The contest narrowed down the design to a single game mode (Team Deathmatch) to make judging fair between participants.For the time being, no G1 themed defrag map, but I think one successful contest should encourage more in the future.
The contest is scheduled to start on the 29th. So yes, I’ll start to open the prize pot soon (once participants are confirmed).
Update: I’m thinking of opening the prize pot for donations.
gannonce vs gchange? Initially, I was thinking of opening the crowdfunding ad on gchange since a large portion of the market can be seen from there (where winners can spend). gchange also has an interface in English.
Here’s my draft for the crowdfunding ad.
Xonotic Mapping Contest 2021 Prize Pot
Xonotic is a free and open source first person shooter game (GNU GPL V3). To assist in development and the creation of new content, I propose sponsoring a prize in G1 for the creation of new maps.
The mapping contest is scheduled to run until March 15th. It will take a map creator one month on average to design a new map then an extra two or three months (after the contest) to beautify it.
The prize distribution is as follows assuming there are six participants:
25% 1st place
20% 2nd place
15% 3rd place
+10% judges’ choice bonus.
The distribution will be adjusted if there are more or less participants. If no participants accept G1, we will return all donated funds.
Reference: Xonotie Mapping Contest 2021
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