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Building a World In Conflict

by: Sean Colleli -
Fancy yourself an architect? Well, then Sierra as just the  competition for you, with their official World In Conflict Map Making Contest. Sponsored by Nvidia, the contest challenges ambitious engineers to build custom maps on the publicly released map editor.  The best maps will be included in a future World in Conflict title, and other prizes include cash ad Nvidia graphics cards.  Check Sierra's site for full details.

Sierra Entertainment UNVEILS the Official World in Conflict™ Map Making Contest SPONSORED BY NVIDIA®

Contest for Amateur Level Designers Offers the Opportunity to “Go Pro” -- Winning Maps Will Appear in a Future Release of an Official World in Conflict Product


LOS ANGELES – May 1, 2008 -- Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, today launched the official World in Conflict™ Map Making Contest Sponsored by NVIDIA®” to challenge aspiring level designers and amateur game developers to create new multiplayer environments for World in Conflict.  The competition, which starts today, offers World in Conflict map makers cash and prizes as well the opportunity to have their maps become “official” and included in a future World in Conflict product.


World in Conflict, which was developed by Sierra’s-own Massive Entertainment, is the groundbreaking action-strategy game released in October 2007 and was the overwhelming choice of global media as the 2007 Strategy Game of the Year.


Using the publicly released World in Conflict Map Editor, PC users can create their own battlegrounds and challenges and then submit them into the competition.  Each level submission will be reviewed and evaluated by the professional designers at Massive Entertainment, creators of World in Conflict.  Top entries will be posted on www.worldinconflict.com.  Winning maps will appear in future release of an official World in Conflict product. 


In addition to the opportunity to “Go Pro,” the Grand Prize for the contest will also include $1,000 cash and an NVIDIA® Video Card to help the winning amateur level designer continue their quest to become a professional game developer.


Those interested in entering should visit www.wicmapcontest.sierra.com for full contest details and rules.

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