Isle of Mounts

Covid-19 delaying the new patch? Blue Mage already capped? E8S on farm? Well then, I am happy to announce a new side-content event of our company:
Welcome to the third Sleeping Dragons Screenshot Contest!
This is where you can put your creative energy to good use and bedazzle your company colleagues!

What is the theme?

“Mount & Me”
This time we want to see your favorite mount or companion in the best of lights! Show us how you take care of your mountable friend, how you two ride into combat together, or anything that features you and your trusty mount!
Your creativity is your only limit!
The above picture already shows an example of what this could look like. (“Mount” is not limited to your Chocobo-Companion. Only entries in the mount-menu are valid mounts!)

When can I enter?

From Friday 24th of April 2020 to Sunday 24th of May 2020

1 whole month to get the perfect picture! No excuses this time!
Check Discord for more information!

How do I enter?

Capture a screenshot that follows the established theme, and submit your entry to

Be sure to include the following information when submitting your entry:

Take one (1) screenshot of your character following the theme of “Mount & Me”.

Caption the picture!
So the jury knows what it is looking at.

Clarify the names of everyone who participated in the creation of your screenshot (Chances are the jury cannot differentiate between your rapidly changing characters)

What can I win?

First (1.) Place: 1 Zu Horn | 1 Million Gil | 1 Thavnairian Onion
Second (2.) Place: 1 Zu Horn | 750.000 Gil
Third (3.) Place: 1 Zu Horn | 500.000 Gil

Fourth (4.) Place: 1 Zu Horn |250.000 Gil
Fifth (5.) Place: 250.000 Gil
Sixth (6.) Place: 250.000 Gil

Additionally(!) There will be a prize pool of cute pets!
First place can select between a Lesser Panda, a Black Hayate and a Dust Bunny. Then the pick moves on to second place and finally to the third place!

How will the winner be determined?

For the third instance of our contest we will have a jury composed of your two favourite admins consisting of Laila Arrybte and Sejlea Hakonge.
None of the jury members are participating in this contest.
(Insert “I’m guiding you to a treasure I cannot possess”.jpg)

Do not use any third party tools to post-process your screenshots. This is supposed to be an even playing field.

But how do we take good screenshots?

Here are some guides to take good gpose screenshots in Final Fantasy XIV

Nothing left to say except: Have fun!