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Re: [Icehouse] IGDC Winter 2009?

  • FromJason Spears <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 16 Mar 2009 21:15:37 -0400
Cool, I'll see what I can come up with. Thanks for organizing!

2009/3/16 David Artman <david.artman@xxxxxxxxx>:
> OK, so no Winter IGDC, lacking any real interest (if this list says, "meh"
> then we can be sure most of the world will, too).
> Perhaps we could shoot for a Spring contest, maybe with the hope of
> alternating Spring and Autumn? I recall folks saying, long ago, that they
> thought such a schedule would be more conducive to folks playing (school
> groups, cons, etc).
> I'll go ahead and make it a Design Restricted contest, and we'll try Dale's
> better scoring method: "score voting with 'soft zeroes,'" whatever that
> means (you volunteered, Dale!). Explanation to follow from Dale; wiki rules
> update after that. (Remind me offlist what the IGDC.Coorrdiantor@xxxxxxxxx
> PW is, too, please!)
> The Design Restriction is taken from Game Chef:
> Choose three of the following terms and integrate them tightly into your
> game design, be it by mechanics or theme:
> Asteroid, Wreckage, Diamond, Team, Park, High
> I generated those words by clicking Random Article on Wikipedia and ignoring
> proper nouns or the utterly bizarre.
> Designs must be finalized by Friday, April 17th, 2009; judging to conclude
> by Monday, May 18th, 2009. That's one full month to design, and one month to
> judge. Judging deadline may be extended, at my discretion, if there are too
> few votes.
> Thanks in advance to folks who forward this to BGG and other, similar sites!
> David Artman
> Spring 2009 IGDC Coordinator