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Amanita (80%)   [2022]

Amanita (80%) Released by :
Samar Productions [web]

Release Date :
29 May 2022

Type :
C64 Demo

Released At :
Moonshine Dragons 2022

Achievements :
C64 Demo Competition at Moonshine Dragons 2022 :  #1

User rating:*********_  9.3/10 (64 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  9.8/10 (19 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Golara of Desire, Samar Productions
  Mojzesh of Padua, Samar Productions, The Great Reset
  Slajerek of Samar Productions
Music .... Conrad of Samar Productions
  Jammer of 1mandivision, MultiStyle Labs, Protovision
  MCH of Genesis Project, MultiStyle Labs, Samar Productions
Graphics .... Isildur of Samar Productions
  jetan of Samar Productions
Design .... Golara of Desire, Samar Productions
  Isildur of Samar Productions
  Jammer of 1mandivision, MultiStyle Labs, Protovision
  jetan of Samar Productions
  Mojzesh of Padua, Samar Productions, The Great Reset
  Slajerek of Samar Productions
Linking .... Mojzesh of Padua, Samar Productions, The Great Reset
Loader .... Lft of Kryo
Directory Art .... buzz_clik of Onslaught


SIDs used in this release :
Amanita Overdose(/MUSICIANS/J/Jammer/Amanita_Overdose.sid)
Ancient Walk(/MUSICIANS/C/Crowley_Owen/Ancient_Walk.sid)
Ant(/MUSICIANS/M/MCH/Ant.sid)

Download :

Look for downloads on external sites:
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User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 3 April 2023
Regarding the unusual high amount of downloads; there are two reasons for crazy download count: drugs and p0rn. In this case? Well: "Does Amanita muscaria Get You High? The answer you've been waiting for is yes, A. muscaria can get you high".

But then. You will never beat Find the Pussy. ;)
User Comment
Submitted by 6R6 on 6 November 2022
Will watch this again. Cool effects. Music was great - especially side 1 got my toes moving.
User Comment
Submitted by DeMOSic on 25 August 2022
WOW! THIS is something! Everythings awesome! The Dotted mushroom in the intro, the Flip Disc part, everything just FITS IN!
User Comment
Submitted by ChristopherJam on 1 August 2022
Holy shit, this was epic.

Love the mushroom spinner and the full screen cube.
User Comment
Submitted by DivertigO on 24 July 2022
Lovely
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Submitted by Mojzesh on 11 June 2022
Hey guys.

I just noticed on the live stream from QBParty where our demo was played (among the others), that the demo didn't run till the end and it stuck at the black screen after Twisted Vectors effect (Cubes in Cube).

As this is 80% version, some people might think that this is the end of the demo.

But, this is NOT how this demo ends.

The end of the demo is fullscreen SAMAR logo screen with "The End" title on it (checkout YouTube videos).

Twisted Vectors effect in this demo is using DriveCalc and in order to resume the demo correctly after that effect, you need to make sure that floppy disk ID is the same as in the original D64 image (it is '22'). Also no other devices can be connected to serial port except drive 8 as DriveCalc is using 2bit comm. protocol.

If your copy of Amanita is also stuck on black screen then just make sure to format your floppy disk with ID '22' (I'm using Formatting tool from Action Replay) before you copy d64 image on it.

Also please make sure to copy all used sectors + whole track 18 (some software might ignore some sectors in this area).

If you are using OpenCBM (which I'm personally using) to copy the d64 images to physical floppies, then once you format disk on C64 with the aforementioned ID you can write the d64 images to floppies like this (notice '-B' param which is important here):

d64copy -B -t serial1 ./Amanita_by_Samar_Disk_A.d64 8
d64copy -B -t serial1 ./Amanita_by_Samar_Disk_B.d64 8

For Ultimate Cartridge users:
Please make sure to disable all 1541 software emulation, along with 'software IEC' emulation, otherwise the demo might hang up at the beginning or might also stuck on black screen.
User Comment
Submitted by Norvax on 6 June 2022
Wow. Dig this demo. A lot of hard work and top notch effects. Nice to see such demos brightening our scene. Respect. Tree at the start, flip it part stayed on my mind. Need to watch it again.
User Comment
Submitted by Hate Bush on 2 June 2022
great pace, very original design/effects... SO FAR. i hope for the 100% in this century :)
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Submitted by Golara on 31 May 2022
Live video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhV-GB5bBiU
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Submitted by TheRyk on 30 May 2022
top stuff dudes, respect!

audiovisual dope with some codepr0n to crack my head about
User Comment
Submitted by Golara on 30 May 2022
@Jammer My definition RT might be loose and imprecise but if you can replace few small luts (siuns tables etc.) or textures/fonts in the memory and the effect still works it's real time. If all the memory is filled with speedcode that can only be generated offline on PC then its more of an animation.

But that's my opinion, I'm mostly doing raster effects anyway.
User Comment
Submitted by Trap on 30 May 2022
Great demo, guys! Really loved every minute of it!
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Submitted by Jammer on 30 May 2022
@Oswald: Nothing on C64 is realtime, technically speaking ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 30 May 2022
Samar is one of my alltime fave group, very cool realtime effects show, thank you guys <<3
User Comment
Submitted by katon on 30 May 2022
Samar congratulations on this great Demo! Everything looks prestigious, I like everything you've done, it's a phenomenal demonstration. Code, music astonishing robot! I have to write one more thing, I was very taken by Jetan's and Isildur graphics, a lot of impressive pixels. I am a fan of your graphics! In conclusion, congratulations once again on the victory and on the amazing production!
User Comment
Submitted by Paladin on 30 May 2022
Congrats on the win! What a superb production :)
User Comment
Submitted by Copyfault on 30 May 2022
Another brutal demo released at Moonshine Dragons.

Seeing all the effects already makes it shine like a diamond, but after reading the notes what was done behind the scenes (SpinGo, scripting tools including inbetween-drivecalc) it shines even brighter!

And what Golara said: at quite some spots, the typical 90ies demo design shines through - which is *very much* to my liking!
User Comment
Submitted by Bitbreaker on 30 May 2022
I very much like what my eyes and ears witnessed, i favour technical stuff a lot and it seems like lot of work and toolwork went into those ideas! :-)
User Comment
Submitted by Yugorin on 30 May 2022
@Wile Coyote Very good. That is, the psychedelic effect came through. Because you don't immediately see what you're looking at. Everything flows, changes and is not what it seems at first. :) Amanita Muscaria - shamanic mushroom.
User Comment
Submitted by KAL_123 on 30 May 2022
Great demo and the main-tune is fantastic. Really alot good productions in this year's "Moonshine Dragons" party.
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Submitted by Wile Coyote on 30 May 2022
The rotating plotter mushroom shape that morphs into other shapes complete with additional FX looks excellent!
The part feat. the image of the triangle complete with 8x spinners on wave effect works very well.
Audio sounds rather amazing!
I spent quite sometime staring at the FLIP IT part before i spotted the text FLIP IT ;D
User Comment
Submitted by Golara on 29 May 2022
I hope it's not just me who thinks this has really 90s look to it. A lot of math effects and that interlaced pic at the end ?
User Comment
Submitted by Strepto on 29 May 2022
Great demo, the bar is raised an inch higher again. Had to watch this 5 times in a row, that has not happened to me in a long time. Thanks!
User Comment
Submitted by DivertigO on 29 May 2022
Oh yes yes. Distinctively cosmic.
User Comment
Submitted by Yogibear on 29 May 2022
Impressive!
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Submitted by Sixx on 29 May 2022
Fresh vibe, great music, stunning artwork all packed in nicely in some nice coding mastery.
User Comment
Submitted by Genius on 29 May 2022
Almost great! I don't like unfinished entries...
User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 29 May 2022
Very stylish indeed!
User Comment
Submitted by vincenzo on 29 May 2022
Where's my jaw? Oh, yes, it's on the floor...
User Comment
Submitted by Mibri on 29 May 2022
Ultra-stylish, precisely what I want from a Samar production. The flow of the parts is breathless; I can't see how anyone could get bored watching it. I wonder what the 100% version will be like...
User Comment
Submitted by katon on 29 May 2022
Congratulations Samar! A piece of tidy work for the 21st century, respect on my part to all of you!
User Comment
Submitted by Burglar on 29 May 2022
yay, also a great demo! congrats with the win :)
User Comment
Submitted by Xiny6581 on 29 May 2022
Such an amazing demo!
Totally blew my socks off. So much craziness going on, well packaged and presented in an excellent way.
User Comment
Submitted by Flex on 29 May 2022
Excellent demo! Thank you guys. Samar never disappoints.
Will be interesting to see what 100% version will offer more.
User Comment
Submitted by Mixer on 29 May 2022
Last night YouTube kept suggesting videos about Amanita mushrooms, and today there is a demo about them. Coincidence?
User Comment
Submitted by Max on 29 May 2022
amazing, great vibes to
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Submitted by Smasher on 29 May 2022
great demo! congratz for the #1 spot!
will SpinGo be public available soon?
User Comment
Submitted by Joe on 29 May 2022
Awesome work! Great graphics!
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