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We Come in Peace   [2018]

We Come in Peace Released by :
Censor Design [web], Fairlight [web], Offence [web]

Release Date :
1 April 2018

Type :
C64 Demo

Website :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y46MAGVgizY

Released At :
Revision 2018

Achievements :
Mixed Demo Competition at Revision 2018 :  #1

User rating:**********  9.5/10 (74 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  9.8/10 (26 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Bob of Censor Design
  Lavazza of Censor Design
  Pantaloon of Fairlight, Offence
  Trasher of Fairlight
Music .... LMan of Censor Design, Maniacs of Noise, MultiStyle Labs, Oxyron, Performers, Remix64.com
  Magnar Harestad of Censor Design
  Wiklund of Fairlight, MultiStyle Labs, Retroguru, Sid Ryders
Graphics .... Bob of Censor Design
  NiM of Censor Design
  Pal of F*A*I*C, Offence, Vandalism News Staff
  Pantaloon of Fairlight, Offence
  Soya of Censor Design, Nicokick Design, Odious
Linking .... Pantaloon of Fairlight, Offence


SIDs used in this release :
Could be Cool(/MUSICIANS/L/LMan/Could_be_Cool.sid)
We Come in Peace (tune 1)(/MUSICIANS/M/Magnar/We_Come_in_Peace_tune_1.sid)

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/166046/WeComeInPeace.d64 (downloads: 1322)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by booker on 16 November 2018
Fucking great!

I wish Magnar's tune was a bit less past era, but well! ;))
User Comment
Submitted by Rock on 30 April 2018
This is absolutely fantastic in every aspect
User Comment
Submitted by Bob on 24 April 2018
It's just an illusion ;)

Each bitmaps consist of 2 balls beside each other, and there are 3 bitmaps (6-anmations steps in total),
each ball is an animation step, and are animated by moving the screen (VSP).
I still need to update both balls at the same time though ;)
animations are symmetric hence I can get both of the balls to counter animate with each-other like if I swapped them by simply moving them, and the TILE does the magic automatically, it required some trickery for sure... but if we change the content of the picture you would see the shaking screen going on. Above all that I move the stuff around even though it animates by moving (AGSP).... again some trickery.
And more trickery with stretching and sprite carpet to hide the other ball in the beginning ;)
And not to mention the colour-cycler..
this all together gives the impression of a zooming ball.
User Comment
Submitted by Jak T Rip on 24 April 2018
How on earth did you zoom the rotating ball?
User Comment
Submitted by Jak T Rip on 24 April 2018
Lotsa great stuff in here.
User Comment
Submitted by Magnar on 13 April 2018
The bob part in Wonderland 13 was made in sprites, while this is in bitmap using VSP Tech to move in all directions. That is quite a difference. :) This version also supports a scrolltext with the bobs at start, different bob animations and also different colors for each bob in the multicolor screenRAM+colorRAM of the bitmap. So the codebase is totally different from WL13, even though the effect looks very alike. But look closely, you will see the "tail" of the bobs is much more dynamic and has better movements in this version compared to Wonderland 13.
User Comment
Submitted by Golara on 13 April 2018
Excellent demo, although some parts feel reused. These bobs look like straight out of Wonderland 13 (and there they were masking a bitmap, a cooler effect in my opinion). Any tips on tranfering this demo to a 1541 via x1541 cable and Star Commander on laptop with DOS (that's my setup for transfering disks) ??
User Comment
Submitted by prowler on 10 April 2018
Rules! Great music and effects :-) One of the best releases at Revision!
User Comment
Submitted by balsi on 7 April 2018
Great Demo from Revision 2018!
User Comment
Submitted by ptoing on 3 April 2018
Just watched it on my setup (also C64C with 1541U II+, btw), and gotta say, if this is what you bring to Revision, I am REALLY looking forward to what you guys come up with for X this year, because I assume that these are all rejected parts :D
User Comment
Submitted by 6R6 on 3 April 2018
Thanks for the show guys! Love the sideways tunnel and the Bobs.
User Comment
Submitted by Glasnost on 3 April 2018
A very nice one.
The intro is a little masterpiece.
User Comment
Submitted by Magic on 3 April 2018
Great demo! More than words are needed for this.. Cheers to all!
User Comment
Submitted by Dr.j on 3 April 2018
Superb demo in every aspect. great job guyz!!! keeep doing such awesome demos
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 3 April 2018
wow, congrats guys, superb demo, and you managed to get me scratch my head "how is this done" which is what I always love :)
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 2 April 2018
Thanks for the extra info @lemming Unfortunately I just have MMC64 and RetroReplay at the moment. I didn't find a way yet to write the disk image to disk using those. Anyway, that doesn't brings down the joy of having a new excellent demo to watch on those relaxing weekends! At least it works until it reaches the end part. :-) Congratulations again and again! :D
User Comment
Submitted by lemming on 2 April 2018
Oopsies, missed the fact that it was 40tr. Works just fine with real drives, sorry 'bout the confusion :)
AMB: 40 track images can be written to disk with at least IDE64 and EasyFlash3
User Comment
Submitted by LMan on 2 April 2018
What PAL said 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
User Comment
Submitted by psych858o on 2 April 2018
Smooth stuff! Congrats and big thanks for keep on kicking. Scene need such motivated artists!
User Comment
Submitted by PAL on 2 April 2018
Thank you so much for the comments on our demo that we created to bring joy and love to the competition at revision... To bring and show is such a great feeling, to make people happy is even better. Much love from me... create demos, they are the backbone of the scene together vith all the friendships and special moments.
User Comment
Submitted by Mixer on 2 April 2018
Recycle bin.
User Comment
Submitted by Slajerek on 2 April 2018
Wow! Soo fresh effects and ideas. This is a real blast guys!
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 2 April 2018
It seems that 1541U2 can handle 40 tracks images @dr.j, which is the problem for the ones who doesn't have it. So maybe update and try again. Cheers!
User Comment
Submitted by Dr.j on 2 April 2018
@AMB: you got the same problem as i did ? i tested with C64C+1541 Ultimate2+ .didn't install the firmware updates though , cause i never had problems with Ultimate 2+ .
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 2 April 2018
Maybe having the final part as a single .PRG could help and won't be a lot of work? (Put those freeze buttons to work!) :)
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 2 April 2018
Thanks for the info @Pantaloon ! So, anyone has a solution for those who doesn't have 1541U-2 and would like to watch this on their real C64? I have MMC64 and RetroReplay.
User Comment
Submitted by Pantaloon on 2 April 2018
it uses 40 tracks.
User Comment
Submitted by lemming on 2 April 2018
yea same problems on real hardware as AMB had; endpart no workee with real disk drive, tested 1541, 1541-II and 1571. C64+1541U2 works.
User Comment
Submitted by Dr.Science on 2 April 2018
What a nice demo! Those color-shifting parts and the bobs are just crazy! Glad to see Soya delivering great GFX!
And did anyone mention the fantastic music?
User Comment
Submitted by BjørnRøstøen on 2 April 2018
Is there a better way to start the day than to be watching this? I don´t think so. There is recycling going on here for sure, but it has all been put together with so much talent and dedication, and with amazing pacing and forward momentum. I love it.
User Comment
Submitted by AMB on 2 April 2018
Amazing demo from what I have seen... It stucks before the end part (black screen and drive spinning forever just after the balls...) on my C64C + 1541-2. Hope there will be a working version for real HW soon. Anyway, very happy to have a new one from those amazing guys!
User Comment
Submitted by Yogibear on 2 April 2018
Fantastic!
User Comment
Submitted by Didi on 2 April 2018
Great soundtrack! Cool demo overall. My favourite is the shadebob part.
User Comment
Submitted by Maxlide on 1 April 2018
Nice surprise. I was bored by TV and found this here. Demo left me with a smile on my face. Good work guys!
Or shall I say PROST ?
User Comment
Submitted by Cruzer on 1 April 2018
Nice animations, but the kefrensbars and recycled bobs drag it down.
User Comment
Submitted by Dr.j on 1 April 2018
@Hedning: could be , i will check it again without the VSP functionality .
User Comment
Submitted by Jammer on 1 April 2018
A bit of recycling but transitions are fabulous, stretched colour shifter kicks ass and I still have no idea how Bob did his ball ribbon effect :O
User Comment
Submitted by metalux on 1 April 2018
Good Lord! Who the fuck writes code that does stuff like this? I'm crazy mega impressed.
User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 1 April 2018
Dr.J: Maybe VSP? Works fine here on C64C with 1541U2+.
User Comment
Submitted by Dr.j on 1 April 2018
the demo stuck on my Ultimate 2+ after the kefrens rasterbars , i think its on the begin of the giant scroller which composed of balls. i got C64C
User Comment
Submitted by G-Force on 1 April 2018
Awesome.(:-)
User Comment
Submitted by Metal Maniac on 1 April 2018
Great stuff!
User Comment
Submitted by קєคςє๓คкєг on 1 April 2018
excellent demo, guys.
User Comment
Submitted by Joe on 1 April 2018
Fabulous! Congratulations!
User Comment
Submitted by Dymo on 1 April 2018
A really good demo, good work! :)
User Comment
Submitted by FATFrost on 1 April 2018
Wow! Those colour cycling spheres and tubular colour cycling effects and blaahhh!!! Even more I love this Bobs, but I wish to see a space bar demo with those bobs with iterations of colour and patterns and bitmap masking... I feel the effect sometimes in trackmo’s are not displayed for long enough...
But anyway, really lovely stuff!!
User Comment
Submitted by iAN CooG on 1 April 2018
Shut up and take my upvote. This is a damn good and smooth demo.
User Comment
Submitted by TWW on 1 April 2018
Ace!
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 1 April 2018
This was fucking amazing, heaps better than the CPC demo!
User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 1 April 2018
Thank you guys for this one. Great stuff indeed! Love it!
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