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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Jailbreak is nearly done, so we've been overcome with generosity! So we're giving away games! For Christmas! Exclusively on ModDB! And it's really easy!

Posted by Wills on Dec 21st, 2009

Well, it's Christmas! And what's Christmas all about? Shamelessly giving away Games to get votes! Wait... What? It's a Christian feast commemorating the birth of Jesus? Pah! GAMES!! VOTES! You want some a new fangled sexy game for Christmas? Then get involved in our ridiculously simple competition below!

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

Maybe you've been dying to play Fallout 3, or perhaps Left 4 Dead 2? Dragon Age? Modern Warfare 2? Borderlands? The choice is yours. The only stipulation is; it has to be on Steam. The Jailbreak team will be the judges, and I will personally be purchasing and gifting the game to you on Christmas day if you win, and will private message the winner to transfer the gift!

The Competition:
We're a fan of Haiku's. We think you ModDB lot are rather clever. So... We're combining the two. All you've got to do is post in the comments section below with a three line Haiku about Jailbreak. Here's one to get you going:

Example wrote:A competition,
There could be many entries,
Yet more work for Wills

As easy as that! So get posting! The closing date for entries is Midnight, GMT on Christmas Eve! As a special bonus, EVERYONE who posts an entry, will get Jailbreak: Source 0.6, three days early!

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Post comment Comments  (100 - 150 of 152)
Geoson Dec 21 2009, 7:14pm says:

Guns and Robots
With Dinosaurs too
why wouldn't it be fun?

+1 vote     reply to comment
FJS Dec 21 2009, 7:21pm says:

Jailbreak source good
Killing robots or dinos
and escaping from jails.

+1 vote     reply to comment Dec 21 2009, 7:32pm says:

Nay want to get raped
By dinosaur or robot
Must break out of jail

+1 vote     reply to comment
jef007 Dec 21 2009, 7:41pm says:

Dinos and Robots

gimme a break

a jailbreake

+1 vote     reply to comment
Feared Dec 21 2009, 7:43pm says:

Serious business,
with Dinosaurs.

+1 vote     reply to comment
CubanGringo Dec 21 2009, 8:07pm says:

Forever to finish,
Robots and Dinos inside,
Jailbreak Game of dreams.

+1 vote     reply to comment
damatman Dec 21 2009, 8:12pm says:

Need to release team,
The dinosaurs need saving,
All robots must die!

+1 vote     reply to comment
darkapples Dec 21 2009, 8:29pm says:

Trapped inside this cell,
My hope is in my teammates,
Those quick-triggered guns!

+1 vote     reply to comment
Chemix2 Dec 21 2009, 8:44pm says:

Freedom and Control-
Refusing to rest, to rot
I will not die this day

+1 vote     reply to comment
Spinky7 Dec 21 2009, 8:56pm says:

I am dinosaur
I find this mod offensive
We want robot peace

+1 vote     reply to comment
darkonxy Dec 21 2009, 9:19pm says:

is that a dinosaur?
wheres my shovel?
so that i may bury it.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Buckshot20 Dec 21 2009, 9:42pm says:

Put me in Jail now
So I can break out
of this misery

+1 vote     reply to comment
m82sniper Dec 21 2009, 9:45pm says:

Fleshy beings charge
Fruitlessly into the night
The metal awaits.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ch1lly Dec 21 2009, 9:47pm says:

Robots and raptors.
Imprisoned in mom's basement,
downloading this now!

+1 vote     reply to comment
isaktamin Dec 21 2009, 9:55pm says:

Jailbreak is awesome,
Dinos and Robots abound,
Thanks for the laughs.

- A terrible Haiku-ian.

+1 vote     reply to comment
olivergecko Dec 21 2009, 10:06pm says:

In the great prisons,
The Chains will begin to break.
Who will become Free?

+1 vote     reply to comment
211476 Dec 21 2009, 10:07pm says:

The Mod of the year
Jailbreak, surely the best Half-
Life 2 mod ever

whoa that wore me out

+1 vote     reply to comment
Saber153 Dec 21 2009, 10:15pm says:

Robos and Dinos
Always Shooting Each Other
Sounds Like fun to me

Yea i'm bad at these lol.

+1 vote     reply to comment
stopme5 Dec 21 2009, 10:22pm says:

Jailbreak Jailbreak
How i love you so
you entertain me for hours on end.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Spiritlol Dec 21 2009, 10:48pm says:

It's Christmas time and
Boredom hits, no more games but
What is this? Jailbreak!


+1 vote     reply to comment
D.StriK Dec 21 2009, 10:53pm says:

Oh Jailbait -err break,
Pre-dino-bot was the best,
Long, hard, "tail" is fail.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Robok Dec 21 2009, 11:27pm says:

I had no idea so many people would participate in this, you guys basically earned yourself at least one spot in the Top 5's with this media stunt :P

+1 vote     reply to comment
Figgy Dec 21 2009, 11:33pm says:

Jailbreak is for you,
Don't believe me? Just try it,
You'd be quite surprised.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Kaxoz Dec 21 2009, 11:38pm says:

The mod of the year,
where you can trap Dinosaurs,
or save robots too.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Kaxoz Dec 21 2009, 11:51pm says:

Never mind.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Sn4tcH Dec 22 2009, 12:01am says:

Dinosaurs And Bots
The Ultimate Enemies
Can You Survive War?

+1 vote     reply to comment
BurningCa007 Dec 22 2009, 4:17am says:

Jailbreak, Aww Jailbreak
Frees the Half-Life engine
And bags Valve

Steam nick: BurningCa007

+1 vote     reply to comment
SgtCortez Dec 22 2009, 6:32am says:

These prisons can not hold us
We all shall break out
In a cell, our foes shall be

+1 vote     reply to comment
DuckSauce Dec 22 2009, 8:11am says:

Twelve great looking maps,
Weapons for everyone's joy,
Anti Wills mines.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ro-jo-co Dec 22 2009, 8:55am says:

It's snowing outside,
But I'm indoors just waiting,
0.6 please hurry.

+1 vote     reply to comment
GhostEdge Dec 22 2009, 9:07am says:

What, a Dinosaur!?

I have to get out of here!

This is a jailbreak!

+1 vote     reply to comment
DejaPu Dec 22 2009, 12:12pm says:

run and run and run,
only to be caught again,
this will be the last

+1 vote     reply to comment
DejaPu Dec 22 2009, 12:19pm replied:

Dinosaur dashing,
fleeing for his freedom still,
cops in hot pursuit

+1 vote     reply to comment
Delusibeta Dec 22 2009, 1:16pm says:

Dinos and Robots
Killing each other
But fearing llama doom.

+1 vote     reply to comment
preowned Dec 22 2009, 5:31pm says:

Dinos and robots are so great,
It's even better then cake!

There's my entry,
Happy holidays mod team!

+1 vote     reply to comment
kikayoaka Dec 23 2009, 5:07am says:

This is Jailbreak.
There are dinosaurs and robots.
I forgot the last part.

+1 vote     reply to comment
P4TRICK Dec 23 2009, 7:46am says:

Robots and Dinos
Awesome punk killing
yet everyone dies

+1 vote     reply to comment
AUG_DUDE Dec 23 2009, 9:24am says:

you will release something in christimas?

+1 vote     reply to comment
fredbot Dec 23 2009, 10:32am says:

jailbreak looks damn good
I should probably play it
Dinosaurs? What the-

*line goes dead*

+1 vote     reply to comment
fredbot Dec 23 2009, 10:41am replied:

Jailbreak is awesome
A little like 'Prison Break'
Oh wait, that was ****.


A Jailbreak Nation
Wants this modification
We will be patient.

A semi rhyme!

+1 vote     reply to comment
fredbot Dec 24 2009, 6:21am replied:

If it was on Steam
I would throw a huge party
with Strawb'ries and Cream

^see how I make sure Strawberries is said in two syllabuls!

Always Trapped in jail
It seems your team is a fail
Screw them, lets escape

+1 vote     reply to comment
Amez Dec 23 2009, 7:54pm says:

Clanky robots and fleshy dinosaurs,
An array of weapons and an objective worth fighting for,
Escape is imminent and capture is possible.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ltkerr0r Dec 23 2009, 10:39pm says:

The Dinosaurs live
They have a lot of weapons
No jail can stop their madness

+1 vote     reply to comment
Trans-Fat Dec 23 2009, 10:49pm says:

Trapp'd in Jail, no 'scape
unless team work can prevail
Or solo you run

+1 vote     reply to comment
Trans-Fat Dec 23 2009, 10:52pm says:

Her robot eyes glow
She sees the future, blood red
Dinosaurs will bleed

+1 vote     reply to comment
Trans-Fat Dec 23 2009, 10:56pm says:

Scales, tough as malice,
shield his cold reptilian heart.
Robot heads will roll.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Koshana Dec 23 2009, 11:38pm says:

JailBreak: Source, sadly,
Was postponed due to problems.
I cried bucketloads.

I like dinosaurs,
My friend likes robots with guns,
JailBreak: Source has both.

The evil robots
Will die by my sharp claws,
Or I could use guns.

Those wicked dinos
Shall be utterly destroyed
By my big weapon.

Call of Duty 6
Has Nukes, JailBreak has robots.
Thus it is better.

I like JailBreak: Source,
But I’ve run out of haikus.

+1 vote     reply to comment
-Kwah- Dec 24 2009, 12:45am replied:

Multiple haiku!?! O.o

Nice work tho!

+1 vote     reply to comment
fredbot Dec 24 2009, 6:18am replied:

Where's that refrigerator thing from? Must remember....

+1 vote     reply to comment
Wills Author
Wills Dec 24 2009, 7:07pm says:

Competition is now closed! I'll be PMing the winner and announcing the winning entry in a couple of days! Thank you to EVERYONE who entered! I can't believe how many entries we had! Well done to everyone and Happy Christmas!

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