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« on: 03-30-2010 19:40 »
« Last Edit on: 03-31-2010 06:56 »

Greetings, earthlings!   tongue

Just poppin' by to see if any of you cool, hip-happenin' Futurama fans wanted to take part in a community project to celebrate the coming season? if so, details below!

GOOD NEWS EVERYONE! Futurama is BACK (duh) and you know what this means--

time for a massive fandom-wide celebratory community project!  big grin


-> What is this project about?

The idea behind this project is to count down the last 100 days until the premiere. Each day will have a Character prompt assigned to it. A week's worth, or 7, Character Prompts will be revealed at a time. At the end of every week, the journal will be updated with a new set of 7 prompts and so on.

-> What do I have to do?

You may compose ANY type of fan creation <i>centering around</i> the Character Prompt (drawing, writing, fanvid tribute, cosplay, etc).

-> Does my fan creation have to be a masterpiece to be accepted?

If your fan creation is a drawing or a piece of writing, it is perfectly fine for the drawing can be as simple as a sketch and the writing to be a small paragraph, drabble length. You do NOT have to go "all out" on every prompt, though you can if you want to.

-> Do I have to do EVERY single Character Prompt?

You are NOT required to complete every single Character Prompt - you can choose whichever ones you want to do, or do them all. Your choice~

-> What do I do when I'm done creating?

After you have completed your fan creation, you may comment with the link to it on this post or my deviantArt journal. My partner, CrystalMask and I will feature your creation on our pages.

-> What will be done with all of the project entries?

Every single fan creation for every week will be saved. At the very end, on the day of the new Futurama season's premiere, I will compose a deviantArt news article or two to showcase all of our Futurama fan creations together.

-> What if I'm late to the project and I missed the character I wanted to do?

That's okay! If you are late to join the project and have missed a character prompt that you want to do, you may still make a fan creation and it will still be included in the project and the final news article(s)."

-> When does this crazy project start?

It already has! On Tuesday, March 16th, there were 100 days left before the premiere of the new season of Futurama.


Here's my page, where the entries will be featured: http://missuspatches.deviantart.com/

And also my partner, CrystalMask's page where entries will also be featured: http://crystalmask.deviantart.com/


Here are the latest prompts~!
This post will be updated weekly with new prompts!

(Tue, Mar 16th) #100. The Native Martians:  http://www.theinfosphere.org/Martians
(Wed, Mar 17th) #99. Countess De La Roca: http://www.theinfosphere.org/Countess_de_la_roca
(Thu, Mar 18th) #98. Mrs Mellinger: http://www.theinfosphere.org/Mrs._Mellinger
(Fri, Mar 19th) #97. Brain Spawns: http://www.theinfosphere.org/Brain_Spawn  
(Sat, Mar 20th) #96. The Trisolians: http://www.theinfosphere.org/Trisolians
(Sun, Mar 21st) #95. The Amazonians: http://www.theinfosphere.org/Amazonians
(Mon, Mar 22nd) #94. Fanny : http://www.theinfosphere.org/Fanny

(Tue, Mar 23rd) #93. Angleyne: http://theinfosphere.org/Angleyne
(Wed, Mar 24th) #92. Obsolete Robots ( Lisa: http://theinfosphere.org/Lisa, Sinclair 2K: http://theinfosphere.org/Sinclair_2K, Cartridge Unit: http://theinfosphere.org/Cartridge_Unit, Cymbal-Banging Monkey: http://theinfosphere.org/Cymbal-Banging_Monkey)
(Thu, Mar 25th) #91. Edna: http://theinfosphere.org/Edna
(Fri, Mar 26th) #90. Umbriel: http://theinfosphere.org/Umbriel
(Sat, Mar 27th) #89. Brain Slugs: http://theinfosphere.org/Brain_slugs  
(Sun, Mar 28th) #88. Nudar: http://theinfosphere.org/Nudar
(Mon, Mar 29th) #87. Horrible Gelatinous Blob: http://theinfosphere.org/Horrible_Gelatinous_Blob

(Tue, Mar 30th) #86. Jellyfish Nurse: http://theinfosphere.org/Jellyfish_Nurse
(Wed, Mar 31st) #85. Harold Zoid: http://theinfosphere.org/Harold_Zoid
(Thu, Apr 1st) #84. Planet Express Ship: http://theinfosphere.org/Planet_Express_ship
(Fri, Apr 2nd) #83. Ipgee: http://theinfosphere.org/Ipgee
(Sat, Apr 3rd) #82. Whale Biologist: http://theinfosphere.org/Whale_Biologist  
(Sun, Apr 4th) #81. Colleen: http://theinfosphere.org/Colleen_O%27Hallahan
(Mon, Apr 5th) #80. Randy Munchnik: http://theinfosphere.org/Randy_Munchnik


Here are a few of the entries we have so far!:

"We are the Brain Spawn
beings of superior mind
Your world is our lawn
here we kick your behind

Don't try to run away
You cannot escape
the wrath of our stupidifier ray
which will make you dumb as an ape

Our infosphere is almost ready
Great knowledge it contains
So get ready to scream like a lady
For world domination we'll soon obtain"

A writing entry from http://crystalmask.deviantart.com/art/FCC-97-Brain-Spawn-157760957

More entries on this journal!!:


Thank you for readin' through that~ <3

Urban Legend
« Reply #1 on: 03-30-2010 23:37 »

I'd do something but I can barely understand the instructions.

Urban Legend
« Reply #2 on: 03-31-2010 00:18 »

"hip-happenin' Futurama fans"?

« Reply #3 on: 03-31-2010 04:08 »

Freak, I edited the instructions a little. Are they clearer now?

Urban Legend
« Reply #4 on: 03-31-2010 04:14 »

I'm still not entirely sure what a "Character Prompt" is.

« Reply #5 on: 03-31-2010 04:58 »

A prompt is something that serves as an inspiration, 'prompts' a person into action; a Character prompt is when the source of inspiration is a character.

For example: Today's Character Prompt is 'Jellyfish Nurse', so a person participating in the project could be inspired by the Jellyfish Nurse to make something about them.

Hmm, maybe I'm over-complicating this by using the phrase... I hope it makes more sense now.

Urban Legend
« Reply #6 on: 03-31-2010 06:42 »

Ah, I get it now. Well we'll see what happens then.

« Reply #7 on: 03-31-2010 06:55 »

Alrighty! Thanks for your interest~ (:

Urban Legend
« Reply #8 on: 04-01-2010 00:31 »

If only I could draw... sounds like this could be good, I'm looking forward to seeing the entries.

Urban Legend
« Reply #9 on: 04-04-2010 09:09 »

I'm half way through making something for the countdown, I'm a contributor!

Urban Legend
« Reply #10 on: 04-07-2010 02:57 »

Is this thing still going? Because nothing seems to be happening.
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