Minute and a Bit by Tjoppen
screenshot added by Tjoppen on 2011-11-13 17:33:11
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release date : november 2011
release party : Silly Venture 2011
compo : console demo
ranked : 3rd
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popularity : 57%
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alltime top: #5135
added on the 2011-11-13 17:33:11 by Tjoppen Tjoppen

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great one!!

and I especially liked the lovely colors :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 17:39:58 by rez rez
standard atari 2600 demo
Pretty naming. I wonder how many entries there were at Sillyventure VCS compo. Also people seem to have "similar ideas" when it comes to "What the f... could be done at all on this inferior .... platform" so we established a real competition. Cool.
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 18:32:15 by JAC! JAC!
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 18:54:44 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 18:56:55 by gentleman gentleman
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 19:19:53 by Buckethead Buckethead
My favorite from the vcs entries of the party - if only for the rotating checkerboards'n'stuff :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 19:55:26 by すすれ すすれ
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 20:09:29 by BackSpace BackSpace
Great effects, although the music was really lacking.
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 20:20:47 by ferris ferris
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 20:21:12 by p01 p01
Nice stuff, I like the rotozoomer, will have to take a peek in the source and see how that works! :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 20:51:50 by Sdw Sdw
Nice one, the rotator kicks ass! :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 22:13:11 by baah baah
JAC: there were four VCS entries.
Yours, this, noice and one that mixed sound in realtime, can't remember specifics of that last one since I was drunk and very tired :<
added on the 2011-11-13 22:45:42 by oasiz oasiz
Oh and thumb up !
Don't stop doing VCS stuff tjoppen :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 22:46:27 by oasiz oasiz
Ferris: Yeah, I'd have to agree. I'm not really much of a musician, but luckily I had the sense to keep it short.

Sdw: The rotozoomers were probably the easiest to pull off. The goal was to one-up ilmarque's framebuffer rotozoomer since it only updates a quarter of the screen per frame - these ones redraw everything (since they don't use a buffer), but with lower horizontal resolution. So it's a bit of a toss-up.
The plasma is also a one-up, being quite a bit higher res than the one in Doctor :)

oasiz: I still have several pages of ideas to try out, so no worries about future VCS prods.

JAC: Add your prod :)
added on the 2011-11-13 23:00:33 by Tjoppen Tjoppen
Nice, very nice.
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 23:33:24 by Optimus Optimus
I fell from my chair when I saw it at sv2k11 compo. This rocks.
rulez added on the 2011-11-13 23:42:16 by zerkman zerkman
@Tjoppen: I've been trying to record the video since 2 hours. My new §%$&§ laptop does not support recoding from speakers (Win 64) and I AM GOING MAD
added on the 2011-11-14 00:06:02 by JAC! JAC!
Waouh ! Amazing for VCS ! Brilliant coding !
rulez added on the 2011-11-14 00:13:05 by hylst hylst
Awful music (sorry!) but nice effects.
rulez added on the 2011-11-14 05:26:26 by t-zero t-zero
Very nice.
rulez added on the 2011-11-14 07:41:14 by micdune micdune
One-ups our effects, nice to see technical progression!
rulez added on the 2011-11-14 09:55:29 by visy visy
once again great effects
rulez added on the 2011-11-14 15:41:21 by noby noby
really amazing what you guys can do with this machine!
i liked the music too !!!
rulez added on the 2011-11-15 05:30:57 by Tomchi Tomchi
Well done.
Music could be better :)
rulez added on the 2011-11-15 06:37:51 by dhor dhor
rulez added on the 2011-11-15 14:17:09 by tobé tobé
nice one
rulez added on the 2011-11-15 14:17:35 by HerrV HerrV
Rulez, especially the framebuffer effects
rulez added on the 2011-11-15 23:02:16 by Nitro/Black Sun Nitro/Black Sun
What t-zero said.
rulez added on the 2011-11-16 21:26:36 by Alpha C Alpha C
two thumbs up BB ImageBB Image
rulez added on the 2011-11-18 05:10:00 by Kojote Kojote
rulez added on the 2011-11-23 18:25:22 by Paranoid Paranoid
Cool effects. And horrible music. :D
rulez added on the 2011-11-23 21:24:47 by StingRay StingRay
nice stuff, and thanx for the source, which comes in handy as an aspiring VCS coder
rulez added on the 2011-11-25 09:44:28 by cruzer cruzer
Nitro/Black Sun: What framebuffer? This is the VCS - everything must be done on a line-by-line basis :)

cruzer: Yeah, that was actually the idea. I'm looking forward to more prods :>

I'll post the summary of how the effects work I posted at AtariAge here as well:

Text scroller: Just a frame buffer drawn using an asymmetric playfield
Twister: Mostly tables and clever use of the priority flag in CTRLPF. HMxx values are computed on the fly
Rotozoomer: A one-line buffer (two bytes, GRP0/GRP1) computed on the fly, x and y coords accumulate dx and dy respectively and are compared. The carries are ROLed in to form each pixel. Optimization could have allowed 24 horizontal pixels I think
Plasma: In each line, look up leftmost pixel in table and stick in COLUBK, then do 10x ADC #Imm + STA COLUBK, where the #Imms are modified during VBLANK (self-modifying code). Stagger and interlace for 22 horizontal samples
Pinwheel: 768 bytes of bitmap data form eight frames of one quadrant of the shape, mirrored horizontally and vertically (sort of). The few cycles left over were enough for the greet graphics
added on the 2011-11-25 11:00:20 by Tjoppen Tjoppen
what Ferris said.
rulez added on the 2011-11-30 16:26:15 by ɧ4ɾɗվ. ɧ4ɾɗվ.
Horrible, horrible music - sorry. ;) But the effects are very nice, I especially like the plasma. I actually prefer this kind of full screen plasma over more accurate plasma effects that are fullscreen but have ugly black gaps between pixels. (Although I like my non-fullscreen plasma even better :p).

Text with drop shadows was a nice touch, too. :)
rulez added on the 2014-05-18 09:21:48 by Kylearan Kylearan
Except for the music, top notch!
rulez added on the 2015-04-10 11:33:50 by JTZ JTZ

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