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#1 Edited by Voxus (412 posts) -

Hey guys, /u/V0xus from /r/GiantBomb here. We made sure to ask for permission prior to posting the contest here.

We have started a Banner contest for the Giant Bomb Subreddit. In spirit of the contest, the main prize is a copy of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Here is the link to the contest!

We have some incredible artists in Giant Bomb at large, so we want to open this up to as many fellow Bombers as we can. Thanks for your understanding, we all look forward to seeing what you come up with!

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#2 Edited by Crackinwise (49 posts) -

Really looking forward to seeing what people come up with!

If anyone has questions about the format, feel free to shoot me a message. I designed the stylesheet for /r/GiantBomb.

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#4 Posted by armaan8014 (6306 posts) -

@voxus: @crackinwise: Does it need to be complete handmade artwork/ drawn or can it include photoshoping from the game's screenshots?

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#5 Posted by Crackinwise (49 posts) -

Alright, all the contestants are in! These turned out amazing, and way better than I expected. The winners should be selected by the end of the day!

Gatowaghttps://i.imgur.com/Ph8VqlE.jpg
Dengouhttps://i.imgur.com/O6LNhuu.png
Ampatenthttps://i.imgur.com/kdYKKOG.png
Tatool, w/ and w/out texthttps://i.imgur.com/b92VCUR.png https://i.imgur.com/gyl9q1z.png
Godlord2https://i.imgur.com/7BpxlSD.png
Hyperlexiahttps://i.imgur.com/QVlIxJx.png
Hyperlexiahttps://i.imgur.com/8NnJlGc.png
ReedMRhttps://i.imgur.com/v0QX7MG.png
Niflhehttps://i.imgur.com/2vseTq4.jpg
armaan8014https://i.imgur.com/heQTQPX.jpg
armaan8014https://i.imgur.com/OndmOqT.jpg
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#6 Posted by ZombiePie (7386 posts) -

@crackinwise: Feel free to contact me when you have selected a winner.

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#7 Posted by BigDaddyTool (108 posts) -
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#8 Posted by ch3burashka (6086 posts) -

I like the Tier 1 beard Drew.

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#9 Edited by avantegardener (2365 posts) -

Gatowag entry is dope.

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#10 Edited by ArtisanBreads (9107 posts) -

Dengou's one is awesome.

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#11 Posted by FlashFlood_29 (4403 posts) -

@Niflhe wins it for me

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#12 Posted by Siphillis (1354 posts) -

Niflhe by a mile.

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#13 Edited by Bollard (8151 posts) -

Niflhe is the best for sure.

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#14 Posted by Monkeyman04 (2792 posts) -

It's a tie between Gatowag and Niflhe for me.

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#15 Posted by User_Undefined (309 posts) -

Niflhe wins with Godlord coming in a very close second

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#16 Posted by JohnyMyko (1851 posts) -

My top 3:

1 - Hyperlexia (the one with the Diamond Giant Bomb logo)
2 - Niflhe
3 - Tatool

My ideal winner: Hyperlexia's with Niflhe's text

P.S.: I love Tatool's but it isn't my nº1 pick because, even though it's great, doesn't really work as a banner for me.

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#17 Posted by kblosnack (351 posts) -

Niflhe for sure

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#18 Posted by hassun (9916 posts) -

Seems weird that nearly all of these are MGS-based considering it seems to be a general GB subreddit.

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#19 Posted by Teddie (2121 posts) -

@hassun said:

Seems weird that nearly all of these are MGS-based considering it seems to be a general GB subreddit.

  • Banner must incorporate both Giant Bomb and the Metal Gear franchise. Users may include their reddit name in the artwork for recognition.

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#20 Posted by hassun (9916 posts) -

@teddie: Ah sorry, didn't know there were more stipulations on the subreddit itself.

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#21 Posted by GERALTITUDE (5989 posts) -

I'm also partial to Niflhe's, though it could serve to be funnier

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#22 Posted by El_Funko (137 posts) -

Niflhe's is my favourite, I especially like the untactical grenade-throwing simulator tagline.

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#23 Edited by Karthas (153 posts) -

@hassun: While the subreddit as a whole is a general-purpose GB subreddit, this was just to coincide with the release of (and everyone's general obsession with) MGS V.

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#24 Posted by Alphaknowledge (47 posts) -

Niflhe's banner is amazing.

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#25 Posted by CrocBox (525 posts) -

I think Niflhe takes it.

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#26 Posted by Dragon_Puncher (619 posts) -

Definitely a fan of Niflhes banner. Looks amazing.

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#27 Edited by Lausebub (549 posts) -

The Mount Rushmore is incredible. Niflhes may be too professionall for untactical grenade throwing.

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#28 Posted by kyle_laflamamocha (8 posts) -

Niflhe!

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#29 Posted by yyZiggurat (1080 posts) -

Niflhe's is simple and sexy. I love it.

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#30 Edited by davo46 (80 posts) -

Niflhe, V has come drew

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#31 Posted by getupkid (26 posts) -

I was actually a huge fan of Godlord2's banner.

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#32 Posted by DarkbeatDK (2486 posts) -

I know this isn't Reddit and I know the contest submission date is past, but I just completed the game and got so excited about Metal Gear Scanlon V, that I decided to make a banner for it anyway.

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#33 Posted by MATATAT (1225 posts) -

Niflhe is good and Dengou's also has a good aesthetic to it.