The following categories were offered at Demosplash 2023.
We are still determining what compo categories will be offered in 2024.
Click through for more detailed rules and guidelines.
Live-rendering with the technology of today. Platforms include: Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Arduino, and pretty much anything still in mass-production.
Show off your skills at resurrecting the gaming and computing platforms of the past. We have one of the largest collections of original working hardware, on which we will make our very best efforts to show your work!
Flex your efficient coding skills by showing the world how much demo awesomeness you can pack into 1 KiB or less. In today's world disk and RAM are cheap but that doesn't mean that less isn't more.
Is your preferred medium less than real-time? Looking to flaunt your mastery of stil images? Submit works to this category that have been produced before showing.
Pining for the days before all of this new-fangled raster graphics nonsense? Submit text-based ASCII or ANSI art to this category.
If sound is your game, then sound we shall play. Prerecorded and executable audio compositions of all flavors are welcome in this category.