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Graphics

Competition: Animation

  • This is the compo for all animations or videos
  • Preferred video codecs: H.264, HEVC or VP9 (all profiles allowed)
  • Preferred audio codecs: PCM (really, use this), AAC, MP3 or Vorbis
  • Remember that your entry will be shown on a huge screen and a big PA, so please prefer quality over disk space.
  • Preferred container formats: MOV, MP4 or MKV
  • Preferred resolution is 1920x1080
  • Preferred frame rates: 60 or 30fps
  • We’ll try to play everything that’s not using these preferred settings as well as we can. As a rule of thumb: If your computer plays it back fine, it’ll probably be ok.
  • Maximum showing time: 10 minutes.

Competition: Freestyle Graphics

  • You can use every tool you want.
  • For photos: We will preselect plain photos with no artistic effort - photo montages will be allowed
  • Otherwise: “no rules”.
  • All pictures will be shown with the latest version of IrfanView.
  • Please hand in pictures with a flawless compression like PNG to ensure highest quality.
  • If you can, submit steps of the creation process, they will be shown.

Competition: Pixel Graphics

Remote entries allowed.

You have to create an image which uses a limited palette.

  • Use ONLY the colors of this palette.
  • Be sure your image contains only these colors. Images with additional or other colors will be disqualified!
  • You can choose the resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio is recommended.
  • You don’t have to use all colors, we will show the actual number of colors used.
  • Final image must not have been released before.
  • GIF animation is allowed.
  • Maximum showtime per entry is 30 seconds.
  • There will be a preselection, where e.g. badly converted content will be disqualified.

Remote Entries: The Pixel Graphics compo is open to contributions of people who are not present at the party. Send your work using this Google Form (login with a Google account is required) until 4th of August 2022.

Competition: One Screen ANSI/ASCII

Remote entries allowed.

  • IMPORTANT: once again, this year’s textmode compos will only show one screen height / 25 lines!
  • Maximum width: 80 characters / Maximum length: 25 lines.
  • Will be shown with PabloDraw in normal and VGA mode.
  • PabloDraw’s built-in Topaz font will be used for displaying Amiga style ASCII.
  • iCE colours are not allowed.
  • Custom palettes are not allowed.
  • Ansimations are not allowed.
  • If there are enough entries, we will split the compo into PC ANSI/ASCII and Amiga ASCII.

Remote Entries: The ANSI/ASCII compo is open to contributions of people who are not present at the party. Send your work using this Google Form (login with a Google account is required) until 4th of August 2022.

Competition: 3D Scene

Remote entries allowed

Limitations:

Entry must be an un-animated 3D scene Maximum filesize of your upload archive is 50 megabyte

  • Maximum number of triangles is 100k (100.000)
  • Maximum texture resolution is 4k for each used texture (4096x4096 pixels)
  • Only use models you have created yourself

Before You Submit Your Entry:

  • Please submit your entry in .FBX format
  • Make sure you have a license for all the textures you are using
  • Please add 4 work in progress steps (jpg or png) of your entry clearly showing the progression of your model

Technical Requirements:

  • We’ll present your models in the Foxotron viewer by gargaj and cce. Find the repository here and the latest binary here
  • Make sure you preview your entry in the Foxotron viewer to make sure everything is displayed correctly

Remote Entries: The 3D Scene compo is open to contributions of people who are not present at the party. Send your work using this Google Form (login with a Google account is required) until 4th of August 2022.