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Edge Of Forever by Andromeda Software Development [web]
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release date : april 2002
release party : ReAct 2002
compo : pc demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 75%
  • 0.87
  • 3
alltime top: #263
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It just really kicks ass!! You must watch with your own eyes the scene with the mirrors and the refraction in order to believe it!!
rulezcdc added on the 2002-04-21 03:38:03 by zafos zafos
it just rulez... one of the best demos i've ever seen.....
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 03:39:48 by Fubyo Fubyo
one of the best *Greek* demos you've ever seen, you mean :)

It's not bad, it has a lot of really neat stuff. Nice tricks, cheats and blurs. I'm just not too keen on the colors and textures, and the music kinda lost me after a minute.

It beats staring at the ceiling though, nice work. ;)
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 04:05:06 by Shifter Shifter
Fantastic, ASD does it again and amazes the crowd at React demoparty... this time it is definitely one of the TOP demos of the year. watch it and lose the sence of time and space by the magic tricks of ASD ... this demo FUCKING RULEZ.
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 04:26:04 by Nuclear Nuclear
Whoah, this seriously kicks some ass. Very amazing demo, best demo of the year so far! And even on my pIII-450 / tnt2 it's running mostly fine :)
added on the 2002-04-21 04:55:43 by Crest Crest
My humble being can't digest very well the design but ... thumbs up without any doubt, nice work 8P
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 05:18:28 by Zafio Zafio
great stuff!
I love all the lighting and blurring tricks :)
and the scene from the screenshot was a nice and original touch :) and there are not too much dwelling with each scene, but a nice and steady progression all the way.
as a sidenote, I consider this the most uplifting demo of 2002, whereas most european demo tend to be dark and gloomy for now. again: great stuff!
rulezcdc added on the 2002-04-21 06:01:30 by lug00ber lug00ber
F*cking awesome!
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 07:20:50 by Amigo Amigo
Impressive demo by ASD, fast paced with beautiful colors. The music is a psychedelic trance track, alot more energetic than from previous ASD demos. A well deserved rulez!
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 07:58:43 by moT moT
no artsy design, no carefully picked colors, no clickety-click idm soundtrack - but instead a full-fledged attack on the senses with a fat trancey tune and loads of effects. it's demo as it was supposed to be by god, and as it was before we started digging MTV and Wallpaper* magazine for 'ideas'.
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 08:34:40 by bhead bhead
Well guys.. full flavor and this time as promised, an original soundtrack =). As Navis tends to keep the demo away from any eye.. I was even amazed when I saw that one week before the party. Oh oh oh... and this time it quits on ESC.. yay! =)

I hope you'll all enjoy it as much as we did here at the party place.
added on the 2002-04-21 09:09:03 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
Oh.. and a sidenote on the "ASD colors" ©® ... they are REALLY projector friendly. At least 95% of the details were visible on the big screen.
added on the 2002-04-21 09:11:48 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
Rulezzz !!!! Fantastic feelings from this prod....I think it is better than most prods on MS2K2.....rulezzz
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 10:31:03 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
it looks sooo 1997
added on the 2002-04-21 11:23:00 by _-_-__ _-_-__
woah, nice flow! neat effects and overall feeling. but i thought some scenes were too colourful and kitschy, plus the music sucked.
added on the 2002-04-21 11:41:29 by robotriot robotriot
greate muusic and a steady flow in the demo..the scenes are well put together.

my fav. was the hand/galaxy scene...
added on the 2002-04-21 16:27:26 by nelius nelius
oh..and thumbs up...
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 16:27:46 by nelius nelius
ASD is really using time on making good transitions in their demos and that makes demos so much cooler. They also bake effects into eachother in a crazy way :)

I really loved that undersea scene with the fire and mirrors...really good...and that transition to that glass ball is cool...the reflections is cool.

The music is that style that is often used in demos and it`s ok..like some of it.

This demo is very very good...the only thing I didnt like was that first scene after the introduction scene.

I hope this wasnt the last ASD demo.
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 17:18:19 by Wain Wain
Mixed feeling here ... Overall view, the demo is well balanced. Colors are OK even if not my favs, music is once again that techno/trance track .. well, if some like it !
Anyway the scene were really good, except for the underwater scene: Overblurred !!!
But yet, transitions are ass kicking !!!
So, the whole deserves that Thumb !!!

Keep up, ASD guyz ...
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 17:32:44 by kohai kohai
Hmm.. once again the Greeks are patting themselves on the back - I guess that's what they're known for over there ;). I can't help but notice the inspiration by previous demos here. Lots of great effects and ideas, but they're over too fast or get drowned out by other, lesser effects on the screen. The music is more demoscene flavor than last time (and original!) but it's still nothing great and still doesn't fit the demo too well.. but it's better than the Adrenalin music at least. :) If you have a friend with a short-attention span, this is a good mish-mash demo to show them.
added on the 2002-04-21 19:10:09 by phoenix phoenix
I like it, but I see too much of Cadence and Cascade here (transitions, etc.). Nice effects though, and nice soundtrack.

I don't personally believe in 11Mb demos, that's why I'm not giving it a rulez here. It's a good demo, but not worth the size of it.

Good work guys, keep on producing
added on the 2002-04-21 19:51:41 by Jcl Jcl
this demo is well set up with visuals, but I found the soundtrack rather noisome.
added on the 2002-04-21 21:24:38 by funktion funktion
One thing I liked about Cadence and Cascade was the constant transitions between sections, which made for a very smooth flowing demo. This production is no different. It seems to become more interesting as it progress, is not too long, and the music fits. (Apart from the voice samples, which are icky...) My favourite bit is (once again) the way sections creatively transition from one part to the next. Slick.
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 21:31:56 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
There's enough to see in each scene and the transitions are really good.
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 22:03:25 by ravity ravity
Cute, we'll designed, pretty cool effects, synch. I've liked this one, ASD is improving in every demo they produce.
erm..the music and some scenes and fades, reminds me some kind of 604 inspired, but i liked much more the design work and composition on thie EOF by ASD. Congrats!
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 22:10:36 by JaK JaK
some nice moments in that one.

i cannot understand why they chose a name with 'andromeda' in it, though... don't you know the amiga group?
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 23:06:22 by cp_ cp_
Very good job.

Loads of fx, transitions, good gfx here and there.... it still has some coder color combinations, but is definitely one of the best productions this year (and better having coder colors and fx than a 3d player (eh 3p? :))

rulez added on the 2002-04-21 23:21:35 by mac mac
shut up about the coder color. this rocks!! beutyfull colors at all times id say!
rulez added on the 2002-04-21 23:26:34 by NoahR NoahR
Visually it's pretty darn good. It doesn't play music in my machine though.... and yes, I DID hit the YES button on the dialog at the beginning. Weird.
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 00:46:35 by sin sin
This is very very cool. I mean there's enough material here to fill a few demos, effects come and go at a ridiculous pace, transitions are fluid and make sense too.
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 00:55:20 by MrMessiah MrMessiah
phoenix: well.. if it had fewer effects lasting longer, would it then be boring? I like the fast transistions, it makes the demo exciting to watch over again, as there are new details to discover every time :)
(for the record: I'm norwegian, not greek ;)
added on the 2002-04-22 01:37:49 by lug00ber lug00ber
Mac: what's this? The worlds worst colour-blind coder talking about colour combinations?!?!

Iblis: he was talking about _his_ prods!

My comment: fuck! I loved it. Totally. It's just amazing, with effect after effect, with trick after trick. It just blew me away.
The only thing is that I see that people just use one camera for a scene, they don't do cut-scenes like in VIP2 (that's one of the reasons it's so appealling!). But that's not a bad point, it's just not a good point :)

Conclusion: Rulz big time!
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 01:50:56 by tALSit tALSit
When i saw it i said: HOLY MOTHER OF CHRIST!!!!. It Rulez and i don't have words to express how fantastic,ass kickin,fuckin great demo,Edge Of Forever is.
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 08:50:33 by sybeX sybeX
Stunningly, awesomely beautiful. There's not a single word that describes how beautiful it is.

I loved the combination of accelerated and software graphics all at the same time - very nice visual tricks, transitions, everything.

The music was good, but you could have left out the newsman's monologue, and added a fading echo to Ellie's dad's voice at the very end (it seemed to cut off to quickly).

The combination of the two at times made my eyes get all watery :,)

Definitely one of the best 11MBs I ever downloaded...

*watches it again*
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 11:49:13 by laserbeams laserbeams
hm - maybe all thumbs up rose my expectations too much, i don't know. this one surely deserves a thumb up for all efforts put into it, the amount of work can be seen well. anyway i didn't like it. i just don't like "kitsch" demos. the name, the music, the overall feeling is way too pathetic for me. i think my favourite scene is the loading screen so far ;)
added on the 2002-04-22 12:15:40 by rp rp
lots of pretty generic effects teamed up together with some fancy camera movements result in a few nice looking scenes. to me it seems that they've spent a lot of time on details.. which pays off. on the other hand i can't really feel happy about a few spheres on a plane and the music was so awfully cheesy..
added on the 2002-04-22 12:57:14 by superplek superplek
nice visuals, nice tricks, nice design. this is almost perfect, but the soundtrack is a bit out of the picture...
Well, it made me want to watch Contact again. (But it ended up being spaceballs, but that's my prob... :) )
added on the 2002-04-22 13:44:16 by FooLman FooLman
i need to admit.
This demo is great, the ASD really did it once more :)
the transitions the effects and the music can really make u "travel".

keep up the good work guys.
added on the 2002-04-22 15:55:02 by Oddie Oddie
Excellence in all its glory......'nuff said......

rulez added on the 2002-04-22 16:28:07 by mulambo mulambo
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 16:48:15 by dixan dixan
Can't stop watching it!!!
added on the 2002-04-22 19:23:52 by zafos zafos
Amazing demo! It's sure one of the best demos this year and I doubt if exists no one that can see it less from 1.000.000 times! Also the feeling of watching this demo at the projector was something really special. We the ASD addicts we're expecting a new even better production!!!
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 21:43:10 by ZoUzOuLoS ZoUzOuLoS
Good works!!
Music and some effects was good.
rulez added on the 2002-04-22 22:06:55 by got got

Let me vote too... I have 2 go after that (I am in an Icafe and I will wash the disses if I don't leave now!)

I have seen it again, amazing, liked it more than their previous (That means that they advance a lot) the visuals/transmations and ideas are amazing, there is a non stollen music this time, done by Amusic, I liked it very much,. it touches me that there is one greek group doing a good job keeping our tiny greek scene alive..

I am wondering if you can do better next time. Navis just said in my mailing list that he wants to do better and better things each time, but wonders how he can achieve that after this demo :)
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 00:23:05 by Optimus Optimus
OK, 2nd time watching it, and I'm convinced that the voice samples killed this demo. (forgive me, amusic!) A tune that changed style around the parts (like TBL's recent stuff), being hi-energy techno in some parts, but drumless and emotional in others (like the hand at the end) would've made this demo so much more moving - because I am impressed by the effect sequencing. So, so very close to a thumbs up.
added on the 2002-04-23 02:44:42 by phoenix phoenix
these people have true power! ;)
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 04:28:43 by mrdoob mrdoob
It rulez, it's the best, it rocks, but where the hell is macaw???
added on the 2002-04-23 12:45:37 by zafos zafos
good Demo!
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 17:05:00 by diver diver
Nice job guyz. keep up.
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 17:36:03 by jObo jObo
Let's vote for this thingie to reach the top 10!!! Really have you seen 10 better prods than this one??
added on the 2002-04-23 21:30:44 by zafos zafos
just rulez
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 23:12:24 by BadSector BadSector
unglaublich gut!
rulez added on the 2002-04-23 23:24:51 by Kauto Kauto
Our next big production should take into account all your critisism (i.e. color-scheme, music etc). Thanks for that.

signed, navis.
added on the 2002-04-24 19:51:31 by Navis Navis
the only thing that makes me more happy than seeing this prod, is the fact that it was released at our party;)
... just poetry and magic ...
... thank you guyz ...

.you are very .good
rulez added on the 2002-04-24 21:15:15 by psyche psyche
Another masterpiece from ASD.. well done dudez.
thumbs up.
rulez added on the 2002-04-25 01:45:22 by medron medron
phoenix perhaps you're right about the contact samples... Maybe it's just cause I was in a "contact" mood at the time.. anyhow.. I didn't have much time to polish the vocal samples as I was in a rush due to army obligations..

Anyhow, the music was intended to bring back memories as a combo between old/newskool... (and a little influence from poland demos which I personaly love)..

In conclusion I'm very satisfied with the end result.. both the demo, and the party which had a surprising ammount of entries. I'm sure we we'll do better on our next production.. which will not be in 2002 for sure...

Oh as a final note, ASD is in the scene for more than 10 years.. I doubt that the founders were aware of the Amiga Andromeda demogroups (which is once again one of my favourites...)

added on the 2002-04-25 18:13:30 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
Can't stop watching it...
What really amazes me is the awfully fluid camera movement....

Really amazing...Keep up the excellent work guys...
added on the 2002-04-26 01:30:54 by mulambo mulambo
This is a good demo, but why the hell did they greet nextempire????
rulez added on the 2002-04-26 16:36:11 by dairos dairos
Why not greet nextempire? What did they do? "Did they piss inside the well?" (greek expression) :-)
added on the 2002-04-26 18:50:03 by moT moT
You all say all those things about nextempire, but I guess that most of you wait to see their next production. Guess they are, together with, fr and hauj, one the most famous groups around. ;-)
added on the 2002-04-26 19:03:18 by Navis Navis
WOW, this is one of the best prods i've ever seen!! i loved the hand with the "galaxy" in it =)
rulez added on the 2002-04-26 21:34:31 by WiPeOuT WiPeOuT
first half is kinda dull and running extremely slow (?) on my pc. The second half is brilliant, great colors, effects, nice timing... I love it. A keeper for me.

rulez added on the 2002-04-26 23:46:44 by Inopia Inopia
i wish i had a better computer to see it from my home :(
added on the 2002-04-27 02:20:20 by BadSector BadSector
i love it, respect.
rulez added on the 2002-04-28 10:24:00 by emc emc
Whaou ! A really amazing demo !
rulez added on the 2002-04-28 17:38:11 by Squaley Squaley
when i saw it i stayed speechless for a while and then shouted GREAT F*#%#*% DEMO!!!!One of the best i ever seen
added on the 2002-05-02 10:17:25 by sybeX sybeX
oh.. man... great work!!!
it just rulez!
rulez added on the 2002-05-03 15:23:35 by nether nether
amazing... a big "thank you" to asd for providing us with such an experience :-)
rulez added on the 2002-05-05 04:31:14 by iM iM
don't know. quite some nice stuff in it and it certainly has its moments, but that said, nothing i'd even start a second time. just doesn't give me anything.
added on the 2002-05-05 06:10:27 by ryg ryg
ASD once again so their abilities! thumbs up!
rulez added on the 2002-05-11 15:15:37 by RandomGr RandomGr
added on the 2002-05-11 15:16:50 by RandomGr RandomGr
Navis, the demo seems to have problems with gf2MX cards (Especially during the bugs flying scene, where there seems to be an infinite blur).. It's also quite slow on gf2mx, so maybe you should provide a lower resolution option in the final version
added on the 2002-05-12 00:42:35 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
In your face, Mind's Eye video!
rulez added on the 2002-05-12 01:21:53 by Cesar Cesar
really great prod! cool effects, but a little strange "story"...
rulez added on the 2002-05-12 01:36:07 by reaktor2k reaktor2k
Amusic: I have a GeForce2mx400 and it runs just perfect, really smooth everywhere. I had some problems when i had 128mb ram due to swapping. but with 256 it runs fine (p2 350 mind you)
added on the 2002-05-28 02:47:36 by Nuclear Nuclear
Hmm it has been a long time without a thumb up!! Well thumbs up again for this gem!
added on the 2002-06-06 12:48:48 by zafos zafos
Whoah, I haven't voted for this yet?
It's one of my favourite recent demos, and I have recommended it to many people already :)

I love it... great music, great transitions...
As for the 3 spheres on a plane...
I guess that's a poke at realtime raytracing :)
If it were realtime raytracing, it'd be cool...
But now it's 3d hardware, so it looks better, runs way faster, so it's not cool :)
I like that little detail there :)
rulez added on the 2002-06-30 23:34:47 by Scali Scali
As in CnC, creative effects and smooth transitions from ASD -- if there's anything I didn't like that well, it must be the colour scheme and the music -- I don't really feel that those two fit too well together. Heavy render-to-texture use, so I guess it won't look too good on my own card (haven't tried), but appears smooth on a Geforce2MX. :-)
rulez added on the 2002-07-04 16:04:24 by Sesse Sesse
It's all been said. An outstanding demo with a tremendous atmosphere. Great work!
rulez added on the 2002-07-21 15:49:21 by Wade Wade
it crashes with a Borland Pascal error message on my Athlon 1300/Win2K... is it a bad-OS or a too-fast-processor bug?
added on the 2002-07-21 16:01:12 by jazzman jazzman
oops, Borland C, not Pascal =)
added on the 2002-07-21 16:02:14 by jazzman jazzman
rulez added on the 2002-07-21 16:08:09 by cyraxx cyraxx
Brilliant visual design.
Nice flow.
Graphics ranging from ok to quite good.
Lots of great transitions.
A "different" taste.

What's not to like? The music is not to like (even tough I love the movie "Contact").

Still, one of the best productions of the past 12 months.
rulez added on the 2002-07-25 03:24:39 by Jare Jare
Nice stuff, cool ideas, a bit too simple music, but still, worth thumbing it up.
rulez added on the 2002-07-25 16:20:11 by Gargaj Gargaj
great piece of work! packed with ideas and really polished throughout. my only criticism: very uninspired music. oh well, and the lack of support for older gfx hardware...
rulez added on the 2002-07-29 20:39:22 by jazzman jazzman
ah, two more things:

+vocal samples are nice
+combination of 3d accel and raytracing rules
added on the 2002-07-29 20:43:08 by jazzman jazzman
Whaouuu :)

_this_ is demomaking.

Nice transitions, and mostly made of non easy to explain effects, a little bit like in dreams :)

Clean. Change of usual 3D stuff. I love that.
rulez added on the 2002-07-29 20:56:39 by Dbug Dbug
this demo just gets better and better every time I watch it. still the most entertaining demo from 2002 by far.
added on the 2002-09-24 13:17:36 by lug00ber lug00ber
oooooh!!! really rocks! art! no boring scenes. one of the best prods of the year
rulez added on the 2002-09-28 14:34:59 by bfx bfx
This prod is so beautiful !!! Amazing colors !!! I love it, it is defenitely one of my favorites !!! All thumbs up !! All two... :D
rulez added on the 2002-09-29 18:36:49 by 0x$$ 0x$$
Good job!!!
rulez added on the 2002-10-17 16:43:40 by carsonix carsonix
Have I said that this one kills?
rulez added on the 2002-10-18 13:48:06 by tomcat tomcat
after rewatching this on a bigscreen, with bigass audio stuff i have to say this is very good!!!!!!!!!!!!!
rulez added on the 2002-10-18 15:46:54 by FooLman FooLman
freezes at the loading on a radeon 7500 mobility
added on the 2002-10-23 14:00:30 by nelius nelius
very looong loading part
good ideas, and good scenes and visuals
but the music is horrible and the rythm is too fast for this kind of scenes
colors are not very good, too much purple for me, so a pigface here
this is a wild dream for sure ..

rulez added on the 2002-11-16 20:33:32 by flood flood
Finally i saw this in my computer. Yeap, ASD rulez. They made one of the best demos ever seen.
However, ASD's style is not the style that i like (i prefer "fast and beaty" and "dark and melodic demos"). But this is a demo that you are not seeing too often. Most today's demos are flybys or bad written/boring effects (which i'm used to :). EOF is not a flyby and if someone says that has bad written or boring effects, (s)he has to see it again (but if (s)he still thinks that, then, whatever, everybody has a different taste for things).
@cp: The name and the music fits ok with this demo, which is a very good demo. You would say that these are "pathetic", if the demo was something that you see every day. But EOF is not an every day demo.

(and you can run it even on a P233 :)
added on the 2002-12-06 12:34:43 by BadSector BadSector
i'll give it a thumbs-up for some very cute scenes (underwater, snow sphere, jellyfish). overall it's not one of my favorites demos though. overlay fx are overused, soundtrack's not my taste, and the colors are a tad too intense.
added on the 2002-12-06 14:10:57 by jazzman jazzman
...and here's the thumb i promised :x
added on the 2002-12-06 14:11:25 by jazzman jazzman
ah well, looks like i already gave it one... oh dear... don't comment on pouet before first coffee... don't comment on pouet... *strolls to kitchen, mumbling*
added on the 2002-12-06 14:12:52 by jazzman jazzman
/me had the same problem as jazzman (doublethumbupvote!)
for some reason i don't remember when i voted for it (maybe i was drunk or something)
added on the 2002-12-08 17:33:16 by BadSector BadSector
For me this is THE Demo on PC. Perfectly showing what DEMO means. Now "2nd Reality" is on Place 2. ~_~
rulez added on the 2002-12-08 17:42:47 by elend elend
catalyst 2.4 fixed the problem with radeon 7500 mobillity.
And this is pure joy.
added on the 2002-12-08 18:14:56 by nelius nelius
FUCK! what a trip!!!!! weeeeeeeeeeeee
rulez added on the 2002-12-11 22:34:36 by kernelpanic kernelpanic
yeah, rocks. it wasn't perfect, but definitely it was good.
rulez added on the 2002-12-12 16:02:28 by asasel asasel
Humm pouet seems to be wrecked or something. It does not display the party released nor the Rank for this demo. It scored #1 in ReAct 02
added on the 2002-12-16 12:40:37 by zafos zafos
rulez added on the 2003-03-13 16:20:06 by ouga ouga
Great :) More of this please :)
rulez added on the 2003-07-09 12:56:58 by Sapphire Sapphire
More of this coming soon to a monitor near you SaphirJD. We're hard at work for the next step, and I hope we're moving towards the right direction... (i.e. forward).

(Man.. it's very tempting to thumb this up.. resist.. resist.. resist..)
added on the 2003-07-20 20:29:43 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
try this instead.
added on the 2003-07-20 20:39:55 by dalezr dalezr
rulez added on the 2003-07-20 20:45:02 by tomaes tomaes
rulez big time
rulez added on the 2003-08-26 12:18:17 by v3nom v3nom
Da staunt ihr, was?
added on the 2003-08-26 14:13:12 by elend elend
I love the big hand scene =D !
rulez added on the 2003-10-18 13:57:52 by linkt linkt
one of the best demos E V E R !
rulez added on the 2003-10-22 21:09:00 by shaggy shaggy
^^ Indeed it is. I like it more than Dreamchild, and it's a lot. Great music, great code, great design, great effects, great everything.
rulez added on the 2003-11-17 09:03:27 by Preacher Preacher
Now the scenes here and the effects be awsum music too.
For lack of a better word.......Excellent !!
rulez added on the 2003-11-17 09:15:17 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
Simply Excellent !!!

Good Job Dudes
rulez added on the 2003-12-08 13:02:22 by _wheely_ _wheely_
Simply Excellent !!!

Good Job Dudes
added on the 2003-12-08 13:04:11 by _wheely_ _wheely_
god damn why did i miss this before!?
its awesome! lovely! brilliant in every way.
rulez added on the 2004-03-18 19:44:22 by blkpanther blkpanther
Decent demo, with quite a nice feeling, although I find Dreamchild to be significantly better (ambience as well as design wise). Not too sure what to think about the music, although the voices sound familiar (series? movie?) Some nice transitions as well.
rulez added on the 2004-03-19 08:00:54 by Nezbie Nezbie
The voice samples are from the movie "Contact" with Jodie Foster.. and the tune (We are not Alone) is kind of my Tribute to Carl Sagan =)
added on the 2004-03-21 00:10:20 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
it's most definately better than dreamchild, yet the predominantly colorscheme spoiled it for me again.
added on the 2004-03-21 00:28:29 by dalezr dalezr
I wanted to watch this again, but it crashed.
since I had some problems with fullscreen OpenGL apps (later I found out that this was the only one crashing), I patched out the modechange and started watchin in windowed. The loading passed, the music started to play, but nothing happened.
Later I found out that if I right-click the taskbar button of the demo, it starts to show, and keeps playing as long as the context-menu is visible. If I close it, it stops again.
Odd, isn't it?
added on the 2004-03-21 02:09:13 by Gargaj Gargaj
Wow! I finally stimbled over it while i was searching for something of a kind for *years*. This demo (as the others from Andromeda i just watched) has a somewhat oldskoolish soundtrack and many innovative effects. It seems to continue the tradition of Final Reality in some sort - music, style...

rulez added on the 2004-03-24 16:38:38 by eye eye
Goode one. A whole lot of nice effects, fast-paced. Thumbs up!
rulez added on the 2004-03-24 19:32:46 by raer raer
yep! it lacks some overall design, but hey, this is cool!
rulez added on the 2004-03-31 23:56:16 by Duckers Duckers
fast-paced and surreal like a goa demo should be. Love those worlds-withing-worlds transitions!
rulez added on the 2004-07-05 23:57:29 by titanstar titanstar
that should be "worlds-within-worlds", of course
added on the 2004-07-05 23:58:04 by titanstar titanstar
I, for one, welcome our new transitions overlords.
rulez added on the 2004-07-26 03:07:35 by knox knox
Traditionally, we make a post on our last big prod, when the time for a new big prod is near =).. So stay tuned... very soon =) (evil grin)
added on the 2004-07-29 01:37:50 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
and then we realise that this is not our last big prod.. bummer... =))) (but the info is very true =)
added on the 2004-07-29 01:39:27 by aMUSiC aMUSiC
I like the music, aMUSIC!
l hope for new music soooooon!
rulez added on the 2004-07-29 02:16:11 by imYemeth imYemeth
The music is ok and there are some neat effects and scenes, but in general the design sucks, it's too incoherent. It's hard to believe this is made by the same people as Planet Risk, even though there are many similarities (colors, blur, transitions, layering and a bunch of recycled(?) 3D models, etc). It's nice to see how people progress.
added on the 2004-08-29 19:59:56 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
this demo rocks ! great flow, colourful and fast paced music - two thumbs up !!!
rulez added on the 2004-09-02 11:58:34 by NJ NJ
2 years ago and I'm still impressed. I don't know how they could make it running so fast. WOW! These guys have goldfingers! Big respect.
rulez added on the 2004-09-02 12:20:25 by daddyvx daddyvx
definitely a great demo ... I love the "Contact" samples in the music (which is superb, btw) and the visuals are altogether great. however it miss like a "little somethin" to really be THE demo ...
rulez added on the 2004-11-05 13:52:09 by c0d4$m c0d4$m
Starts so so but becomes rather trippy and unexpected after a while which is good.
rulez added on the 2004-11-25 15:41:56 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
This kicks some butt! :-)
rulez added on the 2004-12-05 02:11:18 by prodigy prodigy
Amazing how all fit together in ASD productions.
Lot of respect from me little person.
rulez added on the 2004-12-15 23:41:45 by checkoff checkoff
rulez added on the 2004-12-16 22:25:48 by legalize legalize
Some one is eating my thumbs
rulez added on the 2004-12-17 08:22:44 by Vulture Vulture
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rulez added on the 2004-12-18 19:37:01 by Frozzy Frozzy
no questions
rulez added on the 2004-12-18 20:41:30 by zeebr zeebr
The definition of a quality demo!!! Realy nice work.
rulez added on the 2005-04-12 16:52:29 by GODlike GODlike
seems there were some hiquality shrooms there :D
rulez added on the 2005-05-29 20:41:46 by apricot apricot
i'm gonna watch it again. another special thumb for amusic.
rulez added on the 2005-08-02 22:45:56 by anesthetic anesthetic
Really good, probably my favorite demo. The movie references are very nice.

If you didn't recognize it, all quotes are from Contact ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118884/ ), a nice movie, but i liked the book better.
rulez added on the 2005-08-03 12:45:42 by koen koen
Ahhhh, Contact... thx, koen.
added on the 2005-08-17 17:25:35 by imYemeth imYemeth
kind of reminded me of 604 by AND, for some reason. Still, nice stuff.
rulez added on the 2005-08-29 09:51:34 by Gaia Gaia
yep, superb
rulez added on the 2005-11-11 02:12:21 by Skate Skate
oh god
rulez added on the 2005-11-11 02:43:21 by rmeht rmeht
rulez added on the 2005-12-27 10:49:11 by spritus spritus
the clips from contact are cool. oh yeah nice demo too :)
rulez added on the 2006-03-05 22:44:48 by blackpawn blackpawn
WOW I'm speechless! Awesomely beautiful demo, and YESSS YESSSSSSSS Contact samples RULE! :)
added on the 2006-07-16 19:50:23 by Aasemoon Aasemoon
And of course I forgot the thumb again.....:P
rulez added on the 2006-07-16 19:51:33 by Aasemoon Aasemoon
oh yeah, so good.
rulez added on the 2006-07-16 20:26:31 by hunta hunta
rulez added on the 2006-07-17 19:04:09 by kurli kurli
Best ASD demo ever... all the the other ASD demos are way too "arty" and overloaded :) Great music by aMusic here.
rulez added on the 2006-10-09 20:51:44 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
Music is just perfect. And the rest shows us the usual ASD quality.
rulez added on the 2006-10-25 10:51:00 by decipher decipher
Blimey, this prod kicks buttocks!
I just LOVE the sparkling butterflies!
ASD r0xx0rz!

rulez added on the 2006-12-20 14:48:57 by Nutman^IRIS Nutman^IRIS
Just so bloody awesome!
rulez added on the 2006-12-20 15:19:08 by hashdash hashdash
Just very very good !
rulez added on the 2007-02-12 23:15:27 by Chainsaw Chainsaw
rulez added on the 2007-02-12 23:37:51 by Buckethead Buckethead
Yes, there is a parallel dimensions where sometimes my comments migrate ... o_O

Simply stunning one.
rulez added on the 2007-02-12 23:47:16 by bdk bdk
An other eye-candy by asd.
rulez added on the 2007-02-25 15:34:59 by Cj Cj
No comment yet.. Very nice, good tune.
rulez added on the 2007-02-25 15:39:28 by Serpent Serpent
-b rulez
rulez added on the 2007-03-26 17:15:29 by aha aha
rulez added on the 2007-04-28 18:20:16 by puNky puNky
added on the 2007-06-29 15:08:23 by wie8 wie8
rulez added on the 2007-08-20 13:37:04 by las las
some nice parts here, classy trance tune. nice to see how asd style was evolving. no loader parts included ;>
rulez added on the 2007-09-16 14:14:16 by comankh comankh
neat stuff from asd
rulez added on the 2007-12-22 04:22:54 by renard_v renard_v
Sigh, kicked even back in 2002!
rulez added on the 2008-03-30 01:50:03 by Lord Graga Lord Graga
nice music, just beutiful, like the x-mas ball :)
rulez added on the 2008-05-23 15:30:02 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
Timeless classic! I've got some problems to get it to run on my new pc, though. Only works in Win98-compat. mode. Any chance of a fix?
rulez added on the 2008-08-21 09:15:57 by Stebo Stebo
One more happy customer.
rulez added on the 2008-08-21 10:48:35 by Salinga Salinga
I am late I guess. Catching up on the PC scene still ;) But damn this one was great demo. I like this a lot better than the newer demos from ASD.
rulez added on the 2008-12-01 12:52:54 by Proteque Proteque
rulez added on the 2009-03-07 17:48:39 by T$ T$
rulez added on the 2009-03-27 17:17:43 by bumble-bee bumble-bee
Eh! An atypical ASD demo! Lots of nice ideas here! Stylish 2D gfx - The music is not really my cup of tea
rulez added on the 2009-04-08 21:14:59 by ok3anos ok3anos
No thumb yet... hmm. Awesome particle work.
rulez added on the 2009-05-03 06:00:12 by xernobyl xernobyl
Brilliant production, design-wise absolutely astounding!
rulez added on the 2009-07-24 15:12:28 by vestige vestige
i seem to missed this before
rulez added on the 2009-07-24 18:59:47 by blala blala
Still very good one.
rulez added on the 2010-12-21 19:24:02 by jack-3d jack-3d
imma rewatch this !
rulez added on the 2010-12-21 20:38:40 by ɧ4ɾɗվ. ɧ4ɾɗվ.
i can't help myself. it looks nice, sounds great and there is so much going on. a real rush for sure. but it did not catch me. so here's a golden piggie.

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rulez added on the 2011-10-02 21:38:08 by Defiance Defiance
I expected this old demo to be a lil bit worse.
rulez added on the 2011-10-17 22:53:52 by rutra80 rutra80
rulez added on the 2012-03-29 23:46:07 by gentleman gentleman
Far from my favorite, but it did age well.
rulez added on the 2012-03-30 02:08:45 by moozooh moozooh
Excellent track from aMusic!
rulez added on the 2012-04-02 06:00:54 by _JUL_ _JUL_
This is the best ASD demo, even today, in 2012.
rulezcdc added on the 2012-04-17 19:11:22 by blueghost blueghost
Sorry, I can't get behind this. Butt ugly visuals with badly produced goa track, and the whole thing doesn't make any sense to me.
sucks added on the 2012-05-02 03:11:20 by noby noby
Somehow earlier ASD demo's really look and breath demo'ish.. and the music.. wow!
rulez added on the 2012-07-29 12:28:59 by magic magic
Forgot the thumb years ago.
rulez added on the 2014-12-14 13:38:22 by ElGuillermo ElGuillermo
first time I watch it
rulez added on the 2017-11-02 06:42:51 by Flashira Flashira
Great effects and some interesting ideas, but music looks like having it's own flow on the side of the demo.
added on the 2019-06-21 22:55:24 by vdr vdr
good old times
rulez added on the 2019-07-30 11:36:11 by nagz nagz

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