March/April 2022 Condo Contest (Structures)

Hey everyone!

This month’s contest is another structure building contest!

As always, feel free to interpret that how you see fit. There is no theme, so you can build any kind of building you want and have fun with it!

Also, feel free to expand on preexisting Condos! Want to add another floor to the default Condo, build a shed in the backyard of the House Condo, or have other additions in mind? Go for it!

The deadline to submit entries is April 10th, 2022 at 11:59 PM CT.

A similar version of this contest we’ve done before is the house building contest from last year, which you can check out here.


Prizes:

  • 1st Place - 2,000,000 Units
  • 2nd Place - 1,000,000 Units
  • 3rd Place - 750,000 Units
  • 4th Place - 500,000 Units
  • 5th Place - 300,000 Units

Note: Participation prizes (100k) may be rewarded to participants when we’re happy with the quality of entries, along with other bonuses for close contenders.

Prize amounts / Places may be raised depending on the types/amounts of entries.

Rules:

  • Only submit one entry, and keep it all within one post. (Send me a PM if you’re having issues with posting.)
  • You can update your post until the deadline.
  • Must be appropriate content (no nudity, hate speech, etc.)
  • Must post at least 3 pictures of your condo.
  • Must be something new - you can’t submit something you started before this post was made.
  • If you make something in a pre-existing Condo build, or if you significantly rework your Condo to fit into the theme, make sure to focus your pictures on the area you’re submitting for the contest. (I strongly encourage these types of builders to submit before and after pictures to help us judge.)
  • If you want to submit a WIP build (for example, you started an entry and aren’t going to be able to finish it, but still want to share your work), only do so towards the end of the submission portion of the contest.
  • If you won first place in the previous month’s contest, you will still get a participation prize for this contest, but you cannot get a winning placement (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.) again until the next contest.

How To Submit:

  • Post at least 3 screenshots of your Condo as a reply to this thread as your entry to the contest. If you can’t upload images here, use an external image hosting service such as Imgur to embed the images here. (And, again, send me a message if you’re having further issues posting pictures.)
  • Include your Steam ID in the submission, so we can award you the Units if you win! (If you aren’t sure how to send your Steam64 ID, just link to your Steam Profile in your submission post.)

How to Submit: CO-OP CONDO PARTICIPANTS:

Tower Unite now allows for Co-Op building in condos, and, since that is the case, we have some rules for submitting a Condo built with others.

You can go about submitting builds from Co-Op condos in two ways:

1. Everyone who participated in the build gets credit

An Example: Person A opens their condo for Person B and C to help them build a Haunted House. Person A builds the structure, and Person B and C help them decorate it. They all like how it came out as a whole, and want to submit it to the contest together.

  • If you submit this way, the owner of the Condo should make a post with pictures of the whole build.
  • Include the usernames and Steam IDS of everyone who participated.
  • If the entry wins, the prize will be divided equally amongst the participants.
  • Participation prizes (75k) will also be divided equally amongst participants, if applicable.

2. One person takes credit for their part of a larger build

An Example: Person A opens their Condo for Person B to help build a Haunted House in. Person A builds a cool maze next to the house, while Person B decorates a bunch of rooms on their own. Both want to submit their parts of the build separately.

  • If you submit this way, post pictures of the part of the Condo that you built.
  • Include your Steam ID.
  • If the entry wins, you will get the full prize.

After the deadline has passed, the submissions are judged by community voting, which I will post a link to in the responses to this thread once I finish setting it up.

Have fun, and if you need help with anything about the contest, let me know in this thread or in a private message!

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I made a snowy village for this contest, since I thought that would fit well with the structure theme. It’s called Ettington, which is a reference to the knight character that can show up in the Plaza during the holiday events (and summer, I think).

Here’s the workshop link:

And images:

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I attempted to make the Simpsons house as I’m a big fan. It’s not perfectly accurate or to scale though,




Steam Workshop::The Simpsons House

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Really love all the entries so far!! Can’t wait to see more

@Occlt No words can describe how cool I think that is

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STEAMID: STEAM_0:1:55964584

Greetings, and welcome back to…

                                S A M S A R A   T O W E R !

Located in the void between voids, just shy of the Interdimensional causeway and south of exit 22-Epsilon-B of Voidway 66, Samsara Tower is your one-stop shot for rest, relaxation, and untold wonder! Our 40-floor resort contains thousands of dimensional reality slices for you to explore and enjoy during your stay!



Access and parking is relatively easy! Just mind the eternally burning Trolley wreckage in the front and don’t hit the Arukas Trees!


Each floor is contained in a realtime dimensional envelope, either copied from an existing universe, or salvaged from a dead or dying one! We pride ourselves on our dedication and upkeep of these mini-realities for your exploration and enjoyment!



Inside the main Lobby, enjoy a delicious drink and meal from our 55-star bar, top-rated in over 120 different causial realities! Our lovely bartender can make you any kind of drink, from light to hard, with any number of unique and exquisite tastes!

Once you’re done there, check in with our lovely and dedicated receptionist and co-founder, to find your way around the tower and check yourself into a Floor to stay!

On your way to the elevator, take note of our lovely open ceiling displaying one of many infinite night skies. Don’t worry about the crumbling tiles, They automatically regenerate and never lose structural integrety!


*Inside our comfortable dimensionaly transcendant elevator, you can choose any one of 40 different floors available in the tower! Lets take a look at a few!

                                  F l o o r   5   -   The Abstraction Chamber


One of our very first floors was the almighty Abstraction Chamber, sliced from a dimension of mure thought and imagination. The Abstraction chamber, although small, encourages visitors to journey within their own minds and the bounds of their own imagination…

                                  F l o o r   22   -   Whitespace



An addition we accquired a little over 20 Earth years ago from a nice bald man with a suit, sunglasses, and some wicked drugs, Whitespace offers a calming white void for visitors to relax in, complete with complementary chairs and a radio to listen to some classic tunes. The Whitespace floor can be influenced by visitors imaginations to create almost anything one can think of. Psychoactive drugs not included.

And Finally, our most recent addition…

                                  F l o o r   40   -   The Classic Penthouse

After some strenuous work, we were able to satisfy mass clientele demand by salvaging this small sliver of a forgotten and crumbling dimension! Featuring a large open floorplan and a nostalgic vibe, this floor is for folks wanting to relive the glory days of a time long past…

























This floor, as well as others, are now available for tours anytime at Samsara Tower! Come visit and take in all the multiverse has to offer!

Samsara Tower, Where You have the Power any hour!

Ok, Cheesy Advert aside, this is mainly focusing on the Lobby and Floor 40 of Samsara Tower. It took me a couple weeks, but by go’d its finally done. This is the most in-depth build I’ve ever done, and it hasn’t been easy. While the Lobby was less difficult, the “Penthouse” was significantly harder due to the lack of video and Photo resources of the old GMT Lobby 2 Condo. I got what I could from the map file I have, but everything else was straight eyeballing from what little video and photo I could find.
The “Penthouse” as you may have surmised is a recreation of the GMT Lobby 2 condo, detail for detail. The Decorations were based off of @Arkive86 's old GMT condo from his video, so props to him for being an inspiration. Wether or not this ends up winning is ultimately irrelevant (Though it would be nice), this was mainly meant to be a callback for veteran players of GMT, and one that I figured everyone could enjoy. Good luck to everyone!

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A tiny house on wheels, given a sort of green and more woodland feel to it. A small build with a kitchen, bathroom, “living room”, and bedroom

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Note that some details may change during the condo, either sprucing up or adding small items around to make it more cozy or feel more compact

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Happy new years guys! Damn, I sure am excited for 2010, I have been playing a lot of L4D2 to pass the time, but in the meantime, I wanted to show you guys my suite! I think it’s coming along really awesome!

Jokes aside, I made a 2009 themed Suite, and while I didn’t intend to submit it for anything, I figure why not? Maybe you’ll enjoy the nostalgic views I worked on

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I’ve made a little house this time around for people to hang out in!





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This is a recreation of the Star Wars Millenium Falcon interior 1 to 1 scale using blueprints, But of course I had to add some fun! Exterior model from workshop. Steam Username: Kim Jong Jeff Steam ID: 76561198059848673





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Wasn’t planning on entering this time around, but decided on the 25th it’d be a great time to start. :melting_face: Settled on recreating Byōdō-in, a Buddhist temple in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Didn’t get around to everything I wanted to finish up, so it’s still pretty rough around the edges and missing a few pieces. But most of phoenix Hall is there. Enjoy!

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Howdy everyone, I hope y’all spring is going well.

As of this month, I’ve decided to start work on a surf map for Tower Unite and thought that it’d be a good idea to submit it to this contest.

The build it titled:
surf_miami2066

The build is set in Miami in the year 2066 after the sea level has risen to the point in which it’s flooded the city. Since the city became unsalvageable, they turned it into a surf map. That’s it, that’s all the lore I’m willing to make for this surf map because the focus isn’t lore, it good ol’ fashion surfing.

This map is still a WIP, but I feel I’ve created enough content to submit it anyway. The first surf “section” has been completed and I’m well into making three other sections, so it’s coming along.

The goal of this build is threefold:

  1. Create another Surf Map for Tower Unite, since it’s sorely lacking in that department.
  2. Learn how to build using only canvas blocks (avoiding Workshop items since they create lag issues)
  3. Make it look pretty.

Below are the images for this submission. I hope everyone likes this map and I hope those Tower Unite players itching to play more surf come over to my condo when I’m hosting it.

My steam profile is found here:

Cheers,
Tipper.







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I decided to ““attempt”” to build Tartarus from Persona 3. I originally got the idea from one of my friends when I was trying to think of ideas for a build. I quickly realized that builiding a tower of that scope was actually impossible without modeling skills (which I do not have). I instead used what the game gave me, with a few workshop items cough cough Eiffel Tower cough cough. I added the tower to the outside of my highrise condo which I started building up after the contest had already started.
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Alright, the submission portion of the contest has concluded! Awesome entries everyone!

I will get the community vote form set up and sent out sometime today.

Here’s the link to the community vote: https://forms.gle/GuHVAwGxnR3xmNpe6

It’ll be open from today until April 14th at 11:59 PM CT.

Alright, the results are in! There were 95 participants in the community vote this time!

The winners are:

1st place (2,000,000 Units) - @CalculatorSpoon

2nd place (1,000,000 Units) - @CaptainHMMurdock

3rd place (750,000 Units) - @Alexer_Zoderia

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4th place (500,000 Units) - @Occlt

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5th place (300,000 Units) - @bananas

Units for winners and participants will be distributed soon! Thanks again for participating!

Keep an eye out for the next contest in the future.

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