2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

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2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Kateana » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:32 am

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Deadline
December 23rd

Theme
Christmas Time Games + A Star Wars Christmas
Meaning
  • Anything from any game, As long as it has a Christmas theme.
  • Or anything Star Wars related, as long as it has a Christmas theme.

Contest Specific Rules
  • Avatars submitted must be under 150x200px. Animated avatars are to be under 30 frames.
  • Christmas Time Games avatars must actually be from a game, Game screenshots, Game art, or using objects/etc from the game in your submission.

    If your Avatar doesn't fit in the theme then we'll tell you.
  • Any Avatar submitted must have a Christmas theme.
  • Maximum of 1 avatar submission from any one person. If you want to change your submission make it clear that you are.
  • Avatar submissions must be of your own work, Another Gametoaster cant make an avatar for you.
  • Votes for yourself will not count.


Categories, Voting, and Prizes
  • Voting: After the 23rd there will be a week to submit your votes. Voting will end on the 30th and the results will be posted shortly after.

    When the voting starts, the 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Voting Thread] will be posted detailing all the instructions on how to vote.
  • Categories: This year will be the return of the Categories that we didn't have last year.

    There will be 6 Categories.

    • Funniest Avatar
    • Most Technically Challenging
    • Most Original
    • Best Amateur
    • Best Games Related
    • Best Star Wars Related

    You'll get to nominate/vote for one person for each category.
  • Prizes:
    Prizes are given out for the winners of each category. (Winners are determined by how many nominations/votes they got for that category.)

    Each winner gets a new rank/title, example, the winner of the Most Original category gets a 2008 Most Original Christmas Avatar rank/title.

    Then, everyone's nominations/votes are tallied up to determine the Avatar of the Year winner

    The winner of the Avatar of the Year can choose a title of his/her own liking. eg "looooooooooooolcats!".




Avatar submissions must be posted no later than December 23rd

To submit your avatar to the contest just post it in this thread. Avatars not submitted in this thread will not be entered!


Here's some links to some freeware graphics programs to get started!

http://www.gimp.org/
http://www.getpaint.net/

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby Grev » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:45 am

Hey Penguin- Just as an idea, but for christmas, for your site layout, maybe change the top banner so santa is flying around as well?

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby Kateana » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:47 am

Grev wrote:Hey Penguin- Just as an idea, but for christmas, for your site layout, maybe change the top banner so santa is flying around as well?


I should do that =D

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby Caleb1117 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:59 am

So do we repost?

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby Kateana » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:05 am

Yes you repost them here to be entered. :wink: (Im too lazy to go through the other thread and collect the ones that are avatars / or were posted.)

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby Zaborack » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:44 am

Here's mine.
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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Offical Thread]

Postby PhantoM » Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:55 pm

PhantoM wrote:DAANG, these avatars are nice! I know mine isn't going to win, but I had to use this pun somewhere, and it gave me something to do while I was bored.
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EDIT: For those who can't read it ([Diet Dr. Pepper] photobucket image quality) it says "Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good fight!"

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby HobGoblin_264 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:35 pm

Here's mine :D

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby obiboba3po » Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:25 pm

okay 2 questions. when you say under 150x200 thats the max right? (the rules allow it) and does that mean animated avys can be no more than 29 or 30 lol? (sry for dumb questions i just wanna make sure i dont break any rules).

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby redgroupclan » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:08 pm

Red has bestowed upon you, the winner.
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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Fluffy_the_ic » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:09 pm

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This is mah submission; I have a larger, easier to see version in case you can't tell that it's star wars-y.

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby PhantoM » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:30 pm

obiboba3po wrote:okay 2 questions. when you say under 150x200 thats the max right? (the rules allow it) and does that mean animated avys can be no more than 29 or 30 lol? (sry for dumb questions i just wanna make sure i dont break any rules).

150x200 is the maximum.
Nothing over 30 frames.
If I was somehow wrong (am very sleepy right now) please correct.

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Null_1138 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:50 pm

This looks interesting :) . I might enter.

Can we use Christmas In Jinglin Town and take screens?

EDIT: nvm, I saw Nova's post in the old thread.

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby DeathRow » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:25 pm

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Dohnutt » Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:51 pm

Here's mine, I guess.

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby AQT » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:12 pm

Here's mine once again:
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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby redgroupclan » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:43 pm

Fluffy_the_ic wrote:Image
This is mah submission; I have a larger, easier to see version in case you can't tell that it's star wars-y.

You should put the Rebel symbol up as the star on the top of the tree.

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Grev » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:21 pm

Those side symbols give me a James Bond style idea for my holiday Ops avatar..... :P

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby Hebes24 » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:35 pm

*repost*

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Re: 2008 Christmas Avatar Contest [Official Thread]

Postby YouJediJunkie » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:47 pm

And this is mine! :music:

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