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Mercury by Brain Control [web]
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screenshot added by payne on 2007-08-20 09:54:28
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release date : august 2007
release party : Buenzli 2007
compo : combined 64k/4k
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 57
  • is ok 13
  • sucks 1
popularity : 0%
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  • rulez 0.79
alltime top: #2145
added on the 2007-08-20 09:54:28 by payne payne

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Video: ftp://ftp.braincontrol.org/scene/braincontrol/demos/bc_mercury_hq.avi
Soundtrack: ftp://ftp.braincontrol.org/scene/braincontrol/demos/payne_mercury.ogg
added on the 2007-08-20 09:56:24 by payne payne
Very good. Loved the sphere with laser beams and the fast paced tunnels.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:00:09 by auld auld
Liked it!
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:07:37 by Salinga Salinga
This is my favourite Brain Control intro so far.. the screenshot scene is especially sweet.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:08:51 by Preacher Preacher
preacher ... really ?
I m allowed to thumb it up coz I was not involved in that one
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:11:35 by nytrik nytrik
The part in the screenshot is the coolest part. :) The intro isn't bad at all, but the visual action seem to have been created with no relation what so ever to the music (read: the music is slooow-paced, and the visuals are fast-paced)
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:14:47 by gloom gloom
This was nice! I really loved the music, so thanks for the link!
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:25:54 by Stebo Stebo
Love the synth tune and the overall design especially the part with sphere & red laser
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 10:51:40 by Pulsar Pulsar
so great...
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 11:22:47 by nula nula
Nice one!! :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 11:24:43 by Premium Premium
cool
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 11:25:18 by quickyman quickyman
O_o--b
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 11:33:29 by aha aha
erk
added on the 2007-08-20 11:39:36 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
good job!
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 12:14:04 by Bobic Bobic
stay tuned for "brain control by mercury" but not before the end of the year :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 12:34:33 by las las
what las said.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 12:59:21 by red red
well done.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 13:07:12 by Raven^NCE Raven^NCE
Nice one!
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 13:52:49 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
schwobbel
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 14:58:51 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo
Too flashy, jumpy and wavy for my liking. Just made it look messy.
sucks added on the 2007-08-20 15:15:37 by Shanethewolf Shanethewolf
a nicely made prod - i love the hex and cube bit
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 15:34:54 by bfx bfx
Nice stuff!
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 15:38:08 by Cj Cj
nice intro and even nicer name
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 15:39:42 by src src
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 15:55:01 by wie8 wie8
Cool. Better than their Breakpoint intro.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 16:23:12 by xernobyl xernobyl
very slow here, but i like the music
added on the 2007-08-20 19:02:44 by RA RA
I hear the music, but can't see shit (win xp, radeon x1900).
added on the 2007-08-20 19:11:44 by teel teel
teel: drivers? works "fine" with same setup only x1800. looking good but it's annoyingly slow. maybe i need a reboot...
added on the 2007-08-20 20:04:01 by prm prm
all in all okayish.
added on the 2007-08-20 20:13:55 by Zweckform Zweckform
enjoyable.. very..
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 20:18:12 by mad mad
very nice ! works great here (6800GT)
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 20:33:54 by guille^cocoon guille^cocoon
Their best one so far.
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 21:50:55 by tomaes tomaes
The slow confusing visuals still don't make it for me. At least I like the synth sound!
added on the 2007-08-21 02:01:34 by Optimus Optimus
lovely design ! I love this one
rulez added on the 2007-08-21 05:14:33 by Weyland Yutani Weyland Yutani
This kind of mercury was definately good for me - a-w-e-s-o-m-e effect and good music, which is usually a good combination - in this case, too.
rulez added on the 2007-08-21 08:28:34 by Nutman^IRIS Nutman^IRIS
It would be interesting to see a generative intro tool that would create a complete intro, including the effects, the timing, and even the title by a single button click. I suspect that your tools are quite near to be able to perform that; but some "human" touch to the concept/art would add a lot to the experience.

Btw, the part in the screenshot reminded me to luxo.
added on the 2007-08-21 17:57:15 by Ger Ger
rulez added on the 2007-08-21 19:02:14 by chenmy! chenmy!
rulez added on the 2007-08-21 20:44:10 by p01 p01
@Ger: I hope you are kidding. Of course it is 100% human made. Well let's say 95% human and 5% beer. But I don't let the beer make desicions. So I guess it IS 100% humanmade :)
added on the 2007-08-22 13:06:43 by payne payne
I just like it ;)
rulez added on the 2007-08-22 19:58:02 by s7ing^ATZ s7ing^ATZ
Waaaaahnsinn.Thisismadness!
Best intro from braincontrol imho!
rulez added on the 2007-08-22 20:04:40 by Virgill Virgill
I like it, although the later parts are a little bit too chaotic to me.
rulez added on the 2007-08-22 21:18:31 by pixtur pixtur
a bit messy.. thumb up anyway
rulez added on the 2007-08-26 07:52:53 by zeebr zeebr
very cool! lots of slow downs on my machine tho
rulez added on the 2007-08-26 21:46:04 by blackpawn blackpawn
nice, but it kills my gpu :(
rulez added on the 2007-08-26 21:53:34 by dila dila
A bit too generic for my taste. Not bad, but I probably won't watch it again.
added on the 2007-08-26 23:40:50 by BoyC BoyC
not bad
added on the 2007-09-06 13:36:42 by gentleman gentleman
For some reason I especially liked the screenshot and ball/laser scenes.
rulez added on the 2007-09-09 19:19:00 by Nezbie Nezbie
i enjoyed the video version much, my computer is too slow to handle it
Brain Control dominates the 64kb intro market nowdays! And this intro is no exception. Keep at it dudes I love them!
Cheers!
rulez added on the 2007-09-15 19:25:50 by magic magic
I liked it alot, the music was nice.
rulez added on the 2007-09-15 19:36:12 by thec thec
Love it.
rulez added on the 2007-09-18 00:57:28 by #535 #535
sweet prod
rulez added on the 2007-09-19 04:27:09 by praetor_alpha praetor_alpha
nice Music, cool and nice scenes most of the time, little bit messy at times, but was very nice overall seen :)
rulez added on the 2007-10-19 17:10:55 by SaphirJD SaphirJD
rulez added on the 2007-11-17 19:31:57 by iks iks
I like it, especially the screenshot part with the Chamallows :) BB Image rocks!
rulez added on the 2007-11-18 01:13:16 by Buckethead Buckethead
Nothin too special, but this was pretty solid.
rulez added on the 2008-01-02 10:25:13 by ferris ferris
O_O/ ~kickass
rulez added on the 2008-01-15 16:55:33 by panic panic
its kinda ugly and the tune is boring. to me that is.

(-> waste of code)
added on the 2008-01-15 17:32:00 by superplek superplek
rulez added on the 2008-01-17 11:58:32 by seppjo seppjo
Nice !
rulez added on the 2008-01-18 16:42:55 by Anat Anat
nice!
rulez added on the 2008-01-28 23:32:02 by substrate substrate
rocks
rulez added on the 2008-07-17 15:54:27 by neoneye neoneye
liked
rulez added on the 2008-10-26 22:38:40 by Ized Ized
Relaxing tune
rulez added on the 2008-11-08 17:39:28 by T$ T$
i think i like it
rulez added on the 2009-07-19 02:00:32 by blala blala
Not the revolution, simply good.
added on the 2011-07-05 18:35:47 by closed closed
solid, but music doesn´t fit that well
rulez added on the 2012-01-04 18:04:12 by Sir Sir
I like the camerawork and the lights, nice little details in those.
rulez added on the 2012-05-02 20:06:48 by noby noby
Oh, i just noticed that we delivered.

Almost 6 years after las' claim :)
rulez added on the 2013-08-20 21:13:31 by cupe cupe
visuals are okay up to nice and tune is good. but the combination does not work for me at all. it looks more agressive than it sounds. not sure if it's a matter of colors or that flashing. so piggie it is.

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