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#BLOCKTOBER 2019

A Level Design Contest

 
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Welcome To The #BLOCKTOBER Contest!

How Do I Participate?

  • Simply follow the contest rules and guidelines posted below.

  • Join our DISCORD SERVER to share your WIP shots.

 
 
  • Above all, have fun, create, and support
    your fellow #BLOCKTOBER participants.


Contest Prizes!

1 Winner Will Receive…

Discounted Mentorship or Career Coaching

  • $200 Discount on a Mentorship or Career Coaching.

“The Mentor Coalition” Swag

  • The winner will receive a “The Mentor Coalition” T-Shirt & Hoodie.

  • Clothing will be ordered up declaring a winner to ensure proper fit and delivery is met.


Contest Guidelines

What Type of Level Design Blockout?

  • Any type of Level Design Blockout.

  • Narrative / Combat / Vista / Traversal Path etc.

What Blockout Settings Are Allowed?

  • The blockout setting is very flexible.

  • Could be Real World / Futuristic / Ancient / Fantasy etc.

Can I Submit More Than One Blockout?

  • Yes for sure! Have fun and get creative! We are excited to see your creations!

  • New Blockouts Only

  • You are not allowed to use any previously created Blockouts for this contest.

    • All Blockouts must be new.


How Are We Judging A Winner?

Include As Many Level Design Elements As Possible

  • Traversal Hints | Player Pathing | Verticallity

  • Cover Setups | Leading Lines | Composition etc.


What Tools Can I use?

Create Blockouts Using Any Editor

  • Unity, Unreal Engine 4, Source, etc.

Can I use 3D Software?

  • Yes you can use 3D packages to create basic blockmesh or primitive shapes.

  • With that said, final assembly must take place in Game Engine.


Submissions Guidelines

Final Render Submissions

  • Participants MUST post WIP shots to the public Discord channel.

  • Renders MUST be 1920x1080 resolution or higher.

  • Animated GIF’s or videos are welcome but don’t earn you extra points.

  • The images, gifs, or movie file names MUST include your first and last name.


What Are The Disqualifiers?

No Final Assets Allowed

  • Blockmesh or BSP only.

  • Strict use of Blockout Materials only.

  • Throwing any type of art including detailed models or textures is NOT ALLOWED.

Not Properly Submitting

  • Final shots MUST be submitted to FINAL SUBMISSION folder and WIP shots must be shared to the Discord channel.

  • Posting only to the Discord means your work will NOT BE considered.

  • Posting only to the FINAL SUBMISSION folder means your work will NOT BE considered.

  • Failing to include your FULL NAME in the file name of your submission means your work will NOT BE considered.

Negativity

  • There is ZERO TOLERANCE for negativity during this contest.

  • We are here to be creative, grow our skillsets, and have fun.

  • Any negative chatter in the Discord channel will result in disqualification.

  • Simply put, dont be an asshole.