There's nothing quite like the rush of running, falling, jumping and crawling your way toward the release switch whilst under fire from rockets, railguns and lasers... then jabbing that switch and releasing all your team mates! Then finally watching as they all come running out of the open doors and beat the other team to death with Laser Cleavers! There's never a dull moment in JB, you're either fighting to stay alive, fighting to release your team mates, or fighting to escape from jail!

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Announcing the winner(s)! of the Jailbreak Christmas Giveaway Haiku competition! Well done to everyone who entered!

Posted by Wills on Dec 28th, 2009

Thank you so much to everyone who entered the Jailbreak Christmas Giveaway competition! We were quite literally overwhelmed with the number of entries, totalling almost 180 in the end. It was incredibly hard to the pick the eventual winner, and it took us quite sometime to whittle it down to just three entries, and decide from those who would get a free game for Christmas!

In the end we had to bring in an arbitrator, in the form of William from Podcast 17 to decide the final winner! So, without further adieu, the winning entry was submitted by Durzan!

Durzan wrote:It's time for jailbreak.
Join a team and take a gun!
Good Luck and Have Fun!

Durzan chose Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as his game of choice for Christmas, and we wish him many hours of fun with it!

Now, we didn't say there was going to be runners up... but since we spent such a long time trying to figure out who would be the winner from the final three, I decided to make the other two entries winners too! So well done to DaRocketeer and armendvisoka!

DaRocketeer wrote:Dinosaurs with guns,
Breaking friends out of prison,
Jailbreak! sounds like fun.

Armandvisoka wrote:Dinos and Robots,
It's non-stop fun and slaughter,
No law and order.

You'll both find a PM in your inbox, and you each win any game under £10 on Steam! Well done to everyone who entered, there was a lot of great entries, and as promised, you'll ALL recieve Jailbreak: Source 0.6 three days before the rest of the public!

The Next Competition:
If you feel you missed out, then don't worry, because in the next two weeks we'll be running another competition to win another free game, so keep your eyes peeled!

Don't forget to vote for us in the ModDB Awards 2009!

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BadDudeGiovanni Dec 28 2009, 2:24pm says:

Congrats those who won! Can't wait for 0.6!!!

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MrMattWebb Dec 28 2009, 2:30pm says:

I cant wait for the 0.6 update! :D

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MormonJesus Dec 28 2009, 3:14pm says:

I notice all 3 of those haikus practically say the same thing with different wording. I guess I know what to write if there's another haiku contest, but still. :/

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IZaNaGI Dec 28 2009, 4:24pm replied:

What, you mean all three of them have references to Jailbreaking, Dinosaurs and maybe having fun? ... i smell a conspiracy!! :D

Congratulations to the winners, and were looking forward to having a few rounds of Jailbreak with the rest of you who entered, very soon!!

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HellsHigh Dec 28 2009, 3:58pm says:

Grats Durzan and the two runner ups.

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RUBBERDUCKZILLA Dec 28 2009, 6:03pm buried:


wow some really bad ones won, i see that you selected some of the haikus that was the furthest up your ***.

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IZaNaGI Dec 28 2009, 7:43pm replied:

No need for sour grapes matey, especially as everybody who entered will still get early access to the mod.

Yes, even you!

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Durzan Dec 29 2009, 4:41am says:

Thanks for the many congratulations! :D

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RUBBERDUCKZILLA Dec 29 2009, 5:02am says:

actually I did

Robots are great
Dinos too
jailbreak I love you

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naah Dec 29 2009, 5:21am replied:

That's not even a Haiku. So before you start judging other people's entries, learn to write one please :)

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Asskicker Dec 29 2009, 5:04am says:

Gongratz to the Winners! Enjoy your price. :)

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naah Dec 29 2009, 5:23am says:

Great competition, thanks for choosing me as a runner up and congrats to the other two winners aswell! :)

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NabsterHax Dec 30 2009, 12:50pm says:


What a great way to show your appreciation to the mod and developers. Please don't make a fool of yourself. :)

Grats to the winners!

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