Dream.Build.Play is a Microsoft competition that allows you to dream big while displaying your innovative mastery of XNA Game Studio to build an awesome world.
Interested in competing? All you need is some creativity and the motivation to transform your ideas into a master piece. Unfortunately, the submission period for this years Dream.Build.Play was just over on June 14th, 2011. If you plan on competing for next year, you have an entire year to start working on your next game.
I’ll be following this year’s competition as I have an entry from a couple of friends.
The following is another entry so you can get an idea of the type of entries that are submitted into the competition. Over 100 entries are found in the Dream.Build.Play gallery.
So what do you actually win? Well, Grand Prize winners will win $40,000 with the opportunity of a obtaining a Xbox Live publishing contract, 1st prize $20,000, 2nd prize $10,00 and 3rd prize $5,000. All you need to compete is an XBox 360. So if you’ve ever wanted to make a game, why not motivate yourself by using Microsoft amazing XNA studio to make video games, and start building one for next years competition? If you have never built a game, and think its not enough time, well its more than enough so start building!
I’ll be following this competition closely as winners will be announced around August-September. Let me know which games you think will be the winners and if you plan on competing in next year’s competition.