Bridge Construction Set Contest Underway
8:20 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story
Chronic Logic, makers of the popular independent platformer Gish, have announced a contest for their just-released Bridge Construction Set software for OS X. The contest is free for all to enter and the prizes include a Radeon 9800 and Radeon 9600 from ATI.
The contest is simply to build the "". Here's more on the rules from the contest page:
For CLEAN bridges:To check out Bridge Construction Set, head over to Macgamefiles now.
A CLEAN bridge should largely realistic, that means:
The bridge must work without breaking any links.
The bridge must work (the 'test passed' message must appear) with the following delays (the time shown to the right bottom): 0:30, 1:00, 2:00, 5:00 and 10:00 Minutes.
Bridge links may NOT touch/penetrate the level terrain.
Trains & trucks may NOT touch the water.
All decks (rails & street) must be strictly horizontal, that means decks may NOT be curved.
The bridge may NOT have gaps.
Trains & trucks & ships may NOT go through bridge material, no exceptions (e.g. crossbeams).
For DIRTY and ARTISTIC bridges:
For dirty and artistic bridges everything is allowed. The only rule is:
The bridge must work (the 'test passed' message must appear) with a delay specified by the architect (that means: it's sufficient if the bridge works reliably with e.g. 17 seconds but not with any other delay).
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