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Cleaning Out My GoAnimate Account - Unused and Unfinished

I've been in something of a creative funk in terms of creating GoAnimations of late. I had quite a few unfinished projects in my account holding me back from starting anything new. Wanting to finish things that I had started but lost a lot of enthusiasm for was really getting to me because I don't like to quit on ideas once they've started to take shape.

Finally I decided that enough was enough and it was time to cut these ideas loose. However looking through them, I thought there were some ideas that had potential and it would be a shame to just delete them. I also noticed I still had my partially finished and unused third Bat Storm trailer. Since I did spend some time working on these ideas I thought it might be interesting to show them off in a kind of 'deleted scenes' style animation.

To that end I've put together 'Unused and Unfinished'. A collection of scenes from all my unfinished works that I've decided to discontinue.

Unused and Unfinished by etourist

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Some points of interest in this animation include:
  • The scene with Bat Storm attempting to buy a cape is the original seed idea for my later Lil Peepz Bat Star Animation I'd like to buy a Cape.
  • The scene with the glasses wearing character being zapped onto a hill side was for an animation based on the original story idea I had for The Extraordinary Tourist - the character that I created and adopted the name as my online nickname. The character in the animation is based on myself.
  • Joyce, the green haired girl from GoAnimate's Cartoon Classics theme, has some pretty unusual animation sequences that I thought would be perfect for a horror animation trailer. Plus she can hold almost any weapon with unnerving authority - a little like Hit Girl from Kick Ass.
  • The Youtube Complaints Dept. sequence was going to be the next episode in the series but I spent so much time responding to comments on my Harry Partridge response video that the idea of doing a Youtube complaints video became tedious.
  • The Slime Alien was a character designed by GoAnimate user Dalek32 who seemed to loose interest in having the character made so I never finished all the actions.
  • The Idolization Overdose trailer was a collaboration project that I pulled the plug on due to 'creative differences'. A script for episode one was written but never animated.
  • The stick figure creeping up to the fire hydrant was an experimental idea where I was trying to make the stick figure and the world around it look like it was cut from paper.
  • The How to Look After Your Zombie section was an animation I did a lot of research for on Zombies and even partially wrote a script for. However I found it too difficult to translate my ideas using GoAnimate characters - and I didn't want to do a lot of flash animation work just to make it happen.
  • The stick figure Batman and Joker I created originally to try my ideas for the Matrix 360 degree spin that I eventually used Lil' Peepz characters to create in Re-Animatrix. I created the stick figure Batmobile after creating a Domo Batmobile on Domo Animate in a currently unreleased animation.
  • The Robocop section is taken from a script I started to write and intended to animate with Crazy Talk  Animator but decided I rather animate my own characters than spend all my time working on a Robocop animation. Below is a really rough test I did using Crazy Talk Animator


  • The final Happy Bunny music video for the song Wish You Well by Bernard Fanning was something I started just because I noticed the Happy Bunny theme background with Happy Bunny walking towards camera reminded me of the actual video for the song. I toyed with the idea of recreating the whole video using the Happy Bunny theme.
That's about it. I hope you found my unused and unfinished scenes of some interest and that this article gives you a little bit of context for some of the scenes.

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