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Old demo sceners?

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Born in 1972. Demoscener since around 1988. Old enough?
added on the 2018-04-28 15:37:42 by Raven^NCE Raven^NCE
Demoing with an walking aid?
added on the 2018-04-28 15:40:16 by dq dq
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Same also for those who survived Symposium '96, as well as MS2k2 !!!!

Felice, surely my job to reference Symp 96 in every conversation about olden times on the demoscene? :-)
added on the 2018-04-28 15:55:25 by CiH CiH
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Who is an old demo scener from the 80s and 90s on here?


Me!
added on the 2018-04-28 17:02:56 by SCA SCA
Mega leif convention was nice. 1992.
added on the 2018-04-28 17:12:57 by sol_hsa sol_hsa
I have grey hairs.
added on the 2018-04-28 20:57:26 by Radiant Radiant
I still recall the time where demogroups had a need for the so-called "swappers" !
added on the 2018-04-28 21:21:02 by norecess norecess
what Zplex said :) .. looks like we have a demographic change in the scene, seems we old sceners have to code till the age of 70 to keep the scene alive, no early retirement ..
added on the 2018-04-28 22:00:55 by Asato Asato
42 and proud. Scener since 91.
added on the 2018-04-28 22:01:37 by Dascon Dascon
active beginning in 1986
when i piss its 3 or 4 drops
added on the 2018-04-29 02:27:48 by rutra80 rutra80
born 78, entered scene in 91 (by joining a then wellknown group, but had been doing unreleased stuff on my own for years already).
I can't remember. That is how old i am.
added on the 2018-04-29 05:52:08 by 1in10 1in10
The first ever Star Wars movie is only couple of days older than I am.
added on the 2018-04-29 11:29:44 by mayday mayday
Well... Born 1970, first C64 "prod" in 1986 (gone from the face of the earth now, thankfully...). First Amiga prod early 1989. Kept active until around 1994, then took a long break until last year.
added on the 2018-04-29 13:37:16 by Nosferatu Nosferatu
solo/hellven is above 50. still active, not really on demoscene anymore though. he is still awesome.
added on the 2018-04-29 13:49:27 by nagz nagz
I am not _that_ old but my body starts to decay. Well, that's the circle of life. Wrote my first scrolly on a Commodore 64 back in 1987.
added on the 2018-04-29 14:38:56 by bsp bsp
yep, wrote a special scroller in basic once on c=64, must have been around 1985, when i was 7.
It consisted of letters made out of blocks (some PETScii), spanning 8 block height and the full x without borders, softscrolling though. I really exactly remember how it looked, but sadly i don´t have the file anymore, i´d pay a lot if i ever could get it back somehow! ;)
back in 1987 I got my first computer, an Atari 800 xl and I typed out my first gfx effect - a line pattern - from this book

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added on the 2018-04-29 21:16:43 by Asato Asato
Doesn't work on my outdated PC.

Video is so so.

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born in 1975, fall in the demoscene when I watched Enigma by Phenomena running on a demo Amiga in a computer store (the demo is looping, so I watched it during one hour while my father was occupied elsewhere buying some stuff).
first demoparty in 1993 (the first Saturne Party in France), I joined my first group by sending a letter to ask to join with a disk full of personal work :D
added on the 2018-04-30 13:18:02 by rez rez
I'm a 45yo Atari ST demo maker. I attended Transbeauce 2 and ICC2, got a couple of screens released with my pals in Naos; nothing fancy. I've always been a technician rather than an artist :P
added on the 2018-04-30 14:19:27 by sebdel sebdel
I am 48 now, and first heard of demoscene in '89. As I always loved low-level and graphics programming, the quality of the demos that I saw immediately blew my mind. Wish I could have more time to get involved, but daily life does not permit -- at least not yet. Also most big parties still won't accept remote submissions, which is a bit discouraging.
added on the 2018-05-01 00:53:10 by imerso imerso
Still alive, and old enough to remember first Amiga demos with color cycling as main effect :)
added on the 2018-07-27 13:05:27 by Pink Pink
1996 and onwards.
born in 1983.
added on the 2018-07-27 13:17:32 by superplek superplek

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