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Winners! - MOBAFire 2017 Guide Contest

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December 29, 2016 9:02pm
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It's finally time to announce the winners of our 2017 Guide Contest! There were a lot of great guides that qualified for this contest, but we could only pick one to win in each category. Check out the honorable mentions for more great guides for each category.

Now let's get to it! :)


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In addition to physical and RP prizes, the author of the winning guide for each category will receive a unique badge for their profile. The badge will be linked to their guide so that anyone can easily check out their awesome guide with just one click!

Winners will also receive a unique title that goes along with their badge! Keep in mind that the badges and titles may take a little while to show up, so be patient!


Winners!






<Perfectionist>

Perfection Isn't Good Enough
Best in show. The guide with the overall best build, content, visuals, etc.

Report Their Support for Trolling (In-Depth Sup. Trundle)

Author: Ahpulzz

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 2800 RP

Ahpulzz' support Trundle guide returns to take the best-in-show prize for the second year in a row! The presentation and content is just as good as last year and the guide has been fully updated for Trundle support players in season 7. Both new and experienced players are bound to learn some things from this excellently crafted guide. Congratulations Ahpulzz on the best guide of this year's contest!





<Crowd Favorite>

My, How They Stare
Top rated guide at the conclusion of the contest, as decided by MOBAFire voters.

Elusive Ferret's Super In-Depth Ahri Guide!

Author: Elusive Ferret

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 2800 RP

Elusive Ferret's Ahri guide once again tops the charts for the most popular guide for the second year in a row. Worth noting that the judges liked this guide as well, but it can only win one category! Congratulations Elusive Ferret on maintaining this top-quality guide and capturing consistent crowds of upvoters.





<Lucky Charm>

Feelin' Lucky?
Lady Luck is smiling. The guide that is randomly drawn from the list of eligible guides.

[SEASON 7] Shyvana jungle total guide - The Most in Depth

Author: SpikeThePike

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 650 RP

The lucky winner of this year's random draw is SpikeThePike's Shyvana guide! This guide covers one of the most popular and successful junglers in the current meta and contains a very aggressive build with a lot of damage and attack speed. Be sure to check it out if you're an aspiring Shyvana player!






<Fabulous>

You Shine Brightly
The most fabulous guide. Best use of images, coding, etc to make the most visually pleasing and easy to read guide.

[S7] Pink Diamond - Jungle Taric Guide

Author: L3gislacerator

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

Who better to represent the most fabulous category of this contest than the gem master himself? L3gislacerator's jungle Taric guide takes an interesting spin on the classic support that was reworked this year. Visually the guide is stunning, using eye-catching colors and images throughout the guide to keep readers interested and entertained. The content of this guide is nothing to sneeze at either, with information expertly organized and presented to help interested Taric players learn the ropes of jungling.






<Backstabber>

This Blade's My Favorite
The overall best guide for one of the 10 reworked assassin champions. This includes Talon, Katarina, LeBlanc, Rengar, Fizz, Kha'Zix, Akali, Zed, Ekko, and Shaco.

S7 [Diamond] - WhiteCrow's guide to SHACOMANIA [+Videos]

Author: White Cr0w

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

White Cr0w has been diligent in updating his extensive Shaco guide to keep up with all the changes to the champion. A diamond player and long-time Shaco enthusiast, White Cr0w is qualified to show you in the ins-and-outs of this complex champion. This guide includes a lot of screenshots and videos illustrating various strategies and mechanics you can learn as an aspiring Shaco player. Props to White Cr0w and all other guide authors who put in the effort to update their guides after major reworks to keep their content relevant for new readers!







<Brawler>

I Stand Resolute
The overall best guide for a champion in the top role.

[S7] Ye Olde Pantheon Top

Author: Swuft

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

After winning the random draw last year, Swuft has put even more effort into his Pantheon guide. This year, he comes away for the prize for best top lane guide on the site! This guide teaches readers the aggressive, early-game-focused Pantheon playstyle and how to adapt to various matchups in order to snowball hard and fast. In addition to the detailed and thorough content, Swuft presents his information alongside helpful images and themed graphics that give the overall guide a very organized feel.







<Stalker>

Nature Isn't Always Gentle
The overall best guide for a champion in the jungle role.

Tinjus - Detailed Kha'Zix Jungle Guide for Season 6.24

Author: Tinjus

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

Tinjus' Kha'Zix guide lives up to its name as it's incredibly detailed. Despite its length, every section is stuffed with useful information, opinions and advice on how to play Kha'Zix jungle after his rework. Tinjus is a Challenger player on the OCE server with a ton of Kha'Zix experience, and his guide reflects all the hard work he's put into learning the champion thoroughly. Be sure to check out this guide if you're looking to try the new Kha'Zix.







<Sorcerer>

Knowledge Through Disintegration
The overall best guide for a champion in the mid role.

The Lady Of Clockwork: We are as One

Author: LadyOfClockwork

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

This guide is both visually stunning and packed with information. LadyOfClockwork covers everything you need to know about playing Orianna in the mid lane and you can tell while reading the guide just how much effort and craft has been put into creating it. This guide was hotly contested between the mid lane and aesthetics judges, but ultimately LadyOfClockwork takes home the prize for best mid lane guide.







<Sharpshooter>

I Always Shoot First
The overall best guide for a champion in the bot lane carry role.

Vapora's Guide To Tristana

Author: Vapora Dark

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

Vapora Dark is the author of a number of highly rated guides on MOBAFire, but his Tristana guide rises to the top of the ADC category in this year's guide contest. Vapora covers not only the basic build and ability information of Tristana, but also some interesting mechanics and lesser-known tricks with the champion. If you're interested in learning to play the tower-destroying yordle this season, look no further than this clean, detailed guide.







<Wingman>

To Protect All
The overall best guide for a champion in the support role.

Time to Shine - Leona Support

Author: MissMaw

Prize: MOBAFire Hat, Champion Figurine + 1380 RP

It's once again MissMaw's time to shine (sorry I had to) with one of her excellent support guides. This year, Leona takes the top spot for the support role. Featuring a golden visual theme based on PROJECT: Leona , this guide is expertly crafted and shows the results of many, many hours of writing fantastic support guides for the MOBAFire community. In a guide that is both detailed and concise, MissMaw covers anything you'd want to know about this aggressive bot lane support to help you shine in your ranked games.




Thanks to all the authors for writing all these awesome guides, and to the judges for spending the time to go through a ton of candidates. I hope everyone enjoyed the contest and may these guides help you with your ranked journey this season.

If you are a winner you will be contacted via email this week to coordinate prizing.


Judges

Our judges helped with going through all the guides that qualified for each category, to help us pick out the best of the best. Thanks to all our judges for helping make this contest possible!


Hoppermh

Judged: You Shine Brightly
Maikeul

Judged: I Stand Resolute
H4xDefender

Judged: Nature Isn't Always Gentle
Shoorima

Judged: Knowledge Through Disintegration
Henryrocks

Judged: I Always Shoot First
WeRrsome

Judged: To Protect All
PsiGuard

Judged: Perfection Isn't Good Enough, This Blade's My Favorite
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Embracing » December 29, 2016 9:14pm | Report
grats to winners!


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by FatelBlade » December 29, 2016 9:15pm | Report
Finally, took long enough imo
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Vapora Dark » December 29, 2016 9:16pm | Report
Ayy.
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Embracing wrote:
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by L3gislacerator » December 29, 2016 9:26pm | Report
Congrats to all winners and the honorable mentions! I'm very thankful that my guide was recognized. Good luck to everyone in next year's contest as well.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Vicious Skittle » December 29, 2016 9:47pm | Report
Gratz to all the winners! Glad I got an HM in the Sharpshooter category, 3rd place isn't too bad considering who I was up against (assuming the fact the second HM was second)
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Embracing wrote:
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Congrats, guys! :)
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