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    Default Pagoda Dimension Contest : sponsored by Faeblight United : 4-8-18 to 7-8-18

    THE CHALLENGE:
    Construct a Pagoda in a dimension. Here is your chance to show how imaginative, technical and/or crazy you are!

    DEFINITION:
    A temple or sacred building, usually a pyramidlike tower and typically having upward-curving roofs over the individual stories. Pagodas come in many different sizes, as some may be small and others may be large. Pagodas traditionally have an odd number of levels, a notable exception being the eighteenth-century pagoda designed by Sir William Chambers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. The pagodas in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are very different from Chinese and Japanese pagodas. Pagodas in those countries are derived from Dravidian architecture.

    This contest is to encourage the design of a structure that would be classified as a Pagoda, but is not limited to any particular style.

    DATES:
    This contest begins Sunday, April 8th, 2018 and dimensions are to be opened on Sunday, July 8th, 2018, with the winners announced by Saturday, July 14th, 2018.

    Entries posted after Saturday, July 7th will not be accepted.

    ** Please note I have omitted the specific time dimensions can be opened to the public. They can be opened on SUNDAY JULY 8th at ANY TIME! I don't see that a specific time is necessary. The important thing is that the dimensions are opened to avoid disqualification.

    PRIZES (ONE PER CATEGORY!):
    1st Place Prize: 3 REX
    2nd Place Prize: 2 REX
    3rd Place Prize: 1 REX
    Each Judge Will Pick A Choice: 1 REX for each judges choice

    RULES:
    This contest is open to all shards - EU and NA.
    You can build in ANY dimension.

    -- READ THIS CAREFULLY --

    THE DIMENSION MUST HAVE A CLEAR PAGODA STRUCTURE.
    This contest is for new or existing builds.
    Dimensions must be closed to the public until Sunday, July 8th, 2018.
    Entries must be open for judging on Monday, July 9th, 2018, and remain open through the announcement of the winner. Any dimension not open by the closing date for entries will be disqualified from judging.
    Everything is permitted for building. Premade pieces, etc.

    ** NOTE: The Pagoda structure does NOT have to be accessible. You can make a structure that is amazing but nothing inside, that is fine, it would need to stand on its own merit.

    JUDGING CRITERIA:
    Technical Detail - proportions, accuracy, quality
    Imagination - morphing, originality, creative
    Aesthetics - flow, theme, appeal

    JUDGES:
    KelariCuddles
    Emmalythe
    Kuula
    Sparklynn

    SUBMISSIONS:
    All entries must be submitted on this forum.

    ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
    Character Name: (annotate if there is a primary character that we should contact instead)
    Shard:
    Dimension Name:

    ----------- NON-CONTEST ENTRY
    Owner: Qalexia
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dim Name: Moonlit Pagoda
    Dim Key: Dormant Core
    ----------- OFFICIAL ENTRIES -----------

    Owner: Snaggletooth
    Shard: Zaviel
    Dim Name: Temple Isle
    Dim Key: Tempest Island

    Owner: Dove
    Shard: Gelidra (EU)
    Dim Name: Temple of Arethea
    Dim Key: Saint Taranis

    Owner: Thezene
    Shard: Typhiria EU
    Dim Name: Jade of the Sea
    Dim Key: Tempest Island

    Owner: Oneautumnleaf
    Main contact: Fuyo
    Shard: Brisesol
    Dim Name: Hidden Temple(Fuyo)
    Dim Key: Dormant Core

    Owner: Lakhmé ( main Krimhild)
    Shard: Brisesol ( EU)
    Dim Name: evanescence by krimhild

    JUDGES CHOICE WINNER
    Owner: Adamia (Arwhen)
    Shard: Brisesol EU
    Dim Name: Quiet Valley by ARWHEN
    Dim Key: Anywhere


    JUDGES CHOICE WINNER
    Dimension Owner : Chulya
    Shard: Brutwacht
    Dim Name: Silent Grove
    Dim Key: Stoneflask Tavern


    CONTEST WINNER #2
    Owner: Kattima
    Main to contact: Alliandre
    Shard: Brutwacht EU
    Dim Name: Tianlong Si


    JUDGES CHOICE WINNER
    Owner: Kahanaala
    Shard: Brutwacht EU
    Dim Name: Tri-Ioni-T Conveyor Unit


    Character Name: Valiope
    Dimension Owner: Vephar
    Shard: Brutwacht EU
    Dim Name: Garden Of Thanatos

    CONTEST WINNER #3
    Owner: Kitasia
    Shard: Deepwood
    Dim Name: ~Sweet Enlightenment~
    Dim Key: Tulan


    Name: Ariya
    Shard: Deepwood
    Dim Name: YingYang

    CONTEST WINNER #1
    Owner: Maybella
    Shard: Deepwood
    Dim Name: Sthirata Mein Monastery
    Dim Key: Shoreward Island


    Character name: Amarzisha
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dime name: Stale Ale Port

    Owner/Character: Leto
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dim Name: One Thousand Springs
    Dim Key: Tempest Island

    Character Name: Mizari
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dim Name: Temple of the Iron King
    Dim: Subzero

    Owner: Sodoa
    Shard: Hailol
    Dim Name: Bonegoda

    Owner: Pintseyes@Greybriar
    Shard: Greybriar
    Dim Name: The Black Tea Garden
    Dim Key: Black Garden Key

    Owner: Karinerasis
    Main contact: Dancingmoon
    Shard: Zaviel
    Dim Name:Lost Temples of Ponlu Sot
    Dim Key: Ovog Shrine

    JUDGES CHOICE WINNER
    Owner: Vedora
    Shard: Typhiria
    Dim Name: Temple of Sound


    Owner: Anybody (main Nalisha)
    Shard: Typhiria
    Dim Name: Bai Dinh
    Dim Key: Dimension Mathosian Cascade

    Owner/Main: Karasobra
    Shard: Typhiria
    Dim Name: sakura temple
    Dim Key: Gloamwood Glen

    Owner: Crowgirl
    Shard: Laethys
    Dim Name: Close to the Edge

    Owner: Midsuki (Aquamirror)
    Shard: Laethys
    Dim Name: Lei-feng Tower (Moonshade Pools)

    --------------NEED NAMES
    Name: Edla
    Shard: Hailol
    Name: Undecided

    -------------WITHDRAWN
    Character: Ranyssa
    Shard: Deepwood
    Dimension: Atia
    Last edited by Kuula; 07-13-2018 at 08:28 PM.

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    Hi Kuula,

    a question, also to bump this thread :-D
    Must the pagodas have an interior or can it be exterior only? (Also meaning: would it be of a disadvantage not to have an interior?)

    Cheers
    Alli
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    why would you list the judges? Are you looking for a judge? Some pagoda's are not tiered, in fact the definition is a sacred temple so does any temple count?
    Last edited by MissGreen; 04-10-2018 at 10:57 PM.
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    For the record, these contests always used to list the judges... it's a way of giving the builder some comfort in knowing that they can trust that the judges are experienced, un-biased, and detail-oriented like you'd hope the person who is critiquing your work would be.

    In any event, this is a fun theme and I can't wait to see what people come up with. Wishing you lots of luck and lots of entries your contest, Kuula!

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    Why must I be so bad at structures. I can not wait to see these entries.
    Last edited by Kitasia; 04-17-2018 at 05:44 AM.

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    Default Great idea

    What a beautiful idea !!

    My question is would you write any dimension that also applies to guild dimensions?
    That would be great for this topic.

    Best regards Chulia

    PS: I'm really happy about such a contest
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    Default Judges

    Quote Originally Posted by MissGreen View Post
    why would you list the judges? Are you looking for a judge? Some pagoda's are not tiered, in fact the definition is a sacred temple so does any temple count?
    Hey...last time I did a contest everyone asked who the judges were, this time...ugh...sometimess you just can't win.

    =P

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    Default Inside / Outside

    Quote Originally Posted by Maegwynn View Post
    Hi Kuula,

    a question, also to bump this thread :-D
    Must the pagodas have an interior or can it be exterior only? (Also meaning: would it be of a disadvantage not to have an interior?)

    Cheers
    Alli
    I'm impartial...it could be an amazing pagoda from the outside or detailed within. I don't have a parameter. Have fun and build away.

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    Congratulations for the Kuula initiative, that will perhaps revive (I sincerely hope) the craze dimensions. Since the defections of DTC and Dimension Gallery, we feel a drop of interest on the forum (fortunately in the game, the activity of the dimensions did not decline him.
    For me, and what I saw on the internet, a pagoda is a temple on several levels of square, hexagonal or octagonal. Which can be wooden (rather Japan) or stone (rather China, Indonesia ...).
    Very interesting theme, I can not wait to see the entries. Congratulations again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arwhen View Post
    Congratulations for the Kuula initiative, that will perhaps revive (I sincerely hope) the craze dimensions. Since the defections of DTC and Dimension Gallery, we feel a drop of interest on the forum (fortunately in the game, the activity of the dimensions did not decline him.
    For me, and what I saw on the internet, a pagoda is a temple on several levels of square, hexagonal or octagonal. Which can be wooden (rather Japan) or stone (rather China, Indonesia ...).
    Very interesting theme, I can not wait to see the entries. Congratulations again.
    Thank you for that. To be clear, the materials can be anything, but there must be a Pagoda structure.

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    Default Pagoda entry

    Owner/Character: Leto
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dimension: Tempest Island
    Dimension name: One Thousand Springs

    I haven't entered a contest in a long while and my mental energy for creativeness has been seriously lacking. It's time to change that
    Last edited by Zemia; 06-03-2018 at 01:11 PM.
    Faeblight Dimensions by Leto - Stare Into the Universe (under renovation). An Icy Reception (closed for move). Wrecked Oasis. Early Mornings and Rainbows. Run for your life (Maze). One Thousand Springs

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    Default Awesome!

    Quote Originally Posted by Zemia View Post
    Owner: Leto
    Shard: Faeblight
    Dimension: TBD
    Dimension name: TBD

    I haven't entered a contest in a long while and my mental energy for creativeness has been seriously lacking. It's time to change that
    I can't wait to see!

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    can't resist the challenge of building something WAAAAY out of my comfort zone :-) I'd never build that without this contest, thank you ;)

    Owner: Kattima
    Main to contact: Alliandre
    Shard: Brutwacht/EU
    Dimension Name: Tianlong Si

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    Last edited by Maegwynn; 04-23-2018 at 08:40 AM.
    Dimensions on Brutwacht by Alliandre, Luisa, Alliendre, Kattima, Samrahia, Jaodya, Maegwynn, Guild "Stadtwache"

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    Default Thank you for the entry!

    Quote Originally Posted by Maegwynn View Post
    can't resist the challenge of building something WAAAAY out of my comfort zone :-) I'd never build that without this contest, thank you ;)

    Owner: Kattima
    Main to contact: Alliandre
    Shard: Brutwacht/EU
    Dimension Name: TBD
    Can't wait.

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    Congratulations Kuula on another fantastic contest idea!!! Cant wait to see all the amazing creations. It is a challenge for sure to make a pagoda. This going to be great!
    Wishing everyone amazing building time!

    p.s. Love that we know who the judges are!!!

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