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Died on an Alien Planet   [1987]

Died on an Alien Planet Released by :
The High Society

Release Date :
1987

Type :
C64 One-File Demo

User rating:awaiting 5 votes (4 left)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Code .... Anja
Music .... Fred Gray of Alloy Graphic Design
  Michael Winterberg of Speedi Systems
Graphics .... Tony West


SIDs used in this release :
ShadowFire(/MUSICIANS/G/Gray_Fred/ShadowFire.sid)
Synth Music IV(/MUSICIANS/W/Winterberg_Michael/Synth_Music_IV.sid)

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/56703/DIEDONNP.P00 (downloads: 354)

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User Comment
Submitted by Hein on 5 April 2008
The whole thing is hacked together anyway, the intro has a scroller at the bottom which is scrolling spaces. The music in this one starts differently (with some siren) and has an additional pulse width sweep routine on top of the sequencing. (And it's located on a different memory spot as well, ShadowFire tune 2 isn't available)

Either nicely hacked and relocated, or badly ripped from somewhere else. My guess is the latter.
User Comment
Submitted by Steppe on 5 April 2008
Groepaz, I didn't know there's something like this, thanks!
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 5 April 2008
@Steppe: I didn't mean the saturation, I meant that the coder that sourced the pic has messed up the colourmap! (Not you!).
User Comment
Submitted by Groepaz on 5 April 2008
steppe: what stops you from cranking up the pal emulation's saturation slider a little bit? =P
User Comment
Submitted by Steppe on 5 April 2008
Thanks Ian Coog! And yeah, Vice with PAL emulation just produces too pale colours. I still prefer too pale colours over too oversatured ones, though.
User Comment
Submitted by Motion on 4 April 2008
Added credits for Tony West... Shame that the colours are alll wrong in this image. Check THE original here :-

Robot Sands
User Comment
Submitted by d0c on 4 April 2008
and this amazing gfx is inspired originally from this movie cover/poster...

http://us.imdb.com/media/rm1176148992/tt0087130
User Comment
Submitted by Mace on 4 April 2008
@ TLR: I'm constantly amazed how people find similarities between productions I have never even heard of, let alone seen :D
User Comment
Submitted by tlr on 4 April 2008
Strikingly similar to Moon Survivor.
User Comment
Submitted by iAN CooG on 4 April 2008
you were right about Fred Gray, it's Shadowfire, tune 1, which is not set as default, so you just skipped over it :)
User Comment
Submitted by Steppe on 4 April 2008
Someone please help find the first tune. I thought Whittaker or Fred Gray, but couldn't find it...
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