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  Bohemia Interactive reveals the Make Arma Not War jury
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02/06/2015
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

MEDIA ALERT

Prague, Czech Republic, Friday 06th February 2015

Following the announcement of the Make Arma Not War finalists last week, Bohemia Interactive today revealed the jury in their €500,000 content creation contest for Arma 3.

The Make Arma Not War jury consists of a varied selection of Bohemia Interactive representatives and other industry professionals. In the jury are:

Aaron (TKAzA) – Community Manager / Editor, ModDB

Andrew Capel – Owner/Operator, Reality Gaming

Callum Underwood – Content, Oculus

Christian Rouffaer – Adviser & Project Lead Virtual Training Tools, ICRC

Evan Lahti – Editor-in-Chief, PC Gamer US

Jan Svodoba - Former OFP Modding Competition winner, freelance digital artist

Jared Creasy – Community Manager, Tripwire Interactive

Martin Wiinholt – Managing Director, Eurogamer Denmark

Jay Crowe – Creative Director Arma 3, Bohemia Interactive

Joris-Jan van ‘t Land – Project Lead Arma 3, Bohemia Interactive

Karel Morický – Research & Development, Bohemia Interactive

Marek Spanel – CEO, Bohemia Interactive

More info about the Make Arma Not War contest, the rules, prizes, and categories is available on http://www.makearma.com. Here people can also find short Q&A interviews with each of the Make Arma Not War jury members.

In the Make Arma Not War contest, Arma 3 content creators compete in four different categories: Total Modification, Singleplayer Game Mode, Multiplayer Game Mode, and Addon. The winner of the Total Modification category will take home €200,000, while in the other categories the prize money is divided between 1st place (€50,000), 2nd place (€30,000), and 3rd place (€20,000) winners. In collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Bohemia Interactive will also be handing out the Health Care in Danger Special Award ( more info).

Media Contacts

·         Bohemia Interactive

·         Korneel van 't Land

·         E-mail: [email protected]

About Arma 3

Arma 3 is a tactical military shooter for Windows PC, which is set in the massive Mediterranean sandbox of Altis (270 km²) and Stratis (20 km²). The game features a diverse range of official and unofficial singleplayer and multiplayer content, which is supported by more than 20 vehicles, 40 weapons, customizable gear, and 5 different factions. An in-game scenario editor enables players to create their own scenarios, which – alongside player-created addons - can be shared via the Arma 3 Steam Workshop. Game modification is also supported. More information about Arma 3 is available at www.arma3.com.

About Bohemia Interactive

Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio which is primarily known for its award-winning mil-sim Arma series, starting with Arma: Cold War Assault. Published in 2001, this debut title became the no. 1 bestselling PC game around the world and has won many international awards. The hugely successful series was followed by Arma 1 and Arma 2 on PC as well as Arma 2: Firing Range on mobile devices, before a standalone PC expansion Operation Arrowhead was released, as well as three DLC which greatly added to the series. The latest installment in the Arma series, Arma 3, pioneered Steam's Early Access form of development, and was successfully released in September 2013. Bohemia Interactive is also the developer of Take On Helicopters, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission and Arma Tactics – a turn-based strategy game for Android, iOS, PC, Linux and Mac. In addition to their ongoing support Arma 3 , the studio is currently working on Take On Mars and the standalone version of DayZ, which are currently both available as Early Access titles on Steam. More information about Bohemia Interactive is available at www.bistudio.com.