Create Cover Art for Fantasy RPG Game

  • Status: Closed
  • Hadiah: $500
  • Penyertaan diterima: 20
  • Pemenang: Zijunstudio

Keterangan Peraduan

We are creating an Action RPG, currently unnamed. We'd like cover art that we can use to advertise the game. Instead of describing what we want in the artwork, we'd prefer to describe the game and the story to you and see what you come up with!

The story takes place on two different planets in a fantasy realm. The hero's home planet is invaded by intruders taking advantage of a trans-dimensional rift. It is up to him to reach his full potential, battle back the incoming hordes, enter the invader's planet and take out their entire power structure to ensure they don't do it again.

The hero's power comes from four elements: Air, Earth, Wind, and Fire. He gains the use of each element via a rune that focuses that element's power. He starts off with no runes, and spends the first part of the game questing in order to acquire all the runes. Once he has all the runes he must overcome one final hurdle to to fuse the power of the runes and become Transcendent.

The gameplay itself will be a Diablo-style Action RPG involving lots of fast-paced action, visual effects, and damage numbers.

We will award the prize to the best work that blows us away and conveys the above on first impression to someone who has never heard about the game before. We'd really like the final product to emphasize the magical and fantastical nature of the setting. It should be enchanting.

Good luck!

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Maklum balas Majikan

“The work was creative and exceeded all of our expectations. The moment we saw it -- we new that THAT was going to be the face of our game.”

Gambar Profil lacqueredmonkey, United States.

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  • zaninetti
    zaninetti
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi! Hope you like my entry! Even if I don't win the contest, it would be great to get feedback about my work. Greetings, have a nice day :)

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  • jorgeclare
    jorgeclare
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Please don't end it...im working on a piece....

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  • kronopy
    kronopy
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Do you have a dimension for the cover?

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  • Ferrignoadv
    Ferrignoadv
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    ok, make selead contest.
    at least prevents copying.

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      That's a good idea, we've sealed the contest.

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    2. zoomlander
      zoomlander
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      not really good idea, don't see what you like.

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  • KanadeChizuru
    KanadeChizuru
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hello! I've a question, that goes back to one other question asked previously by another fellow here.

    Basically, what you want is a rough draft, and not a finished painting...am I correct? I'm currently at the "inking phase" of my work and trust me, it's a line-work of epic proportions. To fully render it in color, I would need an extra day, but sadly, with the deadline I would only be able to submit a black and white piece.

    Thanks!

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  • Anohreul
    Anohreul
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Good day, do check out entry #10 and give your feedback on it. Thanks for your time and consideration.

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Will provide feedback shortly.

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    2. Anohreul
      Anohreul
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Thanks. Hopefully this can be the start of a beautiful relationship! ;)

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  • MarcoMancin
    MarcoMancin
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Well, i gave it a try, hope you like the concept.
    i must say that i'm not so great in ilustrations, but if i can turn out with a great idea it can be done much better by someone with greater pencil attitude :D
    Anyway it's exciting to partecipate in such a brainstorming for a vg!

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  • JoseJose92
    JoseJose92
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi , awesome contest. Would you be willing to make the contest #guaranteed once you see potencial and are happy with any submissions ?

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Yes, I think we can make this guaranteed if we like the submissions.

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  • Neishka
    Neishka
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi, can you check, my description and drawing #9, for give feedback, thanks in advance :)

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  • lacqueredmonkey
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Folks, to avoid potential trademark conflicts we will be changing the name of the game. We don’t have a new one yet, so for now simply don’t include a logo - or perhaps provide a place-holder logo to show the style, but in an easily-changeable fashion.

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  • Anohreul
    Anohreul
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Good day. Do reply to concerns of submissions #6 and #7 to verify if you are still interested in your contest as well as a means of guidance to more information of what you require.

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  • Zijunstudio
    Zijunstudio
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Could you please give some descriptions of the hero? Thanks.

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      We envisioned the hero to be a mysterious young man, slick and agile. The one thing we ask is not to have a bulky warlord. He should appear thoughtful and introspective, yet also clearly deadly and bad-ass. In the game he will have different weapons and armor, all "medieval" themed.

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    2. Zijunstudio
      Zijunstudio
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Thank you very much for your message

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  • KanadeChizuru
    KanadeChizuru
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi! I do have several questions before I'll proceed with sketching.....so here goes

    Is it like an actual cover art (with logo, game title and so on) or just the illustration itself? Can I draw it in landscape format, sort of like League of Legends artwork? Also, can I include supporting characters? Lastly, can I render my artwork in watercolors and other traditional mediums? I'm okay with digital painting, but I have a solid grasp, and also a personal art style, in watercolor.

    Sorry to bug you with all these questions, but it'll help me loads if these get answered. Thanks!

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    1. KanadeChizuru
      KanadeChizuru
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Or does it have to be digital art?

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    2. KanadeChizuru
      KanadeChizuru
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Is that so? Thanks a lot! I'll be working on my draft now.

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  • AlisanKalfa
    AlisanKalfa
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi, good luck with your game.
    I wanted to ask if there is a connection with the runescape tabletop rpg game or is this a completely different universe.

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Yes, rough draft is OK as long as a) it conveys the idea and b) we can get the sense of the quality of the polished work.

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    2. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      In terms of in-game assets - yes, we will definitely be looking for a designer, so if we love your work, there may definitely be opportunity to work together in the future.

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  • vasubhawsinghka
    vasubhawsinghka
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    can u give an idea as to how these runes are supposed to look like ? Also the description of the hero. Thanks

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    1. lacqueredmonkey
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      The runes could look something like this: http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/blackandwhite/images/3/30/Lethys_2.JPG/revision/latest?cb=20100813083431 . Color-wise, generally Earth would be Green/Brown, Fire would be Red/Orange, Water would be Blue/White, and Air would be White/Gray. The rune really just represents the elemental power.

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  • ahmedwaheed2008
    ahmedwaheed2008
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    #extended #guaranteed #sealed

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  • Ferrignoadv
    Ferrignoadv
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    #sealed

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  • lacqueredmonkey
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    We're not making this contest Guaranteed because we don't want to have to pay for a product we aren't satisfied with. However, we do want to compensate the best artist for their work. Feel free to add watermarks to the samples you submit so you know we can't use it as-is, and we'll pay the reward for the unwatermarked version.

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  • Ferrignoadv
    Ferrignoadv
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    #guaranteed

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  • indeptharts
    indeptharts
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    #guaranteed

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  • genereodan
    genereodan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    #guaranteed #guaranteed

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