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[http://www.strangebreezes.com/if/comps/beta2004/default.htm BetaComp 2004] was a [[minicomp]] organized by [[Jessica Knoch]].
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[http://www.strangebreezes.com/if/comps/beta2004/default.htm BetaComp 2004] was a [[minicomp]] organized by [[Jessica Knoch]]. Like the previous year's contest, [[BetaComp_2003]], entrants did not submit games of their own. Instead, entrants were asked to download a game that was still being developed and submit a [[beta-testing]] report as their entry. The game used in 2004's BetaComp was Planet of Death, [[Neil Bowers]]' port of a 1982 game. The beta-test reports were judged by both Jessica Knoch and Neil Bowers in the following categories: Organization, Clarity, Thoroughness, and Ability to criticize.
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There were nine entrants. The results were:
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* Honorable Mention: [[Mike Jones]]
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* Pulling No Punches: [[Mark Tilford]]
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* Best Use of Undo to Try Different Approaches: [[James Bond]]
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* Best Encouragement (With Appropriate Fixes): [[Apollo Hogan]]
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* Most Thorough Listing of Missing Synonyms: [[Esa A. Peuha]]
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* Funniest Report and Most Critical Without Actually Insulting the Author: [[Adam Thornton]]
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* Grammar King: [[Andrew Walters]]
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* Second Place and gift certificate winner: [[Andrew Krywaniuk]]
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* First Place, Best Beta-Test Report, and gift certificate winner: [{Graham Holden]]
 
[[Category:BetaComp]] [[Category:2004]]
 
[[Category:BetaComp]] [[Category:2004]]

Revision as of 13:52, 21 September 2005

BetaComp 2004 was a minicomp organized by Jessica Knoch. Like the previous year's contest, BetaComp_2003, entrants did not submit games of their own. Instead, entrants were asked to download a game that was still being developed and submit a beta-testing report as their entry. The game used in 2004's BetaComp was Planet of Death, Neil Bowers' port of a 1982 game. The beta-test reports were judged by both Jessica Knoch and Neil Bowers in the following categories: Organization, Clarity, Thoroughness, and Ability to criticize.

There were nine entrants. The results were: