The Even Competition - Another "limits" comp.

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The Even Competition

Open for entries from today through December 10th. (Edit: Extended through the weekend; Sunday, December 13th, for those who need it)


Rules:

Pair up each one of these numbers: 2, 4, 8, 12, and 14, with one of these: rooms, objects, tasks, events, and characters, and have and use exactly the particular number you chose of each in the game; no more, no less. (For example, you could have 12 tasks, 14 objects, 2 characters, 8 rooms, and 4 events.)

Variable amounts are not restricted.

You may use the ALR any way you want to, with the exception of simulating a higher amount of rooms, objects, or characters than the number you chose of each. However, you can, of course, use it to change something like “You see no such thing” to be more applicable to your game.

You may enter up to two games, if you'd like to.


All entries must be sent to abbi@park.tc by December 13, 2009. If you choose to have a password on your game, I’ll need you to send that to me when you send in your game so I can quickly verify the number of objects, etc. (Also, it's not required, but please include hints and/or a walkthrough with your game in case anyone gets stuck.)

Prizes will be awarded in the form of either an Amazon gift certificate or through Paypal; specific amounts to be determined based on the number of entries.

Voting length and procedures will be decided and stated once I have uploaded the games to be played.


Thank you for taking the time to read the rules, and now I/we can look forward to the results! :)

Any questions or comments are welcome here or by email.

Please note: Unregistered users are able to enter this competition using ADRIFT 4.0 as well; it'd be within the limits of the unregistered version. (see ]http://www.adrift.org.uk/cgi/f/ikonboard.cgi?act=ST;f=4;t=6241)




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Just a reminder; about two weeks left!
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One week to go!
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For competitions: Business As Usual; Oh, Human; Existence (intro); Motion
Shared names demo: "Guys, Guys"

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Post by Duncan_B »

I'm curious as to whether you've received any entries on this yet.

Authors, are you planning on submitting last minute? ...well, I probably will be.
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Post by Ren »

I have part of a game done, and tomorrow off. so hopefully.
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Duncan_B wrote:I'm curious as to whether you've received any entries on this yet.
Nope, not yet. But all the games came in the last few days last time, too.
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Shared names demo: "Guys, Guys"

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I'm doing this. I've been a little dead on the IF front (not able to make it for the Ectocomp thanks to school) but since the semester is winding down and I've finished my NaNoWriMo novel I think I will make my next goal in life to enter this competition. I've already got an idea for the game and four days to make 40 things in the Generator between bouts of studying for finals, so why not?

And boy, will I be embarrassed if I don't make it. :oh-no:
~ Velly

Works in progress (estimated release): Forest House Trilogy (Summer 2011), Tenebrae Semper (Fall 2011), Castle Hyperion (Summer 2012)

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Oh, man... it is crunch time.
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So we can use the ALR to simulate a higher number of tasks or events?
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I used ALR to simulate a higher number of tasks in both of my entries last year, if I remember correctly. Don't see why that would be prohibited.

Wouldn't it be easier to simulate more events using variables rather than tasks?
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Yeah, I figured it would be OK since it wasn't explicitly banned. I meant more for overriding standard responses for actions using the ALR, which could be construed as extra tasks. Just didn't want to do it and get disqualified. :)
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Well, it's what I'm doing. So if we're disqualified, we'll be disqualified together, sir! Agh, I really need to get chugging on this story, though.
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Abbi, what time on the 10th do the entries need to be in by?
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Anytime it's still the 10th anywhere in the world. I'm not gonna be picky. I'll post them the next day. So, get them in before I post them, and you're good.
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For competitions: Business As Usual; Oh, Human; Existence (intro); Motion
Shared names demo: "Guys, Guys"

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Y'know, things and stuff...
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And, you guys, about the ALR... that should be fine.
Released:
For competitions: Business As Usual; Oh, Human; Existence (intro); Motion
Shared names demo: "Guys, Guys"

Works in various stages of progress:
Y'know, things and stuff...
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