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Twelve Trials of Triskellion 2014 - Week 11

It's the FREE FOR ALL week!

You are truly some dedicated thralls, worth many, many quatloos. This week, though, will continue to bring out your competitiveness, because this is the free for all! Everything you do on Ad Astra counts this week, so let every discipline you practice take off!

Best participant by points owns the week and the banner!

The scoring is as such:

For new forum topics - 50 points
+20 replies - 10 points
+40 replies - 20 points

For in depth replies to existing topics - 75 points

For blog entries - 150 points

For new stories posted - 250 points
For new chapters posted - 200 points

For new art posted - 250 points

For reviews - Standard scoring; word count, plus bonus points

Donations to the site: 300 points


--Miranda Fave on 27 Jul 2014 12:44 0 Comments

Twelve Trials of Triskellion 2014 - Week 9

One of the things that makes the archive and the forum such a success and such a pleasure is of course the wonderful community of writers and readers. Interactive feedback is insanely valuable to a writer and hey everyone can do with an ego boost, because no matter the review, we all like to get a chime telling us someone read our work and felt enough to make a comment good, bad or indifferent. So get reading and reviewing for another manic Review Hunt

The review hunt is scored thusly:

  • Base points: The number of words per review.  So, if you write five words in a review, you get five points.
  • Bonus points: As stated above, we like to reward quality over quantity.  Therefore, you can win bonus points for posting an in-depth review!
  • Extra bonus points: For every review on a story on the Master List, there will be an additional +? bonus points (Steff can decide that).

The Master List is going to be a recommendation of one of your own stories and one from a different author. Post your story choices in this thread.

Post reviews in the Review Count thread.

There is no limit on the stories you can review.  You're welcome to re-review a story you read long ago, bringing new insights to the table for the author to enjoy.  Feed the creative souls of Ad Astra, and win!

--Miranda Fave on 12 Jul 2014 20:40 0 Comments

Twelve Trials of Triskellion 2014 - Week 8

Pencils, Brushes and Tablet Stylus at the Ready!

The challenge this time out: If you create it (and it's not writing) it belongs here!  This is a week to show off your artistic skills.  New pieces only, please.  It can be anything: Manips, hand-drawn, knitting, you name it, so long as it's Trek fan art.  All entries should be posted in this thread, with voting at the end of the week to determine the winner.  Let's see what you guys can do!

--Miranda Fave on 08 Jul 2014 16:10 0 Comments