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Apr 30, 2010 | 11:46 AM EDT
  • Daily 3rd Place May 1, 2010

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The Misadventures of Pico & Friends! In this episode an unknown force conspires against Pico catching the bus and making it to school on time.

Note 01: EASTER EGG after credits (if you play your cards right).
Note 02: If it lags, toggle the quality via the button in the bottom-left corner.

Happy Pico Day 2010! (Everyone) / Happy B-day (Tom)
I'm excited to be able to participate for the first time this year.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Great effects animation

Your character animation not so much. Unfortunately because your effects looked so smooth and fluid it really made Pico's animation look all the more static. Still overall it was good, I didn't particularly like the text box thing goin on as it kinda broke the momentum. The story was fine and nice and simple stylistically and I appreciated the easter egg :)

Good luck with the competition and I hope to see more stuff from you

NEXTVIEW-Designs responds:

It was intentionally static during the conversation bits, similar to how story is handled in JRPGs. I can understand that not everyone would be into that method of storytelling though. Glad you got a kick out of the egg and thanks for the review!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

kick ass

Too bad you couldn't get any voice actors, however that didn't deter me from watching the whole thing, and finding that strategically well hidden easter egg. 10/10 5/5!!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Did anyone else notice this....

But it like Pico was part of the Mother/Earthbound universe! The music at certain parts and art style was so much like it! Anyways, awesome flash, good animations, and smooth text delivery, its was nice even if you couldn't get voice actor for it. Great flash bye the end of the day!

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fun But Could Have Used Voices

It was a fine animation with good art, but the whole cliking on a button to advance the story is too old, next time use voice actors. However, the writing was fine and the story was fun for Pico Day, so that made up for the lack of voices, overall good job

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NEXTVIEW-Designs responds:

Thanks, I was trying to go for like a throwback to the original Pico's School, but maybe I should have modernized that aspect of it, hehe.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

the easter egg was the best

i mean thw whole animation was amaising but the easter egg is the part that maked me laugh like crazy! xD
great work

NEXTVIEW-Designs responds:

Hehe, glad you though so, validates the last minute effort I put into it, thanks!