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paimen by Coma (Kooma)
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release date : january 1996
release party : Juhla 1996
compo : pc demo
ranked : 2nd
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  • rulez 60
  • is ok 7
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added on the 2000-09-12 16:30:43 by florent florent

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One of the best demo by Coma... The music (by Groo) is really great and fit perfectly to the visual effects.
Great job dudes !
added on the 2000-09-12 19:04:48 by rez rez
mhm, not my cup of tea, but its fairly nice anyway. The music is whack, but still cool :>
added on the 2000-09-13 10:21:56 by skypher skypher
it's one of my favourite demos!! have a great style! coma style rulez!
added on the 2000-12-09 21:52:56 by mrdoob mrdoob
In my opinion one of the _very best_ demos of the mid-90's.
added on the 2000-12-23 23:17:45 by guenon guenon
the best "classic" coma demo I think. the finnish version has a stronger feeling than the rather clunky english translation...
added on the 2001-01-09 00:17:19 by saffron saffron
the best coma demo, no doubt. there is a hungarian joke edition by Kamu crew, called Pumpa. :)
added on the 2001-05-08 01:35:57 by d-lee d-lee
One of the best demos ever and _the_ best one from coma.
added on the 2001-05-25 14:57:03 by uncle-x uncle-x
I agree with uncle. I seriously freaked out early in the demo the first time I saw it :)
rulez added on the 2001-08-12 17:15:48 by bigcheese bigcheese
aww.. it's a shame it's completely messed up when run on a fast computer.
added on the 2001-08-12 17:23:01 by bigcheese bigcheese
It´s great! It somehow appears timeless, I can´t quite say what it is.
This one will never die!
rulez added on the 2001-09-03 12:25:28 by nudge nudge
rulez added on the 2001-09-06 17:29:03 by zden zden
i love it. nothing bad to say about this one. one of the best ones ever.
rulez added on the 2001-09-26 21:46:44 by odex odex
coma at its most powerful!
rulez added on the 2001-10-20 11:25:06 by _-_-__ _-_-__
who could forget this demo?

I've always felt that this was
the most underrated pc-demo (second reality being the most overrated)

and come back, groo... come back...
sucks added on the 2001-11-08 03:08:23 by hempest hempest
whoops :) my thumb didn't obey me. too much "tuttu juttu"
added on the 2001-11-08 03:10:55 by hempest hempest
aahh... here we go
added on the 2001-11-08 03:15:47 by hempest hempest
we need groo to come back.
somehow i doubt groo needs to come back,however.

where is he? all of the tracks he did for koma productions are fukin ace.

a demo i'd rather watch than the current stuff thash coming out
rulez added on the 2002-01-17 13:22:35 by distance distance
for once I agree with Uncle-X about something. this _is_ one of the very best demos I've seen.
rulez added on the 2002-03-05 13:31:00 by funktion funktion
ahh... the sweetness of voting....
rulez added on the 2002-03-07 01:20:09 by uncle-x uncle-x
I loved paimen for years now
rulez added on the 2002-03-26 10:41:19 by bizken bizken
paimen is love.
rulez added on the 2002-03-26 11:20:49 by nosfe nosfe
This demo makes me always thoughful. There are words and then again there are words. What you believe doesn't matter if it's all just aiming for a better life. The message is same time a bit naive but still very powerful.

And as Saffron mentioned, you really have to see Finnish version, English one sucks big time. Perhaps it'd be time for a final final version?
rulez added on the 2002-04-20 19:11:10 by melw melw
Does anybody know where I can find the english version?
added on the 2002-05-01 12:05:08 by tomaes tomaes
Ok, I already found the fixed version incl. the translated lyrics (thanx to good ol' hornet) and I agree that the english version sucks. :)
added on the 2002-05-01 12:39:06 by tomaes tomaes
prehaps the best demo ever.
rulez added on the 2002-08-19 11:26:56 by manticore / mfx manticore / mfx
The sound haunts you in your head several days after you've seen this :D
rulez added on the 2002-08-23 15:59:22 by jenni jenni
rulez added on the 2002-08-23 18:10:39 by dake^cdx dake^cdx
Awesome soundtrack, great demo
rulez added on the 2002-10-28 15:41:53 by Hopper/SquoQuo Hopper/SquoQuo
rulez added on the 2002-10-28 16:53:40 by raymon raymon
Hey,. the one I downloaded is the Finnish version. Where can I read the concept in English? Hey,.. and I can't find my phrase nowhere ;P
rulez added on the 2003-02-08 22:48:29 by Optimus Optimus
The music rules btw..
added on the 2003-02-08 22:48:40 by Optimus Optimus
Music rocks, visuals rule and the texts are übercool.
rulez added on the 2003-02-17 15:12:02 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
I got the English version from some old CDs of a friend with lotsa demos. The same version is featured also in the DemoDVD btw..
added on the 2003-02-18 10:43:38 by Optimus Optimus
i think the finnish version is muchos better.
added on the 2003-02-18 13:33:48 by nosfe nosfe
it's so great.
rulez added on the 2003-02-18 13:43:25 by gloom gloom
As people don't read nfo files I might as well give you instructions to switch between languages on fixed version.<br>Use parameters /F (for finnish) and /E (for english).<br>I do agree that english version sucks, but it is always hard to translate lyrical text.
added on the 2003-07-07 20:20:03 by virne virne
Uups. No caps. Parameters are /f and /e. "Fixed" version really fixes couple of minor bugs not only the language. But as you now know, both languages are there.
added on the 2003-07-07 20:23:14 by virne virne
i need more!
rulez added on the 2003-08-23 19:35:55 by ripper ripper
damn good, great track
rulez added on the 2003-08-26 14:10:12 by stonda stonda
rulez added on the 2004-02-08 09:10:21 by psenough psenough
rulez added on the 2004-02-08 09:33:55 by p01 p01
damn i love the soundtrack! demo itself if great too
rulez added on the 2004-02-08 17:35:08 by shadez shadez
rulez added on the 2004-05-22 02:29:16 by abuze abuze
Excellent, love the darkness - it had trouble running on my old machine...
rulez added on the 2004-07-21 08:46:47 by d3pth d3pth
rulez added on the 2004-09-15 11:52:25 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
Brilliant. The soundtrack kicks ass and there's a message in the demo, which alone makes it better than 95% of the modern ones.
rulez added on the 2004-09-15 12:09:47 by Preacher Preacher
One of my all time favourite demos.
rulez added on the 2004-10-07 16:59:48 by asasel asasel
rulez added on the 2004-10-07 21:01:10 by teel teel
rulez added on the 2004-11-17 22:44:23 by las las
i fucking love this :D
rulez added on the 2005-01-22 13:44:00 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Great stuff!
rulez added on the 2005-02-06 10:51:44 by chock chock
some of those bg effects are just too damn nice.
rulez added on the 2005-02-06 22:39:09 by Lord Graga Lord Graga
Coma at its best
rulez added on the 2005-02-06 22:44:06 by ithaqua ithaqua
yep yep
rulez added on the 2005-02-06 22:52:52 by dairos dairos
rulez added on the 2005-02-06 23:10:07 by lai lai
added on the 2005-02-15 07:38:40 by uns3en_ uns3en_
grooooo !!!!!!!
rulez added on the 2005-06-09 14:41:32 by chavez chavez
late but at last, I'm here to salute you for that demo. The music and the visual composition are really great! Love it!
rulez added on the 2006-06-19 03:10:52 by Paralax Paralax
Best "scenepoetry" ever.
rulez added on the 2006-08-25 09:27:11 by kurli kurli
Great atmosphere and I have to agree, that it does work better with finnish poetry.
rulez added on the 2006-08-26 10:20:48 by blueflame blueflame
has to be one of my favourite demos ever
rulez added on the 2006-10-01 02:37:59 by Gaia Gaia
One of the best demos ever.
rulezcdc added on the 2007-12-05 20:58:20 by zefyros zefyros
...and after seeing that there's nothing to coup de coeur from breakpoint I'll raise my cup for a real kick ass production.
added on the 2008-03-24 20:18:49 by zefyros zefyros
Just Wierd.
sucks added on the 2008-04-26 17:15:04 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
rulez added on the 2008-05-27 12:37:59 by tempest tempest
yes, yes, yes
rulez added on the 2008-05-27 12:53:57 by waffle waffle
Very strong original style, although the jesus content doesn't cut it for me :)
rulez added on the 2008-06-01 11:46:06 by Marq Marq
Hadn't commented this yet, so: Excellent demo with a very good soundtrack and "scene poetry" that's actually interesting and the usage of video is interwoven beautifully into graphical effects.
rulez added on the 2009-01-03 05:35:55 by visy visy
This was the first demo that showed me that the demo medium is usable for artistic self-expression. Also my favorite Coma demo.
rulezcdc added on the 2009-03-12 02:13:36 by viznut/pwp viznut/pwp
rulez added on the 2009-04-05 01:45:45 by T$ T$
My thumb :)
rulez added on the 2010-08-19 09:58:20 by rez rez
Herren er min hyrde
rulez added on the 2011-11-10 21:27:06 by Frequent Frequent
Absolute top class production. Probably one of the first real examples of artistic expression in the context of demoscene. Features clever use of effects, fantastic color palette, and a great track.
rulez added on the 2012-04-24 02:54:11 by noby noby
true art.
rulez added on the 2013-03-11 22:54:04 by branch branch
Good music, with some pretty cool visuals.
rulez added on the 2014-09-24 00:29:13 by keito keito
This one has some kickass visuals. My only gripe is the volume is a bit loud on the song, kind of over-normalized. But, fuck it; Coma rules.
rulez added on the 2014-10-29 00:46:06 by Maraakate Maraakate
Also where can I find dat English version?
added on the 2014-10-29 00:55:00 by Maraakate Maraakate
!!! blew my mind 19 years ago, haven't found the pieces yet
rulez added on the 2015-05-03 02:51:55 by mantratronic mantratronic
That track though.
rulez added on the 2016-02-23 15:41:18 by Gargaj Gargaj
Wow. Absolutely not my cup of tea...
sucks added on the 2016-07-01 20:28:58 by raer raer
Wow. Absolutely my cup of tea!
rulez added on the 2016-07-01 21:09:34 by hfr hfr
marry me, groo
rulez added on the 2017-06-06 20:25:24 by nagz nagz

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