At 3/9/14 01:56 PM, RealFaction wrote:
Again I repeat...more and more people not reading the rules. One rule being, you cannot work on the song before the contest, you start at the start date. More people need to read the rules.
1): The picture you're using for inspiration must be rated T or under and cannot contain nudity or extreme violence. Blood is ok, but nothing grotesque. Same goes with the music, can't contain explicit content, like no cussing. The F bomb, and offensive words and content in general aren't allowed (but it's ok if you drop "damn", "hell", or "ass" a few times here and there).
2): There can NOT be any copyrighted samples in your song (Newgrounds rules, read up on those).
3): Submissions cannot be songs previously submitted before the contest start date (Sunday, March 9th), or contain your past song anywhere within the song. Gotta start fresh yo!
4): Submit your song(s) before the official deadline: April 14th, 2014 at 12:00 A.M. EST (It's a Sunday night) to this thread, post the link to it here. However, last year we were a bit lenient, so we may give an extra day or two if you really need it. :)
6): This year, collabs ARE allowed! This means, you can have a singer or a small group of people work with you (including a band), but they HAVE to make a Newgrounds account so you can add them to the project. Read up on how the project system works here or if you have questions, ask in the Discussion Thread.
7): You can submit up to 2 songs this time.
8): If you're unsure of ANYTHING not listed in the rules, feel free to ask us questions in the discussion thread!
9): You MUST submit your song here on newgrounds (must have a Newgrounds account) and on THIS THREAD!
10): No discussion here, that's what the Discussion Thread is for, to chat. Only post submissions in this thread.
11): Unlike last year, this year it will be more about skill rather than reflecting the art piece you selected, but that will still get you bonus points if it does. You'll get a review from at least 1 or 2 of the judges due to our schedules but here's hoping for more!
Gotta admit that it doesn't say that anywhere in the rules.
This is why you have people working on songs before the contest start.