DHTML oldschool raster effect

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This is what happens when you lock yourself off from normal human interaction for any length of time. The last bunch of Mr Speaker posts are all from the Nerd category, and I fear they're gunna get nerdier from here.

The scrolly thing above is modelled on what were called "raster effects" in the C64 Demo scene. "Demos" were non-interactive extravaganzas released by various demo crews. Demo crews were made up of graphix peoples, musicians, and coders. The releases showcased their mad computer skillz. The releases were like battles. Whoever could stretch the Commodore 64 to breaking point earned big respect.

I'm serious. These guys were like gods to us mere computing mortals.

The intro above is getting there - I got the raster squiggly lines, I got a wicked 4-colour logo. But it really needs a super crunchy chip-tune playing over the top, with some scrolling text in a cool font telling everyone how elite I am, and how every other group is lame (except for the crews that I give greetz to). And it would have to have a really cool hardcore title, like Sinusoidal Tendancies, or Y666K, or something. Yeah, that'd be awesome. And I can put ads in the text asking for graphix people and couriers to join my crew. I have no idea why demo crews needed couriers. They just did.

So if you wanna join the leet MrSpeaker DHTML-demo crew contact us on our BBS.... Mr Speaker #1 in 2005.... die lamers....