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Multiplay Hosts Annual Xmas Contest

Do you love building?  Do you build on anything from a solo-to-six man team?  If so, Multiplay has something that may be your cup of tea - their annual Minecraft Xmas Creative Build competition!  They are running two separate types of contest - Creative Build and Speed Build - each with some pretty sweet prizes on offer!  

Creative Build Prizes:

  • 1st: $1000 and Mojang Signed Minecraft T-Shirts (One T-Shirt per player in the team)
  • 2nd: $500
  • 3rd: $250
  • 4th: $125
  • 5th: $75
  • 6th: $50

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Speed Build Prizes:

  • 1st: $500 and Mojang Signed Minecraft T-Shirts (One T-Shirt per player in the team)
  • 2nd: $250
  • 3rd: $125
  • 4th: $60
  • 5th: $40
  • 6th: $25

Multiplay also lists Game Server vouchers among the prizes to be won, as well as sponsor-donated gifts.  You can head over here for sign-up details, including team limits, deadlines for the contest, and more.  Entrants with questions or concerns regarding the contest can log in right over here, and submit a ticket to Minecraft Tournament Inquiries. Good luck, guys!

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TIME Magazine Lists Minecraft in a Top 10 List

TIME Magazine recently assembled a "Top 10 Games of 2011" list, and named Minecraft in the #1 spot!  They note the games' nearly endless, player-driven complexity and open-ended design as major draws, adding that "[Minecraft is] so great, it should be on the list every year."  The game was lauded for its replayability and overall "fun" factor:

TIME Magazine said:

The complexity comes from you: the Minecraft universe is so endlessly, pleasurably reconfigurable and customizable that it rewards you for the zillions of hours you sink into it by becoming a reflection of your imagination.

Minecraft's popularity is already well-known in gaming circles, but with each passing day, it becomes a known and loved fixture in more and more places; it is, in many ways, a cultural icon - one which is embodying a new generation of gaming.  Who will be next to discover this amazing game?  Time will tell!
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#1

Afonso47

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:23 PM

nice nice.. :Skeleton:

#2

Ankenmann2

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:25 PM

It's Christmas, not Xmas.
Neckbeards! Doctor Cichocki does not approve of stupidity and neither do I, stop the spread of damned useless rules!

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:28 PM

would somebody make a team with me? then PM me :D

#4

DJMartin102

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:29 PM

This will be great!

#5

nightsister

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:29 PM

Congrats on the #1 spot! That is sickkkk!

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Odarkstar

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:31 PM

Sounds fun!

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:31 PM

Minecraft beat out Skyrim?

Looks like the competition just took an arrow in the knee.

#8

Sir_Veillance

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:32 PM

This sounds very interesting...

#9

dittofire1

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:36 PM

Not surprised about Minecraft being in Times. Minecraft will be big, sensational, mind-blowing. Who knows how long it will take but it WILL happen, I just know it. Congratz Mojang for making one of the best games I've played in my 15 years of life so far! :Diamond:

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TheCookiesRtasty

Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:45 PM

OK, so contests hosted on other sites are important... but surely they don't take top priority over contests on minecraftforum.net!  Surely it's time we had the voting polls for last week's weekly content contest now.  I'm sorry for seeming somewhat impatient, but it is 5 days late now :/

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:46 PM

Sweet, Minecraft made it to number 1.

Wait, what the hell is Skyrim doing at 7?

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 10:01 PM

TIME magazine also named Minecraft as one of the top 50 inventions!  Awesome.

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#13

gopanthersgo1

Posted 07 December 2011 - 10:07 PM

who wants to start a team? i can not host though.

oh wait multiplay hosts the server
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#14

DefaultAsAwesome

Posted 07 December 2011 - 10:52 PM

I joined, I'm just waiting to be placed in my plot :)

#15

Clickify100

Posted 07 December 2011 - 10:54 PM

How do you know when you get a plot? Do you get an email?

#16

Kiki_The_Kitty

Posted 08 December 2011 - 12:08 AM

:D I love how  popular Minecraft is becoming! It's amazing!
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Posted 08 December 2011 - 12:16 AM

yup i signed up, they said 24 hours until we get our plots :0

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 12:50 AM

Does anyone have any idea how large the plots are for the contest? or what building tools will be allowed?
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#19

Awesomesauce123

Posted 08 December 2011 - 01:10 AM

Minecraft has become mainstream? Great! Good job Mojang!

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GH3TT0J03

Posted 08 December 2011 - 01:13 AM

Xmas Means Christmas smart one!