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a cliche goldmine

Sonic the Hedgehog? Check!
Random J-Pop? Check!
Emo Tears? Check!
If I didn't know any better I would say this is a brilliant parody of what fourteen year-old boys think is powerful, emotional, and dramatic.

very nice!

I like this very much. You made the pixelation look too easy. I was wondering what your secret was, but after reading some responses, I'm guessing you just did some old fashioned and time consuming importing and exporting?

TheBoogley responds:

yep, the imports and outports of pixellation were a trial. It took about 6 hours to do, it was an idea which came to me and I had to do it. I might do it again sometime, but only if it's integral to the movie.

executed nicely, but a tad dull

It's easy to see why this will have thousands of people blindly jizzing their praise all over this. It has guns, blood, zombies, and stick figures. The latter being the most horrifying and offensive of them all, it's a shame that such talent is being squandered staying within the confines of the stick figure design. Although technically the characters aren't stick figures in the literal sense. They have weight and mass like any other person...well maybe like an anorexic person. The whole point of stick people is that they require no skill to draw and they're disposable. So I guess there's something kind of post modern about the way you're using them. But other than that I find stick figures to be incredibly dull.

It's clear that you have a keen eye for design and solid command of flash. I think that if you're going to put so much effort into these then you might as well develop unique character designs which people can recognize as your own, but that's just my opinion.

Get-lost responds:

I've always had plans to develop my skill with characters that aren't stick figures. Not in the Castle series however.

Recent Game Reviews

5 Game Reviews

SImply Incredible, Sprites done right.

I've found myself getting into the whole megaman craze lately, probably because they recently released the Anniversary collection recently and it has incited many memories of my childhood. This game adds to the nostalgia fest and fills my need to play more Mega Man levels.
Some may be reluctant to give this entry a chance at first due to the name and nature of Newgrounds being flooded with sprite movie fodder. Luckily this is not the case. Your emulation of the classic gameplay is damn near flawless. The level of difficulty is right on par with the first few Mega Man games. You've given new life to a much loved classic that seems to be basterdized on a daily basic.
It may seem enough to just recreate a simple sidescrolling recreation of some game, but what really sets this apart and suprised me was the compatiblity to another version of this game. Whereas playing one level over and over again would get boring, the idea being able to save between games opens up a whole world of possibilities.
If I had to think of one negative about this game I'd say that the level design was a bit more spacey compared to MegaMan vs. Metroid where you utilized space more efficiently. The use of the Overclocked remixes was also a nice touch. Maybe you could also throw in some MiniBosses covers? Anyways, great game.

Didn't really teach you how

The movie didn't tell you how to do it, but I'll let you in on the secret. It's called shape hints and they help a lot.

FlashWeasel responds:

yea didn't you read the test in the last scene? it said that it didn't tell people much because i dont want people uploading flash movies with shape tweens in them... i simply just dont like them...

This is great

The graphics are awesome and everything is just very well done. It reminds me a lot of the old sierra games like king's quest. Good Job on this!

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