Chicago, IL; Toronto, Canada – September 16, 2008. The Rogues of Rouge Games, Inc are pleased to announce a contest for aspiring writers and artists to have their work appear in an upcoming supplement for Thousand Suns. This contest is global in scope, and open to all who have not yet been published professionally in the gaming field. The winning writers and artists will be published in the forthcoming release Thousand Suns: Transmissions from the Foundation, which is scheduled to be released August 2009.
If you have always wanted to try your hand at game writing, or are an artist looking to show your work, here is your chance. Submissions will be accepted starting October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008 at Midnight CST. Multiple submissions are acceptable, but only one submission per email will be accepted.
Transmissions From The Foundation Contest Rules
The Transmissions from the Foundation Contest is open to all who are 18-years or older, and subject to eligibility guidelines below.
Submissions for the contest will be accepted starting on October 1, 2008 and ending at Midnight December 31, 2008.
Two types of submissions are accepted: art and writing.
Art should be attached to an email as a 300 DPI Greyscale TIFF. The email must include the artists' name, address, telephone number and email address. In addition, only one image should be attached to the email. If you have multiple art submissions, please use a separate email for each one.
Written work must be submitted as an attachment to an e-mail as a rich text file. Each entry must have a cover page with the title of the work, the author's name, address, telephone number, email address and approximate word count.
The work must be written in English.
All entries must be original works. Plagiarism, which includes the use of third-party poetry, song lyrics, characters or another person's universe, without written permission will result in disqualification. The work must not have been published anywhere else, physically or electronically.
All submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, with [Transmissions Submission] in the subject line. Any submission without this subject will not be read. Entries are the property of Rogue Games and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Judges' decisions are final.
Winners of the contest will be contacted via email in January 2009. The full list of the winners will be announced on The Rogue Games website on no later than March 2009. Winners of the contest will have their work appear in the forthcoming book Thousand Suns: Transmissions from the Foundation, which will be released at GenCon 2009. Winners will not only get full credit for their creation, but will get two copies of the book upon release.
This contest is void where prohibited by law.
So there you go. We look forward to seeing what you come up with!