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    Lightbulb Announcements of Game Design Competitions

    Jay Is Games has launched the 3rd Flash Game Design Competition!

    As you know, we have got some very nice games from the first and second competition (e.g. Gateway I and II, Free the Bird, Clack, Thief, Grow the Robot, and many more).

    Deadline for entries:
    Sunday, July 15, 2007 at 11:59PM (GMT-4:00).

    You can either submit a game that meets the criteria, or as game player, look forward to the competition entries, and vote for your favorite as soon as the voting is open. Check the this link to learn more:

    http://jayisgames.com/archives/2007/...petition_3.php

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    Adventure Maker Game Contest:

    The game has to be in a sleazy hotel and has to have a dog in it some place. It must have a story/plot.
    The game must be in English. It can be a first person or third person game.
    Max. game size 50 MB.
    The 3 winners get prizes!

    Deadline for entries:
    September 31 2007 (new deadline!)

    Please read more about it here:
    http://www.adventuremaker.com/phpBB2...pic.php?t=3080
    Last edited by Mistery; 08-09-2007 at 06:03:55.

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    Default CMSBox - Contests

    Theme Design Contest
    First Prize: A Nintendo Wii, or $250 of videogames.
    Second Prize: One videogame for the console of your choice.


    The CMSBox admin panel allows users to edit the CSS controlling the layout of their arcade. We want you to do something amazing with it. But it's ok if you just change the colours and put up a pretty banner. The winner will be the entrant who designs the best theme for their arcade, as judged by the CMSBox staff.

    Game Design Contest
    First Prize: A Nintendo Wii, or $250 in videogames.
    Second Prize: One videogame for the console of your choice.


    There's lots of great games already available online. We want there to be even more! Create a Flash game of your own for a chance to win. The winner will be the entrant who creates the most entertaining game, as judged by the CMSBox staff. We'll be taking into account the originality and gameplay value of the game, as well as its popularity on your arcade.

    Please note that to enter either contest you will need a CMSBox site of your own (Register at www.cmsbox.co.uk).

    Deadline for entries:
    September 30, 2007

    Read about the details here:
    http://www.cmsbox.co.uk/contests

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    Default Independent Games Festival

    10th Annual Independent Games Festival

    The Main Competition is open to all independent game developers to submit their games - whether it be on PC, Mac, console digital download, Web browser, or other more exotic formats.

    The Student Competition will award the best student games, and this year will also include student 'mods' to existing games.

    Deadline for entries:
    October 1st, 2007 - Main Competition
    October 15th, 2007 - Student Competition

    General Info
    General Rules
    Rules Student Competition

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    Default Game Development Competition

    GarageGames and GreatGamesExperiment.com are sponsoring the first ever Game Development Competition.

    Games can be submitted to different categories (RPG, Strategy, Adventure, Platform, Puzzle, 3d Game, Portable Game, Other), but only one game per person/team.

    Topic: Comedy

    Prizes:
    Grand Prize winner: Complete Torque Suite
    Winners of each category: Torque Game Engine

    Deadline: 18th September [11:59pm GMT - 6:00]

    Further detailed information can be found here:
    http://www.gdcomp.uni.cc/forum/index.php?act=idx

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    Jay Is Games has launched the 4rd Flash Game Design Competition, this time in co-operation with Sierra Online!

    As you know, we got some very nice games from the previous competitions (e.g. Gateway I and II, Free the Bird, Clack, Thief, Grow the Robot, A Bark In the Dark, Gimme Friction and many more).

    You can either submit a game that meets the criteria, or as game player, look forward to the competition entries, and vote for your favorite as soon as the voting is open.

    Topic: BALL PHYSICS

    Prizes:
    1st place: $2,500, (1) Adobe Flash CS3 Professional license
    2nd place: $1000, (1) Adobe Flash CS3 Professional license
    3rd place: $500
    Best use of competition theme: $500, (1) Nintendo Wii* - (*subject to availability.
    Audience award: as before, determined by JIG community popular vote and worth at least $200.


    Deadline for entries:
    Monday, October 1st, 2007 at 11:59PM (GMT-4:00)


    Check the this link to learn more:
    http://jayisgames.com/archives/2007/...ion_4.php#more

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    Armor Gaming Challenge #6 in cooperation with Newgrounds


    1. Main Contest:

    Make a new unique flash game!

    Topic:
    There is no specific topic given.

    Prizes:
    1st Place $5,000
    2nd Place $3,000
    3rd Place $2,000
    4th Place $1,500
    5th Place $750

    Duration:
    September 1st, 2007 - December 31st, 2007


    2. Halloween Contest:

    Topic:
    Halloween Legends!!! (Que scary music)

    Prizes:
    1st - 3rd Place $1,000 each

    Deadline:
    October 25th, 2007


    3. ThanksGiving Contest:

    Topic:
    Pilgrims and Indians

    Prizes:
    1st - 3rd Place $1,000 each

    Deadline:
    November 15th, 2007


    4. Christmas Contest:

    Topic:
    Reindeer Games or Santas Workshop

    Prizes:
    1st - 3rd Place $1,000 each

    Deadline:
    December 20th, 2007

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    Plus there are different extra prizes for each contest.

    Please read more details here:
    Contest Rules and Game Guidelines

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    Caiman Car Contest 2007
    For Game Creators

    Topic: Cars

    Prizes:
    FIRST PRIZE = $500
    Second prize = $400
    Third prize = $300
    4th prize = $200
    5th prize = $150
    6th prize = $120
    7th prize = $100
    8th prize = $80
    9th till 20th prize (12 prizes) = $50 each

    Deadline for entries:
    20 February 2008

    Check this link to learn more details:
    http://www.foxes2.be/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=11715

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    3rd Adventure Maker Game Contest

    Topic:
    You can choose one of the following topics:
    1) Frozen
    2) Snowball Effect
    You are free to use any title for your game, and also to interpret the topic that you choose in your own way. However, for the jury and other players it MUST be obvious that one of the topics determines the storyline.

    Further criteria:
    The game must be created with AM (any version; also free version)
    The game can be 1st person or 3rd person
    Teams are allowed (however there is only 1 prize for the team)
    You need to announce your participation at the AM forums
    Only games for Windows or iPhone / iPod touch (no PSP)
    PG rated (can have blood, dead bodies etc., but no nudity)
    Max. size: 50 MB
    Language: English

    Deadline:
    January 31 2008

    Prizes:
    1st prize: full version of AM (commercial licence)
    2nd prize: full version of AM (non-commercial licence)

    Click here for further information!

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    Default Flash Game Design Competition #5

    Flash Game Design Competition #5 at jayisgames.com

    Topic:
    UPGRADE
    You are free to interpret that any way you choose.

    Prizes:
    * 1st place:
    o $3,500
    o (1) Adobe Flash CS3 Professional license
    * 2nd place:
    o $1,750
    o (1) Adobe Flash CS3 Professional license
    * 3rd place:
    o $1,000
    o (1) Adobe Flash CS3 Professional license
    * Best use of competition theme:
    o $1,000
    * Viral award:
    o $1,000 - most game views as determined by Mochi Media's MochiBot statistics for the 3-week competition judging period.
    * Audience award:
    o $500 - determined by JIG community popular vote.

    Deadline:
    Monday, March 3rd, 2008 at 11:59PM (GMT-5:00).


    Please read the full announcement and further details here:
    http://jayisgames.com/archives/2008/...petition_5.php

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