Before I saw games with intro splash screens, I saw them with personalized boot routines now loading xxxx Cracked by the untouchables I think these are the first intros, not long after that crackers/groups started getting more creative. Though I bet the first ones were just character effects (no hi-res or special sets) Apple II cracker intros go back a way too, possibly before Commodore ones... Todd S Elliott wrote: > > >Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 05:30:37 +0200 > >From: Fabio Ciucci <firstname.lastname@example.org> > >Subject: Who made the first intro and when? > > > >I've seen an AFL intro of 1986 too; > >But, I don't know for sure about who made the > >first intros on C64, when, and I haven't the > >screenshots or files for emulator. > >Also, I wonder if really the first "intro", > >in other words something with text scrolling > >and few colors at least, being not a game and > >made by crackers or similiar, was made on a C64, > >or maybe there's some vic20 or older PC intro?... > > > Hello. > > Good question. I would say that intros and demos have existed right in > the beginning of the c64 days, if not earlier. I'm quite sure they > existed on the Vic-20 and the PETs. > > How about nominating the famous "Christmas Demo" as made by Commodore to > introduce their c64 as the first 'intro' or demo? It is an intro in the > sense that it's trying to introduce the c64 and was supposed to be > running on store displays. It had text, graphics and sound. > > -Todd Elliott > -- 01000011 01001111 01001101 01001101 01001111 01000100 01001111 01010010 01000101 Larry Anderson - Sysop of Silicon Realms BBS (209) 754-1363 300-14.4k bps Classic Commodore pages at: http://www.jps.net/foxnhare/commodore.html 01000011 01001111 01001101 01010000 01010101 01010100 01000101 01010010 01010011 - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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