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8-bit movies

The antithesis to 'Toy Story'.
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See your favorite movies rendered into big, blocky shapes, with electronic meeps and beeps and computerized voices.
oatcake, May 16 2003

Junior Senior Game http://www.juniorsenior.dk/arcade.htm#
Play the game... [MikeOliver, Oct 05 2004]

Star Wars in Ascii http://www.asciimation.co.nz/
Is this getting close to your idea? [Aristotle, Oct 05 2004]

Toy Story http://www.genesisp...sis/T/ToyStory.html
[po, Oct 05 2004]

Abraham Lincoln http://abcnews.go.c...tscience990805.html
[Shz, Oct 05 2004]

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       love the new junior senior vid...
MikeOliver, May 16 2003
  

       sorry [oat] what exactly are big blocky shapes?   

       I think I know what you mean and like the idea very much   

       may I suggest pulp fiction?
po, May 16 2003
  

       It is rather vague, isn't it? Basically I imagined it as something akin to Atari 800 or DOS VGA graphics. Anyone remember Commander Keen?
oatcake, May 16 2003
  

       Played Commander Keen to death.
I suppose for this idea to work you'd need a film with a lot of instantly recognisable shots. 2001 might be a good place to start.
my face your, May 16 2003
  

       Oh, crap. I accidently deleted your comment, po. Blah.   

         

       //not the classic film rendered in cgi then? - po//   

       No, CGI is fun but overdone. I'm thinking more pixel-art style.
oatcake, May 16 2003
  

       I can't offer block animation but I can offer Star Wars using Ascii animation (asciimation). This is an old art of using an Acii file, complete with cursor control characters, on a terminal emulator. The Star Wars film is probably the pinnacle of the art.   

       However who could forget "Bambi meets Godzilla", an older classic short Ascii movie?
Aristotle, May 16 2003
  

       Yes, sort of like ASCII animation...I guess it's kind of baked. Maybe these movies could be watched on Gameboys, though I don't think Gameboys are capable of speech.
oatcake, May 16 2003
  

       Ascii is indeed 8-bit, but without sound, excepting for bleeps.
Aristotle, May 16 2003
  

       Ari, - whoever? - could forget...   

       you online? I promised to give you a stern look <g>
po, May 16 2003
  

       Guilty as charged. I will demur.
Aristotle, May 16 2003
  

       In many cases this would require multiplying by 4.   

       "CGI is fun but overdone" Huh? They're just getting warmed up. It's yet in it's infancy.
bristolz, May 16 2003
  
      
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