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Gloomy Sunday by Bilotrip [web]
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screenshot added by visy on 2010-04-05 12:39:41
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release date : april 2010
release party : Breakpoint 2010
compo : pc demo
ranked : 21st
  • rulez 13
  • is ok 12
  • sucks 23
popularity : 57%
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  • sucks -0.21
alltime top: #42844
  • visy visy [Code, Graphics]
added on the 2010-04-05 12:39:41 by visy visy

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Made in three hours day before the party as an experiment in minimalist design with something else than demoscene techno for the soundtrack.
added on the 2010-04-05 12:40:35 by visy visy
Great music choice, but the demo going with it is most uninteresting
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:41:08 by stijn stijn
Experiment was a failure. Sorry, but you can't call an application that draws ellipses a demo ..
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:42:02 by kbi kbi
kbi: I disagree. What is a demo? Something that corresponds to demoscene traditions? Something running on specific hardware? Something drawing textured polygons? The term "demo" is short for demonstration, thus, I'd consider and sort of realtime production that uses a computer controlled display and additional (optional) sound hardware etc. a demo.
added on the 2010-04-05 12:47:23 by visy visy
Great soundtrack, but the rest is awful and felt so dragged out on the stream.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:47:28 by Wade Wade

Maybe you should add more background info about the music you have been abusing:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloomy_Sunday
added on the 2010-04-05 12:48:00 by Calexico Calexico
circle, circle, line... boring. :(
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:48:45 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
I see the idea but it was too minimalistic designwise for me.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:49:38 by Salinga Salinga
fArt
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:49:52 by Zplex Zplex
That really didn't work out at all. Even for a "2d/noFill()/ellipse()"-processing thinggy.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:51:28 by tomaes tomaes
I agree with visy, but I can't bring myself to like this, it's boring and visually unplueasing, the music is great, only if it was made specifically for the demo...
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 12:51:52 by noby noby
visy: If you stick to the definition, then of course you are right. But it should also be enjoyable. It's like with the movies - I could call a moving rectangle with a sine wave humming from speakers a movie, because it sticks to the definition of what a film is. The problem is, theory is not everything. "gloomy sunday" for instance completely lacked any sort of gfx and for me was simply boring.

Again, this is subjective.
added on the 2010-04-05 12:53:01 by kbi kbi
kbi: Of course. I in no way disagree with you on the factor if its "boringness" - I also agree that I should have spent a LOT more time on it, but I think compofiller is still better than nothing.
added on the 2010-04-05 12:58:52 by visy visy
boring...
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 13:01:01 by PulkoMandy PulkoMandy
went on for waaaay too long.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 13:04:47 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
spend a few more hours next time, or at least come up with a good idea first
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 13:13:01 by hollowman hollowman
bleh
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 13:18:47 by the-other-pigpen the-other-pigpen
billie holiday!
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 13:23:42 by orange orange
For Rezső Seres. ;)
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 13:25:16 by slyspy slyspy
Very creative! The first demo in BP translation which impressed me. Singing ellipse, circle-tunnel trumpets - all is so conceptual. Even colors (?) tuned right.
The demo can inspire someone to make a step from this prototype to a full-size prod. Respect, guys.
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 13:25:36 by Manwe Manwe
You chose a wonderful song for this one, but I have to admit that throughout the demo I just couldn't grasp what the motivation behind this thing could be.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 13:26:55 by jobe jobe
Jazzy!
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 13:28:05 by ulrick ulrick
Reminded me of the works of Oskar Fischinger, more than anything.

This prod rulez!
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 17:41:59 by FunkyM FunkyM
I liked it. It's harder than it looks to make it.
rulez added on the 2010-04-05 17:43:33 by Navis Navis
very rudimental
added on the 2010-04-05 17:49:14 by seppjo seppjo
nice music and wath navis said
added on the 2010-04-05 18:40:30 by pera pera
I died a little inside when I saw this.
sucks added on the 2010-04-05 23:43:56 by doomdoom doomdoom
Different. I liked it.
rulez added on the 2010-04-06 01:05:30 by Optimus Optimus
hmm.
added on the 2010-04-06 01:58:54 by comankh comankh
let's make beautiful babies
rulez added on the 2010-04-06 02:03:59 by nosfe nosfe
Typical processing crap.
sucks added on the 2010-04-06 05:16:58 by xernobyl xernobyl
you can abuse any tech to make "crap", you know.
added on the 2010-04-06 08:15:40 by tomaes tomaes
I can respect doing something experimental/different, but this lacked any content or anything at all to keep it interesting other than the tune, which is ripped. Thumb down because of that...

Then again, do more like this. But spend a bit of time on it next time ;)
sucks added on the 2010-04-06 13:56:08 by psonice psonice
Erm, sorry. But that was maybe the most boring entry I've witnessed. Nice music, but that's it. Circle, more circles. And some circles. No, thanks
sucks added on the 2010-04-06 15:22:11 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo
circles
piggy
added on the 2010-04-06 16:48:07 by devreci devreci
i can't stand Processing. nice song tho.
added on the 2010-04-06 21:22:51 by button button
i can see the ideas behind it, but the result is a tad too empty for my taste
added on the 2010-04-06 21:38:14 by Alpha C Alpha C
Simply boring.
sucks added on the 2010-04-06 22:01:00 by necronomic0 necronomic0
boring and painful to watch
sucks added on the 2010-04-06 22:04:42 by Sir Sir
Minimilist, and a bit lengthy - but rather nice
rulez added on the 2010-04-08 21:15:11 by caffeine_demon caffeine_demon
simple and art - not really fascinating.
added on the 2010-04-08 22:13:06 by Bobic Bobic
Nice tune and choice of color(s), but it got really boring after a while.
added on the 2010-04-08 22:20:23 by Maissi Maissi
ok
waaayy too long.
sucks added on the 2010-04-12 20:17:50 by Gʀɪʍʍy Gʀɪʍʍy
i wish that zeppelinoid line-stuff would have made jihad like the "Hindenburg" did back in time the music was a HIT !
sucks added on the 2010-04-15 02:20:54 by ɧ4ɾɗվ./Lemon. ɧ4ɾɗվ./Lemon.
For me, too minimal for such long scenes. The music, meh.
sucks added on the 2010-04-20 12:31:16 by m0d m0d
no
sucks added on the 2010-04-20 21:03:21 by T$ T$
i found it quite refreshing.. a bit long tho.. but here's a motivational thumb:
rulez added on the 2010-04-25 10:01:47 by v3nom v3nom
simple
added on the 2010-08-03 13:39:59 by zefyros zefyros
Loved it.
rulez added on the 2011-01-02 02:18:12 by 4mat 4mat
Motivational thumb for next one...
rulez added on the 2011-05-15 13:35:10 by johnl johnl
perhaps goes on for too long or is too slow... but a thumb up for a Mac release. I enjoyed it.
rulez added on the 2014-05-19 22:52:07 by applecrypt applecrypt

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