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Discussion [Feedback] New Year Countdown Event

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Amy Steele, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. phoenixmoon

    phoenixmoon Alchemist

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    Thank you for doing the competiont i learnt a few things i did not know before doing it and its for fun and think we should not be down on the admin for this but jsut give them time to sort it out.
     
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  2. Narquelion

    Narquelion Conjurer

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    Writing something might not always be the same as thinking something LOL ;-) Just doing what mommy taught me :p
     
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  3. s5carrot

    s5carrot Sorcerer

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    Besides, making the quiz in-game does not mean having to create tons of unnecessary graphics. Focusing on the main point to allow most players to participate. The quiz itself could still remain in English. The current route to forum if you were to do so in the game would require you to click on the little gear icon on the bottom right, click on the ? icon. Wait for the entire screen to blur out and load up 2 more pictures where you have to click yet again for the forums.

    It would be easier to reduce such graphics and perhaps allow the programmers to free up themselves to have more time to do the main elements of the game. Making lots of graphics and sprites do not seem all that important compared to the gameplay
     
  4. Slotharingia

    Slotharingia Scholar

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    I can imagine sifting through the answers is an incredible pain. Perhaps next time, assuming the devs still have not implemented the in-game option, it would make sense to just use a system where you select one of x answers, and the computer instantly spits out whether it is right and you cannot access it after the time is up. Not sure if such things exist in the forum per se but I'm sure there are pre-programmed versions out there or that it's less work for someone to write a script than doing all this manually. Of course, this would exclude opinion or creative questions, but I assume everyone just gets a point by default for those anyway.
     
  5. sacrificialvirgin

    sacrificialvirgin Adventurer

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    Hey folks,
    Thanks for the enjoyable event. I'm a patient person, sitting quietly waiting for the results (but hopping on the inside like a kid waiting for Christmas morning). I just want to add my gratitude for your obviously hard work putting this out. Please excuse those who cannot sit on their anxiety for results. The vast (but silent) majority thank you. Please don't regret your efforts.
     
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  6. Brienne

    Brienne Necromancer

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    The competition did make me aware of the Wiki , thanks .
     
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  7. paloma

    paloma Adventurer

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    I enjoyed this event very much, but were the winners names posted?
     
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  8. Valerius

    Valerius Enchanter

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    Hi paloma,

    the current winners haven't been announced yet. The staff is still working hard on verifying each thread created by the contestants. Be sure to check back in the coming days and keep an eye out, as there might be an announcement coming soon. :)
     
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  9. Aider

    Aider
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    Hi paloma -

    We are glad that you enjoyed the competition! We are eagerly planning for future competitions. :)

    As Valerius stated, the winners haven't been announced, yet. Please keep an eye on the announcements section of the forum for updates regarding prizes and winners. ;)
     
  10. tonton-des-bois

    tonton-des-bois Illusionist

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    ... or how to transform prizes into sur-prizes... :p

    Courage, fellows ! Even the infinite road of despair has pitstops somewhere...
     
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  11. Aider

    Aider
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    Hi Humans & Elves -

    We have just posted the New Year Countdown Event - Questions and Answers for you all to review at your convenience. At the bottom of the thread, you will also find prizes with a corresponding number of total correct answers.

    Please review the three posts in that thread and if you have any questions; please feel free to post here, send a PM to a team member, or contact support and mark it as 'forum'.

    King Regards,

    Your Elvenar Team
     
  12. Osiris

    Osiris Adventurer

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    Anyone know what or when the results of the new year event will be posted. It seems to have gone very quiet.
     
  13. Aider

    Aider
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    Hi Osiris -

    The questions and answers as well as the prizes have been posted here for you to review at your convenience. A list of players who won the prizes will be posted in the coming days.
     
  14. Rexxagor

    Rexxagor Spellcaster

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  15. Ecurb

    Ecurb Guest

    Thanks for that. The very first question has me confused. It asks how much extra population a level 3 Elf residence provides. Not being an Elf player I had to resort to the wiki and when I looked up an elf lvl 3 residence under the column Additional Population (hover mouse over two people icon) it clearly states 5. Yet the answer is 3
     

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  16. Aider

    Aider
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    Grr. I knew I was bound to make a mistake somewhere in there while typing that up. :p

    The answer to question one is indeed, 5! :)

    Thanks to both of you for catching that and sorry!
     
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  17. Osiris

    Osiris Adventurer

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    Anyone know what the results for the New Year Event were. Did anyone win anything or is my player ranking 3059 to low to be considered?
     
  18. Horanda

    Horanda Enchanter

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    Answers and prize table were published Here
    Prizes will be distributed Soon™
    Player ranking is immaterial
     
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  19. Osiris

    Osiris Adventurer

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    Thank you Horanda for the information, nice to know.
     
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  20. Raistlin

    Raistlin Alchemist

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    I do have an issue with the answer for day 16, As of the time of this post, how many days has it been since Elvenar International opened?
    The answer given is 202 + or - 1 day. The following is quoted from the website:
    "We would like to thank everyone of you, our Community, for helping us test the game here on Beta and making it possible to launch our International and German versions today!

    Muf-Muf,May 27, 2015"

    May 27 - 31 = 5 inclusive
    June = 30
    July = 31
    August = 31
    September = 30
    October = 31
    November = 30
    December = 16 by the day count of the question.
    Total = 5+30+31+31+30+31+30+16 = 204 days

    Are you not including the first day?
     

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