• The compo machines will be a PAL C64 with Retro Replay cartridge and a 1541-II floppy drive.
  • Please state which SID chip to use (6581/8580). This information will be displayed on the info slides for your production.
  • Please state if your entry requires any user interaction (pressing space at the end of parts, etc).
  • The entry has to be delivered as .D64/.PRG file (strongly preferred) or on a 5.25" DD/SD floppy disk.
  • If you have no experience on how to make demos look good on the bigscreen, we strongly suggest reading this article by kb/farbrausch.

If you have questions or suggestions about these rules, contact the organizers at .

  • Maximum size is one 5.25" disk (both sides).
  • Maximum running time: 8 minutes (including loading/precalc). Long scroller parts will not be shown in full length.
  • The demo has to be started via RUN - no autostart, no SYS XXX required.
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  • Maximum size is 4096 bytes (16 blocks and 32 bytes). The production must be a single file. (Noters are OK).
  • Maximum running time: 8 minutes (including loading/precalc, which won't be shown on the big screen).
  • The intro has to be started via RUN - no autostart, no SYS XXX required.
SID tunes will compete in the Executable Music Compo (oldschool). Refer to the music competitions page for details.

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