I don't like that you ask for comments and rates, but this game is GREAT
EXTREMELY well done, unique and overall AMAZING AND ORIGINAL DEFENSE GAME!!!! 10/10 and an amazing playthrough. not too long and can be completed in once sitting. Not alot of replayability but Im totally ok with it and will recomend to all my friends! WELL DONE MY FRIENDS! I hope to see more like this or even an expansion!!!
The oNLY complaint i have is there are just SOOO many citizens, its soi hard to keep track of, i ended up only using farmers, engineers, and the javelin dudes for pure damage, and to build walls and it was extremely effective.
HELL YEA DUDE!
If yoou ever come or move to colorado, ill drum for you. Youre a good writer. mmm
Thanks a bunch guy! I'll keep it in mind if I find myself down there.
Hello PolarTrance! Nice to see you AGAIN in the (NGUAC-amole) Competition!! This is my official KNOCK-OUT round review!!!
Well first off your overall score was a 6.9! ALMOST a 7, and that was pretty good for me! I judged pretty specifically this round. Dont let that fool you. Your melodies were very good and catchy, you have a good ear for melodies, take advantage of that, OFTEN.
NOW let's break down your score!
In the Category of Clarity, I scored you a 6/10. This was due to a few things. During your climaxes, when more was going on, your snare/clap sounded non-existent to me. In trance it doesn't necessarily need to be prominent, but it does need to be there if you have it, and it needs to simply be interpreted, rather than in your face like dubstep. USUALLY. For yours, I could not hear it in peak moments, until the voices were variated and it left room for it. You should look to do some eq sidechaining or look into other techniques to make your snare/clap pop more during peak moments. It could be as simple as using a different clap/snare during these moments.
In quality, I gave you a 5/10, I scored you this because I really felt like you couldve used more lush sounds. Especially with your drums, it sounded very very very generic. Maybe that is unique of trance, but I just find it to not work. Especially with your lush layering of voices in your leads and backround sounds. Such good layering intent. Even though your ideas of layering WE'RE LUSH, they conflicted to much together, there were in the same range, and that couldve been fixed with some further attention to your sound design.
In effects I gave you a solid 8/10. Your effects were solid. Great techniques used with automation, great idea of when to use certain effects for transitions, just simply solid. They simply couldve used more umph in the mixing process sometimes! I especially loved your intro in this aspect.
You did SOLID in this category. With a complexity score of 7/10, transitions witha solid 9/10, and your form was a solid 7/10. Complexity, you had the same ideas repeated over and over just variated as to what is going on the same time in different points. I really wanted to hear you change it up, use a different chord progression for even just a second, to take the ears to another place. this just simply wasnt accomplished. Maybe that is a side effect of the genre, but it doesnt have to be!!! BUT YOUR MELODIES WERE CATCHY AF. You are a great trance composer, I just want to hear you break the genre a bit, especially in a competition!
Transtions. SOLID. NEAR PERFECT. YOU HAVE A GOOD MIND FOR TRANSITIONS. KEEP THAT UP.
AND FORM. Solid, typical Trance format. which you did great, great energy throughout. Again, I simply really wanted to hear you change it up. it was so constant throughout. 7 is great though, believe me!
For instrumentation, I gave you a 10/15. This was really due to once agtain, I did not like the way a lot of your voices worked together. I loved your typical trance plucks and arps and melodies, but the sound design could have been better on that melody. and the layered pads you had were also a little out there. A lot of it worked together. Your bass voice was great, but together, alot of these voices just sounded too different. It's all about synergy for me.
General Effect got a 9/15 for me. The mixing issues, with the melody being being way too much prominent for me, some of the tambours of voices just really not working for me, and it being so repetitive with i would say only two or three solid variations on the song other than just cutting everything but drums and bass out, it needed more for me. More variation.
and finally originality. a good 7/10. This was definitely a good approach on trance. A little typical though. I really wanted to see you do more, I know you can.
Please dont take any of these criticsms personally, as I am one person, with my own set of experiences, training, ears, and views. We have three judges for a reason. But rather, I would love to see you improve on these aspects, me personally, and i would most definitely want to see you again in the competition next year, lets see what you can create next year.
Keep up the music Polar!
I would LOVE a version of this in proportions for a backround wallpaper for desktop. UNF
I dont see why not in the near future ;)
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