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2600 by Vantage [web]
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screenshot added by unlock on 2004-10-15 11:01:56
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release date : august 2004
release party : Buenzli 2004
compo : alternative demo
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 25
  • is ok 2
  • sucks 0
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alltime top: #3495
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this is an atari2600 production. it won the buenzli04 alternative demo competition.
added on the 2004-10-15 11:02:50 by unlock unlock
had cool music
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 11:04:04 by psenough psenough
Cool, respect.
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 11:05:04 by superplek superplek
Cool! Nice little intro... I hope we get a few more intros for this system! Going to see it on my real hardware later on...
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 11:23:11 by xeron xeron
Yeah, was cool to see a vcs-demonstration at the partyplace.

Emulators:
StellaX (which I used till now) couldn't run it (don't know how it is with the newest version).
z26, which was mentioned in the info-file does this pretty good, but I needed to switch on my crt because it fucks up with the refresh-rate (my TFT doesn't like this).

Anyway, the demo was it worth. :)
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 11:24:35 by René Madenmann René Madenmann
Amazing !
(run under the last StellaX)
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 12:32:25 by Buckethead Buckethead
Having tried to code the 2600, I can only say one thing.

Amazing.
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 16:11:49 by Preacher Preacher
And if you dig Atari 2600 music, check out Synthcart and these badass jams!!

http://qotile.net/synth.html

rulez added on the 2004-10-15 19:54:19 by radman1 radman1
Somebody set up you the bomb!

Heh. Does anyone have an AVI/MPEG version of this? I'd like to have a true copy of the real sound output for the next ARTS rather than feed from the z26 emu.
added on the 2004-10-15 20:16:38 by radman1 radman1
Tiz Dope!
respect"
rulez added on the 2004-10-15 21:26:08 by dipswitch dipswitch
respect is the word.
rulez added on the 2004-10-17 01:45:59 by p01 p01
hehehe. sure beats the most of what I ever saw on my original 2600
rulez added on the 2004-10-17 17:29:13 by loaderror loaderror
Hehe!
rulez added on the 2004-10-31 18:51:27 by Optimus Optimus
Vantage codes vintage. Brilliant.
rulez added on the 2005-09-18 07:11:54 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
vantage on vcs. massive!!!
rulez added on the 2005-12-23 16:02:40 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
I really liked this one :)
rulez added on the 2006-05-04 08:39:29 by Skate Skate
rulez added on the 2006-08-22 20:23:43 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
Love this!! Brilliant muzak!!
rulez added on the 2006-08-22 20:34:08 by Premium Premium
40bit framebuffer here we go!
rulez added on the 2006-11-07 13:14:34 by sasq sasq
You mean the background graphics, which is 20 bits in total actually, while the background is 40 lo-res pixels across the screen. This means that to do something like the Vantage logo at the top you have to refill the background graphics registers mid-scanline.
added on the 2006-11-08 08:22:26 by Moerder Moerder
lda thumbup
sta pouet
rulez added on the 2007-01-25 15:42:18 by ilmarque ilmarque
big up
rulez added on the 2007-01-31 12:27:08 by visy visy
now, this is pure beauty
rulez added on the 2007-02-24 23:19:26 by viznut/pwp viznut/pwp
SAUCE: VCS 2600 rastabars!!

SHITZ: Is a scroller...

VERDICT:
(Make more!)
rulez added on the 2007-07-02 05:38:13 by Momo Vampire Momo Vampire
Oldest VCS prod on pouet, now with YouTube goodness. The music is rather good considering. The Atari logo is done neatly (reflected P1). Only a single screen, but it does have a lot of interesting stuff going on, like the starfield on top.
rulez added on the 2012-01-23 12:54:41 by Tjoppen Tjoppen
yay fine one screen demo
rulez added on the 2012-06-04 17:51:23 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
The music is a bit repetitive and the screen design is not very good, but hey! There are multiple effects stacked on top of each other per scanline, and lots to see, and considering this is one of the pioneering VCS demos for the demoscene, this is great!

Motivational thumb. :p
rulez added on the 2014-06-08 05:47:19 by Kylearan Kylearan

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