The amount of fan adoration for Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 seems to have no limits. Although it has been several years since the action-adventure title hit gaming platforms, the community seems to have aged well as the game, with fans continuing to provide RDR2 content like mods and even remakes of the Old West setting in other unrelated games. Recently, another avid fan showed their love for the title by recreating an iconic scene from the story using traditional painting.
Without official news from Rockstar Games on another title in the Red Dead Redemption series, fans took apart the base game in order to create a wealth of content. Although most of them are meme-worthy and focus on the hilarious Red Dead Redemption 2 glitches, some fan artwork revolves around the immersive story and fascinating characters. This implies that although the title is two years old, the impact of the story remains firmly anchored in the hearts of its community.
In the Reddit game caption, user Mighty6Tighty6Whitey, also named A. Cannon on his Instagram account (@somethingaboutnothingart), posted a photo of his traditional artwork from Red Dead Redemption 2. In the description, the user noted that they were using oils to replicate an iconic scene from the game. Most fans will probably remember this scene from the Assault on Braithwaite Manor mission. In this scenario, Van der Linde’s Dutch gang head to the mansion in an attempt to save John Marston’s son Jack. Mighty6Tighty6Whitey was able to bring the ambience and setting of the game’s scene to life, which many fans probably consider unforgettable.
Responses on the Reddit thread were encouraging from the artist, showing just how Red Dead Redemption 2 fans are probably in favor of this kind of fan art. Some commentators even took to role-playing, responding with some of the phrases the gang members said during this specific mission. Others also mentioned nostalgia for the scene, even noting how this part of the story showed the rare leadership skills of Dutch gang leader Van der Linde.
With such a gripping story and beloved characters, Red Dead Redemption 2 seems to be one of the most timeless video games of this generation, given how RDR2 was able to accumulate numerous awards during its launch year. Many fans continue to be hopeful that Rockstar Games will be able to continue telling stories and live up to fan expectations by announcing another title in the game. Red Dead Redemption series as soon as possible.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Stadia, and Xbox One.
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