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Birthday Demo   [1988]

Birthday Demo Released by :
Legend

Release Date :
23 October 1988

Type :
C64 One-File Demo

Released At :
Hexagon Copy Party

User rating:awaiting 5 votes (2 left)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Code .... Wolf of Legend
  Xenon
Music .... Future Freak of Dexion
  Jeroen Tel of Maniacs of Noise
Graphics .... FF
  Wolf of Legend
  Xenon
Idea .... Wolf of Legend
  Xenon
Text .... Wolf of Legend
  Xenon


SIDs used in this release :
Hawkeye(/MUSICIANS/T/Tel_Jeroen/Hawkeye.sid)
Highscore(/MUSICIANS/F/Future_Freak/Highscore.sid)
Hopper Copper(/MUSICIANS/F/Future_Freak/Hopper_Copper.sid)
Magnetic Fields(/MUSICIANS/F/Future_Freak/Magnetic_Fields.sid)

Download :
ftp://ftp.scs-trc.net/pub/c64/Demos/pal/l/Legend/Birthday_Demo.zip (downloads: 810)
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/61825/Birthday_Demo.zip (downloads: 155)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by Wolf on 15 August 2014
I believe the timing on the last screen with the flexible char positioning was rather tight, I think the small scroll below is the only thing that time allowed to put on the screen - might be why I did not add those sprites...

The chop observed in the movement is a trigger from the text scroll that should start another movement of in the flex field.

Also I might add that the 3 circles below the big scroll in the first demo (Have to wait some time for them all to show) is also done using pixels - and the circels and movement of the pixes are mathematically derived - most just did movement with a joystick and recorded the positions for re-use.

/Wolf
User Comment
Submitted by Wolf on 15 August 2014
I made this demo and the code for the flexible char positioning... so I have to say yes, it was a new thing... most text movement was either side to side or up/down, this was not seen before - unfortunately I did not put sprites on top of it to prove I did it without...

Regards
Wolf
User Comment
Submitted by Monte Carlos on 13 June 2014
Was Flexible Char Positioning in 1988 still something really special as they mention in their scrolltext?
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