Nationwide Tattoo Day (July 17) might have come and gone, however one online game developer is conserving the celebration going all week by inviting avid gamers and followers of World of Warships to submit images of their naval-themed tattoos to win a prize many adorned with physique artwork might put to good use: a $1,000 reward card to a tattoo store of the winner’s alternative.
These concerned about submitting their eligible tattoos have till July 24 to upload their photo entry. Avid gamers will then vote on one of the best ink — voting lasts from July 27-31 — with the winners introduced Aug. 13.
“Tattoos have been part of navy tradition since Captain Cook dinner’s first voyage to Polynesia within the 1770s, the place he found intricate and exquisite physique artwork of indigenous individuals,” Philip Molodkovets, government producer of World of Warships, stated in a launch.
“For hundreds of years sailors have been adorning their our bodies with recognizable tattoos to appease the ocean gods. Through the years tattoo artwork has grow to be widespread type of private expression, a method to present what you might be captivated with. Due to this fact, with this tattoo contest we wished to point out the unbelievable bond between our group and the ocean.”
Different qualifying submissions will likely be eligible to obtain varied recreation upgrades in World of Warships.
The gaming franchise additionally included an animated explainer video within the announcement, seen beneath, discussing the historical past and that means behind naval tattoos.
Full tips for submitting your tattoo images can be found here. Customers are inspired to add their images from a social media account below the hashtag #Inked4Wows.
The World of Warships franchise of historic video games, made by the identical on-line recreation developer, Wargaming, which produces the favored World of Tanks, might be accessed by varied platforms, together with PC, Ps 4, Xbox One, and iOS and Android.
Wargaming now boasts over 200 million gamers across the globe, the corporate says, together with Washington Capitals captain and three-time Hart Memorial Trophy-winner Alex Ovechkin, who jumped on board as a celeb endorser of the franchise for a latest launch.
“World of Warships gives the last word naval warfare gaming expertise, appropriate for everybody,” the corporate launch stated. “Because of its largest assortment of traditionally correct ships out there to play, World of Warships prides itself as a digital ship museum and a focus for naval historical past lovers.”