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IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:35:43 Reply

I just got back last night from my week-long trip all over the country! Last Tuesday, April and I flew out to San Francisco for the Independent Games Festival at the Game Developers Conference. Alien Hominid won three awards, read all about the trip here!

On Friday, we flew to Austin, Texas, where I spoke at South by Southwest! I was planning to not make a front page post until I could present pages documenting both trips, but I just spent over seven hours cropping pictures and writing commentary for the IGF page and the SXSW page will take just as long. I'm planning to have SXSW covered tonight or tomorrow, including pics of me and April with some celebrities! Oooooooh!

To celebrate our awards at the IGF / GDC, we are offering free ground shipping from the Alien Hominid store for the rest of March! Go to the site and shop your heart out - we have the game for PS2 and Gamecube, t-shirts, figurines and skateboard decks! Enter the coupon code "gdc2005" to receive free ground shipping - otherwise it isn't free.

Be sure to check out the IGF page, it has tons of pictures from the trip!


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:37:52 Reply

Awsome... I picked up AH yesterdayz... :)


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:38:20 Reply

cool

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:39:29 Reply

Awesome.

Congratulations on the rewards.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:41:58 Reply

Congratulations, damn you >:(


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:42:04 Reply

Tom, did you even think that AH would win so many awards? Haha, it is a kick ass game...

Anyways, congratulations.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:42:33 Reply

Finally some front page postings. I was wondering if you guys were hurt or something. Anyhow congratulations on your awards Tom! It went from a 5 star flash game to a 5 star gamecube game. If there were six stars you would've gotten six. Although I don't think you should've gotten 3 awards. You should've gotten all of the awards offered!

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:42:35 Reply

At 3/15/05 09:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: free ground shipping from the Alien Hominid store for the rest of March!

Is there any way I could pay for AH using Paypal? Its really the only service I can trust.


Have you taken your daily dose of Madness yet?

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:43:14 Reply

You Got a pic with Tommy!

Thats fucking sweet... I love Electric Playground and Reviews on the run!

(are those only on up here in Canada??)


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:46:32 Reply

Thast awesome

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:49:32 Reply

More /Lit pages! W00t-W00t!

Y'know, if you updated the lit section more, you could easily turn it all into a true biography, or at least the outline for one. Would people buy Tom Fulp's Biography? Maybe not today, but you've only just begun, haven't you? Not many people found a huge entertainment site when they're in college, then produce an independant game that wins awards and tons of critical acclaim before 30.

Besides, the lit section give me something to read when the portal is slow, and the BBS is dull.

VIVA LA LIT


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 21:49:53 Reply

Nice! I might be buying the Super Soviet Missile Mastar shirt!

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:02:16 Reply

Rock on Tom great pics and sounds like you guys had a blast!!! One day, I'll take over the world with video games too!!! :)

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:07:22 Reply

So Tom, how does it feel to be thrown into the public eye? All I have to say is you are lucky to get the chance to go to events like these and win awards. Live it up, man. Live it up. :)


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:09:37 Reply

I guess I should actually try playing the game. Can so many crystal statues denoting value and playability be wrong?
Let me just finish with the Wind Waker first, then I will battle your pudding creature.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:16:19 Reply

gdc2005, i got to remember that, this may be my chance to finaly get the game with my b day coming up

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:17:35 Reply

Psh, it's just G4 now. Get your facts straight, Tom ^_^


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:22:21 Reply

Congrats on the awards. I'm not an active poster but this is a special occasion. Hope you had fun :).

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:38:22 Reply

At 3/15/05 10:22 PM, b14ckl0tus wrote: Congrats on the awards. I'm not an active poster but this is a special occasion. Hope you had fun :).

LOL not an active poster....

With one post you ain't lyin'

(says me with like only a few more)

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 22:39:17 Reply

Glad to hear that your trip went well. I'm gonna go but a t-shirt for my new baby sister!
Wheeeeeeeeeee!!! thanks for the cutback on Shipping charges.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 23:04:08 Reply

Well yea the awards were great to hear about.
I was lucky enough to ctach the review of the game ON Cartoon network.
Looks preaty nice.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 23:04:44 Reply

that trip sounds tight as hell and congrats on the 3 awards that is def something to be proud of!! i love alien hominid and bought it as soon as i could, and am glad it is getting the attention it deserves! good job tom, dan, and everyone else in the behemoth keep up the good work!!

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-15 23:50:20 Reply

Tom looks kinda like Dave Matthews.


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 00:05:50 Reply

At 3/15/05 09:43 PM, da_pope wrote: You Got a pic with Tommy!

Thats fucking sweet... I love Electric Playground and Reviews on the run!

(are those only on up here in Canada??)

Haha, I was going to post the same thing. I love both of those shows so much.. I haven't heard much about them around the forums though. Being from NS I'm not sure if they air outside of Canada.

Congrats on the three awards guys.

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 00:13:51 Reply

I think going to the after parties for Tom wound be more fun. Going to gamespot hq and whatever else. But geting the recognition and rewards seems more prideful(if its a word)
Free shipping I should defineatly buy AH.


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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 01:25:47 Reply

Look at that, two people behind two of 2004's coolest games. By the way Tom, update the Literature page, I hate losing the links to your more-recent adventures!

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 01:27:08 Reply

on the next Pimp My Ride....

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 01:43:49 Reply

At 3/16/05 01:27 AM, HairydragonballZ wrote: on the next Pimp My Ride....

That looks damn cool. "You've been officially pimped!" *tugs at shirt*

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 02:05:51 Reply

Mmm... Hamburgers....

Was it fun?
I hate living in Australia...

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Response to IGF Wrap-Up! 2005-03-16 02:29:21 Reply

Congratulations on your awards! It's good to see guys who work hard get some goodness!


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