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    Dark Sword Miniatures Painting Contest 2013




    It's time for the return of the beloved Dark Sword Miniatures and there entourage of gorgeous works of miniature art. Dark Sword produce some of the finest miniatures in metal you will ever see and are always popular with painters.
    Returning for its third year and still recovering from George R.R. Martin himself getting involved last time around. We have opened up the contest this year and ANY Dark Sword miniature is eligible.

    We know you need no tempting to pick up a Dark Sword mini and get painting but to enthuse you further we have some rich rewards to spur you on.

    Prizes:



    • 1st Place - $200 in Dark Sword Online Store Credit
    • 2nd Place - $100 in Dark Sword Online Store Credit
    • 3rd Place - $50 in Dark Sword Online Store Credit
    • 4th Place - $25 in Dark Sword Online Store Credit
    • Honourable Mention - $25 in Dark Sword Online Store Credit


    Judging

    Jim Ludwig the owner of Dark Sword Miniatures will carry out the judging himself. It's a great opportunity to show off to the minis creator!

    Deadline

    24th May 2013 4pm British Time

    (supporters deadline will be 31st May 2013)


    Rules:


    • You must be a Wamp Member to participate. Membership is free and you may register here.
    • You may enter as many times as you like but each entry may only submit one photograph so if you need more angles it MUST be a montage.
    • Images must be no larger than 1000 pixels wide by 3500 pixels high. (It is your responsibility to check this).
    • any additional photographs of that entry will be removed.
    • You give Wamp and Dark Sword Miniatures permission to use your pictures for publicity (but you do retain ownership).
    • You may post pictures of WIP or final shots both here and elsewhere.
    • Judging will be decided by Jim Ludwig from Dark Sword Miniatures.
    • Submissions must be posted to the Contest Gallery You must make sure you select the correct contest option in the contest select box either during upload (if using the basic uploader) or via edit pictures after upload
    • All entries must be new work. (New work is defined as any entry not previously displayed on-line in a completed state (You MAY enter pieces which have been shown as a Work In Progress (WIP)).
    • All entries must be Dark Sword Miniatures (minor conversion are allowed)



    To wet your whistle we thought we would show off the top 3 winners from our previous Dark Sword contests for you.

    Winner 2012


    2nd 2012



    3rd 2012


    Winner 2011



    2nd 2011



    3rd 2011






    To view all Dark Sword has to offer pop over and check out their site.

    www.darkswordminiatures.com



    good luck!
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    Lucky enough I just ordered a couple recently...I may finally enter an online WAMP comp...
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    Quote Originally Posted by warhammergrimace View Post
    Lucky enough I just ordered a couple recently...I may finally enter an online WAMP comp...
    You've entered them before haven't you?
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    I don't think so, apart from WAMP don't think I've entered any of the manufacturer based comps...that I'm aware of...I have planned to enter a few but never got anything finished in time.
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    Ryan Dancey, Vice President of Wizards of the Coast, believed that TSR failed because of "...a near total inability to listen to its customers, hear what they were saying, and make changes to make those customers happy."

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    ah maybe its the wamped ones I am thinking of - well get yersen in on this mate, you've been here long enough!
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  6. Loving your work This user likes what you had to say. Good on Ya! warhammergrimace
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    Well I'm in on thiseally s I'm competing though when you see what quality has gone before so I'll just make up the numbers - as usual (and probably get a dishonourable mention :) )
    "I lOVE your attitude Wag - painting for the hell of it, because you want to - one of the best things I did was invite you over here as to me you invoke the wamp spirit perfectly." - thankyou DL !

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    Quote Originally Posted by waghorn41 View Post
    Well I'm in on this although really it's not as if I'm competing though when you see what quality has gone before so I'll just make up the numbers - as usual (and probably get a dishonourable mention :) )
    Well, seems the forum not only corrupts my messages but doesn't want me to dit them either! So I've corrected the first post above via the quote reply function. Now who could possibly have jinxed the system? Did somebody whisper 'cat?
    "I lOVE your attitude Wag - painting for the hell of it, because you want to - one of the best things I did was invite you over here as to me you invoke the wamp spirit perfectly." - thankyou DL !

    "...you've done things with Blood Bowl Orcs that I wouldn't have thought possible. Certainly wouldn't have thought they were sensible!..." - Lobo, Iron Painter 8 competition

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    I have a choice of three, a female bard, a gorgon or a rabbit ranger.....
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    Ryan Dancey, Vice President of Wizards of the Coast, believed that TSR failed because of "...a near total inability to listen to its customers, hear what they were saying, and make changes to make those customers happy."

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    I wanna get in on this!! If I can get an order in in time?? Seen some lovely minis from Dark Sword will be good to enter another comp!!

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    Hmm... Maybe, just maybe...
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