Really enjoying this. Thanks for the enjoyment and keep it up!
Social Satire and Commentary
Has a particular charm. I like the satire utilized in this seemingly simple scenario. An enjoyable watch and worth the time of the viewer. Satisfactory ending. The art style is a good choice, emitting a Limbo-esque vibe that makes everything look the same but mysterious at the same time. I really enjoy the theme that I took away from it: trying to fit in but in the process standing out and ending up being the center of attention, bending a society's rules and tailoring them to how they suite the "individual". Society vs. Self is the theme I took away from this and it's a contemporary theme that shows up quite frequently in the fine arts. Also, good animation style and the "stretchiness" of the characters gives a cartoony feel to the serious overtone present in the dark, isolated environ. Good work.
I had a feeling about the first surprise, but the ending? Ha ha. Quite the chuckle inducer. I like the animation and artistry of this and the song at the end fits nicely. Quite a treat to watch, especially with an unexpected ending. Good work. P.S. Alan Wake is a great game. I liked the reference in there.
This game really makes you think. Some puzzles are simple. Others are difficult. None are really too complex which makes this a fun game you won't want to put down until you finish.
So simplistic yet fun, without being completely monotonous. Challenging and entertaining, this is the most fun I've ever had by simply clicking one mouse button.
A Spinoff, Not A Ripoff
This game is unigue, but I can't help but notice that it's strikingly similar to Jezzball. Jezzball was one of my favorite original computer games and it probably always will be. Just as the summary suggests, you didn't take Jezzball and make some crappy two-bit version of it. Instead, you adapted it to some of your own ideas (like the bonus things.) If I must say, this game is a little bit harder than Jezzball because the level is square and you're using round objects. In Jezzball, you made rows of squares. Another notable difference is the number of balls (which puts another level of pressure on you.) Consider expanding the soundtrack in any future versions (if there are any) and any minor bugs that just need tweaking (as I've seen some other people suggest.) It would also be neat to see a version of this with power-ups as I've always wondered what Jezzball would be like with pwr-ups. Overall, the game performs in a copacetic manner and is definitely not a ripoff. More of a spinoff with a little customization thrown in the mix. Well done.
A Loop With Substance
Very cool. I like the impact the drums have. Also, the beat changes into interesting variations. The piano fits very nicely with it. Although it is meant to be repetetive, I feel like this could've actually been a song instead of a loop had you done a little bit more with the piano. Nice job in terms of a loop. A near-song quality loop is what it is really. All you would need to do is add one more instrument or so. One thing I feel could've been explored more is having a long note harmony in the backround at some points. Like when the drums get going and the piano is moving along, I think having some warm, smooth, drawn out notes in the background would make it feel a little more mysterious and angelic at the same time. That's just what I like personally, but anyways, well done.
Sounds Good, Needs Some Substance
I like the beat you got going on. Style is nice too and I enjoyed the way you used the speech feature. Good job for a demo. Only think I would say is maybe use some effects to add a little more substance to the beat, such as the much favored Reverb. Like I said, good demo.
Thank you very much for your feedback, I will definitely try to incorporate that into whatever I do next, a bit busy at the moment, tho it isn't really much to look forward to so I'm sure it's alright.
A Silver Kiss? More Like A Silver Medal...
The beginning of the song (first 13 seconds) sounds a little weak when you compare it to the rest after you've listened to the song all the way through. Although you hear the chorus a few times it is introduced in variating ways so as to not sound redundant. And it works! The chorus has a very powerful feeling to it and the drop-off transitions work well for this song. It gives an inspired feeling of something like hopefulness and whatnot. Feels original, sounds nice, and gives off a generally good vibe. The individual parts work well together and they combine to make a smooth, silky sound. Not my favorite song on Newgrounds but definitely on the list. A Silver Kiss indeed.
Awesome review :) THanks man!!!
You know, with her holding the cigarette that way, I can't help but be reminded of the Illusive Man from Mass Effect 2, especially with the mysterious red background (are you renegade perhaps?). Anyway, good job. That table really pulls the room together. Oh, and the sexy lady too... yes, her too. (^_^ )
Damn... now that you mention it... you're right! XD Didn't cross my mind :P hahahaha... epicness.
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