Ralph Damiano
Role Developer of Stick Nodes
Location Connecticut, USA
Birthday February 3, 1991
Twitter FTLRalph
Youtube FTLRalph
Other Websites My portfolio, My dev-blog
Favorite color What am I, a child?
Favorite number 2147483647
Favorite animated show Dragon Ball series for sure, but the Avatar series (ATLA and Korra) round out the top 3.
Favorite non-animated show Probably Game of Thrones, Modern Family is really great too. House gets an honorable mention.
Favorite movie Not much of a movie person, idk.
Favorite video game Probably Battlefield 4 since that’s all I play, but in terms of nostalgia there’s Tomba 1 and 2, Spyro, Ratchet and Clank, Jak and Daxter among others.
Favorite food I don’t know, tacos? They’re good. Mini hotdogs are pretty good too. Oh, and sign me up for boneless buffalo wings any day.
Ralph started making Stick Nodes one day because he was bored. He grew up practically addicted to a stickfigure-animation program called Pivot which sparked his interest in both animation and game development.

Eventually he got into Flash animation and Flash game development. He released quite a few games into the Flash gaming community, check out his portfolio for links.

Once mobile devices started taking over, he moved over to attempt Android games. After a few failed attempts, he released Plunder Peril – a quick 2-3 week project that was meant as Android-development practice.

After Plunder Peril, Ralph began work on Stick Nodes and in August 2014, Stick Nodes was released on Android with the iOS version following in November. Stick Nodes is built in Java with the LibGDX framework and uses RoboVM to port to iOS.

Sean Byrnes
Role Site administrator, comedic relief
Location NSW, Australia
Birthday January 26, 1992
Twitter S_Byrnes
Youtube Sean Byrnes
Other Websites AnimationAlpha, My blog
Favorite color  Yellow.
Favorite number  42
Favorite animated show Family Guy, American Dad and, like Ralph, Dragon Ball.
Favorite non-animated show The Big Bang Theory, Limitless, Criminal Minds & The Flash.
Favorite movie The Bucket List, Zombie Land & The Matrix.
Favorite video game The latest Call of Duty, Project Cars, Battlefield & Assassins Creed.
Favorite food Pancakes, KFC & Marinated Slow Cooked Roast Beef.
Sean is the site administrator and creator of the stickfigure submission system as well as a majority of the DBZ stickfigures. He also has a funny accent.

At around age 12 he discovered Pivot, ended up on Droidz.org looking for stickfigures to use in his animations, got fairly good after about 2 years.

He decided to make a website to host his animations on after having been on the forums for a long time. That’s what got him into webdesign since the first iteration of his website was a terrible looking flash-based thing that at the time he thought was the best thing out.

After a while he realized how stupid it looked and behaved. So he looked into HTML and CSS, got it looking slightly better but it wasn’t until he found WordPress that it started looking decent.

After that he went off the grid for a bit, got his Cert IV in IT and Webdesign, cemented his understanding of the internet protocols.

Lately he’s been helping out around the Stick Nodes community and has been managing Animation Alpha. He’s also been looking into game development and has begun a project that he hopes to finish one day soon, he can’t really reveal anything about it but it’s for mobile devices and will be a 2D sidescroller.

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Berke381
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Days random thing

There is no Halloween in Turkey, but this doesnt mean there is no Christmas in Turkey.
İ am sure Santa Claus will give coal to everyone.

Happy coal days.

MightyEtt
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Coal is not that bad for a christmas present. at least you can heat up your chimney.

Berke381
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Or you can sell them, and becomed R!CH.

Berke381
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Days random thing (Bonus)

You can upload this too, Ralph.
http://m.imgur.com/MFHOipl

ShdwAnims
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I can tell you really really like CSGO Berke and Ralph when will you upload my stickfigure

Berke381
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ShdwAnims
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Haha

Onehighjump
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DmLan
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Sonichu The Robotnik.

Yep.

Onehighjump
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DmLan
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It’s kinda cool though.

Berke381
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Sanic the Eggman

Berke381
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My name is
Sanic the Eggman

Berke381
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Evet.

Raimondo Anims
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days random thing:

next time you burp, say Ralph (not after. say it at the same time that you burp).

did i do it?

Berke381
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İ always do that.

Raimondo Anims
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i hate myself when i forget to

Berke381
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İ never forget.

Berke381
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Days random thing

Another bomb exploded in Turkey.
38 died, 155 injured
How awesome is that?

DmLan
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Thats not a days random things, that’s a horrible random thing.

Alex
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Berkes sarcasm works in every situation.

Berke381
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Lol

Berke381
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Wait, i think someone removed my comments…

SEAN
Dun dun duuuun

Onehighjump
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Dmlan is rekting me in Super Smash Flash 2

DmLan
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#KirbyMasterRace
#BowserForSSF2

Berke381
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Why i have 3 fps in Super Smash Flash 2.

Onehighjump
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because you have a poor computer

Berke381
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Because i am poor.

DmLan
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GOOD.

Berke381
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Not good
Because you have 666 fps, R!CH.

DmLan
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CAN WE STOP WITH THE RICH THING IM GETTING SICK OF IT JUST FKN STOP.

DmLan
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I’ve already learned that lesson years ago. But what if you get mad very easily like me and you can’t control yourself when something you don’t appreciate bothers you?

DmLan
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But that’s useless since he finds it funny.

Berke381
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Truu

DmLan
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Berke381
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Yes

Camelman192
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None of them like Naruto?

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