Pretty impressive man! I remember watching this and Walk Smash Walk back when I was in college about 7 years ago and thinking they were badass back then. This was before youtube and people are still commenting on this flash! Good job, man. You should be proud of this stuff!
The graphics were smooth and well doctored. Some of the peasant's facial expressions (especially around the eyes) did not seem natural and that is why there is an eight on graphics points. However, smoothness and continuity alone could almost merit you the 9 or 10 in graphics.
Someone has already mentioned it, but the physical recording of the voices is a little rough and I think you could do more with the acting itself, with a flash so visually stunning, it felt like the emotion in the characters was sub par.
Also, I would've expected the Lion to sing something a little bit more mellower and for a Bass, not tenor, unless of course it was your intent to create a joke here. In which case it worked and I gave you 4 points for humor.
I get the plot set up, but I crave a bit more character development personally. I haven't seen any of your flashes aside from this one, but from seeing this alone, I don't know the motivations of anyone involved.
Why would the king figure care to see peasants about talking animals? If the peasant knew the king would want to know this, why would he be so taken aback to find a singing lion? Also, the peasant's reaction seems mixed, he seems confused, but abjectedly abandons his goals and leaves. Also, the king decrees that he's done for today is swayed by the gravity of the man holding the pot. There's obviously some signifigance involved there, but the moment is lost because we don't see enough of the king to know that it would take a lot to shake him or if that he is weak and trifling.
I hope that this isn't taken negatively, as I think this is a beautiful flash, but with such talent of animation and music, I would expect the other aspects of a cartoon to rise as well. I sincerely hope that this helps you in your progress.
Obviously, if this is deserving of frontpage status and is at like a 1.14 in the ratings, NG staff must find it pretty damn funny. To all you reviewers who trashed this flash, I just have to say, "it is you who are the ball-lickers..."
Obviously, you parodied the hell out of Ultimate Showdown, which granted owes most of it's merit to the fact that it was a really amusing song. I would say most of the votes wouldn't have been so high if the music sucked, cuz I've seen a lot better animation (of course not to trash US, because I think that was damn funny too).
As far as this flash goes, I got the joke Yellow. I think it's hilarious and I'm sorry you have to wade through the shit of these ignorant fools who just took this as an affront to their favorite anime show. I like Teen Titans and I can still laugh at "TEEN TITANS IS GHEY!" so I fail to see why they can't get over themselves.
The animation was a good parody of the original US, but I think you could've spent just a little more time on it. As far as audio goes, spot on, you nailed the feel of the US theme and I would've just liked to see a little longer version.
Lastly, if you have that big of a problem with a good parody, why the fuck is everyone so excited about the Numa Numa variations. I bet half of you bastards who trashed this flash wet yourselves when a new flash about Gary comes out. So, if you don't have any constructive criticism about this guy's work, kindly STFU.
Good animation, music's good, no SFX, control is lame, very repetetive.
This is a game?
What the hell? It's alright making something like all picture-d up and what not, but this isn't a game.
I know I know I get this alot from the NG viewers. But at least your telling me what to do and as a flash artist I must listen to the viewer. If you ever want to talk to me on yahoo messenger Also email@example.com. Thanks for the review.
What the fuck just happened?
Ok, that was pretty weak. I just finished playing and I'm left wondering, "Did I win?" "Did time run out?" "Did I score any points?" "Do I even have any brain cells left?" I didn't enjoy very much, I'm sorry to say. Nice try though, A+ for not trying at all.
No you did not win, Yes time did run out, and you havent had any brain cells to begin with.
Oh and thanks for the A+, id like to see you write your own actionscript.
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