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Liquid... Wen? by Haujobb
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release date : august 2002
release party : Assembly 2002
compo : combined demo
ranked : 1st
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popularity : 81%
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alltime top: #53
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how do you say SUCE MA BITE in finish ?
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:07:14 by stil stil
haujobb is back but we were _never_ gone!
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:08:45 by jazz jazz
i would have prefered this to be two demos but anyway - massive production!
i especially enjoyed the first part... the music, the music, the MUSiC!!!
the haujobb soap continues...
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:36:19 by fiver fiver
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Haujobb is back!!! ieAH!
P'tain, vos prod son très cool, j'adore! ;)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:43:01 by pK pK

I think, Haujobb just reached a new step in the evolution of their state of the art with this prod.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:46:35 by p01 p01
Demogroups should quit the scene more often, if we could then get such great comebacks.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:57:34 by dixan dixan
i didn't like the white brutal cut-images but overall was nice (and the music was greeeaaat)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:58:51 by rasmus/loonies rasmus/loonies
omg, haujobb is back. and HOW they are back!! excellent production! i think i'm about to weep silently.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 16:59:54 by MassaSnygga MassaSnygga
yes the music was VERY good

also nico to see it was a bit different than that standard visualice-design we all know and love/hate
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:01:40 by ileaardbei ileaardbei
absolutely astonishing!!! unreachable for a while, i guess
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:08:02 by equinox equinox
The music is in fact rather poor and those dark distorted vocal ruin the tune quite a bit.

The rest of the demo is... well... haujobb, self-repetition in perfection. Nice to watch though.
added on the 2002-08-04 17:09:38 by tomaes tomaes
Tomaes i hope you didnt press esc since the music in the 2nd part is really different! :)
added on the 2002-08-04 17:13:02 by jazz jazz
Humm, it crashed after the "don't press esc" scene and I thought that was supposed to be the end. :)
added on the 2002-08-04 17:15:42 by tomaes tomaes
ahh.. then you have a radeon8500 or something. that bug will be fixed asap! sorry you cannot enjoy the 2nd part yet. there is a lot to come after the "don't press esc" scene.
added on the 2002-08-04 17:17:21 by jazz jazz
used vic's tune. I love that tune and it was nice to see it in a demo.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:26:03 by oldaccount oldaccount
it crashed here after the 'dont press esc' aswell, gf2mx
i could watch it.. tho i saw lighting/geometry artifacts (bugging i guess.. my card could be overheated aswell).

anyway it seems like there was an awfull lot of effort involved with this demo, and that was clearly visible. nice graphics, nice meshes, nice animation.. but still i have the feeling that it could use something 'extra'.. maybe i found the design a bit too busy at certain points.

props anyway.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:32:06 by superplek superplek
I found the first part (before don't press esc) a bit too haujobb-ish, I didn't like it actually. But the second part is amazing, I liked every single bit of it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:35:14 by ithaqua ithaqua
This was very nice on the big screen. It's really nice to see they weren't never gone :)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:36:17 by dairos dairos
crashes here too... so anyway, the first part is generic haujobb-demo, so I'm anxious to see what the second part looks like. :)
added on the 2002-08-04 17:41:30 by sagacity sagacity
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:44:54 by Zafio Zafio
Music and visuals in harmony.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 17:59:54 by placer placer
the music and the atmosphere of the first part is really excellent. But i find this prod Tooo longg and it's all over the same haujobb style...
added on the 2002-08-04 18:01:13 by u2 u2
Nice, very haujobbish and it's easy to see that a lot of work has been put to this prod, but I don't like the style too much and it's too long and a bit boring. Please don't intepret me saying it's bad.
added on the 2002-08-04 18:15:48 by DiamonDie DiamonDie
crashes here before the 2nd part, too. using a geforce though.
added on the 2002-08-04 18:17:11 by robotriot robotriot
This is good haujobbish :)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 18:18:01 by Wain Wain
haujobb are back.
the first part is so lala (I dont like some of the B/W-textures), but the second parts music and graphics are so very very very very very beautiful.
all in all: great haujobb quality.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 18:43:07 by Spin Spin
Oh, so this is what you get when you slap two haujobb demos together?

First part was pretty much uneventful, second part was a bit better, but no cigar. It relied far too much on the tried and tired concept of vizualice's meshes 'n overlays.
added on the 2002-08-04 19:04:27 by Shifter Shifter
Having a beer, watching this Demo, true
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 19:28:51 by Fzool Fzool
Excellent design and music in the first part. Looked like it was some problems with placement and movement of objects in some scenes, but otherwise great.

Not so good music in the 2nd part, but imho better effects.

I agree with fiver2 that it should have been two demos though... Nevertheless one of the best productions I've seen so far this year.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 19:37:44 by silmaril silmaril
haujobb are back!!
this is great prods!
I think that it is the best result among prods of the past Haujobb.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 19:46:26 by got got
Too long, too haujobbish. And every effect is repeated over and over. Second part music is nice, yes.
added on the 2002-08-04 19:57:24 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
It is incredible how such a long demo can be so enjoyable... The music is top notch and this demo loves antialiasing :-)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 20:26:16 by moT moT
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 20:28:38 by gekko gekko
these demos are cool. I mean both of them. You say this is one prod? Then a bit boring. And has no connection between demo1 and demo2. Can I give 2 rulez and one sucks?
did the math, thats a plus. so here you go.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 20:29:10 by FooLman FooLman
YES! Very cool demo. Music rules indeed. We need more comebacks like this ;)
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 20:43:28 by teel teel
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 20:50:11 by newalpha newalpha
it crashed after the 'dont press esc' aswell. 1,4 Ghz Athlon, Asus Geforce 2. 256 Ram.
added on the 2002-08-04 20:56:32 by diver diver
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 21:03:47 by ravity ravity
So like, what? Haujobb made two demos for Assembly 2002 and then decided to stick them together at the last minute? That's sure what it looks like to me.

The second half kicks the crap out of the first section. In fact, it could stand up quite well without the darker beginning half. But still nice all around.

One complaint have about this, and many other haujobb demos, is the choice of voice samples in the music never really fits, or is simply annoying.

Oh well, nice to see some more of the "haujobb style," even if others don't like it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 21:20:36 by sea_monkey sea_monkey
always the same old show.
it looks the same as all the latest haujobb demos, no creativity in here... and this production won the assembly demo compo! shoot me now...
sucks added on the 2002-08-04 21:22:20 by brioche brioche
added on the 2002-08-04 21:26:27 by dixan dixan
*BOOM BOOM BOOM* as Toby said it, they couldn't live without making any demos as haujobbers or something...:D
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 21:33:53 by stonda stonda
Nice ambiance, i really like it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 21:39:55 by cyb0rg cyb0rg
brioche: "no creativity in here" WTF?!
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 22:29:25 by dodke dodke
They aren't back, they simply Cut'n Pasted old Visualice shit together right?

Jokes aside, this is so derivative it hurts. The only conceivable purpose of the first part must be to make the second part look nicer, the black & white is butt-ugly. The second part is so forgettable I can't comment on it 5 minutes after watching it. Move on please, Visualice was repeating himself two years ago already!

Music is nice but again, same old stuff.
sucks added on the 2002-08-04 22:34:16 by Jare Jare
What Spin said, basically. Watching this on the jury, during the first part, I thought yeah, the usual hjb, top 5 I guess. Then part two played, and kept going and going.. and was just.. beautiful. I felt a lot of emotion and knew it could win. Multipart demos are not a crime! Vic still owns me. The design may still be their regular formula, but dammit it _works_. Hope you enjoy your Rob Hubbard autographed C64, guys. :) Glad you only faked your death.
rulezcdc added on the 2002-08-04 22:38:33 by phoenix phoenix

even if you don't like visualice's style or don't like accelerated demos, or just don't like nice demos, you decently can't give it a thumb down, just for the work ..

my favourite from the compo definitely .. makes obsolete all the previous haujobb demos ..
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 22:42:24 by florent florent
I always loved groups with their owen style! That is why I really gott my expectations up when I heard Haujobb won Assembly2002. Oh and my expectations where right! This demo is just enourmeous.

I can understand why it does not apeal to everybody. But it really apeals to me! This is just the type of demo I would like to se more of. Deep, artistic and with mesmerising music. Pure art! Keep it up Haujobb!
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 22:48:14 by imperator imperator
what can i say. perfect?
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 23:12:39 by piriste piriste
A little bit long and boring, but all in all it's very good!
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 23:18:16 by Treff7es Treff7es
haujobb what the is it ?
rulez added on the 2002-08-04 23:38:04 by critikill critikill
As long as I can't watch the second part I don't like it very much. Hope the bug get's fixed soon (gf2mx here).
added on the 2002-08-05 01:30:20 by beavis77 beavis77
Haujobb are back!
Sound and visuals are excellent!
Great atmosphere!
Awaiting more stuff :)
added on the 2002-08-05 02:04:02 by Crest Crest
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Most people say more and more "This is the same"... Okey, Haujobb's style is:
I Love or i Hate
I like or don't
Jus't that, same as other groups...
If you like (yes, personaly i like this style) enjoy,
if you don't like, don't blame the demo, blame your tastes!
added on the 2002-08-05 02:28:44 by pK pK
pk is not dead and pk is right!
added on the 2002-08-05 03:28:43 by Crest Crest
I really enjoyed this demo, although its a bit long-lasting ... i especially enjoy the soundtrack of the first part, very nice feeling. I do however not feel that the vocals are misplaced, in my mind they work just fine (but hey, that may be just my mind ;) Overall: very nice and stylish. And those who complain about "oh, so typical haujobb-ish" .. well .. what did you expect?
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 05:29:01 by snillfisk snillfisk
I enjoyd the music. Nice that haujobb is back.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 08:18:17 by delta delta
It's long but the heart B&W scene and some scene of the 2nd part are worth it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 08:54:00 by analogue analogue
Damn you guys are too tough to beat :D. Spekt!
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 09:23:18 by kurli kurli
no..... really not
added on the 2002-08-05 09:23:51 by nytrik nytrik
Looks ok, sounds ok but just isn't my kind of demo. I wish Blowjobbb would've made a comeback instead. ;)
added on the 2002-08-05 09:32:40 by break break
Long and boring, typical haujobb style (which I don't like) especially in the first part that sucks... the second part is better though, and I could even give it a thumbs up if this demo started from the second part... for now I'll choose the middle way.
However I would prefer if you people stayed dead... I feel that there are enough of those visualice demos around, don't you think?
added on the 2002-08-05 10:52:26 by Nuclear Nuclear
we have a c64 demo which is not done by visualice for you, Nuclear.
added on the 2002-08-05 10:56:23 by jazz jazz
two great demos. graphics were as great as always but demos are a bit too boring. (or maybe it's just that i'm too tired) i don't think this should have won.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 11:07:28 by raymon raymon
the change between the first dark part to the bright second part is actually what makes this demo look so good. It gives it a very good feeling.

Nuclear "I prefer you were dead": Don't know about you, but I prefer being gay to being a nazi. :-)
added on the 2002-08-05 11:12:00 by moT moT
2 demos in one for a very good production. 1st part has brilliant music but is let down a bit by some crappy envmappings. Also, without looking at the credits you know it's from visualice ;). Second part is solid in all aspects.

A great comeback!!!

Please share some musicians! :P
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 11:30:39 by mac mac
This demo is really good and the music is great, I liked the idea and the scenes.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 11:34:06 by ZoUzOuLoS ZoUzOuLoS
great that haujobb is back :)
it crashed when loading the 2nd part, but still for the first one a thumb up. altough it's always the same, i like the visualice style :)
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 11:58:13 by shiva shiva
The boozing continues...
added on the 2002-08-05 12:37:59 by rp rp
I m sorry to say taht as an old hujobb member ( i really like you guys) but please renew yourself ( BTW : cocoon didn't renew itself a lot i know : but at least elements was neat and clean : this is pretty average. Sorry about this but I think you should have take some time to do a demo after channel five .
added on the 2002-08-05 12:57:42 by nytrik nytrik
better than some other hjb-demos. but it still doesn't feel like its important...
added on the 2002-08-05 13:07:08 by cp_ cp_
pretty average
added on the 2002-08-05 13:16:40 by NoahR NoahR
looked and sounded amazing during the compo. i felt sleepy at that time and it somehow looked like a living dream. really, my friends, don't change your style. stay haujobb.

in haujobb we trust.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 13:25:58 by fred fred
I can only watch the second part in Win2k on my box, on XP it crashes...
The crash seems to occur in the event-processing loop.. Perhaps it tries to trigger more events than there's available, and Win2k doesn't mind because it has a different granularity with allocation... Or maybe something else... Anyway, please fix it :) I don't feel like figuring it out myself atm
added on the 2002-08-05 13:42:50 by Scali Scali
Usually I'm not too impressed by Haujobb-demos, but like this one veeeery much. First part is OK, second part comes close to a wet dream. Vic's track rules!
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 13:57:22 by Strobo Strobo
I fail to see how the second part is different from earlier hjb-prods, and it's not better than the first part either. music is ok, and visualice is a very good artist, but it's still BORING!
and oh yeah.. it does not run at full framerate at a gf2ti64DDR/athlon1200/512MbRAM/win98se/dx8.1-system. I don't see anything justifying that in this demo.
sucks added on the 2002-08-05 14:06:12 by lug00ber lug00ber
Good atmosphere, but a bit too long "as-is" to my liking.
added on the 2002-08-05 15:06:29 by el-bee el-bee
the second part is really cool.

but after all that "haujobb is dead" stuff i expected more. what a perfect chance for innovation instead of refinement, that would have been the perfect moment! they need a better pr-agency.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 15:58:23 by chaos chaos
I must emphasize Rainmakers comment. you guys rock.
fuckin' awesome show, my personal favourite.
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 16:45:08 by funktion funktion
Amazing show! best of the Haujobb style! First part was good, too
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 17:56:11 by cats cats
borhing shiat but looks nice
added on the 2002-08-05 21:14:20 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
The first part was good and had a nice atmosphere but...

The second one was simply stunning! The soundtrack is IMO the best ever in a haujobb demo and one of the best demotunes ever. Nothing has caused such shivers up my spine since cyboman1.999 or, before that, dope.

The amazing tune, the great gfx and the effects (i love the warping/bubbling/distorting thing) create a purely stunning flow and atmosphere.

markus, timo & co. i love you guys!

ps. now how about that 3rd part?<g>
rulez added on the 2002-08-05 22:10:46 by uncle-x uncle-x
lug00ber: I would be lucky to have such a fast machine like you and can't understand what you are missing speedwise. Even on my quite slow pIII-450 with tnt2 (256mb ram and win2k sp3) this demo is very enjoyable and I have seen much slower stuff.
added on the 2002-08-05 23:26:04 by Crest Crest
Long demo, firts stage rockss, second is worse but I think it is reason of that liquid atmosphere, Anyway this is a Worthy Winner, outstanding demo , which was created by bunch of guys, who knows what "ART" means.....ROXXX a RUUULZZ!!!!
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 00:27:17 by Trauma Zero Trauma Zero
crest: i wouldn't install sp3, did you read the contract? it says:

* Das BS-Produkt oder die BS-Komponenten enthält bzw. enthalten Komponenten, die die Verwendung bestimmter internetbasierter Dienste ermöglichen und erleichtern. Sie erkennen an und stimmen zu, dass Microsoft berechtigt ist, die von Ihnen verwendete Version des BS-Produkts und/oder seiner Komponenten automatisch zu überprüfen und Updates oder Fixes des BS-Produkts bereitzustellen, die automatisch auf Ihren Computer gedownloadet werden.
added on the 2002-08-06 00:40:32 by robotriot robotriot
Deleted !!
Due to the vocals in the music.
Completely instrumental I would have kept it.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 00:44:55 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 01:14:29 by psenough psenough
DemoMike: Pure nonsense!

roboriot: Well, we all know that M$ is the big evil, but my system works quite well with this os and I have even about 35 mb more space left on my hd than before (and no, my mp3's or videos are not deleted by M$) ;)
added on the 2002-08-06 01:24:00 by Crest Crest
yea, but i don't want ms to install whatever they think i need without asking me if they are allowed to :)
added on the 2002-08-06 01:27:44 by robotriot robotriot
artsy fartsy.
See the almighty magic bevel in action.
I cannot believe it won.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 01:30:14 by kezoomer kezoomer
robotriot: the automatic update is installed as a service, so just deactivate it.
added on the 2002-08-06 01:55:49 by Crest Crest
great lifesign of haujobb. sure, many people would say "another haujobb self-ripoff"... well, i think it's okay when haujobb drive the same style in their pc prods. it's this fragile elegance that no other group can deliver. thumbs up !
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 02:37:03 by dipswitch dipswitch
Dear Haujobb-Music-Gods,
please release a >64kbsp - stereo version of the vicdemo_64.mp3.
I never heard such a good tune in a demo since "Realize (Rymdlego)" (Fall Equals Winter).
added on the 2002-08-06 07:22:31 by placer placer
Tough luck. Vic / Acme made this neat preview years ago. Try and find him, not the Haojobb people :)
added on the 2002-08-06 07:44:49 by Shifter Shifter
Well it is Haujobb :) Object infront of effect..
Some nice gfx and stuff, but to long and got boring on Bigscreen.... and name voting... didn't deserve the first place..
added on the 2002-08-06 12:15:59 by peggy peggy
The first part was OK, but the second part.. wow. Surely among the very finest moments of Haujobb so far.
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 12:25:47 by jobe jobe
namevoting? this was the top notch demo! - go sit in your corner with your dummy-hat on peggy!

and demomike - thumbing down a prod due to vocal samples - get a grip
added on the 2002-08-06 12:33:07 by gekko gekko
How did you know I have a dummy-hat? Oh, sorry, it was the one I borrowed from you..

and demomike, the musix isn't everything.. (tho it is alot...)
added on the 2002-08-06 12:36:24 by peggy peggy
great demo, good effects, dreamlike overlays, etc... but I doubt I'm gonna watch it again any time soon.
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 12:53:01 by bhead bhead
hmm, doesn't the second part music sound a little similar to the tune used in the Takeover'99 invitro? :)
added on the 2002-08-06 13:20:48 by sagacity sagacity
"to take influences from others are unavoidable, but to rip-off yourself is just crude"
Pable Picasso

I agree.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 13:25:20 by sofokles sofokles
liquid wen & elements = the best hjb-demos!
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 13:39:20 by reaktor2k reaktor2k
sag, made by some cool guys?
ile: obviously.
added on the 2002-08-06 13:42:32 by sagacity sagacity
ok now this is scary :)
same old haujobb-"artycrap" as always.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 13:53:06 by Random- Random-
i really like the athmosphere&style of that demo... great to see hjb still kicking!
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 15:02:02 by barock barock
Dear Mr. Music-God Vic,
Give us a sign! (a >64kbsp - stereo version of the vicdemo_64.mp3)
Thanks in advance. Mana will be send to you after the arrival of the holy tune.
added on the 2002-08-06 15:06:13 by placer placer
So close, but this is like Haujobb vs Scooby Doo

And you would have got away with it too if it wasnt for you pesky -

- Transparent tendril objects, AGAIN
- Airbrush/smear paintings, AGAIN

That said, the smoke/lightning in part one and the water in part two are superb.
added on the 2002-08-06 15:18:51 by MrMessiah MrMessiah
It crash just before the second part(win2000 gf2mx)
added on the 2002-08-06 17:48:10 by reality3D reality3D
download the prod again from our website in case you had some crashes with the version.
added on the 2002-08-06 19:41:31 by jazz jazz
One word: __A_R_T_Y_C_R_A_P__. Again. This demo offers absolutely nothing new to the n^2 previous Haujobb artycrap demos. I have to admit, the first couple of ones were quite impressive, but PLEASE, this isn't even funny anymore.

BTW. If you really have to put a text saying "Do not press ESC yet" in the middle of the demo, doesn't that kinda give a hint that the demo is boring in the first place?
added on the 2002-08-06 20:31:48 by mik mik
10 minutes of untalented, boring, boring, untalented, crappy, boring and b/w artycrap. without the word 'arty'. i just can't possibly think how this was voted 1st.

this was a below_the_bottom release from haujobb. it wasn't even technically good. some lowpoly figures with envmap and THAT'S IT.

You guy's really should know when to stop. Really.

Don't quit reading this message.

It was boring. Boring. Boring. Boring. I fell quickly asleep _three times_ during this demo, and i wasn't even tired.

Boring. As is this comment. But i have the guts to REALLY stop it here.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 20:36:14 by Phaser Phaser
Haujobb should have stayed dead. Apparently they cannot keep their word.

They must have been vote cheated for this crap to win. This is the most boring demo I have ever seen.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 20:37:52 by drstranger drstranger
when i heard this demo came 1st i almost puked.
sucks added on the 2002-08-06 21:12:55 by crud crud
excellent demo. don't listen to little arrogant clowns.
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 21:17:59 by dake^cdx dake^cdx
Haujobb'ers, i love that demo... but hey, i only saw if one time since than it constantly crashes after that "Don't press ESC" part, when the screen fades to black. I tried it all, it crashes all the time. Really makes me wonder why it worked the first time i saw it. Too bad, because part 2 is my favourite one.
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 21:21:23 by wildrage wildrage
PS: I've got a GeForce3, just in case that it is of interest.
added on the 2002-08-06 21:24:04 by wildrage wildrage
bah, it crashed at home and right after the 'do not press esc' message!.. win2k/athlon1700+/384ram/gf3ti200/det3030..
added on the 2002-08-06 21:39:45 by bhead bhead
jazz: i did so, it still crashes.
added on the 2002-08-06 21:44:17 by robotriot robotriot
im not a big fan of the "visualice" haujobb demos, but this one has certainly something about it... i enjoyed both parts. not my fav from asm, but its in the top3, so t. up
rulez added on the 2002-08-06 21:45:43 by reptile reptile
robo, contact droidi, a fixed version is on its way.
added on the 2002-08-06 21:46:37 by jazz jazz
If the demo crashes on your machine, then you really shouldn't comment on the demo as a whole. (The second part is substatially better than the first, and they probably should've just released it on its own - although the contrast is nice)

They certainly have a unique style, and I guess you either like it or hate it. If anything it's very well designed, with some really pretty moments, but overall I found it a tad boring. (except for the music in the second part, that was absolutely brilliant)

I really liked the watery/warpy effects in some parts, even though it ran like crap on my Matrox G400 :)
added on the 2002-08-07 02:12:53 by nf nf
i like this style though it's a bit boring. I think Kewlers' demo was a bit better, so this should not have won.
rulez added on the 2002-08-07 02:26:17 by asasel asasel
I don't generally like this style of demos. Of the "artycrap"-genre this is surely the top of it. But it's also very boring. I would have liked it more if you would have cut out 80% of it off since it still has pretty much repetition. I like multipart demos, but only if they don't bore me.

Some parts of it sure look very nice, but equally some look very bad. For example one part has an envmapped object which has an uv-mapping seam which looks very bad although it shouldn't take that long to fix ugly looking bugs like that in the 3D engine which they have been using for ages now?
sucks added on the 2002-08-07 10:12:54 by tonic tonic
This is so boring. If any of the true groups would have taken part of the combined demo combo, your prod would have placed 5th or lower. The quality of the combined democompo was really crappy this year. Isn't it boring making the same demo over and over again? All the oldskool groups moved to mobile combo coz there is some true challenge there. Why don't you try to do some innovative programming next time instead of medicore 3d scenes. Boring.
sucks added on the 2002-08-07 10:35:48 by hpp hpp
stay dead blowjobb until you learn how to make DEMOS. lousy same engine/effects, boring design, nothing new... makes you look like lamers.
sucks added on the 2002-08-07 10:47:36 by judass judass
some words of wisdom>
all other relevant groups are dead - we are not,
that is why we won assembly - and you did not.
those who dislike visualice demos,
should not watch visualice demos,
because chances are big they won't like 'em.

and yes, that engine is old.
there are newer engine, but nobody uses those.

i like this shit :)

rulez added on the 2002-08-07 12:21:23 by hfr hfr
then give us a visualize democompo so we dont have to watch this kind of crap on demopartys :)

oh and thumbs down for hellfires attempt to write a cool arrogant post here, it wasnt arrogant enough...

sucks added on the 2002-08-07 12:29:19 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
ok, then let's try it the other way:
you are all right, our demos are non-innovative and boring. a couple of demos from this year's assembly were far better.
we tried to change, but we didn't succeed
- and most likely this will never happen.

so the only way to get rid of us is:
-> don't download our crap.
-> close yours eyes when our demos are shown on demo parties.

no hard feelings, i love you all :)

added on the 2002-08-07 13:11:02 by hfr hfr
WTF! - somebody outside knicked a bypass logo (hpp) =)

added on the 2002-08-07 13:18:29 by gekko gekko
Haujobb has done lots of good demos, and this was really one of the quite good "artycrap"-demos. But I think this prod didn't have 1/100 of it workload that for example Halla by Moppi had. Artycrap just don't give me nothing. Just like watching too much abstract-stuff in arts-school. It made me dislike most of the abstract-art. I like to watch something that no-one have to tell me what it performs.
added on the 2002-08-07 13:20:06 by Random- Random-
gekko: that´s because "hpp" made this account only because he wanted to diss this haujobb prod. same thing with judass for example. unfortunately this happens quite often...
added on the 2002-08-07 13:28:28 by fiver fiver
hellfire_ : I acctually did close my eyes =) I nearly fell asleep during your demo :) Tho it didn't have anything to do with the contence, I was just tired...
added on the 2002-08-07 13:30:44 by peggy peggy
I like it. Its slow and pretty boring, but it looks good and there is plenty of work behind it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-07 13:39:35 by java java
i fell asleep during this one. too boring, too long.
the kewlers demo was much better. :)
sucks added on the 2002-08-07 14:20:08 by nosfe nosfe
need to see second part.. badly... geforce3... craches after no esc scene
added on the 2002-08-07 15:11:42 by nelius nelius
again... hope to meet u haujobbers on evoke to start some boooozing ;)
added on the 2002-08-07 15:48:43 by barock barock
face the fact, who else in the german scene is able to booze with you beside haujobb? :)
added on the 2002-08-07 17:57:23 by jazz jazz
i want that someone from haujobb fix this bug. crashed after "do not press esc now"
Please. I like the first party very well and want to see all.
added on the 2002-08-07 17:58:50 by diver diver
well...it's too grey... and .. to confusing. I think. :/
added on the 2002-08-07 18:00:23 by elend elend
I like lasts haujobb demos, and this is not an exception. The first part is beautiful, but the 2nd part is much better... love it!! Ah, and works fine with TNT2+WinXP :)
rulez added on the 2002-08-07 21:50:00 by epsilum epsilum
jazz : me! ;)
added on the 2002-08-07 21:57:12 by gekko gekko

nice graphics indeed, the style was a bit diffrent this time.

also its nice to be the only one greeted :I
rulez added on the 2002-08-07 22:45:19 by protectin'myhive protectin'myhive
The best PC demo from haujobb imo.
rulez added on the 2002-08-07 23:49:54 by emoon emoon
Hellfire : i mean every thing is fine in this demo : i do not blame you ( and i think we all don't ) but haujobb means ( for me ) : innovative kick ass stuff like discloned.
I think we would like haujobb to astonish us again.
When you see haujobb entering in the compo now you know what is going to happen which waz not the case in the past.
Estrage was a bit different and somehow i found it better... But no offense .. stay on the scene guys .
added on the 2002-08-08 09:58:40 by nytrik nytrik
i still love you nytrik.
added on the 2002-08-09 08:32:55 by xxx xxx
Great demo, good work guys. !!!
(btw. the best hjb demo is mikrostrange)
rulez added on the 2002-08-09 09:27:42 by mempheria mempheria
Very very very... very!
rulez added on the 2002-08-09 12:04:01 by pan pan
hmmm, how come that most of the people who are flaming hardcore-style here, are just some unknown jerks noone ever heard of ? :P isn't it remarkable that well-known sceners like it and not-well-known don't ? reason ? jealousy ! envy ! hypocricy ! so, haujobbers, as dake/calodox said, dont mind these clowns.
added on the 2002-08-09 13:08:04 by dipswitch dipswitch
bah, the demo just _is_: boring.
added on the 2002-08-09 13:16:58 by nosfe nosfe
dipswitch: perhaps the unknown jerks don't feel like they have to kiss ass?
honestly, I hoped for this to be different, and I (for some reason which I can't find now) though it would be so too. But it's just more of the same old, and it's just too boring, no matter how pretty it is.

..and oh, isn't it ridiculous when people try to use their status as a "well known scener" to indicate that people with another opinion than themselves don't really know what they are talking about?
added on the 2002-08-09 14:44:26 by lug00ber lug00ber
of couse you are absolutely right. this demo feels like the ones before.
i was in no way involved in the creation of this demo, and personally i would have made a completely different one.
still i like to watch it.

and to be honest, i haven't seen any demo that really excited me for a couple of years now.
might be time to do one by myself...

added on the 2002-08-09 15:30:48 by hfr hfr
disconect ME !
2nd part is too long and too booring ...
still 1st part good enough for a thumbs up.

rulez added on the 2002-08-10 07:56:42 by abductee abductee
great stuff! GO GO GO!

rulez added on the 2002-08-10 15:44:26 by melw melw
Speaking of Mikrostrange (which I agree might be the best Hjb ever, if I were forced to choose), any chance of releasing a fixed version? It doesn't work on my machine, stopped working about 1.5 years ago, dunno why.
added on the 2002-08-10 21:43:53 by Jare Jare
I love it.
rulez added on the 2002-08-11 09:40:45 by XteNt XteNt
Lovely : a surprising second part that gives this demo a divine flavour. I'm happy to see Haujobb's style again. Keep doing what you like. You do it great !
rulez added on the 2002-08-11 11:19:01 by willbe willbe
nice, especially the second part. don't like the first part, except the wired tunnel part, first part is more of the same like channel5,but in grayscale situation, almost all the meshes still viewed DAMAGED, clipping problems?¿ overlapping polys? disagree.

Second part is superb, the fact that all the previous "crap" was in grayscale , increases the enjoyment of the second part, but hey! this prod deserves a respect, well executed.
Better of this demo: Music, sincronization, ideas, ideas...original ideas!
rulez added on the 2002-08-11 14:45:40 by JaK JaK
ok, I guess I’ll comment on this too, now that I’ve finally had the chance to watch it.

part 1 is something of a letdown, to be honest. it seems like more of the same old same old. blobs, tentacles, additive layers - screen after screen, absent-mindedly stuck together. there's one screen that looks uncannily like tour by pulse. that was 4 years ago... it’s all still pretty, it always was, but by now it feels like drugged old elvis performing to a lunch crowd in las vegas.

but then comes part 2, and it’s from a completely different planet. this is easily the best haujobb demo ever. the familiar visual style is updated in interesting ways, it flows so much better than the sedated style of part 1, the music kicks ass, and finally the nice coded effects really enhance the overall look&feel (I hope the days of 3d scene player slideshows are gone for good). it’s a great demo.

and really, anyone who thinks this kind of demo is trivial to make is full of shit. let’s not forget that the haujobb demo style as we know it is essentially a one-man show. any artist gets self-derivative at some point before moving forward. besides, it’s not like visualice needs to care about my opinion or anybody else’s who’s vain enough to spout their judgements here on pouet - winning 1st prize at tp and asm in row is achievement enough, he can just laugh all the way to the bank so to speak :)

yep, seems like the news of elvis’s death was quite premature :)
(btw, no hard feelings about the harsh part 1 comments I hope, I was going for the right litterary effect you know... ;))
rulez added on the 2002-08-11 19:56:27 by saffron saffron
yes yes! first nice haujobb prod since their wired 98 invitation! a bit too long and a bit (just a bit) boring - but very, _very_ aesthetic and lovely second part with a kickass vic dune (which made me think that this demo reminds maybe a bit of 303? :) nice to see that even haujobb ( ;D ) can make nice design. excellent work, visu & droidi! thumbs up boys!
rulez added on the 2002-08-13 07:20:43 by chavez chavez
vic tune even
added on the 2002-08-13 07:21:14 by chavez chavez
Just watched the 2nd part finally.Good visuals!
rulez added on the 2002-08-13 10:55:07 by reality3D reality3D
rulez added on the 2002-08-13 17:57:47 by skypher skypher
i like hjb stuffs
rulez added on the 2002-08-15 00:29:26 by MooZ MooZ
yes, really nice and some progress at least :)
however I believed moppi should have won.
so what, this is cute, hjb is back and we are all happy again.
rulez added on the 2002-08-15 11:25:01 by styx^hcr styx^hcr
i watched it again.
now i think it rules :)
rulez added on the 2002-08-15 14:01:43 by cp_ cp_
A hell of a demo, and nice music! I almost fell down from the grand stage on asm02, when I saw this on the big screen! I like part II best, but thw whole demo was nice, esp. the design !
rulez added on the 2002-08-15 23:35:18 by digitalerr0r digitalerr0r
Am I the only one who thinks that the first part is better? >:)

Anyway, this could have been the best demo in the world, if we haven't sawn all the gfx+3d+code in earlier HJB prods.
rulez added on the 2002-08-17 20:10:26 by Gargaj Gargaj
To all : forget what i said eariler !
I ve seen part 2 yesterday .
In fact the first time i saw it i Pressed esc because i think this was a kind of scener joke !
Now I ve seen part 2 and i really deserve respect .

Sorry I suck
rulez added on the 2002-08-21 10:55:00 by nytrik nytrik
Hm, haujobbs best so far, should have been divided into two demos instead of two parts tho.
rulez added on the 2002-08-24 00:48:03 by a_lee_n a_lee_n
This is one of the better demoes I have seen in a long time. I like the fact that it is splitt in the midle. It really gives it a climatic feel. First the grayness and then comes the colors and goose bumps et ce te ra.
added on the 2002-08-25 01:00:28 by imperator imperator
My GOD!!!!
How nice it is, that you guys are back. This is a beauty... I especially like the second part.

Looking forward to see more from you. Will you be present at The Party????
rulez added on the 2002-08-27 18:15:47 by Krokohunter Krokohunter
Kewlers should've been number one. This is just good work from visualize, nothing more. Great work by him, but the rest, no thanks.
sucks added on the 2002-08-27 19:13:12 by steffo steffo
I'm just preparing for my Evoke demoshow and this one is (of course) part of it. For my surprise it was quitting with an error message (something was wrong with liquid.exe) after the 1st part. At this time I was running the demo from a subdirectory on my drive. Just a few days earlier I installed the detonator driver v29.42 and thought that they are the reason for this error but then I remembered that I already tested the demo with these drivers for one time. So I have unpacked the demo archive again, but this time to the root directory of the same drive. And for my surprise it was running now without problems. Strange anyway and maybe some persons which have trouble with this demo should try to run it from the root directory of their drive if they doesn't done so before.
added on the 2002-08-28 23:42:14 by Crest Crest
A masterpiece. This is going to be difficult to surpass since everything really forms a synthesis.
rulez added on the 2002-08-31 09:28:05 by Corial Corial
brilliant integration of visuals and music ... best titling i can recalll - gorgeous
rulez added on the 2002-09-01 19:52:37 by Zzed Zzed
2 demos in 1! both look and sound great! too bad that the secondpart is so slow. anyway it's one of the best haujobbdemos ever.
rulez added on the 2002-09-02 00:53:08 by cer cer
i think this is haujobb demo we are used
to expect... and fuck all who think haujobb
rulez added on the 2002-09-05 16:06:39 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Well, now that I've seen the 2nd part too (thanks for the fix), I think it's ok to thumb this baby up...

Probably you should consider cutting out the first part completly, since the 2nd one is superior in every aspect (objects, music, flow, post-processing fx).
rulez added on the 2002-09-06 16:32:31 by tomaes tomaes
Oh yeah, if somebody has still got problems running the demo there is a fixed version available here.
added on the 2002-09-09 09:44:33 by melw melw
no fixed version dont work on :
winMe + p4 1.8 + gef4200ti128 + 512MbDDR + dx8.1
ddraw error + kernel32.dll error
This demo has just grown more and more on me the more I se it. It really is a grand byte of art. ;) The splitt is just perfect. You can really feel the good chill when the "don't press esc yet" part comes. :)
added on the 2002-09-14 02:48:12 by imperator imperator
i love the marvellous artwork. great demo!
rulez added on the 2002-09-19 22:36:00 by heman heman
Friede sei mit Euch ! Warum rastet Ihr immer aus, sobald hjb was neues raus bringt ? Soweit ich das verstanden, liegt der Sinn einer demo nicht darin, irgendjemanden etwas zu beweisen.
Gibt noch wichtigere Dinge im Leben, als sich über anderer Leute Demos zu beschweren. Oder lebt ihr nur auf Planet Pouet ? So relax...
added on the 2002-09-29 18:12:05 by 0x$$ 0x$$
verstanden habe :D
added on the 2002-09-29 18:12:35 by 0x$$ 0x$$
the fixed version does it for me - athlon1700/win2k/gf3/detonator21.XX - works okay now, thank you.
added on the 2002-10-01 09:15:45 by bhead bhead
Warum sprichst du Deutsch wenn niemand spricht jetzt in dieses thread? So werden die Leute dein message nicht verstanden.. (I know that my German klingt furchtbar ;P)
added on the 2002-10-01 11:03:00 by Optimus Optimus
fixed version has stereo music for 2nd part too!
added on the 2002-10-01 11:04:13 by cats cats
I almost started to cry when this one won the democompo! It's lame object rotating featuring envmap+blend. I couldn't believe when the results came out (liquid wen is so boring too).
sucks added on the 2002-10-05 13:58:24 by shadez shadez
Absolutely one of the best haujobb prods. The atmosphere of the second part is really good. And the music is great. Definitely thumbs up!
rulez added on the 2002-10-05 15:03:13 by Nrg Nrg
Goy-juss. Lovely aesthetics, lovely music, lovely presentation.
rulez added on the 2002-10-05 15:38:33 by redcamera redcamera
on my radeon mobility 7500..it looks really horrible... with newest catalyst drivers.
added on the 2002-10-05 18:29:52 by nelius nelius
Ruled, the music was really awesome, but I agree with the overall opinion that the first part isn't impressive.

But the second part, really glued me to the monitor! What a 'return'! Ok, it's the same Visualice, with the style of always, but it's so refined, and nice, that it's unforgettable.

A must see.
rulez added on the 2002-10-14 20:21:53 by shash shash
fixed version work now for me :
dont press esc yet, oops sorry :) ok i wait
hummm, this second part music is very good, like vangelis ones
i didnt find the 1st part interesting, more boring in fact
but the second, in colors with medusas is cool
so, a thumb up from me because no crash in final and good second part
rulez added on the 2002-10-25 17:26:26 by Zone (leZone) Zone (leZone)
it reminds me tooooo much of already seen hjb-stuff..
maybe it's nice and everything but i just wanted to press ESC way to often during both parts..
added on the 2002-11-07 23:11:48 by toxie toxie
Of course best demo from Haujobb.
rulez added on the 2002-11-07 23:15:08 by kimi kardashian kimi kardashian
godamn! very nice! I finaly got access to a machine that allows me to watch newer demos.. yeah!

I didn't really like the black&white part of the demo but that aliencastle(?) with smoke one the water ruled.. man I want to learn photoshop now too :)... color part was great.. inspiring stuff..

thanks alot dudes!
rulez added on the 2002-11-11 13:35:50 by violator violator
added on the 2002-11-11 13:36:35 by violator violator
Watching it again with some perspective, I enjoyed it much more than the first (and only) time. Still boring-ish but it does have value and beauty.
added on the 2002-11-17 04:09:53 by Jare Jare
radeon update :) with 2.4 catalyst this looks almost sweeter on my mobility 7500 than on a geforce4... thumbs up to ati :)
added on the 2002-11-20 11:38:14 by nelius nelius
If it werent for the crappy music in the first part, this would be a big "rulez".
added on the 2002-11-20 12:23:52 by Slumgud Slumgud
hey, this is the only demo i've actually been compelled to submit any feedback on.. the two parts work divinely together.. one dark, one light, and both with excellent code and i dig both kinds of music.. if i hadn't already thought haujobb were the best in the scene, this would have clinched it.. the art's there but there's amazing technical aptitude as well.. how can you lose with that?
rulez added on the 2002-11-27 08:31:58 by dyscotopia dyscotopia
I actually never saw that Demo. ~_~ And that gives it a thumb up. ~_° ?
rulez added on the 2002-11-27 09:13:51 by elend elend
jare sux :)
rulez added on the 2002-11-27 10:39:48 by ecart ecart
hey, did i mention the modeling on the alien creatures making out is pretty damn dope? well, it is.. so there..
sould been 2 though...but KiKaSS anyway,,;)
rulez added on the 2002-11-27 11:21:58 by nightshadow nightshadow
This is one of those prods you either love or hate. Well, I hate it and love it I guess. The first part wasn't that good, to be honest. Never liked the b/w style. The second part is well, nice. The music is by vic and as pointed out by sagacity was used for the takeover99. I still have the official CD somewhere here and I played it a lot so I knew the music already and was quite surprised haujobb used it for their demo. I had always though the tune would make a nice demotrack. Anyway, the visuals aren't top notch. The design is repetative, the code is the same stuff haujobb has over and over again. As a coder I think they have about 5 different effects in the second part wich lasts an EON. The alien romance model was dope tho and some other parts stood out as well but too few to impress. Next time leave out all the boring stuff and don't stretch 2 minutes worth of material into a 10 minute demo. Still above average and welcome back
rulez added on the 2002-11-27 12:29:09 by Inopia Inopia
1st part: not bad
2nd part: utterly amazing... sent shivers through my body. those overlay effects give everything a very dreamish (trippish?) look. fabulous music. perfect timing - as soon as there is a slight danger to bore the viewer, a new scene appears.
rulezcdc added on the 2002-11-27 16:52:24 by jazzman jazzman
watched this for the third time. noticed a few things.

1. it's less magic and more workmanship than i thought.
2. it's buggy here and there (envmapping in 1st part is really horrible).
3. it's just so so SO beautiful. i can't remember any demo by any group on any platform touching me like this one does (previous no 1 was kasparov probably).

badly fitting vocals? hell no, they keep the soundtrack together and intensify the atmosphere.

boring flyby? well yes, basically all they show is rotating objects. plus overlays, 2d artwork and gorgeous light effects. if you consider this boring - go ahead. i will continue to watch and listen and be amazed.
added on the 2002-11-30 02:51:45 by jazzman jazzman
i dont like very dark demos. the first part was boring and i started to feel as i would like to press the escape button. but.. i stayed there and didnt gave up hope. and i was rewarded :=)
the second part was great! they could have totaly skipped the dark part and only used the brighter one. it would have been long enough anyway ;)
rulez added on the 2002-12-03 21:42:34 by lazyman lazyman
it's nice to watch, but it's all too long, you really should have splitted this demo into two =) The first part was great =)

keep on going.
added on the 2002-12-18 16:50:47 by chezuma chezuma
Well, I haven't really seen any other Haujobb demo, so i put thumbs up... I just can't believe that this won the assembly democompo.
rulez added on the 2002-12-28 15:10:14 by hhhhhhh hhhhhhh
I feel sorry for those of you guys who can't put your fucking prejudices aside before watching a demo, instead of trying and enjoying it as much as if it was the first time you saw one.

I think this is a terrific demo. I liked it a lot.
rulez added on the 2003-01-13 02:03:55 by sin sin
First haujobb demo I //really// like. The second part is really nice.
rulez added on the 2003-01-13 02:27:13 by beyond beyond
second part is really nice and has kickass music. too bad the first part isn't all that.
rulez added on the 2003-03-04 01:10:04 by preglow preglow
Actually I liked the first part more than the second: Good and simple music togheter with nice gfx.
Overall: a nice Haujobb production.
rulez added on the 2003-03-28 23:13:20 by android android
Well,it seems that in order to create a nice demo,you have to hit certain emotional milestones in your life and have certain things in your mind.And that is why most of the downers here fail to understand Liquid Wen.

While it clearly needed some more work in some parts,i can only say that Haujobb have got it right.I love you guys,keep it up...Nice to have a demo that talked a bit to my mind...

Guess i have to disconnect now...
rulez added on the 2003-04-03 13:27:21 by mulambo mulambo
the demo is so beautiful. thank you. i love it.
rulez added on the 2003-04-03 13:53:53 by diver diver
awesome stuff
rulez added on the 2003-04-03 15:55:35 by PaccO PaccO
sweet :)
rulez added on the 2003-06-13 00:58:02 by Gargoyle Gargoyle
Well, this is a strange one for me. 1st time I saw it, i thought it was pretty cool. Next time, I though part 1 sucked a bit, part 2 was above average.

But since then, it's grown on me, and it's now perhaps my favorite demo. The effects are good, visualice's artwork is stunning as always, and the soundtrack to both parts are great.

There's also consistency all the way through, I think I see what the demo is about now too. some well expressed deep meaning in a demo? :)

My only criticism is that there are some z-artifacts, particularly in the 1st scene. Could be nvidia driver related (get it on gf2mx + gf4mx, with various drivers). Any chance of a fix?
rulez added on the 2003-07-22 17:16:41 by psonice psonice
cool synth, music of first part by teque??? i liked "growling" and monochrome. 2-nd part it's pop for me, but i like it too.

p.s. visualice, come back!
rulez added on the 2003-07-22 17:47:47 by qaz qaz
psonice, the z-artifacts are known bugs with all gf2mx/gf4mx cards - only way to get rid of the problem is to use a better gfx adapter such as radeon 8x00/9x00 series or gf2/3/4/fx cards. :)
added on the 2003-07-22 19:09:52 by melw melw
melw: It's actually a driver issue which causes 32bit zbuffer requests returning 16bit ones. Solution: ask for 24 (that's what you would get anyways requesting 32 on the other adapters).
added on the 2003-07-22 22:42:02 by ithaqua ithaqua
/me is succesfully disconnected.
rulez added on the 2003-07-31 10:49:57 by taimme taimme
I like it.
rulez added on the 2003-08-08 12:56:12 by dEpressio dEpressio
This prod has the same problem as Variform: The first minutes are not too attractive, and only after the moment you think it's already over ("don't press escape") it actually starts getting interesting. Wouldn't it have been a better idea to release parts 1 and 2 as two separate demos?
added on the 2003-08-24 13:01:47 by Adok Adok
Melw: thanks, I happen to have a laptop with radion 9200 in atm - will try it now. Also, thanks for the music in 'art'.
added on the 2003-08-26 17:08:53 by psonice psonice
Ahhhh yes. No more artifacts from the nvidia "speed enhanced 8bit zbuffer feature" (TM). Must upgrade my graphics card.

Strange though, there were other artifacts appearing on the radion that weren't there on the geforce mx (like some lines seemed pixelated on the smoke effect near the start, and some effects near the end had squares where the scene was offset... perhaps that was an intended effect, but I thought it was better without).

Also, the first part music is perhaps the worst demo tune ever when it's heard through laptop speakers :) (on decent speakers it rules though)

Still perhaps my favourite demo.
added on the 2003-08-26 17:37:12 by psonice psonice
I haven't commented on this yet? wow!
I like the music to part one better than Vic's tune in part two (so dark and whatnot versus Vangelis-style tuneless ambient), but visuals are better in part two. I'm not a Visualice fan, but if you wanna see one Visualice demo, I think this is the one to see.
First HJB demo I liked since Disclone
rulez added on the 2003-08-26 17:47:57 by crusader crusader
one of the best hjb demos. stunning work by visualize. also the bubble/lens-distortion-whatever effect was nice. the rest is the usual hjb stuff.
rulez added on the 2003-08-27 13:48:16 by jar/science jar/science
I used to dislike this one, and I still don't like the second part. But the first part deserves a big thumb up.
"Disconnect me. I could be reworked. But I'd never be top of the line again. I'd rather be nothing."
rulez added on the 2003-11-23 00:25:22 by jimmi jimmi
The first part was very good, the second has blown off my brain.
rulez added on the 2004-02-18 17:46:57 by René Madenmann René Madenmann
lovely. best hjb ever did
rulez added on the 2004-03-18 20:04:37 by blkpanther blkpanther
Why haven't I voted on this?
This demo is so damn nice. The graphics, the graphics!, the music, oh, the sweet sounding music and some kick ass code!!
Please Haujobb, release more demos!! :-)
rulez added on the 2004-03-18 20:23:28 by ekoli ekoli
Hmm not too sure if I already voted for this... don't feel like searching through all the comments =)

Anyways, an excelent demo, with some of the best ambience out there. A real kickass production!
rulez added on the 2004-03-18 22:48:23 by Nezbie Nezbie
nezbie: a little hint: [CTRL]+[F] or activate "Find As You Type" :)

all others who aren't shure: watch and comment it again ;)
Well, I'm not displaying all comments at the same time (just 25 by 25) =)

Hey guys, pity us modem users!
added on the 2004-03-19 08:02:43 by Nezbie Nezbie
Ok, this argument counts. Good point. :)
An excellent show - had the same feeling as most of you when I saw it at first with the parts - actually saw it once being so foolish that I pressed ESC when it said I shouldn't :-)...

But it's really excellent, the music, visualize visuals and the nice distortion really works great together!
rulez added on the 2004-03-19 09:14:04 by d3pth d3pth
the visuals look absolutely uninteresting.. almost as if they were corrupted.
on top of that i was surprised to hear a tune by VIC being so uninspired, empty and repetetive without having an interesting character. really couldn't stand it and had to hit ESC after a while.
sucks added on the 2004-04-22 17:51:40 by keith303 keith303
I've always pressed ESC during the first part, but for some reason I watched it yesterday in its entirety. And when the second part started, I was totally blown away. I'll never ever ever ever ever say bad things about Haujobb again.
rulez added on the 2004-05-01 14:06:12 by Preacher Preacher
Somebody is eating my votes... revoting

Preacher, if I remember right it says "Don't press ESC yet" ;)
rulez added on the 2004-05-27 08:24:37 by Vulture Vulture
Totally cool. The musics are a real milestone in demomaking :)
rulez added on the 2004-06-09 08:19:07 by timna timna
Best hjb demo ever! I like it very much when it exits before the second part . After i got a new gfx-card and experienced with the second, i can't belive what i see. Two in one, and how coooool !!! GREAT ! BIG THUMB UP !
rulez added on the 2004-06-18 12:42:21 by AbcuG! AbcuG!
Haujobb in black and white. Nice. :-)
rulez added on the 2004-07-04 13:53:22 by Sesse Sesse
like it
rulez added on the 2004-07-04 14:46:45 by titanstar titanstar
too long
added on the 2004-07-04 14:52:58 by neon neon
i can't understand why people like this demo...
the first part would be ok, the music is cool, BUT it is black and white which really sucks (all b&w demos i've ever seen suck with the single exception of http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=9516)
the second part is simply fucking boring
added on the 2004-07-12 00:18:17 by blala blala
No, the second part rocks and I would really like to have an option to skip the boring first part.
rulez added on the 2004-07-12 01:24:39 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
rulez added on the 2004-07-19 07:19:51 by las las
best ever.
rulez added on the 2004-07-20 02:14:17 by tintotinto tintotinto
How can anyone find this boring? It's absolutely beautiful.
rulez added on the 2004-07-23 03:43:41 by pdx pdx
liked it since I first saw it
rulez added on the 2004-08-05 05:01:02 by legalize legalize
Too long too boring, moody music, kinda liked the first part more. I think..
added on the 2004-09-08 19:30:53 by Optimus Optimus
8==o~ Second part is fucking perfect!
rulez added on the 2004-09-08 19:39:50 by mrdoob mrdoob
Evoke 2004, me and Sobec at his pc with nearly full volume. He: "Ok, you choose the next demo." *search* *start liquid wen* "Oh, good choice, best Haujobb-demo ever!"

Ok, I don't know if it is the best from them, but .. I'll watch it now again. :)
First part ain't all that, but still quite stylish - second part is awesome though.
rulez added on the 2004-09-14 13:41:31 by HellBoy HellBoy
the magic of this work proved a very strong impression on me, and it still does. thank you, haujobb.
rulez added on the 2004-09-15 01:58:43 by elfh elfh
The first part have some visuals glitches (flying through objects and so on) but it's very good anyway (the heart object is so-so).

The second one is almost entirely driven by the brillant soundtrack which adds something "epic" to it, extending the 3d imagery with a 4th dimension (imagery which otherwise, just consists of some more or less weird objects rotating around with a nice lenz effect) and this in conjunction with a good synchronization leads to a powerful osmosis and an excellent additive for mushrooms.
rulez added on the 2004-09-15 03:17:01 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
rulez added on the 2004-10-16 01:17:43 by [ProToS] [ProToS]
I *love* the music in this demo. The visuals are pretty but a bit too stereotypically haujobby. It's boring in that it's long, and very artistic... good stuff.
rulez added on the 2004-11-05 18:06:08 by witeshade witeshade
this one was perfect and hit me really deep. both parts are freaking good.
rulez added on the 2004-11-20 23:24:49 by zomb zomb
..boring, i think.
added on the 2004-12-01 23:00:21 by runa runa
Second part seems incredible after the first part -- propably this is why there are two parts.

So beautiful! So true!
rulez added on the 2004-12-03 12:47:08 by Tsone Tsone
Thumb Up for this beauti.
rulez added on the 2004-12-06 17:50:48 by erpherman erpherman
The second part is really good. But I love the first one.
rulez added on the 2004-12-09 10:31:59 by chock chock
When I first saw this demo I thought it was cool (I saw the first part), then I thought now there's the end scroller or something but no.. instead it started kicking ass!
rulez added on the 2004-12-15 19:49:57 by rage rage
rulez added on the 2004-12-15 19:52:44 by post malone post malone
sucks added on the 2005-01-01 16:41:45 by leaderc leaderc
piece of art
rulez added on the 2005-01-08 19:22:42 by Frozzy Frozzy
Best music. Ever.
rulez added on the 2005-01-26 01:04:13 by beavis77 beavis77
Wow, two demos in one! Either one deserves a big thumbs up, but I especially like the second one. Great stuff!
rulez added on the 2005-02-12 03:22:09 by s_tec s_tec
rulez added on the 2005-04-23 02:29:29 by bonzaj bonzaj
nothig to add
rulez added on the 2005-04-23 20:15:24 by madMixx madMixx
A great experience.
rulez added on the 2005-08-04 06:28:09 by ALiEN^bf ALiEN^bf
They really can do demos with atmosphere... I just love it!!
rulez added on the 2005-08-26 20:51:40 by EarlGrey EarlGrey
haven't thumbed up? the atmosphere is unbeatable.. great visuals with great music ambience.. i enjoy just listening to "deep sounds.xm", imaging something...
rulez added on the 2005-08-27 19:27:33 by nula nula
Haujobb nearing perfection with their style. One of the very best.
rulez added on the 2005-09-27 16:32:47 by slux slux
I remember I found it boring but both soundtracks are just awesome and deserve a big thumb up
rulez added on the 2005-10-13 02:08:12 by keops keops
hm. this demo is a bit strange.

First half of the demo - didn't really do it for me. I think it is really hampered by predictable Chord progressions in music and effects we've seen before. Even if the typography is good.

After being greeting by some (usual) very wonderful 2D efforts by visualice...

2nd half: much better in terms of interest and effects, music a little better too. Great chrome transitions. Fantastic credits sequence.
But.. it wasn't super - and here i feel it was a little confusing to grab the 'concept' of what was going on. I found the sampled spoken voice squence very confusing.. not to mention the final text..... what is this demo trying to say?

So, for these reasons, pig.
added on the 2005-12-07 08:51:53 by Gaia Gaia
rulezcdc added on the 2005-12-07 08:52:52 by iks iks
this demo makes me hard
rulez added on the 2005-12-09 16:11:31 by Inorix Inorix
rulez added on the 2005-12-16 18:01:58 by wie8 wie8
rulez added on the 2005-12-26 01:33:56 by Quarryman Quarryman
stunning and awe inspiring. i just love the beautiful shapes and the scene with the two reflective people / creatures hugging.
rulez added on the 2006-01-16 00:46:52 by blackpawn blackpawn
One of my favourites.
rulez added on the 2006-01-16 18:11:32 by _10b0 _10b0
rulez added on the 2006-01-19 01:05:25 by Pap Pap
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rulez added on the 2006-01-19 08:29:50 by anesthetic anesthetic
this one was my favourite for a long time!
i remember the days when i watched this every evening!!
rulez added on the 2006-01-19 09:40:47 by v3nom v3nom
Great, I need a second cdc for it. ;)
rulez added on the 2006-01-19 11:07:26 by Cj Cj
rulez added on the 2006-02-02 16:06:38 by vagans vagans
BB Image second part is REALLY GOoD!
rulez added on the 2006-02-05 11:18:36 by Weretiger Weretiger
rulez added on the 2006-03-07 09:50:22 by ghandy ghandy
music of the second part is one of the best tracks in demos ever made.
rulez added on the 2006-03-10 08:54:01 by phred phred
yes it's a flyby but damn fine flyby it is
rulez added on the 2006-03-10 09:23:22 by waffle waffle
Now that's what I call BORING!
added on the 2006-03-26 16:38:39 by StingRay StingRay
Loved it.

nuff said.
rulez added on the 2006-04-15 11:47:13 by Intrinsic Intrinsic
the haujobb megademo.
rulez added on the 2006-04-15 13:14:00 by bdk bdk
marvelous demo
here's my missing thumb
rulez added on the 2006-05-06 01:19:51 by EviL EviL
Great demo!
rulez added on the 2006-07-17 20:40:54 by thoron thoron
rulez added on the 2006-08-03 13:55:52 by _xiod_ _xiod_
wow. i haven't thumb up this one yet?!
rulez added on the 2006-08-31 07:19:04 by TrX TrX
incredible!? agreed !
rulez added on the 2006-09-02 00:55:22 by gentleman gentleman
I miss colours
b/w never was my thing
sucks added on the 2006-09-16 20:25:20 by magic magic
if you had waited enough, you would have got what you wanted.
Interesting, great atmosphere. The second part is a bit long IMO, but the first part is so cool that it makes up for everything.
rulez added on the 2006-09-23 21:58:29 by jua jua
indeed awesome
rulez added on the 2006-09-24 19:43:47 by mind mind
Marvelous demo. Enjoyed watching it immensely.
rulez added on the 2006-10-05 03:00:28 by Aasemoon Aasemoon
music of second part this prod is impressive :)
rulez added on the 2006-10-24 18:52:42 by robpaine robpaine
rulez added on the 2006-11-04 11:54:31 by hashdash hashdash
disconnect me
rulez added on the 2006-12-19 16:00:21 by zeebr zeebr
One of the best demos i've seen...
rulez added on the 2007-01-11 20:20:25 by feeral feeral
Bring back haujobb!
added on the 2007-01-17 14:57:03 by psonice psonice
somewhat boring... sorry...
added on the 2007-02-05 18:12:57 by darXtar darXtar
do i remember correct.? turrican end screen in this.?, anyway this demo kickass...
added on the 2007-02-10 00:50:59 by feeral feeral
POLL: Do Visualice's Demos Need a Cheat Sheet?

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added on the 2007-02-19 03:47:17 by eye eye
it's o.k. music of the second pat starts very refreshing but becomes monoton after a few seconds.
still like mosaik a lot more, also because of the music.
added on the 2007-03-23 19:33:12 by seppjo seppjo
rulez added on the 2007-04-16 23:51:16 by T$ T$
Ooops i forget to thumb up this demo !
rulez added on the 2007-04-16 23:57:44 by Pulsar Pulsar
Ooops i forget to thumb up this demo !

Otherwise, want to see something funny...
added on the 2007-04-17 00:00:26 by Pulsar Pulsar
Fantasic liquid effects. I loved this demo - movie length please :)
added on the 2007-05-10 21:38:34 by hamster hamster
oops... I forgot to thumb up!
rulez added on the 2007-05-10 21:39:18 by hamster hamster
It had some good scenes, but it was kind of long. Should have been released as 2 separate demos. What was the song in the first part? I loved it.
added on the 2007-05-14 05:37:23 by wardrich wardrich
Still great in '07 ;)
rulez added on the 2007-05-29 18:32:10 by ferris ferris
Vics music rulez...definately!
rulez added on the 2007-06-09 16:57:13 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
rulez added on the 2007-06-16 16:55:42 by Drunken_Poet Drunken_Poet
A masterpiece of design, music and metaphors

Until now, this demo represents for me what I want to do in the demoscene.
rulezcdc added on the 2007-08-08 18:22:26 by merlucin merlucin
Imho Vics tune in part 2 is still the best soundtrack I've ever heard in a demo.. and this is the favorite demo of my girlfriend. So, I better thumb this up now... or no sex for the next 6 months. :)
rulez added on the 2007-08-08 18:27:20 by Stebo Stebo
The second part is true beauty. Amazingly it is still as good today as it was years ago, while other demos appear kitschy after three repeats.

A big contributor is definitly the music.
added on the 2007-08-17 01:02:19 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
I agree that the second part is beautiful, but I still think it needs "something". Dunno what. Perhaps some variety of sorts? I mean, it's all big, complex objects being twirled and spun. Woohoo? The music is very fine, though. Kinda Vangelis meets the 90s - but overall I'm not THAT impressed. I guess you should have been there?
what las said
rulez added on the 2007-08-17 13:57:24 by src src
it was great at the screen, it is great off screen, too. a bit sloppy feeling, perhaps. i love the music.
rulez added on the 2007-08-17 14:18:24 by jasuy jasuy
oh yeah, i remember yawning during this entry in the compo. This is the kind of artsy demo that would require much better artsy skills to justify not being a classic techy coder showoff and wasting clocks and requiring modern hw to run.

liquid is too arrogant and self-satisfied, it doesn't entertain the viewer, rather it forces the viewer to adjust himself to the pace of the demo, which is slow. there is not enough story to be told to fill the 10min gap, and i'm not saying *all* calm moody demos are boring. this just happens to be a class A example of such. and as i've never quite understood the "let's rotate random static meshes with cool surfaces" -phenomena, i just can't see the point in this one. as many have said, the second part is way better than the first one but as a whole.... bah. throw in more creativity and expression to justify the fartsy acceleration and scripting.

...and fuckings to those not being able to stand constructive criticism :-)
sucks added on the 2007-08-20 18:30:31 by piksi piksi
it's multipart oh and it's quite awesome for its era!
rulez added on the 2007-08-22 08:05:12 by decipher decipher
one of the greatest soundtrack in combination with extremly atmospheric graphics. impressive.
(added to memory)
rulez added on the 2007-09-21 10:46:49 by xiod_crlx xiod_crlx
I'm so in love with the second part...
rulezcdc added on the 2007-09-28 02:04:04 by iq iq
Both parts !!!
rulez added on the 2007-11-02 18:05:28 by cxnull cxnull
This demo makes me feel happy. Very uplifting experience.
rulez added on the 2007-11-02 18:52:23 by _^^o _^^o
Works still.
rulez added on the 2007-11-08 18:42:15 by zefyros zefyros
Best demo soundtrack ever. What merlucin said.
rulez added on the 2007-11-12 02:41:49 by ltipl ltipl
My long forgotten thumb for this!
rulez added on the 2007-11-12 16:22:50 by mg mg
my thumb! better late than never ;)
rulez added on the 2007-12-07 23:55:18 by substrate substrate
my thumb!
rulez added on the 2007-12-10 18:26:46 by yandexx yandexx
makes me remember my first visit to assembly..
rulez added on the 2008-01-10 16:05:34 by unlock unlock
goosebumps. breathtaking. awesome atmosphere. wow.
rulez added on the 2008-01-28 23:39:21 by Alpha C Alpha C
rulez added on the 2008-01-29 11:54:09 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
A very good demo to watch from time to time.

Where are the speech samples in pt. 2 taken from, BTW?
rulez added on the 2008-03-08 02:17:05 by stage7 stage7
my favourite demo!
rulez added on the 2008-03-21 09:12:35 by Georgy^NRS Georgy^NRS
truly a majestic experience
added on the 2008-03-21 10:16:03 by jazzman jazzman
I did not like the b/w part very much, after that the demo gets much better, but is a bit too long in the end.
added on the 2008-03-22 18:41:23 by Zweckform Zweckform
It's the music that does it. The visuals are also very relaxing. I change my mind about this demo :)
rulez added on the 2008-04-21 11:11:43 by Optimus Optimus
back in black.
and white.
and colors.
rulez added on the 2008-04-21 16:22:20 by raer raer
Each time after wathing this demo...I'd rather be nothing...
rulez added on the 2008-05-02 21:19:33 by Hiacynt Hiacynt
Yes... me too!
rulez added on the 2008-05-18 18:08:06 by untel untel
I still don't get tired on watching this prod... more! more! :)
added on the 2008-06-26 21:32:21 by merlucin merlucin
oohhhhhh yes!
rulez added on the 2008-07-19 00:42:59 by SiR SiR
added on the 2008-07-19 01:18:05 by v3nom v3nom
rulez added on the 2008-07-20 05:06:52 by PENETRATOR PENETRATOR
Sets a nice mood that puts you into a dream about the future, about the great things beyond mankind. Made a pretty big impression on me. I want more of this stuff :-)
rulez added on the 2008-07-26 00:50:09 by neoneye neoneye
and again! really incredible mind-jobb!
(like stage7 sez, from time to time it´s worth it ;)..)
luv that demo!
added on the 2008-08-16 05:50:55 by gentleman gentleman
the second part is incredible.
rulez added on the 2008-08-24 10:29:05 by polartimecast polartimecast
rulez added on the 2008-08-24 10:54:02 by aha aha
rulez added on the 2008-09-18 10:48:39 by chromag chromag
I love the first part of the demo.. the music and the demo. I can`t understand what that voice sais..
rulez added on the 2008-10-23 10:25:13 by highlife highlife
never understood the title.
rulez added on the 2008-10-23 10:35:37 by Zest Zest
zest: i think the title is simply the combination of the two titles of the demoparts "wen?" < first part and "liquid" < second part
afaik originally it was intendet to release them seperately
added on the 2008-10-23 10:42:07 by v3nom v3nom
in the first half, i like the subtle music, the unique visuals, the smooth motion, and the syncing. do NOT press ESC yet.

the second part has a cool tunnel effect with translucent surfaces moving in opposite directions. the filtered synth sequence sounds awesome.

this demo really stands out. everything fits so well together, and the mood and style are consistent throughout. end of the line.
rulez added on the 2008-11-18 08:14:50 by gd gd
still no thumb? hallo,was?
this is an alpha-channel-monster but does it that well,especially with the music...has to be love!

at some point i´ll be adding some CDC here! (well,i know CDCs are for prods that didn´t get enough justice yet,but this one so deserves to get another heart!)
rulez added on the 2008-11-18 08:19:45 by ɧ4ɾɗվ. ɧ4ɾɗվ.
YES! totally awesoooome!
rulez added on the 2008-11-30 19:55:24 by Ized Ized
BB Image BB Image BB Image so amazing.
added on the 2008-12-16 11:33:01 by jazzman jazzman
Yeah :)
rulez added on the 2008-12-16 22:51:11 by texel texel
best best best since many years
added on the 2009-02-20 22:03:30 by robpaine robpaine
sucks added on the 2009-03-12 01:42:51 by viznut/pwp viznut/pwp
Great concept, graphics and fantastic tune.
rulez added on the 2009-04-05 11:43:09 by vestige vestige
Didn't get to watch the second part that everyone is talking about... too boring.
sucks added on the 2009-04-08 12:10:44 by kaoD kaoD
over the top music. eyecandy sync and visuals.
rulez added on the 2009-04-18 08:50:04 by diver diver
rulez added on the 2009-04-29 00:00:00 by unc unc
slowly, very slowly, i begin to notice how i am growing past liquid wen's melancholia.
added on the 2009-05-01 02:07:38 by jazzman jazzman
At first glance this might not seem anything special, but when you really get into it...I'm just so lack of words. There's just something so mesmerizing in this.
rulez added on the 2009-05-19 23:01:41 by noby noby
Most of the effects are just objects that have been handled clevery ways. But the demo itself dosen't contain much effects. Also the demoengine seems to have many bugs and problems(env-map sucks).
I actualy like the first part more than the second part since it atleast includes some kinda have flow-feel but then in the second partsince there wasn't anything new and still no effects so I got bored.
Demoscene also about effects and good CODE.
added on the 2009-06-12 08:22:10 by MuffinHop MuffinHop
my favorite demo of all times.
and visualice is art-superhero=)
rulez added on the 2009-08-22 21:30:00 by Raynoa Raynoa
like it!
rulez added on the 2009-08-22 21:35:42 by Dano Dano
still so sexy after all these years
rulez added on the 2009-08-23 05:31:03 by vibrator vibrator
great demo!
rulez added on the 2009-08-24 01:18:49 by RRROAR RRROAR
Nice pacing.
rulez added on the 2009-09-06 02:59:00 by 4mat 4mat
rulez added on the 2009-09-06 23:24:58 by Movi Movi
rulez added on the 2009-09-10 19:20:06 by n1k-o n1k-o
Nice demo
rulez added on the 2009-09-10 19:21:49 by bitl bitl
I don't like it...
sucks added on the 2009-10-18 18:18:02 by Allanon Allanon
Great demo.
rulez added on the 2009-11-16 14:58:56 by ham ham
Very nice demo ! Great atmosphere, awesome music, design & graphics & code !
rulezcdc added on the 2009-11-16 17:56:12 by lsl lsl
rulez added on the 2009-12-09 18:00:25 by Gʀɪʍʍy Gʀɪʍʍy
Not to sure about the visuals but as a package with the wonderful music, its definitely a thumb.
rulez added on the 2009-12-29 16:20:19 by pigpenpete pigpenpete
Love this one....the bleak colours and music work together great.
rulez added on the 2010-01-06 03:01:49 by Deus Deus
My favorite demo. The first part never fails to suck you in and the second one makes you happy.
rulez added on the 2010-02-02 10:53:38 by paulius paulius
mono vs colour parts - nice. uber lazy music & pace, bit repetitive @ times. lots of scenepoetry. enjoyable in every moment though.
rulez added on the 2010-02-08 10:25:22 by comankh comankh
The music!
rulez added on the 2010-03-16 00:17:50 by zstab zstab
Love this prod. Screamed "future" when i first saw it. Get chills up my spine every time that sparse notes play on the second half. Music, atmosphere, great colours - bigger than the sum of its parts.
rulez added on the 2010-03-16 23:26:02 by frigo23a frigo23a
Quite the flow!
rulez added on the 2010-03-29 12:01:36 by Defiance Defiance
one of the best
rulez added on the 2010-04-17 09:55:21 by provod provod
Still gives me the goosebumps after all those years...
added on the 2010-04-28 00:28:26 by Stebo Stebo
rulez added on the 2010-04-30 14:50:01 by nekomono nekomono
Its so bad what they do today...this nice demo never refused to run on any of my machines back in the days
rulez added on the 2010-04-30 15:02:28 by Exin Exin
Ah, I didn't thumb this one! Shame on me. This is probably one of few demos that influenced me most. Splitting into two parts (bw vs colors, thoughtful vs agressive, hypnotizing vs delivering) is very clever. But the final minute with the count-down is pure genius. I watched it a million times, and still don't understand why I'm getting goosebumps.

Visualize, I miss your stuff!
rulez added on the 2010-04-30 15:25:26 by pixtur pixtur
This still is one of my all time favorites!
rulez added on the 2010-04-30 15:29:13 by Frost Frost
rulez added on the 2010-04-30 18:46:58 by wullon wullon
haujobb at its best [cdc]
rulez added on the 2010-10-06 18:25:23 by AzzaroMWI AzzaroMWI
This one relly ruled that year ;o)
rulez added on the 2010-10-07 13:46:33 by jack-3d jack-3d
Wow! Step after step, it takes the spectator farther and farther away...

Some effects are really excellent, even years later!
rulez added on the 2010-10-07 14:35:38 by Zavie Zavie
melikes :D
rulez added on the 2010-10-31 16:17:30 by neuralnet neuralnet
still shit
sucks added on the 2010-10-31 17:42:22 by thec thec
rulez added on the 2010-11-09 01:35:14 by samurai samurai
anybody knows what the guy says in the lyrics of the second part? (Joo.xm). I would love to know...
added on the 2011-01-14 18:40:01 by iq iq
iq, the three speech samples say: "Disconnect me"; "I could be reworked, but I'll never be top of the line again"; "I'd rather be nothing". I know they are from a movie but can't remember which one, I'm pretty sure I've seen it tho...
added on the 2011-01-14 18:57:46 by noby noby
noby, it's Bishop from Aliens.
added on the 2011-01-14 19:28:04 by diver diver
diver, ah yes of course :D haven't seen the second movie in years
added on the 2011-01-14 19:32:05 by noby noby
It's actually from the third! :D
added on the 2011-01-15 06:19:50 by Visualice Visualice
From Aliens 3:
Code:The company knows everything that happened on the ship. 603 00:58:53,613 --> 00:58:57,992 It all goes into the computer and gets sent back to network. 604 00:58:58,076 --> 00:59:00,036 And they want it. 605 00:59:00,120 --> 00:59:05,416 I hurt. Do me a favor. Disconnect me. 606 00:59:05,500 --> 00:59:09,587 I could be reworked, but I'll never be top of the line again. 607 00:59:09,671 --> 00:59:12,339 I'd rather be nothing. 608 00:59:12,424 --> 00:59:14,925 You're sure? 609 00:59:16,678 --> 00:59:19,305 Do it for me, Ripley.

Still one of my favorite demos, even after time passes. Still watches this at least a few times a year :)
rulez added on the 2011-03-10 15:52:33 by numtek numtek
This seems to be a demo which either you hate or you love.

I'm in love with the second part, it's astonishing! <3 vic's demosong nr.2 is one of my favorite songs.
rulez added on the 2011-05-07 23:44:16 by xTr1m xTr1m
Lovely demo, especially the music in 2nd part is my favourite!

Made a Highres Youtube Rip for it:
Liquid... Wen? by Haujobb (720p)
rulez added on the 2011-07-04 09:31:07 by anni anni
The screenshot scene would be enough for a thumb up, but both parts of the soundtrack are worth two thumbs each!
rulez added on the 2011-09-05 21:33:28 by moozooh moozooh
all time this is one on my favorite prod. Still First Class.
added on the 2011-11-23 00:06:12 by robpaine robpaine
Thank You!
rulez added on the 2011-12-11 16:27:08 by Frequent Frequent
woohoo, it's not a demo... but TWO demos in one :D
rulez added on the 2012-01-07 21:56:41 by rez rez
still powerful
added on the 2012-04-24 00:49:05 by v3nom v3nom
One of my all-time favorites. There are countless demos that look and sound great, but this one made an impression on me beyond technological feats. Its dark soul really hits me in some nerve, after watching it I always feel like I've just watched a good movie.
rulez added on the 2012-07-26 12:09:43 by Jiggawatt Jiggawatt
jizaz how did I miss that
rulez added on the 2012-11-07 21:03:56 by maq maq
works for me
rulez added on the 2013-03-10 23:28:55 by cce cce
years passed and i forgot to thumb this up?!
still an epic masterpiece!
rulez added on the 2013-08-22 23:43:07 by pista pista
nice one!
rulez added on the 2014-06-02 14:43:55 by bonefish bonefish
Just watched it again. Damn -- the direction is sooo good...
added on the 2014-11-15 12:41:29 by pixtur pixtur
i know its a harsh thing to say considering the history of this demo but i just cant connect.

dont get me wrong, i love most demos by visualice and haujobb but this particular early 3d accelerated style just never did it for me. the music is claimed to be an alltime classic but i forgot it already so thats that.
i guess i just prefer variform.
added on the 2014-11-15 15:21:41 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
in fact I preferred part 1, the black & white style and the track are so great
Worth a thumb!
rulez added on the 2015-09-22 19:20:45 by Daniel Daniel
Anybody knows what the guy says in the lyrics of the second part (demosong Nr. 2)? I fail to understand the words after years of listening.
added on the 2016-03-02 09:13:11 by xTr1m xTr1m
Simply the best one. Everything rocks.
rulez added on the 2016-05-16 13:23:09 by sheriff sheriff
kimmo s.
kimmo seppanen
it's real name of rainmaker (curly brace)
did he worked on this demo?
i don't think so.
rulez added on the 2016-06-09 09:29:13 by Flashira Flashira
Jesus f Christ. I'm here (scene) like 20 couple of years or so and today i saw it for the first time. Beautiful! Love it!
added on the 2016-09-24 20:54:51 by Pepto Pepto
impressive, especially the 2nd part
rulez added on the 2017-01-23 14:53:36 by nagz nagz
It is 2017, and I still love this demo.
rulez added on the 2017-09-01 21:40:31 by Jae686 Jae686
definitely huge amount of work with such perfect result; despite the first part looks a bit dull and boring, when colors appear on the horizon, it reveals all of beauty and essence.
great! great :)

p.s. anyway variform is better, but that's another story :D
rulez added on the 2017-12-24 18:53:52 by wbcbz7 wbcbz7
oh, and I forgot to mention absolutely astonishing Vic's music in second part :)
added on the 2017-12-24 18:56:49 by wbcbz7 wbcbz7
variform is overrated
Still awesome
added on the 2018-01-13 21:24:45 by neoneye neoneye
Visualice has a super unique style and it's a chance he was given free reign in demos like this one. Really beautiful and polished, and still very enjoyable today.
rulez added on the 2020-12-26 14:34:19 by exocet exocet
Still watching this from time to time, and it still touches me emotionally. Thanks.
added on the 2022-06-04 22:24:25 by v3nom v3nom
rulez added on the 2022-06-04 23:27:50 by usual usual
rulez added on the 2023-11-30 12:01:45 by Olympian Olympian
Music from this demo is always on my playlist.
rulez added on the 2023-11-30 13:39:36 by tjahzi(aka Jimi) tjahzi(aka Jimi)

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