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About the Contest

  • Began Friday Night December 20th at 10PM EST
  • Ended Monday Night December 23rd at 10PM EST
  • When the contest begins a topic will be posted which the participants must follow.
  • When the contest ends you will be told how to submit your game.
  • The entries will be judged collectively by the participants. More details will be posted on this sooner to the contest.
  • The Rules
    • Your team cannot do any work on your game until the contest begins.
    • You must follow the topic given.
    • Any game-creation engine or language may be used.
    • You may NOT submit a mod of a commercial or non-commercial game. Your game must run on a Windows 98 machine and be playable legally and free of charge by the general public. If your game requires any other components to run you must be able to supply them.
    • All game-specific code must be original and made during the period of the contest by the team members.
    • All art must be original and made during the period of the contest except for fonts. You can use a premade sprite template to base your sprites off of. This does not mean just palette swapping ripped sprites.
    • Music and sound effects do not have to be original. Make sure you have the original author's permission to use a song if it's not yours.
    • Teams can have at maximum five members.
    • A person cannot be on more than one team.
    • There is no entry size limit within reason.
    • Violations could result in disqualification.
  • How to Sign Up
    • Registration is not required but is recommended as to give us an idea of how many people will participate.
    • To sign up email me with your team name, members, and what engine/language you will be using. You'll be added to the list shortly.
    • If you have any adjustments to make concerning your team information let me know and I'll change it.
  • The official IRC channel for the compo is #xmas on espernet.
  • If you aren't sure whether your engine will be allowed or you have any other questions about the contest email me.
(c) 2002 Aaron A. Wright