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Thursday, September 23, 2004

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Dark Horizons MavLympics
10:18 AM | Mike Apps | Comment on this story

GarageGames recently announced that they will be holding a competition for their game, Dark Horizons:Lore entitled the MavLympics. Using the MAV robots from the game, players will compete in various Olympic style events such as the high jump and fencing. Here's the full release:

Dark Horizons: Lore (DH:L) is a persistent player, first-person shooter, set in a post war world where players fight to gain control of the United States using remotely piloted Mechanized Assault Vehicles (MAVs). The MavLympics taking place, Oct 1st-3rd, will allow these MAVs to compete in various human-like sports in an effort to win hardware prizes from top gaming companies like ATI and Sennheiser.

The MavLympics website will contain all information on a day by day basis. It will allow players to register for events and track their progress.

“We have never been happier to offer these kinds of incentives to our faithful following,” stated Adrian Wright, president of Max Gaming Technologies LLC. “We hope this competition brings in a new set of players and strengthens the bonds we currently have with our existing users.”

To compete in the MavLympics users will need to have the full version of Dark Horizons: Lore or downloading the time-limited demo available from FilePlanet or by purchasing the game at for $24.95.

Dark Horizons: Lore MavLympics will include the following competitions and features:
* High jump
* Cross Country
* Fencing
* Long jump
* Artillery Accuracy Competition
* Team Dueling (Team Event)
* MavBall (Team Event)
* Dark Horizons backend RPG system to monitor ranking.

Prizes for the MavLympics will include:
* ATI All-in-Wonder 9800 blazing graphic cards
* Sennheiser high-quality headphones

For more information on the MavLympics or Dark Horizons itself, follow the provided links below.

GarageGames Challenges All to Dark Horizons: Lore MavLympics
MavLympics Website
Dark Horizons: Lore

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