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Topic: Rochelle + Gnome Chompski, Left 4 Dead 2 love~  (Read 12092 times)
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Rinoa1024
« on: May 12, 2010 07:18:10 PM »

I had been planning for a while to crochet the cast of Left 4 Dead 2.  When my boyfriend told me about this contest at Shacknews, I knew I had to start crafting right away to meet the 2-week deadline.  I started with Rochelle because she's the character my boyfriend plays.  I burned a few days worth of time crocheting a version with poseable legs and arms that I had to scrap because it would not stand on its own. Sad  This is the final version:

I was going to leave Gnome Chompski for the Ellis ami (I play Ellis and I had to carry him throughout the entire campaign when we did the achievement) but I was running out of time so I decided to focus all my efforts on making this Rochelle ami as awesome as it could be.  It was so nerve-wracking baking the gnome!  This is my first time sculpting a figurine and I was afraid he would explode in the toaster oven...


I found out today that I am one of the 20 finalists, but the winners will not be posted until next week.  So nervous!  Lips sealed
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Cheiri
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010 07:23:16 PM »

That is totally awesome! I love it. Good luck in the contest, I hope you win!
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aisy
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010 08:18:21 PM »

love this!
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010 09:12:39 PM »

That is so FREAKING AWESOME!! I <3 Left 4 Dead! I always play as Rochelle too Wink Hope you win! Let us know, im book marking this thread!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2010 04:54:51 AM »

great job! I love the rounded bottom to make her stand!
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2010 06:39:03 AM »

Congrats on being a finalist!  That's awesome!!
super cute stuffie too btw Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2010 09:03:13 AM »

DUDE. This totally rocks! Definitely worthy of 1st place if not top 3.
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2010 06:43:40 PM »

Thanks for the support everyone!  My boyfriend and friends keep telling me I have a really good chance but they are all biased imo.  It's nice to hear it from other people too. Smiley  I am already very excited and happy about being in the top 20.  Even if I do not place for a prize, I will still have some very cute L4D2 amis decorating my bookshelf. Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2010 12:39:07 PM »

They posted the winners today!  I won second place!  Grin First place and third place went to my two favorite entries so I am happy about the recognition they got too.

I can't wait to see what's in the Mystery Shack Pack ><!
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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2010 12:41:03 PM »

CONGRATS! Cheesy
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