Who can participate?
Anybody can participate, if you have an idea and love eSport, you are the perfect candidate.
What type of contribution can I send in?
You can send in everything from an article, to an interview, a collage or a painting. We are open to any contributions and fresh ideas. Let’s talk about it! We also love to help you finishing your concepts, we offer free brainstorming and constructive criticism via e-Mail any time.
How can I buy the book?
Though amazon outside of Germany gives us a hard time, you can buy the 2009 edition book with the ISBN number: 978-3839164310. It will take some time to get to you, but it will come to you. You can even order it, should the amazon page say, “the item is not in store”. Just order it and it will be printed and sent to you within 2 weeks.
When is the deadline for the next edition?
The deadline for the 2011 edition is not yet determined, however if you want to send in your stuff already, we appreciate this.
What is the cost structure of the eSports Yearbook?
Almost all of the money you pay for the book goes to the publisher (BOD), however some cents go into the server, maintenance and costs we had in the beginning of the publication. After the crossing point, we will get a coffee and then use that money to buy books and give them for free to you or to politicians and scientists.
Why is eSports Yearbook a non-profit project?
eSport is our passion, so for us there is no reason to try to make money with this project.
How many downloads do we had?
We have about 100.000 requests for the 2010 edition.
We have about 150.000 requests for the 2009 edition.
How many books we sold?
Currently we sold roughly about 100 books from the 2009 edition.
Can I help to translate the eSports Yearbook?
We would love to see the book in different languages. So you can translate the articles, just give us a notice about it. If you want to translate the whole book, we will do the layout and publish the eBook on our website. Additionally you will have the chance to write your own preface for the translation and you will be mentioned as the book’s translator.
Can I help to get authors for the book?
If you have an idea for an article or know somebody who is perfect for an article, we will be happy if you write about it or encourage this person to write. However if there are concerns about the language, we are happy to help you with that problem.
Can I help you with a banner?
Yes, that would be a great thing. Please write to email@example.com and we will send you a banner swiftly.
Wait, I still have questions!
Then send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Creative Commons and how are you using it?
Creative Commons is a copyright sign, however it is more community friendly than the current copyright. So you can copy the articles and everything as long you name the creator. The complete license agreement can be found under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/de/deed.en . Important you use it only in non-commercial way!
Do I keep my rights for the article or picture or anything else, if I submit it to the book?
Yes you have all the rights for your submission, the exact agreement is http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/de/deed.en here to find. If you like a different copyright agreement, please let us know.