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MRTvision Screenshot Contest 2
MRTvision Screenshot Contest 2.png
MRTvision Screenshot Contest 2 logo
Host
VenuePAW Center, Murrville
PresenterMinecraftYoshi26
ProducersMinecraftYoshi26
Cortesi
Official broadcasterMBS
Slogan"Show Us What You've Got"
Dates
Joining period(s)November 1, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Submission periodNovember 1, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Voting period(s)November 15, 2018 - November 29, 2018[a]
FinalDecember 1, 2018
Participants
Number of entries30
Debuting citiesFlag of Bawktown.png Bawktown
Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood
Flag of Cactus River.png Cactus River
Flag of Carnoustie v1.png Carnoustie
Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier
Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis
Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto
Flag of Pixl.png Pixl
Flag of Secunda.png Secunda
Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast
Non-returning citiesFlag of Coruscant.png Coruscant
Flag of Deadbush.png Deadbush
Flag of Eagleshore.png Eagleshore
Flag of Eden.png Eden
Flag of Marblegate.png Marblegate
Flag of New Bakersville City.png New Bakersville City
Flag of Nymphalia.png Nymphalia
Flag of Seoland v1.png Seoland
Flag of Silver Mountain.png Silver Mountain
Flag of Sulfureal Lakes.png Sulfureal Lakes
Flag of Whiteley.png Whiteley
Flag of Woodsdale.png Woodsdale
Vote
Voting systemEach city and willing non-participants award a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively
Vote weight50% participants, 50% public
Winning screenshotFlag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi
"Golf at the Savannah Oasis" - autobus22
Contest chronology
Preceded byMRTvision Screenshot Contest 1
Followed byMRTvision Screenshot Contest 3

The MRTvision Screenshot Contest 2 was the second edition of the MRTvision Screenshot Contest. The contest is a server-wide screenshot competition with Eurovision-style voting and representation.

The ceremony took place in Murrville, following Cortesi's win at the first contest with the screenshot "After the Party". The contest debuted on November 1, 2018. The contest's slogan was "Show Us What You've Got". The winner was revealed on December 1, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. UTC at the PAW Center in Murrville. There was an accompanying official MBS livestream with the ceremony.

This contest differed from the previous contest as the vote weight in the final changed to 50% participants and 50% public.

30 cities participated in the contest. The winner was Wazamawazi with "Golf at the Savannah Oasis", a screenshot of Bexley taken by autobus22. Verdantium came second with the screenshot "Maverick Bridge Sunset" and Covina came third with the screenshot "Heading Home".

Production

The contest was announced on the MRT Wiki on October 28, 2018.

On the day of the ceremony, Cortesi held a raffle for those who showed up to the in-game audience for two free small airplane gates: one at Epsilon International Airport and one at Murrville Kekkomatic Memorial Airport. To participate, members of the audience had to send Cortesi a number between 1 and 100. Using a random generator, he selected a winner for each gate, respectively. TheSubway won the gate at Epsilon International Airport and Narnia17 won the gate at Murrville Kekkomatic Memorial Airport.

Venue

The venue of the contest, the PAW Center, in northeastern Murrville

The contest's results ceremony took place for the first time in Murrville, following the city's victory in the previous edition with the screenshot "After the Party", taken by Cortesi.

The PAW Center in Murrville is a two-story building that was furnished exclusively for the contest and has a capacity of 55 seats. It is the only venue of its kind in Murrville. It is located across from the Color Market in northeastern Murrville at the corner of Colour Street and Paws Road. It sits adjacent to a river in the, at the time, newly developed area in Murrville.

Visual design

The slogan and logo, both created by Cortesi, were revealed on October 30, 2018.

The intro to the MBS broadcast featured a fast-moving gallery of the contest's entries.

Format

Similarly to the previous contest, the contest features members representing cities, each submitting a screenshot to be voted on by the participants and the willing public. Each city and willing non-participants award a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively. Each participant is required to vote. Failing to vote or voting strategically can result in the participant facing disqualification or a possible ban from participating in future contests.

Through a poll on the MRT Discord and a discussion between MinecraftYoshi26 and Cortesi, it was decided that there would be no theme. Though the poll showed a slight majority wanted a theme, MinecraftYoshi26 stated that they had come to this decision because they "want to not limit the people participating and avoid people from complaining their photo was rejected on the grounds of not fitting the theme".

The deadline to join and send in a screenshot was on November 15, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. UTC. The draw was selected and voting was opened immediately after. The winner was able to influence the slogan for the next contest, choose the next host city, and received $3,000. Second place received $2,000. Third place received $1,000. The top 12 are featured on the MRT website. All competitors received a $10 participation stipend for voting.

On November 1, 2018, the rules were slightly changed to allow members with only unranked cities to participate under that city, rather than having to represent someone else's.

Participating cities

autobus22, representing Wazamawazi, won with the screenshot "Golf at the Savannah Oasis".
The ceremony broadcasted by MBS on YouTube

All of the screenshots are viewable together on a public Google Folder.

30 cities participated in the contest. The top 12 screenshots were featured on the MRT website. The results were revealed on December 1, 2018.

Seoland was originally allocated to participate as draw number 10, but was withdrawn due to not submitting a screenshot in time. This resulted in the Lacledic Republic being moved from draw number 31 to replace Seoland's draw number.

     Winner
     Second place
     Third place
Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Points Place
01 Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar sesese9 "Refreshing Inspiration" West Calbar 94 14
02 Flag of Rank Resort.png Rank Resort megascatterbomb "The Shadows of Thunderbird" Thunderbird 262 4
03 Flag of Hanamura.png Hanamura MikeRoma "All Summer in a Day" Hanamura 169 8
04 Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown FooteChicken "A Lesser Known Town" Watchfield 41 26
05 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi autobus22 "Golf at the Savannah Oasis" Bexley 365 1
06 Flag of Carnoustie v1.png Carnoustie CaptainObi "Fall Fever" Carnoustie 11 29
07 Flag of Quiris.png Quiris _HeavenAngel_ "Kessler at Night" Kessler 72 17
08 Flag of Radiance Square.png Radiance Square MindBender15 "It's a Beautiful Morning for Baseball!" Radiance Square 51 22
09 Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury AlfiePops "Sunset by the Campfire" New Woodbury 142 9
10 Flag of Lacledic Republic.png Lacledic Republic jphgolf4321 "Where It All Began" Spawn City 41 25
11 Flag of Segville.png Segville godzilltrain "Sun on the Hill" Arisa 42 24
12 Flag of Richville.png Richville woorich999 "A Day In San Reinoldi" San Reinoldi 55 21
13 Flag of Murrville v1.png Murrville Cortesi "Waiting for Winter" Central City 126 11
14 Flag of Kessler.png Kessler lalaboy "Walk in the Park" Banana 201 5
15 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda _Mossie "Maverick Bridge Sunset" Verdantium 350 2
16 Flag of Covina.png Covina _Kastle "Heading Home" Gray Cloud 271 3
17 Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis mi_aquamarine "Rain in the Forest" Kevtropolis 46 23
18 Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast Gran_Cacto "Hurricane" Sunshine Coast 113 13
19 Flag of Oasis Sands.png Oasis Sands ConnConn2005 "The Season of Holidays" Oasis Sands 1 30
20 Flag of Waverly.png Waverly cal76 "Under the City" Waverly 92 15
21 Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay mine_man_ "Home on Water's Edge" Inchmuir 178 7
22 Flag of Utopia.png Utopia Narnia17 "Sunset at the Federation" Central City 87 16
23 Flag of Pixl.png Pixl Seshpenguin "In the distance." Pixl 58 19
24 Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood Conric005 "Halua Island at Noon" Halua Island 58 20
25 Flag of Espil v1.png Espil EspiDev "city. plan." Espil 123 12
26 Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia Cookie46910 "May the Odds Be Ever In Your Favor" None[b] 24 27
27 Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto 0x10 "Skyline" Deadbush 68 18
28 Flag of Cactus River.png Cactus River SkyjumperTalon "The Boardwalk" Quiris 19 28
29 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania KittyCat11231 "At The Office" Central City 142 10
30 Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier camelfantasy "Retreat" Fort Yaxier 186 6

Voting

Split results of the final
Place Combined Participants Public
City Points City Points City Points
1 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi 365 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi 189 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda 194
2 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda 350 Flag of Covina.png Covina 180 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi 176
3 Flag of Covina.png Covina 271 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda 156 Flag of Kessler.png Kessler 121
4 Flag of Rank Resort.png Rank Resort 262 Flag of Rank Resort.png Rank Resort 143 Flag of Rank Resort.png Rank Resort 119
5 Flag of Kessler.png Kessler 201 Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier 114 Flag of Hanamura.png Hanamura 97
6 Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier 186 Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay 98 Flag of Murrville v1.png Murrville 92
7 Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay 178 Flag of Kessler.png Kessler 80 Flag of Covina.png Covina 91
8 Flag of Hanamura.png Hanamura 169 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania 78 Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury 85
9 Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury 142 Flag of Hanamura.png Hanamura 72 Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay 80
10 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania 142 Flag of Waverly.png Waverly 59 Flag of Espil v1.png Espil 80
11 Flag of Murrville v1.png Murrville 126 Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury 57 Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar 73
12 Flag of Espil v1.png Espil 123 Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto 52 Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier 72
13 Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast 113 Flag of Richville.png Richville 49 Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast 70
14 Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar 94 Flag of Espil v1.png Espil 43 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania 64
15 Flag of Waverly.png Waverly 92 Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast 43 Flag of Utopia.png Utopia 57
16 Flag of Utopia.png Utopia 87 Flag of Pixl.png Pixl 41 Flag of Quiris.png Quiris 46
17 Flag of Quiris.png Quiris 72 Flag of Murrville v1.png Murrville 34 Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood 39
18 Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto 68 Flag of Lacledic Republic.png Lacledic Republic 33 Flag of Waverly.png Waverly 33
19 Flag of Pixl.png Pixl 58 Flag of Utopia.png Utopia 30 Flag of Radiance Square.png Radiance Square 30
20 Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood 58 Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis 29 Flag of Segville.png Segville 18
21 Flag of Richville.png Richville 55 Flag of Quiris.png Quiris 26 Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis 17
22 Flag of Radiance Square.png Radiance Square 51 Flag of Segville.png Segville 24 Flag of Pixl.png Pixl 17
23 Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis 46 Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar 21 Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto 16
24 Flag of Segville.png Segville 42 Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown 21 Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown 12
25 Flag of Lacledic Republic.png Lacledic Republic 41 Flag of Radiance Square.png Radiance Square 21 Flag of Cactus River.png Cactus River 11
26 Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown 41 Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood 19 Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia 10
27 Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia 24 Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia 14 Flag of Lacledic Republic.png Lacledic Republic 8
28 Flag of Cactus River.png Cactus River 19 Flag of Cactus River.png Cactus River 8 Flag of Richville.png Richville 6
29 Flag of Carnoustie v1.png Carnoustie 11 Flag of Carnoustie v1.png Carnoustie 5 Flag of Carnoustie v1.png Carnoustie 6
30 Flag of Oasis Sands.png Oasis Sands 1 Flag of Oasis Sands.png Oasis Sands 1 Flag of Oasis Sands.png Oasis Sands 0
Total score
Public score
Participant vote
West Calbar
Rank Resort
Hanamura
Bawktown
Wazamawazi
Carnoustie
Quiris
Radiance Square
New Woodbury
Lacledic Republic
Segville
Richville
Murrville
Kessler
Secunda
Covina
Kevtropolis
Sunshine Coast
Oasis Sands
Waverly
Elecna Bay
Utopia
Pixl
Birchwood
Espil
Peripotamia
Kyoto
Cactus River
City-State of Kitania
Fort Yaxier
Participants
West Calbar 94 73 2 3 4 4 8
Rank Resort 262 119 6 6 12 7 10 3 12 12 2 2 10 12 5 8 6 8 10 7 5
Hanamura 169 97 10 2 5 2 10 3 4 7 7 7 2 6 7
Bawktown 33 12 1 7 2 5 6
Wazamawazi 365 176 10 10 12 10 7 12 8 8 8 2 6 12 12 2 10 1 4 10 10 12 6 10 7
Carnoustie 11 6 5
Quiris 72 46 8 1 1 6 3 6 1
Radiance Square 51 30 4 5 1 2 3 3 1 2
New Woodbury 142 85 5 2 2 3 10 3 5 4 2 7 12 2
Lacledic Republic 41 8 3 5 1 1 5 10 1 3 4
Segville 42 18 8 5 7 4
Richville 55 6 8 5 3 4 2 2 3 7 8 6 1
Murrville 126 92 3 4 3 6 1 1 7 3 6
Kessler 201 121 5 8 5 10 4 7 5 2 1 6 4 7 6 10
Secunda 350 194 6 8 3 7 12 6 7 10 8 12 6 6 8 12 12 6 8 12 3 4
Covina 271 91 12 12 6 2 3 3 10 12 8 10 8 8 5 10 7 2 8 7 5 5 10 5 12 5 5
Kevtropolis 46 17 1 5 12 10 1
Sunshine Coast 113 70 1 4 10 7 10 8 3
Oasis Sands 1 0 1
Waverly 92 33 7 4 7 4 8 3 5 10 4 1 2 4
Elecna Bay 178 80 8 7 12 6 7 4 7 7 12 3 5 4 4 12
Utopia 87 57 1 1 6 6 8 2 6
Pixl 58 17 7 4 5 4 5 1 12 1 2
Birchwood 58 39 2 1 6 2 4 2 2
Espil 123 80 1 2 4 7 1 10 3 12 3
Peripotamia 24 10 1 10 3
Kyoto 68 16 3 7 3 8 4 12 8 7
Cactus River 19 11 2 3 3
City-State of Kitania 142 64 6 6 6 6 4 4 6 4 10 4 5 8 1 8
Fort Yaxier 186 72 2 12 10 5 8 12 5 1 1 12 5 8 12 3 10 8

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points awarded by each city and public (in italics):

No. City Public and cities giving 12 points
14 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda Carnoustie, Covina, Elecna Bay, Kyoto, Utopia, Public (9)
10 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi Bawktown, Kessler, Sunshine Coast, Peripotamia, Radiance Square, Public (5)
8 Flag of Rank Resort.png Rank Resort Kevtropolis, Lacledic Republic, Richville, Wazamawazi, Public (4)
5 Flag of Covina.png Covina Cactus River, Rank Resort, Segville, West Calbar, Public (1)
4 Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay Fort Yaxier, Secunda, Quiris, Public (1)
Flag of Fort Yaxier.png Fort Yaxier Hanamura, Murrville, New Woodbury, Oasis Sands
2 Flag of Hanamura.png Hanamura Public (2)
Flag of Kessler.png Kessler Public (2)
1 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania Public (1)
Flag of Espil v1.png Espil Pixl
Flag of Kevtropolis.png Kevtropolis Waverly
Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto Birchwood, Public (1)
Flag of Murrville v1.png Murrville Public (1)
Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury City-State of Kitania
Flag of Pixl.png Pixl Espil
Flag of Radiance Square.png Radiance Square Public (1)
Flag of Sunshine Coast v1.png Sunshine Coast Public (1)
Flag of Waverly.png Waverly Public (1)

Other cities

Prior participants

  • Flag of Coruscant.png Coruscant – On November 2, 2018, SilverBubble stated that he was busy with a project of his own and declined participation.
  • Flag of Deadbush.png Deadbush – On November 1, 2018, MojangChan acknowledged the contest but stated that he would "think about it" and has not officially declared participation. On November 7, 2018, he explicitly stated that he would not participate.
  • Flag of Eagleshore.png Eagleshore – In the events channel in the MRT Discord on November 1, 2018, SkyjumperTalon indicated that he would be representing Cactus River. A day later, he officially declared his participation under Cactus River and thus there was no representative for Eagleshore.
  • Flag of Eden.png Eden – On November 2, 2018, shadowboarder stated that he is currently "very busy and unable to participate" but also noted that he "look[s] forward to any future MRTvision contests."
  • Flag of Marblegate.png Marblegate – On November 3, 2018, Just_robinho declined to participate, as he stated he was currently busy with life.
  • Flag of New Bakersville City.png New Bakersville City – On November 2, 2018, FredTheTimeLord acknowledged the contest but did not confirm his participation and stated that he would give his decision later, as he was busy. There was no submission made by the deadline.
  • Flag of Nymphalia.png Nymphalia – On November 8, 2018, SoaPuffball stated that he is "planning to on Saturday," referring to November 10, 2018, when inquired about his participation. He officially stated he would be "skipping the event" on November 11, 2018.
  • Flag of Seoland v1.png Seoland – On November 1, 2018, CodyHM declared his participation officially; however, when inquired about how he had yet to submit a screenshot on November 13, 2018, he stated that his "computer is not turning on" and was thus unsure if he could take his screenshot in time. CodyHM failed to submit his screenshot by the deadline and thus was automatically withdrawn from the contest.
  • Flag of Woodsdale.png Woodsdale – On November 2, 2018, Hightech_TR stated that he "might give it a miss" since he had exams and declined to partake. Furthermore, he added that he "really appreciate[s] the effort to run a contest like this."

The following cities participated in the previous contest, but did not make any statement about the contest nor confirm provisional participation by the deadline:

New participants

  • Flag of Verdantium.png Verdantium – On November 1, 2018, CaptainChimpy stated that "[p]articipating under the flag of Verdantium is under consideration" and had not confirmed his participation yet due to "time constraints." After being reminded about the contest on November 7, 2018, in the MRT Discord, he stated that he would not participate, but would be open to participating in future contests. DevyySky later joined the contest representing Verdantium for the first time in the third contest.

Notes

  1. Voting was set to close on November 30, 2018, but closed one day earlier as all of the votes were submitted.
  2. The screenshot was taken at the PVP Arenas on the Games World.