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2016-11-01 16:20
Didi

Registered: Nov 2011
Posts: 233
Event id #2526 : Intro Creation Competition 2016

Sorry for skipping this event last year, but life is life and I simply would not have had the time to host this event in a proper way.

So finally X 2016 is over and the big productions are out. So maybe you are in the mood for a smaller project.

Competition runs from November 1st, 2016, until January 3rd, 2017. So you have a full 2 months to deliver your creations. This should be enough for an intro.

Please use this thread for questions, discussion and everything else concerning this competition.

THE RULES (same as in 2014, worked very well):
- Has to work on a plain stock C64 (PAL standard) without any extensions.
- Has to be a one-part intro. Fade-ins and fade-outs are OK.
- Has to contain at least one Logo at whatever size you like.
- Has to contain a changing or moving text message (e.g. scrolling text, different lines fading in & out, etc.)
- Has to contain music (not just a humming sound, please).
- Maximum RAM usage is $4000 bytes at one block, at whatever location you like. Screen RAM counts as used memory. Exclusions are system addresses like VIC (inkl. Color RAM), SID, CIA, Stack, Zero-page, IRQ vectors.
- Has to be interruptable any time by pressing SPACE-key (exception are fade-in and fade-out).
- Graphics, charsets and music do not need to be exclusive, but the code should be! So no reuse of existing code with just exchanged graphics and music.
- Intros may not have been used before entering the competition.
- Entries must be handed in as executable format startable with RUN (.prg or embedded in .t64 or .d64).
- Max. 3 entries per participant. Entries might be taken back from the compo until deadline. That means if you want to remove one of your works from the compo to make space for another entry from you, this can be done until deadline.

Deadline for entry submission is January 3rd, 2017 at 23:59:59 (11:59:59 pm) CET.
Voting closes at Sunday January 8th, 2017 at 23:59:59 (11:59:59 pm) CET.
Voting platform is CSDb (with all disadvantages it may have), therefore entries have to be posted here.
Entries will be ranked by weighted average of CSDb votes. Entries with the same weighted average are ranked by their percentages of 10s, 9s, etc.

No prices to win, just the fame. May the best creation win!
 
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2017-01-11 00:45
Hammerfist

Registered: May 2011
Posts: 11
Great work everyone, I enjoyed all of the entries a LOT. Seems like they do get better every time around. Had hoped for a bit of an upheaval of the usual top contenders, you know, to see some other talent shine, but I guess the rest of us just need to try even harder next time!

Thanks for another great compo, Didi!
2017-01-13 10:10
ChristopherJam

Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 503
Yes, excellent work everyone. Loving the diversity of the entries, and it was a good kick up the pants to improve bits of my toolchain. Still to do - get better at scheduling so I can polish the design next time round :D

Thanks Didi, and everyone who entered, commented or voted!
2017-01-13 10:30
ChristopherJam

Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 503
Also, as for next year's compo, I'm really liking the idea of using "must be able to restore arbitrary blob of size X" instead of a RAM usage window. Perhaps a packed size of at most 8k, or 51201 bytes when concatenated with 42k blob that must be relocated to the $0801 to $b000 area on demo exit?

Should satisfy the "that's not how intros work" crowd, and also make for an interesting crunching challenge.
2017-01-13 21:48
Cruzer

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 865
ChristopherJam: But then there won't be any "how the fuck"-effect when you make an even better version of your FLI routine.
2017-01-14 05:58
ChristopherJam

Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 503
True that..
2017-01-14 08:17
Oswald

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 3990
enlighten me, why is how the fuck a 1/3rd screen fli in 16k ?

whopping ~5k needed to do it ?

I like the scroller down there more. Seen enough (even too much) fli already
2017-01-14 08:43
ChristopherJam

Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 503
Must admit, I thought scrolling the background was more interesting than just fitting FLI in, much as it was a pain interleaving things between the 300 byte frags of VM.
2017-01-17 14:20
Didi

Registered: Nov 2011
Posts: 233
Just a little note to the quality level compared to ICC 2014:
With a voting average of 8.0 you got rank 9 in 2014 but rank 20+ in 2016.
With a voting average of 7.0 you got rank 24 in 2014 but rank 46+ in 2016.
That's a difference, isn't it? ;)
2017-01-17 14:46
Cruzer

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 865
Quoting Oswald
enlighten me, why is how the fuck a 1/3rd screen fli in 16k ?

whopping ~5k needed to do it ?
Yes, but it moves, and there's other stuff on the screen, like that huge scroller, plus music. Not saying that it couldn't be improved... I have ideas, but I'll only bother if the next ICC has a similar 16K block limitation. Otherwise FLI stuff gets too easy.
2017-01-17 15:37
Oswald

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 3990
Quote: Just a little note to the quality level compared to ICC 2014:
With a voting average of 8.0 you got rank 9 in 2014 but rank 20+ in 2016.
With a voting average of 7.0 you got rank 24 in 2014 but rank 46+ in 2016.
That's a difference, isn't it? ;)


imho thats not the quality levele, but the circle jerk getting stronger :)
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