Hotshot 13 ch05 The Interviews
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THE INTERVIEWS as a premiere to this new main-routine we have two interviews. the first is with ses of genesis project . the 2nd one is made with jack daniels when he was a member in genesis. eventhough he was kicked out for a strange reason we decided to print his interview. his ouestions is therefore answered as a g*p member. S.E.S. interview with S.E.S. --------------------- * hi there man. please tell us your real name and your age? s: my real name is simon stelling. my birthday is on the 6th of december'72 and therefore i'm 18 years of age now. * what's your job in g*p? s: i'm a coder. i do most of the gfx to my demoes aswell. * in what group(s) have you been in before genesis? s: i was in fear and before that i was in no group at all. nearly at the same time when i decided to join g*p, some guys from scream and oracle asked me to build up a new coder-group. i agreed and so i'm in sunrise aswell as in genesis. you have to know that i went to both groups because both pro- mised to get some converting jobs for me. at the moment it looks like as if sunrise failed while genesis suceeded. * how many members are there in g*p? s: well i don't know exactly how many members g*p has, i guess around 15-20. for sure in g*p are: antichrist, fgth, scrap, deek, bizzmo, s.e.s., snacky, the goblin, punisher and some more which i can't remember at the moment. * when did you buy your commodorre ? s: on the 15th or 16th of may 1987. i bought a c128, a 1571 and a 1301 mon- itor which still works (hey man, i got a drive which have been working since the 12th of september 1984!). in oct 1989 i bought a second 1571 to be able to copy easier and to leave my master- disk in one drive, while the actual workdisk is in the other one. * how many hours per day do you spend infront of your computer? s: i spend every free minute infront of my computer... that means 12 hours on saturdays and sundays, 6 hours on mondays, no time at all at tuesdays, 8 hours on wednesdays, 5-8 hours on thursdays and 1-3 hours on fridays. in holidays of course all night long ! * what do you think about cracking ? s: cracking is fun... i did it myself many years ago... nowadays cracking seems to be harder. you have to be fast and good at the same time. * what's your future plans? s: on computer i'll try to finish a converting-job for kingsoft as soon as possible, after that i'll try to get some more such jobs to earn money, and ofcourse i'm going to release some demoes in the near future! * who are your best pals in the scene? s: they are: typhoon/fts , hje/amok and ofcourse all g*p members. * who is the best coder, graphixer and musican? s: when it comes to coder it's quite difficult to judge... i think... it's me (hehe)! no, i really can't name one that should be the best of'em all. turning over to graphixers it's the same problem. i think bizzmo is quite cool aswell di-art and redstar/logic. musicans are easy: vibrants . but i like mon too. * so what do you think about the scene these days? s: uh... well... at first i have to say that there are way too much lame discmags(ed. like rock'n role)! most of them are so bad to read that you can't even read them if you wanted to! * what's your opinion about the amiga ? s: well, as everyone knows, it's quite cool concerning graphics and music. as far as i know, the amiga scene is lame. anyway, i have no amiga yet. maybe i'll buy one as soon as i've earned some money with these convert- ing jobs i told you about. * the best disc-mag? s: difficult to say... i liked s'n c very much. also mamba, remark, bild, corruption, bad news and of course hotshot(?). * describe a real lamer. s: hmmm... a lamer is either someone who releases a lamermag(i've already given you a description of a lamermag) or someone who writes to me and wants to know if cosmail is a group or a demo(really happened to me!). * have you ever been to a copy-party? s: no, i have never been to a party. i was in venlo twice, but the first time i was there, the party was not!! * what are you doin' in your spare- time? s: well, i told you before that i do alot of computing... i also give some private math-lessons to some extremly sweet girls(really! no joke!). * what's your favourite: food: pizza, cheeseburgers movies: pretty woman, back to the future, total recall, abyss, dead poets club magazine: 64'er although it's lame games: maniac mansion, turrican, zak mc kracken, last ninja. music groups: i can't tell you any special groups... anything from phil collins over fgth to front 242(ed. yuch!) sports: coding and nothing else * what makes you happy ? s: to read my interview in a cool disk magazine, or to read my name in the coder-charts. the best thing was to read the review of megaparts ii / fear in mamba... it got a better rating then flash inc's demo!! so i really have a reason to be proud! * angry ? s: to type a letter in a notemaker & after one hour of typing accidentially to hit the resore key so that all the text is gone because the notemaker crashed! also reading so-called "lamer charts". i get really annoy, because i bet that 95 percent of the voters are real lamers who don't even know the people they named. * do you have any enemies ? s: enemies? no! (i hope so...) * name three things you'd bring with you on a desert island? s: 1 - enough food, water etc.. 2 - a girlfriend 3 - a complete computer system in- cluding c128+1571+1901, an amiga+a 2nd drive+monitor, thousands of discs full of stuff and a long long telephone- cable attached to a modem and a normal phone aswell. * and at last, do you want to say something to the public? s: yes i do. please, before you fill a votesheet, make sure that you know the groups/coders/graphixers/musicans and demoes that you vote for! and then don't believe only one discmag, but read several discmags and then judge yourself and make your own opinion. and please don't vote for the fastest crackers or best importers when you get all stuff four weeks after the release date. how the heck can you dare to say this group is the fastest, when you are not able to judge?! and besides, forget everything i told you just before and vote for g*p in all charts, including demo charts! and please vote for s.e.s/g*p in the coder charts! or haven't you seen my work? then stop voting in general, because you are out of touch! JACK DANIELS interview with JACK DANIELS --------------------------- * hey pal, please tell us your real name and your actual age? j: my name is tobias and i'm 17 years old and i'll turn 18 on the 7th of august this year. * what's your job in genesis? j: i'm a swapper with 80 contacts, the main-editor of corruption and some- times a little bit of cracking, but nothing special at all. i'm soon going to buy a modem. * in what groups have you been in before g*p? j: first cocaine, later orion, atg and paramount before i joined g*p. * who found the name genesis ? j: moses was the one who invented the name genesis, it was the first of his 5 books in the bible. the name indi- cates, that we are the first in most of the cases... and the best ofcourse! hehe! * when did you get first commodore 64? j: i got it in 1986, i suppose. * what's your future plans? j: as far as the scene is concerned the most important thing is, not to get caught by the cops, because in germany it's still illegal to swap illegal copies of games(cracks). i do also want to do some more issues of corruption and i want to get some new friends in the scene and i'd like to meet lots of my foreign contacts any time, any place! in "normal" life i want to stay tough and healthy. i want to continue my alcoholican career and to fuck more & more girls. all in all, i just want to have fun... * in your eyes, who is the best coder, graphixer and musican? j: coder - zodiac , sam+zentrix, fgth+ s.e.s. gfx'er - red wiz, sparkler, bizzmo, thunder musican - griff, deek, jeroen tel * how many hours a day do you spend infront of your computer? j: usually not more than 1-2 hours per day. here and there i have to take some more time for my computer activi- ties, for example when i have to write texts for corruption and that means 3 to 4 days of hard work, or when i want to satisfy my contacts with a sending... there are also some days where i don't even touch my computer. computer is a hobby, not a full time job!! * who are your best pals in the scene? j: g*p members, the dudes in my town (ex-hitmen, pulsar, abary), raze/xray, deff/enigma, scorpie+kid+fen 1/f4cg, aj/trc, peter+bod/ikari+talent, crush/ bonzai, gabriel/chromance, gabriel/the force, tmb/victims, richie/enigma, dr disc/chromance, tyger/ex-paramount, thunderstruck+antitrack/legend, mr+ psycho/censor, adolf/victims, moon + morpheus/flash inc. and some more.... * what do you think about the scene? j: the scene dudes care too much for the charts and for their so-called carrier.. it's nonsens! friendship has to be more important! i love the momentary demo-scene, yeah cool! there could be more originals and less mags! * what's your deepest thoughts about the amiga ? j: it's good for playing games and watching demoes and nothing more.. the scene is lame. * which is the best disc magazine? j: corruption of course. bild zeitung, bad news and hotshot are the only competitors nowadays. mamba is also not bad, but they have written too much shit lately. i like these mags like gamers guide aswell, they are objective. * hotshot then? j: a cool mag, but what about a new main-menue? (ed. your wish has come true!) * describe a lamer . j: that is someone who ripps or re- cracks things and then when someone finds that out, he declares them the holy war (ed.do you mean wildcat/ics?) as for an example this guy called playboy. he ripped an amok intro. 3dk and i noticed that and published the proove of his ripping. lately he wrote an anti note against me. yeah.. lamer! suckers to the wall! * do you often visit copy-parties? j: i'm very regular in venlo. from the next year on, i'll be on more parties, because i'm getting my driving license in a month or so... * do you want something to be changed in the scene? j: i'd like to force all rippers and recrackers to leave the scene. but i think it's senseless... there are too much of them. * what are you doing in your spare time? j: i often going out to the bar or to the disco in the evening, this takes all my time in the weekends. i love to sleep, when i find the time to do it. school takes alot of my time. i played some soccer and trained body-building in the past, but i nearly stopped all these sports. i also meet my friends in the afternoons quite often, so it isn't boring for me at all. * what's your favourite: food: pizza, rumpsteak, gulasch movie: all monthy pythons country: italy and great britain mag: sport mags game: i hate games! but welltris is great! music group: klf, 2 live crew, and everything in this direction, but i also like rod stewart, runrig, western hagen and more sport: active - soccer, tennis passiv - soccer, ice hockey & handball. animal: dog! i hate cats! * what makes you really happy ? j: holidays, good sex, cigarettes, jack daniels tennessee whiskey, beer, sunshine, meeting with friends, beach, good music, going out, having fun, no school, sleeping, long letters and phonecalls and to travel around. * angry ? j: lame magazines, getting up early in the mornings, too expensive alcohol, sendings without letters, cats, double training, school and extremists. * what would you bring with you to a dezert island? three things only! j: a brewery, a girl and a ship to travel back home. * mucho gracias for this interview. do you want to say something to the rest of the guys in the scene? j: try to get all the latest genesis wares, including corruption. and then be objective and vote for us, because we really kick ass nowadays. but always remember, that computing is a hobby!