Mass Effect Wallpaper Contest

We are looking for exceptional artwork to appear as Mass Effect Wallpapers on our website. For the first time we are accepting art work from fans to be shown across the known universe. Specially selected artists will be awarded Mass Effect swag from the BioWare Online Store.

Make sure you understand the submission guidelines.

To submit your wallpaper to the Mass Effect Wallpaper Contest, the participant ("You") must accept this waiver.

Art Submission Waiver

  • Grant of License. By clicking the "I accept" button associated with this License Agreement ("Agreement"), You hereby grant to BioWare, a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, perpetual license to: (i) display the drawing/illustration which is based upon characters, storylines, etc., owned and controlled by BioWare, which You are submitting to BioWare in association with BioWare's display of 'Fan Art' on its websites ("Licensed Artwork"), including, but not limited to www.bioware.com, ( the Website) for commercial, business, and trade purposes, as well as for advertising and/or publicity purposes. Additionally, You hereby agree and acknowledge that BioWare may, in its sole discretion, display the Licensed Artwork, in whole or in part, distorted in character or form, on the Website.
  • Representations and Warranties. With respect to the Licensed Artwork, You hereby warrant that: (a) You are 18 years of age or older; (b) You have the right to make disclosure and use thereof without liability or compensation to others; and (c) the use, reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the Licensed Artwork will not, and this Agreement does not violate any foreign or domestic, federal, state or local law or regulation, or any rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, music, image, or other proprietary, property, or contractual right, or constitute false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, invasion of privacy or rights to celebrity, or any other right of any person or entity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold BioWare harmless from any claims, litigations, actions, damages or fees of any kind (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising from: (i) a breach of representations and warranties hereunder by You, and (ii) the use or disclosure by You or BioWare of subject matter which You know or reasonably should know others have rights in, except, however, for subject matter and the identity of others having rights therein that You disclose to BioWare in writing before BioWare uses the subject matter.
  • Consideration. The sole consideration for the license granted under this Agreement by You to BioWare shall be the display of the Licensed Artwork on the Website with a credit line that provides credit to You as the author/creator of the Licensed Artwork. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the parties hereto agree and acknowledge that it shall be at BioWare's sole discretion how and when to display the Licensed Artwork, if at all. As such, if BioWare chooses to display the Licensed Artwork, BioWare shall solely determine the length of time that the Licensed Artwork would be displayed, and how. It is agreed by the parties hereto that display of the Licensed Artwork as stated above is full and complete consideration for the grant of license contained herein.
  • Miscellaneous. The parties hereto are each independent contractors, and neither party is an agent, representative or partner of the other. BioWare may terminate this Agreement at any time in the event a material breach of this Agreement by You. This Agreement shall be deemed to have been made and executed in the Province of Alberta and any dispute arising hereunder shall be resolved in accordance with the law of Alberta. This Agreement may be amended, altered or modified only by an instrument in writing, specifying such amendment, alteration or modification, executed by both parties. You understand and agree that BioWare has the right not to use the Licensed Artwork. This Agreement constitutes and contains the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior oral or written agreements.
  • BioWare Powers. You agree to execute any and all consents, assignments and other documents and agreements as requested by BioWare to hereby irrevocably constitute, authorize, empower and appoint BioWare or any of its officers true and lawful attorney (with full power of substitution and delegation), in any action (legal or otherwise), and to make, sign, execute, acknowledge and deliver any and all instruments or licenses, of the rights or interests granted by You hereunder, including, without limitation, such documents as are necessary to secure to BioWare or its designees the rights the subject of this Agreement. You shall be given the first opportunity to sign any such documents with respect to which a power of attorney applies but if BioWare does not receive such signed documents within Ten (10) days of it having sent You such, BioWare shall have the right to sign such on behalf of You. Copies of all such documents signed by BioWare on behalf of You pursuant to this power of attorney shall be provided to You upon your request.
  • Acknowledgement of binding nature of the foregoing terms and conditions. You hereby acknowledge that You have read and understand this Agreement and agree that by activating, or 'clicking' the 'I Accept' button associated herewith you are acknowledging your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You also acknowledge and agree that this license agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between You and BioWare and that this Agreement supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreement, either oral or written, and any other communications between You and BioWare related to the subject matter of this Agreement.