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Tuesday, October 13, 2009


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Gianna Borgnine

Thank you for posting this! Though our metaverse development company (Sand Castle Studios) created all the content for this machinima, and it includes our logo, it is actually not really an advertisement for us, but a mock up we did for a client regarding a forth coming RL project. Regardless, I'm glad you enjoyed it! Thanks Ozzy for submitting it!

Reed Steamroller

Hey thanks a bunch for posting this! We had a ton of fun putting it together and it is totally awesome to see people appreciate our labor!

Bernhard "Draxtor" Drax

Thank you for writing about our little test machinima, Hamlet! I wish there would be more comedy and satire in SL. Lip sync of course is always an issue. My friends in the movie/animation business use the inaccurate sync as the prime example that SL machinima WILL FAIL and is nothing more than a playpen for amateurs.....I have chosen not to use Crazy Talk or other pug-ins for my reportage and BAVC interview segments, but rather the available (very basic) lip loop in the SL client. With frequent cutaways and use of reaction shots (and of course good quality audio and voice-over talent), music and visuals, a certain intimacy and realism can be achieved. The CA Legacy segments i believe are a good example of that. IN re. Bill Gates: when you use pre-exisiting soundbites, there are even more limitations, but I have to say: growing up in Germany in the 70ties with dubbed American movies, I have seen a lot worse...well, I tried.....

Ozzy Wozniak

Total awesomeness. Very realistic. Thank you for such and inspiring and creative story and build.
Amazed with the realism of the build, the cubicles, the sounds, the actors, the Genius bar... amazed with Bill gates voice.
Looking forward on hearing more from this proyect and visiting the builds.
Congrats and best wishes changingworldsbuildingdreams.com
Thank you for publishing it Hamlet, and for creating it Gianna, Reed, Draxtor and everyone :D


Ozzy Wozniak: I'm sure Bill Gates will be happy that you like his voice, because from what I could tell it *was* Bill Gates' voice, just context-relevant samples listed from various speeches and interviews that Bill has given over the years.

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