Who Killed the American Demoscene?

category: general [glöplog]
Independently, you europeans surely have my full respect. Skills and creativity are top notch over there.

Even knowing that this would be really hard to beat the big groups, I still believe that being allowed to submit remotely to the more traditional/hardcore parties would be a great reason to spend half or maybe an entire year building a more polished prod.

Even then, as already said, this sub-culture is deep at my heart. You are awesome!
added on the 2020-02-12 17:25:24 by imerso imerso
deep in*... lol
added on the 2020-02-12 17:26:53 by imerso imerso
imerso: i suppose you are not aware of the often employed method to circumvent no-remote submission rules which is to somehow involve a person who will attend the event and let them handle the submission of the prod on-site. just putting "support: <nameofscenerthatsupportsyou>" in the nfo is usually enough to pass the checksums, to be absolutely sure you could ask the local to perform an actual production related task (usually smth small like writing the nfo but actual coops are cool too of course).
added on the 2020-02-12 19:00:55 by havoc havoc
(...which is why that rule is absolutely pointless but I've repeated that enough times)
added on the 2020-02-12 19:04:54 by Gargaj Gargaj
also, working an entire year on a well-polished prod and then releasing it remote isn't exactly exciting either
That's not entirely true, as being able to travel to germany might not be an option and the streaming services of revision are topnotch, so it still would kinda be like you're there.
added on the 2020-02-13 12:04:18 by okkie okkie
"Who Killed the American Demoscene?"
the same who killed grindcore.
just think about it...
added on the 2020-02-13 19:54:24 by dq dq
god i wish i could submit remotely to somewhere that I could gauge the audience's reactions remotely... hard to get to the EU on a hard budget of $30.
added on the 2020-02-14 06:08:36 by Parzival Parzival
Well 8088Mph was a mostly American prod and it won revision and some awards later on. But simply because it rulez - I think it's irrelevant where people come from, I don't think there is much local vote (at least not on revision)
added on the 2020-02-14 07:37:54 by v3nom v3nom
gargaj that doesnt makes the rule pointless... only the execution of the rules.
added on the 2020-02-14 16:39:57 by xeNusion xeNusion
regarding the "no remotes at big parties" rule:
well its not absolutely pointless as in "you need to know someone who is actually going".
this will effectively stop outsiders of the scene while it is close to nonexistent for established and networked sceners. not sure if that is or should be the intention of the rule, in any case im sure its mostly there for practical reasons.
added on the 2020-02-14 17:49:47 by wysiwtf wysiwtf
Probably should branch that discussion out to a different thread though.
added on the 2020-02-14 18:02:01 by Gargaj Gargaj
Well 8088Mph was a mostly American prod

Eh, a third, maybe.. Trixter and the musicians, the others are around the globe.
added on the 2020-02-15 03:43:33 by phoenix phoenix
whooo killed mr moonlight?
added on the 2020-02-16 01:59:02 by rutra80 rutra80
Oh yeah, but then there is also this thing that apparently europeans are afraid of external competition. Most of the parties / competitions won't accept remote entries

What utter nonsense.
added on the 2020-02-18 22:33:48 by gloom gloom
Thanks, Obama!!
added on the 2020-02-18 23:06:45 by farfar farfar
<google poisoning>
obama idiot
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added on the 2020-02-19 15:23:55 by rutra80 rutra80