15 Portal fanarts that had their cake and ate it too!

Fanart can be a wonderful thing!
Here are a few fantastic fanart pieces of the Portal series that we can drool over together! 😀

15) art by Decay

14) art by zzyzzyy

13) art by Mark Hammermeister

12) art by pythosart

11) art by ScriptKittie

10) art by sage

9) art by Qinni

8) art by robotnicc

7) art by jennypenny

6) art by no.5

5) art by hellyonwhite

4) art by ethicallychallenged

3) art by Aradnom

2) art by louten

1) art by ekom


Table Top Map Making Made Easy

Table top games can be a blast when played with the right people. 
Visual references are a big help too which makes it no wonder why miniatures and sculptures are a popular part of the table top scene. But what happens if you’re a Dungeon Master (DM) on a budget? What if you can’t afford to have a fancy landscape prepared for your adventurers? What if you lack the imagination to create a visually pleasing world for your travelers? Or what if you are simply pressed for time with no layout prepared and everyone is going to be meeting up in ten minutes?

Allow me to introduce you to your new table top map making best friend! Dave’s Mapper! This site allows you to generate various kinds of maps and layouts with EASE, such as caverns, dungeons, towns, cities, and even spaceships! Your maps can be traditional top view maps or you can change it up and have a sideways view or even create a cube map.

The way this creator works is by placing various squares uploaded to the site by a variety of artists. Each square is a piece of the map that will contain roads, rooms, or parts of landscape to help you design the layout of any particular area you want to create. You can make a map as small as 2 by 2 squares or as big as you like. I’ve tried seeing if the site could generate a 9999 by 9999 map for me but the site crashed so I’m assuming a ridiculous size such as that is just too much for the program but you get the idea, right?

The site is also compatible with mobile devices! So there is really no excuse to not check this awesome site out.

Manga Recommendation: Re:Monster

Re:MonsterTitle: Re:Monster
By: Kanekiru Kogitsune (writer) & Kobayakawa Haruyoshi (artist)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy

What happens after death? In the case of Tomokui Kanata he has been reincarnated as a goblin named Rou. Unknown circumstances have allowed him to retain his memories of his past life as a human and even one of his special abilities as a former Esper, the ability to absorb the special powers of anything he eats. Now he is determined to live his new life to its fullest and nothing will get in his way!
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The manga is actually based off a light novel, all of which are available to read here (http://re-monster.wikia.com/wiki/Re:Monster_Wiki). The light novel is much farther along than the manga so if you would like to spoil the series for yourself by all means, the choice is yours. But for those of you who like to just follow along at the pace that the manga is being churned out there are currently about 19 chapters available to date. Fair warning, there can be some very dark and adult related themes within the story.
image004So why should you read this manga? I admit, Re:Monster is certainly not for everyone. There are a lot of RPG elements in this series that might leave the inexperienced in the dust. Perhaps that is why I love this manga so much! I personally love RPG games, especially those of the fantasy variety and the fact that the art is very appealing is a plus. Also, this is the kind of manga that is very easy and light reading which is great for when you are looking to get away from serious or deep-thinking mangas without having to steer towards shojo-ish material. It’s a fun read.

Read it here!

These ARE the prints you are looking for.

Pop culture has many strange and amazing things to behold. 
I don’t know why I am still surprised when I come across gold like this! French artist Travis Durden created these incredible pieces of work featuring several Star Wars characters as ancient Greek statues. Believe it or not these are not actually statues but are PRINTS and yes you can buy them for yourself HERE! Make sure to check out the rest of his works here.