Feb 012012
 

Where Have All the Pixels Gone?CMU Computer club (2012)

Compo Rules

  • This is a combined new shool and oldskool demo category.
  • Remote entries are permitted in this category.
  • Deadline for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM Eastern
  • Machine specifications will be announced prior to the competition.  If your entry requires a different platform or configuration, you must either provide it or make arrangements with the PixelJam organizers prior to the event.
  • Oldskool entries are permitted and encouraged.  However, if vintage hardware is required, it must be provided by the entrant at the event.  Likewise, video and audio output should attempt to conform to some standard compatible with the competition video projector and audio.   If your entry will require other arrangements, please inform the PixelJam organizers.
  • Non-oldskool entries should support a resolution of 640×480 (4:3), 800×600 (4:3), 1024×768(4:3) or 1920×1080(16:9) at 60 Hz.
  • If an entries requires DOSBox, the latest version at the time of PixelJam will be used.  Please inform the PixelJam organizers if your entry requires DOSBox
  • Maximum run time is 10 minutes.
  • Maximum size of all program components will be 32MB (33,554,432 bytes) uncompressed.  This does not include any fonts, libraries or DLLs that come standard on the competition platform.
  • The user must be able to exit the demo at any time when the escape (or similar) key is pressed.
  • No user input should be required beyond an optional initial configuration dialog which should provide sensible defaults for the competition platform.
  • All demo entries must be self contained:
    • An executable file that starts the program
    • Associated support files submitted in the same ZIP.
  • No entry shall require network or Internet access, system registry access or file system access (other than to its own directory).
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Feb 012012
 

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Exploding Galaxy – krüe (2012)

1st place winner in textmode graphics @ PixelJam 2012

Compo Rules

  • Remote entries ARE allowed in this category.
  • Deadlines for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM Eastern
  • Maximum size is 80×1000 (80 columns, 1,000 lines).
  • Must be saved in ANSI, ASCII or XBIN format (XBIN preferred).
  • Palette and font modification may be utilized in XBIN.
  • Each image will be displayed on the screen for 30 seconds.
  • ACiD View 6 for Windows will be used to display all entries.
  • Provide at least 3 intermediate working stages depicting the steps in creating the final work. The working images must be named “step1.???, “step2.???” and “step3.???”, where ??? is your file name extension.
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Feb 012012
 

pixeljamjam1 – coda (2012)

1st place winner in freestyle music @ PixelJam 2012

Compo Rules

  • Remote entries are permitted in this category.
  • Deadlines for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM Eastern
  • Maximum playtime is 10 minutes.
  • Only the first 4 minutes of a song will be played during the competition.
  • Entries must be submitted in either WAV, MP3, OGG, FLAC or, for tracked entries, a format compatible with MODPlug
  • Please include information in the README.TXT regarding the tools, programs or instruments used in the process of making the piece.
  • Entries will be played in the most current version of Winamp, with no plugins or equalization settings, other than those required to play any of the formats indicated above.
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Feb 012012
 

Compo Rules

  • Remote entries are NOT allowed in this category.
  • Deadline for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM Eastern
  • If it doesn’t fit into any other compo, it probably belongs here.
  • Maximum play time is 5 minutes.  If you entry is longer, it will be cut off at the 5 minute mark
  • May include, but is not limited to:
    • Live action performance
    • Animation
    • Video
    • Crafts
    • Talents
  • If your entry requires that a device be connected to the projector or sound system, please contact PixelJam organizers as soon as possible to ensure compatibility.
  • You are required to provide all materials necessary for your entry.
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Feb 012012
 

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untitled590 – prince / the Obsessed Maniacs (2012)

1st place winner in freestyle graphics @ PixelJam 2012

Compo Rules

  • Remote entries are permitted in this category.
  • Deadlines for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM Eastern
  • Maximum display resolution is 1920×1080 (1920 pixels wide by 1080 tall).
  • Must be saved in either BMP, TIFF, PNG or JPEG, although we strongly urge you not to use JPEG.
  • Entries may either be hand drawn, rendered or digitally manipulated camera images
  • Scanned elements are not allowed.
  • Include in the README.TXT information about the tools and programs used.
  • Provide at least 3 intermediate working stages depicting the steps in creating the final work. The working images must be named “step1.???, “step2.???” and “step3.???”, where ??? is your file name extension.
  • Entries will be viewed in the most recent version of Irfanview
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Feb 012012
 

Compo Rules

  • Remote entries are NOT allowed in this category.
  • Deadlines for entries is Saturday, April 12th, 5:00 PM EST
  • Maximum display resolution is 1920×1080 (1920 pixels wide by 1080 tall).
  • Larger entries should be downsampled to fit the maximum resolution.
  • Must be saved in the PNG, TIFF or JPEG format (PNG preferred).
  • Both digital and film scans are acceptable source material.
  • Entrant must also be the photographer.
  • Basic retouching is allowed, but significant digital manipulation of an image renders the entry more appropriate for the Freestyle Graphics.

Rules last updated: 3/16/2014 4:47 PM Eastern

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