Create the Ultimate Multi-Player Game with JavaScript and PubNub!

Now's your chance to flex your creativity and build the ultimate multi-player game with JavaScript and PubNub’s Data Stream Network for a chance to win $1,000!

ABOUT PUBNUB

PubNub's Data Stream Network makes it easy to build high performance realtime applications that are both scalable and reliable. With over 50 SDKs and lots of built-in services, developers can tap into this realtime infrastructure with just a few lines of code.

HOW TO ENTER

1. Sign up or a free PubNub sandbox account (no strings attached, no credit card required)

2. Download or include the PubNub SDK(s) for your preferred platforms. PubNub offers over 50 SDKs including JavaScript Android, and iOS.

3. Build an awesome multi-player video game using JavaScript and PubNub's Data Stream Network. <<Bonus points will be given to individuals/teams who use GitHub and provide a link to their public GitHub repo!>>

4.Register for this challenge and submit your app by 11:00pm PT on 10/05/14.

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NEED IDEAS ON WHAT TO CREATE?

Here are a few examples to get you started! 

Parasyte (Warning, this game is addicting)

Game / Tutorial

StackHack - (Inspired by MineCraft)

Game / Tutorial

PongNub - PubNub's version of the classic video game

Game / Tutorial

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View full rules

Eligibility

  • The Promotion is open to individuals twenty-one (21) years old or older at the time of entry who are legal residents of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), including a team of up to five (5) such individuals. 
  • Employees, officers and directors of PubNub Inc. and its parents, subsidiaries, and agents, as well as the immediate family (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents) and household members of each such employee, officer and director are not eligible. Sorry kids!
  • By participating, entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of PubNub Inc., which are final and binding in all respects. This Promotion is void in jurisdictions where prohibited by law.
  • Entrants will receive one entry into the Promotion for each unique project submitted.

Requirements

Build and submit a fully functional, Multi-Player Game App (for mobile or web) that uses PubNub's Data Stream Network. Include the following with your submission:

  • Title + description of your interactive application
  • Screenshots (minimum of 2)
  • Video (1-2 minutes) describing your application and how you used PubNub
  • Link to your GitHub repo or website
  • Platform(s) your project is intended for
  • Twitter handle

How to enter

1. Sign up or a free PubNub sandbox account (no strings attached, no credit card required) 

2. Download or include the PubNub SDK(s) for your preferred platforms. PubNub offers over 50 SDKs including JavaScript Android, and iOS.

3. Build an awesome multi-player video game using JavaScript and PubNub's Data Stream Network. <<Bonus points will be given to individuals/teams who use GitHub and provide a link to their public GitHub repo!>>

4.Register for this challenge and submit your app by 11:00pm PT on 10/05/14.

Judges

Stephen Blum

Stephen Blum
Founder, CTO, PubNub

Jay Oster

Jay Oster
Engineer, PubNub

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity/Awesomeness of Your Idea
  • Functionality & Application of PubNub