Welcome, Duelysts, to the Duelyst Lore Contest.
During this contest, you will get the opportunity to show off your writing skills and potentially even make your mark in Duelyst history by having a flavor text made by you put in the game!
All you have to do to participate is follow the guidelines below while creating the lore and flavor text for your favorite neutral unit.
Contest rules and information
- 250-300 words for card lore
- 1-2 sentences of flavor text
- Submission must be a neutral unit that does not already have lore
- Only submissions are allowed on this thread and only one per user(you may edit as required however)
- From 23/09/2016 till 03/10/2016 14:00 EST we are taking submissions in this thread for Duelyst card lore.
- The top ten entries will go to a community voting round from 03/10/2016 till 07/10/2016 14:00 EST
- The winning flavor text will be put into the game pending approval
- Use strong active verbs
- Be concrete, specific, and tangible
- What’s the unique hook?
- Start entry with a description that creates clear imagery to the reader
- Leverage the senses (sight, smell, sound, touch)
Prompts to help you get started
- What’s a unique aspects or behaviors of the creature?
- What’s a memorable trait for the creature?
- What is the creature’s origin?
- Size and build?
- What does it like to eat or hunt?
- Where do they live (habitat)?
- How do they communicate? Language? Do they have a social hierarchy?
- Do they have arch-enemies?
- Does this creature have subtypes and geographical variations?
- What do the creatures like to do or enjoy?
- Are they highly-intelligent?
- Personality traits?
Formatting of your post should be as such:
Name of unit
1st- Penny Arcade Lyonar Pinny + Penny Arcade Songhai Pinny + Duelyst Keychain + Sarlac Skin Cardx2 + Loremaster forum title + Flavor text quote put in the game!(pending approval)
2nd- Pinny Arcade Lyonar Pinny + Penny Arcade Songhai Pinny + Duelyst Keychain + Sarlac Skin Cardx2
3rd- Pinny Arcade Lyonar Pinny + Penny Arcade Songhai Pinny + Duelyst Keychain + Sarlac Skin Cardx2
3 random entries- 2 orbs each.
If you would like to discuss yours or others entries please go here: Offical Lore Contest Discussion Area
We at CPG are very excited to read all your entries, and for the prospect of one of your flavor texts to appear in the game!
Best of luck to all participants, and may the lore be with you.