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Sonic Boom Character What-ifs - Rouge (updated) by Blue-Paint-Sea Sonic Boom Character What-ifs - Rouge (updated) by Blue-Paint-Sea
Updated 06 / 29 / 2014
Now with character interactions & more colour!


Yeah, I'm definitely more excited about this than I should be, but honestly, I just couldn't help myself.

With characters like Orbot, Cubot, and potentially Shadow, being planed to appear, I'm sure many of us are / have been wondering; if there are other characters in the sonic universe appearing in Boom as well, what would they look like? Would their appearance change a little or a lot? Would their personalities & traits be the same or altered as well?

Well, at one point I thought of Rouge, then an idea just sparked, and the result was this piece. 

Rouge's traits - 
  • Taking cues from Ray the flying squirrel, Rouge's new appearance would involve having her wings on her arms like real bats. However, she would have the unique ability to expand them to the point where they would be nearly twice as large as she is, allowing her to fly with much more strength during bad weather conditions, or when carrying someone or something.
  • While her wings are powerful, Her body shape would be altered for the same reason as Knuckles, in the sense of having more emphasis on where the majority of her muscles are. In her case, lower body strength due to her kickboxing, which would also lightly explain the loss of her boots in favour of workout wear.
  • Although the end result of her new figure makes her look somewhat chubby, this could relate to the fact that her appetite grew due to her constant workout sessions. Every once & a while it would be poked fun at by Amy, but Rouge would take them as compliments, representing the fact that she wouldn't care what other people think of her physique, and just lives life in whatever way she feels comfortable.
Amy - 
"what exactly do you see in that clumsy hulk anyway?"
Rouge - 
"I don't know hun I guess next to jewels I also have a thing for guys with burly physiques. y'know, like MANY girls do?"
Amy - 
"says the bat with the extremely large hips" *mumble-grumble*.
Rouge -
"jealous?":eyebrows:
  • She would still be a treasure hunter, and would still tease Sonic and his friends, but Rouge's personality would be more like how she was first portrayed in Adventure 2. Her flirting would be toned down a notch to make her much less of a slut and more of a character who enjoys her day job, while leaving any sort of legit affections towards Knuckles. 
Because seriously, just pair her up with Knuckles already. It was one of the reasons she was created in SA2 anyway, besides being his rival.
  • Because of the more humorous tone of the game & show, She would also be one of those characters who would see slapstick moments as another ordinary daily occurrence, especially when she experiences toon-esque scenarios herself that the other characters would question.

But what do you guys think? Should I do more like this? Do you agree / disagree with this alteration? Let me know in the comments below!
  

(Characters & Sonic Boom material belong to SEGA & BigRedButton Entertainment respectively)
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:iconcorpsegirl01:
corpsegirl01 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The only thing I hate is the big hips
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Supersonicepic Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Student Artist
This is rouge!!!!!!!!!
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SMDKFan Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Definately sounds like rouge alright :)
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mitchika2 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
your rouge looks cool - i could get down with that design.
lovely art style too ~ wow
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MultiMugen Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well I can see this a potential, But it's odd that instead of wings on behind, there's wings on her arms.
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AmrasFelagund Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
Pretty smart to merge her arms and wings together, because that's the case with bats IRL.
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LE-the-Creator Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Okay, you've probably heard most of this before, but please bear with me here. I've got some good things to say, too.

I can definitely understand the whole emphasis on the hips thing like you said...but did you have to make her so, well...gargantuan?

I enjoy everything else, your ideas for her character make her much more enjoyable and unique. I just think you might've overdone her height and proportions a little. Make her stand in the middle of Sonic and Knuckles in terms of height, and if you want to keep the hips/torso ratio the same, then just shrink both an equal amount, so her head looks slightly larger by comparison. You're on the right track, just tone it down a little.

...Of course, it's your design, and obviously it's managed to attract a lot of fans. Heck, make the proportions MORE exaggerated if ya want. I'm only saying it might help her fit in with the rest of the cast a bit better, from a design standpoint (not to mention you'd probably get less people bugging you about "dem hips", if that bothers you at all). =)

At any rate, I must say you're a great artist. Very charming and clean facial expressions and poses. I especially love those character interactions you added. You've got some serious talent! :XD: I hope you do more Sonic Boom-related stuff at some point.
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Blue-Paint-Sea Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you like LE, and many thanks for the mini-critique! :D
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LE-the-Creator Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Heh, I'm glad you took my critique well. I was worried I might've come across as snobbish or something. ^^;

But yes! Keep up the great work! :thumbsup:
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HedgehogGuy Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Why'd you add a li'l more stuff into this now even more fine piece of work?
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