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General Information

During this month of September, Crystal Space programmers will gather in Barcelona, Spain, for a harsh time of coding. They all share a common interest in the development of Crystal Space, which is why the developers are meeting. This is made possible by the Spanish company ikusnet, who is paying for all the expenses.

A hackfest (known as hackathons more commonly) is an event when programmers meet to do collaborative computer programming. These events are typically between several days and a week in length.


Amir Taaki, Seth Yastrov, Pablo Martin and others present for entire duration.

4th arrival Jelle Hellemans
5th arrival Frank Richter
8th arrival Darius Dawidowski
 ? arrival Piotr Obrzut
14th arrival Vincent Knecht, Matthew Sutcliffe, Marten Svanfeldt
16th departure Vincent Knecht, Matthew Sutcliffe
17th departure Marten Svanfeldt
 ? departure obi_1 (week later)
18th departure Jelle Hellemans
19th departure Frank Richter

Meet the Developers

Wanted to ever meet such a large group of game developers in your life? Then there are blender classes being run during the place every Thursday and Sunday this month. More details.

Session and topics

The agenda is very dynamic, and the list below is not comprehensive. It is a guideline based on the interests of the arrivals when they come.

Nancy Davolio 33
Nancy Klondike 43
Nancy Obesanjo 23
Justin Saunders 37
Justin Timberland 26
Justin Daviolio 16

| 4th | sueastside arrives 18:00. sueastside, iceeey and caedes can talk about Peragro Tempus. |- | 5th | res2k arrives at 15:00. Aprict core present, find out more about entity system in PT and discuss possible AI or skeleton in CS. |- |- 8th | darek arrives. Work on blender2crystal, design CEL 2.0 and work on cel internal. Artists are also all present for designing. |- |- ? obi_1 arrives. Learn more about render manager, and have tools development group with obi_1 (IAEditor), iceeey (CSEd), caedes (b2cs), res2k (weaver beaver). |- |- start of peak weekend |- | 15th | thebolt, groton, Oktal and vknecht present. This day is designated as a discussion day. Topics are CS (physics, bindings split, animation), CEL, Apricot, future gamedev, other proposals and presentations. There is maybe a plan to setup an audio conference with LugRadio and also a university in England. |- | 16th | Render manager talk, and learn stuff from thebolt :) After he has left work on tools. |- | ? | obi_1 leaves. Work on CS, b2cs and iceeey do CSEd (with res2k). |- | 18th | chill with res2k :) | 19th | sueastside leaves. Implementing CEL stuff with darek if he's still around. |- |}


Registration was not an open process, but rather a hand selected affair. There may be some spare spaces for allocation, but they are currently not known at this time.

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