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BB final by AA-Group [web]
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screenshot added by fractalgp on 2002-05-09 19:00:14
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release date : february 1999
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  • party version: BB
  • rulez 50
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popularity : 62%
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added on the 2002-05-09 19:00:13 by fractalgp fractalgp

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The link is to BB final version 3 no less, released a couple of years after the party :) I guess it's updated with a newer version of their AA-lib, which is a ASCII graphics library.

The demo is quite interesting, and a recommended download. Might not fare well with 2000/XP.
added on the 2002-05-09 19:03:56 by fractalgp fractalgp
ive seen this for the first time last week, when i was going through old demo archives and it shocked me, in a good way.
VERY interesting. pity the music isnt better.
rulez added on the 2002-07-12 18:08:49 by b/p b/p
errr.. wasn't this at abduction democompo?
rulez added on the 2002-07-12 19:41:03 by 216 216
really cool demo.. it seems they put a lot of work in it.
thumbs up!
rulez added on the 2002-10-19 19:21:56 by medron medron
One of the most memorable UNIX demos.
rulez added on the 2002-12-29 17:49:46 by viznut/pwp viznut/pwp
rulez added on the 2003-06-07 18:35:10 by dubmood dubmood
nothing to say, it's just great.
rulez added on the 2003-06-30 17:07:57 by termos termos
As it clearly states, this is actually originally a linux demo and is in fact bundled with (at least) Knoppix 3.2 and 3.3. But it's portable :-)
The beginning is very Matrixish, and in a good way. And then it becomes just plain cool.
rulez added on the 2004-01-03 02:12:46 by crusader crusader
It's been on 3.4, 3.6, and 3.8 (dunno about 3.5, didn't have that one) knoppix cd's, and will prolly just be on every one (: And, yes, it's just a straight up good demo, with very clever use of the AA lib they wrote.
dammit I thot I hit thumbage. Bad truck.
a classic one..
rulez added on the 2005-05-31 20:57:54 by nula nula
Indeed
rulez added on the 2005-05-31 21:04:35 by Preacher Preacher
rulez added on the 2005-06-04 05:13:54 by rio702 rio702
Mmm,. it's here too. That must be the version I'd seen..
rulez added on the 2005-06-04 19:09:13 by Optimus Optimus
rules
rulez added on the 2006-01-08 01:30:00 by slack slack
it most definately does
rulez added on the 2006-01-08 01:47:16 by Sverker Sverker
nice, once I got it to run...
rulez added on the 2006-01-08 02:40:27 by faaret faaret
"wow". this is a truly mega-sucky demo. fuckings to ugly textmode, and fuckings to lameass-2d-fractals.
sucks added on the 2006-01-08 05:01:49 by kusma kusma
it's awesome!
rulez added on the 2006-01-08 05:07:28 by titanstar titanstar
*insert comment here*
rulez added on the 2007-04-07 18:07:38 by Zowayix Zowayix
added on the 2007-04-18 00:46:45 by T$ T$
Quote:
"wow". this is a truly mega-sucky demo. fuckings to ugly textmode, and fuckings to lameass-2d-fractals.

Common dude! Do you not like it?
added on the 2007-06-24 21:03:25 by Ized Ized
Oh, come on =)
rulez added on the 2007-06-24 21:04:55 by Ized Ized
bb+dos+pc-speaker=insane experience
rulez added on the 2007-07-04 12:30:41 by mr_sebe mr_sebe
rulez added on the 2007-07-04 13:26:38 by kb_ kb_
rulez added on the 2008-01-11 10:51:09 by anesthetic anesthetic
I think I found this on Hornet a long time ago.. Nice ASCII 3D and a good soundtrack.
rulez added on the 2008-01-11 11:21:45 by mic mic
kicks ass
rulez added on the 2008-09-14 14:59:58 by zefyros zefyros
Holy shit, this is awesome!
rulez added on the 2008-10-06 21:59:04 by Alpha C Alpha C
Most awesomest ASCII gfx demo i ever seen :3
rulez added on the 2008-10-06 23:10:57 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
Total Textmode ´tainment!
rulez added on the 2009-03-29 17:20:47 by T$ T$
very mediocre, way overrated, plus an undeservedly arrogant infofile.

then again, it being a knoppix/linux thing it's probably marketed to people who've never seen a textmode demo before, and i guess it sure is cool enough for that.
sucks added on the 2009-10-21 11:36:27 by skrebbel skrebbel
http://dagobah.net/flash/gentoon_peruskayttaja.swf
rulez added on the 2011-03-21 02:59:33 by CME CME
awesome
rulez added on the 2011-07-27 13:36:48 by nhi nhi
First demo I ever saw
rulez added on the 2012-02-24 18:50:43 by FreeFull FreeFull
This is probably one of the first demos I've seen (was bundled with Knoppix live CD).
Great music, great memories... :)
rulezcdc added on the 2012-02-24 22:17:48 by Tomoya Tomoya
I just realized this was the first demo I ever saw.
rulez added on the 2012-05-19 04:15:32 by metoikos metoikos
Classic "I forgot to thumb that" moment.
rulez added on the 2012-10-19 06:58:05 by Zavie Zavie
yep. great textmode demo - lots of cool ideas and good nineties music. :D
rulez added on the 2012-10-19 10:20:44 by v3nom v3nom
awesome textmode demo! <3
rulez added on the 2012-10-19 10:45:09 by nekomono nekomono
ze original textmode demo.
rulez added on the 2012-10-23 14:45:22 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
yep
rulez added on the 2012-10-23 15:57:03 by las las
music! textmode!
rulez added on the 2013-01-14 06:50:51 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
Best ASCII-Demo I've ever seen.
IMHO...
rulez added on the 2013-04-27 17:51:19 by w00t! w00t!
nice
rulez added on the 2013-08-14 10:53:25 by provod provod
I've watched this demo years ago, when I installed libaa in my PC with Debian. It still impress me as much as the first time I watched.
rulez added on the 2014-06-28 15:32:15 by TK90X Fan TK90X Fan
very interesting endpart
rulez added on the 2014-09-30 10:30:41 by gentleman gentleman
Oh my. I remember this being supplied as part of a knoppix based recovery CD in 2003 or so. First demo i ever saw ever. It is probably even better nowadays now that i know what the hell is going on what it was supposed to be.
rulez added on the 2014-10-08 13:39:38 by ZanaGB ZanaGB
decent linux textmode demo
rulez added on the 2015-09-23 14:45:58 by psenough psenough
Gotta love the name. Also classic.
rulez added on the 2015-09-23 15:11:05 by Trilkk Trilkk
Just one demo that can launch on my notebook.
rulez added on the 2017-08-21 18:55:19 by 100bit 100bit
One of my favorites, spent a while trying to hunt down a bug that caused it crash at the torus when compiled for 64-bit x86 and run with a large console size. sizeof(long) == sizeof(int) isn't always true, guys :-P

Seriously though, I freaking love this demo, the music is great, the effects are cool, and it's just plain fun. One of the all-time best, and all it needs is text.
rulez added on the 2017-11-09 02:52:02 by fseidel fseidel
Classic. Textmode, Linux, and great music, what could possibly go wrong?
rulez added on the 2017-11-09 07:30:49 by PulkoMandy PulkoMandy
Fucking excellent !
rulez added on the 2017-11-09 18:55:43 by TheMechanist TheMechanist
Still one of the best Linux demos. (Works fine when compiled from source with the Debian patches.)

I tried making a better capture (the youtube one is an eyesore), but ffmpeg is too much of a resource hog on my old laptop for the framerate to be stable enough :/
rulez added on the 2018-03-09 22:47:51 by porocyon porocyon
They played this classic demo at Debconf tonight

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