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SEN StarCraft II Contest [December 2010]
Dec 16 2010, 8:58 pm
By: DevliN
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Dec 16 2010, 8:58 pm DevliN Post #1

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THEME

The theme for this mapping contest is HOLIDAYS. Despite being in December, this can pertain to any known holiday. You could design a map around a first-person snowball fight, an epic Easter egg hunt, or even a nice RPG about staying home on Yom Kippur. This does not force anyone to stick to a single genre, as long as the theme relates to holidays.



JUDGING

Theme: 10
Does your map follow the theme? It is a pretty easy theme to follow so this should be a free 10 points. Any map getting zero in this category will not be judged any further. Seriously.

Professionalism: 15
How well is the map made? Does it have glitches? Does it flow well? How does the terrain look? Is all the text spell checked? If there is a custom UI, does it look slick or is it disheveled?

Fun: 15
Will I play this map again? Was it too buggy that I couldn’t play it at all? This will be a big factor in deciding the winner, especially with a theme like this.

Originality: 10
Is this original? Am I going to wish I had come up with the idea, first? Did you take one of my ideas in the theme description?

Total: 50 points



RULES
  • The map must be submitted by January 8th, at 11:59:59 PM Pacific time (PST). They can either be posted here, PMed to me, or hosted at the SEN Database.
  • Any map size is allowed.
  • The map must not have been started before the contest.
  • You may submit as many copies of the map as you want. Only the last one received will be judged.
  • No stolen maps.
  • No editing someone else's map. The map must have been made by you, and you alone.
  • Team projects must consist of two people maximum. Prizes will be split amongst both team members.



REWARDS

First Place: 200 minerals, 4 Contest Points
Second Place: 150 minerals, 3 Contest Points
Third Place: 100 minerals, 2 Contest Points




\:devlin\: Currently Working On: \:devlin\:
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Dec 16 2010, 11:55 pm payne Post #2

:payne:

Only 3 weeks? Isn't it supposed to be a Monthly contest? \:P



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Dec 17 2010, 12:23 am UnholyUrine Post #3



Well it is the Holidays.. Who needs families when you got the Galaxy Editor? [/sarcasm]



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Dec 17 2010, 1:12 am payne Post #4

:payne:

Quote from UnholyUrine
Well it is the Holidays.. Who needs families when you got the Galaxy Editor? [/sarcasm]
I prefer the later to the former. >_>



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Dec 17 2010, 3:30 am Roy Post #5

An artist's depiction of an Extended Unit Death

I'll see what I can do for this one; hopefully I won't push it off until I don't have time to do everything I wanted like last time \:awesome\:




Dec 17 2010, 4:03 am DevliN Post #6

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Quote from payne
Only 3 weeks? Isn't it supposed to be a Monthly contest? \:P
Yes, but I figure most people would have more time to cram in those 3 weeks given that they are on vacation from school/work. This theme is also pretty simple, so you could bust something out in a day that could be fun.

Also, the January contest will last until the end of January, and they will go back to actually being monthly from then on.



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Dec 18 2010, 6:19 pm Roy Post #7

An artist's depiction of an Extended Unit Death

Quote from DevliN
This theme is also pretty simple, so you could bust something out in a day that could be fun.
Eel - Christmas Edition and Zealot Christmas Defense should be the first two submissions \:awesome\:

Are we allowed to have multiple submissions for these competitions? Will only one get placed?




Dec 18 2010, 7:52 pm DevliN Post #8

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You can submit multiple (I believe that was always allowed int he past), but only one is placed.



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Dec 18 2010, 9:42 pm payne Post #9

:payne:

Roy, just send me your second submission. \:sly\:



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Dec 25 2010, 2:21 pm Tempz Post #10



lol another reason not to celebrate the holidays... with your family at least \:P



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Dec 30 2010, 6:49 am payne Post #11

:payne:

Am I the only one working on something?



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Dec 30 2010, 8:10 am DevliN Post #12

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Probably. I'd enter if I could. I like the theme. \:\/



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Dec 30 2010, 7:23 pm payne Post #13

:payne:

Quote from DevliN
Probably. I'd enter if I could. I like the theme. \:\/
Just enter... seriously, it's not like anyone will send a complaint to the Office of SEN Contests' Submissions. >_>



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Dec 30 2010, 8:21 pm DevliN Post #14

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Perhaps. It couldn't be judged or awarded anything. If I have time I might throw something together.



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Dec 30 2010, 8:32 pm payne Post #15

:payne:

Quote from DevliN
Perhaps. It couldn't be judged or awarded anything. If I have time I might throw something together.
I would judge it if you want. \:\)



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Jan 2 2011, 12:24 am StarBlue Post #16



I have the perfect idea \:awesome\:



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Jan 3 2011, 12:19 am Roy Post #17

An artist's depiction of an Extended Unit Death

Quote from payne
Am I the only one working on something?
No, I'm working on something, and it's about 40% complete so far.




Jan 3 2011, 3:54 am payne Post #18

:payne:

As long as this [ http://www.staredit.net/topic/13072/ ] is not solved, I can't finish my submission. \:\(



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Jan 7 2011, 4:56 am payne Post #19

:payne:

My map is going well. Only missing some polish.
Can I ask the judges to play with a minimum of 4 players to judge the map?



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Jan 7 2011, 6:27 pm payne Post #20

:payne:

Map published under the name "Angelic Crown".
As requested, please play with a minimum of 4 players.

For the curious among you, as usual, the map is completely Open Source, so have fun digging through my triggers. \^\^

@Devlin: Forget about the map I've sent you via PM.

EDIT: After reading the rules... it looks like I am not allowed to only publish, so here it is as an attachment.

Attachments:
Angelic Crown.SC2Map
Hits: 3 Size: 389.8kb

Post has been edited 1 time(s), last time on Jan 7 2011, 6:43 pm by payne.



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