YoYo announce Competition

on November 8, 2007 - 1748 Views

YoYo and community involvement. No, you aren‘t dreaming.

YoYoGames have announced that they are going to hold their first Game Maker competition. Not to be outdone by the gamemakerrace competition YoYo have announced that there will be $1,750 in cash prizes on offer, and have given programmers a month and a half to get their games done.

The GameMakerRace, organised by the two Game Maker magazines and judged by high profile community members and moderators, a competition run by Game Maker enthusiasts beat the commercial company that owns Game Maker and to whose benefit any competition is likely to be to organising something – disappointing…

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8 Responses to YoYo announce Competition

  1. […] Games have undoubtedly helped push up the number of top quality games written in GameMaker. Before YoYo’s first competition was launched back in November 2007, the only GameMaker-specific contests that had been held were by […]

  2. Phil Gamble says:

    It is Mark because the click came through from the WordPress admin area of his blog at YoYoGames.

  3. utube says:

    how do u all know that it is mark?

  4. gamez93 says:

    I doubt he actually reads this blog, he probaly recieved a ‘Ping’ – which is when one WordPress blog (in this case gamemakerblog.com) mentions and links to another (in this case mark.glog.yoyogames.com) so he decided to see what this was about before accpeting it, thus leading to his reply.

  5. tuntis says:

    OH HOLY SHI– IT’S OVERMARS

  6. bendodge says:

    Your last sentence doesn’t make sense to me:

    “The GameMakerRace [appositives] beat the commercial company that owns Game Maker and to whose benefit any competition is likely to be to organising something – disappointing…”

    :S

  7. Danny says:

    Hmmm, I never knew mark read this blog. No to mean that offensively. Just pretty big that Mark just posted here.

  8. Mark Overmars says:

    As you might know, YoYo Games also supported the GameMakerRace competition and I announced it in my glog. As the deadline for the GameMaker Race competition is now approaching, we felt it time to announce the other competition. So it is definitely not a competition between competitions.

    Mark

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