Remote Entries Closed!

Deadline for remote entries passed on WED 17th July '13, at 23:59 GMT.

All competition rules apply! Please check them out here.

For very large files, you can email us a download link for your production. Don’t forget to add your nick and / or group name so we can identify you. We’ll contact you when we received your entry and did a dry run.


Friday, 19th July

  • 16:00 – Party opens
  • 18:00 – Opening Ceremony
  • 20:00 – DEADLINE: All Friday Compos
  • 21:00 – Gravedigger Compo
  • 21:30 – Undisclosed Compo
  • 22:00 – Concert #1: Gasman’s Speccy Orchestra
  • 23:00 – DJ Set #1: The Fabulous 80s 7 Inch Spectaculorium

Saturday, 20th July

  • 12:00 – DEADLINE: All Saturday Compos
    (Remote submissions end 17th July 2013 at 23:59 GMT)
  • 12:00 – Demoshow / Stuff
  • 14:00 – GFX Compo (Oldschool)
  • 14:30 – GFX Compo (Newschool)
  • 15:00 – Photo Compo
  • 15:30 – DOTY: Demo Of The Year
  • 16:30 – Nordlicht BBQ – with Tuffy’s BBQ Lounge!!
  • 18:00 – Executable Music Compo
  • 18:30 – Tracked Music Compo (Oldschool)
  • 19:00 – Streaming Music Compo (Newschool)
  • 20:00 – Realtime / Demo Compo (Oldschool)
  • 21:00 – Realtime / Demo Compo (Size-Restricted)
  • 21:30 – Realtime / Demo Compo (Newschool)
  • 22:30 – Wild Compo
  • 23:00 – Concert #2: NiLSMUSiC
  • 24:00 – DJ Set #2: DaTucker

Sunday, 21st July

    • 03:00 - DEADLINE: Voting
    • 10:30 – Nordlicht Breakfast!!
    • 11:15 – Prizegiving
    • 12:00 – Party ends

Party Rules

  • Age 18+ ONLY
  • No smoking anywhere inside the building (outside is fine)
  • Please use the ash-trays and waste bins / bags provided
  • No hard alcohol to be brought inside the hall, drink responsibly
  • Strictly NO ILLEGAL DRUGS and goods permitted, we’ll throw you out!
  • At least one person has to remain at the lit fireplace AT ALL TIMES
  • Organizers are NOT responsible for your personal belongings or data
  • Don’t put any permanent stickers on the location’s walls / tables
  • Westend needs to be left clean and undamaged after the party
  • Do not fall asleep on the toilet, we only got 5 of them :)
  • Unfortunately, camping outside the building is not allowed
  • Do not bring any cookers, fridges, coffee machines, microwaves
    or other electrical (kitchen) appliances that may take out the mains
    power at the party place

Compo Hardware Specs

Besides a full HD projector, there will be a:

Nvidia GeForce 680 GTX equipped machine
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Ubuntu 13.x 64-bit


TBA (will “at least” be a stock Amiga 1200)

Homebrew enabled console (GCOS, SD-Boot etc.)
Supports boot from full-size DVD’s and standard SD cards

Any other platforms, get in touch with us … or bring your own hardware!

Live Events

Main Party Hall

Gasman’s Speccy Orchestra

Matt Westcott, Oxford-based web developer, demoscener, musician and Spectrum obsessive, dedicated to making technology do stuff that it wasn’t intended for, will be performing for you live on stage.


Main Party Hall

The Fabulous 80′s 7 Inch Spectaculorium

Take a trip back to the 80′s with a fine selection of vinyls, brought to you by the pinball machine loving 80′s DJ from Westerlo, Belgium.


Main Party Hall

Nordlicht BBQ with Tuffy’s BBQ Lounge

The cake MAY be a lie but the meat is not, and neither are streetuff’s trippy musical flavours.


Main Party Hall


Nils, 80′s born “Bremer”, started making computer music in the middle 90′s. He loves the C64 and uses it to create crushed alternative dance music in the darkness of his parent’s attic.


Main Party Hall


DaTucker from Borne, The Netherlands, mostly famous in the demoscene for his DJ sets at Evoke and Outline, plays a wide range of 8-bit computer and electro beats to get you moving!