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#1 2017-01-07 22:25:13

Helvi
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[Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Hi,

title sais all, you gotta interpretate and make an EE map based on the story of H.P. Lovecrafts The Dunwich Horror which you can find here for example http://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/tex … on/dh.aspx

Rules
-No silly spike overloaded minis
-Map must suit my skills which are "Medium"
-Story driven [no sign overload please, be creative, use art or so]
-Teams up to 3 people allowed. However, judging will be stricter for teams due to advantages over a single creator
-Map size  400x200 or 300x300 or 200x400 (vertical)
-Contest is held when 10 or more join and! submit a map at the end


Contest Info:
Sing up time limit: 23rd of January
Winning price:
Winner gets a steam game/s of your choice, worth around the usual price of 60 euros or so [If you really want EE gems instead of a steam game just let me know]
Time Limit: End of Monday 3rd of April GMT. Shortly afterwards I announce the winner.

No further rules: Just make a map based on the given Lovecraft story. I will personally judge the world at my discretion for things like art (minimap as well), gameplay, story etc. If you know me its a big bonus because you know I dislike hookjumps, spikes and such stuff wink


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Participants:
1: Asurch
2: Raon
3: Onjit
4: Weirdoverse + drstereos
5: Pingohits
6: 12345678908642 + Kirby
7: Lictor + Dream
8: ILoveBaconYUM
9: Kefka
10: Oranj + Morganizer  + Master1



I have to postpone the contest to mid summer for personal reasons sad

I will let you know when its time. Rough guess is june or july.
Sorry sad

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#2 2017-01-08 00:29:07

Luka504
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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Ohhhh story writing you say?
This will be fun.
Also how many people can be in a team?

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#3 2017-01-08 00:31:05

Raon
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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Count me in

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#4 2017-01-08 00:36:39

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Helvi wrote:

Time Limit: 1st of April

>.>

I can't tell if this is serious now.


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#5 2017-01-08 00:43:25

HG
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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Damn it, school.

Evilbunny wrote:
Helvi wrote:

Time Limit: 1st of April

>.>

I can't tell if this is serious now.

Not everyone celebrates Happy Fools Day the 1/4.

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#6 2017-01-08 01:49:23

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Helvi wrote:

-Map size  400x200 or 300x300

Any reason for restricting the map size in such a way? Quantity <> Quality

Helvi wrote:

worth around the usual price of 60 euros or so

Wow I'm impressed. No really, this is nothing to scoff at.

Helvi wrote:

Time Limit: 1st of April.

Fair enough, almost 3 months to make whatever you want.


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#8 2017-01-08 09:59:16

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Helvi wrote:

No silly spike overloaded minis

That's a good rule, sadly not officicial campaign rule sad


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#9 2017-01-08 10:19:29

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

i'm in if you give me brief content of this horror.

Not becase i am lazy to read, because i am not good enough in english to understand the whole story


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#10 2017-01-08 11:23:43

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Luka504 wrote:

Ohhhh story writing you say?
This will be fun.
Also how many people can be in a team?

Story writing seems to be the wrong term.
Little hint: I will just dismiss maps with tons of signs - thats not story telling imo. Be creative, use artworks to express something, tell the story, guide the player wink


@Evilbunny
I deciced to change the time limit to the end of 3rd of April so people can use the full weekend to fine-tune their map. Hope this helps.

@Alphajon
Yes, 400x200 or 300x300 only prevents people from using small maps which I would possibly just dismiss for any reasons - sorry to tell ya.
Its a rather long time to work on the map, furthermore the winning price is quite big - as well as the actualy story to interpretate. Its not easy to read up and understand.
I want to see something epic wink

@Gosha
Even when I wish I could, I cannot give you any summary of the story - this would be unfair torward those who would like to participate in the contest.
The whole point is to carefully read up this pretty old story with its own writing style which can be descriped as "old englsh". There are words people do not even know anymore.
Consider it a challenge wink


I edited the ruls a bit to clear up a few things.


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#11 2017-01-08 11:51:47

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

This seems rather interesting, I would be more than glad to join!

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#12 2017-01-08 14:22:27

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Gosha wrote:

i'm in if you give me brief content of this horror.

Not becase i am lazy to read, because i am not good enough in english to understand the whole story

Gosha wrote:

i'm in if you give me brief content of this horror.

Not becase i am lazy to read, because i am not good enough in english to understand the whole story

For you a russian version. Via Google.


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#13 2017-01-08 14:51:25

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

I saw "steam game(s)" of my choice and I say oh wow but noticed I had to read and I can't art. RIP.


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#14 2017-01-08 20:12:47

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Actually I changed my mind, I dont wanna participate in this contest.
No real way to be creative with it.

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#15 2017-01-08 20:35:18

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

AnatolyEE wrote:

For you a russian version. Via Google.

dude please. I can translate it with google too. it doesnt mean it is good translation i'll understand


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#16 2017-01-08 21:07:01

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

I join /w drstereos


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#17 2017-01-08 22:02:16

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

ok kirby fine i'll post it

entering with kirby

Just finished reading it; this is gonna be fun... time to ask m1 what your preferences are?

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#18 2017-01-08 23:25:46

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

entering

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#19 2017-01-09 22:35:12

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

I will participate.

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#20 2017-01-10 07:41:50

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

ill be happy to join if someone adds me onto their team, cus i dont feel like doing a solo one.

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#21 2017-01-10 10:02:40

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Quick question, does it have to be about the provided story, or can it be a unique story based on the general themes of Lovecraft's work?

No big deal either way, I can work with either, I was just wondering so I can figure out ideas etc

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#22 2017-01-10 11:14:52

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Onjit wrote:

Quick question, does it have to be about the provided story, or can it be a unique story based on the general themes of Lovecraft's work?

No big deal either way, I can work with either, I was just wondering so I can figure out ideas etc

Well I mean the title states ,,story interpretation of dunwhich horror,,
So I guess you have to read it and write a book report I guess.

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#23 2017-01-10 11:20:01

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

I would like to join.

I don't have steam (I know right?) so I don't mind gems smile

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#24 2017-01-10 13:02:39

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

i like the thing that i joined, but im not in the list


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#25 2017-01-10 13:27:29

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Re: [Contest] Story interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft "The Dunwich Horror"

Helvi wrote:

4: Gosha

nahh, without summary i won't do it sadly. so remove me


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