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January 1st, 2013, 12:44 pm

Contest: Create Your Own Chapter

Since some people have already asked to cameo in this comic and having chapter ideas from the fans seems a good idea, I decided to create this. Basically, this is a contest where you send me a cameo and an idea for a whole chapter for this comic to me, and I will choose the best to become a chapter for real. Also, the "reward" in this contest is having your own character to cameo here, and the plot being really used in the comic. However, there are some rules and stuff, please read before sending your entry, or else it will be ignored.

About the cameo:

1- It must be a character from the Kirby universe. Nothing with Mario, Pokémon, Megaman and others. Exceptions are obviously things that don't belong to any specific universe, but be careful with them, because I might not accept them.
1.1- If it's a kirby, be sure to not make it look like any other characters from the comic. Also, you MUST explain why he/she is there, after all in this comic kirbies are limited.
2- It must be AT LEAST A RECOLOR. No, I won't recolor for you, after all recoloring is easy, you just need Paint, a tutorial which can be find anywhere and motivation.
2.1- If your character is recolored badly, I won't accept it, sorry. Also, if it's edited, and the edit is a badly done copying and pasting or something like that, I also won't.
2.2- Also, only kirbies and normal enemies/helpers/midbosses can be recolors. I don't accept recolored bosses, friendly characters etc. Exceptions can be discussed.
3- It must be yours. If I find out that you stole it, your entry will be rejected, no matter if the plot you gave me is fantastic.
3.1- Recoloring and editing edited/custom sprites without the person who first edited or made them knowing is also stealing. Except if the person says it's free for use or something like that.
4- Send me sprites, not drawings or anything else. I won't make sprites for you, even if it's just a recolor, like I said before.
4.1- Send a COMPLETE sprite sheet. AT LEAST 10 SPRITES: Standing, walking, jumping, hurt and attacks are usually the ones needed. The more sprites you send, the better.
5- Send ONLY ONE character. If you send more than one, I will message you back to only choose one of them and adapt your plot. If you don't do that, your entry is rejected. Exceptions can be discussed, depending on the characters themselves.
6- You must tell me his/her personality, backstory and powers.
6.1- And about the backstory, IT MUST BE SOMETHING PLACED IN THE COMIC'S UNIVERSE! Use Lindroganti as an example, my bro created him, and then I placed him in the comic's universe. It's not impossible.

About the plot:

1- It must be something original. Things like "My character and the kirbies go defeat Dedede" will be automatically rejected. That doesn't mean you can use a simple and overused idea as a start, just don't make it the whole thing.
2- Don't make it similar to something that has already happened in the comic.
2.1- If somehow someone sends me an idea which is extremely similar to something that is still going to happen in the comic, that entry will be rejected, but I won't tell the person, he/she simply won't win. I will later, during the said future chapter, tell about this entry, and probably give something as a "consolation prize". If for some reason I give up on the idea of that chapter, I will do the same, but then I don't know exactly when.
3- Don't do something that will make the story of the comic change completely. That also means not killing any character. Even yours.
3.1- Also, don't use any Kirby game as a start for the plot. Please.
4- Don't send me the beginning of an idea. Send me a clear plot, with a start and an end, the more details the better. Also, if at some point you are not sure of what can happen next, you can make something like "The rest it up to you". That also applies when you are torn between two ideas at some point, just don't make it happen at the beginning.
5- Send me only ONE PLOT IDEA. If you send more than one, the first one will be considered.
6- No crossovers or anything in-between different comics, this is not the moment.
7- Feel free to use any character for your plot, just remember their personalities and stuff. Just please don't use Marx, Xiaolin and Galacta Knight, and be careful if you use Panee.
7.1- Also, don't create backstories for my characters or make something that could change them somehow. I hope you know what I mean.
8- Don't make it too big or too short.
8.1- And no, you can't split up the chapter into two just because it would be too big. Only one chapter. Remember that my chapters are from 20 to 50 pages, always.
9- If you have an idea for the title of the chapter, you can send it to me. That doesn't mean it will really be the title. And if you don't have any, that's all right, since it's not mandatory.

About the rest:

1- Use proper grammar and spelling. No text chatting and cursing. Also, use capital letters. I can only tolerate the first one, the rest I will ignore your entry.
2- Don't send me more than one entry. Sometimes I may ask you to resend your entry, and just at that moment you can do that. Once you send an entry, that's the entry you sent, so please check twice before you send it.
2.1- If I realize that someone used two guests names or more to send more than one entry, or a user pretended to be a guest too to send more than one entry, ALL OF THEM will be rejected, and I won't accept anything else from him/her.
3- I will consider the plot and the character, so if you send me a fantastic character and your plot sucks, you will probably not win, and vice-versa.
3.1- The plot is actually the most important thing. If I am torn between two entries to be the winner, I will look at the best plot.
4- PM me your entry; entries posted on comments won't be considered. If you are a guest, e-mail me: gigi9712@yahoo.com
5- No, you can't just send me a cameo, or just send me a plot, you must send BOTH.
6- If you wanna discuss one exception, make it clear, not just, for example, send me two characters. In the same example, send them and try to convince me why I should allow you to use both. And obviously, convincing is not "Please, pretty please, PLEASE!".

About the results and stuff:

1- You can send it from 01/01/13 to 06/30/13. Entries after that day will be rejected.
2- I won't tell the result to anyone. I will tell when the chapter is going to happen, and only that. Only when it starts I will tell the winner.
2.1- If you win, DO NOT SPOIL ANYTHING! Please, just please.
2.2- You can always check who send me the entries here, in my first comment. So if you send me an entry, and I don't put your name here neither contact you in one week, you can call my attention, except if I'm absent from SJ, obviously.
2.3- If I reject your entry, I will reply your PM or e-mail telling it and why it was rejected. Most of the cases, sorry, you can't participate anymore. Again, some cases can be discussed, so you can reply me back, but that doesn't mean I will reply you back too.
3- The character who wins will probably not be used in any other chapter, only maybe. Anyway, he/she will be put in the character's page, with the user's (or guest's) name.

And you must send your entry in this format:

Username: (Only if you are a guest and are e-mailing me)
Character's name:
Backstory:
Personality:
Powers:
Sprites:
Chapter's plot:

That's about it, if you have any other questions post them here. And sorry if it seems too strict, but it's just an organization for me. I am waiting your entries!

Comments:

Gigi19972010, January 1st, 2013, 1:24 pm

avatar Entries so far: 1- contradiction123
2- Blue Kirby the l33t
3- Ryjora
4- Ginchiyo
5- 1ce_k1d
6- Alienoid
7- SkyyKirby44
8- Mint612
9- Plazem
10- castleofwarriors
11- Trevor the Hedgehog (Guest)
12- Kirby CC
13 - Omega Kirby
14 - MarioKong
15 - Jarkes

Ginchiyo, January 1st, 2013, 2:16 pm

avatar kinda hard to understand but cameo? T-t not for me

Mint612, January 1st, 2013, 6:06 pm

avatar @Ginchiyo:Didn't you ask for a sprite on kirby sprite requests?Actually, I'll try to do that.

Ryjora, January 1st, 2013, 8:32 pm

avatar ~What are you opinions on the almighty breaking of the fourth wall?~

Trevor the Hedgehog (Guest), January 1st, 2013, 9:33 pm

X_X; As enticing as this sounds...it has me just a tad concerned...For one, is it okay if the sprite sheet is from The Spriter's Resource? And what if a character's description, backstory, or anything else is too long (you know, TL;DR. :/)? I REALLY want to be apart of this...it's just...you comic authors scare me...like, a LOT. 8(

Gigi19972010, January 2nd, 2013, 6:21 am

avatar @Ryjora:

You already sent me your entry, so yeah.

@Trevor the Hedgehog:

Huh, but then you mean the character won't be yours? I don't get exactly what you mean here. And it's ok, you can make it as long as you want. And why would we scare you? :P

Trevor the Hedgehog (Guest), January 2nd, 2013, 12:00 pm

Well... I mean, in the rules, it says that the sheet has to be made by you. Any sheet from that site basically says that I'm stealing if I use it, even if the creator says that said sheet is open for public use. That's what has me worried...I'd have to somehow contact the person that made the sheet, and get his/her permission...AND THEN, email the sheet to you for your approval...It's long, tedious, and if you didn't like it, it would all be for naught...That, and the reason you guys scare me is because you're able to express your ideas and interests with the world...AND I'M NOT. Your people are FEARLESS.

Gigi19972010, January 2nd, 2013, 12:52 pm

avatar @Trever the Hedgehog:

Actually, you wouldn't need to do that, since that wouldn't be stealing if whoever made/ripped the sprites says it's free for use. However, my intention here was to have a character you created to appear in the comic, a cameo. But, if you want, you can use a character which you didn't create, just make sure that's not stealing, and only that if you really can't create a character to replace him instead. Really, my intention here was to use the character as a cameo, but like I said before, I can discuss exceptions, and don't be afraid of me, I don't bite.
Nothing is long and tedius for me. Really, do you think after all my giant author comments I would refuse myself to read something long from a fan? Don't be afraid of me, I don't bite.²
Also, I can be everything but fearless. Seriously, I'm extremely insecure, but with time you tend to kill that insecurance, if you try. Don't be afraid of me, I don't bite.³
You know I hate myself. We all have flaws, but we can't just accept them and only that. We need to fight to destroy them, no matter how impossible it may seem.

Ryjora, January 2nd, 2013, 8:38 pm

avatar @Gigi19972010: I would say something really stupid and annoying like "I bite. Fear me."
But he's kinda right.
Solo-comic authors can be pretty scary.
...
*Hides*

Princess_Eevee9, January 2nd, 2013, 11:49 pm

avatar Well I'm going to be honest I didn't expect this when you said you had big news. But I'm glad this was the unexpected. Although question concerning the plot, what if the winning plot gets turned into a chapter, only for the original creator actually wanting to use it for their own comic minus everything else that has to do with 20xKirby? Did I word this correctly...?

Trevor the Hedgehog (Guest), January 3rd, 2013, 4:02 pm

@Gigi ...(Heh, you spelled my name wrong...that brings back memories...)Well, would it be okay if it was a recolor (I usually paint over the sprites...that's not bad, right?)? Also, I try not to have my characters be Mary Sue-like (If you're a frequent of both Fanfiction.net and Tvtropes.org like I am, you'll know what I'm talking about...). The story would just be boring like that, you know? Also, do you have any set preferences for which Kirby game I should go with? I've been thinking of using the Sheet from Mass Attack, but I wanted to get your advice first. Thanks for clearing some of this up! Wish me luck! :)

Gigi19972010, January 3rd, 2013, 6:42 pm

avatar @Princess_Eevee9:

I understood what you meant, but I don't understand the problem...

@Trevor the Hedgehog:

Sorry about the mispelling... Anyway, yes, it can be a recolor, but only the recolor of a kirby or enemy / midboss / helper. Also, about the game, you mean the sprite style, right? If so, it doesn't matter, it can be Mass Attack or KSSU. And no problem! (:

Princess_Eevee9, January 3rd, 2013, 7:24 pm

avatar @GiGi: Oh I thought that it might be a problem but if it isn't then pretend I didn't say anything.

Firecat1311, January 15th, 2013, 9:41 am

avatar 20 TIMES BUREY
EVERYONE ARE BECOME BUREY
THE END

Alexini0699, January 17th, 2013, 4:07 am

avatar ^
I VOTE FOR FIRE!

DragoErium, February 1st, 2013, 2:48 pm

avatar Hold on a sec... I need to make a KSSU style of my char first... I'll cameo. I'll be sending a pm for the cameo soon.

Mint612, February 2nd, 2013, 11:53 pm

avatar AFGHGKRTJGN.This is so hard to think of.

Plazem, February 23rd, 2013, 4:50 pm

avatar Ok i'm in now too.

Smugleafdoofus3, February 25th, 2013, 4:07 pm

avatar This seems pretty cool. I'll join!
EDIT: Forget about me joining. It still seems cool.

Firecat1311, April 9th, 2013, 9:23 am

avatar 20 TIMES BUREY IS THE WINNER EVERYONE JUST STOP TRYING

Jarkes, April 11th, 2013, 6:49 pm

avatar Since my character, Jarkes the Green Biospark, first appeared in Kirby Adventure, could he acknowledge the events in the other comic, or would he be an alternate universe version of the character?

If he had actually appeared when you and Ulti were doing the crossover, one of your characters could say something about him seeming familiar, but he didn't, so that can't happen.

Gigi19972010, April 11th, 2013, 7:07 pm

avatar @Jarkes:

I'd rather if you made him an alternate version. I think it would become pretty confusing if you used the exact same character, and like I said, I don't want anything between comics now. Take Gigi as an excellent example of this, since she is a completely different character in each comic.

Gigi19972010, April 14th, 2013, 3:12 pm

avatar @Jarkes:

Well, Yan is a boy. And it's ok that the idea is dark, I just wanted you to remove the plot from public view, you know, if you end up being the winner, people will be able to see spoilers. If you wanna talk about anything about your plot, do it by PM. And don't be pessimistic about winning, why won't you be able to win?
Anyway, if you have any more questions, ask here, unless it's about your own entry, then you need to do it by PM. When you think you are ready, send the entry by PM to me.

Jarkes, April 14th, 2013, 3:34 pm

avatar @Gigi19972010:

I'll remove the comment from this page and then send you the summary again via PM.

The Legendary Sky Kirby (Guest), April 19th, 2013, 9:07 pm

As optimistic as I can be, I don't think I have much hope in myself doing this. *sigh*

Trevor the Hedgehog (Guest), April 23rd, 2013, 10:18 pm

@Gigi ...I recently finished my entry...have you received it yet? (IF NOT, THEN I'M GOING TO FLIP A MINIVAN!!!!) 38

Gigi19972010, April 24th, 2013, 5:19 pm

avatar @Trevor the Hedgehog:

Yup, I got it. :3

, April 28th, 2013, 11:47 pm

The Rule #1 Does a Kirby holding a Wii Remote against that rule?

Gigi19972010, April 29th, 2013, 6:37 pm

avatar @Kirby CC:

Nope.

, April 29th, 2013, 9:53 pm

Thankies! I will submit as soon as I can so I don't have to die xP (Why isn't there reply button on news post (not just yours)? xD I just realized that)

, May 7th, 2013, 6:11 am

Uh.... o.o' was my entry rejected or accepted? xD I can't find it in my outbox anymore so you probable have read it.

But there isn't a reply that said rejected nor

there isn't my name on your comment yet. o.o

Or are you busy? It's ok ^^' I was just curious XD

Gigi19972010, May 7th, 2013, 2:29 pm

avatar @Kirby CC:

I checked it during the morning, so I only read it... Anyway, your entry was accepted, I'll put your name there now...

, May 7th, 2013, 9:44 pm

Sorry about the typos. I was in an hurry.

*probably (at above comment)
*continue later (at my PM)

Thanks! :D

Future Nekomata (Guest), June 12th, 2013, 2:34 pm

A character from a non- spriter who would most likely be used as a main villain minion. Hi, um here's a character that I would appreciate greatly if you would use, but in no way do you have to. I'm not a member, just a Kirby fan.

Name:( as she would say) I AM THE ONE, THE ONLY, THE ONE WHO LIKE MESSING STUFF UP, KRYSTAL ( trumpet fanfare)

Backstory: Krystal is a 1000 year old evil spirit ( even though she acts like a 5 year old hopped up on sugar) who was sealed away in a treasure chest to be released by a villain of your choice... What? You were expecting some huge backstory describing how evil she is? I'm not a Suethor!

Personality: hyper, cat loving, mischevious, and unfortunately, ships people irl ( in your comic). If she sees two people arguing or acting shy around each other, she will try her hardest to make sure they end up together, even if its yaoi or yuri...However, she never forgets a favor and that's why she works for whoever releases her.

Powers: She can posses people and after she possesses them she leaves a dark copy of themselves in control of thier mind that will always follow her orders, no matter how strange they may be. However in her ghostly form, she can't stand to be in light and is defenseless. She gets around this by possessing random people for a while in order to come in physical contact with her target, at which point, she goes strait into thier body. However , someone can enter the person using a mental mirror and fight Krystal or the dark copy. Defeating Krystal will also defeat her dark clones. However , she can't posses people willy-nilly. She has to make the person accept her. She can change her form in someone's mind, and she uses it to her advantage. In order to make people accept her power ( over them) she often tricks them with promises of power, making them believe their friends are against them, twisting their morals, or using a dead friend's or an angel's form trick them ( she hates doing the last one). Dang this is a bit if a wall of text.

Sprite: I can't sprite so just use a ghost kirby ( preferably blue)

Character Plot; She uses her powers to try to posses all of the kirbys for whichever villain you want her to work for, but not without causing mischief and fulfilling some of her 'OTPs' ( all kirbys involved refuse to speak of that incident ever again) Eventually the kirbys use the mental mirror to defeat her and seal her away in a box again.

I'm sorry if this is to much of a hassle, but I wanted to make a character that you could have some fun messing around with. If you don't like her, it's okay, she's actually my first Kirby OC anyway. :3

Sara (Guest), June 13th, 2013, 10:59 am

Idea! How about CHOCTLE MILK!

David24681357 (Guest), June 13th, 2013, 10:07 pm

Questions:First of all, do I have to email you sprite pictures of the recolored Kirby,Second, Where do I send my entry, shown,Third, we you meant something that won't change to comic,does that mean a story that would make them forget easily, Last,When I recolor the sprite does it have to be 100% perfect or 100% accurate?

Omega Kirby, June 19th, 2013, 1:58 pm

avatar I've sent a cameo

SkyyKirby44, June 22nd, 2013, 4:20 pm

avatar Say you left out some critical plot details or stuff you wanted/had to add to the submission. Can we send the extra/complete version of the story?

Gigi19972010, June 22nd, 2013, 4:38 pm

avatar @David24681357:

- Yes, a sprite sheet
- Your first question answers the second...
- No, I mainly mean something that would change the way the characters act
- The most perfect and accurate you can make

@SkyyKirby44:

As long as you don't change the plot, just add details to it, yes. If not, no, sorry.

Sara (Guest), July 3rd, 2013, 10:23 am

Next Contest idea: Create your own Kirby.

, July 10th, 2013, 9:42 pm

I would really like to enter this, but I don't know if my character or my story would be good enough. :C

Sara (Guest), March 22nd, 2014, 3:30 pm

Wait... I have a new chapter to be entered! Really Stormy. Plot: Kirby notices it is stormy all day. Kirby finds out the storm was another Kirby traning. Storm was her name. Then they go on epic adventures!

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