RubyWeekend #2 game contest this weekend

The second RubyWeekend game creation contest is this weekend. The
official rules and time have been posted [1], and everybody’s gearing
up for some programming fun this weekend!

The contest starts at Friday, July 25, 2008 @ 16:00 UTC and ends
Monday, July 28, 2008 @ 04:00 UTC. The theme will be announced at the
start of the contest period.

We’ll be hanging out in #rubygame on freenode.net all weekend, and
posting in the contests forum [2] too. Hope you’ll join us!

  • John

[1] http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=51
[2] http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewforum.php?f=10

weeee

i be there (at least on saturday/sunday)

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 6:00 PM, John C. [email protected] wrote:

  • John

[1] http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=51
[2] http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewforum.php?f=10

The theme of the contest has just been announced: “Opposites”! Will
your game be about fire and ice, or black and white, or big and small…
or something else? I expect to see lots of different interpretations
on this very abstract theme!

Good luck to all the contest participants!

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 11:17 AM, John C. [email protected]
wrote:

posting in the contests forum [2] too. Hope you’ll join us!
or something else? I expect to see lots of different interpretations
on this very abstract theme!

Good luck to all the contest participants!

The RubyWeekend #2 contest period is over, and now it’s time to vote
for the winners!

We had seven official entries this time:

  • Mizutoka by jlnr
  • Cyber Deathmatch by Venut
  • Playground Wars by kiba and qubodup
  • Opposite Islands by ippa
  • DungeonFarmer by Yahivin
  • Solunaria by jacius
  • Cheese Master by elcugo

We also had a late entry, which you are encouraged to play (even
though you can’t vote for it):

  • Super StarHawks Gaiden by misspledd

Check out the entries thread [1] for info, screenshots, and downloads,
then rank and vote for your favorites! [2]

[1] Entries thread: http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=66
[2] Voting instructions:
http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=69

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:04 PM, John C. [email protected] wrote:

We’ll be hanging out in #rubygame on freenode.net all weekend, and
your game be about fire and ice, or black and white, or big and small…

  • Super StarHawks Gaiden by misspledd

Check out the entries thread [1] for info, screenshots, and downloads,
then rank and vote for your favorites! [2]

[1] Entries thread: http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=66
[2] Voting instructions: http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=69

The votes are in, and the winners have been announced:

#1 - Opposite Islands by ippa
#2 - Cheese Master by elcugo
#3 - Mizutoka by jlnr

For the full results, visit the forums:
http://www.rubygameforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=77

Congratulations to the winners, and see you next time!

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