Re: Non-standard minifig articulation
I've heard a saying about simplicity: it generates creativity.
The out of joint technique may be worth experimenting with, but the challenge with LEGO minifigures is to convey "realism" with shorthand.
At least that's what I believe.
Btw, I'm a 'semi-purist'.
Another free stopmotion program? Possibly! View here! http://www.bricksinmotion.com/forums/po 6/#p274396