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The Reward

rated 4.52 / 5 stars
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Apr 2, 2013 | 10:39 AM EDT
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The main characters are Vito and Wilhelm which names mean full of life and strong-willed warrior.

We are developing The Reward into a series (along with a comic and DnD campaign book) you can see the now finished campaign at:

The Reward was made at The Animation Workhop. It is directed by Mikkel Mainz and Kenneth Ladekjer, Bros for life. See end credits for the team :) We now made Sun Creature Studio, a company made to bring you more series and films like this (Together with Bo Juhl). For more about The Reward:

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

That was really really good. I love the soundtrack a lot. Gave me chills almost the whole way through. beautiful artwork, great story, awesome ending

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SunCreatureStudio responds:

It was made by Mathias Winum, our music guy. We will be putting up a great and very cool 2 minutes rough animation soon with a new cool score!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Newgrounds is truly blessed to receive work like this. So captivating and well executed, which can only be the result of masterful collaboration between skilled artists. This wasn't just about the incredible animation, the beautiful backgrounds, the brilliant score, or the compelling storyline, but the entanglement of all of these things, the jigsaw puzzle that they come together to create.

My one slight criticism is that it seems like the red-haired hero was much, much more powerful than the one with the sword. That magic staff seemed to be doing all of the work during the journey, I would have liked to see some more of the duo's adventures in which the sword played a more integral role in the battle.

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SunCreatureStudio responds:

Hahaha, never thought of that. That is cool though. maybe we just always saw Wilhelm (sword guy) as the strong one, so we gave Vito (magic) a bit too much power to make him seem more strong. Anyways, thanks for your great comment. We appreciate it a lot and because of the great response on NG we will be continuing to bring you great stories.

We have one day left on the kickstarter, but because of the kickstarter we will be making a series (so cool). We might upload some of the animations we made during the campaign in here soon!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Im speechless.. this is fabolous!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This short animation is the most fantastic short movie I've ever seen. The characters were well developed, the storyline is amazing, and the fact that the reward was to become amazing adventurers was a great touch. I've rated other things on NG 5 stars before, but I believe this is the first one to TRULY deserve it. Good work guys. Keep it up :)

SunCreatureStudio responds:

Thank you friend! We will bring you more in the future :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

\(^-^)/ ....... What can I say ................
This is .....
EPIC!!! :D this is by most the Best animation I watched in NG
Good Job ^-^

SunCreatureStudio responds:

YEEES! Thanks. It's worth spending so much energy on a great story when people appreciate it like you!