Shoal by Traction [web] & Brainstorm [web]
screenshot added by Axel on 2012-04-08 05:40:41
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release date : april 2012
release party : Revision 2012
compo : pc 4k
ranked : 2nd
  • rulez 49
  • is ok 12
  • sucks 1
popularity : 0%
  • rulez 0.77
alltime top: #1624
added on the 2012-04-08 05:40:41 by Axel Axel

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rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 06:28:55 by magic magic
great sound! the effect looks cool, but my machine is to slow for me to appreciate the effect beyond the first variant.

rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 07:51:35 by loaderror loaderror
i might have some out dated drivers - it fails with the message "opencl" here.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 08:41:01 by krusty krusty
Nice idea, well executed.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 09:40:35 by gaspode gaspode
A polished effect. Looking good.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 09:49:54 by CONS CONS
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 10:08:53 by ulrick ulrick
Neat but could have had some more variation.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 10:27:42 by pommak pommak
Neat effect, though I'd expect more variation too.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 10:33:40 by Optimus Optimus
Wow, it's like 20 seconds for one frame on a Phenom and a HD 6570....i wonder what beast it tkes to run this. :D
added on the 2012-04-08 10:51:34 by Exin Exin
Really liked it.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 11:20:13 by xylo xylo
Looked pretty good on the stream, but man, it's so slow in realtime on my machine... What does it take to run it at full framerate?

I'll wait for a decent hd video capture anyway
Cool One, was no time waster to watch :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 13:10:06 by SaphirJD SaphirJD
but.. its so slow.. cant watch on a decent computer... final version upcoming later?
added on the 2012-04-08 14:14:33 by SaphirJD SaphirJD
awesome! <3

runs perfectly fine on i7-930/nv480gtx win7-64.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 14:24:05 by nemesis nemesis
gtx570 seemed to run 1080p at 60fps so I wouldn't say it's too slow.
added on the 2012-04-08 14:32:55 by pommak pommak
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 15:06:47 by Sir Sir
How many sine dots is that? :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 15:14:01 by BoyC BoyC
Traction-ish :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 15:53:49 by Zavie Zavie
Cool effect and sound :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 15:53:58 by JosSs JosSs
love that soundtrack!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 15:55:29 by swecide swecide
GetLogicalProcessorInformation not found, also cl error clGetPlatformIDs [0]. C2D, HD4870, XP. Can something be done? Really want to watch this since the stream codec destroyed it.
added on the 2012-04-08 16:26:43 by Photon Photon
Nothing new but traction-style + awesome music = my fav of the compo
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 17:27:02 by wullon wullon
Best of compo!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 18:09:58 by AMB AMB
You have filled my screen with dust
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 19:18:46 by BackSpace BackSpace
This was boring
sucksadded on the 2012-04-09 09:01:18 by Zplex Zplex
...move on please :)
added on the 2012-04-09 09:04:02 by maytz maytz
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 16:11:59 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 18:08:39 by las las
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 19:56:08 by moqui moqui
This should have gotten first place, in my book. In loooooove with it. Five jillion thumbs up.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 00:35:10 by metoikos metoikos
Not bad, but doesn't really bring anything new to the table, and previous executions of the same ideas have been a lot better.
added on the 2012-04-10 03:38:25 by noby noby
It is nice that your Intro runs fully Multithreaded. (over 80% on my 12 core system, eat that Video Transcoders!) But Just for music and a black screen (Also on my HD3870)... Maybe A software renderer would have been cool. :D
added on the 2012-04-10 12:09:24 by Exin Exin
Nothing too new, but great music, sync and direction make it a top intro for me.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 13:16:49 by psonice psonice
I really liked this on bigscreen :D

Here is a high quality capture - please watch it with size setting "original size" (only if you cant run it in realtime which you always should! :D )

rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 15:15:11 by anni anni
Wonderfully atmospheric :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 15:16:53 by ferris ferris
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 23:23:56 by phobium phobium
Realy nice
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 13:14:35 by Tronix Tronix
Very nice!
2^22 particles looks like mist or smoke.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 17:08:56 by tomohiro tomohiro
looks and sounds familiar, smooth and well done nevertheless
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 16:32:44 by gopher gopher
nice feel
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 19:42:53 by cupe cupe
should be a screensaver ;) tune fits
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 23:31:37 by TenOfTen TenOfTen
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 16:44:37 by seppjo seppjo
Looks and sounds nice, but became boring quite fast. Also for some reason your 4ks are starting to feel much alike.
Still worth a thumb!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 00:27:30 by Puryx Puryx
what Puryx said :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 00:56:28 by rez rez
It does become a little boring after a while. Still this is great stuff.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 09:31:50 by chock chock
nice visuals, like the music.
but what seppjo already said - your 4ks are starting to feel much alike.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 12:05:15 by a-move a-move
A simple idea carried out to perfection. WTG Rle and Tripper!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 14:44:50 by menace menace
Err, Rle and PARSEC, naturally.
added on the 2012-04-15 14:47:42 by menace menace
awesome :>
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 18:40:49 by Princess_Luna Princess_Luna
not my cup of tea. so piggie.
2^5 done right :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-16 14:35:19 by napsa napsa
it looks and sounds nice. i dont like to see a pattern behind code..
added on the 2012-04-18 01:18:54 by ԹHΞΞ ԹHΞΞ
somehow this still bores me.
Very nice!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-20 19:43:14 by s7ing^ATZ s7ing^ATZ
Requires OpenCL which isn't exactly part of Windows.
added on the 2012-04-20 20:15:28 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
rulezadded on the 2012-04-21 14:56:31 by Frequent Frequent
nice visuals and music
rulezadded on the 2012-04-27 02:46:58 by fiveofive fiveofive
looks and sounds very nice :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-29 20:06:36 by BarZoule BarZoule
Nice, but doesn't work here (Win7, Radeon 5650M, recent drivers)
added on the 2012-06-12 15:57:20 by raer raer
Smart, beautiful, detailed!
(@1080p, i7-875K, Win7, N460GTX Hawk Talon)
rulezadded on the 2012-06-17 03:59:36 by eppogabber eppogabber
particles in 4k! nice looking too!
rulezadded on the 2012-07-30 01:31:52 by praetor_alpha praetor_alpha
rulezadded on the 2012-08-19 00:10:03 by T$ T$
oddly mesmerising.
rulezadded on the 2013-02-03 06:50:25 by sienon sienon
very relaxing and gentley hypnotizing
rulezadded on the 2013-06-11 06:04:08 by keito keito

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