burnie Cast & Crew

Trailer is public

Thanks to everyone who sent along positive thoughts about the Season 9 trailer and a very very big thanks to everyone who decided to Sponsor this weekend based on it. As always, we appreciate everyone who supports our work, but we hold a special place in our heart for those of you who help us in a "rent and utilities" kind of way.

As to the content of the trailer, I will say basically what I said at our PAX panel, which can be seen courtesy of Halo Waypoint here. This season we are approaching RvB as never before. In Revelation, we intermixed the animation with the in-game footage and we were very happy with the results. However, we spent a ton of time trying to match the aesthetic of the two worlds and our time is better spent in less technical areas.

So, this time around we have in-game segments and we have animated segments. Two distinct stories told against one another in two unique worlds. The trailer focuses on one of them more than the other, but that's just for sake of getting people amped up. If you look closely, you will see your favorite band of miscreants in there as well -- and in some cases, in places you didn't expect to see them.

If you've seen the trailer by now, you are probably either a sponsor, a site member or an avid fan who shows up the moment we release something. Today, the trailer goes public and the rest of the world gets a chance to see it. I hope you will help that process by throwing it a facebook Like or by tweeting about it using the hashtag #RvBSeason9.

We also need help from you in answering questions in the various comment sections from people who don't understand what they are seeing. You'll see questions from people wondering who the tan guy is, why aren't they in Blood Gulch anymore, where is Caboose, etc. Some of the general public is bound to be confused by this trailer.

There's a reason for that and it's very purposeful. I suppose we could stop our storyline and make a trailer that's very accessible to everyone in the world. Something that didn't require you to watch Out of Mind Episode 3 in order for it to make perfect sense, for instance. Certainly, that's the traditional way of doing a show that's been on the air for nine seasons. You dumb it down so everyone can watch it at any point -- but I don't write this show for the people who don't watch it. We want to make a show for all of you, the people who keep up with it week after week, year after year. The people who have come this far with us and want to go a little farther.

And we think you will like where we are going. See you this Summer.
3 years ago  |  Comments (175)  |  + 725 Cool
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Seraph_112 Sponsor
I think I speak for the whole community when I say: "WHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! RVB9!"
3 years ago  |  + 37 Ditto
tomii Sponsor
Just make sure the prequel doesn't have Jar Jar Binks, OK?

3 years ago  |  + 28 Ditto
wilko383
In reply to burnie
I suppose we could stop our storyline and make a trailer that's very accessible to everyone in the world. Something that didn't require you to watch Out of Mind Episode 3 in order for it to make perfect sense, for instance. Certainly, that's the traditional way of doing a show that's been on the air for nine seasons. You dumb it down so everyone can watch it at any point -- but I don't want to write this show for the people who don't watch it. We want to make a show for all of you, the people who keep up with it week after week, year after year. The people who have come this far with us and want to go a little farther.

This is why we love you guys.

3 years ago  |  + 26 Ditto
moocake24
I can't wait for it. I'll be waiting to help crash the internet again when it premiers.
3 years ago  |  + 13 Ditto
larissa cat lady
I'm thrilled with the direction you're taking with Season 9, and I can't wait to see everything you have in store with it. Keep up the fantastic work, and can it be summer already?
3 years ago  |  + 9 Ditto
ClaudeGTA
Does this mean that Sean Duggan returned as York? It might just be the time difference but it didnt sound like him to me, Please clarify this for me. York and D were my favourite Project freelancers.

Yes. That is Sean. We have never changed voice actors for any characters.
3 years ago  |  + 9 Cool
ChristianLeg
Canada approves
3 years ago  |  + 8 Ditto
Shichahn
Everyone has already said it but I'll say it again - thanks so much for staying true to your devoted fans! I know how hard it must be for new viewers to come to this site, nine seasons in, and feel totally lost, but hopefully they will quickly learn to navigate the archive and watch the past seasons. But for all of us who are caught up with the show and interested in the story and its future developments, I am glad the trailer is the way it is - and I can't wait to see more!
3 years ago  |  + 7 Ditto
seiryuu24 Sponsor
Please tell Gus we will try to keep the site breaking to a minimum this summer.
3 years ago  |  + 6 Ditto
rane0 Sponsor
We also need help from you in answering questions in the various comment sections from people who don't understand what they are seeing.


Already on it, sir. The LFTO Shizno was following the directive of "I need it done yesterday."

We spent 2 hours last night babbling nonsensically thoughtfully analyzing the trailer.

The podcast should be up within a week or so.

Our bill should be on your desk.

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Post edited 3/28/11 2:21PM
3 years ago  |  + 6 Cool
bigfish62 I LIKE THAT
Thank you for continuing to push the envelope on RVB and making bigger and better stuff for us to enjoy. This season is going to kick ass! I'll be spreading this everywhere I can.
3 years ago  |  + 5 Ditto
mrvanker
IMO: This post summarizes what makes RvB and RT such a great show, and community. It's what keeps us coming back, those who are 'in the know' are catered to, while allowing those who are less knowledgeable to catch up, using the great archive provided to us!

Post edited 3/28/11 12:54PM
3 years ago  |  + 5 Ditto
AzureTrigger
In the originakl Pax trailer during the 'epic' bit of the trailer at the end, Church is on the cliffside where he gets blown up. And it looks like it happens again. yet in this new version, Tucker and Caboose are up there. Also, that bit with a bunch of rocks falling on the Reds kind of seems like maybe the Epsilon unit world is 'unstable' and shit like that will happen. Also i swear I saw Tucker driving Maine and York around.

Anyways, I can't fucking wait for this season. Been watching Red vs Blue since I was like 11. 18 now. Child to adult.
3 years ago  |  + 5 Cool
ZetaEtaTheta
I'm glad you didn't go the route of dumbing it down for the general populace.

Can't wait to see more York

(And hopefully Carolina )
3 years ago  |  + 5 Ditto
GB330033 RT SideQuest
As I just tweeted:

"I don't want to write this show for the people who don't watch it" - Burnie (and all of RT), this is why we fucking love you
3 years ago  |  + 5 Ditto
Murph Bearded4Lyfe
I've watched it several times now. Really excited to see what happens next and also to see what Monty and The cast and crew has in store for us with the action.. OH! and PSAs
3 years ago  |  + 4 Ditto
SuburbanFire FinnDagger
Pretty much the whole reason I'm looking forward to summer now, that and RvBTO
3 years ago  |  + 4 Ditto
chelseaxlynn
I could really use an +Awesome button right now.
Can't wait. I love that you guys are approaching this in a new style. It's something different and I have no idea what to expect, making the anticipation that much unbearable.
3 years ago  |  + 4 Ditto
MrJacinto Not So Grump
I hope to be satisfied in the pants.
3 years ago  |  + 3 Ditto
alexdz
The 9th season will be awesome, I just know it.

And hell yeah, fuck it dumbing stuff down for the people who don't watch it, you wanna know what's going on you watch the damn thing!
3 years ago  |  + 3 Ditto
AmariT Deleted
"but I don't want to write this show for the people who don't watch it."

Totally agree. Can't wait for this season.
3 years ago  |  + 3 Ditto
ScEEch452
My mind was officially blown when I saw that trailer. That was amazing, though I couldn't enjoy it fully because my goddamn computer wouldn't cooperate, but nonetheless...

Nice work on that 'speech', Burnie. You should write for like, some well known web-series or someth-... oh wait... :-D
3 years ago  |  + 3 Funny
Sdn Sponsor
"I don't want to write this show for the people who don't watch it."

AND HOW! Part of what I've always loved about RVB is that to keep up with the story you had to watch every season as well as the mini series. The side series are always great as well, like the holiday episodes and the Grifball series.

I like knowing I'm watching something that has a story to tell that will deliver week after week instead of something that might as well be a sitcom on NBC. I remember something you said in one of the commentaries from the BGC, that if you're going to introduce a plot twist you have to do it in that episode, otherwise if you draw it out people will eventually figure it out. I don't have to tell you guys that the way you tell the story has worked out awesomely.
3 years ago  |  + 3 Ditto
ZachGuy00
Thanks for the video!
3 years ago  |  + 2 Ditto
Steven Sponsor
Sweet. I've watched this thing a whole bunch of times since it came out and at the panel, and it gets better every time.
3 years ago  |  + 2 Ditto
wilko383
I can't wait to see what you and the crew have come up with for Season 9. The trailer was amazing, and I am sure the rest of the season will be even better!
3 years ago  |  + 2 Cool
Joebin
This next season is gonna be the shiznit!!
3 years ago  |  + 2 Funny
SpitFireJay
correct me if i am wrong - but i am certain i caught a glimpse of blue team (up on the precipice dodging rockets) and the full red team (dodging falling rocks on red base).

awesome trailer - really looking forward to the direction of this season!
3 years ago  |  + 2 Ditto
Roman_MF
Very well put Burnie, and that's why you guys are the best production company on the internet, and probably one of the best in the world. I so can't wait to see what's in store!
3 years ago  |  + 2 Ditto
LtRainnAron
I just wanna say that this "Certainly, that's the traditional way of doing a show that's been on the air for nine seasons. You dumb it down so everyone can watch it at any point -- but I don't write this show for the people who don't watch it. We want to make a show for all of you, the people who keep up with it week after week, year after year. The people who have come this far with us and want to go a little farther." makes me a very happy person.

I just feel the need to babble on for a bit about how much I love RvB and WHY. It's not the fact that it's funny as hell, it's not because it seems to just get better as it goes along and it's not because of the characters. It's because of the people behind it. Yeah, the other stuff plays a huge part in it, duh, but the creators more so than anything. The fact that you guys at Rooster Teeth are just so involved in the community and with your fans is just amazing. I mean, how many people watch a movie, or a TV show, or a cartoon and actually THINK about the people behind it?

I honestly cannot think of anything in any other form of media that has wriggled it's way into my heart as much as RvB and the guys at Rooster Teeth. I mean, I have such a profound respect for everyone on the project, but Burnie especially. He really inspires me, and honestly I feel like the guy is a genius. I consider myself a pretty funny guy, but I just can't fathom how he can sit down every year for eight years and consistently come up with the stuff he does. And then once the Blood Gulch Chronicles started coming to an end and Recon started and we started getting more of an in-depth plot to go along with the slapstick humor?

It literally blows my mind when I think about it. If I can be just half as good as Burnie is as this kind of stuff, then I'd feel awesome.

So yeah, I'm looking forward to the next season! I'll be fucking great to have something to look forward to in what I know is gonna be another hot-as-balls summer. I'm especially excited for the Freelancer backstory. Mmm, Washington. <3
3 years ago  |  + 2 Ditto
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