Switch On Demoscene

South East Queensland, Australia | Part of the Australian Demoscene

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Gearing-Up for 2022

We're working towards another event sometime in 2022.

At this stage, we're looking for a suitable date that will fit in with Flashback Sydney and Syntax Melbourne. At this stage, it's penciled in for April 29th to May 2nd.

Suggestions are welcome.

We are also looking at venue options. Fire Station 101 has been a great space, however, due to the changes experienced lately with the Ipswich City Council and Ipswich City Properties, Fire Station 101 no longer offers its space to events like ours, so any suggestions in and around Brisbane would be appreciated.

We're also looking for committee members to help us plan an awesome come-back. If you want to help out, please let us know.

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Demos

Choose and create a demo from a list of categories:

  • Old School Intro

  • Old School 4K

  • Old School 64K

  • New School Intro

  • New School 4K

  • New School 64K

  • VR/AR

  • Wild

Graphics

Get creative and make a work of digital art from a list of categories:

  • Old School

  • New School

  • Wild

Music

Punch out some chip tunes:

  • Old School

  • New School

  • Wild

Come and listen to local and national chip tuners perform live:

VR

Compete in VR games, or create your own VR demo.

Demos from film and corporate VR will also be showcasing their latest releases and talking about the latest trends.

In previous years we have had speakers from VR coding and VR movie creators.

Retro Museum

Bring your retro hardware or come and see gear from the members of Brisbane's Retro Collective & Amiga Retro Brisbane.

Tutorials

Sceners will be holding tutorials on how to make your own demo, music or graphics.

Whether it's old school or new school, we're happy to chat with anyone who is curious about getting into the scene.

Many people who now have careers in graphic design, coding or music cut their teeth in the demo scene.