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Jul 13, 2010 | 1:39 PM EDT
  • Daily Feature July 14, 2010

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Thanks for Daily 1st and front page!!

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The official music video for "The Faster the Treadmill" by I Fight Dragons!
The quality got crunched a bit, but you can see an HD version if you go to my profile.

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Commentary:
I began work on this shortly after completing Grumatorium, and it was a pretty intense project. The band utilizes a lot of game controllers and NES era material into their music and performances so I approached this video from a similar perspective, starting by designing and animating gameplay from a fictional 8-bit game that the video would take place in.

The result was "the Adventures of Puddlenaut," in which a shark-armed diver hero does battle with deep sea creatures in order to mine mystical power crystals that are abundant in the underwater kingdom. The main grunt enemies, one of which is the protagonist of the video, were modeled after drowned fetuses since I couldn't find any deep sea creatures to fit the image I was looking for. Thus I ended up calling the main character "Fetusaur" throughout production.

Check out the song on I Fight Dragons debut EP "Cool is Just a Number!" More information at: http://www.ifightdragons.
com

Reviews


BHVampireBHVampire

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2010

AWESOME!!!!

haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa



zkmyzkmy

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2010

cool

i love the hole thing


BarfQuestion responds:

Yeah it was cool when he jumped down the hole.


SkullyIceMageSkullyIceMage

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2010

excellent!

You sir have a very disticnt style, I recognized it as a barfquestion film at a glance. hand drawn animation is hard to find these days(well done hand drawn animation that is) the tune is great and fetusaur is just so damn huggable. hope to see more fetus...saur in the future. maybe a puddlenaut game?



cheesebumblecheesebumble

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2010

no words can say

the little guy looks like what a lot of us can see inside us at the start, but as we move forward in life the people we look up to are not what they seem and we see the truth


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DaltokiDaltoki

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2010

Catchy music!

One word, AWESOME! :D


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