medusa by mfx [web]
screenshot added by bdk on 2005-12-29 03:54:40
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release date : december 2005
release party : the Ultimate Meeting 2005
compo : combined demo
ranked : 4th
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popularity : 63%
  • 0.56
alltime top: #1991
added on the 2005-12-29 03:44:45 by Preacher Preacher

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i love it
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 03:56:02 by kusma kusma
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 04:02:54 by Preacher Preacher
I didnt like al that flashing going on and on for my eyes. The pink jeallyfish looks nice though.
added on the 2005-12-29 07:53:16 by magic magic
crashes at start after load(radeon9200, winXP, 512Ram, XP2000+CPU)...?
added on the 2005-12-29 09:38:24 by Gaia Gaia
well ... nice and well done like all mfx demos ... but for some reasons i m not surprized anymore
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 09:47:19 by nytrik nytrik
oww,my eyes!
added on the 2005-12-29 09:47:31 by hollowman hollowman
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 11:04:35 by bzz bzz
medusa.exe has encountered a problem yada yada.

Radeon 9800 PRO here.
added on the 2005-12-29 11:31:05 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
It needs more variation and the music is a nice attempt in doing minimal techno a la Robert Hood.
This one could be much better (a bit rushed prod imo) tho I give it a thumb up coz I'm in a good mood :)
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 12:55:23 by scoutski scoutski
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 12:57:30 by ekoli ekoli
Maybe I did expect something more from MFX, but somehow they did succeed to blind my eyes and after 20 seconds make me put my shaders on. Still I like it and it must be the pain that drives me :)
added on the 2005-12-29 13:11:05 by Xiny6581 Xiny6581
BB Image mfx / BB Image kewlers
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 13:53:07 by texel texel
hm, this one is quite appealing actually..
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 13:57:44 by Maali Maali
Looks nice, but would've been nicer with another soundtrack and perhaps some more sideshow-action.
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 15:06:39 by superplek superplek
yay! mfx goes underwater!
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 15:08:06 by kelsey kelsey
How they can make great looking demos from such seemingly simple stuff? The music was too repetitive for me though...
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 15:17:42 by NeARAZ NeARAZ
yupp yupp =)
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 16:25:50 by nystep nystep
Is it supposed to exit right after some colored lights appear on the screen?
What I saw was nice, more progression wouldn't have hurt though.
added on the 2005-12-29 17:43:25 by ithaqua ithaqua
bore bore BORE BORE BORE... jeez.
added on the 2005-12-29 17:44:53 by Gargaj Gargaj
MFX style ... but the Jelly 'particle tentacles' are just too great ...
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 18:30:43 by kohai kohai
I have to give my thumbs for this one because it just looks too good, but i don't think i will watch it too many times again since it's utterly boring...
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 18:55:00 by zoom zoom
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 18:57:44 by Quarryman Quarryman
Sadly all the new mfx demos show a vertical line from bottom left to top right. And that line actually destroys the pleasure of watching this thing.

Apart from that: Great!
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 20:12:08 by chock chock
don't know about this.. a bit to eventless for me. saving my thumb
added on the 2005-12-29 20:33:31 by Duckers Duckers
don't know about this.. looks good but a bit to eventless for me. saving my thumb.
added on the 2005-12-29 20:34:24 by Duckers Duckers
soundtrack destroyed it for me. nice otherwise. and i hated the beginning with the cube as i was planning to do the exact same thing ;)
added on the 2005-12-29 20:37:11 by fiver2^fB fiver2^fB
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 20:50:01 by diver diver
mfx quality catharsis™ once again. can't get bored.
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 21:52:35 by zomb zomb
I liked it
rulez added on the 2005-12-29 23:30:21 by Skate Skate
Annoying music, annoying flashing, annoying eventless. Non-flashing part at the end is nice but otherwise, no.
sucks added on the 2005-12-29 23:30:22 by beavis77 beavis77
atmospheric,... but no. I was waiting for the climac the whole demo.
added on the 2005-12-30 02:40:07 by numtek numtek
totally boring
added on the 2005-12-30 02:43:10 by StingRay StingRay
great octopus. and the soundtrack can't destroy it because the soundtrack is absolutely brilliant.
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 03:29:16 by dipswitch dipswitch
another unholy apparition from the depths !

fires on all cylinders, music is amazing too
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 03:47:16 by Weyland Yutani Weyland Yutani
Great one, amazing, holy thing :)
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 04:08:15 by iks iks
Looks nice, but it's sooo boring to watch. And I turned of the sound, can't even call it music.
sucks added on the 2005-12-30 07:23:57 by mSW mSW
Good, but why don't you add one more mech (or even a couple) to the demo? Don't care about you fans anymore? ;)
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 11:11:12 by Manwe Manwe
sucks added on the 2005-12-30 11:12:21 by Zplex Zplex
Not my cup of tea! but nice visualls!
added on the 2005-12-30 11:13:21 by Premium Premium
nice, really nice. i love the music and this technoconcept demo is better than deepnees in the sky.
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 13:36:37 by Psychad Psychad
not speak to me.
music suxxxxx
sucks added on the 2005-12-30 14:46:58 by wie8 wie8
my favorite demo from the compos, the squid rocks.
rulez added on the 2005-12-30 17:49:09 by dalezr dalezr
added on the 2005-12-31 00:50:11 by tomic tomic
Uncle-x where do you get those whacky demo ideas. This was really good looking. I waited something to happend at the end, but otherwise it was awesome.
rulez added on the 2005-12-31 13:49:35 by blueflame blueflame
Long and boring, but the squid was really wellmade, and the "death" in the end looked great.
rulez added on the 2005-12-31 14:03:39 by Lord Graga Lord Graga
now this is why i love sceneboys
rulez added on the 2005-12-31 15:47:13 by astu astu
Pure mfx style =)
rulez added on the 2005-12-31 15:50:36 by bdk bdk
this was a bit boring. nice gfx but music was not that nice..
added on the 2005-12-31 16:47:39 by jaw jaw
orlando boom!
rulez added on the 2005-12-31 17:24:33 by marek marek
would be thumb up if i didnt see this million times before : (
added on the 2006-01-01 17:51:43 by nula nula
niiiiicee. great same feeling like in tripfish..
more, please, but with less flashing!
rulez added on the 2006-01-02 00:06:05 by v3nom v3nom
has this kind of "oldskool-mfx-style" :-)
added on the 2006-01-02 00:08:45 by v3nom v3nom
MFX style, so it's ok for me, I only like the part in the screenshot there.
added on the 2006-01-02 01:56:00 by Optimus Optimus
nice to see that mfx keeps doing smooth rendering without reaching the hypnoglow level ;)
rulez added on the 2006-01-02 02:09:23 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
Riittää että tyhmät ulkomaalaiset luulevat että mfx:llä on taiteellista potentiaalia.
rulez added on the 2006-01-02 08:14:22 by break break
Any chance of a video of this? I installed the latest drivers for my graphics card and it still won't run for me.
added on the 2006-01-02 08:18:03 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
a_lee_n: thats weird. wanna try with older drivers?:-)
added on the 2006-01-02 11:21:42 by uncle-x uncle-x
Nice trip.
rulez added on the 2006-01-02 11:32:05 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
Uncle-X: I suppose i could do that.. I have a Radeon 9800 PRO with the latest Catalyst.. any reason to why it shouldn't work with that combination?
added on the 2006-01-02 11:55:07 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
a_lee_n: dunno, really. but it seems this version of our engine has problems with newer drivers sometimes, it could be that. or your computer is just royally screwed...
added on the 2006-01-02 12:13:17 by uncle-x uncle-x
well it crashes shortly after starting the music
which sounds quite like some Detroit House stuff
by Steve Stoll or Ultrahigh.
Win2k 512MB RAM, Radeon x600 mobility, latest DirectX
added on the 2006-01-02 12:48:15 by d0DgE d0DgE
Uncle-X: I doubt there's anything wrong with my computer, everything else runs just fine. If anything, it's a driver bug, or, as you said, something with your engine.

I get the same problem as dODgE and some other guy further up in the thread.. Crashes right after the demo has loaded and the music keeps playing.
added on the 2006-01-02 13:26:29 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
you bastards! you can't end it there! hurry up with part 2!
rulez added on the 2006-01-03 14:40:48 by psonice psonice
i don't know. i feel it's better than a simple pig but somehow i can't do it...
added on the 2006-01-04 18:35:23 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
Surely a thumb up worth codingwise... but the music is again ... "hard to get into" ;)
rulez added on the 2006-01-06 16:20:04 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
its the universe part 3 :) pretty cool though I don't liike the square/widescreen switch thing and there is something boring about the placement of the squid on the screen.. I want more in your face squid action.

Lousy screenshot btw, looks like "my first additive blending intro" with lots of colours smudged about. But lets not forget that this prod is still up there with things that are cool :)
rulez added on the 2006-01-06 16:53:22 by loaderror loaderror
mfx always touch me down there with all they do.
rulez added on the 2006-01-07 21:47:49 by dubmood dubmood
This was pretty good, I liked the ending 'collision'. :)
rulez added on the 2006-01-11 13:06:48 by PinZa PinZa
i didn't make it to the end. i was afraid i would get seizures :(
added on the 2006-01-11 13:52:07 by gencha gencha
niko makes demo in a day
rulez added on the 2006-01-11 19:52:35 by sauli sauli
Hmm.... do not really like it... too much annoying music and strange visuals
added on the 2006-01-13 15:19:23 by Sapphire Sapphire
The end .. it is quite something!

and thanks for the hommage!
rulez added on the 2006-01-18 23:36:21 by _-_-__ _-_-__
very nice
rulez added on the 2006-01-18 23:54:57 by red red
Great graphics and musicvideo feel somehow - but the music does nothing for me.
rulez added on the 2006-01-24 21:17:56 by d3pth d3pth
daaaaamn fat!

i really don't understand why i didn't totally love this on the bigscreen.

this is what predator should've been. big ups unclex!!
rulez added on the 2006-01-24 21:27:48 by skrebbel skrebbel
Superb! Continuation of an epopee "predator" is valid.
Visualization is excellent. A track simply on HURRAH!.
rulez added on the 2006-01-25 08:32:58 by Simon^CPU Simon^CPU
lovely, bu i would love a video since it runs very slow on my poor notebook...
rulez added on the 2006-01-27 03:12:36 by rmeht rmeht
Predator is more of my taste... but this one rules also.
rulez added on the 2006-01-27 21:00:13 by _10b0 _10b0
not my favourite Demo Watching Style
added on the 2006-01-28 00:03:50 by Sapphire Sapphire
good effects, but very boring to watch
added on the 2006-01-28 00:47:36 by dila dila

although there's nothing really wrong with this demo, it fails to deliver excitement == flashy sync is easy and annoying, music is firm but not sophisticated enough, and all in all it lasted a little longer than my interest

added on the 2006-02-25 10:44:03 by raver raver
single effect, way too repetitive, although good looking
/me <3 orlando boom!
added on the 2006-06-07 18:04:49 by skrebbel skrebbel
damn like t. perfekt effets
rulez added on the 2006-07-29 15:00:58 by sunnm sunnm
nice animal but very boring.. maybe needs a long & dark remix??
added on the 2006-08-12 04:03:59 by EarlGrey EarlGrey
sucks added on the 2006-08-17 13:58:46 by hardi hardi
I love it! such a simple progression and resolution - truly entrancing, minimal and direct
rulez added on the 2006-08-22 07:52:33 by enk enk
yeah yeah, boom boom, flash flash. boooring.
sucks added on the 2006-09-19 02:57:49 by phoenix phoenix
trippy. good music.
rulez added on the 2006-09-27 02:25:12 by kimi kandler kimi kandler
little bit epilieptic...but nice
added on the 2007-01-06 22:55:44 by besh besh
too fucking hard to look at
sucks added on the 2007-02-04 00:36:00 by Gaia Gaia
i love this
rulez added on the 2007-02-04 01:44:48 by substrate substrate
rulez added on the 2007-04-28 09:15:09 by puNky puNky
a little too much epyleptic for me, but i like this kind of music, visuals are really good, and synchro is perfect
added on the 2007-04-29 19:05:51 by sokoban sokoban
added on the 2007-04-29 19:21:06 by kusma kusma
yeah fuckings to rippers
rulez added on the 2007-04-29 19:27:33 by waffle waffle
this _is_ bloody båring. The tune stinks.
In my book completely non demo suiting but indeed
a release candidate for a progressive house label.
sucks added on the 2007-05-15 10:29:16 by d0DgE d0DgE
added on the 2007-05-15 10:51:34 by kusma kusma
Yeepee! Predator goes underwater !
This is pretty boring and the music sucked big time, sorry. But since this is a MFX prod and I'm a totally dumb groupie and I like translucent glowing jellyfish, I give you a thumb up ;)
rulez added on the 2007-06-17 13:45:41 by Drunken_Poet Drunken_Poet
Love this MFX style.
rulez added on the 2007-09-01 13:46:44 by arttq arttq
sucks added on the 2007-09-24 00:04:00 by #535 #535
don't like the music and the scene shifting. but this is so damn beautiful.
rulez added on the 2007-10-21 12:14:39 by prm prm
A deepness in the ocean
rulez added on the 2008-05-05 16:15:08 by untel untel
rulez added on the 2008-08-02 16:29:22 by Anat Anat
LOVE it!
Freaky techno meets even freakier visuals, very nice. :)
rulez added on the 2008-08-04 22:37:17 by izard izard
rulez added on the 2009-04-30 19:03:36 by unc unc
Just brilliant. The music is just somewhat unfitting.
rulez added on the 2009-05-23 12:00:52 by noby noby
somehow nice, yet a bit too long for me - get a faster predator!!
added on the 2009-06-05 22:32:22 by Zweckform Zweckform
rulez added on the 2012-05-24 08:14:21 by dafuq dafuq
I take that back, this is a brilliant techno track. Hiyaa.
added on the 2015-05-02 19:35:19 by noby noby

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