Day 2. World of Techno returns! I hung up my trans flag on the back of the tent and donated some stickers to the ChaosFurs sticker box. #mch2022
A fire breathing dragon with glowing eyes, a psychedelic display of OS/2 Warp, the presence of Italy (not serving pasta yet!) and the geraffel rave tent. #mch2022
The sound of the next few days that could be heard across part of the camp site. I wonder where the DJ was? #mch2022
The fluroclock that was at EMF Camp returns! A lucky cat you could control via an app on the badge, Miku the raccoon chilling out at the arcade tent and a view of CCC dome all smoked up, reminiscent of when null sector went overboard with the smoke machines. #mch2022
Yes, I stayed up in the arcade tent until 5 in the morning. You can't stop me! (I was kicked out). #mch2022
Wrapping up day 2. I now have pretty fairy lights hung up on the tent I was sleeping in. A nice peaceful walk back from the arcade and settling down for the night. #mch2022
Polybius biotech returns! A visit to the polycoin tent, there was a talkie toaster from red dwarf responding to quotes from the show. #mch2022
Lunch time, I had some wok. After lunch I did my first angel (volunteer) shift at the arcade bar. I've never worked at a bar before so this was a new and fun experience for me. The world of Techno bot passed by so I added some more stickers to it. #mch2022
The dragon, lit up at night. A pizza oven that does not contain pizza and Miku showing you their lua ruler. They want you to know that the lua ruler starts at 1. #mch2022
Some video footage of the byte battle stage. The sound is being broadcasted through headphones that are worn by the audience as a measure to get around the noise cull. Really clever setup! #mch2022
Heading out for another late night stroll after the byte battle. Blahaj is now swimming in the air at the ChaosFurs tent and the EMF logo is lit up high in the sky #mch2022
Continued.. was quite amused to see the representation of a LAN party with Windows XP machines. #mch2022
Emulation boxes to represent old machines that the public can have a play on without damaging the original hardware. Yes, there was a lot of small children on-site that could damage things, so this is quite considerate. I also doodled a raccoon on the Amiga #mch2022
Some more misc photos. An IT crowd poster on the side of the medical tent showing off one of the secret tokens you could find around the camp site. Miku is chilling out in the chaosfurs tent with the lamps. Another fire-breathing dragon and a beautiful shot of the sky. #mch2022
Chilling out at the ChaosFurs tent, another blahaj has been added, and a classic IKEA shark too! (I forgot the name. #mch2022
A makeshift SDR setup, lots of string resembling lasers, pretty lights in the milliways tent and many meows. #mch2022
More shots of the camp at night. I added one of my raccoons to the map by the docks. The polycoin map was still showing the EMF camp map which I found very amusing. #mch2022
A mini waffle kiosk was being pulled around the camp site, serving waffles with what looked like a bubble waffle maker. A tent that held the only love live cabinet in Europe, and TASBot (who would be live on stage the next day) #mch2022
Showing off my Taiko skills at the arcade tent, one of my favourite songs in the game to play, referred to in the English version as "SAITAMA 2000". #mch2022
Day 5! I printed off another sticker to stick on top of the sticker I printed for the world of Techno bot. Delicious crêpes were being served for breakfast in the MCF cluster and the local swans came out to say hello. #mch2022
A "car tent"
Yes this was completely normal.
For those out of the loop, if you couldn't bring a tent you could hire a tent called a "kartent", which was a cardboard tent shaped like a little house. Someone took one of the kartents and turned it into a vehicle. #mch2022
TASBot takes the stage to demonstrate what it can do with Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64. #mch2022
A video demonstration of what TASBot is capable of, this was shown previously at a GDQ event but it was also fun to be able to see it shown live on-stage too. #mch2022
A friend attempted to send me some braille art of a raccoon through the chaos post system, it, uh, yeah. Random IP addresses were stuck on things around the campsite, bitcoin stickers were stuck on the bins and cats started appearing on the beam slides. #mch2022
I thought I could hear the world of techno bot in the CCC dome. Nope, it was a trick. It was the procedurally generated music being played through a laptop. I was fooled! #mch2022
Gasman performing "unsatisfactory pippin" live on the music stage. No technical difficulties this time! #mch2022
I have been informed by multiple people these "waffles" are actually called "poffertjes". I knew they had a specific name I just couldn't remember them!
An incredible show of fire and Tesla coil music from the Symphony of Fire performance. I captured a lot of video from this but Twitter only allows 2:20. I will probably get the full recording up somewhere else later. #mch2022
After Symphony of Fire finished I went for a bit of a wonder. Was greeted by the Little Tikes kart which was previously at Hacky Racers at EMF Camp. Ordered some chocomel from the bar, as one does in the Netherlands. Some very ominous lighting on the way to the docks. #mch2022
More photos from the docks, also doing a little bit of drone flying with a group from the ChaosFurs. #mch2022
A quick demo of how the silent rave operated. There were three audio channels being casted over FM and received by the headphones that were being handed out. You could switch channels any time you wanted with a switch. Sometimes the feed was hijacked with a rickroll. #mch2022
Day 6, the final day of MCH and the beginning of teardown. I did a voluntary chaos post shift! Another very long braille message turned up at the ChaosFurs tent. Wall socket stickers were being pasted onto tents, and the Taiko machine was out of order :( #mch2022
Some "Trans IPA", the Kartent graveyard, a very long label left at the waffle operation tent and Miku sitting on the H of the MCH sign before it was taken down. #mch2022
Back at the docks again, checking out "Fab Lab". I'd completely missed this during the time it was active since I didn't really go to the docks during the day. Maybe they'll be there again next time. #mch2022
A weird drum thing that was set up inside fab lab. It made funny noises when you put your hands around it. #mch2022
@Violet its fairly easy to get a licence from Agentschap Telecom for this sort of setup (although 3 frequency allocations *is* impressive!), and Dutch pirate broadcasters will randomly play Rick Astley and/or any cheesy Europop anyway, its a cultural tradition over there 😁
(Ofcom UK are making it easier to do this as well!)
@Violet that is not the song I expected.
I expected either Unsatisfactory Pippin, the bleh version of Unsatisfactory Pippin, or Kokio & Finsprit.
@Truck I don't think the people of the hacker camp have been fully exposed to such joys of the demoscene yet.
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