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Bounty Bay Online winners announced

Bounty Bay Online winners announced

The Bounty Bay Online competition is now closed and the winners have been announced.

Ok - put down your cutlass and wench, International Talk Like A Pirate Day may be a go but our Bounty Bay Online competition is now officially over.

For those of you who didn't enter and will thus be forced to walk that thar plank, we shall first recap!

We had three full copies of the pirate-themed MMO, Bounty Bay Online, to give away along with a whopping fifty account keys for two-weeks of free gameplay for some lucky runners up. All we asked in return is that you tell us the secret pirate name you've wanted since childhood.

Now, with the competition closed, it's time to announce the winners once and for all!

Our first winner, bagging himself a full copy of the game as loot, is Alex Manktelow, who has secretly harboured a life-long wish to be known as Captain Skankletoes.

Next in line is Ivan Lynn, who wasn't afraid to admit that he should always wished his birth name had been Captain Stinky Fingers, apparently for "obvious reasons". Moving swiftly on...

Our favourite entry by far however was from Tommy Giovannelli, who made even our most hardcore PC case modder chuckle with his piratey name of Captain Long-Mod Dremel Beard because, yes, a Dremel beard would be truly, truly awesome.

As for all you runners up - you need not worry. There's a tad too many of you for our lazy fingers to talk about (it was a late, grog-filled evening last night), but we'll be contacting you all directly over the next few hours and sending you the codes you'll need.

In the meantime, feel free to congratulate the winners or moan about your bad luck in the forums!

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BioSniper 4th September 2007, 16:00 Quote
Heh, and I thought that Pirates of the Burning Sea was the only pirate MMO to be coming out!
The cheapskate 4th September 2007, 16:13 Quote
Captin Cheapskate.

What the hell would else would it be called!
Hells_Bliss 4th September 2007, 16:43 Quote
*cry* no love for the US peeps :(
mikeuk2004 4th September 2007, 16:46 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Cheap cheesecake
Captin Cheesecake.

What the hell would else would it be called!

Fixed
Mankz 4th September 2007, 19:07 Quote
Captin Skankletoes.
mikeuk2004 4th September 2007, 20:36 Quote
Think ill give this compo a mis, dont think it will be my cup of tea.
David_Fitzy 4th September 2007, 20:39 Quote
Roger the Cabin Boy!
Master Bates!
Seaman Stains!

and any other non-existent Captain Pugwash crew members.
I think I may have set the bar very low here

But if I wanted the prize (I don't really) I'd submit Captain Bitbeard
Henk 4th September 2007, 21:48 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikeuk2004
Quote:
Originally Posted by The cheesecake
Captin Cheesecake.

What the hell would else would it be called!

Fixed

We have a winner!
LeMaltor 4th September 2007, 22:35 Quote
Can I be Captain Fistersister ?
capnPedro 4th September 2007, 22:37 Quote
<-- Ahoy.
Duste 5th September 2007, 00:13 Quote
Ummm, I've played this exact game before, telling by the screenshots... -> http://bbo.yusho.de/en/Media/Screenshots/

It was called Voyage Century Online. -> http://vc.igg.com/pic_list.php?pic_type=screenshot

Look similar, anyone? Is this one of those open source game where people can modify it to suit their needs? Like Ragnorak Online or whatever? I mean, even the bloody website icon is the same...
2JSC 5th September 2007, 08:50 Quote
I think your right Duste ... the GUI looks the same as well from the screen shots.
Duste 5th September 2007, 14:08 Quote
If this were Digg I'd so bury it down for inaccuracy. :P I mean, why pay for a free game? Lol.
brajko2 19th September 2007, 07:31 Quote
So.. today is the decision day, right?
CardJoe 19th September 2007, 10:37 Quote
Sorting through the entries right now - got a little bit delayed thanks to the awesomeness of World in Conflict. Sorry!
Mankz 19th September 2007, 14:29 Quote
Yay! I won something!
StephenK 20th September 2007, 09:18 Quote
Congrats Mankz!
Let us know how you find the game?
Tibby 20th September 2007, 13:16 Quote
Woo go me, I'm always the fav!
Mankz 20th September 2007, 13:52 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by StephenK
Congrats Mankz!
Let us know how you find the game?

I don't even know if it'll run on my PC...
Tibby 20th September 2007, 13:59 Quote
Waa, is it gonna be delivered before Sat as I am off to Uni?
Can I change where it is being delivered?
CardJoe 20th September 2007, 17:56 Quote
Email me your new address and I'll do my best to get it changed.
Tibby 20th September 2007, 19:41 Quote
E-mailed!
CardJoe 20th September 2007, 22:57 Quote
Out of the office right now, but I don't think prizes have been sent yet so I will follow this up tomorrow morning. I'll PM you when I know more!
Mankz 24th September 2007, 09:00 Quote
Well, I got my copy this morning, so thanks BT...

I have to say, if I hadn't of won it, I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have bought it...
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