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Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:53 am
by Wall_Axe
The boxer in street fighter 2 was supposed to have been called Bison and looks like Mike Tyson

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:00 pm
by Ralf
The boxer in street fighter 2 was supposed to have been called Bison and looks like Mike Tyson
Yes, many Street Fighter characters are inspired by some real or fictional person.
A quick Google search gave me this article where it is described in details:

http://fightingstreet.com/folders/vario ... page1.html

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:22 pm
by Ralf
I remember reading somewhere that dude in loading screen for Trantor is copied after... Jon Bon Jovi :)

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But I lack the definite proof here. that's the closest I found:

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Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:13 pm
by Rorthron
Photograph of Lisa Lyon

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Athena cover

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Possibly also the Legend of Kage cover, but I'm not so sure:

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Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:55 pm
by Rorthron
Bruce Lee, The Game of Death (1978) movie poster

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Yie Ar Kung Fu II cover

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There is also a hint of Ming the Merciless. See this Flash Gordon poster:

Flash Gordon (1980) movie poster

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Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:40 pm
by Rorthron
Frank Frazetta, The Destroyer

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Gauntlet cover

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Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:43 pm
by MatGubbins
Psssst, Rorthron..... the images in your last 3 postings have failed to appear. Probably on a tea break and extended loo session.

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:51 pm
by Juan F. Ramirez
@Rorthron , I can't see them either!

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:56 pm
by R-Tape
Images work fine for me. In fact the Conan the Barbarian art looks like one of Oliver Frey's denied Crash covers.

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:03 am
by Rorthron
I think the problem is with Chrome. The images work fine in Firefox and Edge. Chrome seems to be blocking vgy.me: it even blocks the URL when typed in the address field: "You cannot visit vgy.me right now because the website uses certificate pinning."