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Offline Qube

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SyntaxBomb is happy to launch it's 2nd "code a game" competition :D

This time around you have until October 31st to get your entries in and there are cash prizes for the top 3 winners.

Game theme :

Halloween...

Any game style, anything you want so long as it's based around a halloween theme. Make it scary or fun, it's up to you.

Before anyone asks, no you can't adapt your Asteroids game and replace them with pumpkins :P

The boring rules :

1.. Must be all your own ( or teams ) work. I.E. no copyright media or available modified pre-built game templates.
2.. Game frameworks are allowed as are free / purchased media.
3.. Provide a Zip download with at least a Windows exe. You can include other OS's too if you want.
4.. Syntaxbomb has zero rights to any work posted here. You / your team hold total control.
5.. Choice of language is totally up to you.
6.. All entries must be in by Oct 31st @ 23:59:59 GMT.
7.. Prize to the winners payable via PayPal only.

Prize Outline :

1st place - £250
2nd place - £150
3rd place - £100

Happy coding :)
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2017, 10:37:31 AM »
I'm in! :)

We came up with a name for a spooky game a month of so back so this can be the spring board for that game!

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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2017, 11:02:36 AM »
I'm in!  :D
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2017, 10:16:21 PM »
I've some ideas brewing in my cauldron, I just need wing of bat and eye of newt - let it simmer until close to halloween time and boom boom boom - my game might be frighteningly difficult - will that count?

The longer timeframe is kool and the gang ;)

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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2017, 10:28:47 PM »
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The longer timeframe is kool and the gang ;)

I agree.  Maybe a Christmas Theme after Halloween?  And Halloween was a great choice.
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2017, 10:44:15 PM »
Or, how about a Guy Fawkes / Christmas / Hogmanay theme. I know the three don't generally mix but could make for an interesting competition with voting in the first week of 2018.....

What am I doing major thread de-rail... lets get back to the scary halloween theme.

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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 11:01:00 PM »
Well I guess that means Nov 5th for Guy Fawkes - just 5 days after the last competition...A mix sounds...nuts lol  ;)
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2017, 11:09:30 PM »
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Maybe a Christmas Theme after Halloween?
Sounds good to me :)
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2017, 11:14:34 PM »
Cool.  I'm not a Christmas enthusiast, so maybe something darker - or go with the flow  :)
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2017, 07:27:44 PM »
I hope I don't offend you Qube, but I do think it's a bit out of order you winning your own competition lol.

I know it's a good cause you gave your winnings too, but at the end of the day nobody from the community actually got any prize money.  Some would say why bother?

If you win the comp, then that's fair enough - we must try harder next time!  ;D

But the person putting up the cash, then winning their own cash seems a bit mad lol.
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2017, 08:30:08 PM »
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I hope I don't offend you Qube, but I do think it's a bit out of order you winning your own competition lol.
I shall not enter in any more comps :)
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2017, 08:36:18 PM »
Aw I think you should enter mate, so it becomes a matter of Qube got the best of us this time - we must try harder!  Besides, your entry was an inspiration.

Just not putting up the cash, then winning it lol.
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2017, 06:10:36 AM »
you could always opt for a game in the style of Tim Burton's the Nightmare before christmas ;)

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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2017, 07:20:52 AM »
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Aw I think you should enter mate
Nah, if I enter comps that I set and then happen to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd, then it my become a bone of contention. I'll just continue doing my own thing in the background :D
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Re: Code a game competition - Aug - Oct 2017 - £500 worth of prizes
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2017, 11:59:53 AM »
Fair enough  :D
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