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Natural Wonders 2 by Oxyron [web]
screenshot added by Alpha C on 2008-10-26 17:15:34
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release date : october 2008
release party : X 2008
compo : c64 demo
ranked : 2nd
  • rulez 136
  • is ok 3
  • sucks 0
popularity : 2%
 2%
best demo on an oldschool platform
  • rulez 0.98
  • cdcs 1
alltime top: #347
added on the 2008-10-26 17:10:15 by magic magic

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Great!!!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:12:12 by magic magic
lovely how the audio really assists the fx (or vice versa)!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:18:10 by Maali Maali
exactly :)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:21:40 by Gargaj Gargaj
I was really excited too see that the Oxyron guys made a sequel to one of my favourite C64 demos :).
The gfx by Oys were marvellous again; great sync with the soundtrack; and there were more actual effects than in the original. Though this is a great demo by any standard, I do think I prefer the original. :)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:24:35 by Alpha C Alpha C
Yes what everyone said about the music (especially that deepening of the sound when a black stencil closes the scenes). There are a lot of nice gfx and cool effects here too.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:27:19 by Optimus Optimus
Pure joy <3
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:28:16 by Buckethead Buckethead
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:35:10 by p01 p01
Not as cute as the first one, but longer and with better effects.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:51:41 by tomaes tomaes
As everyone said.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 17:55:35 by MooZ MooZ
Rocks !
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 18:00:56 by Aeko Aeko
Indeed!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 18:42:04 by Cj Cj
Perhaps the best synchronization of music and effects ever seen on the C64. The soundfiltering effect with the screenwipes is brilliant.
Other than that it has great effects, and some really nice graphics in the same characteristic style as the first Natural Wonders.
Thumbs up from me!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 19:13:54 by Sdw Sdw
pure c64-power :) thanxalot for another very kewl demo :)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 19:36:16 by hArDy. hArDy.
great show. i love the credits part...
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 20:11:35 by starbuck starbuck
oxyron rulage.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 20:18:36 by mEDiA sENtRY mEDiA sENtRY
whoa awesome
this came second? can't wait to see what won!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 20:29:42 by Sverker Sverker
Great code, music, gfx!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 20:43:28 by Calexico Calexico
wow. this is gorgeous!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-26 22:47:58 by v3nom v3nom
i'm gonna give the first piggy. good pics, but not-so-great design (pic/effect/pic/effect/etc). music was a bit all over the place too. nothing incredibly ground-breaking except maybe the end part.
added on the 2008-10-27 01:03:10 by phoenix phoenix
not the best Oxyron prod, but definitely worth a thumb. nice!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 01:21:02 by button button
Brilliant!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 01:26:10 by kusma kusma
Fantastic, great credits effect and the sound filter stuff is very effective
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 01:39:59 by untitled untitled
cut-off!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 03:43:32 by mrdoob mrdoob
What trace said.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 03:53:20 by xernobyl xernobyl
great endpart. that made my day :)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 04:16:31 by Prot-DHS Prot-DHS
Great stuff guys, keep on!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 08:39:17 by MRC MRC
whoa.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 08:58:16 by xeron xeron
awesome!!! especially the creditz are super nice!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 09:17:25 by toxie toxie
Axis is back! The Credits-Part was my favourite in the demo, but especially the big vector-fades in Yazoos pictures were brilliant too... Musik from Fanta was of course Bamboocha! Now let's get TTS back from grave ;)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 11:40:37 by vscd vscd
Some fresh ideas. especially transition screens. I didn't look as nice at home as I thought it did on the bigscreen, but maybe I have to booze up a bit more before watching it!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 11:50:16 by Dane Dane
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 11:58:26 by kyv kyv
didn't blow me away as much as some of the lower placed demos.. but the start and finish were very strong
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 12:03:36 by evilpaul evilpaul
yups
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 12:08:07 by keito keito
Really cool effects, pics and these sound-filter fx sync'd to the visual are great!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 12:38:40 by Grimmy Grimmy
Love the transitions!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 13:00:36 by visy visy
Great graphics in there and good effects. And excellent synch between the visuals + audio.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 13:15:30 by psonice psonice
A quite lovely demo indeed.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 13:16:08 by Preacher Preacher
roolz a lot.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 13:24:08 by TrX TrX
I like everything in this demo
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 15:29:51 by evil evil
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 18:34:03 by hempest hempest
excellent!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 18:39:59 by shadez shadez
Stunning but somehow familiar...
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 18:42:22 by WsW WsW
Fine
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 19:24:33 by Lord Graga Lord Graga
Super code!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 20:51:10 by Corial Corial
Brutal. Very nice graphics by oys as usual, his style seems to be growing more and more abstract which I find positive. The transitions are wonderful, the effects excellent.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 21:46:33 by radiantx radiantx
Really nice visuals. I love the greets screen.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 22:07:58 by Malodix Malodix
I like it very much. Music rules too. Non-conventional usage of sid.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-27 23:16:41 by YERZMYEY/H-PRG YERZMYEY/H-PRG
Fucking awesome demo. I really really want a C64 now. The direction, pace and sync in this demo are amazing but it also features some incredible code. I haven't LOLed out of sheer enjoyment of a screen in ages, but after watching the beginning of the greets and thinking 'this looks so crap something good is gonna happen', and then seeing it move, well... That got to me.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-28 00:15:52 by parcelshit parcelshit
great gfx and faders. best end-part i've seen (kinnladenklapper!).
rulezadded on the 2008-10-28 08:17:24 by TMA TMA
Yep thats some brilliant prod.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-28 12:32:17 by mad mad
Nice!! Endpart rules
rulezadded on the 2008-10-28 16:37:03 by Emod Emod
rulezadded on the 2008-10-28 23:10:10 by aha aha
Sweet!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 00:45:54 by Maissi Maissi
epic
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 03:36:07 by blackpawn blackpawn
Some great parts and fantastic tunes (why did the tune before the endpart end so quickly.. :(), special mention about the nice filtered sound with the screenwipes. But also a bit hasty especially watched right after edge of disgrace. Anyway, fab stuff, the image of depth created in the endpart is fantastic.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 07:49:40 by Serpent Serpent
Awesome code from Axis, superb graphics, great soundtrack. I really dig this demo!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 08:12:16 by Jailbird Jailbird
Yay!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 09:05:15 by scoutski scoutski
Best sound track in the compo!
added on the 2008-10-29 09:35:20 by Calexico Calexico
great stuff! nice text vectors, picture fades and greetings part! deeply impressed. wow.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 10:10:27 by spike spike
Credits part, new way of transitions, whole speed.. my personnal winner.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 12:16:36 by daddyvx daddyvx
Nice audio filter :)
(And funny to have creators in the credits despite the fact the group does not exist anymore)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-29 22:57:39 by Dbug Dbug
Excellent Design, Excellent tunes, wonderful GFX! A GREAT DEMO! Much more enjoyable than EoD even if it might be technically less impressive.
cdcadded on the 2008-10-30 00:41:14 by doh doh
hups...
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 00:41:38 by doh doh
OH YEAH!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 00:43:48 by Zest Zest
'hot to thumb down oxy prod' tutorial missing... :> rox, fabulous music.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 13:16:01 by comankh comankh
pure oxyron quality!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 14:32:51 by lemonade lemonade
nice
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 17:02:43 by gopher gopher
also awesome :)
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 17:59:56 by superplek superplek
The look of the demo feels a bit old, but it doesnt matter much when Axis shows that he isnt satisfied with short guest apperances on the c64, he wants to reclaim the coder throne of Oxyron, oys shows again and again that he needs nothing more than a black background and the koala mode to put all other graphicians to shame, and theres a soundtrack to match the visuals.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 19:27:42 by hollowman hollowman
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 19:38:26 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
slam!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-30 20:10:27 by loaderror loaderror
loved the soundtrack.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 09:02:58 by junjanes junjanes
nice concept and gfx..
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 10:22:02 by spritus spritus
<3
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 10:30:24 by Premium Premium
music!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 11:19:48 by sasq sasq
Oxyron rocks, as usual. Great stuff.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 11:43:19 by flynn_nrg flynn_nrg
That's wicked! Pure pleasure, C64 r0cks!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 14:47:25 by -SP- -SP-
My only complaint is about the tunnel effect which I thought was pretty ugly. Other than that this is top notch stuff. I really liked the music and the image transitions.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 15:00:55 by mic mic
beautiful pictures, effects and nice syncing with the tune while blending out the images.
Great thing, that is!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 15:02:12 by d0DgE d0DgE
Great stuff! I like this music better than the edge of disgrace! Cool texture mapping at the end, how is that done on the C64 anyway?
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 15:17:09 by d3pth d3pth
This thumb is especially for the graphics! Great, great work.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 17:38:26 by CONS CONS
Gorgeous bitmap art!
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 18:12:11 by untel untel
What d0DgE said.
rulezadded on the 2008-10-31 23:42:54 by zefyros zefyros
Nice!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-01 09:38:02 by AntDude AntDude
The stuff with the sound changing is really cool :) and I also liked the greetings and the part with the circus ball
rulezadded on the 2008-11-01 09:55:34 by src src
Excellent!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-01 16:52:14 by HarryPotter HarryPotter
rulezadded on the 2008-11-01 21:59:19 by Queen bittin Queen bittin
Real nice, especially liked the greets tune.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-02 01:16:17 by Insectecutor Insectecutor
Entertaining and beautiful. For sure one of the best Oxyron demos.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-02 23:30:36 by cruzer cruzer
fockin awesome!!!!!!!!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-03 14:18:28 by rudi rudi
sweet!!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-04 00:08:24 by response response
Nice.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-05 16:05:26 by Cosmocat Cosmocat
Nice! Endparts rocks!! Good soundtrack!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-05 22:14:09 by wiseman wiseman
thanks kids for all the nice words. we will be back soon.
added on the 2008-11-05 22:48:58 by fgfgf fgfgf
oops. i forgot to thumb this one up :)
rulezadded on the 2008-11-06 19:52:08 by mueslee mueslee
!!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-08 10:54:31 by Pegan Pegan
awesome prod :)
rulezadded on the 2008-11-08 21:00:53 by Pulsar Pulsar
good to watch, loved the idea of using sid filters synced to the effects, also the endpart is outstanding.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-09 00:31:07 by fiveofive fiveofive
Great! Oxyron really brought their game to X this year. I'm just about as amazed at this as I am the competing demo by Booze Design! Two very different demos which both deserved the top spot in my opinion.
Also thumb :)
rulezadded on the 2008-11-09 02:30:39 by SaxxonPike SaxxonPike
extreme clean! i really like it :)
rulezadded on the 2008-11-10 12:18:00 by daXX daXX
great work. specially last part looks amazing.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-12 16:32:08 by Skate Skate
very nice stuff, i especially like the greetings part and the oxyron vectors in the beginning!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-12 17:11:07 by chavez chavez
wow
rulezadded on the 2008-11-14 00:09:02 by texel texel
Effects are great!

But there is some improvement possible in the 2d department...
rulezadded on the 2008-11-14 01:23:14 by El Topo El Topo
Holy shit! Incredible. I loved the textured 3d for the greets.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-14 21:47:14 by b0ib0t b0ib0t
Lovely. Particularly impressed with what was squeezed out of SID chip, and big love for the dragonball
rulezadded on the 2008-11-15 19:58:48 by Mtl Mtl
great work
rulezadded on the 2008-11-15 20:48:48 by s7ing^ATZ s7ing^ATZ
Excellent effects, music and gfx.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-16 21:33:04 by Mystra Mystra
Veery polished... Dragonballs!!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-17 11:42:40 by Photon Photon
nice.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-17 19:45:22 by neoneye neoneye
Yay! Feels fresh, code wise and gfx-wise. Music sync is perfect. Congratulations.
rulezadded on the 2008-11-18 18:18:04 by ninjadrm ninjadrm
kick ass !!!
rulezadded on the 2008-11-19 17:28:26 by Moby Moby
Awesome !
rulezadded on the 2008-11-23 08:32:36 by micdune micdune
Great demo!
Great graphics, great music, incredible code! I do not know how you are doing that, dudes. Experience, experience and one more time experience...
rulezadded on the 2008-11-23 21:27:46 by sim sim
Great !
rulezadded on the 2008-11-25 00:03:34 by bxo bxo
Nice A500 feeling to it. Well done
rulezadded on the 2008-11-28 09:43:08 by Optima Optima
oxy+c64=class! and it's even got a dragonball inside!! My favorite part is where the picture and music fades into the tunnel, really cool i think. Very polished demo from oxyron as allways and yea it does have kinda an a500ish feel to it, never a bad thing.
rulezadded on the 2008-12-21 22:20:25 by extralife extralife
Impressive one, i love the sfx synchronisations... Pics, code, msx, all great work!
rulezadded on the 2009-01-12 11:21:19 by baah baah
great, awesome soundtrack and some effects that were also interesting to those without any knowledge of what's possible with the c64 and what's not, like me ;)
rulezadded on the 2009-03-05 13:50:23 by stijn stijn
quality
rulezadded on the 2009-03-05 14:02:18 by malmix malmix
Perfect design!
rulezadded on the 2009-03-16 17:03:19 by RA RA
presentation words font
filled polygons letters "OXYRON"
colorful title picture "Natural Wonders2"
colorful rectangles tunnel
colorful picture
4 colorful 3D circles, moving around
3D buildings, city, seen from above, scrolling multidirectionally
wobbly ball bouncing on water, stars mapped
colorful picture,
3D checkers floor moving multidirectionally
colorful picture with oxyron name and flowers,
greetings fonts, 3D blocks of tiles, scrolling up'n'down,
electro, demo, jazzy musics
rulezadded on the 2009-06-02 00:58:42 by BITS BITS
I liked the first one much more, this one has way too much pictures. and overall it's pretty boring. But still some nice stuff there.
added on the 2009-06-02 01:22:24 by noby noby
how come no thumb yet from me...
rulezadded on the 2009-08-19 21:52:34 by edhellon edhellon
nature is beautiful
rulezadded on the 2009-09-18 19:20:38 by vibrator vibrator
What a show. I especially dig the awesome soundtrack!
rulezadded on the 2009-11-02 14:52:11 by Paralax Paralax
Soundtrack and GFX are just beautiful.
rulezadded on the 2010-02-26 20:00:04 by jua jua
I think this is my favorite from the releases at X08.
rulezadded on the 2010-03-13 11:42:46 by TheStiffGimp TheStiffGimp
Exceptional, as usual with Oxyron.
rulezadded on the 2010-10-17 21:25:15 by Hicks Hicks
One more time: great!
added on the 2010-10-18 12:40:54 by sim sim
awesome
rulezadded on the 2011-02-08 14:06:32 by tobé tobé
A PC demo? On my C64? It's more likely than you think...
rulezadded on the 2011-10-12 22:07:49 by nitro2k01 nitro2k01
!!!
rulezadded on the 2011-10-21 10:00:16 by Frequent Frequent
!
rulezadded on the 2011-10-21 11:31:01 by ithaqua ithaqua
A little bit different from first Natural Wonders but very dynamic with kicking soundtrack!
rulezadded on the 2011-10-22 14:27:06 by zbyndek zbyndek
Beautiful. And the soundtrack is one of those that truly transcends its limitations. Amazing effects and direction too.
rulezadded on the 2011-12-07 21:09:32 by elfan elfan
totally awesome.. ♥ c64 ♥
video here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTfUvzaBajE&feature=youtu.be
rulezadded on the 2012-02-12 09:37:19 by s!Nk s!Nk
Naturally wondered!
rulezadded on the 2012-10-09 22:18:44 by lamb lamb
3d and circus fun
rulezadded on the 2012-10-23 21:06:05 by cxw cxw
Oxytastic. Cool and somewhat psychedelic syncing between audio and effects.
rulezadded on the 2013-10-25 20:35:48 by lennart lennart
Great demo!
rulezadded on the 2013-11-26 13:28:19 by at0m at0m
solid
rulezadded on the 2014-01-04 21:18:45 by T$ T$

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