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Thank you everyone who voted for me on the Bit-Tech.net Mod of the Month June Edition Competition. I´m over the moon for winning! ^^

Congrats! I saw that you won! I knew you had some great skills after your fallout mod thumb.gif Also saw that they interviewed you about steampunk, youre like a celeb or something biggrin.gif
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Congrats, on the MoTm at bit-tech. I read those boards as well. Also mad props on advancing the steampunk ideas. !!
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Thanks a bunch guys!!!

Shadow, on a sneak peak, I am considering doing a second take on the original fallout cause case (which is not the little one that you saw) :S

Yes I was really glad about the interview although I do think Antony exagerated with the whole me introducing a new view on steampunk and what not, but It did make me feel like a celeb for a few minutes hahaha

In any case, cheers guys, I´m really happy with it : )
    
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Right, after 6 months of inactivity on this project (work + personal reasons + other stuff) I´m back on it, I actually don´t have much to go as I´ve done quit a bit since the last update, just nothing worth showing on it´s own.

I´m hoping to finish it within the next 2 weeks and instead of posting little by little I´ll just be posting one big final post.

Straight after that, I´ll be starting on my new project (small project while I prepare for my next big project, which as I hinted before, is a high end take on the fallout cause project but without the one wee time limit of course).

Just thought I´d upate the post with this info, cheers for reading!
    
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Oh yeahh, will be here as always! smile.gif
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Oh sweet....
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Hi Everyone,

After almost a year since I started the project, it is now Finished.

Since October I´ve been adding paint effects, ink effects, done some detail changes, added missing details and essentially obsessed over there damned thing. Following the original idea I did 2 casings, one for the psu and one for the gpus, unfortunately I just wasn´t happy with them, I felt they changed the overall look to much. I never wanted it to look clean as it simply doesn´t fit the post-apocalyptic style so in the end I opted for a rough way around it. The last 4 PSU connectors are bare and inked cabling for the GPUs. I´m sure quite a few of you would´ve proffered casings but I feel this way is what suits the style of the project best.

I also pretty much "coated" the whole thing with a mix of inks that took me a month to get right for a more old-n-gritty feel as while I was very happy with how the faux wood effect turned out, I felt it didn´t much the rest of the oxidized copper effects, this slight effect ink helps blend these two together and really make it look like it´s been around for a hundred years. If you compare these final pictures to the previous update pictures you´ll find you can´t exactly point why, but you´ll understand what I mean (or at least I hope you will smile.gif )

I also realise there´s no SLI bridge, this is simply because I´ve misplaced mine and didn´t want to wait till I ordered a new one to make the final pictures as I didn´t feel it was that important and... I really needed to end this stage of my life.

APASF is the project I´ve always wanted to do ever since I started painting and modding and while there are somethings that NOW I may have done differently, I´m extremely happy with the final outcome, I´m also relieved it´s over, it's taken a huge toll on me and in the end, it was more of an obligation and obsession rather than something I enjoyed doing as sad as that may sound.

I´d like to thank everyone for being so patient with it as it´s taken 6 months more than I originally thought it would.

Right, without further wait, here is the final shoot of APASF "A Post-Apocalyptic Steampunk Future".







































Thank you all for reading through this long worklog during what for me has been the hardest project I´ve ever done!

Until next time,
Luciel
Edited by Luciel - 3/31/13 at 8:06am
    
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hey man really great job on this build. the steam punk look is sick
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Cheers! smile.gif
    
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Will upload some benchmarks in the next few days smile.gif
    
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