ECA T-Shirt Contest

September 11, 2008 -

Got design skillz?

The Entertainment Consumers Association is running a T-shirt design contest. How do you get involved? Just download this .pdf file. Here are some rules:

  • By entering the competition, you agree to give ECA exclusive rights to publish your work on our website and/or use your design on our T-shirt.
  • Jurying will be done anonymously and designs will be selected on the basis of merit and
    feasibility.
  • All finalists will receive a copy of the T-shirt design, and the winning designer will also receive a
    gift certificate for $100 to GameStop and a prize package valued at at least another hundred dollars.
  • The competition is open to U.S. and Canada residents only and is void where prohibited by law.
  • You can not infringe on anyone’s copyright with your design, and by entering the competition,
    you agree that your work is your own.
  • ECA will announce the winner on October 3rd at the E for All in LA. You do not have to be present.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter the contest
     

The deadline for submission is September 30th. All entries should be e-mailed to the ECA at: info@theeca.com.

FULL DISCLOSURE DEPT: The ECA is the parent company of GamePolitics.


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YES.

Now I don't have to get off my ass for the important shit anymore!

Whats next, ordering pizza from Xbox live?

Wait... I think that sounds like a good idea.

But I think voting should MAKE you get off your ass, and see outside or a second while you go vote. I mean, your picking the president of the United States of America for God's Sake... least you can do is drive down there and punch out a card.

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But majority araba kiralama of their outrage araç kiralama stems from what it could DO TO children, not the content itself.  Talk to one of these people and you'll find they don't think any books kiralık araba should be banned from children.  Mention American Psycho and they talk about kiralık araç the redeeming value of using imagination to construct a story.  Reading, no matter what the content, is largely viewed as a consequenceless activity for people of any age.  The reason why I mention American Psycho is because of the content itself.  Gaming never has and likely never will have any scenes where someone has sex with a severed head.  Not gonna happen.  Yet despite this, they'll fight tooth and nail to protect their children from two boys kissing in Bully but whatever they read is harmless... yeah.

The entire arguement is kiralık oto based upon a social normality inflicted by luddites who can't figure out the controls for Halo so it's frightening and terrifying and obviously the cause of youth violence on the rise even though, in reality, it's in decline (which is actually a HUGE suprise given minibüs kiralama the economies status).  In  a perfect world, we would have parents that actually parent.  The idea of sales restrictions on media on oto kiralama any form to accomidate parental unwillingness to get involved with their child's life is the real problem to me.  Here I am, 32 years old, and being held up at a self-scan rent a car needing to show ID before I can buy a $10 M rated game all because Soccer Momthra can't be bothered to look at the crap Billy Genericallystupidson does in his free time.  It's too hard for her, so I have to suffer?

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Ummmmmmm how do you get the pic out of the PDF file?

 

Heres a hint a PDF file dose not let you save or export without the 100$+ editor..... might want to dail it back some and use a JPG for the tee and a PDF/text form for the form you need to file....

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Here are a few shirt slogans I thought up, some better than others.  Use them if you like.  Change the wording, add art...whatever you feel makes a good shirt.

 

 

 

If killers were born of violent video game play,

 

You’d be dead before you finished reading this…

 

 

 

If violent video games harm children,

 

How come no one’s writing laws that make facilitating such play a form of child abuse?

 

 

 

Age recommendation on the front, content descriptors on the back.

 

What?  Too much for you to remember?

 

 

 

Don’t want your children playing M-rated games?  Don’t let them!

 

…or do you really need the gov’t to do your job for you?

 

 

 

It’s okay to suck at video games,

 

It’s not okay to suck at parenting.

 

 

 

 

To determine the appropriateness of a video game for your child, use:

ESRB ratings

Parental controls

The Internet

You’re damn head

 

 

 

-Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo-

 

If you’re serious about providing entertainment to gamers of ALL ages,

 

Why won’t you allow AO games on your consoles?

 

 

 

 

I’ll decide which games are appropriate for my kids.

 

 

 

 

Warning!  Player of Violent Video Games

 

Studies show I may blast you with a loud noise.

 

 

 

 

 

Video game violence has not desensitized me to REAL violence.

 

Kill someone in front of me and I’ll run screaming.

 

 

 

Andrew Eisen

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here's my variation on the last one:

Video game violence has not desensitized me to REAL violence.
Heck, the violence on CSI makes me cringe.

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

I like where you're going with that but seeing as CSI is a television show (fake violence), I think you'd be better off substituting it with something real (like the nightly news) as it better ties into the first line.  For example:

Video game violence has not desensitized me to REAL violence.

Heck, I can't even get through the nightly news without covering my eyes.

 

Andrew Eisen

 

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

Is it just me, but given the GameStop vid that was referenced here a few days ago, should the prize really be a gift certificate to GameStop?  Maybe your choice of Sony, MS, Nintendo or Steam credits instead?

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Hmmm...how about a charicature style image of Jack Thompson over a deep fryer with a generic fast food uniform on, and a caption that reads: F**$ing ECA.../ or: F**$ing video games...

 

 

-Remember kids, personal responsibility is for losers! For information on games and psychology, look up: Jonathan Freedman(2002)Block & Crain(2007) Just to name a few...

Reality/////////////////////////////////////Fantasy. Seems like a pretty thick line to me...

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thshirt2 copy by you.

My worst one yet

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tshirt1 copy by you.

I'm from the UK, so I'm not eligible to enter but i'm posting this one anyways. ;)

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

How do you post the pic?  Can't seem to figure it out...

Also, am I the only one who thinks the ECA's logo looks like a penis?

Sortableturnip's Law: As an online discussion of video game violence grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Jack Thompson approaches 1

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

How's this one?

Sortableturnip's Law: As an online discussion of video game violence grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Jack Thompson approaches 1

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

Well, I'd like to enter (despite having no ECA where I live), but they've decided to make this a USA/Canada only affair, so oh well. You'd think, with the advent of the internet, that everyone would be running worldwide competitions by now, but hey.

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It has to do with the regulations of the Non-profit status. They probably would otherwise.

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Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
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Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

 Ok, it has nothing to do with the ECA, but it'd be cool to have a picture of Jack with a word bubble yelling 

"BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD, SKULLS FOR THE SKULL THRONE!"

 

 

......aaaand that makes sense only to 40k players :P but still makes me laugh.

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

JT wouldn't worship Khorne.  He's totally a Tzeentch worshipper.  Think about it, he's totally insane and believes in a false "truth" given to him by the Great Manipulator. :)

If we're going with a 40k theme, how about using one of those pictures of five Space Marines holding out aganist a hoard of 'Nids/Orks/Chaos/whomever.  The Space Marines could have the ECA as their insignia and the baddies could be based on either censorship-fanatics or EA (who would totally have to be based on 'Nids then, with a Carnifex representing SecuROM.)

...Ok, I'm done gushing about 40k now. 

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 hehe, one more and i'll let it rest.

 

ESA is the Inquisition!

 

ok, done with the 40k references now.

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

It might be wise to use http://99designs.com/

Might get more submissions and it is also just a easy way for people to see what has been submitted.

The Campaign For Liberty used it to get art for the Rally for the Republic and I think it was pretty successful.  It's over but it'll give you a good idea on how it works.  http://99designs.com/contests/10532

It would also allow everyone to view the possible submissions, see which ones were eliminated, see which ones that are out of hand and give guidance in that regard.  I dunno, worth thinking about I think.  Might help making a larger turnout and even receiving a higher quality result.

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Where does the ECA go to print their shirts?  (Hopefully not Cafepress...)

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The Mammon Industry

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Zazzle

 

Andrew Eisen

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How about a big Securom logo?

 

 

Oh wait..

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I was never able to buy the previous year's winning shirt....I want that shirt, "Contrary to Popular Opinion, these do not make me a killer"

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Wait, nevermind, just checked their site, they have it for sale.

It wasn't on sale for a long time though..

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XD  I was about to say... I'm wearing that t-shirt right now...

Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

"The ECA: Proving Jack Thompson is a idiot for 10 years running."

Jokes aside, sounds like a lot of fun.

 

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Re: ECA T-Shirt Contest

I was going to say something about advertising and relevance, but eh, if ECA can't advertise here from time to time then there's a problem considering who's paying for what and what not.

Good luck?

 
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