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Verzin Maar Iets Leuks   [2010]

Verzin Maar Iets Leuks Released by :
Focus

Release Date :
11 August 2010

Type :
C64 One-File Demo

AKA :
Indulging Failure

Website :
http://www.vimeo.com/18062679

User rating:*********_  8.8/10 (16 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  8.8/10 (6 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Mirage
Music .... Hein of Focus, Onslaught, Vision
Graphics .... Mirage
  Sander of Focus
Design .... Sander of Focus
Concept .... Sander of Focus


SIDs used in this release :
Indulger(/MUSICIANS/H/Holt_Hein/Indulger.sid)

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/90811/indulger.zip (downloads: 1305)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by comankh on 23 August 2010
Ace track.
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 19 August 2010
Back as a kid, Chessboard pixels in single color used to look like some weird smear of urky colors.

This one is splendidly smooth and as cool as I imagine the drink is in the hand of the driver :)
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 18 August 2010
btw, 50-50% checkerboard mix of white/black will look like ??? on a real crt, but certainly not like on the screenshot.
User Comment
Submitted by plagueis on 18 August 2010
Quite cute.
User Comment
Submitted by Sledge on 17 August 2010
So great! And if you don't finish it.. I will.. I will steal your car and sell it to some finnish guys for just a tenner... !!!
User Comment
Submitted by daison on 16 August 2010
As fresh as one could expect from you guys.
User Comment
Submitted by Hermit on 14 August 2010
Really fresh for me, like the music very much :) A real demo for sure, with brilliant hi-res and animation.
User Comment
Submitted by Medicus on 13 August 2010
Ah... and I love the ... mhh.. story/content/idea... whatever... :)
User Comment
Submitted by Medicus on 13 August 2010
I love the music,
I love the grafics,
I hate the idea of this being canned :(
User Comment
Submitted by Linus on 13 August 2010
Quote:
Obviously we all wanted Jeroen's music
Uh, not me, I am sorry :/ Great stuff!
User Comment
Submitted by Groepaz on 13 August 2010
"does csdb really need idea & concept & design"
infact this particular release made me wonder if we wouldnt need "fullscreen idea", "onefile concept" and "multicolor design" aswell. really a shame that i cant add those as tags :(
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
@Ventura: so you are an attention-whore? lol. Hope you enjoyed it then. ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Hein on 13 August 2010
@Leon: sorry, we don't have more :)

@Sid opinionators: Obviously we all wanted Jeroen's music. But as with many many projects, can't always get what you want.
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
@Ventura: music is subjective, yes.
Just didn't get your humour, very very strange.
User Comment
Submitted by Leon on 13 August 2010
more!!!
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
@Ventura: are you Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? ;)
Your jokes is hard to get. lol
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
Very hard words Ventura.
The lead and notes imo is not near the MoN quality. There is some nice chords here and there, but overall nothing memorable. Not exactly a "car tune".

Edit: some wild pitches in the "melody" ruins it, sorry.
User Comment
Submitted by SanderFocus on 13 August 2010
@Ventura: This is not really the place for YOU to point fingers at someone else ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Deev on 13 August 2010
Shame the whole thing never happened, but this one part is nice. There are some really nice ideas on those screenshots.
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
Why is the mountain circling while the road is straight? And the car looks like it stands still, and someone is having a go in the back of it?!
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
@Hein: Here little mousy mouse. :)
User Comment
Submitted by Stainless Steel on 13 August 2010
Awesome music btw.
User Comment
Submitted by Hein on 13 August 2010
@Geir: here kitty kitty :)
User Comment
Submitted by Geir on 13 August 2010
That's some ugly music screwing the graphics from behind, which btw fits nicely to it. ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Fredrik on 13 August 2010
Yes, Very nice tune, and nice idea with driving the car to that tune.
That could be me, driving with cup of coffe in my hand :)
User Comment
Submitted by Stainless Steel on 13 August 2010
What a lovely Demo this would have made.
User Comment
Submitted by The Phantom on 13 August 2010
Great feel to this.. Smooth music, calm graphics.. Made me want to go for a drive and play some trance it did.
User Comment
Submitted by ZZAP69 on 12 August 2010
Uhm, so this is like a 10% version? :) Anyway, nice screen!
User Comment
Submitted by FATFrost on 12 August 2010
Actually, i think if you look deeper you will find its quite a bit of work to make this screen, Focus best coder is still active!
User Comment
Submitted by clonK on 12 August 2010
Like the quick-cut arrangement of the music. It reminds me of the change in Drexciya's The Journey Home. Also reminds me of a Dane tune, can't remember which atm. Nice visuals too.
User Comment
Submitted by FMan on 12 August 2010
Not quite Crypt level IMHO.
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 12 August 2010
Splendid work from Sander the dutch pixel fiend. Really, really nice work! I salute you, Sir!
User Comment
Submitted by SIDWAVE on 12 August 2010
showing artwork and ideas for a demo that youre too lazy to make... what a goddamn shame, and you should be ashamed! :)
User Comment
Submitted by Perplex on 12 August 2010
Very nice! Only gripe is the white stripes in the middle of the road look very unfinished close to the car. No free sprites?
User Comment
Submitted by SanderFocus on 12 August 2010
Thanks!
Indeed, i got scared a bit when viewing this page and seeing my name 4 times :) I just deleted the idea-part (imho ideas lead to concepts :).

I will post the 'concept' in word here tonight for those interested. It was supposed to become a combined concept + effect demo.

Mayor props to Lars for the amazing mountain animation! Just 4 frames...
User Comment
Submitted by Zyron on 12 August 2010
Really nice, too bad it didn't get finished....or is this just a trick? :)
User Comment
Submitted by cba on 12 August 2010
Too bad the Focus coders are lazy...
User Comment
Submitted by Paul Bearer on 12 August 2010
It would be great to have a Test Drive-type game with graphics like that. Probably would be extremely slow, though.
User Comment
Submitted by The Shadow on 12 August 2010
This is a very nice production :)
User Comment
Submitted by Lynn🍼 on 12 August 2010
I wouldn't say all 3 are the same, but Idea/Concept... I have my doubts about the significance of the difference.

About the production itself.. Not much to say, apart that I'm glad to see at least some of it made it beyond the stage of being a flash video.
User Comment
Submitted by FATFrost on 12 August 2010
Nice work! ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Xiny6581 on 12 August 2010
Very enjoyable :)
User Comment
Submitted by Wisdom on 11 August 2010
Both the Youtube video and this PRG rule. The music is a bit MoNnish, though.
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 11 August 2010
does csdb really need idea & concept & design ? its all the same. fantastic design, but 3 credits for the same thing? :)
User Comment
Submitted by Marauder/GSS on 11 August 2010
yup looks very nice... (:
added animated screenshot, hope it's OK and correct?!
User Comment
Submitted by Mr. SID on 11 August 2010
Yeah, it would have been seriously cool...

Btw, that bald guy looks a lot like Sander himself, incase you didn't notice... ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Richard on 11 August 2010
Pretty good :)
User Comment
Submitted by Wile Coyote on 11 August 2010
Having watched the Flash animation, I wondered if it was actually possible on C64?

..as for what there is available to comment on:
The tune is really good.
The hires looks great, as is the mountain animation.

/switching back to the Flash animation

Whats the story about?
..from what I could gather: Bald headed bloke likes to Drink NDrive..
..indulging in his passions..
..that also include, parachuting, knocking over telephone boxes, and outrunning the police..
User Comment
Submitted by iAN CooG on 11 August 2010
najs!
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