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Arthrobob   [2013]

Arthrobob Released by :
Fossil

Release Date :
24 April 2013

Type :
C64 One-File Demo

AKA :
lossybobs

Released At :
Demo of the Year Competition 2013

Achievements :
C64 Demo Competition at Demo of the Year Competition 2013 :  #6

User rating:********__  8.3/10 (35 votes)   See votestatistics
********__  8.3/10 (15 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Knut M. Clausen of Fossil
Music .... NecroPolo of Ancients Pledge Inc., Avatar, Level 64, SIDRIP Alliance
Graphics .... Knut M. Clausen of Fossil


SIDs used in this release :
Arthrobob(/MUSICIANS/N/NecroPolo/Arthrobob.sid)

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/116547/arthrobob.prg (downloads: 948)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by Knut Clausen on 4 October 2013
Thanks, Hermit! And thanks to everyone else for the feedback on this. It makes me want to make more demos :) - And the logo, yes, I wasn't really in the mood for doing gfx, and didn't know anyone who could help me at the time. If I try making gfx again, I'll put more effort into it.

The tune is great, Necropolo: the pleasure was all mine.
User Comment
Submitted by Hermit on 4 October 2013
This is a really nice little prod with many bobs. I guess logo is intended to be that rough...
I still enjoy listening this 1 rasterline tune, you did a great job with it Necropolo, clean and good melody & rhythm. Sounds remind me of floppy-drive sounds thanks to ringmod/sync :)
User Comment
Submitted by NecroPolo on 22 May 2013
Thanks for the good words mates. Knut it it's been an honour!

You can check the 1RasterTracker music source here if you wish: 1 Raster-Tracker V1.0
User Comment
Submitted by Zyron on 5 May 2013
Nice one!
User Comment
Submitted by ready. on 4 May 2013
Nice to see people coding the C64 again after so many years. Nice little production, looking forward for more.
User Comment
Submitted by Kristian on 4 May 2013
Nice job, Knut!
User Comment
Submitted by Groepaz on 3 May 2013
my favourite in the compo so far, very nice not overused effect, and some raw tune on top. <3
User Comment
Submitted by BHF on 27 April 2013
Clever and cool, bobs :D Like that tune too. Welcome back !
User Comment
Submitted by dink on 27 April 2013
perfect.
User Comment
Submitted by The Phantom on 27 April 2013
This. IS. Coder Pr0n!
User Comment
Submitted by Perplex on 26 April 2013
Well done, respect!
User Comment
Submitted by Isildur on 26 April 2013
Excellent color palette. Very, very nice prod.
User Comment
Submitted by Nuckhead on 26 April 2013
Really liked it :) ++ for the music!
User Comment
Submitted by PAL on 26 April 2013
WOW... just WOW... after such a long time you strike... a cobra you are... all still, overlooking your pray... then BANG!
User Comment
Submitted by TheRyk on 25 April 2013
Great release with nice codepr0n & excellent music!

I don't mind the coder colors. Only thing keeping me from vote 10 is the really raw logo, even in that resolution it could have been a little more readable, but that might also be a matter of taste.
User Comment
Submitted by 6R6 on 25 April 2013
A nice surprise. Like it alot. :)
User Comment
Submitted by Knut Clausen on 25 April 2013
@Oswald Thanks, I think it works pretty nice too. But there is lots of potential both in regards to optimizing speed and removing more of the artifacts.
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 25 April 2013
been thinking myself of this trick, nice to see how little visual artifacts there are when some bobs are overlapping. a bit inaccurate, bobs are flickering when moving. nice job overall, in the design area aswell.
User Comment
Submitted by Knut Clausen on 25 April 2013
edit: moved comment to production notes
User Comment
Submitted by Clarence on 24 April 2013
Very nice, good work both of you.
User Comment
Submitted by grasstust on 24 April 2013
Hey! Knut, welcome back to the C64 scene! Very nice release and so nice to have another Porsgrunn dude here! :)
User Comment
Submitted by Freshmaster Nice on 24 April 2013
Nice comeback!
User Comment
Submitted by Burglar on 24 April 2013
awesome tune, awesome smooth bobs.

not to mention the awesome tune

edit: too bad for the coder colors
User Comment
Submitted by Wisdom on 24 April 2013
*Very* nice tune, and also I like the part in whole quite a lot!
User Comment
Submitted by iAN CooG on 24 April 2013
music reminds me of Break_Dance.sid =)
good part
User Comment
Submitted by -$iXX!- on 24 April 2013
Solid stuff, really like the muzax!
User Comment
Submitted by Yazoo on 24 April 2013
yeah! 2nd entry :) and a really nice part, especially having in mind that knuts last release was 1990!

welcome back on the dark side!
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