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Non Plus Ultra 64%   [2006]

Non Plus Ultra 64% Released by :
Singular [web]

Release Date :
15 April 2006

Type :
C64 Demo

AKA :
Arok party 8 invitation

Website :
http://singularcrew.hu/arok/

Released At :
Breakpoint 2006

Achievements :
C64 Demo Competition at Breakpoint 2006 :  #1

User rating:*********_  8.7/10 (32 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  8.6/10 (21 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Poison of Singular
  Scorpy of Replay, Singular
  Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project
Music .... Cargo of Singular
  Vincenzo of Molecoola, Singular
Graphics .... IZZY of Singular
  Leon of BugKiller TM, Chorus, Singular
  Poison of Singular
Design .... Poison of Singular
Charset .... Poison of Singular
Linking .... Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project
Bug-Fix .... IZZY of Singular
  Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project
Loader .... Soci of Singular, The IDE64 project


SIDs used in this release :
Non Plus Ultra (end)(/MUSICIANS/C/Cargo/Non_Plus_Ultra_end.sid - c64.org)
Non+Ultra (tune 1)(/MUSICIANS/V/Vincenzo/Non_plus_Ultra_tune_1.sid - c64.org)
Non+Ultra (tune 2)(/MUSICIANS/V/Vincenzo/Non_plus_Ultra_tune_2.sid - c64.org)


Contains information on the following event(s) :
Arok 2006  Invitation

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/21439/Non+ultra.zip (downloads: 3733)
ftp://ftp.scs-trc.net/pub/c64/Demos/pal/s/Singular_Crew/Non Ultra.zip (downloads: 510)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by Sith on 13 April 2014
You indeed have to attach the image in VICE and type LOAD"*",8,1 then RUN. No autostart.
As for the demo, I loved most of the effects and graphics but it felt more like a marketing machine to me for that party than a regular demo.
User Comment
Submitted by psych858o on 21 November 2011
@Domey - you're right, not only lead instrument is copied from PRI, basically, it looks like Vincenzo is using full scope of Volker's sound setups.

I've been watching this production for the first time. Great stuff guys!
User Comment
Submitted by Conjuror on 10 November 2009
Your demo must be this good to enter our competition.

Awesome and scary at the same time!
User Comment
Submitted by Stein on 9 November 2009
Awesome! I love scrollers, and this demo has some of the coolest.
User Comment
Submitted by A Life in Hell on 8 November 2009
works on: 1541u, 1541
fails on: 1570, 1571, 1541-ii
User Comment
Submitted by WVL on 6 November 2009
Raveguru : check the goofs-comments about the diskID and formatting before writing the disk!
User Comment
Submitted by RaveGuru on 6 November 2009
This demo is hard to run on a real machine! Jams the diskdrive after the intro on a standard C64 and 1541-II setup , no cart :/

I know I've run this demo before on another identical setup though.... !?!?
User Comment
Submitted by Ksubi on 29 October 2009
Awesome demo packed with great graphics, music and innovative code. Particularly enjoyed the scroller(s), ribbon like and upscroller. Last part music by Vincenzo rocks :-)
User Comment
Submitted by daison on 1 April 2008
best upsroller ever imo \o/
User Comment
Submitted by SanderFocus on 29 September 2007
I love the scroller-on-a-ribbon-effect a lot! I remember we wanted something similar around this release date to be done in flash, but none managed... Was a kodak-moment showing them it was possible on c64 :) (oh, the bitterness!)
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 29 September 2007
loader fails on vice 1.21 ??! grrr :(

edit: ok, it's vice's autostart feat..
User Comment
Submitted by Pantaloon on 8 June 2006
really nice!
User Comment
Submitted by Optimus on 8 May 2006
Some nice effects, some not so nice one, cool presentation!
User Comment
Submitted by HCL on 19 April 2006
Wowo, SGR finally shows some *real* power!! You know, to me it's only demos that count. Some nice effects and ideas in this one, but i'm a little bit surprised that it took the 1st place among the others. But well, maybe it really deserves it.
User Comment
Submitted by Cruzer on 17 April 2006
Damn, someone actually made a basic-screen-scroll-out-effect before I managed to finish my old one from around 1993! Anyway, nice demo with cool effects, especially the sine scroller.
User Comment
Submitted by MagerValp on 17 April 2006
Lovely stuff, but I was very disappointed when it (and Error 23 90%) refused to load on my C128DCR.
User Comment
Submitted by A Life in Hell on 17 April 2006
I love this demo - but sadly I could only view it on the emulator :(. It seems to go black screen on my c64 after the singular fire logo. sadness ;(.
User Comment
Submitted by CreaMD on 17 April 2006
I saw invitation demos for ZX spectrum parties, but I never thought something like that will be ever presented at C64. And thanx to Soci and his team it is here. Bombastic presentation. Thumbs up!
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 17 April 2006
Nice demo, but it crashes on my C64+1541 classic brown setup... (No cartridges attached...)
User Comment
Submitted by Steppe on 17 April 2006
Awesome design and style!
User Comment
Submitted by radiantx on 17 April 2006
Ah, yes, it works without fastloader cart. Nice invitro indeed.
User Comment
Submitted by nightlord on 17 April 2006
radiantx: after jam reset vice (ctrl-alt-r) than load it the commodore way while d64 image still attached

very nice demo. loved the end scroller and the sliding censor-style scroll
User Comment
Submitted by radiantx on 17 April 2006
Looks cool from the screenshots, though I can't get it to run in VICE nor on my C64. Which drive model is required? The drivecode JAM's both in VICE and on my real 1541-II.
User Comment
Submitted by G-Fellow on 17 April 2006
Great demo, great invitation...Respect!
User Comment
Submitted by bubis on 17 April 2006
This is just great! Thanks!
User Comment
Submitted by Domey on 17 April 2006
Why does Vincenzo's music (especially the leads) sound so much like PRI's masterpieces did?
User Comment
Submitted by Style on 17 April 2006
wow, Im speechless...........
User Comment
Submitted by Robin Leffmann on 17 April 2006
plain and simply, i loved every bit of it
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 16 April 2006
Absolutely amazing! Agree with TCH, the best invitation I've seen so far on c64!

If Arok party will be half as good as this demo is, we're heading to a delicious weekend in July!

Congratulations Singular-guys, a job very well done!
User Comment
Submitted by Tch on 16 April 2006
Wow,this is an invitation?
The best I have EVER seen,that´s for sure!
It rocks!! 8D
User Comment
Submitted by Scout on 16 April 2006
I saw some fresh (and improved) effects coming by.
Nice!

I wonder what the extra 36% will bring us then...
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