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Event:
Wondrous Winter

Start: 2018-12-21 23:00:00
End: 2019-01-21 23:00:00

  1. NecroRevolver - 115220
  2. Modesty - 93315
  3. zakmat - 44570
  4. Jaxxer - 24330
  5. natural585 - 21507
  6. ChuChuFlamingo - 15206
  7. KPG - 15022
  8. Aleron Ives - 13337
  9. Lutz - 11660
  10. Blst - 10150

Last updated:
2019-03-22 08:57:15

 
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  • Mar 02, 2019 05:31:18 UTC:
    @pcwzrd13 A server-side bank has been a feature that's been on the todo list for a long time. Unfortunately, it'd require a lot of extra work that is just a lot of work to do to make sure it works right in all cases. So, in short, eventually I'd like that to be a thing, but soon, sadly.
  • Feb 03, 2019 04:00:44 UTC:
    Tokens earned in the Wondrous Winter event on Sylverant can now be traded in for items in-game. See this forum post for more information: https://t.co/iIwQweZMo9 . Token trade-in will be available for at least two weeks, possibly longer (but not forever, certainly).
  • Jan 15, 2019 00:06:43 UTC:
    There's less than a week left to gather tokens and place on the leaderboard on the Sylverant event "Wondrous Winter". Get out there with your highest leveled characters and face higher difficulties to gather tokens and leaderboard ranks most efficiently! #PSO #Dreamcast #Gamecube
  • Dec 26, 2018 04:36:16 UTC:
    @Tulio2Dream It doesn't appear that Palmacosta has support for scripting built in though, so the event still won't work. You need to run the configure script with "--enable-scripting" with Lua 5.3 installed to make it work.
  • Dec 23, 2018 15:00:42 UTC:
    @pcwzrd13 Glad to see people enjoying the event. That said, it only promises in-game prizes, no real ones. ;-)
 
 
 
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Much Dogecoin. Such donate. Wow.

I’ve been asked many times since I started Sylverant how to donate to support Sylverant or to show appreciation to me for writing/maintaining it. My answer has always been the same: I don’t want donations that aren’t actually needed for keeping things going. As Sylverant has been graciously hosted for free since I first set up the server back in 2009, there has never been any point to me accepting donations. That still hasn’t changed to this day, and hopefully won’t change any time soon.

That said, I thought it might be fun to allow people to donate with the idea that donations would go into a pool that would be used on the server in some way. I’ve toyed with a few ideas in my head such as special events rewarding hunters for killing certain enemies in-game (yes, Sylverant can actually track and store that data, although it doesn’t at this time). So, I think I’ve come up with a good way to make that happen in the future without having to deal with any real money.

Starting today (well, last night really, but I doubt anyone noticed it), I’m accepting donations in the form of Dogecoins. Dogecoins are a crypto-currency, much like Bitcoin or Litecoin (it is actually derived from Litecoin). They are commonly used for tipping people on Reddit these days, so this seemed like a logical choice. It doesn’t cost anything to get started with Dogecoin other than potentially a bit of your time (you can even find sites that give away free Dogecoins), and it is all open-source too. So, to that end, there’s a new donation button on the site underneath the .beat time widget. Once we get a bit of a stash built up, I’ll start thinking of how to actually put them to use — after all, it doesn’t do me much good to spend time working on a feature that people aren’t going to use. 😉

5 Responses to “Much Dogecoin. Such donate. Wow.”

  1. Seby says:

    Great Idea !! I always wanted to donate you some $ for doing a great job to us..so i take a look on this 😉

    • BlueCrab says:

      Well, as I said up there in the news post, it’s not so much to reward me as to potentially reward players on the server at some point in the future. Of course, that all hinges on whether or not there is sufficient interest in it. 😉

  2. Fallout says:

    Wheres the Linux Download link 😛

  3. bigboyzs says:

    Blue crab. I would like to make a donation. Dogecoin is to difficult to understand can I pay you paypal? Let me know so I can contribute.

    -david

 
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