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CONVERTING DEMOS TO 64KB GOOD OF NOT GOOD ?

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A new challegende? A new categoree at party's ?
Converting demos into 64kb as good as possible ?

check this one out for a good example ;-)

http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=18252

hihi... What do you think.. A good thing or....... ?
added on the 2005-07-26 21:04:06 by magic magic
Good if done once, lame if repeated.
added on the 2005-07-26 21:06:20 by break break
For convert every demo to a 64k
then convert every 64k into to a 4k intro
then convert every 4k intro into a 256byte demo
then convert every 256byte demo into an 1 byte demo :$00

and then you actually proved that demos are redundant!

added on the 2005-07-26 21:29:37 by Stelthzje Stelthzje
sick idea
added on the 2005-07-26 21:32:40 by hcdlt hcdlt
it's boring, it lacks creativity imho. technically it can be impressive but still..

to use aln's words 'why not convert 64k to bloatdemos?' :D
added on the 2005-07-26 22:23:56 by Maali Maali
do what the fuck you want.
does this include a hardcore porn version of the vip2 demo?
added on the 2005-07-27 00:13:41 by Shifter Shifter
converting 256byte to demos is better.. more space for textures, music etc etc..
added on the 2005-07-27 00:17:20 by Navis Navis
Conversions suck! It's the same prod. Only less size, which doesn't even matter if it's the same prod.
added on the 2005-07-27 01:26:33 by imbusy imbusy
Shifter: Whar are you sick dutch fucks planing? I'm interested. ;)

For the topic:
We had conversion with increase of size, we had conversions with a loss of size, we had conversons to other plattforms (both hardware and software),...
Some were pretty interesting, some were ok, some were lame. Some people had the glorious idea: Innovate, don't immitate!
It´s like Hollywood w/ their remakes of perfectly good movies.
added on the 2005-07-27 01:46:44 by r0XX0r r0XX0r
It's all about code so any improvements are precious. Same sick as creating intros, so… Please, be sick ^^.
added on the 2005-07-27 02:13:10 by BMRQ BMRQ
yes demoscene is hollywood just that the only star is hasselhof
added on the 2005-07-27 02:53:02 by violator violator
sickness is in the air, our pride has to be gooone....
added on the 2005-07-27 07:57:05 by rmeht rmeht
I think it is good thing.
added on the 2005-07-27 08:05:58 by blueflame blueflame
Maybe my opinion is a bit biased here, but anyway... I'd say that this type of conversions can be a good idea, as long as we don't make abuse of this resource.

I mean, if someone is man enough to make a full remake (music included) of fr-025 in 64k, why not? Of course, this is something to be done once or twice, not for every single production around, or we'd spoil the fun.
added on the 2005-07-27 17:43:54 by utopian utopian
some demos are a lot harder to do in 64k than others (e.g. how generatedish or hardcoded the original looks), so i guess it depends on what gets converted.

e.g. if anyone gets come clean in 64k (with the graphics and music more or less intact), i'd take my hat off to them. =)
added on the 2005-07-27 18:00:46 by smash smash
btw, why is the spanish scene doing it so much right now?
added on the 2005-07-27 18:01:03 by smash smash
expensive hard disks and a new spanish fee over them make disk space an invaluable good!!
If you have to re-use a whole demo concept, at least try to improve it, simply making a copy (which won't be perfect anyway) have no real interest beside pleasing your own little egos.

I don't care if you can make a copy of fr25, i only care if you can make fr25 in the first place. Copying is undoubtfully easier than creating something that is even partially original.

The code must serves the idea, not the contrary.
added on the 2005-07-27 18:13:23 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
true, i'd much rather you just keep these remakes for your own testing purposes then use the technology to make something new with it.
added on the 2005-07-27 18:16:38 by smash smash
I think it's a good thing, but it's a lot better if you can improve the original.
added on the 2005-07-27 19:57:38 by zoom zoom
now that I remember, somebody told me demoscene was about pushing the limits...
What about converting gamers and lamers to sceners ?
added on the 2005-07-27 20:20:55 by Dahan Dahan
he or she was lying.

it's all about penis jokes.
added on the 2005-07-27 20:25:39 by Shifter Shifter

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