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Headroom by Penumbra (.no)
screenshot added by wysiwtf on 2013-11-12 20:23:11
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release date : november 2013
release party : Kindergarden 2013
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
  • rulez 20
  • is ok 8
  • sucks 0
popularity : 58%
 58%
  • rulez 0.71
alltime top: #5126
added on the 2013-11-12 20:02:04 by wysiwtf wysiwtf

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Looking at the prods size and its presentation it feels like another raped game engine for demos sake.
Some of the models also looked a bit unpolished and edgy as well.
However, the pace, direction and soundwork of the demo is very cool, it certainly has a visualice-ish touch to it.

I can very well imagine getting the chills while watching this on the bigscreen in the right mood.
rulez added on the 2013-11-12 20:15:55 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
video/yt please (=
chills are dolphin's skin of cool water.
added on the 2013-11-12 21:48:57 by Bartoshe Bartoshe
haven't seen it yet (still d/ling - rate is low) - maybe it's good - but the filesize already makes that piggie. TOO BIG. you know the drill. ;)
added on the 2013-11-12 22:13:40 by yumeji yumeji
I love the really eerie feeling this prod creates. The ambient-ish track really works well to both set the mood and accentuate the sudden flashes and movements in the otherwise calm environment. The first "teasing" flash of the zombie guys is really well done in particular, and probably my favourite moment when I first saw it.

And boy did it look a lot better at home with vsync working :D

But yeah, the size is a bit wtf.
rulez added on the 2013-11-12 22:42:16 by eladamri eladamri
Anything that reminds me of Pitchshifter's "Hidden Agenda" video gets a thumb, but this one has some brilliant editing/pacing/shots that just make it really good.
rulez added on the 2013-11-12 22:58:20 by Gargaj Gargaj
Fragment shader failed to compile with the following errors error 0:33 built in function parameter type check fail"
error #273: no code generated
in hblur.fp
ATI HD Radeon 55570 win7 64bit
added on the 2013-11-13 00:30:18 by numtek numtek
@numtek Sorry. None of us had an AMD card around to test that would run modern GL. We're polishing some stuff we didn't get the time to do at the party for a final, so I'll look into it if I can get access to proper hardware. Thanks.
added on the 2013-11-13 10:49:12 by xeche xeche
Even though I don't like this kind of demo, I like this demo enough to thumb it up, which should say a lot about the demo.. Or something..

Men dere burde se den derre Eivind-demoen, den har jeg hørt er ganske bra, dog litt teit..
rulez added on the 2013-11-14 11:32:36 by leijaa leijaa
What gargaj and eladamri said. It truly evokes a special mood and I love the lighting and the somewhat disjointed look.
rulez added on the 2013-11-14 11:56:40 by Preacher Preacher
Actual tension.
rulez added on the 2013-11-14 15:18:58 by lug00ber lug00ber
one of _very few_ interesting demos this year!
rulez added on the 2013-11-15 14:29:11 by Prot-DHS Prot-DHS
finally. somehting different than others.
rulez added on the 2013-11-15 17:01:49 by pista pista
Great atmosphere!
rulez added on the 2013-11-17 04:21:06 by Blueberry Blueberry
Doesn't run here... requirements, tips, video, anything?
added on the 2013-11-17 19:39:50 by Puryx Puryx
What Eladamri said
rulez added on the 2013-11-17 19:44:24 by Frequent Frequent
@Puryx: No error message? I haven't made a final yet (enjoying some time off from coding) , but numtek did mention AMD issues. Other than that, the party version does ask for a GL 4.3 context though.
added on the 2013-11-19 10:46:19 by xeche xeche
This looks like alien abduction atmosphere at first sight.
rulez added on the 2013-11-19 11:58:59 by Optimus Optimus
Boy, that live-capture was unwatchable - disable autofocus next time.

Can't get it to run at home (Windows 8, GFX690) so a proper video capture would be nice.
added on the 2013-11-19 12:41:15 by gloom gloom
Got it working. This is pretty good I must say - very nice mood, and the opening 40 seconds are _stellar_. However, once that unnaturally moving tentacle-thingie starts dancing around, the eerieness and style went down quite a bit. The scene with the sideways blinking lights and the stone-people was good too though. Just wish it all was more consistent.
rulez added on the 2013-11-19 16:58:58 by gloom gloom
terribly fugly at times but i like its mood and camera/lights. also insane filesize for what's actually there to be seen
added on the 2013-11-19 20:04:37 by Maali Maali
good direction, has alot of atmosphere! good use of the glow/flash effect. awsome soundtrack!
rulez added on the 2013-11-19 22:09:16 by quisten quisten
thank you Creepy McCreeperson.
rulez added on the 2013-11-23 10:38:59 by Gaia Gaia
Didn't get it to run here, so based on youtube: really, really great stuff. The tentacle thing is a little weak, but the rest of it... damn, nice work!
rulez added on the 2013-12-03 09:30:17 by revival revival
Starts quite good and creates a creepy mood. but then it gets nowhere. Still thumb up because the music is awesome.
rulez added on the 2013-12-07 19:23:12 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
nice idea, needs more polishing
added on the 2013-12-23 22:17:50 by T$ T$
if someone wants to torrent it, i can help seed!
added on the 2014-01-05 19:29:43 by plonk420 plonk420
Excellent mood
rulez added on the 2014-02-04 20:57:59 by hornet hornet
Scary shit. I probably peed my pants abit during the compo...yes I did.
rulez added on the 2017-02-21 16:12:44 by tFt tFt
nice
rulez added on the 2017-02-21 16:30:55 by 1in10 1in10

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