The Nerds’ Underground Art Scene

The demoscene is something I stumbled upon not too long ago. While I’m not a real contributer myself, I enjoy the company of the open and welcoming sceners, plus their parties are really fun. If you should ever suffer from a serious lack of inspiration and motivation to do something creative, I highly recommend visiting a demoparty and starting conversations with the other attendees. This scene is not only into graphics programming, but those videos are almost always acompanied by music.
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Learning Rust for Demos?

I personally suffer from a lack of active programming skills. I don’t use them at work really much, and I think it’s safe to say that I wrote more lines of shell scripts that any other programming language. I want to change that. I actually want that for a while now, but I couldn’t get myself to do it. I just didn’t find the right thing to get me hooked to programming in my free time.
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Nordlicht Invitation

During Revision the invitationals for the Nordlicht Demoparty were released. This small, newcomer-friendly Demoparty will take place July 20th-22nd at Bremen, Germany. This was my first Demoparty last year and it was a blast. If you’re from the area, like to learn something new or just have a fun weekend among your kind, I can only recommend to bring your tent and come visit, too! :)

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Revision 2018

Revision is the name of the world’s biggest Demoscene party there is today, and I shared the experience this year. Why would I do this? As I wrote last year, I visited the Nordlicht demoparty 2017 in Bremen, Germany. I was welcomed there as a newbie who never attended any demoscene event before, and talked to a lot of people. I really enjoyed the experience. Already back then, people asked me “so, are you going to come to Revision next year?
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Nordlicht 2017

Last weekend was my first time to attend the Nordlicht demoparty, which was also my first visit to a demoparty at all (“demo” as in demoscene). I had sporadic contact to demos before—sometimes youtube suggested me some recordings of demos, sometimes Rene blogged some on nerdcore, and I even knew some people who attended this very party before. But I never had contact to “the scene” itself before, and was intrigued what it may looked like on one of those events.
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