Over the last year, or however long it’s been, Overwatch has been part of the constant background noise of my life. Team Fortress 2 occupied a very similar place before Overwatch. TF2 had no female characters to speak of, so there was genderswapped porn all over. Overwatch has sex characters of all stripes, so all bets are off for porn. Porn is how I relate to these games because I don’t have the systems on which to play them, but all the people I watch do, and can draw. The other side of that is the outrage engine. Tracer’s butt censorship, and now the hubbub over her sexuality, were crackling nonsense in my digital ears. Of course, the fact that it is the crackle means that it broke through the other noise and crossed into the land of people who don’t really care. Long story short, enjoy this little nod to an image I’ve seen about a million times, in varying states of undress. Tracer is really gangly compared to Jo. It took quite a bit of fiddling to make the limbs not look long and tacked on to her shorter frame.
Anyway, I’m going to take the image from the last panel and stick it on Patreon as soon as I get it set up. The link is Nina on the sidebar if that entices you at all. Not sure how long it will take me. I fell asleep this afternoon while I was trying to do it and am just now waking up to actually finish. The resizing is always a little awkward in Manga Studio since I learned in Photoshop.
In other news I bought a retired set of Lego on ebay. No box, water damage, ect… But Lego, so water damage isn’t really a thing. All minifigs removed. That was the sad part. I really wanted the Ghost from Star Wars Rebels when it was on shelves, but couldn’t get it. So I waited until I could get it second hand. It took a long time but this was as good as it was going to get. Original shelf price, no figures. The set has too many parts I don’t have to make one out of spares. I have the figures out of the cheaper sets except for Zeb. He’s exclusive to The Ghost. As of yet he’s been in no other sets. On a whim I asked Lego if they would replace him because he’s $20 minimum right after market. Which is why the original owner of the ghost sold off the figures. Anyway, Lego is, very kindly, sending me a replacement. Hopefully that means he’s going to be in cheaper sets soon, so everyone who wants one can get one without having to pay an insane resell price. Once he shows up I’ll have the entire crew of the Ghost.
I actually was able to make the Phantom out of spare parts. The colors don’t match in every case, but it’s the correct specifications to fit on the Ghost. (It’s like $55 after market…) Although I did have to substitute a few parts with ones that are similar to the right ones. And I changed some things on purpose because I felt the original design was slightly flawed. I was actually surprised that I had most of the weird stuff, like the canopy and angle parts, which were even in the right colors. They reused parts from older star wars sets from the late 90s, which was back when was originally buying just Star Wars sets as a way to unwind after shitty days at work. I had a lot of star wars parts by the end…