Sometimes I feel bad about asking if we should update templates. I'd been hounding for Taiyang to get a V4 upgrade for the first seven weeks it seemed. And then I started the discussion that ended with Emerald and Mercury getting updates too. I'm doing that again for Ruby here.
Here are two images, one a cropped version of the other, for what I think has potential for a new Ruby template image.
I do have some gripes with it. Mostly that it feels too cramped (no space above the head, etc). I thought we should do something from the newest episode since we currently have something from the character short. Maybe I'm influenced by the fact that we had updated Jaune's image at the very end of volume 3 (to be honest, though, that had perfect fram…
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So I'm getting back into making mashup videos (or whatever you want to call them since there doesn't seem to be a universal name for them) so I'm making this blog to at least share my RWBY ones as well as anyone else who would like to share their own.
RWBY Inquisition Trailer
RWBY Rogue One Trailer
RWBY Lion King Mr. Pig Mashup Scene
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After watching Volume 4, I had a thought in my head. What kind of Kingdom is Mistral? I mean in the sense of what cultures inspired its creation.
When I first heard of Mistral, I thought it was mostly based on Greek culture, based on Pyrrha Nikos' 4 time consecutive championships, along with her and Neptune's references to Greece (the island does border the Mediterranean). Then once SSSN (especially Scarlet and Neptune) came into play (and maybe Cinder's goons), I thought that Mistral was a city based more of seafaring cultures, with inland farming. That it was more of a mishmash than anything. That, and the design of the Haven uniforms - they had an urban feel to them, that neither resembled a seafaring culture nor a farmin…Read more >
Here's a little something I recently made. Its been years since I've made one of these mashup trailers so I'm a bit rusty. First one I've done with RWBY.Read more >
its that time again. time for a new H/H game. For season 4 its going to be Grimm!
The rules are the same as past H/H games. A recap they are:
◾ each day you can hurt, heal, double hurt, heal two different Grimm, hurt two different Grimm or hurt the same Grimm two times. no double healing of the same Grimm
◾ the Grimm start at 20 hp and the max hp they can have is 50
◾ if you want to change your vote you can but not within the hr after the "day change (so 0:00:00-1:00:00).
◾ if you have a problem with someone post to them on there wall and not in the game.
◾ if you start a fight with someone you may get a ban
◾ no anon plays unless we know who they are. make an account then your votes will be counted
◾ we play with "gentleman rules". you trust peo…Read more >
so season 4 is of h/h is on us. but what to do for it...
as last time, I'm opening it to the floor for options. whatever one is liked the most will be the next
ideas so far:
for the length I see grim being a smaller game, unless the starting and max heath goes up. characters and ships may be a bit soon, only a handful of new people showed up and there's like 3 new ships (blank/ren mom and dad and the sun/blacks mom).
episodes and songs will be a bit long, for eps we may or may not add in the world of remments eps. they would be easy to find as well, unlike the new ship names....
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so any other ideas?
I hope I didn't rehash a blog that's been made before, but I noticed after the Much Needed Talk that Darkness, Light, Knowledge and even Choice were all brought up in the same scene before.
Pyrrha mentioned them to Jaune all the way back in The Emerald Forest, part one. Right after she mentions Aura and right before she unlocks Jaune's.
Here's the quote:
Pyrrha: They are the darkness, and we are the light.
Jaune: Right, that's why we fight them.
Pyrrha: It's not about why; it's about knowing. Understanding dark and light helps us manifest our Aura. Everyone has some of both.
Annnnd if everyone has some of both darkness and light, say I, then it would mean they would choose how they use darkness or light.
I can't believe they would slip this in s…
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My first prediction is that although Yang will likely reunite with Ruby in Haven Academy, I think a series of tragedies will prevent both Weiss and Blake from reuniting with the team in Mistral. The hints of the girls fully reuniting together in the near future at the end of Volume 4 sounded all too convenient to me to be true.
What are your predictions of what might go down in Volume 5? Share your thoughts and predictions whenever you guys like! ^.^Read more >
Attention! Volume 4 is over, which means so is Volume 4 Bingo. But since Rooster Teeth already confirmed that there will be a Volume 5, that means that we can now start working on Volume 5 Bingo. Here's the Volume 5 Bingo card so you can get started.Read more >
We are now at the very final episode of the season..........sadly. Looking back, I think adding a few extra episodes would've severely helped the pacing and allowed them to give more screentime to some characters (CoughWattsCough) without making the whole thing feel so rushed.
I'm still thinking of making a blog post later where I list my general issues with the Volume. For now, we focus on this.
Language of Truth:
Red means Fact, Truth, in the eyes of the user.
Blue means hypothesis, guess, spitballing, thoughts.
Now, this would've been posted earlier, but I was forced to take more time due to the longer lenght of the episode.
We begin this episode with our almighty heroes being thrown back like ragdolls while Qrow is chilling out in the backgr…
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... Well that's encouraging!
Hello everyone. I'm back with the final Impressions Blog of Volume 4, in the chapter that will bring down the entire Volume... no seriously, the entire volume has just been set ups for this conclussion. There has been so little character exploration that it almost goes unnoticed. Things like Yang getting over her fear or Blake's paranoia were all taken care of off-screen, and that was not a smart decision, IMO. Merry still hasn't wrapped their head around the concept of pacing, and they're just too anxious to get to this part. I wonder if it's because they don't know or don't care, but either option is really discouraging.
But anyways, let's stop complaining and start biting our nails. This, is No Safe Haven:
- We o…
I guess I'm going to catch up on Arrow or super girl or something.
Eight months.Read more >
Before anybody says it, it's higly unlikely that his semblance is venom. He's a scorpion faunus, of course he has venom in his stinger. Whatever his semblance is probably has to do with that scene with Qrow's sword. Not only was Tyrian unable to dodge Qrow's punches, but he didn't even attack until Qrow grabbed his weapon again. That scene was shot that way on purpose, no doubt. What could it be?Read more >
The Nuckelavee. The first Grimm we've been introduced to that has actually left a good impact in me, for giving a good image of being creepy, badass, and actually shown killing people (well, kinda).
And if I'm lucky, it will actually kill a member of RNJR. Maybe it will instead/also kill Qrow, who for a poisoned drunkard that is likely barely aware of his surroundings at the moment, has survived for...what, 3 episodes? With no real sign of being closer to death in Ep11 than he was before.
Tomorrow for Sponsors, and post-Tomorrow for us freebies, the Finale will come, and with it we shall see if the Nuckelavee lives up to the hype. But because I don't want to be disappointed in the end, I want to celebrate it NOW.
As such, I've taken some 30 m…Read more >
Let me make one thing clear, volume 4 isn't bad. The animatation has improved significantly, and it's nice to get some more info on some of the characters. My main issue is with the wrighting. It just feels so forced half of the time, and the decisons some of the characters make (such as Ren and Nora splitting up) make no sense.
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So, we're at the probably-penultimate episode of the season...
There are quite a number of threads that need at least a present resolution, and also threads that feel ignored. Overall, the Volume seems very focused on building up the next Volume instead of trying to stand on it's own and get anything done, but at the same time it seems to be desperate to get that build-up done in time.
Like I've mentioned before, Yang's, Weiss's and Oscar Mayer's development felt rushed, given how they skipped their development somewhat. Never saw Yang's difficulty with the arm the first few days, never saw Weiss fail at her first few Summon attempts, never saw Oscar start thinking leaving was the right choice.
Cinder and co. have barely even appeared or done…
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Okay people. Second to last episode before RWBY goes back into hiatus until next fall. Will this episode push the knife and twist it 1800 degrees? I honestly don't wanna know.
... Let's do this:
- We open this episode with Cinder using Fire Claw.
- Oooh, maybe she also lost an arm/hand? Yikes.
- Hmm... despite being scary as ****, Salem is still a good mentor.
- And here comes wimpy, whiny Tyrian. I wonder what excuse he'll come up with.
- Uh-oh, Tyrian assures that Qrow's as good as death... *breath-sucking* Dammit.
- ... Let me be clear here, Tyrian is... kinda sympathetic. In a very sad, pathetic and disturbing way HOLY SHIT! The PG Rating is crying in a corner right now.
- Back in Patch, Yang is done doing a paint job on her arm... It needs some flames.
- Oh l…
After a few months, I'm almost done with this drawing. How does it look so far? Here's one with and without the signature. I did everything except the background.Read more >
Wow, Volume 4 is not even finished yet, but Volume 5 is already being announced! This is pretty cool, RT's getting ahead of the game :D
Official article here: http://ew.com/tv/2017/01/23/rwby-to-return-this-fall-exclusive/
Additionaly, RWBY Chibi confirmed for a May release, looking forward to more cuteness ^_^
Other RT Animation shows coming soon:
Sex Swing - Feb 18: 2D animated series from the crazy guys at Funhaus XD
RvB Season 15 - Coming in April (just in time for RT's 15th anniversary!): Finally we find out what happened after that cliffhanger ending from Season 13
Camp Camp Season 2 - June: First season was pretty funny, might check out the second
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Youjo Senki is the best anime of the season. Deus lo Vult.
So, since I'm 99% sure we'll see a new Animalian location, and so far every damn place in Anima that isn't called Mistral is named after a flower, I decided to waste a bit of my time checking on Hanakotoba....the japanese language of flowers. Let's see:
-Kuchinashi = Secret Love. Ren and Nora are going there.....oh my god, does it finally become canon?
-Shion = Remembrance....well, we got Jaune talking about his good old days when his family went on intercontinental(?) camping trips right before we saw the ruins. And Ruby had some nightmares remembering Pyrrha's last moments.
-Higanbana.... = Never to meet again...Lost Memory....Abandonment...I don't see how what happened in Higanbana …Read more >
-Name: Nathan Rua
-CNR explanation: Rua means red
-Symbol: a red lily
-Physical traits: Tattoo of a cross on his right shoulder, stab scar on his left thigh and three scratch marks on his left ribcage under his armpit
-Nicknames: Nate, Deadshot, Hun,
-Occupation: Huntsman in training
-Team Acronym: STRR
-Aura Colour: red
-Aura Effects: Red Aural light pulses around his body like a heartbeat when he gets strong emotions.
-Eyes: Deep blue
-Skin color: fairish peach
-Hair: strawberry red, hangs in bangs over his right eye, upper neck
-Physique: lean, strong, abs
-Combat/Casual Outfit: Brown, kinda baggy jacket w…
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That thumbnail, man. Such a precious, pure expression.... This is gonna suck.
Hellow everyone. We've reached the double digits of this volume, and we are apparently finally getting some so needed development for Lie Ren. What heartbreaking events lead him to become the stoic, no-nonsense guy we know him as? Let's find out.
- We open with Oscar, who is leaving the farm without even giving her aunt a goodbye. Could he be related to Sora? Both have disembodied relatives.
- Look, a train station that is out of order. No wonder everybody is traveling by foot in Anima.
- Oscar is broke as glass. And Hazel might be getting him even more broker... Wait WHAT?!
- So... Good guy Hazel confirmed?
- WHAT THE HELL! The trains do work? Then why are the kids travelling b…
Oh boy, I honestly didn't think we'd be getting a WoR covering the details about this oh so reminded event of Remnant History. Why, it might even be a straight telling of the events, with no vagueness whatsoever!
Yeah, Why get our hopes up? Let's see what interesting information we can learn with this:
Huh, so the War was the result of a breaking point of a century-old tension between the Four Kingdoms. Particularly, the stubborness of Mistral's Emperor to share the rich resources of the land with the other Kingdoms... Except for Mantle, who provided the former with weapons and technology.
- I have to wonder, what technological advancements did they have for that period of time? For the way they portray Mantle's representative, I feel the m…
Hey there, as you may have already noticed, the image switchers on characters' infoboxes no longer function properly. Unfortunately, Wikia has released one of its updates and this time around, the side-effect is that it broke our image tabber. I have contacted Wikia about the situation, and in the meantime, we are attempting to see if we can find any way to fix it on our own.
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UPDATE: It is now fixed!
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We begin our day with a sparring session between Taiyang and Yang whil…
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Well, my good mood streak is over now. Got rushed up this morning, had to do a lot of annoying s**t this morning, and my headphones snapped in half.
Let's get this over with.
(As a random, drunk parenthesis: Did you remember Birdie? What if it was Qrow? OAO. XD)
- We open with our favorite Blondie sparring with Taiyang. Brawler Tai confirmed.
- HOLY SHIT! Zwei has Scleras... and stubby legs with no fingers... The Uncanniness is confuzled
- Thanks to exposition, we know that they've been doing that for a whole week. The balance thing would make sense, sorta.
- Yang didn't have any issues adapting to her new arm... That's kinda Mary Sue-ish, isn't it?
- Whoah! Dirty Move. Referee!
- Okay, Zwei looks extremely weird now.
- "Let me list down all this performance fla…
Hey guys, since I'm new to the wiki I just wanted to tell you that I have a Quotev and I post RWBY stories on it!
My username is TheMegaMeowstic and so far I have only written the prologue for my story, RWBY-Psycho Wave, but I will add more soon!
Go check it out if you have time!
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If anyone's interested, I made a Pyrrha tribute video on YouTube. Here's a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZscBjtNDKcRead more >
Hey, wanna see graceful Weiss being graceful?
Last year was terrible.
Mostly bad news after bad news.
Hope this year's better.Read more >
When Qrow punched Tyrian, a lot of people were crying ridiculousness because it's impossible for him not to have seen it coming, and then he just stood by and let Qrow get his weapon back. But guess what I just found out.
Scorpions have bad eyesight.
Scorpions rely on sound and vibrations to understand what's happening around them, and when you're in a fight, using metal weapons, running around on a hard surface, there are a lot of sounds and vibrations going on.
While fighting Qrow, Tyrian kept getting low to the ground where a lot of the footstep vibrations were.
When he disarmed Qrow, suddenly Qrow didn't have that big noisy metal sword. Then, he got distracted by the most obvious noise in the battlefield: Ruby's gunfire. He wasn't even loo…
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HAPPY NEW YEAR, YOU PEEPS!
And with that out of the way, let's go back onto the story-time with Drunkle Qrow.
- For the record: I still DESPISE RT's Video Player. WHY CAN'T THEY JUST USE FLASH?!
- Something I noticed in Weiss' clip of the opening: In the second shot it shows Klein in the foreground with Shoehorn in the back, while the third shot shows Jacques in the foreground and Ironwood in the back. Seeing their placements and their current disposition towards Weiss, this might have been a hint of Shoehorn's true colors.
- We cut back... NOT where we were left off. The story-time was off-screen... They have, once again, neglected the much praised story-telling technique of "Showing, no Telling," by skipping Qrow's narration of things and conveyin…
Well 2017 is here for some of us.. allmost for me... stupid phone posted before i was ready so im 5 mins early... gg 2016.. one last kick in my nutts..
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SHAMELESS CAT CLICKBAITING
Now, I'm sure you're asking yourself: "Why Corvus Punch? Why not Crow Punch?".....well, I first considered Raven Punch, but of course he's not Raven.... Crow Punch just sounds dull. Then I decided Corvus Punch, which is good enough.Read more >
HAPPY HOLYDAYS Everyone! For some of us, today is christmas day, so what better way to celebrate it than with a new episode of RWBY and another Impressions Blog? Probably a lot of things!
Onto my list of snark:
- Aaaaaaaaaaaaand back with Oscar... I really hope the payoff of this build up is worth it.
- Okay, so Oscar and Ozpin are part of some sort of weird Avatar-knockoff legacy.
- That window reflection is all messed up! Oscar turned right, and his reflection turned RIGHT TOO!
- Oz, if you wanna make the kid think he's not crazy, maybe you shouldn't have scared the ever living heck out of him with your "Hello, I'm Professor Ozpin!" schtick.
- Well, one thing's for sure: Oscar's life is more interesting than Jaune's.
- No pressures, eh Oz?
- And back in Atlas…
Well about three weeks ago I said somewhere that I'd post my best Christmas song on Christmas Day, so here it is: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qTx-sdR6YzkRead more >
Alright, after Last Week's Cliffhanger, many people are excited to see how's it going to resolve, right?
LOL, Sorry. The cReWBY is milking everything they can out of this cliffhanger. This week, we have a WoR regarding the History of the SDC. So, are we going to learn infuriating new stuff, or hear the same infuriating old stuff? Let's find out.
Well, Qrow just summed up everything we've been shown about the SDC in one rant: Most of the Company (Jacques) only cares about the profit, and has a complete disregard for people's lives. Stuff we already knew. However, we do learn something about the conception of the company: Young Nicholas Schnee (Totally based on Santa Claus (Saint Nick)) son of a dust-miner born at the start of an industrial re…Read more >
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As Volume 2 prophetized 2-3 years ago, there's a point where it tips. A small yet critical point, where balance is lost, and even a bit of weight will make one crash.
A point that carries a significant change, and creates great development, leading to a momentum that changes things severely. Never to be stopped. Never to be the same.
The real question now is:
PS: In the process of writing this, I discovered Vic Mignogna sung an english cover of the D.N.Angel theme song.
If you wonder why this came so late: Blame my internet. Can't decide between going at full speed and ditching me for hours.Read more >
Well, with that Thumbnail and that Preview on Twitter, we can pretty much guess that the Volume's Opening is no longer lying to us. It is actually making good on what it promises!
Now, onto the impressions:
- I agree Ruby, I also hate walking. But hey, at least Nora is cheerful.
- Oooh, some self-questioning for Ruby. Nice to see her knocked down a few notches.
- Oh boy, another raided village and GODDAMMIT JAUNE! That's how you guys keep losing maps!
- Huh... that village seems kinda... half-done. It smells like set-up.
- Oh wow. Nora has really strong legs.
- Oooh, so that's why it looks half-done. But I need to object: Couldn't Ren tell where they were without reading the sign?
- I don't understand why they repeat some details of WoR in the show. Isn't the p…
Welcome, a-ladies and a-gentlemen. Enjoying the Winter times? As everyone hangs up their socks, decorates their aluminium christmas tree, begs the bank for loans to buy toys kids cannot be expected to keep intact for long, and prepares the steak for when the big day arrives, all the while snow and hail fall from above and media about friendship and love floods television.
Meanwhile, I'm enduring a heat wave that makes Winter feel hotter than Summer. j_j
Same Language-of-Truth principles as before:
Red means truth, facts but always from the PoV of the user
(Cornflower) Blue means hypothesis, guesses, ponderings, wonderings, and similar.
That said, I got tired of the simple Red. Started to remind me of Adam and his glowing hair, particularly how i…Read more >
Well I just spent today putting up Christmas decorations and I thought we needed some festive music hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CI7gflX3J2kRead more >
Oh, so this chapter is Titled "Menagerie" to make up for the fact that the latest WoR episode (which broke the Location-Name streak it had going on) isn't named after a location. How clever of them.~
Anyways, onto with the impressions, for anyone who cares at this point.
- Well, that seems like an impractically long dock-bridge. Why can't the boat just draw nearer?
- Oh look! A multitud of Faunus and they did take the chance to throw in examples of non-mammal Faunus! Why couldn't we have this before they had to tell us?
- ... Forget it. Everything reptile Faunus sum up to is having scales on their cheeks and eyebrows. How unique.~
- To be fair, Menagerie is very picturesque. I'd love to visit.
- "Is it always so cramped?" ... well, the streets are fairly emp…
So... we get a new WoR two weeks after the last one. I don't care enough about why is that to find out, though.
So, we've seen how are things amongst each of the four kingdoms, and how life is in the land between these four. So, logic would indicate that this episode is about the only other major area that hasn't been covered yet. Menagerie, right?
... Sigh if only it was that smart. Instead of keeping the logical streak, we break it for an episode about Faunus. Will we learn something useful, or just rehash what's been shoehorned into the series dialogue?
Okay, sort of in-universe confirmation about Reptilian-Faunus being canon... Why wait for the WoR to confirm it instead of showing it in-show? Lazy writing.
So, in the Faunus Lesson we get drin…Read more >
News from Gray here: http://roosterteeth.com/post/51286623
Looks like this weekend's World of Remnant will be talking about the Faunus (and moreover, the White Fang)
After that V4E6 will air on December 10, and it looks like we'll be taking a midseason hiatus after that.
So, are you hyped? :DRead more >
So, I was bored today and decided to look a bit into my ancestry. What nationality I am, genetically speaking.
My father is from Colombia yet his family name is Italian. My mother's family name was supposedly Spanish (and well, it is), but it turns out her side of the family didn't come exactly from Spain, but from the Basque Country.
So overall, leaving aside how most Latinamericans are part-European anyway thanks to all the mixing, it seems I'm 1/5 Colombian, 1/5 Basque, 2/5 Spanish, and maybe 1/5 Italian, more or less. Funny how it works.
That aside, let's go with the Blog that you came here to read.
You likely know the drill by now. And if you don't, well, the title says it all.
As always, language of truth.
Red = Fact, plain and simple in the …Read more >
WARNING: this blogpost is filled with bitter cynicism. If you find that funny, then kiss it.
So judging by the Thumbnail, this will have a longer focus on Yang. Finally. Here are my impressions on the chapter:
- I'm just realizing in the Intro, that Cinder's left arm is completely covered. What's up with that?
- Whaaat?! Huh, and here I thought farmer boy was just a pointless focus. Wouldn't have been surprised, to be honest.
- Why does he have so much hay? He doesn't have any animals. Is it exclusively for composy? Unlikely.
- It's... a mirror. He heard someone in the mirror.
- JEEZUZ! What the heck?!
- Oh, so "Oscar" doesn't live on his own. Heh, he's like Sora from Kingdom Hearts.
- And just like that, the ammount of focus seems almost pointless by quantity. …