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(All Myst, Riven, D'ni, Uru images, text, sound and music © Cyan Worlds, Inc. All rights reserved Myst®, Riven®, D'ni® Uru®, respective Logos® Cyan Worlds, Inc. No part may be copied or reproduced without express, written permission of Cyan Worlds, Inc. For a complete details of the permission I have, see the attached legal.txt in the zip file.)

It might be hard to see, but each individual image in this photomosaic is a screenshot from Riven. There's around 9450 little screenshots, all carefully arranged so that together they form a likeness of another screenshot from Riven. I've never actually created a complete 1:1-sized version of this image; it's always been WAY too large. Some applications don't like images larger than 16,383x16,383, they crash ;) But if I was to make a 1:1 copy, without the border it would be around 54630x41160 and would be around 6.4 Gigabytes. If you printed that image at 300dpi, it would be 15'2"x11'5"... quite a large image ;)

Click the download link to download a .zip file containing various desktop-sized versions of this image. There's a 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x960 and 1600x1200 image in the .zip file, which should satisfy most people. :)

This is one of a set of three photomosaics I have made from Riven. If you like this one, be sure to check out Wahrk Gallows and Village.

And for reference, here's a copy of the original screenshot and a closeup.
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PoledraBehemoth Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant! Looks great :)
Molonara Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice to see that myst is not forgotten
Artoveli Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Woo, I love photomosaics! Great work, did you use a program or did you choose and place each picture yourself?
riumplus Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
There's WAY too many pictures for me to place them all by hand :giggle: I had the help of some software to try and find the most optimal pattern to place them. :)
lutz-kleinau Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2006
eh...i guess i'm just being stupid but where is the download link?... :O_o:
riumplus Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
On the new V5 DeviantArt skin, it's on the left-hand side of the image. It should be the second icon from the top. :)
Myst is an awsome game but that musta taken ages. well done.
riumplus Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh you have no idea... :p
themadviolinist Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2005
I have a big version of this on my desktop right now... I didn't realize it was on DA, I found it on a different website! But now that I know... :+fav:
riumplus Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks.. and out of curiosity, what was the different website you found it on? :)
jorgeluis Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome, and desktop'd! :clap:
qazwsxedcqwerty Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2005
Well, since you wanted to know...


~A'my :)
Spitfire101 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2005
Very very cool. Great screenshot(s) :)
BedfordYPK Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2005
*appluades* fantastic work, you can have that warm fuzzy feeling from here too *Desktop'd!*
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October 15, 2005
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