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th March 2013, Brighton, England.
Have you ever wanted to be the bad guy? Putting your
dastardly plans into action from the comfort of your heavily
guarded lair? Are you an evil genius in the making, ready to
unleash mayhem across the virtual world?
If you answered yes to the above then we have some good news for
you! The Missing Ink has just launched a building competition
to design the game's first major raid zone.
Just register for the free-to-play game and
you'll receive your own sandbox virtual world - we call them
Blurbs - to build and share with friends via a simple web
link – easy!
To enter the competition you need come up with, and build, an
evil genius lair complete with its own boss and minions.
Entrants can then post the background, details and any extra
material such as concept art that they've come up with in the
The winner of the competition will see their idea converted into
the first major raid zone in The Missing Ink MMORPG and they'll
also receive an engraved iPad Mini. But the prizes don't stop
there. They'll also get a totally unique custom avatar made
just for them – and we'll put a 3D statue of their avatar
permanently on display in the game's starting area, known as the
Ministry of Defending Stories.
Three runners-up will also receive custom avatars, and virtual
oil paintings of their avatars will be hung on the walls of the
Ministry of Defending Stories for all to see. Finally both
the winner and all three runners-up will each receive a The Missing
Ink, Inkling T-Shirt.
Entries for the competition close on 1
st May 2013 with the winner being announced on 31
st May 2013.
Full details can be found at the competition page:
RedBedlam's Managing Director Kerry Fraser-Robinson commented
“We think his is a great competition for all aspiring level
and/or game designers. Good luck to all of the
other evil geniuses out there.”
RedBedlam Ltd. was founded in 2001 in order to create virtual
worlds and to realise virtual economies. The company spent
approximately five years developing its proprietary virtual world
and virtual economics technologies alongside its first commercial
virtual world, Roma Victor®, which was released in 2006.
RedBedlam is a fully independent privately held company.
About The Missing Ink
The Missing Ink is a totally unique multi-platform online game
world that combines the typical RPG elements of MMORPG's but in
addition every player receives their own Virtual World called a
Blurb to build on and share with friends via a simple web
link. The Missing Ink was features a single game world that
can be connected to via multiple devices including PC, Mac, in the
browser, iPad and Android tablets.
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