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UO: Mission Impossible Cartoon Contest! Winner Announced!!


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It’s time to use your creativity and create a UO comic!

 

Here's the concept: Simply submit a UO EA_Mythic: Mission Impossible themed comic of your own making. It can be one frame, or up to four frames, black and white or color. Just make it funny, and make sure it's about Ultima Online and an Impossible Mission in some way. Feel free to collaborate with others in-game, and feel free to submit more than one entry. You may also submit a story with each entry detailing your characters UO: Mission Impossible.

 

The content of the comic can be of just about anything! Example being a screenshot of your character in a strange and precarious in-game situation with a knee slapping laugh caption. Just keep it 'clean'.

 

It must be recognizable as consisting of screenshots taken from Ultima Online UO_Mythic. Follow this link ... Taking Screenshots ... for more information about taking screenshots in the game.

 

We also ask that you keep in mind the User Agreement - TOS and Rules of Conduct when planning out and executing your comic sequences and playing the game. But most of all, have fun with it and be creative!

 

A suggested site for seeing what we are describing as UO EA_Mythic cartoon/comics:

ImaNewbie © Copyright 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Tryon

 

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The rules for the UO: Mission Impossible Cartoon contest are as follows:

 

Open ONLY to active UO Forum members with at least 35 eligible posts. Postings in the Off Topic Area, Personal Forums, Bloggings, and Trade Forums are NOT eligible toward post counts.

 

Contest ends on June 12, 2007 (11:59pm ET, 10:59pm CT, 9:59pm MT, 8:59pm PT, 7:59pm AK, 5:59pm HI).

 

All submissions must conform to the following guidelines:

  1. All entries must be submitters original work.
  2. All entries must be from official UO EA_Mythic shards. *PRS - Player run (grey) shard entries are NOT eligible.
  3. All entries must be recognizable as consisting of screen shots from (Ultima Online) UO EA_Mythic.
    *Editing or moderation such as applying filters or other artistic adjustments are fine, as long as the content remains recognizable as consisting of screenshots from the UO EA_Mythic game.
    *KR - Kingdom Reborn entries ARE eligible.
  4. All entries need to be done in English. Translations are acceptable.
    *We want everyone to enjoy your cartoons, and for the judges to be able to understand the text. :)
  5. All entries must be at a maximum of 4 frames of comic.
  6. All entries must be posted prior to the deadline time.

Cartoons must be posted in the UO: Mission Impossibe CONTEST ENTRIES only - please :) thread.

**Include the name and shard of your in-game character with your entry post.

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The UO: Mission Impossible Cartoon Contest categories are:

 

Most Funny

Best Storyline

 

Judging:

A panel of judges will judge the contest entries, including:

 

Bo - Admin of UO Forums

Queen Mum - Admin of UO Forums

Tukaram - Admin of UO Forums

 

Prizes:

 

Most Funny Entry Winner will receive:

  • 1st Place UOForums Contest Award Ribbon
  • Unlimited access into the UOForums Arcade area

Best Storyline Entry Winner will receive:

  • 1st Place UOForums Contest Award Ribbon
  • Unlimited access into the UOForums Arcade area

Contest begins June 1, 2007 at 3:00am Eastern Time, (12:00am Pacific) and ends at June 12, 2007 11:59pm Eastern (8:59pm Pacific). Entries will not be accepted after this deadline.

 

Winners will be announced on UOForums no later than June 14, 2007 (11:59pm Eastern Time. 8:59pm Pacific).

 

IMPORTANT: Because winners of this contest will be identified and contacted via their UO Forums account information, it is ESSENTIAL that you make sure the e-mail, IM, or other contact information we have for you on file is current. To update your account information, click here.

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Technical and Legal disclaimer:

UO Forums is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be void. Use of a false name, username, or e-mail account will disqualify an entry and the individual who submitted the entry. Use of obscenities, racist, sexist, hateful or other material or depictions that, in the judges judgment, are inappropriate or offensive, will disqualify an entry.

 

Incomplete entries are invalid, and contestants with incomplete entries will be disqualified. You must make sure your entry doesn’t infringe on any patent, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right, or any privacy, publicity or publishing rights of any third party, or is libelous, obscene or otherwise contrary to law.

 

UOForums has the right to terminate, suspend or modify this contest, in whole or in part, at any time and without prior notice, if, in UOForums judgment, the contest is altered, corrupted or cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, or other conditions beyond UOForums control, or at UOForums reasonable discretion.

 

Entries become the property of UO Forums.

All decisions of the judges are final.

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Well done Adri, and yes shame on the rest of us illiterate unimaginative bunch :( I just havent been in game lately to get my mind working on this.It was a great idea though Queen Mum, and dont be put off by our lack of entries *cookie huggs *

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Can't see how it was unfair. Queen Mum posted the contest, reminded people of it and encouraged everyone to enter. She did the best that could be done to get people to enter. If Adri was the only one to enter. Then double congrats to her for supporting Queen Mum and shame on us for not taking advantage of Queen Mum's great contest.

 

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