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fr-049: of spirits taken by farbrausch [web] & vacuum [web]
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release date : march 2006
invitation for : Breakpoint 2006
  • rulez 182
  • is ok 40
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popularity : 5%
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alltime top: #114
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REALLY nice graphics (and good amount of them), but...

_WHAT?_
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:13:26 by Gargaj Gargaj
Free trip to the party by alien abduction? YES PLEASE! :))
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:19:17 by zoom zoom
I'll be there to reclaim my stolen scene spirit of course :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:21:03 by BoyC BoyC
Fantastic <3
See you there!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:22:59 by Preacher Preacher
Wayfinder r3w1z!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:23:08 by eye eye
SMELLS LIKE SCENE SPIRIT!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:23:18 by Maali Maali
Great one :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:23:18 by iks iks
omg.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:25:50 by bzz bzz
Graphics <3 .. I'll bring my 80% demoscene spirit
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:26:12 by el-bee el-bee
Whoa, that SO took over my bran. Something completely different!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:30:09 by break break
\o/

now that's what i call neat :) only very minor thing was that sometimes there was too much demo between the text :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:31:43 by leijaa leijaa
ça rosque didiou!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:31:50 by iojkl iojkl
extraordinary invitro, but nice ;-)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:32:48 by RA RA
statix's invitro to whatever in that decent clone was cooler, but this is just better :)

graphics does it all :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:34:13 by thec thec
DAMN FUCKING EXCELLENT!!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:36:37 by skrebbel skrebbel
heh errr... well, thumbs up for the pictures
wow what a marvellous tune : teh rulez!!!
also hardcore amount of gfx
great invitation
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:46:18 by [EviL] [EviL]
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:46:30 by parcelshit parcelshit
oh well, its amazing ye!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:47:37 by trisch trisch
not my cup of booze
added on the 2006-03-16 19:50:50 by kusma kusma
Amazing Stuff!! See you there!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:52:52 by Premium Premium
remindes me of melon stuff but this is new in a way and it totally rocks
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:53:42 by orbiter orbiter
When I manage to find words to describe this demo I will write them down somewhere. Right now I am going to go be stunned some more. Absolutely freaking stunning. I mean the 2d and the small bits of 3d that have been used to emphasise the 2d and the direction of it all and the music and the graphics and the way it FITS TOGETHER I mean it's just... I'm hoping one day I can actually pull something like this off. Really. Absolutely freaking incredible.
excellent!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:56:14 by violator violator
Well yeah, kinda very cool, but somehow I don't feel like watching it second time.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 19:59:30 by dairos dairos
ooh nice
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:03:39 by nightbeat nightbeat
good production, nice idea !
really nice.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:08:35 by wie8 wie8
Amazing how everything fits together! Looks a lot like Jean Giraud (aka Moebius).
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:10:29 by Spin Spin
an absolutely wonderful production... Chaos, Wayfinder, KB, Floetus, I love you... what I think is great about the production is that it caused - with me at least - a lot of emotion.... it managed to touch the audience... and for that you have my fullest respect... (*takes a bow*) See you at Breakpoint, fellas. Brainstorm will be there. o/
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:13:14 by Axel Axel
different and cool!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:16:02 by trigger trigger
\o/
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:25:08 by TrX TrX
Nice graphics!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:27:52 by [self-ban] [self-ban]
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:29:11 by psenough psenough
ok
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:34:44 by blz blz
Very touching. Good idea, good work. Especially thumbs up for kb for the stunning soundtrack.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:38:11 by jco jco
Nicely done! Great soundtrack - and some amazing graphics - a zone66 relapse, which did all this, not so nicely of course, on the american scene 10 years ago... But great to see it back.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:39:41 by d3pth d3pth
yeppa, parallax-scrolling. really nice invi. superb gfx and tune. see ya there guys...
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:54:57 by TMA TMA
damn, i wish i had pixelshaders card...
added on the 2006-03-16 20:57:56 by dipswitch dipswitch
great sound - rest is not exactly my cup of tea, but wow - what an effort..so..
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 20:58:47 by 4kum4 4kum4
ah there was a video... :)
lovely one! superb graphics and sound. i donly don't really get what the pixelshaders are needed for...
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:10:29 by dipswitch dipswitch
A very refreshing demo idea.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:10:43 by Cj Cj
very good.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:28:39 by chenmy! chenmy!
omfg!!! The graphics... THE GRAPHICS!! I'm stunned....
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:40:19 by ekoli ekoli
at last an invitation that is really about inviting people to the party.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:43:05 by Ger Ger
It's so-so. Really not fancy. Ok, it's not the mainstream demostyle, but really - you can't just throw something together and think that it rocks just because it's not what everyone else does these days.
added on the 2006-03-16 21:46:06 by pikzel pikzel
Is it a demo or a short movie? Breathtaking, either way. It's emotional, but stays comfortably clear of any cheesiness. Great introduction to the BP06 theme.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 21:56:56 by jazzman jazzman
Error "Could not create screen"

(I have Geforce5700LE 256mb)

I watched this in windowed mode and I personally thought it was dreadful! I thought the graphics were horrible scrawls, horrible colours, the concept was simple, it was jerky (in windowed mode at least) and the biggest WTF is that it needs pixel shaders?!?!

It was really boring too...picture layers, cast shadow, text, more picture layers, cast shadow, text...etc

I'd expect this kind of quality from JML or Speedfisters or even a Fearmoths joke prod, but not from Farbrausch!

I'm just so confused why all the thumbs up as I honestly can't see the appeal of this!
sucksadded on the 2006-03-16 21:56:57 by Shanethewolf Shanethewolf
Ps. I'm not trolling with that comment I promise. I just don't get it! Paralax scrolling was done over a decade a go on a lesser platform with far superior graphics (I.e. Shadow of the Beast) and this looks like the inferior of the two.
woo .. is it my imagination or was the some hidden code inside in the end scroller music? ;)
added on the 2006-03-16 22:01:30 by melw melw
woo .. is it my imagination or was there some hidden code inside in the end scroller music? ;)
added on the 2006-03-16 22:02:15 by melw melw
if you had skipped the texts this wouldve been a true masterpiece
added on the 2006-03-16 22:03:57 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
Thanks for having made and released this digital comics :)
added on the 2006-03-16 22:21:49 by _-_-__ _-_-__
fuck invitations, let's art!@#

seriously, this one was nice; especially because of the amount of neat graphics. using a filled bag of 2d became somewhat rare during the years, also the short mention of the code inside in the end part of the musick made me smile. =)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:22:01 by dalezr dalezr
not really breathtaking but thumbs up for coolness.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:24:35 by junjanes junjanes
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:25:51 by Quarryman Quarryman
yummy
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:28:26 by Jcl Jcl
scene spirit!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:29:50 by pr0be pr0be
Thump up for the graphics and the music!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:32:02 by magic magic
Smells like teen scene spirit ;-)
added on the 2006-03-16 22:32:35 by magic magic
cool, the concept is so original :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:36:12 by kelsey kelsey
Sorry to say that but i agree 100% with Shanethewolf, its really nothing special as a DEMO. Im not thumbing this down just because of some parts of music was nice.
added on the 2006-03-16 22:37:17 by pepto pepto
Excellent! this is a "production" - something which some people (no names) dont get.. it makes me even more excited about going to breakpoint this year! Right mood, right reason.. demo or fucking die yeah!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:39:42 by Devistator Devistator
BRILLIANT
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 22:47:24 by p01 p01
Oh man, this rules so hard. There are some things (like the text) that I think are not 100% perfect but anyways... now I need another 149 gloeps as fast as possible...
rulezcdcadded on the 2006-03-16 22:49:25 by chock chock
congrats wayfinder, this is just excellent
added on the 2006-03-16 22:53:27 by cp_ cp_
Shane: doesn't it create ANY kind of emotion for you? If not,then i'm kinda puzzled...
added on the 2006-03-16 22:54:00 by Axel Axel
Thumbs because it's first of a kind - wouldn't want to see more of this, but it was quite good for a one-of-a-kind production.
The introscene in the japanese gardens looked lovely.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 23:15:12 by Lord Graga Lord Graga
really great work!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-16 23:16:43 by red red
Plain and nice. A bit looong. The mixing of 2d and 3d is cool. A little bit too emo for me, but a clean production nonetheless.

added on the 2006-03-16 23:19:30 by Hyde Hyde
Nice pictures.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 00:17:40 by imbusy imbusy
Nice gfx, but that's all... more like a slideshow than a demo, imho, so a piggie
added on the 2006-03-17 00:24:51 by shash shash
perfect for an invitation. that's all it needs to be.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 00:29:20 by benJam benJam
wow ! Fantastic ! Mega rules and hope to see it get some nominations next year for direction and graphics.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 00:32:00 by Navis Navis
It's a great invitation. It has some nice demo effects as well.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 00:39:16 by Skate Skate
yes!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 01:40:34 by mrdoob mrdoob
i've seen that, there was nice pictures but... it's for breakpoint and is far away from rendering quality of farbrush, seems like it's an old demo of orion ( nice gfx but thats all ), so thumb down.
sucksadded on the 2006-03-17 02:21:42 by skarab skarab
BB Image
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 03:18:04 by bdk bdk
Not my cup of tea and too long. Still worth a thumb up for the soundtrack, the graphics and for being totally different from what I expected from a new FR invitation anyway:)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 04:14:42 by keops keops
Super cool.

Effects are for losers.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 07:41:30 by sauli sauli
this made my day. superb style, also big respect to kb!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 08:12:54 by chromag chromag
great team work. Kb great sound. Wayfinder the direction alone deserves a thumb- congratulations. Constructive criticism: Too long between the text, the pace slackens and I lose attention.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 08:31:58 by wroceng wroceng
Like a movie, i loved it... just loved it, great work!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 09:29:26 by saida saida
Not for me sorry... Good music, nice graphics but, not my cup of tea.
added on the 2006-03-17 09:49:22 by Nicky One Nicky One
The first demo since ages that crashed my XP so hard that it even got hickups after 2 reboots! (Otherwise it kinda ruled although)
sucksadded on the 2006-03-17 10:18:55 by toxie toxie
not bad for some moving layers.
still i have to agree that its simply to long and slow.
anyway nice release
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 10:47:11 by xeNusion xeNusion
kicked ass big time.

The only negative things were that sometimes the pacing felt 'too slow' (can't really put my finger to it), some parts of the soundtrack sounded too 'digital' and i would've loved to see the birds flap their wings.

but still, great stuff with a really nice atmosphere!

melwyn: i think i heard some code inside too :-)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 11:13:45 by uncle-x uncle-x
splendid artwork and emotional soundtrack, but
I somehow fail to build the connection between
"Taken Spirits" and "Rumble In The Jungle" o_O.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 11:21:32 by d0DgE d0DgE
absolutely superb gfx and direction.

rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 11:24:08 by smash smash
quite different from most other things.. nice that the conclusion will be at breakpoint :) ..see you there...
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 11:28:36 by jaw jaw
had some movie trailer feelings. :)
great graphics!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 12:01:49 by annieeee annieeee
so pretty
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 12:18:00 by Duckers Duckers
remember that this is an invitation...
i love it, the soundtracks is great and the direction is awesome.

and please keep in mind that storytelling is harder work than creating an effectfest.

rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 12:23:42 by _docd _docd
cool
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 12:35:52 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
What a bunch of shit for a DEMO! F***ing renderquality, no tentacle balls... but wait, wasn't that an Invitro? Remember the invitation files from c64 long ago? text (sometimes scrolling) with background music, inviting you to a party and giving you the data needed. And what do we have here? exactly that. Fullfills its purpose. Plus f***ing cool 2d-gfx. Plus overwhelming soundtrack. Plus cool story with open end, wanting you to see how it ends at breakpoint party (better: be part of what can be the solution there). Plus all fits damned good together. Plus Emo ;-) Plus.... Scene-Spirit! Got it??!?
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:00:04 by scythoior scythoior
Not something i'd watch over and over again, but it's decent and fresh lookin' nonetheless.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:00:38 by tomaes tomaes
Nice direction, nice design& artworks, emotional soundtrack, nice spirit in sum ;)

This is the first time I enjoy a FarbRausch demo not considering technics but visual pleasure without kickarse fx, nice job !
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:00:50 by SilkCut SilkCut
great gfx. cool demo.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:13:04 by hunta hunta
Quote:

and please keep in mind that storytelling is harder work than creating an effectfest.


What? I think you are wrong. I mean, at least if you are going for effects with something _new_ in them. At best, these are wildly different things and it's very hard to compare them.

(sorry, I'm not commenting the prod here.)
added on the 2006-03-17 13:16:09 by Hyde Hyde
ruling. Great graphics and direction. Was a bit of a shock seeing those 2 skyscrapers though, my wife used to work there!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:28:27 by psonice psonice
excellent
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:39:48 by waffle waffle
good job lads! see you there!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:44:54 by okkie okkie
rulez! I just can't wait to be there :D
added on the 2006-03-17 13:55:30 by bonzaj bonzaj
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 13:56:16 by bonzaj bonzaj
Looks nice, sounds nice. But hell, this is BORING!
added on the 2006-03-17 14:00:59 by StingRay StingRay
This speaks directly to my heart. Awesome..

See you there! =)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 14:29:17 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
very good direction, the music is superb, and the mix of 2d graphics with strategically placed 3d effects are great!
It looked as a real comicbook... animated in realtime :)
Congratulations guys, i'm willing to go to the party and see the decoration for this year... I hope if we should go protected to avoid our spirit to be taken ;)
how deliberate itis!! imho
does that bum sitting in traditional chinese gloriette imply some regardful prospect of cnsceners looking toward thebp!? unpierceable, even unaccountable of spirits taken.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 15:33:19 by sunnm sunnm
somehow reminds me of this http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=311
added on the 2006-03-17 15:44:11 by kusma kusma
enthralling!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 15:44:54 by Zest Zest
Yeah, too bad melon invented animation!
added on the 2006-03-17 15:49:17 by break break
Hehe.. Fresh and very good :) Me Likez this!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 16:11:28 by SaphirJD SaphirJD
not bad nor good...
added on the 2006-03-17 16:20:54 by rydi rydi
It ran a bit slow on my card, jerky scrolling and so on. Which I find a bit weird considering it's pretty much only parallax scrolling 2d images.

But.. I couldn't possibly give a production with this amount of hand painted images anything but a thumb up.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 16:34:53 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
nice work, but its soooo boring
added on the 2006-03-17 17:17:30 by NuKem NuKem
nice!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 17:51:37 by ricky martin ricky martin
sorry, but if I didn't thumb this one down, no-one would believe anything I said ever again. Oh my god this was boring!!
sucksadded on the 2006-03-17 18:55:08 by hornet hornet
I can't help but feel that if this wasn't done by the famous krauts and not handed in as an invite, people would've lapped it up as if it were a C64 demo diskloading animations.

Nice artwork, far too much corn. Very nice anyway.
added on the 2006-03-17 19:20:31 by Shifter Shifter
yea
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 19:39:35 by absadhkjsaduoiw1 absadhkjsaduoiw1
damn fine... fuckings to thumb-downers
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 20:32:50 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Bof.
Nice graphics, nice music, nice shading and material effects, but it does not touch me at all.
(And well, I think it's not particularly impressively sequenced, or having a particuarly interesting theme).
added on the 2006-03-17 20:55:12 by Dbug Dbug
I liked the style very much. Something completely different, at least from what I watched as yet.
However, I'm missing the party flavour of this one. In my opinion the production is too sophisticated...;) And, yeah, I really need to attend the opening ceremony, because I still don't know what "Rumble in the jungle" is supposed to be about.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 21:30:38 by novel novel
Melon! ?
added on the 2006-03-17 21:33:44 by Virgill Virgill
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 21:35:23 by apricot apricot
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 22:38:01 by Tolle Tolle
That's different... and that's good!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 22:55:29 by neon_prannock neon_prannock
This one is too boring for me - greets to MFX and fuckings to Kewlers for their great invite last year :-)
sucksadded on the 2006-03-17 23:28:47 by Steel Steel
Very nice. The graphics is very very good, as is the music.

I'm still rather clueless about the whole "rumble in the jungle" concept though, but I'm guessing that will solve itself durring the opening cermony. :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 23:31:51 by wb wb
i really enjoyed watching this
rulezadded on the 2006-03-17 23:55:07 by sam sam
It's not just the gfx, but the music and presentation that counts. No effects in there, can't figure out why it should need pixelshaders, but wtf?
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 01:18:58 by Optimus Optimus
End scroller music was really nice, reminded me of unfinished sympathy in a very lush way. And hey, I've been on this scene spirit shit since evoke 04, great theme :D

Fine invitation all in all.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 01:52:00 by Mr Twist Laser Mr Twist Laser
Fantastic invite.. design that really works.
Rather solid and polished all round.. nice msg ;)
Yeh this makes me emotional, but only because I can't afford to go goddamit..
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 03:28:41 by vermillion vermillion
pretty cool
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 09:46:43 by blackpawn blackpawn
Very enjoyable, especially the well done soundtrack.

Soundtrack http://scenemusic2.tripod.com/KB-Of_spirits_taken.mp3
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 10:18:46 by FiZz FiZz
Awesome direction, atmosphere and art - but misses the party atmosphere. Something cool should happen at the end. This way it's just not THAT killer, and painful to re-watch.
added on the 2006-03-18 10:26:16 by badpeon badpeon
Does not run here..
added on the 2006-03-18 10:43:27 by ghandy ghandy
Absolutely boring to my mind. Whats the purpose/message/content.
So many, really talented sceners where involved in this Prod ... too bad ... FR really degrades over the last 2 years. =((
sucksadded on the 2006-03-18 11:05:48 by muh muh
good one
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 11:14:56 by NeARAZ NeARAZ
Great one , we see us at the Party :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 12:55:25 by Mr.M Mr.M
This was boring, although cool graphic style, but the way it was directed made it damn boring.
sucksadded on the 2006-03-18 13:42:18 by Zplex Zplex
Nice, but boring. Wanna sleep.
added on the 2006-03-18 13:48:38 by Weretiger Weretiger
this is very cool ;-)


rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 13:49:54 by itchie itchie
gives a really fantastic atmosphere, especially considering the fact that one has been at the party location before. personally i really like the music, graphics and direction, so thumbs up. good job!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 13:54:57 by moh moh
kewl beanz
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 15:16:50 by missctrlpouet missctrlpouet
I partly second thumbdowners' comments, but in my eyes a thumbdown is just not fair.
It's so brillantly produced !
I miss some in-your-face action ;)

Anyway, a nice party invitation with an original approach.
That is great.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 16:04:31 by willbe willbe
not the best work...
added on the 2006-03-18 16:54:23 by leopart leopart
... but also not the worst
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 18:17:40 by decipher decipher
very cool rendering techniques, didn't seem too long to me at all. the spirits being "taken away" were kinda freaky, but was nonetheless interesting.

I'm looking forward to part 2... :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 19:10:00 by Falken Falken
Not very technical code but good designed and screen sequence. Maybe a bit slow ;)
i like even if it's a pig for me.
added on the 2006-03-18 19:21:33 by minz minz
Nice idea !
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 19:25:53 by rbz rbz
cool, i like demos that aren't only 3d objects, shaders and such 08/15 stuff
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 19:33:26 by juhees juhees
Thumbs up for being radically different.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-18 23:23:34 by elmindreda elmindreda
Nice and different but a bit too slow paced...
added on the 2006-03-19 00:25:29 by beavis77 beavis77
Different style, but it was OK. I wasn't expecting it. Nice bass.
added on the 2006-03-19 00:39:59 by AntDude AntDude
The one different from the current fr style.

gfx and music was great!
and very good design.
this is cool.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 00:55:25 by got got
+great pics
-really boring
added on the 2006-03-19 04:05:13 by Spewk Spewk
Awesome! Was expecting someting else at the end somehow - but I guess that wouldn't have fit with the whole invite thing. Bummer on the delays to the prod!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 04:15:32 by fdisk fdisk
Nice Graphics, cool Music and an invtro does not need coder-pron
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 10:22:01 by Captain Zed Yago Captain Zed Yago
happiness :)
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 12:04:24 by winden winden
Wow!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 17:21:51 by El Topo El Topo
Perfect! even without fancy 3D!!!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 18:32:44 by Muerto Muerto
well... slow. Multilayer scrolling and some comic stuff...
added on the 2006-03-19 19:01:44 by raer raer
fresh
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 19:05:41 by shadez shadez
Very nice illustrative music. I'm happy to see how scene music is still connected to the reality of nowadays productions instead of electronic thingies that only fit to the scene.
However, I think that less quantize would had make it less "digital" and more human as said by uncle-x.

And I am so pleased to see real graphics coming back. All in all, this prod has an emotional content and this is rare.

Great but unfortunately, the direction did not make it for me. I don't see the point and I don't want to. It just doesn't fit to the purpose of the intro: invitation and fun!
added on the 2006-03-19 19:09:20 by oxb oxb
GRAPHICS.
DESIGN.
MUSIC.
DIRECTION.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 19:36:16 by v3nom v3nom
+Logo design (mayan+graffiti)
+music
+sincro & transitions

-Overall graphics,faces,etc. not my liked style...too childish
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 20:26:55 by JaK JaK
Name vote.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 20:45:36 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
nice :)
added on the 2006-03-19 20:52:13 by gloom gloom
Could have been done in flash. I also dislike the "german" cartoon-style. Music is good.
added on the 2006-03-19 22:58:21 by luis luis
up: music is greeeeat
up: graphics
up: idea
down: boring
down: too static
rulezadded on the 2006-03-19 23:03:16 by yero yero
we've done lots of prods with a relatively technical focus over the last few years. i don't think we need to apologize for doing something that emphasizes its graphics for once, especially when it's as great as floetus' and wayfinders work.

it needs a pixelshaders for some relatively subtile postprocessing filters and blend modes. could've probably been done differently, but seriously, it's 2006. this stuff has been around long enough to just use it if seems fit. for me anyway.
added on the 2006-03-19 23:37:00 by ryg ryg
Well, I like it.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-20 10:10:57 by Adok Adok
Awaiting for the next part!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-20 17:11:04 by ggn ggn
Couldn't watch the whole thing. Nice graphics, good effort, but boring as all get out.

Kudos for the creativity and daring to do differently...
sucksadded on the 2006-03-20 17:29:00 by hurri hurri
best invitation demo so far.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-20 18:11:12 by jimmi jimmi
Too long, too static, boring... graphics and music are nice, so piggie i supose.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-20 19:28:28 by _10b0 _10b0
Whoops! XD
added on the 2006-03-20 19:30:42 by _10b0 _10b0
compared to other production how can one thump this down? i would never have expected something like this from code-rausch
added on the 2006-03-20 20:03:20 by chromag chromag
Brilliant, awesome... more demos in this style please! and .. and .. and .. they took the time to put it all in one archive.. no more dirs full of .jpgs, .oggs, mp3s .. Rule! I say.. this is like them good old days! *hurray*
rulezadded on the 2006-03-20 23:17:28 by trc_wm trc_wm
Awesome gfx, direction and music.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-22 07:15:48 by kurli kurli
great music and gfx, really.

... but it's just so boring, and why the hell does it need so much ressources?

... well nice try tho, still much better than most of the demos i've seen here these last few months, with balls boucing around, tunnels and pointless shit like that ...

... but still boring, too bad.

gruik.
added on the 2006-03-23 02:29:33 by Kravtsov Kravtsov
very good FR prod! FR is dead? :D
rulezadded on the 2006-03-23 12:11:41 by calimero calimero
good looking but boring...
added on the 2006-03-23 12:33:24 by zeebr zeebr
I was positively surprised that this is something different than ordinary invitations. Theme and graphics were nice.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-23 17:06:19 by jamcar jamcar
Just perfect !
rulezadded on the 2006-03-23 19:15:27 by alkama alkama
easily forgettable
added on the 2006-03-23 21:55:20 by draft draft
utterly stunning...! I love it...!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-24 05:52:58 by takkischitt takkischitt
kinda strange, but great graphics and nice music
rulezadded on the 2006-03-25 16:33:06 by morten morten
amazing
rulezadded on the 2006-03-25 17:44:20 by pezia pezia
great great great ! ! prod
rulezadded on the 2006-03-27 22:37:57 by mathk_0013 mathk_0013
rulezadded on the 2006-03-28 12:24:35 by jomafister jomafister
up for the graphics...
rulezadded on the 2006-03-28 14:35:17 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
Very nice.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-28 19:46:23 by Serpent Serpent
horrible, the sound played with cracks/jitters here... don't know if it's supposed to sound like this.
sucksadded on the 2006-03-28 22:37:29 by Lupin Lupin
No comment... Congrat dudes!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-29 03:43:42 by Bhl! Bhl!
rocks!
rulezadded on the 2006-03-29 21:58:21 by dely dely
Congrats dudes this one is a killer, I'm blown away.
rulezadded on the 2006-03-30 08:37:06 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
nice
rulezadded on the 2006-03-30 16:16:29 by lulu lulu
i think it is great to see FR try new sides of expression; i think this is technicially wonderful and quite beautiful.
Great job :)
rulezadded on the 2006-04-01 02:21:25 by Gaia Gaia
Nice style invitiation! But expected some more in idea, concept & coding. Something completely different :) at least not good as I expected from the comments here.
added on the 2006-04-08 17:32:52 by seppjo seppjo
nice invitation... but as a demo I find this rather boring... Nice gfx though.
added on the 2006-04-10 14:58:42 by Prot-DHS Prot-DHS
wow good music, good graphics but some parts are al little bit too long
rulezadded on the 2006-04-13 00:55:52 by nobbi nobbi
i agree with nobbi
some more animations would be cool
added on the 2006-04-15 13:46:05 by DaFreak DaFreak
superb and enchaining!
beautiful graphics, great music, high image and sound quality.
rulezadded on the 2006-05-30 20:04:18 by Tubos Tubos
=)
rulezadded on the 2006-07-21 03:42:13 by [ProToS] [ProToS]
rulezadded on the 2006-08-17 11:22:16 by hardi hardi
more of this!! :)
rulezadded on the 2006-08-29 09:28:36 by mEDiA sENtRY mEDiA sENtRY
it was ok
wow. i was expecting 3d and ebm and i'm actually pleased i didn't get it!
rulezadded on the 2006-10-01 02:59:27 by phoenix phoenix
geberlaune.... aber trotzdem bissel lahm
rulezadded on the 2006-10-25 11:43:24 by las las
Great prod, love the music. And that 'code inside' cameo during the end theme: genius!
rulezadded on the 2006-11-23 22:06:45 by Steltek Steltek
didnt get my demosenses going.
it`s not my cup of tea
added on the 2007-04-25 08:16:23 by beton beton
rulezadded on the 2007-04-28 10:13:07 by puNky puNky
it's totally my cup of tea !
(and with art !!)
rulezadded on the 2007-05-08 12:43:57 by sokoban sokoban
Very nice GFX! Very nice music! :) i really love this demo... runs smooth. more of this please!
rulezadded on the 2007-07-25 22:52:53 by daXX daXX
having a look at it again, this is sooo good. Shane saying he is not trolling ?.. he must be having a laugh...
added on the 2007-07-25 23:03:43 by Navis Navis
This is the most awesome invitation I've ever seen. Thumbs Up++
rulezadded on the 2007-07-28 11:53:59 by mnemotron mnemotron
very nice! :D
rulezadded on the 2007-12-03 02:14:46 by Jacksoft Jacksoft
Lovely invitation!
rulezadded on the 2007-12-22 09:20:21 by Mystra Mystra
rulezadded on the 2008-01-14 01:42:00 by Alpha C Alpha C
Nice GFX
rulezadded on the 2008-02-24 11:13:41 by XT95^FRq XT95^FRq
This is a cool invitro but i wasen't there to long to germany from me but think i will go there sometime when iam over 18 :D
rulezadded on the 2008-03-14 08:33:40 by Queen bittin Queen bittin
unbeatable concept
rulezadded on the 2008-03-27 18:20:44 by KHRoN KHRoN
this was beautiful.
rulezadded on the 2008-07-17 22:40:11 by Sir Sir
direction+concept+gfx+music
rulezadded on the 2008-08-09 19:48:59 by pera pera
jau
rulezadded on the 2009-03-15 18:24:41 by T$ T$
different
rulezadded on the 2009-03-28 13:52:06 by ٩๏̯͡๏۶ ٩๏̯͡๏۶
yes
rulezadded on the 2009-03-28 14:37:06 by bumble-bee bumble-bee
It has very nice look and feel. I like it.
rulezadded on the 2009-04-05 12:31:09 by aizen aizen
:)
rulezadded on the 2009-04-15 19:28:25 by texel texel
love the style
rulezadded on the 2009-09-26 18:34:34 by somaferien somaferien
pure lovely crap.
rulezadded on the 2010-01-11 22:31:13 by lamb lamb
A bit too static, perhaps... but it looks so beautiful <3
rulezadded on the 2010-02-05 17:44:10 by stijn stijn
 
rulezadded on the 2010-02-09 21:26:34 by xeoner xeoner
you know, this is a really amazing story... and then it suddenly turns into a breakpoint advertisement which i find a bit of a forced turn.

nonetheless, sweet and inspired throughout.
rulezadded on the 2010-02-09 22:34:39 by vibrator vibrator
nice graphics.. but way too boring for a invitation
sucksadded on the 2010-02-10 19:34:20 by lsl lsl
*yawn*
sucksadded on the 2010-02-23 23:31:19 by branch branch
Nice final fantasy styled music
added on the 2010-07-26 21:16:06 by leGend leGend
Best Graphics award nomination? I thought is would be the Best Direction one.
rulezadded on the 2011-05-28 17:24:00 by Zavie Zavie
Really enjoyable demo and the music RULEZ!
rulezadded on the 2011-06-20 17:59:56 by rez rez
Different style, massive soundtrack.

Made a Highres Youtube video for it:
fr-049: of spirits taken by farbrausch & vacuum (1080p)
rulezadded on the 2011-07-13 14:44:07 by anni anni
Boring... but OK
added on the 2011-09-05 15:51:00 by jack-3d jack-3d
BP invit.
rulezadded on the 2011-09-05 16:12:35 by raer raer
The overture promises a lot, and then... i felt asleep.
added on the 2011-12-14 18:16:55 by baah baah
a massive thumb from the past!
rulezadded on the 2011-12-14 18:43:17 by substrate substrate
Nice, and a very good idea.
rulezadded on the 2012-01-15 14:05:46 by Frequent Frequent
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