This idea actually comes from Zteel/Diffusion. (I even ripped of his logo) But for me it's mainly a summary to know for myself what I've done.
Late that year I saw my very first intro's and demo's.
I started my first experiments on graphics programming on my old EGA monitor which I still use for the board ;-)
During this period I was really active in the warez / hpav scene. shame on me
Nothing really interresting so far except for some stupid scrollers that we spread with our xxxx ;-)
I started running my first own board "Bitfreak BBS" online 8 hours a day on my 286/12 with 1 Mb and 20Mb , till my parents told me to stop it :( Bought my first Soundbastard and rewatched al my old demos/intros Moved from the Warez scene to the Demoscene.. stopped hacking/phreaking and other stuff.. I founded Coders In Action , my vers first demo group , together with some schoolmates. The earliest members were Black Hellcat Jr, Airborne and me.. 3 coders, no gfx , no music so it din't take long till we asked Frodo to join us for the music stuff since he and his nephew were rather active on that subject.
Started working together with Johan Hofmans on Einstein BBS after closing my own board for a while. In no time we jumped from nowhere to the 7th spot in the Hoax charts. Coders In Action released their first (VGA) ( By Black HellCat Jr.) an second intro (EGA) (By Sleeping Dog) I started writing articles for Hoax one of the better scene magazines back then. The reason why I chose for hoax was quite easy.. back then there was a huge conflict between Imphobia and Access Denied and they were both working on a diskmag. I didn't want to interfere and started writing for the other one ;-) We met the Silicon Maze at on of our monthly sysop meetings and he joined the group shortly after that.
We kept growing, I made sure we found some shop stupid enough to pay our phonebills And we started joining several scene networks (CDN and Cabinet at that moment if I remember correctly ..) We had our first BBS Barbeque where we acutally didn't do anything else but watching (1) all Assembly'93 releases (2) Watching users loggin in and out downloading all releases 'cause we were one of the first boards to have them. This is one of the things that over the years happens almost after every party.. hours before I come home I see users loggin in and out to see if there already is something.. We planned our first demo for The Party III, however there was one big problem. How the hell can we get in Denmark ?? 2 days before the Party we had half a demo ready (some parts were later used in our first real demo..) but no transportation.. the only way to go there was a 18 hour during train trip and nobody was interrested.. so we stayed home again , waiting for the releases ...
May : My first party : Bizarre'94. Some stupid ductch jury members forgot to count the votes for our demo. We should have won the party, and that was not only our opinion but the one of lot's of people that were at the party. Shortly after Bizarre'94 we started polling Gsn and Dgi from Finland Assembly'94, 5-7 : Purple Zebra , Emperor and myselve went to this famous event where we met lot's of people during the party we renamed our group from Coders In Action to The Natives. I also met the other people behind Hoax and we exchanged some ideas on new articles. October 1994, the first real party in Belgium Organized by Antares in Mons, great party real fun atmosphere, but it was really obvious that this was the first party those people organised, so we helped them out by setting up a local network ourselves. December came and we still had nothing finished for The Party'94 but we had a great time in Denmark. In the meanwhile I had met Uncle Bob and Balex-T from Zion they were working some great stuff for their group.
Zion died and both members joined The Natives, early february we went to The Meeting'95 in Lille, not really a good party, We came in saturdaymorning and the hall wasn't even half filled however it was already the second day. It seemed like my stereo was a bit louder then the one from the organisation so we used it for the compo's. We were getting bored so we decided on writing a 4kb intro and we won the 4kb intro competition. Apr : X'95 Apr : Became Imphobia Editor Jul : SomeWhere In Holland'95 : partly setup the party network Aug : Assembly'95 : spent too much money for nothing (off course chicks were for free) Sep : Bizarre'95
Organised Belgian Scene Barbeque
Nov : Wired'95 : Organisation Dec : Organised Belgian Scene Meeting #1
The Party'95 : Sucked
Organised Belgian Scene Meeting II (30 April Leuven) Spending more time on my studies .. though we're busy organising Wired'96 Bizarre'96 , nice & secure network ;-)
X'97 TakeOver Wired'97 Network organiser
First Linux demo by Lame Over won the compo
Bizarre'97, 6667 rules ;-) Released YDemo97 Saturn'97, Paris gratuitement,
So what have I, and the groups I've been in, released over the years? You have most of it in the Curriculum Vitae, but it might be rather confusing if you just want the plain facts. So here it is, a summary of my work.
Now go kill me for being an arrogant asshole! ;-) (Ok you can accuse me for ripping of Zteel .. but he knows ;-))
Parties Visited: 17 Parties Organized: 5 Demos Released: 5 Intros Released: 7 CD's Produced: 0.5 (ask Tasmaniac/Hypernova why !) Diskmag Articles Released: Count your selve ;-)