Rockstar Original Desktops Collection: Chronos Series

Posted on April 8 2011, 11:09am | Author: R* R | Filed Under: Rockstar



A couple of weeks ago here in the U.S., we experienced Daylight Savings Time, a biannual event where we collectively travel through time. Unfortunately, there were no reported run-ins with dinosaurs, killing of ancestors resulting in grandfather paradoxes or trips to the distant future. That’s probably because we only moved forward an hour. Coming on the heels of our recent trip through the fourth dimension, we have our new Chronos Series desktops. They serve both as abstractions of the omnipresent future/past and as decoration for your computer. So, until time travel becomes a reality for all of us — instead of a pastime exclusively for morally flexible billionaires — enjoy these wallpapers.

Get this pair of wallpapers (along with some buddy icon and avatar versions you can get weird with) in our Downloads section.


 

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  • chicagofarkeron April 24 2011, 12:11pmReplyFlag
    Do we need to call a Doctor To fix the space time continuum?
    /Pretty awesome look!
    • Studios5107on April 24 2011, 6:54amReplyFlag
      Chronos #1 is now on my PS3!
      For those who do not see the R * logo, lower the contrast of your screen.

      @Rockstar Did you ever consider making premium themes RockstarGames for Xbox 360 or PS3 (annimated or static) ?
      • Studios5107on April 24 2011, 6:44amReplyFlag
        Holy sh!t.
        I had not seen the article because I left on vacation, but I could see the wallpaper on the newswire. There are wonderful! I am a great fan of the wallpaper and graphics atistique, and those wallapapers entered me into the eye!
        Very good work Rockstar Games! The author(s) of those images have a blog to share, what they have on other works? Thanks.
        *Sorry for bad english *_*
        • SirSmok3Alot225on April 12 2011, 5:00pmReplyFlag
          R* - u always have the best wallpapers and artwork...now my only prob is deciding which one!! keep up your epic greatness
          • ARMORALLLon April 10 2011, 3:50amReplyFlag
            Those are cool! What do you folks at Rockstar think about the Mayan prophacy?
            • R* Yon April 9 2011, 2:12pmReplyFlag
              @MasterGamesTV @vince_42069 @Magic_Al and all others, nice to see you're liking the new Chronos series, more coming in the future.
              • red4pcon April 9 2011, 11:06amReplyFlag
                we dont need wallpapers on PC , we need a games .
                • MasterGamesTVon April 9 2011, 3:31amReplyFlag
                  Holly CRAP, this is so awesome! ONE OF THE BEST! GREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAT JOB ROCKSTAR.
                  • vince_42069on April 9 2011, 2:14amReplyFlag
                    Sweet!
                    • Magic_Alon April 8 2011, 8:54pmReplyFlag
                      The human figures in the "Ana" desktop are from the NASA Pioneer plaque and were drawn by Carl Sagan's second wife Linda Salzman. Sagan and NASA, apparently afraid to let extraterrestrials know too much about human women, censored the anatomically correct drawing by erasing one vertical line. Four decades later, when the first spacecraft carrying this message to the stars was nearly 15.5 billion kilometers from Earth, an artist for Rockstar Games made the drawing "SFW" by erasing some dots.
                      • R_Kaimon April 8 2011, 8:27pmReplyFlag
                        Thanks guys, this will look great on my ps3 screen!
                        • LostMC13on April 8 2011, 4:14pmReplyFlag
                          R* comes up with great humor. Keep it up.
                          • Rafiosoon April 8 2011, 2:26pmReplyFlag
                            Nice :)
                            • therealtreefittyon April 8 2011, 2:21pmReplyFlag
                              "... killing of ancestors resulting in grandfather paradoxes ..."

                              All because someone put metal in the microwave.
                              • Mortal91ifyon April 8 2011, 2:10pmReplyFlag
                                Whoa!! this is very nice X)
                                • R* Yon April 8 2011, 1:30pmReplyFlag
                                  @emmi18176860 We normally don't announce when we're bringing out new artwork or desktops, but do be sure to look for more in the future here on the Newswire.
                                  • Marlboroon April 8 2011, 12:24pmReplyFlag
                                    I believe I have found my new wallpaper.
                                    Thanks.
                                    • Cosmic_Toeon April 8 2011, 12:03pmReplyFlag
                                      The two people in the first one-- a similar picture was etched onto the plaque which was on Pioneer 10, a deep space satellite. In case aliens found it, they'd know how we look. :)

                                      These are awesome.
                                      • barfonon April 8 2011, 11:55amReplyFlag
                                        Always a really cool thing to give to us guys. Thank you guys and gals :)
                                        • Savnhgaon April 8 2011, 11:36amReplyFlag
                                          interesting :)
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