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Compo is a slang word for "composition competition" commonly used by the arrangement community. It is derrived from the demoscene competitions by the same name.

Contrary to this, compos are less of a competition and more of an excerise in composition abilites. Each compo has it's own unique format and guidelines and while some are as short as 1 hour, others can last anywhere from a month, to a few months.

It's important to remember that the primary purpose of compos are to hone your skills and abilites by working within, sometimes very constricting, guidelines. These techiniques have proven essential to the growth of countless musicians.

Remember: the only way to lose a compo, is to not participate.

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Congratulations to Wassup Thunder for winning the last round! As a result, he get's to choose this month's MnP source! Here's what he had to say about his pick: 

"I'm picking the Ancient Grove from Spyro the Eternal Night (GBA). I remember getting this game as a present from a cousin, and was pretty impressed with Spyro's new moves. There was something immensely satisfying about the purple dragon going medieval and clawing your way through the stages almost like a savage beast. Which seems appropriate, as the Legend of Spyro trilogy seemed aimed at making Spyro a bit darker and more dramatic than his earlier, playful days. Though the games had mixed reviews, at least I'll always remember going WWE as Spyro.

The soundtrack also aimed for cinematic orchestra. This track a great air of mystery and budding adventure, with those harp arpeggios and strings swelling and fading out. Should be fun to work with!" - Wassup Thunder

GAME: Spyro The Eternal Night (GBA)

SOURCE: Ancient Grove

Deadline: 9th June @ 1PM

Closing Date: 11th June @ 1PM

Vote Ends: 18th June @ 1PM

MnP ARCHIVE  - made by Trism 

Start: 6 days, 11 hours ago
Deadline: on 6/9/22
Voting: on 6/18/22

Voting Rounds


Week 69 (90MC069) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo 2 days, 6 hours ago

Today's theme is Free for all.

Start: 1 day, 1 hour ago
Deadline: 1 day ago
Voting: 5 days, 21 hours

Start: 3 days, 1 hour ago
Deadline: 2 days, 23 hours ago
Voting: 3 days, 21 hours

One Hour Compo - Round 709 (OHC709) 

posted in One Hour Compos 6 days, 2 hours ago

Tonight's theme is a picture theme. Please see the resources.

Start: 5 days, 19 hours ago
Deadline: 5 days, 18 hours ago
Voting: 1 day, 3 hours

MMX1 - Flame Mamoth (SNES) (PRC446) 

posted in People's ReMixing Competition on 5/6/22

Source: Mega Man X1 (SNES) - Flame Mammoth

"Flame Mammoth's stage from Mega Man X. The game has a great soundtrack as a whole, I'd love to hear what y'all make outta this one."


Start: on 5/6/22
Deadline: 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
Voting: 4 days, 21 hours

Completed Rounds


Week 68 (90MC068) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 5/10/22

Today's theme is the sunrise. Please see resources.

Start: on 5/10/22
Deadline: on 5/10/22
Voting: 1 day, 2 hours ago

Start: on 5/8/22
Deadline: on 5/8/22
Voting: 3 days, 2 hours ago

Tonight's theme is a picture theme. Please see the resources.

Start: on 5/5/22
Deadline: on 5/5/22
Voting: 5 days, 20 hours ago

Week 67 (90MC067) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 5/3/22

Today's theme is a picture theme. Please see resources.

Start: on 5/3/22
Deadline: on 5/3/22
Voting: on 5/10/22

422nd 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS422) 

posted in 2HourTrackSundays on 5/1/22

Special theme time! Join us in our Discord to participate!

Start: on 5/1/22
Deadline: on 5/1/22
Voting: on 5/8/22

One Hour Compo - Round 707 (OHC707) 

posted in One Hour Compos on 4/28/22

You look back on your travels fondly. Loyal companions you met along the way, the trials you've overcome, and all the good that you have accomplished, together. All good things must come to an end. Tonight's theme is "Journey's End."

Start: on 4/28/22
Deadline: on 4/28/22
Voting: on 5/5/22