Demo competitions

  • The entries have to be delivered as single .lzh or .zip file
  • To avoid issues with the projector the maximum resolution is 1920x1080
  • Installation routines are forbidden. Unpacking your contribution into a directory and starting the executable have to be the only things necessary to get your production to work
  • All custom libraries have to be provided with your production and they have to reside in the same directory
  • Any custom libraries count into the filesize limit!
  • Pressing either the right mouse button or ESC has to end the demo instantly
  • Windows PC entries must run under Windows 7 64bit and the lastest DirectX version available
  • These are the specs of our compo machines:
    • Intel Core i5/750
      8 GB RAM
      Nvidia GTX260 with 896 MB RAM
    • Intel Core i7/920
      12 GB RAM
      ATI HD 4870 with 1024 MB RAM
  • The following machines belong to the High-End Platform Competitions category:
    • Amiga PPC, Dreamcast, Gamecube, Mac, PC, PS2, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360
  • The following machines belong to the Low-End Platform Competitions category:
    • AMiGA (All Chipsets), Atari ST(e), Atari Falcon, Atari TT, iPOD, Mattel Intellivision, all kinds of Mobile Phones, PSOne, N64, Gameboy Advance, Gamepark 32, SEGA Mega Drive/Gensis, SNES/Super Famicom, ...
    • Apple II GS, Amstrad CPC, Atari XL, Commodore VIC20/VC20 and VC10, C64, C65, C128, C16, C116, Commodore Plus/4, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gamegear, NES/Famicom, MB Vectrex, Oric, Sega Master System, Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Thomson MO5E, Thomson TO7
    • To avoid issues with the projector, the Low-End entries will be prerecorded using a professional scanconverter

High-End 4k

  • Runtime limit: 10 minutes
  • Filesize limit: 4kb uncompressed

High-End 64k

  • Runtime limit: 10 minutes
  • Filesize limit: 64kb uncompressed

High-End Demo

  • Runtime limit: 10 minutes
  • Maximum size 64MB (67108864 bytes) archived (zip or rar) including all files (readme etc.)

Combined Low-End Demo

  • Runtime limit: 10 minutes
  • Maximum size 16MB (16777216 bytes) archived including all files (readme etc.)

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