So I asked Iron Galaxy for a tournament prize...

#1 Edited by Dinosaursssssss (3 posts) -

Felt like I needed to post this in order to properly give props to Dave Lang and the rest of the Iron Galaxy team, cause they did something real awesome for me.

I work over at Turbine (makers of Lord of the Rings Online) and recently decided it'd be fun to run a Divekick tournament at the office. I figured Dave Lang seemed like a cool dude, so I sent an email to Iron Galaxy asking if they could provide "somethin real dumb" as a prize for our tournament. Dave responded saying he had an idea but it would be a few weeks, and not long after we received a big cardboard box with IRON GALAXY written on the side in sharpie.

We had a good turnout and plenty of spectators; it turns out "there are only two buttons!" is actually a solid way of getting people to try a new game. And when the dust cleared from the final match (Baz vs. S Kill), and we opened the box to reveal the prize, the collective gasp rang throughout the halls of the studio.

That's right. It's the Mr. N version of this Fellowship of the Ring poster

Thanks again to Dave and the Iron Galaxy team, we had an great time during this tournament, and getting this amazing piece of art as the prize was a fantastic way to finish it! It's hanging in the LOTRO pit now, over the desk of our new Divekick champion.

#2 Posted by ThunderSlash (2037 posts) -

Hahahaha that is great poster. "Mr. N is OP."

#3 Edited by rmanthorp (4097 posts) -

That is incredible! Mr N is still a scumbag though...

#4 Posted by SMTDante89 (2605 posts) -

Saw a few pictures of this going around on Twitter yesterday, it's pretty awesome for sure.

#5 Posted by Zaccheus (1809 posts) -

Holy fucking shit. Incredible.

#6 Posted by forkboy (1201 posts) -

My god that is wonderful

#7 Edited by chrisphil1724 (64 posts) -


#8 Posted by Fattony12000 (7632 posts) -


#9 Edited by Snail (8676 posts) -

That is pretty damn cool.

#10 Posted by ShaggE (6828 posts) -

Dave Lang is a king among men.

#11 Posted by thegoldencat7 (1501 posts) -

Its beautiful! What a guy.

#12 Edited by Capum15 (5026 posts) -


#13 Posted by cloudymusic (1269 posts) -

Oh my god.

#14 Posted by Scrawnto (2472 posts) -

That is really cool.

#15 Edited by BBOYS2231 (233 posts) -

Awesome poster, and great idea for a tournament! I don't live too far from the studio. Much love for Turbine :)

#16 Posted by GERALTITUDE (3703 posts) -

Oh man. From the very depths of the Lang Zone.

#17 Posted by FLStyle (4997 posts) -

The very best!

#18 Posted by CatsAkimbo (651 posts) -

Dave Lang is a pretty cool dude.

#19 Posted by Flappy (2376 posts) -

That's my main man Mr. N! SO GAWDLIKE!

#20 Posted by TheHT (11998 posts) -

Dave Lang really delivered on that one.

#21 Posted by GaspoweR (3711 posts) -

Man, Martin Phan should be getting tons of royalties for IG's use of his likeness! :P That's awesome.

#22 Posted by aquacadet (244 posts) -

Oh my god that's fantastic. I wish I had a desktop version.

#23 Posted by HatKing (6202 posts) -

Dave Lang seems like a cool dude, but I heard he stands outside monasteries and throws water balloons full of paint at nuns.

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