Namco Bandai Games have announcd the Dark Souls shield design contest, open to everyone from June 27rd to July 28th 2011 on the game’s official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ darksouls.
The three winning designs, one for each shield template, will be made available as Dark Souls post-launch content, meaning three lucky winners will be able to stride into battle with their friends online bearing the shield they designed, while every player will be able to carry the shields designed by their compatriots into battle.
How to enter:
● Download the blank shield templates
● Create up to three original masterpieces of heraldic design
● Submit your finished designs via Facebook on or before July 13th 2011
Fans will be able to vote for their favourites on Facebook throughout the competition, with voting open until July 20th to allow last minute entries time to gather votes.
The top ten designs for each of the three shield templates as voted for by you will then go to FromSoftware for the final decision, with the winning designs being announced via Facebook on 28thJuly 2011.
Each of the ten winners will receive a copy of Dark Souls signed by game director Hidetaka Miyazaki. The final 3 winners will see their designs brought to life for all time in the Dark Soulsuniverse, and will receive a signed copy of the limited edition game plus their names in the game credits.