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Mar 25, 2010 | 5:40 PM EDT
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EDIT: Increased audio quality upon request. Thanks for all of the great reviews, you guys are awesome!
EDIT: 100K views? Thanks to all of you that have watched this, and especially to those of you that have watched it ten or more times, or sang the song at school, haha. :D

In collaboration with Andrew from Songstowearpantsto.com!

Comments are appreciated! If you have a question about robots or pirates, I'll do my best to answer it.

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Reviews


BronstedLowryBronstedLowry

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Noooo

It pains me to say it, but I agree with SomeGuyChokingACat. I found this song more entertaining before the video. The fantastic imagery of ROBOT FREAKING PIRATES SHAKING IT LIKE A STICK WITH A DEAD GUY ON IT just isn't done justice by the pixel art. I'm always happy to hear this and it's interesting to see Lawlolawl's interpretation... but I really think this song deserves a better (unofficial?) video.

As for actual constructive criticism: the animation style, though cute, does not match this song. It's gangsta-pirate robot rap, yo! Chubby pastel pixelbots are not convincing gangsta-pirate robot rappers, yo! But okay, that could be personal taste, fair enough. What this animation needs is more of the song's wit: why is the "I spoke to him in binary a-a-aand he underthtood!" line reduced to a stream of binary digits flowing from the pixel hole of a pixelated kitten? Where are the sight gags? Where are the characters? Barring that, why is there so little animation and why is it not synchronized?

Again, I don't want to be too critical of this. I realize it's being provided for free and, further, I am a talentless hack. Nonetheless, this song is awesome and it deserves an awesome video. I hope the 'official' tag on this video doesn't discourage that an "even more" awesome video from being made.



mooncessmooncess

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

well......

If you made the song then fair enough very good!
But if what others say is true and you didn't make the song then I'll judge on the animation.
I was cute! :D



lordenerlordener

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

yeah what

robot zombie pirates



aninscloneaninsclone

Rated 2 / 5 stars

Needs quite a bit of work.

This had a great amount of potential, especially with the crazy stuff one can do with pixel art nowadays. Unfortunately, that potential was pretty far from realized. There were some pretty cute moments that could have achieved greatness by only some simple tweaking, though there were also a few things [namely the breakdown in the middle of the song] that could have used a LOT more work.

I'm saddened that such a great possibility was left unfulfilled...



abeautifullie2357abeautifullie2357

Rated 2 / 5 stars

Not my thing

It was good and the animation was pretty original but i just dont go for that kind of g rated humor, it just doesn't have enough kick, kind bland i gotta say.