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Rebirth (humus5) by Push Entertainment [web]
screenshot added by evil on 2004-08-10 13:40:04
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release date : august 2004
release party : Assembly 2004
compo : combined 4k
ranked : disqualified
  • rulez 49
  • is ok 25
  • sucks 12
popularity : 1%
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  • rulez 0.43
alltime top: #1708
added on the 2004-08-10 11:48:01 by rasmus/loonies rasmus/loonies

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The best 4k intro by miles. Should have won, but lame PeeCee sceners don`t allow amiga prods to win.

CD quality music in 4k. Can`t be beaten.....
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 11:50:40 by Zplex Zplex
love the music!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 11:55:25 by bzz bzz
REALLY nice synth.
boring effects and bad music..
added on the 2004-08-10 12:12:13 by lithis lithis
Disqualified because the music was a complete rip from a commercial tune. Jolly good effort to squeeze it into 4k tho.
added on the 2004-08-10 12:16:15 by mik mik
complete rip from a commercial tune on a 4KB makes me laugh
anyways... rulez a lot

Amiga - Where demos are better than games (tm)
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:22:25 by [EviL] [EviL]
!!!!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:28:46 by mrdoob mrdoob
zplex, you're a lamer, if the rules says one thing then a disqualification due to breaking the rules is ok.

i liked the synth, rest is crap - alas a piggy.
yeah! :-D
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:38:57 by starbuck starbuck
couldn't agree more rasmus, music is nice, but the rest is kinda crappy ...
added on the 2004-08-10 12:39:45 by dwarf dwarf
sickest 4k ive seen! But where can i download the original file? I want it.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:48:12 by LHS LHS
I have to thumb up the synth, even if the music is crap and whole idea of the intro is too damn cheesy.

I wonder how humus intros have won previous assemblies if lame assembly peecee organizers only dis amiga and won't let them win :p
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:50:59 by teel teel
Some of the nicest tunnels i can remember seeing!
Music not to my taste either, but i loved it for the visuals alone and the technical achievment :)
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 12:53:41 by Intrinsic Intrinsic
teel: Humus intro didn`t win last year, shame on you lame peecee own3r :)
added on the 2004-08-10 12:55:25 by Zplex Zplex
Yeah, it came second and two times first before that. You're the only lamer here so just shut the fuck up.
added on the 2004-08-10 13:00:17 by teel teel
this is FAT!
added on the 2004-08-10 13:05:55 by ph0x ph0x
/me thumbs of course
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 13:06:35 by ph0x ph0x
Okayish synth, but the intro itself sucked ass...
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 13:08:27 by britelite britelite
jesus crap.. take a nice synth and cover a HORRIBLE trance track and fill it with cheesy shit effects.. thank god PC dominates over amiga :)
added on the 2004-08-10 13:32:20 by okkie okkie
great synth
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 13:32:23 by KILE KILE
Great music, great visuals - a winner..
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 13:43:38 by evil evil
Because of amiga-ego !!!
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 13:58:17 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
music was great.
the rest was just a pile-up of older humus intro effects, slightly improved. still doesn't make it a winner.
tough luck for the disqualification.
all together a piggy.
added on the 2004-08-10 14:02:04 by styx^hcr styx^hcr
Is there a binary somewhere? :P
Ripping sucks, the synth absolutely rules, the effects are boring and "seen-before-in-humuses-one-through-four", not to mention the horrible scenepoetry that sounds like it was written by a lovesick 15-year old. And because ripping sucks, a thumbs down.
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 14:20:14 by Preacher Preacher
great synth! The rest looks like shit because of the garish colours.. It has more of a theme than the other humuses though since it concentrates all on a couple of elements (text and the tunnel).. nice
added on the 2004-08-10 14:31:57 by loaderror loaderror
If you're going to rip music, can't you at least rip anything better than cheesy two-bit penistrance? Bah. The visuals were too repetitive too.. But yes, the synth does sound good.
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 14:35:05 by break break
Quote:
jesus crap.. take a nice synth and cover a HORRIBLE trance track and fill it with cheesy shit effects.. thank god PC dominates over amiga :)
added on the 2004-08-10 by Okkie Hasselhoff


Indeed, GOOD LORD, please, you Amiga wankers call this progression? This reaks of 7/8 years old old TBL PC stuff. Nice synth, but stick the been-there-done-that effects up your ass and next time, pick some quality trance to cover.

Damn, fools :)
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 15:04:41 by superplek superplek
quality trance? *does* *not* *compute* *beep* *beep*....
added on the 2004-08-10 15:09:39 by dipswitch dipswitch
Place the term 'quality' in the right perspective. Besides, there are lots of trance track's I'd prefer over overpretentious crappy amateur scene-music anytime.
added on the 2004-08-10 15:12:52 by superplek superplek
Nice synth. The visuals won't be to everyone's liking (borderline codercolors in some places) but I thought they were cool.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 15:18:30 by parcelshit parcelshit
What is the name of the track it rips? I want to compare.
parapete: i think there was a link to an mp3 somewhere on the fourms
Link to mp3 can be found from http://forum.assembly.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?p=5046

A quote from Pehu: "Nothing official, but they have sent us an email wondering how it is possible that in Assembly their product was disqualified when in some other major parties his products have not been disqualified while they all contain copyrighted tracks (remakes of other songs). He also kindly provided us a list of those parties he went to compete and productions he submitted containing the copyright violations. It was more like a full confession while truly wondering if he did anything wrong in there."

It's a good 4k tho.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 16:12:18 by thefox thefox
I for one want more free-jazz in 4k intros. ;)

(And if you don't mind, less tunnels and cheesy poe-try too)
added on the 2004-08-10 16:21:58 by tomaes tomaes
rockz! and if 'ripping' a song for a 4k (!!) is considered a sin -> go home and cry your mama!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 16:57:31 by toxie toxie
I must admit that yeah, the disqualification of this is quite a sad thing.
added on the 2004-08-10 16:58:55 by superplek superplek
Great Synth. So ironic the rip of the music :)
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 17:04:57 by r3D^rgba r3D^rgba
Well there were not much effects inside it (just tunnels and blurry text), but I liked the music and the presentation a lot. I found it really strange that it got disqualified. It's not an MP3 of a song, it's a cover. Covers of commercial songs have been used in a lot of demos and that's not ripping. Except if the asm organizers were just afraid that there would be problems to show that in the big screen with the copyrights, but still, even commercial bands are doing covers of song from other commercial bands, so what?! And I didn't even knew the song before anyways ;P
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 17:07:19 by Optimus Optimus
while wondering how amazingly accurate copy the music is, i almost forgot the intro is a copy of humus 4. which is a copy of humus 3. which is..
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 17:09:45 by Phaser Phaser
nice synth indeed. but it's somewhat misplaced here, as the intro itself is a so-so at best. i wonder if there will be another humus next year.
added on the 2004-08-10 17:14:58 by dalezr dalezr
Quote:

well, three are definitly improvement over the last version of the humus intro. but rereleasing the same intro over and over again like this is just pathetic. if humus5 appears at next asm, i'm personally gonna rent a russian hitman to cut off exploders fingers so he's not able to "remix" anymore.
added on the 2003-11-20 by fake user



Bring it on, big boy :)
added on the 2004-08-10 17:18:32 by superplek superplek
OK... the synth is really nice. The effects are again recycled from previous humus intros, which is a shame.

I actually really liked the use of bright colours, it think it was done well. But then, i'm a coder, I'm supposed to like coder colours ;-)

Overall gets a thumbs up from me, mostly for the synth and nice design.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 17:26:40 by xeron xeron
I am absolutely stunned!!!!!!! 4k on an AMIGA????????? Not PPC either!!! The tunnels looked bloody cool too!

Don't you hate it when people thumb down prods cos they hate the platform??
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 17:32:39 by Shanethewolf Shanethewolf
Let's hope no one takes such a strong disliking to windows eh? :)
Why are you stunned? Amiga has had cool 4k intros for _years_! Check out Ikanim, or Finnmark, or Big, or... ;-)
added on the 2004-08-10 17:38:37 by xeron xeron
Shane : listen to xeron, that people thumb this down is probably more because of the humus product than it's an amiga product.
added on the 2004-08-10 17:50:42 by dwarf dwarf
How can I make it run WinUAE btw? (The video saved the day for today). I run the file, waits a bit and then returns back to OS. I tried with 68020+FPU or 68040, diferrent memory configs, running from Workbench or plain boot, running settpatch before, what else? I always hate it when I can't run some Amiga demos and I don't know what it is because I don't know jackshit about Amiga :P
added on the 2004-08-10 17:54:02 by Optimus Optimus
You can't.
added on the 2004-08-10 18:05:47 by pyksy pyksy
fakeuser: please note that this intro has the subtitle "humus 5". go hire the hitman!
how can the amiga lamers or amiga musicors cannot do anything better than to rip music, first melon now this, with effects 10 yrs old and ugly codercolorz
sucksadded on the 2004-08-10 19:30:27 by drstranger drstranger
OK... seems the code isn't recycled. Its a 3 layer tunnel, the old humus tunnel was 1 layer. The demo uses Warp3D, not aga like previous humus intros, and none of the effects were just recycled... I gave it a thumbs up anyway ;-)
added on the 2004-08-10 19:59:31 by xeron xeron
drstranger: this is a 4k intro on a 50Mhz 060.. i'm not really sure what you expected? Something like Silkcut? ;-)
added on the 2004-08-10 20:01:15 by xeron xeron
drstranger: Melon have ALWAyS ripped their prod's musics since the amiga days. This was their special touch.

From a demoscene and artistic point of view, this was a SHAME to kill their demo at ASM03. This prod was one of the most brilliant and original demo for years and we all know that.

From a commercial and fair point of view, I can understand that ASM orgas did it.

But don't say they suck because they rip.

I know they suck because it was not fair. But I think that they were simply not aware of the copyright issue because Assembly is far from being these underground demoparties "back in the old days"... And this is where Melon comes from.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 20:10:08 by oxb oxb
yeah the melon demo itself was very good, just the music ripping suxored
this truely rulez
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 22:42:04 by TMB & ReeBoK TMB & ReeBoK
pro:
-magnificient music player!

con:
-Cheeeesy lyrics
-Why on earth does the anal ride require a 3d card? I want to run this in UAE, this sucks.
-Cheap trance and on top of that it is ripped..

still pro :)
rulezadded on the 2004-08-10 23:31:44 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
4k for the masses! Interesting intro, would like to see it on pc.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-11 02:10:34 by René Madenmann René Madenmann

no no no, i dont love u & u know now!

sucksadded on the 2004-08-11 03:01:34 by raver raver
superduper 4k!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-11 04:44:16 by rydi rydi
a tad boring, but goodlooking tunnel.
added on the 2004-08-11 07:32:32 by gloom gloom
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is the best 4k of the party.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-11 10:05:58 by skarab skarab
@stelthz

QuarkTex provides a Warp3D to OpenGL wrapper for WinUAE, so Warp3D apps use your Windows 3D card. Don't know how good it is since I only have real Amigas, but it might help you run the intro.

http://quarktex.kontechs.de/
added on the 2004-08-11 10:30:08 by xeron xeron
"The demo uses Warp3D, not aga like previous humus intros"

I wanna change my vote to a piggy! One of the reasons I was so impressed was because I thought it was AGA. :P
The music really rocked.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-11 13:46:39 by dairos dairos
I've just seen the .avi.
The visuals are a little bit boring. The music is quite good (i guess the .avi lowered the quality).
added on the 2004-08-11 14:05:42 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
fucking great music... too bad it's not original.
and yes it SHOULD be disqualified - the organizers stated their rules, if you want to enter, follow suit.
rulezadded on the 2004-08-11 21:01:29 by Gargaj Gargaj
Quote:
This prod was one of the most brilliant and original demo for years and we all know that.


1. its an intro and not a demo
2. ripping and original dont really fit together

if they cant read the rules its their problem.
and where is the problem to look around for some musicians?
added on the 2004-08-11 21:09:04 by xeNusion xeNusion
and how could a bunch of tunnels ever be original ? :)
Music is lovely. Effects could be something else next time, yes? ;)
rulezadded on the 2004-08-12 14:03:20 by Vulture Vulture
nice intro. very pop, bad poetry, cheesy music, but overal quitel a nice feeling :)

i support the rip-music-instead-of-using-lousy-music-by-*lousy*-demoscenemusicians(tm) -movement.

don't take it so seriously!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-12 14:24:21 by chavez chavez
ROCKED on the bigscreen!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-13 12:22:37 by BoyC BoyC
It's nice like all the Humus 4k's (I think some of them did have more effects though?), but there are just some much better Amiga 4k's in existence, many of which have much better music as well (and I do like trance).
added on the 2004-08-13 13:10:41 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
asm sucks
rulezadded on the 2004-08-14 21:06:42 by las las
hahaha fuckings to all voters of this crap.
humuses sucks, great music, which is not original :((
sucksadded on the 2004-08-17 17:32:10 by uns3en_ uns3en_
thank you eskimalkunicogaspedante. fuckings to you as well ^^
added on the 2004-08-17 17:39:03 by mrdoob mrdoob
THE MANAGER OF PUSH STRIKES AGAIN!
added on the 2004-08-18 19:50:57 by kusma kusma
Quote:
quality trance? *does* *not* *compute* *beep* *beep*....


sounds like the same quagmire called "ascii scene" to me!

anyway, nice intro...shame about the ripoff.
added on the 2004-08-19 02:10:22 by Shifter Shifter
Even if someone transplanted the brain of a retarded monkey fetus into my head I wouldnt be able to create this kind of scenepoetry...
The code is nice, but the content is so-so..
However, the main reason for thumbing this down is Tony Aksnes..
sucksadded on the 2004-08-25 17:59:27 by Korvkiosken Korvkiosken
This 4K does not exist. You saw nothing.
added on the 2004-08-28 04:08:27 by radman1 radman1
the music kicked ass soooo much!
rulezadded on the 2004-08-31 00:18:18 by Patrick Groove Patrick Groove
intro - rulez!
ripping a commercial tune in a 4k - rulez too!
releasing at asm despite the copyright rules and winning the compo - rulez too!
not getting the money because of the disq - not so rulez, probably...
rulezadded on the 2004-09-20 00:50:30 by blala blala
I AM BORED TO DEATH WITH HUMUS SERIES!

it's like "friends", same shit again and again :)

Quote:

well, three are definitly improvement over the last version of the humus intro. but rereleasing the same intro over and over again like this is just pathetic. if humus5 appears at next asm, i'm personally gonna rent a russian hitman to cut off exploders fingers so he's not able to "remix" anymore.

added on the 2003-11-20 by fake user


TRUE CLASSIC. where are you now, fake user?

To be constructive:

1. write new code
2. drop humus label
3. hire a musician
4. create original work
sucksadded on the 2004-09-20 05:13:52 by randomi randomi
nice tunnel.
added on the 2004-10-17 19:46:27 by tejeez tejeez
trivial fact:
The artist who wrote the original tune (Clokx - Overdrive) is a dutch trance producer called Ron van der Beuken - the very same who has a directory in HVSC. :)
added on the 2004-11-15 22:21:52 by Gargaj Gargaj
rulezadded on the 2005-01-25 03:56:24 by psenough psenough
Best 4K synth ever. Sure, the music is ripped and the visuals are self-ripped, but the synth shows real coding skills.
rulezadded on the 2005-02-13 19:35:32 by s_tec s_tec
#!/bin/sh
# humus intro script
cp ../base_humus/humus-bin ./
cp ../music/overdrive.mp3 ./
convert overdrive.mp3 music.dat
# enter the prod name here
mv humus-bin rebirth-bin
added on the 2005-02-22 11:18:03 by Phaser Phaser
Want new prods from push
rulezadded on the 2005-02-28 22:33:04 by wayne wayne
I find it quite entertaining! And as others already said: cover != rip
rulezadded on the 2005-06-14 01:09:03 by beavis77 beavis77
rulez!
rulezadded on the 2005-07-29 00:05:47 by jimmi jimmi
Rip.
added on the 2005-07-29 04:29:04 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
Suck-ass music. Why the hell do they rip shit? Why doesnt Exploder contact some musicans in the scene. I bet alot would like to be apart of his nice productions.

Btw:Who are theese guys, cant find much info on them on the regular scene sites....

I mean to have read or heard that Exploder is Russian. (or am I wrong?)

I know this Tony Aksnes from earlier days of the Amigascene. Actually I though he had disapeard long ago in the end of the 90ies.
I suspect him for being behind the cheesy poetry, and the music. So Exploder should absolutley get some talented gfx and music members in PUSH. (if not, you are welcome to join RNO ;)
rulezadded on the 2005-12-21 21:28:50 by tFt tFt
Refuses to run on my machine even if I have enough memory. But as I know all previous versions of Humus, I should know this aswell.

Exploder, the master of re-re-re-using effects, but he`s still doing very nice 4k`s, recycling at its maximum or not!
added on the 2006-01-02 14:19:27 by ghandy ghandy
at asm'99 they didnt care if the music was ripped. The demomusic from Yoman3 is a rip/mix of a "Paeronsoda" tune.. this is a 4k and its NOT a rip.. wankers!
"Bad artists copy. Great artists steal."
-- Pablo Picasso

Although I don't care too much about ripping I still think you should use your synth to the fullest by giving it to a musician to do something original with it. Still can't believe the quality in this. It's amazing!
rulezadded on the 2007-05-06 16:32:21 by noname noname
Great synth! How can a 4kb conversion be considered a rip?!?
rulezadded on the 2007-05-22 18:09:23 by xernobyl xernobyl
really great for a 4ktro!
rulezadded on the 2007-05-22 18:21:35 by RA RA
nice synth for sure, technically impressive, but find some musician to do something original next time.

noname: 'steal' is good if it means making it your own, and pushing it further. blatant copy is always lame.

link to the videoclip of the ripped track:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=gs-X8qaF3SY
a couple of similarities, but less tunnels and more cubes.
added on the 2007-06-30 22:29:14 by BarZoule BarZoule
Nice effect(s). The textures works very well.

Too bad for the cheesy tune and system font.

But quite impressive for a 4k
rulezadded on the 2007-06-30 23:13:22 by p01 p01
Nice !!

just PPC only :(((
rulezadded on the 2007-09-07 04:44:19 by thomas^sd thomas^sd
rulezadded on the 2008-06-04 21:59:21 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Very, very nice synth!
rulezadded on the 2009-03-21 11:25:54 by Sdw Sdw
Masterpiece! Push please come back!
rulezadded on the 2010-10-15 11:11:55 by jack-3d jack-3d
nice synth and some nice effects running great on cgx amiga, but ripping melodies is lame
added on the 2011-07-28 21:58:58 by Frequent Frequent
great fx, great music
rulezadded on the 2011-07-28 22:14:44 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
Nice! :)
rulezadded on the 2012-08-26 21:41:43 by Sir_Lucas Sir_Lucas
Nine years later it still sounds awesome.
added on the 2013-11-07 14:45:36 by Preacher Preacher
lol. even worse than dutch trance.
sucksadded on the 2013-11-07 14:51:19 by cherri kandler cherri kandler
Absolutely perfected pure kitch in 4k. It is a pity that it rips off a commercial tune, but even despite that it remains an amazing feat, with perfect synchronization and pleasant colors / design (taking account the kitch factor :P)
rulezadded on the 2013-11-08 06:29:47 by ccr ccr

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