Dear sceners and 8-bitter fans! We wish you nice trip to the party and we’re looking forward to you tomorrow (Friday, 16th March, 2018) at about 14:00 in Horná Súča (but don’t hurry, the opening ceremony is scheduled to 20:00). Remember the deadlines end on Friday, 12:00 (noon). Until then, we’re still on our emails checking your prods. Please don’t forget important things like:
money for food and the entrance fee
some little extra snacks and drinks (for breakfast etc. – remember there’s no local shop)
your 8-bit computers, power extension cords, all needed cables, monitors
sleeping bags (if you need them) and comfortable clothes (if you need them ;-)
your scene productions or anything you wish to present to the audience
Take care of yourselves and see you at the party place!
If anyone of you have something to present to the FOReVER wide audience on the bigscreen or you want to have a seminar, please mention it on the Message Board as we must schedule times. State the name of your event, the time you wish to schedule it to (could be possibly changed according to number and length of seminars) to and how long will it approximately take. Thank you! :)And by the way, keep sending us your compo entries! ;)
Good news for all of you, the hungry and thirsty sceners! The catering will be on during all the time at the party in the kiosk. You can buy beer, lemonade and hot meals for reasonable prices like at the last couple of Forevers.
Nice compos, great quizzes and everything else that makes Forever unique is still not enough for you? Well, now you have to deal with even more attractions! On Saturday night, Brothers in .ATRs, recently formed band, will rock the floor playing some pretty well known tunes from all 8bit platforms, in slightly newer and fresher versions as well as their own songs. Audience is required to have a good time, dancing is allowed!
Did you think the FOReVER party is nearing the end of its long saga? WRONG! The new website design is ready and we’re looking forward to all of you, your scene works, the best computers ever and all the fun!
I can’t help myself: here’s a little note about this year’s party. We all feel we’re getting older and many things don’t run as smoothly as eighteen years ago, when the first FOReVER party had been held. When I was visiting Trencin for the first time in 2000, I couldn’t imagine I will spend every third weekend of March around here for the following 18 years, even in a dream. Since I was asked to maintain the new (this one) website, I could barely imagine how such an organiser job works and how hard is to fit into the existing organisation team with their unwritten habits. Anyway, after the second year of my intrusion I can say I have understood the former organiser’s workflow and I can see things which were invisible for me in the past. Therefore, I must write this kinda personal article and say a big THANK YOU to all the people involved in the fluent organisation of the FOReVER party, namely pol/pht for doing a lot various operative stuff during the party, Bob!k and friends for taking over the Atari compo team and making the original Raster’s Atari presentation system happen, Wotnau/DMA and JtR/DMA/PTV for perfect MCing, thinking up new ideas ‘on the fly’ and being nice to me, TDM/H-PRG for managing the whole audio system, PulkoMandy for his huge help with filling the mute space by playing CPC demos and having cool seminars and an amazing gaming compo, PCH/Unreal and his family for ensuring the catering stand and bringing the kids to the use of the 8-bitters, mike/zt and ellvis/zt for doing amazing job on organising ZX and Other 8-bit sections, cvm/zt for providing the Eternity awards and Reekol/Crest^React for doing the graphics stuff again. Last but not least, the Polish Hacker Atari Team for hacking this stupid website (but please, don’t do it again) and consequently having so much fun at the party place. Also greetings and wishing all the best to XI/Satantronic, who successfully survived his health problem \o/. Thanks to all visitors for coming, especially those who came from the far Russia, the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden (hi Sad!) etc.
We’re starting today! The doors will open at about noon and the deadlines are set on this hour as well. We’re looking forward to you at the party place in Horná Súča. Please check the travelling page to avoid problems. Don’t forget yourselves and a good mood at home ‘coz you’d miss a lot of fun!