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I don't know if I ever regarded myself unique. Eccentric possibly. Few people know what it is that I go through, and I don't think anyone ever truly will.

If you notice, it's the forgotten hour of 3-4 am. The dead of night. My hour. If you see me during the day you'll notice that I'm a walking zombie. But it's this time when I'm flying. Where I dream up my best and most ridiculous ideas like sparking crotches and sexy dance offs. If you ever see me at this hour, you'd think I'd gone insane. I sometimes play the same 2 seconds of a track over and over, with my face in my hands, perched in my chair, rocking back and forth, sometimes screaming. Seeing everything it is that I see.

Vision.

Vision isn't what it's made out to be in the movies. It's not a stigmata type seizure, (though one would think by looking at me.) Vision is what I do. I'm so accustomed to seeing things I had no idea that it wasn't normal. These days the images are so strong I get tears in my eyes.
And I've gone through hell trying to get people to understand it.

I'm blessed with the grace of being able to have vision of execution as well. Seeing something, and knowing I can do it. It's an unparralelled feeling.

I rue the foreboding monolith of work that's ahead of me.

I am riddled with excitement on how I can destroy it.

I can see...

Dead Fantasy 1? What a piece of garbage compared to what I'm taking on next.









I owe this night to Firia
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Silkfrostzeroshin Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008
thats interest- oh a butterfly *follows*
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IamZ Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2007
This may very well be the most interesting journal I've ever read. I actually wish I could put a fave on this. On another note, I'm kinda the same way. I spent the previous two pre-dawn mornings entirely rewriting an old story of mine. Still working on the sucker cause it's getting so good. Strangely enough I can't ever seem to get myself to write on it unless it is these wee hours of the morning.
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shiningwolfx Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2007
I guess I'm not the only one strained and overworked at such a twilight... it's bliss until sunrise then, right?
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Demosthenes-101 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2007
They that have the gift of vision, will lead those who are inspired. Those that have the ability of execution must do what is required.
And though the work is hard, and the time flies by and your voice often unheard.
If you have the gift of both YOU WILL change the world.
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JapanEyedPinoy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2007  Student General Artist
BTW, way to leave me hanging on Road 3.
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JapanEyedPinoy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2007  Student General Artist
Man, I hope I can achieve the kind of vision that rivals you someday. Hah! What am I saying? You're effing awesome, dewd! I don't think I can top you, but at least I know what I have to be working towards.

Also, a lot of your videos are uber spastic. Ha ha ha! It's just one bam to another bam that explodes into a chain of other bams. I guess that's where the trippy Matrix effects come in handy.

Where do you get your ideas?
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MonkeyTheArtist Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2007
Amazing... you got ambition...
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Lionheart16 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2007
Hey.
I've never seen any thing like haloid..til today that is..
I have all ways..wanted to express my self like this but..being only 15..I cant.
I dont know how to do any thing.
I've all ways wanted to do what I have just seen.
The only way I can though, Is by writing..Then cam along one faithful day..a fire at my house..it was only in my room...my fault also..I lost..years of work...upon starting to get into metroid..I wanted to combine it with something else..but it seems silly to most.
I wanted to combine the legend of zelda and metroid together. Im almost done with the story. It might be a few more days. I will generally type the entire day. Seems short though when reading. But its taken a while to write. Im the story in a play form.
so you can tell who is saying what. Im doing things my way. My vesions..I want to show the world what i can do. I've all ways felt left behind..Im all ways getting hurt..Im kinda of popular at school..but in the wrong way...I want to be me..Show the world my views..I want to inspire others to do the same. So this first story Im talking about im doing about is based on samous and Link as a team. going through hard ships.
I dont know if it could inspire anything..seeing I think I put to much humor in it..
I wanted people to be able to enjoy it..but all see what I feel. Monty Oum, will read this? for me..I know im a stranger....I've all ways had hard times asking others for help..but Im swallowing what little pride i have..Im asking for your help. after I finish this story...will you read it? Monty Oum, will you help me....show my views to the world. Our intentions maybe more than a little different. but can you..will you help me.

Please respond to me. Wiether it is no. or yes. I as the writer of my story all ready know it isnt well written like the ones in my past. but believe me. I can get my feelings across. There is a meaning to this. wiether you can find it or not. I plan to revise it after at least 50 people have viewed it. if not. I will revise it any ways. though..I might not show it. if I feel I want the point across. I will let the revised story out.
Ill ask once more. will you read it? and will you help me?

Contact me at full_metal_chest14@yahoo.com

I made this account purely to contact you Monty Oum.
I can draw very little. So you will not find my art on my page if any.
I will one day put my own art there but not yet.

again. contact me at full_metal_chest14@yahoo.com weither your answer is yes or no.
Please..and thank you..
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Maverick22 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007
You have no idea how much I can relate to this...
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AngelicLionheart Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow.

I DO know what you're going through. Half of it, at least. The half where you get those kinds of visions. For me, it's rare, because of the passion it takes and the inspiration that I personally need. But what I unfortunately cannot relate to is the vision of the execution -- I wish I could, but that I have to work at and experiment with and suffer through... I say suffer because, as you know, the more time that goes by before it's executed, the less fresh the vision is in your head. New inspirations come along and dull the desire for the first.

I wish you luck, man. In fact, I'm going to pray that you get to satisfy your desires and your passions with these visions. You and I were Designed with the freedom of the pursuit of our passions in mind. I really can't wait to see your visions realized.

And I really hope that you work one day with a talented, DRIVEN group of people at a studio and that you find yourself enjoying a synergy that you never before thought was possible.

Thanks for the reminder of this particular aspect of what it is to be human.
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arvelous Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007
Oh yeah thanks for the inspiration again.
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arvelous Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007
Very well planned and the choreography was great.
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Cubb7 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
Inspiring. Incredible. Insightful. Thought provoking. Far fetched, yet incredibly relatable. Surreal. None of these descriptions are doing justice to what I really would like to say, so I will give up now. As alone and as distant as you may feel, you aren't. Such is the life of a creator. At least of the truly gifted ones.

Darren C
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DarKKing03 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
If you finished Dead Fantasy 1 or whatever then make it as a Whole Video

Like it's continued in 1 video
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Zasshu Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
Inspiring. And more relatable than you might think.
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SophieHoulden Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional General Artist
the mind is powerful, as is the soul. but so few people use them together, if at all, that it can be scary for someone who does, because finding someone to relate to is pretty tough. luckily, taking a risk rarely ever has a cost. at least not an important one.

I know theres great things on the way. dont ever give up on them :hug:
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Argent-Twilight Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
That's... deep. I know that when I feel like I need to stop and really consider, I'll do some things very similar to that, myself...
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SirceUnlimited Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007   Writer
I can't say I know how you feel, because I don't, but I can say I know something similar to that. Not nearly as intense, but some of the greatest thoughts in my head come from the hours between 11PM and 3AM.
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RONIN013 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Artist
Go get it MARTY!

If Dead Fantasy I was "garbage" compared to your new project...

Chase it down and own it. We'll wait. We're here to keep you psyched the whole time.



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Blucaracal Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That Monty Oum is a one man Army :wow:

I hope to be as good as you are one day ,
to a point where I'm able to convey the stuff I think of in my head into movies n stuff
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WildDaydreamer Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
man ... that's deep
hey, hey, *looks from left to right* do u do palmreadings err pawreadings my bad
Something tells me ur good at this stuff :D
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nailtakashi Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
People can't truly understand you... it's only yourself that can understand you... People in general can't feel what your feeling, only what they think it might feel like... For instance, if someone were to stab another, they might feel pain... but another might feel pleasure that they've been taught to call pain... So in truth, savor the moments that others cannot understand, for those are the moments that you're learning new things about yourself...
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lightsideluc Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
If Dead Fantasy was garbage in comparison, the next one is going to blow my mind into little, tiny delectable bits.
You know what you should do?
SUPER SMASH BROS.
It's got the fighting, it's crazy, and I would pay large sums of money for you to make a mock-up of Snakes final smash and make him eat pikachu. (And regain health while at it! XD )
But anything you make is great, so I'll just wait until the next one comes out, I'll enjoy it either way :D.
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Neo-Arcane Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
Oh c'mon, Dead Fantasy was sooo cool!
ALL Your movies are!:D ;)
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Mekaro Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
Whoa those are some bold words dude, but if you're saying its garbage then your next movie must really be something awesome I can't wait.
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ShaneNewville Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Filmographer
You are unique. And I can't say
I understand your visions, but I
do have my own. And I too have
have visions that were so perfect...
how can anyone but I understand
it. Yeah, the kind that bring out
the tears. My problem has been
that I have not yet developed the
ability to execute them like you
have, but it has
been a huge part of the driving
force pushing me to learn. The
more we learn, the less limitations
stand in our way.
Can you imagine being able to
fully express the visions you
have inside? I mean to the
point that even the coldest
people would not be able to
hide their emotions from the
experience? I hope to get
there some day.

You seem so passionate about
what you do. And you're so
poetic.

Maximum thanks to you for
sharing your creations with
us. And ultra thanks to the
people progressing technology
to make it possible.
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ShaneNewville Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Filmographer
(dang it! I'm getting famous
for my typos)
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ShaneNewville Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Filmographer
And I've also been blessed with
ADD. So, you can imagine...
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grey-cain Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional General Artist
Exceptionally thought-provoking. I didn't think there were that many others out here like me. Can't wait to see what you come out with next.
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MegaKC Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
The silence before the storm? Sounds like you got something big up your sleeves!

You remind of that quote: "I didn't suffer from insanity, i enjoyed every moment of it." XD
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fryguy64 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, if you can live with it, and it fuels your creativity to the extent it has so far, then nobody else needs to understand!

Of course, if you go on a murderous rampage, then that's a different matter.
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Volkorn Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
can t wait for your next video :p
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CaptRosko Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
I envy you.
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Firia Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
Aww, thanks Monty. :) I appriciate the reconition.

I've often said, "I never wake up until the sun goes down." Aspire to become the best you can ever be. Achieve the best, and then over come that. I do it every time I create, and I only get better for it. I see it happening in you, and it's greatness. :D

Have fun with that music. ;) Can't wait.
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Bbox24 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
a piece of garbage???? :O

did your a movie editing genius
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ThornedVenom Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
You must be talking about this phenomenon. [link]

I entirely understand what you mean.
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psycho-pigeon Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Why can't I be this cool?
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KeiichiRX7 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007  Hobbyist Artist
Awesome dude, awesome.

It's like you got the creativity I didn't.....
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SilverFenrir Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
lol Okay, show us what ya got, then. Put those visions out on screen and outdo the accomplishments that've gotten eyes on you, so far
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LightningShard Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
wow
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