An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

Playing System Shock 2 is a frightening experience, and no moment is quite as shocking as seeing the face of the villain SHODAN for the first time. Now, one modeler is taking the time to render that scene in all its glory (Spoilers ahead).

Over at the Polycount forums, user Mr Smo has uploaded his reworkings of the classic SHODAN reveal scene in CryEngine 3. If you've never seen the original, here's what it looks like:

His inspiration was this fantastic fanart by Jim Hatama:

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

The scene is a work in progress. So far, this is what he has fleshed out:

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

The hallway, before and after:

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

An Artist Is Faithfully Recreating System Shock 2's Greatest Scene

Fantastic stuff. I can't wait to see what it looks like when it's done.

Polycount via Craig Pearson

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