DP9 Golden Gear 2020 – Miniature Painting Competition!

With lots of us stuck at home doing Social Distancing its a great time to catch-up on painting your miniatures. Dream Pod 9 decided to announce our annual Heavy Gear Blitz Golden Gear Miniature Painting Competition for 2020. We have 4 categories again this year with trophy and prizes for each, along with all the rules and details listed below. So get painting your Heavy Gear Blitz and Heavy Gear Arena Gears, Vehicles, and Combat Groups, take your entry photos and email them in by the end of August 2020. Stay safe and we’ll all get thru this difficult time together. 🙂

The Categories:
– Best Heavy Gear Blitz Miniature (Single HGB/HGA Miniature: Gear, Strider, or Other Vehicle)
– Best Heavy Gear Blitz Combat Group (Combat Group of Four or more HGB/HGA Miniatures)
– Best Duelist Miniature (Single HGB/HGA Miniature: Equipped with Duelist Weapons)
– Best Pimp My Gear (Single HGB/HGA Miniature: Gear, Strider, or Other Vehicle – All Pimped Out with a Flashy Paint Scheme, Custom & Scratch Builds are encouraged for this category. Note: You don’t need to make an actual Pimp as some did in our first Pimp My Gear Contest.)

Prize for each Category Winner:
– 1 Golden Gear 2020 Trophy + $100 DP9 Online Store Credit.

This years Golden Gear Trophy is a Chibi Jerboa painted gold and mounted on an oak base with plaque, see photo below.

The Rules:
– Entries must be Heavy Gear Blitz (HGB) or Heavy Gear Arena (HGA) miniatures. Pimp My Gear entries can be custom builds but should include some recognizable HGB/HGA parts.
– Entry Deadline is Midnight EST on August 31st 2020.
– Email up to five photos per entry to rdubois@dp9.com please include your full name. By submitting your photos you grant Dream Pod 9 the right to publish the submitted photos. Entrants may submit entries to multiple categories, with a maximum of 5 entries per category. Current Dream Pod 9 Montreal Staff are excluded from the competition.
– Judging will be done by the Dream Pod 9 Montreal Staff (Robert Dubois, Philippe F. LeClerc, and Alain Gadbois) in early September and winners announced.

We’ll post the entry photos as they are received in the DP9 Forum’s Golden Gear 2020 announcement thread, for everyone to checkout. So start emailing in your entry photos right away.