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screenshot added by guardian ٩๏̯͡๏۶ on 2007-04-09 17:07:31
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release date : april 2007
release party : Breakpoint 2007
compo : pc demo
ranked : 6th
  • rulez 65
  • is ok 35
  • sucks 9
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added on the 2007-04-09 17:07:30 by guardian ٩๏̯͡๏۶ guardian ٩๏̯͡๏۶

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lovely
> No Such File or Directory

Guess i'll log in to the ftp to grab it..

from the live stream i didnt think this worked very well, although visualy very pretty, but ofcourse i can't properly comment until seeing it in realtime on my system so i'll go grab it :)
added on the 2007-04-09 17:11:49 by keito keito
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 17:15:56 by Cj Cj
Yes, a MFX product I liked
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 17:21:58 by mSW mSW
uhmm, way too "sharpen" for my taste, some nice effects (but not that far from aether etc), cool but somehow crossing-the-weird-line music... and the script is not catching me... I'll wait til I watch it in a more proper mood to decide on a thumb or not.
added on the 2007-04-09 17:25:16 by zomb zomb
not too shabby at all, but not as nice as expected.
the female ahhh's and oooh's really drive me insane.
visuals feel a bit bugged, but ofc it's all intentional i assume.. :} still a thumbup, compared to nowadays standards.
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 17:27:04 by keith303 keith303
the visuals vary from very beautiful to looking like a b movie. great soundtrack
added on the 2007-04-09 17:28:35 by hollowman hollowman
Demo hangs while going over a 'river' in the beginning.

X700 1gb ram 3,2ghz here
added on the 2007-04-09 17:49:32 by magic magic
Decent looking demo, but not much content and the music is absolutely abysmal and ruined the whole thing.

I was actually embarrassed when watching this in case my neighbours overheard the music.
sucks added on the 2007-04-09 18:23:09 by Shanethewolf Shanethewolf
video somewhere ?
added on the 2007-04-09 18:26:45 by wie8 wie8
what hollowman said
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 18:38:36 by teel teel
very nice soundtrack!
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 19:05:05 by fgfgf fgfgf
No, not my cup of tea. I'd prefer MFX's usual style.
added on the 2007-04-09 22:55:34 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
This is nothing else but brilliant, I just love it!
rulez added on the 2007-04-09 23:22:14 by ekoli ekoli
*shrugs*
added on the 2007-04-10 00:48:45 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
Warm. Maybe not of 'win the party' kind, but very smooth to watch. Great voices collage and cut sounds. Music fits to peaceful atmo. More to impress than express. Not for disco but who cares...
rulez added on the 2007-04-10 01:02:36 by grogon grogon
lacks the bubbling tension of other mfx prods - but i like
rulez added on the 2007-04-10 02:08:18 by button button
Looks very nice, but the music destroyed everything. It doesn't fit to fireballs and vulcans.
added on the 2007-04-10 04:18:47 by Bobic Bobic
still nice... like it
rulez added on the 2007-04-10 07:25:13 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Not my cup of tea, I guess. Especially not after Deities. We had fun singing the Katamari Damacy theme during the rolling ball part though :)
added on the 2007-04-10 10:18:39 by okkie okkie
MFX quality :)
rulez added on the 2007-04-10 15:43:44 by Zest Zest
Not at all my cup of tea, however I do believe the demo was one of the better at BP.
sucks added on the 2007-04-10 15:49:26 by rasmus/loonies rasmus/loonies
Nice coldish and fearful atmosphere..
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 00:04:44 by Zplex Zplex
looks great
was expecting something like Deities
but after all I'm glad it is not
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 00:10:52 by EviL EviL
for music.
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 00:24:46 by wie8 wie8
A shame with those coders-camerapaths.
added on the 2007-04-11 09:17:42 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
BB Image
added on the 2007-04-11 09:58:35 by gloom gloom
..and just to clarify; it's not "garbage", it's "recycled". :)
added on the 2007-04-11 10:14:29 by gloom gloom
Simply beautiful!
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 10:23:14 by rp^frstl rp^frstl
good
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 11:59:05 by pasy pasy
gloom thanks.. considering that this demo doesn't have any recycled code or effects i find your comment a bit off. slight visual references to (and recycling of some images from) aether is intentional.
added on the 2007-04-11 12:26:58 by uncle-x uncle-x
did anyone a videorip of this? it crashes after playing the music a while. it seems that it is not friendly to my old hardware ;)
added on the 2007-04-11 12:40:24 by nobbi nobbi
unclex: you're recycling the mfx world. shame on you :)
added on the 2007-04-11 13:02:52 by psenough psenough
uncle-x: there's a difference between what something is and how something comes through :)
added on the 2007-04-11 14:49:45 by Gargaj Gargaj
So weird that I like it.
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 21:50:28 by Optimus Optimus
lovely
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 22:01:56 by waffle waffle
i like its overall bjoerk-ish feel. props for the camera work, the landscapes, the aesthetics. the music was brilliant and fits perfectly with the visuals! only that winged creature kind of object was a turn-off. it gives the demo a nasty smack of 'fantasy' that doesn't go too well with it ...
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 22:23:53 by monroe monroe
this bizarre show creates a special feeling - thanks to expressive aesthetics and wonderful music. mfx manage to keep me at it.
rulez added on the 2007-04-11 23:18:34 by a-move a-move
horrible voice...
rulez added on the 2007-04-12 07:30:37 by zeebr zeebr
uncle-x: oops. :) well, it might not be the same lines of code, but as gargaj says, it it surely in the same visual vein and that was my initial reaction when watching it on the stream. now, i've seen it a couple of times since then and i must say that i like it very much, but there is more than a "slight visual reference" if you ask me. not that it's anything wrong with that, it's just.. well.. i'm almost always baffled by the things mfx put out, and this time i wasn't.
added on the 2007-04-12 09:44:16 by gloom gloom
seeing this made me feel rather empty. yes, it looked nice and was technically superb even with its flaws, but... this isn't kind of mfx demos i'd like to see more in near future, more 1995/deities/aether would do it for me.
sucks added on the 2007-04-12 12:05:49 by jenni jenni
Ah yes, everyone needs to make what I want and have it all be the same, innovation sucks, and you just recycled lolz the scene is deadzorz.

This rules because people wanted something else and MFX didn't give it to them.

The part where I also love it for what it is - well that's bonus.
!
rulez added on the 2007-04-12 16:22:02 by bzz bzz
crashes on my system :( (radeon x1600, xp)
added on the 2007-04-12 22:55:47 by blackpawn blackpawn
I still wonder wether to find this interesting and slow paced or just boring
rulez added on the 2007-04-13 00:52:40 by T$ T$
gloom: you've been recycling that avatar for quite a lot of comments now!

about the demo: It's nice and moody, the graphics looks good and the tune works well - but somehow it all feels a bit empty and meaningless to me. I'll leave this one at a piggy for now.
added on the 2007-04-13 02:17:05 by kusma kusma
this could have ruled. but the cameramovement is what ruins it I think :(
added on the 2007-04-13 02:28:30 by Prot-DHS Prot-DHS
Decent some stuff.
smooth trax.
good scene.
rulez added on the 2007-04-13 05:33:24 by got got
i dont like the mfx stuff... i think its allmost the same ... the same thing i always think when i see traction demos... for sure its impressive stuff but for me its boring to watch! sorry !
yeah, this demo is so much like vihreät lehmät that i don't like it either. also, the name could've as well been dose 3.




added on the 2007-04-13 08:16:53 by nosfe nosfe
this is so WTF

it also looks and sounds somewhat mediocre
added on the 2007-04-13 09:38:28 by Ger Ger
Quote:
slight visual references to (and recycling of some images from) aether is intentional.

This isn't recycling ...how again? :)
added on the 2007-04-13 09:56:07 by Shifter Shifter
rerecycle!
rulez added on the 2007-04-13 12:17:20 by las las
Would be nice if anybody could be arsed to put up a video.
added on the 2007-04-13 16:15:51 by tomaes tomaes
no
added on the 2007-04-13 16:29:49 by Shifter Shifter
nice, but I miss the darkness
rulez added on the 2007-04-14 15:04:29 by Weyland Yutani Weyland Yutani
Video, please. I get like one frame every ten seconds or so.
added on the 2007-04-14 15:56:58 by Preacher Preacher
Seriously great soundtrack.

But the visuals aren't up to par with the previous MFX demos. Time to take a break or change directions I'd say.
added on the 2007-04-14 19:18:33 by kb_ kb_
Pure <3.
rulez added on the 2007-04-14 20:21:31 by iks iks
It's "intreresting" , but good.
rulez added on the 2007-04-15 16:40:15 by aha aha
hm, what should I say. again music and demo did not fit together. but, this time i cannot say it's because of the noisy music and overloaded effects. music made big progresses but it also seems randomly puttet toghether. i don't know another way to explain it. so overall a pig again.
added on the 2007-04-16 01:53:49 by seppjo seppjo
Nice but partly boring music. not my deal.
Not my cup of tea and boring after some time. However, there is something cool/dreamy about it but I just can't figure out what :)
rulez added on the 2007-04-16 22:25:57 by keops keops
hangs in screenshot scene (x1800). which is too bad since the beginning looks much better at home than at the party.
rulez added on the 2007-04-19 00:08:49 by prm prm
I liked it very much despite the female vocals that decreased the music interrest imho ;) .. it is really slow at times even in 640*480 though.. maybe it's my hardware that gets old already..
rulez added on the 2007-04-19 06:53:56 by nystep nystep
now that was far below of your usual level
sucks added on the 2007-04-19 13:17:32 by xeNusion xeNusion
boring recycling. piggy from me.
added on the 2007-04-19 13:32:56 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Overuse of glow,
Ugly primitive skybox,
Twitching music (plays ok in winamp, but still not a wondeful track),
Just another terrain.
Not even an mfx name can save it :(
sucks added on the 2007-04-22 23:42:16 by imbusy imbusy
Nothing special but it's not bad either.
rulez added on the 2007-04-23 01:14:58 by xernobyl xernobyl
any chance of a final version? or do i need to install anything (reading the nfo it seems like it's working on a x1600)?
added on the 2007-04-25 16:05:06 by prm prm
strange, I really liked it
rulez added on the 2007-04-27 15:17:47 by fiveofive fiveofive
rulez added on the 2007-04-28 09:04:32 by puNky puNky
actually i enjoyed this very much!
more of this, and less psy-goa stuff please :-)
rulez added on the 2007-05-02 23:32:32 by v3nom v3nom
i watched this on dtv, so video, pleeeease! :)
rulez added on the 2007-05-05 22:30:05 by substrate substrate
well, it's Y.A.A.P - yet another aether product
added on the 2007-05-29 11:52:32 by d0DgE d0DgE
Nice, but where's rhino's ass? :(
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 11:55:39 by break break
not bad, but too slow here (Core2Duo 2 GHZ, 2GB, ATI X1600 256MB - 1024x768)
added on the 2007-05-29 12:00:01 by RA RA
piggy
added on the 2007-05-29 12:54:18 by Pulsar Pulsar
looked better on the big screen for me, but still nice. I like the music and the overall look.
rulez added on the 2007-05-30 09:49:36 by loaderror loaderror
VIDEO:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=Q8TWVX9Ep4o
added on the 2007-06-03 13:58:23 by wie8 wie8
the music
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 14:45:13 by rmeht rmeht
the music.
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 15:23:03 by kimi kandler kimi kandler
nice
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 15:37:52 by Kauto Kauto
for gfx
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 16:23:12 by chenmy! chenmy!
Very slow but it has lovely visuals and great music
rulez added on the 2007-06-03 16:57:59 by dairos dairos
Weird.. i can not remember this one
added on the 2007-06-03 17:18:32 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
btw.. any chance of getting a video from this one?
added on the 2007-06-03 19:45:22 by fiveofive fiveofive
Not this time
sucks added on the 2007-06-18 19:51:25 by Drunken_Poet Drunken_Poet
for the music
rulez added on the 2007-07-26 16:09:20 by 1in10 1in10
trying something different is cool, but this time not my cup of tea
added on the 2007-08-06 17:31:02 by toxie toxie
Yep - this is one weird demo. Love the music and Mfx's trademark fire/explosion effects. Runs fine in 800x600... but I wouldn't dare trying a higher resolution :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-08 00:55:34 by Stebo Stebo
thpphuu!!!
sucks added on the 2007-08-30 20:50:36 by aGGreSSor^tPA aGGreSSor^tPA
Looks nice, but only a piggy this time.
added on the 2007-11-14 00:35:53 by Maissi Maissi
wtf
sucks added on the 2007-12-22 13:12:29 by hhhhhhh hhhhhhh
öer i take back what i said. now when i watched it a bit more stoned i'd want to thumb this up but this f:n pouet won't let me to
added on the 2007-12-29 12:02:04 by hhhhhhh hhhhhhh
A Demo with a lot of fire. Good animanted fire!
rulez added on the 2007-12-30 19:05:01 by Th3_Hunt3r Th3_Hunt3r
really beautiful and sick in a way. creates a very "crazy" mood in the psychopathological sense of the word. i like it a lot.
rulez added on the 2008-01-11 01:36:00 by dipswitch dipswitch
Nice visuals.
rulez added on the 2008-01-24 15:41:27 by zefyros zefyros
nice stuff
rulez added on the 2008-01-24 15:44:58 by src src
ok
rulez added on the 2008-01-28 01:29:12 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
rulez added on the 2008-01-28 01:37:06 by p01 p01
This soundtrack has beauty inside.
rulez added on the 2008-02-24 13:15:18 by __ __
Not really my cup of tea, but the volcano looked cool
added on the 2008-02-24 16:18:30 by lug00ber lug00ber
+ Music
- Everything else

= Thumb up =)
rulez added on the 2008-03-02 19:14:37 by #535 #535
i found the music.. annoying. sorry, couldn't even appreciate the demo on an artistic level.
sucks added on the 2008-03-20 01:34:38 by phoenix phoenix
I like the music, but the visual doesn't talk to me.
added on the 2008-05-11 18:09:19 by untel untel
Nicely done, the soundtrack is awesome! Somehow the whole thing is björkish :)
rulez added on the 2008-07-03 10:09:37 by d3pth d3pth
I liked it, a nice sequel to aether. :)

Oh, right, Capped.TV video.
rulez added on the 2008-07-20 02:59:50 by micksam7 micksam7
Wtf, I was sure I commented on this.

A really nice demo with a great soundtrack.
rulez added on the 2008-11-04 11:46:03 by [self-ban] [self-ban]
ujdete w tlumne!
added on the 2009-03-19 16:07:05 by Sorcerer Sorcerer
cool
rulez added on the 2009-04-05 03:07:22 by blackpawn blackpawn
...thumb up. although flickering and music annoyed me. again. but the rest was awesome.
rulez added on the 2009-04-23 14:53:48 by Sir Sir
I like it.
rulez added on the 2009-09-20 19:47:25 by Jakim Jakim
nice gfx, but overall rather boring presentation IMO.
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rulez added on the 2010-08-02 18:00:09 by preston preston
Nice visuals, eventhou the music is strange
rulez added on the 2010-11-01 22:54:54 by samurai samurai
nice
rulez added on the 2012-01-29 19:42:52 by Frequent Frequent
Not their best, but I dig the somber mood and odd music.
rulez added on the 2012-05-30 09:20:36 by tomaes tomaes
Nothing terrible remarkable, but enjoyable. Music is the highlight here, reminds me of something off Björk's Vespertine.
rulez added on the 2012-07-29 00:38:25 by noby noby

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