Description

What is it?
Media Madness Month is an event where participants create media for other people's games over the given period. The aim is to either give feedback or show support for the games you enjoy or the ones that need it. Let's show each other some love!

Media in this event is defined as one of the following: Reviews, Let's Play/Try videos, Fan-made trailers, Fan Art, Fan Fiction and Musical scores. If you want to try something else, send either Nessiah or Liberty a PM and we'll let you know.



You may only submit media that is for games that you are not the lead developer of. You can give media to games that you've helped out with, but if you created a project then it's not allowed and won't count.
Follow the Guidelines on how to submit. Read them, learn them, breathe them, love them.
Submissions should be added during the course of the event. You can check it by looking at the top-right of the event page. The date shown there will be the end point. (It's set to whatever offset you have the site time set to, so if you're +8 hours and have set your site-clock to such, it will show the ending time in your zone.)
You may have multiple submissions - in fact we encourage it!
No teams.
Be respectful and put at least a little effort into your media submissions, please~



Each day bounties will be posted at the bottom of this post. These games are completely optional and judged by Liberty as to who collects the bounty. The better quality the submission for that bounty, the more likely it will be chosen as the 'winner'.

You will be told how many days you have to complete a bounty when that particular bounty is posted. If you haven't completed that bounty by the due time, you may still add it as a general submission to the event.

Wanted games will be ones chosen at semi-random which haven't had much love shown to them - both old and new, from any engine and genre. Essentially, they'll be another 'list' of games provided for this event, but rest assured that they're completely optional.

Each successful bounty will award you with one Bounty Point. These will be used at the end of the event to determine a special something...



MEDIA PAGES
To submit media to a project, go to that projects game page. Under the title image there should be some options including Review, Subscribe, Nominate, Submit Media and RSS.

Click on Submit Media and fill in the media page, choosing the correct category.
Add Media Madness Month to the title.

If you are submitting video content where there are more than one video (so LPs or LTs) you MUST have at least 5 videos to a page if there are more than 5 videos in the series or at least a balance.
For example, if you have a total of 8 videos, 4 over two pages is acceptable, as long as each video is at least 10 minutes long. All 8 on the same page is also acceptable.)

If you have done more than one piece of art, add them to the same media page. In the case of over 5 pieces, or if they're large, you should use hide tags.

Be aware that it takes time for media submissions to appear as they are subject to being checked. This means that if you're writing something on the page it should be of good quality - ie, readable with minimal spelling and grammar errors.

In the case of Fan Fiction, use a normal media page. If it's a very long piece or of questionable nature (that is, over M rating) use hide tags and - in the case of Mature themes - add a tag above the hidden work letting readers know that there is questionable content within.

REVIEWS
To submit a review, go to the game page and click on Review. Follow the directions on that page, making sure that the written parts of the review are of sound quality - that is, proper grammar and spelling; decent aesthetic properties (paragraphs, working picture tags, not hard to read colours or font sizes) and non-inflammatory.

Remember the Golden Rule of Reviews - point out the good as well as the bad and try to be unbiased or at least, keep your opinion as correct and non-abrasive as you can.

Once done, make a comment on this page using the following code:

[b][color=green]Review for[url=<address of review> [color=orange][u]<name of game>[/u][/color][/url].[/color][/b]


Due to the way the event pages are set up, reviews and Media cannot be submitted at the same time to the same event. Hopefully this will change in the future, but as it stands it is easier for reviews to be done like this. I will post a list of the reviews at the bottom of this post.

If you have any questions, submit them in the comments and either Nessy or Liberty will get back to you.

BOUNTY
To collect a bounty, follow the above submission guide except adding the word 'Bounty' in the title of the piece. Then submit as a normal submission.

After that, drop a comment with a link to your bounty submission before the date/time you are told and add the following line in Bold/Blue:
"Bounty Collection for <name and link of game in grey and underlined>."

Underline, grey and link the name of the game to the media page.
A handy code:

[b][color=blue]Bounty Collection for [url=<address of media/review> [color=grey][u]<nameof game>[/u][/color][/url].[/color][/b]


GAME AIMS
In the hide tag are a list of games for us, as a group, to aim towards completing. If every game gets crossed off there may be a special little something for all who contributed to the aim.

We will also be hosting a super special raffle with a secret prize up for grabs!


One ticket per media/review submission for any of the games from the below list.



COMPLETE REVIEW LIST



A BOUNTY HAS EMERGED!

WANTED! FOR THE CRIME OF BEING UNDER-LOVED!







The Arementon Marine Office asks that these three amigos be rounded up before Tuesday 11th, 11:59pm GMT.

Forced Recall still roams free! The Marines have upped their bounties! The first to catch them (with decent quality) will gain double the bounty! Contact the Arementon Marine Bounty Dept before the 9th to claim your bounty!

REMEMBER! Don't post the link to reviews unless they've been accepted to the site. Bounties are exempt from this as they need to be claimed before the due time.

Artworks presented in this page belongs to:
Wild Arms official art
Background by Dumaker@DeviantArt
Achievement Badges by mitsuharu nene

Details

  • 05/16/2013 12:00 PM
  • 06/13/2013 12:00 PM

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Posts

Caz
LET'SBIAN DO THIS.
6283
author=Archeia_Nessiah
I'd be surprised if Caz goes crazy again with the reviews.


Gone are the days when free reviewing time was had. D: Mebbe I'll pop a couple things out on my days off, but we'll have to see how this pans out with work and stuffffs.
Howdy. My 'Project P' really does not need a review. It's an old game I made in 2006 for a high school Philosophy class that I just dug out for the 'Release Something' weekend -it's really not that great and I don't think a review would be enjoyable for anyone. I'd much rather, if someone wanted, an LP or LT with feedback for chapter TWO of my main project in ongoing development, The Cerebral Symphony --http://rpgmaker.net/games/2693
The list is made of the release something and cook-off games. It's optional, but there non-the-less. You might get lucky. It could get a fan piece instead.
Is categorising fan fiction under the "Fan Art" category alright in the Media submission?
Ratty524
The 524 is for 524 Stone Crabs
12896
I'm up for writing a review for this, but I don't know how to tackle the bounty list since most of them seem to be demos and not full games. I'll figure something out.
author=Ratty524
I'm up for writing a review for this, but I don't know how to tackle the bounty list since most of them seem to be demos and not full games. I'll figure something out.


Generally, I find it's best to refrain from giving an actual score to a demo, to make it clear within the review itself that the review is for the demo (this way it doesn't cause confusion if there are significant changes in the final release), and to look at both how the demo functions on its own and as an 'advertisement' for the final product (ex: it is possible for a demo to be somewhat mediocre, but to have one or two elements which really stand out and make you want to see more).

I'm actually in the middle of writing a review for the demo of The Arms of Reverie myself, but don't let that stop you if that was the one you had set your sights on.
Ratty524
The 524 is for 524 Stone Crabs
12896
Arms of Reverie did catch my eye amongst the three. Thanks for clearing that up.
author=Noel_Kreiss
Is categorising fan fiction under the "Fan Art" category alright in the Media submission?


yes~
author=Archeia_Nessiah
author=Noel_Kreiss
Is categorising fan fiction under the "Fan Art" category alright in the Media submission?
yes~
How timely. And I submitted my fan fiction just a minute ago. ;3
Well, I just finished my review for the The Arms of Reverie demo, let's see if I can post this right:

Bounty Collection for The Arms of Reverie.
Alright - a contest, AND IT'S SOMETHING I CAN ACTUALLY DO!!!

Sure, I'll sign up. Not sure how much work I'll be able to do but, hey, it's the fun that counts, right?

(BTW, do the reviews have to be based on the games that are on the list, or can it be anything that you review from now until the deadline? If so, can I use my current two reviews that I posted as part of the contest?)
This is my fan fiction submission for Final Fantasy Discovery although it's still on 'pending' status: link.
@Addit: We'd rather they were made for this event, but if they've not been added to the site as yet, we probably wouldn't know either way. You can also go for any game that you want as long as it's on the site. This event is for showing love to games you love... the list and bounties are completely optional in case you have no idea what games to do. Though there are prizes if they're added.

@Noel: When it gets accepted, use the Submit command at the top right and choose from the drop down menu the media page for it. Reviews and bounties are for the thread. Just to make things a little easier on Ness and I when it comes to weeding things out~ Thanks, though~
Not going to join (literally), also a good contest btw,but anyway good luck to the * checks* 35 participants! :D
I always wondered where the event screenshots came from. This time I know the answer.
Caz
LET'SBIAN DO THIS.
6283
Welp, hope this is correct. IT'S ON, GOURDY-BOY. Okay well it's not on.. but I tried. D:

Bounty Collection for Walking The Plank.
Oh, don't you worry Caz. I'm halfway through with my love bounty on Kryberia!
I have never actually succeeded to deliver a promised entry by myself in events. 8I We'll see, if I can this time kick a bit this lazy bitch' ass.
So... Depression now has some fan fiction~ Uh... the first has male/male romance but the second is a sweet little thing.

Uh, Calunio, hope you don't mind ol' bud~ ^.^