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Mekka/ Symposium afterthought

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yea, give points to *every* production. so if you have 21 entries, the one you vote 1st place gets 20 points, the one you vote last gets 0 points. and then force that votes are only valid if the sheet was filled out completly (quite easy when doing intranet voting). and add screenshots/downloadlinks to every entry, so that people know what they're voting for. would be a more fair voting system i guess, because sometimes there are more than 3 good entries in a compo, and you can't decied which ones get 0 points and which ones get 1, 2 and 3 points.
added on the 2002-04-12 14:12:50 by robotriot robotriot
kb_: I don't think this is really a question because I _want_those_orga_chicks_ ;) Let's do it like boxing: one chick in front holding up the current entrynumber and a couple of others handing out votesheets...would be a blast (oh, and let's have some males for the girls there, too)!

But seriously: I don't think forcing ppl to vote for ALL the demos is the right way. robotriot - how would you fill out those forms as the party is going on? "Now, this entry number 21 was better than 13, but worse than 8, but was ist better than 2? Ups, forgot what I liked about No. 2". Don't forget: Most ppl will be awake for really long, tired as hell and propably drunk. So this kind of rating isn't quite feasable.

Giving every Demo a rating from let's say 1-10 points would be more like it. But then you could have more than one winner. And: what about ppl who don't vote for prods? So forgetting or lazyness would be counted as 0 points. No good. And the average would lead to really close results. Besides - votefaking would be quite easy as the "i hate group xy, i give them a 0" would have quite an effect here.

Sorry, i still haven't got a good idea about this. Therefor no entry in the ms forum for now. But as soon as I got it, i'll post it there. promise ;)

added on the 2002-04-12 16:51:21 by Delax Delax
delax: in that case you only choose the demos you remeber best and select just anything for all the other places. of course, you could say then the results are sort of totally wrong, because someone might give a crappy joke demo more points than to a minimalistic style demo, because he can't remember them anymore. but in fact, results are already fucked up at current parties, so it wouldn't make a difference :) besides, you don't have to think about this decision for hours, if you place something 5th or 6th, because there's only 1 point difference.
added on the 2002-04-12 18:31:16 by robotriot robotriot
another thing, what ever happend to the tradition of showing the winner demos during the price-ceremony?
was never a tradition on MS.
added on the 2002-04-12 21:53:52 by ryg ryg
macaw, sometimes we did, sometimes we didn't... the big problem about that is digging out all those winner entries, like, finding all the video tapes, finding the compo pc ;) and getting all the obscure hardware the winner entries were running on... add this to "organizers who are really tired and just want to get rid of all the people in the hall and certainly DON'T want to have stress on a monday morning after 3hrs of sleep because of the long compo night and the manual votefa\H\Hcounting (sheets and such)", and i think you have a pretty goo reason why we don't. Might work out for small pc-only parties where reshowing the winners is really just a mouse click, but doesn't work out for us, sorry :)
added on the 2002-04-13 15:07:42 by kb_ kb_
anyways, i just think it's neat to see what everyone has voted for :-)
mekka symposium 2011 \o/
added on the 2010-02-11 12:16:43 by elkmoose elkmoose
I'm in.
added on the 2010-02-11 12:39:18 by raer raer
Nice thread revival. 4 hours of demo compo - that's almost unbelievable by today's standards. Wish I was into demoscene back then (and a bit older too, I was 14 in 2002).
added on the 2010-02-11 12:43:24 by masterm masterm
mekka symposium 2011 \o/

added on the 2010-02-11 13:55:49 by hfr hfr
i'd hit it!
added on the 2010-02-11 14:06:22 by booster booster
Nice thread revival. 4 hours of demo compo - that's almost unbelievable by today's standards. Wish I was into demoscene back then (and a bit older too, I was 14 in 2002).

That wasn't necessarily a good thing! :)
added on the 2010-02-11 14:53:16 by bartman bartman
The MS2002 democompo was terrible, if i recall correctly.. I can't really remember anything from MS2002 :D
added on the 2010-02-11 14:54:41 by okkie okkie
terrible is a gross understatment :)
added on the 2010-02-11 15:01:00 by havoc havoc
elaborate, my dear friends...
added on the 2010-02-11 15:03:43 by trc_wm trc_wm
41 mostly crap entries, over 4hours running length, then replaying verything, several crashes, etc etc

i really dont feel like remembering any more :P
added on the 2010-02-11 15:08:52 by havoc havoc
plaaaaneettt potion
added on the 2010-02-11 15:25:41 by wad_ wad_
And Ephidrena on Atari.

And I puked under the table.
added on the 2010-02-11 16:04:51 by tFt tFt
2nd place in the Atari compo was pretty good too \o/
added on the 2010-02-11 16:07:37 by havoc havoc
Back then you could get knight of the scene ;)
added on the 2010-02-11 20:37:14 by vscd vscd
most successful thread revival?
added on the 2010-02-12 10:32:01 by LiraNuna LiraNuna
we definitely didn't replay anything from the ms2002 democompo, neither during the compo nor afterwards.

and the only thing that crashed and burned during a compo was the compo amiga, which actually caught on fire.
added on the 2010-02-12 10:36:20 by ryg ryg
I have fond memories of Mekka-Symp 2002 as well, I wrote them down! ;-)

added on the 2010-02-12 12:35:59 by CiH CiH
cih, ah - so you are the ONE person who likes fair ground attraction.


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