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Antimon   (ANT)

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Founded by :
SX in 1987

Group Type :
Demo Group

Base Country :

Website :

Trivia :
The "touching story" of Antimon.

In 1987/88 the bright guy who called himself Sx (Sten Bredenberg) who was messing around in a Finnish group called BCS decided to found a new group. - Antimon was the name he had in his mind..

I (Zaphod) was at that time a member of The Spies, and mainly took care of the swapping. I had been in the scene for quite a time and knew a lot of people worldwide and Sx was just one of my contacts. - One day he wrote me and asked if I wanted to join his "new" group as he just had finished the first Antimon demo. I thought this was ok since I had just quit The Spies due to some rumors that they where ripping routines from other groups. One of my contacts Trackbanger (also known as Xerx) wanted to join as well.. He had a lot of contacts and did some graphics for us. Sx managed to get hold of Lhynx, he was a coder who came from the Belgian group "New Formula Crew" He was also located in Finland and got the nickname "The raster master" because he was darn good with'em!! Johnny from a group called The Falons joined the group, he was doing some coding too.

This was actually the core of Antimon for a while. Ela joined "officially".. Although I have considered he as a member from the start. He was a member of the Norwegian group The Suppliers and joined the group Cosine later.. It wasn't much activities in those groups, and I've always thought he did more work for Antimon. Ela produced a huge amount of music for Antimon. The Edge joined as a lunetic... Ops! I meant coder. He lived 300 metres away from me, and we did a lot of coding, beer drinking and gfx together. Lier joined our forces at this time too, he did graphics, swapped, and he started to code after a while.. Artec joined also to supply us with graphics.. At this time we where regularly visiting parties..

We were present at:

- Razor 1911/Abnormal/Rawhead party.
- The Suppliers/Bros/Crusaders party.
- Shape/TRC
- Horizon party 1990
- Horizon party 1991
- Science 451/Errors/Full Force in Bergen
- Hoaxers

Time went on and a lot of demos where released and new members joined:Stranger, Blade, Nappy where some of them (I can't remember that much about them sorry!!) Sx made a turbo loader for our demos which could load with sprites/scroller/rasters and music etc. on the screen. I believe Antimon was the first group which made a TURBO loader like this. The demo standard wasn't quite astonishing, but none of us cared. The problem was graphics, cause we didn't have any gfx makers nearby, and just snail mail.. Anyway we had a lot of fun doing all this.....
Later on Lhynx quit the c64 scene, altogether he had managed to produce a lot of demos and intros for us.
Condor a German cracker joined us. He cracked a lot of games under our label, how many? - - I don't know.. The contact with him was somehow not that good, due to the distance.. He made a couple of intros too. -TMM of Force Ten joined us just before the party in Bergen (Norway). Just in time to get some old parts released in our party demo. The demo participated in the contest and did quite well!!

The time went on and there was certainly less time for coding. Some of us started on higher education, jobs etc. We become more and more inactive..
Anyway Edge and I (zaphod) managed to get our asses to the Hoaxers party in Trondheim. I can't remember when it was.....Too much booze...No coding...
The last c64 party we participated was the Tribute 94 party in Sweden.. Ela, Edge and I went to this party to meet some old dudes... We brought our computers, but didn't manage to release anything... The demo parts from Tribute94 was released 2 years later at The Gathering 96 (so called party?) They had a c64 compo and we won...Not so strange since it was only two groups participating!!!

That's it...Here we are today, maintaining this Web site.. Feels kind of strange really. I sure miss the time described above and I hope we'll be able to release some stuff in the future. I'll certainly try the best I can to get my butt to a party somewhere.

Keep the COMMODORE 64 alive in the future..

Signed, Zaphod.

The group's founder SX gave the group it's name. It is the name of an atom - nr.51
In Latin it's called Stibium (Sb).

Falcons joined antimon at some point (1990?)

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All Members :
ELA .... Coder, Musician, Swapper, Webmaster
Condor   (inactive) .... Coder, Cracker
SX   (inactive) (1987 -> ) .... Coder, Swapper
Zaphod   (inactive) (1988 -> ) .... Coder, Logo Graphician, Mega Swapper, Organizer, Webmaster
Andy Capp   (ex) .... Swapper
Artec   (ex) .... Graphician, Swapper
Blade   (ex) (1-1990 -> ) .... Coder, Graphician
Edge   (ex) .... Coder, Graphician
Joe   (ex) ( -> 1990) .... Coder
Johnny   (ex) .... Coder, Graphician, Swapper
Lhynx   (ex) .... Coder, Swapper
Lier   (ex) .... Coder, Graphician, Swapper
Mavrick   (ex) .... Coder, Graphician
Mr.Fantasy   (ex) ( -> 1990) .... Coder
Nappy   (ex) ( -> 16/4-1990) .... Graphician, Swapper
Nero   (ex) .... Swapper
Profile   (ex) .... Graphician
The Metal Monster   (ex) .... Coder, Graphician
The Wolf   (ex) ( -> 16/4-1990) .... Graphician, Swapper
Trackbanger   (ex) .... Graphician, Swapper
Xerx   (ex) .... Graphician, Swapper

Releases : (66)
DownloadAntimon Tune 1991 ... 2016 Music
DownloadFlashback ... 1996 Demo(#1 C64 Demo at The Gathering '96)
DownloadIntro 1 ... 1990 Crack Intro
DownloadIntro 2 ... 1990 Crack Intro
DownloadNutwork ... 1990 Demo(#8 C64 Demo at Bergen Party 1990)
DownloadInfected 2 ... 1990 Demo(#?? C64 Demo at Horizon Easterparty 1990)
DownloadAntimon Logo #24 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadAntimon Logo #25 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadAntimon Logo #26 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadFlash Inc Logo #2 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadNetwork Logo ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadPhoenix Logo #1 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadWolf's Ranks ... 1990 Charts
DownloadAn Lame Antimon Intro ... 1990 Intro
DownloadWolf's Ranx ... 1990 Charts
DownloadOverdosed ... 1990 Demo
DownloadLamest Coop Ever ... 1990 One-File Demo
DownloadAntimon Intro #1 ... 1990 Intro
DownloadAntimon Logo #1 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadAt Party ... 1990 Demo
DownloadBros Logo #1 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadLier Ranx #1 ... 1990 Charts
DownloadLier Ranx #2 ... 1990 Charts
DownloadLier Ranx #3 ... 1990 Charts
DownloadNotemaker V1.2 ... 1990 Tool
DownloadRanx by Wolf ... 1990 Charts
DownloadThe Elf Logo #1 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadXerx Ranx ... 1990 Charts
DownloadZaphod Logo #1 ... 1990 Graphics
DownloadInfected ... 1989 Demo
DownloadTrash ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadPartydemo ... 1989 Demo(Released at Rawhead, Bros, Suppliers Party)
DownloadAntimon Logo ... 1989 Graphics
DownloadLazer Logo ... 1989 Graphics
DownloadAhead Logo #1 ... 1989 Graphics
DownloadBallcrusher ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadContact us ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadFashion Art II ... 1989 Graphics
DownloadHate 2! ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadHate! ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadIntro #2 ... 1989 Intro
DownloadLegion Art ... 1989 Graphics
DownloadLhynx Style I ... 1989 One-File Demo
DownloadWolf's Ranx ... 1989 Charts
DownloadHeart of Gold ... 1988 One-File Demo
DownloadDaley Thompson's Music/Pic Rip ... 1988 One-File Demo
DownloadMusicshow 5 ... 1988 One-File Demo
DownloadMusicshow 6 ... 1988 One-File Demo
DownloadThe New Zealand Demo ... 1988 One-File Demo
DownloadAntiripp No.1 ... ??? Music
DownloadAntiripp No.3 ... ??? Music
DownloadDare Devil Denis ... ??? Crack
DownloadI'm Despret ... ??? One-File Demo
DownloadLhynx Style II ... ??? One-File Demo
DownloadLogo for Ideal ... ??? Graphics
Musicshow 2 ... ??? One-File Demo
Musicshow 3 ... ??? One-File Demo
Musicshow 4 ... ??? One-File Demo
DownloadNew Intro ... ??? Intro
DownloadSaga Logo ... ??? Graphics
DownloadSkate Wars ... ??? Crack
DownloadSpectipede ... ??? Crack
DownloadThe Music Show 1 ... ??? One-File Demo
DownloadThe Neverending Story II +2 [english] ... ??? Crack
DownloadTubetissen ... ??? Demo
DownloadUnusual One ... ??? Misc.
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