All Saints’ Wake is upon us once more, and we are challenging adventurers across Hydaelyn to create a delightful, or a frightful comic strip! By the dim light of jack-o’-lanterns – will you be the one to send chills down our spines, or to make us laugh so hard it will shake us to the core?

Take four screenshots and turn them into a hilarious or frightful comic strip!


FRIGHTS AND DELIGHTS COMIC CONTEST (THE “PROMOTION”) OFFICIAL RULES

KEY RULES


A. Official Rules: The Official Rules for this Promotion consist of both (i) these key rules summarizing the important rules for participating in the Promotion (the “Key Rules”) and (ii) the Additional Promotion Official Rules (“Additional Rules”) applicable to your place of legal residence. Please review the Additional Rules at the following URL:
B. Territories: This Promotion is open only to individuals who are legal residents and physically and permanently located in one of the following countries/territories at the date and time of entry (the “Promotion Jurisdiction”):
  • The PAL Territory Countries: Åland Islands, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam (Nr. Sri Lanka), Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories (South Indian Ocean), Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Holy See (Vatican City State), Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Isle Of Man, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Republic Of Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives (Sri Lanka), Malta, Mauritania (West Africa), Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia (Australasia), New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Réunion (S. Africa), Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Helena, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, United Republic Of Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen, Zambia

C. Age Limit: This Promotion is open only to individuals 18 years of age or older at the date and time of entry. Contestants under the age of 18 must obtain the permission of a parent or guardian of at least 18 years of age.

D. Entry Period: You may enter the Promotion only between October 19, 2018 at 10:00 GMT (11:00 BST) and November 2, 2018 at 23:59 GMT (the “Entry Period”).

E. Entry Procedure and Limitations: In order to enter the Promotion, you must complete the following steps during the Entry Period:

Step 1: Entrants must create a four panel comic strip in Final Fantasy XIV (“FFXIV”) using screenshots, speech balloons and/or plain text themed after the All Saint’s Wake in-game event depicting hilarious, or spooky, chilling moments.

Step 2: Entrants must submit the four panel comic strip on the FFXIV Lodestone forum thread or through the Square Enix Upload website: https://sqex.to/WPL
  1. Take four screenshots and add text (with or without speech bubbles) to at least one screenshot.
  2. More than one person can appear in the screenshot but only the entrant (who took the screenshot) is eligible for a prize
  3. The theme is All Saints’ Wake event and you have to participate in the theme. Your entry can feature an All Saints’ Wake related reward, NPC, location or glamour. The items (glamour, decoration et cetera) can be from past All Saints’ Wake events.
  4. In your entry, include your character name and World name. If no character name or World name is submitted, the prize will be awarded to the character on the entrant's forum handle. Your in-game character needs to appear in at least one screenshot.
    *Note: Prizes will be sent to the in-game character designated here
  5. (Optional) Entrants may include one brief comment (50 words max).
  6. Include the in-game item prize that you would like to receive from the list below. If no item is selected, one will be chosen for you
  • You must have an active FFXIV service account (which includes free trial members)
  • You may only use image editing software to crop the screenshots and add the text and/or speech bubbles / icons.
  • Entries are limited to one (1) per person, one (1) FFXIV account
  • Entries that violate the contest rules will be moderated/removed and the entry will be disqualified
  • FFXIV Free Trial players may upload their entries via the Square Enix Upload website: https://sqex.to/WPL

F. Winner Selection: The Sponsor (listed below), or Sponsor’s designee, shall select ten (10) winners from among all entries using the following methodology:
Sponsor’s Community team will judge participants based on the story of the comic, its creativity, humour and quality of the screenshots.
G. Prize(s): Each winner shall receive each of the following prize(s):
  • One of their choosing:
  • i. Ahriman Choker;
  • ii. Mandragora Choker
  • iii. Bluebird Earing
  • iv. Scarf of Wondrous Wit; or
  • v. Chocobo Noble Barding
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H. Winner Notification: Sponsor, or Sponsor’s designee, will notify winner(s) by or about November 16, 2018 via the FFXIV Lodestone forum where a thread will list the winning entries.

I. Sponsor: The sponsor of this Promotion is Square Enix Limited.

By entering the Promotion, you agree to be bound and abide by these Key Rules and the Additional Rules applicable to your place of legal residence, and you represent that you satisfy all eligibility requirements to enter the Promotion.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU MUST HAVE LEGALLY ACQUIRED ACCESS TO FINAL FANTASY XIV OR YOU MUST BE A FREE TRIAL PLAYER PRIOR TO THE LAUNCH OF THE PROMOTION. PRIZES SHALL BE DELIVERED VIA THE IN-GAME MOOGLE DELIVERY SERVICE (WHICH MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION). PRIZES ARE VIRTUAL WITH NO MONETARY VALUE AND CANNOT BE SOLD OR TRANSFERRED.

KEY RULES POSTED ON 19TH OCTOBER 2018.