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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.

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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!
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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.

Reviews


Mogget128723Mogget128723

Rated 5 / 5 stars

WELP.
I want more.



pomopopomopo

Rated 5 / 5 stars

this looks very promising. i liked every bit.



warmasterofchaoswarmasterofchaos

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

omg thats funny and hte animation is preety good



LevyAranLevyAran

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I felt this was really well done. Good animation, but more importantly good art direction. The setting is interesting, especially the antagonists, who are what's going to make this series a consistently enjoyable one. My half star is that it was way difficult for me to understand what the protagonist was saying in the intro. While the voice acting was good, I couldn't make out what he was saying without turning my volume up higher than normal. Either way, nice work sir. I look forward to seeing the rest.



NeolteNeolte

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

This was a nice watch. The animation was smooth and didn't seem lazily put together. The sound effects were nicely synced. My only gripe if any would be the microphone quality, it sounded slightly like the characters were in a tunnel. But I enjoyed it.


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