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Welcome to the Make Your Own Moga Contest! For almost as long as there has been a Monster Galaxy you, our dedicated fans, have been asking who comes up with the fantastic designs for the Mogas. An more importantly, wondering if it was possible that YOU could send in a design of your own to be included in the game.

*** We are no long accepting submissions, but we are excitedly looking through all the ones we received! We're anxiously looking forward to see which ones you will vote for this weekend! Finalists will be announced on the Moga Fan page and finalist artists will receive an e-mail before Friday 2/17/12. Thank you all for your entries and continued support! ***

*** All finalists have been selected. Congratulations to all of them and good luck at the polls this weekend!***

Finalists
-Bombzai
-Dauthus
-Kaelpy
-Meryog
-Suillus
-Bettami
-Monoceros
-Moro
-Nebulias
-Nexodeus
-Nostradamus


Up until now, all design for Monster Galaxy were done completely in-house here at Gaia but starting today, and for the next week and a half we will be accepting *your* designs for THREE brand new Mogas which will be included in the game! We are excited to be able to help all you Moga Tamers out there have a chance to give back to the game you love!

So get those thinking caps on and let’s see the best designs you have!

But, before you start, of course, there have to be rules for you to follow! Please make sure to follow all the below rules or you risk being disqualified, and we wouldn’t want that!

Rules:

One submission per player! Multiple submissions can get you disqualified.
All submissions MUST be original designs! No derivative entries or previously copyrighted content please! (So, in essence, no tracing, no using art someone else created! Your design has to be 100% from your own brain!)
No explicit designs.

The final day for submissions is Sunday 2/12/12.
Send your submission to mogacontest@gaiaonline.com
An in-house panel will review all submissions and post the best ones for users to vote on.
Voting will commence on Friday February 17th on the Gaia forums and close on Monday February 20th. Since Gaia users will be voting for best ones, feel free to post your submission and discuss below to generate hype for your Moga!

What to need to send:

Your Identifying information –

Your Name (Real names please)
Your Facebook User ID# (which can be found to the right of the My Activity tab at the bottom of Monster Galaxy)(If you don't have a Facebook Account you may omit this requirement)
Your Gaia account name or E-mail address associated with your Monster Galaxy account.

Your submission –

A 300x300 pixel picture of your Moga as a .png file with a transparent background,
Your Moga's Name
Your Moga's Zodiac
Whether it's a Striker/Balanced/Tank.

The following are optional, but feel free to include them if you want!
The names of its two names for its Zodiac Attacks.
100 character description for the Moga Dex

Now, after all that, I bet you would love to know what you could win in this contest. Well, here are the prizes, and, if we do say so ourselves, they are some pretty AWESOME prizes indeed!

Rewards:

1st Place gets:

An Epic version of your Moga in the game!*
A Level 50 copy of your Moga!
A Level 30 Moga of your choice! (ANY Moga so you can choose a Galactic)
150 Moga Cash!

2nd Place gets:

A Super-Rare version of your Moga in the game!*
Level 30 copy of your Moga
Level 15 Moga of your choice (Legendary or below)
50 Moga Cash

3rd Place gets:

An Rare version of your Moga in the game!*
Level 25 copy of your Moga
Level 15 Moga of your choice (Epic or below)
30 Moga Cash

Honorable Mentions (others who are selected for voting but don't win):

Level 20 Epic Moga (or below) of your choice
15 Moga Cash

So get your thinking caps on, those creative juices flowing and design your dream Moga! Because who knows, you just may end up fighting with it on your team soon!

*Restrictions apply see the Terms of Service in the post below.
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You must read these Official Rules before entering the Make Your Own Moga Contest (the 'Promotion'). All entrants ('Entrants') agree to be bound by these Make Your Own Moga Contest Official Rules (the 'Official Rules').

No purchase necessary. The Promotion is void where any aspect of the Promotion is prohibited by law or where registration, bonding or translation is required.

How to Participate/Eligibility. Starting at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT), 2/3/2012, and continuing through 9:59 a.m. Pacific Time (PT), 2/12/2012 ('Promotion Period'), Entrant must email the following information to mogacontest@gaiaonline.com


  • Your (Legal) First and Last Name
  • Your Facebook User ID Number (which can be found to the right of the My Activity tab at the bottom of the Monster Galaxy Facebook Application)(If you don't have a Facebook Account you may omit this requirement)
  • Your Gaia Username or Email address associated with your Facebook Account
  • A 300x300 pixel .png file of a picture of your MOGA with a clear background
  • Your MOGA’s Name, Zodiac, Attack Names, MOGA type (Striker/Balanced/Tank) and a 100 character description for the Moga Dex


Entrant must also supply a valid email address as part of the registration process and such other identification information as is requested. No entries will be accepted after 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT), 2/12/2012. Each Entrant must be an individual who is at least the age of majority in his or her jurisdiction of residence for the duration of the Promotion Period. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall determine the eligibility of Entrants and the time of entry.

Entries must adhere to the following requirements:

  • Entries must include ALL of the material listed in the ‘How to Participate/Eligibility’ section above.
  • Entries must be original, and the entrant must have all rights necessary to submit the entry;
  • Entries must not be identical or compete with MOGAS currently existing in Monster Galaxy.
  • Entries must not, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, contain any sexually explicit, profane, disparaging, libelous or other inappropriate content; and
  • Entries must not, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, contain any commercial content that promotes any product or service.


Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry for any reason.

Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisers, the judges, and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of such persons, are not eligible to win a prize in the Promotion.

By registering for or participating in the Promotion, Entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and any decision Sponsor or its designees make regarding any matters relating to the Promotion. Entrants who do not comply with the Official Rules are not eligible to compete or win a prize. All decisions made by Sponsor or its designees shall be final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify from the Promotion, and any future contest or other promotion conducted by Sponsor, and to prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law, any Entrant who, in Sponsor's reasonable suspicion, tampers with any of Sponsor's sites, the entry process, the Promotion, violates these Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. In the event of disqualification of a winner, Sponsor may replace the winner with the next runner-up at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant grants to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, fully paid, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable license to reproduce and use (including the right to make derivative works of) the entry, materials and information submitted on and in connection with the Gaia website, the Gaia store, Gaia products and services, and Gaia marketing collateral. By submitting any entry or accepting any prize, the winner assigns all right, title and interest in his or her entry to Sponsor. Each participating Entrant hereby waives his or her moral rights in any such entries, materials and information, and hereby warrants that any such entries, materials and information are original with Entrant and do not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.

If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by Entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, Entrant represents he or she has obtained, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use and exploitation of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in the Official Rules without additional compensation, including, without limitation, likeness releases for any person whose name, and/or likeness appears in the entry.

Each Entrant warrants that the entries, materials and information submitted do not contain information considered by Entrant's place of business or any other third party to be confidential, and that the entries, materials and information submitted do not violate or infringe the rights of any third parties or violate any laws or regulations. Each Entrant agrees that he or she shall have no recourse against Sponsor for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in an Entrant's entry.

By participating in the Promotion, Entrant consents to Sponsor's use of his or her name, photograph and/or likeness, address, voice, and statements made by or attributed to him or her, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast, and Internet), for all business purposes including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation, notice or approval, unless prohibited by law.

Contest Categories and Judging

Entries will be judged according to the following criteria:

  • ORIGINALITY: 1/3rd
  • CLARITY OF PRESENTATION OF IDEA: 1/3rd
  • FEASIBILITY OF CONVERSION TO A MONSTER GALAXY MONSTER: 1/3rd

Gaia or its designees will review all eligible entries and select the finalists ('Finalists').

Only one submission per user per contest can win.
Sponsor reserves the right to award any number of winners per contest.

Finalists’ entries will be posted on the Gaia Interactive Gaia Online website for Gaia members to vote for and select the winner.

Finalists may be announced in the Gaia Online Monster Galaxy Forum on or about 2/17/2012.

Public Gaia member voting will approximately occur between 2/17/2012 and 2/27/2012 (the “Voting Period”).

Because the Promotion is a contest of skill, winning is dependent on the quality of submissions received.

Any submissions that are found to break any of these rules at any point of time including after the completion of the contest can be removed permanently from the game and/or site at the discretion of the Sponsor.

Finality of Decisions. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion.

Sponsor will identify and count the online votes and will be the sole inspector and final arbiter of these numbers. Each entrant agrees not to use any form of “spamming” or other improper means to increase votes in a way inconsistent with the spirit of this Promotion, or any methods considered by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be unsportsmanlike. Sponsor reserves the right to throw out any votes it suspects are improper in its sole discretion. In the event of the winners disqualification the entrant with the second highest number of votes will be chosen as the winner.


Prizes. The eligible entrant receiving the most votes during the Voting Period will be the First Place Winner. The Second and Third Place Winners will be the entrants that receive the second and third most votes during the Voting Period. The First, Second and Third Place winners will have his or her entry adapted by Gaia artists and turned into a Monster Galaxy Monster in the Monster Galaxy Game in addition to the other prizes listed below. Sponsor shall determine the time period for the design and distribution of the monster in its sole discretion. Sponsor may choose to reward any number of Honorable Mention awards.


1st Place Prize

  • A Epic Version of their MOGA created and placed in the Monster Galaxy Game.
  • One Level 50 copy of their MOGA
  • One level 30 MOGA of their choice
  • 150 MOGA Cash for their Facebook Account


2nd Place Prize

  • A Super Rare Version of their MOGA created and placed in the Monster Galaxy Game.
  • One Level 30 copy of their MOGA
  • One level 15 MOGA of their choice
  • 50 MOGA Cash for their Facebook Account


3rd Place Prize

  • A Rare Version of their MOGA created and placed in the Monster Galaxy Game.
  • One Level 25 copy of their MOGA
  • One level 15 MOGA of their choice
  • 30 MOGA Cash for their Facebook Account


Honorable Mentions

  • One level 20 Epic MOGA of their choice
  • 15 MOGA Cash for their Facebook Account



ALL COSTS NOT SPECIFICALLY ENUMERATED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES (INCLUDING TAXES) ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

Notification of Winner. Winner may be attempted to be notified on or about 2/27/2012. Winner will be notified by email, Facebook personal message or Gaia personal message and may be required to sign and return an declaration of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, a publicity/liability release (unless prohibited by law), and any other requested documents within the time period stipulated in the documents. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in disqualification. Any notification returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, entries will be declared submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider or online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the winner.

Disclaimer and Limit of Liability: GAIA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY ENTRANTS PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. GAIA SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY THAT ARISES FROM OR RELATES TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, OR WINNING OR USE OF A PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) LATE, LOST, DELAYED, DAMAGED, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, OR UNINTELLIGIBLE ENTRIES; (II) TELEPHONE, ELECTRONIC, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM, NETWORK, INTERNET, OR COMPUTER MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, VIRUSES OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND; (III) FAILED, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS; (IV) THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION; AND (V) ANY OTHER CONDITION THAT MAY CAUSE THE PROMOTION TO BE DISRUPTED OR CORRUPTED. GAIA RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE PROMOTION OR ALTER THE RULES FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IF AT ANY TIME A COMPUTER VIRUS, TECHNICAL PROBLEM, OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE EVENT ALTERS OR CORRUPTS THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION.

Release: BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES AND AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS GAIA AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY OR DEFAMATION) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) ENTERING THE PROMOTION; (II) ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE; AND (III) OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE PROMOTION.

Governing Law. The Promotion and the rights and obligations of Sponsor and Entrants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of California, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of California, Santa Clara County. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of California and federal court located within such state and county with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of the Promotion.

Privacy. Entrant information submitted as part of the registration process will be collected in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.gaiaonline.com/info/index.php?info=privacy.

Sponsor. Sponsor of the Promotion is Gaia Interactive, Inc. ('Sponsor' or 'Gaia'), PO Box 612680, San Jose, CA 95161-2680. All questions regarding the Promotion should be directed by e-mail to contest@gaiaonline.com

Winner Lists. Individuals may request the name of the winners by sending an e-mail to contest@gaiaonline.com or submitting a self-addressed, stamped, envelope before 2/27/2012 to Make Your Own Moga Contest, Winners' List Request, PO Box 612680, San Jose, CA 95161-2680. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage.
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*⌐* Moga emotion_dowant
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cool. 3nodding
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I'm gonna get to work!
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wow this is crazy cool heart
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Hm, I might enter this.
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Tempted to actually do this
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may everyone have good luck on this contest
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Dropping this post to say good luck to the people here, I guess.
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What if we don't have a facebook but still want to enter? D:
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"If I liked facebook Id do this..but I dont use facebook so.."
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