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And Now For Something Completely Machinima

Ricky Grove, Tracy Harwood, Damien Valentine, and Phil Rice

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Machinima, real-time filmmaking, virtual production and VR. Four veteran machinimators share news, new films & filmmakers, and discuss the past, present and future of machinima.
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Completely Machinima S1 Ep 9 News (June 2021)

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06/03/21 • 51 min

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In this episode we discuss some new releases by some machinima veterans, NVIDIA's Machinima Omniverse tool, a new sandbox game reliant on the world of NFTs, the recent FantaSci Short Film Festival, and making machinima in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Full notes for this episode are available at:
https://completelymachinima.com/2021/06/03/completely-machinima-s1-ep9-news/

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06/03/21 • 51 min

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Completely Machinima S1 Ep 13 Films (July 2021)

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07/08/21 • 76 min

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Tracy, Ricky, Damien and Phil review a diverse set of short films made in various metaverse and open world games including World of Warcraft, Elite Dangerous, Minecraft and Second Life.

Full notes for this episode are available at:
https://completelymachinima.com/2021/07/08/completely-machinima-s1-ep13-films/

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07/08/21 • 76 min

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Completely Machinima History with Ben Grussi (April 2021)

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04/26/21 • 5 min

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Machinima's historian, Ben Grussi, looks back over the past couple of decades and shares some significant machinima-related events which occurred in the month of April.

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04/26/21 • 5 min

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05/22/21 • 30 min

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Ashley Ruhl has been designing memorable cinematic moments in games for over 10 years. She's a designer, writer, and director of story content for games such as Star Wars: The Old Republic, Tales From the Borderlands, Remnant: From the Ashes, Darksiders 3, The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and Defiance. I strive to tell a compelling interactive narrative that empowers the player to be the author of their own story.

Summary: Our Completely Machinima producer, Damien Valentine (a massive Star Wars fan and machinima filmmaker) spoke with Ashley about her background and beginning work as a cinematic designer and on her growth as an artist at Bioware in particular.
Music for this episode is frankum__electronic-music-track-x1 from Freesound.org

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  • STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC

https://www.swtor.com/

  • TALES FROM THE BORDERLANDS

https://store.steampowered.com/app/330830/Tales_from_the_Borderlands/

  • BIOWARE

https://www.bioware.com/

  • TELLTALE GAMES

https://telltale.com/

  • ASHLEY RUHL'S WEBSITE

Ashley Ruhl | Narrative Designer Portfolio

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05/22/21 • 30 min

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Completely Machinima S1 Ep 3 Trailer

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03/28/21 • 1 min

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And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podcast (April 22).

You can listen to our podcast here at Buzzsprout or through Apple/Google podcasts. Visit our Completely Machinima website for more information

https://www.completelymachinima.com

This podcast trailer was created using background music from the Prelinger Archives film "Out of This World" which is in the public domain.

Out of This World : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

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03/28/21 • 1 min

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Completely Machinima Interview: Scott Tanner

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04/03/21 • 18 min

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CM Interview with Scott Tanner Show Notes

Scott Tanner is, along with Chris Stapleton, the creator of Cine Guru, a cut-scene creation tool that is associated with Game Guru. We were all intrigued by this new application which looks quite smart. Tracy spent some time talking about Cine Guru and its future developments.

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  • Cine Guru on Game Creator Store

https://www.tgcstore.net/product/35318

  • Just Cause Top Gear Ep 1 – Top Gear machinima parody made in Just Cause 2

https://www.youtube.com/ sFBi_h282p8

  • Game Guru and Game Guru Max

https://www.game-guru.com/

  • Perlin noise filter

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perlin_noise

Games

  • Just Cause 2

https://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/8190/

  • Just Cause 3

https://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/225540/

  • Empire Earth

https://www.gog.com/game/empire_earth_gold_edition

  • Age of Empires

https://www.ageofempires.com/

  • FPS Creator

https://www.thegamecreators.com/product/fps-creator-classic-open-source

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04/03/21 • 18 min

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Completely Machinima S1 Ep 4 Films Trailer

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04/07/21 • 1 min

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On April 8, 2021, the Completely Machinima Podcast publishes its next episode which focuses on our Machinima Film selections for the month. We love machinima and want to share out film discoveries with you.

Be prepared for a passionate and oftentimes funny discussion of our Machinima Film picks for this month. Each film will be linked in the Show notes for the episode which goes live on April 8, 2021.

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04/07/21 • 1 min

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04/10/21 • 22 min

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CM Interview with Slavo Strangeovich

And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podcast (April 22).

This episode was produced by Ricky Grovejoined by hosts Phil Rice, Tracy Harwood, and Damien Valentine.

Summary: Ricky interviews Slavo Strangeovich (formerly known as m dot strange) about his new game “Nightmare Puppeteer”, which is actually a great machinima-creation tool.

Contact and Feedback for this show: https://completelymachinima.com/#talk

Fully detailed and link-infused notes for this episode are available at:
Address is coming

Slavo Interview

Imagination Rabbit Youtube channel

https://bit.ly/2QJkjpA

Nightmare Puppeteer on Steam-like

Nightmare Puppeteer on Steam (steampowered.com)

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Nightmare Puppeteer

1:31 Sets in Nightmare Puppeteer

3:35 Running Man set

5:35 Slavo corrects Ricky: He outsourced set creation like a good capitalist

6:48 Slavo on “Rando” characters and their use in Nightmare Puppeteer

8:28 Public response to Nightmare Puppeteer

9:28 Ricky can’t read his own handwriting but asks question anyway

10:17 Twitch Integration

12:53 Fast overview on how to create machinima in Nightmare Puppeteer

14:38 How to record video in Nightmare Puppeteer

15:31 Hidden features in Nightmare Puppeteer

17:48 How to bring in custom content

19:45 Ricky’s Strange Opera idea and how to remove singers voice from a recording

21:14 Aida with Caruso and music credits

link to Caruso recording at archive.org (public domain

https://bit.ly/39lvnj4

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04/10/21 • 22 min

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Completely Machinima S1 Special: How to Build a Machinima PC

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04/22/21 • 75 min

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CM Special April 22, 2021, Show Notes

And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality.

Summary: Phil Rice and Ricky Grove discuss building a PC specifically for Machinima production and post-production. They start with the GPU and work their way through an entire PC build adding tips and techniques for making a great Machinima workstation PC.
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Completelymachinima.com for a complete list of Phil and Ricky's PC builds and many links. Note that we are running a little behind on the links part, so stay tuned.

If you want to see the time links click the "chapters" button above. There's also a complete transcript of the episode under the "transcript" button.

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04/22/21 • 75 min

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Completely Machinima S1 Ep 14 Discussion (July 2021)

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07/15/21 • 52 min

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Tracy, Ricky, Damien and Phil discuss key issues for making machinima in metaverse and open world games with themes including collaboration, why people left machinima for let's plays and meme-making, the role of memory making, and the future of machinima.

Full notes for this episode are available at:
https://completelymachinima.com/2021/07/15/completely-machinima-s1-ep14-discussion/

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07/15/21 • 52 min

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How many episodes does And Now For Something Completely Machinima have?

And Now For Something Completely Machinima currently has 146 episodes available.

What topics does And Now For Something Completely Machinima cover?

The podcast is about Filmmaking, Visual Arts, Storytelling, Podcasts, Technology and Arts.

What is the most popular episode on And Now For Something Completely Machinima?

The episode title 'Completely Machinima S1 Ep 9 News (June 2021)' is the most popular.

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The average episode length on And Now For Something Completely Machinima is 37 minutes.

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Episodes of And Now For Something Completely Machinima are typically released every 7 days.

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The first episode of And Now For Something Completely Machinima was released on Jan 31, 2021.

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