For the third time, MaverickServers.com is hosting a Quake 3 mapping competition. Mappers from the community are encouraged to participate; veteran level designers and those looking to get into level design are welcome to join in on the fun. Prizes will be awarded to the best maps.
The contest will start on June 4th and run until August 13th. Judging will occur for 1 week after. Registration deadline is on June 25th. More information will be posted here and on the main competition forums as it becomes available.
Current sponsors include: Massacre Servers, Lunar Module, CG Textures, Luxology, Ready Up Radio, Sapphire Technology, Wacom, Kot-in-Action and id software
-The map should be able to hold at least 8 players suitable for 4v4 TDM/CTF or 8 players FFA or be a 1v1 map (although 1v1/tournament maps will be held to the same quality levels as more complex TDM/CTF maps)
-Doesn't necessarily have to support a specific gametype or mod, but you are welcome to specify one
-Map must be previously unreleased or a new design. Please no map remakes or edits.
-Map must contain sponsor images. Gotta show some thanks, right?
-Full rule listing at the main competition website
-Will be done by a panel of experienced players and mappers who are familiar with that map's chosen audience (ie: a CPM map is judged by CPM players, a CTF map is judged by CTF players, etc)
-Scored primarily on gameplay/design and also on overall looks, creativity, and layout
-Massacre Servers donated $100
-Lunar Module has donated 3 one year web and email hosting packages
-CG Textures donated a one year 100MB membership package
-Luxology has donated a copy of Modo 501 modeling and animation sotfware
-Ready Up Radio donated $50
-Sapphire donated one SAPPHIRE HD 6870 FleX graphics card with Eyefinity
-Wacom donated one Intuos4 Medium pen tablet
-Kot-in-Action have donated 10 copies of their latest game release, Steel Storm: Burning Retribution available on Steam
-id Software donated 3 1 Year Pro and 2 1 Year Premium subscriptions to Quake Live
Update: Registration deadline is coming up, June 25th! 30 mappers so far are competing.
Competition Links: Main Page, Forums, #maverickservers
Previous Competition: ESR Post, Main Page
Edited by MaverickMSG at 09:30 CDT, 7 May 2012 - 15071 Hits