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GtG: 12 - Dwarves by Merlkir GtG: 12 - Dwarves by Merlkir
"We are inside a stone mountain that has been hollowed out by the dwarfs. Hundreds (probably thousands) of Rock Dwarfs continue to work on the vast subterranean chamber. In the center of the chamber is a HUGE capstan perhaps 200 meters high. A huge cable (at this point "only" about 5 meters in diameter) is being attached to the capstan by countless Brass Dwarfs and secured with eldritch sorcery by Silver Dwarfs. The room is filled with strange alchemical machinery maintained and overseen by Quicksilver Dwarfs. A regiment of pike and musket armed Iron Dwarfs stands motionless, looking like a suits of armor. In the foreground, a Gold Dwarf has convened a "project management meeting" with several other dwarfs concerning progress on this project. A Silver Dwarf raises concerns regarding recent mytho-magical disruption caused by warring human tribes, while the Quicksilver Dwarf presents demands for resources to power the Alchemical Transformer. The Iron Dwarf logically observes that the nearby humans and other Elder Races must all be exterminated before they can endanger the Project."

12th plate I painted for the Guide to Glorantha. If you want to know more about the Guide:…
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magbhitu Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
I've played a Runequest for a long time but always in my own worlds not Glorantha. Your batch of Glorantha pictures though are making me fall in love with the setting and thus eagerly delve into the lore i ignored for so long. You should get a medal for best illustrative reinvention of a property. 
Merlkir Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Well, thank you! I'm glad it has that effect. ;)
SteMega Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014   Digital Artist
I love this one. My favourite in this batch!
Merlkir Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, Stefano! This one was quite tough to concept out of the description.
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