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Christmas Eve   [2006]

Christmas Eve Released by :
The Postmoderns

Release Date :
24 December 2006

Type :
C64 Graphics  (HiRes)

Released At :
Christmas Spirits Meeting 2006

User rating:********__  7.8/10 (8 votes)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Graphics .... Ed of Onslaught, The Postmoderns, Vandalism News Staff, Wrath Designs
  Joe of The Postmoderns, Vandalism News Staff, Wrath Designs

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/35855/Christmas_eve_by_The_PostModerns.d64 (downloads: 963)

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User Comment
Submitted by Crimson on 24 December 2006
It’s a disturbing situation when people being followers of the idea of so-called “smoothness” get stuck by their own way of reviewing; An idea which generally emphasizes the value in using smooth dithering and colours, so that the overall invention and motifs fade into the background. I think that “smoothness” sometimes can be undesirable and that’s why it shouldn’t be the gauge of the piece´s value.
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 24 December 2006
@Ninjasbane: but, but... you must know these stuff in order to understand the picture's real meaning!

(it's all about Eve's singlecolor green bubblegum)
User Comment
Submitted by Leon on 24 December 2006
photoshop layers SUXXX! avandgarde?! postmoderns?! pffff... <o> :_/ -1/10
User Comment
Submitted by Jon on 24 December 2006
0_o

It was merely a joke, fellas. No need to play Professor Christmas on me. Yeesh.
User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 24 December 2006
@Ninjasbane: Christmas' pagan origins
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Submitted by Jon on 24 December 2006
Thanks, Groepaz. Now I have to figure out why a Christmas Tree is called a Christmas Tree since it has nothing to do with Christmas. :)

Hehe, I know what you meant. However, I needed to work in the green somehow in my faux art critique.
User Comment
Submitted by Trazan on 24 December 2006
This reminds me of (insert any URL at all)

User Comment
Submitted by Leon on 23 December 2006
WTF?????
User Comment
Submitted by Groepaz on 23 December 2006
@ninjasbane: the christmas tree has nothing to do with christianity or even christmas
User Comment
Submitted by oys on 23 December 2006
yeps. pic sum it up very good. i love it. merry christmas fuckers.
User Comment
Submitted by Bizzmo on 23 December 2006
Well if this doesn't sum up the meaning of Christmas then I don't know what does!
User Comment
Submitted by Radiant on 23 December 2006
The more I look, the more I see. What was the intention? We may never know, but it doesn't matter; we invent the art in our minds anyway. Isn't post-modernism getting a tad out of fashion, though? ;-) Never mind, I feel fine and I guess that's more than I could ask for.
User Comment
Submitted by A3 on 23 December 2006
Hmm, looks japanese!!!
User Comment
Submitted by Burglar on 23 December 2006
I think it's a ROM error.
User Comment
Submitted by Jon on 23 December 2006
Oh! It finally hit me.

This is clearly a statement on the over commercialization of Christmas. Note the fallen cross in the lower center of the screen. The green pattern itself represents the belief in eternal life (also represented with the usual Christan Christmas symbol, the Christmas tree) through the death that is winter. However, this pattern and color is marred with thick random black strokes, which represents corruption of an established Christian more.

OR, it could be a ROM error.

User Comment
Submitted by Jailbird on 23 December 2006
Eventhough I see painful faces and thick, deep black cuts all over them, still the overall green color and the ordered pattern radiates a very relaxing mood. I wonder what it is all about.
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