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Exciting Development
« on: January 29, 2009, 01:58:31 AM »
I've got some exciting plans for the next game making contest that I think will help involve more game makers. The contest will be an all-engine open contest, with the grand prize being the winner's choice of $75 Amazon.com gift certificate, or a license to their choice of BlitzMax/MaxGUI, Torque Game Builder, or RealBASIC Personal Edition. The prize they didn't choose would be offered to the runner-up.

Let me know what you think, and if you'd be interested.
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2009, 07:21:44 AM »
Wow! Those are some pretty high standard prizes! :D I'm definitely entering, but does "all-engine" include Windows engines?
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2009, 10:46:43 AM »
Sorry, all-engine means all MacOS X engines, since this is a mac game community.

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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2009, 11:11:53 AM »
 :'( *Sniff*

I guess I'll have to learn another language.
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2009, 12:33:04 PM »
We'll have to work extra hard to beat the silver juggernaut then.
This Cannot be, NOOOOOOOO!!!!

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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2009, 12:49:40 PM »
Hmmnmm. Xcode would be much to hard to learn in the time given. Realbasic is simple, just like Vb.net.

I think I will take a look into Realbasic.

Now for the app...


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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2009, 12:53:03 PM »
Wait I have a question are
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BlitzMax/MaxGUI, Torque Game Builder, or RealBASIC
The codes that we are aloud to use or the another choice of a prize.

If they are another choice of a prize and can make something in time I am in.


EDIT: Okay thanks Gandolf!

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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2009, 12:55:24 PM »
You are allowed to make any application in any language as long as it's for the Mac Os X.

Realbasic, Torgue, Blitz, and Amazon card are just the prizes you can choose from.


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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2009, 03:10:43 PM »
I'm loving the prizes... I promise I'll enter this time ;)

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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2009, 03:21:12 PM »
Just wondering Ghost, but what are the rules on submitting a graphically orientated engine? Do the graphics need to be editable and/or replaceable by users?

Also, when is the contest being held?
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2009, 03:42:49 PM »
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Just wondering Ghost, but what are the rules on submitting a graphically orientated engine? Do the graphics need to be editable and/or replaceable by users?

Also, when is the contest being held?

I'm not really sure what you mean by graphically-oriented engine. Explain?

Also, since I'm still working out the details of the contest, and the prizes are so big, it'll probably be the only contest this year. Perhaps a Summer 2009 contest?

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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2009, 05:42:01 PM »
I'm sorry guys, but I have a gut feeling that I shouldn't enter into this one.(Or maybe it's the chili I ate...)

I'm just going to continue working on Avisaria till something else happens.


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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2009, 05:48:39 PM »
Ghost, you mean that this is a contest for games that are made with any mac game engine, not that this is a contest for mac game engines that we create, right?

Its a contest between games, not engines?
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2009, 07:13:48 PM »
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Ghost, you mean that this is a contest for games that are made with any mac game engine, not that this is a contest for mac game engines that we create, right?

Its a contest between games, not engines?

Correct.
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Re: Exciting Development
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2009, 02:07:09 AM »
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Ghost, you mean that this is a contest for games that are made with any mac game engine, not that this is a contest for mac game engines that we create, right?

Its a contest between games, not engines?

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Correct.

Oh, I thought this was the "engine design" contest talked about a few months back. So it's a game design contest eh? Hurray! They're much better. :)

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I'm not really sure what you mean by graphically-oriented engine. Explain?
What I meant was, (not that it's relevant now) if the engine requires graphics to operate, must the graphic elements of the engine be structured in a way as to make them editable and replaceable by users?

Seeing as how I was under the false impression of the contest's nature, (thinking it was an engine design contest) the answer isn't important anyway, hehe...
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