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Favorite depiction of Duke?

User is offline   xStayMetalx 

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Which is your favorite image/depiction of Duke? Less in terms of in game models and more in terms of marketing and cover art. Personally, my favorites are out of the intro videos for Time To Kill and Land of the Babes. My least favorite would probably be the version of duke that's on the cover of Critical Mass and Manhatten Project.

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User is offline   KaijuTurtle 

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My mental image of Duke is probably either the Zero Hour cover or the 2001 DNF promo image. The critical mass rendition is inarguably the worst but aside that mess, Land of the babes CGI Duke is really ugly in my opinion. It's probably technical limitations of the period but he just seems too bulky/lumpy and cartoonish.
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User is online   MusicallyInspired 

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DNF's cover is the worst Duke. Best is Duke3D's.
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User is online   Loke 

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I've always liked the Zero Hour depiction of Duke.

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I also like this one although I'm not sure where it's from originally. Looks like an alternative take on the Duke Nukem 3D box art.

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View PostMusicallyInspired, on 09 January 2017 - 05:11 AM, said:

DNF's cover is the worst Duke.


Indeed. Douche Nukem is the worst Nukem.
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User is offline   CruX 

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never bothered with DNF and probably never will, but I always liked the grizzled Willis-esque thing they were going for here. So much of his look consisted of these distinct 90's trends that didn't age well at all imo, but here it always felt like they'd found a way to hang onto it without it being the first thing you'd notice.

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User is online   MusicallyInspired 

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I think the Bruce Willis look thing was a fluke. Just the way the camera, lighting, and animation (specifically with facial expressions) made Duke look in that teaser. I don't think the model itself looks anything like Willis.
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User is offline   SpooferJahk 

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Going to have to go with Loke, Zero Hour and Time to Kill era Duke was awesome, especially that cowboy outfit.
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User is online   Tristan 

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Zero Hour, without a doubt.
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