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apocrypha screenshot competition

Although I’m still waiting for my retail copy of EVE Online to arrive in the mail (it should sit nicely next to my Simon & Schuster first edition), thankfully, unlike in 2003, not having EVE on disc isn’t any kind of handicap. I plan to delve fully into the many features of EVE’s tenth expansion over the weekend and I suspect many thousands of others plan to do the same.

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To celebrate this very first weekend of Apocrypha‘s existence, we’re running a little competition so we can perhaps glimpse EVE through your eyes. What we’re after are your screenshots. They can be of ships mining, travelling or fighting. They can be of pilots tending to starbases, searching for wormholes or epic battles aganst Sleeper ships. In fact they can be of anything from inside New Eden, they just have to be good-looking images. The very best that we receive will be published in the edition of EON that’s out next month (April 3rd, I think).

Send your images to eon@mmmpublishing.com and include your player name and the system the screenshot was taken in. If you can write a sentence or two about what was happening before, during or after the image was taken, then that will be a bonus to your chances of winning a prize… Yes, we have prizes!

For every image we publish we will hand out 100m ISK. You can enter as many times as you like, and if we get load of great pictures, we may end up publishing ten rather than the usual five. So that’s a potential 1bn ISK prize fund! (Ok, not as much as some of you earn, but it’s the most EON’s ever had in its wallet.) Winners will also receive a copy of the next magazine, and I’m also looking to try and get a graphics card out of NVIDIA, but I may have left things a little too late on that front. I’ll update this if we get lucky.

Rules: Premium client images only please. Turn-off the UI (CTRL-F9 to toggle). Email your imagse to eon@mmmpublishing.com before 6am EVE time on Monday morning – don’t forget your player name (or alt) and the system where the picture was taken. Some commentary will be very helpful too.

Edit: Oopsy. It’s CTRL-F9 to toggle UI, not ALT.

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21 thoughts on “apocrypha screenshot competition

  1. I’ll try my best to get some good screenshots over the weekend! I’ve always liked EON, but, it’s too expensive for me [sadly]. But I love how beautiful EVE is, so I’ll see what I can dig up. Thanks for running this contest, hope to get in on it! :)

    Posted by Weasel | March 13, 2009, 3:47 pm
  2. I wish I could, but with no PC, it’s gonna a tad hard to do!!!

    Posted by CrazyKinux | March 13, 2009, 4:09 pm
  3. Is that Jita 4 4? Grats on managing to get there ^_^’

    Posted by Mohenna | March 13, 2009, 4:40 pm
  4. Sounds great! hope by premium you mean the new client on whatever machine it runs on.

    Posted by Karak Soon | March 13, 2009, 9:45 pm
  5. They mean the client must be running on the Premium Graphics version. They want high quality pictures for their magazine.

    Posted by Shadow Haul | March 14, 2009, 1:38 pm
  6. My Alt-F9 does nothing other than hiding the mouse. The screenshot still contains UI. Are you sure it’s Alt-F9?

    Posted by nicholaelaw | March 15, 2009, 5:12 am
  7. Awesome comp. Picture sent! Hope to hear back from you :D \o/

    Posted by Noa Fuyu | March 15, 2009, 9:00 am
  8. nicholaelaw, Ctrl-F9 hides the UI :)

    Posted by Meow Morta | March 15, 2009, 11:10 am
  9. Oops. Yes, ctrl-F9. Sorry.

    Posted by Zapatero | March 15, 2009, 2:55 pm
  10. nice enough pictures sen and im hoping i win

    though i want to know what EON is… since im pretty new in the eve universe

    Posted by Haigon | March 15, 2009, 6:05 pm
  11. Browse this site and you should get an idea about what EON is.

    Just a magazine. All about EVE :)

    Posted by Zapatero | March 15, 2009, 6:55 pm
  12. hmm okay but nice

    Posted by Haigon | March 15, 2009, 8:23 pm
  13. if i am not mistaken ctrl+tab works also…

    anyway isk… nah…. screenshots send. getting an issue of e:on would be nice, if only to see if it’s ‘worth’ to get my money for a subscription. :)

    Posted by herbstwerk | March 16, 2009, 1:32 am
  14. ^^ well i was wondering when it wil be announced who the winners where?

    Posted by Haigon | March 16, 2009, 10:34 am
  15. Do’h! I just sent my submissions ‘fast as I could, I totally forgot about this. Sure hope I’m not too late, would be awesome too see my pics in the magazine (and 100 mil ISK isn’t bad either).

    Posted by Nimar Seii | March 16, 2009, 11:51 am
  16. do we get to see the pictures here or only in the magazine? (:

    Posted by Meow Morta | March 16, 2009, 11:55 am
  17. it would be awesome if you would show us all the pictures that was send to you….

    and then make a player voiting about which one is the best

    Posted by Haigon | March 16, 2009, 2:52 pm
  18. Oh no I am too late!!!!!

    Posted by Tony "EVE's Weekend Warrior" | March 22, 2009, 2:28 am
  19. Do not fear, we will be accepting more screenshots for next issue… and hopefully bigger and better prizes than ISK :)

    Posted by Zapatero | March 24, 2009, 6:37 pm
  20. Do you have to farm that 100mil yourself in order to give it away ? :).

    Posted by ericdotnet | March 24, 2009, 7:55 pm

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