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CANDYLAND by Shira-chan CANDYLAND by Shira-chan
Edit: Sweet zombie Jesus! Thanks for the DD guys! I'm a little overwhelmed with all the response on this! XD I can't possibly respond to everyone, but THANKS DUDES! Glad you like warping childhood memories just as much as I do!

So there's a story behind this picture. I was sitting on the couch playing Overlord when I realized I didn't really wanna be playing video games. I wanted to draw something. But! I had no earthly idea what to draw. So I asked ~StitchedUpRabbit what I should draw. He, being distracted, responded absently, "Candyland." He wasn't being serious.

I was.

And that's about all there is to the story.

As far as characters go, from the left, we have King Kandy, Princess Lolly, Lord Licorice, The Twins, Granma Nut, Mr. Mint, and Queen Frostine. The designs are based off the ORIGINAL Candyland game, not the new politically correct remake. The only design here that I'm not completely satisfied with is Princess Lolly. For some reason, she just didn't end up looking quite like I'd planned.

Drawing this picture has given me entirely too much time to think about this, but... Did you ever notice how everyone in Candyland has reddish/pinkish curly hair except Queen Frostine? She totally must have married into the royal family. She came from some other country and married King Kandy to become Queen. Except she wouldn't marry a fat old man like that just for his fancy beard. She's gotta have some ulterior motives in mind. She's probably scheming with Lord Licorice to overthrow King Kandy and then the two of them can rule Candyland together. They'll probably kill King Kandy and throw his body in Gloppy's massive molasses swamp.

Like I said, too much time to think about it.

By the by, The Twins are the two little kids from the original game art, they're at the starting spot on the board game. Without the guns and katanas, of course.

Because I left them out partly on purpose and partly cause I forgot, here are Plumpy and Jolly's designs.

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four


^FantasyStock (Girl Twin)
`jademacalla (Boy Twin, King Kandy)
*Hydropheliac (Princess Lolly)
~lindowyn-stock (Lord Licorice)
~PzychoStock (Granma Nut)
~Solid-Caine-Stock (Mr. Mint)
*magikstock (Queen Frostine)
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Given 2010-09-10
CANDYLAND by =Shira-chan

The suggester says:
"Never before... has my childhood looked so badass!" ( Suggested by ryuji90 and Featured by elicoronel16 )
komaedaQnagito Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
wow candy land looks harsh
Nice version of Candyland
TheresaDevine Featured By Owner Edited Sep 21, 2014  Professional General Artist
I love how this piece gives an edge to a childhood game. It makes me wonder - what other adventures might be found in "Candyland" - nice interpretation.
IDGYimagination Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student General Artist
Rocky-da-Irken Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Mr. Mint is so... sexy. X3 I never would've thought him up as a transgender, but he looks really cool. My favorite.
KingJasHook Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Though this is pretty Bad Ass If I must say so!
KingJasHook Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What of Plumpy? I don't know why but he was always my favorite and I never had the problems of getting stuck neither did my friends sure we would have to go back but only once or twice! I thought he was so cute in a cuddly stufftie kinda way!
kimlasca Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is so badass :D
josephiniBiniBunnie Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
candyland just got boss
josephiniBiniBunnie Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
holy fuge i all ready commented!! :iconfacepaulmplz:
Enciopath Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
dmarx84 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
I always thought of them as more sinister in my mind. Kudos!
ayame-maiden Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A gritty Candy Land, I love it.
samjohnsson Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
piercedsalvage Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
this is the best warp of childhood i've come across!
xXLillyTheGreatXx Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Student General Artist
AWSOME!!!! :headbang:
josephiniBiniBunnie Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thats kick ass!!!
IsaiahBelmont Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Camilia-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice twist on the characters! They totally kick ass this way! :D
JeenDarkcat Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
love the picture but you should correct this, your basing your picture off the 1980s version of Candyland the Original Candyland had only locations

oh I really like you design for Queen Frostine and Lord Licorice
Elven-Tigeress Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Licorice is so HOT! Also, the rest is beyond amazing.
crazyandmuttering Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Student General Artist
it's...beautiful :iconitsbeautifulplz:
ashkicker Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god .........its so freakin beautiful that i could cry.......... why couldnt i have seen that when i first opened the box
Happylandfill06 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
alsjdkfhakljdfakaaa this is amazing xD
seanhtaylor Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Eru-Illuvatar Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011
wish this was a version of the game in rl. that would be so cool :D
loveme-hateme2014 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Lord Licorice looks like a pimp, all he needs is a cane :D haha sorry...just thought of candy canes...goshhhh I am bad at jokes but that was...not funny, I get it...tough crowd! Nice picture though!!
xxxmikanbouyaxxx Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011
This is a really cool concept. I love the art and designs of the characters.
CodexWriter Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
Not to come mega late to the party or anything, but Mr. Mint and Queen Frostine have very similar facial features here; I would peg them as brother and sister.
nerdfighter13812 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
Woah, never knew Mr.Mint was a drag queen. Love this. Wish they'd make a board game with tehse characters.
bloody-thrice Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Student General Artist
This is so freakin AWESOME!!!! I love Candyland!
They should make this. The grown-up version of candyland. :D
Xenophilia-Topaza Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, very awesome. I have favorited it :)
deHautdesert Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011
Outrageously awesome and badass.
Krazy-Kira-Lynn Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
this is oddly awsome!!!
KuraBlackwater Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
Mr. Mint looks epic but sort of gay but still awesome and Queen Frostine pens btw
wolvensong Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you just mad emy childhood even more badass :P
Camarlengo Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011
I still have candy land from forever ago.

:iconimspeechlessplz: I will never look at Mr. Mint the same agaaaaain
FishChick Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
THIS OS SO FREGGEN AWESOME! I want to make a movie about this
polonesia78 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011
oh my god.
this is the shit, YOU are the shit.
this is so full of epic awesomeness i feel as thought my brain might explode. XD
Willow-Chan Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
Ohmygosh!! XD That's awesome!!!!
Yoonji-Oni Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
O.o I remember this as an old board game my mom had in our closet.

I wonder if we still have it... >.>''

But this picture you made is an awesome twist of the cover art on the board games box.

lol never played ever but I've always liked just looking at the cover of the box that had the game in it.

stu-from-accounting Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I think my childhood would've been a lot better if Mr. Mint was actually the Mack Daddy of Fabulousness.
droo216 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
I typed "Candyland" in the search engine hoping for some awesome modern reboot - and I was not disappointed! This is awesome! I even love your theories on Frostine's plot with Licorice... it's all very clever. This is really amazing, great job!
SurlyQueen Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010
Lovely. My favorite is Gramma Nutt and all her cragginess!
Figarro-Luv Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i reeeeeely wanna write a story on this now!!!
xHee-Heex Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
I would play the heck outta this game. Brilliant!
NightOwlDreamer Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
Wow, this is so cool.:clap: Great job. I like Lord Licorice and Mr. Mint are really will done. :w00t:
Acaciathorn Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GiantPanda Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks llike the trailer to a video game! :D
SleepingDrone Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010
I just fell in love with Lord Licorice... <3
Thank you xD
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