Whattaheck, SoWatt and the unreleased Who Cares?

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Whattaheck, SoWatt and the unreleased Who Cares?

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27th of May 1989 the Swedish copy party demo Whattaheck was released

~5th of August 1989 saw the successor, SoWatt

... but there was supposed to be a third, named "Who Cares?" (with or without question mark, I don't remember). However, I'm unable to dig up any further memories on who were supposed to compile it, if it was a party demo (and if so, which) as well as how far into a finished state it got. Was it all just a pipe dream or were there any screens actually written and sent in?

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If I remember right, I was to a TCB copy party in stockholm once, and they anounced that they where going to make a party demo, I even asked An Cool where to send in the demoscreen.. but didnt get a clear awnser. but during the party I heard it was canceld, why I dont know. It might of been that.

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I changed my name a few times think I used Marko most.. grafix+programming in New Core.
I have just finished converting Whattaheck to html5 today using the codef framework :D
just waiting for it to be published on the WAB site. There is other stuff there I have converted.
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Any contact to Lightlord?
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I got no contact with the others, New Core was spread over sweden and all went there own ways.
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Looks like its taking a bít of time before it gets published on WAB so those who wants a sneakpreview of my conversion of Whattaheck demo can go here Whattaheck Demo
You will need browser Chrome to get 100% working with music etc.
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Nice !

I follow Wab productions on FB, there are a lot of "re-conversion" :D
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troed wrote:27th of May 1989 the Swedish copy party demo Whattaheck was released

~5th of August 1989 saw the successor, SoWatt

... but there was supposed to be a third, named "Who Cares?" (with or without question mark, I don't remember). However, I'm unable to dig up any further memories on who were supposed to compile it, if it was a party demo (and if so, which) as well as how far into a finished state it got. Was it all just a pipe dream or were there any screens actually written and sent in?

/Troed
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troed wrote:... but there was supposed to be a third, named "Who Cares?" (with or without question mark, I don't remember). However, I'm unable to dig up any further memories on who were supposed to compile it, if it was a party demo (and if so, which) as well as how far into a finished state it got. Was it all just a pipe dream or were there any screens actually written and sent in?
A friend of mine works with Nick / TCB at Avalanche studios in Stockholm, and he asked about the Who Cares demo, what happened to it. Unfortunately Nick did not have any memories of such a demo.

I also remember talks of the Who Cares back then, maybe it was some other crew than TCB doing the putting together this time, hence Nick not remember anything about it.

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evil wrote:A friend of mine works with Nick / TCB at Avalanche studios in Stockholm, and he asked about the Who Cares demo, what happened to it. Unfortunately Nick did not have any memories of such a demo.

I also remember talks of the Who Cares back then, maybe it was some other crew than TCB doing the putting together this time, hence Nick not remember anything about it.
Thanks for checking with Nick - and no I don't think it was TCB either. Since it was never released I could forgive people thinking it was SYNC ... :lol: :lol: :lol: ... but no, not us. And also not likely Omega since they did SNYD2 at around that time.

I wouldn't have been surprised if it was NoCrew though. Let's blame them.

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Troed: it seems that now, YOU have to make it ;)

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keops wrote:Troed: it seems that now, YOU have to make it ;)
Cool!

I'll follow regular SYNC release schedules though, expect something around ~2040 ;)

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I stumbled into a scroller with some info on the subject.

If you read in "the delirious demo", the crazy stars demo, it sais the screen was previously coded for the "Who Cares Demo" of Omega in september 1989.
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NewCore wrote:I stumbled into a scroller with some info on the subject.

If you read in "the delirious demo", the crazy stars demo, it sais the screen was previously coded for the "Who Cares Demo" of Omega in september 1989.
WOW! Now we're not just talking about the fading memory of a bunch of old guys any longer :D Maybe it's time to ping TFE ...

Thanks a lot for digging that up!

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... and here's the money shot: A "Who Cares ?" contribution request by Qwerty/Universal Coders (Aggression).

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MichaelSch ... PXjd6Bf5n8

Incredible find by Daryl/TEX after the discussions in this thread. Apparently it was supposed by be compiled by TCB at the TCB/2 Life Crew party but for some reason passed over to UNC/Aggression by An Cool.

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In European demo Vector II screen it say again that Omega did not manage to put the Who Cares-demo together by them selves.

When did Omega pass it on or did they take the last shot at putting it together?
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troed wrote:... and here's the money shot: A "Who Cares ?" contribution request by Qwerty/Universal Coders (Aggression).

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MichaelSch ... PXjd6Bf5n8

Incredible find by Daryl/TEX after the discussions in this thread. Apparently it was supposed by be compiled by TCB at the TCB/2 Life Crew party but for some reason passed over to UNC/Aggression by An Cool.
The link mentioned above seems to be dead, so here is a new one: ftp://fujiology.untergrund.net/users/lt ... gademo.jpg.

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evil wrote:A friend of mine works with Nick / TCB at Avalanche studios in Stockholm
Nic Thisell worked at Avalanche Studios?


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alexh wrote:
evil wrote:A friend of mine works with Nick / TCB at Avalanche studios in Stockholm
Nic Thisell worked at Avalanche Studios?
Still there as far as I know.

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