Addybook 13 Demo Reviews
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this is tts of oxyron writing the demo reviews for the addy book. after the light and horizon party i of coz took the first places of the tcc party for the reviews. the following demos will be reviewed in here: flatline done by cadgers lunacy 7 done by antic totally stoned done by booze design wonderland x done by censor design inse vimse get done by noice lets start with flatline... contents -------- - very cool designed intro with cool sideborder logo swinger - an afli shadow dycp with 16 colors - a 24 chars high tech tech splitter with 3 colored logos - extra half bright double sine tech tech upscroller over some hires gfx - a metamorphosis scroller with a 2x2 charset - 980 y-sin plots on a 16x16 charfield in one frame. a new record! - full screen sideborder fldi scroll - afli logo tech tech with an amplitude of 12 chars in x-direction with a sprite overlayed - 80 bobs dxycp in the sideborder new record! - each charline swinging sideborder upscroll comment ------- this demo contained some improved effects and some new inventions. it was high standard coding in combination to cool design and nice musics. i think you should all get this demo in your collection. my personal ratings for this demo coding 76 of 100 gfx 61 of 100 sound 64 of 100 design 67 of 100 ----------------- total 67 of 100 lets get over to the next demo which is lunacy 7 by antic contents -------- - some lines in the intro which should be something like a street, but lotsa bugs in the calculation - 5 fli picture gfx part with an ugly outfading - some line vectors, nice outfading of this part (1 frame, blob and away) - some interference circles calculated in about 4 frames with wrong rgb cols - some animated bitmap vectors with 6 colors, too less phases at the objects sometimes some nice flashing between black and the vector - small starwars scroller calculated in 3 to 4 frames, but each line can be x-flexed in a different way comment ------- this demo look nice when you watch it the first time, but if you look a second time, you will realise that the coding is not on a very high standard. my personal ratings for lunacy 7 coding 49 of 100 gfx 60 of 100 sound 51 of 100 design 56 of 100 ---------------- total 54 of 100 now follows totally stoned 2 contents -------- - nice animated sprites explosions in the intro - full screen realtime filler with double sine (hi hcl, looks like sprites, ehh???) - escos xy sync swinger, lotsa different gfx are swinging over all borders - a gfx part with a fli logo with over- layed sprites and a half screen high and 3 screen wide sync swinging logo - four small shadebobs on full screen with 6 colors - an afli logo with fli sprites in the sideborder - full screen realtime filled vectors the obejct are metamorphing comment ------- i think this is one of the best demo in this year 1993. lotsa cool routines and some new effects. this is a really high standard coded demo. don't miss it in your collection. my personal ratings for this boozemania coding 90 of 100 gfx 69 of 100 sound 72 of 100 design 83 of 100 ----------------- total 81 of 100 lets follows the winner of the compo at tcc in sweden. wonderland x contents -------- - intro with cool full screen vector animation - 8bit pcm sample with a second voice and a koala color starwars scroll from the right to left - fli sync y swinger with a sprite dysp over it - koala circle scroll, a cool improvement to the ball in wonderland ix - 1536 plot scroll with cool waves - some gfx animations (dpaint?) but all in the sideborder - 12 bit samples in really high quality - 8 pictures koala y syncer - a koala color z-axis rotator in size of about 25x12 chars (1frame) well, how to fill this empty space on this screen. i can tell you that it is really difficult to fill those seven empty lines of black screen. help me, i think that i got the conclusion, i did it know to fill this lines with nothing! my personal ratings for wonderland x coding 91 of 100 gfx 86 of 100 sound 88 of 100 design 90 of 100 ----------------- total 89 of 100 comment ------- this is one of the coolest demos ever on this fucking cool machine. mega hard coding, coolest design with superb sound makes it like winning 5 millions in a quiz. make sure to get this piece of art in your collection. and last but not least: imse vimse get contents -------- - general intro, logo and movie flasher - metamorphosis of 256 plots in 3 frames - vector lines, cool objects and a fast spliner, but not the fastest - rgb plasma, but very bad looking color and small! - line vectors and filled vectors, cool idea to make pseudo rubber line vectors this way - zoomer, 1 frame but no sideborder my personal ratings for imse gebimse get or something like that coding 66 of 100 gfx 65 of 100 sound 69 of 100 design 74 of 100 ----------------- total 69 of 100 comment ------- some nice ideas which can probably be improved in the future. get this demo to complete your collection, but in my opinion it is nothing special.