DATASTORM 2012

NEWSRSS

2012-09-06: The Dates Are Set

Allright, the dates for DATASTORM 2013 are now set. The dates to mark in your calendars are February 8-10. Invites and a siteupdate will follow! Stay tuned!

2012-09-04: DATASTORM 2013

Will happen! Dates will be announced soon!

2012-02-23: Other Platform Releases

All music and demos from the other platform compos are now uploaded, and all releases are finally uploaded! Sorry for the delay!

2012-02-23: The C64 GFX Compo

















2012-02-20: Data Frenzy!

The remaining ASCII heavy weights pushed out a live party colly at DATASTORM. Watch it online at aSCIIaRENA.

2012-02-20: Gallery Updated

We added lots of photos from Hedning, Plus8 and Optiroc.

2012-02-19: Timelapse of No Escape by PWL

2012-02-19: The Amiga Graphics











Download: D2012-AG.LHA

2012-02-19: More entries uploaded...

Amiga ASCII, Graphics, Music and Intro uploaded. Enjoy!

2012-02-14: Releases

We have began uploading releases, more will follow!

THE DEAL

Up Rough Soundsystem, Genesis Project, Divine Stylers & SceneSat Radio once again invites you to DATASTORM, the ultimate winter party for people operating on machines with SOUL.

It's going down on the 10th of February 2012 and keeps going until the 12th of February 2012!

The last few years of Datastorm speak for themselves - we are now northern Europe's largest Amiga/C64 party! Datastorm is the definite party for the oldskool crowd!

The party location that you have learned to love is there for you, in the city of Gothenburg on the Swedish west coast. The city is easy to reach through two international airports, ferry, train and car.

The entrance fee is set to 300 SEK (~30E) (only Swedish currency accepted, ATM nearby), with dinner included on Saturday and breakfast included on Saturday and Sunday. Proper breakfast, good food, served by the bar personnel.

PARTYPLACE

The party is held at the same nice venue as always, an underground club hidden in an industrial complex close to the centre of the city. Being a former industrial building converted into a nightclub we can offer special features such as industrial grade electrical systems providing all the current you could ever need.

The Bar Mainhall #1 Chillout

GPS Locations:
RT90 X: 6404797, Y: 1269407
WGS84 Lat N 57° 42′ 31″ Lon E 11° 56′ 8″
Decimal 57.7087, 11.9358

Street address:
Karlavagnsgatan 13
Gothenburg
Sweden

We have two maps for your party finding pleasure:

Bus routes are indicated in yellow, ferry routes in blue, and car routes in pink.

FEATURES

The full-service concept which is the trademark of Datastorm includes personnel working shifts in the mighty mighty bar & kitchen at almost all hours through the whole party. Our 1st grade cooks will deliver vegetarian and non-vegetarian breakfast, dinner, and supper on announced times. When the special meals are not served, barfood like pizza, hummus rolls, falafel and kebab can be ordered at all times! Everything for a price that even the scener on a budget can afford! Of course you can also buy snacks, candy, tobacco, rizla+, earplugs and all other stuff a scener might need during the party.. And the coffee is free, so you don't fall asleep before your releases are finished in time for the competition!

For people who like lists we made this one with some of the most prominent features of the party..



MASTERPLAN

Friday the 10th of February

Saturday the 11th of February

Sunday the 12th of February


BATTLES

The mighty competition is being held at Saturday evening with the winners being presented after midnight..

The atmosphere when all competitors are present during the compo is unbeatable. Therefore we do not allow remote entries which means that at least one of the authors of an entry must be present at the party.

The procedure of handing in your competition entries is as follows:

The deadline for handing in compo entries is preliminarily set between 15.00 and 18.00, Saturday evening. The voting procedure is the same as last year. In short, each entry is given a score from 1 (very bad) to 10 (excellent). Blank votes are also allowed, and are ignored when calculating the average score. This means that entries that don't get enough votes might be biased, so if an entry gets less than 10 votes it will be excluded from the results.

We reserve the right to reject lame attempts to manipulate the compo in a negative way (such as voting 1 for everyone else, and 10 for yourself).

We reserve the right to merge compos if we don't get enough entries and split compos if we get enough entries for new categories in addition to those listed below.

If your platform is not listed among our compomachines YOU are responsible for making your work display properly on the bigscreen. Please also let us know beforehand if you are going to bring exotic hardware..

COMPO CATEGORIES

Amiga Demo

Amiga 64k Intro

Amiga 4k Intro

Amiga Bootblock Intro

C64 Demo

C64 4k Intro

Other Platform Demo

Amiga Graphics

Amiga Ascii

C64 Graphics

C64 PETSCII

Other Platform Graphics

Amiga Music

C64 Music

Other Oldskool Platform Music


COMPO MACHINERY

Amiga

C64

SNES

Nintendo Handhelds

We also have access to Dreamcast, PSX, PSP, PC-Engine, Neo Geo Pocket, Sega Master System and Sega Megadrive with backup units. If you plan to release on any of those platforms please inform us in advance! You are very welcome to release on other platforms than those stated above, but you will have to bring the hardware yourself!

TRAVEL

By Airplane

Gothenburg has two airports, Landvetter Airport and Gothenburg City Airport (commonly known as Säve Airport). Get on the airport bus and hop off at the Nils Ericson terminal (end of the line). Take bus 16 from the stop Nordstan, just outside the terminal, to Lindholmen.

By Boat

If you're traveling from Denmark or Germany, you can usually get a good price on the ferries. Prices and schedules can be found on the Stena Line home page:

For people arriving from Denmark

Walk along the road right outside the terminal towards the city for about 10 minutes, sooner or later you'll end up where the ferry "Älvsnabben" stops. Take the right ferry (pick the wrong one for some 40 mins Gothenburg harbor sight-seeing) to "Lindholmen". Follow the map to the partyplace. (5 min walk).

If you arrive late in the evening the ferries won't be available. If that is the case, just walk over the bridge that is connected to the terminal to the other side of the big road where you will find a tramstop. Take line 3/9/11 to "Brunnsparken". Get on bus 16 at the stop Nordstan to "Lindholmen".

For people arriving from Germany

When you come out from the terminal, take the road going to the right and walk down to the water. You'll spot the "Älvsnabben" ferrystop quite easy. Take the ferry (there is just one ferry going from this stop) to "Lindholmen". Follow the map to the partyplace (5min walk). If you arrive late at night or don't like ferries for whatever reason, just follow the signs to "Chapmans Torg" from the terminal and take tram 3/9/11 to "Brunnsparken". Get on bus 16 at the stop Nordstan to "Lindholmen".

By Bus

If you're traveling by bus, you arrive at the Nils Ericsson bus terminal. Walk over to the train station next door, and follow the directions from there.

By Train

After arriving at the Centralstationen train station, exit towards Nordstan. Get on bus 16 at the stop and go to Lindholmen.

By Car

If you're traveling by car, you will be arriving on the E6, either from the north or from the south.

By Car, E6, traveling south

Take exit 76, towards Norra Älvstranden Note that it goes parallel with the E6 for a few hundred meters, inside a concrete barrier. Once you're up off the E6, keep left and keep following signs to N Älvstranden.

The party is at the end of Karlavagnsgatan in the small yellow buildings with red roofs.

By Cab

Just tell the driver to take you to "Karlavagnsgatan on Lindholmen". If the driver don't know where that is just say "tramstop Lindholmen" and walk the remaining 100 metres from there (check the map)..

Parking

There is space for around 5-10 cars to park for free right outside the partyplace. There is also an unlimited amount of parking nearby, just look at the map.

Hotels

If you can't manage to sleep datastyle can find cheap rooms at Kvillehotell which is a short busride from the partyplace.

If you are in for more comfort, check out Hotel 11 which provides all the luxury you can imagine.

Rules


CHECKLIST

Don't forget to bring:

VISITORS

NickCrewPlatform(s)ComputerCountry
1ZiphoidSceneSat^BrainstormC64/AmigaNoSweden
2fnordSceneSatC64NoSweden
3SixxGenesis ProjectC64NoSweden
4hedningGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
5MagerValpGenesis ProjectC64NoSweden
6Brandon WalshGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
7X-JammerGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
8Mr. DeathGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
9SpotUp RoughAmigaNoSweden
10YonxUp RoughAmigaNoSweden
11QwanUp RoughAmigaYesSweden
12BobGenesis Project^ApanbepanC64 & Master SystemYesSweden
13Goto80Up Rough & Hack n' TradeAmiga/C64YesSweden
14Acid TerroristHack n' TradeC64/AmigaYesSweden
15Z-NexxGenesis ProjectGameboy/C64YesSweden
16CoffeUp RoughAmigaNoSweden
17FranticHTC64YesSweden
18LindeHTC64YesSweden
19JuckeJudasC64YesSweden
20ItchGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
21DaltonTulouAmigaYesSweden
22QuarrymanDarklite^HoaxersC64 & Tiki100YesNorway
23MahoneyVisa RösterC64YesSweden
24MenaceSpaceballs, Boozoholics, Keyboarders, AccessionAmiga and stuffYesNorway
25M:d:ZR*4*m*BC64YesDenmark
26beppTRIADC64YesSweden
27AvalonFairlightC64YesSweden
28CyberHorizon/HybridC64/AmigaNoSweden
29FrostTulou^Panda Designfem styckenYesSvärje
30deadguyla paz^relapseGBAYesSweden
31Total ChaosNOiCE | F4CGc64YesSviiidän
32DaemonZymosisYesFinland
33emoonTBLAmiga/PS2YesSweden
34TaperTRIADC64YesSweden
35ComaToo old for this shitAmigaNoSweden
36LeiaCellfish BoozoholicsNoneYesNorway
37lutkakinkyAmigaYesFinland
38eladamrikvasigenNoneYesNorway
39MalmixFatzone+NatureC64, AmigaYesSweden
40PernodHorizonC64NoSweden
41gromsoffencec64Yesno
42TodiTulouAmigaYesSweden
43BlueberryLooniesAmigaYesDenmark
44OxidyFairlightC64YesSweden
45SpiteSonik CliqueAmigaNoSweden
46YelmZymosisAmigaNoFinland
47SilenceIndependentC64, AmigaNoSweden
48dMGUp Rough/diViNE sTYLers<3NoSweden
49OffwhiteIndependentPCYesNorway
50PiotBlue RefractionYesSweden
51CashTRIADC64Yes
52LogoRatAwakenAll of themNoSweden
53mankokomplexAmigaNoFinland
54BonkersTulouAmigaYesSweden
55SlummySpaceballsAmigaYesNorway
56PALoffencec64Yesno
57perplexoffencenoYesno
58zANErup rough / divine stylers!streetsNoGermany
59H7Divine StylersAmigaNoFinland
60omegaoffencec64Yesno
61nerveeph^dhs^tufsmore than you!Yesnørge
62ZeilaBitflavourNoneYesNorway
63salkinitzordevsoundgameboy, c64, dataYessweden
64GasmanHooy-ProgramSpeccy 4 LyfeYesUK
65prowlerNectarine ^ up rough ^ brainstormoldskoolYesswe
66SlashIndependentAmigaYesSweden
67steinoffencec64Yesno
68HollowmanFairlightc64,N64NoSweden
69ElusiveSmokeYes
70TojCitronAmigaYesSweden
71DeviaAncientsC64YesDenmark
72tFtRNO^tUFS^darkliteAmigaNoNorway
73ResponseDarkliteC64YesNorway
74FredThe GangNoneNoSweden
75O.FDarkliteGBAYesNorway
76BoogerUp Rough & HTAmigaNoSweden
77MindvisionIndependentYessweden
78aBHOTwisted/FLOAMIGANoFinland
79SpexzterDarkliteC64YesNorway
80MacxOnslaughtCommodore 64NoPanscandinavia
81GouafhgThe GangGameboyNoSweden
82veloapproximateNoneNoSweden
83BHFHoaxersC64YesNorway
84LotusAncientsC64NoDenmark
85OrbiterGalmAtariNoSweden
86WiklundFairlightC64, AmigaYesSweden
87visytrilobitatari 2600, c64, nesYesFinland
88Sir GarbagetruckAccession^SceneSatC64/DTV/Amiga/SNES/GBA/DS/PSYesChee.se
89RandyRelapseAmiga, GBAYesSweden
90BladeUp RoughElectricNoSweden
91illmApan Bepan + GPC64, SMS etcYesSweden
92esautraktoramiga / msxYesSkövde
93MejjeRelapseGBAYesSweden
94vicomr chenggbaYessweden
95Zer0-Xo'MosesLotsYesFinland
968<RelapseYesSweden
97PubRelapseYesSweden
98malmenBrainstorm^even^SKEamiga/pcYesSweden
99ceciIndependentpcNoCanada
100GegginCensor / RelapseALLYesSweden
101mohpanda designNoSweden
102malmatgalmNoSweden
103ZZAP69OnslaughtC64YesSweden
104BoreTraktorAmiga, MSXYesSweden
105T-101DarkliteNoneNoFinland
106PantaloonFairlightNoSweden
107VoDKaFairlightYesSweden
108VinziHTC64NoSweden
109NisseThe GangNoneNoSweden
110serpentbrainstormAmigaNofinland
111radiantxPanda DesignC64YesSweden
112H MacaroniGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
113metaluxIndependentC64YesSweden
114RedcrabGenesis ProjectC64YesSweden
115BerryHare KrishnaC64YesNetherlands
116ITLIFEC64NoSweden
117NosfeaccessionNofinland
118whiskerreplayamigaNosweden
119NrgPHn. & simulaatio.orgsecretYesFinland
120Topy44-variousNoGermany
121RymdsateJoltAmiga/C64NoSweden
122wasppowerlineAmigaNoSweden
123mithrisnoiceGBC/etcNoSweden
124ne7TRIADC64 AMIGA NoUK
125plus8Up RoughSkrållanNoSweden
126StinsenJoltAmiga/C64NoSweden (SE)
127zefyrosG-INcorporated^Chemical Reaction^Resistancetext editorNoFinland
128PhotonScoopexAmigaYesSweden
129PopeG-INcorporatedDOSNoFinland
130zonkpanda designallYessweden
131bpnoneAmigaNoGermany
132AlikzusIndependentNosweden
133Mr.SpivScoopexAmiga/PCE/SpectrumYesFinland
134SebalozLepsic64NoPoland
135MicrotopStarionC64YesDenmark
136shoeSyntax SocietyAmigaYesSweden
137mayorScenesatc64NoFinland
138Captain JiNXIndependentNoSweden
139PihlenIndependentNoSweden
140BiogenesisUp Rough90kg potatisNoSweden
141KleggPanda DesignC64NoSweden
142OrganicStarkidsC-64NoSweden
143DankoIndependentNoSweden
144KalmsTBLAmigaNoSweden
145RubberduckTBLAmigaNoSweden
146AlfatechCensor DesignC-64NoSweden
147DevistatorDcsc64, AmigaNoUnited Kingdom
148corpsicleZiDc64, amigaYesSweden
149unsceneZiDc64Yessweden
150Midnight MoverTriad (non-active member)No
151pipenatureamigaNosw3d0r
152CalladinUp RoughAmigaNoSweden
153DuffeSardonyxAmigaNoSweden
154OtroUp RoughAmigaNoFrance
155MathmanHTC64YesSweden
156MRKSubspaceAmigaNoSweden
157ughafairlightNosweden
158dipswitchup roughamigaNogermany
159edhellonresourceC64NoEU
160TMCROLEAmiga,C64,MacYesNetherlands
161K-manDarkliteGBAYesNorway
162Zebabnormalc64Nonorge
163oasizIndependentNoFinland
164LockdreadHzWindows CENoSweden
165nup!dcsamigaNofin
166ThunderheadStarionC64YesDenmark
167BlaizerTSLAllNoSweden
168nerdinewysiwtfGBNogermany
169D.FoxDigital OverflowAmigaNoGermany
170MagganWang Electronics CO., LTD.Amiga 600NoSweden
171SannaWang Electronics CO.NoSweden
172AkiraMoods PlateauAmigaYesArgentina
173DinoUp RoughAmiga, C64YesSweden
174V3ktorIkachanMac ClassicNoSweden
175Dr. SnthIndependentAtariNoSweden
176dr2spaceIndependentAtariYesSweden
177h0ffmanUnstable LabelAmigaNoUK
178BoaaIndependentAtariNoSweden
179SkopeUp RoughAmigaNoSweden
180ZorroUp RoughAmigaNoGermany
181TrivialDivine StylersAmigaNoSweden
182The Soul CollectorLa PazGameboyYesSweden
SO FAR 182 VISITORS HAVE SIGNED UP.
94 VISITORS WILL BRING COMPUTERS.
We are full! Registration will be re-opened if people drop out!

CONTACT

#datastorm on IRCnet
The Yard [UP! WHQ]+49-ELITE-ONLY!
First Division [UP! SHQ]+46-ELITE-ONLY!

RELEASES 2012

2012 Amiga Demo
2012 Amiga Intro
2012 Amiga Graphics
2012 Amiga ASCII
2012 Amiga Music
2012 Amiga Bootblock
2012 All C64 releases
2012 Other Platform Demo
2012 Other Platform Music

RELEASES 2011

2011 All C64 releases
2011 Amiga Demo
2011 Other Platform Demo
2011 Amiga Intro
2011 Amiga ASCII
2011 Amiga Graphics
2011 Amiga Music
2011 Other Platform Music

RELEASES 2010

2010 Amiga Demo
2010 Amiga Graphics
2010 Amiga ASCII
2010 Amiga Bootblock
2010 Amiga Music
2010 Amiga Out of Compo
2010 All C64 releases
2010 Packdisk Open
2010 Out of Compo

ARCHIVED SITES

The DATASTORM 2010 site
The DATASTORM 2011 site

UP ROUGH, GENESIS PROJECT, DIVINE STYLERS & SCENESAT RADIO