Unusual Game Development Prizes

Discussion in 'Indie Related Chat' started by PoV, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. PoV

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    So hey. I have a weird story to share.

    I ported my iPhone game Smiles to the PC back in December. I entered it in a contest held by Intel, and lo and behold, it seems I came in 2nd place.

    Now, most contests you enter give either cash prizes, trophies, and/or let you exhibit for free at some event. This Intel contest was a little different.

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    Apparently, I won a car. :eek: :D
     
  2. gengyaku

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    Congrats. It's nice to know good luck still happens in the midst of the indie dev struggle. :)
     
  3. chillypacman

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    hey well done, don't go driving it all in one place now ;)
     
  4. Reactor

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    :D Now that is a cool story.
     
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    Nice! Congratulations on getting 2nd place
     
  7. PoV

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    :). All I know is it's a "Smart For Two" smartcar worth around $20k US. I'm supposed to get it some time in the next 8 weeks.
     
  8. Musenik

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    That's a hot little car. How much do you want for it? PM me.
     
  9. Roman Budzowski

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    Congrats Mike. That's a great story :)
     
  10. PoV

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    What the!? How come everyone wants my car? :D :D
     
  11. Musenik

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    Hehehehe... MOSTLY teasing! I can't actually afford it, but it's the car I've been keeping an eye on. Don't sell it to a website. Try putting it on Criagslist. Should get top dollar. or keep it and enjoy. It's a perfect city runabout.
     
  12. Moose2000

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    Keep it, they're great fun.

    When I emigrated, I was very tempted to pop mine in a crate and ship it out with me.
     
  13. Reactor

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    It might be blue, with Intel logos on its sides.
     
  14. Desktop Gaming

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    Its a clown car!

    Hope you're either an umpa lumpa, have no legs, or they've given you the sunroof version. :D
     
  15. PoV

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    I am tall. :D

    Because of that, I went to a dealership to double check. Surprisingly, I do fit. And it's not even an awkward fit. ;)
     
  16. jrjellybeans

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    Wow. Congratulations!

    It's neat when little things like that make your day.
     
  17. MrPhil

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    Way to go!!! Now you need to make a game about winning a car.
     
  18. Dan MacDonald

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    Wow mike, that's hilarious. Good job :)
     

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