Black Matters by Threepixels [web]
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release date : july 2001
release party : Euskal 2001
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
  • 35
  • 9
  • 2
popularity : 62%
  • 0.72
alltime top: #3248
  • mac mac [Code]
  • acidbeat acidbeat [Graphics (3d modelling, design, graphics), Music]
  • mrdoob mrdoob [Graphics (3d), Other (direction)]
added on the 2001-08-01 11:25:59 by robotriot robotriot

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very good 2d graphics here! and it's being a bit self-ironic, too, when the camera bumps against that girder in the end. the music is a bit week though, and in the end it's only another demo with game-like 3d scenes. that's why i won't vote for it, i bet it's going to be placed in the top 10 anyway soon without my vote ;)
added on the 2001-08-01 11:29:24 by robotriot robotriot
Hi, Mac here... final version will be coming soon. It fixes some problems we're having with machines with 2 videocards and reducing the size of the demo. ETA this weekend (4-6 August)
added on the 2001-08-01 18:33:33 by mac mac
Este es mi Fary 8D
rulez added on the 2001-08-02 15:27:04 by spite spite
Yep for sure it rulez. Nice job 3px dudes.
rulez added on the 2001-08-03 20:39:21 by MooZ MooZ
Yep, a well-designed demo with huge work on 3d scenes and nice ideas. Some scenes are a bit static but the rythm is given by good synchros with the music. Well, watch it, it's kewl ;)
rulez added on the 2001-08-04 15:22:54 by alexkidd alexkidd
Final will be delayed a bit. please email davidnotario@hotmail.com to get a notification of when the final version appears
added on the 2001-08-06 18:47:23 by mac mac
final version - august 31.
added on the 2001-08-24 18:13:23 by mrdoob mrdoob
jajaja! final version :)) wait wait! some days more! I'm sorry!
added on the 2001-09-12 23:56:11 by mrdoob mrdoob
this stuff is sure funky 8)
rulez added on the 2001-09-13 08:34:16 by bhead bhead
"error loading blablabla/noise3" or such..
added on the 2001-09-13 09:27:11 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
lator: wait somedays please!
added on the 2001-09-17 01:53:47 by mrdoob mrdoob
Rulez but, fc.jpg is wuahahaha x'D
rulez added on the 2001-09-28 08:08:21 by Zafio Zafio
Pretty nice demo, a bit static as someone said. I do like the camera hitting the bar in the subway though! :)The demo seems to be VERY sensitive on what drivers you are using. I tried it with 6.50, 10.80 and 12.41 on my GF2 with no luck, finally with 21.80 it ran fine. Oh and that LOUD cellphone ringing at the beginning is just SO annoying!
rulez added on the 2001-09-28 09:09:56 by Sdw Sdw
Good work.
rulez added on the 2001-10-17 17:42:17 by Wain Wain
I had seen it one time,. it was good. I shall vote for that too...
rulez added on the 2001-10-17 19:05:44 by Optimus Optimus
BB ImageThreepixels rulez!!BB Image I love this demo
rulez added on the 2001-10-26 03:01:51 by yakare yakare
Gotta love the camera slamming into the subway support girder!! Nice design throughout, and speedy code too.
rulez added on the 2001-11-13 08:07:40 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
Vote. Alot of work went into this...
rulez added on the 2001-11-24 05:33:08 by Nezbie Nezbie
WIEE! this one surely kicks ASS!
rulez added on the 2001-11-24 19:54:12 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
Awesome! Some parts (city, subway) reminded me of Max Payne game. The only thing missing from the camera slamming on the subway pole is a 'sheeeaat' sample! :-) The music rocks, so does the design. The credits appearing sideways is also a nice touch!
rulez added on the 2001-11-25 01:57:29 by moT moT
Camera work was good.
The time of a demo is also good exactly.
And the music of this demo was great!!!
rulez added on the 2001-12-14 06:17:03 by got got
lots of good ideas in this prod... one of my favorite 3D demos!
rulez added on the 2002-01-04 22:10:25 by brioche brioche
final version coming soon! X)
added on the 2002-01-16 19:47:12 by mrdoob mrdoob
Hahaha! Good idea moT! =)
added on the 2002-01-16 19:48:31 by Optimus Optimus
uhm sory, but i find this one ugly looking and cheap
sucks added on the 2002-01-16 20:45:06 by PigPen PigPen
best 4 U pigpen!
added on the 2002-01-17 02:38:04 by mrdoob mrdoob
Very nice demo with good style and ideas. To bad that it's not running with DirectX 8.1 :-(
added on the 2002-01-30 04:48:40 by Crest Crest
maybe.. some day.. we'll release a final version, more compatible, more details.. less kb.. some day.. hahaha :)
added on the 2002-03-10 19:55:52 by mrdoob mrdoob
Nice demo, although later demos from 3pixels are a LOT better than this one.
rulez added on the 2002-05-14 02:31:40 by shash shash
kickass. i had a good laugh (the cellphone, and the camera hitting the block is so cool), and anyway, shows the way, and sets the rules.
rulez added on the 2002-05-16 07:30:57 by FooLman FooLman
Good work, nice visuals - okay track - just needed that little bit extra to be perfect
may the pixels be proud - sure!!!
rulez added on the 2002-07-28 01:58:35 by yenzen yenzen
i love the sound

cool demo
rulez added on the 2002-07-31 01:39:06 by ileaardbei ileaardbei
wow! thx ile ;)
added on the 2002-08-26 00:22:40 by acidbeat acidbeat
whaouh, i had never comment his one! shame on me because it love it and see it more than 10 times!!!

the music is so so good and the cut/effects gives the whole prod a rythm

the intro roxx, is original, funny and so useful nowadays :-)

gfxs are good, perhaps to few different textures, but they are good

car start looks too much like a video game intro, i prefer the other parts

i dont know the 'classical' singer wich apear 2 seconds, who is it ?

Hiphop style rulez a lot, city subculture too

a good demo, you must see in your life.
rulez added on the 2002-08-26 11:33:58 by Zone (leZone) Zone (leZone)
thank you very much Zone x).
added on the 2002-08-26 11:52:27 by acidbeat acidbeat
zone: he is "el fari". An spanish freak artist :)
added on the 2002-10-10 12:50:24 by mrdoob mrdoob
Hah, that was very funny. well done.
rulez added on the 2002-10-10 14:20:15 by elend elend
rulez added on the 2002-10-21 12:08:00 by superplek superplek

doesnt run after the "cellphone" loading screen.. winxp/c600/tnt2/128ram

added on the 2002-11-08 11:53:46 by raver raver
It's never too late to thumb this one up... great style, entertaining, good production and a couple great jokes.
rulez added on the 2002-11-09 11:18:15 by Jare Jare
this HAVE to be art, once you add a moving train to your 3d-replayer it instantly transforms into art .. right?
added on the 2002-11-13 01:46:57 by jelly jelly
Its got a nice urban feel...
rulez added on the 2002-11-25 22:48:49 by legalize legalize
rulez added on the 2002-11-25 22:57:59 by byos byos
these guys are artists! love the music
rulez added on the 2002-11-25 23:45:53 by jazzman jazzman
five warehouse textures and a totally failed attempt at getting some negrogangstafeel across. you're not from brooklyn, you're from spain. depend on it.
sucks added on the 2003-03-01 11:18:11 by skrebbel skrebbel
what i meant, of course, is that you guys could do a lot better with the talent you have.
added on the 2003-03-01 11:34:55 by skrebbel skrebbel
scene with DJ rocks!!!!
rulez added on the 2003-03-24 03:08:29 by kimi kardashian kimi kardashian
Seems to be very incompatible. Fix it, dammit :)
added on the 2003-03-24 10:15:31 by tomaes tomaes
gotta love this one
rulez added on the 2004-01-16 23:45:49 by sergeeo sergeeo
forgot to comment? sheesh. good music, great texturing-job and overall a cool urban demo.
rulez added on the 2004-01-16 23:49:55 by gloom gloom
Fast and very dinamic show... good work!
rulez added on the 2005-01-10 16:16:45 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
great 3D world
funky shit! especially for it's time!
rulez added on the 2005-12-01 20:05:21 by v3nom v3nom
this one always reminded me of the old orion demos - but better of course ;)
rulez added on the 2006-03-14 09:18:17 by blackpawn blackpawn
Just as a quick note... the guy that appears on the middle of the demo (which is an spanish musician known as 'El Fari') died this week :(
added on the 2007-06-21 13:20:25 by mrdoob mrdoob
bleh what's this new trend ? :(((
7 years later and i still like it. great soundtrack
rulez added on the 2008-05-21 23:18:50 by relias abardon relias abardon
Great for a 2001 3D-demo. Lots of nice ideas.
rulez added on the 2008-05-21 23:30:23 by raer raer
rulez added on the 2009-03-19 16:23:52 by Sorcerer Sorcerer
CTRL + f "penis", what, no results?

Anyway, it finally ran in real-time. While making screenshots for demozoo, I found the hidden "part". ;) Dunno, what to make of the demo. I guess I only really like the side scroller at the end.
added on the 2014-01-18 20:15:21 by tomaes tomaes

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