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Keftedes by optimus
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screenshot added by Optimonk on 2005-10-03 10:18:29
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release date : october 2005
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popularity : 58%
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added on the 2005-10-03 10:18:26 by Optimonk Optimonk

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A little freebasic demo I made for a competition of this great guy ;)
Pitty that it was the only entry of the competition, how strange? Back in the times quickbasic competitions was getting 4-6 entries, I was expecting more today with all those gfx/music libs in freebasic and the general enthousiasm of the qb sceners about this compiler.

Thanks AAP, see you in the next compo ;)

p.s. The problems I am referring in the upscroller, probably need some proper doublebuffering and another music lib ;P
added on the 2005-10-03 10:22:59 by Optimonk Optimonk
This is the final btw, the original and the compo page is here, also check his [http://dhost.hopto.org/aapproj/fbgfx/]freebasic demo site [/url] with really spectaculary exclusively funny comments by his own majesty of depest respect :)
added on the 2005-10-03 10:29:52 by Optimonk Optimonk
Wow great and very catchy :))
That screeny is amazing!
(also nice to see how you created the keftales, and I already think of the beginning with the neat presentation, must run dis again :))
Good luck for yours exams Optimus.
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 10:48:07 by Buckethead Buckethead
..and the bump rulez.
If the whole thing wouldn't be so damn ugly, it would be almost cool in a semi-oldschoolish way. Catchy end tune though. ;)
added on the 2005-10-03 11:36:30 by tomaes tomaes
This was way better than I thought when I saw that it was made in basic. ;)
The fsp wen't down somewhere around 12 fps in some scenes but I got an old computer. How much faster is the same effects in c code ?
And like StanZ said. The bump is the best!
added on the 2005-10-03 11:37:34 by ekoli ekoli
Big fat thumb!
Nice thinggie!
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 12:13:52 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
uh-huh
sucks added on the 2005-10-03 12:28:10 by dodke dodke
I normally don´t like any kind of keftales, but here it´s okay and I like the beginning of the demo and the bump.
added on the 2005-10-03 13:22:56 by RA RA
Optimus you rule.
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 15:11:44 by Bagpuss Bagpuss
Good effects but I can't give it a thumb up. It's ok. I think using basic is not a positive thing but I would give a thumb up if demo had a better design. I really missed 2d effects and this demo is good about it. Music is average.
added on the 2005-10-03 16:31:25 by Skate Skate
thumb up for all optimus' qbasic works ;)
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 17:03:54 by spritus spritus
It kept me entertained. So its awesome!
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 17:41:58 by Rubicante Rubicante
There are things that can be cool done in qbasic. Like this one. ;)
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 17:43:03 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
keftedes ?= keftales

?
added on the 2005-10-03 17:46:25 by Navis Navis
what are keftales?
added on the 2005-10-03 17:51:22 by loaderror loaderror
absolutely not a boring one.
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 18:09:38 by anesthetic anesthetic
really nice
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 18:36:08 by denokan denokan
really really nice!
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 20:42:29 by rmeht rmeht
befteels
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 21:22:42 by Weyland Yutani Weyland Yutani
Quite nice and even runs on my laptop :)
rulez added on the 2005-10-03 23:02:22 by beavis77 beavis77
>How much faster is the same effects in c code ?

Some of the effects are 2 times faster. Perhaps it's even more fast for some other effects I haven't managed to check..

>keftedes ?= keftales

I was eating meatballs and rice when I decided for the name. Later, because keftedes is very close to keftales, I decided to implement the second. My brother had the idea to calculate x/y instead of x*y for each pixel, so also with some centering I got those patterns upon the planes which looks much nicer than regular keftales :)

p.s. Thanks for the comments, btw this one is in freebasic, not quickbasic. Otherwise I wouldn't be able to have it running on windows, using DLLs and getting this speed. Don't let the theme of the compo disrupt you.. (somewhere on the prize png says "The quickbasic demo strikes back" ;)
added on the 2005-10-03 23:19:36 by Optimonk Optimonk
only effect i got was white writing, blue screen. :/

Happens on about 70% of demos on this pc nowadays though, so it's probably not the demos' fault.
added on the 2005-10-04 14:18:56 by psonice psonice
After watching it for a few times, I started to like this demo and changed my mind. Thumb up!
rulez added on the 2005-10-04 15:38:20 by Skate Skate
oldskool.
bump and plusma rulez.
and good tune.
rulez added on the 2005-10-04 17:56:12 by got got
Substantial
rulez added on the 2005-10-04 18:09:29 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
A good work Optimus!
rulez added on the 2005-10-05 00:55:10 by bdk bdk
Optimus !
rulez added on the 2005-10-05 00:59:10 by skarab skarab
natasha tatarchuck should love u for this, optimus ;)
rulez added on the 2005-10-05 06:58:48 by t1_ t1_
Thanks for giving me her name, going for stalking now ;)
added on the 2005-10-05 08:51:00 by Optimonk Optimonk
Great oldskool thingy, love the music, especially the one during the scroller, and the multicolored-noisy-plasma-bump rulez :)

Btw, compiled the SDL version on linux, so here is a linux repackaging for whoever cares: http://nuclear.demoscene.gr/tmp/keftedes_linux.tar.gz
rulez added on the 2005-10-06 04:13:40 by Nuclear Nuclear
good work.. but why such colours?
rulez added on the 2005-10-07 20:34:21 by cj7 cj7
nice sreenchots- )
added on the 2005-10-08 23:20:33 by mitchell mitchell
Shame about the colours! The music reminded me of the old days, playing the master system. The demo managed to stay entertaining, so no regrets!
added on the 2006-01-05 08:08:35 by _-_-__ _-_-__
I second tomaes.
how the hell did you get GFXLIB to go so fast... FBF01 is slow as hell on old hW, but man, you got it goin on... email me or somethin
rulez added on the 2006-01-30 01:52:59 by xteraco xteraco
Not bad :-)
rulez added on the 2006-03-27 21:02:14 by moT moT
Horrible colors, the rest I like :)
rulez added on the 2006-04-28 19:44:39 by Preacher Preacher
Nice collection of effects, wierd colours (but not bad) at the end.
rulez added on the 2006-06-22 15:08:05 by cirux cirux
:)
rulez added on the 2006-07-12 17:17:54 by wie8 wie8
it's only ok
added on the 2007-04-01 21:51:06 by sokoban sokoban
FreeBASIC.
rulez added on the 2008-04-18 21:28:54 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
more more more :D
rulez added on the 2008-04-18 23:10:07 by Fleshlight Fleshlight
effects & colors galore :))
rulez added on the 2008-04-18 23:25:08 by Zest Zest
Did I showed you that glamorous prize? Hilarious!

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added on the 2012-11-03 09:11:41 by Optimonk Optimonk
catchy music, sometimes eyecancer-colors and nice effects. neat demo :)
rulez added on the 2014-01-12 13:29:41 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
great

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