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MULTICHANNEL

  • filesize limit: 1.44 meg (uncompressed)

  • maximum playing time: 4 mins
    longer songs will be faded out after 4 mins

  • for playback we will use ft2 (.xm) or it (.it)
    if you would like to use a different format contact  prymer , please

MP3

  • maximum playing time: 4mins
    longer songs will be faded out after 4 mins

  • required format: mp3, 128kbits

  • make sure no no third-party rights are being violated

4CHANNEL

  • filesize limit: 1 meg

  • maximum playing time: 4 mins
    longer songs will be faded out after 4 mins

  • only .mod format allowed (max 4channels)

PIXEL GRAPHICS

  • maximum resolution: 640*480*32bit
    if above, your contribution will be scaled down

  • all pictures will be shown with latest seaview (please, hand in pictures with a flawless-compression like png to ensure highest quality).

  • photoshop-work will be tolerated. but no scans.

RAYTRACED GRAPHICS

  • maximum resolution: 640*480*32bit
    if above your production will be scaled down

  • all pictures will be shown with latest seaview (please, hand in pictures with a flawless-compression like png to ensure highest quality).

ANSI

  • maximum size: 80 * 1000

  • will be shown with latest acidview (dos) at 14400bps in 80*25 and in vga-mode

  • gif2ans (or similar) is strictly forbidden, steps should be available

  • ansimations will not be allowed

ASCII
in cooperation with  TAC

  • maximum size: 80 * 25

  • entries will be shown with afs.com or cygnused

  • logo has to say "the ascii charts"

WILD

  • this is the compo for all your productions which do not fit in any other compo. e.g. animations or videos.

  • maximum rooling time: 10 mins

  • entry may be given on vhs-tape as well.

  • if you would like to bring your own hardware, you can use VHS, S-VHS and RGB with the beamer.

  • no other limitations


Please, keep in mind that this is the first version of the compo-rules. They will change for sure. At that point we don´t have a final idea about the compo-pc – this is going to be announced at a later point.

GENERAL RULES

  • the competitor must be present at the party. in case of a group-production, at least one member of the group.

  • every attender may contribute with a maximum of one entry for each compo.

  • entries must not have been released before and they must be handed in before each deadline (intranet, 3.5", zip-disc or cd-r). 3.5" and cd-r will not be given back to the contributors!

  • the organizers have the right to cancel a compo if there aren't enough competitors.

  • if there are too many entries for a compo there will be a preselection.

  • you have to agree that we'll spread your contribution.

  • the organizers reserve the right to make changes to the competition rules and to disqualify any entry which is not suitable for the competition for any reason. this includes anything violating german law.

DEMO
in cooperation with  Radwar

  • Compo Machine:
    AMD Athlon 600
    128 MB Ram
     Elsa Gladiac Geforce 2 GTS
    Soundblaster Live

  • filesize limit: 10 megs

  • platform independent (the compo - not your demo).

    • dos: will be run under "native" dos (should run in a dos-box as well)

    • windows: direct x in the latest version will be available. we will run the demos under windows 98.

    • amiga, c64: expect to find more information here in a near future

    • for all other platforms: contact us for more information.

  • you may use 3d acceleration

  • dos4gw.exe, pmodew.exe and dos32.exe will be available in the path.

64K-INTRO

  • filesize limit: 64 kb

  • please, supply a sb-compatible version (may be >64k) if your party-version is gus-only

  • dos4gw.exe, pmodew.exe and dos32.exe will be available in the path.

  • see demo-rules for more information.

4K-INTRO

  • filesize limit: 4 kb

  • sound allowed

  • see demo-rules for more information.