I am sure some of you remember ShadyVox’s original song “Sorry Jack” as well as my animated music video for it. Well, this video is in a competition right now and we only have two more days. Would you kindly give your vote for it and help us win?
Hey there guys, this will just take a few minutes of your time.
It’s been almost half a year now since the unfortunate events of the C&D happened, blocking me from creating more pony animations.
I really miss making fan content for you all to enjoy during gaps. Unfortunately, the replies of the implied parts run very slow.
Since a clear and final answer from Hasbro’s Legal Team has not arrived yet, I can just say that it is probably going to take some more.
I want to thank you all for your support and for patiently hanging in there during this hard period.
A sincere Thank You to every single one of you that is still following me now, and an even bigger Thank You to those who will still follow me if Hasbro’s answer will be a negative one.
In that case, the Ask Blogs will continue, but I also hope to still entertain you beyond pony material, animation-wise.
I will provide you an update and a final answer as soon as I get one. Stay tuned.
Trying out a new comic format to bypass Tumblr’s 10 pics limit and spice it all up a bit. Pro: Potentially unlimited panels. Gifs, visual and text effects will be able to be added.Sounds and music could be added.
Con: May be hard to read at parts, but can still be opened and scaled up in browser. Could lag during gifs.Could not work on mobiles. You might need the latest version of Flash Player. Does not display on dashboard. Might need a bit to load, depending on your connection.
What do you think? Do we go for this? Please express yourself in the comments. Feedback will also be important to add features and fix problems, even if right now there shouldn’t be any.
IMPORTANT IN ORDER TO DISPLAY THE COMIC DECENTLY: If you can’t see it, zoom in your browser by holding ctrl and pressing +. To reset your zoom settings, press ctrl and 0. Alternatively, play it at full screen by clicking here Hosting Courtesy of ShadyVox.
I am incredibly pissed at Hasbro for what they've done, and I'm incredibly saddened by what it means for your work. Does this mean you won't be making any more pony related animations for good? You are the fandom's best animator hands down, and have produced works with quality beyond compare. I'd fully be willing to donate a couple bucks if you attempted to fight the C&D on Fair Use grounds. I really hope you don't give up.
It mainly means I can’t produce or upload pony related content on my youtube channel, but I can still work under commission for pony videos and projects. More informations will be explained soon enough in my next announcement video.
Either way I’m sure there are plenty of great artists out there who are and will still be producing pony animations. :)
what the um why are you so scared of slendermane i mean you met him on the death cruise it makes no sense to be honest
Sigh. Sweetie Belle says her dream is blurry. She doesn’t know what she’s scared about, she just is. All she gets to see is a tall figure while she’s alone in the everfree forest, which is full of dangerous unknown creatures, in the middle of a dark night. She is dominated by anxiety, she is a filly, also she wouldn’t think of it since Slendy was introduced as the guardian of the island they went to, which implies he shouldn’t, couldn’t or wouldn’t leave it.
Makes more sense now? In times like these I hate being unable to continue and having to explain stuff outside of the comic.
As you may have noticed, it’s been a while now since the last CMC update. For a blog called “Ask the Crusaders” I understand it’s not really what people would expect to happen.
Once again, I’d like to apologize for the lack of graphic updates. In the next few months I probably won’t have a chance to work on any CMC posts until my schedule gets ligther which will probably be in august.
Animation is my priority and I have a lot of work to do, I hope you guys understand.
With that being said, I’m sorry to declare a Hiatus on Ask The Crusaders that will last for a few months.
But don’t worry, This blog will keep being alive; New animations will be posted when done and streams will be announced to offer you guys as much enterteinment as possible.
For any question you’d like to ask me and not the CMCs, you can send them over at my Mod Blog AskTheJan.
It’s all for now, thank you for the attention. Jan.
So, my friend ShadyVox is kind of in a bad financial situation and could lose his internet, if not more. I can’t go into details because it’s kind of a personal problem but If you want to know more, you can ask him.
As you might now, he’s my working partner, he’s the voice of Button Mash and the sound/music designer of most of my newest videos including Don’t Mine at Night and Button’s Adventures, and he kinda needs some support right now.
He’s open to take commissions for any kind of sound-related material, such as voice-acting, sound engineering and music composing for your projects. If you don’t have any projects, you can also support him by buying his songs on Bandcamp.com for just one dollar or more depending on how much you feel generous. Here’s the link to check his stuff and possibly buy albums and songs from him. http://shadyvox.bandcamp.com/
And, in case you are so kind to just throw money at him without asking for anything in return, you can donate to his paypal which is probably confidential and just for bussiness, but you can stil contact him and ask for it through his website.
Thank you for reading, and thank you in advance for supporting my friend in this situation.
Went to assistance, they saw the hard disk and all its data is intact but for some reason the computer doesn’t turn on so it must be an OS problem. They are gonna make a complete backup and change the defective hard disk on my Mac just in case and they’re gonna install the most recent Operative System on it, then make a complete check-up and change everything that is not working well or good enough like video/audio board or the screen.
Funny thing I found out my AppleCare cover ends on October 30th, so it’s still on warranty and all of this won’t create extra charges.
Long story short, I’ll have my mac and all my data back in a week or so plus an extra 2TB HDD that I’ll use as a constant and real-time back-up plus 4 more GB RAM for a total of 8GB RAM. Everything for just 260 euros. (Around 290 USD)
I’ll still be able to work on Don’t Mine at Night in the meanwhile, but chances are that it won’t be completed in time for its planned release date which is October 25th.
Turned on my computer today to stare at a blank white loading screen. (Yes I have a Mac, you can laugh now.)
Called assistance, told me it’s a callback by Apple since they noticed some of the iMacs sold between October 2009 and July 2011 could have a defective HDD and so they have to be brought in assistance for free substitution. Point is I don’t know if the HDD has been blocked for this reason or if it’s just a coincidence and it decided to fail today.
I will try to connect my Mac to another computer as an external hard disk with a firewire 600 cable and see if I can access my data and make a backup. If not, I have to hope they can do that in Assistance but it could not be possible.
If so, well, I probably lost all my data. That means every in-progress project plus work and personal data are gone. What a beautiful moment for something like this to happen, right? Not only I had a deadline for Don’t Mine at Night, but I was close to finish one of my best works yet.
Farewell, until new updates on the matter.
PS: If my data will be retrievable, I’ll probably leave Apple and go back to windows by making myself an alienware or some other powerful shit like that just because I feel like to.
If you want to donate something to guarantee better assistance and data retrieving/new computer, you can throw some money at my paypal account email@example.com, but I suggest you to wait for more updates on this matter first.