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see more videos on my Youtube channel: Goat-on-a-Stick's Animations


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Overall Score: 6

It appears that EBSynth was used to make this animation, much like animator Joel Haver on YouTube. It's pretty much an experimental AI-driven form of rotoscoping where you draw one (or eight) keyframes and let the software generate new outlines and fills for the rest of the frames. You get smooth and realistic motions every frame, but it does get really messy the more you move. Thankfully not much movement is used here, so there's not much corruption here.

It also appears that this video is based on the same type of subject matter Joel covers or has covered, ie. video game NPCs. But then again, Joel himself acknowledges that this will happen:
" It's okay to steal my style outright, imitation is flattery and the greatest jumping off point for finding your own style."

Also, while writing this review I discovered that Goat-on-a-stick has a YouTube channel with 170k subscribers. And no it hasn't dwindled, videos still get 200k-1M views each, which is close to Joel's own videos with this method.
Keep that in consideration before watching or voting, as his heart is in YouTube and not in Newgrounds. He also hadn't linked his Newgrounds page anywhere where I could easily find it, so nobody has noticed that he's on here.


Graphics: 6 | Sound: 7 | Originality: 4 | Style: 8 | Humor: 7


Credits & Info

3.28 / 5.00

Jul 18, 2022
4:54 AM EDT