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demo'ish words (why not?)

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larouse clouds
added on the 2009-05-21 00:18:58 by xernobyl xernobyl
call me lame, but a couple of months ago, i was very close to post a job offer for a new "graphician"... sometimes its good to have a boss who reviews your stuff, though
added on the 2009-05-21 00:45:40 by pro pro
iq: i'd say noiseprod more than noisedemo
pro: awesome! would have been cool to see who would apply for that job :)
added on the 2009-05-21 01:45:11 by BarZoule BarZoule
I learned "boozing" when I entered the scene and calling it "socializing" when done together while talking about demos.

sleeping hall
main hall
compo
mystery zone (I love that one from breakpoint)
price-giving ceremony
entry
(major) release


This thread is worth a wiki, isn't it?

added on the 2009-05-21 01:58:02 by novel novel
brokepoint
musicdisk
added on the 2009-05-21 02:02:48 by neoneye neoneye
"sleeping hall" .. especially that!
added on the 2009-05-21 02:03:02 by gentleman gentleman
"partyplace" to mean something like venue
added on the 2009-05-21 02:47:10 by andr00 andr00
ctrl-c, ctrl-v: Crackart
added on the 2009-05-21 22:04:36 by raina raina
a number of major productions have "secret-parts"


(lame ass MicroSuck Easter Eggs don't count... "Excel fucked over the calculations in my expense reports, but check out this FlightSim I found inside...")
added on the 2009-05-22 03:22:50 by CrzyClst CrzyClst
scener
added on the 2009-05-22 08:42:32 by mop mop
Very Important Scener (VIS)
added on the 2009-05-22 11:13:38 by magic magic
dentro
added on the 2009-05-22 13:38:12 by cruzer cruzer
A nice "cracktro" at a "copy party". Or why not an "ascii collie". Or "warez" on "elite boards". Cheers! \o_
added on the 2009-05-22 16:00:29 by luNix luNix
A nice "cracktro" at a "copy party". Or why not an "ascii collie". Or "warez" on "elite boards". Cheers! \o_
added on the 2009-05-22 16:30:18 by luNix luNix
If it hadn't been mentioned before, "tune". I mean yeah "tune" gets used elsewhere but not nearly as much and definitely not in the same context as with demosceners. Personally "tune" is like my favorite word in the whole wide world.
added on the 2009-05-23 22:53:17 by sigflup sigflup
gfx'er
added on the 2009-05-24 00:00:33 by cruzer cruzer
I've been known to say "runtime-tune" in describing things like soft-synths. Does anyone else use "runtime tune"?
added on the 2009-05-24 23:37:34 by sigflup sigflup
speedcode
added on the 2009-05-26 22:50:53 by cruzer cruzer
never heared runtime-tune..

Speedcode is a "set word" though. In the c64 scene it stands for dynamic generated exessive unrolled special case routines to do one single effect...

LDA
ORA
STA

is the most common pattern as far as I know.
added on the 2009-05-26 23:09:26 by torus torus
@torus: I thought it was:

lda table,x
sta screen

for table effects like plasmas and zoomers, or:

eor buffer
sta screen

for vector filling. And it doesn't have to be dynamically generated. A lot of lamers prefer scripting/macros, which means the whole shebang has to be loaded from disk, which explains the long loading time of some demos.
added on the 2009-05-26 23:48:35 by cruzer cruzer
From the Apple days, this pair of instructions was very common...

CLC
RTS


...usually placed at the start of some bogus "protection scheme".
added on the 2009-05-27 05:58:34 by CrzyClst CrzyClst
pixeller, sounder
added on the 2009-05-27 06:25:36 by chromag chromag
Scroller
Bigscroller
spriterecord
vbl
flexible line interrupt
added on the 2009-05-27 08:13:17 by Zweckform Zweckform
I like the term "speedcode" which is specifically a C64 scener word, because I called the same thing "unrolled codes" or "unrolled loops" on the CPC or any other computer.
added on the 2009-05-27 08:30:45 by Optimus Optimus
on the CPC:
raster effects
splitscreen
overscan
software effects
added on the 2009-05-27 08:31:26 by Optimus Optimus

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