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Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 18:59:38 Reply

The third annual Pico Day has come to a close and we received some amazing submissions this year! A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated, you can't even imagine how much Pico Day means to us here at NG... It's like the best day of the year.

Ranking the winners is always difficult, but I knew what my favorite was the moment I saw it.

1st - $3000 and TROPHY - House of 1000 Cats
It's a perfect homage to NG's past and present. The reference to last year's funniest Pico Day preloader was also a plus. Zombie-Pimp narrowly missed first place the previous two years, but he came back stronger than ever to take the prize.

2nd - $2000 and TROPHY - Tankmen Infinite
I was dying to see John and Richie's take on Tankmen ever since their amazing "best tweens ever" in NiN10Doh! (the part where Pikachu steals Ash's hat). The result is simply awesome.

3rd - $1000 and TROPHY - N.G. Showdown
Every Pico Day needs a good fight between the characters, and Granfaloon of Valhalla Knights fame delivered a great one!

4th - $1000 - Pico: The Shitty Power
I loved last years Herpes Escape and this one had even more insane goodness. It also scores points for referencing Pico's original power of flight. I hope Nogfish makes something every year because his get the most lols.

5th - $1000 - Pico Blast
Luis and BoMToons made an epic game with some insane boss action for everyone who loves boss fights. YOU BETTER GO PLAY IT!

6th - $500: - Purple Sawdust
The best Dad 'n Me tribute ever was a blast to watch from beginning to end!

7th - $500: - The Press & Punch Collab
We've talked around the office about doing a feature length Pico movie this way, but Hans actually delivered by pulling together this epic Pico collab! I love the varying art styles, and choose-your-adventure interactivity!

8th - $500: - Picofun.FLA
This has to be the weirdest of the year... I just love the Milburn brothers. Also be sure to check out Pico & Pals!

9th - $500: - Operation: Warehouse
Pico has to fend off lots of baddies to save Nene. Lots of great animation and action in this one!

10th - $500: - Tank Epic
This movie truly was epic... Everyone has to see it, for a taste of what Tankmen could be like in 3D. The characters, locales and explosions were stunning! Jazza also made a cool 3D Tankmen movie that narrowly missed the top ten.

Winners should PM Bob with the following info:

1. Whether you are splitting the award with co-authors, and how that split works.
2. Your name, for the check.
3. Your mailing address (be sure to include zip code, country, etc.)
4. Your t-shirt size (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
5. Your t-shirt preference. Pick anything from the store and make sure we have your size in stock!

Thanks again to everyone who participated this year, and congrats to the winners!

Also THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Pillars of Pico and Pico Punchout audio contests!

Luis will be announcing the winners of the Pico Day Art Contest this Sunday (I think)! You should also check out his post about all the appearances he made in this year's Pico Day entries. He has another amazing post about all the NG-related events going on in the coming months.

We are also proud to announce the nominees for the FIRST ANNUAL TANK AWARDS! You've probably noticed the flashy banners hanging down the left and right side of the front page. Go check out the nominees for BEST GAME and BEST MOVIE! We will also announce a USER OF THE YEAR and a SONG OF THE YEAR when we announce the winners on FRIDAY, MAY 30th.

Nominees are based on a combination of monthly awards, contest winners and some staff selections. House of 1000 Cats is now an official nominee for Best of 2008! At the end of this year, it will compete against A Walk in the Woods, Metal Gear Awesome 2, Mastermind 2 and whatever other amazing movies come along in the next eight months.

Speaking of monthly winners, it's time to vote for the Best of April! If you are one of the top 2000 most active users from last month, you can log in to your account options page to access the list of nominees.

I'll wrap this up with a picture from the Pico Day Art Contest. This one is by frogcommando:

Pico Day 2008 Winners!


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:00:57 Reply

Awesome!!! Nice Job guys!!


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:01:26 Reply

Congrats to all winners. :D

Though I think NG showdown should have gotten higher than 3.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:01:56 Reply

Congrats to the winners!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:02:19 Reply

Superb work indeed, I haven't gotten around to reviewing these yet, but superb still!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:02:55 Reply

I knew it all along!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:03:16 Reply

I like the direction NG is going with rewarding the users and giving back.

Good job, Tom. =)

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:06:07 Reply

Congrats to all the winners. At least I was mentioned in the pool of Tom's post. To Tom, I can't wait to come and screw around at your booth at Apple Con...[yes, Luis told me to go]. To your liking, I invited one Milburn [Bryce you can come if you want too!]...let's hope he comes.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:06:26 Reply

At 5/2/08 06:59 PM, TomFulp wrote: 1st - $3000 and TROPHY - House of 1000 Cats
It's a perfect homage to NG's past and present. The reference to last year's funniest Pico Day preloader was also a plus. Zombie-Pimp narrowly missed first place the previous two years, but he came back stronger than ever to take the prize.

Woah, that thing was the submission RIGHT below mine when I submitted it. I thought to myself "Woah, maybe I should watch that, it looks like a cool name." But I decided not to. Now I wish I would of, because I could of had the first review. :|

Oh well, congrats to all the winners!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:07:04 Reply

Fucking Epic Pico Day


Serious business in here.
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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:07:56 Reply

Loving the new header.

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:08:28 Reply

NG knows how to spread the love around. Thanks for picking pico blast and congrats to the other winnerzzz!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:08:48 Reply

Shrinked my resolution so this thing will fit on my page. Quality got raped since it was animated when I took the screenie. But now, it's not animated. Oh well.

Better quality, bigger size

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:09:37 Reply

This makes me wish I send a movie or a game.

If I knew flash

Don't know whats what? GOOGLE IT!!!
Also thanks goes to whoever made this sig for me awile back.

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:10:42 Reply

this explains a lot of stuff...

I wonder who user of the year will be...


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:11:50 Reply

Wow. Can't wait to see what some of these guys come up with next year.

Yeah, you better start planning

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:12:01 Reply

I didn't win (sob sob)....+

Hahaha , nevermind , congrats to the Winners they really deserve the honor...

Here is a Photo of the BEST day of our Lifes....:D

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:12:36 Reply

Woot! First Page!!! Love the art, and haven't had the chance to play games and stuff.
WOOT!

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:13:42 Reply

Cats can't do flash! LAWL.

But really, this Pico day kicked ass, and the Penicorn lives on, woot :P


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:13:56 Reply

"A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated"

A big THANK YOU to you for creating such a wonderful website, and for running it so well, and for allowing all us little guys to submit our flash works.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:14:49 Reply

wooooooooooh!


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:14:50 Reply

shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiny


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:16:07 Reply

Tom, thank you so much for the money.
I worked so hard on it
I love you man

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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:17:06 Reply

My God! NG really is getting spectacular! I've bookmarked the best movies page and best games page along with this page just so I have a chance to get to watch/play all these gems.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:17:26 Reply

I knew house of 1000 cats would win, probably my favorite save ever.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:18:38 Reply

Congrats to everyone!

wow, $3000! How much is that in New Zealand dollars?

*does calculations*

o_o


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:19:11 Reply

I saw the winner coming because it was a great flash. All the winners deserved their places.

Congrats everyone.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:19:15 Reply

At 5/2/08 06:59 PM, TomFulp wrote: The third annual Pico Day has come to a close and we received some amazing submissions this year! A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated, you can't even imagine how much Pico Day means to us here at NG... It's like the best day of the year.

I think i know now


Ranking the winners is always difficult, but I knew what my favorite was the moment I saw it.

there were some that were cool but surprisingly they dont make the break do they??

1st - $3000 and TROPHY - House of 1000 Cats
It's a perfect homage to NG's past and present. The reference to last year's funniest Pico Day preloader was also a plus. Zombie-Pimp narrowly missed first place the previous two years, but he came back stronger than ever to take the prize.

This was maybe the coolest one i saw

2nd - $2000 and TROPHY - Tankmen Infinite
I was dying to see John and Richie's take on Tankmen ever since their amazing "best tweens ever" in NiN10Doh! (the part where Pikachu steals Ash's hat). The result is simply awesome.

This gave me a few good laughs and WOAHS!

3rd - $1000 and TROPHY - N.G. Showdown
Every Pico Day needs a good fight between the characters, and Granfaloon of Valhalla Knights fame delivered a great one!

Always a classic thing to do

4th - $1000 - Pico: The Shitty Power
I loved last years Herpes Escape and this one had even more insane goodness. It also scores points for referencing Pico's original power of flight. I hope Nogfish makes something every year because his get the most lols.

That was just messed up and good

5th - $1000 - Pico Blast
Luis and BoMToons made an epic game with some insane boss action for everyone who loves boss fights. YOU BETTER GO PLAY IT!

A mod actually made it??

6th - $500: - Purple Sawdust
The best Dad 'n Me tribute ever was a blast to watch from beginning to end!

Havent seen these types in a long type

7th - $500: - The Press & Punch Collab
We've talked around the office about doing a feature length Pico movie this way, but Hans actually delivered by pulling together this epic Pico collab! I love the varying art styles, and choose-your-adventure interactivity!

This was simply stunning and awesome

8th - $500: - Picofun.FLA
This has to be the weirdest of the year... I just love the Milburn brothers. Also be sure to check out Pico & Pals!

This made me think of Duckspin.fla

9th - $500: - Operation: Warehouse
Pico has to fend off lots of baddies to save Nene. Lots of great animation and action in this one!

this was pretty cool for a saving mission anyway

10th - $500: - Tank Epic
This movie truly was epic... Everyone has to see it, for a taste of what Tankmen could be like in 3D. The characters, locales and explosions were stunning! Jazza also made a cool 3D Tankmen movie that narrowly missed the top ten.

That was simply stunning in 3D when i saw it....If they could look like that it would rock

Also THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Pillars of Pico and Pico Punchout audio contests!

I wish i had a audio editing system

Luis will be announcing the winners of the Pico Day Art Contest this Sunday (I think)! You should also check out his post about all the appearances he made in this year's Pico Day entries. He has another amazing post about all the NG-related events going on in the coming months.

Most of the drawings have blown my mind at moment

We are also proud to announce the nominees for the FIRST ANNUAL TANK AWARDS! You've probably noticed the flashy banners hanging down the left and right side of the front page. Go check out the nominees for BEST GAME and BEST MOVIE! We will also announce a USER OF THE YEAR and a SONG OF THE YEAR when we announce the winners on FRIDAY, MAY 30th.

I cant wait to see user of the year

Nominees are based on a combination of monthly awards, contest winners and some staff selections. House of 1000 Cats is now an official nominee for Best of 2008! At the end of this year, it will compete against A Walk in the Woods, Metal Gear Awesome 2, Mastermind 2 and whatever other amazing movies come along in the next eight months.

Monthly awards are everything arent they??

Speaking of monthly winners, it's time to vote for the Best of April! If you are one of the top 2000 most active users from last month, you can log in to your account options page to access the list of nominees.

Less than 3,000 ranks away from being there

and with that that was quite a lot of quote noting there..lol


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:19:22 Reply

At 5/2/08 07:15 PM, Clock-Ninja wrote: just you wait till the KK submits the sequal to that flash. It will be 10 times more epic.

That would be awesome, if they really make it great.


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Response to Pico Day 2008 Winners! 2008-05-02 19:19:39 Reply

this year seemed to lack submissions, though there were some good ones


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