I quit playing Pokemon around the 3rd generation, so I'll try and tackle the performance.
the story is nice, the battles are fun, but when it came to some sprite close-ups I notice some problems. When Teejay sat down with Gardevoir his blinking doesn't actually look right, some of the white parts of his eye can still be seen when he closes his eyes as well lights on his face that should be shaded. The pixels seem different in size on sprites as well, try 2x2, 4x4, or even a 8x8 trick on them with the sizes (ex. if sprite 34x56, make it twice as big for a final outcome of 68x112). Some shading on plain sections of your character, especially his clothing, would help a lot to (Look at Gardevoir's pallet, she's red, green and white but they put a range of color on her to give her depth).
Lastly, I don't mean to make fun of your acting, but you sound so monotone. Your recording is good but I don't get an interest out your character. The only part that caught my attention was around the end where you get mad. Try to get into the character's mind during the scene that fits the moment; you may know the story, but your character is learning about the situation (add pauses between words to show that their thinking, lower your tone during a sentence to show sorrow).
The story is good, but delivery is what gets an audience's attention.
I feel like I left something out... oh yes.
Amereep used Review!
Thanks for the advice. I know a lot about working with sprites, including how to properly resize them to prevent distortion, though sometimes it doesn't always turn out perfect. The sprites I used for Gardevoir's close-up had a much higher resolution originally then the one I used for Teejay. So his didn't have the same range of colors and shading to add depth and such. I'll fix that next time because I'm working on getting better at art myself including shading.
As for the voice acting, I'm trying to improve myself but my character is supposed to be mellow and not show a lot of emotion normally. That may not make a good personality for a main character in your opinion, but I think it makes a nice switch from the same old tired main character archetypes we usually see. Delivery is important, but I personally can't stand characters that only operate with extreme emotions.
Okay, I'll admit it, I did the same thing to all the time (why I did it I don't know, but I did). You did a wonderful job animating and a decent job drawing. ZStriefel also did a great job at getting the songs as well (it still kept that mario feel to it). In the end, it didn't make me laugh but it did leave an impression on me.
Glad to see somebody finally made words to this.
The animation is good and the jokes are funny too but the one I wish is that I knew all the symptoms are for all of these sicknesses.
Well it was a good simple story, but it ended so abruptly. He goes into the time machine and stops himself from making the time machine, but when he enters we see the after effect that it did to the room, so what happen to him? Did machine vaporize him with itself? Did he make it to the past? Was he successful? It just feels like an unfinished story.
I was going for ambiguity so that people could interpret the ending however they'd like.
I had the same idea in my head for quite a while. But it looks like you beat me to it and you did better then what I was thinking of.
What a story!
You did a great working with the voices to match up like the word "Shadic" and "Nazo", and speaking about match up you did an excellent job getting the music to match up with the animation. All in all, great job!
P.S. I saw that luigi was in it too, lol.
THE BIG GAY DANCE
You always get me with that joke. Anyways I loved every minute of it, especially Rina-chan returning, once agian, to Kirbopher.
P.S. Happy Brawl Taunts anniversary
That demon metanight looked great, and I like how kirby might be Shadow's new sidekick (It seems like such an odd pair).
Thanks, it didn't took so much time editing as it looks like XD
And I also love the idea of making Shadow and Kirby a permanent team, they're just so different that it's so funny! XD
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