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Sep 17, 2012 | 2:16 PM EDT
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A young girl accidentally ends up in the ruins of a city obsessed with chess. She is immediately confronted with the hospitality of the remaining denizens but also gains a companion who is as eager as her to escape this place.

After 10 years of lurking Newgrounds:
This is my thesis movie for my graduation as a communication designer with main focus on motion design. Be aware that I'm still a self-taught animator since I didn't go to a college dedicated to animation itself, just movie-making in general, hence Out of Order doesn't look as polished as I wish it would be. I am still proud of it though since this is only the beginning of my animation and storytelling career so it's bound to get alot better!
(I don't have to mention how deadlines chopped away at the storytelling pace, fbf animation and backgrounds.)

Part 2 is already in pre-production and I'm looking forward to work with all the awesome contributors again!

Looking forward to your constructive criticism!

Edit: Fun fact: I did everything with a half-dead mouse, just bought a tablet.

Edit2: Sound quality is stupid after that conversion stuff happened. I'll look into it.



Rated 4 / 5 stars

I have to say, the girl's voice does pale in comparison to other voice actors, and I really think it's the recording's fault. You need either a better audio format (I dunno, it sounded like I could hear where the clip started and cut off, so it definitely needs cleaning up a bit) or a better mic, as Dosko said.

Everything else was just dandy, though. Great work!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

i find it funny how it shows somewhat of the title in the tag section. Anyway it seems interesting and pretty good for someone with no actual experience in animation


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

One of the best animations i have seen in a long time!
The voice acting was great. Up until i heard the girl's voice.
Shes not horrible, but she is pityful compared to the other voice actors.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Not bad. The art style and design of the main character remind me of Angora from The Meek. I love that comic.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is a well done animation and story peice. I like the voices and writting of this. Please continue as I am looking forward for more. :)

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