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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby soccerkid6 » Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:09 pm

I'm looking forward to seeing the winners of this contest. Hopefully I don't have to wait too long. :)
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby lord_of_orks » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:21 pm

It's a nice castle, but the dead line was October 31st
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby klorox » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:56 pm

lord_of_orks wrote:It's a nice castle, but the dead line was October 31st


:twitch: :cry: I must have forgotten! darn it!
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby LegoTron » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:40 am

Tried to enter yesterday before the deadline, but had to wait until today to get my registration. I'll share even if I'm out of the running. I did a micro version of the original 735 lego castle. I went for some dirty/chewed pieces that might actually be from 1978!
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby wobnam » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:39 pm

The contest is now over, and the winners will be announced in a few days :)
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby soccerkid6 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:57 pm

wobnam wrote:The contest is now over, and the winners will be announced in a few days :)


Cool.
Just wondering, who judges the MCC? Is it just you?
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby wobnam » Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:29 am

Yes, I'm the only judge, so now you know where to send your bribes.


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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby soccerkid6 » Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:53 am

:lol:

Well thanks for running this contest. I had a lot of fun. Must be hard to judge by yourself.
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby wobnam » Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:58 am

Results

All right, it's time for the moment of truth.

First of all, a big thank you to everyone who entered this contest. I hope you had as much fun participating in it as I had running it. We got a total of 26 entries this year (plus two that unfortunately hit the net after the deadline), which as far as I can count is the same as last year. Here's a pre-christmas treat for all the statistics geeks:

MCC - 2005: 19 entries.
MCC II - 2006: 14 entries.
MCC III - 2007: 23 entries.
MCC IV - 2008: 23 entries.
MCC V - 2009: 23 entries.
MCC VI - 2010: 26 entries.
MCC VII - 2011: 26 entries.

Anyway, winners. Judging was really difficult, and there were 7-8 entries that hung in there as potential winners a very long time: Especially Lolino's Tartarus, Jacks100's Countryside Keep and Toltomeja's Microscale Gothic Castle deserve to be mentioned. In the end, though...


Second place

goes to

WarScape: Vol 1; Chapter 9 by Siercon and Coral!

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and finally,

First place





for being the most amazingly awesome micro castle creation entered





goes to





*drumroll*





WarScape: Vol2; Chapter 5 by Blego7!

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Congratulations!

Winners; please message me your mailing addresses to claim your prizes.
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby eilonwy77 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:58 am

Congratulations, Sean and Steph and Blake! These were both amazing to watch as the pieces unfolded and all worked together into a cohesive whole. I was so very impressed with both volumes. 8)
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby AK_Brickster » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:03 am

Congrats to the winners. I really enjoyed seeing all of the great techniques, especially since I wasn't really familiar with microscale prior to this contest.

Keep up the good work! :mrgreen:
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby Siercon and Coral » Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:47 am

Congrats Blake! It was tons of fun doing this collaborative together with you, and its awesome to see you win!
Judges (er judge*) thanks so much for hosting and sincerely doing a great job, hope to see this competition again next year.
Now back to building for the CCC... :)
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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby Lolino » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:04 am

Absolutely lot of fun! That was great honor, compete with you guys, thanks for it!
My great congratulations Blake, Sean and Steph, I offer you a great tribute!
And thanks for Toltomeja, I wasn't one representative of Poland in this contest! :)

My thanks belongs to wobnam too, Thanks for organize this contest!

Now, lets prepare to CCC :). Good luck everyone!


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Re: Mini Castle Contest VII

Postby Hrvoje » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:48 am

Congratulations to the winners. Competition was very tough, and the best won.
It was such a fun to competet with you guys.

Everyone did such a good job, and I'm glad I'm not the one who had to judge.

This contest was also a nice introduction to this year's CCC. Looking forward to
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