NewSchool Démo

This category covers demos on recent machines. Whether it's an executable or interpreted in a web browser.

  • Maximum size : 150 MB (size of the archive compressed with any standard packer known by 7zip)
  • Maximum duration : 10 minutes
  • Demos (even DOS ones) will be launched with Windows 7 x64 SP1, up to date on party day. If you’re making a Linux/Mac… based demo it will be on your own hardware (Must use VGA, HDMI or DVI. If needed, contact us. We’ll find a solution :)
  • Pure animations are not allowed (eg. flash or video)
  • It must be possible to quit the demo anytime using ESC key.
  • There must be a resolution choice on startup of the demo (except for browser demo which must use the current desktop resolution).
  • Resolution change during the demo is forbidden !

Intro 64k

Maximum size is 64 KB = 65536 bytes

  • Maximum duration : 6 minutes
  • Intros (even DOS ones) will be launched with Windows 7 x64 SP1, up to date on party day. If you’re making a Linux/Mac… based demo it will be on your own hardware (Must use VGA, HDMI or DVI. If needed, contact us. We’ll find a solution :)
  • Pure animations are not allowed (eg. flash or video)
  • It must be possible to quit the intro anytime using ESC key.
  • There must be a resolution choice on startup of the intro (using multiple executables if needed)
  • Resolution change during the intro is forbidden !

4K Intro

Maximum size is 4 KB = 4096 bytes

  • Maximum duration : 6 minutes
  • Intros (even DOS ones) will be launched with Windows 7 x64 SP1, up to date on party day. If you’re making a Linux/Mac… based demo it will be on your own hardware (Must use VGA, HDMI or DVI. If needed, contact us. We’ll find a solution :)
  • Pure animations are not allowed (eg. flash or video)
  • It must be possible to quit the intro anytime using ESC key.
  • There must be a resolution choice on startup of the intro (using multiple executables if needed)
  • Resolution change during the intro is forbidden !

Bitmap Graphic ("dot-by-dot")

  • Maximum Resolution : 1920*1080
  • Will be shown using latest IRFANVIEW.
  • Scanned or ripped pictures are going to be disqualified
  • You must provide 5 work-in-progress steps to prove gfx authenticity.
  • One entry per graphician
  • There might be a preselection if there’s too much productions.

Raytrace Graphic

  • Maximum Resolution : 1920*1080
  • Will be shown using latest IRFANVIEW.
  • One entry per graphician
  • There might be a preselection if there’s too much productions.

Streamed Music

  • Maximum duration : 4 mn (there’ll be a fade at this moment, whatever happens !)
  • Formats: MP3 / OGG / FLAC
  • Musics will be played using RESONIC
  • As much as possible, please use ID-Tag to describe your production (a text file is welcome too)
  • One entry per musician
  • There might be a preselection if there’s too much productions.

Multichannel Tracked Music

  • Maximum size : 1.44 MB (As a double side high density 3.5” floppy disk)
  • Maximum duration : 4 minutes (there’ll be a fade at this moment, whatever happens !)
  • MOD, S3M, IT and XM formats will be accepted (no compressed file)
  • They will be played using latest XMPLAY
  • One entry per musician
  • There might be a preselection if there’s too much productions.

4 Channels Music

  • Maximum size : 720 KB (As a double side double density 3.5” floppy disk)
  • Maximum duration : 4 mn (there’ll be a fade at this moment, whatever happens !)
  • MOD Format only (no compressed file)
  • They will be played using latest XMPLAY
  • One entry per musician
  • There might be a preselection if there’s too much productions.

Old school Demo

  • Maximum size : Standard media of the computer
  • Maximum duration : 6 minutes
  • We are going to use your own computer, or an emulator. (if you plan to release an oldschool demo, please inform us before the party so we can see how we are going to show it)

Old school Graphics compo

  • Maximum Resolution : 320x200x16 colors
  • Scanned or ripped pictures are going to be disqualified
  • One entry per graphician

Wild

  • Maximum duration : 10 minutes
  • Any medium as long as it's funny ! (if it’s a video, no VHS or other last century medium. We’re not going to have the hardware to play it !)