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Win a Beta Key for Guild Wars 2 Here at The Border House!
[caption id="attachment_8839" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="A screenshot from Guild Wars 2 featuring a statue of Kalla Scorchrazor, Charr Feminist Revolutionary."][/caption] Edit: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to the winners, who have all been emailed with their keys! Darketower, Josh, Chris, Tyler K, Rillifane, Gralsh Oon, Henry, Skennedy, XvShadow, Hyacinth, Ehsan Kia, Ramenhotep, Primal Zed, 3Jane, chooseareality, DystopianGibberish, Richard, Ashelia, Eccentricity, washuu, Rabab, Romulus Hawk, Augusto Mendes, Sabrina, TomW -- congrats! The great folks over at ArenaNet have been so gracious as to allow us to give away 10 beta keys to the upcoming FINAL Guild Wars 2 beta event, which takes place July 20-22. This is the last chance to try out the game before it releases on August 28th. We're big fans of Guild Wars 2 over here and we know many of our readers would love the opportunity to try out the game. How to enter: We're going to make you work just a little bit to be eligible to win. Hypothetically, let's say that you're a consultant for a large game studio who has employed you to help make their upcoming game more inclusive to marginalized groups (women, LGBT gamers, disabled gamers, people of color, etc.). What is one tip that you would offer to this game developer to help them achieve their goals? We will be choosing the 10 winners at random from the comments and will be giving these keys away on Monday, July 16. You must have a real email address associated with your comment so that we can send you the keys if you win. Good luck! Note: Leaving a comment here with your tip is giving The Border House permission to use the tip (credited to you) in an upcoming compilation post of all the entries.