Li Dao

Character: Li Dao

Server: Solidera

While doing research on this player you can often encounter extreme opinions about him – from delight to hate. Whatever the truth is, one thing is beyond doubt – Li Dao is a precursor of tibian fan art and designing items using pixel art.

Enter the link below, to read an interview prepared by TibiaBR.com with Li Dao!

https://forums.tibiabr.com/threads/438069-Esponjudo-entrevista-Li-Dao-o-criador-do-Nightmare-Doll

He designed official fansite items which were implemented into the game, such as:

  • Orc’s Jaw Shredder
  • Dread Doll
  • Doll of Durin The Almighty

On the left you can see his concept of the Dread Doll and below the original sprite you could see in Tibia:

Li Dao is most known for his work on the item Nightmare Doll, which was introduced into the game as an exception, since it didn’t take first place!

Below you can see a graphic made by Li Dao himself to celebrate this occasion.

He is also the author of many other variations of classic items known from Tibia, such as Demon Helmet, Magic Plate Armor, Golden Boots etc.

Pixel art is not the only field in which he achieved success. He made many graphics and themes for fansites, for which he won awards for being on the podium.

He also got the 1st place on TibiaSpy.com – Spies in Fashion 2010 with his concept:

His entry for the Royal Painting Contest organized by Tibia.com in January 2011.

The works presented here are only a small part of his entire output related to Tibia. To see more of his work visit his DeviantART profile!

DeviantART: https://www.deviantart.com/lidao

source: https://www.tibiaroyal.com/en/blog/17/tibian-artists—understimated-heroes/

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