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Froggies over the fence by Overlanders [web] & Legacy & ST Connexion
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alltime top: #1776
added on the 2003-03-03 20:18:13 by evil evil

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St Connection is also a part of this demo, but Pouet only allowed two crews to be added.

This demo is epic! Extremly good and the goodbye to Atari by The Overlanders, ST Connection and Legacy. All of Jess's chiptunes on the Atari is included in a special music-screen as well.

URL's of all disks to download:
added on the 2003-03-03 20:22:32 by evil evil
Forgot the thumbs up of course..
rulez added on the 2003-03-03 20:23:11 by evil evil
yes, this one is awesome ! =)
rulez added on the 2003-03-03 20:27:15 by Dubmood Dubmood
A true classic!
rulez added on the 2003-03-03 20:47:51 by MooZ MooZ
For whatever reason NeXT didn't manage to participate to this demo... shame on us :(
rulez added on the 2003-03-03 21:08:45 by Dbug Dbug
great! i remember the large 3d animations and that it had a screen with spectrum512 picture + mod playing, cool! should watch it again :)
rulez added on the 2003-03-05 09:01:16 by earx earx
Damn! I can't believe the Froggie is not listed in the TOP 10 Prods. It's by far one of the most impressive and original demo ever made. I tried to view it with STeem but some parts still don't work but I already glad we can hear to the great tune from the intro. So up up up the Froggie, it really should be part of the TOP 10.
rulez added on the 2004-04-19 13:19:04 by goa103 goa103
a true masterpiece!
rulez added on the 2004-04-19 23:08:38 by exocet exocet
Oh yeh baby, and the chiptune is so fuckin COOL :))
rulez added on the 2004-11-25 11:50:03 by Buckethead Buckethead
Very nice demo, the Legacy part is cool, I loved the music and style in the dentro. I think the Spectrum pics were with 4096 instead of 512 colours.
Simply a cool prod. Stange that Next did not participate...:-)
rulez added on the 2005-01-16 12:39:54 by Zweckform Zweckform
This is working in the latest version of saint now...

Really good demo containing some jaw dropping moments, ie the massive filled 3d in overscan, and that 4 bitplanes zoomer.
rulez added on the 2005-01-27 01:05:51 by parcelshit parcelshit
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rulez added on the 2005-01-27 01:29:05 by p01 p01
This is a demo to show to any PC folk that thinks that his x.xxGHz machine with xxx graphics card and xxx sound card is cool :)
rulez added on the 2005-04-20 16:10:57 by すすれ すすれ
Back then I was so impressed and today it still rocks!!!
rulez added on the 2006-01-28 15:23:31 by ltk_tscc ltk_tscc
awesome prod
rulez added on the 2006-01-28 21:27:08 by RA RA
Back in '93, it was considered to be the "final" great ST demo. How pleased we were to be proved wrong!
rulez added on the 2006-01-28 22:36:41 by CiH CiH
rulez added on the 2006-01-29 16:39:10 by kenet kenet
Forgot to thumb :)
rulez added on the 2006-10-05 13:53:26 by seppjo seppjo
A truly awesome demo featuring some of the best code ever seen on ST. Rules.
rulezcdc added on the 2006-11-02 19:43:29 by micdune micdune
rulorz !
rulez added on the 2006-11-03 01:46:23 by RIP RIP
Probably one of the most impressive megademo ever! Neat design, great code and cool musics by Jess.
rulez added on the 2007-04-22 02:01:16 by Strider Strider
jess! ovr multipart! legacy multipart! wow this demo rocks!!
rulez added on the 2007-06-19 14:25:52 by freddek freddek
Overallus Giganterana! Epic indeed.
rulez added on the 2007-07-15 18:42:56 by Nty Nty
Hmm,. for some reasons I hadn't managed to see this demo before (the reason was that the mouse movement in the menu was wrong in Steem and so one attempt to move made the click in one of the four frogs and always watched the same music disk part). Now, it works on Steem.

There are two amazing multiparts (the fiirst has really smooth zoomers and more, the second has various routines and at the end a 3d movie like Odyssey in Amiga but even with great vector actors like it's Another World vector men) and also a music disk is the other froggie (with great starwars scroller menu and a a tetris game) and 4096 interlace colors pictures. It's great, I really like it!!!
rulez added on the 2007-07-18 18:43:03 by Optimus Optimus
this is what I call leaving with style... thanks so much for this great gift before leaving the Atariscene froggies..
rulez added on the 2007-08-24 22:19:56 by fiveofive fiveofive
Great disc :)
rulez added on the 2008-03-12 15:23:07 by Queen_Luna Queen_Luna
Pretty nifty stuff on Atari
rulez added on the 2008-07-08 00:21:10 by Baudsurfer Baudsurfer
The builtin 3D scifi movie is worth a thump alone - and allover terrific musics by Jess!

How could I miss this?!?
rulez added on the 2008-07-13 11:00:38 by simonsunnyboy simonsunnyboy
Impressive part by Legacy!
rulez added on the 2008-07-23 22:42:31 by baah baah
Forgot to thumb that one?! Done.
Awesome stuff!
rulez added on the 2009-01-14 12:21:23 by Gʀɪʍʍy Gʀɪʍʍy
totally awesome with 3 big groups name on ST in the same prod.
rulez added on the 2009-11-06 21:45:14 by sINk sINk
rulez added on the 2009-11-06 22:19:31 by PENETRATOR PENETRATOR
Would be cool if somebody could ripp out the text of the reset scroller demo :)
added on the 2009-11-06 22:51:46 by Dbug Dbug
Awesome demo ! I especially like the "Overlanders Giganterana" with Ziggie's interrupt fullscreen 3d screen... played the Tetris-clone quite often - a very nice one with great musics !
rulez added on the 2009-11-07 18:06:18 by lsl lsl
The good old french megademos days ;)
rulez added on the 2009-11-10 14:56:32 by keops keops
Awesome code!!
rulez added on the 2010-02-19 02:52:11 by zoolum zoolum
Oh, and yes the fullscreen 3d is impressive too! First time i didn't noticed it was overscan and wondered how Ziggy could have commited this screen, far slower than his 3d in the Europeans demo. Then i understood, and was struck in awe!
added on the 2010-03-08 17:15:48 by baah baah
All in all my personal alltime STf favourite! Deep respect to the ppl involved in this coolest of STf prods, esp. Legacy and OVR. Great stuff for eyes, ears and demomind... mostly even in overscan. This may sound stupid (and probably it IS to say that), but if you are planning to quit the scene, please do it THIS way.
rulez added on the 2011-07-13 19:53:08 by nty_ nty_
love the OVL demo, total attitude.
rulez added on the 2011-07-13 20:44:32 by 4mat 4mat
rulez added on the 2012-09-18 17:22:22 by nekomono nekomono
Kool, esp. the Legacy part.
rulez added on the 2012-09-20 03:34:14 by lennart lennart
Your comments are so cool, thanxx a lot guys =D
rulez added on the 2013-09-16 14:35:29 by Jess^OVR Jess^OVR
Mighty good!
rulez added on the 2014-05-07 22:30:59 by Daniel Daniel
This really is an Atari ST masterpiece.
rulez added on the 2014-09-07 21:08:04 by applecrypt applecrypt
I cannot believe I never commented on what is still today one of my all time favourite demos on ST ! It simply rocks from the start to the ending and the many tunes by Jess, OMG !

I've just added it to my latest blog entry here automatically translated to English ;)

Atari ST Democyclopedie
rulez added on the 2015-08-29 16:49:09 by stsurvivor stsurvivor
Some technical Info about the main menu / slide displayer (which I wrote)

As far as I know, this is the first screen on an Atari ST that contains a Spectrum 512 image (with 3375 colours, taking 63% of the cycles), and a 16Khz soundtracker (taking about 30% of the cycles). This code was also used in Defjam/Checkpoint's wonderful Thunderdome demo.

That left no time for the usual Atari ST mouse interrupts. To make the mouse work, I wrote a 125 byte 6301 driver to decode the mouse X/Y position. This fit into the 128 byte ram of the 6301, and meant that I could read the X/Y position directly from the 6301 saving many cycles. It's also why emulators struggled to run it: they had to be upgraded to emulate the 6301 chip!
rulez added on the 2016-01-06 03:02:23 by Alien / ST-CNX Alien / ST-CNX
Hi everyone, I did the whole packaging of this demo along with the help of Mr Bee who packaged the OVR part (and I did also the Legacy screens using team's member optimized core routines). Many thanks for the comments. We really appreciate.

I think it contains in one point most of the techniques that existed at this time to push hardware limits of a STF: hardware scrolling, overscan with 3D (where you could simply not use divide instruction), sound sampling at high rates combined with high colors, buzztones/synthsounds and of course the one Alien has written about (mouse/keyboard chip reprogramming) which is very unique. Even the disk drive had a special unique routine written by Mr Bee, because it could manage a second external floppy drive so that you do not need to change disk !

Please note that the Tetris game was larger than a standard one, because the project was initially a simultaneous 2-players game ;)

All these part were not designed to come together in the first place, and for some of them, this was simply abandoned code by most of team members. It was the beginning of the end for us. So Mr BEE and I decided to package everything together and release that final goodbye to the scene !
added on the 2016-02-24 23:04:04 by dtxsync dtxsync
just great demo
rulez added on the 2016-04-24 02:09:37 by Blast! Blast!
How to end with style
rulez added on the 2016-04-24 19:50:53 by Frequent Frequent
Quite epic
rulez added on the 2017-03-17 03:04:52 by cxw cxw
some nice things in there

the tetris part is not interesting, so is the wayyy too long credits one
Super demo
rulez added on the 2018-12-31 16:16:30 by marss0 marss0
Nice style, storytelling, awesome music. Pretty damn awesome!
rulez added on the 2019-10-06 10:01:14 by spkr spkr
OVR adieu part is really nice with an hint about tricks that were to emerge around the corner. Also nice musicdisk with an
addictive Tetris clone.
added on the 2020-06-16 22:32:36 by lennart lennart
zomg, http://amp.dascene.net/detail.php?view=8491&detail=interview

4-Which composing programs have you been using? Which one in particular?

On ST, the player made by Ben did not provide any editor. I, you'll think
I'm crazy but it's the pure truth, composed each of my musix by entering
the source code of my Bro player, modifying datas : I programmed my music
using GenST development environment, and each note looked like dc.b or
dc.w $b3,$64 ...and so on ! Incredible huh ? I had to re-compile each
time I wanted to hear my song ! :-)

Great stuff, cool old tunes
rulez added on the 2021-01-27 19:49:05 by Serpent Serpent
Classy classic!
All parts are great.
rulez added on the 2021-01-28 08:47:36 by Dma-Sc Dma-Sc
rulez added on the 2021-12-27 17:03:06 by piter_jnf af piter_jnf af
The Union rules o/
rulez added on the 2022-03-14 11:44:08 by faraday faraday
Nothing but perfect. Jess music is ace in this one.
rulez added on the 2024-02-04 23:53:40 by Stalvik^bbz Stalvik^bbz

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