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Fortnite Creative – Limited Time Mode Creator Contest

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Epic Games has announced via blog post a new event title Creative LTM Creator Contest!

Check out the full blog post for all of the details below…

3.21.2019

By The Fortnite Team

Fortnite Creators,

We’re excited to announce the LTM Creator Contest!

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For the very first time in Fortnite, we’ll be featuring a Limited Time Mode that was fully developed within Creative by a community creator. This is your chance to take your game ideas to the next level. Millions of players will be jumping in and playing your game, just as they have with Epic made LTMs such as Team Rumble and 50v50.

When Creative was first envisioned, we were extremely excited about the potential for creators to create their own games that could then be featured as LTMs. The Block was the first step, introduced in Season 7 and began the journey of shared player made creations. Season 8 furthers that opportunity for any player or group as you can now matchmake together into an experience created by you, for everyone. Your imagination and creative use of the tools available are the only limits to what you can do. We are looking forward to playing your creation with the entire Fortnite community.

-Zak Phelps, Creative Development Director

The chosen creator will be brought into the Support a Creator program (if not already a member), ensuring they have the best possible chance to be the supported creator of choice for millions of players.

GUIDELINES

  • Your game must be a multiplayer experience that can be played with a minimum of 4 players and a maximum of 16 players. Here are a few recommendations (however, you are free to use any ruleset you can imagine):
    • 4v4v4v4
    • 8v8
    • 4v12 (Give the 4 an advantage!)
    • 15v1
  • You’re free to pursue any game type or theme. Get creative!
  • Put yourselves in the shoes of a player. Design your game with clear directions and goals.
  • We recommend game length to be between 10 to 20 minutes to complete and encourage replayability. Our existing LTMs are solid examples or game length and replayability.
  • Every player should be able to actively participate the entire time. We don’t want players sitting out as others are still enjoying in the experience.
  • The focus, as always, should be to create the most fun and compelling games as possible,  across a variety of player skillsets.
  • Get together with friends so you have the opportunity to test your game as frequently as possible, with the desired number of players.
  • Your submission must include:
    • Your discord name.
    • Your email address.
    • Youtube video is required. Please show:
      • A fly through of the game
      • An overhead view of the entire experience
      • Screenshots are good to have.
    • Title of the game
    • Description of the game
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SUBMISSIONS

We’ll be accepting entries until April 8 at 11:59PM ET. Please submit your creations to the official content submission page when you’re game is complete. The winner’s game will be announced and released as a Limited Time Mode shortly after!

MORE INFO

Looking for Inspiration? Check out some amazing games made in Creative.

Bluedrive’s Attack / Defend
Avalanche
Cizzors Slide Challenge

CONTEST RULES

Click here to view the contest rules.

For those of you who do not plan to enter, what ideas for a Fortnite Limited Time Mode do you have? Share them in the comments below!

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How to locate a Transport Truck for Week 5 Wolverine Challenge

We’re one step closer to unlocking Wolverine in Fortnite Season 4.

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In recent seasons, Epic seem to have abandoned the “secret skin” concept that used to accompany each Battle Pass. For most of Chapter 2, we’ve been aware of the “secret skin” as soon as the season began. It’s probably time that we start calling it an “unlockable skin,” instead.

As almost all Fortnite players know, the Season 4 unlockable skin is Wolverine. In fact, we saw his entrance into Fortnite this morning in the v14.20 patch.

You can find Wolverine wandering around the Weeping Woods/Slurpy Swamp area if you look hard enough. We’ve already landed there twice and haven’t found him. His spawn radius is huge and he’s only one, small mutant.

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When it comes to unlocking Wolverine’s skin, however, Epic are taking it easy on us this week. All we have to do is locate the Transport Truck, which undoubtedly housed Wolverine until today. The doors to the truck are now open and Wolverine is roaming the map.

Interestingly, the Transport Truck was an early addition to Fortnite Season 4. It appeared on the map even before the first update of the season. You can find it in the northeast corner of the map – just to the west of the lighthouse. Here’s a closer look at the area and where you can find it on the map.

To finish the challenge, all you need to do is visit the truck from which Wolverine escaped. As long as you completed all of the rest of the Wolverine challenges, you’ll unlock the Season 4 Wolverine Glider variant. We’ll have to wait another week before we unlock Wolverine, himself.

Until then, you can take a look at our full Week 5 challenge guide here.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 Week 5 challenge guide

The Fortnite Season 4 Week 5 challenges are live! Here’s how to complete all of them.

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Fortnite Season 4 Week 5 is here, bringing us a list of new challenges to complete as we make our way through the Battle Pass.

As always, the challenges will go live on Thursday morning at 10 am EST (7 am PST). This week, we’re seeing more of the same as we’ll be searching chests, eliminating opponents, and locating floating rings.

There are a few wrinkles, here, such as challenges that require us to drive from Slurpy to Catty and eliminate Gorgers, but most of these will look familiar to you.

  • Search Chests at Doom’s Domain (0/7)
  • Eliminations at Dirty Docks (0/3)
  • Drive a car from Slurpy Swamp to Catty Corner in less than 4 minutes without getting out (0/1)
  • Collect Floating Rings at Coral Castle (0/1)
  • In a vehicle, jump through the flaming rings at Salty Springs (0/1)
  • Make a Stark Robot dance (0/1)
  • Destroy Gorgers (0/1)
  • Deal damage to opponents at The Authority (0/500)
  • Deal damage to opponents at Stark Industries (0/500)

Most of theses challenges are straightforward, but a couple of them require a guide. For instance, to make a Stark Robot dance, you need to down it, hack it, and emote next to it.

Gorgers appear to randomly spawn throughout the map – similar to how the Marauders worked, but a bit rarer. Our best advice would be to search for the Gorgers in a few solo matches, rinse, and repeat.

The flaming ring at Salty Spring isn’t in the game at the time of writing, but its eventual location is obvious when you see the ramp next to the old “broken” building. The ring will undoubtedly spawn here and require you to find a car to jump through it.

The final challenge that requires a guide is the location of the floating rings at Coral Castle, but we covered that in a separate article. You can find that guide here.

Apart from that, you should be able to get eliminations and search chests in these specific locations within a few matches. Stark Industries is always a hot drop and The Authority will likely become more populated when these challenges go live. If you’re looking for the weekly Wolverine challenge, you can find that here. Good luck!

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How to catch the Midas Flopper in Fortnite

Want to find the Midas Flopper in Fortnite? Well, you’re going to need to know where to look.

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After much anticipation, Epic released the Midas Flopper into Fortnite in the v14.20 update. After hearing about it since the season began, we’re finally able to search for one of the rarest fish in the game.

Fans assumed that the Midas Flopper would have the same spawn rate as the Mythic Goldfish – making it nearly impossible to find without getting extremely lucky. As it turns out, however, Epic decided to keep the Mythic Goldfish in a separate tier of loot.

Instead of the .001% spawn rate of the Mythic Goldfish, the Midas Flopper has the same spawn rate as the Vendetta fish at 1%. Catching this one is a lot more realistic than the Mythic Goldfish. In fact, you can even enter Battle Lab for a better shot.

For those who don’t already know, the Midas Flopper offers players one of the best buffs in the game. Consuming it will turn every applicable item in your inventory gold. Of course, this doesn’t apply to items like the Suppressed SMG and Bandage Cannon, as there are no gold variants of these items. The Flopper also grants you a free Gold Scar if you didn’t already have an AR in yout inventory.

So, let’s talk about where to find the Midas Flopper. You can’t search just anywhere for it, as early fishermen learned the hard way. The Midas Flopper only spawns around The Authority, which was where we first met Midas in Season 2.

It’s still early, but we’ve only seen the Midas Flopper caught with a Pro Fishing Rod. So far, we haven’t seen any clips of the Flopper coming out of a Fishing Hole with a Harpoon Gun or normal Fishing Rod, so it’s probably best to upgrade your Fishing Rod at The Authority before hitting the water. At the very least, it will drastically improve your chances of finding this rare fish.

Luckily, unlike the Mythic Goldfish, you can find the Midas Flopper if you set your mind to it. It might take hours to find, but at least you know where to look. There always seem to be several Fishing Holes around The Authority, so the chance of eventually finding the Midas Flopper is relatively reasonable. Good luck! You’re going to need it.

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