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2016 TAS of the Year voting!

posted by Nach at 2017-01-15 00:28:52

The time has come to vote for your favorite run of 2016 to win the prestigious TAS of the Year award!

Registered members can place their votes for any or all of the 11 candidates here.

Voting will close on Saturday January 21st 2017, 23:59 UTC.

2016 Awards voting!

posted by Mothrayas at 2017-01-08 02:06:11

Nominations are in for our annual TAS and TASer awards!

During this week, registered members can now vote for their favorite TASes and TASers of the past year here.

2016 Awards nominations!

posted by Mothrayas at 2017-01-01 00:22:49

A new year has begun on TASVideos, so it is time again to nominate your favorite TASes and TASers of the past year!

Registered members can nominate their favorite TASes and TASers of various systems and categories here.

TASVideos and TASBot 2016 event roundup

posted by dwangoAC at 2016-12-23 08:16:27

2016 has been a very visible year for the site, with TASVideos and TASBot promoted at AGDQ 2016, TWiT, SGDQ 2016, SVLUG, DEF CON 24, NBLUG, GeekPwn, SF ACM, and NBLUG again. To end the year on a high note, TMR will play Stack-Up by remotely controlling TASBot and dwangoAC has pledged to donate $1k on behalf of the site and the TASBot team during AGDQ 2017!

BizHawk 1.11.9 released!

posted by Mothrayas at 2016-12-02 21:40:05

BizHawk 1.11.9 has been released! The new release features some nice additions to NESHawk, including VS support, fixes to mGBA memory domain reading, and several improvements to TAStudio.

See the full release notes here: http://tasvideos.org/BizHawk/ReleaseHistory.html

Some emulators pending non-acceptance in the near future

posted by Mothrayas at 2016-12-01 12:00:20

Starting on January 1st, 2017, 00:00 UTC, TASVideos will drop support for submitting movies from certain emulators.

The list of emulators that will be dropped is: Mupen64-rr, PCSX-rr, PSXjin, Dega and FCEU.

These emulators will be dropped for various reasons, depending on each emulator. Largely, they suffer from emulation accuracy issues, have poor game support, have poor sync stability that make the jobs of judging or publishing runs on them more difficult than needed, are hard to encode for, or have already largely fallen out of use. For more details about each specific emulator, see the links to the respective forum topics below.

For each of these emulators, a better alternative exists that does not suffer from all of these issues.

For those working on a TAS project on one of these emulators that may not meet this deadline, a continuance may be requested. To do so, post in the appropriate forum topic for: Mupen64-rr movies, PCSX-rr or PSXjin movies, Dega movies, or FCEU movies. Continuance requests are accepted until December 15th 2016, 23:59 UTC.


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