How to win a free developer account (Sweepstakes)

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    ATTENTION: The sweepstakes is now closed. A winner has been chosen. More sweepstakes will be posted in this thread in the future so check back every so often for more giveaways.




    Developer account sweepstakes



    I'm going to be doing a giveaway as I know there are still people who want a developer account but they cannot afford the $20. Or maybe you're completely broke and you're in need. Here is how this works. Comment below with your favorite retro game and why. It can be any game from the 1980's to 2005 I will read the comments and then randomly select one person to issue a $20 gift card to. You will recieve a message in your inbox with the details. Also if the recepient wishes to share the developer account it will be usable for 2 additional people as well. So even if you don't immediatley win perhaps the winner will share their account with you. A Winner will be selected April 29th 11:00 P.M. CST. I'll go ahead and start

    EDIT: If this goes well I may start doing dev account giveaways bi-weekly or monthly.



    Favorite Retro Game -

    Final Fantasy VII

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    The are many reasons why this is my favorite. But honestly Final Fantasy VII is the reason I love Japanese Role Playing Games today. They say you never forget your first love. It's true because no matter what Final Fantasy games have been released since, and while there have been many I have enjoyed none could ever replace the nostalgia trip that is VII. From the amazing score composed by Uematsu to the characters and the world of midgar it all comes together synergestically and beautifully. This game had a huge impact on me as a child. Something that will never go away.
     
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    Omg, I could pick a favorite game for every system, it's that hard for me to decide. But, if I must pick one then I'll say Xenogesrs for the PlayStation. I love the score for the game. I love the blend of anime and gameplay. And I thought the story was pretty great too.

    I can see where you're coming from with Final Fantasy VII, it's a fan favorite with A LOT of the younger generation and it is a great game but I was a kid when the NES came out so I couldn't pick that one since I played Dragon Warrior 1-4, Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy IV Easy Type(II US), Final Fantasy VI(III US), and several other RPGs by the time it came out. I can definitely say that RPGs are my favorite go to genre for playing video games.
     
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    I guess that makes you an old timer huh lol xD Yeah i get where you are coming from man. Alot of guys from your gen really like Final Fantasy IV or VI. Me and most kids that grew up when i did Final Fantasy VII was their introduction to the genre
     
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    Yeah, just turned 36 about two months ago. Honestly Final Fantasy VI is my favorite FF game, then X. As for Dragon Quest/Warrior, it would be IV, then VIII.
     
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    I'll be 23 this October haha, Actually I like VI alot too for me my top three would be

    1,FF VII 2.FF VI 3.(I Know I'm gonna get shit for this but FF XV)
     
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    Favorite Game: Super Smash Bros. Melee (GCN)
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    I love this game because it was one of my first GameCube games, and it was the game that introduced me into competitive Smash.

    I know you said retro and you may say, "That's not retro! Disqualified!" However, many people, including major video game retailers, now consider GameCube and Wii retro. If you must do so, you can disqualify me for not fitting your description of "retro". But hopefully I have made my point here.
     
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    It's fine. Nobody will be disqualified. I just meant it as a general rule of thumb for defining what retro meant. However I understand it is 2017 and games from 02, 03, 04 could be by todays standards considered retro. All submission are welcome.
     
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    Favorite Game: RPG Maker (Playstation 1)
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    I was still in elementary school when I discovered this game, the idea of making my own game really got my attention. While for a lot of people it might look "boring" I spent a good deal of my time making a game (while playing a game, oh the irony) that in the end I thought was pretty cool. And I still remember how much I cried when my memory card suddenly stopped working and lost all my work (like 3-4 months of work which for a kid is a lot of time).
     
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    My favorite game will always be this one. After playing the first game in the series, donkey kong country 2 just showed us how much a developer can improve upon his/her last game and make a truly masterpiece! The amount of time i gave to this game playing through its beautiful levels, searching for all the collectibles and enjoying the beautiful music composed by david wise, gash, it was a lot! It's truly part of my childhood and i still happen to play it today on almost anything that can run snes games.
     
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    chrono cross is one of my favorite game for the PsOne its the reason why I started gaming and why I got in to the final fantasy games! Iv always wonted a Chrono cross remake.
     
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    My favorite retro game would have to be Tecmo bowl for the original NES, this game was the bomb, playing with the LA Raiders with Bo Jackson and Marcus Allen, This game led to many neighborhood tournaments back in my day. This was a great multi player game and I still play it today on my 3DS. I love it.
     
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    I can offer two Xbox one Xbox dev activations to ad to the give away
     
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    Me fav retro game has got to be Sheep for the GBA.

    I always loved cute things and am still playing the original cartridge to this day.
     
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    Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete
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    While this game has a number of ports, remakes, and alternate versions, the PSX iteration will always be my favorite. Aside from a few out of place Working Designs added jokes and references, this game is basically perfect. The story is engrossing, the graphics provide a light-hearted but not childish feel, the music matches the game's mood, and there is a lot of replay value (for a traditional JRPG).

    [Please do not include me in the raffle.]
     
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    The sweepstakes is now closed. Thanks to all who participated. The winner will be notified via Private Message soon. I will possibly be doing more giveaways in the future, stay tuned.
     
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    @tunip3 Has just announced he is willing to share 2 of his 3 slots. Anyone who still wants a dev account but didn't win contact him :P
     
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    Dont forget about this one, my favorite
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    the giveaway is closed but i still have 1 slot to give away
     
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    Do you mind i can get the account please ?
     
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    okay dokey

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