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New Competition - Favourite Features

by Tom | 18th, June 2012

It's been a while since our last competition so we've decided to launch a new one for you all — the Favourite Features competition!

What do you mean, show your favourite feature?

We want you to make a YouTube videos showing off your favourite Construct 2 features!

If for example physics is your favorite feature you could:

  • Create a short video tutorial on how to add Physics to a game
  • Make a game using Physics and record the game being played
  • Make a cool demo using Physics and record yourself playing around with it
  • Anything else showing the chosen feature that's suitable for video format!

How to submit your entries

You can enter up to 3 times. Once you have created an entry upload it to YouTube and then post the URL to the video in this thread.

1st Place

A gold profile trophy!
Gold trophy
Worldwide only 2 previously awarded!

500 rep!
The most desired internet points on the web

iPod Touch (4th gen)

The newest iPod you can touch!

Construct 2 Business Edition License

Worth $365, the ultimate Construct 2 license

Indie Game: The Movie (DRM free)

An awesome documentary about you guys! (Indie game developers!)

2nd Place

A silver profile trophy!

More tasteful than gold

250 rep!
Meow!

Indie Game: The Movie (DRM free)

Even if you don't win, it's a must watch!

Construct 2 Standard Edition License

A Construct 2 license worth $79. If you have one already you can nominate a friend to receive it!

3rd Place

A bronze profile trophy!

More tasteful than silver

100 rep!
100 more than you would have had otherwise!

Indie Game: The Movie (DRM free)

Did you know it was started on Kickstarter?

A Recorder

C-Soprano one piece wonder

Honourable Mentions

A Recorder

* Not capable of recording anything

Bonus Prize

The bonus prize is awarded to the video with the best title as it appears on Youtube.

A Flying Monkey

A 100% real, genuine, toy flying monkey!

How do I record something on my computer?

If you haven't already got screen recording software, you might want to take a look at Camtasia. It's a great screen recording software that has a free 30 day trial.

What will we be judging on?

The judges (Tom and Ash) are looking for videos which are either exciting, creative or informative. (You don't have to score well in all three, just one!)

Rules

  • Videos have to be in English (unfortunately both judges are English and we couldn't fairly judge non-english entries)
  • Up to 3 entries per user
  • Closing date for entries is 18th July, 2012
  • Video must not infringe anyone's copyright
  • Video must not contain profanities or any other content not suitable for a wide audience (at judge's discretion)
  • If for various reasons prizes cannot be shipped to the winners of the competition at reasonable delivery cost (unsupported delivery destination/out of stock etc), something of similar value will be given to the winners
  • We are not responsible for any damage/injury/liability caused by any of the prizes. If you are under 18 years old, you must seek explicit permission from your parents before using any of the prizes.
  • These rules may change/have additions before the closing date
  • The judge's decision is final
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8
farsmile90 10.4k rep

Yeah, i'm in.

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:31:01 PM
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glerikud 20.0k rep

Awesome! Let's do it!

Good luck everyone!

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:36:45 PM
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abhishan 6,245 rep

Tough one! Is there something out there like C2 that can make 'making awesome professional cool videos' easier?!

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:49:32 PM
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EnglishAcorn 16.5k rep

Flying monkey... Ipod Touch... Flying monkey.... Ipod Touch.... Two' must haves' for any developer... I'm in assuming time.

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:10:21 PM
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Braxmule 6,826 rep

Love the freedom this new competition gives to the participants. The video twist is also great to see, this should create tons of reference material for creating games with Construct 2!

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:26:06 PM
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PixelMonkey 11.7k rep

Ooh, sounds very interesting...
I've never tried making videos before, though, so I'd have to have a think about how I'd go about doing it.

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:27:56 PM
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Acissathar 4,886 rep

This seems like a great way to up the tutorials for everyone to see

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:53:16 PM
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ludodesign 29.9k rep

I wanna a toy @-@

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 8:26:57 PM
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sheepy 6,876 rep

You had me at the flying monkey ;D

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 8:28:56 PM
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Przemek32767 23.2k rep

Interesting! I will probably participate in this one. I'm hoping to buy a 4G iPod touch in a few months, but getting one for free would be even better. :D

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 10:21:50 PM
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sqiddster 32.6k rep

Being one of the priveleged few to be in posession of a flying monkey from Scirra, I can certainy say that This competition is definitely one to go for.

if only I could stand the sound of my own voice I might be able to enter...

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 2:43:26 AM
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rodmontgt 4,711 rep

Excellent, If I win, the flying monkey will come to the door of my house and he will give me the ipod touch :-P

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 2:59:38 AM
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nyamit 2,053 rep

This is a cool competition...Too bad I'm just a follower not a maker.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 5:35:09 AM
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puoidirloatutti 2,333 rep

i can try...

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:55:15 AM
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Hemul1 3,765 rep

Awesome idea. :D

I don't know if I can win it or not, but the real prize for would be the business edition of C2.^^
Even if we don't win anything it's going to be great promotional material. :)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 11:28:41 AM

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