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Concept Compo?

Discussion in 'Submissions Archive' started by Rao Dao Zao, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. Rao Dao Zao

    Rao Dao Zao

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    I thought of this minor contest while in the chatroom earlier.

    The gist of it is, that people draw/paint/assemble some form of concept art -- and the winning entry is turned into a full model by me, and released.

    It would be a one-off compo, theme being based around mechanics (of course) -- a vehicle; a giant robot, small robot, legged, wheeled, hovering, perhaps structures; turrets, factories...

    For my part, all I would need is a companion to do texture(s) for the final piece (who could, of course, not participate in the competition).

    The 'winner' would be judged not only on their drawing/painting/assembling skill, but in the goodness of their idea (ie not carbon-copied off Starcraft); and how well they get that idea across in a single image (that is, the image is clear/concise enough to make assembling a model from it relatively easy).

    Participants might be disqualified for ripping straight off other games (including, but not limited to, Starcraft), or for making designs that would be completely impossible to make/animate.

    How to judge: a public poll (after impossible entries have been discounted, as above).

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    So, comments, potential participation levels...?:infl_thumbs_up:
     
  2. MasterHaosis

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    Yes yes yes, I wont tell you what I think bacause you know what I think about your industry
     
  3. MasterHaosis

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    RDZ Industry are law !!!
     
  4. ragingspeedhorn

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    MasterHaosis, go away.

    Anyways, great idea, I already have an idea of what to enter with, I will draw it in paint very quickly and amaze you all with its awesomeness and I bet RDZ probably know what it would be :p
     
  5. HeretoDLstuff

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    Sounds like a great idea!
     
  6. Chaos Overlord

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    My dreams are coming true! I have a chance to have a model made by RDZ, for me! And you other people... but mainly me! Now... I just need to get an idea, this wil be the hard part.
     
  7. Wolverabid

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    Find your compatriot RDZ. I suggest Horn, although several other cats could probably handle it: just recruit someone reliable.

    We'll develop the rules and get this show on the road.
     
  8. Rao Dao Zao

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    I have kharma interested, but wanted to keep it open in case he decided to enter. I'll poke him when next he appears.

    Horn's got a full-time job now, there's no use annoying him further. I need somebody alive and ready for when the contest is done; while I can guarantee my own activity, I don't want the prize to disappear down a hole because my partner decided to take a six-year excursion to Mars and back.

    For rules, I'd say the usual slew; has to be made by you, during the compo time, etc.

    As for an actual image, I was thinking either one large image, or up to three or four smaller (less detailed) sketches; so that those of us not so gifted with the pen and paper have a better chance to illustrate just what they're getting at.
     
  9. Elenai

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    Hmmmz...A concept art contest.....I might join this one. I have after all been working on some futuristic concepts (outside of gaming).
     
  10. Chaos Overlord

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    So developments in the... development of this concept development challenge? I am roaring to go, I think I will do a G1 unit too.
     
  11. Rao Dao Zao

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    No, you'll get disqualified for that. No stealing on my generic designs, please; this is not a way for you to squeeze RDZ Industries (-related) models out of me.

    The compo is pretty much ready to go. It awaits simply a good starting time and duration.
     
  12. Kwaliti

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    Hmm, I could join.

    EDIT: Should we include an ortho?
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2007
  13. Rao Dao Zao

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    You will be able to include any form of image you desire.

    Hell, you could make it in origami and post a picture.
     
  14. Kwaliti

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    Origami, JEEZ! :grin:
     
  15. Cavman

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    This will indeed be cool if it comes to be.
     
  16. Chaos Overlord

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    Rarw I am just breaking rules all over the place. Ok though, no G1. Now.... wonder if some form of mobile battle station would be a cool concept. Its pondering time now.
     
  17. Rao Dao Zao

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    Remember -- no putting ideas down on paper/computer/clay blocks until the compo starts.
     
  18. Chaos Overlord

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    I know, but you cant limit my thought, and I have a lot of them.
     
  19. Rao Dao Zao

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    I wouldn't dream of it.
     
  20. FamousPker49

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    I am in, I can draw straight lines so this should be an easy win!