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release date : april 2012
release party : Revision 2012
compo : pc 64k
ranked : 2nd
  • rulez 142
  • is ok 14
  • sucks 1
popularity : 3%
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  • rulez 0.90
alltime top: #201
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My Room!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:09:46 by magic magic
I liked how the wooden puppet spins his drumstick.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:14:27 by xylo xylo
The renewal of the french demoscene, great production mate :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:16:32 by rez rez
Great! Although it's completely based on the Animusic series, it's very well done! And in 64k :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:17:50 by xTr1m xTr1m
I loved it.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:35:14 by raizor raizor
Derivative as hell, but still very enjoyable :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:35:20 by gloom gloom
i like
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:35:23 by rby rby
awesome prod! really excited!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:36:54 by Ish Ish
Superb!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:37:00 by BiTL BiTL
Sync! \o/
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:37:22 by Mystra Mystra
great!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:37:44 by neon neon
Good shit, nice to see Ctrl+Alt+Test once more!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:38:32 by Insectecutor Insectecutor
Nice. Reminded me of that viral video of bicycle guy playing "notes" as in Guitar Hero.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:40:04 by CreaMD CreaMD
The idea and realisation is flawless. Sync!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:41:44 by diver diver
Very nicely done
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:48:49 by the-other-pigpen the-other-pigpen
Good one :-).
rulezadded on the 2012-04-08 23:49:10 by 4pLaY 4pLaY
(Too) much like animusic 10 years ago, but still nicely done
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 00:16:07 by Psycho Psycho
Not original at all, but very good execution.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 00:23:00 by Dbug Dbug
the idea is just marvellous
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 00:54:02 by decca decca
Great idea. Maybe the scenes were a bit too repetitive.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:34:52 by gaspode gaspode
Good work.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:36:08 by Super-Hans Super-Hans
(I disagree, it's totally different from animusic)

Excellent. Especially, excellent direction/"poetry".
One of my top fav 64K :-)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:36:17 by wullon wullon
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:37:06 by Ized Ized
Cute!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:38:58 by phobium phobium
64k is not dead!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:47:18 by moozooh moozooh
I liked the bookshelf greetings part (has it been done before?). The intro also reminded me a lot of the classic 'Toys' demo. cute!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:51:06 by xyz xyz
Awesome direction and sync! congrats.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:52:23 by Ok3anos Ok3anos
Fantastic!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 01:56:04 by xernobyl xernobyl
Awesome stuff guys!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 02:05:50 by velo velo
Excellent
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 02:59:49 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
64k is back!
Rendering and content is not as impressive as in Gaia Machina, but the direction is a lot better - I'd have a hard time choosing between the two for best of the compo.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 03:36:27 by BoyC BoyC
Congratulations on a wonderfully executed entry. A pleasure, and wonder to watch.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 05:44:18 by m0d m0d
Discovering the final demo yesterday, as if the stream crash. Woow, well done friends, emotions was realy there :)

so, audio track was now available on SoundCloud and the making of the the soundtrack will soon also available.

http://soundcloud.com/cyborg-jeff/f-cj7-3-1-cd
64k is the new demo!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 08:51:20 by djh0ffman djh0ffman
Direction is good. Rest is.... meh.
added on the 2012-04-09 08:55:06 by maytz maytz
This has what Gaia Machina missed, great direction, storytelling, good soundtrack. Not as jaw-dropping as GM's first seconds, I prefer this one though...
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 08:55:51 by FooLman FooLman
Very clever and enjoyable.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 08:56:34 by Zplex Zplex
Nice rendering, music and very entertaining.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 08:58:11 by Cj Cj
Impressive amount of content. I especially liked the music-box with all the little pins sync'ed to the music. And I completely agree with xylo. It was genious to have the woodden doll flip the drumstick - it's those extra things, that shows what a massive amount of work was put into making it. Congratulations, guys!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 09:56:13 by Punqtured Punqtured
well directed
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 10:54:39 by Ger Ger
a nice story told in just 64k. well done!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 11:25:08 by neoman neoman
awesome.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 11:35:18 by las las
Reverie!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 12:33:40 by w00t! w00t!
Runs smooth even on a slow machine. Reminds me a bit [uel=http://pouet.net/prod.php?which=120]Spot by Exceed[/url].
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 13:17:07 by Manwe Manwe
Great direction and sync, rendering tech improved from previous prod, congrats!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 14:27:19 by xoofx xoofx
wonderful and yeah reminds me spot by exceed a lot
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 15:10:45 by ٩๏̯͡๏۶ ٩๏̯͡๏۶
great stuff !
added on the 2012-04-09 15:49:24 by keith303 keith303
extremely cute and creative use of audio there <3 made me smile!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 16:46:32 by ne7 ne7
awesome direction even if visuals lacked slightly.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 16:50:27 by pommak pommak
Bestest.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 16:57:47 by slyspy slyspy
Awesome visual, music and direction <3
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 17:02:14 by XT95 XT95
Et bien, vous avez produit un must see les gars ! So polished. LLB, I remember last year at revision when you mentioned a project to link the scenes of ur future semo thoughf physics interactions, smthg like that ... I guess it's this one. Check ur plays on YT.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 17:27:53 by ulrick ulrick
It's toy story :) !
added on the 2012-04-09 18:01:29 by XT95 XT95
good execution and atmospheres
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 20:12:07 by bfx bfx
great concept. can't thumb up anything this ugly though...
added on the 2012-04-09 20:15:28 by prm prm
Wooden toy story.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 20:40:11 by BackSpace BackSpace
nice!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 20:41:43 by mad mad
Youtube HD 1080p and this is how it should look.
xcom's capture is too dark. On the big screen, there was some minor problems (problem on the text). I hope we'll address these issues in a final version. Thanks for all the comments!
added on the 2012-04-09 21:28:34 by LLB LLB
I really thought you would've edged us in that compo. I was surprised at the results. Regardless, this is an excellent production and a really nice idea. thumbs from approximate!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 21:36:02 by MeteoriK MeteoriK
wow! impressive! and would stand as a very good piece even if it wasn't crammed into 64k.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 22:25:11 by BarZoule BarZoule
Great stuff. I like how you keep coming up with new ideas in the context of demoscene, this one had actual heart in it. Not entirely polished but one of the most refresing 64ks in the last couple years.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 23:18:36 by noby noby
PS. cheers for the greet! We didn't have any greets in our intro - wasn't room :( it's exactly 65536 bytes. greets will be in the NFO when we release the final and the linux port. Linux version is probably about 75k, but hey :-D
added on the 2012-04-09 23:24:34 by MeteoriK MeteoriK
Well earned second place.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 23:25:11 by CiH CiH
Excellent!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-09 23:26:37 by ara ara
quite nicely directed
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 00:31:38 by metoikos metoikos
great one
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 02:21:13 by Clarence Clarence
Que du plaisir!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 07:23:52 by Reveclosion Reveclosion
Nice story.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 11:41:03 by bodo^rab bodo^rab
nice one!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 14:12:36 by dimouse dimouse
great, even if the winner feelt more like a demo and this more like a wild
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 14:23:22 by Queen bittin Queen bittin
nice pixar-short atmosphere with funny ideas all across.
if this would have been a wild id be a bit disappoint but totally does the trick in 64k! :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 14:52:44 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
What MeteoriK said. Really awesome work!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 15:44:39 by Cryptic Cryptic
You guys are evolving really fast! Great concept and execution, can't find anything to pick at :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 17:02:58 by kbi kbi
loved it! animusic stuff in 64k :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 17:23:46 by Maali Maali
Visuals are a little bit "cold" for my taste, but ideas, atmosphere, and scenario are very original and well thinked. Same comment than for Gaia Machnia: refreshing!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 21:07:11 by Hicks Hicks
lots of content but not very polished.
also, the music felt too digital for the toy syncs it had.
but im sure it'll entertain some folks.
thumb up for the effort.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 22:07:58 by psenough psenough
So cute and so much fun :). Looks pretty darn great as well!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-10 22:56:15 by Alpha C Alpha C
you guys are way beyond today's demos as far as originality and direction is concerned. AGAIN.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 00:04:14 by Gargaj Gargaj
Super
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 00:22:59 by Sir Sir
well done!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 00:30:45 by scg_ scg_
I enjoyed it soooooo much!! fuck rotating cubes and wobwobwobwob, design and narrative for the win! merci beaucoup!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 01:04:29 by jeenio jeenio
Supurb direction.
Beautiful detail.
It's a gorgeous little production & I love it. <3
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 02:40:40 by Alopex Alopex
What gloom said, and a + for 64k :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 08:45:24 by ferris ferris
Yes!!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 09:23:53 by okkie okkie
Original story and funny overall.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 09:54:28 by jack-3d jack-3d
Well done and entertaining, but could have used a bit more (wood) polish. Definitely deserves a thumb.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 10:04:13 by Tjoppen Tjoppen
i preferred this one in the compo!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 12:19:49 by Exin Exin
This one was really really nice. Not that special visualwise, but direction was awesome and sound fit perfectly (also the sync is really nice).
Another great ctrl+alt+test release!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 12:28:16 by anni anni
Great direction, lot of details and work put in. However the rendering seemed quite unpolished or let's say unspectacular. Very enjoyable nevertheless
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 14:28:07 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo
the greetings on the book covers remind me of this prod :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 17:09:07 by abductee abductee
Looked a little to... clean. Everything appears so opengl-example-ish.

Apart from that: Brilliant idea, brilliant sync, loved it!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 20:01:14 by urs urs
John Lasseter himself need ot thumb this up!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 21:18:56 by RaHoW RaHoW
Very good direction and enjoyable show. Should have won compo
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 22:43:46 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
refreshing, really
rulezadded on the 2012-04-11 23:53:53 by gopher gopher
I have not seen ever like this style. Plus thanks for guide @ Paris :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 00:39:17 by q^nonoil q^nonoil
Truly a work of art.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 00:46:56 by zeroshift zeroshift
very nice idea
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 02:31:49 by aech aech
Very nice script
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 11:25:51 by krusty krusty
extremely cool show
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 13:00:09 by v3nom v3nom
A 64k I can show to my daughter. Yay.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 13:59:54 by datsua datsua
Good stuff. And yet, the visuals could use an edge or two, models and textures look "good enough", but not quite as good as they could be. Also, most of the surfaces are shadow-less which might add to the visual "flatness" and the impression that many objects seem to float around instead stand on the table (2nd scene).
rulezadded on the 2012-04-12 15:13:52 by tomaes tomaes
what urs said
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 00:22:16 by cupe cupe
Extremely high EVP (entertainment value per byte) :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 00:33:27 by enex enex
what datsua said
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 03:09:29 by Danguafer Danguafer
some nice ideas and pretty good sync, but overall picture quality and atmosphere are not there. like how it turned out to be a fly-by over slightly animated geometry that we've already seen in the first minute.
added on the 2012-04-13 06:21:00 by provod provod
A Pixar-like 64k !
Great syncs with music, great lighting, animation...
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 11:09:55 by flure flure
One of the best entries at Revision!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 11:29:15 by toms toms
It's been a long time since I've been impressed with a 64k.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 13:37:13 by Inopia Inopia
:D
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 17:26:11 by seppjo seppjo
a soothing and poetic trip :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-13 19:47:17 by Den Den
Brilliant direction, idea, music. I just wish you had sightly more interesting (either more photorealistic or cartoonish or something else) rendering. But still really-really good. Thanks guys.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 00:25:24 by edhellon edhellon
I really, really liked this. There are a lot of ways to do retro-cool. This way was to make a 64k intro that looks like a classic Pixar short movie / showreel -- except about 100 times more charming. Love it!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 04:24:24 by t-zero t-zero
A really great intro, which could have been an all time legend with improved rendering
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 08:12:08 by Puryx Puryx
Totally my cup of tea! Everything in this 64kb intro is simply awesome, and it made me smile big times :) Keep up the good work!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 08:26:12 by Xiny6581 Xiny6581
Nice tune, but a little too cute for me..
added on the 2012-04-14 08:37:14 by Emod Emod
Not my kind of stuff but i guess it deserves the praise.

For some odd reason whole thing reminds me of reception of Budbrain megademo(s), how 97% of people thought of it was the best, new innovative thing of the century and me and couple other fools are like meh..
added on the 2012-04-14 09:58:23 by Serpent Serpent
best O_o--b
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 10:07:14 by aha aha
One of my personal highlights of revision!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 13:55:51 by psykon psykon
what exin, krusty and toms said!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-14 16:23:09 by voXfReaX voXfReaX
Not bad. :)
added on the 2012-04-14 20:46:06 by AntDude AntDude
(Haven't seen animusic.)

I think this is BRILLIANT. The direction and storytelling is really great, and I love the way the train has to anticipate the music. Makes it seem like a very thoughtful train.

It's difficult to do realistic rendering, and I admire your efforts. Stick some good AO in next time :-)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 00:49:01 by revival revival
Pixar in 64k, what's not to love? Everyone screamed and cheered at the drumstick flipping :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 01:26:12 by cngsoft cngsoft
couldn't do anything with spot by exceed back then - and so is it with this production.
added on the 2012-04-15 09:10:13 by a-move a-move
:)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 13:02:39 by Frequent Frequent
fantastic concept + neat visuals + cute tune + great direction = (: + BB Image + <3
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 17:14:05 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
lovely
rulezadded on the 2012-04-15 18:42:38 by moqui moqui
<3
rulezadded on the 2012-04-16 12:33:23 by ted ted
could use more AO but it's still impressive
rulezadded on the 2012-04-16 12:34:14 by cce cce
And then there is a second 64k intro of this kind. Quite fun to watch for once!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-16 23:11:55 by Optimus Optimus
The tune seemed partly dedicated to Kraftwerk.

An awesome gesamtkunstwerk!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-17 00:30:55 by MissCtrl MissCtrl
Wow, thanks all for the kind words! We are slowly recovering from Revision, and may get back at it... well, sometime. :) There are a couple of bugs left (broken text rendering on the compo machine, dark rendering in xcom's capture - would you mind telling your setup?) so we'll have a look at it. Many said the rendering was lacking; I still don't really get what is the core issue, but if I manage to get it I might consider enhancing it for a final version, assuming it doesn't require a full rewrite of the pipeline of course.

@rez, moozoo, boyC, djh0ffman: thank you guys, these kinds of comments are much appreciated!

@xyz, abductee: the only prod I can think of that used books for credits is Point Blank, but it seemed to be rushed unfortunately. Here, we had a bookshelf, so using it seemed like an opportunity not to be missed for not intrusive greetings.

@MissCtrl: I'm speechless at your comment.

@Approximate team: thank you guys, it was a great time competing with you; well deserved 1st place. :)


Last but not least, thanks a lot to all who compared this to Pixar stuff and Spot by Exceed, it means a lot.
added on the 2012-04-17 06:16:24 by Zavie Zavie
Amazing work!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-17 06:53:40 by Cosmocat Cosmocat
Very nice!
It looks like metalic objects are shaded by anisotropic lighting.
Woods are rendered with physically based shading?
I think more shadows and indirect lights will make more realistic scene.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-17 23:58:52 by tomohiro tomohiro
Spot 64k
rulezadded on the 2012-04-18 03:35:14 by Grimmy Grimmy
awesomeness at it's best :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-18 11:38:08 by -SP- -SP-
Really amazing, my favorite one of Revision 2012!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-19 18:20:40 by deadscene deadscene
not perfect, but close enough for a fat thumb!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-20 13:40:10 by toxie toxie
ugly, boring, awful music.
sucksadded on the 2012-04-23 19:29:56 by kimi kandler kimi kandler
very original
rulezadded on the 2012-04-24 19:52:24 by bull bull
nice!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-26 04:48:38 by absnth absnth
Very cute, nice rendering and music :)
rulezadded on the 2012-04-26 23:31:04 by lug00ber lug00ber
Yeah
rulezadded on the 2012-04-27 04:29:39 by fiveofive fiveofive
I too felt a Kraftwerk-ish feeling from the music in this. I liked it. I think the visuals and direction in this are astounding, clearly a lot of time and effort went in. Well done!
rulezadded on the 2012-04-29 00:41:14 by fizzer fizzer
Really cool direction.
rulezadded on the 2012-04-29 18:23:54 by rbz rbz
Reminds me some old ATI tech demos.
I think Ctrl-Alt-Test will be huge, one day...
added on the 2012-05-01 00:14:36 by rutra80 rutra80
Excellent work.
rulezadded on the 2012-05-02 14:07:03 by sagacity sagacity
Rulez. Totally different, no spinning cubes at all.
\o/
rulezadded on the 2012-05-09 09:33:28 by martin martin
holy shit i just realized

FELIX IS THE DOOR
added on the 2012-05-09 23:37:34 by Gargaj Gargaj
Not sure if it's a huge abbreviation, if you got it wrong, or if you're trolling me. :)

Felix just left the room when the intro starts, and puts an end to the music when he gets backs (see his shadow on the floor).
added on the 2012-05-10 03:32:16 by Zavie Zavie
saw on reddit, must have missed this gem. very good
rulezadded on the 2012-05-14 19:46:22 by tyfighter tyfighter
poetry inside
rulezadded on the 2012-05-27 01:31:54 by sokoban sokoban
Should have won. Awesome work guys!
rulezadded on the 2012-06-12 16:31:12 by raer raer
wow!
could have easily won aswell!
this is really way better than you did in your earlier prods!
MOAR PLZ!
rulezadded on the 2012-06-16 19:35:25 by hArDy. hArDy.
I'm lovin' it!
rulezadded on the 2012-06-17 03:33:45 by eppogabber eppogabber
nice prod
rulezadded on the 2012-07-15 03:02:17 by praetor_alpha praetor_alpha
Oh no, so much great work and flawless animation wasted on a stupid animusic clone =/
added on the 2012-12-04 01:48:04 by T$ T$
Fantastic!
rulezadded on the 2013-01-13 12:44:32 by aizen aizen
rulezadded on the 2013-05-24 06:27:44 by Frozzy Frozzy
A great demo!
rulezadded on the 2013-07-29 14:06:01 by baah baah
You are not the only one @eppogabber.
rulezadded on the 2013-09-16 14:13:08 by CHEF-KOCH CHEF-KOCH

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