is this where TomaHawk design came from?

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  1. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Please close if this been posted before.....I went to josh nizzi website.....haven't heard his name if he will be use to design DOTM characters....and saw a few new ones... this one remind me of tomahawk

    joshnizzi.com

    Like this guy too

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    What you guys think?
     
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    Yeah, the designs are really close, but i doubt it's anything more than coincidence.
     
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    Close, but I think it's coincidental.
     
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    Well designs were use for ROTF, so I think they wanted use this...
     
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    does anyone recall that design contest that was hosted here on TFW some time back? a year, maybe 2 and it had some massively incredible designs?

    i swear on my early stage Alzheimer's of a memory, that some of those were used. if only for inspiration. but those had folks drooling and lusting for toy-incarnations.

    if anyone has a link to that, take a look and tell me what YOU see in there.
     
  6. exclusacon

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    Here you go...

    Reader-submitted photo gallery - USATODAY.com
     
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    I still think he's the classics version of this:

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    Beyond being a helicopter, he looks nothing like him.
     
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    that art does look similar but the old apache art no go
     
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    Tomahawk makes me think of Rotorstorm. Especially when I posed him like Rotorstorm on the initial LSotW cover artwork.

    That said, I see no reason why Josh Nizzi's design wasn't used - probably via the RotF videogame which I think has an assault helicopter enemy unit that looks a whole lot like either design. We know that Hailstorm was in part inspired by the heavy units, so chances are Tomahawk perhaps drew from the same inspiration.
     

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