Demoscene: Function, WeCan, and Geeks can dance Demoparties

Android demo - Beginning by Elude
Beginning by Elude (Android demo, WeCan 2012)

1 – Geeks can dance 2012

Square by Still – #1, PC demo


what the frac by Alter!Krass! – 1k PC into


2 – Function 2012

Funtion 2012, September 28-30, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. Results are available HERE.

X by fresh!mindworkz – #1, PC demo


Mathturbation by nazareth – #2, PC demo


State Zero-One by dilemma – #3, PC demo


3 – WeCan 2012

WeCan 2012, September 14-16, 2012 in Lodz, Poland. Results are available HERE.

Breath by Futuris – #1, PC demo


Wave AtraKKtor by DMA – #1, PC 4k intro


X3 by flopi – #2, PC 4k intro

– OpenGL 4.3 prod that uses compute shaders.


7 thoughts on “Demoscene: Function, WeCan, and Geeks can dance Demoparties”

  1. Ferrum Master

    Well the demos are getting better tech wise. Thats really promising. The only thing that I cannot stand about the Demoscene is music taste… mute on all 😀

  2. Igor

    Yes there is, many if us old computer geeks like me grow up and started our careers watching this things and learning a lot from it. Now even after a few decades in computer business I still find demoscene interesting while watching nice demos with my kids who also find them interesting. Demoscene simply keeps me young… 🙂

  3. MaNiAc

    @Igor: Totally well put.

    Btw Function organizers could tell a thing or two – considering the last few years, this was the biggest Function. They underestimated the number of visitors, so they literally ran out of entry tickets while ppl still kept coming in 🙂
    So yeah, there are definitely people who still care about the scene!

  4. Igor


    Demoscene is my time portal to youth when I had Commodore 64 (I still have it, fully functional) and spend many hours of my time loading and watching great demos from magnetic tapes and 5.25″ floppy disks and few years later from 3.5″ floppy disks on Amiga 500. Although now I’m mostly hardware geek still it’s amazing for me to see how much great audio/visual effect can be squeezed on such a small place. Demo groups are wizards for me, wizards with time machines… 🙂

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