Posted by Kayhynn on Oct 14, 2013

2013 UOHomeDecor Halloween Decorating Contest

It’s almost Halloween and in Ultima Online, that often means it’s time to decorate our houses all spooky-scary like. Which makes it a great time for a decorating contest.

Decorators, you can submit anything you want, whether it be a room, an object, or an entire house – or multiple houses tied together (there have been a few cool ones entered like this). The sky is the limit but it should be Halloween/Seasonally Themed.

A few rules:

1. The house(s) must be in UO. You cannot use HomeBuilder or any other applications as they contain tiles/items you cannot find in game. You actually need to decorate a home in UO to make this fair to everyone. These homes should be available for staff to visit if requested…meaning this has to be on a real UO Shard, not a freeshard/server.
2. Screenshots HAVE to be of homes in UO. Real life Homes do not apply for this contest. (yes I have received pics like this).
3. You can submit as much as you want, but you can only win once.
4. Any entries received by a different e-mail than the one listed below will be ignored.
5. Late submissions will not be accepted under any circumstances. There are deadlines for a reason.
6. When you post the pictures or e-mail them to me, please include the shard you are on.
7.  Contest runs from Oct. 15, 2013 till 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31, 2013.
8.  Please include with your entry the name of the shard, location and character name you want recognized.

To make things easy, we have three ways for you to submit your entries. The first is to post them as attachments as replies on Stratics forum here or UOForums here.

Alternatively, you can just e-mail me the pics. My email is I’ll edit them down to proper size/dimensions and host them on under the Deco Contests menu as well as post them to this thread for everyone to see.

Finally, you can contact me via ICQ (199889122) and ask me to come do screenshots of your houses.  You can also message me via our Facebook page to coordinate times.


A panel of judges will decide on the winners. If you are interested in being a judge, please reply to this thread or PM me. Winners will be announced Nov. 5.

Prizes are as follows (if anyone wants to sponsor prizes for future contests, please contact me):

1st place: Kings Collection and a choice of up to a 13th vet reward
2nd place: Forged Metal Tool
3rd place: Pen of Wisdom

Prizes may contain additions at a later point, which we will add here if it comes through. If you are on Siege, you can choose between the prizes listed or gold as I have 2m gold.

Many thanks to UltimaOnline Sonoma for sponsoring the vet reward as a prize and coinciding their contest on Sonoma with ours.

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2 Responses to “2013 UOHomeDecor Halloween Decorating Contest”

  1. Aion of Legends says:

    If you need judges, I am very critical of home design! But I’m assuming this would also disqualify me from entering. 🙁

  2. Kayhynn says:

    Correct! You wouldn’t be able to enter if you were a judge.

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