We're back at it again with another showcase of Ragnarok's most talented fans!
The ultimate creative competition is back and bigger than before!
Get ready for this year's...
When: July 26 - August 26 (11:59 PM PDT)
Where: Right here!
Who: iRO players from all servers!
Show off your skills and your love for Ragnarok Online by creating your fanart masterpiece!
Whether you're an amazing artist, a refined writer, or a magnificent musician, there's a place AND a prize for you in this competition!
We're looking for all kinds of talent for this contest!
Your challenge is to create Ragnarok Online fan art that falls into any of the following categories:
Includes: Traditional and digital illustrations, pixel art, 3D rendered computer-generated art
CRAFTING *new category!
Includes: Sculptures, toys, figures, cooking, baking, sewing, cosplay, glasswork, metalsmithing
Includes: Fanimations, personal filmed footage, footage of RO gameplay, music videos
Includes: RO BGM covers, original song compositions, fan songs (RO-related lyrics sung over existing melodies), RO BGM remixes
Includes: Short stories (must be between 100 and 2000 words, no less and no more), poetry
Entries will be judged based on skill, concept, uniqueness, and general execution by a panel of judges from the WarpPortal Staff.
Contest ends at 11:59PM PDT on Sunday, August 26 and 4 winners from each category will be announced the following week.
To submit your entry, please do so in a comment on this thread and fill out the following form:
Category: (Visual Art/Crafting/Video/Music/Writing)
RO Character Name:
Desired Participation Prize:
If you aren't sure what category your work belongs in, feel free to PM me and I'll help you out!
Please review before submitting!
- Only one entry per user per category! Please do not submit multiple entries unless they are in separate categories.
- Make sure YOU made it! All entries must be made by the submitter specifically for the purposes of this contest. Work previously submitted to any other contest will not be accepted. Commissioned works will not be accepted.
- All entries must be rated PG-13. Excessive violence, strong language, or NSFW content will not be permitted.
- Must be iRO related! Content of all entries must be related to international Ragnarok Online and its contents.
- Follow the forum rules. Please follow the rest of the general forum rules when participating in this contest - no inappropriate content, no bullying, flamebaiting, abuse, etc. Any entries containing these unsavory elements will be immediately disqualified.
- Make sure your work is able to be seen/heard. All entries must be able to be accessed publicly to be considered for the contest. For example, images must be hosted on a reliable source and put into the entry, music and video entries must be hosted publicly on YouTube or SoundCloud, etc.
- Visual art rules. Illustration entries containing plagiarized work, clipart, or photos lifted from other sources will be disqualified. Additionally, drawings submitted for other contests prior to this one will not be eligible for entry. Illustration entries may be of any size or shape.
- Video usage. Video entries may contain videos from Ragnarok Online game and anime and personal filmed footage. Entries containing excessive footage taken from other sources (movies, TV shows, other games) will be disqualified. Videos containing audio from other sources are allowed.
- Music entries. Music entries must be able to be heard in an accessible format, such as YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo, etc.
- Writing rules. Writing entries are to be submitted in your forum entry comment underneath a Spoiler tag. Plagiarism from previously submitted works, works from other writers, or other works not of your own doing will be disqualified.
- No reserving spots. "Reserve" posts will be removed by VMods and staff. Please do not reserve posts, just post when you are ready.
- Expectation of effort. A certain level of effort is expected of these entries. Any entry that is deemed to be of low effort or done solely to gain a prize will be removed, and the submitter will be notified of this and given the chance to try again. Excessive instances of this will be considered spam and the submitter will not be allowed to submit again.
Grand Prizes will be awarded to the 4 winners of each category.
Each qualifying entry will receive a participation prize.
Prizes can only be received on Chaos, Thor, Loki, or Odin servers.
All Grand Prize Winners will receive:
- 3 Months of VIP
- Exclusive Winner's Title: [Most Talented 2018]
Winner's Title will be given in-game, and can be equipped just like the rest of your titles from the Achievement System!
Only available on Renewal and RE:START servers.
- Your choice of one of the following Costume items:
- Costume Artist Hat
- Costume Black Cat
- Costume Baby Penguin
Costume White CatCostume Angel Wing Ears
- Costume Warm Cat Muffler
- Costume Full Bloom Hairpin
- Costume Valhalla Idol
- Costume Red Wing Hat
- Costume White Rabbit
- Costume Magenta Ribbon
All participants will receive:
- One of the following Creative Convention Hats!
- (Note: All four colors are available on Renewal and Odin, but only Green and Red are available on Classic)
- (Additional Note: Only one Participation Hat allowed per user regardless of how many entries are submitted)
A Note On Costumes
- The Winner prizes listed are available on Renewal and Odin servers. If you are declared a Winner and wish to receive your prize on Classic server, you will be PM'd by CM Astra for an alternate prize offer.
- Only one Participation Prize per person! Please no requests for multiple participation prizes for one person across multiple servers, please
- Though the prizes listed are unique to this contest for now, it is not intended to be permanently exclusive to this event, and may be used, sold, or offered once again in the future should the need or desire arise.
Good luck everyone!
Do your best! Can't wait to see all your talents!