Minecraft Bi-Weekly Build Challenge #129: Port

#**[LAST WEEK’S THEME: ZOO/WILDLIFE PRESERVE](https://www.reddit.com/r/Minecraft/comments/omnyvc/minecraft_biweekly_build_challenge_128/)**

#**Gold**

[New_Satisfaction2566](http://imgur.com/a/TSXkFH3)

A wonderful build which flowed together so nicely. The paths, the buildings, everything blended in so nicely. I feel this has to do with the colour palette that you chose. And because of that palette, you somehow made me enjoy seeing that weird desert grass texture (that I personally dislike) included in your build. I guess every texture is great if you use it in the right context!

Great job!!

#**Silver**

[EsmeClef](https://imgur.com/a/5Hw3wFH)

This was a very simple build, especially in terms of layout. I felt some of the exhibits didn’t connect to each other well. However, your actual exhibits were wonderfully built. The detail and theme of each was amazing and I really enjoyed both the creativity and the originality behind each one.

Good build!

#**Bronze**

[Trogden85](http://imgur.com/gallery/JAVV6fQ)

Another build where I felt it was a little simple and bare in terms of the layout. However the exhibits, which were the main parts, are the main attractions. I felt some of the exhibits may have been a little bare. However you made up for that with some really cool ones: Polar Bears and the Crystals just to name two.

Nice build!

**Honourable mentions**

Just want to say, two other great builds that I’m sad didn’t place! Hard time deciding who would place in this challenge, so definitely don’t feel bad, these two builds were great as well!

[JasonKara2015](https://imgur.com/a/I4aRoQS)

[CrazyOwl180](https://youtu.be/6SH0JksTZgo)

#**Introduction**

Well this week we’ll be going to the sea… or not completely. We will be bridging the gap between land and sea and building ports! Making an easy place for ships to unload their stuff and get back to the sea.

Happy building! I can’t wait to *sea* what you make 🙂

**Inspiration**

[Port](https://www.maritime-executive.com/media/images/article/Photos/Ports/Port-of-Long-Beach-wide-view.f50671.jpg)

#**Challenge**

**Port**

Construct a port (what you best see fitting the theme). It can be modern, futuristic, or in the past. It must have a ship docked or very close. It must have some building or structure in the port. (so it’s not just a dock and a ship).

It can be set in space if you so desire.

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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, August 1st 2021:** Challenge begins!

**Saturday morning (around 11:00 AM AST), August 14th 2021:** Contest is closed. No other submissions will be allowed.

**Sunday morning, August 15th 2021** A new challenge and winners are announced in that post

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