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Flipside Discussion / Re: Who will survive?
« Last post by UmberIsSexy on August 08, 2018, 07:43:15 am »
Just guessing, and I'm getting in here late with some obvious information already given by the last few pages, I'd say Buzzzzzz dies, and Crest too, but he somehow saves the others.  I've already forgotten who Vennice was and what happened to her.
Flipside Discussion / Re: Chapter 51: Discussion
« Last post by UmberIsSexy on August 08, 2018, 07:37:22 am »
OoooooOOO!  Crest gonna do a Kin here?
Flipside Discussion / Re: Who will survive?
« Last post by bulmabriefs144 on August 03, 2018, 10:43:16 pm »
(For the record, deus ex machina does not simply refer to something being OP, it's an out of nowhere "wtf?" situation that resolves everything when stuff is in a corner. This means any pre-established power of Crest, which is basically his sword and his analytical ability, doesn't count)

Really? I felt the complete opposite about Vennice. I honestly didn't connect with her as a character.

I do think Crest will help save everyone, probably from the sword being somehow toxic to these critters, or just from reversing the damage. So if Crest can't defeat them with his sword, he probably can keep people from dying left and right.

Suspiria on the other hand, is made of deus ex machina, if she saved the day, she could probably do it in an incredibly OP way. There are no therapists though, and she basically has major issues right now.

I totally forgot about Regina btw.  And didn't remember this guy's name. That alone tells me these two are basically Red Shirts, except for the fact that other people would miss them (way too much story connection for Regina).

My vote is Crest & Suspiria, Mary & Melter, and Regina. Moby and Buzz and Glyph, probably not.

The reason I don't think it's a dream is that Melter and Mary came to intervene. And this guy clearly appears to be their enemy. The idea of it all being a dream doesn't really pan out, as previous chapters had them plan to enter the town. Honestly, this is way closer to deus ex machina than anything Crest could do.

I'm not certain how being actively munched on by an evil beast if gonna affect his tune. I don't like this...
Flipside Discussion / Re: Who will survive?
« Last post by Kiran on August 03, 2018, 08:30:49 am »
I hope Vennice will get revived, she didn't deserve to be the only one getting killed in such a lame way ???

I don't really care much about all other if they will survive or not to be honest, but if I would have to choose favourites, then Suspiria and Bloody Mary are the ones I want to see survive the most aside of Vennice.
But i wouldn't be surprised if all of them will get saved somehow by some deus ex machina syndrome, especially Crest.

Or all of this will turn to be a nightmare dream or just mind manipulation than actually happening to them, like another test done by the Thin Man.
That would be the worst outcome so I hope it's not the case here.
Flipside Discussion / Who will survive?
« Last post by bulmabriefs144 on August 02, 2018, 02:30:50 pm »
I was gonna do a poll, but couldn't find that option.

Back when I watched alot of horror films, I used to guess at who survived the monster/murderer/curse/whatever.

Since I said in the thread, I was gonna do a poll, I'll just straight up ask what people think.

  • Nobody survives
  • Just Crest
  • Just Suspiria
  • Just Melter
  • Just Mary
  • Just Moby (somehow?)
  • Crest & Suspiria
  • Mary & Melter
  • Crest & Mary (Crest loves monsters, so now he has a sweetie that could just eat him up  :-* )
  • Crest & Suspiria, Mary & Melter
  • Everyone lives (even the guy who just got stabbed)
  • Everyone lives. Except Moby, cuz I hate her.

I think that's everything.
Flipside Discussion / Re: Flipside Live Action Series
« Last post by bulmabriefs144 on July 31, 2018, 11:57:05 pm »
If possible, you might look into some sor of free digital editor (like GIMP) and make a sort of premade sprites (similar to what I do in rpgs). Each character would take dozens of poses but when it's time to anime, all you do is add that to a layer by importing to the thing. This would take a lot of time at the start, but once you had poses from each character, as many as needed, an average thing would take alot less time. For instance, if Maytag has a distinctive run, the only time you'd draw different is for a sprint, so animated would make sense if you finished prebuilt characters.

I'd say try Book 0, and see what works. Also if you need voice actors, one of the big advantages of animation is they don't need to be on set. When I was making Oracle of Tao, I hired (well they were volunteers) voice actors from UK and Scotl using something called

Basically whatever you do, figure out how to do it time and money saving, so you cab keep doing it.
Flipside Discussion / Re: Flipside Live Action Series
« Last post by sunphoenix on July 31, 2018, 09:32:57 am »
I think Mrs Briefs has the right of it.. animation that YOU would approve of would take YOUR direct hand and would be VERY time consuming... a live action would be less time consuming from you.. but then you have to deal with getting actors that can satisfactorily portray the image you have only clearly in YOUR mind as to the personalities and mannerisms of the characters you have designed.  In truth your the only EXPERT in the world on how say... Maytag would deliver a particular line... something you would have way more control over in an animated flick than in a live action.

But the advice is sound.. look into both and see what level of commitment to the project YOU are willing to invest!

I'm a fan so.. I'd be tickled pink to see Flipside in Either format!
Flipside Discussion / Re: Flipside Live Action Series
« Last post by bulmabriefs144 on July 31, 2018, 06:47:58 am »
Up to you. Personally, I think fantasy series are logistically hard to do (the special effects deal) while those same actors can do an animated show (already proven you can draw). There's also the time expense, but if you can manage to keep up with the comic, and do other projects, then yeah go for it. I think I'd prefer animated to live action, because I'm anime fan.

However I just did a quick search. Animated shows are usually done in batches, so it takes the same amount of time to do one episode as 12 or 24. This is with a team and it's hard to wrap my head around. Generally speaking, you set aside about a year for a season because it's a labor-intensive process. Live action with all of the stop frame stuff of special effects, has to look real (different from cartoon drawing), so while you could just get actors, and it would take less time than say animating, it might still be labor intensive.

I'd say do research into both, see which best suits your needs.
Flipside Discussion / Flipside Live Action Series
« Last post by Brion Foulke on July 30, 2018, 08:29:35 am »
Hey I have a question for you guys.  Hypothetically, suppose there were going to be a Flipside live action series.  Just wondering, how would you feel about that?
Flipside Discussion / Re: Chapter 51: Discussion
« Last post by bulmabriefs144 on July 25, 2018, 07:31:35 pm » has free scans, all except Final Quest. They're tiny though!

I'm liking that whole whistle scene, reminds me of the Abhorsen series. The whole bells thing.

Uh oh, don't give the author ideas, I guess!  :o


Looks like the only way anyone can survive is if Crest uses his sword. I wonder...
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