Vote for the '21 mapping contest theme/restriction!

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What should be the theme/restriction for this years mapping contest?

Poll ended at Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:20 pm

- No rules
13
30%
- Colour theme: pick a colour and go nuts with it (black, white and gray NOT allowed)
5
12%
- Use of destructable and reactable environments/decos
10
23%
- Dragons and dragon like creature theme (wyrms, wyverns etc.)
7
16%
- 1 MB challenge
5
12%
- Other (if this wins we'll run a new poll with the new themes/restrictions suggested in the poll thread)
3
7%
 
Total votes: 43

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Vote for the '21 mapping contest theme/restriction!

Post by UnrealGGecko »

Greetings everyone!

We need your help to get the next contest underway. We've been brainstorming ideas of what we should go for this year, but just couldn't fully agree on it. Please vote for what theme or restriction we should go for this year, we want to see as many mappers to participate as we can :tu:

The poll will be active for 3 days. With up to 2 options, and you may change vote.
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Awesome!!! New maps are coming!!! Yes!!! :rock:
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Post by [~]RUFX[~]RoninMastaFX »

Indeed, looking forward to this one! :tu:

I'll make another map in this one, because why not! :mrgreen:
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First prize winner will receive Porch Viking's Xan Kriegor cosplay costume. :mrgreen:

(Not really... :lol2: )
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No Rules!
Let the creativity flooooww
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esnesi wrote: Sun Aug 29, 2021 7:25 pm No Rules!
Let the creativity flooooww
I agree, I think no restrictions is the way to go. Let the mappers go nuts!! :mrgreen:

I've been very busy lately, but I'll be glad to be part of this contest. :tu:
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Back when UTskins site was still up, they said the colors used hardly ever in skins were orange, purple, and pink.

So, howabout maps that used one or all of those 3?
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No Rules will obviously be the obvious winner, lol! (Picked that one and Destructible/Interactable).

For a thematic mapping contest I would have liked to pick the theme of Tutorial level, how well can mappers introduce a new player to FPS and UT's mechanics.
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Voted for the colour option but happy for whatever, just hope I can actually manage to submit something this time around :lol2:
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No rules sounds the best out of those. The second choice for me is dragons, but color theme is a very close third. Destructible stuff sounds cool, but I think that might sound complicated to some, and be a bit of a barrier to entry.

TankBeef wrote: Sun Aug 29, 2021 4:16 pm First prize winner will receive Porch Viking's Xan Kriegor cosplay costume. :mrgreen:

(Not really... :lol2: )
Ha! I plan on holding on to that for a while, but I do have version 1 of the ripper sitting around collecting dust... I'd rather give it to someone than throw it out, but I don't know how I'd want to organize a giveaway.
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I was only against a no rules theme because we kinda already did back to back no rules contests already (AMC in 2018 and 20AC in 2019), yes we had the skinning contest last year, but still. If there's demand, so be it :P
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how long do these last?
i'm up for whatever theme but i couldn't crank anything out very fast.
just curious how much time a mapper would have.
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Plan would be from early September till early December, with the pack on either Xmas or New Year.

Still working on that :P
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we thought to keep it running till January.

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LOL

Yep, still working on that :lol2: