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One Million Lightyears from Earth   [2005]

One Million Lightyears from Earth Released by :
Fairlight [web]

Release Date :
26 February 2005

Type :
C64 Demo

Released At :
Floppy 2005

Achievements :
C64 Demo Competition at Floppy 2005 :  #2

User rating:*********_  8.9/10 (42 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  9.3/10 (22 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Hollowman of Fairlight
  Puterman of Fairlight
Music .... Jeff of Bonzai, Camelot, Crest, Viruz
  Maktone of Fairlight
Graphics .... Hollowman of Fairlight
  oys of Fairlight
  Vodka of Fairlight
Loader .... Krill of Plush

SIDs used in this release :
Baloo (1000000 lightyears...)(/MUSICIANS/M/Maktone/Baloo_1000000_lightyears.sid)
Deep Shit(/MUSICIANS/J/Jeff/Deep_Shit.sid)
Martin Walker Tribute(/MUSICIANS/J/Jeff/Martin_Walker_Tribute.sid)

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User Comment
Submitted by JackAsser on 17 January 2021
Still easily one of the best C64 demos ever made. <3
User Comment
Submitted by Sith on 21 March 2017
unintentional double post - didn't respond when I clicked post the first time but I guess still went through - please remove this post
User Comment
Submitted by Sith on 21 March 2017
One of my all-time faves: the atmosphere, graphical styles, robot-heads society and especially the SID of the second half just rule.
Still waiting for the sequel in the same style but pimped up: One Billion LY from Earth.
User Comment
Submitted by Sith on 31 March 2014
It indeed does feel a mil LY from Earth and the music fits perfectly. Unique wonderful style and effects. Love it!
User Comment
Submitted by Isildur on 2 February 2012
Fucking awesome! Love this demo.
User Comment
Submitted by Nemezis on 8 January 2012
Great demo ! \o/
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Submitted by Stone on 14 March 2011
Lovely demo! I particularly enjoyed the eclipse effect. Simple but effective. Jeff's atmospheric music is perfect here too.
User Comment
Submitted by Archmage on 16 April 2008
Absolutely excellent of course. Truly fresh!

And you makers might want to take a look at this clip:
User Comment
Submitted by jailbird on 28 January 2008
Really, really excellent - watching it alone in a dark room could set your mind for that day.
Perhaps the only negative side is the bit incoherent design which is jumping back and forth but I can live with that this time. :)
Oh yes, and the music. One word: WOW!
User Comment
Submitted by Radiant on 28 January 2008
Best music in a demo?
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 4 December 2006
There are some excellent screens in this demo. It would have been nice to see parts of it executed as single pages instead.
User Comment
Submitted by CreaMD on 20 August 2006
I just wanted to say. Thanx.
User Comment
Submitted by Krill on 21 March 2006
I don't get what's so bad about that little planet sprite?
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 20 March 2006
I was bought the moment the first screen appeared! The only thing I feel that lets this demo down is that horrible planet sprite! I just wish it used sharp sprite overlays. As it is, it looks out of place (..and space!) ...but still, this demo is so mind warpingly fantastic!
User Comment
Submitted by peskanov on 23 January 2006
Great one!
And the landscape effect looks an interesting one to take a peek...
User Comment
Submitted by ZZAP69 on 28 September 2005
Lots of nice effects and fine design. Jeffs soundtrack is fantastic and fits very well with the rest of the demo. I especially like the vector-astronaut. I would love to see more of him! ;)
User Comment
Submitted by JackAsser on 28 May 2005
Damn, this demo really inspires me. And the soundtrack.... DAMN it's good. Just had Jeff to give me the source so that I can use it in my parts while developing them. =D
User Comment
Submitted by Stan on 3 March 2005
Two thumbs up! Haven't been that fascinated by a Fairlight demo since watching Legoland 1 and 2... Too bad Tron and Ogami quit.
User Comment
Submitted by HCL on 1 March 2005
Watching this demo att the party really made me feel like i was out in space. Thanx to the special music, well chosen design and effects, and probably some amount of alcohol :). This is simply demo!
User Comment
Submitted by Oxidy on 1 March 2005
Excellent demo! Keep it up.
User Comment
Submitted by SIDWAVE on 28 February 2005
This demo really surprised me positively. I'm not quite sure about the story, but there is a story :-)
Great soundtrack!!
User Comment
Submitted by Hate Bush on 28 February 2005
Awesome music. Even better graphics. Can't say anything about code, I'm not competent enough. But it leaves something to be desired in the concept area. What happened? Hang the blessed DJ because the music that he plays it says nothing to me about my life.
User Comment
Submitted by Graham on 28 February 2005

to load the note file, replace the two "=" characters in the filename with "?".
User Comment
Submitted by Nightlord on 28 February 2005
very very stylish. original effects and cool music. my most favorite flt demo

WARNING! note file doesn't seem to load. am i doing something wrong
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 28 February 2005
I like it!
User Comment
Submitted by Burglar on 27 February 2005
One of the very few demos where everything falls right in its place. Great job ppl!
User Comment
Submitted by twosheds on 27 February 2005
two thumbs up!
User Comment
Submitted by ruuvari on 27 February 2005
Wow! Very stylish stuff. I love it!
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Submitted by Krill on 27 February 2005
very nice and inspiring demo. i particularly liked the screens with the bubble tubes.
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 27 February 2005
awesome ideas, design, concept, whatever, everything. this is STYLE. thumbs up! :)
User Comment
Submitted by Steppe on 26 February 2005
Absolutely amazing atmosphere this demo manages to create. Brilliant screenplay, very coherent both graphically and soundwise. Probably FairLight's best work so far!
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