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Art Fight 2017 is Live!

Posted by Biscuit on 1 July 2017 12:05:58 PM (Edited by Takaia 5 months ago)


Today, July 1st, marks the start of Art Fight 2017! We hope everyone has fun participating. 


To help you get started, here’s some basic explanations:

 

Questions

How to get sorted:

Now that the event has officially started, you can click “Current Event” in the upper right hand corner to check it out. Once there, you can go ahead and get sorted into a team.

Team sorting is done manually to help prevent teams from being flooded with abandoned and inactive accounts.

Which team you get sorted is mostly based on how many users are on the teams already, to help make sure that the user count is balanced and each team has an equal chance based on member count.

 

How to attack:

Once you’ve been sorted into one of the two teams, you are then able to click the Submit button in the navbar and there should now be “Attack!”.

 

What is rating?

Once the fight has started, you may notice a Rate Attacks option show up under Browse. Here, you can rate attacks that have been submitted, giving them a small addition to their points if you upvote them. You can only vote on each attack once a day.

This is not a required part of gameplay! It’s just if you want to take part in it.

You also do not need to be on a team to rate! Spectators, if you want to have a little part in the game too, now’s your chance!

 

What if I have extra characters on X site? / Can I accept “new designs” as attacks?

Due to the nature of how attacking works, people will be unable to “attack” your characters from other sites or do new design attacks on you. However, this does not mean that you need to upload everyone here to Art Fight or that new design attacks are impossible!

 

To allow people to do these kinds of attacks on you, you can upload a “general” character, or rather, it’s not a character at all. Title the new ‘character’ something along the lines of “Extras”, “New Design Attacks”, or the website(s) that you have your other characters listed on. Giving the ‘character’ a thumbnail/reference image for the site or purpose really helps too.

 

 

Is friendly fire a thing? What is it?

Friendly fire in Art Fight means to attack someone on the same team as opposed to attacking someone on the opposite team, and It most definitely is a thing! You’d attack them just like you would anybody else, except since the goal is to attack people on the other team, friendly fire will not count for points.

 

New Additions!

 

In addition, the site got some awesome features added by the awesome Morichinatsu

We bring to you…


  • The ability to re-order your characters! This will be seen in http://artfight.net/manage/characters

  • Directly bookmark characters on user pages.

  • Profile comments! These can be disabled in your settings.

  • Link to your twitter or instagram.

  • A “Follows You” indicator on user profiles!

  • “Random Character” button found on the Browse dropdown.

  • And we also updated the maturity guide with awesome examples! http://artfight.net/info/guide-maturity


 

 

Other

Here’s a few helpful links to get you started:

http://artfight.net/info/rules

http://artfight.net/info/faq

http://artfight.net/info/help

http://artfight.net/info/about

 

 

 

 

If you have a question, don’t hesitate to join us on the Discord server. Staff there can help you out!




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Not Long Now!

Posted by Takaia on 26 June 2017 05:36:30 PM (Edited by Takaia 6 months ago)

Just a few more days until Art Fight begins on July 1st, 12:00 PM MST


Aside from getting your profiles and characters ready, there's a few ways you can prepare for the event. 


As a reminder, please note that attacks should not be made before-hand, and can only be made during the event. This is put in order to keep things fair! 

You may also find it handy to look over the About, Rules, and FAQ, to make sure you know what's up!  

Feel free to join us in our Discord chat and hang out, ask questions, and get to know your fellow fighters! 


Get ready for another great year of Art Fight!  



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Rules Page

Posted by Biscuit on 15 June 2017 09:21:47 PM (Edited by Takaia 6 months ago)

As of today, there is now a new rules page, separate from the Terms of Service for your convenience. This page can be found up in the "Info" dropdown in the site header.

Though it is important for and expected all users to read the Terms of Service, this should hopefully serve as a easier way to check up on the rules. 

Please look them over, and never hesitate to ask a moderator if you have any questions! 

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"The time has come," the walrus said "to talk of many things!"

Posted by Takaia on 14 June 2017 12:00:09 PM (Edited by Takaia 6 months ago)

Art Fight 2017 will be starting July 1st at 12:00 PM server time (MST)! 
It won't be long now, so prepare your characters and sharpen your pencils and join us for another amazing month! 
The teams will be revealed at the start of the event.

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Username Changes

Posted by Biscuit on 22 May 2017 11:49:44 AM (Edited by Takaia 6 months ago)

As of today, everyone will be granted 1 free username change. This is being put in place to reduce the amount of multi-accounting and help out everybody who has thought about wanting to change their username. Be careful, as you only have ONE chance to change it. The limit is being put in place to prevent us from getting flooded with requests, as name changes have to be done manually by staff. If you would like additional name changes after your first, it will be available to you through a donation perk. Please note that the Donation Perks page is from last year and is not currently up to date quite yet.

Also, note that we can adjust your username for minor changes (capitalization, number removal, etc.) for free!

IMPORTANT: When you receive a name change, you are agreeing to giving up your old username, and that anybody in the future can take that name.

If you would like to change your username, please contact a staff member listed on our Contact Us page.  

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Call for Art Fight volunteer staff applications!

Posted by Biscuit on 9 May 2017 05:52:20 PM (Edited by Takaia 7 months ago)

We are now accepting new applications for positions like: 
- chat moderators for the Discord server 
- attack moderators for when AF starts (July/August) 
- programmers to help develop the site
- more! 

Old applications that didn't get a response from us will still be considered, but feel free to reapply if you feel you have more to add. If you previously applied and want to withdraw your application, please contact Takaia

To apply, please fill out the volunteer form: https://goo.gl/forms/4wLSjsvO9FkpHklV2

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Final poll for the 2017 themes!

Posted by Morichinatsu on 21 January 2017 06:58:32 PM (Edited by Takaia 6 months ago)

Here you have it, folks! This is our last and final poll to determine the teams for the up-coming, 2017 fight!
Once again, you have one week to vote in the poll!
Please remember that teams will remain secret until the fight begins, and do not ask staff for the winning teams intending on getting a serious answer.
Ready? Set? Go! http://ow.ly/4ozX308e5so

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Theme voting for 2017 - Round two!

Posted by Morichinatsu on 14 January 2017 02:22:06 PM (Edited by Takaia 11 months ago)

We've got another poll coming your way! This time we've narrowed down the options based on the previous poll, however, you only have one week to vote in this poll! After this, we're planning on having a final vote.
Vote over here: https://goo.gl/forms/OIWvzMILyvExZclv2
Go go go!

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Privacy Policy Changed!

Posted by Takaia on 7 January 2017 07:48:59 PM (Edited by Takaia 1 year ago)

We have made the privacy policy much briefer, (hopefully) easier to understand, and more accurate. It has been completely revamped, so please read the new policy carefully. 

Click here to read the new privacy policy.

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Achievements + Merch!

Posted by Takaia on 21 October 2016 02:18:21 AM (Edited by Takaia 1 year ago)

Thank you so much everyone for your patience on the achievements! According to our records, we’ve now successfully given out all achievements to those who earned them, however, since we did this by hand it’s possible we might have made some mistakes. If you feel like you got too few (or too many!) achievements this round, please message Takaia, Morichinatsu, or Biscuit and one of us will sort it out for you as soon as possible. To check your achievements, go to your user page and click on the statistics tab.


Some of you asked for physical merchandise to purchase related to art fight, so we've signed up with Redbubble to bring you some things like tshirts with the Art Fight logo on them. In the future, if there’s some interest, we’ll plan on making any team graphics large enough to print on things as well. Hope you enjoy!

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