Race the Sun giveaway announced and Brass Monkey on your Desktop

A few weeks ago we announced the release of a pretty awesome game called Race The Sun on Brass Monkey. For those of you who didn’t get to check it out it’s a deep atmospheric 3d take on the infinite racer genre where you control a solar powered craft racing against the sunset through a stark landscape full of enemies, obstacles and powerups. It’s a great game to play full screen, or on your tv. It’s also an IGF entrant and has a Steam Greenlight page… which brings us to our next point.

The Brass Monkey SDK is now available for desktop games, as well as web games. And to celebrate both this announcement and our first Desktop game, Race the Sun, Brass Monkey and Flippfly are giving stuff away for free.

So here’s the deal:

In order to sign up all you have to do is download the Brass Monkey app and play Race the Sun once between now (December 19) and January 16th, 2013 at playbrassmonkey.com, on Kongregate or anywhere else Race the Sun is available. You’ll also need to be registered (within the app) so that we have your email address and can see that you’ve played. There will then be a random drawing and announcement of winners on the 22nd of January.

The move to include desktop will expand not only the number of games that will work with Brass Monkey’s tech, but will also mean a move to deeper games. As is the case with the browser based software developer kits (SDKs), the desktop version will be available for free from Brass Monkey. Versions of the desktop edition of the Brass Monkey SDK are available for Unity or Adobe AIR. If this venture is successful the SDK will likely expand to include a C based library.

There's also an unlockable that lets you fly

What can you win? Follow the prize list below

Official Contest rules can be found here

One lucky winner will receive a grand prize which will include:

  • A “Founder’s Club” membership to Flippfly (follow this link for details),
  • A gelaskin for the iOS or Android of your choice with a custom Race the Sun graphic*
  • 200,000 brass coins
  • A model of the solar craft from race the sun

First Prize will be given away to 3 people and will include

  • One digital copy of Race the Sun and its soundtrack
  • A model of the solar craft from race the sun
  • 100,000 brass coins

Second Prize will be given out to four people and will include:

  • One digital copy of Race the Sun and its Soundtrack
  • A “Race the Sun” gelaskin for the iOS or Android device of your choice*
  • 50,000 brass coins

Third prize will be given out to five people and will include:

  • One digital copy of Race the Sun
  • 25,000 brass coins

*Must be for a device that is listed on gelaskins.com as available for custom skins

Also, regardless of whether you win or even participate consider supporting Flippfly by pre-ordering a copy of their game, voting for them on Steam Greenlight or simply telling friends about them.

Happy holidays!

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Brass Monkey® is video game console that uses smartphones as controllers and any screen with a web browser as the main display. Play or build multiplayer, Wii style games without buying any new hardware. Check it out!

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3 Responses to Race the Sun giveaway announced and Brass Monkey on your Desktop

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  2. Michael says:

    I’ve been playing it non-stop :D Wanna win that Founder’s Club and the model. A gelskin would be cool too.

  3. Rez says:

    Too bad it’s only for US residents. :p

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