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Weta Workshop's new Lara Croft statue looks great

Ozzy Onya A2Z

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Weta Workshop opened up preorders for their US$,1500 Larry Croft The Lost Valley second statue. I'm not a collector but I am impressed by the quality and attention to detail. This statue looks brilliant from any angle.

FEATURES:
  • 1:4 scale;
  • Limited Edition size to be confirmed;
  • Made from high-quality polystone;
  • Sculpted by Gary Hunt;
  • The iconic level, the Lost Valley, recreated in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Lara Croft;
  • A dynamic pose, featuring two Raptors and Lara croft mid-fight;
  • Highly detailed base design







 
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Great work but I never really like these mid-action statues.

Prefer something more simple.
 

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I just hope that leg is reinforced! Great statue though. Somebody should send one to SquareEnix to remind them of how cool Lara Croft used to be.
 
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Man, I miss these games. I was replaying the originals on my RG 351p handheld a few months back then life got busy. I’m gonna jump back in. I’m near the end of TR2 🔥🔥🔥

Love ya forever Lara Croft, but I’m not spending $1500 on this.

Looks awesome though. Do you guys think they are actually remaking the first game? Or is this just a cool throwback design?
 

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Looks like a dude. Tits too small, muscles too big.

I mean those proportions are realistic if a woman were to jump kick a raptor.

But It's a woman jump kicking a raptor.

Star Smile GIF by Locarno Film Festival
 

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Looks like a dude. Tits too small, muscles too big.

Yeah, just in the context of the rest of her body they look weird, like were designed by a separate person after they finished the rest of it. The uncanny tits I can abide, but the muscles, especially the arms don't make me think of Lara Croft.

Even if you look at the (mostly terrible imo) statue of nu-Lara earlier in the thread they get the arms really right... they then attach them to a sort of trashcan body lol but at least they got one part "right".

I think its just the design of Lara Croft I prefer because of playing the old games first, she was supposed to be like a super hero to me, her arms/build is completely divorced from the actions she performs. Like Wuxia films or the like, its a fantasy.

I normally don't mind redesigns of characters, I'm happy to see something new, but for some reason Lara's designs since 2013 have never clicked with me, just a step back usually.
 
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Yeah, just in the context of the rest of her body they look weird, like were designed by a separate person after they finished the rest of it. The uncanny tits I can abide, but the muscles, especially the arms don't make me think of Lara Croft.

Even if you look at the (mostly terrible imo) statue of nu-Lara earlier in the thread they get the arms really right... they then attach them to a sort of trashcan body lol but at least they got one part "right".

I think its just the design of Lara Croft I prefer because of playing the old games first, she was supposed to be like a super hero to me, her arms/build is completely divorced from the actions she performs. Like Wuxia films or the like, its a fantasy. I normally don't mind redesigns of characters, I'm happy to see something new, but for some reason Lara's design since 2013 have never clicked with me, just a step back usually.
Yeah, it's fantasy. Early Lara had sticks for arms. Was that realistic? No. Who cares?
 
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This lara looks a little off to me. She looks good but I think I'm too use to more of the softer curves lara than the slightly more muscularly athletic version from the movies. Then again this could just be a more realistic phsyical form for adventure.
 
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Yeah, it's fantasy. Early Lara had sticks for arms. Was that realistic? No. Who cares?

"I care! I want to see realistic designs for women in games, not those old porno-designs!"

^^^ Someone who hasn't and won't play any Lara Croft games any time soon.

I also wish people would make it clear they are projecting when they say "fapping over her" and other bullshit like that: I find LC's old design cool & strong and its fun to watch her act like a sassy lady who gives no fucks. Wtf is wrong with these people rubbing their thighs over computer game character designs, I appreciate an Adonis/Godess-like design for so many other reasons than some submental just spaffing over it, ffs.
 
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The modern Lara statue is just too dopey compared to this one. I mean look at this.



THERE IS BLACK PANTHER LIKE 6 INCHES FROM YOUR FACE!!!! ARE YOU BLIND???
 
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Details & textures are a great but I don't really like this design of Lara. It's leaning more towards realism.
I like this comic book heroine style design more. I think it was a limited edition. Video
Whiter skin, much more "European" face.
 

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"I care! I want to see realistic designs for women in games, not those old porno-designs!"

^^^ Someone who hasn't and won't play any Lara Croft games any time soon.

I also wish people would make it clear they are projecting when they say "fapping over her" and other bullshit like that: I find LC's old design cool & strong and its fun to watch her act like a sassy lady who gives no fucks. Wtf is wrong with these people rubbing their thighs over computer game character designs, I appreciate an Adonis/Godess-like design for so many other reasons than some submental just spaffing over it, ffs.
You have spoken the truth!
 

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That sounds... triggering.
As my spouse frequently doesn't use much more clothing than the lady on the left when outside in hot weather.

Her clothing is fine. It's the......

- Question that she's asking.
- The look in her face with the sexy look (finger in her mouth)
- And the guy on the right in boxers with his hands behind his head CLEARLY ready for some sex.

It's the combination of all 3 that makes it a porn-like ad.
 

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Her clothing is fine. It's the......

- Question that she's asking.
- The look in her face with the sexy look (finger in her mouth)
- And the guy on the right in boxers with his hands behind his head CLEARLY ready for some sex.

It's the combination of all 3 that makes it a porn-like ad.

I took it that the woman was supposed to be his partner and shes saying "This is how you want me to dress?", not knowing what its a reference to. So they're a couple and this is a role play fantasy, hence the finger in the mouth pose and why he's "ready for sex".

So I'd say its extremely suggestive, but not pornographic, because people do have sex outside of porn and they do role play. If there was a third panel where she was bottomless and doing a backflip, about to land on his quivering cock I'd agree with you lol
 
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This is really nit-picky, but what is going on with her right (not your right) bicep? It's like a double-decker bus.

 

mckmas8808

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I took it that the woman was supposed to be his partner and shes saying "This is how you want me to dress?", not knowing what its a reference to. So they're a couple and this is a role play fantasy, hence the finger in the mouth pose and why he's "ready for sex".

So I'd say its extremely suggestive, but not pornographic, because people do have sex outside of porn and they do role play. If there was a third panel where she was bottomless and doing a backflip, about to land on his quivering cock I'd agree with you lol

LOL! I wasn't being literal when I said pornographic. That's why I said "Porn-Like"
 
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This is really nit-picky, but what is going on with her right (not your right) bicep? It's like a double-decker bus.


Who knows, but I think it looks stupid. My main complaint is it costs 1500 flipping pounds and there hair and materials aren't "real". For that money I'd expect at least leather straps and real rubber soles. Maybe I'm naive though, you probanly have to pay 3k+ to get that kinda detail.

I don't want my gaming-men to be as ripped as Gears characters and I equally don't want my gaming-ladies to look like crossfit "athletes".
 
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Her clothing is fine. It's the......

- Question that she's asking.
- The look in her face with the sexy look (finger in her mouth)
- And the guy on the right in boxers with his hands behind his head CLEARLY ready for some sex.

It's the combination of all 3 that makes it a porn-like ad.
Oh, I see.
There is something I'd call "erotic" about the ad, but porn is something rather less subtle to me.
But then, I"m not a native English speaker.
 

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Oh, I see.
There is something I'd call "erotic" about the ad, but porn is something rather less subtle to me.
But then, I"m not a native English speaker.

Erotic is probably a better term (and more where I was going with my thoughts).