Minecraft Bi-Weekly Build Challenge #117: Royal Garden

#**[LAST WEEK’S THEME: SKYSCRAPER](https://www.reddit.com/r/Minecraft/comments/l9e58o/minecraft_biweekly_build_challenge_116_skyscraper/)**

#**Gold**

[Livid_Cheesecake_537](https://imgur.com/gallery/Z4DnWBX)

What a fantastic build that is fairly self contained but looks great on its own, with the magnificent background and amazing atmosphere. There are many different skyscrapers, and each own is great and unique. What really sets it apart, is that despite these skyscrapers being different, they come together and blend so nicely to create the whole build. It isn’t convoluted at all, each one helps to complete the build. Only criticism I have, is that I feel you may have overdid the end rods, but that’s only my personal preference (others may love it).

Awesome build!

#**Silver**

[BigMacWithLettuce](https://imgur.com/gallery/nRf72M1)

Well we go from space city to a much different era. However, there’s no denying that this captures the feel of the time very well and also is as well built as you could expect. What impressed me, and this always does when it is done correctly, is how there’s only one colour in the build. And it’s not boring to look at! You have by far more red than any other colour but the build is still super interesting! So great job! Love it!

#**Bronze**

[Hypropeteus](https://imgur.com/a/mW2EvVX)

Back to the future! What stood out for me in this build was the shape of it. It isn’t a normal looking skyscraper that just goes up. There is a shape to it, and it isn’t totally unrealistic. I’m not an expert in building skyscrapers in real life, however I do feel like this is one that could exist in real life (or something close to it). Also, a small detail that I loved was the use of a blue interior. It blended so nicely with the exterior (which was also blue).

Awesome job!

**Honourable mentions**

[StarTux](https://youtu.be/jGv1eODLJHY)

#**Introduction**

This week we all become kings and queens! Or, possibly someone designing something for them…

Yep, we’ll be taking a crack at designing the best garden for the monarchy. Whether you choose to make a grand, fancy vineyard for them, a large field of wheat, or maybe a hedgemaze with some flowers growing around it, that’s up to you!

Happy building!

**Inspiration**

[Royal Garden](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/1a/77/17/1a771790d07a1d424fe70b3a7b6749a8.jpg)

[Hedges](https://www.pandotrip.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/The-Ch%C3%A2teau-and-gardens-Of-Marqueyssac-France-11-980×490.jpg)

#**Challenge**

**Royal Garden**

Build a garden that you would see fit for a king or queen. It must have something growing in it (doesn’t have to be limited to the game). Hedgemazes are also accepted!

Castle/House is not required but can be built if you want.

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

4\. **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.

5\. **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

6\. **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/1jPvIRHMTokS0l4pxYjPVfRyKiigkV1yQYidO4YvhiGk/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, February 14th 2021:** Challenge begins!

**Saturday morning (around 11:00 AM AST), February 27th 2021:** Contest is closed. No other submissions will be allowed.

**Sunday morning, February 28th 2021** A new challenge and winners are announced in that post

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