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    IDW 0011: Water War Fountain [VOTING]

    Its great to see the participation for the activity starting to grow again. Im more people are catching on. Lets keep it up. Its time to vote - please keep the topic and rules in mind, and note that your votes are public.

    Topic: Water War Fountain

    Background:
    It is becoming apparent that world war 4 will not be fought over land, or ideology, or religion, but natural resources. Within the next several years, a major shift is going to occur in the earth's resource patterns. It is predicted that sometime between 2010 and 2012, our DEMAND for resources will exceed our SUPPLY. That means we will be using our resources faster than we can produce them.

    This means that we start dipping into our 'savings', making prices of pure resources skyrocket. This causes a trickle down effect to everything that is produced on earth, and ultimately the cost of living becomes prohibitive.

    What is more harrowing, however, than the looming oil crisis, is a global shortage of pure, drinkable water. While oil is used to run our modern society, water is even more fundamental to our existance in any capacity. Water is precious. Wars will be fought over it.

    Brief: You are to design a water fountain to be used in the predicted water wars of 2012. Water is a valuable commodity, possibly the most valuable on earth. But in order for the war effort to continue, the troops must keep hydrated and ready to fight. You are to design a semi mobile water fountain that can be set up at forward command posts, occupied cities etc.

    This fountain dispenses water according to a set protocol, which must be catered for in your design:

    -- An optical scan records the retina of the drinker, assigning it a unique serial number.
    -- The fountain dispenses 1 litre of water through a small nozzle, into a bottle. Once the water supply is cut, the bottle is released and can be taken by the user.
    -- If someone attempts to use the fountain and their retinal sertial number has been used already in the past 24 hours, the water machine will shut down supply and an alarm will sound.
    -- If tampering to the water supply canister is detected, the machine MUST have some way of protecting its vital resource - this is up to you whether it is aggressiv, defensive, etc.
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    After adapting alien technologies into thier own devices, the European Forces used super lightweight alloys to a create jet powered, A.I controlled, ground support vehicle with the power to cross any terrain and due to it's expandability, have a large range of uses such as transfering water. It has anti-tamper defences and can hold it's own in small battles with the MG drone under its forward wing.

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    Defense Mechanism: Run away! This unit is highly mobile over all terrains.
    The retina scanner uses pulsating lights and looks for changes in pupil size to detect if a person is alive, stopping enemy troops from using slain soldiers.

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    ferak seg

    What can I say: there are 3 water distributors in each side of this semi mobile fountain. If this transport is under an attack it has 2 towers to defend itself and one heavy cannoon at its back. If someone who has already took his water ration try to take much more, the blue lights turn orange and all distributors are closed. In the extreme case, if someone try to fool the optic sensors (en ennemy for example) all the water inside will be contaminated by the poison contained in the 2 last and smaller tanks. We could think that every belligerent of this war has his own poison with its antidote.


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    sogbad


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    Orion9282

    And thats the last time we saw thirsty steve...

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    Graphuji

    -The personal war water fountain.

    Soldier's aspiration/ fluids collected by fountain.
    Retinal scanner only allows members of unit to take bottle, although not soldier himself, this forces soldiers to protect their own squad members.
    Soldiers protect / move the water supply with them.


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    Mr-Joe, your entry was not accepted - you stated it was still at a sketch stage. You can find multiple good tutorials on colour theory on these forums and many others on the net, they are not hard to find. Good luck, hope to see you in here again soon!

     


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    Voted for ferak seg, nice illustration and concept, and both are well finished. It seemed the most complete piece. I think sogbad came in second for me.

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    Sogbad got my vote, the concept was original without becoming too incredible. I liked details of the concepts from Ferak Seg and SilliKONe.

     

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    silliKONe got mine, I love the idea of it being dropped by a massive Chinook and crashing down into the earth.

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    Ferak seg it is

     

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    sogbad gets my vote. it is very well thought out. all the bases are covered, and there are some nice details - like the grill plate with a cooling fan behind it, the illuminated sign, and the labelling. it's defense system is appropriate for it's size and for what it is. everything makes sense. excellent rendering job too!

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