College life is filled with any number of fun and entertaining first-time activities: the intellectual growth, the broadening of social horizons and above all else: learning how hold your liquor.Â Though, for most freshmen, that have been settling into their new digs, the dorm could potentially beÂ the worst part of the collegiate experience.
Thatâ€™s why SteelSeries is here to help make it all better, and liven the place up a little.
The men and women behind tech like the Shift Keyboard and the World of Warcraft Legendary mouse have issued a challenge to all the gamers out there (the ones living in the most disgusting and/or tiny dorm rooms) to show just how unattractive their digs are – with the promise that the devs will make everything a little better. It may not help with your studies, but it may make passing some of those lonely, cold nights a little more bearable.
The Grand Prize winner will get a 32â€ flatscreen with an Xbox 360 to boot, a MSI gaming laptop, a 6-month subscription to GameFly, and a SteelSeries Gear Package to finish the day. First Place wonâ€™t walk away empty-handed either, with a month of GameFly to keep them company, a World of Warcraft Collectorâ€™s Edition, and the SteelSeries Gear Package to finish it all off.
Hereâ€™s how it works: anyone who thinks they have the worst dorm in the hall, just needs to snap a photo and post it to SteelSeriesâ€™ Facebook page – between now and October 20th. From there, SteelSeries will pick five of the most depressing pictures – and will then let the rest of the Internet decide the Grand Prize winner (and First Place runner-up). Voting will end on the 28th -Â with winners announced on the 1stÂ of November.
Really, for a single picture of a personâ€™s depravityâ€¦ itâ€™s not a bad haul. Considering the lackluster accommodations at some schools, there could be some stiff competition.
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