Wednesday, April 22, 2009

April update

Since I'm getting comments daily on the topic, here's what's going on with the videos.  I've finished all the dialogue for Episode 11 and it's going to be the longest FM episode so far.  I'm now letting Otto Beumelburg handle the rest of the audio work on it.  He adds most of the extra sound effects to FM and I'm hoping he'll take over the volume balancing on it.  That sounds like a simple task, but it takes a while to do properly and it's important because if it's done wrong you won't be able to make out what's being said over all the regular sounds.  I'm letting him take as much time as he needs to, plus there's a delay from when the video's done to when it's uploaded and available, so it will be a little while before it's up, hopefully sometime next week, but we'll see.

In the meantime, I'll be working on the next CP episode and plan to be relentless at it.  I tend to go back and forth between wanting to make something more original and wanting to simply get a video out.  Since I've been making more of the FM episodes lately, I'm really anxious to get back to work on CP.  Once the next CP episode is done, I'll make the pilot episode for the surprise series I mentioned earlier, though that shouldn't be as difficult as most CP episodes.

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The new FM episode will be out soon.  Also I don't know why it's showing so many comments deleted.  The only posts I've been deleting lately are duplicates.  I think they might be being deleted by the person who orginally posted them.

82 comments:

Kerensky The Red said...

Yay, can't wait for the next CP. This is the long scary one, right? Wonder what the pilot episode will be...still keeping us in the dark.

Ed said...

Nice!!!
I hope everything goes well Ross!

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Roman said...

Maybe you should think about starting up a podcast.

Bazsheik said...

Cant wait!

FM is the best out there imo

Mandalorian42 said...

Ross, you are the man! FM and CP are hilariously insightful, so I'm excited to see your new series! Don't even worry about the time, just keep making them as well as you have been!

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Justin said...

Dont need to tell me how hard audio and video work is.

To be honest im amazed how fast you make episodes.

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FMH_ENTERPRISE said...

Longest episode so far? Im pleased to hear that. I'm already looking forward to it.

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Alex3942 said...

How's the new website going?

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raziel7Fallen said...

Who plays Dave's voice in Civil Protection?

Will he be returning for the new episode?

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Derek said...

I have to say, I really like CP but Freeman's Mind episodes coming out so fast was really nice...
Although I guess a New CP is a bit overdue... Anyway they're both awesome

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Keth said...

Hey, awesome episodes of FM again.
Ross, do you mind doing a poll on the main page about what people like most: "Freeman's Mind" or "Civil Protection"?
That would be pretty interesting.

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DirtyBlue929 said...

Great! Now I can sleep at night knowing I reminded you to work on it. :p

Can't wait for all this new content. It's like the new Left 4 Dead patch, only better.

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Phi said...

Hey man sounds good will there be a one with subtitles?

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TravisMaxima said...

Great! It always cheers me up when I get to watch a knee-slapping installment of Freemans Mind!

Keep up the excellent work Ross.

Cheers, Travis.

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DirtyBlue929 said...

I'm glad you're still working on all your projects and all. Just remember that I spend most of my time refreshing the blog waiting for an update, so don't disappoint, lol.

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G42 said...

it would be great to see a new CP episode

BUt i love FM

Work your best on CP put all of your time into it and get a nice episode out

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pdan4 said...

Hey Ross, I have a brilliant idea! In a CP episode, you should have them meet Gordon! Like: "In a world with Civil Protection and Freeman's Mind...We would have...Civil Mind or Freeman's Protection."

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Ross Scott said...

Kerensky The Red: No, it's not, but that's the one I have planned for after this one.

Anonymous: I promise you the next CP episode will not be crap. In fact, I'll go so far to say that anyone who's a fan of the series will find something they like in the next one. Now I'm afraid it won't be completely mind-blowing to justify the long delay (that's more related to other stuff I was doing instead of CP), but I think people will be pretty happy with it.

G42 said...

ross

just put your best into cp we will like it no matter what

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Body Mass said...

dude, I'm jonesing. When's the episode coming up?

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Anonymous said...

STATUS UPDATE! :D

Kerensky The Red said...

Whoa! What happened to all the comments? Is this a good or bad sign?

Anonymous said...

goooood cant w8 for fm an cp.

Anonymous said...

Well, I can't wait for the next FM episode.

But, Ross, what do you think about the series 'Barney's Mind' and 'Shepard's Mind'?

Anonymous said...

It's Friday.

Are you ninja?

alpha_foxtrot said...

can't wait for the next FM episode. Have you almost finished it yet?

Anonymous said...

I'm guessing the deletes are about the episode, so instead, will you be giving a teaser or anything for the new series, or will it be secret until release?

Anonymous said...

Will there be Ep11 for FM? P.S. Im im NOT talking about ep10.5

Eden said...

Aw....the new FM didn't make it this week :(
Guess I'll have to keep waiting...............................................................

cama zots said...

how about another update?

Samsar said...

it's the End of "next" week now, where is FM? my life hangs in the balance here...

DirtyBlue929 said...

I'm seeing a lot of "comment deleted"s. 53 or so, actually. Strange...

Steve Knerler said...

Hey there Ross, I've been following you since the very beginnings of CP and FM. I have to say this is one of the most funniest sites I have ever seen. You are on my #1 Favorite Links, and I check, literally, every day. Huge HL nad HL2 fan, was playing HL1 before it hit the shelves thanks to a couple of ex EBX employees! I love your direction and can't wait for the next video, either or, you are a genius. Keep up the good work, and I'll keep checking everyday for that video you promised! J/k! Take your time! Make it count!

Brian said...

Hey Ross, its finals week here in VA. I'm in need of a good laugh, just wondering if there is an updated ETA or anything. Thanks :D

Cama Zots said...

How about a status update? We don't mean to hassle you, but we just don't want you to be like the guy who did calls 4 cuthulhu, who disappeared without letting his fan base know he stopped.
Please, just a little one?

What's with all the missing comments anyway?
I bet this will get taken off.
Maybe it's because I am asking you to make another post.

Anonymous said...

yea a podcast would be easier for everyone really and plus i wouldnt hav to wait for machinima to put on theirs cause it takes them forever!! they havent put 10 or 10.5 up there yet. and yes i know u hav no control over tht

G42 said...

cant wait for ep 11

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Anonymous said...

why are half the comments deleted?

Is Ross turning Nazi...again?

Jordz0005 said...

i would like to write to civil protection like what happened in "civil protection what is machinima"

Dear civil protection
i would like to know why you let breen boss you around i mean you could just shoot him. i was in nova prospekt and on a tv he poured some kind of acid on a prison guard please just free the world and kill him -from Jordz0005

Anonymous said...

you need a may update now... <.< just a suggestion...

Great escaper said...

Cant wait for the next FM.