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Minimalistic Wallpapers For The Unabashed Gamer

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 by

steve minecraft wallpaper

How long has it been since you’ve changed your desktop wallpaper? Probably too long. That stuff’s like underwear – you’ve got to keep it at least pseudo-fresh. Three months is pushing it, buddy.

Don’t be nasty. Change it up today. Here are some good candidates for a newer, fresher computer desktop. These gamer-themed nuggets were all done in a minimalistic style and created by 14 year old Patrick Waye (or dragonitearmy as he’s known on deviantART). More after the jump.

Click on any image for the full version.

Claptrap (Borderlands)

claptrap borderlands wallpaper

Poison (Street Fighter)

poison street fighter wallpaper

Dr. “Eggman” Robotnik (Sonic the Hedgehog)

dr eggman robotnik wallpaper

Wheatley (Portal 2)

wheatley portal 2 wallpaper

Toad (Super Mario)

toad wallpaper

Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII)

sepiroth final fantasy 7 wallpaper

Samus (Metroid)

samus metroid wallpaper

Luigi (Super Mario)

luigi wallpaper

Ezio (Assassin’s Creed II)

ezio assassins creed wallpaper

Big Daddy (BioShock)

big daddy bioshock wallpaper

Balrog (Steet Fighter)

balrog street fighter wallpaper

Akuma (Street Fighter)

akuma street fighter wallpaper

Of course, the one up top is Steve from Minecraft. I don’t want to insult your intellegence by mentioning it… but I mentioned it.

dragonitearmy’s Gallery [deviantART]

About the Author

Mark A. Brooks uses the A. initial in his name so as to seperate himself from the teeming legions of other Mark Brookses (there are at least 65,000 in the state of Michigan alone). Keep up with him on twitter, because why not. @unoriginalG

Mark A. Brooks has written 614 posts on Delta Attack
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  • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Fade to Slack

    Awesome. I wish I were better at Photoshop so I could fix that myself, because that’s an awesome wallpaper.

    • http://deltaattack.com/ Mark A. Brooks

      Yeah, these are pretty slick. Ol’ Stevie there has already been migrated to my son’s PS3 background and it lines up nicely.

      There’s a ton more in Patrick’s gallery, all of them well done.

  • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Markham Asylum

    Luigi seems to be stuck in a mirror.

    • http://deltaattack.com/ Mark A. Brooks

      It took me way too long to figure out what you meant. Nice catch.

      • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Fade to Slack

        Ha! I somehow left out the word “Luigi” in my comment. I meant “so I could fix that Luigi myself”.

        I tried a few different things, including just flipping the emblem horizontally, but I couldn’t get it to work. I’d have to actually redraw the L in, hence the need for Photoshop skills.

        • http://www.deltaattack.com/ Markham Asylum

          I wondered if that’s what you meant, but then figured you guys must have been talking about something else.

          If you’re cool with Luigi being on the left side, you could just flip the whole thing.

        • http://deltaattack.com/ Mark A. Brooks

          Ah, I misunderstood your OC. Make much more sense now.

          Sheeeeit, homie. You know where you are: http://i.imgur.com/QKqKm1o.png