The theme for the second YoYo Games competition was announced today, and entrants are given roughly three months to develop and submit their works for a chance to win up to USD $1,000. ($500 and $250 for runner-ups).

The challenge is to incorporate elements of Ancient Civilizations into your Game Maker creation for eligibility in participation. The competition theme is described as follows:

Ancient Civilization - Not just the Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians, but also the Mayans, Aztecs, Vikings, and Celts (to name but a few). So many lands, empires, city states, peoples, cultures, beliefs, and symbols.

Final submission date is 27th April 2008.

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