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The Chasm by Division
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screenshot added by decipher on 2007-08-05 11:26:14
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release date : august 2007
release party : Assembly 2007
compo : combined demo
ranked : 7th
  • rulez 33
  • is ok 16
  • sucks 3
popularity : 0%
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  • rulez 0.58
  • cdcs 1
alltime top: #3960
added on the 2007-08-05 02:32:08 by Nezbie Nezbie

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i remember thinking "this would've been better with different music". the music isn't bad, but it didn't go that well with the visuals, which were pretty nice. piggy.
added on the 2007-08-05 04:56:54 by ryg ryg
a lot of inspiration from ASD... well, didn't like that solemn music very much (the instruments chosen just don't match my taste at all).
but, unlike other demos in this compo, my finger kept far away from the <esc> button.
added on the 2007-08-05 10:55:03 by hcdlt hcdlt
i like the music and some effects.
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 11:11:34 by skarab skarab
this is one poetic and very decent prod. very nice music along with cool effects.
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 11:27:08 by decipher decipher
Great!
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 11:37:11 by Optimus Optimus
piggy this time, lots of artifacts here and white screen on the begining
added on the 2007-08-05 12:15:18 by wie8 wie8
i actually really loved the music. Visuals were a bit too asdish, and it takes a shitload of effort to match demo visuals to this kind of music...
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 12:16:45 by uncle-x uncle-x
very asd'ish, and on the blurred videostream it looked like they almost managed to pull it off. but being able too see the models and textures properly now it isnt as good. but as already said, a very decent prod.
added on the 2007-08-05 12:44:20 by hollowman hollowman
wannabe asd
added on the 2007-08-05 13:18:30 by Maali Maali
I liked it, nice looking effects and good soundtrack.
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 13:19:32 by Zplex Zplex
rock music is not good for demos, but it looks really nice and ASD-ish.
added on the 2007-08-05 13:45:06 by Bobic Bobic
"We _really_ like ASD demos"
added on the 2007-08-05 14:00:08 by tomaes tomaes
Visuals and audio didn't match at all, there's no synch, no relation between image and sound... I'm sorry but I can't thumb up this prod.
added on the 2007-08-05 15:51:42 by suorm suorm
Great demo, and very nice symphonic rock tune!
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 16:18:22 by Mystra Mystra
power metal lives again !
music is not my cup of tea and doesn't suit the graphics too wel, graphics which are too buggy to be pleasant.
better luck next time :)
sucks added on the 2007-08-05 20:05:54 by BarZoule BarZoule
not sure yet what to make of it
added on the 2007-08-05 20:16:59 by thec thec
you need to improve some thing to reach ASD, but anyway is a really good demo.
The music rocks!!! i love it! Don't listen comments that say "rock music in demos sucks" :P
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 20:22:50 by ShOtGaN ShOtGaN
what maali said, still good
I voted this for the musics only. But the demo was cool too.

A shame it didn't place.
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 22:39:51 by Trilkk Trilkk
Yet again much improvement from last year. It sort of looks like you've taken a bit too large a bite to chew, as it is a bit uneven in parts. The music should also have more to do with the visuals I guess, the song was pretty epic and the visuals didn't quite match it. The good stuff included at least the trees, the screenshot scene, the clouds, the music and lots of small things :)

Overall, very nice if not overly ambitious work . Looking forward to the next one!
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 22:42:42 by Preacher Preacher
I liked it.
rulez added on the 2007-08-05 22:49:10 by raer raer
what ryg said. except for that i didn't like the visuals either.
sucks added on the 2007-08-05 22:52:35 by ilmarque ilmarque
I like it !
rulez added on the 2007-08-06 01:07:18 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
I see a lot of potential there. The soundtrack was enjoyable although I'd like some more punchiness for a power/epic metal track.

The visuals would really benefit from some subtlety.

All in all, you got something going there.. work on it and you'll be legneds =P
rulez added on the 2007-08-06 03:57:21 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
this one i liked, nice music, nice scenes, some not so nice but overall thumb up :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-06 17:32:53 by SaphirJD SaphirJD
i liked the white lines effect.
the rest seemed to bland compared to what asd has used us with this sort of soundtrack.
shows potential, hope they get their own style sometime soon though.
added on the 2007-08-06 19:55:31 by psenough psenough
Really an OK demo. But the music ruins most of it.Otherwise I would thumb it up.
Whats up with all this Computermade metal music lately? It really sounds so corny and cheezy. Sample real guitar riffs if you want it to sound right. (like "Beertime X" by dekadence, where the music actually works)

And whats up with that Steve Irvin killing fish in the forrest?
added on the 2007-08-06 21:14:45 by tFt tFt
okay, for effort so here is your rulez.
im looking forward for your next demo
rulez added on the 2007-08-06 21:40:39 by wie8 wie8
hmm, the visuals do not go well with the music.. There's a nice effort.. looking forward to next one..
added on the 2007-08-07 02:07:59 by nystep nystep
one of those demos that unfortunately drowned in the huge load of great demos from asm. it has it's good moments and bad moments, but still it is a solid effort.
rulez added on the 2007-08-07 10:08:28 by gloom gloom
some nice stuff but for me this was too boring and ugly for a thumb.
added on the 2007-08-07 14:26:26 by prm prm
Nice tune, nice visuals... but I have the feeling that there are only a few scenes where they really fit together. Anyway, thumbs up.
rulez added on the 2007-08-08 12:34:02 by imYemeth imYemeth
rulez added on the 2007-08-08 16:18:03 by chenmy! chenmy!
another ASD-inspired prod with some übergreat scenes, i've enjoyed it a lot :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-08 22:08:29 by Zest Zest
The music has too much energy and the visuals too few movement, so they doesn't fit

For this, you need to add more energy to the graphics and faster camera movements (max. 10 seconds with the same camera, for example)

I see very much potential behind this demo. Let's see if you can find your own style in the next one :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-10 01:10:29 by merlucin merlucin
Really first-rate design and effects! The visuals were not as polished as they could be, and the music was too over-the-top, but everything else was a dream. Thank you for making my day.
rulez added on the 2007-08-10 20:42:27 by s_tec s_tec
What a pleasant surprise - I really enjoyed watching this one! Had some pretty decent effects and good performance even on higher resolutions. Nice One!

For those with a new Nvidia card experiencing the z-buffer problem mentioned in the readme: just set your card to a fixed 4x AA but select "No antialiasing" in the demo menu. That way you will have both - antialiasing and working z-buffer.
rulez added on the 2007-08-27 22:00:07 by Stebo Stebo
huh? doesn't run at all. exits on run without error.
XP, gf6600.
added on the 2007-08-28 17:11:41 by eye eye
very good visuals!
rulez added on the 2007-09-11 16:21:58 by xiod_crlx xiod_crlx
a mixed bag of a demo, some effects feel messy to me and the music doesn't really suit the prod, but with a little more polish it would've been something special so a thumb overall
rulez added on the 2007-09-11 16:33:15 by bfx bfx
rulez added on the 2007-09-28 23:47:53 by iks iks
Visual pleasure
rulez added on the 2008-07-16 01:20:10 by T$ T$
Couple of nice effects. Music is ok but doesn't really fit to the demo.
added on the 2009-06-16 22:06:17 by noby noby
Division's best demo. Truly awesome music and I thought also the sync with the visuals was pretty good.
rulezcdc added on the 2009-08-11 11:20:30 by Warma Warma
(why didn't i thumb up already?)

I have encountered the AA/z buffer issue on Nvidia, but forcing FXAA in the NV panel works too.

It seems that if your Windows mixer settings aren't at 48khz, the music is slowed/sped up.
rulez added on the 2012-06-11 02:20:07 by praetor_alpha praetor_alpha
Very enjoyable!
rulez added on the 2012-06-11 15:38:11 by xTr1m xTr1m
great visual ride with some different but pretty cool soundtrack! pure pleasure.
rulez added on the 2012-06-11 15:50:48 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
Great demo & soundtrack.
rulez added on the 2012-08-19 13:58:14 by dafuq dafuq
music is too commercial.
sucks added on the 2012-08-19 14:11:18 by Bartoshe Bartoshe
Nice music
rulez added on the 2016-09-06 00:40:36 by golem golem
end part of what noby said.
added on the 2016-09-06 05:00:35 by 1in10 1in10
Glorious power metal music
rulez added on the 2018-08-17 00:08:36 by cce cce
music is good. visual are bad = piggie
added on the 2018-11-23 03:20:17 by rock rock

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