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A young girl accidentally ends up in the ruins of a chess-themed city. 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.

This movie was sort of an unpolished beta-version of the story I'm working on, made in 2012. Don't expect new episodes but rather a reboot!


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


Pretty decent work. Only problem I saw was in the recording of the voices in your animation.

If you can clear that up for episode 2, it'll make for a truly great animation.

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Awesome. Just awesome.

Not bad, make more

Wow. Rarely am I speechless, but damn was this good! I loved the idea of an entire society solving their problems with chess, as time goes by though, the one rule is taken out and therefore anarchy and chaos ensues. This dystopia that you have presented here is simply gorgeous. Instead of being dark and ruined it shows that just because the world is in ruin doesn't mean it is robbed of its color.

The story is not only a bit dark, it is funny to... you hit the nail on the head with this dark humor with the use of these colorful yet still threatening characters. The voice acting for this is also spot on, so kudos to each of the voice actors in this. I am intrigued to learn more about these different characters seeing as we only got the name of one of them being "Bro".

The music choices were wonderful and fit each scene appropriately. The sound effects were also done very well making me feel like I was there. When that shuttle went down I truly did feel the impact that it had. This was a marvelous piece of animation and I can't wait to see more.

|| Cheers ||
*Masterful Artwork
*Masterful Animation
*Masterful Music
*Masterful Sound
*Masterful Voice
*Masterful Story
*Perfect Score

|| Jeers ||

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Visually unexceptional, with some pretty weak sound design - it was sparse and low fidelity, with little texture or engagement. Voice acting was also very poor, both in terms of talent and recording quality. I did not find myself at all interested in the story - there was no hook, no characterization, no substance in what was happening.

I was not impressed.

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That's ok.

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4.40 / 5.00

Sep 17, 2012
2:16 PM EDT
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