Ghost in the Machine by Tristar & Red Sector Inc. [web]
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release date : may 2007
release party : Maximum Overdose 2007
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 66%
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alltime top: #1300
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great music, good gfx and boring effects
added on the 2007-05-29 08:30:50 by RA RA
The first proper DTV demo?
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 08:54:33 by Preacher Preacher
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 10:06:35 by chromag chromag
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 10:12:06 by Premium Premium
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 10:17:52 by xeron xeron
good effects and awesom music..
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 10:23:50 by mad mad
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 11:12:35 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
new platforms are always nice.
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 11:19:13 by visy visy
good music, not so exciting effects but well put together
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 11:34:56 by hollowman hollowman
nice to see what effects are possible on this machine! also cool graphics! rocks! can't wait for new releases for this platform =))
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 11:39:00 by earx earx
Congrats StreetTuff ! Good work !
I hope we will see a lot of cool DTV prods in the future, it deserves it !

here are the credits :
Code :
Peiselulli (Tristar & Red Sector Incorporated)
Street Tuff (Tristar & Red Sector Incorporated)
Music :
Linus (Triad, Viruz)
Graphics :
Spotter (Tristar & Red Sector Incorporated)
Street Tuff (Tristar & Red Sector Incorporated)
titus (Rabenauge)
Loader :
Cadaver (Covert Bitops)
Not really impressive, since the hardware doesn't have much to do with a C64 except the name ...
added on the 2007-05-29 11:45:19 by Steel Steel
steel: oh be quiet
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 12:21:33 by button button
Nce gfx ;)
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 13:33:21 by bodo^rab bodo^rab
preacher : not the first demo, if you look at csdb. there are other things.. since i haven't modd'd my dtv.. I can't say about these yet. the legends that are crest have done some things also =)
milestone for dtv coding
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 13:50:17 by Captain Zed Yago Captain Zed Yago
old64scener: first PROPER demo, with real effects taking advantage of the DTV hardware. I don't recall seeing any else.. this is miles better than the other ones I've seen.
added on the 2007-05-29 13:55:42 by Preacher Preacher
Nice effects and good music
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 14:25:33 by Pulsar Pulsar
What yago said.
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 15:01:53 by scoutski scoutski
Nice music and we got greeted, so it can't be that bad
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 15:19:47 by britelite britelite
well designed & coded demo. nice hardware hacks. congratulations.
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 16:13:30 by Skate Skate
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 16:20:41 by gentleman gentleman
This is ace, nice music, nice use of hardware. Some of the design stiull bothers me but I can only say that this is great still!

Btw. Where is the last picture in the demo taken/ripped/whatever from? I know the picture but don't remember what was the name of it.
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 16:31:30 by waffle waffle
or was it actually by some scener(titus perhaps)? anyway recall seeing it somewhere :)
added on the 2007-05-29 16:37:48 by waffle waffle
Not sure about the possibilities of the DTV. Guess we need some more demos to establish a standard. But nice to see some effects.
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 17:04:24 by cruzer cruzer
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 17:20:06 by Buckethead Buckethead
waffle: I did show a version of that picture already in my collection of pictures on different places ;) . It was never used in a project yet - and so it was a nice opportunity to do it.
added on the 2007-05-29 17:38:04 by titus^rab titus^rab
titus^rab: in bitfellas or something? anyways an excellent picture :)
added on the 2007-05-29 18:23:51 by waffle waffle
watched the video (still to lazy to mod my 2 DTVs). rocks!!
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 19:54:50 by am-fm am-fm
AAAARGRGGGGHHH!!!! I was just in the NetCafe downloading demos for my 486 for hours (some 100 of them) and the video of this demo. The video crawled so much in a player and I reset the computer and the netcafe comptuer erased everything I have been downloading for hours.ARGH!!!
added on the 2007-05-29 20:09:40 by Optimus Optimus
Ok,. this has nothing to do with a review about this demo, but you know HOW THIS FEELS:P
added on the 2007-05-29 20:11:40 by Optimus Optimus
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 20:52:25 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Rox0r !
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 21:37:15 by BackSpace BackSpace
Great stuff, looking forward to more DTV demos!

The only thing I don't like is that it makes my forthcoming DTV demo look bad by comparison! :)
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 22:30:18 by Sdw Sdw
Nice effects. Needs more design :)
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 22:49:11 by xernobyl xernobyl
nice shit going on!

Sdw: Well, since your forthcoming DTV release isn't released yet you can always work some more on it.. push the limits!! :)
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 23:17:47 by ekoli ekoli
Hmm, I shouldn't bash this prod just because I disapprove of the 'C64' in the name of the hardware ...
Thumb up for the new platform investigation ... :-)
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 00:23:53 by Steel Steel
in short what it can do other than emulating a c64:

-the emulated cpu can run roughly 3 times faster than 1mhz.
-extra cpu registers which can be mapped into the real ones sadly most of them reserved to do banking and stuff.
-320x200x8bpp linear mode
-other colorful modes but with attribute restrictions
- set screen address & modulo
- blitter with 2 channels, source, modulo, linelength, 2 channels can be combined with minterms (and/or/not/adc/etc)
- dma
- 2 megs ram with a straightforward banking system.
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 02:01:12 by Oswald Oswald
cool one
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 13:35:24 by v3nom v3nom
although being somehow a little too slow-paced, this is a great product showing off the amazing capabilities of the DTV. streettuff, cool to see a "real" demo from you again, not another animation test. =)
and the music was gorgeous. excellent work, linus my old pal!
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 13:45:08 by dipswitch dipswitch
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 13:53:58 by wiseman wiseman
bin laden
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 17:48:14 by elkmoose elkmoose
Great music, and it's pretty neat to see demos on this platform. Looking forward to more dtv stuff.
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 22:40:49 by Nezbie Nezbie
Good job.
rulez added on the 2007-05-31 03:31:11 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
The DTV seems to be a very cool demo platform, sort of like what the Commodore 65 would have been, but released some 20 years later. :-) And this is a milestone in DTV demos, no doubt.
rulez added on the 2007-05-31 22:10:15 by Radiant Radiant
There are several nice effects here, even though I am sure I can expect more from DTV in the futre.
rulez added on the 2007-05-31 23:21:03 by Optimus Optimus
First time I saw a DTV demo. It's really great, I like the design and the spirit, that some new things could be done with a C64 (DTV)
rulez added on the 2007-06-01 12:26:56 by kRadD kRadD
a bit too slow paced for my taste but anyway good work (and for beeing the first to do a REAL DTV demo).

i bet peiselulli's got some more routines to show in the near future...
rulez added on the 2007-06-01 21:27:58 by degauss degauss
fisrt time for me too on a dtv, i like it, great style and effect! trsi forever!
rulez added on the 2007-06-02 12:53:33 by sINk sINk
Nice graphics but the effects don't impress me much, considered the machine has an 320x200 chunky mode. Don't understand me wrong, the effects are nice but nothing that make me go "wow, holy shit!". The thing I truely hate here is the music, it's utterly boring and bad, I am sorry to say. Destroys the whole demo for me and thus no thumb. But nice demo anyway. :)
added on the 2007-06-02 13:01:08 by StingRay StingRay
rulez added on the 2007-06-02 14:09:32 by AntDude AntDude
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 19:34:23 by lordnkon lordnkon
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 19:50:55 by p01 p01
Stuttering music?
added on the 2007-06-03 21:47:15 by pyksy pyksy
The music is great actually?!
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 22:00:46 by elend elend
stingray, eventho it has 320x200x256 its still weaker than an a500.
added on the 2007-06-04 14:39:27 by Oswald Oswald
rulez added on the 2007-06-16 05:08:19 by Rubicante Rubicante
rulez added on the 2007-06-21 07:50:22 by pasy pasy
@Street Tuff: Excellent work.. But next time use some better music ;) My ears ;)
rulez added on the 2007-06-23 11:27:35 by Midfit Midfit
Music wasn't really to my taste and the demo was a bit boring, I'm sure that more impressive stuff than shadebobs could have been made and actually there were not that many routines... Grettings part was boring. Piggie then.
added on the 2007-06-23 11:39:06 by Shockwave Shockwave
The music is ok but do not fit the demo. There nothing really new about it but the platform for me. Piggy.
added on the 2007-06-24 10:31:03 by JAC! JAC!
i like graphics
rulez added on the 2007-06-24 19:19:19 by bull bull
rulez added on the 2007-06-24 19:40:44 by nitro2k01 nitro2k01
All in one joystick...
Good work TRSI dudes!
Bought this machine too, by the way =).
rulez added on the 2007-06-28 00:00:13 by sim sim
Look's like there is a replacement for the never released C65 after all. This is pretty good stuff, i wonder what will follow ...
rulez added on the 2007-07-18 23:11:08 by Paranoid Paranoid
rulez added on the 2007-07-30 13:57:05 by las las
rulez added on the 2007-09-12 01:34:45 by eye eye
Looks nice! It's pretty good but boring!
rulez added on the 2007-09-14 14:14:57 by TOMPCpl TOMPCpl
I think it could be a lot of fun to code this demo. It's always interesting to exploit the possibilities of a "new" machine.

It looks good, but man, I didn't see shadebobs in demos since decades :))

The music is good, but I am afraid the DTV can't emulate the SID properly...

Anyway, it was a pleasure to see this video, thumbs up.
rulez added on the 2007-12-01 12:50:38 by Alain Alain
I forgot to mention the graphics: it simply rocks :)
added on the 2007-12-01 12:51:18 by Alain Alain
groovy :)
rulez added on the 2007-12-30 23:01:52 by Noctis Noctis
rulez added on the 2008-01-24 21:22:38 by Alpha C Alpha C
rulez added on the 2008-01-29 17:16:28 by panic panic
rulez added on the 2008-02-14 18:54:54 by wie8 wie8
How do you run this? Can't seem to execute a .bat file on C64DTV
can´t believe I forgot to thumb this up.
rulez added on the 2009-10-05 14:20:08 by Prot-DHS Prot-DHS
fukeen. massive!
rulez added on the 2009-10-05 14:39:57 by EviL EviL
totally missed this one so far !
good job !
i like those rubberbars a lot in the beginning !
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rulez added on the 2009-10-05 17:32:23 by lsl lsl
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