Competitions

Here you can see the list of compos which are held on the party. Submission closes at the party, several hours before a compo starts. Please, keep an eye on the schedule! Should you have any question, please, don't hesitate to ask them on info@cc.org.ru.

We allow remote entries, but we don't guarantee that a prize will be sent to you, though it will be waiting for you!

General rules

Entry submission

All the entries can be uploaded through this site or through http://www.party (at the party place). We kindly ask you to add a preview to all the entries, where it's applicable. Should you have any problems, please write a message to the organizers (you need to be logged in the site for this), or, if at the party place, come to the Infodesk.

 

Preselect

Organizers of the party do the preselecting of the entries, checking them for compliance with rules, theme and quality level. An entry should not be presented anywhere else before. After a compo is finished, the public access is provided for all the productions.
 

Competitions and winning

Compo entries are being presented one by one on the big screen with slides showing a name of a compo, a name of an entry, its' number and, in certain cases, its' author,
For most of cases winners are determined by visitors voting.

NB! You can submit a remote entry, but we don't guarantee that a prize will be sent to you, if you can't be there or can't have a representative at the party place (though we will try to give it to you or your representative at another party).

 

Main compos

Audio and Graphics | ZX Spectrum | Intro/Demo

NB! Entry submission closes at the party, several hours before a compo. Keep an eye on the schedule!

Audio and Graphics:

  • Music as an executable. 
  • Maximum size 32768 bytes. 
  • Maximum precalculation time 30 seconds. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 3 minutes.
  • Please provide mp3 or ogg render.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform, not just PC.

  • Maximum 2 entries from author/group.
  • Only original entries (no remixes).
  • Music created in trackers. Formats allowed - mod, xm, it, s3m, xrns, skm (skale), sunvox, ptk (protrekkr), LSDJ
  • Size of module not more than 4mb (4096kb).
  • Soundtrack cannot be looped and must have an ending.
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 3 minutes.
  • Please provide mp3 or ogg render.
  • Entry must play correctly with out of the box installation of tracker software.
  • No VST plugins!

Entries must be prepared for Chaos Constructions. Previously released work cannot be submitted (that includes soundcloud, bandcamp and so on).

  • Music no longer than 30 seconds in MP3/OGG format.
  • Maximum 2 entries from author/group.
  • Only original entries. No remixes.
  • No vocals.
  • OGG is allowed.
  • No VBR.
  • ID_TAG must be filled in.
  • Author must provide final project file to organizers (possible without large wave files).
  • Please normalize to 0 db.
  • Will be played for 30 seconds only. If you go over the limit, playback will stop regardless.
  • Graphics in ASCII/ANSI
  • Maximum 2 entries from author, 3 from group.
  • Maximum resolution - 80x1000 symbols.
  • Entries will be shown using Acid View 6.0 in 80x26 VGA mode.
  • No animation.

Images of erotic/pr0nographic nature will be disqualified during preselection.
Entries must be prepared for Chaos Constructions. Previously released work cannot be submitted.

  • Graphics created manually on computer.
  • Maximum 2 entries from author, 3 from group.
  • Scans or copies are not allowed.
  • You must provide screenshots in different stages of creation
  • Recommended resolution 1024x768x24bit.
  • Acceptable graphic formats: JPEG, TIFF, GIF, IFF, PNG, HAM.

Images of erotic/pr0nographic nature will be disqualified during preselection.
Entries must be prepared for "Chaos Constructions". Previously released work cannot be submitted.

  • Static graphics (image) as an executable file.
  • Maximum precalculation time 30 seconds. 
  • Maximum size 4096 bytes. 
  • Please provide png/bmp render.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform, not just PC.

  • Photographs created using digital or film cameras.
  • Maximum 2 entries from author.
  • No post processing except for cropping, colour levels and white balance. No filters!
  • Recommended resolution 1024x768x24bit.
  • Acceptable graphic formats: JPEG, TIFF, GIF, IFF, PNG, HAM.

Images of erotic/pr0nographic nature will be disqualified during preselection.
Entries must be prepared for "Chaos Constructions". Previously released work cannot be submitted.

  • Animation or short film.
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 5 minutes.
  • Video should be encoded in DV, H.264, DivX, MJPEG or VCD (mpeg1) / SVCD (mpeg2)
  • In case of DivX you should pack it with videocodec DivX 4.0+ or XVid, audiocodec MP3 (0x55 = MPEG Layer-3).

If you can't upload your entry though the web, please contact infodesk.

ZX Spectrum

  • Music written in any beeper tracker for ZX Spectrum. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 3 minutes.
  • One entry from author.

Module must be compiled and have a BASIC loader. It is mandatory to provide an uncompiled version of module specified EXACT name and version of music tracker used during creation.

  • Music written in any AY/YM tracker for ZX Spectrum. Turbo-Sound (6 channels) is allowed. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 3 minutes.
  • One entry from author.
  • Compiled at #C000, all entry points must be specified. Maximum size - 16384 bytes. It is preferrable to provide uncompiled version of module specifying EXACT name and version of music tracker used during creation.
  • Entries will be played in stereo with ABC separation.
  • Images created in any graphic modes working on standard ZX Spectrum 128k without extensions. In case it's not a standard screen (6912/6144 bytes), you must provide a loader and original file for graphics editor.
  • Maximum 2 entries from author, 3 from group.
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • Entry must be original. Scanned/converted entries are not allowed.
  • In separate file you must specify name/nick of author, editor used to create the entry AND you MUST provide screenshots in different stages of creation (to resolve any conflicts during preselection).
  • Pictures of erotic/pornographic nature will be disqualified.
  • Intro for ZX Spectrum compatible computers.
  • Running time not longer than 1 minute.
  • Maximum size 256 bytes. 
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • If you want you can provide release version of intro with original BASIC loader (to be distributed after the party).

Intro for ZX Spectrum compatible computers.

  • Running time not longer than 3 minutes.
  • Maximum size is 1Kb. 
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • Turbo Sound is allowed.
  • Entry should not require key press to progress to the next part (It is allowed to react to keys to progress to next part faster).
  • Entry must have a defined ending: fadeout/stop playing music, static picture on the screen.
  • If you want you can provide release version of intro with original BASIC loader (to be distributed after the party).

Demo for ZX Spectrum compatible computers.

  • Play time not longer than 600 seconds (10 minutes).
  • Maximum size 640kb or one disk in TR-DOS format. 
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • Turbo Sound is allowed.
  • If you use non standard disk format you must provide entry on a real TR-DOS disk (preferably several copies) to infodesk.
  • Entry should not require key press to progress to the next part (It is allowed to react to keys to progress to next part faster).
  • Entry must have a defined ending: fadeout/stop playing music, static picture on the screen.

Demo for ZX Spectrum compatible computers with any extensions.

  • Play time not longer than 600 seconds (10 minutes).
  • Maximum size 2 Mb. 
  • You must provide hardware to play the entry and video file.
  • If you use non standard disk format you must provide entry on a real TR-DOS disk (preferably several copies) to infodesk.
  • Entry should not require key press to progress to the next part (It is allowed to react to keys to progress to next part faster).
  • Entry must have a defined ending: fadeout/stop playing music, static picture on the screen.

Game for ZX Spectrum compatible computers.

  • Play time not longer than 600 seconds (10 minutes).
  • Maximum size 640kb or one disk in TR-DOS format. 
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • Turbo Sound is allowed.
  • If you use non standard disk format you must provide entry on a real TR-DOS disk (preferably several copies) to infodesk.

Intro/Demo

  • Maximum size 256 bytes. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 1 minute.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform, not just PC. If your entry is not for PC/Windows, please specify EXACT requirements and specifications of the system.

PC entries must have an option to output visuals in one of the following resolutions: 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480, 320x200.

  • Maximum size 4096 bytes. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 10 minutes.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform, not just PC. If your entry is not for PC/Windows, please specify EXACT requirements and specifications of the system.

PC entries must have an option to output visuals in one of the following resolutions: 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480.

  • Maximum size 65536 bytes. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 10 minutes.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform including internet browsers, not just PC. If your entry is not for PC/Windows, please specify EXACT requirements and specifications of the system.

PC entries must have an option to output visuals in one of the following resolutions: 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480.

  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 10 minutes.
  • Maximum size 16Mb.
  • Demo cannot contain animation only.
  • It is mandatory to provide all the necessary resources to run the demo.

This is non standard hardware competition, author must either bring his hardware with him or make sure that organizers have the necessary hardware. All entries for Android, iOS, WinPhone, J2ME, PPC/WinCE, WinMobile, Symbian, PalmOS, Zodiak, Raspberry and so on go here.

  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 10 minutes.
  • Unlimited file size.
  • Demo cannot contain animation only.

Please note, that entries for this competition can be for any platform including internet browsers, not just PC. If your entry is not for PC/Windows, please specify EXACT requirements and specifications of the system.

PC entries must have an option to output visuals in one of the following resolutions: 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480.

Fast compos

These compos are held directly at the party. A task is given several hours before a compo starts.

Creating a game in real time. Competition starts on the first day of the festival. A theme is announced, participants are assigned teams. You can participate as a ready team. Participants will have 24 hours to complete their game.

Organiser of this competition is well known russian game jam - GeekParty.ru

  • Your entry must be playable online (from web page).
  • We recommend using Flash, HTML5, HaXe, Unity.
  • You can bring your own engines or prepared frameworks.
  • Your team can consist of one or many people.

Video created during the party for projection/mapping on real physical objects prepared by organisers prior to the competition.

  • To compete you'll need to have a computer with installed software.
  • Video can be created using any software or hardware.

Your video will be projected on the real physical objects in real time. Your entry will be recorded using video camera and played on the big screen. Example: here.

Music written during the party on the theme specified when the competition starts.

  • To compete you'll need to have a computer.
  • Music can be written on any computer in any music software.
  • Entries will be played in the main hall, winner will be decided by public vote.

Anyone can submit photographs taken at the party. Theme will be specified when the competition starts.

  • Maximum 3 entries from author.
  • Entries will be shown on the big screen, winner will be decided by public vote.

Image drawn during the party on the theme specified when the competition starts.

  • To compete you'll need to have a computer and a tablet.
  • It is forbidden to prepare in advance and use materials from the internet.
  • You must provide screenshots in different stages of creation.

Image drawn during the party on the theme specified when the competition starts.

  • Images created in any graphic modes working on standard ZX Spectrum 128k without extensions. In case it's not a standard screen (6912/6144 bytes), you must provide a loader and original file for graphics editor.
  • Entry must work on Pentagon with 128K memory.
  • Entry must be original. Scanned/converted entries are not allowed.
  • You must provide screenshots in different stages of creation.
  • Pictures of erotic/pornographic nature will be disqualified.

Music written during the party on the theme specified when the competition starts.

  • Music written in any AY/YM tracker for ZX Spectrum. Turbo-Sound (6 channels) is allowed. 
  • Maximum runtime of one entry - 3 minutes.
  • Compiled at #C000, all entry points must be specified. Maximum size - 16384 bytes. It is preferrable to provide uncompiled version of module specifying EXACT name and version of music tracker used during creation.
  • Entries will be played in stereo with ABC separation.
  • Each participant gets oscilloscope and device with some chips and LEDs
  • Your task is to display given binary code using LEDs
  • You need notebook with USB
  • Realtime Hardware Hack compo at CC'2016 sponsored and organized by STC "Metrotek"

Task for participants is to draw picture in ZX Spectrum attributes mode (32x24px, 53 colors). It is possible to use online editor:
http://events.retroscene.org/53c