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This Week in Raptr: Tribes: Ascend, Contests, Exclusive Rewards, Community Highlights

Welcome to This Week in Raptr, your weekly summary of upcoming community events and top discussions happening on Raptr.com!

Raptr Q&As

We’ve got a slew of Raptr Q&As coming up. Tribes: Ascend developer and Hi-Rez co-founder Todd Harris and community manager Adam “Apcizzle” Mierzejewski will field your questions this Thursday from 11AM-6PM PST. The top 15 questions (as judged by the subjective nature of the Raptr staff) will win XP Boosters so get your questions in now!

Also this week, look for Dishonored developers Raphael Colantonio and Harvey Smith in the hot seat on Friday, November 9th from 12-6PM CST.

In the following weeks we’ve got Q&As with devs from Rift, EVE Online, and pro StarCraft II players fielding your questions. Follow our Raptr Q&A page for the latest Q&A news.

Tera Screenshot and Caption Contests
Congratulations to VampyreAlchemist, winner of our Raptr TERA Halloween Screenshot Contest, providing us with an upcoming caption contest. Stay tuned for more details on how to win one of five TERA in-game Night Mare mounts.

Blacklight Retribution Strike a Death Pose

In most video games, dying’s probably not your goal, but with Raptr’s latest screenshot contest, now is your chance to go out in style. Your K/D may suffer a bit, but you can brag to other BLR players that you looked damn good on your way to respawning. Hang tight, we’ll provide more details about the contest soon.

Raptr Halloween Costume Contest Winner

Thank you for all those who participated in our Raptr Halloween Costume Contest! There were so many incredible entries that it made it extra difficult to pick a winner. But after spinning around and throwing darts at images, we have our winner! CommanderKeen gave us a scare with her SHODAN from System Shock 2. Congratulations!

Raptr Rewards

Earn yourself some gold pieces, a starter kit, or redeem both Tribes: Ascend rewards, available this Thursday, November 8th.

Take part of this season’s hottest beta with one of Raptr’s highly anticipated reward, beta keys to StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. The reward is sure to go quick so “watch” the reward now, along with any of our other upcoming rewards.

Be sure to visit the Raptr Rewards page for the latest deals and goodies from Tera, Battlestar Galactica Online, Offensive Combat, and Rusty Hearts.

Community Highlights

Skyrim crowned Ultimate Game of the Year, full list of winners revealed by XenoLair
Skyrim launched last year, but apparently it’s the ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR! OK. Maybe we didn’t need the caps, but it is a tad bit late to announce the previous year’s GOTY. Read about what other Raptr users have to say and chime in with your thoughts.

If all eight vault hunters fight, who would win? by XStreamGamer
Eight men enter, one man leaves. Well actually, it’s really more like six men and two women. Which Borderlands vault hunter do you think will win in an all out battle royale?

Share with me your most ridiculous death in your bordering of the lands. by MelonSaurus
MelonSaurus wants to know, what’s the most ridiculous way you’ve met your demise in Borderlands 2? For me, it’s hurtling off a cliff as a passenger in a vehicle driven by some idiot, times 500.

How is it that people are either… by zegleipnier4
zegleipnier4 wants to know why there are two sorts of gamers in League of Legends: the nicest people you have ever met and the, well, the not-so-nice ones. Read and put in your two cents on the types of gamers we run into.

Alternate uses for champs by ddrfr33k
ddrfr33k is curious if LoL players have champions specifically made for trolling. Do you? Let’s hope those who replied don’t run into zegleipnier4.

My castle. Incomplete but built in survival mode by kryten2p4c
With a medieval imagination and a lot of cobblestone, kryten2p4c created this piece of art…in Minecraft’s Survival Mode. It surely beats my dirt cave.

Even with the new expansion it feels boring and less like a game. by Iballz
The highly anticipated WoW expansion, Mists of Panderia, simply doesn’t entertain Iballz. Join in on the debate now.

1 Comment
  1. That SHODAN is AMAZING!

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