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Hey, I am sorry for asking so many questions, but I wanted to be sure that I obey the rules.
One of the points on the main Mardini webpage is: 'Entries that clearly infringe on the copyrights of another company will be disqualified'.
Does making a fanart is an infringement? Let's say I would like to model a character or object from a game/movie or so? Is it allowed?
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Hey, I am sorry for asking so many questions, but I wanted to be sure that I obey the rules.
One of the points on the main Mardini webpage is: 'Entries that clearly infringe on the copyrights of another company will be disqualified'.
Does making a fanart is an infringement? Let's say I would like to model a character or object from a game/movie or so? Is it allowed?

If it is a direct copy of a character/model then it will not be allowed - if you allude to a character or hint at a character that that should be fine.
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Hey there, quick question, I haven't moved to 19 yet because prod reason. Is there any way to use other "similar" nodes from 18.5 for some of the days that really need 19 ?
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Hey there, quick question, I haven't moved to 19 yet because prod reason. Is there any way to use other "similar" nodes from 18.5 for some of the days that really need 19 ?

It is important to use the H19 node - maybe you can use Apprentice for this day's contest if you don't have a license for H19. You can also run H19 on your computer without removing H18.5 if you have an updated license.
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Hello,
Is build-in postfx effects inside third party renderengine is allowed (photographic exposure, LUT, bloom, vignetting, etc.) ?
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Is build-in postfx effects inside third party renderengine is allowed (photographic exposure, LUT, bloom, vignetting, etc.) ?

As long as it is rendered from within Houdini.
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I am very much enjoying this challenge! thank you.

It cannot be seen immediately due to the time difference with Japan. I would be very happy if the reference video could be released one day earlier.
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I am very much enjoying this challenge! thank you.

It cannot be seen immediately due to the time difference with Japan. I would be very happy if the reference video could be released one day earlier.

You can find the movies in these places:

https://www.youtube.com/c/PaulEsteves28/videos [www.youtube.com]

https://www.sidefx.com/tutorials/h19-nodes/ [www.sidefx.com]
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Hey, huh, so... About EDT/EST... Did the change actualy already happen? ^^
We haven't changed yet here in France ( it's for sunday, I think ) and I was still going for the "usual" deadline :o
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Hey, huh, so... About EDT/EST... Did the change actualy already happen? ^^
We haven't changed yet here in France ( it's for sunday, I think ) and I was still going for the "usual" deadline :o

I am accepting entries up to 1AM for this week to help with the transition.
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Hello!

Just a little feedback to fix on the winners page, the Mesh Tiler appears as Day 19 instead of 20

We are almost done with this!

Cheers!

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Testing the waters, but I don't suppose there would be any chance we could re-use a model we made for the Skeleton node day for all the week ( or at least a few days ) ?

I know it was mentionned earlier we could recycle some asset but maybe using my scorpion everyday would be a bit too much

edit : to clarify, I'm more thinking of building upon it, block after block, rather than plain lazily using it
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Testing the waters, but I don't suppose there would be any chance we could re-use a model we made for the Skeleton node day for all the week ( or at least a few days ) ?

I know it was mentionned earlier we could recycle some asset but maybe using my scorpion everyday would be a bit too much

edit : to clarify, I'm more thinking of building upon it, block after block, rather than plain lazily using it

That is fine.
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Hey ! Day 25 doesn't seem to be up yet, I'm guessing it has to do with the maintenance ?

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Hey ! Day 25 doesn't seem to be up yet, I'm guessing it has to do with the maintenance ?

Tom

Yes - the deadline for day 24 and day 25 is being moved forward one day to accommodate the power outage.
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Do we need to use all nodes for day with themes that contain more than 1 one? Ie. Tree Tools, is sole tree trunk generator fine or we need to use all 3 nodes?
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Do we need to use all nodes for day with themes that contain more than 1 one? Ie. Tree Tools, is sole tree trunk generator fine or we need to use all 3 nodes?

At least one of the nodes.
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Can we use detailed backplates in our submissions?
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So regarding the Ironheart challenge, can I submit missing challenges on April 1-3, etc, and then the contact sheet on April 4th? Or does every daily still have to be submitted by tomorrow?
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Maybe a bit late to point this out, but the light mixer should be day 30 not 20

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