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I love the wide range of photography on BGG and this is your chance to show off your best from 2011!

This is the 2011 Picture of the Year contest.

How to submit an image?
Just add a geeklist item, where it asks for a ImageID add the number of your photo there. Use [imageid=xxxxxx medium] in the body of the List Entry, where "xxxxxx" is the ImageID number, to show the image at a reasonable size as that helps people judge your image better, and make sure to remove the space. If you have questions please geekmail me and I will help.

Rules:
1) You can only submit a single entry with only one image in it.

2) That image has to be one of your own. If you like Laura Foobar's picture of dogs playing Die Macher, ask her to submit it.

3) The image was uploaded during the 2011 year.

4) Images from your User Gallery are not eligible, but images from any other Gallery that has successfully passed the image modding process are eligible - Game, Designer or Publisher.

5) Users may vote for (give a thumb up to) as many entries as they wish.

6) You may not offer any kind of inducement/bribe to users in return for their vote(s), but you can invite other users to participate and vote. Feel free to spread the word!

7) This contest will last until January 31st midnight pacific standard time.

8) Winners will be announced the following day on this list so make sure to subscribe.

9) I will randomly reorder this list so that the first-come first-thumbed effect is lessened.

10) Whatever tips this list receives will go toward the winners of this contest. 50% will go toward the top picture, and the remaing 50% will be shared the 2nd and 3rd place.

Prizes
Three will be awarded:
First place: 150 plus mb - Picture of the Year - 1st place
Second place: 75 plus mb - Picture of the Year - 2nd place
Third place: 50 plus mb - Picture of the Year - 3rd place


You will also earn any tips made to this list!

***There will also be 10 random 15awards for participation so make sure you enter***

Thanks for your participation and may the best photo of 2011 win!

PS- want to be involved in in photo contests throughout the year? Make sure to subscribe to this thread.



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1. Board Game: Miscellaneous Game Accessory [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:2575]
Raiko Puust
Estonia
Keila
Harju Maakond
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Raiko & Agnes Forever! Feel the Love and Feel the Warmth. Happiness is 2 hugs plus 3 kisses every hour...:D (http://mrboardgames.wordpress.com/)
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My personal favorite out of the 6700 pictures I uploaded in 2011...

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2. Board Game: The Adventurers: The Temple of Chac [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:829]
Ronster Zero
United States
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My favorite image of the year. It captures the feel of the game to me.

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3. Board Game: Pandemic [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:41]
Dennis
United States
New Jersey
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My favorite, and most well-received uploaded image of the year:

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4. Board Game: Cleopatra and the Society of Architects [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:558]
Troy
United States
Los Osos
California
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Here was my favorite that I submitted for the year. A picture of my custom painted Cleopatra.




Thanks for the contest!
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5. Board Game Accessory: Wings of War: WW2 Miniatures
Michael Basil
United States
Clayton
California
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I am submitting this image on behalf of
Ender Wiggins
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He is away but wanted to make sure he could participate.

Here is his beautiful image.

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6. Board Game: Galaxy Trucker [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:85]
Eddy Richards
Scotland
Allanton
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Having seen his ship blown apart by asteroids, pirates and the dreaded combat zone in the last game, my son decided to create a craft bristling with guns to cover all possible directions!

I like this simply because it shows the creativity of a next-generation gamer at work, and how you can have fun with games even when you're not actually playing them.
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7. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:19]
Keng Leong Yeo
Singapore
Singapore
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小富靠勤,中富靠智,大富靠德。
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Undoubtedly, my favourite picture taken in 2011 modest:
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8. Board Game: Warhammer Quest [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:455]
Littlemonk
United States
Albuquerque
New Mexico
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Here was my only entry in 2011.

What a lonely place a Dungeon can be after all the Monsters have been vanquished.

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9. Board Game: Last Night on Earth: The Zombie Game [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:340] [Average Rating:7.11 Unranked]
Ed Ramirez
United States
San Antonio
Texas
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The one I like the best from 2011.
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10. Board Game: Luna [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:280]
Helge Rehwald
Germany
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11. Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:126]
Manchuwok
Canada
Mission
BC
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If I'm not eligible to enter, I'll remove this entry.

EDIT: Just saw your comment below, so this will stay.
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12. Board Game: Poseidon's Kingdom [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1642]
Daniel Danzer
Germany
Stuttgart
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I try it with this nice smile right into the camera. I forgot to ask for his name. Any ideas?
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13. Board Game: Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:389]
Laszlo Molnar
Hungary
Budapest
Hungary
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Not too many great pics last year. Maybe this one was the best.
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14. Board Game: Troyes [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:47]
Roberto Méndez
Spain
Madrid
Madrid
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My two cents

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15. Board Game: Commands & Colors: Ancients [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:46]
my eye
United States
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
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Epic Adrianople before play started. The carnage at the end didn't look anything like this:

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16. Board Game: Chitin: I [Average Rating:5.90 Overall Rank:5935]
Scott Everts
United States
Foothill Ranch
California
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I did a full graphic redesign of this game and this is the new map.

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17. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Phantom [Average Rating:7.48 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.48 Unranked]
Dean
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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I humbly submit my Green Meeple from Carcassonne: The Phantom, lit by a single LED "night time reading light".



I was lucky enough to get this on my first attempt (after dozens of failed attempts).
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18. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:108] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
Noshrok Grimskull
Germany
Bremen
Bremen
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Wreckers don't call for backup, they call for cleanup!
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Gummy-ssonne!
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19. Board Game: Crows [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:2090]
Jerry Wilkinson
United States
New Castle
Indiana
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I know I have zero chance to win any of the big prizes (as I shouldn't, all the other pix are much better than mine). I'm just entering to have a chance at a random GG prize.

I couldn't believe no one else had submitted a picture of some of the parts of this game, like the scoreboard, for instance.
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20. Board Game: Defenders of the Realm [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:223]
Jon Enns
Canada
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21. Board Game: Hey, That's My Fish! [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:463]
Christina Ng
Singapore
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Picture of the cute little penguins:



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22. Board Game: Alien Frontiers [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:92]
Mike Hulsebus
United States
Ann Arbor
Michigan
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23. Board Game: Wonder Woman Game [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
patrick stevens
United States
Los Angeles
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Strategicon 2011
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24. Board Game: Africa [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:2622]
Mikko Saari
Finland
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I had a hard time choosing the best photo (see Year of photos for the candidates), but this is it.
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25. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:108] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
Donald Dimitroff
United States
Beltsville
Maryland
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Meeples in sixteen colors.

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