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  1. You'll go to the gallery link and submit under the category you're entering. It is only 1 photo per entry, but you can do a collage/composite shot of multiple angles!
  2. As a quick update: We have an influx of entries that consist of multiple photos. I will be reaching out individually to ask that those who have submitted multiple photos of 1 entry and asking for a collage photo to be entered. For those who have not submitted yet, remember that it's only one (1) photo per entry. Collages are fine, even if they end up large. And remember, if you have any questions about your entry, feel free to ask!
  3. Collage photos are allowed so you can indeed use multiple angles! And if you need help, reach out and I'll try my best to help!
  4. Ahem.... DIBS ON STUMPY AND THE EMPRESS!!!!
  5. Heya Wyrdos! To celebrate GenCon 2021's start and our week of Play Wyrd Streams, we're doing a giveaway! Subscribe to our YouTube channel if you haven't already and leave a comment on one of our Play Wyrd Streams before September 22nd to be eligible for a free Malifaux Burns title box! The link to our channel is below, and we hope to see you at the next Play Wyrd stream! https://www.youtube.com/c/PlayWyrd
  6. Hey all, a little update: All participation and prize codes are sent out. If you participated and there's nothing in your messages, please send me a DM. Now, how to use the codes- They are valid for a year, and are usable in our Webstore only. There will be a place for you to enter to enter the code at checkout! As always, if you have any questions, feel free to ask!
  7. The voting for Hot, Hot, Hot! has closed, results counted, and we're excited to announce the winners! There were so many amazing entries, and at least for me, picking just three was difficult. In the Singles Category, we have: • “Flame On!” by @Brushwarrior wins $75 in Wyrd webstore credit • “Untitled Pere Ravage” by @Skrytnik wins $50 in Wyrd webstore credit • “Revel in Chaos” by @Diddick wins $25 in Wyrd webstore credit In the Diorama/Vignette Category, we have: • “It’s Purging Time” by @Brushwarrior wins $75 in Wyrd webstore credit • “Cool Girls Don’t Look at Explosions” by @Diddick wins $50 in Wyrd webstore credit • “Untitled Diorama” by @Nudelpullover wins $25 in Wyrd webstore credit For Best of Show and Best of Wyrd, the competition was steep. We definitely didn’t resort to the Wyrd Fight Club behind the warehouse because well, Rule # 1. The winners are: • Best of Show – Hot, Hot, Hot! 2021 – “Revel in Chaos” by @Diddick • Best of Wyrd Entry – “Untitled Pere Ravage” by @Skrytnik Finally, The Grand Poobah himself wants to thank everyone who participated as a small token of appreciation! Keep an eye on you PMs! We will be in touch with the winners shortly to sort prizes, and Forum Badges will go up by the end of the week. To all of our participants - painters and voters alike, thanks again for taking part in our summer painting competition!
  8. Heya Wyrdos, The voting polls for both categories of Hot, Hot, Hot! are up and ready! There are a lot of great entries, so please take a moment to check them out! A huge thank you to each of our participants for their entries. Y'all continue to wow us with your talent and creativity! Hot, Hot, Hot! - Singles Hot, Hot, Hot! - Diorama A few things of note for this event's voting: Each eligible member has 3 votes per category. All 3 votes must be used. Anyone with more or less than 3 votes will have their votes pulled and the tally recounted. Comments in the Poll posts are disabled, so please use this thread for conversation on the entries! Finally, the polls are set so that the results are hidden. As always, questions can be messaged to me @Hobby Wyrd or by posting here on this thread and tagging me! The entries are so much fun for this competition, and I can't wait to see which ones come out on top.
  9. Thanks to all who entered the Hot, Hot, Hot! Singles Category! This is the the voting poll. You have 3 votes and must use all 3 votes. Failure to do so will result in your votes being removed from the tally. You must have at least 10 forum posts to vote. Voting begins now, and closes on August 9th, 11:59pm EST (GMT-4). As always, if you have any question please reach out to me via @Hobby Wyrd! Good luck to all the talented artists!
  10. Thanks to all who entered the Hot, Hot, Hot! Diorama/Vignette Category! This is the the voting poll. You have 3 votes and must use all 3 votes. Failure to do so will result in your votes being removed from the tally. You must have at least 10 forum posts to vote. Voting begins now, and closes on August 9th, 11:59pm EST (GMT-5). As always, if you have any question please reach out to me via @Hobby Wyrd! Good luck to all the talented artists!
  11. FYI Participants, I'm working on the back end gallery stuff today and tomorrow. If I've reached out to you about your submission, please respond asap!
  12. As our online presence continues to grow, we are looking for those interested in moderation of the Play Wyrd Discord server! Details: Who: Established members of the Wyrd community who have a positive and respectful voice throughout their communications with community members and Wyrd Staff. What: A small team of volunteers who are familiar with the ins and outs of Discord and are willing to ensure that the Discord channel follows our Community Code of Conduct. When: As Wyrd Staff cannot be available at all times, we need individuals who are able and willing to be online to monitor the Play Wyrd server during the day, especially between the hours of 2300-1100 (11 pm - 11 am) UTC. Where: The Official Play Wyrd Discord Channel! The invite can be found here. How: If you are interested, please fill out the application form here!
  13. “Help me, I’m flaming. I must be a hundred and nine.” -Elvis Presley The temperature’s rising at Wyrd HQ, and even Waldo’s feeling it. He keeps asking for a Slip ‘n Slide to be installed in the warehouse. Now that I think of it that would make travel from one side to the other much quicker… Maybe he’s onto something this time. To help us beat the heat, we’re doing another Painting Contest! The theme for this one is “Hot, Hot, Hot!” Glowing hot weapons, scorching deserts, flames that spread like wildfire… we want to see it all! Miniatures can be submitted any time during the contest, though none will be showcased until the day voting begins. Submissions will be accepted from now until 11:59 pm EST (UTC -5) on July 28th, 2021. We encourage you to submit your entries early as no submission will be accepted after the cutoff, no exceptions. If you need to make any changes to your upload by July 28th 11:59 pm EST (UTC -5) please contact @Hobby Wyrd via PM on the Wyrd forum. Entries are to be submitted HERE. All entries must fit the theme. As this has a broad theme, below serves as a list of examples but is not meant to be exhaustive: Incorporate fire as a focus for the submission (such as a flame elemental, mage with fire, etc.) Depict climates/environments of extreme heat Heated metal, flaming weapons, fireballs, etc. Basically, if it would make the infamous Anasalea Kaeris’ eyes light up, go for it! As always, if you’re in doubt, you can reach out to @Hobby Wyrd for clarification. We have two (2) categories for this contest- Single Model and Diorama/Vignette. Participants may submit one (1) entry per category. Please note that our criteria for Singles and Diorama have changed. They are as follows: Singles: A single model on a base of appropriate scale or on a plinth of similar size. The single model should make up the majority of the submission and be the focus of the piece, not any additional accessories or details attached to the base. If the base is the main focus of the submission, then the submission belongs in the Diorama/Vignette category. Diorama/Vignette: This category is focused on storytelling through the use of miniatures and basing. For the purposes of Wyrd Painting Competitions, the submission uses one (1) or more figures in additional to other materials. The emphasis is on the entire piece and the scene/story being presented. Make sure to take some time to familiarize yourself with our general competition rules found HERE. NOTE: Prior to the start of voting, our contest staff reserve the right to move a submission into another category that fits more appropriately. If this occurs, affected participants will be notified via forum PM. Prizes - Each category will have the following prizes: 1st Place: $75 in Wyrd webstore credit 2nd Place: $50 in Wyrd webstore credit 3rd Place: $25 in Wyrd webstore credit Best of Awards - The Wyrd Staff will take a look at all the categories and vote to determine the winner for each of the following: Best of Hot, Hot, Hot!: $100 USD cash prize (via PayPal) - Voted on by Wyrd Staff Best of Wyrd Miniature Entry: One (1) Nightmare Box of winner's choice (from a list of available Nightmare sets) - Voted on by Wyrd Staff Voting Due to unsportsmanlike behavior in the past, I need to reiterate that the votes need to come from active forum members. We will be post restricting the polls, so only active accounts with a minimum of ten (10) posts (not all in the same day) will be able to vote.
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