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Skin Contest - Theme: For the Redstone Engineers!

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created 08/12/2018 10:38 am by DinowCookie
last reply 09/04/2018 10:13 am
*** Contest ended! View results! :D ***



Welcome to a new skin contest. For this contest your entry will be a skin for redstone engineers to use.

Redstone can be seen as a Minecraft equivalent to electricity. Redstone engineers are Minecraft players who like to use redstone to create a broad variety of contraptions and devices. Creations can be as simple as a piston door or melon farm, or as complex as a real-time clock or a tape-drive, the possibilities are endless! :D


Theme


The challenge of this contest will be for you to create a skin which is inspired by redstone engineering, for redstone engineers to use. This means you can make an average looking engineer, a redstone golem or a person dressed in a redstone-themed outfit, anything goes! As long as it relates to the redstone engineering theme.


Rules


Aside from the basic PMC rules, there are a few rules in place for this contest:
  • You can enter any number of skins, but each must be significantly different. Only one of your entries can place in the top-3!
  • Any entry must be newly made by only you, specifically for this contest.
  • You may update your entries as much as you like before the deadline.
  • Upload your skin to PMC and comment on this thread to submit your entry. (A new comment please, not a reply to a previous comment.)
  • You don't need to sign up for this contest, just make a skin and submit it! :D
  • Add "redstone" as a tag to your entry.


Deadline


This contest ends on September 2, 2018


Judging

The entries in this contest will be judged by two points. The first point is usability; is this a skin which a redstone engineer would be happy to use? The second point is technique; how good is the shading,coloring and overall look of your skin?

Darth Theoden will be joining me as a judge for this contest. We will be picking a top-3 of winners in a discussion between us two.

Even if you don't think you have a chance of winning, any entry in this contest is highly appreciated. Redstone engineers are generally known to be very creative with logic and less creative with pixel painting. There aren't many redstone engineers skins available, so it would be a nice thing to give to the community! :D


Prizes
*

Trophies:
The most important prize is, of course, the honor of winning! ;) Other than that I will have a participation badge for each participant, and a trophy for each winner, for display on your PMC profile.

Features: The winners will be announced on a dedicated forum post, and featured on my (DinowCookie) PMC profile.They will also be featured on the RedSignal website, which is the website to _Phrozenbit_'s redstone free-build server.

Collab: If interested, the #1 winner can request a skin template (for you to shade!) or a custom color palette for a skin from me (DinowCookie), which you can use to create your own skin with to post to your PMC profile. Much like a collaboration.

Render: Last but certainly not least, you can win a render of any skin of your choice by PixelFrosty! Keep in mind that he will be away the entire month of September, so you will have to wait about a month to receive this prize. We wanted to have this prize available for this contest regardless. ^_^

Example of renders for previous contest winners.

* Prizes may be added to and/or slightly adjusted before the deadline.


Entries

Your entries will be listed in this forum topic. Good luck and have fun creating your redstone-engineer-themed skin(s)!


*** Contest ended! View results! :D ***
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DinowCookie
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Level 39 : Artisan Dinosaur
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09/02/2018 2:10 pm
Level 13 Journeyman Button Pusher
ParkourGee
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09/04/2018 6:43 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Not too late :D thank you for your entry!
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09/04/2018 10:13 am
Level 13 Journeyman Button Pusher
ParkourGee
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THANK YOu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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09/04/2018 10:13 am
Level 13 Journeyman Button Pusher
ParkourGee
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YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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09/02/2018 8:40 pm
Level 13 Journeyman Button Pusher
ParkourGee
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plez,
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09/01/2018 11:38 am
Level 16 Journeyman Ninja
Wildcard_Gamer
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sorry, I worked a bit on it but I wont have it done by the deadline, ill be taking a break from pmc for a while, its just too much rn with school. I'll be back eventually
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08/31/2018 1:42 pm
Level 23 Expert Skinner
FaustRD
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Aaand another one, if I'm still in time.
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09/01/2018 8:15 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for your second entry! :D
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08/27/2018 3:57 pm
Level 32 Artisan Narwhal
KawaiiCornz
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my entry is super late, but complete! GL Everyone. Unfortunately, I'm only making one of them, but have fun everyone who made multiple!
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08/27/2018 4:45 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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The deadline isn't until September 2 so you're well on time ^_^ thank you for your entry!
2
08/26/2018 8:55 am
Level 53 Grandmaster Slime Tamer
Aspirin60
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Here is my entry...
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08/26/2018 9:14 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you! :D
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08/22/2018 5:18 am
Level 2 Apprentice Skinner
DeansRealm
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Here it is!
www.planetminecraft.com/skin/richard-the-redstone-engineer/

Worked on it for at least a day on and off.
Good luck to all who submitted!
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08/22/2018 5:26 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for your entry! :D
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08/20/2018 3:46 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you! It is a very creative way of using the theme but it still fits.

Also, if you want, this contest allows you to make more than one entry. :)
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08/20/2018 5:22 pm
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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Of course I will make more skins. :3 Can I call you Дино?
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08/21/2018 12:06 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Is that Russian for Dino? In that case yes! :D

I will look forward to seeing more skins. :)
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08/21/2018 8:30 am
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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Yes. I'm not sure about that anymore. Laziness.
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08/20/2018 9:00 am
Level 15 Journeyman Caveman
Marjory
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You know, I think they took the term "Redstone Engineer" too seriously.. Why did they have to combine them together?
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08/20/2018 11:51 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for your entry! :D
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08/20/2018 5:00 am
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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And again I did not understand anything. :D The skin should be red, like this block, or what?
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08/20/2018 6:02 am
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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No, it should be something a redstone user/(engineers) would use. It does not need to be a red outfit or skin.

Now, you can take engineer literally and do something like I did with the technician and recreate an engineer, but for redstone, so I recreated somebody like this:

, but themed it to redstone. You could do the same (but make it different than mine obviously) or take another job like architect, scientist, programmer, composer for note blocks, pyrotechnician, mob trapper, miner of redstone, or somebody who would test redstone devices, like some test pilot for an elytra launcher for example

Pretty much anybody who would use redstone, or make your own redstone creature (Golem) or redstone powered robot
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08/20/2018 11:49 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for trying to answer their question. ^_^ Sahu's problem is (I believe) the language barrier. It's not because the theme is complex, so to explain in simple English is what would help in this case.

Appreciate it, though! :D
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08/20/2018 12:18 pm
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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Yes, it's really a problem. But she's not the only one. I'm stupid.
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08/20/2018 6:18 am
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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Thank you! But I did not understand. I hope that my comment will be answered by a dinosaur :3 and everything will be explained in detail.
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08/20/2018 11:48 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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You are almost right. The skin does not have to be completely red, only inspired by it. This is what redstone looks like:


This ^ is redstone, it can be used in Minecraft to be like electricity/power. A "Redstone Engineer" is a player in Minecraft who uses the redstone to make buildings or machines with.

So the contest is, to make a skin for a Minecraft player who uses redstone. Inspired by this redstone.

I hope that answered your question! :)
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08/20/2018 12:16 pm
Level 36 Artisan Elf
__--DoDo--__
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Thank you!
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08/20/2018 3:16 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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And you may enter with more than one skin. So if you are feeling creative, you may submit another skin, as long as it different than your previous entries.
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08/19/2018 6:42 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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found inspiration for a new skin, somebody who pretty much invests and gets people to work to get the most out of redstone, the Redstone Entrepreneur
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08/20/2018 11:50 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Interesting, thank you! :D
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08/19/2018 12:36 pm
Level 32 Artisan Narwhal
KawaiiCornz
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Hi, I might enter, but might not be able to if I can't create a powerful idea. If I can, my entry might come in a bit late but I will try my best. Sorry if someone already asked this, but are transparencies aloud?
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08/19/2018 3:12 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Skins will be judged on usability in Java Minecraft so if your transparency works in-game, it's fine on your skin ^_^

Hope you'll be able to make a skin in time! :D
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08/18/2018 8:52 pm
Level 23 Expert Zombie
Teuful Totenkopf
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Well, someone has to do the mining.
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08/19/2018 3:48 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for your entry! :)
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08/16/2018 7:49 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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You got to test those contraption like an Elytra launcher or TNT elevator with some manner of safety, so a test subject like a robot might come in handy, like this Redstone Test-Robot
as a new entry
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08/17/2018 1:12 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thanks again :D interesting concept!
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08/15/2018 11:08 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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Of course somebody who can figure out how redstone works might be useful, like this Redstone Scientist
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08/15/2018 9:08 am
Level 23 Expert Skinner
FaustRD
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Looks like a lot of fun. I'll join!
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08/15/2018 9:10 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Thank you for your entry! :D
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08/14/2018 5:37 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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And yet another entry appears, Redstone Power Armor
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08/15/2018 9:09 am
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Interesting :D thanks again! ^_^
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08/14/2018 1:28 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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oh look, yet another skin, a female version of the redstone crafter
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08/14/2018 1:30 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Nice! I love that you're enjoying these so much. ^_^
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08/14/2018 1:41 pm
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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yes, but coming up with new things related to the theme becomes increasingly difficult... I got 3 more ideas to work with, for now
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08/13/2018 10:12 am
Level 2 Apprentice Engineer
DDictus
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Can i join? This is my entry.
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08/13/2018 2:21 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Of course :) thank you for your entry!
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08/13/2018 11:01 am
Level 41 Master Sweetheart
Greystokey
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08/13/2018 2:21 pm
Level 39 Artisan Dinosaur
DinowCookie
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Got it, thank you for your entry ^_^
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08/13/2018 8:09 am
Level 16 Journeyman Robot
Shady_Warlock
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Hope I'm not going too fast, cause I already made a third redstone skin, one a bit more for casual use; Redstone Crafter

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