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Macrocosm

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This past month has been incredibly stressful. I have had a rather large attack on my website, which is now down until further notice, and I worked at a job all day on weekdays. The result is that this video is possibly more rushed to completion than any other one I've made. The animation quality is below my personal standards and I feel like I should have edited the music some more, but I will unfortunately be out of town for a little while now, and to be honest I just want to have a break. I'd like to say that I'll come back and fix things up later, but in reality I know I won't. I don't know how this round of NATA will turn out, but I wish everyone the best of luck.

As far as the plot goes, I always sort of wanted to make something where the protagonist finds himself in what is basically the position of a god, and then breaks under the pressure. I also decided to mix in another idea I had which involved having the world contained inside itself, so that there would be an infinite string of identical worlds inside each other where a change in one affects all of the others because they are the same world. IT is from that concept that I tried to tie in this round's theme, "the butterfly effect", and also where I got the title "macrocosm" from. I still feel that there's a lot more I could have done with the concept, especially given the rushed quality of this entry, so maybe I'll revisit the ideas later or something.

I'd just like to give thanks to my friend Laura who helped play some of the music to save me some time, and once again, I need to thank Bing for his awesome music, which you can download at highfivespaceship.bandcam p.com.

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I'm all about science and this really entertained me! Great job with the story line and animation. I kinda saw the whole paradox part coming, though.


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someone is early......it was super great bro


Pahgawk responds:

For the record, events in this movie do not have anything to do with possible recent discoveries of particles. It was maybe just a little bit of a nudge in the sciency direction.


We heard you liked your earth, so we put a earth in your earth to help your earth.

Good flash :D


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Nice, representing the entire earth well enough to truly control it like a god probably can't be achieved by using a rough low count polygon like how the digital earth(s) were shown as on the computer monitor(s), but still a great flash.


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Pahgawk responds:

But using a higher poly count would mean I'd actually have to do GOOD modelling! ...yep I'm lazy


my mind has officially been blown


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