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Modern Hyrule


Link in 2011, cruising on his bike, Epona.
Got this idea about a week back, then went crazy on it.
I don't care how modern hyrule may be, but link will use the master sword, no way was I going to change it to a gun or something silly. Actually liked the pic a little better when it was flipped horizontally, but that would've meant link would be right-handed.

Photoshop CS4, wacom tablet and TOO MANY fucking hours...about ten or twelve at least.

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Damn!!! What a detail :O

Awesome pic dude or chick!!! =3


I'm a big zelda fan, and I found the idea offensive
Good job as far as the actual artwork though...


I like it, especially how the front of the Epona has the appearance of an animal's face (looks more like a wolf than a horse to me though). As for his sword position, it seems like an incredibly bad idea to keep it so close to the front wheel... I can only imagine if his sword hits a rock, and it slices through the front tire, causing Link to lose control and careen into a wall at 160 mph... In addition to hitting his front wheel, what would happen to link if he hits a pothole with his sword like that? I'm going to guess that in the least he will shatter his arm and lose his sword. I just don't understand why Link would take such risks. I guess that's why he keeps a spare fairy in a bottle at all times. Great job on the painting, it's just too bad that technology has caused Link to become so foolish. 9/10 and 5/5 because it made my day.

Nambread responds:

I tried streamlining the head on the bike. First time round it looked like a cat, now apparently a wolf. Haha oh well, it's a damn horse! May add an EPONA decal somewhere to get the message across. Yeah you can't see it but he has 4 fairies to resuscitate him if he comes off that bike or sticks that sword in the wrong place. He needs no lessons in swordsmanship! He has the triforce of courage/stupidity, he's going to take these little risks haha.

lol wut

This is an accurate depiction of what would happen if Microsoft bought that franchise.

Nambread responds:

Nah man, EA. Zelda with guns, lots of bloom, lots of motion blur, lots of brown. Zelda's a cheerleader or some shit. Pretty bad game idea, great for artwork though.

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3.87 / 5.00

Mar 7, 2011
5:35 PM EST
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