Art skills not required to win the ~$3K Skylake Damagebox

— 11:39 AM on November 6, 2015

As you may know, we're giving away an exceptionally well-appointed gaming rig known as the Skylake Damagebox. The way we're doing it is by asking folks to create the best tech-related comic they can. We have a handful of entries already, but I've heard from a number of folks that they don't plan to participate because they can't draw.

Here's the thing about that: doesn't matter.

We are looking to be amused. We're not asking to be shown the wonder of beauty. Just make a comic using stick figures, sprites, memes, an online comic creator tool, balloon captions on top of photographs—pretty much whatever, as long as you're submitting something that can be considered an original work.

For instance, here's one submission we have already.

This isn't like creating a renaissance masterpiece folks. We're having fun here.

To remind you, here's what you could win if we choose yours as best entry:

That's a Core i7-6700K, 16GB of HyperX DDR4 memory, an Asus ROG Maximum VIII Hero Z170 mobo, dual Asus Strix GTX 980s in SLI, dual HyperX 240GB SSDs, dual WD 6TB hard drives, and a Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU inside of a MasterCase 5. There's more, too, including what may be the finest keyboard known to man, the CM QuickFire XTi with Cherry MX Green switches.

I'm too lazy to do the math, but I believe the grand total for the retail value of this thing exceeds three grand.

It's also a pretty darned quiet PC.

So yeah. Making up a little comic could very well be worth the time you invest in it. Might as well give it a shot.

Like what we're doing? Pay what you want to support TR and get nifty extra features.
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