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All Hallows' Eve   [2022]

All Hallows' Eve Released by :
Atlantis [web], Bonzai [web], Genesis Project [web], Lethargy [web], Offence [web], Pretzel Logic [web], Wrath Designs [web]

Release Date :
30 October 2022

Type :
C64 Demo

Released At :
Zoo 2022

Achievements :
C64 Demo Competition at Zoo 2022 :  #1

User rating:**********  9.5/10 (93 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  9.7/10 (32 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Dr. Science of Atlantis
  EGO of Lethargy
  Elder0010 of Genesis Project
  Honcho of Atlantis
  Leuat of LemonSpawn, Offence, Proxima, The Planet of Leather Moomins
  Perplex of Offence, Vandalism News Staff
  Rico of Pretzel Logic
  Shadow of Genesis Project, Noice
  Six of Dark Lords of Chaos, Genesis Project, HVSC Crew, Megastyle, Menace, Scene World Magazine, Style
  Sparta of Genesis Project, OMG, Propaganda Magazine Staff
  Trap of Bonzai
  Visage of Lethargy
  Walt of Bonzai, Miami Fun Project
Music .... Flotsam of Pretzel Logic, sidDivers, Soundstorm
  Laxity of Bonzai, Maniacs of Noise, Vibrants
  psych858o of Censor Design, Elysium, Genesis Project, MultiStyle Labs
  SMC of Pretzel Logic, The Imperium Arts
  The Syndrom of Crest, Pretzel Logic, The Imperium Arts
  Xiny6581 of Dees Productions, Digital Sounds System, Genesis Project, Gheymaid Inc., Pretzel Logic, STARZ, The Solution
Graphics .... Almighty God of Atlantis, Excess, Level 64
  Facet of Bonzai, Genesis Project, Propaganda Magazine Staff
  Grass of Avatar, Digital Monastery, Hokuto Force, Lethargy, Resistance
  Joe of The Tuneful Eight, Wrath Designs
  Mikael of Pretzel Logic
  Scrap of Genesis Project
  Spiham of Pretzel Logic
  The Sarge of Bonzai, Fairlight
Design .... Mikael of Pretzel Logic
  The Sarge of Bonzai, Fairlight
  Trap of Bonzai
Idea .... Raistlin of C64GFX Staff, Genesis Project
  Trap of Bonzai
Disk Cover .... Mikael of Pretzel Logic
Linking .... Sparta of Genesis Project, OMG, Propaganda Magazine Staff
  Trap of Bonzai
Loader .... Sparta of Genesis Project, OMG, Propaganda Magazine Staff
Test .... hedning of Genesis Project, Propaganda Magazine Staff, Radio 6581
Directory Art .... Almighty God of Atlantis, Excess, Level 64
  Ksubi of Genesis Project, Propaganda Magazine Staff

SIDs used in this release :
Broom Tycoon(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Broom_Tycoon.sid)
Burning Formula(/MUSICIANS/X/Xiny6581/Burning_Formula.sid)
Farty Old Unicorns(/MUSICIANS/X/Xiny6581/Farty_Old_Unicorns.sid)
Funky Witch(/MUSICIANS/P/Psych858o/Funky_Witch.sid)
Hand Interludes, Side 1(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Hand_Interludes_Side_1.sid)
Hand Interludes, Side 2(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Hand_Interludes_Side_2.sid)
Hand Interludes, Side 3(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Hand_Interludes_Side_3.sid)
Light Me Up(/MUSICIANS/T/The_Syndrom/Light_Me_Up.sid)
March of the Pumpkins(/MUSICIANS/F/Flotsam/March_of_the_Pumpkins.sid)
Never Befriend Me(/MUSICIANS/T/The_Syndrom/Never_Befriend_Me.sid)
Piano Intro(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Piano_Intro.sid)
Pump and Pumpkins(/MUSICIANS/X/Xiny6581/Pump_and_Pumpkins.sid)
Scare Me Away(/MUSICIANS/T/The_Syndrom/Scare_Me_Away.sid)
Slash with Ash (commercial)(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Slash_with_Ash_commercial.sid)
Slash with Ash (game)(/MUSICIANS/L/Laxity/Slash_with_Ash_game.sid)
Sugar Pump(/MUSICIANS/X/Xiny6581/Sugar_Pump.sid)
Who Let the Pumps Out(/MUSICIANS/P/Psych858o/Who_Let_the_Pumps_Out.sid)

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User Comment
Submitted by tFt on 3 November 2023
Watch it (kinda) Live with Proteque :)
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Submitted by hedning on 17 October 2023
Time to dust off this one again. <3
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Submitted by anonym on 6 December 2022
Missed the interview with The Pumpkins that reveals all(?) the secrets about their demo All Hallows Eve? Available on YouTube now:


with Mibri, Mikael, Trap and The Sarge
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Submitted by Pararaum on 4 December 2022
Fantastic production and it was cool to hear you talk on Transmission64. Keep going!
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Submitted by Digger on 14 November 2022
Fantastic effort all! My favourite FX are the VHS rewind and "the old movie" – they totally changed my perception of C64 gfx.

Can't wait to see "old vectors" @ 12.5 FPS using this technique :D
And some codepr0n effects with VHS like rewind.
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Submitted by Maxlide on 7 November 2022
What Trap said. Amen!
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Submitted by Trap on 7 November 2022
Thank you everybody for your heart warming comments. It was so much fun to make this demo with all these wonderful people. Everybody just giving their blood, sweat and tears to make the best effort possible.
I just have to say one thing with regards to the discussions about coops and also animations - not to hi-jack the discussion or to bring it over here in the comments. I just want to say: I make demos because it is fun to make them. Getting peer recognition means a lot - no matter if it is a live crowd cheering or if it is comments here or over on Pouet. However, the essence of demo making for me is to spend my time on making something I am passionate about. Making a coop like this, with people who are just as passionate about this hobby as I am, that's the best. That's the one thing that makes it worth putting in the endless hours. At the end of the day, that's what this is about. Having fun. So put away your hostilities and remember that we do this for f**king fun. It's not about winning or putting other peoples work down. So please acknowledge the effort that we all(!) put into making demos - animations or not.
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Submitted by Fresh on 7 November 2022
Lovely piece of art, I can see lot of care for details.
Easy 10 here!
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Submitted by Yogibear on 6 November 2022
What an awesome demo!!!
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Submitted by 6R6 on 6 November 2022
A lot of music, code and graphics from many talented sceners.
Thanks Pumpkins!
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Submitted by Slajerek on 6 November 2022
This seems to be a good demo, however I totally hate fadeout musics so 5.7/10 out for me. Could be good, but that's just a yesterday's steak. No flow and you lack a DJ.
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Submitted by Grue on 4 November 2022
I cannot seem to get over with that demo asks to turn side after two sides, disk 1 side a and b, so it wants side 1 again instead of 3?
I didnt try to insert side 1 again though...
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Submitted by LightSide on 4 November 2022
It's Showtime! Massive and huge effort, smooth presentation and very atmospheric. Love the collaborative approach with various groups and individuals involved. Thanks to everyone who contributed for giving us a great demo time!
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Submitted by Bob on 2 November 2022
3 disk side? "WTF". awesome effort and a great fun demo again!
What is the receipt for this range of intense high-quality & entertaining productions? In such a high frequency of demo releases?

Bz: I thought you guys were burned out to Ash(es)!! last time. no wonder you rise from the ashes
like a (Phoenix "code") hmm, I see a pattern here!

To all of you, congratulations
Great Work, Great Atmosphere, Great Effort! Unbelievable lot of content. Great on all areas.

I am also suprised to see so much great content from the ZOO party! this is a Statement!
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Submitted by Jak T Rip on 2 November 2022
The crows, cut cat, the Ash advert with VHS effect and the boners dance with old film effect were my favourites.
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Submitted by Raistlin on 2 November 2022
Awesome work, everyone!

I'm not sure I qualify for a credit .. all I did was to answer Trap's "let's make another Christmas demo!" with "how about Halloween?".

Lovely parts throughout. Some decent code porn - not so much on the "wow! how in the heck?" scale perhaps .. but this is a holiday-themed demo and I know that all the groups involved are holding back their "wow" parts for X ;-)

Stunning graphics and really nice music throughout. Plus, yeah, impressive again to see this pulled off with a large crew in such a short time - no easy feat at all.

Next time, the whole scene should dive in :-)
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Submitted by Stinsen on 1 November 2022
Just epic! The right tempo and brimful of awesome content. Thanks to all involved. <3
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Submitted by Smasher on 1 November 2022
that crows part is really fabulous!
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Submitted by Scrap on 1 November 2022
It was great fun and a big honour being a part of this production amongst all those talented, friendly and funny people, sharing the same addiction . Thanks for letting me have a small contribution to this insane project. You guys rock!
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Submitted by DRAX on 1 November 2022
Wow, what a production. Everything is of a very high standard. The music is awesome especially fond of Laxity's small interludes...
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Submitted by The Sarge on 31 October 2022
Thanks for all the kind words! This was a race for sure. But so much fun being part of a superb team doing this together and polishing things until the end. Making stuff together at a rapid pace is just so rewarding. I can't work in any other way. I hope the love of making this shows.
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Submitted by MCM on 31 October 2022
Wow what a great demo. Another classic from a big coop. Theme is so cool and all the little things are very much entertaining ! This is all what i love about the c64 scene these days ! thx to all of you guys for your great boundless work on this !
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Submitted by Mixer on 31 October 2022
Great entertainment! When the demo started, the audience was making guesses who'd dun it.
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Submitted by Stone on 31 October 2022
Wonderful demo. I especially enjoyed the little "intermission" bits with the animated hand and musical ditties. The Thriller cover is right on the money. It looks like a lot of love and thought has been put into the presentation and I think that's a really good thing.
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Submitted by mankeli on 31 October 2022
Cool stuff! And what project! Too bad I can't play it throughly for the kids as the pumpkin family massacre seems a bit too traumatizing :D
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Submitted by Hate Bush on 31 October 2022
ps. the music is special in general. so many themes by so many composers and it feels like one piece, never insistent, always engaging. an EXEMPLARY demo soundtrack if i ever saw one.
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Submitted by Hate Bush on 31 October 2022
we are getting closer and closer to The Ultimate C64 Demo, made by the whole scene :|
this is flawless, how it connects between parts, how it impresses and amuses inside each. special fuck you / love you must go to Psycho (1st music) and Flotsam, you need not to outdone yourselves so hard ;)
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Submitted by Morpheus on 30 October 2022
Without a doubt the best compofiller in the history of the C64 scene! ;) I'm impressed with all the amazing work you put into this. There's so much good stuff. I'd like to give extra praise to the one(s) who project lead this. Impressive with so many people involved.
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Submitted by Pantaloon on 30 October 2022
wohoo :) great!
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Submitted by jab on 30 October 2022
Releases like this redefine what is a megademo. Highly entertaining quality stuff!
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Submitted by Ziaxx on 30 October 2022
Absolutely mindblowing!
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Submitted by MWR on 30 October 2022
What an atmospheric spooky demo. Great entertainment on so many different levels. Thanks to all involved creators. That "G'n G Turn Disk"-part screams for another Ghosts'n Goblins remake with these GFX ;-)
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Submitted by Strepto on 30 October 2022
This is a wonderful kickass from ya pumpkins!
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Submitted by chancer on 30 October 2022
impressive, but give other groups a chance.. a tad weighed in your favour
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Submitted by grip on 30 October 2022
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Submitted by ws on 30 October 2022
Probably the first demo with included crack :-D
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Submitted by Merman on 30 October 2022
Very enjoyable, great music throughout and such a great theme. Love the turn disk parts and the Pumpscii especially. The start of side 3 is brilliantly executed too.
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Submitted by Mibri on 30 October 2022
Tremendous spooky fun, with some serious 'wow' moments. Fantastic co-op effort - you are all heroes, every last one of you.
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Submitted by Bacchus on 30 October 2022
Maaaaaaassive ... Just plain... WOW!
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Submitted by fandenvoldsk on 30 October 2022
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Submitted by Wile Coyote on 30 October 2022
I liked the Evil Dead II Ash Vhs FX part,
along with the part feat. large pumpkin over which lots of fast moving sprites appeared - complete with flashing background.
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Submitted by anonym on 30 October 2022
@xiny: I totally get that, always has a spooky undertone.
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Submitted by hostile on 30 October 2022
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Submitted by Jammer on 30 October 2022
I believe this demo might be #1 for quite a long time ;)
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Submitted by Xiny6581 on 30 October 2022
anonym: That is quite right about ”Nutcracker”. Thing is that tune has always caused a bit of a spooky/twisted feeling each time I hear it. So it was more about to catch that feeling. And the rest of The Pumpkins liked the upbeat cover and mood too. So yep :)
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Submitted by Carrion on 30 October 2022
Great Job! Some really nice looking screens and tons of great graphics. I really enjoyed the laughing witch and the crows/ravens scrolling screen - wow!
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Submitted by katon on 30 October 2022
Gentlemen, congratulations to all of you on this wonderful job. I am absolutely blown away by a really amazing demo I feel like I'm watching a movie. Great respect on my part to all of you. The code, graphics and music are simply amazing!
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Submitted by Twilight on 30 October 2022
. .. ...WONDERFULL... .. .
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Submitted by Aomeba on 30 October 2022
@trap, I stand corrected! Perfect from beginning to the end.
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Submitted by Shogoon on 30 October 2022
What a ride! Congrats!
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Submitted by Dymo on 30 October 2022
Awsome stuff.. :)
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Submitted by anonym on 30 October 2022
Amazing work. Once again I'm not only impressed by the outcome, but the ability to manage a diverse team of so many groups and all of it in 98 days and it's not even for an X party :) Love it <3, almost all of my favourite groups in one prod. Gorgeous credits, too.

Next demo, by the whole scene :D . Oh wait, that would be the demo of the year right?

Is one of the tunes not from the Nutcracker suite (i.e. a Christmas theme)? On disk 1
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Submitted by KAL_123 on 30 October 2022
Wow, superb demo with alot of cool ideas (the game), great graphics, nice animations and good tunes (e.g. thriller). Very nice!!!
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Submitted by Trap on 30 October 2022
Aomeba, The *cough* movie "Slash with Ash" was before Evil Dead (since it was released in 1978), so he hadn't had his hand chopped off yet. Yup, we got the whole storyline covered ;)
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Submitted by sLASH on 30 October 2022
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Submitted by Aomeba on 30 October 2022
Absolutely rock solid theme from beginning until the end! One of the best demos I have ever seen.

Only one thing to nit pick about: Ash is supposed to have his chainsaw fixed to his chopped arm.
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Submitted by mutetus on 30 October 2022
I love you.
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Submitted by uctumi on 30 October 2022
Mindblowing combination of the biggest talents! Presented as "compofiller", more a "compo killer"
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Submitted by Conrad on 30 October 2022
Oh my... what a ride that was! Cast Iron 10!
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