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Mar 5, 2007 | 5:59 PM EST
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This is the first file (Part A) of Throwback the Duck Episode 1 on

Thank you all for your enthusiastic support of the Throwback the Duck animated adventure series. The feedback for Episode 0 A 'Back Story was very strong and encouraging. We are deeply grateful for that.

Throwback the Duck Episode 1 picks up exactly where Episode 0 left off. As a newly hired journalist for NintendoNow, Throwback stumbles onto a dream job of classic gaming journalism. Expect an intimate look into the whimsical world that is the mind of Throwback the Duck. Despite his cheesy lines and disjointed interaction with those around him, Throwback's oddball charm has a way of dazzling many of the friends he encounters...except for a cynical little office helper.

Then there's the all important gaming factor. A familiar classic gaming face makes a cameo in this episode. I'm curious to know how many of you recognize or remember this character. His story foreshadows many of the themes explored in the cartoon series.

Production notes: Due to flash file size constraints, we were forced to split Episode 1 into two files. Hence we have Part A and B of Episode 1. Please watch the show in that order to fully enjoy it.

Also, you'll notice a subtle transition in art styles during the episode. Arthur uses a style know as "straight vs. curve" near the end. This is an evolving work, folks.

And with that said, please enjoy the show. Again, we look forward to your continued support of the series. Four more exciting episodes await you before Season 1 draws to an end.
David Gornoski
Throwback the Duck Director

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Yayayay Duck meister.

The most anoying part, was the voicing of Throwback.
The michrophone was way too close to his/your mouth.

That parakeet really cracked me up. Awesome idea, loved when it went bananas!

Also graphics were really smooth, nice animations. Perfect music.
Nice idea and good originality.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

my god

Huey Lewis AND Yaz?!


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

this could have been MUCH better...

i thought the graphics and all were too good to be ruined by the "cheap" sounds (throwback's voice, and other voices) and the idea a little lame.
this would have caught my attention a lot more if it had had more action.

just work on those and it will be an instant new grounds classic...

good job


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Rated 5 / 5 stars

thats a doozie

great idea for this flash. i loved all the classic nintendo characters and i cant wait to see what you've done with them. the one i would love to see the most is Fox McCloud from Starfox 64. if you can do it in the near future, that would be great. great work on the im going to see part b of this episode


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Its great animation

its great but the voice just doesnt really seem to fit throwback its kinda wierd and at some times annoying like it takes him forever to finish a sentence it seems and then he has no emotion to it either..... but good work on everything else