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Old 27-04-2007, 08:05 AM   #1
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Default Steampunk Modeling Winners!

Congrats and thank you to all who participated in the Steampunk modeling challenge! I hope everyone who did got a lot out of it and had fun. It was a great subject and everyone submitted many unique and cool ideas and projects!

I'm introducing a badge system with this challenge. While only the 1st place winner will actually receive a prize, the badges are images that 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can all use however they'd like to to show their win off! When the new site goes live, the badges will be incorporated into the forum so we can tag certain members with this distinction and it will show up in the user's profile/posts, etc!

Without further ado...


1st Place


Congrats! Send me your mailing info and a signed book will be heading your way soon!

2nd Place


Excellent details and scene planning!

3rd Place


Very cool implementation of the theme!

Future badges will grow to include Honorable Mentions, and also perhaps things like Forum Favorite and Mod's Picks and so on. Feel free to let me know if you have any other badge ideas for the future!

Congrats again everyone! The new challenge will go up this weekend.
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Old 27-04-2007, 08:20 AM   #2
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Congratulations to the winners!
This was a great challenge and I had a lot of fun watching all of the ideas develop. Well done!

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Old 27-04-2007, 09:27 AM   #3
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Congratulations jsprogg, 3dM@niak, & R@nSid!!! Wins were well deserved. I'm looking forward to see more great works of art from you.
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Old 27-04-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
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Well Done Guys!

What a great idea with the new badges too for the new job!!

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Old 27-04-2007, 01:28 PM   #5
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well done to the winners, everyone that took part and mike and the other mods for keeping things going

hope you get to finish the UV'ing jsprogg!

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Old 27-04-2007, 08:13 PM   #6
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I second everything that was mentioned above. I especialy like the comments mike made below the winning entries.
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Old 27-04-2007, 09:51 PM   #7
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Wow! i am really so humbled by this win.

There were some really neat and cool entries in this challenge and I think all the entrants should be proud of themselves.
Congratulation also to 3dM@niak and R@nSiD, great models guyS, i personally want to give a special mention to Perfecto who had the courage to enter with only 6 weeks Maya experience and completed a really nice entry.
I want to thank everyone who voted for me in the challenge and on the user poll and all the people that gave me encouragement during this challenge (practicing for my future Oscar speech) .
Lastly it would not have been possible without Mike and Kurt who inspired me to model with some great tutorials over the years, so a BIG thankyou to you guys and I think everyone would agree when I say " you're Great".

Tick i will complete it but give me time man i'm not in a production workflow

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Old 27-04-2007, 09:58 PM   #8
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Gongrats Guys, well deserved!
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Old 27-04-2007, 11:13 PM   #9
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Congrats to winners There were some good entries in this one.
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Old 28-04-2007, 08:17 PM   #10
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Congratulations, fellows.
Indeed a nice choice of great models. Cheers guys!

It was fun joining this comp. It really helped me on submitting my semester works on time. :blush:
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congrats to the winner ... all great models guys :bow:

btw whens the new site going to be up?
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Hey guys,
Good work here. Congrats to all the winners!

Looks like the simply sites are on track to becoming one of the premiere sites for 3D.

For those of you who didnt "place" keep it up and you'll have one of those shiny new award badges.

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good job!!!
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