Minecraft Bi-Weekly Build Challenge #102: Cabin in the Woods

#**[LAST WEEK’S THEME: WAR](https://www.reddit.com/r/Minecraft/comments/hln96y/minecraft_biweekly_build_challenge_101_war/)**

#**Gold**

[Zachatar](https://imgur.com/a/p1aBpkO)

I love when builds tell a story, and each picture in this build seems to be doing that. Even better, I don’t even need captions to be able to get a rough sense of what is happening. I loved the different buildings that you made and the overall layout of the build. Most of all, I liked the location that you picked. While, we always say that we like when people use actual terrain rather than superflat for their builds, we haven’t really emphasized where someone should build a build. I loved how this was right on the coast, and even better on a point. Just something about this location made the build much better.

Great job!

#**Silver**

[TCspiro](https://imgur.com/a/LYNMnPf)

Let me start off by saying I’ve never watched the last airbender before (show or movie) so there may be references in the build I don’t understand. However, you made me want to watch it with this cool scene which is depicted here. You also mentioned building in unique ways with ice and snow and I think that you did a fantastic job doing that. The ice bridges which blend into the icebergs were very simple but added so much somehow. Also, the paths with blue ice were again a simple but effective way of doing paths. Awesome job!!

#**Bronze**

[echoct21](https://imgur.com/a/4zyj4zj)

I have watched star wars so I am familiar with everything here and I was super impressed by how much everything resembled the movies. My only complaint is that it did feel a little spread out and empty, though that may be the fault of the war you chose, since it can’t be very bunched up. However, you made your screenshots look gorgeous with the time of day you chose and the types of shots you did so I can’t really complain. I know now if I ever want to replicate something out of star wars, I’ll be looking at this post!

Good job!

**Honourable mentions**

[StarTux](https://imgur.com/a/Oi0hDuS)

[abrightmoore](https://sites.google.com/a/brightmoore.net/brightmoore/builds/rminecraftbuildchallenge-july2020-war)

#**Introduction**

There’s nothing both more relaxing and scary as spending a night in the woods. This week, we’ll be trying to make our “stay” a little more relaxing by constructing a nice cabin to stay at. Whether you want to make a nice quaint cabin, or some creepy run down place, that’s up to you!

Happy building!

**Inspiration**

[Cabin](https://odis.homeaway.com/odis/listing/8210c735-3acc-4b01-a378-764d06cd931a.f6.jpg)

[Creepy Cabin](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/eb/e3/67/ebe367bf0ca42fb657522d7e297be228.jpg)

#**Challenge**

**Cabin in the woods**

Construct a cabin in the middle of the woods. There must also be a road/path leading up to it (but you don’t have to completely extend it in the forest)
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#**Rules**

1. **Submitting an entry** To submit an entry, you must comment on this post and format your comment like this:

>**Title of submission**

>**Link to submission photos or video (preferably youtube or Imgur)**

>**Comments**

2\. **Vanilla only** No mods that add new blocks or items are allowed. **No resource packs are allowed**. Any minecraft version is allowed and you may build with custom terrain, creative mode, world edit or etc as long as it doesn’t add any new blocks to the game. **Shader pictures can be added in a SEPERATE album as bonus pictures.** None of those pictures will be accounted for when we judge the entries. Only vanilla screenshots.

3\. **Optifine is allowed if it doesn’t change the textures**. You can use optifine all you want, as long as you don’t have better grass, connected textures, etc enabled.

4\. **Any version of minecraft** i.e. PS3, Xbox 360, Pocket Edition.

5\. **No preexisting builds** We’re going with the honour system here but if anything had already been built before the start of the contest, don’t submit it.

6\. **Build teams are allowed** There may be more that one person building for a challenge but only one person may submit their entry with their account

7\. **New textures are allowed** The new versions of Jappa’s textures are allowed to be used along with old legacy textures.

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#**Points and leaderboards**

[Link to sheet. The leaderboards are on the 2nd page](https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1oZbkuX_NcEZR5w6I2jTIc_6tK22iKuRSf_AcAJKkUhs/edit?usp=sharing)

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**For points and judging:**

There is only 3 winners each week. Each participant will get 2 points for submitting their entry. There are honourable mentions but they do not get any extra points.

Anybody that places Bronze with gets **4 points**

Anybody that places Silver gets **6 points**

Anybody that places Gold gets **8 points**

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#**Schedule (AST)**

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**Sunday, July 19th 2020:** Challenge begins!

**Saturday morning (around 11:00 AM AST), August 1st 2020:** Contest is closed. No other submissions will be allowed.

**Sunday morning, August 2nd 2020** A new challenge and winners are announced in that post

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