Level Design Competition #4 for Quake 3 Arena

Mappers from the community are encouraged to participate in this competition; both veteran mappers and those looking to get into mapping are welcome to join in on the fun. Prizes will be awarded to the best maps and be judged by the community and players.

:: Competition has begun! Registration closes on June 23rd, so be sure to register soon!

:: Check this out! Bliccer made an awesome level design competition trailer


:: Sponsors

:: Rules

  • -Registration is required on the forums and is open until June 23rd
  • -The map should hold at least 8 players (suitable for 8 player FFA or 4v4 TDM/CTF) or 2 players for a 1v1 map
  • -All maps are judged on the same scale, so a smaller map will be held to same to the same quality and complexity standards as larger maps
  • -Doesn't necessarily have to support a specific gametype or mod, but you are welcome to specify one
  • -Map must contain each of the unmodified sponsor images on the map walls; logos will be downloadable shortly after the competition starts
  • -Map must be previously unreleased and a new design started at the beginning of this competition; please no map remakes or edits
  • -Custom textures are allowed; participants need to make sure all textures are legal to use in this competition
  • -Each competitior/competition team is allowed to only submit one map and the .map file should be released with the final .pk3 of the map when submitted to the judges for the final judging (the .map file will *not* be distributed except to judges)
  • -All participants are required to post weekly Radiant screenshots to the competition forums showing progress from start to finish
  • -Once a map is created play testing and posting screenshots is allowed and encouraged
  • -Please check the FAQ for more information

:: Judging

  • -Will be done by a panel of experienced players
  • -Scored mainly on gameplay/design as well as overall looks, creativity, and layout
  • -Will occur immediately following the competition end

:: Judges

  • -Adam "SyncError" Pyle from id Software
  • -Joe "nineX" Szymkowicz from Ready Up Radio
  • -Kevin "Anthem" Lower
  • -Andrew "gellehsak" Ryder

  • :: Participant info

    :: More information

    :: Mapping resources

    :: Legal mumbo-jumbo

    • -By entering this competition you agree to have your name published on websites and in newsletters as the winner(s).
    • -Payment prize notes: The winner(s) receiving money as a prize are required to have a Paypal.com account.

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    Last updated: June 24, 2012 @ 14:55 Design by experimettle