A cat, a dog and a chicken walk into the town. In the end, Doc McCoy is free! It may sound like the beginning of an epic joke, but is indeed the description of one of the four new Baron’s Challenges, added to Desperados III for free. In the Rescue Aid Society Challenge, you take control of Stella the Cat, Agent Floofs, and Sergeant Cluckers! These three unlikely heroes might end McCoy’s imprisonment if their skills are used wisely. What do the free challenges have to offer? Take a look:
- Three Men with No Name: Where is Waldo? Identify three specific guards among the crowd of supposed doppelgangers on the map – and kill them!
- Bear Trap Triplets: We all know how much Hector loves his little Bianca. One can only imagine what he could do with three of them… why not put it to a test?
- Best Served Cold: Some poor guy didn’t know who the Baron was and cheated him. The Baron wants him found in a crowded market place and brought to the docks – dead or alive.
- Rescue Aid Society: Alas! Doc McCoy is being held prisoner in the Bayous. Isabelle’s cat Stella, a dog, and a chicken have formed a special animal commando to rescue the Doc.
Mimimi Games and THQ Nordic are launching the first Desperados III Speedrun Contest. From August 20th until August 23rd any interested player can participate and submit a video. Here are the rules:
- Level: Flagstone
- Difficulty: Normal
- Settings: Please reset the options to default in the options menu. However, you can use your own control schemes.
- Challenge: Complete the level as fast as you can without triggering any alarms.
- Video: To participate you have to record your best speedrun playthrough of the described challenge above, then upload it on YouTube and send the uncut (!) video (also showing the Replay Screen and Mission Stats Screen upon mission completion) as link to email@example.com. Please note: If the Mimimi Games and THQ Nordic jury sees any evidence of video editing, cheating or disregard of rules, the submitted video and respective player will be disqualified. Please read the full set of rules here: http://n.thq.com/376l30r5aV7 or download it here: http://n.thq.com/fS1w30r5jd0
- Time: The contest starts right now and submission will close on August 23rd, 2020, 11:59 PM PDT / August 24th, 2020, 8:59 CEST.
- While submitting their speedrun videos, players agree that these videos will be published and/or shared on social media by Mimimi Games / THQ Nordic
- A physical Desperados III Collector’s Edition (please note: THQ Nordic can only send physical prizes to countries with a working postal service)
- A digital key for Desperados III to share the game with your friends A digital key for the Desperados III Season Pass
- One digital key for another THQ Nordic game like Darksiders Genesis, Wreckfest, Destroy All Humans! or SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrate
2nd – 5th Place:
- A digital key for Desperados III to share the game with your friends
- A digital key for the Desperados III Season Pass
- One digital key for another THQ Nordic game like Darksiders Genesis, Wreckfest, Destroy All Humans! or SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated
All other participants:
- A chance to win either a digital key for the Desperados III Season Pass or one digital key for another THQ Nordic game like Darksiders Genesis, Wreckfest, Destroy All Humans! or SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated
Find the full set of rules here: http://n.thq.com/376l30r5aV7
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