TRS2004 "Make Us a Movie" Competition Rules
These rules and conditions of entry are legally binding on you, the Entrant and apply as soon as you submit an entry.

By entering the Make Us a Movie ("MUM") competition run by Auran Games Pty Ltd ("Auran"), Entrant consents to and becomes bound by these rules. For the purpose of these terms and conditions, "Entrant" means you as an individual; teams entries are not acceptable.
  1. Entries & Participants
    • MUM is a competition of skill open to all registered owners of Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 ("TRS"); to register, visit
    • To enter the competition, Entrants must:
      • create a movie of any aspect of TRS (including Driver, Scenarios, Sessions, Surveyor, Railyard, or Trainz Paint Shed) that lasts no longer then 30 seconds using the 800x600 resolution setting in TRS.
      • make the movie using the free version of the software product "FRAPS" (version 2.2.5 and 2.3.0 will be accepted) available from The watermark must not be removed from the movie.
      • submit their entry by last mail 29 October 2004 on CD / DVD at the address below
    • Each Entrant may submit a maximum of four entries for each registered TRS product key. If submitting more than one entry, entries can make up a continuous movie or represent individual, stand alone movies.
    • Auran, in its absolute discretion, may disqualify entries if seen as unfit for this contest on grounds including but not limited to being obscene, discriminatory or racist.
    • Auran's employees, contractors and agents cannot participate.
    • Entrant agrees to:
      • being named by Auran (in its discretion) as a participant in this competition; and
      • having Auran use the entry and the Entrant's information for marketing purposes (including but not limited to use in advertisements, posters and websites).

  2. Judging
    • Auran may choose the judging panel as it sees fit. The panel may include: Auran's employees; members of the TRS online community; or members of the public in general.
    • The panel will judge each entry based on artistic merit, graphics quality, technical merit, and level of innovation. The decision is final and no discussions will be entered into.
    • Auran may choose not to award one or more prizes in its absolute discretion if entries are not of a sufficiently high standard.

  3. Prizes
    • Prize winners will be announced soon after the close of the competition.
    • The best 10 entries (as judged by the judging panel) will receive a fully registered version of FRAPS valued at USD$39.95 with the compliments of Rod Maher at In addition to this prize, the 10 best entries will be invited to submit a new or extended version of their winning entry of up to 90 seconds in duration. These extended entries will then be judged by the judging panel and three prizes will be awarded:
      • First Prize:
        • One RailDriver Desktop Cab Controller with the compliments of PI Engineering at
        • Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 Deluxe Edition
        • Trainz T-Shirt
        • 365 Day First Class Ticket.
      • Second Prize:
        • Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 Deluxe Edition (Australia)
        • Trainz T-Shirt
        • 365 Day First Class Ticket
      • Third Prize:
        • Trainz T-Shirt
        • 365 Day First Class Ticket
    • Prizes will be sent to the winners as soon as possible after being assembled from the sponsors.
    • Prizes cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash.
    • Entrant agrees to pay any taxes or duties assessed on any prizes won through the contest.

  4. Intellectual Property & Warranties
    • All intellectual property rights in the entry remain with the Entrant but the Entrant hereby grants Auran a non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, worldwide, perpetual license to use the entry in any way Auran sees fit. This includes (but is not limited to) using the entry in marketing and promotional activities for TRS, FRAPS or RailDriver.
    • Entrant represents and warrants that the Entrant owns (or will own) or has (or will have) rights to all intellectual property and other rights in all materials that are submitted as entries in MUM.
    • Entrant indemnifies and holds Auran and any sponsors, their affiliates, agents and employees, harmless from liability and all losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any third party action or claim that the use of the materials by Auran or the sponsors, their affiliates, agents and employees, infringes or violates any intellectual property right or other right of such third party to the materials.

  5. General
    • Auran will not provide any financial assistance for the development or submission of an entry.
    • All submitted information will be held in accordance with Auran's privacy policy.
    • To the fullest extent permitted by law, Auran cannot be deemed to be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss, financial or physical damages) in connection with: MUM; any software used to create an entry; or any prizes.
    • It is a condition of entry that if an Entrant wins a prize, or if requested by Auran, the Entrant must, at its own expense, do anything asked by Auran (such as signing documents, obtaining consents and approvals, including moral rights consents) provided such things are reasonably required to give effect to these rules. An Entrant that fails to comply with this condition is ineligible to receive a prize.
    • All winning entries will be decided on merit only. Luck or chance plays no part in determining winners.
    • Please print out the TRS2004 "Make Us a Movie" Competition Rules, fill in the details and return it with your entry by post.

I, _______________________________________________________________ (Entrant)
Have read and agree to the rules of the competition above.

Entrants Signature _____________________________________ Date ____ / ____ / ____

Email Address _________________________________________

Planet Auran Username __________________________________

Return it to:
Auran Movie Competition
PO Box 1026
New Farm
QLD   4005