Contest: Dummy vs Robot!

This contest has ended. Thank you for all your great entries. Please check out the winners and highlighted entries below!

Welcome to the sixth official Principia Building Contest!

The topic this time is to create a fun and interesting competition between the Robot and the Dummy, who gets to the goal first? How do they get there? What happens when the winner gets there? Why are they competing to get there? You decide!

Please clearly mark where the goal is.

As usual, the winner will receive a golden trophy, and the runner-up a silver trophy.

You have until next Monday (January 13th) around 13:00 GMT to submit your entry.


Use the Cam Targeter to control what the camera is following, and the Cam Zoomer to control the zoom.

Try to minimize manual camera movement as much as possible.


The level must only include one dummy and one robot. The level type must be Custom.

How to Submit an Entry

After you have uploaded your level, browse to its level page, choose the correct contest and click "Enter level into contest".



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  • pajlada: @golden: We won't enter levels into contests. We're not super strict about the rules in the regular contests. In pro contest however, they're important.
    @MrGockel: Pretty much, yeah. Next contest will be for another subject, but I'll keep the Film studio in mind :)
  • Golden: @pajlada: is sdac online?
  • Golden: @pajlada: so when you enter level to this contest (your level) but you will cheat?
  • Golden: I know my level was adventure but it is custom
  • Golden: @pajlada: oh ok
  • Golden: @MrGockel: nope there one contest is still running, go to contest and on top
  • MrGockel: @pajlada oh and what will be the next contest? I have an idea! Filmstudio XD (sry for baaaaad english) a place where you make a movie xD
  • MrGockel: @pajlada so the winner is the one which YOU like and not which WE like? When downloads and likes dont do anything...
  • pajlada: @MrGockel: The winners are hand-selected by me and sdac.
  • pajlada: @golden: We give highlighted to levels that were good (but not quite good enough to beat the two winners), or levels that didn't follow all the rules properly but were still very good.
  • Golden: What is highlighted?
  • Leis: @pajlada: Thank you :)
    @jammer312: Lol u make me shy Lol thank you!
  • MrGockel: Is the winner the one who has the most likes or downloads or what?
  • pajlada: Congratulations Leis and TechZ :)
  • pajlada: 4*, setting up winners now!
  • Golden: I mean january 14*
  • jammer312: Maybe 14?
  • Golden: January 4 7:35 GMT
    Still not over!
  • jammer312: Leis: I hope you get trophy. Really. There's I see 3 best works, and you is da best.
  • Leis: @pajlada: good news!
  • pajlada: winner will be announced for real in around 3 hours, sorry for the delay!
  • Golden: 1:01 GMT...
  • Golden: 12:59!
  • Golden: @pajlada: is this contest is almost over also today time is 12:44 GMT
  • MrGockel: @Leis i dont know... maybe tomorrow?
  • Leis: When this contest over? @@ does date varies with countries?
  • Leis: Ok: )
  • pajlada: You can disable physics if you'd like, that's fine.
    Packages are not supported yet, so that's not possible.
  • Leis: Err...can I make the level disable physic and whole movie is cinematic? Or I can upload a package?
  • Leis: @pajlada thank you :) I just try my best
  • pajlada: @Leis: yes, go ahead!
  • Leis: Can I build cinematic?