The 2018 Inspiration Build contest is a week-long event featuring inspiration images with a theme. Builders will take one or more aspects from the images to use as inspiration for their builds.
Winners of the Contest
WHEN IS THE EVENT?
- Contest begins Friday, December 14 at 2100 EST (2am GMT on Sat)
- Contest ends Saturday, December 22 at 2100 EST (2am GMT on Sun)
- Commands are only enabled during the contest
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
- Server IP is mc.buildersrefuge.com
- Server version is 1.12.2 (you can connect with 1.13.2 with minor glitches)
- Type “/castle” to teleport to the contest area
- Type “/plot auto” to claim a plot and begin building or use “/plot claim” to claim a specific plot that you are standing over.
- Solo build contest (no teams)
- Plots are 251 x 251
- You can claim up to 2 plots. One is for your build and the other is for a scratch area for assets and planning.
- Type “/plot download” to save your plot any time during or after the contest
WHAT IS THE JUDGING CRITERIA?
- Artistic Category – The elegance of the build
- Simply put, this category describes how beautiful the build is. It is the quality and grace of the build being pleasingly ingenious and simple.
- Technical Category – The technical difficulty of the build
- This category scores the build’s technical difficulty. It outlines the builder’s skill in forming blocks to represent what is visualized in the mind.
- Originality Category – The uniqueness of the build
- While this is a contest involving inspiration, true achievement would be to create something new while being inspired by the artwork. Elements should not be directly copied from the pictures.
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
- First Place: $150 USD
- Second Place: $100 USD
- Third Place: $50 USD
- Prizes are only awarded via PayPal