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*Edit: Increased sound quality since DA's limit is 30mb . Scene selection (for some odd reason) Only works if you're using the latest flashplayer AND firefox. Sorry IE folks but i got no clue how to get it working for you. (though it does work if you press and view it in the download bit)*

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Audition for :iconcivilwar-oct:

Running time 10 Minutes

Buttons and STUFF should work, if not, tell meh!

6 weeks in the making, and then 4 weeks making it again.

This flash has got to be the most unluckest flash i've ever made. Not ONLY did the copies corrupt all the time, but my stylus pen broke, i got a bad eye infection AND digestive infection, and to top it all off, the main FLA files got a memory leak so bad that i could no longer add anything to it. So after another 4 weeks of assing about, i finally have it ready. And i an't adding no moar!

This flash has the most frame by frame i've ever done, about 85% of this movie is, and it damn near killed me too. The file size of the swf got a little too large so i had to go back through and tween things that i could get away with. Shows that doing it all frame by frame isn't as possible as i thought.

I had to cut it short at the end due to file size limits, as well as pushing flash to its own limitations, so apologise for that.

ANYWHO i'll leave you to sit back and watch what i've been working on for the past month and a smidgen.

I dunno if i've forgotten anything, if i have ah well. I'm done with it!

Critiques on animation are welcome! Ah must improveeee

Till next time dA

Voice talent:


Shrike, Beebs and Mini mel (c) =Zeurel
Diz (c) *NerinokuKai
Red and blue marine concepts (c) ~Beanjamish *The-Alchemists-Muse

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Freaking genius.

And you've maxed out DA's Flash Capacity to boot!

Well, I think it might be wise to put a "flashing strobe effect lights" warning, since there ARE a lot of flashing lights at FASTER than 24 frames per second, which might be dangerous to those who are inclined towards seizures.

The movement is superb, although I noticed Shrike's "blur" movement was slightly recycled between the scenes.

It's also great that you have a nice grasp on how Physics really work, so you bend those rules quite nicely.
You know how they say that "In art, you have to know the rules well in order to break them the right way."

I've got to say, you also use Easing (manual as well as tween-based) very well, and you've got a great grasp on timing.

The whole "Quick-In, Pause, Quick Out" effect is one that people try a lot, but rarely get right, but you've got your stuff together.

Don't pay too much attention to the stars; the real stuff is over in the text anyways (I'm sure you're well aware of that too^^).

One thing I noticed was that you don't seem to fond of your characters interacting with your backgrounds (I know how much of a pain that is; I hate it too), as seen in the First Scene in the ship where Shrike plops down on the chair, and where Diz walks behind the "fixture" in the first scene.

"Baby's" tiptoe-ing bothered me slightly too, unless he's walking as if he's got "shoes" on.

If he's "barefoot," another "joint" would make it smoother.

Also, as for interactivity, there's a great scene selection, but there seems no way to get to the main menu from the animation while it's playing.

Man, this makes me want to get back and use all that knowledge from Animation and Character Design and make a Flash animation myself...

Amazing stuff.
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It is really good your effort shows, not as much tweening as as your previous animations. The audio was top-notch, the voice acting was as clear as spring water, the music wasn't loud enough to not hear the voices, same goes for the sound effects. The animation was beautiful, but i was most impressed with the backgrounds. The action intense and hilarious and the, it was a quirky sense of humor reminiscent of old 80s-90s cartoons. Honestly, i can't find anything wrong with it. It was an animation that is at TV show level. Hope to see more. Good luck!
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CraftyMaelyss Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Eicked job on this! :la:
"Problem officer?" X'D
Muffinz01 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
theere HAS to be a part 2~ And ths is totaly worth becoming an atual show! It's lovely, has great characters, animations and many secrets
like wow
this little video is probaby better than most of those shows out there today, i'll be honest ]]
missymomo7 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Most awesome animation I have ever seen! And funny too! Also, that spikey guy is nuts when it comes to rage . . . . . . . NOICE XD
LexiiDear Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That was freaking awesome c:
What happened to Mel? O;
Celsy Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's been years, still leaves a great impression!!! vibrant characters.
Time2Enigma Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So, just one question... how do you fit so much animation into just 30mb? I can't wrap my head around it.
din0gam3r Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014
I love this so much you have no idea, it's a shame you went through so much hell to actually make it though.
shadowstar78 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 15, 2014
Why doesn't this show up in the main gallery? I had trouble finding this. This is kind of a big plot point and the only reliable way I found to go through this story was the main gallery, as there seems to be some gaps in the specific galleries.
CoolCam1109 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
This is AMAZING!
d3skinner Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
"Problem officers?"
d3skinner Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Shrike reminds me of the Cheesehead mascot.
...You know, those lil' sticks of string-cheese?
Tigergomeow Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
omg xD
catherine-alex-tedim Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
es asombroso!
blackblood1998 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that was awesome!! love it!!!
L-Rid Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
lol, head smash on buttons
RedIntrigue Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
I love you old animations! :D
MughalRox Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Buttons not working in chrome...
8Darkness-Seeker8 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
I like strike's voice
wightkingofblades Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014
me too.
Static-Dr0p Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
oracle-ryuu Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
this really was fantastic, if you pay close attention, you can still smell all the pain and frustration that when into making it Woohooooo! 
Tyron91 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconicantbelieveitplz: I want the bext episode!
Bebuzzu1 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
How the heck did the blue woman know about Shrike's third eye? D:
TheGobo Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
The footsteps and radio noises of the HL2 Combine, nice touch.
Shy-Sniper Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Shrike reminds me of TomSka, I dunno why but I think it's the insanity and guns.
Marshalyn4ever Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's star wars with a crazy mexican. oh and the "thing" that comes out of shrikes head, sounds more like a normal person if you ask me.
Florenza-Hetalia123 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Red Vs. Blue. Control point capture! This is aweosme, just like TF2! woohoo!
noodlekawasaki Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Skrike is my fav out of all of them. :iconshrikeplz:
Dragonlover565 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
What's the name of the thing living in Shrike's head?!
catfinite Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist
Baby C:
Dragonlover565 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
I kinda figured that out A MONTH AGO.
catfinite Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist
Haha sorry, I was just goin' through the comments and yours wasn't answered so I chimed in! : )

Dragonlover565 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
Dragonlover565 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
Is there a sequel to this?
Belzark-Knight Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why isnt there a tv series of this?
lolsteve102 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
i wish zeurel will make a series or part 2 of this! :)
TheSlaglick Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
where did mel go
TenbuToons Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hah, thanks for distracting me from my homework like you always do. Good Job!
zxc2 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
You said:
,,This flash has got to be the most unluckest flash i've ever made. Not ONLY did the copies corrupt all the time, but my stylus pen broke, i got a bad eye infection AND digestive infection, and to top it all off, the main FLA files got a memory leak so bad that i could no longer add anything to it. So after another 4 weeks of assing about, i finally have it ready. And i an't adding no moar! ''

You make divine video's. Your ''bad luck'' could be that the divine is telling you that you should be changing something in how the internet works so that thay can be sold, you have revenue from this sort of things.

Meanwhile other people are making your money. E.g.: I live in the Netherlands and heard that Microsoft has proposed that programming should become a normal school class. (''vak'' in Dutch, like English, mathematics, geography, ....)

This is no worry for other viewers, even really wanting to keep this sort of thing accessable.

Anyway, if the divine has a message for you, and I focused your attention to it, made interest: that sort of message should be somehow ''easily'' accesable to you.
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zxc2 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Sorry, by accident this message was placed two times. Kind of divine too, the message right before mine, I didn't see it before writing mine. Mine: 2 march 2013. Of BirdGRico: 21 februari 2013
BirdGVee Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
Completely retarded XDDDDD
JakeTS88 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student General Artist
I can't tell if Shrike is French or Spanish either way I love this animation and on deviantart i didn't think this was possible nice work.
CheerySoundNinRoren Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That was great! I loved the humor and the animation especially during the fight scene.
vallid Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's official... i love that thing livin' in shrike's head
TheLittleOxymoron Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
why does shrike need to waste his time running around the bullets? everyone knows bad guys have horrible aim unless the hero is invincible
foxblaze12 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Student General Artist
I want anoyjrt
twopartsinone Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Student General Artist
Sounds like someone plays halflife :D
ElementalWatera Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol nice! Love it, very funny too. "GOD DAMNIT MEL!" made me roflmao.
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