Wow, that was actually really interesting! Intense music and scenario; generally, the timing was well-utilized. The graphics aren't the best I've seen, but your eye for composition is excellent. The ending is just a bit too blunt for my taste--it definitely leaves a lot of room for interpretation, but I feel a need for some bit of closure. I'd personally love if you'd expand on this idea one day!
The story was actually pretty endearing! I could tell you spent some time on this. I'm sure your mom loved it.
As you continue to make Flash movies, I'd suggest adding a little more emotion to the vocals--cartoons, especially with a silly premise such as this, can benefit from a little over-acting. Don't underestimate the aesthetic value of backgrounds, either. Unless it's pertinent to the story/location, anything is better than a plain white background.
Anyways, cute overall. Definitely fulfilled your purpose, I hope? Keep making movies!
Fun & Unique Little Story
That was really cute, for lack of a better word. I don't think I've ever seen clay dudes whipping coins at each other before, and I honestly wasn't expecting a few of those scenes! The experimental angles were great, especially at the end. Totally jumped out. Would've been a bit more entertaining if the clay dudes had some simple faces, but that's really just my preference.
Also... You get an extra star for featuring my favorite Boston song, dohoho.
Should've Saved for Later
I think there's some potential in this. Did you have a deadline? If not, I think you should have toyed with it more. Some parts of the animation, such as the flip, weren't half-bad. If you flesh out some more-detailed character designs over the bones, and add some unique bits to separate this from other typical "random fight scene" Flashes, this could be good!
Keep in mind that quality is better than quantity. If you can't work on it any more but it's not finished, set it aside. You might have new ideas and inspiration later!
(BTW, the NG Preloaders can take care of your "right click > Play" issue in a snap.)
Is this really your first animation? I love your usage of blurring. It looks pretty slick, actually. The composition in most shots is sweet, too. Also, Mario's semi-redesign heightens the seriousness of the scene, so it doesn't bother me, really.
You mentioned yourself that the BG is lacking... Other than that, I hope you'll be adding length and a definite end to this! It's looking pretty good so far!
Holy balls, that was some sweet animation. Who knew stick figures could look so good? Hilarious twist at the end, too.
Really good for a first time!
I almost can't believe this is your first flash movie! :D I love the part where he throws all the stuff from the heli. xD Here are a few things to look out for in this video:
1. Perhaps add some music from the audio portal?
2. The scene where Doomguy is shown walking like in an fps is a little bit longer than it needed to be.
3. Maybe add a few more details/props to your backgrounds.
If you take care of those, you'll be set! Be proud that this was your first!! ^^
Thanks for the review. Hope you like my next submission(s).
Haha, I was so not expecting that! xD Love the timing.
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