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Mar 30, 2006 | 2:26 AM EST
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Author Comments

Anyhow, Shoo Fly is a work of "Mickey Mousing" (Google the term, my friends) to the One Piece OST track "Ichijya Tetai" ("One Hour Evacuation"). It follows a woman I call Nelly as she deals with an unwelcome fly. And that's about it. There's not much of a story to summarize.

It's been nearly two years since my last submission to Newgrounds, and what do I have to show for it? One minute of animation. This is more like 3 collective weeks worth of work, so don't get overexcited. The other hundred weeks or so were spent on irrelevant Flash and slacking in general.

Shoo Fly has the most intense frame by frame animation I've ever made, and as a result, I'm very tired of drawing Nelly. Tired of drawing, period. This experience has reinforced my decision to not pursue animation as a profession (maybe character design is more to my liking...). My mouse's left-click button is now a different color from the right-click button. EDIT: I'm sorry to have confused and dismayed some of you - I'm still going to animate stuff. Just not for a living.

Anyhow, you may notice there's a newer trackbar. It's a vast improvement over the one I designed for FFA+ - heavily inspired by Media Player Classic's interface. And by "heavily inspired," I mean "completely ripped off from." The thing will tell you how many seconds have loaded, so feel free to start watching whenever. You can also step through the animation frame by frame, speed through it at any rate (even backwards), and adjust the volume. Clicking the screen or pressing spacebar will toggle play/pause. The rest should be self explanatory.

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CrownJewelCrownJewel

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This flash is one og my all time favorites, it never gets old!


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NataushaMNataushaM

Rated 5 / 5 stars

2012 and its still very much exciting to watch. Such a shame you won't post more. Hopefully you'll come back with more classics.


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JirkiJirki

Rated 5 / 5 stars

really well done. plus very humorous! love it
and i have to agree with rendibsivad.... chasing a fly, why not in style!


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rendibsivadrendibsivad

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Well if you're going to ruin your house all because of a fly, you might as well do it in an epic way...



CarbonNexxCarbonNexx

Rated 5 / 5 stars

We all go through this. This flash shows it in a somewhat humorous, action-packed, anime style. Very good.


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