Yo, this is Chobin, one of the mods. This is for everyone asking about Atlas submission checking progress.

We are almost done with everything.

For anyone who wants to know how to get there themselves, Misc. -> Statistics -> Logbooks.

Warning: Great big wall…

Anonymous asked:

Has the "Capture the Agent" task reward been handed out yet on the Altas? Because so far, my submission is just sitting there collecting dust for more than a few weeks without being accepted or rejected.

It might still be waiting to be reviewed. If you feel it’s overdue, feel free to notify an admin about it on the irc or through Da notes.

Anonymous asked:

Would a pokemon be allowed to dye/paint any part of themselves? such as with natural materials?

Yes, but you’ll need a dye cosmetic for that, which will become available as a reward/purchasable item soon.

There’s also going to be a limit on just how much you can dye or how central the designs are, since we really don’t want people abusing fur dyes to totally change their Pokemon’s base colours.

Anonymous asked:

What kind of items can pokemon acquire? and Is it possible to give them items from personal stories at all? Like if a pokemon broke off a branch, would they be able to keep it? And on a related note, if the pokemon wanted to wear something unusual like a strip of wood on their head, would I be able to do that through a personal story? or would I have to use an Accessory Customization page and make one out of a hat?

For official submissions, you can only use items that you aquire through participation. Personal stories, you can do whatever, but it would be wise to keep things consistent with your main submissions.

If you want to use an accessory or item from a personal story in main submissions, you’ll have to make it using the accessory creator.

Anonymous asked:

Sorry if this question has been asked before (cuz i dunno if it's been asked before or not) but can members remind the admins to check out their entry at the atlas that hasn't been checked out for a long time (which I personally think it would be rude but I dunno what you guys think about that) or should we just wait no matter how long it will be checked out until that's checked out and received the reward?

Feel free to remind admins if you feel your submission may have fallen off the radar. Dropping into the IRC to talk to someone about it directly is probably going to get you faster results.

Anonymous asked:

According of Gavina said in the briefing of the errand 7, the tobacco is ilegal (that includes varations like cigars)? or the accion of smoking is ilegal in andalusst?

both are illegal within the city, but the rules don’t extend to the outer lands. Tobacco can’t be grown anywhere near the city.

Obviously smoking is a minor offense though, compared to say thievery, so growing or distributing it on andalusst land is a bigger deal than possessing it.

Anonymous asked:

I was more referring to doing a completely separate piece. Since late work is eligible to earn merits/strikes and entries can be multiple pages, would it be alright to submit a late companion piece (no editing of initial submissions) if our initial submission was deemed eligible for the primary reward but not for the merit/strike? It seems like we should be able to based on the rules, but I'm not sure how that would work with how the atlas functions. It might make things too complicated. Sorry!

Ah I see now. Well it is a little complex, but submitting a second piece to the late folder to get a merit/strike for the task is fine. You might just have to contact an admin first and ask them to update your rewards accordingly.

I’d personally prefer people didn’t do this -too- often though, as it is a bit troublesome to keep track of.

Anonymous asked:

If we have an on time submission for tasks that covers the requirements and has been accepted on the atlas, but doesn't cover the merit/strike requirements, could we submit a late secondary portion to cover those requirements and earn a merit/strike? If so, how would we do this on the atlas?

It’s preferred that you stick to your initial submission unless you submitted an incomplete one ( like a placeholder), and even then, placeholders need to at least depict your chosen outcome upon first submitting.

So yeah, you could edit it afterwards if you wanted to, but if you might not get the merit/strike. It’d need to be reviewed by the atlas moderators.

Anonymous asked:

What about the 'hybrid' application? I'm definetly interested, can we get more info?

you’re able to set your app type as hybrid on the atlas. Right now this is just a convenience for artists who have both apps and want to be classified as such, but I think we could make actual hybrid apps in the future, possibly. No promises just yet.

A quick reminder that using PMDU as a platform to call out or otherwise harass a member you have personal issues with is definitely not OK.

Anyone caught submitting advertisements to PMDU that redirect to tumblr or other blogs for the sole purpose of chewing out another member will be looking at possible suspension. Please keep dirty laundry out of the group, especially if the aim is hate mongering.

On that note, if you’re being harassed or bothered persistently by a PMDU member, please come to the IRC and talk to an admin about it or send them a note on DA.

Anonymous asked:

having mixed media artist choose which media they want things to be logged as is really mean and horrible since mixed media works requiers both sides to be good, one would either have to work twice as hard to get both pieces good but get no credit for it or focus on one thing completely ignore the other and really just making it a huge waste off effort on something that is supposed to be fun

You don’t have to balance both perfectly when doing mixed media. An artist can use text or images to compliment their stronger point in order to practice the weaker of the two.

For example, a very detailed image with a short story to accompany it in the description panel to provide clarity, or a large and detailed story with a simple image to set the mood.

Being ‘good’ is never a requirement for any category in PMDU. As a member of PMDU, what’s important is self-progression and the desire to practice and improve your own goals. If that goal is to become strong in both art and writing categories, then members are quite welcome to fill out two applications, one for each category, or a hybrid app on the Atlas.

Anonymous asked:

May I ask why written and drawn works cannot be mixed? There are no rewards given out explictly to writers or artist nor any form off judging being done so I really can't understand why submissions done in a similar manner to the Mission Epilogue aren't accepted.

We’re actually sort of toying around with a ‘hybrid’ application on the atlas, but there’s no plans to make a unique app for this right now.

The primary reason why we separate written and drawn works, at least as far as I’m aware, is because they’re two different category of artistic discipline and separating them into groups makes it easier for people to know what they’re getting when they go to browse the archives. Say for example, a new writer wants to find others who specialize in writing for reference or collaboration, they’d check the written submissions folder.

It’s not the most elegant solution when it comes to mixed work, but in the case of those, we still like the artists to decide which embodies their submission better - art or writing.

Also, while we don’t have any competition for artists/writers yet (yet!) all submissions still need to be checked by mods at some point or other. It’s much easier for mods who have expertise with writing to stick to checking written stories and artist mods to check artworks. I know I personally have a much harder time browsing written work at an immediate level compared to images, since I’m a visual artist myself and writing isn’t my strong point.

Don’t worry though, we’re definitely am aware that the current system isn’t ideal for mixed artists. If anyone has suggestions for how they’d like to see things implemented differently, It’d be great to hear it so new options can be considered for future updates.