Sonic Hacking Contest 2020

Discussion in 'Discussion & Q&A' started by Spanner, Mar 5, 2020.

  1. Spanner

    Spanner The Tool Administrator

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    Okay, the good news is that the Twitter issue has been fixed, so hopefully this stays put for the duration of the contest.

    The bad news is that we are approaching the one week mark before the first Contest deadline, so if you are still planning on entering for judging, read the following:

    If you want to enter to the Contest, you MUST make an entry on the website, and ensure you have a playable build by the end of Sunday 20th September.

    Again, you have one week to refine your entry and fix any issues you find, and this has to be submitted by the end of Sunday 27th September.

    Please use this time well, as we will not accept any updates following this deadline. Test your entry thoroughly and fix any game breaking bugs before the deadlines, as Judges are NOT your beta testers.

    Obviously those not entering the Contest (or those whose entries get rejected for said Contest for not meeting the criteria) will have until the end of Sunday 4th October to submit to the Expo.

    I would like to remind everyone to follow the Quality Control Criteria and Submission Guidelines for entering to either section, this is not a free for all, and Judges ARE going through entries carefully to access their suitability.

    We have had a fair amount of entries so far but unfortunately there have been some submitted who did not read the rules and will end up being rejected. The SHC is all about QUALITY nowadays, not QUANTITY.
     
  2. Spanner

    Spanner The Tool Administrator

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    This is a reminder that you have until the END of THIS SUNDAY (20th September) to submit to this year's Contest.

    We have announced this since March, and the website has been open for submissions since August.

    If you have anything good, that can meet the Quality Control Criteria, you can still submit.

    By the way the upload limit has been increased, so if you have a huge upload for your contest entry (think 1GB+) you can now do it.

    Remember, you do get an updates period which lasts until the end of Sunday 27th September.

    Just ensure you have a fully playable build by the end of this Sunday, to progress to the next stage.

    If you can't meet the Contest deadline, the Expo will still be available for your entries.
     
  3. nineko

    nineko I am the Holy Cat Member

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    Just so you know, next Sunday is the 27th, not the 26th. You got this one right, the 20th, but 20+7=27 :U
     
  4. Cinossu

    Cinossu A blend of secret herbs and spices Member

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    So we had some server issues over the last night and this morning, and due to it being the Contest deadline we're extending it for 24 hours.

    The end of Monday 21st September is the new deadline. (For those looking for an accurate time, due to time zones and such that'll most likely be something like 6-7am BST on Tuesday 22nd, ie. when I wake up.)
     
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