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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Rhedosaurus » Tue May 14, 2019 8:29 am

A pair of Monster X designs.

This is from hewhowalksdeath.

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This is by z3dd. It mixes the Monster X design with Keiser Ghidorah.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Tue May 14, 2019 10:37 am

So I've been working with an artist named Emily Stepped on DA, she's doing Godzilla Extreme for me, and she's damn good, and fast. This is the rough draft so far after a few revisions. I think this just might be Godzilla Extreme's final rendition when completed.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby G2000 » Thu May 16, 2019 9:06 pm

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Neat Monsterverse Destoroyah concept from Aaron DeWyer/KaijuGroupie84, from his own (now outdated) imagining of how a Legendary Godzilla series might develop. His idea was that Ghidorah would ultimately be felled by the Oxygen Destroyer, and that the aftereffects of the weapon would reanimate and mutate the space dragon into Destoroyah. You can definitely see this reflected in the design, which draws clear influence from Ghidorah and Monster X (from the remnants of golden scales in some areas to the vestigial heads emerging from it's shoulders).

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While obviously his scenario does not gibe with the events of KoTM - King Ghidorah is utterly unharmed by the Oxygen Destroyer when it is used against him, an effect of his alien biology - I might could see them using a similar explanation if they were to feature Destoroyah in Godzilla vs Kong, especially considering the recovered Ghidorah head at the end of the film (which had been exposed to the Oxygen Destroyer)
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby JAGzilla » Thu May 16, 2019 11:53 pm

I actually really like that Destoroyah. It retains the general look of the original well, while slimming it down enough that it looks reasonably mobile and capable of becoming a T&C juggernaut. The arms could be a bit larger and longer, though.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby G2000 » Fri May 17, 2019 9:23 pm

JAGzilla wrote:I actually really like that Destoroyah. It retains the general look of the original well, while slimming it down enough that it looks reasonably mobile and capable of becoming a T&C juggernaut. The arms could be a bit larger and longer, though.


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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby JAGzilla » Fri May 17, 2019 10:05 pm

G2000 wrote:
JAGzilla wrote:I actually really like that Destoroyah. It retains the general look of the original well, while slimming it down enough that it looks reasonably mobile and capable of becoming a T&C juggernaut. The arms could be a bit larger and longer, though.


T&C means tooth and claw right


Yep. It used to be a fairly commonly used abbreviation around here, though I guess I haven't seen anyone use it lately...

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Mon May 20, 2019 4:37 pm

Well the Godzilla Extreme commission by Emily Stepp is done. I think it came out great, this is definitely the final rendition of the design.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby dopepope » Mon May 20, 2019 6:08 pm

Yes, Emily Stepp does great work. That's looking really cool.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Ben Shapiro » Tue May 21, 2019 4:36 am

The artwork looks phenomenal but the design looks like literally ever other Godzilla redesign on Deviantart…
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Tue May 21, 2019 7:44 am

Ben Shapiro wrote:The artwork looks phenomenal but the design looks like literally ever other Godzilla redesign on Deviantart…


I can't help it now I prefer Godzilla to have maximum overt reptilian features. ;)
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby G2000 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:11 pm

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Transapient posted some more sketches of his Godzilla redesign for his Kaiju Revolution fanseries. Have to say, I didn’t start out liking his Godzilla redesign too much (though his other redesigns for KR were all pretty much on point) but it’s definitely growing on me. Especially like the Shin-style split jaw, the nicitating membranes, and his crocodilian tail (as well as the idea that he uses it as a hunting weapon)
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby G2000 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:43 pm

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Yet another Godzilla redesign from r-heinart, this one based on monitor lizards (evidently this version is a mutated mosasaur). I actually sort of like how his head and neck look, but I really am not on board with his overly-lizard-like body and the stubby dorsal fins.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby JAGzilla » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:57 am

The arms and fins need a little help, but I'm on board otherwise.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby G2000 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:34 am

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A series of kaiju redesigns by TrollMans for his “Folly of Man” story/timeline. I really like his Mothra, have mixed feelings on Rodan and the Skullcrawlers, and don’t much care for his take on Godzilla (looks a tad too fishy for me).
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:03 pm

The Rodan and Mothra are winners in my book. I have them favorited on DA.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby UltramanGoji » Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:08 pm

All of them are ugly as poop but the Mothra is the least offending of them all.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Kiryu2012 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:16 pm

Godzilla and Rodan are my favorites, with Mothra and Skullcrawler being interesting concepts.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby Breakdown » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:33 pm

Mothra looks okay, same with Rodan except for that downward-curved beak. Godzilla is your average DA redesign and the Skullcrawlers....my god that is hideous. It's barely recognizable and overdesigned. What made the Skullcrawlers cool is their very simple but very distinct design.
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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby tyrantgoji » Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:18 pm

what on earth is wrong with that Skullcrawler.

everything else looks fine except that..... abomination.

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Re: Best and Worse Kaiju Redesigns

Postby GodzillavsRayquaza » Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:30 pm

That Rodan looks way more like a Gyaos.
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