Propaganda Contest Runners-Up!

As the Administrator mentioned last week, we've sorted through the 11,000 submissions to the Propaganda contest and picked some of our favorites from the frankly jaw-dropping number of first-rate entries. Scroll and enjoy! (Oh, and to the runner-up winners below: Keep an eye peeled for an email from us so you can claim a little something for all your hard work.)




Most Unique Likenesses of Soldier and/or Demo








- Draw
- Brown





Best Use of a Term We Don't Know the Meaning of,
But That is Probably Filthy








- Matthias Rigling





Best Incorporation of Another Class







- Reese





Most Likely to Get Us a Cease and Desist Order From Bethesda






- LARATRON





Best Use of the Time-worn Maxim "Sex Sells"






- Agent Melon





Best Attempts to Make Soldier Look Adorable







- Delicious Spyger
- Anneka





Best Attempt to Make Soldier Look Heroic






- metalpiss





Best Attempt to Make Soldier Look Jet-Propelled






- B0nd07





Best Attempt to Make Soldier Look Manly






- Commissar K





Best Attempt to Make Soldier Look Normal






- Brooke





Best Attempt to Make Soldier Look Melting






- Nick Pearce





Best Attempt to Make Demoman Look Cowardly






- huzzah!





Best Attempt to Make Demoman Look Like a Drunk






- The Fox Fanfare





Best Attempts to Make Demoman Look Evil







- Chanicle Bullie
- Daimao





Best Attempt to Make Demoman Look Like a Kamikaze Pilot






- ?Faction





Best Attempt to Make Demoman Look Like Billy Dee Williams






- The Wenny C's Pride





Best Alternate Entry by a Contest Winner






- J.Axer





Best Ironic Resuscitation of a Long-dead Genre






- Prototype





Best Use of Euclidean Space






- Hollohill





Best Attempt at Iconography






- Viva La Demo!





Best Poster to Take Into a Tattoo Parlor While Pointing at Your Chest






- BAO





Most Convincing Argument for Evolution






- Rawr/TankTaur





Most Convincing Argument for Education






- Plank





Most Convincing Argument for Learning How to Contract by One Pixel in Photoshop






- Cliff Hanger





Best Poster Evidently Scanned From a 14-Year-Old's Binder






- Ryan "Danger" Ohlemeier





Best Attempt to Raise Awareness About the Dangers of Alcohol






- Christian Grund





Best Attempt to Raise Awareness About Sticky Bomb Tragedies






- Esk





Best Use of Eye Patches






- Christian Kaiser





Best Reference to Conan the Barbarian






- UnidColor





Honorable Mentions in Catchphrase Creation









- rEJ
- Wofiel
- Shenanigans
- nik.





Honorable Mentions in Catchphrase Borrowing






- kris aubuchon (awesomerobot)





Best Use of Garry's Mod






- Eric Salama





Best Reference to William Wallace






- Alan Longstaff





Best Reference to Uncle Sam






- Dan Tyler





Best Reference to Loch Ness Monster






- Wade "Nineaxis" Fabry






Best Literal Depiction of Larvae






- Christopher Martinez





Most Inevitable Incorporation of Urine






- Christian





Best Use of Sticky Bombs






- Michael A. Szymanski





Best Use of Gratuitous Violence






- Kyattsuai





Poster that Made Us the Most Hungry






- Swankery





Poster that Made Us the Least Hungry






- Yoplatz





Best Weapon-Centric Posters







- Saturnian
- Ben Holland







Best Attempts at Authentic WWII-Era Propaganda









- CaptainCube
- AGENT MELON
- KILOMONSTER
- THE KAMINATOR





Best Attempt to Write Soldier Dialogue






- Eastman's Cranium





Most Incorrect Statement






- BLOB





Best Use of the Most Primitive Computer Art Program Available






- Zachary Lindemann





Most Disturbing Use of the Most Primitive Computer Art Program Available






- Johan
 
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