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Hello all,

I feel its well over due for another contest, especially as its been almost a year since the last one.

Contest overview: Myself and the judges are a series of investors, looking to invest in the newest line of combat mecha. Each contestant will be their own Company, trying to design the best Mecha to catch our attention.

The objective:
Draw a design for the best Mecha. For this contest, a mecha is defined as any humanoid robot (autonomous or piloted) sized anywhere from 10 to 50 feet in height.
Each design must feature the following either in the description, or on the deviation image:
-Mecha's height and weight.
-Who or what pilots it.
-Armaments (Can be original, or can be referenced from a *source material).
-Armor (Can be original, or referenced from a *source material).
-Power source (Can be original, or referenced from a *source material).
-Special attack or power** (Can be original or from a *source material).

Once everyone has submitted their entries, then, you all have a chance to modify your mecha to meet your competition. I encourage you all, to steal elements each others ideas by "Reverse engineering" their designs in your own art style. For example, if you see a weapon design you like, you would then re-draw your mecha with that weapon drawn in your style.

*A note on sourcing. Please site what you are referencing, and be sure not to straight out copy. This group does not permit fanart, but cannon designs are allowed (ie, you could not make a Gundam, but you could design a mecha with the same specs as a Gundam)
**A note about special attacks and powers. All designs should have a flaw or weakness, so please refrain from designing an "invincible" build or something that would be over powered. For flavor, the more powerful the design, the more expensive it would be, and therefor, the less appealing for investors.

Scoring:
Once all the entries are in, each judge can choose to invest an amount of money (points) in each design. The points will range from 1 million to 10 million. It is at this point, the second round will begin. Each contestant can re-design their mecha to try to get more points. Then the second round of scoring will begin, from there the winner will be determined.

Contest will begin on April 15th, and on that day judges and any prizes (if any) will be announced.

If you intend on participating, please comment, and give the name of your fictional company. If you have any comments or questions, please let me know!

Thank you, and I hope you have fun!

Contestants so far:

:iconpm-graphix: Acme-Mech
:iconkeydan: Reptacorp
:iconkryptnknight: War Front Industries
:iconneptune83: Corinthian Mechanics
:iconmilton-scraps:  Number Core
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Rules and Guidelines.

So here are the rules:

-No fanart. This is not a fanclub. If you have an OC from a fandom, that's ok, but it must be original.

-No sex/porn or gore. This club is open to everyone, so Id like to keep offensive things away from this page.

-No cyborgs or armor suites.

-The spirit of this club is to show how robots are not just cold heartless antagonists. So please do not submit art depicting robots killing humans.

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:iconjustinnator4:
JUSTinnator4 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
In this piece, justinnator4.deviantart.com/ar…
the robot doesn't look like the focus of the picture, but the picture still includes that robot on the left.
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RobonArt Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for letting me join your groupHug :happybounce: 
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Frostridge-Dragoone Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hmm, is there any room for mes to join possibly :3?
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:iconangelicadonis:
AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
But of course! :D
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:iconfrostridge-dragoone:
Frostridge-Dragoone Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh sweet, i got a few bots in my gallery :3
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worldofhammy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015   Digital Artist
I think this is the perfect group for me:happybounce: 
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shanedaman2014 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015   Filmographer
How long do I have to wait to join?
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hotknux Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014
hey guys looooooooooooooooonge time no see how are we on that robot terro card deck and do we have pice's set for it?
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Cigare-volant Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student
I forgot about the no human killing rule and posted this : cigare-volant.deviantart.com/a…

He has ''destroy humans'' written on his chest. It's meant to be in a humorous way, but you can take it out of the gallery if you want.
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AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll let that slide
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