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January

The new year began with a new first: Our first NG Art Forum collab! "The Thin Red Line" started a trend that soon grew into its own collection.

"Pandemic" was just that - an extremely viral game that took the world by storm.

Finally, Dan Paladin was in town and joined the NG staff to make "Queers of War", a controversial take on the popular game. Because of the number of co-authors, we officially raised the co-author limit to TEN, allowing for much larger and more obnoxious collabs to be made.

  • The Red Line
    The Red Line by HeRetiK

    A Newgrounds Art Forum Collaboration

    Score
    4.30 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    155,680 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pandemic
    Pandemic by Blips

    Pandemic : evolve your own virus and wipe out man kind!

    Score
    4.30 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,061,362 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Edible Castle #1
    Edible Castle #1 by EdibleCastle

    Sniff my Edible Castle. Go on.... sniff it!

    Score
    4.07 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    183,429 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Queers of War
    Queers of War by TomFulp

    Seven gay spoofs of Gears of War, for your viewing pleasure.

    Score
    4.05 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,351,775 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
February

LiLg and Phantasmagor showed people what's up with their extremely polished adventure game, "Hewitt." Meanwhile, customizeable bots tore eachother apart in "Bot Arena 3" and "Mobile Weapon" unveiled the secrets and dangers of Acero Isle.

The "Valentine '29" collab explored the holiday's more violent past.

"NGAP Radio" is still the only music MindChamber will listen to, and a great example of the power of XML.

A lot of time was wasted around here by "The Impossible Quiz", namely by Bob.

  • Hewitt
    Hewitt by LiLg

    Have you got what it takes to find a girl for the school dance in this adventure game?

    Score
    4.19 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    825,205 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • BotArena3
    BotArena3 by thewasteofwebspace

    Build and control a team of Bots for the glorious title of BotArena champion!

    Score
    4.24 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    421,061 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Mobile Weapon
    Mobile Weapon by TylerProjects

    Discover the secrets and dangers of Acero Isle in this Mecha RPG series.

    Score
    4.28 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    616,489 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Valentine '29
    Valentine '29 by AlmightyHans

    A collaboration reenacting the St. Valentine's Massacre of 1929 organized by Al Capone

    Score
    4.28 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    201,460 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • NGAP Radio
    NGAP Radio by EON

    The official Newgrounds Audio Portal radio!

    Score
    4.27 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    661,310 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • The Impossible Quiz
    The Impossible Quiz by Splapp-me-do

    This is probably the easiest quiz in the world. Oh wait... no!

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    10,168,388 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
March

We usually don't cover sequels in the history of NG, but "Animator vs. Animation II" was such a big hit, we had to.

"Throwback the Duck" marked the beginning of a very ambitious original series, the sort of thing that could find its way to TV!

"Artillery Live" was an on-line multiplayer smash hit, while "IndestructoTank" took the military theme in a new direction and pretty much created a new genre in the process.

  • Animator vs. Animation II
    Animator vs. Animation II by noogai

    The stick figure is back, and now he's got laser eyes!

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    3,325,704 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Throwback the Duck Ep. 1A
    Throwback the Duck Ep. 1A by David-Gornoski

    His first day on the job, Throwback meets a classic gaming icon and tangos with death.

    Score
    4.10 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    100,256 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Artillery Live
    Artillery Live by Gamebrew

    2v2 multiplayer artillery game.

    Score
    4.17 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    3,021,702 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • IndestructoTank!
    IndestructoTank! by The-EXP

    You are but a single indestructable tank - against an army of thousands!

    Score
    4.28 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    3,066,793 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
April

"The Story of Khale" launched a new character who feels destined to be one of the most recognizeable characters on the site... Some day.

JohnnyUtah revisited the Queers theme with "300 Queers."

"Line Runner" is a fun game that introduced a very likeable new character. I'm still waiting for more!

AngryFaic finally got his own game, aptly titled "Angry Faic", and "The Last Stand" brought the survival horror defense game to a new level.

The month ended with our second annual Pico Day, where artists from across the site celebrated the classic character who still doesn't have a sequel (sorry). Don't miss favorites such as FlashBack 00, Pico's Time Tank and Pico Unleashed.

  • 1 - The Story of Khale
    1 - The Story of Khale by LeafWorthy

    Welcome to Rellitrea

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    278,221 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • 300 QUEERS
    300 QUEERS by JohnnyUtah

    some ehhh...queers talk about dicks. the end.

    Score
    4.25 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,920,941 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
  • Line Runner
    Line Runner by Basset-Hound

    Crossing the line was never this fun!

    Score
    4.03 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    659,930 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Agnry Faic
    Agnry Faic by Kabomb

    The Game! Play as angry faic, explode all other emoticons in colour-coded style.

    Score
    4.12 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    160,708 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • The Last Stand.
    The Last Stand. by Con-Artists

    Make your last stand against the zombie hordes.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    3,607,392 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • FlashBack 00
    FlashBack 00 by EvilSeed

    A past battle and a real premonition...

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    277,334 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Pico's Time Tank
    Pico's Time Tank by The-Swain

    Pico gets mixed up in a trans-temporal-dimensiona l adventure.

    Score
    4.23 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    239,015 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Newgrounds Joyride 2007
    Newgrounds Joyride 2007 by Sqeezy

    Kick back and flow along with this intense joyride through wonderland NG

    Score
    4.24 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    131,223 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
May

May started off with a splash - a "SPLASH ATTACK!" This meme has forever been immortalized with a Flash that turned out to be waaay catchier than it should be.

Dave, of Retarded Animal Babies fame, was commissioned by Weird Al himself to make a video for "Virus Alert!" Weird Al also personally sanctioned our Weird Al video collection.

I said I try to avoid sequels in the NG history, but I also can't help include the seventh "Madness" movie. Moar Madness to come, later in the year...

One of my personal favorites this year was "Newgrounds Rumble", a collaboration between MindChamber and NegativeONE! Go play!

  • Splash Attack
    Splash Attack by Sirschmoopy

    Splash attack NOW!

    Score
    4.33 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,613,405 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Virus Alert - "Weird Al"
    Virus Alert - "Weird Al" by Dave

    Video made for the "Weird AL" Yankovic album "Straight Outta Lynwood!"

    Score
    4.33 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    285,468 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Madness Consternation
    Madness Consternation by Krinkels

    Madness Combat 7: Consternation

    Score
    4.44 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    3,307,097 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Newgrounds Rumble
    Newgrounds Rumble by NegativeONE

    Stomp some ass in this high-intensity brawler themed after Newgrounds

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    9,692,788 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
June

There's not a lot featured from this month, but it happens to be some of the best.

"The Stranger Forest" is simply spellbinding.

"Pancake Mines" proved that Knox still has it after all these years and "Jerry" is the sort of thing that could win lots of contests.

  • The Stranger Forest
    The Stranger Forest by Belka

    As usual, a very true story :)

    Score
    4.44 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    207,031 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Pancake Mines
    Pancake Mines by Knox

    Some klay people stumble apon a bunch of land mines!

    Score
    4.33 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    254,626 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Jerry
    Jerry by HotDiggedyDemon

    This is Jerry

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    627,806 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
July

This was a special month in NG's history because it was the month of the REDESIGN LAUNCH, after a grueling two years of development. You can read my launch post to get a better impression of what changed.

We were also thrilled to see "The NG Redesign Collab" appear right after the site re-launched.

In addition to the redesign, we had a lot of great submissions this month. "Blamformers" was a massive community collab in honor of the Transformers movie.

Sakupen returned with "Dad's at Work", a follow-up to the classic Dad's Home from 2004. Jazza also wrapped up his epic Paladin series, with episode five and a DVD release.

Luis finally got his own day (and his own song!)

Newgrounds and ArmorGames hosted the Rock Out games contest this month, where developers made rhythm games utilizing music from the Audio Portal. Both the game developers and featured musicians won prizes for the best submissions!

The Awesome series continued to grow this year, finally warranting its own collection.

  • Blamformers!
    Blamformers! by TomFulp

    Over thirty shoot cartoons about robots that change into stuff!

    Score
    4.27 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,176,462 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
  • Dad's at Work
    Dad's at Work by Sakupen

    Dad's back

    Score
    4.31 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    2,400,708 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • PALADIN episode 5 part 1
    PALADIN episode 5 part 1 by Jazza

    The first part to the epic finale of the PALADIN series. You MUST see this!!!

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    166,709 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Luis Day Song
    Luis Day Song by TomFulp

    A song dedicated to Luis.

    Score
    4.27 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    73,937 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • The NG Redesign Collab
    The NG Redesign Collab by jmtb02

    16 artists come together to celebrate the redesign... in style!

    Score
    3.98 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    115,301 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
August

The Clock Crew turned six years old this month and we celebrated Clock Day!

"SC Guitar Maniac" wasn't part of the Rock Out contest, but it was loaded to the brim with music from the Audio Portal!

"Thwomps" got their own 20 minute movie!

"Corey Stuck in Purgatory" retold a classic tale, while "Aladdin 3150" completely re-imagined another classic.

  • SC Guitar Maniac Dx 2
    SC Guitar Maniac Dx 2 by Shinki

    Rhythm game packed with 14 Newgrounds songs, 6 guitars and a crazy stickman.

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,859,650 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Thwomps: The Movie
    Thwomps: The Movie by Psycosis91

    The Thwomps are back again in this 20 minute epic!

    Score
    4.37 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    587,311 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • CoreyStuckInPurgatory I
    CoreyStuckInPurgatory I by dnzTV

    Corey meets his demise and ends up in the afterlife..

    Score
    4.28 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    60,736 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Aladdin 3150
    Aladdin 3150 by FleckoGold

    An Aladdin story set after post-nuclear fallout

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    587,842 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
September

"The Most Horrible Story" was actually quite good.

This year marked the first ever Madness Day, with HUNDREDS of submissions from crazed fans! Deus Ex Machina was the winner.

"Tankmen" finally got an official sequel AND a really good spoof series, "Halomen."

"The Composer" was another one of those award-worthy performances from Jazza.

Luis finished his second annual sketchbook tour. Be sure to also check out the first!

  • The Most Horrible Story
    The Most Horrible Story by BodiesOfStanley

    The most horrible story ever. with 6 year old johnny

    Score
    4.31 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    245,953 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • HALOMEN
    HALOMEN by danomano65

    The legends of TANKMEN are thrown deep into the universe of HALO.

    Score
    4.37 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    991,200 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
  • TANKMEN 2
    TANKMEN 2 by JohnnyUtah

    It's like TANKMEN but NEW.

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,701,127 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • :the Composer:
    :the Composer: by Jazza

    Music can name the unnamable, and communicate the unknowable

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,161,717 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • NG Sketchbook Tour 07
    NG Sketchbook Tour 07 by Luis

    The 2nd annual sketchbook tour returns

    Score
    4.21 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    150,420 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
October

"Portal: The Flash Version" gave fans a sneak peak at the upcoming game from Valve! Both were two of the biggest games of the year.

We had our second annual treasure hunt, where "A Gamer & Resident Evil 4" was the prize pick. Check out the other winners!

"Mario and Friends Goof Up" was complete crap, but it made the front page by popular demand and is now considered historic.

"Jinas 1" marked the beginning of an ambitious series by AloneInTheDark. Keep your fingers crossed for more!

Perfectly times for the Halloween season, "Dark Cuts" and "HOST" are two games that deliver on creepiness.

We held a competition this year for Halloween themed submissions, resulting in hundreds of spooky movies and one winner: "Blockhead Ghostmas."

We also had a fun pumpkin carving contest.

  • Portal: The Flash Version
    Portal: The Flash Version by Dragy2005

    Based on Valve's latest hit, Portal: The Flash Version brings it all up in 2d!

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    6,819,607 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • A Gamer & Resident Evil 4
    A Gamer & Resident Evil 4 by druggedpolitician

    A gamer plays Resident Evil 4.

    Score
    4.01 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    100,710 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Mario And Friends Goof Up
    Mario And Friends Goof Up by Brad5987243058

    Mostly Mario being silly.

    Score
    1.45 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    151,284 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Jinas 1: A New Friend
    Jinas 1: A New Friend by AloneInTheDark

    Jack and his animal buddies undertake a journey to a better place.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    148,003 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Dark Cut²
    Dark Cut² by jmtb02

    Civil War surgery from the comfort of your own home!

    Score
    4.27 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,198,279 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • HOST
    HOST by RiftMaster

    An online multiplayer slug-fest! Take on the world!

    Score
    3.79 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,260,475 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Blockhead Ghostmas
    Blockhead Ghostmas by The-Swain

    Blockhead sets out to ruin Halloween. Die, Ghostmas heretic!

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    310,270 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
November

Adam Phillips raised the bar once again with "Waterlollies." He's a total inspiration to everyone.

RubberNinja's "Gamer Tonight" series kicked off with its first episode and we celebrated the FOURTH Daily Day!

  • Waterlollies
    Waterlollies by chluaid

    By his own actions the world's fastest creature is forced to a slow, painful crawl.

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,790,325 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Gamer Tonight - FPS Gamer
    Gamer Tonight - FPS Gamer by RubberNinja

    Gamer Tonight - Episode 3

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    324,958 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
December

Allen Awesome started the "My New Grounds" trend, which started off awesome but quickly got on peoples' nerves. I still love it, though.

"Pass-My-Flash" was another fresh collab by Luis, who just keeps finding ways to make NG feel more hip than it really is. KEEP AT IT THOUGH LUIS.

"It's a Halo Thing" was one of the biggest spoof movies of the year. And the timing was perfect because of Halo 2, of course.

"OOO A TANKIE!" wasn't popular at all, but it's noteable because I had just announced the tank trophies.

Two of the best games of the year were introduced side by side: "Paladin" and "Sonny!" Go play them and decide which is your favorite.

We of course had hundreds of Christmas movies this year, but not quite as many as the year before. Or at least, I didn't include as many in the collection. I think it's because I cancelled the Christmas contest in response everyone bickering over who deserves prize money. JUST ENJOY YOURSELVES.

Finally, we had a bunch of retrospective Flash, so I dumped some at the end. Watching will increase your civic pride.

We also gave out a bunch of Wacom tablets and bought a laptop for kids in some school in Africa. BECAUSE NEWGROUNDS IS THE BEST!

  • My New Grounds
    My New Grounds by StickemUpOnline

    So...What's your New Grounds?

    Score
    4.32 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    245,847 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pass-my-Flash 1
    Pass-my-Flash 1 by Luis

    Simple excersize. One artist animates from where the previous one left off

    Score
    4.20 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    72,837 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • It's a Halo Thing
    It's a Halo Thing by AlmightyHans

    The ultimate Halo parody.

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,197,355 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Ooo a Tankie!
    Ooo a Tankie! by samsonloftin

    A guy wins theTankie Award, but then some kid decides to bother him.

    Score
    3.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    11,006 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • PALADIN: the Game
    PALADIN: the Game by Jazza

    Fight zombies, skeletons, Giants and Gods with spells and might, through this epic game!!

    Score
    4.29 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,884,872 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Sonny
    Sonny by Krinn

    You are a Zombie, and the world hates you. Fight for your life in this epic new RPG!

    Score
    4.38 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,436,980 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Newgrounds Memory Book 07
    Newgrounds Memory Book 07 by Prellz

    The past year of Newgrounds memorable events all in one flash!

    Score
    3.75 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    16,047 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The Best of Newgrounds 07
    The Best of Newgrounds 07 by AdamJack

    My choices of the best Newgrounds content in 2007.

    Score
    3.90 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    32,231 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
Special thanks to ChuckDaKnife for putting together an initial list on the forums and to squeakytoad for additional suggestions.

Onward to 2008!