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I highly recommend playing this superb piece of music in the background, I've been using this as a guide whilst working on the extended animation - [link]

First 40k triage, now this.... I'm currently working on a Warhammer 40k animation project, entirely for my own enjoyment.

This piece started out as an attempt to do an exposition of some of my fluff in a 1980 Hitch-hiker's Guide style animation.

I did that, and may share that later, but this is what started out as the "front end" of it - inspired by the monochrome screens of my yoof :P, but is now going to be recycled in an animated short story revolving around the Adeptus Mechanicus I've wanted to do for some time.

Much of this was done frame by fame and the skull and cog was hand drawn :)

There will be a lot of Delia Derbyshire inspired music in the soundtrack ;)

Legal Disclaimer: This artwork is and unofficial creation by Light-Tricks, derived without permission, upon the Warhammer 40,000 intellectual property owned by Games Workshop Ltd.

This piece is completely unofficial and in no way endorsed by Games Workshop Limited.

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Chief-Judge Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
Yeah.  It's pretty awesome I think.  I want this to pop up on my I-Pad.  Im so going to try make that happen.  Keep up the great work.
Light-Tricks Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014   Interface Designer
Thank you very much, very kind! Let me know if you get anywhere with the iPad. I've lost the original files so can't make that any easier unfortunately. Going to have to redo it one day...
TheSpikeAndKey Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well Done Sir Well Done Sir
RecklessCharge Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hey man, could I possibly bug you into making this a gif for me? I've got a very tech savvy friend who might be able to make this into a functioning Rainmeter background. Gotta say, I faved this awhile back and I keep coming back to look, I friggin love it
Light-Tricks Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013   Interface Designer
That shouldn't be too much of a problem. I'm happy to do it but I'm super busy so as long as you don't mind waiting a little I'll do it as soon as I can.
67454786584 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014
Anything ever come of this request? I took a pop at making it into a GIF myself, figured I could forward you a copy in case anyone else asked for one, but unfortunately importing the flash file into FlashPro borks it completely(everything's displaced, background goes pure white, bottom-right text doesn't appear) and you used a font I don't have myself. It's such a great animation to have for Dark Heresy/IN28 games, but our group's resident "techpriest" is an Apple fanboy so swf files are no go :/
Light-Tricks Featured By Owner May 10, 2014   Interface Designer
I'm afraid not, I've just not had the chance to look into it unfortunately. I also lost all of the original files back in November so I'd have to start from scratch
RecklessCharge Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thats alright I understand perfectly take your time no rush no hurry :)
notchthegreat Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would love to have this as a computer start up animation
Light-Tricks Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013   Interface Designer
That would be pretty nifty :)
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