Some notes on the skinning competition

Some people have mailed me with questions about the skinning competition, so I thought I'd put all the answers up here, in case anyone else has a wonderingment about it.
  • I expect people to send me fully constructed skin bundles (like the examples). However I'm willing to accept just a pair of images that replace the images from the default skin, which can be combined with the default gui.lua script.
  • The maximum size of the GUI is 1024x512 pixels.
  • The background image doesn't have to be a small tile, as it is in the default GUI. It can be a single image that spans the entire GUI. Remember though that you need to round up your image to the next power of 2 size (e.g. if your GUI is 400x250 pixels, a background image would need to be 512x256 pixels).