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The Masquerade

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The entirety of this was made over the course of the last seven days. I'm actually really surprised at how efficient I was here, since I managed to get around 25 seconds done each day.

Even though the actual animation is not pristine or anything and the frame-by-frame is sort of choppy and shaky, I'm proud of how this turned out, mainly due to the atmosphere of it and the story. I think this time it actually has some meaning behind it. Also, this time I actually have some REAL INSTRUMENTS in the music. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? OMG. Except I mixed them in with synthesized versions of themselves so it's occasionally hard to tell. Oh well.

Edit: Wow, I'm genuinely amazed by the quality of these reviews! There's been a lot of thought put into each and every one of them. Thanks so much, everyone!

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I remember voting on this when it was in the portal. Still relevant today. Congratulations on creating something timeless.

Pahgawk responds:

I'm really glad this still resonates with you all these years later!

that hopeful optimism always gets me at the end

This is beautiful

This was the the first one of your videos i had ever seen. I loved it I was still new to the internet at the time so i couldn't find any more of your videos but now since i know how to see all your videos i can watch them all. Your skills have massively improved and you were good to begin with. So basically I have know idea why any of your videos are less than even a 4.5 because they are all just amazing.

It's cool how you decided to show how people masquerade through life, hiding their real selves. I really like it.

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4.58 / 5.00

Jan 3, 2012
9:32 PM EST
  • Frontpaged January 16, 2012
  • Review Crew Pick January 11, 2012
  • Daily 3rd Place January 5, 2012
  • Weekly 4th Place January 11, 2012