Demos from Assembly Summer 2012
Written by Lucy Black   
Monday, 06 August 2012

The demoscene computer festival Assembly Summer 2012 took place August 2nd-5th in Helsinki, Finland and the winning entries are now available to view.

While not the biggest demoparty, Assemblym which has been held every year since 1992m can probably stake a claim to be the longest-running. It also maintains the tradition of running a compo (competition) for "Oldskool" computers - the Commodore 64 or older including the Atari ST, Sinclair Spectrum and Amstrad CPC6128.

The non-stop BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) event from Assembly Organizing, which also includes seminars, concerts and gaming was held in the largest sports arena in Finland to accommodate over 5000 visitors and 3500 computers.

The total value of prizes for Assembly Summer 2012 was  over 50,000 Euros with the largest prize of 4,000 Euros being for the top Realtime Demo.

Here is the winning entry, spacecut by cncd:

 

A new category was introduced this year for a 1k intro to provide a "coder's compo". The challenge was to produce an intro lasting no longer than 2 minutes in a single file of maximum size 1024 bytes. There were nineteen entries and the1st prize of 2500 Euros went to Embers from TDA:

 

There were four OldSkool entries this year and the winner of the 1000 Euro first prize was Conservative Megademo from  PWP is for the Commodore 64 platform:

 

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