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Author Topic: Smoke and Mirrors DVD  (Read 9269 times)

Offline Clive

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Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 12:48:49 »
Just thought you may like to know that the DVD is ready to be pressed (almost..;)
That means it will be available very soon, and we will be taking orders on the Verglas site by the weekend (hopefully).

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 15:18:49 »
Ah cool! I eventually might buy one! But I don't have the booty.
Well, I have, but there's so much to buy... Come to think of it, how is Contagion The Max doing?

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 15:56:41 »
Great!! I'm really looking forward to this.
Does this mean that a 27.03.06 release date is correct?

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 16:20:14 »
I think it might be a few days later...;)

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 16:56:13 »
Just thought you may like to know that the DVD is ready to be pressed (almost..;)
That means it will be available very soon, and we will be taking orders on the Verglas site by the weekend (hopefully).


I can hear my credit card, it's saying 'Go on! use me, you know you need to'
Unfortunatly it isn't as patient as I am........Yer right!

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 16:57:42 »

I can hear my credit card, it's saying 'Go on! use me, you know you need to'
Unfortunatly it isn't as patient as I am........Yer right!

HAHAHAHAHA LOL! Good one!

And I hear my dad's creditcard saying to my dad "Hide me! Hide me!"

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 18:43:40 »
Saturday i recieved a newsletter of www.progstore.com who says that the release date is 27/3. I already pre-ordered the DVD there. Hope it's true. Can wait a couple of days more but i'm really anxious.

WANT IT NOW!!!  ;D

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 19:29:34 »
HAHAHAHAHA LOL! Good one!

And I hear my dad's creditcard saying to my dad "Hide me! Hide me!"


Best you find it before your Dad get to it then. ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 21:04:02 »
lol im lucky that my dads card want to be spending hehehe

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 2006-03-20, 22:59:43 »
Maybe I'll buy one to :)

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 2006-03-21, 07:43:05 »
Smoke & Mirrors DVD is now available to pre-order through Verglas (just ordered mine!)

www.verglas.com/
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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 2006-03-21, 15:48:35 »
Smoke & Mirrors DVD is now available to pre-order through Verglas (just ordered mine!)

www.verglas.com/

Ahh cool! I will ask my dad for his creditcard! I hope Contagion The Max is available soon too! It would've been better if I could get them both together... now I have to pay shipping costs two times... :(


By the way: Does this DVD (and bonus-CD) come with a comic book too?!?!?! I'm curious about new stories of our heroes! ;)
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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 2006-03-21, 15:56:28 »
Smoke & Mirrors DVD is now available to pre-order through Verglas (just ordered mine!)

www.verglas.com/


Me too! Really looking forward to seeing this. *ola* *ola*

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 2006-03-21, 17:01:01 »
Thanks for the heads up - duly ordered  ;D

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 2006-03-21, 22:49:51 »
Yes mine ordered too  8). Can't wait, especially as its my first Arena purchase at the same time as its actually released.

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 2006-04-19, 14:30:49 »
I got mine yesterday. Really happy now!!! Its awesome and a great reminder of the two gigs i got to in London and Sheffield. Its great to relive it all again. xx  :)

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 2006-04-29, 12:41:25 »
I got my copy a week or 2 ago.
Excellent work Arena!

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 2006-05-06, 04:41:49 »
Excellent work Clive and Arena, sure!

But: Nobody of you noticed the sync problems?
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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 2006-05-06, 19:10:56 »
I notice sync problems!... but it seems to be a random occurance. Not sure how that can be. There is a plan in place to deal with this, and I hope to be able to say something in the next couple of days...

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 2006-05-07, 18:48:56 »
I notice sync problems!... but it seems to be a random occurance. Not sure how that can be. There is a plan in place to deal with this, and I hope to be able to say something in the next couple of days...

But I saw a few sync issues on other DVD's too. I guess it all depends how the transport stream is demux'd on DVD player equipment.

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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 2006-05-07, 21:13:25 »
But I saw a few sync issues on other DVD's too. I guess it all depends how the transport stream is demux'd on DVD player equipment.

Actually, there's a standard, and quite a few producers (i.e. most of them) seem to be able to stick to it and produce DVDs that do not make problems on playback. :-\
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Re: Smoke and Mirrors DVD
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 2006-05-10, 22:12:13 »
Actually, there's a standard, and quite a few producers (i.e. most of them) seem to be able to stick to it and produce DVDs that do not make problems on playback. :-\

True, Peter. Back when I was an engineer, we used to have issues with Mpeg2 transport streams emitted from various encoders, so people wondered why we used a DSP, and not an ASIC for denuxing. We could adapt for inconsitencies in the transport stream.

But now that I just use tools,  I have used Final Cut pro and DVD Studio Pro and have not seen issues with DVDs.