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Cruncher's Challenge Super Huge Game Giveaway

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by manofthem, May 14, 2013.

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For Active Challenge Participants Only: Please select a Game!

  1. Alan Wake

    3.7%
  2. Avadon: The Black Fortress

    3.7%
  3. Borderlands 2 (4x)

    18.5%
  4. Cogs

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    0.0%
  5. Crayon Physics Deluxe

    3.7%
  6. Dungeon Defenders (2x)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Deus Ex HR

    3.7%
  8. Duke Nukem 3D

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Earth 2160

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (4x) (Ubishop)

    14.8%
  11. Hitman Absolution

    3.7%
  12. Killing Floor + DLC

    3.7%
  13. Mark of the Ninja

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Red Orchestra 1&2

    3.7%
  15. Serious Sam 3 BFE

    3.7%
  16. Serious Sam HD Double Pack

    3.7%
  17. Sniper Ghost Warrior Gold Edition

    7.4%
  18. Splice

    3.7%
  19. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

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    0.0%
  20. Swords & Soldiers HD

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  21. THQ Humble Bundle (Darksiders 1&2 and Red Faction Guerrilla & Armageddon

    3.7%
  22. Tomb Raider 2013

    14.8%
  23. Velvet Assassin

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  24. Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  25. World of Goo, Anomaly, Osmos, and EDGE

    3.7%
  26. Zen Bound 2

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. manofthem

    manofthem

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    As the WCG-TPU team members continue to put forth a great effort in order to lend a helping hand to science and fellow man, transforming their computers' idle time into valuable scientific resources, all while honoring those they love even during this challenge, it seems only fitting to reward their stalwart example by giving all those earnestly helping the chance to win free games :D

    But wait, there's more: the F@H boys and girls are warmly welcomed to enter and get in on the goodness :cool:

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    Alan Wake
    brandonwh64!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Avadon: The Black Fortress
    Chevalr1c!!!
    PM'd
    :toast:


    Borderlands 2
    adulaamin!!!
    sent
    Emperor_Piehead!!!
    sent
    gdallsk!!!
    PM'd
    Jstn7477!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Crayon Physics Deluxe
    Norton!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Deus Ex HR
    sabre23!!!
    PM'd
    :toast:


    Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
    Chicken Patty!!!
    sent
    ???!!!

    stinger608!!! sent
    theonedub!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Hitman Absolution
    [Ion]!!!
    sent
    mauriek!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Killing Floor
    Baum!!!
    sent
    TheGrapist!!! sent
    :toast:


    Mark of the Ninja
    thebluebumblebee!!!
    PM'd
    :toast:

    Red Orchestra 1&2
    TheGrapist!!!
    sent
    AlienIsGod!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Serious Sam 3 BFE
    Maban!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Serious Sam HD Double Pack
    xvi!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Sniper Ghost Warrior Gold Edition
    ThE_MaD_ShOt!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Splice
    Vinska!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Tomb Raider
    TRWOV!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    THQ Bundle
    AnnCore!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    World of Goo, Anomaly, Osmos, and EDGE
    james888!!!
    sent
    :toast:


    Now the remaining games are......
    • Cogs
    • Dungeon Defenders
    • Duke Nukem 3D
    • Earth 2160
    • Killing Floor
    • Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
    • Swords & Soldiers HD
    • Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War

    Please see below who has contributed!!! :respect: :respect:
    NHKS:
    • Alan Wake
    • Mark of the Ninja
    • Deus Ex HR
    james888:
    • Tomb Raider 2013
    • 2x Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Ubishop, US residents only)
    theonedub:
    • 2x Borderlands 2 (GamersGate account required)
    • 2x Hitman Absolution
    manofthem:
    • 2x Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Ubishop, US residents only)
    • 2x Borderlands (GamersGate account required)
    • Velvet Assassin
    • Sniper Ghost Warrior Gold Edition
    • Earth 2160
    TRWOV:
    • THQ Humble Bundle (Darksiders 1&2 and Red Faction Guerrilla and Armageddon)
    Vinska:
    • 2x Red Orchestra 1&2
    • 2x Killing Floor + DLC
    • Serious Sam HD Double Pack
    • Serious Sam 3 BFE = DLC
    • Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition
    Lightofhonor:
    • Warhammer 49k: Dawn of War
    • 2x Dungeon Defenders
    • Crayon Physics Deluxe
    • Splice
    • Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
    • Cogs
    • Swords & Soldiers HD
    • Zen Bound 2
    • Avadon: The Black Fortress
    • World of Good, Anomaly, Osmos, & EDGE (all in one)



    Requirements: This giveaway is exclusive to the WCG and F@H team members, so you must be an active WCG or F@H team member!

    To Enter: Vote in poll AND post below which game you are entering for. (Please make mention if your WCG name is different than your TPU name) It may seem redundant for you, but it'll lend me a helping hand in final sortings :)

    Closing Time: We are aiming for Thursday ~7pm EST, if all goes according to plan :rolleyes: :rolleyes: (and we all know it never does :p)

    Drawings: Drawings will be done randomly using Random.org, as well as incorporating theonedub's suggested system, show below in the spoiler.



    There's a 99.99% chance that I forgot something, and when I remember what that is, I will be editing and adding it in. If I did forget someone and/or their contribution, please let me know ASAP! Also, sorry for the lousy picture :eek:

    So let's begin entering for games. There are many to choose from, and from many different categories, so there should be something for everyone's fancy.


    Obviously, a HUGE THANK YOU to the dedicated members of the TPU's WCG and F@H team members for your continued loving support and generous contributions! Perhaps some may not know how great of people you are, though they most decidedly would if they joined the team(s). A great inspiration indeed! :respect: :toast: :toast:

    Let's keep up the amazing work, continue to contribute, and always help make TPU a great place!:lovetpu:
    Last edited: May 19, 2013
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  2. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    So many games! :toast:

    Thanks for organizing this Matt!
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  3. Emperor_Piehead

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    Are we entered into as many games as we want or only one, because I want Far Cry 3:BD but I want to win my a copy of Borderlands 2 for my german teacher?
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    t_ski Former Staff

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    I'm just dropping in to say thanks for those that donated, thanks to manofthem for hosting, and thanks to the team for their work. And subbing to see who wins ;)
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  5. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    One entry per person. Remember to vote AND post in the thread ;)

    Thanks again to manofthem for setting up another great giveaway!!! :toast:

    I'm in for Crayon Physics


    *Note on FC3 Blood Dragon- AFAIK these codes only work in the US?
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  6. TRWOV

    TRWOV

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    In for Tomb Raider :D
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  7. Jstn7477

    Jstn7477

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    Awesome giveaway! I voted for Borderlands 2. :)
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  8. Emperor_Piehead

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    Ok I didn't really see anything about it okay well come German Teacher bring me luck I'm in for Borderlands 2!!! :D
  9. manofthem

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    Norton is correct on Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, and I will update the OP now! It seems the codes are region locked. I've tried to give away a code from the US to someone in EU, and it just didn't work; dozer tried the same to someone in Australia, and it was a no-go.
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  10. ThE_MaD_ShOt

    ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    great Giveaway :toast: :respect::respect:

    I am in for Sniper Ghost Warrior Gold Edition :D
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  11. james888

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    WCG is jjames888 and I am in for the world of goo.
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    I'm in for Deus Ex HR. :D
  13. HammerON

    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    Another great game giveaway manofthem:toast:
    I am not entering, but just wanted to say thank you:)
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    :toast:Thanks for the giveaway! I'm in for Borderlands 2!
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    Bow

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    Pleas don't count me in for games. I just wanted to say thank you to those who donated them.
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    Hey i am in for killing floor! ( or any other game :p for eu residents if thats a problem)



    @Bow: the best thing by far is the comunity! i never thought that it would be fun to fold but now i even like wcg as there are more projects to go for!
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    I thought the picture was outstanding :cool:. Using the poll for entries looks great, too. I think Norton had a great idea there.

    Great work :toast:

    My username is missing an 'e' in the donator list. Not really concerned, but it just looks funny whenever I see it :p
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  18. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I thought the pic was great too.... don't know why he didn't :rolleyes:

    Consider the poll idea a work in progress. A couple more attempts at using it and we'll have all of the kinks worked out :toast:
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    The only known issue is with FC3:BD :(. As far as I know, none of the Steam games/keys present any issue, but just in case something comes up, I will make a note.

    Name fixed, sorry ;) and thanks for the compliment :)

    I like the poll idea, easy to keep track of. Norton was spot on there.

    I do wish however that I had made the poll to allow multiple choices, given the number of games available and such. I have PM'd a couple of mods to see if there's a way to fix it, and I'm waiting on responses, though I don't think my goof can be easily remedied. :eek:

    If any thing changes, I'll be posting to make everyone aware :toast:
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  20. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Even easier with a little Excel magic and a quick edit:

    [​IMG]

    P.S> I hate typing :p
    Draft file here:
    View attachment Games draft.xls
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    Killing Floor + DLC && Red Orchestra 1+2 should be "2x", as I am giving away two copies of each. *shrug*

    Also, why is this not a multiple choice poll? I believe that would've made much more sense.
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    I vote Borderlands 2, but I really don't care if I get it. I have way too many games.

    Also, is there a way to test Steam codes? I know I haven't used the ones I'm donating so they should work, but idk since I haven't used them. :ohwell:
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    except i voted Tomb Raider not THQ bundle :banghead: or at least i thought i did.. plz change accordingly. Thats the one thing about polls, sometimes you click the wrong one by accident.
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  24. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    A single pick means you enter for the game you actually want to win. Prevents people from entering for a ton of games (or even all) then deciding they don't want a game that wasn't high on their list. Meanwhile, someone who actually wanted that game may have been passed up and at the same time, the person doing the drawing has to redraw a winner.

    Its also a lot easier to pick winners where people can only enter once. For example, in multiple entries, once a person wins you have to edit them out of each subsequent drawing. Might not seem like a big deal, but in a large giveaway like this- it can be a time sink.

    This is not directed at anyone in particular, but running a giveaway is a little more time intensive than many people probably think.

    Dont blame the poll for obvious User Error :p :laugh:

    Just playing with you.
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  25. manofthem

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    I made the mistake of only allowing one option, as that is what I am accustomed to with my other giveaways. I'm waiting to hear back if there's a way to change it, and I'll go accordingly from there.

    No way to test Steam keys with trying to activate them, which would then invalidate them for a giveaway ;)

    Accidents happen, therefore simply make your post with what you wih to be entered for. I'll be going through both.
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