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Singing In The Rain by SquoQuo [web]
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screenshot added by Stv on 2003-01-27 11:01:22
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release date : january 2003
release party : 0a000h 2003
compo : pc 64k
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 36
  • is ok 29
  • sucks 16
popularity : 65%
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  • rulez 0.25
alltime top: #3488
added on the 2003-01-27 09:25:53 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo

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So, here is our winning 64k intro.
We ruled Farbrausch with this one, so go flame us for bad music, bad models, blabla ;)
Screenshot coming soon
it`s a bit jumpy on my machine, but overall i quite like this one. i`m sure my non-scene friends will enjoy this.. :)
added on the 2003-01-27 10:43:05 by darkus darkus
haha :) great one :)
here is the screen shot :)
added on the 2003-01-27 11:02:30 by Stv Stv
Stv: I would've preferred a front shot though ;)
oups ! sorry hopper :)
anyways i liked it ! :)
added on the 2003-01-27 11:07:29 by Stv Stv
Liked the idea. But you gotta improve the fake-speech-synth. :)
added on the 2003-01-27 11:09:50 by tomaes tomaes
The idea was good, but it just looked very ugly. And the music was also bad.
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 11:23:53 by dairos dairos
Man, this grooved the party. Volle Mitklatsch-Action. Hyper Hyper!
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 11:48:01 by Delax Delax
This intro is so ugly that several parts of my body started bleeding instantly...

Nice idea, but PLEEEEEEZE get yourself a new coder, a new graphician and a new musician...
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 13:29:14 by Strobo Strobo
You should not have won!
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 13:41:01 by daddyvx daddyvx
now make a sequel, called crying in the rain
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 14:09:36 by dalezr dalezr
dalezy: I'm really thinking about a sequel called "Whining In The Rain" ;)
hehe, speech synth rulez! go, go, go :)
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 14:40:52 by gg|rhg gg|rhg
it's a good idea. it's funny, and the music and voices are cute. yes, the execution is chintzy, slow and it's not pretty to look at, but i enjoyed it more than watching a boring, technically sound flyby in 64k, and the enjoyment factor is probably why this won..
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 14:44:39 by dyscotopia dyscotopia
"Quality" is shurely not the word that crosses your mind when watching this intro, but they deserve some respect for just doing it.
added on the 2003-01-27 15:03:38 by chaos chaos
Let me explain something (lame excuse ahead):
The intro is all built around the sing engine, which was the main motivation for doing it.
The "rest" was mainly developed a week before the party (including the animation system), so sorry for bad visual design.
next 64k will be better, i promis ;)
Like their 'Kötterdämmerung' it just crashes instantly after start (error in exe file)
added on the 2003-01-27 15:36:35 by Crest Crest
Well hmm... funny (althought I didn't laugh). There was no real effects, so it doesn't rule :X
added on the 2003-01-27 15:38:16 by shadez shadez
one of the worst thing ever... we could say now the scene is dying when we see these crap winning...
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 15:50:05 by spengler spengler
A) it sucks and B) it crashed when i pressed ESC
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 15:57:50 by rasmus/loonies rasmus/loonies
and C) if you read the txt it's a party version and the crash is a known bug ;)
very ugly, i don't hear any speech synthesis (there ought to be one, right?) and i'm getting a "queue full" error when the robot's hair grow. sorry :/
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 16:22:13 by robotriot robotriot
Error: queue full :\
added on the 2003-01-27 16:25:26 by ravity ravity
..just like in the good old archi´days: unbeatable squoquo-style :)

i enyoyed it..especially the headbang ;)
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 16:48:15 by giZMo^fr giZMo^fr
Yes, this was crap indeed!
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 16:51:09 by ekoli ekoli
don't work.....
added on the 2003-01-27 17:10:30 by qaz qaz
This one gave me a good laugh.

Hyper hyper :)
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 17:17:57 by Wain Wain
funny shit
added on the 2003-01-27 17:51:15 by mrdoob mrdoob
sux over...
sorry...
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 17:55:33 by got got
Me smile. Me thumbs up.
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 18:07:17 by placer placer
ehhhh...i hate it, but do see the idea
added on the 2003-01-27 18:17:46 by NoahR NoahR
as moT said....if it makes u laugh, it's nice
added on the 2003-01-27 18:35:10 by packo packo
This one is just plain ugly.
sucks added on the 2003-01-27 19:13:41 by slumgud slumgud
this is just so bizarre. but I liked it as a novelty. like those headbanging flowers you could buy 10 years ago for way too much money.
added on the 2003-01-27 19:28:30 by sagacity sagacity
ok idea but thats it.
the voice of the robot is ugly, but it's a robot, so i think it's normal :-)
no, really, this 64Ko intro is original and the techno part is funny
great job... can do better ?
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 20:27:15 by sokoban sokoban
The crashing demo was 'Straßenkötter', not 'Kötterdämmerung' ...
added on the 2003-01-27 21:01:07 by Crest Crest
This one made me laugh, that's why I don't thumb down
added on the 2003-01-27 21:30:06 by shash shash
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 21:50:43 by blz blz
Yes sir, this is one ugly demo. But it's a nice concept. However, I personally wouldn't have bothered with the 'techno' section.
very original 64k! the singing robot is brandnew coder-p0rn and so it rockz.. the rest is hacked together and a bit too long, but worked perfectly at the partyplace itself..
rulez added on the 2003-01-27 22:58:15 by toxie toxie
lol...looked terrible but fUnNy nonetheless :)
added on the 2003-01-28 04:29:44 by verm verm
No audio and it gives me shit like this after a while:

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added on the 2003-01-28 05:37:33 by Shifter Shifter
as shifter said...
added on the 2003-01-28 06:48:13 by FooLman FooLman
yo i like it :) cool idea!
rulez added on the 2003-01-28 07:19:13 by Kami68k Kami68k
Even if it's ugly, it was more fun than FR24
rulez added on the 2003-01-28 07:52:37 by Optimus Optimus
Again:
If you get that "queue full" bug, i'm currently trying to fix that. All other bugs are fixed now (i hope), so prepare for the final version
Crap, but funny ;D
added on the 2003-01-28 12:34:48 by T$ T$
Crashes immediately. Doesn't even open a window or so.
Tried on two configs:
PII-333 + 256MB + Win98 + TNT2
AMD1ghz + 512MB + WinXP + GF2MX
added on the 2003-01-28 12:39:51 by Gargaj Gargaj
fun!
rulez added on the 2003-01-28 14:02:34 by svok svok
urgh... why does this look like a winner at a german demoparty
sucks added on the 2003-01-28 17:50:13 by raymon raymon
Final version is uploaded. Should fix all the major.
I can't test the not-starting bug here, so maybe it's gone, maybe not.
All other bugs (especially queue full) should be fixed, have fun!
fucking great!
rulez added on the 2003-01-28 20:49:38 by irvin irvin
Final final version uploaded
Fixes a crash at the end that appeared since the "final" version. Sorry
Instant crashing is not fixed, but probably I don't care. Yes, I'm tired...
added on the 2003-01-29 01:11:37 by Crest Crest
It's really ugly. Really. But, you know what? It is very original, it made me smile and it's small. I love originality. A rare feature these days.
rulez added on the 2003-01-29 02:59:00 by moT moT
It must have been a killer when showed on the big screen, i imagine sceners claping their hands to the soundtrack's beat =)
If only the 3D producing had been nice, it would have reached the level of classic intros like Paper by Psychic Link... Original (and good) ideas always pay.
rulez added on the 2003-01-29 13:12:58 by willbe willbe
ugly as hell, but made me laugh...
and the current final version works for me.
rulez added on the 2003-01-29 14:32:55 by FooLman FooLman
heh... i saw on #coders once that it was kb/fr 'ambition' one day to do a singing voicegen... so, you've fuxx0red FR twice... congrats =D

3D was terrible, the music was cheap, but the idea was brilliant and damn funny =D
rulez added on the 2003-01-29 15:18:12 by Maali Maali
he's talking about how he would code a speech synth for over 2 years now. he deserves nothing better than a kick in the ass like this - if he would just start really working on it instead of doing a few experiments and writing a few lines of code and then stopping again, he'd have managed long ago.
added on the 2003-01-29 20:32:52 by ryg ryg
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I didn't tell Microsoft on you, but it's still a bit wobbly in the stability sector ;)

Saw quite a bit of it now. Damn, it's bloody ugly -but we were warned.
added on the 2003-01-29 20:58:30 by Shifter Shifter
Code: TSQ_SITR érvénytelen laphibát okozott a(z) TSQ_SITR.EXE modulban a 017f:00417e22. címen. Regiszterek: EAX=00000000 CS=017f EIP=00417e22 EFLGS=00010246 EBX=005d0000 SS=0187 ESP=006dfaf8 EBP=006dfd9c ECX=01000000 DS=0187 ESI=78028c89 FS=3fcf EDX=006dfca0 ES=0187 EDI=00000000 GS=0000 Bájtok CS:EIP-nél: 80 20 00 59 59 8d 85 e8 fe ff ff 50 e8 35 0a ff Veremkiíratás: 006dfc84 00000022 00000000 81970fb0 005d0000 00000030 0000035c 00000064 006dfb3c bff9e59a 006dfb2c 006dfb68 7803bb60 000107d3 0000001e 00300005
added on the 2003-01-30 01:06:17 by Gargaj Gargaj
shifter, I would have not expected you having the error reporting enabled... for some reason... :-)
added on the 2003-01-30 01:15:46 by moT moT
shifter, gargaj:
would you mind contacting me per email about the problems. i would like to do some remote bugfixing, as you're the only ones i know (except crest, who is tired ;) with such problems. i can give you a debug version then which hopefully tells me, what's the exact problem.
Would you be so kind please?
Thanx
It may not be pretty, but the singing routine is just plain cool!
rulez added on the 2003-01-30 10:17:06 by Sdw Sdw
i wish i could have seen this at the partyplace.
and ryg: kb´s plan to code a speech synth exists for even more than three years by now. the concept of the intro we planned those days was about dancing robots btw.
i think we can trash that idea now ;)
rulez added on the 2003-01-30 10:42:40 by fiver2^fB fiver2^fB
Nice idea but _really_ badly executed.
added on the 2003-01-30 11:10:45 by java java
hyper hyper
rulez added on the 2003-01-30 20:22:28 by ravity ravity
I can't think of a single positive thing to say about this intro; it's all very bad!

If it weren't for the subtitles I'd have no idea what the so-called "speech" synth was "saying".

sucks added on the 2003-01-31 13:41:45 by Wade Wade
Wade, and no matter what you "say", it always comes across as "annoying"
added on the 2003-01-31 13:52:17 by sagacity sagacity
Managed to watch it, after begging for a final from Hopper :)
I like it :)
And I don't give a fuck about shitty gfx/sfx as long as it gives me a laugh :)
rulez added on the 2003-02-02 20:04:51 by Gargaj Gargaj
OK guys!
Thanx to Crest and Gargaj for their help the final version is now ready to download.
- All known bugs should be fixed
- A loading bar is added
- Ability added to stop loading at any time by simply pressing a key
did i forget to mention switching back the screenmode when i quit the loading? :)
added on the 2003-02-02 23:32:33 by Gargaj Gargaj
D'Oh! ok, i'll fix that...
you call that an animation system? jesus :)
anyway, i don't feel good by saying this, but this was an original display of 1996-style skinning featuring bad "effects" (you call that rain?), bad textures and a few giant German trucks full of artifacts. the idea was indeed funny, but i would have enjoyed the somewhat audible speech more if i were presented a black screen in the meanwhile (or a classic 2D tunnel perhaps).
sucks added on the 2003-02-03 13:44:32 by superplek superplek
OK, now when escaping the loading bar, resolution switches back to normal
superplek: although, ofcourse, it's not even skinning. :)
added on the 2003-02-03 21:23:06 by sagacity sagacity
slumgud: shut the fuck up
rulez added on the 2003-02-04 07:43:19 by Inopia Inopia
actually sag, it IS :) you've got a negative attitude!
added on the 2003-02-04 09:23:29 by superplek superplek
I disagree, good Sir! let's have a duel, over there, on the grassy knoll.
added on the 2003-02-04 12:10:48 by sagacity sagacity
It looks like a Farbrausch intro gone horribly wrong. Gave me a BSOD after a while..
sucks added on the 2003-02-05 03:37:08 by phoenix phoenix
hmhm... cool idea, a good laugh in the beginning, but then... those robot movements really forbid a thumb-up, sorry
added on the 2003-02-10 00:23:16 by jazzman jazzman
HAHAHA funny :)

i love this. crappy models + textures but so funny. rulez definitely ... congratulations to this one :)
rulez added on the 2003-02-26 18:47:24 by pro pro
Good idea, not-so-good implementation... sorry =)
added on the 2003-03-05 18:51:36 by pan pan
r0xx
rulez added on the 2003-03-05 20:48:29 by ector ector
rather ugly.
crappy music.
good idea, bad realization
funny :)
...except the crash at the end :(
rulez added on the 2003-08-27 01:19:31 by 0x$$ 0x$$
I mean it is a trashcan singing and everyone's complaining about its voice...
But I didn't like the crash at the end neither (XP, Radeon9000 here).
Idea's good, but result looks ugly ==> piface.
added on the 2004-01-21 13:03:45 by raer raer
ha ha ha
sucks added on the 2004-10-08 21:09:19 by Frozzy Frozzy
Probably the most fucked up thing I've ever seen.
rulez added on the 2004-10-08 22:31:08 by Preacher Preacher
It helped to cheer up so many times. Nice scene irony inside: "We have distorted meshes rotating against blank background,
radial blur, synchronized animation, repeating beats and innovating cyborg karaoke.
What else do you, freaks, need to call it a DEMO?"
Anyways it really gives an impression of rain and lightning. Thus the fervent short
handed metal brother looks twice as happier against obscured town.

BTW That's my mom's favorite intro (it's not that easy).

HYPER! HYPER!
rulez added on the 2004-12-08 10:08:18 by kraviz kraviz
this is soooooo bad, i can't help but thumb it up... :)
rulez added on the 2004-12-08 19:35:15 by blala blala
aesthetically aaaaargghh but somehow it's also cool!
rulez added on the 2004-12-08 20:07:47 by dipswitch dipswitch
fuckin' awesome :)
rulez added on the 2004-12-08 20:10:41 by kusma kusma
Yeah, this is so fucked up that it's already funny :)
rulez added on the 2004-12-22 18:00:43 by zoom zoom
Looked and sounded terrible, and crashed on exit
sucks added on the 2004-12-22 19:23:06 by parcelshit parcelshit
XD penetrating rain r0x0r
rulez added on the 2005-01-10 20:38:31 by apricot apricot
okayish
added on the 2005-05-08 15:31:08 by las las
ok, but i must say i also get the error message that shifter got...
added on the 2006-07-29 21:31:12 by decipher decipher
muhahaha :D

i like this ..
good idea.
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rulez added on the 2006-07-29 21:37:59 by chenmy! chenmy!
I don't watch this for a while, but I remember it being ugly and anoying.
sucks added on the 2007-05-25 23:52:08 by xernobyl xernobyl
\0/
rulez added on the 2007-12-20 12:41:37 by Baz Baz
i get error: kuppel: no matching lights for omni1 found
added on the 2012-04-23 17:13:22 by nosfe nosfe
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rulez added on the 2012-07-09 15:06:16 by las las
same "kuppel: no matching lights for omni1 found" error
added on the 2012-07-09 19:14:27 by TLM TLM
ohje.

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