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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-19 17:35:59 Reply

At 3/19/13 05:01 PM, Knuckstrike wrote: There are a lot of medals that have only been unlocked by the author, so that has to be in the testing period.

True, which is unfair with the new "First users who unlocked medals". Authors shouldn't be allowed to participate.
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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-19 22:04:44 Reply

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yet once again the medals work but don't count toward your medal count. I'm just not going to play any more new games til this issue is solved.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 06:33:47 Reply

At 3/19/13 05:35 PM, Shantom wrote: True, which is unfair with the new "First users who unlocked medals". Authors shouldn't be allowed to participate.

As an author, I kind of like that perk. After all the hard work developing something it feels good to get some extra merit. :) Thanks for all the answers btw.

At 3/19/13 10:04 PM, VJF wrote: yet once again the medals work but don't count toward your medal count. I'm just not going to play any more new games til this issue is solved.

Last time there was an issue like this the medal score just jumped for everyone once it was fixed, I'm hoping it'll be the same here.

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 08:14:05 Reply

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 09:58:32 Reply

The medal system appears to be working fine for me and I am getting all the medal points added to my score.

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Does anyone know the Dead Paradox, Yeah, Supa Sumba Pawdy, and only 5$ each medals?

I tried clicking on most if not all the interviews


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 10:50:28 Reply

At 3/20/13 06:33 AM, Cyberdevil wrote:
At 3/19/13 10:04 PM, VJF wrote: yet once again the medals work but don't count toward your medal count. I'm just not going to play any more new games til this issue is solved.
Last time there was an issue like this the medal score just jumped for everyone once it was fixed, I'm hoping it'll be the same here.

I really hope you are right on this. I just played Rocket Tossers (another new easy game), gained every single medal (and there are at least two 100 point medals) and none of them counted toward my medal points. I just hope this issue resolves itself soon or I'm stuck playing the old games I skipped because I wasn't interested in them.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 11:12:32 Reply

Someone is managed to get the medal called "Lost Ruins" in Epic Battle Fantasy 4?, I think it is in this place, but I can not find it, can anyone help me?

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 12:13:40 Reply

New, all medal work:

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 12:48:07 Reply

At 3/20/13 11:12 AM, EventHorizon wrote: Someone is managed to get the medal called "Lost Ruins" in Epic Battle Fantasy 4?, I think it is in this place, but I can not find it, can anyone help me?

The directions are in the blue scroll......it should also be listed in the walkthrough link located in game


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 13:26:03 Reply

At 3/20/13 12:13 PM, Ray80 wrote: New, all medal work:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/613317

Anyone know how to get the Uranium medal in this one?

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 14:50:23 Reply

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 15:00:12 Reply

At 3/20/13 12:48 PM, MatthewF wrote: The directions are in the blue scroll......it should also be listed in the walkthrough link located in game

Thanks, I had not read the walkthrough written by Matt :/


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 15:18:02 Reply

At 3/20/13 03:00 PM, EventHorizon wrote:
At 3/20/13 12:48 PM, MatthewF wrote: The directions are in the blue scroll......it should also be listed in the walkthrough link located in game
Thanks, I had not read the walkthrough written by Matt :/

More specifically though, you need to get the blue scroll, turn it in for the NPC quest, and THEN find the ruins.

You could actually read the scroll description when you encounter the quest for the first time. But I guess matt-likes-swords wasn't going to have any of that trickery xD


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 15:52:59 Reply

Has anyone else recently lost medal points (again)? I leave with 163,360, and come back home and have 163,125. What is wrong with the system! First I don't get the points the medals are supposed to give me, then I lose medal points for no reason. Getting sick of this.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 16:35:53 Reply

At 3/20/13 03:52 PM, VJF wrote: Has anyone else recently lost medal points (again)? I leave with 163,360, and come back home and have 163,125. What is wrong with the system! First I don't get the points the medals are supposed to give me, then I lose medal points for no reason. Getting sick of this.

The scores SHOULD be up to date now. There was a bug with the medal removal stuff that was allowing the same medal to be removed multiple times. I had to repair scores for valid medals, but there were some records in the database with negative points, which made some scores look way lower than they should be. Those are cleaned up now, and new games seem to be applying points properly.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 16:57:45 Reply

At 3/20/13 04:35 PM, PsychoGoldfish wrote:
At 3/20/13 03:52 PM, VJF wrote: Has anyone else recently lost medal points (again)? I leave with 163,360, and come back home and have 163,125. What is wrong with the system! First I don't get the points the medals are supposed to give me, then I lose medal points for no reason. Getting sick of this.
The scores SHOULD be up to date now. There was a bug with the medal removal stuff that was allowing the same medal to be removed multiple times. I had to repair scores for valid medals, but there were some records in the database with negative points, which made some scores look way lower than they should be. Those are cleaned up now, and new games seem to be applying points properly.

Thanks PG. Sorry to bitch about the points and stuff so much. Just disappointing when you get home and lose points or don't get the ones you should, lol.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 17:03:44 Reply

At 3/20/13 09:58 AM, MatthewF wrote: The medal system appears to be working fine for me and I am getting all the medal points added to my score.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/613269
Does anyone know the Dead Paradox, Yeah, Supa Sumba Pawdy, and only 5$ each medals?

I tried clicking on most if not all the interviews

I clicked on all of them to get all the medals. You probably missed some of them.
Just click on certain interviews to get medals. No tricks involved.
(I don't remember how I got these medals exactly :x)

Also, 2nd medal in this game got fixed:

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-20 18:10:37 Reply

At 3/20/13 01:26 PM, Cyberdevil wrote:
At 3/20/13 12:13 PM, Ray80 wrote: New, all medal work:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/613317
Anyone know how to get the Uranium medal in this one?

You have to click on the blue orb in Ganondorf's room.

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 01:07:35 Reply

I just finished Utopian Mining. Unfortunately, Newgrounds went down earlier today, and some of the medals did not save, and only the "Rich Robot" was resent. Anyone know how to resend the other ones, preferably without starting over?


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 12:06:59 Reply

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Can somebody help me with the "The Bees Justin..." and the "To Mod, Or Not To Mod?" medals, they're the only ones I haven't got (them and the ones for amounts of views but I obviously don't need help with those).


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 12:08:43 Reply

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 12:29:32 Reply

At 3/21/13 12:06 PM, Decky wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/613269
Can somebody help me with the "The Bees Justin..." and the "To Mod, Or Not To Mod?" medals, they're the only ones I haven't got (them and the ones for amounts of views but I obviously don't need help with those).

I'm pretty sure they are Bees and Goryblizzard.

Do you by any chance know the OrsppA medal?


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 12:29:44 Reply

At 3/21/13 12:06 PM, Decky wrote: Can somebody help me with the "The Bees Justin..." and the "To Mod, Or Not To Mod?" medals, they're the only ones I haven't got (them and the ones for amounts of views but I obviously don't need help with those).

I also had just two or three left that I couldn't figure out, so I followed Shantom's advice and just clicked them all. It's a working tactic. ;) Looking back it might've been useful to note the names...

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 13:38:09 Reply

At 3/21/13 12:29 PM, Knuckstrike wrote: I'm pretty sure they are Bees and Goryblizzard.

"The Bees Justin..." isn't Bees but "To Mod, Or Not To Mod" was Goryblizzard.

Do you by any chace know the OrsppA medal?

Appsro (it was just backwards for the medal name) :).

Anybody else think they know who "The Bees Justin..." is?


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 14:28:04 Reply

At 3/21/13 01:38 PM, Decky wrote: Anybody else think they know who "The Bees Justin..." is?

It's HappyHarry (#4)


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 14:57:06 Reply

At 3/21/13 02:28 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote: It's HappyHarry (#4)

...and that is me with all of the medals for that game, thanks mate.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 18:34:01 Reply

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Played it and beat it twice, but the medal didn't work.


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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-21 18:57:56 Reply

At 3/21/13 06:34 PM, VJF wrote: New Medal Game:
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Played it and beat it twice, but the medal didn't work.

Same here. PM'ed him about it.

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Response to Newgrounds Medals - Games and Tips 2013-03-22 04:50:16 Reply

Working on an update to my program for more statistics and a complete game listing (meaning finding games that even Nijsse hasn't gotten medals for :P). It looks like these are the current overall statistics: 15,701 medals; 383,290 points (not counting some secret medals -- I can't think of any efficient way to find the values for those when they're not in my initial data); 1,702 games with medals.

I'll try to get the new version up soon, since it's way more fun than schoolwork. Or sleeping, apparently. And after that I still have a lot more I can do with it. I'm currently working with Shantom on solving a bug where the file won't save, but let me know if you have any problems with it or other suggestions. Thanks~


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