The Jackpot

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The Jackpot

Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:42 pm

LOCATION: VENICE

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Enzo's Mansion

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Butler: "Enzo's right up ahead, but let me tell you. he's not in the best mood right now."

Driver: "What happened?"

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Enzo: "So I see how it is. You're wife is sick, you need to pay the bills, so "hey", you think. "Why not steal from the Mafia?""

Jimmy: "I swear Enzo, that's not how it went down!"

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Enzo: "But it is how it went down. And what really bother's me isn't that you stole from us, it's that you stole from family."

Jimmy: "Enzo please, it was all for my family."

Enzo: "But once you're in with us, we are your family. And we would've taken care of your wife just as you had. And we still will."

Jimmy: "You will?"

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Enzo: "Of course."

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Enzo: "After all, we did kill her husband."

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Jimmy: "Nonono please I'll do anyth*CHOMP*"

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Enzo: "Ah, so this must be the case we went through all the trouble to retrieve."

Driver: "Yeah. Sorry about the delay. I was pressed into evacuation service."

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Enzo: "It is forgiven. These are trying times, after all, and we must all do our part. Did you get a glimpse inside?"

Driver: "Thoroughly reviewed. A lot of Trattorian shipping manifests. Most mention a "Delphinapterus" Project, but level 8 clearance is required to know more."

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Enzo: "Bruce, are there any Level-8 or above Trattorians on planet? Any we can get too?"

Bruce: "One. Name's Katsuo. Level 9. Works at the embassy, he's a heavy gambler in deep with the sharks. Should be no problem to get to him."

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Enzo: "Good. Slick!'

Slick: "Yes sir?"

Enzo: "Go with Bruce and Find this Katsuo, and find out what you can about this "Delphinapterus" Project. Pay off his debts, put the screws to him, I don't care. Just get Me results."

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Enzo:  "I think we may have struck the jackpot."
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Duerer » Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:05 pm

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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Zupponn » Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:01 pm

Wow.  This was incredibly well done, from the city shot all the way down to the leg dangling from the line in the last shot.  Bravo, sir.  Bravo.  :tiger:
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Colette » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:40 pm

I love the micro city, Trattorian shoutouts, and how the Space Mafioso is portrayed. Sharks are a universal sign of awesome.

Any inspiration from Team America: World Police, by any chance?
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:43 pm

Colette wrote:
Any inspiration from Team America: World Police, by any chance?


I've actually never seen it.
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Silverdream » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:50 pm

That was awesome.
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:57 pm

Stay Tuned For parts 2 and 3
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Colette » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:57 pm

Silent-sigfig wrote:
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Any inspiration from Team America: World Police, by any chance?


I've actually never seen it.

I'm quite surprised.
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Quantumsurfer » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:55 pm

Fanfuckingtastic.  Mini-Venice is superb.  Both the camera work and dialogue are really well done.  I look forward to the next parts.
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Scratch » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:20 pm

All of this is really really great, I even made a Seal of Approval just for it.  :sparta:

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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:50 pm

Black Skull Club

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Black Skull: "So What's it gonna be, Tratt? You gonna go in, or you gonna go even farther into debt?"

Slick: "He Folds."

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Black Skull: "What the fuck?!"

Slick: "Marvin Katsuo?"

Katsuo: "That's Doctor Marvin--"

Slick: "Whatever"

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Katsuo: "Look, I'll get the mafia their money, I just need to pay off my debts to Mr. Skull here first."

Black Skull: "What?! You owe them money too?! Well you can forget it, guidos. His ass is mine until he solves his little problem!"

Slick: "The Tratt's no longer your problem, you Skull-faced shitbag. Were taking him."

Black Skull: "Like hell you are! Enzo and I have a deal, and you stay the fuck out of my turf!"

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Bruce: "Take it up with Enzo if you like. You know where to find him."


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*SLAM*

Katsuo: "For the love of science please don't hurt me!"


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Slick: "The fuck you know about the Delphinapterus project?"

Katsuo: "I don't know! I can't Say! Please!"

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Slick: "You know what lives in shithole canals like this? Eels. Eels as long as your arm, eels that can skeletonize you in under a minute. You want to take a swim?!?"

Katsuo: "No, oh science, I-"

Bruce: "Of course, if you do let us know what we want to know, we can repay all of your debts. Give you a cleans slate."

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Katsuo: "Really?"

Bruce: "Of course. But first, before we help you, Marvin, you have to help us. What can you tell us about the Delphinapterus Project?"

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Katsuo: "Okay, okay. It's some real old military science station. Dates back to the earliest days of Trattoria. Lots of top-secret research there--Bioengineering, weapons research, black hole-resistant hyperdrives."

Slick: "And why haven't we heard of it?"

Katsuo: "The whole place has been abandoned for years. Purged from the systems. Hell, even the personnel are gone. Everyone involved in the project! All of them!"

Bruce:  "All of them? "

Katsuo: "Yeah. The last one died in a glue factory accident a few months back."


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Bruce: "Thank you, doctor. All is forgiven."
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Colette » Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:12 pm

You exceeded expectations with the Trattorian's characterization, along with the awesome sets. I also noticed your civilian vehicles in the background. Good job.

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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Kalvinator » Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:42 pm

Colette wrote:You exceeded expectations with the Trattorian's characterization, along with the awesome sets. I also noticed your civilian vehicles in the background. Good job.

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I'm taking that girl is your favorite anime character..?
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Zupponn » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:00 am

After rereading the second part again, I realized I failed to notice the knife the first time.  Looking at it now, I'm unsure as to whether they killed him, which I assume, or if he's just leaning against the wall because he's terrified and exhausted.
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Re: The Jackpot

Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:49 pm

Location: High Orbit, Khazolian 3, Khazolios System.

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General William Two-Face Tecumseh Sherman: "So what exactly did this neural scan reveal about this Delphinaptus project?"

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Nerd 1: "Delphinapterus. And quite a bit, if I say so myself. The project was actually an umbrella term for a lot of experimental bioweapons. Reanimation plagues, nerve toxins, mimetic  Weabooification agents and the like. Some project so secret not even this guy knew about it. It appears to have all gone to shit though, but this guy wasn't on the station when it happened."

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Sherman: "Interesting. Did you happen to figure out where this project was located? And aren't Trattorians supposed to have some hack-proof brain security device?"

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Nerd 1: "Hackproof, hohoho! Guessing his password was nothing for superior intellects such as ours!"

Nerd 2: "his password was GiRlSaReGr0sS. Anyway, while we didn't get an exact location, we did get some coordinates."

Sherman: "Go ahead."

Nerd 2: "4523.534/232.42, 6333.524/839.06

Sherman: "Lieutenant Petrovich! Did you get that?"


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Navigator Petrovich: "Aye...Sir?"

Sherman: "Yes lieutenant?"

Navigator Petrovich: "The coordinates lead to an asteroid in The Reef."

**momentary silence**

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Sherman: "Shit."

Sherman: " Nerds, you're dismissed. Commander Gurov! Prepare a commando team."

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Commander Gurov: "General, I'm afraid all our specialists are in Ookraine pretending to be pro-45th speratists."

Sherman: "Of course they are. Helmsman!"

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Helmsman: "Sir?"

Sherman: "Set a course for The Reef."

Helmsman: "Aye Sir!"


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Gurov: "But sir, without any specialists how will we attack a station full of unknown horrors? We would need mercenaries, or pirates, or something?"

Sherman: "All of these can be found on The Reef...."

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Sherman: "...For a price."
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