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Drunk Chessboard by Infinity (atari)
screenshot added by twh on 2003-03-21 12:25:16
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release date : july 1996
release party : Quast 1996
compo : atari 8bit intro
ranked : 1st
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added on the 2003-03-21 12:25:16 by twh twh

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I love this!!! This is so fucking fast, so mindblasting colourfull and with so hardcore funtastic phenomenal great pokey chipmusic by X-Ray!!

Yeah! This is absolutely a "MUST-SEE" class intro on every Atari XL/XE with 64KB!!!
rulez added on the 2003-03-21 12:28:03 by twh twh
great fast intro. fx aren't mindkillers, but they fit in nicely. gtia is a nice little chip! :)
rulez added on the 2003-03-21 14:39:48 by earx earx
Thanks to Commodore, Jay Miner's spirit has been preserved also through the Amiga.

RIP Jay Miner
rulez added on the 2003-03-22 02:26:21 by 33 33
Really great one. Made me make Fox join TqA
rulez added on the 2003-08-19 00:51:48 by eru eru
Very good although somewhat repetitive in the end. Excellent music.
rulez added on the 2004-06-25 14:30:35 by keops keops
Why so less "up" votes for this very good prod?
rulez added on the 2005-05-01 15:49:13 by emkay emkay
Kickass
rulez added on the 2005-05-01 15:54:37 by Preacher Preacher
really fast checkboards, rather cool 3D, pretty plasmas and cool music
rulez added on the 2005-05-01 23:27:54 by p01 p01
Olschool stuff this time, not these sometimes boring chunky 3d sometimes..
rulez added on the 2005-05-18 00:09:04 by Optimus Optimus
Cool piece for this machine.
Checkmate!
rulez added on the 2005-07-08 19:29:58 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
Cool stuff!
rulez added on the 2005-07-08 23:56:43 by Zweckform Zweckform
What Keops said.
rulez added on the 2006-03-13 00:07:45 by StingRay StingRay
It really ROCKS !!!!! We want more stuff like this !!!
rulez added on the 2006-04-08 22:50:54 by cmpi cmpi
rulez added on the 2007-03-22 21:31:38 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
The first newschool Atari 8-bit demo I saw, of course it rocks!
rulez added on the 2007-03-22 21:33:59 by CiH CiH
The tune perfectly fits the fast visuals. Anyone who does not have a Pokey chip to listen to should go and get one ;-).

PS: The ATR-file is 16k - sometimes that makes me think how...
rulez added on the 2007-06-16 02:04:05 by JAC! JAC!
yeah.. really great intro.. as jac said, music and visuals work together perfectly
rulez added on the 2007-08-25 23:23:52 by fiveofive fiveofive
techno music,
chessboard moving multidirection,
chessboard zooming in/out, distorting, stretching,
chessboard with chessboards moving in its black squares,
screen divided in 4 scrolling parts with chessboards in them,
chessboard with plasma effect in the black squares,
3D objects, shaded, transparent, rotating,
chessboard with motion blur effect,
more 3D poly objects,
chessboard distorted, credits words font
rulez added on the 2008-01-19 02:33:26 by BITS BITS
yeah, smashing
rulez added on the 2008-03-18 07:03:48 by miker miker
wow great
rulez added on the 2008-04-09 13:54:54 by tobé tobé
Best Atari XE/XL demo ever
rulez added on the 2008-09-29 16:24:15 by irwin irwin
Chessboards, colorful plasmas and filled vectors - what more could you want?
OK, some perspective projection on the vectors perhaps, but other than that a very, very nice little demo!
rulez added on the 2009-01-12 23:05:24 by Sdw Sdw
Is there any way to get this to run properly on NTSC? :/
rulez added on the 2009-03-18 20:38:21 by crossmos crossmos
yeah, i like this a lot :) kewl!
rulez added on the 2009-03-28 22:44:58 by ɧ4ɾɗվ./Lemon. ɧ4ɾɗվ./Lemon.
nice one but tune seems recycled.
rulez added on the 2009-03-28 23:48:00 by gentleman gentleman
the best of its time!
rulez added on the 2009-03-29 14:58:17 by Exin Exin
very nice.
rulez added on the 2009-03-29 15:20:29 by bdk bdk
Very great!
rulez added on the 2009-03-29 17:37:36 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
Some amazing stuff for an 8-bit machine.
rulez added on the 2009-04-05 17:10:05 by Alpha C Alpha C
awesome effects. i dig that soundtrack, where can i download it? :D
rulez added on the 2009-04-19 15:37:53 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
amazing speed of translucent rotating 3D objects
rulez added on the 2009-05-09 21:06:04 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
This is one of my favorite demos (why it named intro here?) for XL/XE. Somewhat simple, but there is some magic in the chessboard. And the effects are all smooth and fast, that's great.
rulez added on the 2009-07-19 14:39:31 by Shiru Shiru
OMG never thumbed this one?

Yeah yeah, gets repetitive after a while, but goddamn this ROCKS so hard it hurts. Besides, the driving soundtrack by X-Ray doesn't let you get boring (as well as the fx having good variations).

Great code by Fox and awesome music by X-Ray :)
rulez added on the 2009-11-11 17:32:08 by すすれ すすれ
Nice colors - great music.
rulez added on the 2010-02-11 17:45:02 by mic mic
Great! One of my most favourite demos on XL/XE.
rulez added on the 2011-10-26 22:17:36 by zbyndek zbyndek
What you can do with a chessboard, and more.....
rulez added on the 2011-11-02 21:45:12 by Frequent Frequent
really cool
funny things done on the screen
rulez added on the 2016-03-01 20:43:31 by lvd lvd
Chessboards, and 3d objects. What could possibly go wrong?
rulez added on the 2016-03-01 21:26:42 by PulkoMandy PulkoMandy

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