Tuesday, December 10, 2019



The Challenge:
The challenge is simple: create a unique sci-fi tank within 365 days (ending date December 9, 2020).  This will allow all members across the world ample time to progress on their work due to seasons varying in time across the aforementioned world.      *********************************************************************
The Rules:

  1. (1)The 2020 Tanksgiving Challenge will run from December 9, 2019 and end on December 9, 2020 at 9:00pm Central Standard Time.  No entries will be accepted after 9:00pm Central Standard time.
  2. Entries may officially be submitted between November 1, 2020 and December 9, 2020 ending at 9:00pm Central Standard Time.  Work In Progress pictures may be posted during the 365 days of the challenge however no official entries will be accepted.
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  4. (2)An Official Entry Thread will be posted on November 1, 2020.  At this time contestants may post one (1) image of their entry.  Contestants may post a link in their submission post to a gallery of other images of their entry however only the one (1) image posted in the Official Entry Thread will be counted.
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  6. (3)Entries must be 15mm(ish) in scale.  Models can vary greatly in size from entry to entry.  Some may be the size of a football (American Pigskin or Soccer, take your pick on the meaning) or a true 15mm scale model.  For example one may have an entry the size of a small Ogre (which could be over 24in in length) and another the size of a Flames of War model.
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  8. (4)Entries must show at least one 15mm infantry model to show scale in the entry photo.
  9. Models must be a UNIQUE CREATION.  No out of the box models that are unmodified!!  A "Unique Creation" is defined as a model that can not be purchased from a company, vendor, maker, or other retailer be it national, online, boutique, etc.
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  11. (5)Models may use an off the shelf model as a base for their entry.  "Off the shelf" includes but is not limited Warhammer 40,000 Rhino, Flames of War Sherman, 1/72 Tamiya Hetzer, and so on.  The base model must be modified in such a way that only a hint of its origin can be made.
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  13. (6)Entries must have three individual weapon systems and must include one of the following: Ray Gun, Laser Gun, Missiles, Grenade Launcher, Flame Thrower, or Machine Gun.  The size of said weapon is left to the contestant.
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  15. (7)Entries can be of any genre of sci-fi including but not limited to Pulp, Near Future, Far Future, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Weird War, an so on.
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  17. (8)No time extensions will be granted as 365 days is more than ample time.
  18. Admins of 15mm Sci-Fi Gaming may not enter the challenge.
  19. Prize support is not guaranteed or implied!! 
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Ok that about covers it.   Please ask questions on this thread and yes, I will post a comment daily in order to bump this topic.  I hope we have a HUGE turnout!  Goodluck FB Page


Wouter said...

That's a fun challenge! I'm not doing a lot of sci-fi at the moment but with 365 days left to go, who knows what might happen.
Sign me up!

Don M said...

leaning towards doing a bolo myself