Atari Lynx turns 30 this year and we here at Atari Gamer are set on making this a birthday to remember. As part of the celebration we've created the best Lynx games voting page and are now introducing the Atari Lynx 30th Birthday Programming Competition! 🎉
If you think you have the skills and talent to win then submit your expression of interest so you can be registered as a participant. Once we have confirmed enough participants are interested, the competition will be formally started. This is an online contest and you have right until the cut off dates to submit your entries.
This competition will have two entry categories...
Lets set out some rules...
You can enter by yourself or as a team (2 or more people)
Your demo/game must be original, ports will not be allowed
Your demo/game must not have been released in the past
Your demo/game must be complete to be judged, unfinished/partial submissions will be disqualified
You can use any tools you wish and can code in C or Assembly
Source code does not need to be submitted but sharing of your code is encouraged
All submissions must be in the form of a Lynx LNX ROM file
You can enter the competition in both categories, but you're limited to 1 entry per team per category
You give Atari Gamer and competitions sponsors permission to publish your demo/game on their website and make use of screenshots, story and other content for promotional purposes (this is not automatically extended to making physical copies of your demo/game)
Competition sponsors will be judging all entries
Registrations will not be accepted after the 20th of July 2019
Final submissions close on the 11th August 2019
Winners will be announced on the 1st of September 2019
Prizes are awarded per team, you decide how the price is split
Sponsors/judges are not allowed to enter the competition as competitors
Atari Gamer reserves the rights to change these rules at any moment
There will be prizes! We're in the process of finalising the exact details but so far we have prizes including...
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