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Terraining Contest #21 - Poll

Discussion in 'The Arena' started by Heinvers, Oct 18, 2019.

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Choose an entry for winning. Which is the best in your view?

Poll closed Nov 1, 2019.
  1. Fang's Lonely Megalith

    19.0%
  2. Strydhaizer's Unforgotten

    81.0%
  1. Heinvers

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    Megaliths in the Urals


    Contestants are to create a scene depicted in the Stone Age. That means that we're referring to the periods 3.4 million years through 8700 BC and its end. You may take inspiration from the Flinstones but staying true to reality's Stone Age periods is advised.


    Welcome to the poll for Terraining Contest #21! Please read through the rules before voting!

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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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    • First Place: 50 reputation points, your entry on the award icon
    • Second Place: 35 reputation points and an award icon
    • Third Place: 20 reputation points and an award icon



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    Lonely Megalith by Fang

    Unforgotten by Strydhaizer

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    Creativity Includes how the theme was interpreted and portrayed. Note that there's a fine line between creative and completely offbeat. /15
    Detail Measurement of detail in design and overall detail balance. Impurities include rough edges, deficiency in execution, and general disorder. /15
    Technique Executional quality, techniques, tricks and overall terraining capacity. /15
    Aesthetics Overall appearance of the final entry as a whole, e.g. an entry can lack both detail and technique but still have an overall nice composition. /15

    • 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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    • The voting will last for 14 days, from 18th October 2019 to 31st October 2019 GMT
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      A neutral recommendation to take part at the poll isn't problematic, though.
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    You are very welcome to make a short statement what you like the most, so contestants get a bit of public feedback!
     

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  2. deepstrasz

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    Poor Fang.

    Makes no sense. 1st and second place are mandatorily valid.
     
  3. PrinceYaser

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    I think Fang's entry has great depth, which can't be seen in Stryder's. But I get more 'Stone Age' feeling from Unforgotten picture due to the wisely placed objects and environment. Also if we're to count the technical aspect, Stryder takes the cake as well in my opinion.

    Good job both of ya!
     
  4. Veritas 117

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    I really like them both. It’s too bad that there weren’t more entries. I think if there were more entries we would have seen many votes for both of these anyways.
     
  5. Chaosy

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    I cannot say I am surprised. In my opinion it is a boring theme.

    As for the entries. I'd consider's Fang's entry about 4/5 but as the other is 5/5 in my eyes it is not really close and I feel a bit sad that a decent entry becomes so overshadowed.
     
  6. WolfFarkas

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    Both entries are awsome looking.
     
  7. Kerael

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    Woah! Awesome entries indeed!

    Regarding the depth, Unforgotten's valley may indeed seem a bit flat near the center (a small region; mostly due to lighting), however its surroundings are pure 3D. This work is breathtaking. I'm just stunned.

    Lonely Megalith, on the other hand, looks cute and dreamy. But it lacks scope and some polish, in comparison. Also the sun looks a bit weird.