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Photoshop Fun: Create A New MK Character

WIn a free Jeff T-Shirt by showing off your Photoshop skills.

No, that's not Raiden.
After our Assassin's Creed caption contest went so well I figured we'd challenge you to more feats of skill this morning on Giant Bomb. This one is simple. Create a new Mortal Kombat character and fit it into some existing game shots. You can merge existing characters from other games or celebrities or whatever you think works. Just make sure you name your character. We don't really care which edition of the game you use, but if you're not as skilled with art programs I'd shoot for the simplistic look from the original 3 games.

The winner gets a free Jeff T-Shirt shipped to their home. You've got till 6 PM PST to submit your entries. To be clear this time we're only allowing one submission per user. Just attach them as a comment to this post. I'll announce the winner soon after and contact the lucky user through a private message to grab your shipping info. Let's keep the entries clean, so no nudity please. We'll be judging entries both on humor and how believable your work fits with the franchise's original tone and style. To keep the entries readable please refrain from quoting images in your comments and just show your appreciation to the submitting artists by using an @ symbol.

Wonder why we're doing this? It's a simple ploy to distract you from continuing the epic GIANTBOMB STAFF - official photo edit thread. Seriously, that thread gets pretty weird.

Hat tip to user Coltonio7 for the idea. Good luck everyone.

Update: And the winner is... Mattalorian with his awesome Wizards vs. Cyborgs characters. There were a lot of great entries (including Papa_b3ar's Lizard Man who unfortunately wasn't technically within the rules) but Mattalorian's masterpiece was not only extremely humorous, but captured the art style of the original games very well.  No worries for everyone else, we'll have a new contest up sometime next week.





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Posted by snide
No, that's not Raiden.
After our Assassin's Creed caption contest went so well I figured we'd challenge you to more feats of skill this morning on Giant Bomb. This one is simple. Create a new Mortal Kombat character and fit it into some existing game shots. You can merge existing characters from other games or celebrities or whatever you think works. Just make sure you name your character. We don't really care which edition of the game you use, but if you're not as skilled with art programs I'd shoot for the simplistic look from the original 3 games.

The winner gets a free Jeff T-Shirt shipped to their home. You've got till 6 PM PST to submit your entries. To be clear this time we're only allowing one submission per user. Just attach them as a comment to this post. I'll announce the winner soon after and contact the lucky user through a private message to grab your shipping info. Let's keep the entries clean, so no nudity please. We'll be judging entries both on humor and how believable your work fits with the franchise's original tone and style. To keep the entries readable please refrain from quoting images in your comments and just show your appreciation to the submitting artists by using an @ symbol.

Wonder why we're doing this? It's a simple ploy to distract you from continuing the epic GIANTBOMB STAFF - official photo edit thread. Seriously, that thread gets pretty weird.

Hat tip to user Coltonio7 for the idea. Good luck everyone.

Update: And the winner is... Mattalorian with his awesome Wizards vs. Cyborgs characters. There were a lot of great entries (including Papa_b3ar's Lizard Man who unfortunately wasn't technically within the rules) but Mattalorian's masterpiece was not only extremely humorous, but captured the art style of the original games very well.  No worries for everyone else, we'll have a new contest up sometime next week.





Edited by Heartagram

FINISH THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Photoshops that is.......

Posted by JJOR64

Poop, I'm not that good at photoshop but, it will be fun to see all the entrys.

Posted by Death_Burnout

Great, now you have a competition that i can't even try since i dont have Photoshop.

I got an idea, someone cheat and create a character using the create a character feature in MK Armegeddon, and then extract that!

Posted by musdy

My lack of artistic skills will prevent me from entering this contest.

Posted by LiveOrDie1212

i don't have time for this nonsense!

Posted by JohnnyDps

Only US shipping? or meby Sweden?

Posted by snide

We ship anywhere! Swedes just need to make their stuff extra good so that I don't wince at the shipping costs.

Posted by Endogene

Done

Posted by BlackCyan


Edited by Pazy

It had to be done:



Sorry its a bit small and crap though.

Posted by Captain_Fookup

Fuck I wish I still had a copy of Photoshop.

Posted by Digitalistic


Posted by Digitalistic

@Captain_Fookup  http://www.gimp.org/

Posted by Media_Master

nuts

Edited by JuMP

I figured since the Baraka one seemed too obvious, I'd do the next best thing. Michelle "Jade" Obama (apparently Jade was her maiden name).

MK vs Washington DC

Posted by krazychris

Heres my entry

KARATE MAN!


This is a combination of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Tony Jaa and Jet Li





                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                               



KARATE MAN! in the charcter select screen


















Posted by Sunjammer

Man i was gonna do one with Jax fighting Egyptian Lover on a horse.... Someone do it for me! Carry on my legacy!

Posted by Joey2683

The GIANTBOMB STAFF photo thread is completly insane. Thanks Jeff, for pointing me to 75 of the most ridiculous pictures, I can not remove from my mind now.

Posted by BoG
We have Reptile. and Scoprion. We have Nightwolf and Kobra. Now, introducing...


It's Insect!




Posted by joedubya


Posted by r3dsqu4r3

SOLID SNAKE RAWR


Edited by stripclubdj

i think its funny.look huge arm lol


Posted by BrickRoad



A classic sitcom character vs. a nut.

Edited by Stargate174

This Is Madonna bringing her Sticky & Sweet Style to MK series;) 



Sticky & Sweet MK Style
Edited by slantedwindows

also considered: KOLORSWAP, PURPLE URKEL

Edited by Crono



@joedubya, lol great concept


Edited by DJ_Lae


Edited by FlipperDesert
Well, I got this idea done before anyone else at least! Just don't pay attention to the font.
Posted by Hamz

All done in MS Paint, probably missed the entire concept and point of this competition but I had such a laugh making this so....

On the left we have Arnold-litigator
On the right we have Skullsoldier

Bonus points for guessing where the Skull picture came from ;)

Enjoy!




Posted by FLStyle

Don't make fun of him, not all Shokans have six-packs you know.
Online
Posted by TheBeast

I apologise in advance:

Mama Snider
Posted by Pazy
snide said:
"We ship anywhere! Swedes just need to make their stuff extra good so that I don't wince at the shipping costs."

Dont the swedes make Battlefield and Chronicles of Riddick? You dont think thats extra good? ;)
Edited by nomproofglass

Mortal Kombat vs. Metal Gear? Raiden vs. Raiden.




Posted by FlipperDesert

@ Captain_Fookup: Get GIMP, it's like Photoshop but free.

And I think DJ_Lae's just schooled all of us. Whooooo!

Posted by JuMP

@joedubya

My vote goes to you sir. Well done.

Edited by vulgarian

I can't do funny, but I can trace!


Posted by PeasForFees

I would but the 10 mins i use would be a waste of time for everyone

Posted by Gditz

Can we get the deadline in GMT by any chance?

Posted by FlipperDesert

@Gditz: GMT - 8 hours = California time. So 2am.

Posted by brian3d

Zombie Cyborg w/ Tank Treads for legs.



Edited by DarkPredatorUK



                       
                                                                                                                                                            Giga MK!

Edited by Steve_C

I've just spent way too long doing this and trying to find appropriate parts to add in.

Sub-Zero Cent
Obligatory 'he's an ice-cold killa' , and 'Sub-Zero Cent: Blood on the Snow' comment.

I couldn't find a good topless fiddy picture haha, so he's wearing a vest and a bulletproof vest under that costume. Safety first i guess. Be sure to look closely at that belt buckle too.
Edited by Zebadee

MK VS NINTENDO UNIVERSE

The Regginator! Charging up star power!!!!!POWER GLOVE SMASSSHHHH!!
He can't dance though.


I pixelated it to make it look like a believable MK character, but I think the fact Reggie is 1/3 mario pipe, 1/3 charazard and 1/3 on fire riding a wii fit board kinda defeats the point of that process completely...








Edited by Mattalorian

The time of submissions ends here...
Edited by carlthenimrod
Michael "Pacman" Pachter


He predicts your doom!!!
And it maybe might happen!!
Unless the economy changes and then it probably won't!

Posted by CodeMcK

I give you Emperor Fitty Cent



YO FITTY! FINISH EM!

Posted by Parsnip

MK3 The Hoff
The Hoff in MK3, too obvious choice.
Edited by Gditz



Behold the worst DJ of all time! His salty language is sure to get anyone who stands in his way!

Note: Thanks to FlipperDesert for providing the deadline in GMT, I appreciate it :)
Edited by TheGremp



Gotta love Persona.

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