One Shots: Head of the class

    
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What do you do if you’re a sentient stone head who has been tasked with centuries of guard duty? You probably do a lot of lounging around on a cushy chair, waiting for some Dudley Do Right to wander your way and agree to do your job for you.

Miol sends in this odd Guild Wars 2 shot from the Living Story Season 3 in response to my call for goofy screenshots: “How about a literal talking head? Silly enough?” Well, it’s noggin I like, but noggin I hate, either.

Yeah, I’ll just show myself out. Sorry about that.

 

Sometimes you do the silly, sometimes the silly does you. Robert’s embarrassment in RIFT ends up being your Sunday afternoon amusement.

“Because sometimes you end up sticking your bear into a building face first. No, seriously, bear faces can penetrate solid material without damaging either the bear or the material! For proof see this bear stuck quite firmly into a porticulum!”

“I’m getting fairly excited for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk to be seen in an IMAX cinema next month,” wrote Rees Racer. “In War Thunder, I tried to recreate what might have been a scene during Operation Dynamo as my Spitfire Mk II (along with support from the Royal Navy) covers the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force during morning hours in late May/early June 1940.”

Can’t say that I’ve ever seen or even thought about Asta Online much, but if ButterPanda’s screenshot here is any indication, it’s a very pretty game that has a terminal case of the pinks.

“Here is a pic of my Yayo Mage in the beautiful world of Asta Online,” ButterPanda writes.

Some strikingly gorgeous pictures this week, including this one of Black Desert’s Valencia from Koshelkin. And if this is from before the promised graphical upgrade, I don’t know if my eyeballs will be able to handle the after!

You need a good screenshot challenge, don’t you! Well then, let’s make this week all about fighting, since that’s what we end up doing most of the time in MMOs anyway. Do you have any good shots of your characters in mid-combat? Let’s see them!

Every week, One Shots shines a spotlight on the best community screenshots from your MMO adventures. If you have a great pic to share, email it to justin@massivelyop.com with the subject “One Shots.” Make sure that the picture is over 880px wide and comes with a description or story!

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Kayweg

As close to “on topic” as i could find.
Combat pic from ESO

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And a “centuries of guard duty” bloke from “Grim Dawn”.

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Utakata

How about an Elin blender? o.O

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MurderHobo

Because it’s there.

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MurderHobo

Just off the dropship in Firefall.

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miol

Orr’s architecture with its arches keeps me in awe and mesmerized!

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miol

part 2: favorites due to scrambler™ >>> 5 & 6 ;P

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Utakata

Kinda reminds me of Ego’s “building project” from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 I saw this past Friday. That is, it was a little hard to look at times. O.o

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Little Bugbear

Oh it does look like Ego’s building project. Guardians of the Galaxy was a good movie little sad though.

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Balen Arenas

Orr is one of my favorite areas. It has a desolate look with an ancient splendor in ruins to compliment it. I wish there was some way that they could create Orr back in its prime and allow us to play there.

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MurderHobo

MJ and the Stream Team fighting the Broodmother in ARK. She can not pass.

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Me holding the dread line in Firefall.

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Koshelkin

Coincidentally(really) I took this one today while fighting “scroll bosses”. It came out quite ok considering it’s hard to make good combat screenshots, at least outside of filming others from 1st person. One Addendum where I tested the new 8k function for BDO, 25mb of png Tamer awesomeness. /o

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Minimalistway

I really want to play this game, still IP blocked, not even the character creator is downloadable, instead i bought GW2, i know it’s all about legal issues … sigh, nothing i can do, and i promise, this is the last time i’ll complain about this :-)

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zyrusticae

I hardly ever take screenshots in combat. Usually too busy being distracted by actually playing the game.

But Warframe’s Captura tool certainly changes things in that regard. Wish all games had something on this level. I need to jump in and take more screenshots!

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Sashaa

“Hold that pose.”

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Rees Racer

…good shots of your characters in mid-combat?

I’m not sure any MMO does combat better than TERA. It’s a constant visceral thrill. I think my favourite character is still my perfectly coiffed, blue-hair High Elf Gunner. In my mind, occasionally, she seemingly has a female version of Tony Montana’s Cuban accent: “Say hello to my little friend!”

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