We recently took a detailed look at Rising Storm, the expansion pack for anticipated WW2 FPS Red Orchestra 2. The "All Star Team" of veteran modders and mappers behind the project are going all-out in order to create an authentic and unflinching look at the Japanese theatre of war... and have organised an interesting competition to literally get fans into the game. Competition winners will have their faces modelled as in-game characters, and potentially win some nifty merch to boot.
Full details for entry - as well as the prizes - after the break.
Here's the skinny directly from the Rising Storm team.
The rules are simple - email to this address with 2, and only 2, photos, one from the side, one from the front; showing your face without any glasses, hats, beards, moustaches etc. These photos should each be less than 250kb. The email title should be "Face Competition Entry". Name, age and email address should all be included. Any entries not following these guidelines will be ignored.
We will choose 9 winning candidates to go in the game on the basis of suitable looks (19- to 30-something years old, reasonably fit-looking, 8 US, 1 Japanese). We then contact these winners to sign a release and also to get more detailed photos so we can model them accurately. Once they are done, the winners will also receive a render of their face attached to a player model in uniform.
The following prizes are also up for grabs:
- Digital Deluxe Edition of 'Heroes of Stalingrad' (3 prizes)
- Killing Floor 'Bio-Cola' T-Shirt (3 prizes)
- IS-2 Greatest Tank of WW2 T-Shirt (3 prizes)
Hit up the official site for more details about the competition and Rising Storm itself!