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The demoscene is a worldwide non-commercial network of creative minds involved in the making of so called 'demos'.

A game is a series of interesting choices.

-Sid Meier

Art + Programming = Demo

-demoscene outreach group
nullarbor is a demoparty and game development competition combined. It is an event designed to bring together a community of Australian programmers, desginers, artists and musicians to promote interactive technologies and a form of electronic art called demos. We hope to provide a forum where people can get to know each other, exchange ideas, as well as be given an opportunity to demonstrate, and improve, their skills.

The major focus of the event are the competitions which are designed to provide an incentive for individuals and groups to demonstrate their talents.

Take a look at the program schedule to see what is happening on the day.
The event will be held at ECU Mount Lawley, School of Computer and Information Science in Perth, Western Australia. The address is:
Edith Cowan University - Mt Lawley Campus
Building 13
2 Bradford Street
Mt Lawley
Western Australia 6050
nullarbor takes place on Thursday the 23rd of February 2006. Screening times are listed in the program schedule.
This event is being coordinated by:
  • Martin Masek (games development)
  • Adrian Boeing (demoscene)
Perth is the worlds most remote large city. Australia's role in the demoscene is considered just as remote, and similarly Western Australia's role in game development is also very isolated. The source of Perth's physical remoteness, and an Australian icon of isolation is the nullarbor desert. Hence, this event was set up, to celebrate the talent base available within an isolated Australia and to demostrate to the world that Australian digital content creators are the best!
nullarbor is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a strong Australian community of realtime digital content creators. We wish to provide a platform to support the existing community of developers, encourage industry growth and introduce interested people to the real time content development sector. nullarbor is run entirely by volunteers, if you wish to help with nullarbor activities contact the organizers.