Custom SSX Tricky Nike Dunks by KyozoKicks.
SSX Tricky is a perfect game. Now I know, stating anything as a perfect game on the internet is grounds for a physical altercation, but hear me out. As far as what SSX Tricky intends to be, a fun, fast, easy to use / hard to master snowboarding game it is a perfect title, it did it bigger and better than any snowboarding title that preceded it and still my snowboard game of choice over a decade on. In the research of the custom SSX Tricky Nike Dunks I gladly replayed through the entire campaign once again and any imperfections that begin to cloud a game 12 years on from its release quickly quickly fade as the count down begins before your first race, suddenly your hurling down a mountain with a real sense of speed, the environments are filled with colour and detail, your opponents are alive, animated and a challenge, you carve out turns and fly through the air with rhythm, perfect.
Carrying on from my ongoing project of designing a custom pair of Nike Dunks and accompanying T-shirt around my favourite games from the late 80′s till present day (beginning with the Uncharted : Drake’s Deception Nike Dunks) It is with fond memories that I turn my attention to SSX Tricky. I knew this would be an opportunity to go crazy with the colour palette. My previous pair were dark, with various shades of brown and I wanted do a total reversal of that here. SSX Tricky is over the top, in your face and fun. To make the shoes anything but would be an insult.
For those of you unsure of what goes into a custom pair of Nike Dunks and how durable they are let me quickly bring you up to speed. I begin by stripping the paint from the store bought shoe in its entirety down to the bare leather, this is a long, uneventful task but a necessary one. Next the design is hand painted using an acrylic paint especially made to bond to leather. The outcome is a custom, one off piece of footwear unlike anything you are likely to see on store shelves. They can be worn like any other shoe too. You can wear them in the rain, kick footballs in them, jump in puddles, I highly recommend doing all these activities in them in fact.
Thanks for checking out the shoes guys, check back in a couple of weeks for a new pair of custom shoes!
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