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01/05/2007

Ebusiness Island Second Life Competition

Do you have what it takes to stand out from the crowd when it comes to designing and scripting in Second Life? If yes, then prove it by entering the Ebusiness Island Second Life Competition.

As this is a competition sponsored by the Ebusiness@Newcastle research group the competition has two themes: Ebusiness and the North East of England. Your creation must be inspired by one or both of the themes.

DEADLINE: You must submit your entry by 1st of July 2007.

The winners will be announced on 1st of July at an event that will be held at the Ebusiness Island during which the winning creations will be unveiled. The winners will also be presented with the following prizes:

  • First prize:       25000 Linden Dollars
  • Second prize: 15000 Linden Dollars
  • Third prize:      7500 Linden Dollars

For more information about the competition please IM Joe Peterson or visit: http://www.ebusiness-newcastle.com/blog/.

Rules

Entries will be judged based on the following criteria: originality, relevance to the themes, design, scripting complexity, and execution of the concept presented. The panel’s decision is final.

Your entry may consist of multiple object and scripts (e.g. a building that contains scripted objects) as long as the total number of prims used does not exceed 500.

Your creation must be original, although you may use content created by others, provided it only represents a minor contribution to your entry. You may use a maximum of 5 ‘items’ of third party content (e.g. 1 texture, 2 animations and 2 scripts). In such case you need to explicitly state when entering the competition which items have not been created by you and you MUST have distribution rights for them.

By entering the competition you agree to release your creation under the GPL license. You will still retain the copyright.

All entries will be made available at the Ebusiness Island. Each object should contain a notice card stating that the object is original and was created for this competition. The notice card should also provide a link to ebusiness-newcastle.com and a landmark should also offer a teleport to the Ebusiness Island.

You may enter the competition with more than one creation.

Entries that may be considered offensive by the judging panel will not be considered.