Illusion by X-Trade
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release date : august 1996
release party : Enlight 1996
compo : zx demo
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 16
  • is ok 1
  • sucks 0
popularity : 54%
  • rulez 0.94
alltime top: #8977
added on the 2001-03-15 14:33:38 by Optimus Optimus

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This demo has some cute fx with normal resolutions and not big pixel blocks. Fx like sphere mapping, a cute screen with a bouncing egg in some 3d dots, a part with distortion and more.. (Ohh,. and some cool music. Btw,. the music is the same cool music as from the demo Nerve by Fatality on Gameboy!)
added on the 2001-03-16 10:59:07 by Optimus Optimus
Very cool stuff. That is very messy that X-trade done only 2 prod
this demo won Enlight'96, leaving brilliant Vibrations by DMS/RUSH behind. heh, ofcourse "rotazooming" sonic seduced poor sceners at the party but it looks UGLY! all in all.. interesting music (the tune on gameboy was a remake from this one) though and the demo itself is ugly and really weird, just look at the screenshot.
added on the 2001-10-09 14:44:37 by raver raver
rockin da pouget! =)
rulez added on the 2001-10-19 16:18:52 by Optimus Optimus
one of the best
rulez added on the 2005-03-04 12:53:20 by zeebr zeebr
dot scrollers owned!
rotozoomer was quite cool too.

abit too short of a demo though.
rulez added on the 2005-03-04 13:33:38 by psenough psenough
of course thumb up
rulez added on the 2007-06-20 22:23:28 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
technically very cool demo, but nearly monochrome... where is the SPECTRUM? :)
rulez added on the 2009-08-19 11:20:55 by diver diver
what diver said ... also really enjoyed the soundtrack.
rulez added on the 2009-08-19 17:35:23 by shock__ shock__
nice coders work! dark & ld realy professionals of zx demomaking
rulez added on the 2009-10-20 12:23:49 by phm/syndrome(zx) phm/syndrome(zx)
Thumbs up for the effects and music. Sadly, not on color :(
rulez added on the 2010-12-15 00:07:35 by BrickHorse BrickHorse
Great code! Especially the zoomrotator and zooming scroll!
rulez added on the 2013-05-23 17:27:28 by Alone_Coder Alone_Coder
"Illusion" is one of the early ZX Spectrum trackmos. It has virtually no graphics and is fully black and white, but the quality of its raster effects is still holding up even against the current generation of Spectrum demos. The design is distinctly kooky, but the effects are always fresh and the music is truly delightful.
rulez added on the 2013-11-14 20:30:11 by introspec introspec
must C
rulez added on the 2014-05-13 19:47:57 by g0blinish g0blinish
very funny demoflow, cool fx explorations, extraordinary coders work, great
rulez added on the 2015-09-13 19:40:01 by SerzhSoft SerzhSoft
Very funny and nicely coded demo
rulez added on the 2017-09-11 20:06:53 by venex venex
rulez added on the 2018-07-15 16:09:27 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
oh cool. :) funny ideas!
rulez added on the 2018-08-26 06:48:47 by gentleman gentleman

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