The most hilarious part for me...
"BEE AHH COO AZ"
Oh man, that's gold.
Adding the music with visuals really flushed out the sarcastic emotion in the original track. This is a truly wonderful testimony to the organic nature of amazing humour and talent (and the idiocy we love to hate) on Newgrounds.
Ha, I don't know why you're not 100% happy with it... but an artist is his own biggest critic right? Anyway, I was 100% happy with it, and it seems the vast majority of NG was too given your sweeping of the awards this week.
The animation was simple and quite effective. I enjoyed the white/yellow eyes and features on black characters, it's a style that has always resonated well with me. Keeping the visuals impressive while not over complicating them facilitated the viewer's ability to focus on the REAL magic of this flash, which was the story.
I say this as an aspiring writer myself: you nailed it. It's a classic framework with a beginning, middle and end, good character establishment and wonderful character development. There's the necessary conflict and resolution... all crammed into a few minute's time with no dialogue! The lack thereof is another stylistic element that I enjoy; it's always neat to see what people can do with imagery as opposed to written or spoken word.
And the music was fitting, the timing well executed. It wasn't boring and had a very medieval feel to it. Like a spooky village in an old English countryside with a haunted castled resting cancerously on the horizon... Huge props to Mr. Partridge, especially for whipping the score up in such a short time.
For all the violent and funny flashes on NG, it is very nice to view the occasional serious short (a collection which I've recommended this for and encourage others to do the same), especially one that was so well executed. Favourited; 5/5; 10/10.
Tremendous work fellas. You're both very talented.
Superb animation, subpar interaction.
Yeah: The pictures and visuals were splendid! Short, but very bold. I enjoyed the 'Flandrium' construction a lot.
However, you're missing a loading bar, which REALLY hurts the first impression. Impatient viewers can and will auto-blam that kind of thing, especially those with slower computers. That is the flash's major fault and should be remedied ASAP.
Also, you should have the URL to your audio actually link to your audio page at the end there. Just a small suggestion for smoothness and efficacy. Have it open a new tab on the viewer's browser.
the problem is i do not know a thing about actionscript ... so i absolutely don't know how to make a 'loading' thing and a link..
So i ask now if someone wants to help me..
As soon as i know all these things i will remake this movie.
thanks for the review!
It's such a simple concept, yet it's enjoyable to play. There are no earth shattering graphics or music but you managed to create something fun. And it's something non-violent. Not that that really factors into the quality of the game, but you know how NG stereotypically is.
The instructions were well written too. Excellent work here.
That was fun.
Wow. That was really simple, but it was entertaining.
At first I thought it was way too easy. But as things sped up, it got sort of intense. I was just keeping the ball around the middle and sort of flitting back and forth, because most of the holes are near the middle. But when there was one near the edge I was all, "OH GOD!"
Very fun for such a simple game. Good job =D
Hehe thanks. I do the same thing when I play it, best to stay around the middle but your screwed when its at the edge - problem is, its all random.
I played it right through, on normal. 68240 I think.
Wasn't really challenging, but it was fun as hell! I can see it getting hairy on the hard setting.
All the sounds were great, but the best ones are the little weiner guys: "Ahhh HUNgwweee". Hah! Awesome.
The weapons were cool too. The frag grenade is clearly the best near the end, do not hesitate on this purchase! The land mines are funny too. Those bastards never got to my razor wire... but they did knock down my gate once. Jerks.
Anywho, superb job, I had a lot of fun playing it.
Hits the spot!
Do I want to hear more? Hell yeah! What a variety! It's been too long since I grooved out to some decent electronica.
Purchased and downloading as I type, soon to be riding along with me on my iPod. Good luck too all of you. I'll plug you guys in my blog for a while, how's that sound?
Keep it up!
Just needs to be a little longer. The loop transition (from end to start) is a little choppy but it can work. I want some climactic superbeat out of this.
You have your task, PROCEED FORTH.
What if I DON'T? HUH? You can't do a THING.
I'M the audio mod, I make the rules. SO THERE NYAH NYAH
This is sick. What an absolutely driving sound. If I didn't know better I'd say you ripped this from the bridge of some... awesome song. :) I can mentally picture all kinds of great movie scenes that this would go splendidly with. I'll have to check out the flash that used this.
Really, the detail is just spot on.
Do you take photographs and replicate them? I ask because the distorted reflection of the keyboard is just so convincing - if not, then you truly have an eye for the natural world. Kudos.
I admit, I am only human. I wouldn't say "replicate", though. =P
It's got some killer detail and texture! Black and gold are my school colours, so bonus points!
No Zerok, You're wicked. WICKED AWESOME.
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