Description

Game Chill is a winter game making contest, the goal of which is to make a game in a little over two weeks. Entries will be commented on by a trio of judges and ranked accordingly. A simple theme will be announced at the start of the contest to ensure equal footing with respect to time of development, but otherwise just have fun making games.

Theme:
Opposites! Your game must directly involve two opposing ideals, forces, or elements. Examples would be magnetic polarity, lightside vs. darkside, etc. BUT your game must allow you to play both sides.

Rules:
- The contest starts on December 12th at 12:00 AM GMT and goes until December 28th at 11:59pm GMT. Entries should be made during this time-frame.
- Teams of any size may work together to create a game.
- A theme will be announced at the start of the contest and participants will be expected to follow it, to a degree decided on by the judges. (This theme will inevitably not be Christmas-related, as that is too overdone!). The theme can be nearly anything from a setting to an abstract concept.
- All art, music, and sound should be original or public domain. When you made it is not important so long as you have proper rights to it. Entrants may stray from this rule if they wish, but should expect harsher judgments towards ripped content than original.
- Your game must run on the Windows XP platform or above. Your game should not require any additional components that a judge would have to purchase.
- Games should come with a readme.txt file of some sort, describing how to play the game, listing any resources used that are not yours, and describing what components the game needs to run.
- At the end of the contest, 3 judges will rank each game using their own scoring system, and provide commentary for the entries. The combined ranking of each game will determine the final outcome.
- Games started before the start time are frowned upon.
- Entries not submitted by the end time will not be accepted.
- Extensions might be possible, but will be granted only by popular vote and judge approval (ie. don't rely on it). If extensions are given, they will apply to everyone, for fairness. If an extension does occur it will be only a few days at most.
- Your game can be of any genre, not just RPG.

Check out #compo on irc.esper.net for real-time compo action!


Results
Winner:
Avarice (3 votes)
Runner-Up:
Ghost Voyage (1 vote)

We will be posting our individual thoughts on each entry in the near future!

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Teams Members Entry
Kill Monsters
Radneon
NO GIRLS CLUB (BOY ONLY!!! GIRL KEEP OUT)
Losers
Gecko's Gear
Team Sakura Wolf
Sval
RS Maffia
FUNK
Team Cascade
Good member(s)
Silver Satyr
Fourth Dimension
thedjt's Team
Neoniverse
Super Polka Weasel
The Fighting Mongooses
DaVince
Team Nackster
Moonwalk
Team Lonely
TEAM GEODUDE: GEOBROS FOREVER KRO
The Noblemens
The Finland-Swedish National Socialists (FSNS)
Texty Venture
Wing It
Winter Snow
My Pixels Are Round
Screw Gravity
Decrescent Moons
Decrescent Moons
Team
This team totally kicks the ass of all the others also emo rocks marry me Pete Wentz
Catnipika
Avenger
Dark Court
Kevils Entertainment
wündermint
Stupid Me
-Trick-
Unlikely to Do Anything
Team Maybe I'll make something this time but probably not so don't get your hopes up
Rage Agenst the Dragon
Team Sam and... Sam =_=
Neophytes on this Team. Do not expect anything sensible. Do not expect anything at all.
Ninrat
Crimson Dreamer
Pirox
Just Redd
egamers
I'm OK By Myself

Posts

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OPERATION CLASICO IS GO
hmmm.... made a team. I don't think my 'val' teammate is the same 'val' I wanted to add. Oh well. I'll just assume it doesn't matter. If so, can he be removed?
I am in! Dunno if I'll use RM2k3 or IGM
Despite my team name being a parody of "Team Shanghai Alice", I might actually look to find some members to do some classic sprites. Nothing says insane old school like 16x16 pixel character sprites on an HDR/Radiosity lit 3D scene with video card shader effects.
AFrenchDreamer
plz send msg for internet grl shmoozing tipz
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ABS ftw. ^_^
Hey, I'll do some virgin XP testing in my machine to double-check and make sure your programs run in a fresh empty XP environment with just the OS itself installed and all the updates. I don't do installers but just PM me with the download link and I'll tell you if it boots or not.

Nothing's worse than turning in a game that you think runs fine, but only runs on your own machines.
this team just got a lot more sexy

malad is bringing sexy back: game chill 2009

//*TeAm CAScADe*// serious buisiness
tardis
is it too late for ironhide facepalm
285
i love you eric
fuck you guys you have a calculable advantage
tardis
is it too late for ironhide facepalm
285
our tophats are the tophats that will pierce the heavens
YDS
member of the bull moose party
2276
i love you eric
i have a tophat look:

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Well, throwing more developers at a project might actually harm them.


Just look at Microsoft.
I'll still test your stuff though, you see I win if the judges get stuck playing games through Janurary because I made sure the maximum number of games possible work when run.
who said you could test our game


Also good thing we are a cohesive team.