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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1800 on: September 25, 2010, 06:41:57 pm

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1801 on: September 26, 2010, 12:11:52 am
I think the point here was that with generative systems we will eventually reach a point where we can make enviroments that look photo realistic. I do think that's the only way we're gonna get there....SPORE was a start.
I wonder how long it'll take for them to return en-masse to styles with more personality.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1803 on: September 26, 2010, 08:20:40 pm
Jim Woodring.   :crazy:
Man cannot remake himself without suffering for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1804 on: September 26, 2010, 10:03:51 pm
And now for something completely different, tinypic.com just decided to spontaneously combust so is there any other free image hosting site that isn't slow (imageshack) and doesn't require you to make a profile (photobucket) worth checking out?
I got a lot of suddenly dead picture links to replace it seems. Bugger.
Imgur should do the trick: http://www.imgur.com

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1805 on: September 27, 2010, 12:59:12 am
On that note, here's cgi animation that claims to surpass the uncanny valley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF_NFmtw89g

And they sure didn't, that's more frightening then the picture you posted! *shudder*

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1806 on: September 28, 2010, 10:11:45 pm
Speaking of awkward, human-esque things, this is seriously freaky.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1807 on: September 28, 2010, 10:16:33 pm
Haha, I just came back from Japan and the hotel I stayed at had one of those on the counter, there was also one that was just a nose and a mouth that was even creepier!

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1808 on: October 01, 2010, 05:57:28 am
GUYS YOU HAVE TO WATCH OUT FOR THE  GUARD DOG GLOBAL JAM.

it's going to be SIIIIIIIICK.

well, I'll try to make some more sense.

Basically, there's an independent animator called Bill Plympton, and he made a sort called Guard Dog.

Now, he's crowdsourced it, which means that he put up an online global jam in which any animator from any background can remake a shot.

http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=26352 this explains it more, plus you can see the original short

I entered in it as a way to push myself to do full drawn animation (what I've been doing isnt very pixelly anyway, so might as well go all the way)

today was a deadline to send a still snapshot what the colored version of your shot should look like.
it
was
amazing

I felt QUITE out of place, these are real profesionals...not conceited little pixel animators.

here's some stuff from it which was posted OUTSIDE the email (youtube, deviantart), I dont know if peopple want stuff from the emails to be shown.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUg1zAxju0s&feature=player_embedded

http://hoekkadoogen.deviantart.com/#/d2zq0rr <-see that? that guy must fucking work for spumco...the bastard.


Ugh...actually there is nothing else posted that was outside of the email =/ sorry. but it blew me away...and it keeps on coming! more and more people post their shot and it's INSANE. KYHXBYE that was it for my irrational outburst for the day (on web forums, anyway)

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #1809 on: October 01, 2010, 08:48:01 pm
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conceited little pixel animators
says Conceit  :lol:
Man cannot remake himself without suffering for he is both the marble and the sculptor.