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#1 freetz OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:23 PM

Hi everyone,

 

the year 2018 hasn't even started yet, but I still wanted open this thread for anyone interested as some of you may already want to start coding (or finishing unfinished) programs for the next contest.

I'll post the (only slightly updated) rules on the ABBUC website soon, but here are the key aspects in short:

 

- Deadline is again the 31st of July

- The web portal is open from 1 January onwards and submissions have to be made through http://asc.abbuc.de

- The coding rules have not changed this year, so it's still possible to submit programs which make use of extensions for the Atari

- The only change in the rules limits the possible ways of voting to "just" three, i.e. the online portal, letter or directly at the ABBUC assembly

 

Please feel free to use this thread to present your contributions whenever you are ready.

 

Cheers,

 

F.


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Posted Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:58 PM

Cool !

Will there be a hardware contest again too ?

:D

Edited by Level42, Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:58 PM.


#3 freetz OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:49 PM

Yes
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Posted Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:54 AM

Great, thanks ! :) :)

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Posted Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:20 PM

Awesome :)
Let the games begin !

Good luck everyone !



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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:41 AM

Does Software contest also include utility and application programs again? Will they be separate from games contest or together?



#7 freetz OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:10 AM

Yes and yes. But there have to be at least three contributions of substantial quality from different authors for the contest to take place.



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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:32 AM

Can you provide a link to the rules and what categories there are?

 

The link above is just about contest submissions and voting.



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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:09 AM

Our third kid has just been born, so I haven't had time to update the website. However, the rules are the same as the ones last year, except some minor changes in the voting process.


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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:19 AM

Our third kid has just been born, so I haven't had time to update the website.

 

Well, that's no excuse. :D

 

 

However, the rules are the same as the ones last year, except some minor changes in the voting process.

 

Can you provide a link to the rules for the previous year then?



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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:47 AM

Never mind, I found a page with the PDF rules from last year: ABBUC Software Contest 2017

 

And congrats on the new addition. baby.png

 

 


Edited by MrFish, Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:57 AM.


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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:53 AM

Our third kid has just been born, so I haven't had time to update the website. However, the rules are the same as the ones last year, except some minor changes in the voting process.

 

Congratulations! You must be the happiest man in the world.


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Posted Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:55 AM

Thanky, certainly feels like it :)...


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Posted Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:26 AM

The updated rules are now online on the likewise (marginally) updated ASC website - happy coding!


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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:08 AM

The updated rules are now online on the likewise (marginally) updated ASC website - happy coding!

Hmm... Both pdf files are in German ?



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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:55 AM

Hmm... Both pdf files are in German ?

Try http://www.abbuc.de/... Rules 2018.pdf.



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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:57 AM

Corrected.



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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:58 AM

i think that rule 2.1.4 to mention the "ABBUC Software Wettbewerb 2017" on the title screen needs to update the year in both versions  ;)


Edited by MaPa, Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:59 AM.

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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:39 AM

You guys are more German than the Germans ;)... Corrected.


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Posted Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:20 PM

Anyone want to create a title screen / graphic for my skiing game?

The working title "is SKI-IT" with the two idea of the two I's being the skis ;)

Perhaps a skier jumping over some logs or fences or something?!

 

Also want a "cheering cround" sound for the end of the race and a "tick tock" clock sound - these can be done in BASIC if that helps :)


Edited by therealbountybob, Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:29 AM.


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Posted Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:08 AM

I hope to contribute to this year's contest, nothing special though, I'll have only one month :)


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Posted Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:21 AM

I hope to contribute to this year's contest as well, nothing special though. I'll have only 4 hours :P


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Posted Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:49 AM

Anyone want to create a title screen / graphic for my skiing game?

The working title "is SKI-IT" with the two idea of the two I's being the skis ;)

Perhaps a skier jumping over some logs or fences or something?!

 

Also want a "cheering cround" sound for the end of the race and a "tick tock" clock sound - these can be done in BASIC if that helps :)

I think it might be cool to find a good skier image and Rastaconvert it, then use G2F to add in your title. I could do the Rasta conversion part if you wanted, but I've never used G2F so someone else would have to load up the Rasta image and fix it in G2F.


Edited by Gunstar, Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:50 AM.


#24 gorgh OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:24 AM

Hello, I've got a question regarding this year's rules, does the rules from last year apply to this year's edition?
http://www.abbuc.de/..._Rules_2017.pdf



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Posted Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:32 AM

More or less, this year's rules are here:
http://www.abbuc.de/..._Rules_2018.pdf
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