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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 3.5 / 5 stars

I still listen to this...

So I like the song. The animation however, was sometimes off and not necessarily well-made. This song deserves a 10, but since you didn't make the song, I give the animation a 7.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

not bad

its good but at the begining i cant hearn the the guys talking its gets beter through out the video but other than that not bad man keep it up


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Nice.. but...

It was heardly hearable. I suggest adding subtitles.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Rapping swords? Has the world gone mad?!?!


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

For Shizzle

I myself and a hater of all things RPG but this got my 5. I never could understand Mairo RPG and much anyother RPG out there. But this was an intresting twist on the game. I liked it... I liked it alot fot this. Good Job and keep it up.