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Mario RPG: Rawest Forest

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Jun 8, 2007 | 12:03 AM EDT
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EDIT: To all billion of you upset about the volume of the character "voices" compared to the actual song, send your complaints to the original creator of the song. I simply animated to the MP3 I had, and couldn't alter it in any way. There's nothing I could've done to change it, sorry.

This was a little idea I came up with practically on a whim last Sunday. I finished the whole thing in a little under a week, and I think it turned out pretty well. Back in 2004, a dude by the name of Martin Hagwell, also known as "Märta" made a song out of the BGM from the "Forest Maze" level from Super Mario RPG for the SNES. Just recently, he remixed the song he created into a full-fledged professional sounding song, titled "Rawest Forest". After finding the song by chance last weekend thanks to a YouTube video, I took a listen, and got the idea for this movie. Mario RPG is one of my absolute favorite games of ALL time, and I know it inside and out. Those who know the game as well as I do will catch all of the references scattered throughout the animation. I also used this as a test to try out some new little tricks with animation. The good majority of the movie is frame-by-frame, and yes, I know the drawings're a little crappy (I don't have a tabley, unfortunately), but I enjoyed working on it throughout my last full week of High School (YAY), and it doubled as the final for my animation class, so that's even better! Anyway, hope you enjoy it for what it is. I certainly had a ball.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


its awesome its not an rpg


Rated 5 / 5 stars

you my good sir get a 5

i love mario rpg i swear its like my favorite game ever. the animation was a bit crude but i knew who the charicters were. awsome flash a great tribute to a great game


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


i love super mario rpg too! I only beat it once cause it was so long. and that i had teh gamefaqs xD. I like the voices, i dont know what everyone is complaining for. I loved it. I hope you got an A on your final. That should have, mabye exept for animation but then you dont have a tablet to draw on so its all good.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars


Good flash, graphics were smooth but could use some work. Would be great if it had humor. Overall, 7/10 but i voted 5/5


Rated 4 / 5 stars

very good

ahhh i remeber downloading this song ages ago. good music video it kept up with the speed of the song at most parts