Saturne Party 1997 was held in Chelles near Paris, France, and this was the 5th time it was arranged. The main power generator fried out during the first hours of the party leaving most of the hall unplugged. Many people left early, disappointed and blaming the organisers for poor preparations and securing no backup power supply. Most of the competitions were cancelled and the ones that were held were crippled since people who left cancelled their submissions. No further edition of the Saturne were held as the result of this power failure in '97. Some nice demos were to be released there which resurfaced at the other parties later on, e.g. "Near Death Experience" by Pulse (PC).
Invitation text published in Package 86 (october 1997).
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