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Perfect Circle by The Black Lotus [web]
screenshot added by z5 on 2003-06-13 16:23:22
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release date : april 2001
release party : Mekka & Symposium 2001
compo : amiga demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 71%
  • 0.89
alltime top: #620
added on the 2001-04-21 18:24:19 by phoenix phoenix

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excellent design and nice effects, the best prod of ms01 imho :) get the video @ http://omr.planet-d.net/amidemos/perfcir.zip
added on the 2001-04-21 22:45:32 by robotriot robotriot
i've heard the 3d part with the tree is an animation. i only voted this one 'cause of that part. blame them :(
added on the 2001-04-23 19:06:57 by PigPen PigPen
its not a real animation tho.. its alot of fun going on in the background ;p
(what i know they have irl sex behind the tree for instance)
added on the 2001-04-23 19:21:19 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
Yep, the tree is an animation, but actually the realtime unpacking routine is some rather nifty work in itself (atleast it seemed that way when Kalms explained it :) ).
All in all a very nice demo.
added on the 2001-04-24 11:54:23 by Sdw Sdw
We were kind of hoping that people would appreciate other parts of the demo too, such as the forest zoomer and the shadowcasting balls.
At least the Polish crowd yelled "Animation" at the wrong part of the demo :)
8MB diskspace is a PITA when doing those zooms, by the way - we had to cut down a lot on the lighting information in the forest zoomer :/
added on the 2001-05-07 02:03:38 by Kalms Kalms
i was lucky to see it at the party... 060 - ouch!! 3D stuff and great stuff too! the fish... ummm i love fishes! and the tree... animation? who cares! 320x200 looks great on amiga still! i just wonder when i will be able to see it next time?
added on the 2001-05-12 01:54:44 by raver raver
superb 3d scenes, musics, graphics, effects ...
rulez added on the 2001-06-17 18:38:05 by robotriot robotriot
Thumbs up!
Another high quality TBL release. Respect dudes! =)
rulez added on the 2001-07-22 22:32:04 by fingus fingus
amazing - thanks to TBL for this masterpiece.
rulez added on the 2001-08-17 16:04:26 by alan alan
You want to know : What is a demo ??? Just look at this. Better than all demo ever !!
rulez added on the 2001-08-20 16:56:33 by mRyOuNg mRyOuNg
vote ;)
rulez added on the 2001-08-20 17:10:33 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
nice piece of computer art...
rulez added on the 2001-08-23 10:22:07 by teo teo
With this demo, The Black Lotus are getting almost as good as the old TBL was in 1996-1997 (captured dreams, tint). I think the demo lacks a bit of energy. But they are getting very close to the top again. Awesome visuals, fab code and good music. It's so wonderfull to have the masters on Amiga again. Keep those corckers coming, TBL!
rulez added on the 2001-10-06 11:10:44 by z5 z5
starts really nice, but kinda loses power afterwards.. nice one still. shame about the animation part. 8)
added on the 2001-12-20 12:34:56 by bhead bhead
The music is really good, and the demo is also decent..
rulez added on the 2002-01-02 05:13:36 by drstranger drstranger
Great demo, nice whale with weird fins, great music etc. TBL pleaz release more masterpieces like this on the good old miggy! ;)
rulez added on the 2002-01-23 07:44:38 by -Logan- -Logan-
Fandabidoze! gotta love this :) TBL kixx ass again!
rulez added on the 2002-02-05 08:11:53 by Panda Panda
nice effects and shiiat. tbl you bukkake!
rulez added on the 2002-02-09 16:09:07 by kuree kuree
Sort of liked it, but didn't found it so imppressive to justify all the hype that was given to this production
added on the 2002-02-23 11:32:26 by mac mac
I guess the hype is about the smoothly animated objects on a 'standard' 060-AGA Amiga :)
I like it very much, it's very good technically.
rulez added on the 2002-06-04 00:31:36 by Scali Scali
quite nice. too poppy for me though.
added on the 2002-08-19 19:20:50 by nosfe nosfe
Awesome roto-fractal-zoomer ;)
rulez added on the 2002-08-28 09:10:17 by Pyxis Pyxis
30 Mb video file
start part is not interesting
infinite zoom is hard to do, so respect to the gfxman :)
arg, the big fish is a mutant!
animation is good, but it becomes quickly boring
no cohenrency between the parts
music is mediocre
infinite fractal zoomer is fast but it takes too much time
and there is no transitions between parts
so, an ok prod for me
IMHO better than "Little Nell".
Little Nell sucks ;-)
rulez added on the 2002-10-19 22:06:35 by kimi kardashian kimi kardashian
yum yum
rulez added on the 2002-11-09 23:43:13 by funktion funktion
Great music and effects, just fucking great newschool trackmo!
rulez added on the 2002-12-09 15:08:40 by Optimus Optimus
TCG. 'nuff said.
rulez added on the 2003-01-28 02:24:38 by Gargaj Gargaj
This is just great. Very nice feeling.
rulez added on the 2003-05-12 20:00:56 by dairos dairos
i like this quite much
rulez added on the 2003-08-09 11:26:11 by shadez shadez
which is the next, shadez? 9fingers? ;)
added on the 2003-08-09 11:27:50 by mrdoob mrdoob
very stylish, great music, i love this one
rulez added on the 2004-01-09 08:40:59 by Phenomenon Phenomenon
wheee. damn great stuff :)
rulez added on the 2004-03-10 22:33:06 by lazyone lazyone
rulez added on the 2004-03-28 01:52:30 by spritus spritus
rulez added on the 2004-05-14 21:52:51 by ad0001 ad0001
rulez added on the 2004-09-24 23:06:05 by René Madenmann René Madenmann
TBL quality
rulez added on the 2004-09-25 02:38:15 by Frozzy Frozzy
Very cool demo! I love it! Heard a few effects have been faked but who carez! Sweet!!
rulez added on the 2004-10-25 20:32:59 by ghandy ghandy
... no, this one doesn't appeal much to me, really. a weird combination of sequences not connected and neutral to each other. but since i love TBL i'll spend a piggy on this one ...
added on the 2004-11-26 23:29:08 by monroe monroe
Thumb up mostly for the graphist and his great detailed zoom in the first part of the demo!
rulez added on the 2004-12-08 17:12:44 by jesus2099 jesus2099
rulez added on the 2004-12-12 21:44:47 by post malone post malone
Nice stuff indeed. We need more tbl stuff.
rulez added on the 2005-01-04 17:20:42 by psonice psonice
An amiga demo just can't be bad when starring Kalms, Teque and Cube :)
rulez added on the 2005-01-11 16:52:32 by keops keops
rulez added on the 2005-02-13 03:44:11 by jimmi jimmi

rulez added on the 2005-04-23 17:39:04 by ninja ninja
thumb up ;o)
rulez added on the 2005-06-25 17:00:22 by wayne wayne
rulez added on the 2005-08-06 17:09:21 by p01 p01
rulez added on the 2005-08-06 18:14:19 by teel teel
melodic soundtrack from TCG, good visuals from TBL. dark, bleak, creative and exciting. rulez.
rulez added on the 2005-08-19 14:35:34 by flexi flexi
rulez added on the 2005-10-29 16:55:41 by wie8 wie8
rulez added on the 2006-01-10 17:54:01 by bzz bzz
oh my god that motherfucking whale!!! brilliant music by TCG too! TBL knows how to do demos ;)
rulez added on the 2006-01-10 18:35:13 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
rulez added on the 2006-02-18 12:01:19 by Preacher Preacher
rulez added on the 2006-02-27 11:24:40 by Cj Cj
rulez added on the 2006-03-19 01:31:19 by Quarryman Quarryman
rulez added on the 2006-08-29 00:41:37 by aga060 aga060
rulez added on the 2006-09-13 22:30:56 by RRR RRR
Awesome :)
rulez added on the 2007-04-06 23:58:10 by bdk bdk
Music is brilliant and the demo is awesome.
rulez added on the 2007-04-16 22:52:05 by necronomic0 necronomic0
rulez added on the 2007-06-01 23:20:04 by fiveofive fiveofive
wow! fantastic
rulez added on the 2007-06-11 13:54:38 by cyberpingui cyberpingui
rulez added on the 2007-06-23 18:47:50 by v3nom v3nom
rulez added on the 2007-06-23 19:13:12 by nitro2k01 nitro2k01
toilet with mushrooms + trees + houses, bubbles, monster whale, music, puzzle ball, lake with reflex and 3D balls object, 3D woman, light cylinders, 3D zeppelin, fractal, 3D trees at the end
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 16:23:47 by BITS BITS
nice demo, but i think it could be even better with more time to code on. i always miss the mirrow object in the beginning. maybe it was ment to be like this but i always expect a mirrored object in the mirrow. :)
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 16:27:40 by scicco scicco
solO2 ... as eloquent as always :D

Besides the A - Ni - Mazja issue that rose after this release. It flattened me back then at the party place. The soundtrack is ace.
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 16:28:20 by d0DgE d0DgE
Good one!
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 16:37:55 by fishwave/scx fishwave/scx
ruling demo
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 17:11:55 by gentleman gentleman
not brainblasting, but still a good demo
rulez added on the 2007-09-27 18:15:10 by RA RA
rulez added on the 2007-10-09 21:37:29 by texel texel
rulez added on the 2007-10-10 13:12:58 by not-a-number not-a-number
Rats I had forgot to thumb up this great demo
rulez added on the 2007-10-10 13:43:31 by evil evil
Oops, another forgotten thumb.
rulez added on the 2007-12-23 20:55:46 by Maissi Maissi
Awesome visuals...I love the tree. And I love whales with extra appendages.
rulez added on the 2008-05-09 04:13:41 by [HamsTeR] [HamsTeR]
whooooa, awesome! that tree is superb indeed.
rulez added on the 2008-05-09 23:54:40 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
great demo
rulez added on the 2008-11-26 21:00:58 by relias abardon relias abardon
rulez added on the 2008-11-26 21:12:00 by thec thec
Great music :)
rulez added on the 2008-11-26 21:41:41 by Dbug Dbug
rulez added on the 2009-03-30 09:09:39 by toxie toxie
Amazing!!! What an impressone leadwork!
rulez added on the 2009-03-30 21:35:31 by SoDa7 SoDa7
rulez added on the 2009-06-20 20:56:39 by Alpha C Alpha C
rulez added on the 2009-06-20 21:55:07 by sof_max sof_max
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rulez added on the 2009-06-20 22:19:20 by PENETRATOR PENETRATOR
I always wonder what the good Amiga is able to. Just superb!
rulez added on the 2009-06-20 23:10:46 by Dano Dano
rulez added on the 2009-06-20 23:15:16 by Shockwave Shockwave
kalms.. please.. pritty please.. its 2009 already..

thanx! :)
rulez added on the 2009-06-20 23:54:27 by magic magic
TBL <3 superb!
rulez added on the 2009-06-21 00:43:42 by pera pera
Great !
rulez added on the 2009-06-21 19:38:21 by lsl lsl
I bought 060 to see this demo.
rulez added on the 2010-01-09 16:21:25 by jack-3d jack-3d
Infinity zooms and a Commodore airship.. three thumbs from me.
rulez added on the 2010-03-11 00:49:58 by BoulderSteiNisse BoulderSteiNisse
rulez added on the 2010-03-11 03:34:50 by Gʀɪʍʍy Gʀɪʍʍy
rulez added on the 2010-03-18 08:20:55 by Raven^NCE Raven^NCE
Forest scene is a classic!
rulez added on the 2010-03-18 12:53:07 by loaderror loaderror
TBL going perfect circle. Maybe the best demo ever!
rulez added on the 2010-03-31 22:18:51 by zstab zstab
Not a perfect circle, a perfect demo
rulez added on the 2011-01-09 22:40:39 by BackSpace BackSpace
rulez added on the 2011-07-12 21:23:17 by Frequent Frequent
rulez added on the 2011-09-04 16:47:46 by stage7 stage7
One of the less impressive TBL demos imo. Most scenes look ok, some pretty damn good and some just outright ugly. Deisgn isn't really there at all and the music sucks imo.
added on the 2012-05-15 16:57:39 by noby noby
cozy nice TBL stuff :)
rulez added on the 2012-05-15 17:00:44 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
video here:
rulez added on the 2012-06-07 23:11:33 by sINk sINk
rulez added on the 2012-12-06 01:47:12 by comankh comankh
Fantastic! The usual TBL great style. TBL please wake up!
rulez added on the 2013-09-05 20:52:33 by Sir_Lucas Sir_Lucas
Great demo.
rulez added on the 2013-11-28 23:07:53 by Flops Flops
Cool :)
rulez added on the 2013-11-30 15:39:25 by kjb kjb
rulez added on the 2014-04-26 18:11:39 by Black Dragon Black Dragon
has some nice scenes but overall it is not my cup of tea. piggie.
A fascinating prototype of the later TBL demos.
rulez added on the 2015-01-14 20:42:01 by CiH CiH
rulez added on the 2015-11-04 21:55:44 by lvd lvd
great soundtrack
rulez added on the 2017-02-09 18:10:14 by nagz nagz
Cool and probably rather technically demanding but I think TBL clearly surpassed this in later years. Really good music.
rulez added on the 2017-03-24 22:46:25 by lennart lennart
Cool demo!
rulez added on the 2017-07-21 20:51:28 by bitl bitl
Half of the screens look great, but second half is ugly and with no concept.
added on the 2019-08-30 22:04:19 by vdr vdr
Great demo. One of the best by TBL although it seems a bit unpolished at certain parts. The soundtrack is awesome.
rulez added on the 2019-11-16 06:46:36 by ham ham
rulez added on the 2024-01-15 13:18:30 by Olympian Olympian
Very enjoyable!
rulez added on the 2024-01-15 14:00:51 by Mystra Mystra
quite weird but in a cool way
rulez added on the 2024-01-15 14:19:33 by ferris ferris
A classic. And yes, the tree is obviously an animation when you see it in a modern capture like that. Perhaps not as obvious on the bigscreen in 2001 :-)
rulez added on the 2024-01-15 14:54:17 by Sesse Sesse
rulez added on the 2024-01-15 14:58:17 by SiR SiR

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