Game designer/consultancy/blog MetaGames will be giving away a new game from the Essen Spiel game fair. Prize drawing entries for following on Twitter and answering a survey.

Neoncon has made arrangements with several game publishers to offer hotel room upgrades and $20 registration discounts. Neoncon is a November game convention in Las Vegas with a strong track of game design and publishing seminars. For coupon codes, follow the links to Super Genius Games, John Wick, or Crafty Games.

Savage Mojo is giving away copies of Shanghai Vampocalypse. I think there are questions you have to answer.

The Cakeblast blog is giving away Randomline’s Alphabet Squiggles game. Each method of following earns another entry in the contest.

All Things Equal, publishers of the get-to-know-you party game Loaded Questions, are giving $1,000 prizes for five new holiday-themed questions, and $2,500 for two promotional videos.

Out of the Box is also looking for help with their games. They’re hoping someone might have good idea for what special abilities Ninjas should have on an island and what abilities Pirates should have in a dojo—all so that players might be able to combine the company’s two games, Ninja Versus Ninja and Pirate Versus Pirate. The 10 most creative ideas will each win a copy of any currently in-print Out of the Box game. To submit your ideas, send an email to Out of the Box with your ideas, name, and complete shipping address.