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hologon superspreader by The Electronic Knights
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release date : december 2020
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Time to revive mail swapping <3
rulez added on the 2020-12-23 22:02:36 by Virgill Virgill
I'm looking forward to watch the main demo. Send my stamps back. ;)
rulez added on the 2020-12-23 22:11:57 by bodo^rab bodo^rab
(faked) stamps back, please!
rulez added on the 2020-12-23 23:39:54 by ghandy ghandy
Very nice intro!
This is the moment when regret I replaced my df0 for a gotek ;)
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 00:14:11 by Soundy Soundy
Please include a note if you want your stamps back. We didn't mention them because a package of two disks, cushioning, stickers is exactly 50 grams - we don't know yet if it gets through as a "letter" for €1,70 worldwide if we also include your stamps. Envelope, padding, stickers, stamps, everything adds a few grams. Also send in as many disks as you like and a note what to do with them. For example, we can use your extra disks as credit for future releases of ours. I'm willing to part with about 20 of my mint DD disks for the first senders, but please include a DD disk to be on the safe side. A fresh disk with a Hologon sticker should also make a great collector's item. (Ofcoz we'd appreciate it even more if the disk is also being used for running the demo.) Disks will be checked thoroughly: Written and doubly verified on a good drive, and the demo tested once again on a not so great drive.
added on the 2020-12-24 00:35:40 by bifat bifat
Lovely concept. Approved on a real A500, from a mint DD disk that will be on its way to you shortly.
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 01:23:49 by noname noname
Wish i could trade some of my zillion fresh 5.25" disks for a 3.5" DD now. =D
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 02:02:37 by Krill Krill
traditions never die
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 10:17:34 by mop mop
send a copy this way for an exclusive review in ROM #10 :) same address as from 1994 ;)
added on the 2020-12-24 10:22:02 by mop mop
Nice informatic demo, about how to get another Amiga with nice effects, gonna send a letter to get the other demo
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 12:22:29 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
I will never get tired of these OCS effects.
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 13:18:10 by Aghnar Aghnar
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 14:54:38 by insane insane
nice one
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 16:00:11 by Blast! Blast!
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 16:46:19 by Sapphire Sapphire
nice idea to promote that demo :) - set a copy for me aside and I bring you a kilo of floppy disc (used but fresh enough) over to your place :D
rulez added on the 2020-12-24 20:19:55 by titus^rab titus^rab
very cool!
rulez added on the 2020-12-26 22:03:17 by sLASH_1 sLASH_1
Great concept with nice intro, looking forward for the trackmo.
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 06:03:03 by Serpent Serpent
Sweet stuff... Great gfx
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 09:07:17 by Premium Premium
Awesome idea, loving it!
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 11:56:22 by sachy sachy
Great idea, Bifat!
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 12:26:53 by hfr hfr
nice and it deserves a thumb alone for the mail swapping reanimation. ;)
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 13:36:37 by Dascon Dascon
Nice! Cool idea! :-) Hope you'll get many disks in the mail!
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 14:33:09 by puni^void puni^void
¡El día de la liberación está cerca!
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 14:49:14 by ham ham
Disk sent. Hope it isn´t corrupt. (it might be) Now checking my physical mailbox every hour :)
added on the 2020-12-27 15:06:43 by Virgill Virgill
"ist nah" :)

Nice demo guys! But ill stick with my gotek as i dont like floppies these days :)
added on the 2020-12-27 15:30:50 by magic magic
You missed the point though ;)
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 18:02:06 by DanLemon DanLemon
swapping‘s not dead! :)
rulez added on the 2020-12-27 23:22:04 by fishwave/scx fishwave/scx
People who made the mistake of replacing all their internal disk drives with USB are in our hearts. That's why the demo also runs from external drives. This requires Kickstart >=37 (for a bootmenu).
added on the 2020-12-28 01:53:18 by bifat bifat
Lovely classic style. Now to go buy stamps...
rulez added on the 2020-12-29 01:58:12 by grip grip
Great dentro, great music, great shadebobs and great initiative. Can't wait to see the trackmo...
rulez added on the 2020-12-29 12:07:18 by axis^oxy axis^oxy
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It's on.
added on the 2020-12-29 12:42:39 by bifat bifat
oh noez! i want that demo but am too lazy to write a letter. what to do?!?
rulez added on the 2020-12-29 18:07:24 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
Be a lamer ;-)
added on the 2020-12-29 20:20:51 by noname noname
The return of TEK!
rulez added on the 2020-12-29 20:44:43 by viralbox viralbox
rulez added on the 2020-12-30 00:16:29 by Daniel Daniel
Nice way to celebrate a release, I love the idea. Got my disk - Hologon is massive :)
rulez added on the 2020-12-30 09:42:08 by tin tin
very cool..
question though: in the demo "a dd disk" is mentioned, and in the comments bifat writes "two disks" when talking about the letter, etc.. so is it on one or two disks?

rulez added on the 2020-12-30 19:56:38 by cslag cslag
One disk. I was thinking about you sending in two disks and getting it twice, once as a backup or so.
Some other remarks: 1. Please write down your scene handle somewhere. 2. The number in the address is 10247, not 70247. 3. Privacy: I've heard of the suspicion that this would be a plot to harvest addresses - leave me a message to delete your data if you must! :-)
added on the 2020-12-30 21:10:39 by bifat bifat
awesome, thanks! I was asking b/c I found exactly one DD disk, hehe
added on the 2020-12-30 21:17:42 by cslag cslag
but I'll dig more for more disks
added on the 2020-12-30 21:18:04 by cslag cslag
TEK rule :) Looking forward to watching the trackmo.
rulez added on the 2020-12-30 21:37:27 by NR4 NR4
Very nice!
rulez added on the 2020-12-30 23:40:19 by Mystra Mystra
Excellent - keep it up! Very good idea to spread the trackmo the oldschool way, i will send my disk ASAP.
added on the 2020-12-31 11:26:01 by sLASH_1 sLASH_1
rulez added on the 2021-01-01 12:22:18 by bitl bitl
Recieved my copy yesterday. Thx Bifat. Mail swapping rulez. Will comment on the trackmo if it ever does appear here :P
added on the 2021-01-01 20:32:11 by Virgill Virgill
We're certainly in no hurry to upload it somewhere as long as there's interest in our disk copies. :) Thank you all for nice letters and cards! Work on the next demo has commenced.
added on the 2021-01-01 21:29:40 by bifat bifat
added on the 2021-01-02 03:07:39 by AntDude AntDude
rulez added on the 2021-01-02 15:29:47 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
I'm going to send my disks on monday (from Poland). Hope i'll get it before online premiere.
rulez added on the 2021-01-02 18:12:46 by kempy kempy
Don't worry, there are currently no plans of an online premiere. We've stocked up supplies of new DD disks, and used disks keep rolling in.
added on the 2021-01-02 18:50:13 by bifat bifat
rulez added on the 2021-01-03 22:56:59 by SiR SiR
Nice intro and nice idea :D

I will send disc. How do I pay for shipment back to me?
rulez added on the 2021-01-06 00:02:28 by nikosidis nikosidis
No need to pay for shipment. It may take a while, but it's totally affordable. Even sending in a disk is more symbolic, so far.
added on the 2021-01-06 00:11:45 by bifat bifat
Got mine today :)

Thanks for the disk Bifat and yes Hologon is massive. *wow*
added on the 2021-01-08 10:04:27 by axis^oxy axis^oxy
The old demo vibe is back. Watch this trackmo on real hardware with your Amiga connected to a stereo. WOW! Awesome, these mirror effects on the filled vectors' surfaces. The flow and the desin are great. Congratulations. I bow my head for this masterpiece.
rulez added on the 2021-01-08 22:26:01 by dissident dissident
Yes, Hologon is amtlich.
added on the 2021-01-09 00:35:43 by bodo^rab bodo^rab
Busy day...
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added on the 2021-01-11 17:52:30 by bifat bifat
Ah, lovely reminder of the piles of envelopes one used to send out once or twice or week back in '94. And the sound of the envelopes dropping through the mail gap in the front door, perhaps waking me up on a saturday. So lovely. Looking forward to receiving it! :)
rulez added on the 2021-01-11 18:56:17 by curt_cool curt_cool
rulez added on the 2021-01-11 22:01:58 by Dma-Sc Dma-Sc
thumb up for the shadebobs
rulez added on the 2021-01-11 23:26:18 by mueslee mueslee
Fresh disks are soon exhausted. We're entering a new phase: You can write to bifat ët neoscientists piste org if you want to receive our demo on an used disk. You can still send a real letter with real disks to get a new disk and the extra sticker. Additional disks will be registered for future productions. :-)
added on the 2021-01-12 22:42:09 by bifat bifat
Nice idea. I wonder who's getting the credits for uploading the release to a BBS first ;-)
rulez added on the 2021-01-13 13:02:02 by Ramses UTL Ramses UTL
Excellent superspreadertro! I don't have any DD disks here I'm in Shanghai. Hope to catch this prod at a party once the worst Covid crisis is past :)
rulez added on the 2021-01-14 17:32:35 by rloaderro rloaderro
NP, send me an E-Mail with your address. it's always the same price, no difference between Austria and New Zealand. Of course it would be nice if you had an Amiga and disk drive in Shanghai. It's meant for watching :)
added on the 2021-01-14 18:04:20 by bifat bifat
Thanks for the disk!
The demo looks so much better than the version I saw last year!
added on the 2021-01-14 20:47:24 by hfr hfr
thanks for the disk! its an awesome demo <3
rulez added on the 2021-01-16 20:06:46 by alien^PDX alien^PDX
Really nice dentro. Very well executed. Music does the job!!
rulez added on the 2021-01-16 23:39:14 by Sir_Lucas Sir_Lucas
Got my disk on Thursday! Thanks <3
added on the 2021-01-16 23:51:54 by DanLemon DanLemon
boah, timm, so langsam gehst du mir echt auf die eierz! :P

How to compete with that? :P

i love it! get it on!
rulez added on the 2021-01-17 19:28:22 by ɧ4ɾɗվ. ɧ4ɾɗվ.
Ja, wieso fragst du so dumm, ist doch mehrzahlzt! Die Eierz! Du Hustensohn! :P
Thumbs up for a mail release in 2021!
rulez added on the 2021-01-18 00:13:42 by JAC! JAC!
Packages keep rolling in, France, Norway, Finland today. With extremely cool Tom of Finland motive stamps. Hope I won't have to send them back!
added on the 2021-01-18 13:47:24 by bifat bifat
Really nice!
rulez added on the 2021-01-18 22:39:18 by henne henne
rulez added on the 2021-01-19 18:40:20 by keops keops
rulez added on the 2021-01-19 22:06:52 by exocet exocet
Thanks for the disk Bifat. I really really enjoyed the demo. Very nice.
rulez added on the 2021-01-20 10:40:16 by vedder-ins vedder-ins
What a lovely surprise it was when a disk arrived in the post today, just in time for my lunch break too! Great demo, featuring some brilliant use of stencil vectors. And it was really nice to see it for the first time on real hardware. Thank you! ^_^
rulez added on the 2021-01-21 13:01:07 by Paradroid Paradroid
Thanks for the disk! :)
rulez added on the 2021-01-21 18:11:21 by britelite britelite
Thanks for nice feedback, letters, cards, and stamps. Please let me know if you suspect that your package is overdue. I haven't heard of any bad disks yet, but if you recevied a faulty disk, do not wait for an online release - ask for a replacement! Please do not send money for petty costs like postage.
added on the 2021-01-22 11:23:14 by bifat bifat
Mandatory thumb for the idea alone. Just to be sure, did my upcycled old gameswarez DD's ever arrived?
rulez added on the 2021-01-25 18:26:51 by Z3k Z3k
Your disks arrived, and a package was sent with two disks, on Friday I think. :-)
added on the 2021-01-25 18:33:53 by bifat bifat
Received my copy today. Thank you bifat!
rulez added on the 2021-01-25 18:35:40 by pyksy pyksy
My god, that demo is one of the best ever!! I got the disk yesterday and play it on my A3000 now! whow :D Thanks.
added on the 2021-01-27 15:37:50 by nikosidis nikosidis
Now that I've finally seen the full Hologon demo; Holy crap!
Awesome awesome work Bifat and the rest, that's a milestone demo for sure.
rulez added on the 2021-01-27 16:48:44 by evil evil
Just received, thanks bifat! stencil vectors never looked so shine and polished, really enjoyed the score and vocals too. the overall attention to detail is awesome as the included crc tool and the tight syncro.
Should have won! :)
added on the 2021-01-27 18:05:51 by Z3k Z3k
The advertised demo was the best a500 demo I’ve seen in years, but this thumb is for the advertisement. Good stuff!
rulez added on the 2021-01-27 20:43:55 by malmix malmix
Agree, advertised demo is superb. Thanks for snailmailing it!
added on the 2021-01-30 13:36:02 by kempy kempy
Fetch and unpack it, fire it up, come alive
Put the disk in the drive
Let that hard drive rest for a second
Don’t get me wrong it’s not a new method
Inhale, exhale
Just got a disk in the mail

Splendid stuff! <3
added on the 2021-02-08 20:29:59 by grip grip
Hoooly shit I sent my letter, can't wait!
rulez added on the 2021-02-08 21:53:26 by Akira^G*P Akira^G*P
Damn, I had completely missed this. Neat idea with the good old physical disks, too bad I tore out my drive and replaced it with a Gotek though...
I guess I'll have to wait for ADF-crax0rz to appear! :D
added on the 2021-02-15 18:27:45 by Sdw Sdw
rulez added on the 2021-02-19 08:46:08 by xeron xeron
Thumb is for this release - nice intro with good music. :)

Finally, someone cracked it!!! :D and the DEmo this is the iNTRO of is now spread online.

But we were supposed to swap the disk to friends! Slow-in-the-head test failed by me at least ;)

So Hologon is finally online (I think out of respect we waited for the online share to vote at least I did), and so now there's less than 24h to give it a Meteorik Rise I fear... :'(
rulez added on the 2021-02-21 01:39:34 by Photon Photon
I hope my disk arrived to destination... now that I have seen it, I want it even more!
added on the 2021-02-23 15:28:20 by Akira^G*P Akira^G*P
Don't worry, it's on its way - for some time.
added on the 2021-02-23 22:01:12 by bifat bifat
@Bifat: Got it today, I am so happy! Thanks for all the effort and the extra disk.
By the way, Hologon did not run well on my particular setup, is there anywhere I can report some bugs,, if you even care? Let me know if so. Kind of can't send you a postcard with it ;)
added on the 2021-02-25 01:39:02 by Akira^G*P Akira^G*P
@Akira: I'm interested, please mail to bifat et neoscientists piste org. Maybe it's helpful for future productions. We tested on so many configurations, I am tired. We did not plan for updates or fixes.
added on the 2021-02-25 02:11:13 by bifat bifat
Amazing release!
@bifat: is it still possible at the time to get a physical copy?
added on the 2021-02-26 20:08:46 by Galndarth Galndarth
Yes of course! Just because some specialist uploads the demo to the internet doesn't mean the campaign was terminated. :-)
added on the 2021-02-26 20:21:38 by bifat bifat
Ok thanks :) all I have to do is send you a disk or two at the address above is that right?
added on the 2021-02-26 22:43:28 by Galndarth Galndarth
Send a letter or package with zero to n disks, or an E-Mail with your address. Extra disks will be registered for future mail sendings. We are in no short supply anymore, we have secured thousands of disks for future campaigns. You do not have to send disks, or just disks. I have also received stickers, postcards, letters, music CD, exclusive stamps from Finland with homoerotic motives, ... great fun!
added on the 2021-02-27 06:22:40 by bifat bifat
Ok ^^ I will send you some disks in the coming week.
added on the 2021-02-27 20:44:47 by Galndarth Galndarth
I love intros and this one is beautiful
rulez added on the 2021-03-06 10:26:35 by Jofa Jofa
Wow, only found out recently about this great dentro and invitation. Will write you a letter/note this weekend. Love the idea of a real numbered physical disk with nice sticker !
rulez added on the 2021-03-17 23:47:48 by davince davince
Thanx for sending me a floppy on 2021
rulez added on the 2021-08-10 04:12:09 by magic magic
rulez added on the 2022-01-10 23:33:52 by spkr spkr
Thanks for the floppies Bifat awesome work!
rulez added on the 2022-01-19 20:44:17 by HattoriHanzo HattoriHanzo

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