fr-072: aeon 5 by Farbrausch [web]
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release date : october 2010
release party : The Alternative Party 2010
compo : alternative demo
ranked : 3rd
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popularity : 72%
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alltime top: #466
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rulez added on the 2010-10-24 13:02:45 by mrp- mrp-
splended awesome demo. Is there a video cap or link?
added on the 2010-10-24 13:10:26 by TMC[ROLE] TMC[ROLE]
visu on avaruusmies
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 13:12:22 by post malone post malone
loved the visual style, the direction, everything!
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 13:12:29 by urs urs
Will wait for kkapture... Looks pretty cool!
added on the 2010-10-24 13:21:30 by sim sim
hrmmm piggy
added on the 2010-10-24 13:40:06 by las las
The texturing and overlays make it look like a 2000-era demo on my ATI machine, but the screenshot looks much better, so I guess I'll wait for the video too.
added on the 2010-10-24 13:45:26 by tomaes tomaes
sucks added on the 2010-10-24 13:53:41 by Zplex Zplex
Excellent music, nice graphics and good theme featured in this one.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 13:58:08 by SoDa7 SoDa7
Quite a big contrast between the quality of the visuals, some look astonishing while some are just putrid to look at, which usuallt is a big turn-off for me. But, most of it looked really good, and the direction was spot-on.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 14:01:55 by noby noby
For direction and music, though this could've done with a bit more polish here and there. The punchline at the end was awesome.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 14:05:13 by menace menace
d3d compiler_43.dll missing error wat ? (win7x64)
i prolly suck.
added on the 2010-10-24 14:14:54 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
im not the greatest fan of such "braggin" music i have to admit.
visuals did not always work out as they could have in some moments (warptunnel/stars..)
punchline at the end was super and made me laugh.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 14:16:55 by gentleman gentleman
I really liked the feeling of alien technology and especially the pacing of this demo. For me this is perhaps the best demo design by visualice ever.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 14:30:49 by visy visy
Wow. How long is this? :O
Very diverse scenes, nice soundtrack. It probably looks great on reverse as well! But it's diversity hurts it somehow as some visuals seem inconsistent.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 15:13:22 by xernobyl xernobyl
alien arcade rulez!!! :)
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 15:24:46 by Skate Skate
damn it i need a new gfx D:
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 15:32:09 by panic panic
Some scenes are too long, visuals vary from great to horrible, and music is nice. Felt quite unpolished. Piggy.
added on the 2010-10-24 15:35:51 by firebug firebug
now i wanna play ufo: enemy unknown :p

overall another massive fr-release, the music serves the gfx well. also it fits the space-theme of the party perfectly. the last screen in the arcade reminds me of TRON :)

well, some models look a bit 10-years-ago and unpolished, some scenes are a little slow-paced (but hey, its visualice).
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 15:40:44 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
Great show
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 16:14:44 by JustEpyx JustEpyx
I found it unbelievably boring and wouldn't throw a coin into that arcade.
I can not say visuals and music are bad, but seriously, this is the same stuff as usual. Try doing something fresh and different for a change...
added on the 2010-10-24 16:19:27 by raer raer
Visualice's demos are really something else, and this is no exception. This fucking rulez, love the music too.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 16:32:47 by kurli kurli
nice, but long
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 17:45:54 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
A lot of effort there, and some parts look good. But it's still an overly long flyby, and the storytelling parts just don't work.
added on the 2010-10-24 17:46:49 by Marq Marq
video somewhere?
added on the 2010-10-24 19:25:33 by yumeji yumeji
First off let me start with how much I appreciate a demo with a narrative, and even with a "plot twist", even if the latter was a bit music-video-ish.

But I can't help thinking that this demo was just not visually appealing - I couldn't help the feeling that the scenes that are meant to represent something large are crushed by texture stretching and lack of detail, while some scenes often have overly detailed parts which look strange from a distance. The texturing is flat and confusing, and sometimes it's hard to make out what is supposed to be looked at. At one scene I even had to wonder if it rendered properly.

Just compare this to Finally Inside or YouShould, which I believe the genre this demo competes in - Pixtur's demos feature huge structures, but with a distinct contrast between a monolithic background and a focused foreground, while in Aeon5 the two sometimes overwhelm each other in a wrong way, and neither of them are particularly visually appealing because of the aforementioned texture stretching and what I perceived as too bright ambient lighting, while in the Still/HJB demos, the backgrounds are only sparsely textured to make room for the foreground.

I don't know what to make of this demo, because it really could've been a lot better. But I appreciate it for what it is.

rulez added on the 2010-10-24 19:45:52 by Gargaj Gargaj
Very very nice. Really nice visuals, although even with full multisampling/antialiasing, I got a bit of moire on some of the textures.. weird.

Love the style though. Perhaps a little long :-)
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 20:41:32 by MeteoriK MeteoriK
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 20:55:24 by 71M 71M
I like the idea of the facebook/twitter "like" buttons on the startup screen btw.. we might have to borrow that idea :-)

Although it's missing one very important feature... pouet thumb!!
added on the 2010-10-24 20:55:52 by MeteoriK MeteoriK
mastering .. varia ..

the fucK??
added on the 2010-10-24 23:24:37 by tEiS tEiS
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 23:30:52 by 4mat 4mat
don't have to go to the cinema tonight. great trip, great atmosphere and music, but some scene really look ugly.
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 23:34:23 by Bobic Bobic
This was nice. Nice visuals, a littlebit incoherent. Nice ending!
rulez added on the 2010-10-24 23:34:46 by leGend leGend
Huge, yes some parts could do with a little tidying up but whatever. Love the soundtrack, the way the graceful parts are brutally shut down with tight sync, and the constant tension and bombast throughout.
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 00:11:41 by Claw Claw
did they change the link on scene.org? should be http://www.scene.org/file.php?file=/parties/2010/altparty10/alternative_demo/fr-072_-_aeon5.zip&fileinfo
added on the 2010-10-25 02:43:11 by shuffle2 shuffle2
d3d compiler_43.dll missing...

added on the 2010-10-25 08:04:19 by Calexico Calexico
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 11:17:40 by aha aha
A bit too long at times and I really dislike the colour scheme (looks like a typical unreal3 engine game where everything is dull and grey).
It did get a lot better after the long'ish beginning, but still it's a piggie.

Calexico: Install DirectX9, you still need to install it even with vista/win7 that ship with dx10/11.
Quick link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3
added on the 2010-10-25 11:53:41 by oasiz oasiz
Watched that thing "at work" today. Really solid. Even tho some of the scenes were a lil long. Minor texture issues and a lil of colorcontrastlessness. It's a good production. Along with the music. Sounded good out of the speakers there.
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 21:22:30 by yumeji yumeji
visualice mybe is not good producer, but all ideas is great. mix all with all. ) i like it
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 21:34:05 by preston preston
very much like the theme, messy maybe but the scenes were interesting enough that i didn't want it to end
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 21:43:25 by PENETRATOR PENETRATOR

mastering .. varia ..
the fucK??

yo momma!
rulez added on the 2010-10-25 21:51:07 by blamstrain blamstrain
Watching it on youtube passes by like no tomorrow. And makes it look kinda 'better'. Strange thing.

I guess I have to watch it realtime again. But It's really well designed. thumb x2
added on the 2010-10-26 01:00:11 by yumeji yumeji
Not a whole lot of polish, as I expect from some FR releases.

But holy freaking cow is that a lot of content. The music really makes this thing move. Really quite enjoyable.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 01:31:08 by micksam7 micksam7
what firebug said
Nice world anyway
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 02:12:13 by wullon wullon
Awesome camera work and motion! Enjoyed the music too. Who needs bright colors anyway?

Also, it feels more like a short movie than a demo, which certainly works for me...
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 06:03:37 by nerve nerve
loved it!
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 07:39:27 by chromag chromag
The beginning reminds me the line of games from Wing Commander to Eve online.
Also, the arcade cabinet at the end looks like an allusion to Wing Commander 2.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 07:52:30 by Manwe Manwe
I am amazed about the amount of content and I really like the general style / syncing and concept. Most scenes are real jaw-droppers and proof of visualize' genius. However, some scenes don't really fit in and one or two important cuts could have benefit from some color-transitions.

The confusing thing is that you obviously know how to "pimp up a scene in post". Because at 3:47 you suddenly enable the fucking awesome mode. I guess this must be part of the game console concept...

Ah, and I really like the music mastered with sound fx.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 09:24:03 by pixtur pixtur
What Gargaj and Pixtur said.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 09:29:51 by uncle-x uncle-x
Just had a look at the other entries? Why the fuck didn't came this 1st place?
added on the 2010-10-26 09:32:28 by pixtur pixtur
Incredible graphics and atmosphere. For me a clear thumb up
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 09:36:41 by Cj Cj
I got bored. I don't like when demos try to tell a story, film media is so much better at that. The music was too repetitive for my tastes also.
sucks added on the 2010-10-26 10:00:12 by d3pth d3pth
Watched this at the party place and got bored. It looks pretty, but it's just way too long, and I didn't like the music at all.
added on the 2010-10-26 12:56:27 by yzi yzi
Watched on youtube 'cause is dead.
Great one, i liked it
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 13:00:37 by yannshu yannshu
Pixtur: because it was ALTParty, and Vic-20 and gimmick-entries will always rank high. :) That said - I liked this, despite it's graphical shortcomings.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 13:14:52 by gloom gloom
What a trip... Music kept the interest and atmosphere.. A different direction for farbrausch.. Reminds me of a HAUJOBB syle demo. well done
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 13:32:06 by reload reload
I love how it feels like something important is happening when you see 2:20 or this demo. A whole universe happens in a box or a tiny lapse of time.
And proper mastering.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 13:34:16 by ponce ponce
Visualice <3

That said, the 'control room' scene was quite poor.. the different parts of the scene (the floor, windows, central thing) didn't seem to connect with each other and looked like separate overlapping objects.

The rest was pretty solid, a few flaws here and there but overall stunning. And the tune is fucking great!

I'm really digging this investigation of unknowable alien life + technology :)
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 13:44:01 by psonice psonice
abit unpolished perhaps.. not sure what, but feels like something is missing.

some very nice scenes here and there though. and always cool to see story demos :)
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 14:55:59 by psenough psenough
A couple of inspiring new effects.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 16:46:54 by ulrick ulrick
a spacetrip, a bit too long, unique enough though.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 18:09:50 by comankh comankh
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 18:18:45 by moqui moqui
Some really stunning looking scenes
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 19:00:43 by dairos dairos
nice ride, bit too long
music is uberawesome
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 19:18:16 by SiR SiR
Guys, install the latest DirectX end-user runtime. Fixed the missing dll -problem.

A nice demo, had some really pretty parts and some really ugly ones too. Didn't like the overall colour scheme, too much dark brown and dark green and dark gray mixed up in a big dark mess. The terrain flyover with the massive black particle thing waiting at the end was my favourite part.

The music is v. good except for the gross overuse of slow piano melodies synced with events. I grew really annoyed with it towards the end.
rulez added on the 2010-10-26 19:38:00 by glxblt glxblt
Didn't like the overall colour scheme, too much dark brown and dark green and dark gray mixed up in a big dark mess.

I also wondered where the FARB in FARBRAUSCH went....
added on the 2010-10-27 00:38:38 by SiR SiR
Thank you all for your feedback.

Few clarifications are in order tho: The demo is unpolished yes, simply because I ran out of time. And I also ran out of memory, should've designed things a bit more better in regards of that, but then again it was constant learning of Werkkzeug4 during the process.

Also I would like to point out that no additional sound fx was mixed to the track, everything that is there was there to begin with. I don't care much about adding forcibly such things, but instead let the track dictate the content as it is.

Also I wanted the focus to be on the space, instead of the traditional foreground/center highlighting and this way to depict man's smallness in it. Since well, it played the main lead here anyway.
added on the 2010-10-27 03:26:07 by Visualice Visualice
Ups, I nearly forgot: If someone has our prizes please contact me at visualice at omit-art dot com :D
added on the 2010-10-27 03:30:50 by Visualice Visualice
An epic SPACE OPERA! AWESOME VISUALS, Visualice :) Didn't like the music that much... but atleast there was some music... not like in some other ambientish prods you did before.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 09:19:15 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
absolutely stunning!
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 11:42:18 by StingRay StingRay
Only one scene is ugly as hell (the nearly black-screen with explosions) I don't understand what it is..
But all in all it is a really great show! Nice Story and a lot of good fx & ideas. Also the music fits perfect..
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 12:40:52 by omg omg
This is 100% visualice and 0% farbrausch
but under the hood i smell the haujobb style.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 13:19:49 by jazz jazz
Jazz: You mean the "haujobb" style that was 100% visualice and 0% haujobb? Yeah, possible. :D
added on the 2010-10-27 13:44:04 by kb_ kb_
Feels like a return to form.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 13:45:49 by CiH CiH
amazing trip, give us a link to soundtrack please :)
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 16:38:14 by substrate substrate
The quality varies a lot during this prod ; I don't know yet what to think of it. It sure looks like a ton of work... :-|

I hope there will be a final with more polishing.
added on the 2010-10-27 16:57:39 by Zavie Zavie
Nice ending, epic music and sfx, some very cool scenes. I wish to see this on a big screen.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 17:11:53 by auld auld
It feels like an updated reinterpration of Haujobbs Art. Which is a good thing!!! iLike!
added on the 2010-10-27 17:34:12 by rp rp
Amazing soundtrack, cool scenes with an overall immersive atmosphere. Definitely a thumbup :)
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 18:00:32 by xtrium xtrium
Awesome amount of work!

Congrats guys!
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 18:27:20 by rez rez
really solid production
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 18:35:42 by .reEto .reEto
Exactly what Gargaj said.. cant wait until Visualice gets to grip with it fully and brings us a masterpiece in both appearance and concept..
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 18:47:59 by dv$ dv$
not sure how i feel about this one, i'm kinda unengaged on first view. i'll watch it again later :P
added on the 2010-10-27 18:49:43 by bfx bfx
What a trip.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 19:31:37 by Paranoid Paranoid
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 20:05:08 by fyrex fyrex
The music is killer, the visuals are mostly boring flyby-scenes. Soundtracklink anyone?
added on the 2010-10-27 20:26:59 by gaspode gaspode
shame it wasnt completely polished but thumbs up for all the finished bits
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 21:18:24 by mantratronic mantratronic
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 21:41:02 by Gʀɪʍʍy Gʀɪʍʍy
I didn't really totally "get" this one. It felt like it was designed about 10 years ago with all the strange, spacey, geometric things. Also thought the music was a bit overwrought. I did enjoy the bit of a twist at the end. Overall, thanks for the ride--a solid prod!
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 21:54:56 by [HamsTeR] [HamsTeR]
i really enjoyed this one visualice!!!
never stop what you aredoing for FR and did for HJB
Keep em coming! this one was really ace!
Greetz, Magic
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 22:47:48 by magic magic
p.s. where can i play that arcade game ? :)
added on the 2010-10-27 22:48:42 by magic magic
Hmm.. wasn't haujobb really blasted for doing too many demos like this some years back? :D
added on the 2010-10-27 22:57:31 by psonice psonice
Umm, that was ... interessting. Like the music very much.
rulez added on the 2010-10-27 23:02:07 by samurai samurai
really awesome production visualice. so, the music was first and THEN you came with the idea of the visuals and the visuals itself? amazing. i must admit that after a couple of views, this production grows from a thumb up to a massive thumb up. i will come back here when i have a CDC to spare :)
added on the 2010-10-28 20:06:01 by substrate substrate
I'm not used to watch demos as narratives (so I didn't) but I really liked the mood in this one.
rulez added on the 2010-10-28 22:38:19 by ravity ravity
Wow masterpiece!
rulez added on the 2010-10-28 23:24:23 by Buckethead Buckethead
rulez added on the 2010-10-29 00:23:13 by h4xor h4xor
Soundtrack is available here!
Thanks Blamstrain for your swift action!

Substrate: Yes, for me one of the most interesting challenges in demomaking is inventing visuals for a track that already exists. Coming up with unusual and creative syncs is also the target of my aim. In regards of this aspect tho, I feel slight scent of failure here.
added on the 2010-10-29 04:49:48 by Visualice Visualice
great music and most of graphics... but i'm not getting really satisfaction from this demo )
added on the 2010-10-29 06:12:03 by zeebr zeebr
Strange but beautiful athmosphere for a demo. Halfway through I really felt like in a game that I would love to play and wanted to suggest that you turn this into a Super Stardust like space shooter. And then you end the demo with a zoom out from an arcade machine. Splendid.
rulez added on the 2010-10-29 07:30:36 by noname noname
Amazing amount of work.
Some 3d is still not decently mapped.... But for once the direction made me forgetthose small imperfactioms.
A nice demo.
rulez added on the 2010-10-29 08:23:20 by nytrik nytrik
watched again with lights out - marvelous stuff. GREAT demo.
added on the 2010-10-29 08:29:08 by auld auld
the universe, part 5
rulez added on the 2010-10-29 10:00:14 by v3nom v3nom
greaaaaaat music and good visuals with some scenes being less good.
but still pretty wow!
rulez added on the 2010-10-30 01:45:30 by keith303 keith303
me like
rulez added on the 2010-10-30 20:50:25 by marsel84 marsel84
Whiners gonna whine - this thing is nearly 10 minutes and it didn't bore me to tears. Visualice got talent - the rest of the critique is just words :D
rulez added on the 2010-10-30 21:18:15 by すすれ すすれ
It's alright. Not the best one. That beginning's tunnel scene was too long.
added on the 2010-10-31 00:31:20 by AntDude AntDude
at 3:47 you suddenly enable the fucking awesome mode.
rulez added on the 2010-10-31 02:09:43 by shuffle2 shuffle2
Boy, was it ugly (except for the last scene - that was fine). And quite boring.
Sorry, that'd be a 'no' from me.
sucks added on the 2010-10-31 15:21:42 by apricot apricot
sucks added on the 2010-10-31 17:51:40 by thec thec
nice trip
rulez added on the 2010-10-31 20:05:34 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
good music+good design+good effects = good demo.
rulez added on the 2010-11-01 11:12:12 by zerkman zerkman
Whoa! Really great piece of prod. Visually every scene was really beautiful but for some reason it lost something in the motion. Unlike Gargaj I really loved the textures since they looked wonderfully organic.
rulez added on the 2010-11-01 18:03:32 by pommak pommak
nice soundtrack and some great scenes but it has no soul. so a piggy.
With a few more sequence changes in the build up, this would be quite epic. As it is, it takes too long to get going. But it's still very good.
rulez added on the 2010-11-02 06:54:41 by jonnyram jonnyram
I quite liked this one. I start liking this kind of fr releases, where you can dive into and forget. Great atmosphere, music and abstract feeling visuals, still with some spacey theme.
rulez added on the 2010-11-02 09:13:53 by Optimus Optimus
the apogee of Visualice touch ?
rulez added on the 2010-11-02 09:46:56 by aftu aftu
Like all the stuff from visualize ... if you let yourself transport in his world its beautyful
rulez added on the 2010-11-04 00:28:21 by _H2o_ _H2o_
Very interesting!
rulez added on the 2010-11-05 00:50:23 by LLB LLB
alien world.. love it.
rulez added on the 2010-11-06 20:27:33 by neoneye neoneye
Some parts are too long and not interesting, but some are very nice. I like the engine, so I thumb up ;o)
rulez added on the 2010-11-06 21:16:26 by jack-3d jack-3d
i cannot stress enough how awesome the music is. who is this "hidden" guy? not "dj hidden" i suppose? :>
added on the 2010-11-06 23:55:55 by keith303 keith303
I didn't even know that there is a dj hidden :D Hidden is a friend of mine with no actual demoscene-background, who started recently making music again, and when I heard this track I immediately wanted to make a demo based on it. Hopefully he'll continue doing music, and such support as Keith has demonstrated here will surely help with that! :)
added on the 2010-11-07 01:46:19 by Visualice Visualice
rulez added on the 2010-11-07 04:42:03 by sigflup sigflup
What glxblt and apricot said combined. Too long, too many ugly parts, music didn't work for me. Sorry
sucks added on the 2010-11-07 10:24:30 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo
the code is superb, thanx chaos for the engine !
the music is getting better towards the end getting NiN-style !
but i still HATE your style of demos, artsy-fartsy :p

keengolm: "SCHEISSE!"
sucks added on the 2010-11-07 18:34:16 by ɧ4ɾɗվ. ɧ4ɾɗվ.
Didn't like every part, but I really admire Visu's skills to make a flyby look and feel interesting.
rulez added on the 2010-11-07 18:46:22 by break break
too long, but a very good one
rulez added on the 2010-11-08 16:47:14 by -SP- -SP-
Visuals could be better, but nice anyway. Music is very nice, fits to the visuals, and i love this style very much!
Overall it's like a HJB demo from 2000 with better graphics. I hope we'll see more like this.
rulez added on the 2010-11-08 20:34:59 by pista pista
too repetitive at the beginning (the huge tunnel)

besides that, it's ok, some good atmosphere etc.
added on the 2010-11-09 00:37:28 by bull bull
phew ...
rulez added on the 2010-11-10 00:11:34 by gopher gopher
great music, the visuals cannot keep up though
rulez added on the 2010-11-10 02:36:52 by T$ T$
rulez added on the 2010-11-12 01:05:10 by [ProToS] [ProToS]
hArDy./tRi: was n toller comment...
zu 1:
ja, wir sind nich nur chaos dankbar, sondern allen wz codern (schonmal die demo auf nem HD screen mit HD aufllösung geguckt)

added on the 2010-11-12 10:52:18 by .reEto .reEto
Some really cool scenes!
rulez added on the 2010-11-14 20:22:39 by Cosmocat Cosmocat
visualice formula: emboss, dots (particularly in grids), stripes, darkness. More resolution? more and smaller dots.

it made my radeon 9600 look good back in the day, and i appreciate the use of the resolution, but i can't help but think that it's ugly now. i don't think it's artsy-fartsy or anything, just a bit past the expiration date. lord forbid that this should be adapted to be bright, upbeat demos.
sucks added on the 2010-11-16 02:16:32 by praetor_alpha praetor_alpha
Potential but the lack of polish hurts.

Things that could be improve:
- less shiny materials (or an adapted 'shine map' on them) so that the 40 years old broken wood wall doesn't seem to be varnished.
- stop centering everything in the center of the screen, even more if what you want to show is the rest of the immensity of the space around it. Your lookAt targets doesn't have to be on the ship (or any animated object) itself. :)
- overall too long. The same quantity of effort (there's a lot in there and it shows!) over less time = better prod. (but yeah that'd need a new edit of the song).

..and what is it what all those neverending tunnel demos? ..I thought it was the year of the fractal!
added on the 2010-11-17 04:25:20 by BarZoule BarZoule
sorry, what year is this?
sucks added on the 2010-11-18 23:02:09 by noouch noouch
didn't like the textures
added on the 2010-11-19 23:33:57 by duffman duffman
...yup, that's Visualice.
rulez added on the 2010-11-20 22:09:57 by elmindreda elmindreda
great epic space trip! and that arcade machine at the end really did it for me. I'm imagining some kind of first person r-type. would be cool if there was some violence or war maybe without giving away the arcade thing? a bit like when the monster in deities suddenly has to battle some kind of enemy in that demo or something. loved the time + planet thing. the credits look marvellous. also i like organic metal or technology. could go on with praise really. great soundtrack!

tech wise I could have liked some supersampled bumpmapping (or whatever is the technique to efficiently eliminate aliasing in bumpmaps nowadays) and perhaps depth of field or other effects/postprocessing to soften the look a bit.
rulez added on the 2010-11-20 23:20:35 by loaderror loaderror
VERY NICE! I loved everything about this demo. Especially the theme and the music.
rulez added on the 2010-11-25 17:11:33 by xteraco xteraco
What break said + nice music.
rulez added on the 2010-12-14 20:12:54 by Maissi Maissi
Very long, but awesome space trip, nice to chill out nearby, ok music.
rulez added on the 2011-01-06 12:31:04 by Sapphire Sapphire
Nice code and music but objects and demo scenario are trivial !
rulez added on the 2011-01-09 19:38:38 by Hexogen Hexogen
This is what i call a space opera. Stunning visuals, model and texture wise. Well placed effects and a massive soundtrack. I was glued to the screen the whole time. More of this please!
rulezcdc added on the 2011-01-10 09:57:44 by CONS CONS
Don't know how I missed this. Great stuff :)
rulez added on the 2011-01-10 10:27:38 by ferris ferris
very much what gargaj said.
Plus: what an epic unbelievably great soundtrack!
rulez added on the 2011-02-08 18:00:34 by Paralax Paralax
The soundtrack link is dead. Please don't link files in your dropbox accounts, that's just stupid!
added on the 2011-05-21 17:52:46 by Paralax Paralax
The best demo witch spacecraft :)
rulez added on the 2011-05-28 22:29:44 by robpaine robpaine
one hell of a trip
rulez added on the 2011-05-28 23:00:29 by Alpha C Alpha C
Visu-rauch jointventure made one of the best fly-by demo. Excellent music score with dark creepy visuals made me shivers.

Fucking great !!!
rulez added on the 2011-07-18 09:35:51 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
My most favourite from Farbrausch!
rulez added on the 2011-08-22 09:49:54 by zbyndek zbyndek
Well... hard to say anything at this point without repeating anybody else, but I really felt this needed better direction (and at least half the overall duration).

I can't help but feel "designed for Full HD" is a huge misnomer here, as it becomes painfully apparent that surfaces are pretty much all flat, muddy, and unnaturally glossy (really, the only thing that distinctly separates it from 2000–2002-era visuals is this omnipresent shader gloss that makes things look plastic instead of organic), and vast majority of the objects are painfully low-polygonal. The obsession with flypasts through haunting tunnels™ left me cold here, as I feel cdak managed it a lot better in 4k and without Trent Reznor on the soundtrack.

In short, it really pains me to realize that, instead of watching your demos and appreciating them as they are, I resort to pondering how much better they could have been. Oh well.
added on the 2011-09-13 14:01:52 by moozooh moozooh
looks different. nice music, too many corridors. piggy
added on the 2011-11-14 23:16:50 by scooper22 scooper22
hum... at the party I thought this was pretty boring.. but apparently my demo taste has developed a lot in 2 years. Visualice's design is top notch here, the little details all over the place do it for me.
rulez added on the 2012-03-13 15:04:53 by aegis aegis
rulez added on the 2012-03-30 19:49:34 by Frequent Frequent
Don't know how I could missed this. Pure greatness!
rulez added on the 2012-05-24 07:57:06 by Raven^NCE Raven^NCE
Well, not much to say. I think this is bad. Quite bad :/
sucks added on the 2013-07-29 19:16:17 by maytz maytz
Kinda unpolished, but what is polished really stands out.

Also spoiler alert: In the end it was just Polybius. ;)
rulezcdc added on the 2013-07-31 00:21:21 by TomoAlien TomoAlien
yeah, sick and works for me this time.
rulez added on the 2014-05-14 19:30:51 by seppjo seppjo
never seen that much *content* in a demo lately. definitely rules.
rulez added on the 2014-05-26 02:45:22 by mueslee mueslee
Some cool scenes .
rulez added on the 2016-05-28 09:41:59 by golem golem
I was thinking about what demo to add as my 4th CDC, and well... I got reminded of this demo instantly.

I don't know what it is about this demo that makes me come back to it so much, but that's how it is, so for this reason I'm giving it a CDC.
added on the 2016-12-14 15:02:04 by TomoAlien TomoAlien
rulez added on the 2017-07-07 00:55:50 by Fell Fell
Watched it again. Still a fantastic demo! I don't regret that CDC.
added on the 2018-01-06 23:02:45 by TomoAlien TomoAlien
how did i forgot to thumb this one up
rulez added on the 2018-01-06 23:03:04 by Flashira Flashira
could indeed have been more polished but it's already awesome
added on the 2022-01-19 20:18:31 by provod provod
Awesome, I love the music, there's some nice touches with the music synch in this too, and it's got the special Visualice touch.
rulez added on the 2023-10-03 17:12:13 by keito keito
Loved this in 2011, love it now
rulez added on the 2023-11-10 06:34:49 by MidKnight MidKnight

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