Might be one of the largest art contests ever.
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Valve just announced that they are launching what they believe to be one of the largest art contests ever in gaming. Starting tomorrow, July 22nd, Valve will kick off the $1 million (USD) "Dreams & Nightmares Content Contest."

Valve will be looking for "10 original and shippable, dream-themed weapon finishes for CS:GO." Each of the 10 winners will earn $100,000 for their work. Entry is pretty simple: Submit your original weapon finish to the CS:GO Workshop. You will also need to have a non-limited Steam account, meaning that you have made a purchase on Steam of $5 or more. That's it.

To give artists a better idea of what Valve is looking for, they set up a dedicated website for the contest. The site has more information on what they're looking for, some examples on the Dreams & Nightmares theme, more information on how to enter, and the legal stuff that I'm sure everybody will read thoroughly.

We launched the Workshop on Steam almost 10 years ago in the hopes of creating a centralized hub for community created content. Since then, over five million content creators have submitted and published over 20 million new items for a variety of games on Steam, making them available for purchase to millions of gamers around the world. And, as everyone who plays these games knows - including CS players - many of the most iconic in-game items, maps, and more have been authored by members of the community. The Dreams & Nightmares Content Contest is designed to help further support this community.