Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Best of 2009, next steps

  • FromS Myers <iamthecheeze@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 4 Jun 2010 00:39:55 -0400
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Bryan Stout <stoutwb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When do we want to have the awards ceremony?  I think that at 6pm on
> Saturday, just after the 21st International Icehouse Tournament Finals,

Spectacular timing.  That's great.  If it's not too invasive into the
IIT, I think that's a perfect time.  Awards shouldn't take long at
all, and afterwards we might be able to encourage people to play a
game or two of the winning entry.

> Shall we say that the ballot box will close on noon on the day

I think we can go later than that.  We're probably not going to be
counting hundreds of ballots, just sort and maybe throw into a
spreadsheet or something.  If the award is given at 6, then voting can
probably go until 5:00 or 5:30.  If we get an overwhelming number of
votes, the judges can start tallying earlier, that should be alright.

> ... the  trophy or prize or whatever will be given to the winner ...

Speaking of which.  The winning game's inventor may or may not be
present, which means we may need to mail it or something, possibly
never to be seen again.  Optimally, a really cool medallion, similar
in nature to the other Origins medallions, would be terrif!  Or,
perhaps, something attractively painted and fFramed?  No need to get
carried away, but if anyone has an ability to put something