1991 donut by Desire [web]
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release date : november 2013
release party : 1991 2013
compo : combined demo/intro
ranked : 2nd
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added on the 2013-11-17 22:23:32 by Scali Scali

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rulez added on the 2013-11-17 22:32:03 by superplek superplek
the donut does a nice disco effect in dosbox btw ;P
rulez added on the 2013-11-17 22:56:04 by post malone post malone
Best PC release in 1991
added on the 2013-11-17 23:05:51 by Ramon B5 Ramon B5
works even with 286/10/VGA/SB!
no real dos here. xp fucks it up with strobo and dosbox - what Maali said. Neat though (=
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 06:26:25 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
Many tricks under the covers!
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 09:32:40 by trixter trixter
Indeed disco palette in dosbox (what goes?), will try this one later on real oldschool PC.
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 10:20:42 by Optimus Optimus
For Dosbox you need to set the config to 'vgaonly', otherwise it won't emulate the VGA raster/palette tricks properly.
Youtube here
added on the 2013-11-18 10:21:08 by Scali Scali
Would have been stellar in 1991, which is kind of sad, if you think about it. We've come a long way since :)
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 10:38:16 by Preacher Preacher
What Preacher said. :)
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 10:44:02 by StingRay StingRay
rulez added on the 2013-11-18 17:24:12 by dila dila
the logo looked better before maali raped it ;p
added on the 2013-11-18 17:34:29 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
Not bad, should have had some adlib tune though.
added on the 2013-11-18 21:04:53 by Harekiet Harekiet
Surely a few cycles could've been spared for playing a little tune? Otherwise, what Preacher said :)
added on the 2013-11-19 00:47:21 by Alpha C Alpha C
They could, but there's not a lot of choice in terms of 286-compatible Adlib trackers and replay routines. I tried EdLib, but it hung the entire system when linked to an exe with model small. Couldn't debug it in time, and couldn't change the model to something else in time either, because that would require rewriting too much code.
Perhaps Harekiet can help debug the EdLib routine for a final version.
added on the 2013-11-19 09:28:09 by Scali Scali
rulez added on the 2013-11-26 12:20:57 by violator violator
rulez added on the 2013-12-04 21:41:08 by Ramon B5 Ramon B5
rulez added on the 2013-12-23 22:55:32 by T$ T$
What Alpha C said
rulez added on the 2014-02-20 13:20:12 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
It is really fine.... But... the logo looks done rahter in the hurry... not pixelized in "1991" way... am I right?
added on the 2014-02-20 13:24:24 by sim sim
very nice :D
rulez added on the 2014-02-20 13:41:20 by rez rez
pleasant to look
rulez added on the 2014-02-20 14:01:41 by g0blinish g0blinish
linux port coming soon!
added on the 2014-02-20 14:53:40 by Scali Scali
with a better looking logo too? ;P
;) @ Maali =P
added on the 2014-02-20 23:20:00 by sim sim
Final version released.

The final version differs from the party version in a number of ways:
- AdLib music by No-XS
- Improved logo
- Moving lightsource and a tiny bit of ambient light
- Reduced precalc time
- Code is a lot faster (should no longer crash on very slow machines, not even a 4.77 MHz 8088)
- Instead of separate binaries for 286 and 8088, there is now one binary for all
- Specify 'low' on the commandline to switch to the low-poly donut for very slow machines
added on the 2014-08-20 21:41:05 by Scali Scali
AdLib \o/ nice update.
Adlib Tune and runs fairly decent on my 386.
rulez added on the 2014-08-20 22:45:55 by Harekiet Harekiet
Thumbs up for the improvements!
rulez added on the 2014-08-20 22:54:45 by Alpha C Alpha C
Ik zeg, vooral zo door gaan.
rulez added on the 2014-08-20 22:56:28 by magic magic
nice improvements & cool tune :)
rulez added on the 2014-08-21 19:12:09 by Triace Triace
I love Adlib sounds... Nice tune and neat intro from the past.
rulez added on the 2014-08-21 19:49:10 by Serpent Serpent
I Desire a donut.
rulez added on the 2014-08-21 22:21:31 by Starchaser Starchaser
Very nice for the target platform! And it's good to hear those Adlib sounds again.
rulez added on the 2014-08-21 23:21:46 by exocet exocet
yummy =)
rulez added on the 2014-08-22 14:30:37 by HellMood HellMood
What Preacher said!
rulez added on the 2014-08-22 14:43:04 by Daniel Daniel
Cool tune
rulez added on the 2014-09-15 23:41:41 by bitl bitl
indeed :)
rulez added on the 2015-01-27 18:02:44 by drzeissler drzeissler
thumb for final
rulez added on the 2015-02-17 16:32:00 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
Donut underestimate the power of 286
rulez added on the 2015-04-06 12:42:50 by TomoAlien TomoAlien
THE Music! :)
rulez added on the 2017-01-08 01:01:03 by mad mad
Graphics suck but the music is pretty nice, piggie
added on the 2017-07-24 07:20:45 by Badakon Badakon
absolutely awesome! it's one of these prods that you watch an think: okay, and now? had to read your making of to understand what an unbelievable piece of code it is .. that makes me feel like a lamer ...
rulezcdc added on the 2018-05-23 23:09:58 by Asato Asato
Slick! Great music.
rulez added on the 2020-05-09 21:05:48 by ham ham
Nice little intro! :)

Palette switching fails at least on a Tseng Labs card on my XT (works fine on a Trident on the same machine though), but could very well be that the ET4000 is borked.
rulez added on the 2020-10-21 09:11:58 by britelite britelite
rulez added on the 2022-10-18 23:02:58 by Blast! Blast!
Can't go wrong with donut :) And the write-up in Scali's blog is interesting too!
rulez added on the 2024-03-13 12:48:13 by Olympian Olympian

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