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Old 17-06-2009, 09:00 PM   #1
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The Challenge Rules

1). Each challenge we'll post a subject for you to model along with a time limit on how long you should spend on it. Spend no longer than the allocated time then post a render of your model. No cheating, we are relying on your honesty here and the idea of speed modeling is to simulate a "real world" environment. If you are working on a project and asked to show a concept model you'll need to be able to get somewhere near the target in the allocated time. Your submission should be a model created especially for this challenge and not one you have stored on your hard drive. How you interpret the brief is up to you as long as the final model conforms to what we have asked for. Any images of models that do not match the brief can be removed and the poster disqualified.

2). You may enter as many times as you like as long as each model is completely new and uses no components from other entries. Entries using models which are not original will be removed and the poster disqualified.

3). Your entry may contain as many views of your model as you like but it must include a clear and easy to see wire frame of the mesh before any smoothing/subdivision has been applied. Please use a screen grab. No other method is acceptable and any "wire renders" or wireframes we can't see properly will be removed and the poster disqualified.

4). You must include the following details with each submission: software used and time spent creating the model. Any further information is voluntary but posts not containing the required information can be removed and the poster disqualified.

5). Post only one image submission per entry which must be no larger than 1024x768 pixels in either landscape or portrait format with a file size of no more than 195k. These images must be uploaded to our servers using the "browse" button on the forum reply page. Do not link to external images files. Images larger than the maximum size or posts containing links to external images (other than for reference materials) will be removed and the poster disqualified.

6). The creation of displacement maps, normal maps and any splines drawn out in an external program other than your modeling software are to be included in your modeling time.

7). Time spent on rendering or texturing or building a scene in which to display your model is not included in the allocated period to allow those with slower machines to participate on an even playing field. What we are looking for is the quality of the models you can produce "under pressure". If your model is not complete, you can still post as long as it's recognizable.

8). Posting the same entry twice in a challenge is considered to be double posting and will result in a disqualification. When asked to fix a previous post due to DQ or any other reason, you must fix the first post, or delete it altogether and create a new one.

9). The Winner must email jo@3dtotal.com to claim their prize.

10). Only 1st place can claim a prize.

These rules apply to everybody taking part there will be NO exceptions!

Subject: Lawn Mowers.
Deadline - 22.00 G.M.T. Wednesday June 24th 2009.
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Description: Lawn Mowers/Strimmers - We want electrical/gas/fuel/steam powered lawn mowers. Strimmers are also allowed, something to cut that overgrown grass.
Modelling Time: 120 Mins.

Have Fun and Good Luck!

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I know I know it's looks like a Go Kart, but the next entry will be better I hope lol.
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Old 17-06-2009, 09:02 PM   #2
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OK this is another 120 mins challenge guys, only 1 week though so there's plenty of time to get those entries out and in before next weeks deadline. You can even Steampunk a lawn mower!

Good Luck to all who enter.

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Old 17-06-2009, 09:06 PM   #3
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This one looks interesting, don't think many people will atempt a drivable one though.
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Old 17-06-2009, 09:07 PM   #4
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........he he I have
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Old 17-06-2009, 09:08 PM   #5
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You've managed one in 2 hours? Can't wait to see this then.
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Old 17-06-2009, 09:09 PM   #6
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....don't worry it's crap lol.
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Old 17-06-2009, 09:16 PM   #7
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if we are talking about your "crap" then i want a pile of this
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no no no and no..........trust me it is awful, I had too much client work and had to knock this one up from the top of my head very quickly and spent far too much time on the wheels lol. I will definately without a doubt be doing another totally different entry to make up for this shoddy starter. It'll be shaded aswell because I just want it rendered. Then I'll start on entry #02

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Old 18-06-2009, 08:28 AM   #9
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haha niiiice subject
sadly i was too busy to make a console, i hope i can enter for this one,
i might make some alternative lawnmower
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Old 18-06-2009, 09:51 AM   #10
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no no no and no..........trust me it is awful, I had too much client work...
Finnaly mate! Good luck on that, and may it be the beginning of a tidal wave of work!

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Old 18-06-2009, 12:26 PM   #11
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Old 18-06-2009, 12:42 PM   #12
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Bad my NDS accelerator data was out of date, I lost this forums for several months.

CG, for easy found image reference of Lawn Movers, how about to add this link on first post? And same kind of this link on future SMC?


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Old 18-06-2009, 04:48 PM   #13
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ahhh i really wanted to get involved in last weeks challenge, but didnt have the time! hopefully i'll model something for this one

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Old 18-06-2009, 10:17 PM   #14
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Awesome topic. I'll be churning out something for this one for sure.
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Old 19-06-2009, 04:12 AM   #15
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Alright, let's get this party started. Here's my first one. Old-fashioned push mower.

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