resonance by Portal Process
screenshot added by svok on 2005-11-13 17:00:59
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release date : november 2005
release party : Kindergarden 2005
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 66%
  • 0.75
alltime top: #954
added on the 2005-11-13 17:00:50 by svok svok

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Be warned, this time we wanted to make use of some of the fillrate of our new graphics cards. So it will probably be terribly slow on older cards. Works fine on a GF6600GT.
added on the 2005-11-13 17:11:51 by svok svok
More of the same, but still a very solid production, couple of really nicely placed syncs and the music is überawesome as usual though I would've expected a tad more of the bassline :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 17:12:54 by Gargaj Gargaj
Oh and it had prolly the best looking DOF effect i've seen in a demo so far :)
added on the 2005-11-13 17:15:46 by Gargaj Gargaj
it rocked the party!
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 17:23:35 by p01 p01
very stunning, but get rid of that noisefilter.. it gets cliché :P
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 17:29:23 by maali maali
\pp\PortalNewTechnology\src\base\RenderTarget.cpp:54 GL (FBO) error:

Geforce 6600 GT, forceware 77.72 drivers
added on the 2005-11-13 17:44:06 by ithaqua ithaqua

but I'll thumb it up because the DOF looked nice, and because the models kick ass.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 17:51:57 by Preacher Preacher
ithaqua: you need rather fresh drivers for this one. Try the 81.85 drivers from nvidia.
added on the 2005-11-13 17:54:01 by svok svok
Hm. KB says it runs at max. 10fps on his 6600, which I find weird since it ran min 15-20 on my R9700... Driver bottleneck?
added on the 2005-11-13 17:58:51 by Gargaj Gargaj

I get the same error with a GForce 4 After I updated the drivers.
Time to get me an ATI Radeon
added on the 2005-11-13 17:58:51 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 18:02:27 by Skate Skate
Portal Process ! Need i say more ???
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 18:11:38 by kohai kohai
Works fine with the 81.85 drivers. I guess you developed it on a 256mb card cause I had to disable AA and the secondary monitor in order to run it properly, it seems to eat all videomem.

The DOF scenes look simply gorgeous and I love the distortfilter look. The models kick ass. I would only complain about the pace, I miss some more aggressiveness. Anyway, I'm a sucker for good industrial design so thumbs up.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 18:56:26 by ithaqua ithaqua
not only are you guys rocking the big screen, but you are nice and decent people too.
The demo had some really cool effects. Good 3d art as usuall, and also the programming work, lighting techniques, glow, DOF, wicked shading indeed!
I'll try to see if I can raise my quality with the tips you gave me. Hope to see around at future demoparties! :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 19:04:48 by vame vame
good work guys, and runs fine on a GeForce FX 5900 XT.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 19:28:04 by bull bull
btw after a 1st launch i can't launch it anymore. here is the error :

added on the 2005-11-13 19:32:20 by bull bull
ok nm with lastest drivers =)
added on the 2005-11-13 19:34:24 by bull bull
is it possible to make it compatible with ATi 9x00 line ? :>
added on the 2005-11-13 19:44:34 by Zest Zest
Like i told you, i'm still amazingly tired of "robots.. that move a bit.. and don't have a function".. but the direction is cool, and the distortion is ace, so it will be a piggy, although i'd rather thumb it down just for never changing style :P
added on the 2005-11-13 20:36:12 by leijaa leijaa
Zest: it runs without a hitch on a 9700 pro here...
added on the 2005-11-13 20:39:56 by Gargaj Gargaj
cool other one! but i prefer the lastest (more animated things, better gfx), but the music still rocks :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 20:46:11 by skarab skarab
this prod is completely ace all the way. great music and direction combined with veeeery goodlooking pixelshader-action. it stands out a bit from your previous works - has a different look and feel, despite what some people might say.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 21:21:44 by gloom gloom
although the robots seem to become standard procedure, I still feel resonance takes pp a leap forwards stylewise. beautiful.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 21:46:37 by heetach heetach
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 22:26:13 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
A little short but looks nice. Thump up!
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 22:37:01 by magic magic
I wish I had some decent words to say about it, I don't today cuz I'm in recovery from not getting enough sleep (: But seriously, this kicks ass.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 23:01:07 by las las
i like robots..
modelling , direction and music.. all of them are very good.
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 23:13:41 by scg_ scg_
rulez added on the 2005-11-13 23:15:55 by raymon raymon
Great visuals but boring.
added on the 2005-11-13 23:18:20 by StingRay StingRay
absolutely KICKASS!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 00:56:37 by Duckers Duckers
looks cool, VERY SLOW, but looks cool :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 01:13:03 by mrdoob mrdoob
oh, FUCK YES!!!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 02:41:11 by psenough psenough
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 08:20:44 by wb wb
it's weird, I got the FBO extension missing, while my latest intro actually uses FBOs. ...
added on the 2005-11-14 08:40:03 by _-_-__ _-_-__
ah but that's framebuffer unsupported.. So I guess those drivers don't support some pixel/depth buffer format
added on the 2005-11-14 08:41:57 by _-_-__ _-_-__
Rocks hard on AMD 64bit 3800+ Radeon 9800XT XP SP2, latest drivers.
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 08:47:51 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
music,objects kick ass
while the 2d layers and the noisefx sucks ass
still quite cool.
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 08:58:46 by xeNusion xeNusion
amazing !
What 3d software do u use ?
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 09:53:26 by nytrik nytrik
:( doesnt work on my mobile gf6800 !
added on the 2005-11-14 11:07:19 by Premium Premium
Premium: Update to 8x.xx drivers, then it'll work (they did some work at the FBO extension it seems)

Great visuals indeed. The music wasn't my taste, and the whole thing could be a wee bit faster, but what the heck. :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 11:35:20 by kb_ kb_
Great visuals here, and while I really like dnb, I though the tune was a bit uninspired.

It works great on my Radeon 9700pro, but my notebook has a GF6800 as well and I can't update the drivers to 8x.xx because they're slower and bugged than the older ones I'm currently using D:
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 11:57:16 by robotriot robotriot
ARGH I HATE/LOVE YOU GUYS! Best robot-demo ever!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 12:01:30 by kusma kusma
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 12:23:24 by sp^ctz sp^ctz
can we expect a version for "thinner" gfx boards??
added on the 2005-11-14 12:35:49 by d0DgE d0DgE
i recall liking this during the compo.
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 12:57:41 by nosfe nosfe
nice visuals and lug00ber sound stuff... great!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 12:59:39 by starbuck starbuck
Very good looking demo, but i second Leia. Try to make something 'new'....
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 13:03:45 by quisten quisten
no go here (frame buffer error as others had). I have a quadro card, latest drivers for it are 77.56. Guess i'll have to wait for nvidia to fix it...
added on the 2005-11-14 14:06:12 by psonice psonice
video version, please! (tried with radeon 9600, but the framerate, or the lack of it, sort of made it unwatchable :)
added on the 2005-11-14 15:54:36 by melw melw
pro: pretty filters, great-looking models, pleasing colorscheme.

con: low framerate (PIV 2.8GHz, ATI X300), music not among lug00ber's greatest work.

All in all enjoyable and a good show!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 17:11:43 by Betong Betong
top quality!
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 17:17:19 by oldaccount oldaccount
It's so beuatiful. Worked on decent framerate on my computer with no FSAA with Radeon 9500
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 17:23:15 by blueflame blueflame
We Are The Robots
added on the 2005-11-14 18:19:58 by magic magic
it looked okay and a worthy winner. However the design of this design was not apealing for me.
added on the 2005-11-14 18:39:11 by Proteque Proteque
added a video (thanks to whoever uploaded it to scene.org)
added on the 2005-11-14 21:25:59 by sparcus sparcus
best in show for me at KG. Superslick rendering and high detail does it :) ... One tip for next time would perhaps be to add more robots..
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 22:23:46 by loaderror loaderror
not original, but good. i like the glow in the middle...
added on the 2005-11-14 22:42:37 by raer raer
Love the robots.. the globe thing was pretty impressive. Nice filters, too. A keeper.
rulez added on the 2005-11-14 23:45:24 by ngtflyer ngtflyer
this is the dice, noob. roll some slime on those nuts.
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 04:07:16 by mrtheplague mrtheplague
The demo looked very nice, but it was a bit too repetitive and I didn't like the music too much. A pig it is.
added on the 2005-11-15 07:54:59 by noid noid
Nice show on the first run, boring on the second. Didn't like the music, and this one didn't really show anything new or original. But still a weak thumb up for the modelling and nice overall look.
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 08:51:01 by kurli kurli
lovely colors, detail, filters and visuals.
the music was ok but nothing like in don't stop.
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 10:24:39 by dodke dodke
One tip for nex time would perhaps to add rowboats
added on the 2005-11-15 11:07:56 by quisten quisten
One tip for nex time would perhaps be to add rowboats
added on the 2005-11-15 11:08:19 by quisten quisten
+ good music
+ good effects
+ ran okay with FSAA
- quite repeative

really liked the depth of field and the camera movement (although the visuals seemed a bit slow in the beginning)
added on the 2005-11-15 17:40:11 by third_dot third_dot
ebbe :D
added on the 2005-11-15 18:37:14 by leijaa leijaa
very good music
very nice models and animation
good code and nice postprocessing
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 22:20:22 by wie8 wie8
Nice, but I really hate to have to watch the video version :P
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 22:29:41 by shash shash
I agree with many of the previous comments - DOF effect is ace, probably the best seen in a demo so far.

After installing latest drivers, it runs very good on my GF6800LE at 8xAA.
rulez added on the 2005-11-15 22:39:50 by Sdw Sdw
fuckin' cool.
liked it even better than "don't stop"
rulez added on the 2005-11-16 19:08:17 by styx^hcr styx^hcr
rulez added on the 2005-11-16 19:34:33 by kelsey kelsey

is this using PRT or is it "just" the shadows & dof & glow and so on?
rulez added on the 2005-11-17 02:59:07 by Reboot Reboot
the font says it all: someone works on technical/industrial design here... anyway: top quality, fine tuned
rulez added on the 2005-11-17 03:38:01 by tomkh tomkh
\pp\PortalNewTechnology\src\launcher\PortalLauncher.cpp:260 Extension not supported: EXT_framebuffer_object

GF FX5600, FW 71.89

Should update drivers, I guess
added on the 2005-11-17 21:08:41 by Jcl Jcl
thanks for the feedback =]
jcl, yes you should. nvidia 81.something should work well.
tomkh: well, not really :) I have done some technical drawing stuff, but not that much. And we also have some carpenter experience in our team, if that counts :)
reboot: well, there is some kind of precalced GI info in there, but i don't think it can be called PRT. And of course all of the above-mentioned postprocessing tricks.
added on the 2005-11-19 22:11:14 by svok svok
o ja pierdole :)
truly amazing and awesome work, one of my favourites now :) more plz.
rulez added on the 2005-11-19 22:22:22 by substrate substrate
I couldn't get it to work:

I am having problems running your Resonance demo. I get this error: "\pp\PortalNewTechnology\src\Launcher\PortalLauncher.cpp:260 Extension not supported: EXT_framebuffer_object"

I am using an old ATI Radeon 9800 Pro All-In-Wonder (128 MB). :(
sucks added on the 2005-11-20 00:55:30 by AntDude AntDude
How about updating your drivers before a thumb down ??
added on the 2005-11-20 22:54:35 by scg_ scg_
I agree with Leia etc.

Well done, hats off for the work, but there's nothing in there, visual or music wise, that isn't 100% standard.
added on the 2005-11-21 18:24:24 by jobe jobe
and who cares about that
rulez added on the 2005-11-23 07:32:58 by ogge_ ogge_
Impressive models, filters, focal blur. But yes, there is nothing more than robot models in the last PP demos and I wouldn't watch it again. Thumbs up for the hard work though..
rulez added on the 2005-11-23 20:56:03 by Optimus Optimus
very professional but sometimes boring and repetitive
added on the 2005-11-24 06:54:39 by zeebr zeebr
Great demo as always...
oh and fmod killing the scene :))) my dull intel d865perl board's 5.1 audio send the sign only to the front speaker when wave mapper used.
Why a demo use wavemapper rather than dsound (like BASS) ?????? :(((( I hate you fmod :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-24 12:27:05 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
That dof with these models and colors Greatly rulz. Also the music is happy.
rulez added on the 2005-11-26 02:18:52 by bdk bdk
+dof +modelling
rulez added on the 2005-11-27 00:17:25 by blala blala
OK, I fianlly saw the demo on a NVIDIA 6800 card. Not bad. Still a pig rating from me. :)
added on the 2005-11-27 08:02:37 by AntDude AntDude
very enjoyable watch. but please make more resolutions available.. i don't want my TFT to interpolate, so why aren't all resolutions made available which are supported by the respective hardware?
great prod nonetheless.
rulez added on the 2005-11-27 20:10:35 by keith303 keith303
btw: ran like charm on a 6800GT + 8xFSAA
added on the 2005-11-27 20:11:46 by keith303 keith303
Smooth and silky, but I wished for something more.. track was my favourite
added on the 2005-11-28 21:25:16 by Vulture Vulture
fluid here. nice modeling, and nice track :)
rulez added on the 2005-11-29 20:01:07 by NovaB NovaB
The ball opening with DOF was cool!
rulez added on the 2005-11-30 18:48:43 by wonder wonder
Nice effects and 3D models, but quite boring for me. Piggie!
added on the 2005-12-01 22:34:31 by yero yero
rulez added on the 2005-12-04 04:06:02 by iks iks
Screen effect is cool and stylish, other is quite borring.
added on the 2005-12-04 11:08:37 by Manwe Manwe
The modelling and animation made me poop my pants!
rulez added on the 2005-12-05 00:08:33 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
nothing new, but it looks nice. =)
added on the 2005-12-05 10:08:02 by smash smash
Another masterpiece from PP.. How the hell can they keep quality stuff like this coming... Simply awesome...
rulez added on the 2005-12-07 16:05:59 by Hazel Hazel
Lather, rinse, repeat.

The ball and the scene after that were really pretty, but once you've seen the animation loop run twice or thrice, it borders on boring. Piggie.
added on the 2005-12-08 19:05:00 by Shifter Shifter
I really liked the track and I can see the idea behind the effect the demo should have had on the audience but unfortunately the good modelling and rendering were not enough to distract from the basic rotating object in the middle-scheme
added on the 2005-12-08 19:33:26 by Paralax Paralax
another definition for the word "cool".
rulez added on the 2005-12-08 21:34:10 by anesthetic anesthetic
For utter fudging slideshow on some parts and - uh - a bit too typical drum'n'bass-track (yeah, been listening a lot lately) I call it farm time. Oinkey.
added on the 2005-12-09 22:07:59 by PinZa PinZa
rulez added on the 2005-12-10 02:28:28 by dila dila
rulez added on the 2005-12-10 16:44:07 by bux bux
not exactly my cup of tea - but wow.
rulez added on the 2005-12-11 01:23:45 by 4kum4 4kum4
rulez added on the 2006-03-01 17:03:27 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
pp guys you rock the damn shit again and again and again and again and again!
rulez added on the 2006-07-07 22:30:35 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
industrial scanline goodness. average for a pp demo, good overall.
rulez added on the 2006-07-16 01:56:55 by phoenix phoenix
neat, proper use of dof scores extra points :)
rulez added on the 2006-07-16 06:41:05 by apricot apricot
a little dof can make a huge difference, don't it?
rulez added on the 2006-09-18 14:41:04 by bhead bhead
Nice industrial themed demo :)
rulez added on the 2006-12-11 03:01:38 by Sapphire Sapphire
it's... robotic !! (and i love it)
rulez added on the 2007-04-14 19:20:38 by sokoban sokoban
missing thumb ftw
dance it babez, for real !
rulez added on the 2007-08-11 17:35:20 by EviL EviL
rulez added on the 2007-08-11 17:55:26 by raer raer
rulez added on the 2007-08-11 18:08:07 by src src
nice one.
added on the 2007-08-31 14:42:08 by glow glow
very cool! kickass music!
rulez added on the 2007-08-31 15:38:57 by zeebr zeebr
Portal Process' demos are always pretty nice.
rulez added on the 2007-12-27 02:18:05 by ferris ferris
rulez added on the 2008-03-05 03:11:10 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
Portal Process' Masterpiece!
rulez added on the 2008-05-06 17:27:59 by untel untel
rulez added on the 2008-05-24 22:24:11 by blackpawn blackpawn
Fucking great!
rulez added on the 2008-05-24 22:43:21 by #535 #535
Seal of aproval.
rulez added on the 2008-05-27 03:45:15 by xernobyl xernobyl
Oh, it blew up after some scenes, but pretty cool postprocessing !
rulez added on the 2008-05-28 11:40:21 by zeroshift zeroshift
Lots of nice 3D, but just too repetitive. Sorry, but I'm just getting of having to watch the same 3D scene unfold itself from 20 different angles. And yes, there's blur and yes, there's distortion and yes, it's an OK soundtrack - but that's just not enough. It felt like this demo was stuck in it's own track and wasn't allowed to move on and evolve - shame, really.
rulez added on the 2008-05-30 14:34:30 by deepr deepr
awesome shaderwork.
added on the 2008-05-30 14:35:06 by deepr deepr
Einklang.net with robots
rulez added on the 2008-05-31 23:34:29 by T$ T$
rulez added on the 2008-07-06 19:04:48 by Baz Baz
Machines and dnb, almost can't go wrong here :).
rulez added on the 2008-07-07 23:45:13 by Alpha C Alpha C
What Nutman said.
added on the 2008-11-21 18:43:44 by chromag chromag
What Chromag said.
added on the 2009-02-08 23:25:18 by SiR SiR
sorry, this one needs more thumbs
rulez added on the 2010-03-25 15:01:04 by chaos chaos
Nice & veryvery atmospheric one!
Thumbs up, only up!
rulez added on the 2010-08-13 19:39:56 by closed closed
Quite nice.
rulez added on the 2011-06-23 20:18:21 by Mystra Mystra
Music is great! The visuals have a bit too much distortions for me, but thumb up for an overall nice demo!

Also made a Youtube Rip for it..
rulez added on the 2011-09-23 10:27:03 by anni anni
yeah nice-ish.
rulez added on the 2011-09-23 10:35:26 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
added on the 2012-01-14 13:45:27 by Frequent Frequent
hours of story.
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