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I'm hopefully going to be moving house at some point in the next few months, which will, with any luck, include a decent man cave. I'd really like to put up some quality videogame art, preferably concept art and wondered if anyone knows anwhere that sells this, or alternatively how I might get my hands on very high resolution images that I could perhaps then get printed on canvas.

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Thanks in advance :)

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This excellent site might be a good starting point: http://deadendthrills.com/

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ratsoalbion wrote:This excellent site might be a good starting point: http://deadendthrills.com/
Ok I'm in love with that site

another good source is probably good old reliable Google, Just do an image search on what you are looking for then hit up the Search tool and get it to only display large images, you can even specify a specific resolution

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thanks chaps I'll have a looksie!

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Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(

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They're ridiculously expensive given you can get a 20x30" Canvas Wrap for £48! That said, it's pretty stunning. I'd take the Tali and Miranda ones over it first though (if I had the cash).
Oh to be incredibly rich, eh?

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I ended up printing my own from some hi-res assets I wrangled online. Cheap and easy.

http://i36.tinypic.com/2cifyvq.jpg

http://i56.tinypic.com/2n1gm1f.jpg

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NokkonWud wrote: Oh to be incredibly rich, eh?
which is exactly why I haven't bought them ;)

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Benjo321 wrote:Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(
that's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for - some amazing pieces on there! Bit pricey though and seems to be US only :(

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Dante Fireseed wrote:
Benjo321 wrote:Reminds me, I was on this site today trying to think of reasons why I shouldn't buy this Mass Effect print:
http://www.candb.com/en/artwork/295/archangel-b.html

There's some other great Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge art on there but they're all VERY expensive :-(
that's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for - some amazing pieces on there! Bit pricey though and seems to be US only :(
There are many printing places in the UK, both local and online that will do the same thing with any image you bring them. The key is finding an image high res enough. The site Leon gave is a great example. They'll come in considerably cheaper than $950 with glass and a frame too.

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Snapmad have some great prices for printing canvases and standard photos. Have used them for large prints before but not sure what their canvases are like.

Personally I think I'll get a Journey print done and just get a cheap frame from Ikea or something if the quality is ok, worth a punt for a tenner :D

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Benjo321 wrote:Snapmad have some great prices for printing canvases and standard photos. Have used them for large prints before but not sure what their canvases are like.

Personally I think I'll get a Journey print done and just get a cheap frame from Ikea or something if the quality is ok, worth a punt for a tenner :D
I think something like Journey should print rather well too, a good mid test bed for it. Let me know how it goes, tempted myself, but am reluctant to splash on something like Alan Wake / Gears of War / Mass Effect where you need a high print quality for high clarity. A Journey one is definitely something I'd want.

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Well, I just got my Journey print done
20 x 16" from Snapmad £9.89
Ikea Frame £17 (pretty cheap and nasty but it'll do!)

Quality seems pretty good, well packaged and Snapmad were quick to deliver (ordered Thursday evening and came Monday)

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Ooh nice!

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I'm thinking of framing my Skyrim map! :)

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very nice Benjo, think I may well get round to doing this once I'm moved, looks very good :)

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I've only got room for a couple of things in the loft room where all my stuff is kept, but these 3
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are up there and

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That was bought by my missus (along with the Victory and Aperture Saftey poster) as a thanks for doing the decorating.
The only other things I need to get up are some Avengers prints
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and my Dreamwave Transformers posters
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I've been meaning to frame those to for the best part of 6 years :/

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I adore that Portal 2 movie poster, always liked it. If I were to buy any ready made art it would like be that.

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