It’s nearly time to set upon your adventure to Ishgard and the skies above. Transformation, growth, and leaving of familiar lands for the unknown are all part of the journey that awaits ahead. But what of the path that brought you here? Putting a halt to Gaius’s treacherous plot, shining light on the Ascians hiding in the shadows, and uncovering the truth behind Bahamut are only some of the many endeavors that were embarked upon. Which aspects of A Realm Reborn are strongest and most vivid in your memories? Share a screenshot of the most memorable portion of this era with the Community Team as they will be selecting 100 of the best and awarding them with an in-game item. As a special bonus, Yoshi-P will also be hand picking 14 of his favorite screenshots from the winning entries, which he will frame and sign for the winners making for a truly memorial prize.
Contest Entry Period
Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. through Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (PDT)
Show us your favorite memory of Eorzea!
The FFXIV Development and Operations Teams will choose up to 100 winners from the North American region from qualifying entries and award them with the prize(s) listed below.
-One (1) in-game item of your choice from the selection below:
* These are virtual items and have no real world monetary value.
- Ahriman choker
- Mandragora choker
- Bluebird earring
* Please note that prizes are transferable only to the characters' linked to the Entrant's service account.
Of the 100 winners from each region, director/producer Naoki Yoshida will choose fourteen of his favorite entries (for each region) to be awarded a framed copy of the entrants' screenshot, which he will sign.
- Fourteen (14) winners will receive their framed screenshot signed by Naoki Yoshida.
This is a physical prize with an estimated value of $20 USD.
How to Enter
- Take a screenshot related to the theme of "Your Favorite Memory of Eorzea" and post it in the contest entry thread.
- In your entry, include your character name, World name, and a brief comment. If no character name or World name is submitted, the prize will be awarded to the character on the entrant's forum handle.
- Include the in-game item prize that you would like to receive from the list above. If no item is selected, one will be chosen for you.
Rules for Entry
When posting your screenshot images, you may utilize image hosting sites such as Flickr, Imgur, Yfrog, etc.
- The screenshot must be taken by the user who is submitting.
- You may use image editing software to crop your screenshots.
- You may not use image editing software to alter, enhance, or add more features to your screenshot.
Please note that some image hosting websites, such as Flickr, will delete images when an account is inactive for a certain amount of time, so make sure to verify this when choosing a site to host your entry image.
The FFXIV Development and Operations teams will select winners based on creativity and overall execution according to the criteria listed above.
Winners will be announced on or around Monday, June 29, 2015.
- One entry per person. If multiple entries are posted, only the first submission will be valid.
- You must have a North America Square Enix Account to qualify for the North America region.
- Normal forum rules apply to all posts within the contest thread.
- Square Enix reserves the right to judge whether or not material is appropriate for public display in its sole discretion.
Forum Submission Rules
Inappropriate submissions will be moderated. Any entries that fall under any of the below categories will be disqualified and the post will be deleted by a moderator:
- Posts containing obscenity, vulgarity, discrimination, or any other offensive subject matter;
- Infringements upon copyright/intellectual property, personal credit, privacy, etc.;
- Counter to public order and/or morals;
- Submissions with content judged to be grossly deviant from the established theme