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Uncharted Gif'ing **Official Event**

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rae_logo_u3md.jpgHey everyone!

The Uncharted series has always had some amazing fan created content.  To help give you the opportunity to show of your talents (and maybe win something in the process  ) we're hosting this Gif creation contest, or Gif-Off as it's been dubbed by my team.

Entering is simple, create a Gif about Uncharted, the characters, gameplay, etc, and add it to this thread.

Here are more details:

Start:  Today January 27th

End: March 4th 2012

Prize(s):

     First:  A copy of Uncharted 3

     Second: An Uncharted 3 game guide

     Third: Naughty Dog Rifle Downloadable Content

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.  Good luck, and we can't wait to see what you come up with!

-SP


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Jan 27, 2012

USA only. I'm Canadian >_< I wanted to try and win this so I could send it to a friend since he doesn't have the money for the game.

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Jan 27, 2012

HIhi2442 wrote:

USA only. I'm Canadian >_< I wanted to try and win this so I could send it to a friend since he doesn't have the money for the game.


PSN Gamercards My YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/hihi2442 Reborn Recon Gaming . If I miss a word or something and don't edit it I'm likely on my cell phone. I'm on the forums for 15 or so hours a day, you have a problem with that?

That sucks for me too . I would've made a good one if I could win.

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Jan 28, 2012

Good Thread! + Like

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Jan 30, 2012

What will the gif be used for? Will they implement the winning one(s) in the taunt selection menu? (Based on the animation) Too bad it's for U.S only.

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Jan 30, 2012

Asraik wrote:

What will the gif be used for?

We'll probably feature there somewhere on the forum, maybe the main page where the picture of the Resistance Pumpkin is currently.  It's a bit past Halloween, though I've always been the type to take down my Christmas decorations mid-January, so I can't say much. 

-SP


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UNCHARTED 3 GIF-ING CONTEST  OFFICIAL RULES  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.


By participating in UNCHARTED 3 Gif-ing Contest (the “Promotion”), each entrant (or his or her parent or legal guardian if the entrant is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection and scoring of entries and the overall administration of the Promotion. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Promotion.     ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 13 or older at time of entry with a valid PlayStation®Network ID (individually “Entrant”, collectively “Entrants”). Entrant must have a PS3™ system and have a copy of the UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception™ game.  Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies, agencies, and the judging panel and immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings and spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter, win or vote. Void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law.    

SPONSOR: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, 919 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404 (“Sponsor”).    

TIMING: The Promotion begins January 26, 2012 at 5:00PM, Pacific Standard Time) and ends on February 17, 2012 at 5:00PM PST (the “Promotion Period”).    

HOW TO ENTER: Internet access is required to enter this Promotion. To enter, go to http://community.us.playstation.com/thread/4659167 (the Promotion Thread) and take screen shots or pictures from UNCHARTED™ 3 in-game. Using image editing software, edit the images into an animated gif file.  Then post the animated picture (“animated gif”) in the Promotion Thread.  Once the animated gif is posted in the Promotion Thread Entrant will be automatically entered in the Promotion.  On February 17, 2012 at 5:01PM PST or shortly thereafter the Community Team will create a public poll in the Promotion Thread for other PSN Members to vote on their favorite animated gif image.    

JUDGING: There are two phases of Judging.  The first phase is Public Poll where PSN members go to the Promotion Thread and cast a vote for their favorite entry.  The Public Poll voting begins on February 17, 2012 around 5:01PM PST and ends on February 24, 2012 at 5:00PM PST.  The second phase is Judging Phase where the following factors will be used to judge each Entry by Sponsor’s representatives in the PlayStation Blog forums:  75% Public Poll votes and 25% Appropriateness and Creativity (“Judging Criteria”). The Judging Phase will begin on February 24, 2012 around 5:01PM PST.  Sponsor’s representatives will score each Entry based on the Judging Criteria.  Winners will be announced on February 27, 2012 at 5:00PM PST.  The Entrant whose animated gif receives the highest combined score will win the Grand Prize.  The Entrant whose animated gif receives the second highest combined score will win Second Place and the Entrant whose animated gif receives the third highest combined score will win Third Place. Entrants are subject to verification that they are qualified participants as defined by these rules.     

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Each Entrant competing may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) in accordance with the instructions listed in the notification correspondence.  If an Entrant is considered a minor in the legal jurisdiction in which the Entrant resides, then that Entrant’s parent or legal guardian will be required to execute and return an Affidavit. Non-compliance with these Official Rules, failure to return all required documentation by the stated deadline or Sponsor’s inability to contact an Entrant (using the contact information provided in his or her Entry) within a reasonable time period, as determined by Sponsor’s sole discretion, may result in disqualification.    

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: A PlayStation®Network account is required.  Entrant may enter as many times as they like but may only win once.     

PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize, one (1) Second Prize and one (1) Third Prize awarded.  The Grand Prize winner will receive a copy of the UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception game with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $59.00. The Second Place Winner will receive a copy of LE Piggyback Strategy Guide with an ARV of $29.99 and the Third Prize Winner will receive Naughty Dog Rifle Downloadable Content Code with an ARV of $.99.  Prize fulfillment is based on availability. Please allow 6 - 8 weeks for prize delivery. Taxes on prize, if any, are solely the responsibility of the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize is unavailable. Sponsor may disqualify a winner and select an alternate winner if any prize is returned undeliverable. Prizes are non-transferable. Sponsor need not substitute a prize based on the winner’s request.    

WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected based on the Judging Criteria from all the entries posted during the Promotion Period. Sponsor’s decisions will be final and binding. Each winning Entrant will be notified via email. The potential winning Entrant must respond to Sponsor’s prize notification email within 2 business days from that date and time of the Sponsor’s prize notification email. In the event that the potential winning Entrant does not respond to Sponsor’s prize notification email within the specified time or the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable, a new winner will be chosen based on the Judging Criteria. Alternate winners will be contacted via email and must respond to the Sponsor’s prize notification email within 5 business days from that date and time of the Sponsor’s prize notification email.    

LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions, or defects of any telephone network, computer online system, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to participation or inability to participate in the Promotion; inability to access the Site or upload information or data; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer, or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any website (including the Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; printing or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of uploading information or data or entering information at the Site is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, duplicate and incomplete Entries will be disqualified. False, fraudulent, or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible and all associated Entries or Votes will be void. 

INDEMNITY: Entrant shall indemnify and defend Sponsor its parent companies, each of Sponsor’s advertising agencies, and the officers, directors, employees, and agents of all of the foregoing and the successors and assigns of each of them, from and against actions, claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable counsel fees related to Entrant’s use of any prize, (ii) the Sponsor’s use of any of the materials submitted by Entrant in connection with this Promotion or (iii) any intentional misconduct or negligence by Entrant in connection with this Promotion.  

RELEASES: As a condition of participating in the Promotion, Entrants release Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, agencies, divisions and affiliates from liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including property damage, personal injury and death that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Promotion, or possession, acceptance or use of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activities and claims based on publicity rights, copyright or trademark infringement, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Potential winning Entrants are subject to Sponsor’s verification. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Potential winners must comply with the Official Rules, and receipt of prizes is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or unforeseen schedule changes that may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in the Promotion, even if caused by Sponsor’s negligence. Sponsor has the sole discretion to modify, cancel or suspend this Promotion should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion or Sponsor otherwise becomes incapable of running the Promotion as planned. Sponsor is not responsible for changes to Entrant’s contact information. No illegible, incomplete, forged or altered Entries will be accepted. Sponsor has the sole discretion to disqualify Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Promotion or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Promotion or any other Entrant.  

WINNER LIST: To obtain a winner list by mail, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to UNCHARTED 3 Gif-ing Contest, Attn: UNCHARTED 3 Brand Marketing, 919 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404. Sponsor will send requested winner lists within 4-6 weeks after all prizes are awarded. Requests for the winner list must be received by April 1, 2012.


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Jan 31, 2012

Might spur competition to let people know what tools or other sites are available to them to do this.

Gif creation, sig and avatars creation, tends to be somethig a group of folk do, who're handy with the tools.

Otherwise, you're limiting this to only people who already do it, like CaptainGillette (if he's even still alive...)




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HIhi2442 wrote:

USA only. I'm Canadian >_< I wanted to try and win this so I could send it to a friend since he doesn't have the money for the game.


PSN Gamercards My YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/hihi2442 Reborn Recon Gaming . If I miss a word or something and don't edit it I'm likely on my cell phone. I'm on the forums for 15 or so hours a day, you have a problem with that?

make something, send it to me, i'll enter it, and then send you the prize if it wins.




The Biggest Lies

5.) The hats aren't the surprise.
4.) Mods knows what they're doing.
3.) It doesn't fit the world paradigm.
2.) I'm not in it for the money.
1.) The player pool will be consolidated.


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Jan 31, 2012

scootgar wrote:

HIhi2442 wrote:

USA only. I'm Canadian >_< I wanted to try and win this so I could send it to a friend since he doesn't have the money for the game.


PSN Gamercards My YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/hihi2442 Reborn Recon Gaming . If I miss a word or something and don't edit it I'm likely on my cell phone. I'm on the forums for 15 or so hours a day, you have a problem with that?

make something, send it to me, i'll enter it, and then send you the prize if it wins.

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I might do that... My friend is from Arizona though

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