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Developer Showcase - Minecraft Giveaway!

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We’re honored to have a giveaway this week featuring Minecraft, which just released this past Monday!

This week we have 3 codes to giveaway, winners can choose from either Rift or Gear VR codes, depending on which platform you have access to. This is an excellent chance to gift a friend a code to play with, or just check it out for yourself. Entering is easy, just follow the steps below! Good luck!

1. You must have a Twitter account to participate in the giveaway. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can create one by going to Twitter and click the “Sign Up!” button on the top of the page.

2. You must be a resident of the United States. Prizes will ship to United States addresses only. Check the full rules below for all the details.

3. Retweet to be entered in the giveaway!

Thanks to Microsoft and the entire Minecraft team for their support in donating codes for this week's giveaway!

Minecraft Developer Showcase Giveaway



ELIGIBILITY. This sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to natural persons (i.e. not corporate or business entities) who are legal residents of the United States, age 18 or older, or the legal age of majority in your place of residence (whichever is older) at the time of entry. You must provide a shipping address in the United States to be eligible. Employees, directors, officers and principals, of Microsoft or Oculus VR, LLC ("Oculus"), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, agents and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

2. HOW TO ENTER. To enter, use Twitter to retweet the giveaway tweet during the promotional period. Retweet must contain the original tweet. Winners will be randomly selected from the pool of entries during the contest period.

Entry in the sweepstakes by any means constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules.

3. PROMOTION PERIOD. The Sweepstakes starts at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on August 19th, 2016 and ends at 11:59 a.m. Pacific Time on August 21st, 2016 (the "Promotion Period"). All entries must be received by Oculus during the Promotion Period. Limit one entry per person. All entries submitted become the sole property of Oculus and will not be returned. Online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the registered subscriber of the e-mail account from which the entry is made. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.

4. SELECTION OF WINNERS: The selection of winners will be conducted by random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. This selection will take place within 1 week of the end of the Promotion Period. All decisions by Oculus regarding selection of the winner(s) shall be binding and final in all respects.

5. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING: 1 Minecraft game code for Rift or Gear VR to 3 people. Actual retail value may vary. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Publicity and Liability within 14 days of notification. In the event of noncompliance, if the winner cannot be reached at the e-mail address or telephone number submitted with entry, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. No cash alternative or substitution of any prizes will be offered. No prize transfer permitted. If a prize is unavailable, Oculus reserves the sole right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Limit one prize per person. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Oculus, which are final and binding in all respects.

All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.  Any winner agrees to provide Oculus with necessary information to complete any necessary I.R.S. 1099 and other forms. By participating and accepting a prize, so long as there is no legal prohibition, winner agrees to the use of his/her name for advertising or publicity purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to him/her relating to Oculus or this Sweepstakes, and releases any and all rights to said use without further compensation.

7. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: All Sweepstakes entrants release Oculus, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the Sweepstakes from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prizes, including without limitation liability for personal injury, death, damages, or financial loss.

Oculus is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Oculus assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Oculus is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrants or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Oculus is not responsible for user cheating or fraud by any entrants. Any activities intended to disrupt or interfere with the proper play of the Sweepstakes, or defraud Oculus in any way may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Entrants engaging in any of the foregoing activities will be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Oculus which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Oculus reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

8. WINNERS LIST: A Winners List will be available by September 9th, 2016. To receive a list of winners, send an email to or a self-addressed stamped envelope to “Minecraft Dev Showcase Winners List"; Oculus VR, LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025. All requests must be received by October 11th, 2016 - 90 days after end of sweepstakes.

9. SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR: Oculus VR, LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025.
Oculus Community Manager - kweh!

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Does the rest of the world exist yet?

Level 9
fark knows - don't they have to like mine enough resources to build the rest of the world or something ?
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