Hasgaha’s Star Citizen Screenshot Contest: January 2021

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Hasgaha’s Star Citizen Screenshot Contest: January 2021

Enter my Star Citizen screenshot contest for your chance at some great digital prizes!

My last Star Citizen screenshot contest ended back in November and I decided to skip the month of December to focus time on family, the holidays, and work-related projects.

November’s contest received many great screenshots showcasing the “Close-Up” theme. Congratulations again to MAXPER, SpaceGamerUK, and Caliber1000 for taking home the prizes and to sanji_sama for the Honorable Mention. If you want to see the results from November’s contest, go here. This month’s contest will work the exact same way… except with new prizes, a new theme (“Shadows“), and new guest judges.

To make up for skipping December AND to help start the 2021 screenshot contests off with a BANG, Cloud Imperium Games has generously supplied me with a HUGE prize pool for this contest. So, check out the prizes, read through the rules, fawn over our guest judges and submit your winning shots!

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PRIZES:

FIRST

One C2 Hercules Game Package

  • Star Citizen in-game vehicle
  • Star Citizen game package
  • Lifetime Insurance
  • Provided by CIG

SECOND

One Mercury Star Runner Game Package

  • Star Citizen in-game vehicle
  • Star Citizen game package
  • Lifetime Insurance
  • Provided by CIG

THIRD

One Aegis Sabre Game Package

  • Star Citizen in-game vehicle
  • Star Citizen game package
  • Lifetime Insurance
  • Provided by CIG
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RULES:

THEME

SHADOWS

Capture an in-game screenshot that creatively represents the theme… literally, figuratively, artistically, etc.

CONTEST ENDS: January 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST   (Jan. 26, 2021 at 05:59 UTC)
  • No purchase necessary.
  • You must be over the age of 13.
  • Entries must be uploaded through this page’s submission form by the “CONTEST ENDS” date and time above.
  • A username and valid email address are required during the screenshot submission process.
  • Only in-game screenshots from Star Citizen will be accepted.
  • Entries must be your own screenshot.
  • Screenshots must fit the theme of the week, as stated in this post.
  • Screenshots may be in any aspect ratio (native or cropped) BUT must have a resolution of AT LEAST 1920px x 1080px at 72 ppi (pixels per inch).
  • Screenshots must be in any of the following file formats: JPG, PNG.
  • Each person is allowed to enter up to THREE (3) different screenshots (three separate submissions).
  • Only ONE (1) screenshot from each participant is eligible to win.
  • MINIMAL post-processing effects/edits to tweak the screenshot are allowed (levels, curves, contrast, downsampling, sharpening, DOF, cropping, rotation, color correction, black/white, etc). Working in image editors (like GIMP and Photoshop) and real-time post-processors like ReShade IS ALLOWED. Extensive edits that significantly change the image are NOT allowed; adding ship, removing a person, combining images, and things of that nature are NOT allowed (we play a lot, we know what the game looks like).
  • Multiple people may help you achieve your screenshot in-game but only ONE (1) prize will awarded to the SUBMITTER for each winning entry.
  • Judges for this current contest are NOT allowed to enter.
  • Prize sponsors for this current contest are NOT allowed to enter.
  • Prize winners from the MOST RECENT contest (November 2020) are NOT allowed to enter. Entries that receive “Honorable Mention” are NOT prize winners and are allowed to enter.
  • By submitting an image/screenshot to this contest, you give us the right to display & share your image with credit to you, the creator, on this website (https://hasgaha.com) as well as our associated social networking accounts for the use of promoting this and future contests.
  • Your entry may be disqualified if it is deemed to not follow these rules.
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THE PROCESS:

On the CONTEST ENDS date listed above, submissions will stop and our esteemed judges will start the process of meticulously looking through ALL the entries. Entries will be judged on the following:

  • Interpretation & execution of the THEME:
    How well does your screenshot capture and/or convey the theme of the contest.
  • Composition:
    The arrangement of the elements within the photo should be pleasing to the eye. How well did you use the available space within the frame? Does the placement of the elements and position of the camera suit the idea or theme of the image?
  • Creativity:
    Does your image convey the idea or theme in an original and imaginative way? Does the image hint at a deeper story or was it captured in an unconventional way?

Judging will be done privately and on an individual basis by the selected judges. This is NOT done in committee or with discussion among other judges. Judge votes are theirs alone and theirs to be given as they see fit. All votes from the judges will remain anonymous and will never be disclosed to the public. While voting, judges will only see the images and image titles. They will not see usernames attached to entries nor how many votes from other judges an entry might have. 

Judging, unless otherwise specified, will occur in multiple rounds. Entries with the lowest votes will be removed and NOT proceed to subsequent rounds. The number of rounds could vary for each contest based on how many entries are received.

Things to consider that won’t hurt your chances, but are NOT required:

  • As high a resolution image as you can take. 1920 x 1080 is the bare minimum… go higher if you can.
  • The highest image quality (as little compression) as possible. Remember, while JPGs are easy, they are a LOSSY compressed format and are a degraded form of what you saw in game. Lossless PNG is recommended.
  • Submitting older screenshots from previous versions of the game IS allowed if they match the theme and meet the requirements. However, the game’s graphics, textures, lighting, shadows, etc are constantly being improved and older screenshots might have a hard time competing with current screenshots.
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ESTEEMED JUDGES for this contest:

ArieNeo ArieNeo

A dedicated Twitch streamer for Star Citizen and content creator for the Spanish Community, also regularly hosting the Skainet Podcast. He is a frustrated oral surgeon who failed to become the ultimate space-man but is fully involved with the Star Citizen community.

You can find ArieNeo at:

SpaceTomato SpaceTomato

Video Game Content Creator / Virtual Photographer / Virtual Cinematographer / Juicy :tomato:
Said to have a rather enticing voice, so text won’t help me here. Find my alternate Cyberpunk personality @PhotoMode2077 on Twitter.

You can find SpaceTomato at:

Hasgaha and me, Hasgaha

SPONSORS & THANKS:

Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) Cloud Imperium Games

Led by Chris Roberts, Cloud Imperium Games is developing Star Citizen, the world’s largest crowd-funded video game with more than 2 million participants.

All prizes for this month’s contest have been generously supplied by CIG (Cloud Imperium Games). This is a big help in maintaining the frequency of this contest and the size of the prize pool.

You can find CIG at:

There is no promise or guarantee with how often CIG will be able to supply the prizes. I still expect to rely on funding from my incredibly generous supporters on Patreon and prize donations from others. The support from both past and present Patreon supporters, always surprises and amazes me. They help make things like this possible.

Current supporters on Patreon:

  • Captain Richard
  • Daniel Danielsen
  • Hardroc77
  • HotTarBurn
  • Jeremy Yu
  • Jonathan Kleissler
  • Karolinger

  • Lovable BlueFox
  • Narayan
  • Nathan Chow
  • Relay
  • Renegade Shank
  • SeaFox2
  • Whitesnake

If you want to learn more or are interested in supporting me, check out my PATREON page.

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If you’re interested in sponsoring a future screenshot contest of mine with funding or prize donations, please complete this CONTACT FORM (and thanks in advance!).

I want to be a SPONSOR

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DISCLAIMER:

  • Prizes are non-negotiable.
  • If a prize as-listed becomes unavailable, one or a combo of Star Citizen digital pledge items of comparable value will be issued at as close to the original prize value as possible.
  • Winners have 14 days to claim digital prizes from the initiation of the gifting process. Unclaimed prizes will be considered forfeit and used in future contests or giveaways.
  • This contest is hosted and run by me. It is not an official CIG (Cloud Imperium Games) or RSI (Roberts Space Industries) contest and is not associated with them in anyway.
  • All game content and materials are copyright Cloud Imperium Rights LLC and Cloud Imperium Rights Ltd.. Star Citizen®, Squadron 42®, Roberts Space Industries®, and Cloud Imperium® are registered trademarks of Cloud Imperium Rights LLC. All rights reserved.
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