RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM Map and Modding Contest Winners Receive $40,000 in Cash Prizes

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RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM Map and Modding Contest Winners Receive $40,000 in Cash Prizes


Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games to Feature
Best Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Player-made Content In-game


ROSWELL, Ga. — Friday, April 13 — Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games announced today the second round of winners for its RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM $40,000 Modding Contest. As an independent development studio founded by members who won the 2004 “Make Something Unreal” competition for Red Orchestra: Combined Arms, Tripwire Interactive is excited to continue its support for the modding community, challenging RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM players to share their best maps and mods for the chance to have their creations featured in the game in addition to cash prizes. Tripwire is currently working with the creators of Highway 14 and Ninh Phu, winning maps announced from Phase 1 of the Modding Contest last year and plans to make them official game maps in the near future.


Following a total of $12,500 in prizes awarded to round one winners, Tripwire Interactive is excited to announce a total of $27,500 in cash prizes for winners of round two. In addition to cash prizes for each winner, the following player-made maps and mods will also be officially featured in RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM. Please find below the winners for best player-made maps and mods. Due to the high quality and quantity of entries received, Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games chose two winners for third place.
Prize-winning Maps:


Jungle Raid

1st Place Map Prize: $10,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player Tyler

Jungle Raid took home the most votes from our community poll and the map was a winner with judges. It looks fantastic, plays well and is nicely balanced. Very impressive!
Border Watch

2nd Place Map Prize: $5,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player oakts

Also popular amongst community members, Border Watch boasts enjoyable gameplay and makes strong use of a wide range of the game’s terrain features. In addition to looking great, Border Watch wins extra points for running all three game modes.


Hoa Lu

3rd Place Map Prize: $2,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player IceFuse

It’s clear that the creator put thought into gameplay and balance. Hoa Lu works great, but it really shines through with the author’s strong use of lighting effects.

3rd Place Map Prize: $2,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player Juu

Another extremely high-quality map that’s popular with our community, Resort features a great concept with fun use of terrain.


Honorable Mentions in the best map category will also receive a cash prize of $500 and see their maps featured in-game. Honorable Mention winners for new player-made maps include An Cuu Bridge, Lolo, Mau, Operation Valkyrie, Phan Cong, and Tay Ninh Province.


Prize-winning Mods:
Green Army Men

Prize: $5,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player Nitronik


Gameplay Overhaul Mutator

Prize: $1,000

Created by RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM player Joe
“Tripwire Interactive would not exist today without our founding members’ earlier successes in the modding community with Red Orchestra: Combined Arms,” said Alan Wilson, VP at Tripwire Interactive. “This is our way to continue support for the mod community that eventually helped our company build successful franchises, like Rising Storm and Killing Floor — and we look forward to seeing more great content from our creative community of creators.”
Currently available to purchase on Steam, RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM offers intense tactical action for up to 64 players in battles between the US forces and the Vietnamese, with each force having their own unique abilities and tactical advantages such as Napalm Strikes, Artillery Barrages, surface-to-air missiles, traps, ambushes, and more.


Stay up-to-date with the latest RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM news and information at www.rs2Vietnam.com. You can also keep track of Tripwire Interactive and RISING STORM 2: VIETNAM at any of these online channels: www.tripwireinteractive.com, on Discord at https://discord.gg/rs2vietnam, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RS2Vietnam/, Twitter at https://twitter.com/rs2vietnam, Reddit at /r/rs2vietnam, Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/tripwireinteractive and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/tripwireinteractive.

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About Tripwire Interactive

Gamers want games that grab their attention and will keep them coming back for more. Tripwire has been producing those types of games since the first Red Orchestra mod that won the “Make Something Unreal” competition in 2004. Since then Tripwire has won numerous Multiplayer and FPS Game of the Year awards from top editorial sites — and millions have played a Red Orchestra or Killing Floor game, with an average play time of over 40 hours, per player, per game! Since it first launched for PC in 2009, Killing Floor has sold over five million units worldwide. Tripwire has published select 3rd party titles (The Ball, Zeno Clash, Dwarfs?!), supported each title with free extra content and taken their brand of winning gaming to console, to continuously expand that base. Tripwire will continue to offer new and exciting gaming experiences both to their millions of fans and to new gamers alike — including Killing Floor 2 for PC, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, Xbox One, and Xbox One X, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam for PC, Killing Floor: Incursion for Oculus Touch and HTC VIVE in 2017 — and PlayStation®VR in 2018. To find out why millions of gamers spend so much time playing Tripwire games and getting involved with Tripwire’s special events for existing games, visit the website at www.tripwireinteractive.com for all the latest news direct from the studio.