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#1 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 31 August 2013 - 12:58 PM

Hello all!

 

I'm putting together a contest. For beginners and beginner-intermediates. And it's Pong/Table Tennis. The contest itself will start on October 1, 2013 12:00 AM PST and will end on November 1, 2013 12:00 AM PST. From September 15, 2013 to September 30, 2013, I will give the rules and criteria for the contests.

 

Any library or game-maker software is acceptable. All platforms are welcomed as long there are people who can test and review on those platforms.

 

*** Further details available in THIS TOPIC! ***

 

Edit:

 

For those of you who have never made Pong before, you have a month to brush up your skills in making that basic game.

 

For those thinking about or have already decided to participate, know that the contest will be about making a more enhanced Pong that goes beyond the normal game. I'm still working out what those enhancements will be.


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#2 Cornstalks   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 6974

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:09 PM

Cool! I hope it goes very well.


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#3 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:12 PM

Cool! I hope it goes very well.

 

Me too!


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#4 dmatter   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 3035

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

I always like contests; it's looking at what everyone else produces that makes them interesting really.

 

So I'll register some early interest. Whether I can stay motivated for a month is a different question but I could certainly knock together a pong game.

 

I guess there are more deets to come, right?


Edited by dmatter, 31 August 2013 - 05:19 PM.


#5 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:28 PM

deets?


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#6 Cornstalks   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 6974

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:34 PM

deets?

details
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#7 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:38 PM


I guess more there are more deets to come, right?

 

Yes.... there will be :)


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#8 jbadams   Senior Staff   -  Reputation: 18019

Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:06 AM

We're happy to provide reputation bonuses similar to those for the "week or awesome" contest; I'll follow up further details with you when there are more details on the contest itself. smile.png



#9 tangodrinks   Members   -  Reputation: 267

Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:40 AM

Well i'm interested in it. tongue.png



#10 Aurioch   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 1298

Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:51 AM

I'm interested in it as well :D



#11 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:44 AM

We're happy to provide reputation bonuses similar to those for the "week or awesome" contest; I'll follow up further details with you when there are more details on the contest itself. smile.png

 

Thank you good sir :)


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#12 MarekKnows.com   Members   -  Reputation: 479

Posted 09 September 2013 - 10:38 AM

sounds interesting, I hope I have some free time to take on the challenge


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#13 Alpha_ProgDes   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4688

Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:13 PM

Ok everybody. The details are on this thread.


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