Event Nov 19 2018, 10:00 pm
to Dec 18 2018, 9:59 pm
ID:2412264
 
Themes:
"I am the GM"
"Office Politics"
"Sports betting"
"Digital pets"

Rules rundown:
Must incorporate one or more of the themes.
Must be a multiplayer (local or internet) byond game.
Can't already be a published game. Must be a new game created specifically for this contest but it can use libraries and etc
No specific genre.
Not required to be open source
No fan games.
Must be playable, have a win condition.
Only latest version of submission will be considered.
Multiple unique entries are allowed.
One person can win it all.
I am the only judge and winners will be based solely on my own personal opinion.
Running from today Nov. 20th - Dec. 18th 11:59pm CST

1st - $30 USD
2nd - $20 USD
3rd - $10 USD
(or byond membership equivalents. Up to winner and my discretion)

Send to mechadestroyerjd@gmail.com:
Key
Game hub (if applicable)
The executable to be judged
Short description and theme(s) chosen.

Feel free to post your entry under this post as well just so everyone knows of your participation including me.

Any other questions I will try to compile here.
If you announce a contest in a post... is it fair to start the contest the day of your post? You should give a couple of days for people to see it. With an extended weekend starting Thursday, it's a great opportunity for plenty to take part. Just a suggestion...
Well I initially wanted a shorter deadline but I believe the overall amount of time given should be sufficient. This was a bit spur of the moment for me but I will definitely keep that in mind for future contests.
Add more themes
In response to YURIRAMOS
I think it's a bit late in the game for new themes this time around. We'll see what comes in by the deadline (nothing yet!) and go from there for subsequent contests. Feel free to throw some theme ideas out there though.
I will take up this challenge not for the money, but for the unique shenanigans that are guaranteed to occur while trying to fit all four themes into one game. Onward to the eleven day journey.
Not a single entry received... Maybe next time. *shrug
Getting the game finished by the deadline proved too challenging for me, but I will still release the game your contest has inspired me to create. Hopefully it will do justice to the spirit behind your gesture. I believe having more contests of any kind would be wonderful for this community. Thank you for putting it out there
Great. I look forward to playing it.
I like that you want to help out, so I'll take the time to give you some feedback. I can't say why others didn't participate, but I can speak for why I didn't.

My reasons for not joining this contest, ranked in order of importance:

1)Themes immediately introduced (no delay for sign ups ; disadvantage for seeing the post a few days late)
2)Selected a very busy time of year for both students and retail workers
3)Required it to be multiplayer (harder to design, develop, test as a single man crew)
4)That development time is waaaaay to long
5)BYOND is not my preferred engine of choice for most things
6)I have no idea who you are (credibility is important when promising something)
7)Your post is poorly formatted
8)I don't like the themes
9)No one else committed to the contest (it's mostly about friendly competition for me)

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others probably didn't join for similar reasons--but that's just my opinion

I certainly can't blame you if you feel a bit down because no one submitted anything. That sucks. But if you do decide to launch another contest: send me a PM if you need help with formatting, I'd be happy to assist.