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lmr 5 years ago
  If it were Blue cheese it would stink!
Say Cheese (pic) creates smiles
So it on!
I'd Stil.ton like to see a designer award.
Hav art i.t
oldmanrob 5 years ago
  My first thought was to name the award after the legendary designer (and top player) of the first generation cheese9. But probably Cheese Award isn't that great idea.
lmr 5 years ago
  Being as it was my idea I fully agree that a designer award is in order. You have created a lot of wonderful levels Camo, that cover the whole spectrum of the game. I especially like that you created kids levels as a teaching tool for your sister a couple of years ago. Yet you have also designed some really difficult levels. We need designers like you. Murat levels are a challenge not for the feint hearted. I have a better a better name for the award; CAMURAT.
I am opening this up to a round table discussion.haha
Treazer 5 years ago
  Only jp can make such special awards for creating levels, official levels and this stuff.
Unfortunately, he's being really inactive at BL, he's focusing on mobile games.
CamoDragoon 5 years ago
  *BUMP* to the question of the designer award. Tbh I think it would definitely be nice--as an avid designer I can tell you that I spend most of my time designing, not playing, levels. Despite the fact that I have a ridiculous number of created levels in this game I think I've completed only around 1400 (this is actually not too many more than the number I've created lol). Any time one spends designing is directly subtracted from time one could've spent playing, yet there are no rewards other than comments and ratings (which, as I always say, are fairly scarce these days) for designers. I think an award for some # of levels accepted would be good, and could possibly encourage more people to design levels.

I don't really care what the award is called. I think naming it after the legendary murat would be a great gesture towards a great player but whether or not we name this award after a famous user is less important to me as it being created.
CamoDragoon 5 years ago
  Haha, thanks a lot OMR. I've been gunning for a certain milestone of mine for the past week or so and I'm glad to hear that the quality of my levels hasn't decreased in proportion to the quantity. The game and the community are both great and I'm glad that I can be of service.
oldmanrob 5 years ago
  Camo, you asked for a feedback. Well, here it is: I love most of your level. They are brillant. They have the beauty of old Greek statues. I don't know how you find new ideas on clssic BB themes. Most of them desereve a 5/5. I can not understand how someone can rate a kids-level 3/5. Kids levels have to be simmple. And it's not that simple to make a simple level, you low-brow! And I think to speak in the name of the whole community when I say thank you so much for all the fun you're giving us with the bunch of levels you made in the last days.

PS Please don't blush. These is a sincerely appreciation and you deserve it.
CamoDragoon 5 years ago
  Incoming levelflood. In addition to the 6 or so that OMG just accepted, I have another 27 in the tubes. Sorry for my sporadic designing everyone. ;)

As always, comments, rates and suggestions appreciated.
oldmanrob 5 years ago
  2499 easy levels for now. So the next one will be 2500. Who will do it?
CamoDragoon 5 years ago
  I agree that Murat has influenced the game a lot, but I won't vote on having a level designer award because I may be a bit biased :P

As far as naming an award after a user I figure it's ok provided that the user is notorious for what the award is earned for. For example, Murat is known for making insanely difficult levels (usually), so an award named after him would make more sense if it was something like "make 100 hard levels". Not that I think that "make 100 hard levels" is a particularly good award.
ToughMan 5 years ago
  Indeed GIS. This is why the award may/should/could be applicable only to BB like the rest of them.
gameinsky 5 years ago
  You forget on thing toughman, that only accounts for blockoban, not for the rest of BL.
ToughMan 5 years ago
  In my opinion GIS, this is more a community rather than an impersonal game played by individuals. In that sense I wouldn't mind honouring people who have contributed a lot in its development. I agree that there are many of them and possibly all deserve the same honour (this can actually become a debate in this friendly forum). Murat has a unique quality in all his levels.

But even in games there are trophies named after people who have contributed significantly in the development of a game, ie Lombardi Trophy (american football), Jules Rimet (soccer), Roberto Clemente (baseball), Davis Cup (tennis), Joe Dumars (basketball), etc.

All in all, I agree with Lmr and vote for a Murat Community Shield Designers award....or MY600.

P.S. His levels still represent around 10% of the total levels which standalone is a major achievement.
gameinsky 5 years ago
  Wouldn't say it's a good idea to name an award to someone.

Also the fact that murat is only halfway the amount of levels that certain people have created.
lmr 5 years ago
  Wondering if perhaps a new award could be considered. Not based on levels solved but on levels created and accepted.
It could be called the Murat Award.
Jos 5 years ago
  Thanks Treazer. Well, I'm semi-back. I'm not going to play as much as before. Let's first try to get back up to date in BB.
Treazer 5 years ago
  Congratulations for completing 5000 levels, Jos! That's a big achievement! :) And you seem to be back to BL? :D
Elizea 5 years ago
  Don't copy levels from cubeoban here. Just create your own puzzles (:
CubixIII 5 years ago
  Would it be copyright infringement to put a series of levels here based on Cubeoban's levels?
SuperMario 5 years ago
  M.Y. stands for Murat Yagan and the number stands for how many levels he has made.
CubixIII 5 years ago
  what is the M.Y. series and what does it mean? and why does it start at 568?
CamoDragoon 5 years ago
  Sorry I've been gone for so long guys, nice to see BB is still active and the new achievement's been added. I've still got a long way to go at around 1250 levels completed. :)

Lol, just realized that the amount of levels I've created is approaching the number of accepted levels I've completed :P
dingdong 5 years ago
  Evaluated levels enter constests too. Mostly actually. There is a rule obaout evaluation in contests. But that rule refers to levels evaluated before the start of the contest. Which is before now.

Anyway - great to see enthusiasm for the contests.
kalina200 5 years ago
  Do not evaluate this lvl Summer Sun (BLockoban) because its for the
SuperMario 5 years ago
  I completely forgot about this game.
SimonM 5 years ago
  I'll try to. :)
lmr 5 years ago
  I wish some of you great designers would create a few new levels!
lmr 5 years ago
  That equals a victory. Can you subtract from your score,after dividing your time amongst other levels, adding to and multiplying your satisfaction? A number cubed. 4
CubixIII 5 years ago
  So so glad I finally got past "Math"!

And I'm good at math! Yet that level took forever!!!
Treazer 5 years ago
  Great to see a new award and glad that it's my image, although he slightly edited it, probably because the colors were not distinct enough. :)
Though I wonder where he's got the picture from... lol :p

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jp 12 years ago
  sound on / off added (burfy's feedback).
16 official levels now. All levels are great. I must say I'm a big fan of Psychotronic's levels (thx Psycho). When a level is "only" accepted, it doesn't mean it will not be official one day, it's just I'm not sure for now.
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