Minute and a Bit

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Prod pages: [pouet.net] [demozoo.org]
Date: 2011-11-09
Party: Silly Venture 2011
Compo: Console demo
Platform: Atari VCS
Rank: 3rd
Solo work

This was my first "proper" demo for the VCS and, in the spirit of oneupmanship, has the world's first fullscreen plasma for the Atari VCS :)

This prod and Stella Lives! are both included in the Scene Demos 6-in-1 cartridge by SvOlli (pouet.net, demozoo.com, xayax.net).


                            Minute and a Bit
                               by Tjoppen

                     76½ seconds of 8k Atari VCS goodness
                        Released at Silly Venture 2k11

- Three-color twister using M0, M1 and BL
- Two rotozoomers, neither of them using a frame buffer
- 22x114-pixel plasma
- Six-point rotating two-color pinwheel with text greetings
- Coder music, mostly in tune - only off by ~40 cents here and there
- Source code - just copy over DASM's vcs.h and macro.h and make

This prod uses a modified form of Paul Slocum's Musik Kit 2.0 (finer tempo).
Tools used include DASM, Stella, MESS, a PAL VCS and a Harmony cartridge.