2018 Samhain Contests

It’s that time again, Secret World Legends Community! It’s time to get Creative!!! We have some really amazingly talented people in our community, and we would like to see that talent – Halloween style! There are some really exciting and amazing things coming up in this Halloween event. Brace yourselves for some really good fun! Dust off your creative skills, and get ready to show them off!

There’s also some in-game fun to be had, so make sure you read the entire post for all the details!

Along with Samhain 2018 we will have some great new things for you to get involved in! A fantastic event has been planned with cool, fun prizes you will definitely want to get your hands on. Check out the details below!

Special thanks to Kylaney for helping with writing and brainstorming the contests!

SECRET WORLD SCAVENGER HUNT

When/Where: Sunday October 28th, 2018 12:00pm EDT in Agartha by the Station Master. Click here to see times for your time zone.

Teams of up to 4 people will participate in a scavenger hunt within a specific zone using hints we will provide. Complete the task faster than other teams in your zone and you’ll win! This event will be streamed on Twitch by Funcom.

Please meet in Agartha at 12:00pm (EDT) on October 28th. At that time, this post will be edited to show all rules and details of what you are hunting. We don’t want to spoil everything just yet. Once your team is gathered, we will transfer you to your assigned zone.
Once all teams are transferred to their designated zone, THIS FORUM POST will be edited to show hints for your zone at exactly 13:00(EDT)(your time zone here). That’s one hour after meetup in Agartha. You can simply click on the arrow to show hints for your zone. That’s when the contest will begin and you can start your hunt!

How to Participate:

  • REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Rules:

  • No more than 4 people to a team. You may have less than 4.
  • Your team can communicate through Discord, tells, or however you wish.
  • We discourage giving hints or answers to other teams in your playfield.
  • Do not not leave your zone during your hunt
  • YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN
  • This is just a fun event, so please be a team player and play nicely/don’t cheat.

The Prize(s):

Participation:
One (1) Haunted Grin t-shirt, White (cosmetic item) (no retail value)
And a small item memento (does not take inventory space)(no retail value)

Playfield winner(s):
One (1) Jack Boone Agent
(Each member from the winning team of each zone will receive this)

Odds of winning will be determined by number of entries. Please read full rules here

But WAIT!!! There is MORE FUN to be had!!!

SECRET WORLD LEGENDS PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST

Head on over to your favourite grocery store, pumpkin patch or Uncle Sam’s garden. You need a Pumpkin for this – it doesn’t need to be big, as long as you make sure you have enough room for what you want to do! We want to see SWL on a pumpkin! Carve your design however you wish, just make sure that it’s SWL inspired.

Rules for the Pumpkin Carving Contest are as follows:

  • Must be Secret World Legends themed or related.
  • Keep it clean – no offensive words or images, please.
  • Entries will be accepted from October 5th, 2018 through October 24th, 2018 at 23:59 (11:59 pm) EST
    Check that time for your local time zone here: [Contest Close Time]
  • To enter, an email must be submitted to through email (contest@funcom.com), with subject line “Pumpkin Carving Contest”
    Make sure to include a picture of your pumpkin as an attachment as well as your in-game character name for the prize(s).
  • Be creative!
  • Only one entry per person per email.

We will announce the winner and show off other entries on our Twitch stream.

The Prize(s):

Participation:
One (1) Haunted Grin t-shirt, White (cosmetic item) (no retail value)

Pumpkin Carving winner:
One (1) Secret World Legends (Red) Hoodie, with Secret World Legends on the front and your In-Game Name on the arm.
Please Note: This is an IRL Hoodie donated and designed by [Red Line Prints]. Funcom will require your address to be shipped.

Odds of winning will be determined by number of entries. Please read full rules here


THERE’S STILL MORE !!!

Secret World Legends Halloween Poetry Contest!

I think everyone has that little poet in them – We all learned a Haiku or two when we were little, and I’m sure we’ve all had a few “Roses are Red” poems in our head, or even come up with a few of our own. Here’s your shot to show the community your poetry skills. In a Secret World Legends Halloween theme, send in your best Poem!

Rules for the Poetry contest:

  • Must be Secret World Legends themed or related.
  • Must involve Samhain/Halloween/Hallow’s Eve.
  • Keep it clean – no offensive words or imagery, please.
  • Entries will be accepted from October 5th, 2018 through October 24th, 2018 at 23:59 (11:59 pm) EST
    Check that time for your local time zone here: [Contest Close Time]
  • To enter, an email must be submitted to through email (contest@funcom.com), with subject line “Halloween Poetry Contest”
  • Make sure your poem is written in the email or sent in an attachment.
  • Be creative!!
  • Your entry must be your own work. We will not accept stories with multiple authors. The entry must be a work of fan fiction.
  • Only one entry per person per email.
  • Please keep it under 500 words.

The Prize(s):

Participation:
One (1) Haunted Grin t-shirt, White (cosmetic item) (no retail value)

Halloween Poetry winner: 
One (1) Savage Metal Outfit, Red, Black (cosmetic item) (no retail value)

Odds of winning will be determined by number of entries. Please read full rules here.


OMG!! STILL MORE?!?!?!?! YES!!!

Yep! You read that right, there is STILL MORE !!! There will be a Live DevStream on October 28th, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT. Check that time in your local time zone here: [Secret World Legends DevStream]

During the DevStream, there will be more fun coming!

  • The scavenger hunt in-game will be featured live on the stream.
  • There will be music and updates on the hunt from [The Cape Radio], featuring DJ Nexus.
  • Lots of Halloween fun to be had!
  • You get to Hang Out with the super cool and fun duo of Andy Benditt and Nicole Vayo.
  • LIVE RAFFLE for a Secret World Legends Hat, with the logo and your name on it, designed and donated by [Red Line Prints]!


COMMUNITY RUN EVENTS

Monster Mash Masquerade

There is a community-run event hosted by Nine Swords and DJ Drina of Happy Tentacle radio. They will be running a Monster Mash Masquerade on October 20th, 2018 at 13:00 EDT/18:00 GMT.
This is an awesome opportunity to show off your costumes, and maybe even win some container keys in their trivia contest!

You can read more [HERE!]

 

Saint and Sinners 2018 Creative Competition

This competition hosted by Saint and Sinners is celebrating its 5th contest! Prizes include a physical trophy, the Legends Lanch shirt, little red devil horns, and more! See photo below for details and how to enter!

Knightsbridge Consulting

They are hosting their Halloween Lore event! Come by on October 27th!

We hope to see you all here and participating in the cool, fun and interactive contests this Halloween !!!

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