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Talkbot

"Talkbot" machinima web series (2009)

I began creating machinima with SecondLife in 2007. I made a few shorts with a pair of robots (Aren and Lifal). I used text-to-speach voices which I found both appropriate and hilarious. Eventually I decided they should have a talkshow and made a series of episodes where the two had guests. In 2009, I recruited my friend Jan Hanford to write new episodes with me. We simplified things, using mainly still images and focusing on the robots. After creating mainly one-off episodes we decided to write a continuing plot line. These are the last 19 episodes that track the rise of Bob and the Singularity.