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2016-11-01 11:41
Shadow

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 318
Current trends in C64 demos

I find it interesting to see how trends (both when it comes to design and effects) develop on different platforms.
Of course there are plenty of people breaking the mainstream all the time, but still I find that there are elements that change in popularity over time.
For example, we had the logo+scroller+effect style of the "oldschool" era, the PC-style bigpixel effects of the mid/late 90ies etc. etc.

The last few years the attribute-moving effects have been coming out in force, but now after watching all the great demos from C64, it seems like a couple of new things are trending:

- Layered effects
- Moving "bobs" in amounts that frankly astounds me (no, not talking about the good old unlimited bobs technique). Both the Censor demo and the Arsenic demo had some cool stuff going in this department.
 
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2016-11-04 18:57
Oswald

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 4255
+1 for BF, cool coder demos :)
2016-11-04 20:21
Aomeba

Registered: Jul 2005
Posts: 13
I want to see Oneway and Origo Dreamline!
2016-11-04 20:50
Trap

Registered: Jul 2010
Posts: 170
Axis, you do realize that most of the late Starion was infact members from Bonzai? :)
2016-11-04 21:12
Linus

Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 597
Quote: I noticed several demos seems to have double speed music aswell which from X-2014 or 2012 wasn't that common.. trends coming back?..

Comback demos Focus X-2018 :)


Eh, which ones?
2016-11-04 22:34
PAL

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 218
2 years after we quit the c64 scene there came this gang of insane people to a swedish party, we went there because it was to be the last party for c64 ever - we thought. This was 1994!

They released this beast of a demo: World of Code 3

I want more of that... with that music and everything, what a cool demo and feeling... I do not want all groups making the same things and in the same way, I want different stuff.
2016-11-05 07:58
Hein

Registered: Apr 2004
Posts: 822
Quote: I noticed several demos seems to have double speed music aswell which from X-2014 or 2012 wasn't that common.. trends coming back?..

Comback demos Focus X-2018 :)


Focus comeback demo. The plans are done. The concepts are done. :)

My personal comeback demo: The Judges + 1001 Crew coop demo.
2016-11-05 08:35
Axis/Oxyron

Registered: Apr 2007
Posts: 85
Quote: Axis, you do realize that most of the late Starion was infact members from Bonzai? :)

Ofcourse, but you lack Microtop code. One of my heroes back in the days.
2016-11-05 09:13
קєคςє๓คкєг

Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 185
Quote: Focus comeback demo. The plans are done. The concepts are done. :)

My personal comeback demo: The Judges + 1001 Crew coop demo.


With a part like: fld-in-border ;)
2016-11-05 09:53
Trap

Registered: Jul 2010
Posts: 170
True, Axis :)
2016-11-06 16:06
Dr.j

Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 227
hope to see one day Light or Brutal or Contex demos . they are one of my top fav. demo groups ever
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