2016 GameServers-TF2Design Skinning Contest

A Contest for Team Fortress 2

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2016 GameServers-TF2Design Skinning Contest

Intro:

In collaboration with tf2design.com and GameServers.com we are running a short TF2 skinning contest with some sweet prizes. The theme is as simple as it gets - design an item or set of items for use in TF2

Judging:

A panel of 5 judges chosen by TF2Design will pick the winner(s). The winners are very likely to be announced on June 15th. Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the item(s)
  • Quality of the item(s)
To qualify, entries must be uploaded to the site and tagged as a contest entry before the DEADLINE!

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    Posted by tom

    Ok, we are arranging judges now and the judging process should be quick.

    Now, what everyone has been wondering... unfortunately, we cannot afford to fund the current prizes levels by ourselves. I'm very sorry about this. It is partly my fault for not requiring a cash prize deposit from the sponsor before launching the contest. Here is what GameBanana can afford to offer:

    • 1st - $200
    • 2nd - $100
    • 3rd - $50 or DOOM
    • 4th - What 3rd place doesn't choose 
    I may also be able to get others to donate games and I will reach out to gameservers.com (who is contactable) to see if they'll honor their share of the prizes (the servers).
    It is understandable. Still prizes are somewhat good and its awesome that you honor your promises inspite the difficulties.

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    Ok, we are arranging judges now and the judging process should be quick.

    Now, what everyone has been wondering... unfortunately, we cannot afford to fund the current prizes levels by ourselves. I'm very sorry about this. It is partly my fault for not requiring a cash prize deposit from the sponsor before launching the contest. Here is what GameBanana can afford to offer:

    • 1st - $200
    • 2nd - $100
    • 3rd - $50 or DOOM
    • 4th - What 3rd place doesn't choose 
    I may also be able to get others to donate games and I will reach out to gameservers.com (who is contactable) to see if they'll honor their share of the prizes (the servers).
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    Ok guys, we're giving up on the sponsors. I will confer with Arman on how to move forward with judging and prizes and update the contest shortly.
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    Posted by GoLDeN [Mad Dill]

    Posted by tom

    Hey guys, I have reached out one last time to the contest sponsors. If we don't hear back by June 15th we will take over the judging and prizes. The last response I got from TF2design.com was May 8 and I've tried repeatedly to contact them. 

    I've heard back from someone at gameservers.com so hopefully some of the prizes will still be honored.

    So, no 500$ prize ?
    As it seems, it's not quite decided yet. TF2 Design has gone silent ever since contacting GB. GameServers was one of the sponsors so we gotta wait a little bit first.

    Either way, the winners wouldn't have been announced by 15th June.
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    Posted by tom

    Hey guys, I have reached out one last time to the contest sponsors. If we don't hear back by June 15th we will take over the judging and prizes. The last response I got from TF2design.com was May 8 and I've tried repeatedly to contact them. 

    I've heard back from someone at gameservers.com so hopefully some of the prizes will still be honored.

    So, no 500$ prize ?
    Emm...
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    Posted by JorisCeoen

    Is it just me, or do I only see 3 entries? Are there submissions not listed?

    Such less entrants for this contest lol, and this has higher prizes than nearly all of the past mapping contests :P
    Actually, there are 4. I wish there were 3 only. lol 

    Anyway, Corvalho's submission got out-tagged so I re-tagged it.
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    Hey guys, I have reached out one last time to the contest sponsors. If we don't hear back by June 15th we will take over the judging and prizes. The last response I got from TF2design.com was May 8 and I've tried repeatedly to contact them. 

    I've heard back from someone at gameservers.com so hopefully some of the prizes will still be honored.
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    Is it just me, or do I only see 3 entries? Are there submissions not listed?

    Such less entrants for this contest lol, and this has higher prizes than nearly all of the past mapping contests :P
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May 30th, 2016
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Prizes

1st Place:
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2nd Place:
$100 cash
3rd Place:
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Rules

  1. ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST CONTAIN USABLE TF2 ITEMS.
  2. ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED ON THE SITE BEFORE THE SPECIFIED DEADLINE - LATE ENTRIES WILL BE PENALIZED OR MAY NOT COUNT AT ALL.
  3. THE SUBMISSION CAN USE PRE-EXISTING ASSETS SUCH AS AN EXISTING MODEL, TEXTURES OR ANIMATIONS. HOWEVER IT SHOULD BE A NEW RELEASE MADE FOR THIS CONTEST AND MUST NOT HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC DOWNLOAD. (RESUBMITTING OLD WORK WILL NOT COUNT AND WILL LEAD TO YOUR DISQUALIFICATION!)
  4. IT IS IMPORTANT TO RESPECT OTHER ARTISTS' WORK, IF YOUR ENTRY USES CONTENT THAT IS NOT YOUR OWN, OR IS BASED ON SOMEONE ELSES WORK, YOU MUST HAVE PERMISSION FROM THE ORIGINAL ARTIST / COPYRIGHT HOLDER.
  5. MULTIPLE ENTRIES ARE PERMITTED, HOWEVER QUALITY OVER QUANTITY. MULTIPLE ITEMS THAT BELONG TO THE SAME ‘SET’ WILL BE JUDGED TOGETHER AS A SINGLE ENTRY.
  6. EACH ENTRANT MAY ONLY WIN A MAXIMUM OF ONE (1) PRIZE.
  7. TEAM BASED ENTRIES ARE ALLOWED AND ACTIVELY ENCOURAGED, HOWEVER THE ENTRANTS WILL HAVE TO AGREE HOW TO SPLIT ANY PRIZES AWARDED.
  8. TO ENSURE FAIR JUDGING, THE UPLOADED FILE MAY NOT BE MODIFIED IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE DEADLINE AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT. NOTE: CHANGES TO THE SUBMISSION PROFILE (E.G CHANGING DESCRIPTIONS, NOTES OR SCREENSHOTS) ARE PERMITTED DURING THE JUDGING PHASE, PROVIDED THE DOWNLOAD FILE IS NOT MODIFIED.
  9. YOU ARE FREE TO UPLOAD YOUR ENTRY TO ANY OTHER WEBSITE OR DISTRIBUTION SERVICE YOU LIKE, PROVIDED THAT THE FILE REMAINS FREE TO DOWNLOAD / USE WITHOUT REGISTRATION OR SUBSCRIPTION, AND YOU STATE THAT THE ITEM WAS CREATED FOR “THE GAMEBANANA 2016 GameServers TF2 Design Contest”.
  10. JUDGES CANNOT ENTER OR ASSIST ENTRANTS.

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