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What Birthers Believe What Birthers Believe

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Satirical Genius

It's a satire. And a damn good one.

Of course it has ridiculous racist content, it's pointing out the absurdity of racists.
Obviously this is not actually racist in the same way Stephen Colbert is not actually conservative.

I don't usually write reviews, but this was so incredibly funny that I felt as though I had to give it the 10 stars it deserves. Thank you for making my day.


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Twitters Twitters

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good, but has its flaws.

Overall this showed some real talent, but lacked heart (I wish there were a less corny way for me to say that, but I don't know of any).

I think you'll get a lot of criticism for a lack of dialouge, but it's not the lack of dialouge that's at fault, but the way it's implemented. IF your characters can't talk, they have to convey their feeling some other way. Their faces and movements weren't animated enough to flesh out them out.

Also, do to the setting, I had trouble seeing the characters (especially the polar bear). White on white didn't really rock my world.

I don't get the crab. What was his purpose?

Thanks for a quality submission.

-Nick


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H.E.L.L H.E.L.L

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Hell of a good time.

This was a blast.

I'd be curious to know what the assignment was and what grade you got.

As you mentioned, some of the animation was a little sloppy, but showing a good chunk of the story with a third person perspective was pretty neat. The voice acting was very good and the sound effects were fine.

Thanks for making a movie worth watching.

See you in Hell,

-Nick


Recent Game Reviews


The irRegularGame of Life The irRegularGame of Life

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Really nice

I stumbled on this at irregulargames.com by accident, I was actually doing research on fractals and somehow google gave me this. Just a few days before I read the wiki on Conway's Game of Life and it spiked my interest, this game was a really good find.

My one criticism is the boundaries. I don't think the boundaries should exist. Conway's game of life took place on an infinite plane, but yours is bounded. There really would be no way of showing the outside world, but it should exist just the same. At the very least, in the sandbox. (it could screw up game play a little in the game, I get that). Also a counter to keep track of how many cells there are and how many iterations should be included in the sandbox.

Some suggestions for the potential sequel:

Multiple colors based on the immigration variation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway%
27s_Game_of_Life#Variations_on_Life).

Two player mode (scroll down a little on that same link)

And not to get too carried away, but obstacles might neat (like permanently alive cells).

Anyways, this was certainly a work of art, the application of a famous computer program (At least famous in the math world). Please, please, PLEASE keep up the good work.

So long, and thanks for all the fish,

-Nick


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squidsquid responds:

Hey Nick, thanks for the excellent review and suggestions. You are quite right that this version is bounded, whereas in theory the plane should be infinite. One thing I was considering was making the size of the grid adjustable in the sandbox mode in a future version, which sort of addresses this problem indirectly. Also adding the alive cells and generations counters to the sandbox is a good idea.

My original plan with this was to base the game on something like the immigration variation (I didn't know it was called that then), but I ended up going with this puzzle mode because I wanted to keep things as simple as possible so that players weren't too confused. I also thought about adding permanently alive cells, and also maybe locked areas where you couldn't place starter cells. I've been really surprised and pleased at how popular the game has proven to be, so I'm going to think about adding some of these features/variations to a possible sequel :)


:the game: :the game:

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Re-define: "Game"

Kinda a post-philosophic romp. Devote some time and an open mind to it.



Mighty Spidy Mighty Spidy

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Definitely good.

1. I thought it kinda cheesy that you could shoot your web anywhere and not just the solid objects. It would make sense if you web could only stick to the blocks. It would also make game play more challenging.

2. How about different modes, e.g. Level mode (like you already had) and endless/survival mode.

Also the transition between swing spider and walking spider is kinda harsh.


Recent Audio Reviews


Back seat rock Back seat rock

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Crazy awesome

I listen to this song at least once a day, to get me into the spirit of the day.


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SoulburnLV responds:

Wow, me 2, but on different purposes - to check the comments! :D
Your comment made my day! ^_^


Chinese Ninja Warrior Chinese Ninja Warrior

Rated 5 / 5 stars

How is it possible...

... that this doesn't have a higher score? I love it.

Genius. Hilarious. Catchy.

Awesome.