Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developer Valve has launched a brand new competitors for the FPS game’s followers which it “believe[s] to be one of the largest art contests ever in gaming”. The occasion’s known as ‘Dreams and Nightmares’ and has a prize pool of a whopping $1 million.

The contest is all about designing new CS:GO weapon skins across the theme of – yep, you guessed it – goals and nightmares. The developer says it’s looking out for ten “original and shippable, dream-themed weapon finishes” in a press launch, and that every of these successful entries will earn their creator $100,000, in addition to get added into the stay sport. To get an thought of what the studio’s in search of, you possibly can head to a new site Valve’s launched for the contest at that hyperlink, which is stuffed with examples of the type of flavours and themes the studio’s eager to see.

There are additionally some useful hyperlinks to guides that may make it easier to make your personal weapon end on the location should you’re eager to enter however are new to creating workshop content material. The studio additionally stresses that “all elements of the submission must be original”, and encourages entrants to incorporate “concept art, mood boards, and images from which you have pulled inspiration” to point out your course of.

If you’re eager to have a go, you possibly can create your personal design through the CS:GO Workshop Workbench discovered in-game. To be eligible you’ll must have a “non-limited Steam account in good standing (with purchase(s) totalling $5 or more)”.

Entries are actually open and the deadline for submissions is October 21, with the winners being contacted instantly by November 21. For full guidelines and particulars on give it a shot, you possibly can head to the location linked above.

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