A demo party and game development competition is about to hit Perth, Western Australia. nullarbor is an event designed to bring together a community of Australian programmers, designers, artists and musicians to promote interactive technologies and a form of electronic art called demos.
The full-day event (9AM to 9PM) takes place at Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, on Thursday the 23rd of February 2006.
Entry and participation is free. Throughout the day the entries can be played, viewed and voted on, there will also be a surprise contest running every hour. Select episodes of Control Freaks, and locally produced SceneTV will be screened around the campus, and nullarbor will wind up with a BBQ.
Prizes to be given out on the day include cash, CDs and DVDs, along with some cool gear from Microsoft.
Sponsors and supporters include Edith Cowan University, Microsoft Visual Studio Express Editions, ACM SIGGRAPH Perth, Computer Village Rentals, PixelJuice, RedFlag LanFest, Pilgrimage demo party, Adrian Boeing, Perth Independent Game Makers Initiative (PIGMI), and Team Affinity demo group.
For more information visit the nullarbor website : http://www.notrees.org