopers of Star Wars, though I tried to base it on suits of armor. This panoply is complete with front and backplates for the cuirass, pauldrons, rerebraces, couters, vambraces, gauntlets, codpiece, cuisses, poleyn, and greaves. Helmet is based upon a barbute. The rifle is based upon the M1918 BAR. This is a bare bones panoply upon the body of a fresh recruit.

Trinity Military Forces still use ballistics as their primary weapons of choice due to cost of energy weapons. Ballistics are considered crude and messy by most species due to energy weapons typically killing upon a hit and cauterizing wounds of those hit. With this movement towards energy weapons being the norm, civilizations are advancing defenses against energy weapons and less so against ballistic weapons. The Trinity remains unchanging to capitalize upon defenses being useless against such crude archaic weapons and exploiting it.

Omnius mille passus expeditio, omnis fossa bellum.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


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Posted 09 March 2019 - 08:26 PM

Trinity Trooper all inked and shaded.
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A quick draw of some Runescape fanart.
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Cheers.

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- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


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Posted 11 March 2019 - 05:44 PM

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Trinity Trooper 571st Onslaught Division

The 571st Onslaught Division are front line soldiers trained in the art of gaining ground. They only hold the ground until another unit can come to fortify it. Constantly on the offensive, these troopers are some of the best in the Corps.

Omnius mille passus expeditio, omnis fossa bellum.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#591 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 13 March 2019 - 09:38 PM

Small Story Sketches

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Trooper finds a small girl in a ruined city. Decides to bring her to friendly lines.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


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Posted 14 March 2019 - 09:11 PM

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Trinity Troopers - 92nd Outwork Division

The 92nd Outwork Division is the sister division to the 571st Onslaught Division. They relieve the 571st of the ground they take and fortify it. These troopers dig in and hold.

54 minutes of work. Mechanical pencil and colored pencil. 4x2.5in

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


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Posted 15 March 2019 - 06:59 PM

Maybe I should just wait to post once a week... Then I'd never post anything!

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92nd Outwork Division again. I wanted to show their markings in better detail.
40ish minutes.
Mechanical pencil, gel pen, and colored pencil.
3.25x4.25in

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur


#594 Neyo Wargear

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Posted 23 March 2019 - 09:21 PM

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571st Onslaught Division again. I wanted to show their markings more in detail.
I also decided to give this Trooper a Beta C-Mag for his machine rifle and changed the scope to be more modern looking. More changes may come.
Mechanical pencil, gel pen, and colored pencil.
3x4.25in

Omnius mille passus expeditio, omnis fossa bellum.

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"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."

- General of the Army Douglas MacArthur





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