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Old January 3 2013, 01:36 AM   #1
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A Peek at "Absolution"

Here's a look at some tests of characters actions for Star Trek:Absolution animated series.

Note that the characters head are swappable in the actual show and will have lots of different emotions, unlike this test.

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Old January 3 2013, 03:24 AM   #2
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Re: Peak at Absolution

Did you mean "peek" at Absolution?

Honestly, no one will care how good or poor the animation looks if you have a good story to tell.

Do you have a good story to tell?
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Old January 3 2013, 03:28 AM   #3
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Re: Peak at Absolution

Haha. Yes I meant peek. I disagree about the anination quality. If sonething looks really bad it distracts from the story. Fortunately I believe I have an awesome story to tell
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Old January 3 2013, 09:23 AM   #4
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Well, I think the GoAnimate stuff looks "really bad."

But if you have a good story, I'll tolerate it.
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Old January 3 2013, 11:17 AM   #5
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So a crew composed of just females with double dee breasts?
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Old January 3 2013, 12:35 PM   #6
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Re: Peak at Absolution

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Here's a look at some tests of characters actions for Star Trek:Absolution animated series.
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Old January 3 2013, 05:16 PM   #7
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So a crew composed of just females with double dee breasts?
NO there's going to be males - I havent made them. But I'll give them equally large pecs to balance it out
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Old January 3 2013, 05:18 PM   #8
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Well, I think the GoAnimate stuff looks "really bad."

But if you have a good story, I'll tolerate it.
Well I'm not using any goanimate "stuff". it's all custom made. But sounds like you made your mind up already. What would be acceptable copying TAS?
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Old January 3 2013, 06:10 PM   #9
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Well I'm not using any goanimate "stuff". it's all custom made. But sounds like you made your mind up already. What would be acceptable copying TAS?
I think it's best to go with whatever style you are most comfortable working with. It's your project. Have fun with it!
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Old January 3 2013, 09:01 PM   #10
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did anyone else find that video hilarious? like in an odd, out-of-context way?
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Old January 3 2013, 09:27 PM   #11
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Well I'm not using any goanimate "stuff". it's all custom made. But sounds like you made your mind up already. What would be acceptable copying TAS?
I'm confused, then. It says "Goanimate" in the corner of your test, so I assumed you were using their format.

As for making up my mind, I've only got your test to go off of. And I have made up my mind on that. It looks terrible to me.

Again, though, I couldn't care less about that if you tell a good story.

Look at Star Trek: Aurora for something "acceptable."
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Old January 3 2013, 09:47 PM   #12
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Who is too say what is and isn't "acceptable" in an animated fan film? Why should someone have to copy another artist's style, in order to be accepted? An artist should be able to create whatever they want, without being dictated to by others.
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Old January 4 2013, 05:06 AM   #13
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Who is too say what is and isn't "acceptable" in an animated fan film? Why should someone have to copy another artist's style, in order to be accepted? An artist should be able to create whatever they want, without being dictated to by others.
The OP asked what was "acceptable." I simply expressed my opinion about that.
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Old January 4 2013, 08:06 AM   #14
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Who is too say what is and isn't "acceptable" in an animated fan film? Why should someone have to copy another artist's style, in order to be accepted? An artist should be able to create whatever they want, without being dictated to by others.
The OP asked what was "acceptable." I simply expressed my opinion about that.
GoAnimate is definitely not everyone's cup-of-tea. I personally am not a fan of that style of animation, but a lot of people enjoy it. I think anyone playing with that medium should have the freedom to do whatever they want with it.
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Old January 4 2013, 08:35 AM   #15
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GoAnimate is definitely not everyone's cup-of-tea. I personally am not a fan of that style of animation, but a lot of people enjoy it. I think anyone playing with that medium should have the freedom to do whatever they want with it.
I don't think anyone is suggesting that the OP doesn't have that freedom.

The OP asked what would be acceptable, and I gave my opinion. Nothing more than that.
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