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Bad Mood,. what demos to watch???

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Hiyekss. I am crazy now,,,. I was chaotic, only fuckin exams are my news, I am far away from my computers (Check my babes! http://users.auth.gr/mkargas/opticomp.htm) I do nothing creative (Except some creative dreams floating in my mind right now :P) I am generally crazy :(
I joined today the C-64 channel with the nick kahmeno. Kahmeno means poor in greek. Then someone told me that he wrote me in eurogay mlist just to make me happy, but I don't think that this works... ;-(

Because I know that I will be just as crazy as today for several days, till the end of exams, before the demoaction,. I was wondering what demos would you suggest to make my mood better. I don't prefer now necesarry coderswise things, but something with nice music, escaping into other demoworlds, even cubez, even replayish stuff,.. just the ones with some nice, or sad music, with feeling or something, to flow inside and escape my reality for a bit.. I will go now because Icafe,. but waiting for your suggestions...

Your Optimus

U could sent me an emaill and tell me funny things or everything if u want,. I want gud emailz pliz =)

I am going to walk the way home alone now, to discuss with myself about my personal concepts and chaotic self and everything.. thanks the demoscene for beeing an escape..

I keep faith.
Quest for freedom!
added on the 2002-02-08 23:56:09 by Optimus Optimus
Nature v2.0/Threepixels, Gerbera/Moppi, Incyber/Satori, Singularity/Zden+Distance, Sunflower/Pulse, Multikolor/Kolor, Mikrostrange/Haujobb, Sleepless/Smash, Art/Haujobb.
Elements/Haujobb, fr-011/Farbrausch, Retrograde/Black Maiden (these 3 especially for nice sound).
added on the 2002-02-09 00:14:42 by Crest Crest
for sure : tesla + energia by sunflower
added on the 2002-02-09 01:47:08 by Payda^pcn Payda^pcn
Do Zen by Komplex is also nice :)
added on the 2002-02-09 01:48:29 by Crest Crest
I'd recommend two watermelons and one indoor ape by replay.. and faded by oror. and of course there are a lot of others.
added on the 2002-02-09 06:07:25 by bigcheese bigcheese
I dunno about you, but listening to Hunz' "Broken Wings" when I'm in a bad mood seems to help.

You can get it on his MP3.com page at http://www.mp3.com/hunz
My demo 'nil' was made in a down-phase, maybe it's appealing to you. :P Today I got a mail from this crazy japanese computer mag 'windows 100%'. They want that one on their cover disk. Ouchhhh. %-)
added on the 2002-02-09 09:07:26 by tomaes tomaes
they probably like your music, because synonym was already published in that mag, too :)
added on the 2002-02-09 09:49:42 by robotriot robotriot
PLEASE MAKE MEGADEMO SHOCK TO JAPANESE BRAIN!!
All prods from 3state could be very refreshing. And Haujobb new demos with "haujobb weird objetcts (tm)" too..Love them....
any live!, dEUS and Nooon productions, well at least it works for me :)
added on the 2002-02-09 13:50:56 by brioche brioche
inside/cncd
square/pulse
saint/halcyon
megablast/orange
the secret life of mr.black/orange
stars/nooon
303/acme

that should be enough :)
added on the 2002-02-09 20:31:21 by bizken bizken
listen all the .YM from Amstrad CPC, your brain will sing bip-bip-bip with flowers and joy ,']
(use Leonard emu if you can only use a pc/amiga/linux/beos ...)

Thank you all for your suggestions! I still waiting for more if you want. I would like to know what are your demos you use for relaxation and not for seeing that damn highly impossible optimized coded routine..

After downloading all the suggestions, just to watch demos for making my mind escape from reality and not to admire a routine, I thought a bit diferrent. Usually I am downloading a demo in order to see some code. I understood that I should watch all these diferrent kinds of demos at the right mood. When I usually download a demo, I am expecting coders stuff, and if something like this falls in my hands I am bored to watch. (There can be several reasons to watch a demo. Others watch coder stuff,. others want to relax.. it depends on the mood) But I discovered that these demos are better watched for diferrent reasons and in diferrent conditions (Not with all the quakers here, and withno pace :P), I discovered there is a good meaning behind them which I hadn't understood before.

I think that several demos that I thumbed down once upon a time, because I didn't watched what I expected, and didn't understood the diferrent use of them (Like replay's ones), but I beleive I should check them oneday back again, with the right mood, in the right place, with all my pace,. when I will need to watch demos to relax and not to see coders stuff only.

Keep suggesting if you want! I will track down your suggestions for the future..

Optimus
added on the 2002-02-09 22:33:02 by Optimus Optimus
Zone: I have written a whole CD with Amstrad Ym blip blips =)

brioche: Hmm,. live! prods,. I will download nexttime, it seems like oldskool groups style gfx (Deus, Eclipse, Nooon, e.t.c..) Any more groups in the same style?

Thanks to all the others for the alternative demos some of them I don't use to watch cause I use to wait for coderwise stuff,. but I discovered now they may have a meaning too in the right mood..
added on the 2002-02-09 22:42:36 by Optimus Optimus
i always get in a good mood after watching lifeforms/placebo for pentagon platform. very codewise demo, but still gives a great mood too...
added on the 2002-02-09 22:58:41 by lai lai
teddy bear's revenge/eclipse will make you happy
and beer will make you drunk like i'm here right now
added on the 2002-02-09 23:46:46 by florent florent
Watch Tran's Timeless, always a classic.
added on the 2002-02-10 00:00:42 by hd hd
something to view in the right mood? how about melvindale? :)
added on the 2002-02-10 03:11:50 by 216 216
I've always considerered vip2 by popsy team to be one of the most, if not the most, emotional demo I've ever seen.
And it works when you are in a bad mood too.
(please no vip2/anti-vip2 flamewar. I don't care if everything had been ripped, it's still nice to watch, and that was what he wanted)
added on the 2002-02-10 04:17:48 by lug00ber lug00ber
I'd preffer Bizqs suggestions + tribes/pulse. -old and unbeatable!
I'd actually try not to recommend an old demo for someone who's down... since it might be very sad when you find you can't get any of them to run :)
added on the 2002-02-10 09:21:37 by bigcheese bigcheese
I'd check "tribes by pulse" if i was in a bad mood :p
If it doesnt run then check 303 by Acme or Bleam by Lionhead. these are just my suggestions.. They always get me in the right mood!
Normally when I'm in a special mood for watching demos I turn the power on in my 486 and watch some old Orange and Halcyon demos.

And bigcheese, most of the oldies work right away if you just remember to boot with himem only and have a decent soundcard (GUS).
added on the 2002-02-10 10:55:39 by melw melw
btw, if I'm no mistaken, 'windows 100%' is like a 98% porno mag.. 8)
their cover cd's are full of hentai games + some programs and demos.
added on the 2002-02-10 11:18:25 by bhead bhead

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