Omega demo by Omega
screenshot added by keops on 2006-08-23 02:06:22
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release date : december 1988
release party : Sync Convention 1988
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added on the 2006-08-23 02:06:22 by keops keops

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The first demo from Omega if I am not mistaken.

To get to the main menu, press Reset once you have reached the Omega logo, some bombs will appear then you will eventually reach the main menu.

Use Arrows and Help (Page Up if you're using Steem) to select a screen.

The demo is quite ugly designwise but very advanced codwise for its time. It even features some fullscreen effect.

Thanks Evl for sending me this one, I knew it but totally forgot/missed the Reset thing to get to the main menu :)
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 02:10:51 by keops keops
Thumb up for the first ever ST-fullscreen. Yes, this one was out before Union demo (if the scroller is correct).

But the demo looks really ugly :)
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 07:22:59 by evil evil
pioneers of our time!
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 10:36:49 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
spinout screen
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 13:40:50 by minz minz
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 14:01:21 by Buckethead Buckethead
I tried quickly this morning and all I could see after a reset was a screen with a picture, a scroll at the bottom of the screen and you could select a different chiptune with Help and the up/down arrows. :|
added on the 2006-08-23 14:18:31 by p01 p01
p01: how about trying left and right arrows as well? ;)
added on the 2006-08-23 14:39:55 by keops keops
Some nice effects, but globaly incredibly ugly.
Thumbs up for the précurseurisivité :)
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 18:51:28 by Dbug Dbug
the left border remain with a tos 1.02, but still!!!

keops: I'm useless in the morning :p
rulez added on the 2006-08-23 20:03:40 by p01 p01
Well, on the other hand Evil/Dhs had to remind me how to even pass the introduction, so... ;)
added on the 2006-08-23 20:09:08 by keops keops
Very old !
added on the 2006-11-01 12:44:07 by Zorro 2 Zorro 2
cool never seen before
rulez added on the 2007-07-17 13:25:01 by seppjo seppjo
Its nice to see their first step.
rulez added on the 2007-07-17 20:29:03 by Zweckform Zweckform
rulez added on the 2007-07-18 12:38:43 by RA RA
extremely brave.. that reset thing ;)
rulez added on the 2007-09-12 21:36:27 by fiveofive fiveofive
Since I made large parts of the demo I feel that I have to defend it a bit :)

Yes, it is quite ugly but mostly this demo was done by 2 coders. I even made a font and I have limited gfx talent.

It, however, had some really big scrollers for the time and the first released ST fullscreen (that worked 1 out of 100 times or so, hehe).
There was also a longer scroll text than the BIG demo and it must have been the biggest reset demo at that time.

Anyways, thanks for the thumbs up. It is almost 20 years ago, the memories..
BTW, this was released at the Sync Convention.
added on the 2008-11-08 02:24:45 by HAQ HAQ
Nice to have you around Haq ;)
added on the 2008-11-08 02:40:22 by keops keops
Welcome HAQ :) Was there a democompo aswell?
added on the 2008-11-08 15:15:24 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc

Now that you visited Altparty (nice seeing you there !) and registred on Pouet you gotta find that missing Megaleif (Electra party) winner demo :-)

It's been 16 years and I still remember the demo after just seeing it once. "Mine is bigger" with the cube and the rollercoaster effect, all cool stuff :)
added on the 2008-11-08 20:42:32 by evil evil
50 FPS MPEG-4 movie with clips from all screens

PS. The fullscreen doesn't work 100% with any of my ST/STe machines, so there are graphics problems there in the video.
added on the 2008-12-31 11:28:56 by evil evil
rulez added on the 2021-02-17 00:52:42 by Blast! Blast!

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