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Famous Landmarks Contest

Famous Landmarks Contest
Type:
Mapping
Game:
Any
Deadline:
Nov 22 2013
Source:
gamebanana.com
Status:
Contest Over View Winners
Create a map (for any PC game) set at a famous location or landmark.
We were really impressed with the Trouble in Paradise contest winners and loved seeing users submit maps created using many different engines. This months theme is "famous landmarks" from Stonehenge, to the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel tower to the Great Pyramids every country has structures that are iconic and recognized the world over.

This time we want you to take these great locations and build a level based around them. We are leaving this contest very open to allow you guys as much artistic freedom as possible. You can choose any game or gamemode you like, base the level on a landmark anywhere in the world, and even choose what time period it is set in (during the construction, present day, or even the future?).

Need ideas, why not check out our inspiration page?

Contest Prizes

- 1st Prize: $100 cash + GameBanana Sticker & Keychain!
- 2nd Prize: $50 cash + GameBanana Sticker!
- 3rd Prize: $25 cash + GameBanana Sticker!

Judging Process

As usual maps will be judged by our experts based on the following criteria.

- Technical ability required to create the level.
- Use of custom content (textures / props etc)
- Overall aesthetics and ambiance.
- How well the map sticks to the theme.
- Amount of effort required to create the map.
- Gameplay & Completion

However since these are all existing places, this time you will also be judged on how well you have recreated the landmark.

Contest is Over

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

**Contest Rules**: The map submitted can be created for **any PC game** but must be based around a famous location or landmark!
Entries must be submitted to the GameBanana > Famous Landmarks category by the deadline.
Authors are free to share their content on any other sites and services, however we kindly ask that you help spread the word about these contests to others by stating the map was created for the "GameBanana famous landmarks" competition.
The submission can use pre-existing assets but should be a new release made for this competition and must not have been previously available for public download.
Multiple entries are allowed, however generally quality is better than quantity.
Team based entries are allowed, however the entrants will have to agree how to split any prizes awarded.
Entries cannot be modified after the deadline except for changes to the submission profile (changing descriptions, notes or screenshots).
Judges cannot enter or assist entrants.