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Pokemaniac
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(03-20-2017, 06:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Moondrop

Thanks y'all. But there's real news:

Apparently a new NPC has been added to the plaza. I don't want to spoil any more.

The only thing I could find that was out of the ordinary was a glowing squid named "Agent 4", and I'm like 95% sure that's just a hacker, so I have no idea what you're talking about.
Moondrop
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(03-20-2017, 06:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pokemaniac

The only thing I could find that was out of the ordinary was a glowing squid named "Agent 4", and I'm like 95% sure that's just a hacker, so I have no idea what you're talking about.

A hacker is presently inserting their avatar into everyone's plazas, added a glow of various colors, and is changing around the position, posture, and quote over the course of several hours? That's some damn fine hacking.
Pokemaniac
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(03-20-2017, 07:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Moondrop

A hacker is presently inserting their avatar into everyone's plazas, added a glow of various colors, and is changing around the position, posture, and quote over the course of several hours? That's some damn fine hacking.

I mean, the Miiverse post that they were showing seems to have just been deleted by a Miiverse admin and that account I just linked shows other signs of hacking, sooooooooo...

Really they probably just did a save file edit to make it seem like they had special splatfest colors. Everything else you mentioned happens with Miiverse posts by default.
Moondrop
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(03-20-2017, 07:05 AM)
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Ok, my mistake.
CoconutTank
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(03-21-2017, 12:42 AM)
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Just saying... while discord is down, what alternatives for community communication do we intend to use?
abd
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(03-21-2017, 05:33 AM)
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SwitChat?
Slaythe
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(03-22-2017, 12:42 PM)
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Hey guys, I'm looking for a potential caster for a tournament, preferably EU based.

It's urgent, I believe it might be professional ? If anything transportation should be covered by the organizers. I'm sure I can get more details, but if I can get a candidate, that'd be great.

Or if you know any competent person for the job that you could recommend. A good streamer, or somebody with casting experience would be nice, or something that knows the game really well.

Thanks for the help.

Likewise if you could invite me to the discord so I could ask there too, or ask for me, thanks.
Last edited by Slaythe; 03-22-2017 at 12:46 PM.
Toadsili T
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(03-22-2017, 05:05 PM)
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PMing you with an invite link now, Slaythe.

Depending on when and where it is, I may be able to help. We can discuss there. :)
Jeff Vader
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(03-23-2017, 09:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Toadsili T

PMing you with an invite link now, Slaythe.

Depending on when and where it is, I may be able to help. We can discuss there. :)

The Toaf is the best of the best.
eRonin
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(03-27-2017, 11:52 PM)
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Just in case anyone here is in Australia/New Zealand and isn't already aware: Nintendo is sponsoring a Splatoon 1 tournament; registration ends tomorrow (March 29) at 11PM AEDT

Details: http://2017splatooncup.com.au/
PreyingShark
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(03-30-2017, 10:45 PM)
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Once Jeff asked, "Nathan, why the hell can't you get out of A+?"

This is why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnBnJL5-Oe0

I just switched to the Corocoro after that and won straight through to S but holy shit that ending...
BlueSilver
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(03-31-2017, 03:17 AM)
It was great having a full turf lobby today, even though it was brief. =)
ChrisD
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(04-04-2017, 04:08 AM)
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I don't think I have the willpower to play this game if Blackbelly Skatepark is in either rotation. QR/SJ is garbage and off-putting enough to get me from ever playing Tower Control already, but if that map is in rotation it's all anyone wears.

And it's all ugly as sin.
Especially the freaking awful Bobble Hat good grief, how do you even play with that monstrosity on your head.

Originally Posted by PreyingShark

Once Jeff asked, "Nathan, why the hell can't you get out of A+?"

This is why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnBnJL5-Oe0

I just switched to the Corocoro after that and won straight through to S but holy shit that ending...

Are you sure this isn't C-.
Your team must have save-scummed their way into A+, there's no other explanation for that. >_>
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PreyingShark
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(04-04-2017, 06:48 AM)
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QRSJ isn't that useful on Blackbelly outside of TC though. It's too short. It's, like, the one map where I'd recommend QR Ink Resistance instead if you're not doing TC.

Also, here are some tips on utilizing the SJ part of QRSJ:

-Don't jump to the frontlines every time; look for people to jump to that are in good spots but where you also won't die to a bomb immediately.
-You can SJ any time, not just after dying. Sometimes it's a good idea to go get your special first and *then* SJ in. Other times you'll be doing other shit and then notice you're needed elsewhere and SJ can help with that.
-Don't jump to the frontlines every time; look for people to jump to that are in good spots but where you also won't die to a bomb immediately.
-If your kraken is about to run out and you have SJ it's often better to SJ to a teammate instead of jumping all the way back to base. This applies for escaping in general TBH
-Don't jump to the frontlines every time; look for people to jump to that are in good spots but where you also won't die to a bomb immediately.
-Don't jump to the frontlines every time; look for people to jump to that are in good spots but where you also won't die to a bomb immediately.
-Don't jump to the frontlines every time; look for people to jump to that are in good spots but where you also won't die to a bomb immediately.

That's about it TBH. Can also be called "Things I learned the hard way via SplatGAF."
RiggyRob
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(04-04-2017, 11:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by PreyingShark

Once Jeff asked, "Nathan, why the hell can't you get out of A+?"

This is why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnBnJL5-Oe0

I just switched to the Corocoro after that and won straight through to S but holy shit that ending...

Yesterday I was so fucking tantalisingly close to S, I could taste it, and I still couldn't get that last win to rank up. And then of course, you start losing 12 points every time and getting 6-8 for wins and it's like - what's the point?
abd
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(04-04-2017, 12:44 PM)
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Does anyone else have trouble placing ink strikes on maps?

A few minutes ago I was thinking about a match on Triggerfish and ink strikes. And I was reminded about tonight and other times I have had trouble on Saltspray Rig and Museum. On Saltspray, whenever I try to place it on the zone, it ends up on the T block. And with Museum I get disorientated and can't tell which team's side I am looking at.
Moondrop
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(04-04-2017, 01:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by abd

Does anyone else have trouble placing ink strikes on maps?

I've experienced something like this. I've recently fallen into an accidental project of testing builds for every weapon in the game. So I've been using more inkstrikes than usual, and yeah they're not as precise as I'd imagine. I was blaming it on my squishy thumbs.
Vert1
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(04-04-2017, 03:18 PM)
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Not a problem for me. The only thing that ever happens to me, and it is rare, is when I tap the screen to launch an inkstrike and instead of immediately firing one off it simply acknowledges a mere touch on the map -- this is most certainly because my finger tap was actually a small finger drag on the touch screen; the touch screen is very sensitive.
BlueSilver
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(04-10-2017, 03:49 AM)
Phanphare, why didn't you booyah back to me in turf today? >=(
Firestorm
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(04-10-2017, 04:40 AM)
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All y'all US-based players should play in this tournament: https://battlefy.com/splatoon/splato...nfoTab=details
PreyingShark
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(04-10-2017, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Firestorm

All y'all US-based players should play in this tournament: https://battlefy.com/splatoon/splato...nfoTab=details

I would but I just got a 1-12 splash on my team in ranked so i'm throwing this game away sorry guys
phanphare
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(04-10-2017, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlueSilver

Phanphare, why didn't you booyah back to me in turf today? >=(

haha my bad, ggs though

so were you using the refurbished mini splatling? if so how do you like it? I've started messing around with that recently
RiggyRob
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(04-10-2017, 05:21 PM)
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Today will be the day I reach Rank S for the first time ever!

Cue 2 hours of consecutive losses.
Jeff Vader
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(04-10-2017, 10:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by RiggyRob

Today will be the day I reach Rank S for the first time ever!

Cue 2 hours of consecutive losses.

If you believe hard enough you can do it!
RiggyRob
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(04-10-2017, 11:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jeff Vader

If you believe hard enough you can do it!

I did it 😏

Next week starts the grind to S+...
phanphare
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(04-12-2017, 12:01 AM)
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goatbelly skatepark zones
Jeff Vader
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(04-12-2017, 02:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by RiggyRob

I did it 😏

Next week starts the grind to S+...

Just be sure to get it before Splatoon 2
Kudo
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(04-18-2017, 01:40 AM)
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Tips and tricks for newcomer?
Just recently bought the first game and got to Level 7, having a blast, don't really understand how anything works though. I ordered some gear through Spyke so I'm now waiting for those, but stores said they have some fresh new stock for me but I didn't see anything new, any ideas?
Thanks.
Doorman
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(04-18-2017, 01:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kudo

Tips and tricks for newcomer?
Just recently bought the first game and got to Level 7, having a blast, don't really understand how anything works though. I ordered some gear through Spyke so I'm now waiting for those, but stores said they have some fresh new stock for me but I didn't see anything new, any ideas?
Thanks.

Walls don't count toward your percentage in turf war. :D

Shops will restock their gear every day at midnight. Likewise you'll receive one order from Spyke every day. Buying from him can be costly but if you see something with a particular matching of sub-abilities that you'd want, it's worth the shot at it at least.

The main things to keep in mind, IMO, boil down to just learning game and situational awareness. Check on the map when you have a spare moment to do so to see how the fight is going, and be aware of the squids along the top-bar to know when you have a numbers advantage or not. Most of all, have fun! You'll learn more of the ins and outs of particular weapons the more you encounter and the more you unlock yourself.
Kudo
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(04-18-2017, 02:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Doorman

Walls don't count toward your percentage in turf war. :D

Shops will restock their gear every day at midnight. Likewise you'll receive one order from Spyke every day. Buying from him can be costly but if you see something with a particular matching of sub-abilities that you'd want, it's worth the shot at it at least.

The main things to keep in mind, IMO, boil down to just learning game and situational awareness. Check on the map when you have a spare moment to do so to see how the fight is going, and be aware of the squids along the top-bar to know when you have a numbers advantage or not. Most of all, have fun! You'll learn more of the ins and outs of particular weapons the more you encounter and the more you unlock yourself.

Sounds good, thanks!
abd
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(04-18-2017, 06:13 AM)
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The only tip I have is, don't forget to use your bombs. They can be your best teammate.
Also, when someone is super jumping in there is a line on the ring that you can use to tell when they will land.
And, don't sweat the meta.
Kudo
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(04-18-2017, 12:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by abd

The only tip I have is, don't forget to use your bombs. They can be your best teammate.
Also, when someone is super jumping in there is a line on the ring that you can use to tell when they will land.
And, don't sweat the meta.

Loving the sprinkler sub, throw it over some gap you can't jump over to paint some on the other side.
Noticed that ring last night when I got 2 Splats with Charger, didn't really feel the Charger in Splatoon 2 Testfire but starting to warm up to it here.
phanphare
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(04-25-2017, 11:01 PM)
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urchin and blackbelly zones huh

ChrisD
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(Yesterday, 09:04 PM)
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Started a Splat Zones game, Bluefin Depot. Noticed my E-Liter's hair glowing on the spawn platform. Hung back for a second to confirm my suspicion. Yep, he pulled out a fully-charged shot that literally went all the way across the map and clipped walls. He shot an enemy from their spawn area while standing on our spawn platform. He had infinite Krakens, an auto-charge cheat shot, and could fly or fall into terrain to become invincible.



We lost

I went 0/33
Suck it, cheater.

:^)

I feel bad for my other teammates, but them still trying despite seeing what was happening kind of rids me of most empathy

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