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General Competition Rules
Compo machines
Definition of winners
Registration and reception of works
Amiga/PC demo competitions
OldSchool 8-bit competitions
Preliminary schedule
Version history
Changes from DiHalt2010

 
 General Competition Rules
 

  • DiHalt 2017 Lite is a festival of computer art, which will take a place on January, 6-7-8 in Nizhny Novgorod (Russia).
  • You can participate in competitions with works created for PC, Amiga/Pegasos, Atari, ZX-Spectrum and Commodore 64.
  • Previously released material is not allowed.
  • Copyrighted material can only be used with authors permission.
  • Each work must have a representative, determined by the author and present at the party, who will receive the prizes if the work will win a prize. In other case the author of the work will receive only the diploma by mail.
  • There will be preselection of all works and they can be disqualified for reasons such as poor quality, infringements of the legislation and/or ethics, etc. Preselection will be made by organizers of the party with an invited jury.
  • Winners will be awarded. The prize fund will depend on quantity of visitors and sponsors.
  • All works submitted in competitions can be distributed by organizers of the party without additional coordination with authors, including on WWW/FTP/CD/DVD.
  • Organizers reserve the right to reduce or increase the number of shown works in any competition, depending on the quality or the level of works.
  • Competitions can be combined if there are only few works in a particular competition.

 
 Compo machines
 

Organizers provide the following equipment for competitions:
PC: Intel i5-2500, 4Gb RAM, GeForce GTX 475 (1Gb), WinXP 32bit / Win7 64bit / Linux.
Amiga: A1200, 68060/50Mhz, 64Mb RAM, AmigaOS 3.1.
Amiga: A600, 68000 7MHz, 2Mb chip, 8Mb fast, AmigaOS 2.05
Pegasos: Pegasos II, G4/1GHz, 512MB RAM, Radeon9000, MorphOS 3.9
ZX-Spectrum: ZX-Evolution (PentEvo baseconf), TSFM, NeoGS
ZX-Spectrum: Original ZX-Spectrum +2 (gray) + divIDE(5.7c)
Commodore 64 + 1541 disk drive.

 
 Definition of winners
 

The winner of each competition will be determined by the results of voting by all present in the hall.

 
 Registration and reception of works
 

  • Registration of works and participants (who would like to introduce works in competitions) is obligatory.
  • Reception and registration of works will be completed for 1 day prior to the beginning of demoparty - in the evening of January 7th. Most likely the reception of works will go on also after the deadline (probably directly at the party), but it is NOT GUARANTEED.
  • Works for Wild/Animation (CD / DVD) can be accepted directly at the demoparty.
  • Registration and uploading of works is done by email: dihalt.party(at)yandex.ru. If you have not received confirmation of the registration of your work in three days, contact the organizers.
  • Work and concomitant files (if it is indicated in rules) needs to be packed in any archive (for example rar, zip, lha) and necessarily to attach file (file_id.diz), designed approximately as follows:

    --------------------------
    Nick/Realname: Vinnny / Vlad Vinogradov
    Group: Dogma
    Full name of work: Sunrise
    Compo: Amiga/PC demo
    Requirements: WinXP+Radeon1600+Shaders3.0
    Duration (minutes): 7:28
    Contacts: vinnny@mail.ru
    P.S.: Demoscene forever!
    --------------------------

 
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DiHalt 2017 Lite is a festival of computer art, which will take a place on January, 6-7-8 in Nizhny Novgorod. More than 15 times DiHalt gathers the most progressive enthusiasts in different directions of computer art from Russia and from the neighbor countries.
- You can participate in competitions with works created for PC, Amiga/Pegasos and ZX-Spectrum.


- Previously released material is not allowed.
- Copyrighted material can only be used with authors permission.
- Each work should have a representative (determined by the author) to present it on the party and receive the prizes. In any case the author of the winning work will receive the diploma (by mail).


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