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Speed by Sim Productions
screenshot added by front243 on 2003-01-25 05:24:41
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release date : april 1993
release party : The Gathering 1993
compo : amiga demo
ranked : 2nd
  • rulez 13
  • is ok 8
  • sucks 1
popularity : 0%
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alltime top: #7620
added on the 2003-01-24 22:36:10 by front243 front243

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Its pretty phat, it sucked though that you had to figure out yourself when to swap disks. Nice tune if i reckall right :)
rulez added on the 2003-01-25 22:48:19 by NoahR NoahR
This was weird. In it's time it was was utterly awesome and had a great tune.

The disk swapping was totally annoying, but I think there was a HD patch released at one point.
rulez added on the 2003-07-21 21:18:03 by Wade Wade
one of the first productions I had seen. i always rememberd that title pic :)
rulez added on the 2003-07-22 19:38:08 by darkus darkus
mmmh, yeah. was brilliant despite the absolutely annoying disk-changing. would have deserved to be remembered as an absolute classic.
rulez added on the 2003-07-22 20:36:30 by fiver2^fB fiver2^fB
A good start to move away from the "old" A500 stuff.
added on the 2005-08-14 00:13:02 by EarlGrey EarlGrey
mmmh... disk 4 missing
rulez added on the 2006-03-05 21:10:27 by cyberpingui cyberpingui
video here
you guys have me bewildered....

DISK 4???! After disk 3 was finished, I got "the game is over!" and then the credits.
So what do I need Disk 4 for then? ;)
rulez added on the 2006-05-09 08:07:57 by sho sho
have you seen video ? is it the same demo ? all parts ?
last scene:
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loading disk 3 stop at track 31. if you put disk 4, loading restart for the last scene
rulez added on the 2006-11-24 10:54:54 by Quarryman Quarryman
Trivia: There is an article series in the german "Amiga Magazin" (6-11/1994 IIRC) by Sim about A500 demo coding (voxel space, texture mapping, ...) which is based on code used in "speed"...
rulez added on the 2007-07-18 13:26:25 by spike spike
I hate to vote piggys, but this demo is just average. Tune is just OK, visuals seems mostly precalculated. Almost zero pixel art.

I`m simply not impressed that much watching this.
added on the 2007-11-27 23:13:55 by Alain Alain
nice enuff
rulez added on the 2008-11-19 08:24:38 by GΞN7LΞM4N GΞN7LΞM4N
It was ok.. Sim and Drake can do much better :/
added on the 2009-11-03 00:04:36 by leGend leGend
Ok.
But - 4 disks ?!
added on the 2009-11-03 19:29:19 by lsl lsl
I miss a whdload version to avoid all the diskswapping.
rulez added on the 2010-08-27 15:22:33 by Frequent Frequent
just animations
and annoying disk-swapping
yeah disk swapping! but I liked it a lot! and the music is really great :D
rulez added on the 2011-11-30 11:13:25 by rez rez
Amazing.
rulez added on the 2013-04-07 08:18:10 by maytz maytz
one-file version or hdloader released, waiting for a whdload patch
What legend and others said, except I can't find it even worth a piggy. Animation player with ugly random content and horrible disk swapping? No thanks.
sucks added on the 2013-10-31 14:17:05 by break break
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one-file version or hdloader released, waiting for a whdload patch


Both are buggy because the demo requires EXACT floppy timing as otherwise there will be bugs in the sync resulting in black screens. This is exactly the reason why I didn't release a WHDLoad patch yet as creating a 100% working patch without any bugs is quite time consuming (and annoying too because I don't like this demo at all) to do.
added on the 2013-10-31 16:05:43 by StingRay StingRay
this is the prod to test your disk switch ability ^^
rulez added on the 2014-04-26 22:17:09 by Black Dragon Black Dragon
The disk swapping system bored me at the time and content is random and not that interesting.
added on the 2017-06-20 13:41:17 by Ok3anos Ok3anos

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