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Make A Cylon Results
When the fourth and final season of Battlestar Galactica began back in the spring, we asked you to design your own Cylons. We didn’t mind if you created centurions, raiders, skin jobs or something new entirely. Well, did we ever get what we asked for — fans from all over the country sent in everything from Cylon dogs to life-size cardboard centurions. Now it’s (finally!) time to award the best of the best.

And who better to choose what makes a good Cylon than two people who’ve lived the experience? Battlestar’s’s Tricia Helfer and Grace Park (Cylon numbers Six and Eight, for those keeping track) looked at each and every entry sent in and came up with a list of their Top 10 favorites.

No more waiting. See all the winning entries @ DVICE’s site!

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Bob says:

    Wow, major disappointment. It looks like they threw out all entries by people that made it past the 7th grade.

  2. Phillip Torrone says:

    @bob – that’s kinda mean, perhaps i don’t understand what you’re saying… people that made it past 7th grade shouldn’t have entered?

  3. hojo says:

    but… I can’t imagine what criteria they used to judge this contest. There were some pretty amazing entries, but the ones they chose for the first couple of places were, in my opinion, mediocre.

  4. zof says:

    No offense or anything but are you sure people actually judged this? Maybe they just played spin the bottle to pick the winners.

  5. Phillip Torrone says:

    when someone says “no offense” whatever they say after that is usually offensive. folks – the judges picked what they liked, that’s how it works.

    if you have personal favorites post them up here.