Speed Modeling Contest

Speed Modeling Contests are held at #smc on irc.freenode.net .

For those who do not want to use a real IRC client you can connect now using webchat.freenode.net (Enter in a nickname) Channel: #smc . Use Auth if your nickname is registered (recommended on doing if its your first time)

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*Note that both smc and sdc(speed drawing contests) contests will be automated by the bot in the channel smcman.(Includes sculpty, materials, and 3 part challenges/contests)

To find a real IRC Client for your system see this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_IRC_clients

SMC Rules:

  • You will be alloted 20 min extra at the end of the contest to render, or upload your image. (smcman will private message you an upload link to upload your image)
  • Your composition must be 100% new and cannot contain imported objects and models.
  • You must finish within the alloted time or you will be disqualified
  • These competitions are not limited to only blenderSDC Rules:
  • Use any medium you wish except 3D software.
  • Your composition must be YOUR own creation.Other Unique Contests:
  • SAC (Speed Animation Contest)
  • SSC (Speed Sculpty Contest)
  • S|/|C (Speed Materials Contest)
  • 3 Part SMCThese contests will be explained on request if anyone wants to do one.

Participants who have participated in an smc should not vote in the smc they participated in.

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well, this is the first reply to this post, but i was wondering what is the time when most people are on, becos whenever i go on, there is about 1 person who is on, and they are at work.e.g.

id like to compete in more, but there neva seem to be ppl to go against.

look at the times when the most smcs are posted in this forum.
this should help you. :smiley:

u must be on the wrong network or somtin…
theres usually at least 5 people there…

Stop replying :frowning: just come by the channel if you need some help