TheGMRace Results

TheGMRace is over, voting has closed. There were 186 votes and one clear winner…. who was it? Ahh well I don’t know, you will have to wait and see. The results will be announced in the next issues of MarkUp and GMTech. I voted for The Meltdown, although perhaps it is too simple to get the number of votes needed to win. My prediction is that marble game Triton will win. That said the simple Read more…


TheGMRace finalists receive prizes

TheGMRace, the Game Maker competition run by the MarkUp and GameMakerTech Magazines has dispatched prizes to the five finalists. Competition administrator Eyas Sharaiha said “the packages were sent days earlier by Robin, so the winners should expect something from Canada pretty soon.” There is still time to vote for your favourite game – which will earn its creator a domain name and cPanel hosting for 2 years and two PC games from a selection.


Game Maker Race Public Vote

The GameMakerRace competition has reached its final stage – a public vote. The final five games are Mount Contradiction, The Meltdown, Orbiter, Triton and Freeze, Melt, Vaporize. All these games have already won their creators a copy of AKUCHIZOKU and a 1GB USB flash drive, but the winner can look forward to a domain name and hosting for two years and two computer games. To vote you need to visit the GameMakerRace website.


TheGMRace Top 10 Game Maker Games

TheGMRace have released the results of the first stage of their competition. The number of games remaining in the competition have been reduced from 20 down to 10 after a series of head-to-head comparisons of the entered games. Rather bizarrely we can see which games won each tie but we will have to wait for the comments on the games (i.e. the justification) to come out in future issues of the MarkUp and GameMakerTech magazines.


Playing Catchup

It has been brought to my attention that thegmrace Game Maker contest has experienced some problems in receiving entry forms. If you’ve entered today (the 15th) I advise you to check the website and follow the instructions to ensure your game gets through.


Prizes for Games

The GM race have announced that the top 20 games in their competition will now earn their creators a prize – a free copy of the game Akuchizoku. The five finalist will each receive a 1GB USB memory stick and the winner receives a domain name, hosting and 2 free games as well. Yet more reasons to enter the biggest Game Maker competition currently out there. The biggest criticism that the competition has faced so Read more…


The GM Race

Tell your dog, friends, family, cat… everybody you know! The race has begun. so cliche


What the?

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