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Dec 21, 2008 | 10:43 PM EST
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Author Comments

Hi everyone,

Welcome to Rhapsody of Ruin, a semi-canonical story based on the two main characters of CastleVania SOTN (PSX Version), mostly focusing on an over elaborate sprite fight as opposed to actual story telling.

I hope fans of the game enjoy this flash - It's definitely not perfect but I'm still very proud.

Thank you to any and all people who have lent this movie support over the years, it did much better than I could ever have dreamed of!



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great great great

Been quite a while since I last saw a sprite movie that was worth the watch. Thanks for making it.

And if you continue this, Alucard needs to win. He's just so much cooler.

RopeDrink responds:

Thank you.
There's reason for either to win - I do like both characters and will animate things as fair as I can, but the one thing I decided with this is I have to have a winner, not a stalemate, not some fancy ranting about magic and some rubbish doing this and that making one of them not so and so... One will win.

And I've yet to figure it all out >.<


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Epicly Awesome

This movie is the culmination of both. Thanks for the entertainment, but please please please don't keep us waiting for the continuation!

RopeDrink responds:

Well I'll try, if I make one.
Thing with this is it took me longer to sort the sprites and effects out, and what I was going to do with the fight, than it did to actually animated it.

Once I get some compiled sprites I'll hopefully make a sequel ^^


Rated 5 / 5 stars

ZOM Feckin' G!


I habe played SOTN for 9 years now, and it never got boring. I see this, and wish there was a fight like this somewhere in the game (besides the Richter Boss Battle!)

RopeDrink responds:

Glad you enjoyed it, SOTN is still a classic to me, especially when I first played it, so animating a battle for it was a nice experience ;)


Rated 5 / 5 stars


I'm one of those guys that has played through SotN countless times and taken the time to try and obtain one of damn-near everything. Never got boring, never once. And this, this is just as much fun as the game, except my thumbs rest on the desk and get to relax while I enjoy the fine work you present! Can't wait to see a sequel!

RopeDrink responds:

Glad you like it, thank you ^^
Nice to see more SOTN fans have actually seen that this is up here!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Hey dude this was sweet i thought i was playin M.U.G.E.N for a while there!

RopeDrink responds:

Glad you enjoyed it, thank you ^^