Hard Rox by Bomb
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release date : november 1996
release party : Wired 1996
compo : pc demo
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 25
  • is ok 7
  • sucks 1
popularity : 0%
  • rulez 0.73
alltime top: #2808
added on the 2000-12-05 15:13:49 by flure flure

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simply rockkkkss. a 100% Skal production. Hard rocks look like a preview of state of mind.
simply Skal !!!
added on the 2000-12-05 20:15:13 by cykocator cykocator
First and solo demo by Skal! Same Hard rock style and really smooth great looking fx!

I love this one! Ohh,.. and all these are ported to Linux too! (Irrelevant ;)
added on the 2001-03-07 16:55:55 by Optimus Optimus
I really like every aspect of this demo, especially since it's a solo product. Everything rocks, except the title picture.. :)
rulezadded on the 2001-06-05 19:15:32 by fractalgp fractalgp
(note i'm not sure it's a bomb release, because only Skal is named in it)

funny to see that these old code runs too fast today :)
arg, floating point error before the end :(
i dont like the music, design is poor
but it's a coder only demo :)
As far as I remember, Skal released this on his own, and won the wired'96 demo compo...
Some time later he was picked up by Bomb :)

A hardcore coder-only demo for sure, as evidenced by the fact that it had a linux executable which was really weird at the time!
added on the 2001-07-25 00:10:48 by saffron saffron
Cool solo stuff! Skal is 31337 =)
rulezadded on the 2001-10-24 13:46:07 by Optimus Optimus
is this a one-man prod? great stuff.. as always i love when it works in linux :P
added on the 2001-12-21 17:41:59 by skywarper skywarper
A short prod that shows some nice effects. I really like the fountain scene. Nice for a coder demo ;D
rulezadded on the 2002-01-13 16:49:20 by shash shash
i like this, especially when music starts
kicking. this is very good one man show.
tube effect on board is very original even
rulezadded on the 2002-09-18 19:36:28 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Good 3D, good code, the design is a bit.. lacking. But respect to Skal!
added on the 2002-11-05 19:44:51 by sprocket sprocket
am i allowed to comment after watching this without sound, and listerning to the music separately? :)

anyway. coder-prod, but a VERY good coder-prod.
rulezadded on the 2002-11-06 18:35:23 by Gargaj Gargaj
Have seen it on the big screen and it seriously kicked some ass back then :)
added on the 2003-04-30 01:47:18 by Crest Crest
One of the best coder prods around i guess.
rulezadded on the 2003-12-08 07:38:56 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
Linux support...
sucksadded on the 2004-06-13 09:49:06 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
rulezadded on the 2004-06-14 18:35:33 by psenough psenough
rulezadded on the 2004-06-14 19:23:06 by p01 p01
This prod fucking kicks ASS. It had some REALLY nice looking effects even now, and the music is quite awesome too. This was one of my favourite demos for a long time. Check it out!
rulezadded on the 2004-11-19 15:26:48 by witeshade witeshade
Blew my mind when it was released. Skal just rulez!
rulezadded on the 2005-07-01 20:39:00 by d3pth d3pth
rulezadded on the 2006-01-26 10:03:08 by toxie toxie
total impressive one-man-show. even ten years later! this ROX!
rulezadded on the 2006-09-28 10:40:00 by v3nom v3nom
Hell yeah.
rulezadded on the 2006-09-30 12:43:16 by Preacher Preacher
nice fx but wtf with that jizzing phallusrock in a cave? :P
rulezadded on the 2006-12-27 15:39:23 by Maali Maali
rox linux support !
rulezadded on the 2007-06-11 14:20:13 by cyberpingui cyberpingui
the transparent dancing cylinder is one of the best effects ive ever seen, and this is from '96!

also: great job with the (acoustic) guitar in the MOD, very nice strumming effect.
rulezadded on the 2007-08-13 08:16:28 by louman louman
Back then I really liked the fountain... and the cylinder, too! Classic.
rulezadded on the 2007-08-15 19:21:13 by Stebo Stebo
Shame I didn't see this back then..
rulezadded on the 2007-11-17 17:22:19 by basscadet basscadet
Great soundtrack and transitions :)
rulezadded on the 2008-01-12 22:39:13 by xernobyl xernobyl
eguitar music,
"SKAL" logotype hole in stone texture, with fire effect within,
bump light over it,
"presents" word with bumper light, and flag waving party name and "Linux inside",
raytraced "hard ROX", with water sine lines in the back,
cave with 3D fountain, 3D particles propelling out like a fountain,
3D mathematic curve,
3D object, rotating, light bumped, a spiral in the background,
jumping wobbly cylinder, 3D, transparent, red, with shadow , on a circle green texture pattern mapped floor, camera rotating around, suddenly converts to a pentagram mapped floor, and the cylinder gets a blue pigment, specular finish
credits screen, written on light bumped background, with a 3D green jewel moving around the screen
rulezadded on the 2008-01-13 03:33:53 by BITS BITS
i remember this one too. quite impressive for the time.
rulezadded on the 2012-07-01 20:29:28 by rudi rudi
1 man prod? fucking slick stuff!
rulezadded on the 2012-07-01 20:37:06 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
F*cking great demo at the time. I was amazed by the skal's code
rulezadded on the 2013-02-23 15:34:38 by u2 u2
One of the first demos I used to watch over and over again
rulezadded on the 2013-08-02 11:03:12 by BoyC BoyC
Where did my thumb go?!
rulezadded on the 2013-08-02 11:10:25 by raer raer

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