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Talk at SIGGRAPH Asia 2018

We are proud to announce that we will be at the computer graphics conference SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 this December, where we will present the techniques used to create our 64K intro, H – Immersion. At the conference, the “Computer Animation … Continue reading

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Demoscene session at SIGGRAPH 2018

Tomasz Bednarsz has been trying to increase the presence of demoscene at the major graphics community conference, SIGGRAPH, for a few years now, through so called “Birds of a Feather” sessions. This year I had the unexpected opportunity to attend … Continue reading

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Texturing in a 64kB intro

This article is the second part of our series on the making of H – Immersion. You can read the first part here: A dive into the making of Immersion. When making an animation within only 64kB, using images is … Continue reading

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Making floating point numbers smaller

When the goal is to make a 64kB executable (or less!), many unexpected issues arise. Floating point numbers are found everywhere: position of objects in the world, position of the camera, constants for the effets, colors in the texture generator, … Continue reading

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How can demoscene productions be so small?

People not familiar with the demoscene often ask us how it works. How is it possible that a 64kB file contain so much? It can seem magical, since a typical music compressed as mp3 can be 1,000 times as big as our animations – not to mention the graphics. Continue reading

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