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The Speedy149 Archives on YouTube! START!

I've got big plans for the rest of this year. I'm pleased to announce the first of those plans: the relaunch of the SpeedyCXLIX YouTube channel as the Speedy149 Archives(on YouTube)! I've recently began uploading new videos to the channel, namely the Link, Kirby & Bowser's Insanity series by CrowlerLol.

Link, Kirby & Bowser wasn't just one of the many series that inspired me to get into Smash Bros. machinima in the first place, it's the series that inspired the current direction I'm taking right now; short-form films and comedy. Presumably, they made the videos private, or outright deleted the series, but I couldn't find it on YouTube anymore. So I did the neighborly thing and re-uploaded it to CXLIX for the few people that still remember it.

Of course, I won't just be uploading deleted content from other people, the channel's main focus is to serve as a second home for some of the older, low-performing, and more obscure videos from my m…

September 2017 Update

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It's been a year since I've released it, but The Smash Sisters Series trailer has become one of my most popular videos and viewers still want me to do a full version of "2 Femme 2 Furious".














Who am I to ignore them, especially when nobody else watches my videos anyways? So, by popular demand, the next installment of "The Series" (working title) will take us back to the reality depicted in "2 Femme 2 Furious"! I've also finished the script for another episode in the "main continuity" that I will produce after I finish this. As I mentioned before, the Great Mission mini-series is more of a standalone prequel, so don't expect the actual series to be anything like that or "2 Femme 2 Furious".

Call it a midlife crisis, but I've deleted almost all episodes of Typhoon School and Reycralibur from my main channel. As I mentioned in a previous update, I'm deleting low-performing videos from my main channel; expect to see a…

Has My Little Pony Become Bigger Than Transformers?

It's bad enough that the third season of Transformers: Robots in Disguise is still getting such lousy treatment from Cartoon Network, but Combiner Force has so far failed to address all the problems that have been present since the show's first season. Namely, an overreliance on filler episodes despite this season having TWO major antagonists and a cool-looking gimmick that has only barely been touched upon since the season premiere.

Machinima.com's Prime Wars Trilogy also deserves a mention due to the backlash that its first installment, Combiner Wars, received, and due to me not being able to find the show on YouTube despite the fact that Machinima produced it. Turns out, Machinima made the series private, perhaps in response to the series poor reception. The only way to watch it is through go90, and all you need to know about go90 is that it's not available in Canada and Warren Zenna of Havas Media called it "YouTube, but not as good".

Back to Robots in Di…

Summer Update 2017

I hope to have the conclusion to Super Smash Sisters' Great Mission finished by the end of the summer. I was lucky enough to get one-third of the finale filmed and recorded before I came to a creative road block. Now I have to rewrite the rest of the film and record new dialog to match.

Meanwhile, I have begun revamping the archival Dailymotion channel to make it more accessible to viewers. Dailymotion is already a pain in the ass to navigate as it is, so I want to make it easier for anyone who actually uses Dailymotion to find my videos. As I mentioned in my last update, I'm deleting all low-performing videos on my main channel (and back-up channels). So if you can't find a video on Speedy149U, check out my Dailymotion page. I've unlisted all Reycralibur-related videos, since nobody was watching. If you want to see the series for yourself, check out the playlists on YouTube and Dailymotion.

As I am sorting through all the videos I've made over the past decade or s…

Sorry, But I'm Not Dead Yet | Quick Update

My mental health is deteriorating; I don't think I have much time left. ...But, since I've said that out loud, that means I'm going to be doing this stupid YouTube video thing forever and ever until I become an internet meme.

Tell Ed Wood I'll be seeing him.

You've probably noticed that I've been deleting some of my newer videos from my main channel and banishing them to SpeedyCXLIX or keeping them exclusive to my Dailymotion channel. The truth is that the seven years I've been on YouTube has got me feeling inadequate and jealous of other creators on this site, because after all this time I still can't get more than twenty views in twenty-four hours for a single video.

I'm seriously considering retiring from YouTube. Surly, there must be some other website out there where I can get a following by doing machinima and making the videos I want, instead of pandering to the bottom-feeders like every other "popular" YouTuber.

In the meantime, I&…

This is... Final Girl

Gwen Stacy is to be the latest in a long line of victims of an evil acapella group, consisting of Jimmy Fallon, the Fonz (or was it Danny?), Norman Bates, and the milkshake-stealing psychopath Chad Dillon Cooper. They lure in unsuspecting girls to the woods where they hunt them down and kill them. After Gwen charms the boys by breaking some mailboxes and sharing some drinks, an ice breaking game turns south and the guys show their true colors. Gwen is given a five minute head start before she is hunted down like wolves and a rabbit.

Unbeknownst to the boys, however, Gwen was counting on this.

If you let the trailers fool you, Final Girl looks like a thriller with a twist. The "final girl" isn't the one being hunted, she is the real killer! This would have been a great movie for those who enjoyed Hard Candy or the music video for First of the Year by Skrillex. But in reality, the film suffers from a flaw that is so annoyingly common in movies good and bad: the film tries …

Bad Habits Die Hard | Syfy's 25th Anniversary Reboot

I told myself I wasn’t going to do this again. But.. One last time.
Syfy’s 2009 rebrand was a lot more cleaver than most people give them credit for. They knew they couldn’t just change the name of their network; the Sci-Fi name has brand awareness. But at the time, they were beginning to air anything but actual science-fiction programming. What good is a network that’s named after something they don’t even do anymore?
No seriously, Machinima.com, what good are you?
To avoid the same mistake made by The History Channel and its ilk, Sci-Fi simply changed the spelling of its name. It sounds like "Sci-Fi", short for science-fiction, but it’s actually "Syfy", a typical NBCUniversal cable network.
As in "it’s typical for NBCUniversal to pull that network decay crap and not get away with it!"
The difference between WWE programming on Syfy and Cops and Cheater reruns on G4 was that people actually watch the WWE. Whatever Style Network was before, it was just a gene…