Aorante and the AAMSX crew presents, for the next 37th users meetings, a 2D graphics contest for MSX.
Here you've got the rules:
Everybody can participate on the contest, it doesn't matter the race, gender, or
ideology. The only necessary requirement it's that the competitor (or someone
that represents him) must be present at the users meeting just to get the prize.
The picture thematic its free, but the jury reserve the right of cancel any
entries that could be offensive to someone.
Every participant only can present one picture.
Graphic modes accepted are SC2, SC4 and SC5 (256 x 192 or 212 lines)
With the final picture, the competitor must attach a copy of the image in PNG/GIF format
and 3 intermediate steps for showing the image making of (in SCn binary, PNG OF GIF format)
It's possible use sprites, (static sprites), and these must be found inside the image
file (SC2, SC5,...).
There is no software or hardware restriction to create the image (MSX, Amiga, Windows,
MAC, ...), but the software used must be 2D. It's forbidden the use of
dithering algorithms for color reduction, except for the gradients.
It you're using the MSX Screen Concersor WEB software, it's not allowed use the
"Error difusion" option(http://msx.jannone.org/conv/).
A compressed ZIP file with the image must be sended to email@example.com
Besides the zipped image, the e-mail must include:
- name of the picture
- name and surname of the creator
- nickname (optional)
- software used
- mail address contact
The prizes will be cash, and them will be delivered at the users meeting:
- First position: 50€
- Second position: 30€
- Third position: 20€
Participants can present their pictures until the next 12th June at 23:59h, just one
week before the Barcelona Users Meeting. This date can be modified by the organization,
(allways benefiting the competitors) or if the users meeting date is modified.
The Jury is composed by:
aorante/303bcn and neuroflip/303bcn (or a substitute selected by the AAMSX if
any of the 303bcn group can't participate).
2 members of the AAMSX
The jury review will be based on the draw, the route and the dithering, the colors used and the
art of the picture.
The jury result will be official during the 37th MSX users meeting of Barcelona, where
the winners will get their awards.
Copyrights will remain to their respective creators, but
the contest organizer would be able to publish the presented pictures
at any website, magazine or similar media, always showing the author name and never taking benefits of it.
If a picture its going to be published anywhere, the author will be adviced via email.
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