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    2. Promotion Description.

    The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls UK Giveaway (the “Promotion") is a sweepstakes promotion where individuals who log in and answer the associated question in the comments will be eligible to be selected by Wikia's discretion from all eligible entries. Entries completed from 12:01 on March 26, 2014 to 23:59 on March 30th, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”) will be eligible to win a copy of Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls on PC via digital download.

    One winner will receive the following:

    • Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls on PC via digital download.

    3. How To Enter. You will automatically be entered into the Promotion by leaving a logged in comment that answers the submitted question associated w…

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    League of Legends is a hardcore competitive multiplayer game, but it also has a rich back story and 118 unique characters, all with their own lore. How does Riot Games manage to walk the fine line between fierce competition and enriching narrative? At a recent GDC talk, Christina Norman, Game Designer and Writer for Riot, revealed various lessons and techniques about embedding a strong narrative into multiplayer competitive games.

    Before establishing her techniques and tips, Norman made sure to clarify two common misconceptions: story does not have to disrupt gameplay, and players will care about stories if you tell the rights ones. To achieve this goal, writers must follow four ground rules:

    • Story should never be irritating. Players need to …

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    Rogue Legacy, the surprise 2013 hit that softened the brutal punishment of traditional roguelikes, managed to reach completion with a relatively tiny budget of just $14,878. Teddy and Kenny Lee, brothers and lead designers on the game, were accustomed to small, cheap game production. All their previous games, including the genius Don't Shit Your Pants, cost a mere $1,000 per game.

    To maintain such tight pockets the tiny development team built Rogue Legacy like a DIY soapbox car, building only the tools and features they absolutely needed. While, say, their level editor will not prove useful for their next game, the individualized builder let them create and playtest puzzle rooms in as little as fifteen minutes. They also applied the benefit…

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    Wikia at GDC 2014

    March 17, 2014 by JAlbor

    Every year, thousands of game developers and design luminaries get together to talk about games at the Game Developers Conference. All this week, Wikia will be covering some of the show's biggest highlights! Click the banner above to read all of our coverage, with a special emphasis on what your wikia communities want to know.

    Attending the show yourself? Feel free to chip in by tagging your posts with GDC 2014!

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    The Evil Within Sweepstakes

    October 21, 2013 by JAlbor

    Hey there potential Horror Fans!

    I just wanted to let you know of a potentially cool opportunity. Bethesda Softworks is helping Wikia host an Evil Within Sweepstakes. If you make some fan art or similar creation, you can win a video card or an Evil Within poster signed by Shinji Mikami, the mind behind survival horror itself.

    Check out the sweepstakes right here!

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