Lovebyte Battlegrounds 2021

Step into the ring with us as we go all out with an ultimate Byte Battle Ladder Tournament, Fantasy Console Competitions, DJ Sets and more on September 25th/26th, 2021

Competitions

Competitions


Aside from a 16 person Byte Battle tournment, we'll also be hosting several Fantasy Console competititons:

Fantasy Console demo compo

Show us what you can do on your favorite Fantasy Console. No sizelimit! Open to all platforms (TIC-80, PICO-8, etc.). Make sure to also supply a video capture for your entry alongside your cartridge file.

Fantasy Console 256 Byte intro compo

Wanted to get into tiny intro coding but have been on the sidelines? This will be the ideal competition to get your feet wet! Entries need to be delivered as a cartridge file (.P8 / .TIC) with of the target size of 256 bytes or less alongside a video capture of the intro (MP4 1280x720 prefered).

Need help getting started? Check out our sizecoding tutorials for TIC-80 and PICO-8 at sizecoding.org

Fantasy Console 128 Byte intro compo

Let's see what is possible on TIC-80 / Javascript is just 128 bytes with this dedicated sizecoding compo. Entries need to be delivered as a cartridge file (.P8 / .TIC) with of the target size of 128 bytes or less alongside a video capture of the intro (MP4 1280x720 prefered)

Need help getting started? Check out our sizecoding tutorials for TIC-80 and PICO-8 at sizecoding.org

Fantasy Console Graphics compo

Coding not your thing? Time to get artsy in our fantasy graphics compo and see what you can come up with in 128x128 pixels using the TIC-80 (Sweetie16) or PICO-8 palette (PNG format).

Fantasy Console Tracker Music compo

Create a song using the TIC-80/PICO-8 music editor. Please also submit as mp3 audio file.

Click here for a tutorial by ps/tpolm on creating music in the TIC-80 music tracker
Click here for a tutorial by jobe/mattcurrent on creating music in the PICO-8 music tracker

Watch the Event


You can watch Lovebyte Battlegrounds on September 25th/26th, 2021 on the following stream:

Lovebyte Twitch

Time Schedule


Here is our current time schedule (subject to change):

Saturday, September 25th 2021

10.00 UTC+2 - Let's get this party started! (demo show)
11.00 UTC+2 - Opening Show

12.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #1
12.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #2
14.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #3
14.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #4

15.00 UTC+2 - DJ Set: Fantasy Console music extravaganza by Teo

16.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #5
16.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #6
17.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #7
17.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle First Round Match #8

19.00 UTC+2 - BattleTalk with PS and guests
20.00 UTC+2 - Segment Break
21.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console Graphics compo
22.00 UTC+2 - 128 byte fantasy console intro competition

23.00 UTC+2 - Byte Jam

Sunday, September 26th 2021

10.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console Sizecoding Showcase
11.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console coding with...

12.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Quarter Final #1
12.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Quarter Final #2
14.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Quarter Final #3
14.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Quarter Final #4

15.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console Demo show

16.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Semi Final #1
16.30 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Semi Final #2
17.00 UTC+2 - Segment break
18.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console coding with...

19.00 UTC+2 - BattleTalk with PS and guests
20.00 UTC+2 - Byte Battle Final
21.00 UTC+2 - 256 byte fantasy console intro competition
22.00 UTC+2 - Fantasy Console demo competition

23.00 UTC+2 - Compo Results Show

Submit your entries / Vote


Submit your entries or vote using the Lovebyte Battlegrounds Partysystem at:

http://party.lovebyte.party

Contact us via discord and/or email for a free registration/votekey

Submission Deadline: 24 September 2021, 23:59 CEST