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Vote for the first MOB Skin contest/event theme for March 2020!

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PMC started 02/24/2020 2:10 pm history
CatGirlGamer replied 03/24/2020 11:40 am
how_to_vote VOTE FOR THE 1st MOB SKIN CONTEST/EVENT THEME!
Winning theme will run for the month of March 2020!

The community pitched many mob skin contest theme ideas and we've selected several of the communities favorites for the poll below. If your idea isn't an option this time, it doesn't mean it won't be cycled into a poll in the future. Feel free to pitch new mob theme ideas at any time!

Review the ideas below and remember to vote for the one you like the best, not the one you think is going to win!

Note: The final titles & descriptions may change in the official contest or event but the concept will stay true to the themes presented below.



What lurks beneath [ Contest | Any model ] idea pitched by Fyram
Re-imagine and design a mob that you'd find underground or in the depths of the sea. You can choose any model, it does not need to be a mob that currently spawns underground or in the sea.

Mythical Monsters [ Contest | Any model excluding objects ] idea pitched by Makaneek
Ancient Mythology had many terrifying and fascinating imaginary creatures, and now it's time to portray them in Minecraft. Create a mob skin that depicts a Monster or creature of ancient legends and lore. Please use only creatures that real human cultures believed in at some point in history. There are tons to choose from.

Beasts of the Colosseum [ Event (Max 5 Entries) | Any model ] idea pitched by Romecraft Community
In the heyday of ancient Rome, amphitheaters across the empire were alive with the sound of gladiators, who would spend day after day facing off against not only other gladiators, but a host of ferocious beasts from all over the ancient world. These beasts were quite a spectacle for an ancient Roman back in the day!

There was a large assortment of beasts in the arena including elephants, lions, tigers, bears, deer, wild goats, leopards, boars, crocodiles, hippopotamuses, rabbits, wild boar, giraffes, and many others. For the sake of not limiting the potential so much, you could also include other animals of antiquity. Some other ideas would be a any ancient dog breeds like the Greek Molossus or Roman Cane Corso dog, any cat breeds originating in ancient Egypt, the wild Aurochs, camels, or anything else that just feels right for the time period.

Age of Dragons [ Contest | Ender Dragon model only ] idea pitched by DinowCookie
Participants take on the epic challenge of re-texturing the Ender Dragon!

Pre-Historic Minecraft Mobs [ Contest | Any model excluding objects ] idea pitched by Shady_Warlock
Let's turn back the clock millions of years and see the primitive version of the mobs, whether it's a caveman villager or a dino ravager or something befitting the periods pre-dating recorded history.

Mobs of Minecraft Re-imagined [ Event (Max 5 Entries) | Any mode excluding objects ] idea pitched by DinowCookie
Forget every original Minecraft mob texture you've seen before. Each mob-model is a blank canvas and it's up to you to come up with a brand new, original design for the critters that are roaming around everyone's Minecraft worlds. In this event, you get to re-imagine what mobs could look like within the lore and surroundings of vanilla/original Minecraft.

Laboratory Experiments II (Mob Edition) [ Contest | All models ] idea pitched by Auri
Was it born, built or bred in a lab? Made from steel, flesh, or something else altogether?
Are you a necromancer, occultist, mad scientist, a wizard... or maybe simply a keen biomed major?
Whoever, or whatever you are, the laboratory lies open to you.
What creations will you unleash?

Sci-fi High Fantasy Monsters [ Event (Max 2 entries) | Hostile Mobs Only ] idea pitched by Nozo
In the golden age of CRPGs the three most popular CRPG games (80s/early 90s) where the Might and Magic series, Ultima series and Wizardry series. These three games had some things in common which many modern CRPGs lack- science fiction in a high fantasy setting (though Ultima lacks the most out of the three). Those three games invented the CPRG genre effectively.

How will you mash these two genres together creating a unique monster! Perhaps you would create a creature powered by technology masked as magic on a world. Or perhaps the hostile monster is aided by both magic and technology? The choice is yours! Do whatever as long as it is retained within the two genres!

Mobs in Space [ Contest | Any model ] idea pitched by the almighty birb
Time to channel your inner space nerd! The goal is to create the best space-themed animal or mob skin you can imagine. To infinity, and beyond!

Household Items [ Contest | Any model ] idea pitched by LemilasTheElf
Re-texture a mob into something you would find in a house, such as furniture, decorations, dishes, appliances... Anything, as long as it's a common household item.

Poll ended 03/01/2020 2:10 pm.

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03/24/2020 11:40 am
Level 28 : Expert uwu
CatGirlGamer
i got this in my feed a month after it was posted what
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03/23/2020 11:22 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
Cook6
Super hero
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03/10/2020 6:07 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
NightHawk470
Do we make a skin for like the character or a mob texture skin thing cause this is my first time doing this and i don't want to mkae the wrong thing
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03/05/2020 12:20 amhistory
Level 17 : Journeyman Procrastinator
MissErin
Yay! My two favorites got first and second place <3
Although my favorite was What Lurks Beneath... still glad my second favorite won!
1
03/03/2020 5:39 pm
Level 12 : Journeyman Skinner
EnderEmperorYT
There's already a dragon skin I'm making, so I don't mind too much. I really wanted the what lurks beneath to win though
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03/02/2020 9:55 pm
Level 3 : Apprentice Crafter
SchrodingersCat
Man I wish it was What Lurks Beneath
But I guess age of dragons is cool too....
4
03/02/2020 4:42 pm
Level 25 : Expert Unicorn
Kord
I think ALL of these need to be implemented as contests at some point...Cannot. Wait!
1
03/02/2020 9:28 am
Level 32 : Artisan uwu
Octo-Violet
NOWTHATSSUPRISING......
1
03/02/2020 4:12 am
Level 22 : Expert Dragon
Darkstorm_elite
I'm terrible at enderdragon skins, but I can manage.
1
03/02/2020 2:16 am
Level 32 : Artisan Artist
MysticJhn
Since Age of Dragons won, I might have to actually make a non-player skin for once.
2
03/02/2020 1:58 am
Level 45 : Master Professor
Eli the Zeratoed
Aww... I wanted lab experiments to win. ;~;
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03/01/2020 9:15 pm
Level 70 : Legendary Pixel Painter
Annahstas
Anyone who does enter should retexture phantoms or parrots as dragons.
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03/01/2020 9:57 pm
Level 39 : Artisan Loremaster
Shady_Warlock
that'll be a disqualification though, if it even allows it to upload to the contest in the first place
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03/01/2020 9:25 pm
Level 70 : Legendary Pixel Painter
Annahstas
too bad all my entity textures are 4x 64x rs
1
03/01/2020 9:24 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sweetheart
canday
that’s a real long parrot neck
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03/01/2020 10:42 pmhistory
Level 70 : Legendary Pixel Painter
Annahstas
Monsterfisher made a cute dragon out of his parrot
2
03/01/2020 8:55 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Programmer
Amalien
YESSS BOIIIIS, THERE BE DRAGONS IN THEM THERE HILLS
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03/01/2020 8:22 pm
Level 8 : Apprentice Prince
nb-wither-skele
uh oh gamers
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03/01/2020 8:06 pm
Level 15 : Journeyman Crafter
aheckinghallway
T H A R B E D R A G O N S
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03/01/2020 6:24 pm
Level 15 : Journeyman Dragonborn
Rogue64
Rats, I can't even zoom out enough to see the whole Ender Dragon! I wish it was What Lurks Beneath
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03/01/2020 9:26 pm
Level 52 : Grandmaster Sweetheart
canday
Try moving the color palette and then you can see the rest of the tail pieces and pmc will auto center :D
(also you can scroll on the parts list)
1
03/01/2020 6:44 pm
Level 5 : Apprentice Explorer
furbybananas
You can just use 2D!!
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03/02/2020 2:48 pm
Level 15 : Journeyman Dragonborn
Rogue64
Oh, okay, thanks!
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03/01/2020 5:42 pm
Level 12 : Journeyman Toast
L-White
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03/01/2020 5:12 pm
Level 42 : Master Birb
the almighty birb
me: sees that age of dragons won

my reaction:
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03/03/2020 12:14 am
Level 20 : Expert Button Pusher
W Works
I’m sad that mob’s in space didn’t win ):
4
03/02/2020 4:11 am
Level 22 : Expert Dragon
Darkstorm_elite
See the source image
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03/01/2020 4:04 pm
Level 16 : Journeyman Button Pusher
CreeperKid_
Umm NOPE
4
03/01/2020 2:16 pm
Level 4 : Apprentice Crafter
8-bit_person
age of dragons wins? that's cool. im already working on a dragon mob skin
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03/01/2020 2:12 pm
Level 27 : Expert Procrastinator
SomeGirlPerson
Yeah I'm out.
1
03/05/2020 11:32 am
Level 1 : New Miner
SomeOldHobo
Ikr, What are you supposed to do for Age Of Dragons?
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03/05/2020 7:21 pm
Level 27 : Expert Procrastinator
SomeGirlPerson
You... reskin the ender dragon, in all of its 1080p resolution.
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03/01/2020 6:17 pm
Level 27 : Expert Procrastinator
SomeGirlPerson
Well this exploded.
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03/02/2020 8:26 pm
Level 27 : Expert Procrastinator
SomeGirlPerson
Dear Astolfo, this is the most emeralds I've ever had on a single comment and it's just three words.
1
03/01/2020 9:45 am
Level 25 : Expert Artist
Earthboi
LETS MAKE HOUSEHOLD MOBS!
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02/29/2020 3:38 pm
Level 21 : Expert Artist
Irismeiplayz
Household items would be funny but also Pre-historic mobs are cool people could make for example a red dragon because it's a old/cancelled minecraft mob
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02/29/2020 11:07 am
Level 4 : Apprentice Crafter
8-bit_person
i voted mythical monsters theme
1
03/01/2020 2:44 pm
Level 39 : Artisan Loremaster
Makaneek
thanks so much! next time for sure!
1
02/29/2020 5:09 amhistory
Level 23 : Expert Crafter
GoombaUeeaTheMCFangirl340
hey, make sure you adding me in contest idea of April 2020.
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02/29/2020 4:19 amhistory
Level 7 : Apprentice Explorer
MOBSLOL
I vote Laboratory Experimental || (Mob Edition)
Imagine Mob Experimental
And OMG ALL VOTE AGE OF DRAGON
I never saw dragon before ):3(
And hmm hmmm Dragon? Look like hard
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02/27/2020 12:41 pm
Level 42 : Master Birb
the almighty birb
heck it i've changed my mind household items sounds awesome

that and mobs in space seems to be getting almost no votes


i really don't want it to be age of dragons...
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02/27/2020 12:22 pm
Level 59 : Grandmaster uwu
Chabilulu
Household Items sounds very funny tbh
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02/27/2020 6:36 amhistory
Level 23 : Expert Toast
Wolf_with_Scarf
Laboratory Experiments! I have an idea for this theme for a while but never got time to make the skin. I will be glad if this is the next theme. But I am also fine with other theme.....
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02/27/2020 3:38 am
Level 50 : Grandmaster Birb
dreamCritting-
Age of dragons sounds like it would just be 90% nicely shaded dragons and maby 10% creative original ideas, which is ok I mean nicely shaded dragons are cool but I think lab experements or what lurks beneath would leave far more room for creativity and cool original ideas rather than just everyone trying to make a dragon.
4
02/27/2020 2:52 am
Level 37 : Artisan Architect
haraxx
Why always stupid Skin contests??
I'm waiting since a Half year for a real Building event whith an cool Theme.
2
02/27/2020 4:18 am
Level 30 : Artisan Engineer
Giancarlovan
I like build contests more too - building is more central to Minecraft than skinning, after all, but each to his own.
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02/27/2020 4:23 am
Level 36 : Artisan Dragonborn
MythicalJay_24
I agree. But with all that goes on in life I find it hard to get enough time to enter a contest. Especially when I try to build something really good.
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02/28/2020 10:58 am
Level 30 : Artisan Engineer
Giancarlovan
I have an idea though - build and skin contests - where the theme is the same, and we'd have to make builds and/or skins that go well with the builds
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02/27/2020 3:02 am
Level 36 : Artisan Dragonborn
MythicalJay_24
Skin contests get more people to enter. In the last year not many people have entered build contests. They just aren’t as popular.
3
02/26/2020 9:50 pm
Level 28 : Expert Explorer
patrick_lm
Age of Dragons is cool
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