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Lowpoly mini Mass Effect scene - hires tex version by Pyroxene Lowpoly mini Mass Effect scene - hires tex version by Pyroxene
A while ago I wanted to make some little low-poly retro versions of Mass Effect characters. I was gonna do like 3, at most. But I got carried away, so here's a whole bunch of them.

I was originally going to render these at a very low texture resolution, but I got too attached to my 512x512 work textures, so I kept them in there. I still put up an additional version of the scene with all characters at 128x128, because that was originally the point after all. You can see that version here: [link]

I'll upload some closeups of individual characters over the next few days. In the mean time, have some Shepard: [link]
(Edit: got around to posting them all, if you wanna see them, they're in the gallery. :))

PS: Yeah I know it's a bit of a mix and match of different versions of the characters from different installments in the series, but I didn't take it that seriously, so there. =P

(Edit again: since a lot of people are asking: I used Blender both for modeling and texturing.)

(Last edit: since the journal I posted the source files in is off my main page now, here's a link to them: [link])
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:iconotro-amor-eterno:
Otro-amor-eterno Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Taaaliiiii has fallleeen x~x
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mansoor112 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hello...sir which software use for uv mapping and texturing.........
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:iconchrispynutt:
Chrispynutt Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014
Awwww, so adorable.
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:iconlunavixen015:
lunavixen015 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 7, 2014
ah, so cute! :3

These would make adorable papercraft models.
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SkeeNLangly Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
Потрясающе-профессиональная работа!
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frikineitor143 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
OMG they are sooooo cute!!!Inekoitplz 
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SauceyFellow Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've always liked low poly art but this picture specifically makes me wanna try it. I've not touched blender since my programming class in highschool though and I've never made anything more complex than furniture. Texturing was what always gave me trouble, I always got confused laying everything out. I was the best in my class with anything 3d related and I really wasn't any good.

The whole ME series you did was adorable and you've got a pretty damn sweet gallery. 
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campestris Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Are there any papercrafts made from these cuties?
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:iconlunavixen015:
lunavixen015 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
There is of the Reaper, Liara, Shepard and Garrus, though not those exact poses
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:iconmystressb:
Mystressb Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
These are absolutely adorable.  I'd pay fullprice for a game with these graphics!
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:iconthegman123:
TheGMan123 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
Hah! They're all doing silly things,but Garrus taking a rocket to the face is just priceless!
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drakefenwick Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
A Mass Tactics game would be a dream come true for me!
This is a brilliant picture!

-B!
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DamonDaSaru Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Why isn't anybody using the files to make papercraft yet? Why?!

Oh and amazing work. They're so cute. XD
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Veratai Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
XD these guys are extra funny
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:iconsterlingdee:
SterlingDee Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tali is so cute
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N7Kopper Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Daw, Wrex and Grunt are giving bro headbutts, Tali's simply failing, like she kind of tends to do, Liara's creating sparklies, Mordin, Thane, and Miri are faffing around...

Please tell me that Shepard being the only one actually doing anything useful is a deliberate jab at how weak his team are. Please.
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Acavyos Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Wow this looks sooo awesome, please make it a real game! :D
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RubyFlame123 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
They're so adorable! :D
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LuciaFloresDesign Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Awesome!
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Divided-by-Cipher Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
those reapers are just adorable <3
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:iconn7kopper:
N7Kopper Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
I'm still gonna kill them, myself...
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:iconwilliamwz3:
williamwz3 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
Garrus is taking another missile to the face!
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Leyto Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I dream of this on my android phone :love:

One thing I am asking is about your textures rendering: are they filtered? And also about your workflow: did you paint them in photoshop, or directly on models with dedicated software?
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Pyroxene Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
Whaddya mean by filtered? Well either way, I didn't really use any kind of special filters, and the painting was done on the model in blender. :)
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:iconleyto:
Leyto Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I mean this [link]
But I didn't know that (painting) tool in Blender, quite interesting, and free !

BTW, your models motivated me to start with some old robot concept I scribbled for a previous dominance war competition, so thanks for it :)
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NiniveKha Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They are amazing!!
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:iconbevveh:
bevveh Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist
Oh my god the sheer brilliance I can't even
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kaff33nd Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012
Wow, I can't believe I didn't fav this earlier! rectified. This is awesomeness and wonderment!
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LightningGalaxy Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist
This is extremely cute! Love Liara and her fireworks. HAHA
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:iconorana:
Orana Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's just awesome and adorable.
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missnechan Featured By Owner May 19, 2012
This is....beyond CUTE :heart:
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sneaker20000 Featured By Owner May 14, 2012
This is so cute! Even the Reapers.
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dblood42 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
What the hell does Liara doing? :D
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:iconpirce:
Pirce Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
This is my favorite thing in the universe.
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:iconkieric:
Kieric Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
Oh your GAWD! Liara is soo frucking cute!!:love:

If I ever find someone to make me a Laira plushie, Imma tell them to use this as a reference
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khazukiart Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Liara' like "OOH! The COLURZ!" <3
...I love you Liara, forever and always... XD
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Patriarch2 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
Adorable...
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:icongamergirl32:
gamergirl32 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
tali is so cute
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SillyMadman Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wrex and Grunt combining brain power.
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:iconazogthepale:
AzogThePale Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012   Artist
those two korgans are to damn adorable!
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necromantress Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Agreed!
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DudQuitter Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cute
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Jaleeni Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh noes! Garrus, duck! lol <3
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Eternal-41269 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That is so so cute.
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:iconcrispychaney:
crispychaney Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
haha they look amazing :) very nice work they all have alot of emotion :)
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9Skulls Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good to see this finally here. Really impressive work, mate :)
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Vicious713 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Where's joker? D=
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:iconpyroxene:
Pyroxene Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Dunno! He must've gone out with EDI somewhere. =P
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alifevel Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice
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Mesciurius Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
superb work :)
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