Sinclair Club

Retro-computers festival

Nominations

General rules

Participant's Form

Voting system

The Jury

Contacts

Exit

 

Party date:

June 15-16th, 2013 11:00. Free admittance. June 15th, 2013 Nature trip, bonfire party.

Location:

Russia, Voronezh, 22 Avenue Revolucii. An input free.


Nominations:

Allcomers are welcome for the competition.

Pixel drawing, 15 colours (ZX graphics compo):

Competition for computer ZX Spectrum. One entry per author. The picture size - 256x192 points, 2 colours in attribute 8X8 points. Scanned pictures or ones ported from other computers with postprocessing are prohibited. Original works only, authors should present 7 or more stages of their work in progress or the jury will lower the marks. Entries shouldn't include author's or group's logo. Entries containing soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned.

Pixel drawing, 16 colours (C64 graphics compo):

Commodore 64 compo. One submission per author. All known formats are accepted. Submissions must be sent in the form of an executable .PRG file that will be started with the RUN directive. Please send the graphics editor that was used to create your work, too. Works that were scanned or transferred from other computers, even with manual additions, are not allowed. All graphics must be your original work. To prove your authorship, submit 7 or more stages. If intermediate stages are not provided, the jury may lower the marks. A competition sumbission must not contain logos of author or his group. Erotic, pornography, violence, obscenity are not allowed.

Pixel drawing, 102 colours (ZX gigascreen graphics compo):

Competition for computer ZX Spectrum. One entry per author. Resolution - default 256x192 pixels screen, 13824b. Scanned pictures or ones ported from other computers with postprocessing are prohibited. Original works only, authors should present 7 or more stages of their work in progress or the jury will lower the marks. Entries shouldn't include author's or group's logo. Entries containing soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned.

Synthesised music (coprocessor AY-3-8910A):

Competition for computer ZX Spectrum. One entry per author. 16384b max. The maximum duration of a track is 2 minutes.

Synthesised music (64 SID):

Commodore 64 compo. One submission per author. Your submission must be an executable .PRG file that will be started with the RUN directive. Maximal song length is 2 minutes. In the submission form please specify SID version: 6581 or 8580.


Multichannel music: (*.MOD, sound card General Sound):

Competition for IBM PC computers, Amiga, ZX Spectrum. One entry per author. The *.MOD file format, 4 channels, 450kb max. The maximum duration of a track is 2 minutes.


Programming (C64 demo/intro compo):

Commodore 64 compo. One submission per author. Maximal demo size is 340 Kb.Erotic, pornography, violence, obscenity are not allowed. The demo must be not longer than 10 minutes long.

Programming (ZX demo/intro compo):

Competition for computer ZX Spectrum. One entry per author or per group. 640kb max. Entries containing soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned. The maximum demonstration time is 10 minutes. Entries with soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned.

ZX Spectrum realtime drawing compo:

Themed drawing in any ZX graphics software of your own choice. 1.5 hours to make a picture from scratch.

Wild compo:

Show a work for any computer, calculator, mobile phone, gaming console. Any kind of work is welcome: graphics, music, code, animation etc. One entry per author. Entries must be original, not yet shown on other events or distributed before. Entry submission forms must be filled properly. The music compositions must be no longer than 2 minutes, others are limited to 7 minutes. There will be no voting or prizes in wild category.

Additional competitions:

Organizers of festival will consider any sentences on carrying out of additional competitions. That competition has taken place, it's necessary to send at least three works from different authors.

 

General rules for all the nominations:

One entry per author in every nomination. Previously unreleased works only. Entries should be accompanied by the filled out registration forms.

In case of extremely low quality or abusive works the jury will exercise it's right to ban the entry.

The authors of banned works will be informed about it with the explanation of reasons

The nomination gathered less than 3 entries will be cancelled.

 

Registration form:

Here are the registration forms for participants and visitors you need to fill in and then send to one of the contact addresses listed below. Participants should send the form with every their entry.

ArtField'2013 Participant's Form:
  • Nomination
  • Work's title
  • Work's duration (for music and demo)
  • Full name
  • Nickname/Group
  • P.O. Box (in order to receive diplomas by post)
  • E-mail
  • Comments (if any)
  • If you're going to visit the party do you need a lodging for the night?
  • ArtField'2013 Visitor's Form:
  • Full name
  • Nickname/Group
  • Location
  • Do you need a lodging for the night?

    Send your entries and registration forms via e-mail to
  • kidsoft-zx@yandex.ru
  • Submitting entries:

    Entries are accepted via e-mail or directly from authors at the partyplace (5.25/3.5 TR-DOS standart floppy disks, CD, DVD, flashdrives). Submitting via e-mail you'll receive the confirmation letter in 3 days, otherwise you should retry once more. Deadlines are May 27 for e-mail submissions and 2 hours from the party opening for these who are going to present at the partyplace in person.

     

    Voting system:

    The competent jury consisting of people having much experience on ZX scene will estimate entries to determine the winners. Judges themselves are not allowed to participate in any competition lest there were any doubt in their impartiality.

    People's Choice:

    In addition to the winners decided by the jury visitors at the partyplace will vote on entries showed on the big screen too deciding the people's choice in every nomination. Works are voted from 0 to 10 points max.

    Award ceremony:

    Winners taken 1-3 places in every nomination receive diplomas and prizes. These who won't present at the party in person will get just the diploma sent by post.

    Cybersport:

    A retro gaming compo will be held on Commodore 64 computers. Everybody is welcome. Your primary objective is to pass as many levels as you can within a limited timeframe. There will be two stages. Participants who pass more levels than the others will be awarded prizes, the second and the third places get commemorative diplomas.

     

    The Jury:


    Pixel graphic:(ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64)

  • Kandaurov Alexandr (KASik/Sinclair Club)
  • Tararykov Yaroslav (MyKAT/Sinclair Club)
  • Tinkov Andrew (TaE/Sinclair Club)

  • Synthesised music; Digital music:(ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, PC)

  • Krivoruchek Alexey (Spectre)
  • Morkhat Pavel (djPavelPaP)
  • Vitalij

  • Programming:(ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64)

  • Tararykov Yaroslav (MyKAT/Sinclair Club)
  • Teplyakov Andrew (Mad coder)
  • Kandaurov Alexandr (KASik/Sinclair Club)
  • Tinkov Andrew (TaE/Sinclair Club)
  • Krivoruchek Alexey (Spectre)
  • Morkhat Pavel (djPavelPaP)
  • Vitalij
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    Contacts:

  • E-mail:kidsoft-zx@yandex.ru
  • Send your entries and registration forms via e-mail to kidsoft-zx@yandex.ru
  • Lodging for the night:

    Lodgings are limited. If you need it, please, sign it in your registration form and send it to us as fast as possible.