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Throw a Party and a Costume Contest!

We're throwing a Costume Contest to celebrate our Ninth Anniversary! Come show off your best stuff, and you could win some original Champions concept art and more!

https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/champions-online/news/detail/11004883
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  • chaosdrgnz43chaosdrgnz43 Posts: 1,376 Arc User
    Does it have to be a party costume or just go as your best costume?
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  • ealford1985ealford1985 Posts: 3,032 Arc User
    It doesn’t say party costume
  • heroshima1heroshima1 Posts: 84 Arc User
    Is there going to be a particular Instance? or will the limit be increased? If multiple instances, will the devs be hopping through each one? Just curious how they plan on "judging" when there will likely be more than 1 instance.
  • pantagruel01pantagruel01 Posts: 6,100 Arc User
    Previously they've jumped between instances.
  • monaahirumonaahiru Posts: 3,069 Arc User
    I hope everyone join could get 2 Devs tokens as like as last time. o3o
  • davethedude20davethedude20 Posts: 13 Arc User
    One thing that irks me is that the 1st and 2nd place get Therakiel's Sword/Blade. Why not put the sword back into the game, where it belongs?
  • flyingfinnflyingfinn Posts: 7,810 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    Thursday 5pm...that's 2am here....Why not friday 5pm?
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    I hope everyone join could get 2 Devs tokens as like as last time. o3o
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  • monaahirumonaahiru Posts: 3,069 Arc User
    So only top 13 ppls get some prize and all other just waste whole time? Lame to be awake because JPT here. o3o
  • war0unicornwar0unicorn Posts: 3 Arc User
    Love to go but it sure is on a weekday. Gotta work.
  • ealford1985ealford1985 Posts: 3,032 Arc User
    > @monaahiru said:
    > So only top 13 ppls get some prize and all other just waste whole time? Lame to be awake because JPT here. o3o

    What you want? a participation reward?
  • flyingfinnflyingfinn Posts: 7,810 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    Does it have to be a party costume or just go as your best costume?
    Whatever you do, make sure you show up dressed to the nines,

    "To the nine" is an English idiom meaning "to perfection" or "to the highest degree" or to dress "buoyantly and high class". In modern English usage, the phrase most commonly appears as "dressed to the nine" or "dressed up to the nine"
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  • pantagruel01pantagruel01 Posts: 6,100 Arc User
    monaahiru wrote: »
    So only top 13 ppls get some prize and all other just waste whole time?
    The point of a costume contest isn't really the phat loot it gives out (very few of them give out much relative to their time requirement), it's mostly about showing off your costume and looking at other people's designs.
  • avianosavianos Posts: 4,529 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    monaahiru wrote: »
    So only top 13 ppls get some prize and all other just waste whole time? Lame to be awake because JPT here. o3o
    Well.. most of the time people participate Costume Contests to Socialize, share their costumes & characters and have fun in social events in general​​
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  • Hey folks,

    Thanks to some feedback we've gotten, we're changing this up a bit. The theme is now Whatever You Want. Show up in your best or your favorite costume!

    See you tonight!
  • Where do we watch the live stream?
  • themightyzeniththemightyzenith Posts: 4,109 Arc User
    Where do we watch the live stream?

    There are links on the news article :)


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  • Where do we watch the live stream?

    There are links on the news article :)


    Ah I missed that. And by that I mean this:

    https://www.twitch.tv/crypticstudios
  • monaahirumonaahiru Posts: 3,069 Arc User
    PH theater zone #3 had no shark.
  • chaosdrgnz43chaosdrgnz43 Posts: 1,376 Arc User
    Why no dev token when Megalodon is killed? This is what the non-winners were looking forward to. :C
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  • monaahirumonaahiru Posts: 3,069 Arc User
    Why no dev token when Megalodon is killed? This is what the non-winners were looking forward to. :C

    I think I won't join from next time to waste over 3 hours.
    Where other we can get Devs token from. o3o
  • tigerofcachticetigerofcachtice Posts: 541 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    Great work, all. Excellent entries from everyone, efficient judging from the Dev team.

    4 Zones full of entries and you managed the process to fit in just 2 hours. Talking with other players previously, I realised it wasn't just the length of an event per se, but the anxiety of waiting (during that time). You really mitigated that and I think people appreciated it.

    Also, for your convenience (and I'm not a member of this group, so I'm unbiased), the radio station you noticed in the event is:

    http://www.dawnradio.org/
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  • jaazaniah1jaazaniah1 Posts: 3,063 Arc User
    Where is the list of winners and their screen shots posted?
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  • tigerofcachticetigerofcachtice Posts: 541 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    In the spirit of being helpful, here's the saved stream:

    We've been using it to look at the winners (obviously at the end). I know the winners aren't zoomed in on, etc., but keep in mind Kaiserin was busy announcing winners, handing out the prizes, and so on. And you know these guys (for example, Downside made something classically Downside).

    On that note, great entries, everyone. It was a good CC, 4 Zones of everyone's best.
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    Not seeing anything for a stream?
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  • flyingfinnflyingfinn Posts: 7,810 Arc User
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  • ealford1985ealford1985 Posts: 3,032 Arc User
    I agree it made good time.

    Watching the reaction to looks was my favorite part. It goes to show that anyone can judge but that doesn’t mean your look is better or worse than anyone’s. Everyone has different taste.
  • iamruneiamrune Posts: 927 Arc User
    As partial feedback, I'd like to note that Dev tokens are far too rare a resource as it stands.

    Once or twice a year a couple lucky players get one or two, means that normally most players will never see one at all, and I missed out on the one I should have gotten at the first Megalodon spawning last year due to the event crashing my game. By the time I got back in, it was over, and people who weren't there the exact moment dev tokens were spawned, like me, got nothing.

    This year, they didn't even distribute dev tokens at all, and several people in my SG were not happy that they had spent 2 1/2 hours hoping for a raindrop from heaven so they could get some rare mask in the dev token store for 5 tokens.

    The costume contest itself was fine and went pretty well, although Kael & Kais not noticing the stream was on a static background for the first 15 minutes is pretty sad. Especially since we were in the stream chat trying to tell them.

    I guess my second feedback is, get a couple more people there, at least someone there to monitor the stream and stream chat like a professional outfit. I know Champions is a back-burnered, barely there kind of game now, and we should be thankful it gets an annual stream at all, but still, it's just insulting at this point. IMHO.
  • beezeezebeezeeze Posts: 921 Arc User
    edited September 2018
    Going to a CC expecting a reward is just backwards headed and wrong. I'm sorry, but you shouldn't just expect to win anything just for showing up. Now I did get some dev tokens the last time there was a dev hosted CC and I never told anyone about them until now just for this exact reason...if people knew they could get dev tokens for going to dev hosted CCs they would only go to dev hosted CCs for the dev tokens...which is expecting a reward for just showing up to a contest....which like I said is backwards and wrong headed.

  • beezeezebeezeeze Posts: 921 Arc User
    This applies to all CCs also...if you are asking yourself 'Why should I participate if there is no guarantee of rewards?" perhaps you should not participate.

  • iamruneiamrune Posts: 927 Arc User
    I didn't go expecting one.

    It is merely my valid feedback that the dev tokens are too rare as it stands, and I noted some people I knew grousing about it.
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