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FWsim New Year’s Competition: Voting

Friday, December 30th, 2011


Voting is finished.
The votes from and were added up. This is the result: (the votes were accessed on January 2nd, 11:20 CET)
Speed: 20 + 0 = 20 votes
Florian: 5 + 2 = 7 votes
Brandon: 6 + 0 = 6 votes
Sean: 4 + 0 = 4 votes
The first number refers to the number of votes on, the second number to vpyro.

Thanks everyone for participating! The winners will be contacted shortly.

Best Regards,
Lukas Trötzmüller

Join the FWsim New Year’s Competition 2011! (deadline extended until December 29th!)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Update: The contest is finished! The voting will start on Friday, December 30th. Details will follow.

Update: The deadline was extended until December 29th, 14am CET!

Create a fireworks show in FWsim, upload to YouTube, and participate in our contest!

The first three entries will receive an unlimited license for FWsim Pro. The winner also gets a fireworks photo calendar!

The winners will be determined by online voting.

Important: If you use music, it must not be copyrighted! Otherwise, you will not be able to participate. Find out how to get uncopyrighted music.


  • Submission is open now and runs until December 29th, 14:00am, Central European Time.
  • Voting is open from December 30th until December 31th.


  • If you use music, it must not be copyrighted. Find out how to get uncopyrighted music.
  • I recommend you to use 3D models. This will make your show stand out! Any 3D models and background images must also be uncopyrighted. (Tip: use Google Warehouse).
  • Videos should be HD (720p or 1080p) and must be uploaded to YouTube.
  • Add “FWsim” as tag on YouTube.

How to participate:

  1. Create your show in FWsim.
  2. Go to Tools -> Preferences and make sure the video size is 720p or 1080p.
  3. Select File -> “Upload to YouTube” and follow the instructions. Alternatively, select “Export Video” and upload it yourself.
  4. Add a comment with your link to this blog posting. Do not forget to fill in your e-mail address!