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Icon Contest #15 - Unit Corresponding Icons

Discussion in 'Contest Archive' started by Murlocologist, May 30, 2017.

  1. Murlocologist

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    Unit Corresponding Icons

    Create four ability icons for one chosen melee Warcraft 3 unit.


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    • Melee stands for any standard unit in game excluding: heroes, special type, campaign units or buildings
    • No submission may violate any of the site rules.
    • Only freehand work is accepted. CnPs, in-game screenshot edits, excessive filter-work, trace-overs or heavy referencing existing artwork are not permitted.
    • You must show at least one unfinished preview (WIP) for each of your submissions, before the deadline, as proof that they're yours. Drawing on canvas size below 256 pixels, in case of disputes, requires either:
      - at least 3 workflow WIPs per icon to be saved and kept by author or
      - .psd files for each of icons to be saved and kept by author.
    • The icons must be made specifically for the contest. No previous works are allowed.
    • Submissions must follow the contest theme.
    • The icons must be physically attached to a post when complete and uploaded to the icon section. Icons mustn't be updated once uploaded, until the contest poll is over.
    • Judges may not participate in the contest.
    • No irrelevant, non-constructive or off-topic posts will be tolerated in this thread.
    • Teamwork is not allowed.
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    First Place: 45 reputation points and your entry on the award icon
    Second Place: 30 reputation points and an award icon
    Third Place: 15 reputation points and an award icon
    Other Participants and judges: 5 reputation points


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    • The Panda
    • PeeKay

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    Consistency of the icons in pack Do four drawn icons compliment each other well? 10%
    Blizzard style Do icons fit with chosen melee unit's icon? Is the style used similar to other standard icons? 10%
    Theme and creativity How quality is the concept, how unexpected and creative is the idea? Originality and uniqueness of icons are judged. Are abilities logical for chosen unit? 25%
    Technical note Technical quality of icons. 55%

    • 75 % of the winner shall be determined by the contest's appointed judge(s).
    • 25 % of the winner shall be determined by the results of a public poll.
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    Participant WIP Final Entry
    PrinceYaser Click Click
    Abovegame Click Click
    Edge45 Click Click
    San Click Click
    Arowanna Click Click
    ~Nightmare Click Click
    Flute Click Click


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    The contest shall begin on the 1st of June, 2017 and conclude on 1st of July, 2017, GMT
     
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  2. Kyrbi0

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    @Murlocologist Noice work, but consider changing the phrase "one chosen melee Warcraft unit" to "standard" or "ladder" or just removing it; that, plus the fact that you used the Mountain Giant as the example/header image, might lead some to wrongly believe they must choose a melee-range unit.

    Which would be ridiculous, unless of course it's what you intended.

    Then it's still ridiculous. ; )
     
  3. Heinvers

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    Thread moved to the Arena and contest approved.

    Good luck!
     
  4. San

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    Sorry for my stupidity but-
    'Units' means no heroes from altar/tavern allowed?
    Must we upload our final entries in this thread in BTN format? No PAS or ATC?
    You stole artwork from the other people and tell us you drew them, after making up so much silly lies in that thread, I have yet to see a proper apologize from you.
    If you are really that good in judging, the first thing I want you to judge is yourself.
     
  5. PrinceYaser

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    Well, I think I will join.
     
  6. Wardota2 Gamer

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    Neh I will not join but I will participate in this contest
     
  7. PrinceYaser

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    You mean you won't make icons for this contest and you will watch our works, right?
     
  8. Wardota2 Gamer

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    Yes thats what I meant I am not actaully into icon making I am into campgain making and besides if there is a mini mapping contest I would be interested in joining.

    And this is a icon contest I am not pretty good in mouse drawing I am good in drawing in a paper.So no loss
     
  9. ~Nightmare

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    Looks good. I will join for sure. Good luck to all that will join. I hope this'll be epic!
     
  10. Murlocologist

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    Yes i added it in description now: no heroes, special type, campaign or building.
    You must upload it to icon section and that means you'll have to include regular BTN frame as well. Abilities can be passive. When posting your complete icons here you can just give links of them in icon section, but of course it is much better to do small presentation and post them as images.
     
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    @Murlocologist do neutral creeps count ? Nevertheless i'm particapating. :)
     
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    Thanks for clearing that out!

    @PrinceYaser, this contest begins on 1st of June :eek:
     
  13. PrinceYaser

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    Oh, I really forgot that! I stopped making it. Can I continue it on 1st of June @Murlocologist?
     
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    Hey @PrinceYaser you can continue making your icons you are just gonna save WIP'S and you can send all of it here when the contest starts
     
  15. PrinceYaser

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    Well, I say this rule:
    It does say no icon should be created before the start time of the contest I think.
     
  16. Murlocologist

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    Yes they do. As far as rules are concerned you can make icon set even for penguin.
    Contest starts on 1st of June, don't post wips before official start. But yes, once we get started you can continue to work on them.

    @Wardota2 Gamer reminder of contest rule:
    • No irrelevant, non-constructive or off-topic posts will be tolerated in this thread.
    This is not a chit chat contest.
     
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    Oh sorry well I guess I will have to wait too because I am gonna vote for the best icon ever.Good Luck @PrinceYaser ofcourse judging is not just judging the apearance of the icon but looking at the texture and more I have learned about that in
    Murlocologist reviews
     
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    Interesting. I'll subscribe here then.
     
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    Maybe I'll participate, but I feel that I need more practice :(, anyway, I will do some wips these days