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  • Any console prior to 2005 and computer prior to 1995 are considered oldschool.
  • The demo must work on the real hardware.
  • Any additional real hardware can be used as long as it can be emulated (for example, 512k extension on AMIGA 500).
  • Maximum duration: 8 minutes.
  • Maximum size: 2 media of the original machine (for example: 2 floppy disks on AMIGA, 2 faces of one disk on CPC)
  • Please provide instructions on how to run your demo on the compo machine (or emulator).
  • Please provide a video capture (720p or 1080p) of the demo.
  • Any console prior to 2005 and computer prior to 1995 are considered oldschool.
  • The intro must work on the real hardware.
  • Any additional real hardware can be used as long as it can be emulated (for example, 512k extension on AMIGA 500).
  • Maximum file size: 64kiB.
  • Maximum duration: 8 minutes.
  • Please provide instructions on how to run your demo on the compo machine (or emulator).
  • Please provide a video capture (720p or 1080p) of the intro.
  • This compo will be merged with the “oldschool demo” compo if there are not enough entries.
  • Maximum duration: 8 minutes.
  • Maximum file size: 64kiB.
  • Please provide a video capture (720p or 1080p) of the intro.
  • This compo will be merged with the “newschool demo” compo if there are not enough entries.
  • Accepted file format: PNG or executable binary.
  • Maximum resolution and color depth: 320x256 /32 colors.
  • Include at least 3 work in progress steps, together with the final version.
  • Render, scan or photo of hand painted or procedural material only.
  • Accepted file formats: PNG, JPEG, or executable binary.
  • Include at least 3 work in progress steps, together with the final version.
  • Quality settings: Baseline Standard instead of Optimized or Progressive, and sRGB color profile.
  • Maximum file size: 20MiB.
  • MP3/OGG
  • Required format: OGG or MP3.
  • Maximum playing time: 3:30, longer songs will be faded out start 3:30.
  • Playback with current Winamp 5.x version.
  • Required format: (XM / MOD or Arkostracker).
  • Maximum playing time: 3:30, longer songs will be faded out start 3:30.
  • Must be 100% Fasttracker-compatible or Arkostracker, the compo will play the music inside the tracker.
  • Exotic format others than xm/mod are allowed if you can give a player/tracker that can display the track's content during replay
  • Allowed retouching is limited to filtering, coloring grading, cropping, stitching, etc.
  • Collages or photomontages are not accepted and can be submitted to the Wild compo instead.
  • Include the original photo if the entry is retouched.
  • Accepted file formats: PNG or JPEG.
  • Quality settings: Baseline Standard instead of Optimized or Progressive, and sRGB color profile.
  • Maximum file size: 20MiB.
  • Platform: any.
  • Maximum duration: 8mn.
  • Please provide a video (720p or 1080p) of the production.