Thursday, September 25, 2008


Finally! Here's the new update. "WAR BEYOND IMAGINATION"
I'm very pleased to announce the first 'official' SoF poster. This poster is the creation of our very talented art designer MasterX. I hope you guys like it as much as we do. We have put a lot of details in this poster and we tried to make it as professional as possible. In a few weeks we will have a second poster up. But for the time being, enjoy this one. You can freely download it. I provided the highest quality (2480*3508, 4,5MB).

You guys are probably wondering what's up with us not posting for so long... well, there's been going on a lot of things in both Donkeys life and mine. For starters, Donkey went on holidays for almost the whole month of august (and it was a deserved one). And for me, I'm in the middle of a move. I'll be finally moving out of my appartment at the end of next month. As you can imagine it takes a lot of preparation, taking care of administration, buying and ordering new stuff (furniture, electric appliances, etc...). So that being said, we've been quite busy the last few weeks and months.

Do we have much time left for SoF? Don't worry! Allthough we're quite busy with a lot of personal stuff, the movie is still in production. In fact, donkey has finished 2/3th of his soundmix (parts 1 and 2 are done). That leaves him with the mixing of only the last part of the movie and I'm very excited about that. I've seen a rough cut with the latest sound mix and I was quite surprised with the progression he had made. We're definitely going to finish the (rough) sound mix before the end of this year. So that will leave us with the tweaking and adding music at the beginning of next year. For a status update, see below.

I know what you guys will think now... "What? SoF won't come out this year? Holy crap!". And the answer is...yes, it won't. But please do understand that we have many things in our lifes that have higher priorities than this movie. We still do the best we can in the given time frame, but sometimes you just have to do put things aside and do more important stuff. Just remember this is a fan movie, nothing more nothing less.

Anyway, the 5th of september was my birthday and I turned 30 (oh boy, do I feel old now). I threw a small party for family and friends and when it was time for presents, Donkey had the coolest surprise I could ever imagine! And now that I'm moving to a new house, that (huge!) poster will be framed and will pe placed above my desk. So I can enjoy every minute of it when I'm working on the movie as long as it still lasts. Cya next time! btw left is me, right is donkey :)

41 comments:

Anonymous said...

lol nice news...... ?!?!

Temnis said...

Happy Birthday :D

Little_Donkey said...

OMG Strupie, since when do I have blue eyes? :D

VishnuSixDix said...

It's a very nice suprsise. Nice work on the trailer!

vishnusixdix said...

I mean poster offcourse...

btw, donkey; your blue eyes match the rest of your non-italian appearance :p

Anonymous said...

awesome poster! Nice Stuff!

will there be another trailer ? Maybe at the end of 2008 ?

I think its time for another because the real Fans like me waiting since the first news of SOF!

greetz

didi said...

All right, my name on a real movie poster ... my career as an actor can finally begin !! :)

Glad to see you're still keeping up the good work, even if "life" is nibbling at your precious time.

Razzia said...

Wow, my name on the poster, never expected that, thanks!

Anyway, take as much time as you need, we all know it's gonna rock, keep up the good work!

James said...

if you this far into the audio production, does this mean your not using original voice work in the movie.

Lepardi said...

Holy crap this is going to be the biggest game-movie project ever. Soon it's been in making for 4 years.

Praedator said...

shouldn't the tank on the very right be a little smaller? seems rather huge to me compared to the other ones.

StRuPiE said...

@praedator; well yes, that and among a few other details that could've been better... but you know, at some point we have to release it and be satisfied with what we've got. Besides, that's why I said in the beginning of this post that we 'tried to make it as professional as possible'. And let me remind you that we aren't in fact professionals but just hobbyists.

Same goes for the movie, we put a lot of effort in it and we try to make it look professional, but we just don't have the pure professionalism to make it have the true quality maybe a few of you expect from it.

Anonymous said...

You know what?I think this is a hoax this movie will never come out i think its just a big lie.Since 3 Years you are telling us that your reallife is much more important than this movie and you cant finish it.
You are all liers!!

StRuPiE said...

Think what you like. Btw, why do you come here and check for updates if you consider this a hoax. It doesn't make any sense to me.

VishnuSixDix said...

Anonymous said...
You know what?I think this is a hoax this movie will never come out i think its just a big lie.Since 3 Years you are telling us that your reallife is much more important than this movie and you cant finish it.
You are all liers!!

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and you sir, are a coward AND an idiot.

Woodyman said...

"Anonymous said...
You know what?I think this is a hoax this movie will never come out i think its just a big lie.Since 3 Years you are telling us that your reallife is much more important than this movie and you cant finish it.
You are all liers!!"

Simply Just No!

And you can not rush art! and Sands of fire is certainly art!

Anonymous said...

It has just been confirmed, the movie will be released in October 2009.

Jimmy said...

anonymous said...
You know what?I think this is a hoax this movie will never come out i think its just a big lie.Since 3 Years you are telling us that your reallife is much more important than this movie and you cant finish it.
You are all liers!!

I think he is right and the movie is a hoax : /

Shwan said...

Well, for those think it's a hoax. You will be surprised when this movie is released :D

Anonymous said...

It sucks that this movie is canceled. I was looking forward to seeing it but its never coming out now. What a shame.

Little_Donkey said...

LOL
Who ever said the movie is canceled?

The movie is NOT canceled!
I'm still working on the soundfx and I'm at the last part right now.

So please, a little bit of patience

Anonymous said...

Lol @ all the fools saying it's a hoax/canceled! :P

Woodyman said...

Ah so you guys are still alive! Good that its all coming along now, my 1.5 year wait is gonna be soooo worth it.

Anonymous said...

I agree, I wanted to see it too. I was really disappointed when I heard the official word that it was indeed canceled. It turns out it was just a lot of wasted time :/

StRuPiE said...

Where is all that nonsense coming from that this movie has been canceled? All news items are being posted on either this blog or on our forum. There is no other source out there that posts official SoF information. And if there is, please inform us so we can take measures against these people who are trying to spread false rumors.

Anyone who has posted anonymously, please post your sources here so we can check it, thanks.

Anonymous said...

Grrr I just heard the news. I didn't think it was true but I came here and checked first. All this time following this movie and I'm never gonna get to see it. Really sucks. Meh, anyone know of any other good machinima that is actually going to come out which isn't canceled too?

Anonymous said...

"Grrr I just heard the news. I didn't think it was true but I came here and checked first. All this time following this movie and I'm never gonna get to see it. Really sucks. Meh, anyone know of any other good machinima that is actually going to come out which isn't canceled too?"

Christ... can't you read? It's not canceled!

Anonymous said...

God damn it, I just got back from Iraq for the first time in 12 months only to find out this has been canceled.

StRuPiE said...

Ok, the movie is canceled... happy now?

Anonymous said...

Is the movie really canceled?

Anonymous said...

I'm afraid it is :(

Dart Herohito said...

Hoax of Fire or Sands of Hoax. maybe Firehoax, like a Firefox xD xD

VishnuSixDix said...

Lol @ lame anonymous. Brave boy!

Get a life ya idiot. :)

Shwan said...

And again, for those who think this movie = hoax. Be ready, because YOU WILL be surprised when this movie is released :D

Anonymous said...

I look forward to being surprised in 2011.

Vish6D said...

nobody gives a rat's ass about what you think.

Anonymous said...

Very sad now I look site for long time now I find out canselled after all this time Was looking foward t seeing but cant now

Jimmy said...

Ah well.. it isn't a hoax but the point is I have been waiting 2 years for this movie !!!

Its been to freaking long, no shit people are losing their trust in you guys, you just keep pushing the release-date.

Anyways, can't you give us a little update or like the first 20 secs of the movie or the credits on the end....

_____
Jimmy

Jimmy said...

Ah well.. it isn't a hoax but the point is I have been waiting 2 years for this movie !!!

Its been to freaking long, no shit people are losing their trust in you guys, you just keep pushing the release-date.

Anyways, can't you give us a little update or like the first 20 secs of the movie or the credits on the end....

_____
Jimmy

Anonymous said...

Cant believe its been canceled after all this time and work..

Anonymous said...

Argh stfu, it's not cancelled