For 3 days in June, we helped to run Sundown (DemoScene Party) down in sunny Budleigh Salterton. We’ve been doing this for a number of years now in conjunection with Ruairi Fullum (@rc55), Dan Barber (@danbee) and other helpers (Waffle, Ziphoid to name but two). sundown_2014_1

This year was absolutely spot on, the atmosphere was buzzing the whole weekend. We had 100% network uptime, 100% wifi coverage, Big screen + 3 video projectors all working properly backed by a great PA system. And i think – for the first time in sundown history – the whole event went as scheduled with zero delays!

Big shout out to fellow crew members who all put in a fantastic effort in putting on this event.

One of our attendees (gazcbm) had an expensive quadcopter, check out the flight he did!

I’ll let the pictures do the talking:

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Oh no it’s me (in green) above! I’m monitoring the network, helping to keep the event’s video stream up. We only had a single ADSL line coming into the hall, so keeping 100+ devices online is no easy task! We used two Raspberry Pis to run DNS, DHCP and IRC, a Draytek router for bandwidth throttling and connection rate limiting and 3x Unifi wireless access points.

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Releases are here: Sundown Demoparty Releases.

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  Streaming Music
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01   99 Lost in the otter sanctuary by lug00ber/bzh^kvg^nzh^spb
       02   97 Solace by SaVannaH & Hoffman / Unstable Label
       03   79 Volcanic Epicenter by Bex/Slipstream
       04   76 Novum Mystica by SunSpire/TiTAN / SSR / SceneSat
       04   76 Poetic Destruction by TCM/Slipstream
       06   74 It?s Only Acid by ED-209 / Slipstream
       07   67 Need DAT by Jimmylung/
       08   61 backslide by mantratronic/forsaken
	   
  Tracked Music
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01  100 Ghetto by h0ffman/Unstable Label / Focus Design / Elude
       01  100 Pianotary Assault System by Subi/DESiRE ^ m0n0
       03   96 I Don't Know by Amiga Junglism/UpRough
       04   83 Still Alive by d0pefish aka lavaburn/
       05   71 residual frequenceys by Bex/Slipstream
       06   50 [DISQUALIFIED] La Ville du Port Spatial by franz_koopa

  Chiptune Music
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01  132 Stream Of Rain by MmcM / Sage
	   
  ANSI / ASCII
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01  126 ANSI Cat by spiny/Torment
       02   77 Such a Dick! by Dickbot/#ukscene

  Photography
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       01  126 Salty Sea Dog by spiny/Torment
       02  108 In the cave of the mountain king by Azzaro
       03   94 Sense of Direction by SaVannaH/Unstable Label
       04   80 A fair forewarning by lug00ber/bzh^kvg^nzh^spb
       05   78 "That Tree Looks Like An Elephant!" by ebichu/
       06   72 The Three Stooges by danbee/pixelhum
	   
  Old School Graphics
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       01  104 dragon vs camp knight by Rebelli0n
       02   90 evolution by prof4d
       03   85 Ambience by Jok

  New School Graphics
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01  125 Tsumetai by Rebelli0n
       02   96 Afternoon Delight by Azzaro
       03   67 Morpho Eugenia by Metoikos Vappukarhu  / THEMM^Jumalauta

  Wild
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
       01  129 The (Vertex) Cloud by CRTC
       02  123 R0X Extended Play by physcopanda/rgcd
       03   99 Sundown Aerial  by gazcbm/
       03   99 Sundown Pebble Beach by DeathBoy
       05   87 Little OLED Demo by spiny/Torment
       06   76 Ashe and Beau (ASBO) by ebichu/
       07   75 Bombed Out  by Slipstream
	   
  New School Demo
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       01  123 ESC by dashw
       02   79 Fairy Tale by Cybernetic genetics

  Old School Demo
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       01  137 Down by introspec/Life on Mars
       02  125 A brief history of vacuum cleaner nozzle attachments by Gasman /
               Hooy-Program
       03  122 dirojed CGA by reenigne/CRTC
       04   95 EUA by Hacker VBI + Nik-O
       05   73 How Does This Work Again? by Slipstream
       06   71 Sundown by Slipstream
       07   67 Depixol by Bex/Slipstream

Read last year’s report