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Final Victory by MajesticChicken Final Victory by MajesticChicken
I re-colored the cover of the Necron codex, originally done by Adrian Smith. I enjoy the original immensely, and think of this as merely as an alternate interpretation.

I meant to upload this earlier last month, but things got in the way. I wanted to give the Necron set of pics a nice, big, high res send off, so hopefully this does the job.

Original artist is Adrian Smith.

Games Workshop Ltd. 2012
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:icongumbo821:
gumbo821 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
'crons be like "heard you were talkin shit"
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Sallar47 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol this comment made me chuckle.
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:iconfredlings:
Fredlings Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
is that an anhilliaton barge behind
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:iconfredlings:
Fredlings Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
great work
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:iconandrejpetrovich:
AndrejPetrovich Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Big BIIIG fan of Warhammer  and Necron! like with all of your work amazing coloring! Definitely one of my favourites ;)
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:iconangelxd19:
AngelXD19 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
codex iron maiden still the best cover of all times
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:iconfzn4:
fzn4 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome!!!! 
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
Thanks!
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:icongreytracker:
Greytracker Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
this one is better
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
Thanks!
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:iconk0rialstrasz:
K0RIALSTRASZ Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
glorious colouring! as always :D
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
Thanks!
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:iconsoulsyndicate44:
SoulSyndicate44 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
Kick ass doesn't even begin to describe this.
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:iconxenofish:
Xenofish Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
Awesome.
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:iconjoeltonongkh:
joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
blow me away...completely...
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:iconjobe3do:
Jobe3DO Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Awesome!
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
Thanks!
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:iconjobe3do:
Jobe3DO Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome!
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:iconemeraldkeefe:
EmeraldKeefe Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Eeek! Creepy! But still nice!
Well done!
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:iconkeevint111:
keevint111 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this way better than the 5th ed. codex. The colors create a very cold and eerie feel about the Necrons, as if they were heartless.
The original codex cover is brighter, but doesn't really suit the nature of the Necrons, but this does.

Great work! It looks like a lot of work was put into this!
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Thanks for the in-depth comments, I really appreciate it. Glad you like it!
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:iconragnarok6664:
Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah necrons, from the latest codex eh? Sorta got put off by their new mini's but, great artwork indeed.
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:iconwnter06:
wnter06 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
Necron cool!
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:iconroluevasvasreisa:
RoluevasVasReisa Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
That is rediculously epic, amazing work on this =)
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
Thanks very much, and for all the comments!
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:iconroluevasvasreisa:
RoluevasVasReisa Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
no problem =) my pleasure thank u ^^
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:iconmrtbsc:
MrTBSC Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
i don't konw much about 40k ...

so question:

how are the necrons compared to spacemarines or tyranids? (yeah i know too many differences in each species but still ... )

are they more like tanks or heavy hitters or the kind of starting slow then rush?

what are they known for? where do they excel?

lexicanicum doesn't help much ...
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
They move slow, hit hard, and are very durable. At least their supposed to be, I haven't investigated the updated Codex rules very much.

They excel at everything, wasting tanks and troops alike, perhaps their only soft spot is a lack of a true fast attack, like Dark Eldar. They can sort of make up for this with teleportation, but as I don't play TT, I can't speak to the efficacy of teleportation units against the more speedy races.
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Genesis-Reborn Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The levels of awesome in this are off the scale! I wish my codex cover looked like this!
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
Thanks!
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:iconbiowolff:
BioWolff Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
My eyes burn from the awesomeness !!!
:iconnecronbass:
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:iconhakkyou-no-yami:
Hakkyou-no-Yami Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
few ever stand up to the Might of Walking Deaths.
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:iconjusticar-7:
Justicar-7 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Student Filmographer
This is much better
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
Thanks!
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:iconpaladnqp:
PaladNqp Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
SUPER!!!
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:icontechnorakel:
Technorakel Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
This doesn't work. The codex print already had its contrasts beefed up compared to the original work, and it was a bit of a problem regarding depth. Adding even more of it distracts a lot from the figures themselves. It even creates artifacts. As for the re-coloring, it's quite unnecessary. Smith's original artwork was also rather dark and striking, without using the old "red/orange contrast" trick so much, that tends to negate all the work put in shading and contrasting.

And it's also the case for most of your necron recolors.
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Well said! I appreciate your input!
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:iconlorcan0c:
Lorcan0c Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I want this on a codex. :heart: If I start playing Necrons, I'll buy their codex, print this image and glue it onto the cover.
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
Awesome, glad you dig it!
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:iconevohunter7:
Evohunter7 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012
scary
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:iconking-khorne:
King-Khorne Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Just in case you wanna know this did the job
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Awesome.
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:iconpeterszmer:
PeterSzmer Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Awsome!
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:iconstugmeister:
StugMeister Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I prefer your colour work sir! I'm not a fan of the originals colour.
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
Ah awesome, glad you like it!
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:iconjokamo:
jokamo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Student
AAAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWW YYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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:icontiddilywinks32:
Tiddilywinks32 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
holy bejesus, i always thought necrons were sexy.... but never even more than what i am seeing right now, AMAZING!!
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:iconmajesticchicken:
MajesticChicken Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
Thanks!
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:iconlizdixviii:
LizDIXVIII Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Student General Artist
WOOT! AWESOME!
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:iconferkinason:
Ferkinason Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Way better than the original!

You should be hired by GW man!
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