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Old 05-08-2011, 02:47 AM   #1
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:14 AM   #2
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Ideas:
"Tribes of Old"
"Nightmares"
"The New Breed"
"Twist of Time"
"Neo Human"



More will be added through editing as I come up with them...
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:17 AM   #3
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Just some things that popped into my mind. From the previous comment, I really like "Nightmares". That opens a great deal of creativity. Well done hulahuga!
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:19 AM   #4
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"Outer space"
"Sky High" All kind of flying stuff which could turn into creating innovative racers to replace Red Bull planes in year.. let's say 2050... :P

There are also cool novel series which could inspire comps aswell, like the recently TV approach to Game of Thrones or a less known Aquasilva.
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:31 AM   #5
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"whos the boss" - we would have to make a boss for a game
"big guns" - something with lots of fire power
"steam punk marines" - steam punk battle units
"old strategy game unit redesign" - we all remember old games like warcraft, starcraft, dune, red alert... and there were tons of cool units

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Old 05-08-2011, 12:40 PM   #6
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"your worst nightmare"
"remake old 8bit game character"
"experiment gone wrong"
"darkness"
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Terry - Can't both your worst nightmare and darkness be done with "nightmares"?
I like your ideas though
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Old 05-08-2011, 02:06 PM   #9
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An Environment centric competition. Almost every competition out there at the moment (and most times) are character art competitions, or briefs that allow characters. Whatever happened to vehicles and environments?

I don't mind the theme, I'd just like to see a competition, where I don't have to do a character, as they're far less interesting to me than a good environment.
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I agree with Prime, however I do environment art all day and like to do characters in my free time. Maybe we could do a contest where you can incorporate character, environment, or both. Kind of like what Polycount did with brawl.
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I can't promise that I will participate in a comp (in fact chances are better that I won't) but I would LOVE to see a proper LOW poly challenge. No next-gen stuff. Whatever the theme, I would like the see small dioramas made from say <1500 triangles and 512 texture space, split up however.
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I appreciate that you want a low poly challenge. But I think that we should at least play to next gen ideals if it's a game art comp. I'd go as far as to say that you're talking about last gen/mobile games tech. Direct X 11 is the new next-gen in my opinion.
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Low poly would be cool too I can get down with that.
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I just want something different to be honest, that isn't characters, and isn't low poly. When you work in the games industry, poly count isn't as anal as people may think. It's all about your use of textures.
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