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screenshot added by DiamonDie on 2002-07-20 12:53:54
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release date : july 2002
release party : TMDC 4 2002
compo : textmode demo
ranked : 3rd
  • rulez 4
  • is ok 10
  • sucks 5
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added on the 2002-07-20 12:53:54 by DiamonDie DiamonDie

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Our very first demo (the final version), for the Text Mode Demo Compo.
added on the 2002-07-20 12:57:07 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
i like some of the graphics. hm, why don't i hear any music?
added on the 2002-07-20 13:15:28 by jazzman jazzman
It crashes my XP.
(sorry, couldn't resist)
added on the 2002-07-20 13:39:34 by sagacity sagacity
The music isn't that good (i hate ice-cream-commercial-jungle, especially when its out of tune). the colours are quite bad and the design is from 199x...

i'll give it a pig for being a 'first'
added on the 2002-07-20 13:52:16 by uncle-x uncle-x
It crashed after 10 seconds (the tunnel scene) on my Win98se.
added on the 2002-07-20 13:59:59 by tomaes tomaes
I couldn't get the sound working either...
added on the 2002-07-21 12:55:26 by dairos dairos
now I have seen this with working sound under win98, and I must say that I was a bit disappointed :/
The music was kinda nice, but it didn't seem to have any sync with the scenes.
added on the 2002-07-26 23:36:45 by dairos dairos
it crashed my machine and the colors are awfull
sucks added on the 2002-07-26 23:40:49 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
An okay text-mode demo.
Some nice scenes (I liked the landscape, and the leaf), good music. It's been said before, but music synching would have made this 2x as good.
rulez added on the 2002-08-09 07:41:00 by nf nf
Blah. There _is_ music sync, it's just not very obvious. ;-P
added on the 2002-08-11 18:24:04 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
didn't really like the scenes and the music was.. well pathetic. comparing to superkiller and contact this was just crap.
sucks added on the 2002-08-15 15:26:34 by rjv rjv
Neat stuff! Nice gfx, nifty code, sweet music.
Some critics:
- The tunnel and the cylinder alternates for too long
- The leaf was too flickering
- A tad slow.
rulez added on the 2002-09-05 21:57:41 by Gargaj Gargaj
Finally I could run it in my PC
Very nice green nature scenes, cool textmode graphics, cool ideas and nice fitting music. Nice work DiamonDie :)
rulez added on the 2002-11-19 09:42:07 by Optimus Optimus
that was the worst leaf i ever saw.
sucks added on the 2002-11-19 10:16:17 by dalezr dalezr
Yup, there's a problem on some win9x systems which is easily solved: create a .bat file to call the demo proggie, then go to its properties and set fullscreen, 50 lines. It won't crash anymore if run through the .bat file. It's actually your graphic card's fault. If music doesn't work - you're a lamer, it does. And yes, the demo is synched to a windows timer, not to the music. It should get better in the next one if it ever gets ready, as well as the music itself. And believe noone that the code is slow: it is fast enough for a crappy PMMX Notebook! The next demo would be less optimized though.
rulez added on the 2002-12-16 16:18:19 by eye eye
I liked the leaf, didn't seemed ugly to me, afteralls it's not so easy to do it viewable with this blocky resolution ;P
added on the 2003-01-21 10:37:28 by Optimus Optimus

midiclub, its textmode demo dammit, it should run in full speed on 286 if its fast enough! and why should someone be lamer if there is no sound caused by lame coding? finally go stick your bat file up your ass

sucks added on the 2003-01-21 11:14:26 by raver raver
I'd like to see a Windows textmode demo that runs on a 286. :-P
added on the 2003-01-21 20:17:21 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
I don't remember having seen any text mode demo running in my 286, however I beleive that they should run fast enough in such small resolution! (at least the DOS ones)
added on the 2003-05-21 13:04:41 by Optimus Optimus
raveroza: fuckyou! I hadn't written it. Fizzy had to be smart about hardware blitting in textmode, which causes the incompatibility. Different init/blitting code is run, dependant on the OS, which is evil all by itself. I was going to do a "correct" port, but since i'm not with Numedia Cyclops any longer, i'm not really interested. Besides, the "right" code shows a mouse pointer, while Fizzies wizardry hides it! ;)

There is nothing wrong with sound code, since we used a well-known player here. If someone has a problem, he can try the newer FMOD.DLL or check the usual cables&levels stuff.

-eye
added on the 2003-11-17 11:56:22 by eye eye
there is nothing wrong with the sound code, yet half the people complain about the lack of music? :)
Interesting music combined with some nice and many horrible graphics. What a rape...
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sucks added on the 2005-12-01 17:34:22 by uns3en_ uns3en_
come on. with textmode you SHOULD be able to optimize it more. and fix vretrace flickering. and produce more beautiful effects.
added on the 2005-12-06 05:46:15 by deleted deleted

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