are mutable DNA created from a source called Adam, that
allow the inhabitants of Rapture to boost their natural
attributes and do incredible things to their bodies. Some
plasmids can gain you strength and speed, while others
can add exceptional abilities in the form of weapons and
affect the environment around you. Plasmids can be found
in 3 different categories: Physical, Engineering and Weapons.
here at the Wrath of Rapture want to see what kind of
Plasmids can be thought up by you the community. What
we want you to do is, create a Plasmid that is not already
in the game and explain to us why it would be helpful,
effective and a great power to have. But surely, to go
through all this trouble there must be some kind of reward
right? Of course there is.
1st place: (1) Bioshock 360 Faceplate
Runners up: (3) Threadless Bioshock t-shirts
Simply send us your name, address, date of birth and a
description of the Plasmid you created containing how
it would be useful and what it does to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we'll do the rest!
contest will run from Saturday, August 25th 2007 until
11:59 PM [PT] on Friday, September 7th 2007 so hurry and
get those entries in!
DESCRIPTION: The "Wrath of Rapture Create a Plasmid"
Contest ("Contest") begins at 12:01 AM [PT]
on Saturday, August 25th 2007, and ends at 11:59 PM [PT]
on Friday, September 7th 2007 ("Contest Period").
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the
50 United States and Washington, D.C. who are at least
18 years of age at time of entry and who have internet
access as of Saturday, August 25th 2007. Any individuals
(including but not limited to employees, consultants,
independent contractors and interns) who have, within
the past six months, held employment with or performed
services for IGN Entertainment, Contest Administrator
(collectively, "Contest Entities") or any organizations
affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration,
prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest
are not eligible to enter or win. Immediate family and
household members of such individuals are also not eligible
to enter or win. "Immediate Family Members"
shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children,
step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household
Members" shall mean those people who share the same
residence at least three months a year. Void where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit the IGN web site during
the Contest Period by logging on to http://rapture.planets.gamespy.com.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit
your entry. Providing: Full Name, Email Address, Street
Address, City, State, Zip, DOB and a Daytime Phone Number.
When information is complete, send the email containing
the information to Wrathofrapture@gmail.com to receive
one (1) entry into the Contest. All entries must be received
by 11:59 PM [PT] on Friday, September 7th 2007. Limited
to one entry per person. Each entry submitted must be
from the entrant, and may not include any material belonging
to a third party or materials that have been previously
broadcast or published. Entrants must provide all information
requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable,
or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. All information
provided by entrants becomes the property of IGN Entertainment.
a. Creativity score will be given based on the following
ii. Relative Content (50%)
These criteria will be judged by an Official Judging Panel
comprised of representatives selected by the IGN Entertainment.
Any submissions deemed obscene or offensive by the judging
panel will be disqualified. All decisions of the judging
panel are final on all aspects of the Contest.
Grand Prize (1): Bioshock 360 Faceplate.
Runners up (3): Threadless Bioshock T-shirts
Winners will be responsible for any and all federal, state
and/or local taxes resulting from acceptance of the prize,
and may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any
awarded prize. Prize winners cannot assign or transfer
the prize to another person. No cash or prize substitution
is allowed except at the discretion of IGN Entertainment.
All prizes will be awarded. If a prize cannot be awarded
due to circumstances beyond the control of IGN Entertainment,
a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value will
be awarded; provided, however, that if prizes are awarded
but unclaimed/forfeited by recipient, prize may not be
re-awarded, in IGN Entertainment 's sole discretion. Other
restrictions may apply.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Winners will be selected
during a Contest Judging conducted by a panel selected
by IGN Entertainment. Judging period will begin on or
about Monday, September 10, 2007 , and last through on
or about Tuesday September 11 2007. All prize winners
will be notified by telephone, email and/or overnight
mail on or about Wednesday, September 12th 2007. Selected
winner will be required to respond (as directed) to the
notification within 72 hours of attempted notification.
The failure to respond timely to the notification may
result in forfeiture of the prize and, in such case, IGN
Entertainment will select an alternate winner based on
the stated Judging Criteria. Grand prize winner will be
required to verify address and to execute before a notary
public and return within seven (7) days an affidavit of
eligibility and liability/publicity release covering eligibility,
liability, advertising, publicity and media appearance
issues, unless prohibited by law. Prize will not be awarded
until all such properly executed and notarized forms are
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION/RELEASES: Contest is void
where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state
and local laws and regulations apply. By participating,
entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and
the decisions of IGN Entertainment, which shall be final
in all respects. By participating in this Contest and/or
by accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree
to release IGN Entertainment; its parent, subsidiary and
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and promotional agencies and prize suppliers; each of
their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives
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respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively,
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claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner,
directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest
and/or acceptance or use of the prize. Entrants authorize
the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness,
biographical data, city and state or territory of residence
and entry materials in programming or promotional material,
worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable,
without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
IGN Entertainment is not obligated to use any of the above
mentioned information or materials, but may do so and
may edit such information or materials, at IGN Entertainment
's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
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lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, postage-due, incomplete
unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries,
communications or affidavits, regardless of the method
of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer
hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions,
lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission
errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized
access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv)
any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by
the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or
use of a prize, or from participation in the Contest;
or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or
technological errors in any materials associated with
the Contest. IGN Entertainment disclaims any liability
for damage to any computer system resulting from participating
in, or accessing or downloading information in connection
with this Contest, and reserves the right, in their sole
discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should
a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention
or other causes beyond IGN Entertainment 's control, corrupt
the administration, security or proper play of the Contest.
IGN Entertainment may prohibit you from participating
in the Contest or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion,
they determine you are attempting to undermine the legitimate
operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception,
or any other unfair playing practices of intending to
annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or
IGN Entertainment representatives. This Contest will be
governed by the internal laws of the State of California.
Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection
with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent
jurisdiction within the United States. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT
TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL
AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM
PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
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PRIZE WINNER LIST: For the list of prize winners, available
after Monday, September 11th 2007, or for a copy of these
official rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope
to: "Wrath of Rapture Create a Plasmids Contest "
Winner's List or Rules, IGN Entertainment, Inc., attn:
Legal Department, 8000 Marina Blvd., Fourth Floor, Brisbane,
CA 94005 (VT residents may omit return postage) by Monday
September 10th 2007