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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby sleepyLundus » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:23 pm

I hope I'm in the top 20
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby MECHDRAGON777 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:04 pm

Based on the opinions of those that I have asked to test the level I made, I have mixed feelings about it. More of a "7/10" average and not even in the top ten. Either the entire competition is harsh (A lot of good levels) or they are messing with me when I ask. I am nervous because of this. Good luck to all who participated.

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Ness-Wednesday » Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:21 pm

MECHDRAGON777 wrote:Based on the opinions of those that I have asked to test the level I made, I have mixed feelings about it. More of a "7/10" average and not even in the top ten. Either the entire competition is harsh (A lot of good levels) or they are messing with me when I ask. I am nervous because of this. Good luck to all who participated.
Then again, an average of mostly 7/10s out of 47 levels would be technically better than an average of a 6.2/10 out of 83 levels.
I mean sure if the levels are that good it can become quite harsh, but since it doesn't seem to be all of them, this actually not only scares us, but possibly a couple of other participants as well.
Then again, there haven't been any mentions of any bad levels yet so I guess it's just the intensity of hope that we made them good with long going effort.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Sux » Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:44 pm

sleepyLundus wrote:I hope I'm in the top 20
Self-confidence...I want this...I don't have no more..
Well, my work is away to be my best level, but is decent to be patented.
I fell I'll be around 25th places

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby ivanmegafanboy » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:24 pm

I wonder if getting a low place in the contest would mean anything if the competition is that hard. Would that event be such a hard blow to the self esteem of someone?
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Postby PixelPest » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:57 pm

If scoring low results in a loss of self-esteem by someone they shouldn't have entered in the first place

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby mariogeek2 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:12 pm

ivanmegafanboy wrote:I wonder if getting a low place in the contest would mean anything if the competition is that hard. Would that event be such a hard blow to the self esteem of someone?
I don't know about other people, but for every single community contest I've entered, I never really expected to get in the top 50%. I've always just submitted a level that I thought would be fun to play through in the inevitable Tower of Biased episode.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby underFlo » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:57 pm

So far I've played and written down my initial impressions of 26 levels, so I'm about halfway done

and man this contest has some real bangers but also some levels that aren't all that great.

One thing I have to commend this contest for, though, is that there seem to be more unique levels than in previous contests.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Uzendayo » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:36 am

My level had no effort in it lol
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby PixelPest » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:31 pm

Btw is there a judging deadline?

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby underFlo » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:45 pm

PixelPest wrote:Btw is there a judging deadline?
We're aiming to be done by the end of August.

Also oooooh boy I think I just played one of the worst level I've ever had the displeasure of playing.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Submissions Are Now Closed!

Postby Radiance » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:41 pm

PixelPest wrote:Btw is there a judging deadline?
Quill wrote:The first set of results will likely be posted on September 1st. In the worst case scenario, it'll definitely be September 2nd.
So it's before September.

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Ness-Wednesday » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:48 pm

Spinda wrote: Also oooooh boy I think I just played one of the worst level I've ever had the displeasure of playing.
Good golly, I get seriously bad vibes when a level is considered one of the worst.
Welp, there goes the smbx community's level design again...
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Yoshi678 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:21 pm

Bad level afoot? Well, there was bound to be a dud in there somewhere. That said, if the level quality has been consistently good this time as we've been lead to believe then a dud in there is gonna be a SERIOUS dud.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby TLtimelord » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:58 pm

Ness-Wednesday wrote:
Spinda wrote: Also oooooh boy I think I just played one of the worst level I've ever had the displeasure of playing.
Good golly, I get seriously bad vibes when a level is considered one of the worst.
Welp, there goes the smbx community's level design again...
This contest is truly unique. It contains some of the best levels I've seen, but also some of the worst. I wouldn't think so negatively about the community's design as a whole...
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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby MECHDRAGON777 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:22 am

TLtimelord wrote:
Ness-Wednesday wrote:
Spinda wrote: Also oooooh boy I think I just played one of the worst level I've ever had the displeasure of playing.
Good golly, I get seriously bad vibes when a level is considered one of the worst.
Welp, there goes the smbx community's level design again...
This contest is truly unique. It contains some of the best levels I've seen, but also some of the worst. I wouldn't think so negatively about the community's design as a whole...
This legitimately scares me.

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Zipper » Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:01 am

every contest must have a "worst" level, stop panicking over it

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby Ness-Wednesday » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:33 am

I only said that because more or less, it can end up becoming a guess that someone did it, I didn't mean it as a literal or negative impact to the SMBX community's level design.
MECHDRAGON777 wrote: This legitimately scares me.
I feel like there isn't really much to be scared about at this point, sure he said "some" but I don't want to coincidentally guess or predict the future.
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Re: Super Community Contest - Submissions Are Now Closed!

Postby xDestroy » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:30 am

Aristocrat wrote:Just sent in my reviews.

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Re: Super Community Contest - Judging has Begun

Postby MECHDRAGON777 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:21 am

Ness-Wednesday wrote:I only said that because more or less, it can end up becoming a guess that someone did it, I didn't mean it as a literal or negative impact to the SMBX community's level design.
MECHDRAGON777 wrote: This legitimately scares me.
I feel like there isn't really much to be scared about at this point, sure he said "some" but I don't want to coincidentally guess or predict the future.
When your nightmares are preminitions, it is enough to worry about.

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