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Evoke 2010 was awesome this year 🙂 Lots of great demos, great competitions and many great people 🙂 Truly a party to remember 🙂 It was extra special for me, as Zine was released there. The parties held by our fellow Brainstorm goats were also unforgetful, and I absolutely cannot wait until next year!
Yes of Brainstorm took some great pictures, you can find them Here.
Again, thank you to everybody who worked on zine to get it ready in time. It was a show that wont be forgotten!
I guess it is safe to say at this point that the secret project I have been working on for the last few months was Zine 🙂 Zine is a demoscene based disk magazine filled with articles and information on the demoscene and demoscene-related productions. Zine #14 is now available for immediate download. The pouet page (where you can download, as well as comment) can be found Here. Enjoy!
Zine is the first project I worked on after joinging the group Brainstorm, and has been more than a year in production on and off. Most of the work was done on the issue in the last 6 months or so, with a lot of last minute changes and implementations in the last 40 days or so until release making this one of the most challenging projects that I have ever worked on. Last minute stuff always works the best, eh? 🙂 In a positive note, it’s also the first issue to go multi-platform, working on Windows, Mac and Linux! \o/
Overall, im OK with this production. There was a shed load of features and things that I needed to get in and working, but simply didn’t have time. They will have to go into the upcoming issues to meet my personal “This rocks” meter – Unfortunately, if I can see or think of problems that exist in a production, I tend not to think too highly of myself.
Zine #14 was released at the Evoke 2010 demo party, which I attended with my wife epec. It was truly amazing to be stood on the stage in front of all those people talking about something I had worked on. Then throughout the party, looking at peoples screens and monitors to see them reading and talking about the issue. Very inspiring, and made me feel good to have produced something people liked to read 🙂 Evoke really inspired me.
The Zine team wasn’t just myself, I would like to thank the following people and individuals for their help and contributions to the issue (and I apologize if I forget anyone!) :
Axel – Chief editor of Zine
Menace – Co-Editor of Zine with Axel, both responsible for article content and chasing down articles etc.
Epec – Copy Editor & Production Assistant. Her contributions to articles and scheduling were invaluable on this project, and it would have failed without them.
Prm – Responsible for all article and issue layout graphics once a base layout had been devised and coded in.
Prowler – Artist who composed the opening picture in such a short time period, at the same time he was opening a gallery of some of his other works, including the oil painting our picture was based on.
Bit Arts – For creating those wonderful intro & outtro jingles on such short notice.
And the Musicians who contributed to this issue:
Hansee, Mikael Fyrek, c-jeff, Scott and Willbe
My Family – For putting up with my shit this last year as I worked on this project!
Shoecake – Your work on Dexter is invaluable, my friend! I wish you could have been there!
bpoint – Thanks for the last minute code tips and info, even though we couldn’t use most of them in the end, I thank you for being there while I was still awake at 5am fixing this stuff
deathy – Always my voice of reason when I needed to vent 🙂
Brainstorm – You guys fucking rock!
The Evoke 2010 party page is now active and accepting registrations. You should scoot your ass over there and sign up for one of the best demoparty’s in Germany!!
We will be there and unveiling something great. I can’t wait to meet you all!
I will be attending Evoke 2010 this year, and I will also be bringing something very special along with me to unveil, although you will have to be there to truly see what it is!
Evoke this year will be held on August 27th – 29th at Abenteuerhallen Kalk in Cologne, Germany. I will be attending with many of my fellow goats from our group Brainstorm. We are mostly all staying in the Leonardo hotel, with a few most likely ending up in the Best western hotel, also near to the venue (but I believe that the Leonardo is actually a little closer). Come join us for a beer or 8, because you should!
Watch the official invitation demo: