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Medals.

Post by Zac » Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:00 pm

Has anyone ever considered some sorta medal system for teams?

admins could award medals to teams for certain achievements such as 100th match, 500th match, 1000th match, or 5.0 activity or reaching 1500 points.
Medals would appear in a certain section of a teams profile page.
Specific players could be mentioned in the award description, eg. Medal awarded for [ForestForce] 6000th match. - participating players where, *insert playername*

Could be fun, and an incentive not to delete and start a new team, or for players to stick with certain teams. plus it'd give players in teams with lower points a bit of encouragement.

Thoughts?

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Post by FiringSquad » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:05 am

I think that's an excellent idea.
The captain can edit the team-page to insert information about individual players, but team awards for activity etc. could be automated, so that the team-page will display achievement badges.

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Re: Medals.

Post by Riftsplitter » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:49 am

Awesome idea, although I am more into Cups. :wink:

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Post by Landon » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:40 am

Sorry to resurrect a dead thread, but I really like this idea, it would certainly breathe some life into the league. What would it take to implement this? I'm surprised it hasn't been more discussed.
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Post by benji 13 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:15 pm

I can't find any negative points about that besides we need someone who implements it.

We got highest activity atm btw. :)

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Post by Snake12534 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:20 pm

Reptiles have highest activty actually apocayplse. Anyways, I really promote this idea, hard to believe no one has done this.
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Re: Medals.

Post by kierra » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:51 am

As of Mar 21, 00:50:20 UTC, the highest activity goes to Apocalypse at 2.96
TFG in 2nd place at 2.62
Lancers in 3rd place at 2.40
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Post by Agent West » Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:45 am

benji 13 wrote:I can't find any negative points about that besides we need someone who implements it.
Not exactly cups or medals, but can be used as trophys for big events, like Riker's Cup: http://forums.bzflag.org/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=18448
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Post by quantum dot » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:52 am

Zac wrote:Has anyone ever considered some sorta medal system for teams?

admins could award medals to teams for certain achievements such as 100th match, 500th match, 1000th match, or 5.0 activity or reaching 1500 points.
Medals would appear in a certain section of a teams profile page.
Specific players could be mentioned in the award description, eg. Medal awarded for [ForestForce] 6000th match. - participating players where, *insert playername*

Could be fun, and an incentive not to delete and start a new team, or for players to stick with certain teams. plus it'd give players in teams with lower points a bit of encouragement.

Thoughts?

- Zac.
Even if I am not active in the league lately due to other personal commitments, I think this could be a good idea. Some gold medal icons that teams could display besides their name, awarded by activity and sportsmanship rather than score only. I like it very much.
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Re: Medals.

Post by Agent West » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:35 pm

Oh, you are talking about virtual medals. Still a good idea.
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Re: Medals.

Post by Snake12534 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:45 pm

I believe there should be automatic [part of the site] medals on your team page. In the home page of all teams, there should be a column saying : amount of medals. This can give teamless players of what teams they should join.
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Post by Agent West » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:05 pm

Should there be multiple medals/cups (icons) or just one that changes color/shape to show it's meaning?
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Post by Landon » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:04 am

I was thinking multiple medals for certain achievements related to GU League, some of them may concern length of time registered, number of caps, number of kills, or even for performing certain difficult actions in game (3 caps in a row? hat trick) etc etc. It would also be awesome if team leaders could gift custom medals to their teammates, although I'm not sure if this would be a possibility with the current website. Medals/achievements could be displayed on the GU site, and when earned in game the server could announce the medal/achievement earned, the possibilities are endless
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Post by blast » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:19 am

Landon wrote:It would also be awesome if team leaders could gift custom medals to their teammates, although I'm not sure if this would be a possibility with the current website.
There isn't any support for medals at the moment, so anything related to medals would have to be implemented.
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Re: Medals.

Post by Snake12534 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:52 am

I would be glad to implemented the medals "feature" on the GU Site. Please know : 1. I don't have acess to the site. 2. I will take sometime, considering I am new to the coding process.

I am just willing to volunteer if I can get the GU Council's approval :)
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Post by joevano » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:39 pm

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Post by allejo » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:04 am

Snake12534 wrote:I would be glad to implemented the medals "feature" on the GU Site. Please know : 1. I don't have acess to the site. 2. I will take sometime, considering I am new to the coding process.

I am just willing to volunteer if I can get the GU Council's approval :)
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Re: Medals.

Post by Snake12534 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:50 pm

allejo wrote:
Snake12534 wrote:I would be glad to implemented the medals "feature" on the GU Site. Please know : 1. I don't have acess to the site. 2. I will take sometime, considering I am new to the coding process.

I am just willing to volunteer if I can get the GU Council's approval :)
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1. Gu is private and I can not edit anything. (i clicked every button xd)

2. I am pretty sure I have a basic idea how to code [or what I think.] So, I am waiting for an invitation to Snake12534@gmail.com to contribute to www.guleague.org
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Post by allejo » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:10 pm

Snake12534 wrote:1. Gu is private and I can not edit anything. (i clicked every button xd)

2. I am pretty sure I have a basic idea how to code [or what I think.] So, I am waiting for an invitation to Snake12534@gmail.com to contribute to http://www.guleague.org
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Post by blast » Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:01 am

My recommendation would be to get TortoiseSVN, then use that to check out the source code, edit it, test it, and then use that to make a patch. Making a patch with TortoiseSVN is easy. Just have to right click and say "Create patch".
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Re: Medals.

Post by Snake12534 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:48 am

Hello, I would like to post an update on the medals feature.

I had been trying to learn and code PHP basics (GU Site is coded in PHP) I am working a slow, steady rate. It might take me awhile to get the knowledge to implement the medal feature. So I would like to say, "The medals feature will not be added to the GU Site anytime soon." Thank you.

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Post by blast » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:50 am

You need to download TortoiseSVN and then use that to download the source code for the league.
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