Minecraft Bi-Weekly Build Challenge #114: Watermill

#**[LAST WEEK’S THEME: SNOW GOLEM KINGDOM](https://www.reddit.com/r/Minecraft/comments/kgvjx5/minecraft_biweekly_build_challenge_113_snow_golem/)**

#**Gold**

[Duetica](http://imgur.com/a/bwfhOhi)

Really liked this build and how it showed that “less is more”. The exterior was very well done. It was simple, but that was really all that it needed to be. The night shot, with the lights shining through was also very pretty. Then, on the interior, I loved how it was its own small contained world. Everything was built perfectly but I really loved how you added the trees inside. They fit the build, but they also added a little bit more colour to a very white build.

Great job!

#**Silver**

[Cozyblocks](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q9NaOY3Fa8&ab_channel=CozyBlocks)

First of all, a great entrance to the cave! Felt very natural and didn’t seem out of place or anything. I actually hope there’s caves like that in the upcoming update! On the inside, I really enjoyed how your cave also felt natural, even your statue. It felt like the statue may have been built because the golems thought it looked similar. Even if that wasn’t what you intended, the fact that I thought of that shows how your build makes me think a little.

Good job!

#**Bronze**

[Team_ElJay](https://imgur.com/a/dacIIGM)

Another great build, but I feel its small downfall is by being the exact opposite of the first place build. Now, first off, let me say that this build is great. However I feel myself (and most likely the other judges) thought that a snow golem kingdom would be a little on a smaller scale, since they’re just snow golems. And not only that, but they’d also probably have more natural houses, especially considering they are made of snow. Your build was fantastic though, and I have nothing bad to say about it. I just found that the first and second place builds reflected the challenge just slightly more. Your build was still great!

Great job!

**Honourable mentions**

[Zachatar7](https://imgur.com/a/SGnx5K6)

#**Introduction**

This week we’ll be harnessing the power of water!

We’ll be going to the river and trying to use the flowing water to help turn our water wheel!

Let’s get to building!

**Inspiration**

[Watermill](https://assets.classicfm.com/2015/13/watermill-1427715039-article-0.jpg)

#**Challenge**

**Watermill**

Construct a watermill. There should be an interior.

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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.

8\. **Datapacks are allowed** This includes custom mob heads or armor stands.

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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 (Atlantic time)**

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**Sunday, January 3rd 2021:** Challenge begins!

**Saturday morning (around 11:00 AM AST), January 16th 2021:** Contest is closed. No other submissions will be allowed.

**Sunday morning, January 17th 2021** A new challenge and winners are announced in that post

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