Toshi's QuickBASIC Intro Contest (Spring 2001)


The results are in. Check out the contest results page.

OptimusInto the Fight
SaneI'm the Superhero
QasirChronic Madness
LithiumLINTRO (The Sphere)


The target of this contest is to improve the state of the art in QuickBASIC visual and audio effects by holding a intro competition. An INTRO is basically a short version of a DEMO, explained here.


Entries must be received by March 31, 2001 at the following email address. The entry should be attached in a .ZIP file with the alias or name of the author, e.g. LITHIUM.ZIP. The entry contain the full QB source code and any additional files needed to build and run the entry. It should also contain a README.TXT describing the entry and how to run it.


  1. Up to and including 96KB (98304 bytes) compiled standalone .EXE. No EXE Packers!
  2. Up to 512KB of external files for tables, graphics, sound data allowed.
  3. Pure QuickBASIC source code
  4. Test system


For fairness, the judging will be done by members of the QB community that are not entrants and are not active in the IRC channels.

  1. Technical (speed, difficulty of effect) (40%)
  2. Artistic (music, fluidity, ambience) (30%)
  3. Wow and "Coolness" Factor (30%)

Approved Loopholes

  1. Using GETed or BLOADed asm interrupt handlers that are executed using CALL INTERRUPT.