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Competition Win a signed Gabe Newell 7950!

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by WilHarris, 12 Nov 2006.

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  1. -equilerex-

    -equilerex- What's a Dremel?

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    lol, smae here :hehe:
     
  2. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    mine has taken 3 days and only 3 pages are done, the images on bit-tech are really aweful and its taken me AGES to get just a few of them looking any good. ****ing magic wand taking hours
     
  3. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Surely it's design that matters? It's not OUR fault the images are low res.. don't worry about it. If I were judging, I'd go for great design with images as they are over crap design with painstakingly restored images. Spend the time you've expended on removing JPEG artifacts and sharpening on the design.

    If anyone has any sense, they must appreciate that the low res of images suppplied should in no way bias the judging.

    I'm on the 3rd page.

    Can I advise that no sneak previews are posted?
     
  4. Stievius

    Stievius Industrial Design Student

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    The images are big enough imho :/ I even smalled them down to 50%... (wel ok, my pages are only 600px wide xD)
     
  5. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    dont worry =P ive spent a lot more time on design, but ive been trying really hard to get the images to work into the design, and it was hard since the frames ive created are nice and crisp ;)
     
  6. Silec

    Silec What's a Dremel?

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    I have finished my project, and i'm quite satisfied with it. Those images are very tiny and quality sucks, but they still work pretty well. Ofcourse after printing they look compressed but they still look better than i though. Atleast when printed with Xerox DC240.

    Can moderators say how much people have took part in this contest so far?
     
  7. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I can't, no. I've no idea, and until the entries are all on, I doubt even the staff would know.
     
  8. Frozengamma

    Frozengamma What's a Dremel?

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    I've done mine and i say good luck to all of you who entered!

    I have a little experience in design but i think it's worth to participate in those contest, it helps to develop new skills.

    Only to make the challenge harder I've made it in an open-source program that i didn't knew the existance until 5 days ago. Open Office Draw, I'm quite impressed of that program you should give it a try!
     
  9. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Question: If it's too big to e-mail, can I send it on a CD? I'm going for full A4 300dpi you see, and each one is turning out to be around 12 pages... around 24 pages in total.
     
  10. Cleric_silencer

    Cleric_silencer What's a Dremel?

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    what is everyone using to host your pdf file?
     
  11. Cleric_silencer

    Cleric_silencer What's a Dremel?

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    are you doing part 1 and 2 as different files, not all in the same thing?
     
  12. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    You need to host it - ;)

     
  13. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    filexoom

    this is great f9or free hosting. 2GB storage
     
  14. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    No problem, I can host it then. I had read the rules... just forgot.

    Cleric: I'm doing one file. Seems pointless creating two seperate files.
     
  15. Silec

    Silec What's a Dremel?

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    My project is about 40MB as .pdf. I have 10pages ready. Ill probably send the mail today...

    Doesnt ISP give you webspace with your internet connection? In Finland every ISP does that.
     
  16. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    yes it does, but i was worried that if people download it more than once, or more than one downloads it, then I'll exceed my webspace download limit. My files are quite large. No bother... there's plenty of free hosting available. I'm struggling to find teh time to finish it as I always do, so it will probably be teh last minute when I do upload it anyway - it's not like it will be sat on there for days.
     
  17. Stievius

    Stievius Industrial Design Student

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    z3rb +4 str +4 stam

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    I'm (sadly) a 56k-er, can I send in a low-quality sampler? If I were to Win i'd send in the full res version...
     
  19. Silec

    Silec What's a Dremel?

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    none of your friends have better connection? or maybe internetcafe next to you?
     
  20. Cleric_silencer

    Cleric_silencer What's a Dremel?

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    Almost done with mine, that was a lot of work. What program(s) did everyone use?
     
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