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[POLL] Icon Challenge - Maxwell vs PrinceYaser

Discussion in 'Challenge Archive' started by Maxwell, May 25, 2018.

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Who, on your opinion, won this challenge?

Poll closed Jun 1, 2018.
  1. Maxwell

    55.8%
  2. PrinceYaser

    44.2%
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  1. Maxwell

    Maxwell

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    [​IMG]
    ICON CHALLENGE

    DESCRIPTION
    Draw a full set of 4 Icons for abilities of Hero, that is represented by your Avatar.
    Maxwell - Nightmare Satyr. PrinceYaser - Lich King.








    RULES
    • Results calculating - 25% Judge Review, 75% Public Poll.
    • Trying to manipulate the poll in any form is not allowed.
      If you're aware of ip-sharing with any voter, for any reason, you should contact the staff.
    • Harassment towards others to influence the result will lead to punishment.
      A neutral recommendation to take part at the poll isn't problematic, though.
    • Voting for yourself is not allowed, and will lead to a malus by 5%.
    • Participating in the poll does not explicitly safe one from being disqualified.
    • Judges are not allowed to vote.
    You are very welcome to make a short statement what you like the most, so contestants get a bit of public feedback!
     
  2. Championfighter25

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    I really beg you to reconsider changing it to 75 % Judge Review, 25 % Public Poll.
    I'm not trying to say one of you will manipulate the poll or cheat in any way, but some people while voting may have a bias and vote for one of you only because of that, even though the other's icons may be better.
     
  3. San

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    It could be lower, but 75% public poll is fine IMO, especially when they have only 1 judge (from what I know).
    I personally don't want to see people drawing things just to please one person.
     
  4. PrinceYaser

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    And I think 50% judge's review and 50% poblic poll will be fair enough.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2018
  5. Maxwell

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    If we could to have two judges, I would go with 50/50. But giving 50% or 75% to one person, even to such great artist as @~Nightmare, is too much and not objectively at all.
     
  6. ~Nightmare

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    Criteria for judging? Or should I use the official criteria for icon contests? 25% is fine for me I'm just the only judge tho.
     
  7. PrinceYaser

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    I think criteria is definitely like the icon contests.
     
  8. Maxwell

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    Yes, for sure. Here it is from contest template:

    Blizzard style Is the style similar to standard icons? /point value
    Concept How qualitative is the concept, how unexpected and creative is the idea? Originality and uniqueness of icons are judged. How fitting are icons for Avatars (profile pics)? /point value
    Technical note Quality of: color, composition, expressiveness, shape, definition, sharpness, clarity, shading, realism, proportions, rendering, details, materials. /point value
    /total value
     
  9. Naze

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    Awesome! Poll moved to the main lobby now.
     
  10. The Leader

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    This caught my attention, and what I see? A finished artistic duel. )

    I analysed each icon in part, and I have to say that I really like Maxwell's BTNNightmare, BTNBlightHorn and PrinceYaser's BTNFrozenCloak and BTNSindragosa.

    It was a little hard to decide how won the challange, as they both are very good.

    But in the end, my vote went for PrinceYaser's entry.
     
  11. MasterBlaster

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    Personally I find both entries to be simply amazing, so yeah... Congratulations to both contestants for an outstanding job :)
     
  12. Shido

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    My thought is that both of icons are very cool, it just hard which one better tho XD.
    Maxwell is targeting on the outline on every part in his icon, on the other hand that PrinceYaser target on detail.
    But everything have to be zoomed out right.
    As both will lose some detail, I will go ahead vote Maxwell since it remain much more than Yaser.
    You sure like dark red color @Maxwell
     
  13. AditTechno

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    I voted for PrinceYaser.

    Someday I'll use those icons.

    Both entries are amazing though.
     
  14. Chaosy

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    Voted for Maxwell, while I find the Lich King more awesome in general I prefer the drawing style of Maxwell.
     
  15. PrinceYaser

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    Niceyyyy! :D

    Keep voting guys! xD
     
  16. Maxwell

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    Thanks to everybody for taking part in voting. No matter who will win, we brought two packs of nice icons to Icon Section, and it is cool.
     
  17. PrinceYaser

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    True as hell!
     
  18. xYours Trulyx

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    I like helmets :smile:
     
  19. ~Nightmare

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    Hello there but I found this criteria on the 15th & 16th one, should we follow this?
    upload_2018-5-28_21-21-57.png
     
  20. Maxwell

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    I would like to pay more attention to creativity and uniqueness, but it is a pack of icons, so yeah you can go for it I guess.
     
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