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Grand Theft Auto: El Dorado County

Posted: Fri, 24th Dec 2004, 10:31am

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El Dorado county: the conservative stronghold of California. An unsuspecting man out for an afternoon drive is about to receive an unpleasant shock...

A short fun film I made with my school video club. Shot in one afternoon, edited over the next week. All of the dialogue (and most of the action) was completely ad-libbed, but I like the way it turned out. Unfortunately we started shooting too late in the day and toward the end the sky starts getting really dark, but hey, time passes like that in the GTA games so I have an excuse (albeit a weak one).


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Posted: Fri, 24th Dec 2004, 5:11pm

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looks good, Ill have to download it later though

Welcome to FXhome! smile
Posted: Fri, 24th Dec 2004, 9:09pm

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This stops playing for me after about a minute no matter what player I'm playing it in.
Posted: Fri, 24th Dec 2004, 11:06pm

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hmm...that's weird. Works fine on my end of things.

Well, I compressed it with the MPEG-4 codec...maybe try updating your version of Windows Media Player? Other than that, I don't know.
Posted: Fri, 24th Dec 2004, 11:29pm

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i watched it using winamp and it worked, fine rofl recycle and violence is good!
Posted: Sat, 25th Dec 2004, 4:44am

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heh, kind of cool. I liked the immortal womba thing you have going by the way. I dont think you had to say this was a knock off of GTA. You could have easily gotten away with it just bein some scumbag punks in a bad nieghborhood who started up. Anyway, the smoke on the rocket launcher looked good except something happened on the outline of the video which made it look weird. Explosion over the car and left over fire looked pretty good, so ill give this a 3. Nice job but could of definitley been a little better.
Posted: Sat, 25th Dec 2004, 5:09am

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The whole GTA thing was the basis of the movie. The guys who played the thugs were new to the club and wanted to do a GTA parody, so we slapped one together and filmed it.

As for the "weird thing on the outline," that was an example of artificial screenshake gone wrong. The picture got rotated so much that blank space started to show. Anyway, thanks for the feedback.
Posted: Sun, 26th Dec 2004, 2:10am

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bunch of little kids cursing
lovely
Posted: Sun, 26th Dec 2004, 2:57am

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"bunch of little kids cursing
lovely"

Meaning?
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 4:30am

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jetaimaster wrote:

bunch of little kids cursing
lovely
dude quit being a punk, he was politely showing YOU---HIS video
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 4:32am

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oh dude, i loved your video but in a bazooka the shrapnell usually exits out the back of the bazooka.... other than that gj!
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 4:46am

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Thanks. I wanted to have smoke/shrapnel exit the rear of the launcher but masking it when it went behind the guy's body would have been too much of a pain.
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 1:42pm

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very funny! HA HA I liked it!
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 6:34pm

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an entire afternoon for this?? hmm... could be more hence the quality.
Posted: Mon, 27th Dec 2004, 7:49pm

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heh. Yeah, there were far too many people just hanging out when we were shooting, so it took forever to get each shot organized. But, seeing as it was just a quick fun project I wanted to have everybody "involved." We also had problems with traffic getting in the way of our shots as well, so it took much longer than expected.
Posted: Thu, 30th Dec 2004, 7:04pm

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ah, ok. I see now... know these problems myself! smile
Posted: Tue, 18th Jan 2005, 8:08pm

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aw crap i clicked the wrong one.... sry i meant to put a 3