IN THE GAME; TAKE A ROLLER DERBY RIDE

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Contest #450: It used to be that kids were content just reading comic books and watching movies. Now they want to play them. There is no such thing as passive entertainment among members of the Nintendo generation. For these interactive idealogues, to play is the thing. And for them, there's a videogame spin-off for everything from "Batman" to "The X-Men," "Frankenstein" to "Stargate." So T.N.T.ers: come up with the next video game based on a novel, movie or comic book.

And now for the results of Contest #446: we asked you for the next sports league to open a theme park:

First Prize: Future National Hockey League MVP will shout: "I'm going to Parad-Ice!" Ride the Slap Shot, a high-speed roller coaster, or the "Bumper Zambonis." Play a virtual reality game called "You're the goalie!" "Penalty Boxes" will serve Klondike ice cream bars, as well as Miller Icehouse or Anheuser-Busch's Ice Draft brand in 32 oz. "Stanley Cups." Ad tagline: "Parad-Ice. The world's coolest theme park." Norris Bohn, creative director, Bohn Adventures, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Second Prize: Welcome to Tennis World! Attractions include: The John McEnroe "You Gotta Be Kidding Me" Game, where the object is to berate staff for price of snacks. If staff member doesn't cry-you lose!; Revlon sponsors a "Who's That Girl?" game: identify another active female tennis player after Martina, you win!; and, for girls only, the ultra-scary "Run From Knife-Wielding Fan and/or Maniac Dad" ride, sponsored by TV series "Rescue 911." Ben Reiling, account exec, Contemporary Group, St. Louis.

Third Prize: The American Bar Association sponsors "Baseball! The Theme Park." Visit "Mr. Selig's Wild Ride" with its endless loops and dizzying reversals; or Donald Fehr's "Back to the Future" and travel to a land without baseball; and "The Agent's Thunder River Zero," where everyone gets soaked. Laura Ewing-Moore, ad exec, Publisher Inquiry Services, Boca Raton, Fla.

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