We need to be
able to plan food quantities etc., so it's imperative that we know
who/how many are coming. If you haven't already, please send in
confirmation (preferably along with contact information for yourself
and sceners you know). Also, we still haven't been able to get a hold
of a video projector, so if you can help let us know!
After the flash success of June's IGDA/demo-scene gathering,
we've decided to, er, implement our own: a proper demo-scene gathering,
complete with BBQ, showing of new as well as old demos, and whatever
the hell else we feel like doing! So, without further ado:
Thursday, July 28th 2005 at 20:00, give or take. Being late only means you get to spend less time here
The psuedo-demoparty will be held on the lawn outside Monfort Software
building in Kibbutz Sa'ar. The kibbutz is located just north of
Nahariya and here's how to get here:
- Driving here is easy, though I suggest you use eMap or Walla Maps
for reference: basically just get to Acco junction (the northest
section of road 4), proceed north to Nahariya junction, proceed north
still until you're just north of Nahariya - there'll be a "Sa'ar"
signpost where you turn right to enter the kibbutz. Immediately after
the gate turn left and you'll arrive at a fork; take the right road,
proceed until you see a basketball court on your right. Turn right
immediately after it, right again - we're the second building (the one
with the parking lot). If you have any trouble or need more detailed
instructions get in touch.
- Take a train or bus to Nahariya (the central bus station is located
50 meters from the train station); take bus number 3, 24, 27 or any
number of other busses and just ask the driver to drop you off near
Sa'ar. It's an 8-minute walk from the bus station.
Well we hope most of the oldsk00l demosceners in Israel will show up,
but obviously aspiring Israeli sceners and visiting sceners from abroad
are welcome too! Just get in touch and let us know you're coming so we
can have enough food and drink ready.
The main event is a big-ass BBQ for everyone, cold drinks and beer:
this is a mostly social gathering. However we will have a retromachine
available to play classic demos (P166, 64mb, Tseng E6000/ATi Rage II,
SB AWE64 Gold + GUS GF1 1mb) as well as a copy of the MindCandy demo DVD;
we'll probably have a decent machine to run newer demos on as well. If
anyone intends to make a demo, go for it - it'll definitely be shown!
Other than that, just let us know what you think is good. There are
terrific beaches minutes away from the partyplace; we can have classic
cola-drinking, diskette/disc/hard-drive tossing competitions etc. If
you have any ideas let us know!
We have most of the basics (including food, audio system, demo machine
and general organization covered). We could really use your help in the
- We are in need of a projector. Do you have, or know someone who has, a projector we can have on loan for a couple of days?
- Help us spread the word! Send us any contact information you have
for past and present Israeli sceners, and forward the invite to sceners
you have contact with.
- We're collecting Israeli scene media: pictures, videos,
productions and any other relevant material. All that stuff will be
inserted into an Israeli demo-scene wiki, so if you have anything make
sure to send it out way!
- Good ideas are absolutely welcome!
If any of this applies to you, make sure to get in touch
as soon as possible!
The event is hosted and sponsored by Monfort Software Ltd.
which is where us organizers work; consider this a shameless plug:
we're looking for great programmers to join our team! Want to work in a
dynamic environment with a bunch of other demosceners? Want to work on
realtime 3D engines, .NET applications ranging from enterprise systems
to compilers to a huge variety of software products? Come have a look.
You can contact us in one of many ways. Being the primary contact you can just use my contact page
, or call me directly (0x209E1F5A). If needs be feel free to contact Scroll Lock (0x207994A4, 0x1F38899A). Can't read hex?
The following sceners have confirmed their attendance: Scroll-Lock,
Crunch, MMX, Thalja, Jonny (YOE); Kombat, Rage (Immortals); Dark Spirit
(TTOM); Civax (Moon
Hunters); Borzom, Sticky Baboon (Tatoo); Holograph, Protopad, Vandal
(Pulse, BSP); Nyarlothotep (Kult); Silvatar, Diffuse (Flood); Fizz,
TheMage, Mutant, Blutz. Nyc
Kid (Moon Hunters) will probably be there as well.
Thinking of coming? Let us know!