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Welcome to the Metroid Group!


The biggest fan group for the badass Metroid series from Nintendo.
This group is one of few that does not accept vulgar artwork. So you and Samus can feel safe here. No porn whatsoever. :thumbsup:

Before you join, make sure you read over the submission rules below.

...and be sure to geek out.


:bulletblue: How to Join

:bulletblue: Submission Rules

:bulletblue: Contests

:bulletblue: How to Run Your Own Group

:bulletblue: Why my Groups Don't Do "Quality Control"


Our Group's Metroid Collaboration:

Metroid Collaboration by Zimeta




And the winners are...

:star:First Place :star:
What the judges were saying: The judges thought Malicious-Monkey did an excellent job depicting Samus' various visors is this smart traditional three-block image. It's fun, the most creative, and very true to the game! Marvelous work!

:star:Second Place :star:
What the judges were saying: This unique illustration of Samus in Super Metroid really shows some skill! We love the stylized depiction of Samus and flow of the whole artwork. Amazing!

:star:Third Place :star:
What the judges were saying: One of the all time favorite of Samus' abilities, the grappling hook was not forgotten by Hakuramen, and he depicted it in a very unique way: being used as a weapon! The action and motion is very well drawn in glorious traditional medium. Great stuff!

:bulletblue: Concept  :painter:

Samus' Abilities

Illustrate your favorite ability of Samus', otherwise known as a "Power Up". It can be anything from the Grapple Beam and morph ball to the Wave Beam and Spin Ball. She's got a ton of them, so start thinking of your faves!

-Samus, of course, must be present in your picture. (unless it's a first person view, but even then you'll probably include an arm canon)

- You can draw Samus using multiple abilities at the same time if you want.

-Do NOT make up an ability. Let's save that for another contest.

- Examples of abilities (you don't have to pick from this list. This is just to help get the ol' memory going!)
------ Grapple Hook
------ Jump Boots, space jump, etc.
------ Morph Ball, Boost Ball, etc.
------ Missiles
------ Charge Canon
------ Screw Attack
------ Beams (Wave, ice, plasma, etc.)
------ Visors (heat, xray, echo, etc.)
------ Speed Booster

- Preferably, a suit won't count as a new ability unless you draw it doing something special (like how a gravity suit can help Samus reach new heights under water)

- Preferably all abilities illustrated should be from actual Metroid games, and not from ones like Smash Brothers. But, if Smash Brothers is the only game you've played with Samus in it, then go ahead. (But seriously, go play some real Metroid games. You don't know what you're missing!)

-You can have other Metroid characters in the picture if you want. But, they all must be canon. No fan characters.

- You can draw in any style, any medium. Fan fictions are also allowed.

- Doll makers or bases are not allowed. You must make your art all on your own.

- 3D modeling programs are allowed, but only if you made the models yourself. Otherwise it's unfair to everyone else if you're using someone else's work for your entry.

- For Fictions: For fiction writers: Write a fiction with an emphasis on Samus' many abilities, or even a specific one, OR even her adventures acquiring one. Your choice!

- Keep it PG13. Nothing vulgar will be allowed (including fetishes). No extreme gore (light violence is okay). No nipples poking through clothing, no boobs the size of Texas. You get the picture.

- Your entry must be one made for this contest. No old deviations are allowed. No deviations made before [08-12-15] will be accepted.

- Please mention this contest in your description! If you don't I won't be sure whether or not you actually meant to enter your deviation in the contest folder. If you don't mention your artwork is for this contest in the description, I'll remove it from the contest folder.

- You can enter if you're not a member. Just be sure to mention this contest in your description and give us a link!

- NO tracing, and TRY NOT TO copy. I've seen like, every Metroid art out there, and if you trace, your entry will not be allowed. And anyway, if you copy you're not going to win. Nobody ever votes for a trace.

- NO smudging of official art to make it look painted. Just... don't use official art, please. You have artistic minds, you can do it!

- No fan pairings.

- You may have up to three entries.

- When your entry is done, submit it to our Contest 17 - Samus' Abilities folder in the gallery! And also comment with a link to it in this blog. That way if you accidentally submitted it to the wrong folder, we can still catch it and put it in the right one.

The winners of the contest will be determined by a panel of judges. If we make it to 21 entries, we'll also add a popular vote section for three additional winners.

Also, if you're going to be a judge, you're still allowed to make an entry, but of course, you will not be up for winning.


:iconkitsunechibi-chan: :iconzimeta: :iconratscout: :iconmistytang:

To Gain Favor with the Judges:

[X] Effort. It's REALLY easy to tell when someone puts a lot of effort into their work.

[X] Originality - Be creative and think outside the box.

[X] Appeal - don't just draw people standing around doing nothing. Make a scene! Put in some interaction. Make it fun for us to look at.

:star: October 31st, 2015 (midnight)
There will not be an extension. Please use your time wisely!

If anyone is interested in doing an art request for one of the winners, either note the club or comment here~

Features would also be nice if anyone has a subscription!

You can still enter the contest even if you do a prize.

1st place winner gets: -

A colored bust/portrait of one character from: Phobos-Romulus
A colored drawing request with a simple background (Must be PG, please provide good reference) from: SirWongIII
A llama badge from: Zimeta
A llama badge from: Darkie4Eva
Your artwork will be added to the "Masterpieces" section at: nintendo-fc
Your artwork will be added to the… (Masterpiece Collection).
Your artwork will be added to the… (Winner's Section).

2nd Place winner gets:

A single character drawing request from: Darkie4Eva
A llama from badge: Zimeta
A llama badge from: Darkie4Eva
Your artwork will be added to the "Masterpieces" section at: nintendo-fc
Your artwork will be added to the… (Winner's Section).

3rd Place Winner gets:

A drawing request with a couple of characters from: Darkie4Eva
A llama badge from: Zimeta
A llama badge from: Darkie4Eva
Your artwork will be added to the "Masterpieces" section at: nintendo-fc
Your artwork will be added to the… (Winner's Section).

01.) Stay frosty Samus Aran! by shadowninjer

02.) Super Metroid,ShineSpark,Contest17 Samus abilities by Omegachaino

03.) Samus's Visors by Malicious-Monkey

04.) Dark Suit Samus: Charge Beam by alienorb

05.) Samus by Ventu5

06.) Inktober 24- One Woman Army by Hakuramen
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lady-warrior Featured By Owner 6 days ago
this might be a dumb question to ask but does anyone here know how to defeat sa-x easily? I keep on dying. :(
Zimeta Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Youtube play throughs would be a good thing to watch! :)
I haven't played Fusion in some time.
lady-warrior Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I might have to watch a few. I did in the past but they didn't help much. Sa-x is so hard to fight I HATE her!
justinglowala66 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015
you know I've always been a Metroid fan one of my first games was Metroid prime 1
Zimeta Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's awesome! :D
Definitely a good game to start with!
justinglowala66 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015
Ya I love that game and I'm a huge Metroid fan just to let you know my favorite Metroid game is Metroid prime 1 and my favorite suit is the Phazon suit and my favorite beam id the phazon beam :D   
Zimeta Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like the phazon suit and beam as well! :D
The Light Suit in Prime 2 was also very cool. :thumbsup:
Reanimat0rX Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015
are there any artists interested in doing comic book artwork for a Metroid comic? please send me a Note or get a hold of me via Facebook…
ShadowFalconArts Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Student Filmographer
This community is full of autistic 10 years old's. 
Zimeta Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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