FUN JOB: Illustrate a map for a Fantasy game based in old mythology

  • Estado: Closed
  • Prêmio: $60
  • Inscrições Recebidas: 13
  • Vencedor: igniphis

Resumo do Concurso

Ladies and gentlemen,

We need a fantasy style map for a PC/Mobile game based on Finland's epic, the Kalevala. A great way to show your talent if you're a medieval/mythology fan. Doing some wikipedia and google research to know a bit more of the history and places can be a bonus to your inspiration, but it's not mandatory.

There are 2 "inspirational maps" attached plus an image sketching what we want in the map to appear. Most of the places that we want on the map will be quests/places that the player will interact with, therefore we need them to be clear in the map with illustrations, as many of them will be click-able/touch-able.

Places on the map and further instructions:

- The most important places are: POHJOLA (town in the north) and KALEVALA (town in the south), ideally drawn with illustrations of old-style houses, huts, etc. Pohjola should be covered with snow and have a small draw of an old woman, while in Kalevala should have a summer atmosphere with a small draw of an old man.
- There should be a river that connects the two lands.
- There should be a sea between the lands with an island called SAARI and a “misty cape” ( [url removed, login to view](geography) ); Somewhere in the shore of the sea there should be a dock or something that can be click-able and the player can go there; there should also be a sea monster somewhere in the sea that resembles "Iku-Turso" ( [url removed, login to view] ).
- In a northern corner should be TUONELA (land of death // like Valhalla); which should be a land with a river (it's the river of "death"), which should have the illustration of a "swan of death" and a lake with an island inside, called MANALA (and inside the island there should be an illustration of a "house of death")

The map needs also to show a lot of wilderness with illustrations of pine and spruce trees. Somewhere on the map there MUST be illustrations of
- a giant moose/elk (near Pohjola)
- mountains (near Pohjola)
- a huge sleeping giant with trees growing on him (Vipunen [url removed, login to view] )
- a swamp

The map DOESN'T need to be exactly like in the sketch as long as it has all the details needed in the instructions above.

We need it at max for Thursday 10 AM GMT time, so the winner could be chosen earlier (in other words, timing is a bonus).

PS: If there's two files with the name instructions... the second is the one you should look.
PS2: The winner might be contacted again in the future for further works related to the same topic.

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  • vialm
    Titular do Concurso
    • 3 anos atrás

    Thanks everyone for your effort! We had a tough time deciding for the winner, we even had to launch a poll! Hope you had fun and good luck with your future works!

    Best regards,
    Vicente

    • 3 anos atrás
  • mainulislam85
    mainulislam85
    • 3 anos atrás

    #18 please.

    • 3 anos atrás
  • mainulislam85
    mainulislam85
    • 3 anos atrás

    Please check #14 and #17

    • 3 anos atrás
  • timoffei
    timoffei
    • 3 anos atrás

    Chek please #13

    • 3 anos atrás
  • abdolilustrador
    abdolilustrador
    • 3 anos atrás

    Hi!
    Please check #8 #9 #11
    I worked a lot in your design
    I have realized most of my work to raised hand.
    I hope you like it.
    Thanks!!

    • 3 anos atrás
  • abdolilustrador
    abdolilustrador
    • 3 anos atrás

    Hi!
    I have just read and to look for information about your map.
    Please wait.
    I will do your design.
    Thanks!

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Try to upload it by tomorrow 5pm GMT +2 to get score!

      • 3 anos atrás
    2. abdolilustrador
      abdolilustrador
      • 3 anos atrás

      Ok

      • 3 anos atrás
  • seedydeedee
    seedydeedee
    • 3 anos atrás

    Thanks for the invite, and I'd absolutely LOVE to take part. Unfortunately, there's just no way I can do anything for it by Thurs. Best of luck with it! :D

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      That's a huge plus! You should check Ensiferum's album covers, they picture Väinämoinen most of the time (the late cover art is made by Necrolord, here's hes site: http://www.kristianwahlin.se/) I really like this album cover: http://musicweekly.asia/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/MSA_unsungheroes_fmarraccini_03022013.jpg

      I bookmarked your profile.

      • 3 anos atrás
    2. seedydeedee
      seedydeedee
      • 3 anos atrás

      Thanks for the links! That album cover is amazing, really beautiful - I'll have to check out some of Ensiferum's stuff on Spotify too. :D

      • 3 anos atrás
  • vialm
    Titular do Concurso
    • 3 anos atrás

    I will be traveling from Tuesday 5pm GMT + 2, to Wednesday night... So those who want early feedback I suggest to post tour submits soon :)! Good luck!

    • 3 anos atrás
  • timoffei
    timoffei
    • 3 anos atrás

    thanks for the invite, submiting my entry tomorrow

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      The earlier you send it, the higher chances of getting early feedback ;).

      • 3 anos atrás
  • momotaros
    momotaros
    • 3 anos atrás

    Submiting my entry tomorrow as well haha C:

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Looking forward to it! If it's in the morning GMT time I might be able to rate it, I am traveling in the afternoon.

      • 3 anos atrás
  • lendula
    lendula
    • 3 anos atrás

    hello , thanks for the invite...will submit my entry by tomorrow...cheers

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Looking forward to it!

      • 3 anos atrás
  • velmarph2001
    velmarph2001
    • 3 anos atrás

    Hi! thanks for the invitation. Ill send my entry as soon as possible. thanks again! :D

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. velmarph2001
      velmarph2001
      • 3 anos atrás

      By the way, is it possible if you can seal the project for originality reasons only. thanks :D

      • 3 anos atrás
    2. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Unfortunately the budget is tight; but don't feel discouraged, as we might choose the winner earlier than the deadline. We need to print this soon ;).

      • 3 anos atrás
  • maximo20858
    maximo20858
    • 3 anos atrás

    Gracias por invitarme en un par de horas subire mi entry, saludos.

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Denada! Looking forward for your entry.

      • 3 anos atrás
  • aliremo
    aliremo
    • 3 anos atrás

    Hi,
    what size should the map be?

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Good question; to be honest I don't have a special request, but it should be around 50x30cm as we plan to print it.

      • 3 anos atrás
  • vishakhvs
    vishakhvs
    • 3 anos atrás

    Hi ,
    can i submit my entry?....Is this contest is still up?
    Please respond ASAP..


    Thanks

    • 3 anos atrás
    1. vialm
      Titular do Concurso
      • 3 anos atrás

      Yes you can, it's still open

      • 3 anos atrás

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