Category: Scene News

Back in Time Live Announces Remix Competition

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Back in Time Live is a two-day mini-festival dedicated to the music and retro games from the golden era of the Commodore 64 and Amiga. It is held annually in Bergen, Norway, and features live shows, DJ sets, and a retro gaming area. The next Back in Time Live will be held on November 3-4, 2023 and will feature a…

PunyInform Coding 1: The basics

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PunyInform is a tool for writing text adventures for 8-bit computers and newer computers alike. If you have already installed PunyInform, it’s time to start coding your first game. This tutorial will walk you through the first steps of writing a text adventure using PunyInform. The complete source code of the example game can be downloaded from this folder. I…

DPaint.js – Have we found a worthy Deluxe Paint replacement?

DPaint.js is a sophisticated image editor capable of reading and writing Amiga icon files and IFF ILBM images. The editor is not complete yet, but it looks pretty usable. A nice feature is the ability to visualize your artwork in Deluxe Paint running on an Amiga emulator directly in the browser. Main features Fully Featured image editor with a.o. Layers…

More than 30 years of Demoscene logos in one book!

Logos are an important aspect of demoscene culture because they serve as a means of self-expression and identification within the community. They can also be a source of friendly competition, as groups and individuals strive to create the most impressive and visually striking logos possible. In addition to branding for groups and individuals, logos are often used within demos themselves…

Revision 2023 Easter Demo Party April 7th to 10th, Saarbrücken DE

  Demo Sceners all around the world are getting ready for the best party of the year, Revision 2023! For those of you that aren’t so familiar with the demo scene, A demoparty is – on the first glance – like a LAN party. Depending on the size, a few or hundreds of visitors may bring their computers and set…

Scene World Podcast Episode #162 – Frank Klepacki

Join us on this episode as we sit down with legendary video game composer and musician Frank Klepacki. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Frank has created iconic soundtracks for some of the biggest games of all time, including Command + Conquer, Dune, and Star Wars: Empire at War. Not only is he a master of electronic…

recording of Remute’s concert in the Digital Retro Park

There is a recording of Remute’s concert in the Digital Retro Park in Offenbach Germany that took place on the 14th of January 2023:  

Scene World Podcast Episode #156 – MayTree

Our new episode is a very special Xmas present! Joerg and Remute had the pleasure to interview the world-famous Acapella band MayTree! Beginning in 2021, the group began releasing a series of YouTube videos in which it covers sound effects used in computer and mobile phone systems. The first video of these series, released in January 2021, covered Windows sound…

Scene World Podcast Episode #155 – Japan’s Game Preservation Society with Damian Rogers

In our new episode we are covering the Game Preservation Society. It is a non-profit organization actively preserving Japanese retro games from the 70’s and 80’s as cultural assets. The members are describing their project as follows: “We see games as an important asset and work to preserve it for future generations. Our members, although having various fields of expertise,…

Vintage Computing Christmas Challenge 2022 (VC³ 2022)

Once again, Logiker comes up with something simple and fun for the retro computing community. This time around, you’ve been challenged to create a program in any language or platform to display the image above – the Christmas Star! Rules are simple regarding your “reproduction”: It should have exactly the same shape The final picture must not include characters other…