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Glowsick by Portal Process
screenshot added by samwise on 2004-07-12 10:43:08
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release date : july 2004
release party : Solskogen 2004
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 68%
  • 0.75
alltime top: #1181
added on the 2004-07-12 10:43:08 by samwise samwise

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It totally ruled solskogen like anything could.
A very nice production :)
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 11:54:46 by Tick Tick
some of the scenes are sooo cool
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 12:05:20 by NoahR NoahR
cool stuff :D
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 12:41:25 by bzz bzz
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 12:42:38 by Korvkiosken Korvkiosken
totally fuckin' awesome!
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 13:12:24 by kusma kusma
Way to go!
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 13:13:21 by ravity ravity
Last scene was very nice, albeit short. A bit on the slow side. Also the 'blurring' was very aliased and misplaced. Very nice models, but it looks as if the whole demo is based on these few seen-before objects.
added on the 2004-07-12 13:17:12 by Navis Navis
Wow! The models looked really nice and with a great soundtrack aswell!
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 14:03:41 by ekoli ekoli
good objects...
added on the 2004-07-12 14:09:21 by ninja ninja
boring, random scenes.. not very good gloom tune.. remind me minimalanimal as a whole..
added on the 2004-07-12 14:20:04 by mrdoob mrdoob
kicked ass at the big screen. I love snarlings taste for abstract objects. looks very industrial
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 14:33:03 by loaderror loaderror
I found it a bit ho-hum. How many demos do there have to be that show random spikey objects? Oh well. :)
added on the 2004-07-12 14:55:53 by sagacity sagacity
okish content.
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 16:17:59 by post malone post malone
MASSIVE! indeed :)

Portal Process confirms its breakthrough!
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 16:33:43 by Zest Zest
Some scenes looked great, others a bit random. Also looked to be borrowing a lot of visualice style ;) Good enough for a positive thumbing.
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 16:55:18 by psonice psonice
YES! i love this prod soo much!!!! stylish
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 17:03:00 by quisten quisten
this demo is great all because of snarling.
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 17:15:05 by lug00ber lug00ber
I really like it, but it comes up with a black rectangle if I run it fullscreen in any res , blocking the scenes

windowed works for fine but I'd love a fix
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 17:21:30 by Weyland Yutani Weyland Yutani
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 17:46:06 by termos termos
great demo.
but just like myself you make the mistake of just centering objects on the screen way too often ;)
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 17:48:35 by cp_ cp_
Nice looking, but the content seems to be repeating itself bit too much..
added on the 2004-07-12 18:25:32 by Vulture Vulture
the modelling bit is fucking awesome! snarling, you really got some skills! Lovely renderings too... nice blur, lighting and shadows. Solid!
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 19:44:03 by Duckers Duckers
Weyland: What kind of gfx card/machine do you have?
added on the 2004-07-12 19:48:10 by samwise samwise
GL_INVALID_OPERATION (or something like that) after the introductory part on my old box. Mhmm.
added on the 2004-07-12 20:21:23 by tomaes tomaes
Good stuff, but fairly uninteresting.
added on the 2004-07-12 20:21:59 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
samwise: sent an email about that this morning to your hotmail addy ;)
I really like the visuals. Care to tell how the lighting is done? The music sucks though.
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 23:28:39 by obi1 obi1
Nice'n'shiny but somewhat boring.
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 04:31:41 by asasel asasel
Funny but still rather mediocre fliltering on top of sometimes good and sometimes bad basic rendering.

Typography could've been better.. Music was nice though.

added on the 2004-07-13 08:35:25 by superplek superplek
obi1: postprocessing :-) Most scenes use ordinary lighting with a glowish filter + noise on top
added on the 2004-07-13 10:27:43 by samwise samwise
it crashes for me after the second scene: GL error (GL_INVALIG_ENUM) in: PBuffer::disable

Ati Radeon 9200, P4 2.8C, 512 megs ram winxp prof.
added on the 2004-07-13 10:33:36 by pezia pezia
good demo. Energetic music, gloom - respect
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 11:01:44 by zeebr zeebr
nice music
nice graphics
framerate dropped to near nowhere in the scene after the greetings (we're talking about a 9800pro here)
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 19:02:35 by Gargaj Gargaj
music is good, design is not bad. It's just...the glow is really, really ugly... :)
added on the 2004-07-13 19:34:59 by coma coma
quite ok
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 19:37:05 by xeNusion xeNusion
looks damn nice, this thing. thumbs up despite of the slow framerate.
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 21:16:54 by melw melw
I got the worst crash ever. Screen went totally mad and I had to power off and on (not even a hard reset worked!). Got GeforceTi4200.

It even happened in window mode!!

I got windows refresh at 100hz, but this demo flicks back to 60hz.
sucks added on the 2004-07-13 22:00:50 by Shanethewolf Shanethewolf
Marvellous! :D
rulez added on the 2004-07-13 23:56:31 by cerror cerror
great dark atmosphere.
very cool looking scenes (blur, lightings)
rulez added on the 2004-07-14 04:14:14 by kimi kardashian kimi kardashian
ok demo... nothing particular... except the good music
added on the 2004-07-14 19:27:38 by spengler spengler
ATI Radeon 9200, same error as pezia reported. However, this ruled at the party place!
rulez added on the 2004-07-14 20:36:23 by titanstar titanstar
rulez added on the 2004-07-14 21:31:43 by sindrete sindrete
atleast one demo from solskogen that isn't "funny" =)
rulez added on the 2004-07-15 01:45:06 by malmix malmix
Crashes with this POPUP : GL error (GL_INVALIG_ENUM) in: PBuffer::disable

just before the third scene...it's a ok demo, cool music, and correct feeling. :OP fun...but plz try to fix that disabling of pbuffer on ATI
added on the 2004-07-18 22:26:16 by JaK JaK
added on the 2004-07-19 07:16:36 by las las
rulez added on the 2004-07-20 02:07:45 by tintotinto tintotinto
Mostly this is not much more than a bunch of abstract objects rotating around dead center. However, it's pretty nicely done and definitely worth a peak.
rulez added on the 2004-07-25 23:47:53 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
Well, despite glitches (only on fullscreen for me), that's just f..king great! Sam. and all the crew : you rule!
rulez added on the 2004-08-17 03:04:34 by daddyvx daddyvx
Lovely with kick A@@ musik
rulez added on the 2004-08-21 12:38:42 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
good but no excellent
too much empty backgrounds, too much randomized and centered objects, the other things are good ,)
rulez added on the 2004-08-23 16:03:03 by Zone (leZone) Zone (leZone)
nice one, but im sure it looks better on a bigscreen..
rulez added on the 2004-09-14 12:56:10 by oldaccount oldaccount
rulez added on the 2004-09-28 14:59:00 by ninja ninja
the cns guys started the demoshow at function04 with this demo, that's where i saw this first, and it was a good choice.
rulez added on the 2004-10-05 12:08:00 by Ger Ger
really nice. i like the music.
bad point : the scene speed isn't high enough compared to the tempo.
rulez added on the 2004-12-25 21:32:59 by skarab skarab
rulez added on the 2005-01-13 23:09:55 by Frozzy Frozzy
very impressive looks, great music. awesome.
rulez added on the 2005-01-14 01:41:32 by jazzman jazzman
very nice prod, indeed it deserves to be played on a bigscreen in a crowded room
Doesn't even start here (FX5200). Switches to chosen resolution but goes back to desktop then.
added on the 2005-02-25 00:58:05 by beavis77 beavis77
most parts are mediocre, but some are really great. you get the thumb for them
rulez added on the 2005-04-09 18:57:58 by pohar pohar
this one is great. but on bigscreen while being very drunk it just wasnt catchy enough! However a VERY deserving demo for winning at solskogen and saved the pc demo-compo.
rulez added on the 2005-06-13 17:24:11 by Proteque Proteque
awesome visuals.
great music.
good sync.
mediocre speed.
occasionally lack of backgrounds.
"is kk is nice."
rulez added on the 2005-09-05 17:38:35 by keith303 keith303
Crispy music and nice forms.
rulez added on the 2005-09-05 19:13:06 by bdk bdk
crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash crash

same as above (after 2nd scene), also on Radeon9200
added on the 2005-12-07 15:57:52 by Gaia Gaia
i guess i'll look more than 100 times at it. fucking owns.
rulez added on the 2005-12-12 01:57:07 by iks iks
Got some great parts.
rulez added on the 2005-12-12 02:17:16 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
A bit boring but still nice to watch. Great colors in most of the parts. The endpart is very nice.
rulez added on the 2005-12-12 03:33:51 by StingRay StingRay
very nice demo
rulez added on the 2005-12-13 22:48:46 by pepto pepto
yeah i didn't love the opening credits, after which i got "GL error (GL_INVALID_ENUM) in PBuffer::disable"
sucks added on the 2006-01-23 09:15:37 by Gaia Gaia
rulez added on the 2006-05-04 02:03:11 by [ProToS] [ProToS]
i really enjoy the music since my first saw,some visuals,ahh,like the multideformers glow whitely in the mid are impressive to me.
rulez added on the 2006-05-05 20:48:24 by sunnm sunnm
nice one. and i love the music
rulez added on the 2006-06-17 11:42:57 by prm prm
rulez added on the 2006-07-07 20:19:45 by wie8 wie8
Once again PP rocks the shit out of their machines!
rulez added on the 2006-07-07 22:49:36 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
rulez added on the 2006-07-09 09:36:57 by anesthetic anesthetic
complex forms, i like
added on the 2006-08-10 22:27:44 by sokoban sokoban
rulez added on the 2006-09-18 02:51:33 by FOSTER FOSTER
not as cool as 'resonance' or 'don't stop', but still great.
rulez added on the 2006-09-18 14:59:03 by bhead bhead
rulez added on the 2006-09-20 20:50:02 by eye eye
well done!
rulez added on the 2006-12-11 18:23:39 by gentleman gentleman
rulez added on the 2007-01-27 12:20:36 by src src
süti rabló \o/
rulez added on the 2007-04-07 16:08:41 by aha aha
Nice visual. I specially liked the arabesques, and the velvety grain.
rulez added on the 2008-05-07 18:12:42 by untel untel
regus moolg
rulez added on the 2008-05-24 03:49:15 by keops keops
The music kicks, and the visuals are very nice. But the presentation didn't really excite my demo senses.
added on the 2008-07-07 23:38:58 by Alpha C Alpha C
rulez added on the 2008-08-01 23:43:05 by #535 #535
abstract <3 and works in linux =)
rulez added on the 2008-08-13 05:02:20 by pera pera
first pp prod i have seen, and i was totally stunned especially for its sound and ofcourse the colorscheme.
rulez added on the 2008-08-13 19:13:05 by mad mad
what trace said
Hmm... it´s ok
rulez added on the 2009-03-07 22:42:05 by T$ T$
boring. liked the outtro scene.
added on the 2009-03-08 20:25:10 by blala blala
rulez added on the 2009-03-08 20:26:08 by xernobyl xernobyl
rulez added on the 2009-03-08 20:52:10 by tFt tFt
stylish ride for sure. Dont know how I missed this before. Bit random in places and I get 6 frames per second on robot arms scene. Nontheless I enjoyed it.
rulez added on the 2009-03-08 21:04:44 by auld auld
Just rocks !
rulez added on the 2009-04-05 16:49:21 by Anat Anat
i found the demo boring.. but the music is excellent!
added on the 2009-09-25 11:17:02 by v3nom v3nom
the music is a bit boring, but the visuals are nice
rulez added on the 2009-09-25 13:16:21 by zefyros zefyros
rulez added on the 2009-09-25 13:58:05 by PENETRATOR PENETRATOR
nice gfx, but to much full screen flashes for my taste.....
added on the 2012-01-01 18:33:33 by Frequent Frequent
Forgotton thumb.
rulez added on the 2014-07-03 02:35:00 by Salinga Salinga
This one deserves more rules! Love that “Josh Wink” part in the music.
rulez added on the 2022-10-21 00:43:03 by rloaderro rloaderro
Also that sphere morph stuff is highly effective
added on the 2022-10-21 00:43:57 by rloaderro rloaderro

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