Final Reality by Remedy
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release date : may 1997
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popularity : 75%
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alltime top: #2228
added on the 2002-08-15 14:27:47 by mrdoob mrdoob

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Second Reality 1999 :-)
rulez added on the 2002-08-15 15:01:21 by moT moT
The download link is broken .. (Yes, the one on remedy's website)
added on the 2002-08-15 19:19:16 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
Direct link:http://www.israelofgod.org/~final/fr101.exe

I'm not really happy with all those benchmarks from companies mixed together with "real" demos. Can we have an extra "benchmark" type for those?
added on the 2002-08-15 20:00:13 by tomaes tomaes
Diz SUXX !!! I waiting for another sucker who will submit "Sandra 2000 bench"
sucks added on the 2002-08-16 20:37:26 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
I was expecting more from 'benchmarking' software. The textures are ugly and so damn small. They look super tiled and amateurish. Plus the music bugged on my system in a strange way I've never heard before. (Chipmunk style!)
sucks added on the 2002-08-23 01:56:15 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
thom, you're kidding? "so damn small"... it's 97, man, voodoo1s had only 2mb of texture memory... (one thing i didnt like: the 2nd reality music remix.. the original actually sounded better)
rulez added on the 2002-08-23 02:04:46 by reptile reptile
Oh come on. There's way better scene productions from 97. Sure, they use software rendering, but so what?

Judge a demo on how pleasing it is to yourself, not on it's age. This simply wasn't pleasing to me. I couldn't care less about the size of Voodoo texture memory. It's irrelevant.

I've been watching demos since '89 and there's plenty of better stuff than this.
added on the 2002-08-23 18:01:07 by dalezr dalezr
canonball: sucker?!
added on the 2002-08-23 18:13:44 by mrdoob mrdoob
thom: a software 'demo' to benchmark 3d hardware accelerators would not make too much sense, now, would it... :-) Maybe your real problem is that this should not be on pouet, but that's another story.

To second reptile's answer, this was out to benchmark 3d cards like voodoo1/2, nvidia riva 128, rendition verite 1000, ati rage 3d pro etc. The video ram on those babies was 8mb max (for the voodoos and the riva128 if I recall). Finally, I think it contains a small benchmark to stress the agp bus by using textures up to (brace yourself) 64mb. So there you go :-)
added on the 2002-11-09 01:48:22 by moT moT
speaking for MPiRE^(ex)remedy: rubbish :)
sucks added on the 2002-11-09 02:12:40 by PigPen PigPen
added on the 2002-11-09 03:47:00 by got got
it's ok-ish
moT: You misunderstood. The 'better' demos from '97 used software rendering. I wasn't claim *this* demo was anything other than hardware rendering.
The end part's cool. I liked Second Reality better of course, which isn't too surprising since it had more of an emphasis on being good, rather than showing off and/or benchmarking 3D hardware.
added on the 2002-11-09 05:36:37 by bigcheese bigcheese
In fairness, I'd give this a thumb up if it wasn't benchmarking software, since I tend to give a thumb up to any prod that has at least one cool thing that I find a bit unique.. so here.. :)
rulez added on the 2002-11-09 05:38:17 by bigcheese bigcheese
voodoo1 power!
rulez added on the 2002-11-09 08:27:36 by cats cats
It was very cool to watch this one, back then...
rulez added on the 2002-11-09 10:59:42 by Jare Jare
If someone posts the other remaining 3dMark demos, he will easilly get more glops. Bored to do myself, cause I gotta code a demo..
rulez added on the 2003-02-26 14:57:36 by Optimus Optimus
Some scenes are too close to Second Reality, others are too far away from it. It's neigther "Unreal ]|[" nor Second Reality 2.5. The guys could have done it better, but a benchmark is no demo, so it is ok for this reason.
This was nice back then (when I wasn't into demos though :P )
rulez added on the 2003-11-03 21:00:41 by breez breez
I tested this one back with my old computer old ago (p200 + voodoo banshee) and ruled
rulez added on the 2003-12-26 15:45:27 by shash shash
Back then this one ruled.
rulez added on the 2004-04-06 16:17:31 by vgo vgo
Can't textures be "scaled" down till 1x1 (polyfill) ? Including larger textures never heart for big demos! Although scaling object particles might be more difficult, but it's not impossible neither. Ever thought about a demo/intro looking "good" on both P1/P4?
sucks added on the 2004-06-11 00:06:00 by bkil bkil
... hurt (sorry :*)
added on the 2004-06-11 00:07:52 by bkil bkil
i remember this bitch told me my brand-secondhand riva tnt sucks.
sucks added on the 2005-02-09 19:08:47 by apricot apricot
I remember being totally awed by this. Probably the first 3d-accelerated thing I ever saw.
rulez added on the 2005-02-09 19:13:55 by Preacher Preacher
I just loved that whole endscroller part and especially its music.
rulez added on the 2005-02-09 22:57:45 by mizc mizc
\o/ remake of that city scene is really lovely and skaven r0x, so nice cover ;)
rulez added on the 2005-02-09 23:02:49 by Maali Maali
rulez added on the 2005-02-10 18:41:29 by radman1 radman1
First time I watched this was AMD K6-2 and a Matrox Mystique 220 (orsomethinglikethat). It was buggy as hell but also it blew me away! The graphics were unbelievable for the time. The music still rocks big time (especially PM's Credits-part). But I agree this shouldn't be on Pouët.
rulez added on the 2005-07-02 19:28:21 by kaukojouko kaukojouko
Back then I liked this benchmark.
rulez added on the 2005-08-01 05:08:50 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
Not bad but as benchmark but that's it.
added on the 2005-11-12 19:33:26 by StingRay StingRay
hey it's from 1997 when the first 3D cards were released. My riva128 worked fine.
rulez added on the 2006-04-12 17:38:34 by seppjo seppjo
Music still rocks, it's a permanent piece in my xm folder. Video is not that impressive, looking back at it now, though it sure was back then when I had just gotten my first 3d accelerator. Looking at it on my 400 MHz laptop without 3d-acc, it at least runs faster than 1 FPS. :D
So, I was gonna give this thing a thumbdown, if it wasn't for the facts that my computer got 3.14 reality marks, and that the spinning thing in the last scene looks a bit like a swastika at times.
rulez added on the 2006-08-13 01:03:06 by nitro2k01 nitro2k01
Future Crew is not dead! :)
rulez added on the 2006-09-11 18:11:56 by Manwe Manwe
made my voodoo screech and burrrrn! 8)
rulez added on the 2006-09-11 18:27:27 by bhead bhead
rulez added on the 2006-09-12 07:23:05 by zeebr zeebr
download.... link..... BORKEN!!!!
works again.
The music is nice (original is much better though), but hot damn, this has not aged well at all, it's atrocious-looking now ;-)
added on the 2007-08-09 03:09:07 by Nezbie Nezbie
Was it actually released before Assembly 1997 ? Can somebody point to the right date?
added on the 2007-09-01 22:45:43 by Manwe Manwe
Okay ... visual remix of the second reality scene is cool, the music is not ... otherwise, standard 1997 stuff.
added on the 2007-11-10 00:12:15 by shock__ shock__
Anyway my first seen demo. At that time i didn't know what demo & scene are. I was very very young.
rulez added on the 2008-03-14 06:34:09 by dukzcry dukzcry
one of the first I seen
rulez added on the 2008-10-18 18:48:35 by cyberpingui cyberpingui
i watched with p1 166mhz (no mmx), s3 virge dx and voodoo2 (12mb)... it's looked very nice in first time :)
rulez added on the 2009-01-10 17:51:28 by MoM MoM
I remember visiting the CEBIT here in Hanover in 1998...and this was on EVERY monitor in every hall. It was just amazing to watch a program with demoszene roots getting such a high exposure...
rulez added on the 2009-03-11 14:51:08 by Stebo Stebo
man this goes way back .. as i remember correctly you had to install this to watch it .. instant classic!
rulez added on the 2009-03-11 15:02:37 by dwarf dwarf
oldschool ;)
rulez added on the 2010-10-20 02:03:48 by T$ T$
i remember watching this at the time when i didn't know anything about scene yet. also, could run it on win7 x64, and apparently my system is only 20~40 times faster than baseline p150+s3 virge :/
rulez added on the 2011-12-22 16:57:27 by provod provod
great remix of Second Reality :D
rulez added on the 2012-01-11 21:02:27 by rez rez
Doesn't work under win7 x64 :'(
rulez added on the 2012-07-17 00:24:25 by klk klk
Another piece of history :3
rulez added on the 2012-07-17 02:06:55 by Danguafer Danguafer
Where did my thumb go?!
rulez added on the 2016-02-17 14:38:03 by raer raer
oh God this has aged horribly.
added on the 2016-02-17 15:13:21 by Preacher Preacher
rulez added on the 2016-02-17 15:25:33 by noby noby
Needs more double sided transparent dual texture with gouraud.
rulez added on the 2022-07-11 22:38:39 by wabe wabe

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