For this “railcar,” I looked at a lot of old locomotives for reference and aimed for a design that appears believably functional with something of an unrefined surface quality. It’s important to keep in mind that while Athelicans are certainly industrious, their machinery would be considered old-fashioned by our real-world, present day standards!
Black Rose is a weekly webcomic that depicts a fantasy world entering an industrial revolution, a world facing war between the magic-using nation of Ishtakar and the steampunk country of Athelica. The character-driven story follows a brother and sister through the tumultuous evolution of their world. Click here to learn more!