Future Number 2 by Razor 1911 [web]
screenshot added by IZM- on 2001-11-18 07:57:58
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release date : november 2001
release party : Coma 2001
compo : pc demo
ranked : 2nd
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popularity : 60%
  • 0.14
alltime top: #11129
added on the 2001-11-18 07:57:58 by IZM- IZM-

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Well coded, but very boring. Although the coloured lights were kinda neat.
Those coloured lights were cool :) and the music was appropriate for them. They also got to use that awesome Razor 1911 logo which I'mve seen before, right at the start. I'm pretty impressed with it on the whole. As usual for a demo, the 3D scene part was my least favourite :)
added on the 2001-11-18 16:32:11 by bigcheese bigcheese
oh yeah
rulez added on the 2001-11-18 16:41:01 by bigcheese bigcheese
Hmm, dont want to sound to much like the 'cheese, but yeah the coloured particles were very nice! Shame about the 3d bit... Music fitted perfectly as well!

rulez added on the 2001-11-18 17:33:00 by Yazmon Yazmon
Nice job, from Razor. Could have been better, but overall very nice. I'm still not sure exactly if there was supposed to be a message or not... at the beginning there seemed to be, but it kind of digressed from there.

Music: Awesome. Very nice piano tune. The semi-noise cheering kind of sound in the background was a bit strange though.

Gfx: Nice and clean, but there were a few glitches with the meta-shapes (mainly the spheres). Otherwise, very nice visually.

Code: I dunno too much, but it seemed pretty smooth - quick loading, etc.

Design: The first part was good, up until the scene with the big red ball thingy. I kept expecting it to actually do something cool, but instead the camera just kept panning around. Sometimes, the pans are good for effect, but in this case, it was just boring. The cartoon shaded objects after that could have been a bit more interesting too, maybe animated instead of just static shapes - and their motion in and out could have used some acceleration, instead of just a *click* and it starts moving. The jerky motion didn't fit with the rest of the demo, being relatively smoothly flowing. And the credits lasted too long, IMHO. Overall, some things could have been a bit more dynamic, but I liked it a lot.

Kudos, Razor.
rulez added on the 2001-11-18 22:29:10 by laserbeams laserbeams
The 3d part should have been left out. Some effects are pretty nice, some graphics could use a little more work. The music totaly owns! :-)
rulez added on the 2001-11-19 04:38:20 by moT moT
Nothing really impressive, but a nice upbeat demo. A potpourri of (simple) effects & graphics.. the colored lights part reminds me a bit of an old Sonique plugin. The metacubes were kinda cool.

Anyway, it's certainly better than the stuff they released recently, Cheapdemo and Mairsik or whatever. It's just too bad that they didn't greet anyone who was actually AT the Coma3 party.
added on the 2001-11-19 14:11:31 by phoenix phoenix
sucks added on the 2001-11-19 14:38:25 by rasmus/loonies rasmus/loonies
You are so... *you*, Macaw! :-P

Macaw Critics Association (tm) All rights reserved (r) 2001 (tm)

(please, read enclosed EULA)
added on the 2001-11-19 15:42:32 by moT moT
1. it's hilarious how the design makes no sense.
(why? 1st part typography/effects and that hilarious 3 icons screen, texts, slow/happy music with a corpse gfx)
2. music is some formulaic, flat, empty eurosomething
3. the abstract effects are rather pretty if not a bit naive
4. the industrial scene is pathetic for 2001 (when compared to de profundis or kasparov)
5. did i mention the soundtrack was going nowhere?
added on the 2001-11-19 20:48:34 by _-_-__ _-_-__
hi, i just though i would specify something about the greetings.

the whole demo was already completed before the party, and the timing could not be retouched (the song was too short hehe) so i was unable to add any groups present at coma in the greets (if you check in the data dir, you'll notice that *all* the greets are in 1 jpg file, so i didn't know how to change it -- the coder made it this way, not me ;]). sorry if anyone is upset about it. we'll make sure we can actually change the greets in our productions from now on, at any time.

i actually added a quick line in the nfo to greet everyone who attended coma3 (i'm sorry i can't remember which groups were there).

anyway, i had a great time at coma3! we'll be there next year too ;]
added on the 2001-11-20 00:04:53 by zelkor zelkor
I liked the music, and the colored effects reminded me of shadebobs... miss them (:

Nothing huge here, a nice little demo.

(Zelkor: you got a major drubbing you didn't deserve, btw, don't take it personal. Glad you showed, wish I coulda been there. For the record, I assumed that I got a greet in there from Yes...)
Hmm. No, this is not making me cream my panties.

A lot of separate effects (almost as if they're taken from different demos) held together with light music for duct tape. The only coherence in the demo: during the greetings they use the background of a previous effect. The 3d scene should've been canned.

I've seen worse, but better as well.

I liked the cube thingie in the beginning =)
added on the 2001-11-22 15:47:25 by Shifter Shifter
i havent read the comments, but i bet my oppinion is already meantioned
sucks added on the 2001-11-22 23:47:18 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
bigcheese the logo is from Acetone http://acet1.com4.ws/

Someone from razor should have told him that you were making a demo =)

bigup acet :{D
added on the 2001-11-23 03:50:21 by stil stil
Think it's best if i say nothin' ;P
sucks added on the 2001-11-24 16:29:09 by graffik graffik
"Someone from razor should have told him that you were making a demo =)"

err, i'm not sure about what you meant exactly but acet is a razordemo member and he knew we were using his kickass logo.
added on the 2001-12-09 23:41:01 by zelkor zelkor
a bit boring,
a bit megademoish,
a bit past number two,
but its okay.
espec the colored lights. and the gfx.
added on the 2002-03-23 15:41:24 by FooLman FooLman
IMHO the design was inconsistent and the music sucked, *BUT* the graphics, they were something else. this demo contains a plethora of really nice pictures, thumbs up for the graphicians if nothing else.
added on the 2002-03-24 01:28:03 by funktion funktion
no thank you
sucks added on the 2002-03-24 01:50:35 by superplek superplek
A sweet little demo, With sweet music.
You have my vote here
rulez added on the 2002-07-12 12:32:19 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
sucks added on the 2002-10-24 05:09:01 by mac mac
stefan you havnt checked demo either I guess, you are just supercool uh?
added on the 2002-11-13 09:52:47 by Dubmood Dubmood

MF got it.. some really interesting gfx and color-combinations, although everything doesnt fit together as well, like some heavy-metal-kind of picture absolutely doesnt go with overall futuristic design and cheesy musik.. i second knos about industrial scene - it was rather pathetic. well.. i dont know what to say.

sucks added on the 2003-01-21 04:31:58 by raver raver
Nice gfx, well done effects, good sound and runs very well
added on the 2003-01-21 06:20:40 by Crest Crest
i didn't liked it... but it's ok...
added on the 2003-10-24 20:04:36 by vagus vagus
Eurotrash here we go. :)
rulez added on the 2004-12-12 16:40:33 by René Madenmann René Madenmann
This is a rather fun demo.. the music is cheesy but fun, some of the effects are ugly but fun and the lightballs are just fun. Fun fun fun!
rulez added on the 2004-12-12 16:50:36 by Preacher Preacher
Forgot to give extra thumbs up for the cool graphics
added on the 2004-12-12 16:51:31 by Preacher Preacher
simple but nice (except the flyby part which is f. ugly)
rulez added on the 2004-12-12 23:52:29 by blala blala
good gfx, but the music didnt fitt. and code was better than ok.
yeah, what the others said. lame coherency, ugly 3d scene and just a boring demo with late 90s fx
sucks added on the 2004-12-13 00:06:25 by maali maali
Eurotrash here we go. :)

Is anyone working on integrating Rich's WMV file into their next demo yet?
added on the 2004-12-13 00:16:22 by radman1 radman1
radman: maybe.. or else that "damn you euroweenies" pic. :)
added on the 2004-12-13 00:27:09 by phoenix phoenix
3d scene sucks. Best thing about this demo is the logo at the start.
added on the 2004-12-13 02:07:09 by loaderror loaderror
Starts off with a great graffiti logo of razor. Really worth the sight. Then it seems to mix two average demos into one, with a heavy sugar coating of a soundtrack. Bad for your health, bad for your teeth. (Just one random note applicable to a lot of demos: if you do 3d scenes and the only thing animated is the camera, then you are doing something stale)
added on the 2005-10-02 09:07:44 by _-_-__ _-_-__
this could've been so cool...
there is cool music, cool gfx, some cool effects
if only the parts would fit together...
and if the 3d scene wasn't so bad

it's a waste of potential :-(
added on the 2005-12-01 13:55:19 by v3nom v3nom
Music is great!
added on the 2007-09-17 17:35:45 by #535 #535
Music is great!

Forgot to thumb up)
rulez added on the 2008-05-10 16:38:50 by #535 #535
There are some VERY nice things in this prod.
I especially liked the variety of colors (and the music).
The twister is cool, too!
rulez added on the 2008-10-09 02:15:08 by Agilo Agilo
The very second demo I ever saw.
Still rulez!
rulez added on the 2010-02-15 11:05:08 by Defiance Defiance
somewhat rules.
rulez added on the 2017-05-27 12:22:00 by Flashira Flashira
Not quite my cup of tea.
added on the 2017-07-14 08:29:27 by StingRay StingRay
found it ok
the greetings part is cool

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