Rules

These are the rules each participant must adhere to. Failure to do so could lead to disqualification from the competition. The organizers reserve the right to modify the rules should the need arise.

  1. Entry must run on one or more of the following platforms: Caanoo, Wiz, Pandora or Dingux (Linux on Dingoo A320)
  2. Entry must be considered a game or toy, i.e. interactive entertainment
  3. Entrant can enter several separate entries, and the same entry for several platforms
  4. Each entrant can only win one prize
  5. Entrant must team up with at least one other team member from one of the communities surrounding the consoles
  6. Entry must be an original work by entrant not released previously, no ports, emulators or apps are accepted
  7. Updates to entry must not be made available until voting has finished, except ciritcal updates, such as game failing to start, which must be sent to organizers for distribution
  8. Entry cannot be a straight up clone, but must include original work/ideas as well
  9. Entrant acknowledges, understands and fully agrees that entries submitted will be made available to the general public at no cost
  10. Entrant grants organizers right to use entry for promotion of the competition and/or similar competitions held by organizers
  11. Entry must show this (Pandora version) and then this (Pandora version) splash screen for at least two seconds each upon start-up, or require user interaction to pass. The splash screens must be the first thing displayed by the entry
  12. Entry cannot contain illegal material, pornography nor condone illegal behaviour. Basically, if it is not suited for prime time TV, it is not suited here
  13. Organizers and members of the panel may enter, but are not eligible for a prize

Submission of entries must be started before end Sunday, 10th Jul 2011. Submission guidelines will be announced later.

Judging

Judging is done by long-standing members of the established communities around the consoles. Any member with a current account (one which has posts around the time the competition was announced) is allowed to vote. Entries are scored by members selecting their top 4 picks, which form the basis of a game's rank, also across platforms.

The scoring system and results will be disclosed when the competition is over.

The organizers reserve the right to disqualify any votes, suspected to serve to skew the results toward one platform or game, or votes which are suspected of being from a fake profile. The organizers also reserve the right to alter the judging system, e.g. if there are:

Furthermore organizers reserve the right to cancel the competition in the event of receiving less then three entries. Should the competition be canceled, all donations will be refunded minus any handling fee and currency conversion deviations.

Panel

The competition is run by RIOTdigital, however, all decisions regarding the competition, e.g disqualification, disputes etc. are taken by the competition panel, except in such event where organizer is bound by contractual obligations.

The panel consisting of:

Prize

As this is in the spirit of a community competition, a PayPal account has been set up on the donations page, to which you can donate to the prize pool. I encourage you to give a small donation as a token of your appreciation to the developers. I recommend 10 Euro or equivalent, however larger and smaller donations are still greatly appreciated. Everyone who has donated will be listed on the donations page without donation amount. If you do not wish to be listed, please let me know.

Sponsors

The sponsors have all provided hardware for the winners of the competition. The sponsors are (in no particular order):

Prize Distribution

The prizes are distributed as follows between the winning entries:

Pos Prize
1st place GPH Caanoo, incl. jelly case, screen protector, WIFI dongle and TV-out cable, courtesy of GPH
Dingoo-Tech A380, courtesy of Dingoo Digital USA
211 Euro transfered to paypal account of your choice, courtesy of the community
For a total value of 471 Euro
2nd place GPH Caanoo, courtesy of GPH
Dingoo A320, courtesy of Etronixmart
121 Euro transfered to paypal account of your choice, courtesy of the community
For a total value of 326 Euro
3rd place Dingoo-Tech A380, courtesy of Dingoo Digital USA
Caanoo t-shirts for all team members, courtesy of GPH
121 Euro transfered to paypal account of your choice, courtesy of the community
For a total value of 229 Euro
4th place Dingoo A320, courtesy of Etronixmart
90 Euro transfered to PayPal account of your choice, courtesy of the community
For a total value of 170 Euro
5th place 2x SD cards 16GB class 6, courtesy of OpenPandora
60 Euro transfered to PayPal account of your choice, courtesy of the community
For a total value of 132 Euro
6th place 2x SD cards 16GB class 6, courtesy of OpenPandora
For a total value of 72 Euro

Deadlines

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Sponsors

Thank you very much to the following sponsors for prizes.

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