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Icon Contest #16 Poll

Discussion in 'Poll Depository' started by Murlocologist, Sep 4, 2017.

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Icon Contest #16

Poll closed Sep 18, 2017.
  1. BLazeKraze

    24.4%
  2. Edge45

    2.4%
  3. ~Nightmare

    48.8%
  4. NightStalker

    4.9%
  5. San

    7.3%
  6. stein123

    7.3%
  7. trebla ratilla

    4.9%
  1. Murlocologist

    Murlocologist

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    upload_2017-9-4_9-55-59.png upload_2017-9-4_9-56-3.png upload_2017-9-4_9-56-8.png upload_2017-9-4_9-56-23.png upload_2017-9-4_9-56-29.png

    Custom Models/Textures
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    Create 1 portrait icon and 3 ability icons for custom model/texture

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    • Each user can only vote once in the poll.
    • You cannot vote for yourself. If a voter has the same IP as the author then the vote will not be counted and it may result in the disqualification of the entry.
    • You cannot create multiple accounts to vote for an entry in the poll. If a voter has been found to be using multiple accounts none of the voters votes will count in the final result.
    • You cannot bribe users for votes. Contestants who break this rule will be disqualified and given negative reputation.
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    Participant Entry Link to Final Entry Post
    BLazeKraze upload_2017-9-4_10-4-40.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-4-51.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-5-1.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-5-12.jpeg Click
    Edge45 upload_2017-9-4_10-7-0.png upload_2017-9-4_10-7-8.png upload_2017-9-4_10-7-16.png upload_2017-9-4_10-7-32.png Click
    ~Nightmare upload_2017-9-4_10-9-24.png upload_2017-9-4_10-9-32.png upload_2017-9-4_10-9-38.png upload_2017-9-4_10-9-45.png Click
    NightStalker upload_2017-9-4_10-11-9.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-11-17.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-11-25.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-11-33.jpeg Click
    San upload_2017-9-4_10-12-53.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-13-3.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-13-10.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-13-17.jpeg Click
    stein123 upload_2017-9-4_10-14-54.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-15-4.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-15-14.jpeg upload_2017-9-4_10-15-25.jpeg Click
    trebla ratilla upload_2017-9-4_10-16-54.png upload_2017-9-4_10-17-2.png upload_2017-9-4_10-17-11.png upload_2017-9-4_10-17-19.png Click


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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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    • Heinvers
    • The Panda
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    Consistency of the icons in pack Do four drawn icons compliment each other well? 10%
    Blizzard style 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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    Inviting your friends to vote for you, bribing random members with rep and otherwise cheating with the VB poll system will get you DISQUALIFIED, BANNED from future contests, -REPPED, and possibly INFRACTED. So don't do it!

    This includes, but is not limited to, sending PMs out to various users, getting other people to send those PMs, advertising this contest on other sites with the intention to gain more votes (whether it is explicitly stated or not), and so on. If you are suspected of cheating, the staff will notify you and interrogate you (hopefully) over PMs.
     
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  2. AditTechno

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    They all look good, it's hard to choose which.
     
  3. ~Nightmare

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  4. BLazeKraze

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    Goodluck to all. :) I voted for nightmare.
     
  5. Imperator

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    Orc chef must win!
     
  6. AditTechno

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    I voted for BLazeKraze. In my opinion, his icons are close to the blizzard style.
     
  7. PrinceYaser

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    Can I vote?
     
  8. The Panda

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    Will review soon, this will be hard!
     
  9. ~Nightmare

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  10. trebla ratilla

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    i vote BlazeKraze, i really love his style ;)
     
  11. Svetli

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    Wow, it's ready now...? :)
     
  12. Edge45

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    I still go for Nightmare, second would be BlazeKraze's, then stein123's.
     
  13. Heinvers

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    Work work!
     
  14. GhostThruster

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    good stuff all around. special note to edge45, whose icons seem to indicate a lot of improvement.

    i think while blazekraze sticks slightly closer to blizzard's art style, nightmare's icons just out-class all the other icons on a technical level so my vote goes to the latter.
     
  15. KILLCIDE

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    Voted for Blaze for perfecting the blizzard style!
     
  16. ~Nightmare

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    The contest thread in the announcement should be replaced by this. @Rufus

    Social Media announcement too @StoPCampinGn00b
     
  17. Rufus

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    Sorry, I can't change announcements. :/
    Naze and I have already added stuff to the queue of annoncements, but the admins have been busy, I think.
     
  18. PrinceYaser

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    Voted for ~Nightmare! Great work! :)
     
  19. Kyrbi0

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    It's killing me that we can only vote for one entrant. Multi-vote poll plox!

    That being said, I nearly always vote for the most Warcraft-y, and while all of the submissions were a little off, ~Nightmare's really got it almost perfect IMO. Clear, highly-contrasted, brightly-colored & definitive icons that are quite straight-forward.

    Everyone did a good job, though, and I look forward to the next Contest!
     
  20. ~Nightmare

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    @BLazeKraze The portrait icon looks much much better than your previous one and it really fits well with ladder icons as well. The second icon seems okay, however if I were you, I would add a rimlight since the background is bright, and stronger shadows as well (making it silhouette-y). The third icon needs to be more like The Sea Druid - the nose is really different, the eyes are flat btw. The fourth one is splendid, it could show more movement tho but it is just a preference.

    @Edge4 The portrait icon needs more shading, but is an improvement judging from your previous icon works. I don't like the aura tho, well, it is just a preference. The second icon's colors are too pastel like, it needs more whites and the sword could be defined more as it blends with the effect. The third one uses pastel colors too - could add more saturation tho. The fourth one is really great, although it lacks definition. You could make the sword thicker. The colors are much better than the previous two. I don't understand why you put a white triangle in the center tho. All in all the set fits really well.

    @NightStalker The portait needs zooming in, the colors could be more saturated and towards yellow-green. But I really like the facial expression, it is so strong. The second icon can be easily mistaken as a shield if not because of the description. I really like this one, just some little highlights on the axe and fixing the background effect and bam you have a blizzard like icon. The armor needs fixing, the outer glow on it made it look more wider which could be mistaken that it lacks shading. The effect could be better, or make the effect on the outer part of the armor instead. The fourth one is amazing as well, the message conveyed is very clear but effect could be better, maybe you could use red (since it depicts wrath) or orange and make it more silhouette-y

    @San The portrait is good for someone's first time making a portrait icon (even much better when I did one for the first time XD), the hood needs fixing and the shoulders could be fix as it looks like he has a hump on his back or he has osteoporosis :xxd: The second one looks very anime-ish, the ice glows too bright, and the sword is an improvement. The third one's color is very pleasant to the eyes, the heart could be a little wet. The fourth one looks amazing too, the skull just needs some little fixes. Is the flower made of ice? If yes, it could be fixed tho. And is that blood coming out from the flower? Overall, looks nice but not in par with your previous contest entry.

    @stein123 The portrait needs fixing, and you already know what it lacks right? XD The lineart of this icon set is pretty amazing however I'm pretty sad that it didn't look out what it supposed to look like. Like the second icon, the blood needs highlights and be thinner, the splash could be more linear and the metal needs texture. The pot's smoke would look bad ass if it looks like on the line art and it would be cool if the parts mentioned in the description can be seen. The fourth one is a bit funny tho XD, I don't like the background btw.

    @trebla ratilla The portrait needs: dramatic shading, the eyes are missing? Some tooth are missing too. The second one is your best, it just needs some highlights, shading and stronger impact effect. And it needs to be sharper too, it looks blurry. The third one needs some fixing like the nose, colors and teeth. It would be cool if you created a silhouette face with red tones and with a more angry facial expression. The fourth one is too zoomed in, you could have copied the idea of BlazeKraze's second icon (just take some inspiration, don't copy paste XD). It looks fine for a first timer tho, just needs a little more practice 'coz I see some potential. :)

    I'm sorry guys if there's more bad comments than good ones tho, coz I'm a negative person. :xxd: just kidding. This is just a quick review, if I go into a more detailed review then the judges won't have to deal with judging anymore and I don't know if my opinion is right and as I've said it is just a quick written review :xxd: Oh and thank you to those who voted for me, I appreciate it ♥

    All in all if I would have a top three it will be BlazeKraze, Edge45 and San! With San and BlazeKraze tie on first spot.