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Julipher, Patron Goddess of New York City

Julipher, Patron Goddess of New York City Minecraft Skin

Contest Finalist!
This Skin is in the Original God & Goddesses Skin Contest which is now Complete!
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avatar mischajay
Level 61 : High Grandmaster Skinner
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As Athena watches over the city of Athens, as Castor and Pollux protect the brave warriors of Sparta, Poseidon the sailors of Pylos and as Jupiter guards the 7 hills of ancient Rome, Julipher stands her watch over the monumental metropolis of modern times, the City of New York.

The secret capital of the United States, the city of sin and chaos, the city that never sleeps - it needs a protective higher power that never sleeps either.

Ever since the beginnings of a small setllement called Nieuw Amsterdam in 1626, Julipher has been the protector of all citizens, native and newcomers of all nationalities alike, of rich stockbrokers and poor pickpocketers.
She stands up for their right of Justice, of Liberty and of their Pursuit of Happieness.

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Julipher is shown as a young Afro-American woman. She wears a crown such as the one of the Statue of Liberty, the symbol of freedom. However, if you look closely you will notice that it is broken on the right side and one spike is missing. The blindfold is a symbol of justice. All humans are equal before the law, no matter their appearance. She has a heart tattoed on her arm, a symbol for happiness and love, but the heart seems to be poisoned. The gloves show her ability of assertiveness and strength.



On the origin of this skin:

The line between a good, creative and well thought-out idea and an absurd, 'too' creative concept is small. Nevertheless, I prefered putting a lot of thought into this skin and ended up with something that has a lot of details and room for interpretation. What each of these details really means, is up to your imagination.

Also, of course I have been influenced by already existing characters, goddesses and impersonations alike. It's pretty much impossible not to. A few examples would be Libertas, impersonation of freedom, or Lady Justice/Justitia, the impersonation of Justice (duh). However, I tried to not keep it too close to those, only took a few small aspects from each and mixed them up with a lot of different things that I came up myself.

I think I ended up with a pretty cool concept and hope you too enjoy this skin.
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07/14/2013 6:48 am
Level 4 : Apprentice Explorer
theorangecreeper
Well done buddy for coming 5th in the contest. I was actually hoping this one would win!!!
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07/07/2013 11:35 pm
Level 47 : Master Wolf Whisperer
ButtrFry
Very well done. I like the little symbols you add to tell that it is the goddess of New York and the colours used. I really think this would be in the top 3.
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07/07/2013 4:52 am
Level 51 : Grandmaster Lad
NubNoobNewb
i reckon this one will win
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07/02/2013 11:07 am
Level 16 : Journeyman Engineer
BlockAndLode
Not too hip on the story, but the skin itself deserves a diamond. +1
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07/04/2013 6:02 am
Level 61 : High Grandmaster Skinner
mischajay
Thanks. I don't really like the long descriptions that actually tell a whole story. I thought a short, informative text describing my charater a little should be enough. And it makes the character more mysterious if you can kinda come up with your own story and thoughts for it.
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06/28/2013 3:39 pm
Level 54 : Grandmaster Skinner
Wagendenburger
Epic, I love it :)
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06/28/2013 2:23 pm
Level 19 : Journeyman Miner
anonpmc4376
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06/27/2013 9:13 pm
Level 36 : Artisan Droid
PixelPause
Very original and lots of ideas put into it. I like the colours and the overall design. Hope you get placed high for your effort and ideas.
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06/27/2013 7:02 pm
Level 50 : Grandmaster Nether Knight
bobgil
Concept 100
Skinà à à à à 100
Description 100 (Though I didn't read it but you'll get a diamond XD).
And a SUB!
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06/27/2013 4:21 pm
Level 40 : Master Pixel Painter
Pixel_King
I saw this on Reddit first and I was like
"Well, I lost."
XD
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06/27/2013 4:14 pm
Level 61 : High Grandmaster Mlem Mlem Bat
Insanity
im guessing you live in new york
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07/04/2013 5:59 am
Level 61 : High Grandmaster Skinner
mischajay
Nah, I've been there for about 5 days and that was long enough. Wouldn't really want to live there for a long time, but it'd sure be nice for a short while.
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07/04/2013 9:47 am
Level 61 : High Grandmaster Mlem Mlem Bat
Insanity
okay lol
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06/27/2013 3:15 pm
Level 39 : Artisan Pyro
inthesoupbowl
Very nice! The colors work well together, and I love the idea. Good luck!
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06/27/2013 9:04 am
Level 59 : Grandmaster Pixel Painter
NordicKnight
Quiet a good pallette! :P
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06/27/2013 8:19 am
Level 2 : Apprentice Crafter
ProfBombastic
I see what you did with that name... ;)
Hope it wins!
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06/27/2013 8:02 am
Level 69 : High Grandmaster Lad
KnobleKnives
Epicly unique and original. The colors are awesome, too. Diamonded and faved and I hope to see this as a finalist, if not the winner of the contest.

(Looks as though you've been experimenting with shading too ;) )
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06/27/2013 7:50 am
Level 51 : Grandmaster Lad
NubNoobNewb
is he friends with THE TURTLE TITAN!! ??
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06/27/2013 6:26 am
Level 30 : Artisan Cake
Geppetto
Nice.
I especially like your story...
And palette.
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