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ARK Survival Evolved: International Modding Contest

ARK Survival Evolved: International Modding Contest
Mapping / Coding / Modeling
ARK Survival Evolved
Mar 15 2016
Contest Over View Winners
Calling all modders Past, Present and Future! Now is your chance to either cash in on the mods you’ve been perfecting or motivate you to create something completely new and unique! Studio Wildcard is hosting a new mod contest for ARK: Survival Evolved allowing anyone to enter their mods, old or new, under three unique categories for a chance at a massive price pool of over $60,000!

Hint: Older mods should add new content to help it stand out.

So let’s see those ARK mods roll in! And don’t forget to fill out the submission form to ensure your mod is considered!

- Submission: January 14th – March 15th
- Top Mod Selection in each Category: March 16th – March 17th
- Public Voting: March 18th – April 1st
- Winner Announcement: April 15th


- Mods: Extensions of current gameplay functionality
- Maps: These are new ARK's to play on.
- Total Conversions: These are complete 'overhauls' of the game which change core functionality.

Contest Prizes

Fifteen (15) prizes will be awarded. 1st through 5th places for each category (Best Mod, Best Map, and Best Total Conversion):

- 1st Place: $10,000 in each category
- 2nd Place: $5,000 in each category
- 3rd Place: $3,000 in each category
- 4th Place: $2,000 in each category
- 5th Place: $1,000 in each category

Judging Process

Studio Wildcard will select 5-10 submissions they consider high quality in each category to be voted on by the community.

40% of the judging score will be calculated by the community through a public vote. 60% of the judging score will done by the ARK: Survival Evolved development team.

The community vote will be done publicly through the forums.

The development team judging will be done by select expert judge(s) on the Studio Wildcard team. They will award scores (1-100) in three categories:

- Originality/creativity
- Overall graphical or functional quality/polish
- Entertainment value (how fun is it to play/use?)

Contest is Over

This contest has finished and the winners have been announced! View Winners