Michigan State wallpaper

Submitted by Blue Indy on October 10th, 2011 at 3:53 AM

Motivation Level to Create a Wallpaper for State: 5 (Baseline 5; –1 for monuMental said he was doing rivlary wallpapers and he's WAY better at it than I am, –1 for it's kind of a dick move after I told cjm I wasn't going to, +1 for but people said they liked variety, –1 for but still... dick move, +1 for I have Columbus Day off and don't need to sleep tonight, –1 for but I have a sweet flick on DVR, +1 for by sweet flick I mean I Robot, +1 for and I came up with a goodish idea.)

Remember when lil bro got all excited about their pro-combat unis for the Michigan game? Well, I figured since they were going all 300 on us, I'd follow suit. For those of you who haven't seen the movie, there's a scene in the beginning where a young Spartan boy is sent out into the wild with nothing but his spear. He soon encounters a particularly hungry-looking wolf and slays it as a statement of his manhood... also, so he could live... but I digress. Well, I thought to myself,

"What if that lil Spartan dude never found the mangy-looking wolf?"

"What if he was unfortunate enough to come across a pissed off wolverine instead?"

"What if that particular wolverine hadn't tasted Spartan blood in 3 years and was hungry for it?"

I give you... 





October 10th, 2011 at 4:19 AM ^

this is naice! goes directly to first slide of my power point for monday morning presentation.. thanks!


sorry for the redundant post. the site got stuck and I hit refresh. same statement got posted twice..


October 10th, 2011 at 4:19 AM ^

Baseline 5, +1 for Sparty Hate, +1 blood splatter, +1 for badass-looking wolverine, -1 for the Spartan did kill the wolf, +1 for I'm half a world away and didn't expect to see anything new on MGoBlog since most of my fellow MGoBloggers are currently asleep and so this is a pleasant surprise, +1 for hopefully cjm will be motivated by this too, +1 for this is simply beautiful looking

In all seriousness, this is amazing work. The maize and blue eyes are incredible.


October 10th, 2011 at 10:06 AM ^

VERY nice.  I'm glad you did it.  I knew I wasn't going to have time with the MLB playoffs starting and short week.  I also didn't want to produce something that would be obviously inferior to monuMentals.  You, on the other hand, stepped up and nailed it.



October 10th, 2011 at 10:32 AM ^

Is it too late for a criticism to be anything but dickish?

Here goes, apologies in advance: I had momentary confusion from the M scores aligned under the Sparty helmet, for what it's worth.

Your work is all win, regardless of my nit-picking.


October 10th, 2011 at 11:37 AM ^

This looks really great. The awesome work you and cjm have done this year have me contemplating retirement from wallpapers of the schedule variety. Wallpaper-hungry Michigan fans are in good hands with the two of you.


October 10th, 2011 at 4:07 PM ^

This is awesome. I'm assuming in this re-imagining, the wolverine attacks the Spartan from the side and rips his head clean off a la Jordan Kovacs. As the wolf learned in the movie, head-on attacks agains Spartans don't turn out too well.