New New Year, New Rank

Discussion in 'Game changes and Updates' started by mR..A, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. mR..A

    mR..A FRHD Admin Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator VIP Official Author

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    i'm looking to make the "Elite Author" rank a reality for you guys this month as a new year gift :cool:

    Char and i will be working through january to make this happen. i currently have the ability to grant users the rank on the forum, but i think it should be reflected on the database to match. so he will aim to use some wizardry to turn the silver star for "Official Author" on the users profile, to a gold star for "Elite Author" and i will have the ability make that happen for anybody suitable

    i think it would be quite special to have people browsing someone's tracks and noticing they're looking at an "Elite Authors" profile page

    it's 2020, so to start with we will have 20 brand new Elite Authors. what i need from you guys are some votes and suggestions, comment whoever you feel might be worthy of the new title and i will look through them all and pick a top 20 :thumbsup:


    thanks everyone, hope you all like the idea
     
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  2. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    sounds pretty cool, what exactly would it do ?
     
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  3. mR..A

    mR..A FRHD Admin Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator VIP Official Author

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    it grants you real life superpowers
     
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  4. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    what kind of superpowers are we talking here?
     
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  5. icattallthedark16

    icattallthedark16 Well-Known Member Official Author

    For now, I’m voting for
    Max007x
    Doodlenut
    zwinxz
    Mr..A (yes I know you probably won’t be allowed to give it to yourself but I reckon you’re worthy)
    deadrising2
    Maple
    xwinx
    pssst
    pinn
    Cataclysm
    alexander
    Volund
    Eryp
    Spruce
     
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  6. Netsik

    Netsik Well-Known Member VIP Official Author

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    great idea! This has been requested for years, thanks for finally making it happen.
    Some people i think should get the status:
    Max007x
    zwinxz
    Mr..A
    deadrising2
    Maple
    xwinx
    pinn
    cataclysm
    Volund
    Eryp
     
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  7. BrandonBishop50

    BrandonBishop50 FRHD News Team Official Author Guide

    maybe this could be given as an award for first feature? along with the "recognized trackmaker" medal?
     
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  8. Volund

    Volund FRHD News Team Official Author

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    mR..A already in running for best staff member 2020
     
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  9. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    that sounds like a much better idea
     
  10. Netsik

    Netsik Well-Known Member VIP Official Author

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    Good idea, there should be a seperate award called 'featured trackmaker' or something once you get a feature
    e; and then the best of the best would get elite author status.
     
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  11. Exylies

    Exylies Well-Known Member Official Author

    I agree with this, giving everyone an equal shot at getting this if they're willing to put the effort into it.
     
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  12. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    then add some features for trackmaking that only elite authors could use, like some exclusive vehicles and sticky terrain or something (yeah i know my ideas are bad)

    or even a new kind of bike (maybe a dirtbike?)
     
  13. icattallthedark16

    icattallthedark16 Well-Known Member Official Author

    Also pssst and figured need the “top track-maker” medal as they met the criteria (Lascaux was a collab with figured and Subharmonic (redux) was a collab with pssst
     
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  14. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    how about pinn and eli first?
     
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  15. icattallthedark16

    icattallthedark16 Well-Known Member Official Author

    I think they already have theirs
     
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  16. Wolf777

    Wolf777 Well-Known Member Official Author

    That’s a great idea
     
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  17. nyyx

    nyyx Active Member

    yeah, pinn has top and eli has legendary

    my bad
     
  18. Volund

    Volund FRHD News Team Official Author

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    So is elite author like a tier below VIP and a tier above OA? Or is it inclusive for VIPs as well? This would greatly determine who id vote for the role
     
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  19. spruce

    spruce Well-Known Member Official Author

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    volund
    eryp
    max
    alex
    nitrogeneric
    pssst
    rationalities
    elibloodthirst
    maple
     
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  20. mR..A

    mR..A FRHD Admin Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator VIP Official Author

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    great suggestions so far, i'll get back to people individually when i can

    i think a little extra for now for the new Elite Authors, i'll grant them the ability to create a custom title under their username on the forum. to replace "member" or "well-known member" etc
     
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