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Title: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: Calandryll on August 23, 2006, 02:39:41 PM
Reposted from the Beta forums:

Want a chance to win a $200 Best Buy gift certificate or a signed copy of LOTRO just for playing the Alpha? Well now you can when you take part in our server stress tests!

This week (Wednesday through Friday) we will be running server stress tests and we need your help! Log in and play LOTRO between 7pm and 9pm Eastern on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week for your chance to win a $200 Best Buy gift certificate, a $50 Best Buy gift certificate, and many other cool in-game surprises!

Players who participate in all three events will be eligible for a grand prize – a signed copy of LOTRO and a free six month subscription!

Event schedule:
  • Wednesday, August 23rd, from 7pm until 9pm EDT Turbine admins will be in game selecting players as winners. One player will win a $200 gift certificate, one player will win a $50 gift certificate, and many players will win in-game silver!
  • Thursday, August 24th, from 7pm until 9pm EDT Turbine admins will be in game selecting players as winners. One player will win a $200 gift certificate, one player will win a $50 gift certificate, and many players will win in-game silver!
  • Friday, August 25th, from 7pm until 9pm EDT Turbine admins will be in game selecting players as winners. One player will win a $200 gift certificate, one player will win a $50 gift certificate, and many players will win in-game silver!

All players who log in and play between 7pm and 9pm EDT will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $200 gift certificate or $50 gift certificate! Players who log in and play all three days from 7pm to 9pm EDT will be entered into a drawing to win a signed copy of LOTRO and a free six month subscription!

One Grand Prize
Winner will be randomly chosen from all players who log in to all three events (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) between 7pm and 9pm and will receive:
·Signed copy of LOTRO (approx. retail value: $60.00)
·Free six month subscription (approx. retail value: $90.00)

Three First Prizes
One winner from each day (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) will be randomly chosen from all players who register during the two hour window, and each will receive:
·$200 Best Buy gift certificate (approx. retail value: $200.00)

Three Second Prizes
One winner from each day (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) will be randomly chosen from all players who register during the two hour window, and each will receive:
·$50 Best Buy gift certificate (approx. retail value: $50.00)

Winners will be contacted in-game during the event and via e-mail by August 31, 2006.

Be sure to stay in game the entire time between 7pm and 9pm EDT on these nights to have a chance to win! The longer you are logged in and the more nights you participate, the better your chances!

Please remember that the LOTRO Alpha and the Beta Program are STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. Once you have accepted the Preview and Non-Disclosure Agreement, you are not allowed to divulge any information about your experiences to anyone without Turbine's express written consent.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Participation in the stress test (the “Stress Test”) of the pre-release version of The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ (the “Game”) is voluntary and requires that you have an active alpha account, a personal computer with certain minimum specifications and Internet access (at your cost). Access to the Game may be restricted from time to time due to technical requirements, network conditions, testing needs, development specifications, server capacity, or any other reason at Turbine’s sole discretion. Selected participants will be required to agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the Preview and Non-DisclosureAgreement (http://lotro.turbine.com/?page_id=83), which includes a Code of Conduct.

Please review carefully Turbine’sPrivacy Policy http://www.turbine.com/index.php?page_id=59relating to the collection and use of your information. Turbine will use your personally identifiable information in accordance with the terms of its Privacy Policy. By electing to participate in the Stress Test, you agree to permit Turbine (and its licensors, licensees, partners and subcontractors) to use your personally identifiable information (such as your email address) to send you promotional and service related information relating to the Game and other Turbine games. Your Game account may not be sold, assigned or transferred to any person or entity with or without consideration. Turbine reserves the right to limit access to, change or terminate the Stress Test with or without notice.

Eligibility to win a prize is restricted to U.S. residents age 18 or older. Employees of Turbine and its licensors, and members of their households, are excluded from participation. Winners may need to execute an affidavit to confirm all eligibility requirements are met. The odds of winning a prize in the Stress Test drawing will depend on the number of eligible participants.

Neither Turbine nor its licensors shall be liable for any damages of any kind or nature whatsoever arising in connection with the Stress Test.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.



Title: Re: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: WayAbvPar on August 23, 2006, 03:42:30 PM
Just read the email too. Good times! Hopefully we will get a big turnout from the BC folks so I have someone to group with...


Title: Re: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: Yoru on August 23, 2006, 04:41:26 PM
Damn y'all East Coasters.


Title: Re: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: Signe on August 23, 2006, 06:33:11 PM
Yoru makes me sad.   :cry:

I'll try and log in for most of the time.  Dinner time is sort of inbetweeny but if I feed Righ lunch early enough or late enough sometimes I can work around it.   :-)


Title: Re: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: Trippy on August 23, 2006, 08:25:52 PM
Server go boom?

Edit: NM, client was still running after quitting so it wouldn't let me get back in through launcher


Title: Re: Alpha Stress Tests - Win Prizes!
Post by: Signe on August 23, 2006, 09:08:23 PM
I totally forgot what day it is!