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Archeon

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  1. Archeon

    Faction symbols

    That's strange, the Twilight one looks very ...Twilighty to me. What it doesn't quite do is have the same aesthetic as the other symbols, which I think would make it feel a bit out of place in the line-up.
  2. Archeon

    Corrupt-a-wish!

    Wish granted, now they will only ask "when is open beta?" or "can I have a closed beta key?" or "why doesn't the the download work?" instead. I wish my baby would wake me up less than three times a night.
  3. Archeon

    Corrupt-a-wish!

    I wish @Ragenarok had remembered to make a wish
  4. Archeon

    Important: Open Beta Status Announcement

    This has been suggested many times before but is not possible. Steam will only accept games from the owners of that game, any the Skylords team have no claims on BattleForge, only the 'permission' from EA to continue their reboot. 'Permission' being that EA have said that they won't take any action to stop the project and will allow the continued development.
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    Important: Open Beta Status Announcement

    Indeed, I actually overlooked the part that I personally find most aggravating about that post because it could be a translation issue or it could just be styles of speech. I really, really hate it when people use terms like "pal", "buddy" or "mate" in posts that have a generally aggressive tone, it makes it sound far worse and gives particular connotations of the person doing it. So on the off-chance that you did think it was improving the tone of your post, I'm fairly sure there are a good number of people like me out there for whom it has the opposite effect.
  6. Archeon

    What was your favorite Card/Character?

    Oh hey, another "what's your favourite card?" topic. I was just thinking how we'd gone a week or so without a new one of those. ...where's @Ultrakool when you need him?
  7. Archeon

    Free Steam games [Humble Bundle + Steam]

    I paid for that! Admittedly I got it on the Steam winter sale for about £4 but I still paid for that! :sadface:
  8. Archeon

    Important: Open Beta Status Announcement

    Ok, I admit to only having ready about 2/3 of the post because walloftext That said, I'd still call it more of an impassioned speech than pure insult slinging.
  9. So you can play BattleForge again and you'll ...go outside to play? Old school, I like it!
  10. Archeon

    Important: Open Beta Status Announcement

    @Cocofang Thank you for bringing a topic worth discussing to this place! There will always be some polarity within a community, and friction between avid fans and nay-sayers but it's true that this doesn't usually extend to include dev teams. I understand that it is frustrating to be doubted and that it can be difficult to rise above that, but it really is what must be done when you are leading a community. The role as devs/mods/any other position of power is to ensure the success of the game, which is best done by creating a good atmosphere and welcoming everyone into the fold. Ok, not everyone, there are people who take things too far and whom the majority of the community would not want to see 'welcomed' but these are exceptional cases, not simply people who question things. Trolls and others who are here to destroy the experience can (should be?) excluded, but others should be brought on board and the best way to do that is to keep heads down, carry on with the job and prove your work to them. At the end of the day, tensions are high on all sides right now: devs are tired of being questioned, a lot of the community are sick of hearing "open beta when?", and the people desperate for open beta are exhausted from the cycles of hype and disappointment. We all need to get along here and it is everybody's job to try to make that happen. Fortunately, I do think that @Cocofang is wrong on one count, I don't believe that there is an "us vs them" culture here, or indeed close by. It is, however, something we need to be aware of because at times like this it's a slippery slope into it. As for the second point, that is a much more real issue (or as real an issue as the colour of a dot below your forum avatar can be - #1stworldproblems) as demonstrated nicely by the posts of @LeSighduck and @Cocofang above. Both perfectly well made posts expressing valid opinions in a non-inflammatory way, but both downvoted because they aren't positive. To me a discussion forum should be for exactly that, discussion. And discussions are really, really dull when everybody agrees with one another.
  11. Archeon

    New Element/faction in the game!!!

    Nope, that's Legendary - ooh, maybe a 'fix' to it would be to make it actually Amii and require a nature and shadow orb? Probably just have everyone playing Amii in PvE then though
  12. Archeon

    Spring Cleaning of Forum & Announcment Section

    I was with Ultrakool until you brought this up. It's true, most users are the same users who can't spot the massive answer to the question they are typing into a chatbox mere centimeters below it. You mods should absolutely go out of your way to accommodate this level of stupidity*. *even I can't decide whether I'm being sarcastic here or not, sorry.
  13. Archeon

    How Should new Cards be Introduced?

    I fully agree with this sentiment, please make sure new cards are very carefully considered if they must be added.
  14. Archeon

    Important: Open Beta Status Announcement

    Are you serious? I mean, I would've laughed at this statement 10 years ago, but now? Really? The age of "early access" aka we promise we'll finish the game you paid us for someday, honest. Hell yes this happens all the time to far more professional studios. Now, this part I don't disagree with you on, but apparently nor do the devs, hence them stating after the last delay that they will not give estimated release dates any more. I'm sure it upsets them at least as much as it does us for them to feel like they are telling thousands of people "we let you down". The dates are obviously never intended to be "false", bad things happen unexpectedly. I should've gotten to work at 8:30am this morning but somebody crashed their car so I didn't. Well, the game will be out in 3 years for sure, 3 months probably - take a breath, come back later, or enjoy just being part of the community in the run up. Nor would I, would you? What does one respond to that? They've already taken on board your suggestion, surely that's better than a response?
  15. Archeon

    Instant PvP Access

    Yes this has definitely been suggested before now, I mentioned it in the context of Guild Wars having PvP characters (they have all skills unlocked and can use items with the best stats, but can't enter PvE areas) in order to put everyone on a level playing field where skill is the defining factor. I believe it was shut down, but not by a dev so who knows?
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