North American Aion players will be able to get their hands on two brand new player-designed weapons that will enter the game later today. One weapon each for the new Gunslinger and Songweaver classes were chosen during the "Leave Your Legacy" contest where players could submit concept designs for inclusion in the game.
Liiga Smilshkalne, also known as Rakesh from the Israphel server, submitted the winning design for the Gunslinger weapon, which she originally called the Mookie Gun.
“The idea for the Mookie Gun sprouted from late-night chattering with a friend and legion mate Aedus over the Leave Your Legacy announcement. That somehow, somewhere led to the idea of a Mookie Gun, which absolutely stuck,” Smilshkalne said at the time her design was selected. “The rest of it came naturally in the wee hours of the morning with the aid of a large cup of coffee.”
Sergio Kishino, also known as Seey on the Tiamat server, came up with the winning design for the Songweaver weapon. He said his inspiration came when he lost Internet access for a few days in late December and started to draw, first creating an “outfit inspired by Guardian Commander and Kahrun, with a blue butterfly and golden details,” then creating a weapon “with the same concept.”
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