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Proteque (DHS, TUFS, Gheymaid Inc, Dekadence) (18.03.2010) (survey) graphician

Survey of Proteque
Job: graphician

Survey submitted: Thu 18 Mar 2010

Handle, ex-handle(s):

Name, birthday, origin:

Gjøran Sæther, 19.12.1982, Norway

Group, ex-group(s):
Groups: DHS, TUFS, GMI, DKD.
Exgroups: Scoopex, Scarab, Resistance and Creators

What was your first group, your role in that group and what did that group produce?:

Resistance was my first group. but I was mainly idle.

What motivates you to spend time on the scene?:
The friendship

What is your favorite color?:
black and red

On what platform(s) did you begin your computing journey, and when was this?:
Amiga. Got my first one around 1990

What platform(s) do you use now?:
Atari, Mac and C64

What is/are your favorite piece(s) of music(s) - from a demo production or a scener (released outside of a demo)?:
Hard to say but among my favorites you find XNI, Reed, Fanta, Lug00ber and Irvin.

Which graphician, in and outside the demoscene, inspirated you the most?:
I would say Louie. It was him who got me starting to aim for photorealism. And Mermaid for getting me into the C64 pixeling.

What is/are your favorite picture(s) - from a demo production or a scener (released outside of a demo)?:
Louie - Me and my sister

What's the procedure when you start a new picture?:
Sketch roughfly, paint the colors and do the rough shading. details in the end.

What drawing/3d program are you using the most to express yourself? Why?:
Actually I use photoshop nowdays.

Do you draw on any other platforms beside computers? (Painting, Graffiti etc):
Yes. I do some painting. You can watch my stuff at

Which project that you worked on was the most exciting and interesting for you? And why?:
I would say DHS - Amanita. Evil let med do "whatever I like" to make the visual match the music.

What is your favorite demo, intro, megademo, retrogame, slideshow, musicdisk, diskmag, wilddemo?:
Hmmm... I dont think thats possible to say I like so many. But I enjoy very much stuff from Outracks, FLT, Andromeda, ASD and Ephidrena (before they stoped making demos and starting doing intros only)

Discuss: minimalistic demos, cracktros, fucktros, joke demos, lamers, compo winners at big parties, demotools, diskmags, chiptunes, glenz vectors, programming languages, photoshop, textmode:

Whatever makes interesting demos is fine by me. Use whatever tool, programming language or workflow you like.

What percentage of modern demos are 3d flybys?:
Who cares. as long as it is done with style.

What percentage of older demos are the same effects recycled?:
depends on how old. back in the cractros about 80%....

What platform(s) needs more demos?:
None/All. But maybe the Amiga. I sold mine when the demos stoped coming.

Which parties do you intend to go to, and which parties would you like to go to? Please describe your personal experiences with your most favourite or impressive party you have ever been at:

Solskogen is a favorite of mine. Chill summerparty with well organiced compo after Gargaj and Lug00ber starting doing the work.

How did the scene alter since you are taking an active part in it? Can you explain why?:

What are your dreams/goals in life, did scene help you and have you achieved them yet?:
Well. my dreams are to win in Lotto. So far the scene has not helped me with that.

Finally, do you have some special greetings? Feel free to add links to your graphics, screenshots of effects, modules or other pieces of your work:
No greetings/greetings to all.

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