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Cardiac by Infiny
screenshot added by Crest on 2003-10-20 04:31:52
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release date : april 1994
release party : The Party 1993
compo : pc demo
ranked : 3rd
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popularity : 58%
  • 0.70
alltime top: #7955
added on the 2001-11-01 11:17:47 by nakudoh nakudoh

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Hmm, I thought this was released at tp3, not tp4?

Anyway, a nice (and long) demo at the time, quirky in a genuinely french way, partly due to the odd music by Moog and Shad if I remember correctly (Shad did the excellent music for the most excellent Square some years later).
The code was pretty good and had variety, and I think this demo introduced Barti, who of course went on to join NoooN and become the #1 coder in the pc scene :)
rulez added on the 2001-11-01 16:50:20 by saffron saffron
Oopsorry, i've mistaken TP3&4.
This demo is one of my alltimes favourite, it prefigures the french domination over the scene in the 90's ^__^
rulez added on the 2001-11-02 13:26:08 by nakudoh nakudoh
Hey, I have succeded running it with my 386! (It seems it wasn't a bad idea afteralls to find old computer parts from garbage and put my old 2/3/486s to work!)

Guys from Nooon was in that! A lot of cool oldschool parts and great music in that! Lovely :)
rulez added on the 2002-09-06 19:40:51 by Optimus Optimus
one of my old favourites also :)
rulez added on the 2002-09-07 15:00:03 by droid droid
yep I remember this one, it was really good. Especially the 3D engine as the huge vector world with all the moving objects shows it, iirc.
rulez added on the 2002-09-09 23:13:57 by exocet exocet
Full info file at
added on the 2003-04-29 01:03:06 by none none
Thanks to dosbox I could re-view it now after many years. Still a very pleasing demo with good ideas!
added on the 2003-10-20 04:09:38 by Crest Crest
Great oldskool demo, I especially like the last part after the 3d vector world. And it's good to see that the end scroller works again on dosbox (when I upgraded from a 486 to a Pentium the demo wouldn't run the endscroller anymore for some reason)
rulez added on the 2004-02-07 01:35:14 by sparcus sparcus
i want the music. (and tp4 is right, me thinks)
rulez added on the 2004-02-07 01:50:37 by gloom gloom
thumbs up, just for the good memories sake
rulez added on the 2004-02-07 01:58:52 by Jcl Jcl
brilliant music.. great demo. a classic.
rulez added on the 2005-07-07 10:45:15 by spritus spritus
a sentimental classic (especially for the french scene, i'm sure).. lots of effects and music. even the colorful vectoballs still look good. the tunes are demo-rock/pop with a weird french twist, courtesy of shad and moog. you can get the ripped mods here, and there's more to them than what you hear in the demo. the talent from cardiac went on to nooon, live!, and other groups.
rulez added on the 2007-06-17 01:41:28 by phoenix phoenix
this demo' real worth was not realized :(
added on the 2008-08-26 00:36:21 by spritus spritus
It was like watching second reality again and it being a lot more chaotic. Well music was in some parts fine and the demo had gougar shading.
added on the 2008-11-15 22:42:41 by MuffinHop MuffinHop
Wow, nice one! I loved many thing and especially enjoyed the flyby, done so fucking right. Can't resist to old school tridi like this.
Also Lot of Barti's stuffs here ;)
A must see!!
rulez added on the 2009-02-09 01:56:43 by Buckethead Buckethead
Not a good demo...
added on the 2011-03-08 22:29:54 by tomba tomba
for those that encounter a bug, looking at the information pages allow to see the whole demo in dosbox. there is a memory leak in this demo that make crashe the demo in the middle.
added on the 2012-10-16 11:45:56 by Bartoshe Bartoshe
added on the 2014-04-10 04:47:07 by phoenix phoenix
rulez added on the 2015-03-01 22:14:35 by bitl bitl
is it real to watch a whole demo in pure dos on pentium or higher? :) (yes, it freezes after vectorballs part)
anyway, i like gouraud and slime vectorz and MUSIC! damn it rocks :)
rulez added on the 2015-03-17 10:29:18 by wbcbz7 wbcbz7
Very very mediocre demo but still slightly above average for its time, there is a lot worse out there...
added on the 2015-03-17 10:36:09 by noby noby
hah, just tried on mobo with VIA chipset (the previous has Intel 430TX) and it works fine...almost (i still can't see final scroller), don't know why :)
added on the 2015-03-17 16:49:32 by wbcbz7 wbcbz7
Good effects for its time. A bit chaotic and some ugly stuff in there, but overall a good long demo. Weak thumb up.
rulez added on the 2015-03-18 21:00:39 by raer raer
For the KRAPULAX handle.
rulez added on the 2015-10-17 19:54:09 by cce cce
Not so bad, some very nice effects in here but.. One can see clearly that it is a PC demo.
I dunno, why they used such an unreadable fonts in the last part. Curious...
added on the 2021-04-07 22:18:12 by sim sim

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