Weekly Event: Build Battle

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  1. llatekate

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    PartyZone Build Battles!

    What is Build Battle?

    Build Battle is an intriguing and strategic event in which players race against the clock to show off their creativity! Players are given 15 minutes to compete against each other to create the most amazing and fascinating builds, giving them a chance to win a prize! All rounds are assigned their own individual theme to help vary the competition.


    When and where is Build Battle?

    Build Battle commences every Sunday, at 2pm EST (7pm BST), at our very own /warp buildbattle! Hosting the battle are members of our wonderful Event Team.


    How do I participate in the competition?

    At the beginning of round 1, a question is asked. To take part in round one you must, as quickly as possible, answer this question correctly in chat! The first 4 players to answer the question are the successful competitors for round 1.

    Players competing in round 2 are pre-chosen by the host!

    Round 3 is similar to round 1; you must answer another question correctly in order to join in! However, there’s a twist! Round 3 is in teams of 2!


    Twists

    Sometimes, our build battle hosts will shake things up a bit by adding twists to build battle, some twists are as follows;

    Block Limitations
    During these rounds, the hosts will limit you to certain block types, or blocks. You will have to think rapidly, allowing you to create a marvellous masterpiece. Let your imagination break free!

    Bonus Rounds

    Were you struggling to build well on your own? Fear not! One of these fabulous bonus rounds will allow you to play with up to 3 extra friends!
    Not feeling that? How about a staff only bonus round?! These rounds will allow staff members to compete each other in order to win a cookie!


    Can I win prizes?!

    Of course, there are prizes up for grabs! At the end of each round, the winner receives x1 name in murder! (subject to change)


    What do I do if I don't know what time build battle is, due to being in a different timezone? You can use this time zone converter to find out what time Build battle is where you are!

    How do I enter round 2? Round 2 can be entered by throwing a signed book into a hopper, which is located underground at /warp buildbattle.

    Who will be my teammate if I get entered into round 3? After getting chosen as a participant, you will be asked to message the host who you'd like your teammate to be.

    If my teammate and I win round 3, do we both get the prize? Yes!

    If I win a prize, can I give the prize to my friend? Of course you can, but just make sure to message one Jules or llatekate to inform them of your decision!

    How do I vote for my favorite build at the end of the rounds? One of the hosts will post a link in chat which will lead you to a straw poll, where you can vote for your favourite build!

    What do I build? At the start of every round, one of our lovely hosts will announce a theme in which players will have to follow throughout their build!


    Have an idea or suggestion? Be sure to comment on this thread! If we see any cool suggestions, we could implement them to make the competition even more exciting!


    If you have any further questions or queries, be sure to message an event team member, we don’t bite; I promise!
     
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  2. nebuwula

    nebuwula Hyper Partier Elite+

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    add shrek theme
     
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  3. .Am.

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    y e s
     
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    logcn ♡ Heroic Partier Elite+

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    yes omge so glad red won round 3 today though
     
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  5. nebuwula

    nebuwula Hyper Partier Elite+

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    same though, I won round 2 with my terrible backpack lol
     
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    Fox Mythic Partier Elite+

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    Maybe try to limit it so its not a popularity contest anymore? Last time I was at Build Battle the most popular user won. And don't even get me started when staff were allowed to be chosen for the team round.
     
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    Yeah, agreed.
     
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  8. Nashi

    Nashi Mythic Partier Elite+

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    There's a little area somewhere in the build battle arena where you can suggest themes.

    If you're talking about the question round(s)- I agree that most often only so called 'popular players' seem to participate in these, since they usually have more knowledge of the network than others. If you have some specific suggestions on how we could change up the question round I'd love to hear them.
    If you're talking about the 'random picking' round- These books are selected randomly and there shouldn't be bias towards more 'popular' players.
    If you're talking about people's votes- We (the event team) can't control how people vote, so we can't stop them for voting for their friends.

    Staff can't win any prizes if they are chosen, this is a simple thing to try and switch up build battle from being the same boring thing every week, and allows players to talk and interact more with the staff members.
     
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    Themes where bad!
     
  10. Nashi

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    you can suggest some themes in the build battle area if you want sometimes the themes have to be picked in a rush if the host is busy but i'm sure they'd love some quick recommendations on how to make them better xx