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January 16, 2007
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Base - Ambient II by Andr-Sar Base - Ambient II by Andr-Sar
*Please, have a time to look at full-size version for all detales. Thank you.


This piece is named after the in-game music composition for the computer space simulator game "Independence War 2: The Edge Of Chaos".

The track, as all stuningly amazing music for the game in general, was composed by Christopher Mann. The gameplay, story, art and soundtrack together made the time I was spending on it truly inspiring. I find that time the most beautiful I ever have had in my life, the most important realizing due to what the understanding was born. The understanding of dream about space.

So, I certainly was happy If god would have a chance to ask me personally about this. I should thank Particle Studios and Chris Mann personally for all this miracle.

And I hope this work is corresponding to that atmosphere of the game somehow. This is the goal that was pursued.

Story <Warning! Content some spoilers!>

On the picture you can see the huge pirate base hidden in fogs of the near emission nebula, that was left by the grandmother of the main hero, who was the head of all the pirate activity in the badlands. After the death of the hero's father, that was initiated by Maas (the head of largest corporation in Badlands) due to their conflict, the young boy will stay alone with the old artificially intelligent character. It was a gift of the father, who actually suspected his such end and left it to help the son in that case. Then it appears that this a.i. was earlier belong to grandmother and contained the secret location of the base. From this point the main storyline of the game begins.

Technical information

Modelling time: 2 objects, ~8 hours, 3ds Max 7.0
Painting and composing: ~6 hours, Adobe Photoshop 7.0
Contrast, brightness and color balancing: ~1,5 hour.

Comments and critique is welcome as always. :)
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schmatzler Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh my god, that is awesome. And the only art I could find about this game.

I've featured your image on the website. With a backlink, of course!…
QAuZ Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
This has been featured in news article [link]
gearspec Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2009
WOW, that is so cool.
Skylooks Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is Just AWESOME !!!
okcpu Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2007
ahh a great game... one of the best there is :)
Andr-Sar Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2007
Sure it is. :)
RKGfXnl Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007
Pfjww.. i realy enjoying your work Andr-sar.. the concept in this drawing is again briliant..

i think i fav this one to.. to bad that da has no button: "fav entire gallery"
TheWanderer2030 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2007  Professional Photographer
GraphicBrat Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2007  Professional
"That's no moon... it's a space station!"
I can't believe I'm the first one to say that.

Great work, btw.
Pshemo Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2007
holy smoke ! GJ
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