“The Micros”, A Funny New Animated Poker Series

"The Micros", A Funny New Animated Poker Series

"The Micros", A Funny New Animated Poker Series - Image by Leo Reynolds via Flickr

“The Micros” is a new animated series created by two online players with film animation and production backgrounds. The characters are three animated Micro-Stakes poker players who try to stay afloat in the poker world. The characters are similar to ‘Xtra Normal’ avatars, created with dialogues sure to entertain with their witty and self deprecating dialogue.

Creators and high-stakes poker players Jay ‘Pr1nnyraid’ Rosenkrantz and John ‘JimmyLegs’ Wray wrote and directed the production of the animated shorts.  The production level is high and very professional. They released their pilot on YouTube and more episodes are in the wings. The animated series is titled “The Micros, High Stakes, Low Comedy” and it showcases three distinct poker personalities in a comical way.

Characters give viewers an inside look on ‘grinding’ and revealing humorous poker mannerisms and twoplustwo poker forum lingo. The three amateur poker characters are:

Chase Berger: A micro-stakes player who consistently and frustratingly breaks even
Rose Ballenger: An insane micro-stakes gambler who goes for the win every hand
Tom Phuoc: A micro-stakes grinder whose play style and personality are equally tight

The pilot of “The Micros” on YouTube is about 7 minutes long, and has been making the rounds on Facebook and all the poker forums and chat rooms. At the time of this writing it has 65,122 views. Watch out for upcoming episodes, sure to be popular.

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