Dungeons & Dragons Online™: Stormreach™ is pleased to announce the introduction of DirectX 10 technology to the game and to celebrate, we're inviting players to participate in the DDO DirectX 10 Screenshot Contest! Send in your favorite pictures from DDO using DirectX 10 and it may be featured on ddo.com! We’re looking for screenshots that really show off the dynamic lighting, beautiful water effects, and incredible shadowing that can now be found in DDO on machines running DirectX 10.
For more information, see the rules below. Good luck! We look forward to seeing your screenshots!
- To enter the DDO DirectX 10 Contestsend your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line DDO DirectX 10 Contest.
- Three (3) entries per player per week.
- All screenshots should be unedited, although cropping is allowed. Screenshots MUST be taken with DirectX 10 graphics enabled.
- All entries must be original and created and/or owned exclusively by the player submitting the screenshot.
All entries must include the player's name, e-mail address, primary player and/or forum name (if any), and desired name to credit (i.e., real name, player name or forum name).
The contest is open to registered players who are legal U.S. residents age 18 or older at the time entry is submitted with an active account and current subscription. The contest begins on October 20th, 2008. Entries may be submitted until midnight Eastern Standard Time on November 17th, 2008.
Turbine will select up to three winning entries each Monday until November 17th, 2008. Each week’s winning entries will be announced in the forums on Wednesdays, with the final week’s winners announced on Wednesday, November 19th, 2008. Turbine, Inc. will select the winning entries based on composition, subject matter, and best representation of DirectX 10 technology (shadows, lighting and water effects). The winning screenshot may be featured on ddo.com.
All decisions will be made by Turbine, Inc. in its sole discretion and are final. Players who submit a winning entry will be required to execute an Assignment and Release. Failure to execute and return the Assignment and Release within the time frame specified may result in another entry being selected as winner.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Participation in the contest constitutes players’ full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these rules and terms and conditions. By submitting an entry, each player grants Turbine, Inc. a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works of, publicly display and otherwise use, in its sole discretion, any entry in any and all media for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, incorporation into future Turbine, Inc. products or services and the advertisement and/or promotion of Turbine, Inc. products or services. Turbine, Inc. shall have no liability for any alleged or actual infringement of a third party’s rights in connection with any entry. Turbine, Inc. may assign, transfer or sublicense this license without notice to a player. Turbine, Inc. reserves the right to edit entries as necessary in its sole discretion.
Turbine, Inc. is not responsible for lost, late, undeliverable, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries, or for any computer, online or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries that are not in full compliance with the terms and conditions are void. Turbine, Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any player who, in Turbine, Inc.’s sole discretion, has circumvented or attempted to circumvent these terms and conditions and to render void any subsequent entry by such player. Turbine, Inc. further reserves the right to cancel the contest at any time without notice. Turbine, Inc. is not required in any way to use any entries in Dungeons & Dragons Online™, The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ or Asheron’s Call® or any other products or services. Employees of Turbine, Inc., its licensors, distributors and agencies are excluded from participation. Prizes, if any, are not redeemable for cash. In the event that prizes are unavailable at the time they are awarded, Turbine, Inc. may substitute prize(s) of equal or greater value. Lost or stolen prizes cannot be replaced.
By submitting an entry, each player agrees that they have not or will not receive any compensation or other consideration for their entry. Each player further agrees to release and hold harmless Turbine, Inc. and its licensors, distributors, agents, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and representatives from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in connection with their participation in the contest, including, not limited to, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. All federal, state, local, provincial and municipal laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter or win.