TT : No Happy Ending

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A big THANK YOU to Johann (JGHMusic) for scoring the whole animation and to SPOTCOS (mootothemax) for inspiring the title screen.


● Tabletop Tales - Ep. 1 : No Happy Ending

The first chapter of the (almost) epic trilogy inspired by some good old medieval RPG adventures that I've used to play with my buddies. In the first episode, we learn what happens when players don't act as a team.


● Título em Português (BR): Contos de Mesa - Ep. 1 : Sem Final Feliz

O primeiro capítulo da (quase) épica trilogia inspirada por algumas boas e velhas aventuras de RPG medievais que eu costumo jogar com meus amigos. No primeiro episódio, aprendemos o que acontece quando os jogadores não agem como uma equipe.

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nice animation, felt like a video game :D really cool look

So... the one mage accidentally causes an earthquake that takes the life of that one which we loves?? That one part didn't seem entirely clear, but overall it's a fun parody on the typical tale of knight and day. Nicely animated, and all without need for words too!


MateusAbrantes responds:

Actually, the earthquake was intentional. However, the mage was intended to kill only the assassin. :p Thank you for taking your time to review one of my stuff, CD.

Nice annimation, but I feel the storytelling breaks down when the 2nd magic-userdoes something horrible off camera...

Maybe I just don't get the reference, but the story seems to lack a punch-line, from that point on. No climax, not enough epilogue to point to a moral. At least, there are many things you _might_ be telling us, but none that are actually _told_ by what we see.

MateusAbrantes responds:

I see. Well, the idea was just showing the watcher that, when players/people don't work togheter, they cannot achieve any goal - in this case, everybody was trying to save the princess but their actions were totally selfish, which has maily resulted in death and destruction. Trying to tell a story without any real dialogue can be tough sometimes, like in this case, and I guess I'm the only one who's guilty for that.

I promise I'm gonna take your review into consideration for the next couple of episodes - they're not even writen yet. Thank you very much for pointing those flaws. :)

Gotta save dat princess :)

MateusAbrantes responds:

Gotta save 'em all!

I saw the thumbnail and thought "Wait a minute, isn't that somewhere else on my screen right now?"

And then I saw you give credit to the inspiration.

MateusAbrantes responds:

I asked the creator of 'Ricochet Heroes' for permission before making the title screen/thumbnail. hehe Thanks for the review. ^^

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3.90 / 5.00

Jan 23, 2015
6:52 AM EST
Comedy - Original
  • Daily 3rd Place January 24, 2015