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I need help comming up with two Single Winner events.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Mentiras, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Mentiras

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    I have to nice items to give away at my events (Gold Pickaxe, and a Moonstone Necklace) but I am having trouble comming up with two fun events that allow only 1 person to be a winner. The events I currently run (see my link in the sig) all allow for multiple winners. Any suggestions?
     
  2. LordDrago

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    1st person to reply to your thread wins? :)
     
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    2nd post wins the second item? :)
     
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    Cute ;) but something slightly more complicated would be appreciated. Hehehe.
     
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    Fishing Tournament!

    You'd need a representative for your event on each Ship that provides all gates, excepting the initial one to the ship to prevent someone from stocking up previously.

    Winner is the individual with the highest total number of fish caught of a specific type during a set period, or you could do an event that takes a longer amount of time, and base it on weight of heaviest {x} number of a specific type of fish during that period.

    Naked Dungeon Run!

    Gate people to the bottom level of a dungeon while naked, first one to make it out the entrance alive wins. Have stealthers at various points to monitor participants to help curb cheating. All participants must remain un-equiped the entire time.

    Double Elimination Darts.

    Person with the highest score after everyone else is eliminated wins.

    Jousting Tournament.

    Get a friend to set up a jousting pit in Felucca so the house can be secured against trouble. Multiple Elimination is always good for these as well. Person who is left once all others are defeated wins.
     
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  6. LordDrago

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    Been racking my brain for something good and everything I was coming up with seemed rather ordinary and nothing special. I like some of Nexus' ideas though.
     
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    Scavanger hunt?
     
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    Problem with this could be if someone is a Knight in Honor and she/he just honors himself and runs all the way un-aggroed.
     
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    I haven't seen a "Where's Waldo?" event in a while. Essentially how it works is a character named Waldo waits somewhere in Britannia and the first person to find him wins. The last one I was at was about 8 years ago. If you wanted a clue, you needed to perform a specific task such as bring the event runner 5 exceptional red dyed fancy shirts. You'd get the clue through the party system so nobody else could hear it. A clue might be something like: " Yew never know where he could be! "
     
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    Last Man Standing free-for-all PvP tournament.

    Who can solo the Putrifier fastest.

    Horse race from Skara Brae to Yew, have check points along the way, which you will not inform people of, in order to make sure folks aren't recalling.

    Scavenger Hunt with whomever can get the stuff first wins.

    Trivia contest with whomever gets the most correct answers wins with extra questions for tie scores.

    Fashion Show. (Subjective but potentially has a singular winner.)

    -Galen's player
     
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    Fishing Tournament!.
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    Been a while since I fished, but arent all the big fish dated now?
     
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    I believe so, but I could be mistaken as fishing was never my cup of tea ;)
     
  13. Warpig Inc

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    All the rare fish are dated. SO the date of the event on a fish and the highest stone weight at the end wins. Would be an all day event. Check the following day for highest weight or the most 200 stones fish caught game day. Turned in by the matching name on the fish. Best event for the gold pick.

    Tamers list of critter to be brought to you. Have lore to check if any trained up or all stats at 125 or higher will tell if pulled from stables. Released and killed at check point will also help honesty. Would take a good list of tames and make sure the fire steed and fire beetle are on the list for the fun factor. Both the fire steed and beetle sites I'd have a stealth observer. More so the firebeetle and just buy out the couple at Mag stalls. Let them tame in an order or not. Just record the firebeetle location for great video posting.

    Moonstone item may draw the the EMs to help on an event. Mining for most raw ore in their private tunnels is a good one.

    Public group of boats in fel parked in a row and boxed in by private boats. Use some ship CPTs to sail there passengers through a serpent pillar and parked together say "GO!" Simple group of boat parked close In the T2A area 'free for all' last man standing.

    Have a bunch of items in a container certain number of stacked items, a rune and a writing book. The rune is to your mailbox house. The book is for the character to write their name in and whatever password they feel safe with or a number 2-12. Reason for the numbers for a rolloff at the end running this event multiple times. Ah the event. Run like mad through fel areas talking smack / dropping clues for players to find, kill and loot you.
     
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    I like the all day fishing tournament for the pickaxe (ill probably give it away this way), and i was actually thinking something along the lines of your mining event, but the idea needs fleshing out a bit.

    Not sure how I would monitor it but I would like to have people try and kill one of each ore elemental, and first one done gets the necklace, or something similar to this. Not sure if I could get EM help with this event but that would make things so much easier.
     
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    The valor gate in Ilsh and the passage to it is big spawn free area. Or the mushroom caves by spirit gate. First player to pull a paragon rare ore eli. The area by the serpentine dragon is another enclosed area but bad for neg Karma types. Simple, stone skill to nice guy.
     
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    could get ugly real fast depending on how many people are mining ;) sounds like a good time, almost in line with a real EM event LOL
     
  17. Warpig Inc

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    Would take a few trusted watchers but a large turn out could mine many areas
     
  18. Basara

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    The cave at Spirit with the entrance to the Weald is spawn free and enclosed, for a mining event. My guild used to have mining hunts there all the time (everyone brings garg picks on their miners, and prospector's tools, and elevates each spot dug twice. Then, it's every man for himself when elementals spawn, especially if a paragon pops). IT was really fun fighting a paragon valorite in there, and those poor tamers who were trying to get into the weald to farm swoops never knew what hit them...

    (Hell, I once spawned and fought a paragon valorite ele ON Swoop Hill)
     
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    love the specified ore elemental paragon idea

    but really, you need to just hand that necklace over to me
     
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    I designed/hosted a guild scavenger/race. Pick a starting point (which would be one of the character creation points), and a finish line. Along the way they would have to gather items that could be found in the wild (wool from sheep, reagents, gems (from killing monsters), one of the most fun and valuable things to "gather" was small tamed/herded animals like rabbits or birds...it would slow them down, and they were hard to keep alive on the race, but they were worth the most points. Oh yeah, and everybody had to do it with newbie characters, and you would assign them names at the start of the competition to ensure they made new characters. That way simple things like killing a monster became very challenging and also gave contestants a little bit of fun customizing a template to pursue a strategy (like taming to go after birds, or healing to ensure survivability). Additional points were awarded for whomever crossed the line 1st, 2nd and 3rd, and once 50% of the contestants crossed the finishing line, the rest were eliminated. So players had to gamble on whether or not to race like hell and ensure they weren't eliminated but this meant less time to gather items. Sounds more complicated than it actually is. The event was a success and everyone had great fun.
     
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  21. Warpig Inc

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    In the first week of Ilsh I spawned a paragon val in those same mushroom caves. The vals are toned down now and I find the coppers more deadly in paragon form. Val is a watered out combine version of all the other rare ore specials. After a few deaths. One after running through the enterance and still got steam blasted waiting for bandi to heal my redlined self. Got a white chest off the first rare ore I spawned, and was a val. The Artic Death Dealer I got also on that kill lost it's shine in a few weeks.

    Keep them in the swoop area more by the shrine. I left a val Paragon at the shrine while I went on mining. Fiesty fella leveled up the spawn as long as I killed off the mountain spawns that wasted his attention.

    Riddle. What rare ore eli only spawns as a female? Will take a necro miner to answer that.
     
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    Still fleshing out the paragon mining event, do you think it should be the first to summon a specific paragon elemental or just the first to summon any paragon elemental?

    Also should they have to kill it or should it just be the summoning that wins. Because I'm not sure many miners could kill a paragon elemental, i know mine couldnt.
     
  23. Basara

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    Warpig:

    The ore elementals have never been "watered down" (especially not the paragons) -

    It's been the PCs getting tougher that has made it seem like the elementals are weaker.
     
  24. Warpig Inc

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    The Val has been. I run a combat miner with an earth eli slayer Bone Crusher. Stats 150/150/65 without the new 5 pump scroll. The reflect damage is half as much. If I cons pump vs a copper it will redline me and a val doesn't as of last year. Val used to be an epic battle where I died at least once vs the paragon. Now I don't even mount my fire beetle to battle val in paragon form. Half the paragons that spawn I don't even stop mining. Moleman knows combat mining. Been doing it from back when the excavator pick axes spawned. Ever see a pickaxe title with gargoyle pickaxe below the title. That is how the old excavators got renamed.

    Mentiras Best just go with a time limit and who summons the most. After timer runs out first one then wins. Depending on the turn out. You will need to make sure all the miners can be seen and not shoulder to shoulder mining. Don't want any false claims made by a miners working to close together. If you don't have enough trusted watchers. Then would have to run those that want to compete in small groups on a timer. Setting up sign up roster for time blocksa of mining. This will make it an all day event that covers times those not able to be on at prime time only.

    Note to the devs. Put a time stamp on the paragon chest like the rare fish have. More player run hunting events can be held. Even a lizardman has a paragon chest chance. Doesn't have to be all Bally or AC paragon chest events. Bring back the blackrock infestation for those that wish to carry and put a time stamp on those. First player to bring me an infested Lich Lord chest stamp time 2/25/2013 gets 20 million gold. Just need some fel only spawns with T map chances for some PVP fun.
     
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    Paragon Elemental Pull

    Preparation: You may need any or all of the following
    • A Ton of Gargoyle's Pickaxes
    • A Ton of Glacial Staves
    • One or Two people to assist as Referees
    • One or Two people to rez (helpful if these people are also the Refs but not necessary)
    • A "cozy" area in which to mine (in Ilshenar)
    Setup:

    Start by finding a "cozy" area in which to mine, nothing so big that one or two referees cannot watch all the miners at once, but nothing so small that they are all mining on top of each other. After a spot has been selected, place two glacial staves marking a potential miner's spot (other miners should not occupy the same bracketed area). Collect at least double the amount of Gargoyle's Pickaxes as the number of people you are expecting. Contact any helpers you may have.

    Rules:

    1- Miners may NOT stand between the same glacial staff as any other miner.
    2- No Hiding or Stealthing is allowed
    3- No mounts are allowed
    4- ?
    5- ?
    6- ?

    Description:

    A group of Five (5? more?(personally I think 15 would be a max for two people to watch)) miners at a time will be taken to a location in Ilshenar and when everyone is set between their own marker staves and equipped with a Gargoyle Pickaxe the Ref will yell go. At which time miners will have Thirty (30 (more, less?)) minutes to mine up (and kill?) as many paragon elementals as they can. If there are more than five participants they will be taken to yet another location, until all participants have had their time. The winner of the event will be the miner who has mined up (and killed?) the most paragon elementals in the given time frame (Or should it be mined up, possibly killed, the most of a specific paragon elemental?).


    This is what I have so far.