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Faxanadu - Tower of Trunk Entrance - Photoshop Spe by Elemental79 Faxanadu - Tower of Trunk Entrance - Photoshop Spe by Elemental79
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This is a remastered screenshot from the video game Faxanadu a game made for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. It is about a battle between Elves and Dwarves caused by an evil being that came to the land via a meteor. The entire game takes place inside a gigantic tree. This image depicts the root system of the tree which is dying from lack of water.

There are about 6 people in the entire world that remember this game. But it was one of my favorites. The game has a lot of room for enhancement, but the style overall I always thought was excellent in the original. The music was also one of the best for the NES. (If you're reading this and are musically inclined, please make remixes of this game!)

This scene is modified from the original game and displayed in widescreen instead of 4x3.

This image took a very long time to create (close to 50 hours).
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Ginzoo Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
here is another one of the 6 people that remember it, great game. LOVE the pic
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DanielSasso Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
If only Nintendo would make this! I remember playing the hell out of this when I was 7.
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Elmind Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
This makes me wish someone loved it enough to remake it... :<
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Kampy Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Ive just beaten this game. Nice fan art! The real graphics were 'a little' more pixelated :D
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vormaen Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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vormaen Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There are far more than six that have fond memories of this game.  And your doctored hd remake wet my appetite.  Every year I catch myself looking for some hd remake I can play.  No fair, but superb work.
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LittleKunai Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
the colors are great
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Juanimator Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Professional Filmographer
I love this! It is awesome!
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Moon-Light-Shadow6 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
Faxanadu is one of those over looked games that is by far one of the best for the nes! I really wish they would do a remake for it using these graphics! 
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thegeeksource Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014
Sick! :)
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