BotB Academy Bulletins
Level 17 Chipist
post #85004 :: 2017.05.31 3:56pm :: edit 2017.08.02 4:38pm
  b00daw, mk7, RoccoW, Bitfox, MiDoRi, Savestate, KungFuFurby, DaJoshy, m9m, Post-retro, plrusek, dw-, Quirby64, TMM12, charlotte, Blaze Weednix, Dimeback and Jimmyoshi liēkd this

Due to database errors, there is a one-week extension to 7 August. There is a list of affected entrants on the website; please resubmit if you are on that list.

Thanks, and good luck!

Hundreds of entries.
4 categories.
2 languages.
1 compo.

After much anticipation and delay, Famicompo is finally back!

Famicompo is a Famicom/NES music competition that has gone through various incarnations, with many historic entries and participants. You, too, can become a part of NES music history!

Due to the sudden unexpected timing, Famicompo Pico 3 will last for two months! FCP 3 starts on the 15th of June and ends on the 31st of July before midnight.

The four categories are original, cover, freestyle original and freestyle cover.

Original and cover entries must be submitted in NSF format. All expansions are permitted.

Freestyle entries must be submitted in MP3. The 2A03 must be noticable in the song. Simulation and signal processing are allowed.

Winning entrants in the originals category under 64KB (2A03-only) will be put on a special FCP3 cartridge playable on any NES, or a Famicom with an adapter. One cart will be awarded to the winner of each category! More details will be available by August 1st!

Come join us on #fcpico3 on EsperNet IRC or on our Discord server for more info, and visit us on our website at famitracker.org/fcp3!

We'll see you there!
Level 27 Mixist
post #85005 :: 2017.05.31 3:58pm
  Quirby64, VinCMG, dpc and Savestate liēkd this
But what happens if we only get 99 entries.......
Level 17 Chipist
post #85006 :: 2017.05.31 4:03pm
  null1024, MiDoRi, Modus Ponens, Quirby64 and VinCMG liēkd this
I will personally make enough entries to push it in the triple digits
Level 14 Pixelist
post #85008 :: 2017.05.31 4:27pm :: edit 2017.06.02 8:15am
  johnfn, Quirby64, Xaser, dpc and TMM12 liēkd this
As I said in the springhax thread you've accomplished nothing until you have exactly 420 entries

EDIT: Man for fucks sake I need to check the time more often.
Level 27 Chipist
post #85014 :: 2017.05.31 5:36pm
  dpc liēkd this
Level 26 Mixist
post #85025 :: 2017.05.31 8:25pm
  dpc, Dimeback, Quirby64, DaJoshy, goluigi, pedipanol and Jimmyoshi liēkd this
at least i don't get chipist points for this
and i get to make covers too

take that botb
Level 23 Chipist
post #85059 :: 2017.06.01 8:35am
  dpc liēkd this
I can't promise I'll enter this time around, but damn I was looking forward to this. Best of luck to all entrants, and flex those music muscles.

and please, if you're covering a thing, do it by ear or by sheet, memory is a fickle mistress
Level 22 Chipist
post #85060 :: 2017.06.01 8:42am
  dpc liēkd this
Level 19 Criticist
post #85064 :: 2017.06.01 9:04am
Why wasn't there a Famicompo Pico last year?
Level 26 Mixist
post #85067 :: 2017.06.01 9:52am :: edit 2017.06.01 10:03am
  dpc liēkd this
Because hype (and related bureaucratic shenanigans) precedes just making a yearly compo apparently :x

Shit would've been a 13 year streak otherwise (FAMICOMPO, 10 years of Famicompo Mini, 3 years of Famicompo Pico, all consecutive), which makes me wonder...did K-> actually give a damn about hyping up FCM during its 10 year run?
Level 27 Chipist
post #85110 :: 2017.06.01 6:40pm
Finally! I've been waiting since last year for the next Famicompo Pico! But we have a problem...

The website for the other two Famicompo Pico compos is down.

And I'm actually curious about the cartridge from Famicompo Pico 2015.
Level 26 Mixist
post #85113 :: 2017.06.01 7:42pm
  dpc liēkd this
As the Japanese liaison of previous Famicompo Picos, charlotte will have to answer to anything related to Famicompo Picos 2014 and 2015.

In other news, I informed the Japanese community about the recent development.

"We have found another host, so plans for the next Famicompo Pico will continue on.

This year, it will be called "Famicompo Pico 3." Details later."
Level 17 Chipist
post #85147 :: 2017.06.02 8:04am
  KungFuFurby liēkd this
@ElHuesudoII: actually I have news for this that you'd like to hear but it'll be in the announcement on the 4th.

@Post-retro: A-zu-ra hit the nail on the head.

@KungFuFurby: I have news for this also that will be in the announcement.
Level 11 Chipist
post #85151 :: 2017.06.02 8:55am
  dpc liēkd this
Sounds neat o
Level 22 Chipist
post #85234 :: 2017.06.03 7:55am
Level 28 Chipist
post #85239 :: 2017.06.03 8:47am
Level 17 Chipist
post #85355 :: 2017.06.04 2:20pm
  Savestate, Jimmyoshi, pedipanol, Quirby64 and Tobikomi liēkd this

Website and video are up; questions should be answered there.
Level 28 Chipist
post #85377 :: 2017.06.04 6:09pm
  goluigi liēkd this
This news is sugoi as heck and I'm glad this is a thing!

but I'll still end up screwing up on writing a song and then eventually saying "nah, I can't release this to the public" which is in stark contrast to the days when I released any and everything to the public lol
Level 29 Chipist
post #85464 :: 2017.06.06 2:43am
Level 24 Chipist
post #85468 :: 2017.06.06 6:50am
The way I remember it, mukunda shared a beta version of S3M2NSF with #mod_shrine, and half of us entered Famicompo Mini Classical to test it. The influx of foreigners surprised them.

Chibitech, Rushjet1, and I assume one of the Anamanaguchis (I forget which one programmed the NES, it's been too long) entered previously using MMCK or NerdTracker, but I didn't know anything about it until we all entered Classical.

That is to say, I didn't care about making chipmusic myself prior to that event.
Level 14 Pixelist
post #86257 :: 2017.06.15 6:31am
  Dimeback liēkd this
dpc is a f00l and didn't even announce entries are now open so I'm gonna do it myself

Level 28 Chipist
post #86366 :: 2017.06.16 9:24pm
Are Deflemask entries allowed?
Level 27 Mixist
post #86367 :: 2017.06.16 9:26pm
  dpc, Tobikomi and Savestate liēkd this
I imagine as long as it exports to NSF, it's allowed
Level 17 Chipist
post #88620 :: 2017.07.31 5:57am :: edit 2017.07.31 10:12am
  anewuser liēkd this
Famicompo Pico 3 entry ends 7 August at 23:59:59 UTC!

I will be taking late submissions over PM due to the strange timing, but please be prepared to identify yourself and to supply a reason for late submission.

Good luck, everyone!
Level 28 Chipist
post #88624 :: 2017.07.31 8:20am
what timezone is being used for deadline purposes? i may try and spew something out after work
Level 17 Chipist
post #88626 :: 2017.07.31 10:11am :: edit 2017.08.02 4:37pm
  Post-retro, anewuser, Sinc-X and Jimmyoshi liēkd this
UTC; just got extended a week tho bc i did a stupid

Due to database errors, there is a one-week extension to 7 August. There is a list of affected entrants on the website; please resubmit if you are on that list.

Thanks, and good luck!

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