First, a bit of pointless backstory. The first computer I ever owned was an Imac. I hated that fucker. It never really broke down, but no one ever told you how to take care of it. You know, clean out old files, make sure everything is updated, etc. etc. Well, after a few months, it began to take longer and longer to start up, shut down, go in and out of stand by mode, and I had no idea why. No one else did either. Then one day, it went into standby mode and never woke up again.
After that, we got a PC. It was easy to figure out how to clean it and protect it from viruses, so it never really broke in a horrible way, but it does have random fussy days where it doesn't work properly and I have to run virus scans.
Overall, I feel that Macs are... pretentious, if that's the right word. They want to make you think that they are so user friendly that you never have to worry about them, when in reality, you di just like any other computer. PCs are not much better, but they are more vocal about their problems than Macs.
Ok, now onto your video. I thought it was really well done, and pretty funny to. I liked the part about the mac-n-cheese, and the penguin. I honestly really hope that someone, somewhere takes your idea and turns it into a real series of parody commercials to rival the Mac ads. Better yet, I'd like to see PC ads that parody those ones, just so I can laugh and roll my eyes at both.
..Hehe... "Stop chasing me, I'm a penguin!" :p
Heh, yeah... and you make a good point, with PC being more vocal about their problems. I like that about them too, but of course that makes Mac look like a superhero to the simple folk, since they think so highly of themselves. Macs have a lot of problems too, just like you said, and never want to take the blame for it... oh well.
And it's funny you should mention the mac n' cheese joke, being this is a Mac commercial parody. I wish I would've made some kind of link there between the two, heh... I'd own a mac if it was orange and shaped like a cheese wheel, totally. A few holes for USB ports or something. The Mac n' Cheese! Heh. I'd love to use that joke somewhere... heh. Someday, perhaps.
But I'm rambling. Thanks for the review, friend!
This series is...
Well, it's alot of things. Now, I haven't watched up to this part so far, so I can only really comment on the first half, but so far it's kind of slow, not too hilarious, and pretty... odd quality in the animation department.
However, I wont vote it down yet, because I believe that it has some potential. Who knows? Maybe the ending episode will be awesome? I'll weigh in then, but for now, this series is only marginal.
My advice would be to try a different style with the graphics. I like how you used the actual pictures for the lolcats, but I dislike how the animation looks choppy and kind of shares the style of "first season" South Park.
The sound is good, but it really needs some kind of background music, or generaly more ambience to make it catchy. Otherwise it seems to drag a bit during quite times.
As for humor, well, honestly, it needs more. Much more.
Oh, and to Joe-kick-ass: These movies ARE being submitted on Caturday! Dont you know? Every day is Caturday!
you really should make the one...
its a good thing i watched this before i went to your website, cause then i knew how all your characters would move and sound and it made the experience soo much funnier. you should make the one where your character is doing his autobiography. i died laughing at the "i dance like a retard covered with spiders" part! i would love to see that animated so i demand that you make a movie out of that. *points* do it NOW!! lol, j/k
seriously, though, i really hope you make another movie. you would be dissapointing many fans if you dont.
FFS, man your Newgrounds link is invisible while actually shooting, but if you click where it is it takes you to the front page anyway. Good GOD that is annoying.
Also, you should make it so that you can shoot all around you instead of just in 4 directions. Or at the least, have some degree of auto aim. It gets very frustrating trying to shoot things and only juuuuust missing by a pixel.
Other than that, some varying music would be nice, as well as some different sounds for the different types of mushrooms. Not horrible overall, but could be polished a ton more.
Holy crap, does anyone have a walkthrough for this? I've been trying for 2 days to beat level 4, and it just doesn't seem possible. I'm all for difficulty in games, but the severe amount of complaints about it really is telling. As another guy said, there seems to be only one way to win each level, and so fa I have not found one for 4.
Great game overall, but I really really REALLY dislike the pay-to-win system.
I can live with the best booster pack being tokens only. I can't live with the day counter that forces you to either play in chunks or pay to play more. I can live with winning legitimate crystals from the game. I can't live being forced to buy anything better than the two basic ones. Seriously, this game would be so much better without forcing the pay-to-play system down our throats, and that bullshit light mechanic is what drives most people away from playing otherwise decent games like this.
"Oh hey, this is a really nice game! Good flow, nice art, no real bugs to speak of. I could play this for a wh-*YOU MUST PAY OR WAIT!!* ...Yeah.. time to go try a different game."
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