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CM Kiwibird
07-01-2014, 01:41 PM
Ark hunters,

Season 2 of Defiance is well underway and we’re thrilled to see the resurgence of fan events! What is a fan event, you ask? To break it down to its most basic definition, they’re events driven by community members like you. They can and have varied widely, taking the form of contests, PvP competitions, races, character build challenges, and lots more.

We’d like to begin supporting these events to celebrate and encourage more of them. This will take the form of publicly promoting events on our official channels and granting in-game rewards to the event organizer to be distributed to their event’s winners. Since this is a pilot program, we’ll start out gradually with small prizes and players and clans who have held successful events in the past. After we’ve helped support and promote a few established events, the program will grow broader and take on new hosts while keeping a close watch that they’re being held responsibly and fairly.

Our goal is to scale this program up to include all manner of fan project authors including fansite operators, fan artists, YouTubers, Twitch livestreamers, guide writers... the list goes on! We want to make sure we’re keeping track of all Defiance fan projects, big and small. Even if we can’t support a project with in-game prizes, we’re still very interested to hear about it and potentially promote it on the Defiance website and social media channels.

Tell us what you’re working on and what you’d like to do!

CM Kiwibird
07-01-2014, 01:41 PM
Note: Please use this format for entries.

Event name:
Intended duration:
Platform:
Suggested prize(s):
Prize eligibility:
Additional qualifications:
Link to event, if applicable:

An example is below.

Event name: The 47 Ronin
Intended duration: June 7th @ 9 a.m. EST. Event will last 3 hours.
Platform: NA/Xbox
Suggested prize(s): Entry into drawing for scrip and legendary weapon prizes.
Prize eligibility: First 47 to last 3 hours
Additional qualifications: No guns, swords and blades only.
Link to event, if applicable: Here. (http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?160378-The-Dawn-Patrol-Presents-quot-The-47-Ronin)

Etaew
07-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Oki let's go first, even though Trion are already providing the rewards for this one.

This first event will be to test the giveaway system written on DD and I can then open it up to others.

Event name: Free to Play Lockbox Giveaway
Intended duration: 11 July - 18 July
Platform: Defiance Data website
prize(s): Up to 12 Extra Life Lockboxes, although I'd beg for more codes if signups are more than I expected.
Prize eligibility: Signed up to the Giveaway with a Defiance Data username
Link to event, if applicable: http://www.defiancedata.com/giveaway.php?id=1

Regular giveaways, and events promotions for everyone is something I want to offer on DD, with calendars, countdowns, rewards, signups and the like.

Mr666
07-02-2014, 06:10 AM
Event name: Maximum Attack Event
Intended duration:July 1st -31st
Platform:NA/Xbox
Suggested prize(s): 1st place Team: 3 million and OJ EMC Service Rifle, 7th Legion Sumimoto, Frontier Battle Rifle
2nd place Team: 1.5 million and update 3 purples to oranges
3rd place Team: 750k and 3 orange mods of your choosing
(Also maybe some lockboxes I still have to talk with CM Kiwibird)
Prize eligibility:Run expert co-op Scrapworks Salvage with a listed judge
Additional qualifications:No glitching
Link to event, if applicable:http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?163324-Maximum-Attack-United-Defiance-Community-Event-%28XBL-NA%29

Combo Breaker
07-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Event name: 5 Million Scrip Free to Play Giveaway
Intended duration: 7/01 - 7/14 at 12PM Central Time
Platform: Xbox 360/ NA Servers
Suggested prize(s): 5 Million Scrip
Prize eligibility: Have a character on the Xbox 360 NA Servers
Additional qualifications: Post In Game Name and Gamertag in thread
Link to event, if applicable: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?165927-5-Million-Scrip-Free-to-Play-Giveaway

Smiit
07-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Event Name: Gladiators of Defiance Dueling Tournament!
Intended duration: August 7th
Platform: Xbox 360 NA server
Suggested prize(s): 1 million scrip
Prize eligibility: Everything unequipped during duels including perks, shields, etc. And no use of ego powers, stims, or spikes only melee attacking.
Additional qualifications: Sign up on event thread with gamertag and name of character you wish to have participate
Link to event, if applicable: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?165998-Gladiators-of-Defiance-Dueling-Tournament-Sign-ups!

Deirachel
07-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Event name: Captain Masticate's Captivity Log
Intended duration: A long as I can
Platform: Twitter (https://twitter.com/CaptianMasticat)
Suggested prize(s): Anything I can drum up (Mostly Orange weapons/shields and some scrip on XBoxNA)
Prize eligibility: Follow @CaptianMasticat's Twitter
Additional qualifications: Depends on the specific drawing (i.e. answer a trivia question, fan art contest, short story contests). Aiming for a Monthly drawing.
Link to event, if applicable: https://twitter.com/CaptianMasticat

(Capt. Masticate is my Hellbug Plushy won from the Memorial Day Trivia contest.)

Cyborg Superman
07-04-2014, 06:03 PM
Event name: Super Street Killer Kombat Calibur II (duel tournament)
Intended duration: July 12th 3:30pm central time @ Lonely Island
Platform: XBOX360NA
Suggested prize(s): 1st prize: Orange quartermaster bio zagger, 2nd prize: one million scrip
Prize eligibility: prizes will go to the two finalists
Additional qualifications: must register before the 11th of july. contact me at xbox gamertag Mr ExcellenceTM or in the link below
Link to event, if applicable: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?165391-super-street-killer-kombat-calibur-ii

nathanpbutler
07-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Event name: Death March
Intended duration: July 15 @ 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. EST. Event will last 3 hours (at least)
Platform: NA/PS3
Additional qualifications: Come one, come all! No additional qualifications.
Link to event, if applicable: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?167339-3WT-Death-March-(PS3)-Tuesday-(F2P-Day-for-PS3)

Smiit
08-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Event Name: Silicon Valley Death March
Intended Duration: August 9th 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern, about an hour
Platfrom: Xbox 360 NA
Suggested Prize(s): Scrip, weapons, etc.
Prize Eligibility: Must participate throughout entire march
Additional Qualifications: Must be leader of clan to sign yours up
Link to event, if applicable: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?170637-*Silicon-Valley-Death-March-Event*

celespsycho
09-02-2014, 03:39 AM
Main mission is the soul of the game.

Trion can not replace the main story of the game for the TV show. That's a mistake. There must be a mission in the game, and well made

Without main mission the game become very repetitive. I know it is an exaggerated comparison but everyone needs a purpose, as in life.

You can enjoy ark-falls, coop, competitive multiplayer and many other things the game offers. And you will probably do that most of the time.

But the main mission is the spine of a game.

One thing is playing ark falls knowing that the main mission is there. Another is playing ark falls because there is nothing more to do.

I hope my point of view is understandable. Without main mission Defiance lacks soul. Just see how important the storyline is in the TV Show. Imagine a TV show of defiance with just "competition"... would be crap.

irn4l
09-15-2014, 07:43 PM
im a free to play player that can access the servers? isnt there any kind of online tribunal to punish companys that just tell theyr games are free to play?

Smiit
09-15-2014, 10:55 PM
Please consider making another thread about this. This is not where you should post this.

Chump Norris
09-15-2014, 11:16 PM
Please consider making another thread about this. This is not where you should post this.

He/She did and in the end it was user error.

Altras
11-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Event name: Thanksgiveaway Raffle
Intended duration: 11-21-2014 to 12-10-2014
Platform: PC
Suggested prize(s): Outfit/Vehicle/Arkforge/recruit pack codes. Currently:1 season pass, 2 recruit packs, 6 dlc's
Prize eligibility: Forum: Raffle-Comment to participate. In-game: Participate in serverwide Guess the Number game.
Additional qualifications: No qualifications, simply participate for your chance to win
Link to event, if applicable:http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?177280-Thanksgiveaway-Raffle-(PC)

celespsycho
11-25-2014, 12:10 PM
I could make a Defiance WIKI on spanish.

Bentu
12-11-2014, 04:21 AM
This isn't a community based project but I don't know where else to ask, what I'm looking for is some detailed drawings of the tiny little scrapper bots that come from the Forges.
They look almost hand shaped so if anyone knows where I can get some of different angles I'd appreciate it.

Altras
12-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Event name: Secretly Santa
Intended duration: Current-Jan 3rd
Platform: PC/NA
Suggested prize(s): Lockboxes/Arkforge
Prize eligibility: Screen cap Secretly Santa
Additional qualifications: None
Link to event, if applicable: Secretly Santa (http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?179524-Secretly-Santa-(PC-NA-Event))

OMERTA
01-24-2015, 07:25 PM
I am in the starting phase (paper & pen) of designing an app that eases the use and integrates both Defiancedata and this forum. It will ofc be free, in app links to support DD will exist also in app (everything donated direct to DD) I am looking at the possibilities to sign in to glyph and keep being signed in since when you go from page to page (on WP) you get automatically logged out. The app will be available to WP, Android and IOS (also HTML5 for other OS users).

Release: Yet to be announced

Any help, programming coding etc will be appreciated. Tips ideas and requests are also welcome. This project is relatively difficult since we are just modifying the view and looks not exploiting the code of the sites. So everyone interested in helping out feel free to email me or PM on the forum

I really hope that this will be possible to complete!

Nefarious
01-26-2015, 04:25 PM
How about this for an event sometime?

An official thread gets made for players to submit their own Lock Box Jack Pot Weapon. Kinda in the same way the Holiday Screen Shots Event's operate. And the Devs vote on 3 of their favorite ones that will be the next 3 Jack Pot Weapons to be released in those coming months. This would be cool during a dry spell of no Holiday Events for forum members can take part in.

I assume such a thing would have certain boundaries on what Players could submit, them boundaries being the same rules Devs follow when making a Jack Pot Weapon such as using standard synergies and bonus rolls within the limits and rules of the game. And of course 1 submission per poster.

Weapons by default would be OJ as Jack Pots are and Players would submit the weapons stats of Weapon type, Synergy, Nano-(if any), and Bonus Rolls. And most of all the Name they create for it.

It would be cool to see a few Player made weapons be introduced as Jack Pots into the game.