[Ongoing] Halloween Contest - Let the goosebumps spread!

    • Contest
    • [Ongoing] Halloween Contest - Let the goosebumps spread!


      Halloween is approaching and preparations are taking place! In the four corners of Arborea, zombies get ready to come out of the ground while witches begin to recite their incantations to find the most frightening artists before the big day... Those who will be able to terrify all the residents of Aborea thanks to their abilities!

      So ... do you think you are the person they are looking for? Show us by realizing a Fan Art with the "Halloween in Arborea" theme!

      This Fan art (loading screen) contest will give both traditional and digital artists the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and skills. We challenge you to create an original piece of art that depicts your vision of Halloween in the world of Arborea. Whether it is a drawing, a painting or digital art... you are free to create any Halloween (in the world of Arborea) Artwork you like as long as it’s in a two-dimensional format (cf. detailed format bellow) and you personally created it.

      We are really looking forward to your submissions, so get ready to show off your talents and check out the rules, prizes and information below.

      • Top 3:
        • 1 TERA Mug
        • Pixie Costume dyeable or green [Brand new costume!]
        • Snow Pixie Wings [Brand new accessory!]
        • Creation published in game
      • 4th and 5th place:
        • 1 TERA Mug
        • Prophet Vesture dyeable [New 2018]
        • Snow Pixie Wings [Brand new accessory!]
        • Creation published in game
      • 6th to 10th place:
        • 1 TERA Mug
        • Prophet Vesture dyeable [New 2018]
        • Snow Pixie Wings [Brand new accessory!]
      How to participate:
      • Design an original piece of art with the dimensions 1920x1080, formatted either as a .BMP or .PSD with a 24bit resolution.
      • Your artwork's theme must be "Halloween in the world of Arborea"
      • Submit your creation via email with the title “Halloween Fan Art” before Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 23:59 CET to contest@tera-europe.com
      • Don't forget to include your character's name and server in your email.
      How the winners will be picked:
      The TERA Team will pick the top 10 creations and then, on Thursday, October 25th 2018, a forum poll will be initiated, allowing all forum-users to vote for their favorite Fan Art!
      The voting option will remain open until Sunday, October 28th 2018 23:55 CET.
      The winners will be announced on Monday, October 29th 2018 during the day and will also be contacted via email in order to provide us a valid address for the delivery of the prizes. The top 10 winners will be published on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

      Other Informations:
      • Only one submission per e-mail account.
      • The participant needs to be the creator of the submitted image holding all legal rights attached to it.
      • You must be more than 18 years of age.
      • Cheating and trying to manipulate the votes will get you banned from this contest.
      • By participating in this contest you accept our Terms and Conditions.
      Good luck to all !

      Pixie Costume dyeable or green [Brand new costume!]

      Snow Pixie Wings [Brand new accessory!]
      Product Community Manager


      Away from 17.10.2018 until 21.10.2018
    • New

      Terms and Conditions

      The following conditions govern the course of the TERA Halloween Event (“contest”) as organized by Gameforge 4D GmbH, Albert-Nestler-Strasse 8, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany (“Gameforge”).

      1. Eligibility, Participants and Participation

      • Participation in the contest is free. All users of full age resident in Europe who have a personal, active account according to the Standard Terms and Conditions of Use for tera.gameforge.com (“account”) are eligible to participate. Employees of Gameforge and companies associated with Gameforge, as well as relatives thereof, are allowed to participate but are excluded from receipt of any prizes.
      • A “participant” is any person entitled to participate as per (1) who participates as described in (3) between 10/10/2018 and 23/10/2018, 23:59 CEST (“participation period”).
      • The subject of the contest is the independent creation of a (digital) image by the participant displaying clear relation to TERA and the topic “Halloween” (“creation”). The creation must be submitted during the participation period in accordance with the following requirements (“submission”):
      • Each participant is permitted only one entry. Entries submitted outside of the participation period as well as multiple entries, including entries linked to different accounts, will not be considered.
      a)The creation must be submitted in .jpg, .png, .tiff, .bmp or .psd format with dimensions of 1920x1200 pixels in 24-bit and must be unencumbered by third-party rights.

      b)The submission must be sent to contest@tera-europe.com from the email address associated with the account with the subject line “Halloween”.

      c)The email should include the name of one of the characters on the account, the server played on and the language used. It also state how the participant wishes to be identified as the copyright holder in the presentation and implementation of the creation, should they win. If the participant does not provide any indication of preference, they provide their general agreement that the provision of the character name, language and server being played on is sufficient as copyright identification. Should the participant prefer to eschew any form of copyright identification, they may indicate as such in the submission.

      2. Winners and Prizes

      • Gameforge will select 10 creations from all valid submissions. The “finalists” are those participants who authored these selected creations. Five “winners” will be chosen from these in the course of a user poll.
      • In recognition of the finalists’ creative achievements, Gameforge may present the creations on Gameforge’s online forums and social network accounts (together the “Gameforge sites”), providing the form of copyright identification as per 1(3)(c) (“presentation”). Gameforge also reserves the right to forward the winners’ creations to the developers of TERA (Bluehole, Inc.) such that the creations can be turned into TERA loading screens (“implementation”). There is however no entitlement to this implementation. Gameforge will also inform the winners themselves via email to the addresses they used for submission by 29/10/2018 (“notification”).
      • The winners will receive the prizes mentioned in the contest announcement. The prizes will be dispatched by a delivery service provider (“service provider”) commissioned by Gameforge from 30/10/2018 and requires provision of a valid postal address in a European country (“address”). The response to the notification must be sent by 30/12/2018 at the latest (“response”). Digital prizes will be credited to the character on the winner’s account as detailed in the submission per 1(3)(c) soon after receipt of the response. Responses that Gameforge receives late or does not receive at all will lead to loss of entitlement to the respective prize.
      • The prizes are deemed to have been awarded to the winners by Gameforge with the handover of the prizes to the service provider. If a prize cannot be delivered due to the respective winner providing an incorrect address, any costs shall be borne by the winner.
      • A cash payment and/or payment of the prize in tangible assets as well as an exchange and/or transfer of the prizes to third parties are all excluded.
      3.Rights of Use and Indemnity

      • For the purpose of participation in the contest, Gameforge grants the participant the free-of-charge, non-exclusive right to use the required elements of the online game TERA to the necessary extent.
      • For the purposes of the presentation and implementation, the participant grants Gameforge the free-of-charge, non-exclusive and irrevocable right to use the respective creation without limitation of time and place. This includes in particular the rights of exploitation and reproduction, as well as the right to make the creation publicly available and grant usage rights to third parties, in so far as this is necessary within the context of the presentation and implementation.
      • By entering their submission, the participant provides assurance that they produced the creation themselves, guarantees that this does not infringe on the rights of third parties and indemnifies Gameforge against all claims from third parties based on the infringement of third party rights in connection with the creation.
      4.Data Privacy

      • Gameforge will collect the personal data provided by the participants (including user data for the account, i.e. the associated character name, email address, the address as provided by winners, and the form of copyright identification chosen per 1(3)(c)) in accordance with data protection requirements and process this exclusively for the purposes of running the contest. This includes checking eligibility for participation and adherence to the participation requirements, as well as, where applicable, the delivery of the prizes, the notification and the announcement of the winners on the Gameforge sites using the copyright identification chosen as per 1(3)(c).
      (2)The personal data collected will initially be stored for the duration of the contest and then subsequently deleted. This excludes the copyright identification chosen according to 1(3)(c) publicized on the Gameforge sites as part of the presentation and implementation, which are stored permanently for reasons of transparency. To the extent that legal retention requirements stipulate longer-term storage, the affected data will be deleted at the latest following the expiry of such obligations.

      (3)Further information on Gameforge’s handling of personal data can be found in the Privacy Policy (see in particular point 3.9 regarding the holding of contests and the significant legal basis for processing of this data, as well as point 6 on the rights of the data subject).


      Gameforge, its bodies, employees, and subcontractors are liable exclusively for willful intent and gross negligence, regardless of legal basis, and in cases of ordinary negligence, only for the violation of essential contractual obligations and limited to foreseeable damages, as far as not precluded by other compulsory statutory provisions. These limitations do not apply for the loss of life, personal injury or damage to health.

      6. Final Provisions

      • The participant agrees to these Terms and Conditions with their submission.
      • In addition to these Terms and Conditions, the Standard Terms and Conditions of Use also apply (together the “rules”).
      • Should a participant infringe upon the rules during the implementation and execution of the contest, or such an infringement by proven thereafter, their eligibility may be revoked.
      • Gameforge reserves the right to end the contest before the end of the participation period, if for technical or legal reasons its proper execution cannot be guaranteed.
      • In the event that any individual provisions of these Terms and Conditions become ineffective, the remaining provisions shall remain effective and binding. Statutory rules shall take the place of the ineffective provision.
      Product Community Manager


      Away from 17.10.2018 until 21.10.2018