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Old 26-10-2006, 10:21 PM   #1
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Well, since David is still AWOL as far as I can tell, and I know we all want to have challenges (we do, right? ) I'd like to do something at the beginning of November.

However, it seems *I'll* be the one providing prizes and unfortunately, I'm not exactly in a position to put out lots of dough.

So, I still have a handful of my first book The Game Artist's Guide to Maya, and a box or so of my second book, The Game Animator's Guide to Maya.

If there are no objections, I'm thinking a game art challenge with signed copies of my books up for grabs? Eh? Whatcha think?

Maybe in another few months, I could spring for a signed copy of the game my studio just finished? Signed by everyone I can get to sign it here at the office. That'd be pretty nifty, don'tcha think?

Let me know if this seems like a good plan to anyone else.
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Old 27-10-2006, 01:34 AM   #2
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cool I`m in for that.

With all the high poly work I do at work a low one will be great.

prizes sound great
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Old 27-10-2006, 07:59 AM   #3
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Happy to join in. They were always fun and educating even without fancy money prices.

Autumn/winter is here and it's a good time for creativity. Just having fun with it, and hopefully learn an armada of new tricks in the process. All for the challenges.
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Old 27-10-2006, 09:20 AM   #4
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This sounds great
And I think I'll be able to join in too! :p

Game Art is awsome, and the prize seems superb!
I'm In!!!
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sounds good
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Sounds awsome.
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yeah sounds cool.
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Old 27-10-2006, 02:44 PM   #8
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i'm in and so's my wife!
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Old 28-10-2006, 03:30 AM   #9
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Can you tell what the challenge is?
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cool. Another game art challenge would be great!
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Old 28-10-2006, 07:12 AM   #11
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Sounds cool, but having both of your books already doesn't give me a lot of motivation to participate especially after what happened this last time. I realize its not your fault Mike, but Dave should have at least gotten on here and apologized to all that entered the contest. We are going on 2 months here and still no word whatsoever from Dave.
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yeah, Dave should have allready said something about the challenge delay. I have a feeling that the Aug/Sept challenge might not be anything more than a wasted effort. I guess we will have to let time be the judge of this.

Somebody could atleast give out some site awards for best effort.
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i don't know - I agree that it would be good to hear from Dave, but saying that it was a wasted effort seems a bit harsh. I thought your final entry was pretty cool THX1138 - surely you don't think it was a complete waste of time?
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I've only completed one SM challenge, and started a couple of others following that, but with the real world being hectic etc I had to drop out of those. I've enroled @ Escape studios for Jan, and im on the new maya comprehensive for games... So count me for this one, I need some practice!

This challenge forum is looking quite bare compared to normal, hope you guys the issues sorted out :o
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arran: Well, I'm not saying it was a wasted effort, and I'm not saying It's not. I did use the word "might" in that earlier post. Time is the real judge on this.
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