Mariusz Bartosik

Graphics programming, demoscene and book reviews

"Rise and Shine" by Elude

Riverwash 2017 PC Demo Compo

The main theme of the 9th edition of Riverwash party was the Wild West. At the beginning of September, about 150 cowboys and cowgirls travelled on their horses to Katowice in Poland. Some brought valuable goods with them. Let’s see if they left some gold nuggets there.

Zeven by Ninjadev

Solskogen 2017 Newschool Demo Compo

Have you ever been to a party organised in a forest and where most participants sleep in tents? That’s the experience offered by Solskogen party! Its recent edition took place between 14th and 16th July in Flateby, not too far away from Oslo. Let’s review newskool demos from the biggest demoscene party in Norway.

Esocentrica by ASD and Satori

Demobit 2017 Combined Demo Competition

The previous edition of Demobit party took place in 2001. 16 years later, its organisers have decided to resurrect it and once again invited sceners to Bratislava. Let’s take a closer look at new demos released at this Slovakian party.

Fermi Paradox by Mercury

Revision 2016 PC 64k Intro Competition

Over the years, the 4k intros territory has been explored quite well. We have seen many groundbreaking productions, but today most of them use similar rendering techniques. To make things a bit more interesting, Revision organisers introduced a new 8k intro category. In the meantime, the 64k is doing well, and we got some high-quality productions this year.

Dolor Sit Amet by Lorem Ipsum

Revision 2016 Amiga Demo Competition

There is no Revision without Amiga demo compo. This year, 9 groups delivered their prods. That’s actually more than in the previous years (with 6 entries on average) but it’s a result of transferring OCS/ECS Amiga demos from the oldskool compo. Let’s see if the quantity makes up for the quality.