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Posted: Thu, 13th Dec 2007, 11:19am

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Otolicoss

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Magic power and monster come back to hell...

Un archer avec son baton de mage face aux démons sortis de l'enfer...

Effets spéciaux visionlab et 3D poser 7.


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Posted: Fri, 14th Dec 2007, 8:55pm

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nightbringer

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ok....what am i saying ok for...that was great! 5/5. The special effects were amazing and thats really cool how you used the neon light's and particles to do that. How did you do the teleporting bit, and did you make the monseters your-self, or were they pre-sets? Overall, 5/5 from me because it was good, quick to the point, and left on a good clif hanger....NICE!
Posted: Sat, 15th Dec 2007, 11:03am

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Salut, je dois avouer que tu as mis de superbes effets notament en utilisant les effets Néons (je pense que c'est ca pour les fleches ?), un bon début en 3D avec poser, de bonne musique, enfin j'ai vraiment aimer ton court-métrage et j'ai hate que tu fasse une suite parce-que celui-ci donne vraiment envie d'en voir plus !!!

Je t'invite à continuer, bonne continuation wink
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Posted: Sat, 15th Dec 2007, 11:19am

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NickF

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C'était très bien et amusant. Une bonne debut et vous avez utilisé l'effet neon dans une sense unique. Félicitations et je vais regarder vos films dans l'avenir.

4/5

Nightbringer, Otolicoss used Poser 7 to create the monsters, I believe.
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 1:04am

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MulleDK13

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Wow, that was really great biggrin

5/5

How did you make the fire? Is that an effect inside Com/Eff/Vis Studio?

I hope I'll get my hands on visionlab for christmas... else I'm gonna buy it myself, now that there is 30% off biggrin

Anyway, really cool, mate! wink
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 11:50am

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Otolicoss

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Merci! Thank!
Yes, I used poser 7 to create the monsters,(I bought it) and particle illusion too.
La corde de l'arc et les flèches sont des effets néons, oui.
The fire, it's a No Control Cinema plugin...
J'explote tous mes effets avec l'exellent visionlab!
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 4:21pm

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Poseidon1231

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THAT WAS SO COOL!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun, 16th Dec 2007, 5:55pm

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Videoace123

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That was sweet. It reminds me of Legacy of the Spellmaster, if anyone remembers that.
Posted: Mon, 17th Dec 2007, 4:50pm

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Simon K Jones

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Yes! Very Spellmaster-stylee. Also reminded me of the good ol' days of The Test. Fun stuff! The laser bow itself was rather spiffy - I want one.
Posted: Mon, 17th Dec 2007, 5:40pm

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davlin

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yep really cool clip showing good skills of CG work and not doing Poser any harm either.
Also some great innovative use of FXhome app and others.

Great fun and yes it does bring back memories of the good O'l days. smile
Posted: Mon, 17th Dec 2007, 7:09pm

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Otolicoss

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Yes, it's a spellmaster style! I like very much legacy of spellmaster, it's a great movie and all product of Mister Jealous Flesh!
Posted: Tue, 18th Dec 2007, 7:52pm

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Randito3

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The bow effects were fantastic! The teleportation looked good to. The only thing I did not like was the actual hits with the arrows. Still better than anything I could do myself. I really enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Posted: Tue, 25th Dec 2007, 8:36pm

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RodyPolis

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J'ai vue tes autre video en You Tube. Ils etaient bien fait. J'ai beaucoup aime Chasseur de demons. Good job. Sorry for the spelling. I haven't spoken french with other people in a while
Posted: Thu, 27th Dec 2007, 11:16am

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Kikasu

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Alright, nice movie. Everything was awesome, esp. the arrow animations, but you could have made the hits + monsters a bit better, as well as add some rag-doll when they die. There should be some hand-to-hand combat next time, as well. But good job, man! Like it smile Next time try harder and 5-stars is okie-dokie.
Posted: Fri, 28th Dec 2007, 6:43pm

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M M Brothers

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very good job ... i liked this alot i have a question on those creaters u had were how did u do that and were did u get the sound effects???
Posted: Sat, 29th Dec 2007, 4:43pm

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Otolicoss

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Thank! I did that with my imagination biggrin and visionlab, no control cinema plugins, poser 7, particle illusion.
The sound I found it on the web...
Posted: Mon, 31st Dec 2007, 6:02am

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Chris59005

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dude that was so awsome but i have a question how did you put the dragon in there that is my vision for an awsome movie to defeat a dragon with a lightsaber so please where did you get the preset from
Posted: Mon, 31st Dec 2007, 6:47pm

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Mattex Films HD

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Amaizing! I loved the part when the guy teleported! Brilliant explosions at the end! Definatly worth five stars!
Posted: Thu, 3rd Jan 2008, 2:13am

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ragnar

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Nice job using what's available for some cool effects. Well done. Keep 'em coming.

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Posted: Thu, 3rd Jan 2008, 5:10pm

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Otolicoss

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For the monster, I put it on bluescreen with poser, it's good and simple.
With visionlab, I erase the blue and I put colors and lights for the best picture.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Jan 2008, 5:41pm

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Bucees

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Definantly the best special effects film i'v seen so far here! great work!

Did you make the teleport effect or did you download it? if you downloaded it could you possibly give us a link to it?
Posted: Thu, 3rd Jan 2008, 9:25pm

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Atom

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Rating: -3

I'm sorry man, but this was just completely lacking in all areas. The effects seemed very generic, the editing very basic, and the camerawork uninspired. You get points on creativity for doing the staff that turns into a bow and the dragon-thing, but that aside I almost regret giving this a 2.

After watching it finally without skipping through at all, I'm left with trying to find the highlights and criticisms to give you, and I'm sorry to say the latter is the majority.

I wish you luck on your next work, though. Keep working at it, there's a capacity in the footage, but I'm a stickler for technicals. And when a movie exhibits no story or direction, it really has to rely on solid technicals to keep it afloat. This did not. And the music cues........don't get me started. smile
Posted: Fri, 4th Jan 2008, 12:09pm

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petet2

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I thought it was a great special effects test reel - was the bow done in Vision Lab? That would be an excellent preset. My 12 year old son loved it and can't wait for some better weather so we can get out shooting again - he wants to laser bow a dragon!
Posted: Fri, 4th Jan 2008, 1:29pm

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Xcession

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Rating: -2

While I don't share Atom's level of abject disdain for this clip, I'm baffled why this merits so many high scores.

This is an amateurish, camp yet quite enjoyable effects test, but i'm not going to pretend its awesome. Its unhelpful to unanimously praise something with such a completely lack of plot, grading, blending, camerawork, acting, (not to mention the general poor quality of every effect) unless at least a couple of people are going to be realistic about it.

However I appreciate this is for fun and just a bit of a mess around, so i'm not going to hold it personally against you and it seems you've got a wide range of software skills; but it would be nice to see you use them in producing something a little more elegant.
Posted: Sat, 5th Jan 2008, 5:09am

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Atom

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I'd think it worse to say that the ranking isn't justified than saying it just isn't that great, but that's just me. I don't have disdain for this, I just don't find it spectacular. Either way, it shows creativity and I hope the next the best.
Posted: Mon, 7th Jan 2008, 10:25pm

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Hm, I pretty much agree with what xcession said. This is good fun though and very creative in the way it uses the effects. Very cool use of our stock too. smile
Posted: Mon, 7th Jan 2008, 10:37pm

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Jabooza

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There wasn't really a story, it was mostly just a guy killing a bunch of monsters. A lot of the effects weren't that great but others (like the laser bow and arrow effect) were good. The music wasn't mixed well.
Overall, it would be cool to see some of your innovative ideas put to use in an actual movie instead of an effects test, but you should probably also try to stay away from the things that are nearly impossible to do convincingly (like the monsters) until you do learn how to do them convincingly.
Posted: Tue, 8th Jan 2008, 9:49pm

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Rocinante

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C'est bon, creative, pas tout professional avec les monstres mais j'aimé