I recall that the CrystalD developer who models Lara said himself that he was inspired by AOD and Core Laras in general when modeling the doppelganger.
Oh, really? Might be, I don’t know. I wasn’t very interested anymore after Legend was released and saw the kind of stuff we’re gonna have in the franchise from that moment, in any information about the making of Crystal’s games, I just played the released thing - and just once. Never felt the least desire of re-playing any of them again.
I recall the guy who designed LAUra to be inspired in TRAOD Lara for TR Legend model, but I didn’t know about the doppelganger. Anyway, as I said yesterday, doesn’t matter: she doesn’t look like my queen, not at all.
And, just saying, being inspired by Classic/TRAOD Lara to model the doppelganger doesn’t mean he pretended to insert her as a villain in TRU. They just took “inspiration”. I don’t see where’s the big deal here.
Yeah, I know some fans were upset when seeing the doppelganger as “TRAOD Lara” herself being the villain of this game… but yet again, I don’t see her. And if she were, well… doesn’t mean that the scene of the doppelganger fighting LAUra should be funny to us? Like, she beat the shit outta her, hahahaha.
Anyway, I find far more offensive details like this one, of photos like this one
together with all the bullshit Crystal has been spreading about Core Design and Classic Lara since the very moment they took the franchise until now - and the fact they have no shame in exploit this legacy they’ve been mocking for years just for marketing purposes right now, than some guy taking inspiration in TRAOD Lara for modelling the doppelganger in TRU.
Amethyst crystal stag. There is just over a day left to pledge in the kickstarter for one of these guys! £100 plus postage, they come with a beautiful sticker and box! Seven different crystal colours to choose from
Some new, gorgeous stickers designed by Brogal Coral Illustration featuring an Aqua Crystal Stag. They are 5x3″ big (BIG being the word here) and are included with every Crystal Stag pledge.
For £100 you get a crystal stag pictured here with crystals in your choice of colour (from red, blue, green, orange, purple, clear or black) packaged in a box with a silver hot-foil stamp, cast crystal and a 5x3″ vinyl crystal stag sticker!
This is an 11 day offer, it ends when the kickstarter ends and after that Crystal Stags will cost considerably more!
However stickers will be available in my Etsy shop for £2 :)
So obviously this poor Crystal stag is missing something… But I’m so pleased with how the rest of him has come out I just had to share this work in progress shot! All the stags will have the same monochrome colour scheme apart from the crystals, the crystal colour is chosen by the Backer.