Game Maker 8 Logo Contest Entry Deadline

on October 26, 2009 - 3907 Views

28 days ago, Sandy Duncan announced that he would be holding a competition to see who could make the best new logo for GM8. Earlier today, he announced that the time for submitting your entries has now come to a close. The winners(s) will be picked out of the 500+ submissions that were entered by the creator of Game Maker, Mark Overmars, and announced some time this weekend.

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11 Responses to Game Maker 8 Logo Contest Entry Deadline

  1. Pat says:

    Bring back the hammer!!!

  2. […] logo was selected by Game Maker creator Mark Overmars and YoYo Games CEO Sandy Duncan from more than 500 which were submitted by Game Maker users.  In a poll we hosted asking Game Maker users to choose […]

  3. […] Over 500 logo designs were entered into the competition and the winner will receive $250. Leave a comment | Trackback No comments yet. […]

  4. Broxter says:

    It would make sense if it was green. I hope it isn’t; I don’t like green much.

  5. RC says:

    I have a feeling the logo will be blue.

  6. Broxter says:

    Let’s hope the logo is good. πŸ™‚

  7. Brad says:

    I thought I had a decent chance at winning, but I guess if 500+ people entered, my chances are now probably very slim. I am excited to see a new logo, and I hope they make a good decision. I also hope they announce it on time πŸ˜€

  8. Sandy already said that they aren’t changing the name of Game Maker.

    From a marketing perspective, changing the name of a product is one of the hardest and worst things you can do. All of your reputation down the drain.

  9. @Robin Monks
    What have you heard?! That is a ridiculous suggestion and would go down as the biggest mistake YYG have made so far.

    Game Maker is Game Maker. How many users found the program by Googling “Game Maker”. Lots I’d bet. I did.

    Besides “YoYoGames Game Creation Tool Blog” doesn’t sound very good. πŸ˜›

  10. xot says:

    Whoa! 500+ submissions! I planned to enter but stupid me didn’t read the fine print about not being able to use the letters “GM”.

  11. Robin Monks says:

    …I wonder if they plan to rename/re-brand the product…which would be a really bad idea considering the SEO of “game maker”.

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