▼ About Ib 


A young girl named Ib visits an art gallery with her parents.
While perusing the various works of art, Ib suddenly realizes that she is alone.
As she searches for someone – anyone – else, the museum begins to change…

A 2D exploration adventure game set in a creepy, mysterious art gallery.
Inspect the area around you, discovering items and disarming traps to find your way out of the strange gallery.




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Freely create an Ib-themed illustration


Competition Tag: Ibリメイクイラコン

Grand Prize
1 winner
Ib Prize
1 winner
Gallery Prize
1 winner
Mary Prize
1 winner
Guertena Prize
1 winner
Honorable Mentions
5 winners
Prize: 150,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Prize: 30,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
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PLAYISM, the indie game publishing brand operated by Active Gaming Media Inc., is teaming up with pixiv Inc. to hold an illustration contest for Ib Remake in Pixiv, the Japanese online community for artists.

▼ About Ib
A young girl named Ib visits an art gallery with her parents.
While perusing the various works of art, Ib suddenly realizes that she is alone.
As she searches for someone – anyone – else, the museum begins to change…

A 2D exploration adventure game set in a creepy, mysterious art gallery.
Inspect the area around you, discovering items and disarming traps to find your way out of the strange gallery.

Steam Page:https://store.steampowered.com/app/1901370/Ib/
PLAYISM Official Game Page:https://playism.com/game/ib/
Official Developer Twitter:https://twitter.com/monomu_kouri
Official PLAYISM Twitter:https://twitter.com/playismEN
Theme
Freely create an Ib-themed illustration

Competition Tag: Ibリメイクイラコン
*Please use Japanese Competition Tag for all submissions
Period of event
9/15/2022〜10/30/2022 23:59
Uploading format
Submission: Contestants are free to submit more than one piece of artwork to the contest (cannot be the same piece of artwork)
Format: Artworks submitted online can be of any size

*Winning entries may be used in Ib-related promotional, media, and merchandising activities such publications and printed items (subject to contestant’s consent). In such cases, the contestant will be required to provide their artwork data in the format and specifications listed below. Please understand that the artwork in question may be trimmed or modified for the above purposes.
Size: approx. A4 (2,894 x 4,093 pixels, no restrictions on length and width)
Format: Layered PSD (with character and background in separate layers)
Color Mode: RGB
Awards
Grand Prize
1 winner
Prize: 150,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Ib Prize
1 winner
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Gallery Prize
1 winner
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Mary Prize
1 winner
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Guertena Prize
1 winner
Prize: 50,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
Honorable Mentions
5 winners
Prize: 30,000 JPY & Special Ib sticker
*Only illustrations featuring the relevant character or Guertena’s artwork will be eligible to be considered for the following prizes: Ib Prize, Gallery Prize, Mary Prize, Guertena Prize. Illustrations can feature multiple characters and/or Guertena artworks. However, please understand that the judging panel, at their own discretion, will decide on which prize each participating illustration is chosen/considered for.
*Winning entries may be used in Ib-related promotional, media, and merchandising activities such publications and printed items (subject to contestant’s consent). Please understand that the artwork in question may be trimmed or modified for the above purposes.
*Overseas entries are permitted. However, please note that prize money will be subject to international transfer fees incurred when transferring payment to your overseas bank account.

*Please note that entries that are subject to the following conditions will not be considered:
Entries that are unrelated to the game
Entries without the competition tag
Entries that are not publicly viewable (e.g. privacy settings set to “private”, “URL-only” etc.)
Works created at the request of a third party (including rewards)
Entries that fall outside of the contest period
Entries that fall under section 1 of the “Notes” section
○ Participation Prerequisites
The participant must be a pixiv registered individual user who agrees to all participation conditions (entries by corporations or teams with multiple members will not be accepted).
*Parental consent for all participation conditions is required for underage participants.

○ Judging Process
Winning entries will be selected upon strict and fair evaluation by the contest judges.

○ How to Participate
Create an artwork (illustration, manga etc.) according to the contest theme and post said artwork onto pixiv with the competition tag attached.

○ Notes:
Please ensure to read and understand all items listed below before posting your artwork for the contest. Entries posted according to the “How to Participate” section will be deemed to have agreed to all items listed below.
(1) Entries (including the participant’s pen name) that apply to any of the following will not be considered. Winning entries can have their winning status revoked after the judging process if it was found to apply to any of the following:
Entries that infringe on the copyrights, intellectual property rights, honor, trust, privacy etc. of Active Gaming Media Inc., PLAYISM, pixiv Inc., any pixiv user, and/or external party.
Entries that contain or can be reasonably be adjudged to contain elements of obscenity, torture, discrimination, and/or any elements that may offend a third party.
Entries that contain elements that are considered to be in violation of sound public order and morals.
Entries that are deemed inappropriate by PLAYISM.
Entries that have been/will be commercialized, is an entry for a different competition, and/or has been chosen as a winner in a different competition.
Entries that do not fulfill all required information (including missing information and incorrectly entered information)
Entries that are deemed inappropriate by PLAYISM for whatever reason.
(2) The copyright of all submitted artwork remains with the participant who submitted said artwork. kouri, the original author and creator of Ib, shall have exclusive rights of the same type as those held by the participant who submitted the artwork in accordance with Article 28 of the Copyright Act (for more information on derivative works, please refer to the Ib guidelines displayed here: https://kouri.kuchinawa.com/rule.html). However, the copyright to all winning artworks will be transferred to PLAYISM.
(3) Winning participants agree not to exercise their moral rights against PLAYISM and/or any third party specified by PLAYISM.
(4) Contest results will not be communicated to individual participants. The announcement of contest winners will be made on one of the following platforms: a) pixiv and the Official PLAYISM Website, b) Official PLAYISM Website and kouri’s Official Twitter Account. The winning artwork and the winning participant’s pixiv pen name will be featured on all or some of the following platforms: a) Official pixiv social accounts (Twitter, Facebook etc.), b) Official PLAYISM Website, c) Official PLAYISM Twitter Account, d) kouri’s Official Twitter Account.
(5) Regardless of contest results, all or parts of each participant’s submitted artwork, artwork comment(s), and/or pixiv pen name could be featured/listed on pixiv’s official social accounts (Twitter, Facebook etc.), website(s) owned and operated by PLAYISM, printed publications, and/or events. In such events, the content may be partially adapted or modified.
(6) Entries that are deleted after the end of the contest will not be considered.
(7) PLAYISM will not be responsible for any costs incurred during the artwork submission process.
(8) All information collected during the contest shall only be used by PLAYISM to contact participants in regards to the contest and their submissions. PLAYISM shall handle all personal information collected according to its privacy policy
(9) Winning candidates may be contacted individually in regards to their contest results and prizes. Participants who fail to reply within a certain time frame may have their winning status or prizes revoked.

○ Disclaimers
(1) Each participant shall enter the contest at their own risk.
(2) PLAYISM shall not be held responsible for any disputes arising from or connected to a participant’s participation in the contest, the judging process, as well as disputes between a participant and a third party, regardless of the cause.
(3) PLAYISM and.or pixiv Inc. may, at their own discretion, conduct system maintenance whenever necessary without prior notice.
(4) PLAYISM shall not be held responsible for any losses suffered by a participant arising from or connected with the contest (including but not limited to the suspension, termination or discontinuation of the contest).
(5) PLAYISM’s disclaimer of liability set forth in these participation guidelines shall not apply in the event that the direct cause of the damage was caused by the PLAYISM's willful misconduct or gross negligence.

○ Inquiries
(1) Please reach out via the provided email address of pixiv’s inquiry form if you have any questions/concerns/opinions regarding the contest.
(2) Please include your email address, pen name, and inquiry details when reaching out. Please also make sure to use “Ib Remake Illustration Contest Inquiry” as the title of your inquiry.
(3) Please refrain from contacting us via telephone.
(4) Please understand that we cannot respond to any inquiry about contest results.

○ Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This contest and its participation guidelines are governed under the laws of Japan. The Tokyo District Court shall have jurisdiction over any disputes between PLAYISM and any participant arising from or connected with this contest and its participation guidelines.
1. Confirm your application
Entry conditions are different for each contest.
Make sure to read them carefully before planning your submission(s).
2. Create something along this theme
Freely create an Ib-themed illustration

Competition Tag: Ibリメイクイラコン
*Please use Japanese Competition Tag for all submissions
Period of event:9/15/2022〜10/30/2022
Uploading format
Submission: Contestants are free to submit more than one piece of artwork to the contest (cannot be the same piece of artwork)
Format: Artworks submitted online can be of any size

*Winning entries may be used in Ib-related promotional, media, and merchandising activities such publications and printed items (subject to contestant’s consent). In such cases, the contestant will be required to provide their artwork data in the format and specifications listed below. Please understand that the artwork in question may be trimmed or modified for the above purposes.
Size: approx. A4 (2,894 x 4,093 pixels, no restrictions on length and width)
Format: Layered PSD (with character and background in separate layers)
Color Mode: RGB
3. Use the tag "Ibリメイクイラコン" on your illustration and post it!
Please check if your work meets the conditions required for application before uploading.
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4. Applications complete!
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