UPDATED: Added my ratings
Even though I only have 14 entries, there are over 200 photos to upload so I’ll be split the showing into two parts (with the second coming later after I wake up). Spectactors! You can also be judges as well! You can vote using this format and following the criteria :
I’ll count your vote if you provide a constructive opinion, but I’ll ignore any overly enthusiastic “OMHARUHI battle x ROCKS/BESTEST/1337!”-style comments. I haven’t personally rated any of the battles but will fill in my two cents for the first part after I post the second part, then fill in the second part and see who has the most points (props) to be the winner. It’ll make sense when everything happens ^^;. Now let’s begin!
Props: Clear shots +1, beam sabers +1, backdrop +1, last shot +1
Dings: Lack of camera angles -2, stiff poses -1
Total: 1 Point
Comments: Fight looked a bit static and hard to tell where the fight is going. Couldn’t tell what was going on with the first few shots.
Props: Creativity +5, hotblooded + 3, Comedy +3
Dings: lighting -1
Comments: Is that my GFF Nobel?! XD I did say I wouldn’t ding nor prop for dialogues but this battle was almost borderline relying on them to get the humor across so I could’ve ding for that Good job ^^
Props: Big fight +2, chaotic +1
Dings: poses -3
Comments: Dinged you hard since most of the models are basically just standing there, makes the fight look rather weak. The worst pose being Strike on the action base in 6. I have all those models so I know they can do a lot better poses. Sorry ^^;
Props: CLEAN SHOTS! +5, backdrop +1, lighting +2, scenario +2, last shots +2
Dings: Chairs and HLJ box? -1, stiff -1
Comments: I can see EVERYTHING in your shots :D. Your area gives a great “battle arena” feel to it and I liked how WZC actually looks like it is flying in the last shot. Had to ding the chairs and hlj box though… kinda ruined the feel a bit ^^;. As for the “stiff” posing, I’m referring to how the models don’t look very…enthusiastic in the fight in some of the shots. Example: Shin Musha cutting the Fin Funnel with Katana… just standing there?
Props: lighting +1
Dings: Poses -2, Not much going on -1, unecessarily long -1, some repetitive shots -1
Comments: Hmm… there’s not much going on here. I think this fight could’ve been done easily in 4-5 shots and then use the remaining 15 or so for more variety. I mean… 20 shots just to slice Exia? o_0 Poses aren’t interesting either ^^;
Props: backdrop +1, lighting +1, some good poses +1, some good angles +1
Dings: some blurs -1,
Comments: While some shots were clean, some were blurry. Some shots were at great angles like Throne clashing with Akatsuki…then the following shot (19) made me o_O because I had no idea what happened to Akatsuki. It looked like he was downed. And what happened to Red Frame?
Props: Kinda hard to find any… ^^;
Dings: poses -2, wait, what just happened? -1
Comments: The photos look like it was taken with a not so good camera (phone) so I didn’t ding on blurriness but even ignoring that, the fight doesn’t seem interesting… and felt like it was ended in the middle. While Amatsu’s articulation might be limited, the Red Frame could’ve done better.
Alright. Hope no one take my ratings personally ^^;. I tried to avoid seeing who’s entry is who’s and save all the files anonymously. I know all of you put in a lot of effort and time into the entries but i can’t be going “great job!” on every one of them… that’s just not honest.
Now on to part two…