The next official AST contest

General discussion for future official AST contests and unofficial (fan run) group builds.
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby NCC1966 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:46 pm

MEATLOAFr wrote:
mophius wrote:I will just put a model together, it will end up a wreck anyway. :lol:


maybe a contest to bring a broken ship back? build then destroy to rebuild?


This is a hell of a good idea!

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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby Julien » Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:02 am

Simply "destroyed" works for me...

I've got a resin kit to convert the 1/1000 Refit into the self-destructed version...

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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby Moongrim » Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:43 pm

Shall we put this to a vote then?
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby NCC1966 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:45 pm

mophius wrote:I will just put a model together, it will end up a wreck anyway. :lol:

I am in the very same boat as you!

:lol:

If this pass I will just retake a TOS Enterprise that is in standby. Actually it already fell apart once along the building, so I can consider it as a wreck restoration!

:mrgreen:
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby el gato » Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:33 pm

DefiantClient wrote:What would people want for a theme on this one?

I'm tossing one out there. Wrecked ships. Blasted, destroyed hulks. Might get me off my butt and start participating in the forum more.


What is allowed/not allowed? Kitbashed wrecks? Buy-a-wreck? Buy-a-wreck add on parts? 3D print wrecks? Um, asking for a friend :)
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby MEATLOAFr » Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:41 pm

el gato wrote:What is allowed/not allowed? Kitbashed wrecks? Buy-a-wreck? Buy-a-wreck add on parts? 3D print wrecks? Um, asking for a friend :)


I think those should be their own category
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby NCC1966 » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:00 pm

So when are we going to start the 2017 GB?

Last year at this point we already had started it...

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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby MEATLOAFr » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:23 pm

June 1st to Dec 31st?
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby el gato » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:47 pm

MEATLOAFr wrote:
el gato wrote:What is allowed/not allowed? Kitbashed wrecks? Buy-a-wreck? Buy-a-wreck add on parts? 3D print wrecks? Um, asking for a friend :)


I think those should be their own category


Fair enough (and I agree). I'm all for establishing concrete guidelines so that everyone's operating under the same rules. A decently made wrecked kitbash should not have to compete with a well-made model that used wrecked parts that the modeler assembled and painted.
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Re: The next official AST contest

Postby MEATLOAFr » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:31 am

OK, guess I'll head up this one - If someone else wants to take over later is fine, but for now lets start making some ground rules...

2017 Group Build Rules
June 1st to December 31st, with voting until January 31st (all dates are open for change)
    Broken / Destroyed Ships of Trek
      Ships heavily battle worn, slapping a "burn mark" won't cut it


Main Catorgories:
    Kit Bash:
      Made from any kits/materials, but must be recognizable as a ship
    Pre-made add-ons:
      Any purchased add-on pre-made resin parts added to standard kit parts
    OOB to "trash" :
      Any standard kit (resin or styrene) made to look destroyed or heavily damaged
    Kits with lighting:
      No holds barred - anything goes

Rules:
Must be done by Dec 31st (open for change)
Participants must not start before the beginning date of June 1st (open for change) - with proof of start photo
Voting will be help by poll after closing date

Prizes:
As of right now, none - Bragging Rights
But I can offer up printing of 5 (8.5x11) pages of decals (winners choice) - others are welcome to chip in donations for prizes like last years contest
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