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๐Ÿ’€The Big Achievement 2020๐Ÿ’€


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televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 11 Jun, 2021 19:11

๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€
Badges are finally here!
HUGE THANK YOU to Nydaxn!




๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€
The Big Achievement 2020, or as it was previously called, "~Bonus~ AotW", is a competition that will last all year. It is similar to Achievement of the Week in the sense that achievements and challenges will be voted upon and are required to obtain in order to gain points. However, there are a few twists compared to AotW. Most notably: the difficulty.

Bi-Weekly Achievement:

๐Ÿ’€Winners may submit an achievement to be added to the pool, which will be picked by majority vote. If a bi-weekly or monthly achievement has too few earners (normally less than five), I will pick previous submissions or pick them myself.

๐Ÿ’€The win-rate of an achievement should not exceed 10% at the time it is suggested. This could be for more challenging achievements or for newer achievements; it's up to the players to decide. A case may be made for achievements over the 10% earn rate. This is to allow for more bonus set and niche game achievements.

๐Ÿ’€The first achievement (January 1st - January 15th) will be picked by those who are currently eligible for the standard AotW's gold badge and those who could possibly get it with the time that's left.


Monthly Challenge:

๐Ÿ’€Each month will have a different challenge. I have already decided on the Q1 Monthly Challenges, but winners will vote for Q2-4 Challenges.

๐ŸฅณPoint System and Badges๐Ÿฅณ

- Each of the bi-weekly achievements will be worth 1 point.
- Each of the monthly challenges will be worth 2 points.

Points will go toward a site award badge:
๐Ÿฅ‰Bronze Award - 05-14 points
๐ŸฅˆSilver Award - 15-29 points
๐Ÿฅ‡Gold Award - 30-39 points
๐Ÿ’€Platinum award - 40-49 points

Point requirements changed due to the bi-weeklies having an off-week

On top of the points going towards the badge, if a user is on Discord, they will receive the "TBA2020 WINNER๐Ÿ’€" role, which allows access to #๐Ÿ’€the-big-achievement-2020 Discord channel. Winners of the monthly challenge will get the role and a ๐Ÿ’€after their nickname.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT CHEATING
It's sad that I actually need to say this, but cheating will not be tolerated and will disqualify you. This means no cheats, passwords, loading saves, etc. This is and will remain the default rule and I will announce any exceptions upon announcing new challenges. Furthermore, if the nature of your unlocks raise adequate suspicions, I will simply exclude your name in the winners' list. This could be multiple unlocks at the same time, timestamps that are unreasonably close together, earn times that are way out of a normal playthrough's order, etc. If I have excluded your name and you feel the need to defend yourself, by all means: do so.

televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 20 Mar, 2020 19:11

Q1 Bi-Weekly Cheevos:

๐Ÿ’€Jan 01 - Jan 14:
๐Ÿ’€Jan 15 - Jan 28:
๐Ÿ’€Jan 29 - Feb 11:
๐Ÿ’€Feb 12 - Feb 25:
๐Ÿ’€Feb 26 - Mar 10:
๐Ÿ’€Mar 11 - Mar 24:

All bi-weekly cheevos must be earned between 00:00GMT on the start date and 11:59GMT on the end date.

Q1 Monthly Challenges

January
Spoiler (Click to show):
๐Ÿ’€We're starting things simple. All you need to do is obtain . You have until 11:59PM GMT, Jan 31st.


February
Spoiler (Click to show):
๐Ÿ’€To celebrate the Leap Year, this will be a Leap Frog month. You must obtain 1 achievement on February 1st, 2 achievements on February 2nd, 10 achievements on February 10th, etc. until earning 29 achievements on February 29th. Winners of January's challenge will vote on whether there will be a five point or ten point minimum requirement.
โค๏ธTele's Valentine's Day Gift to Participantsโค๏ธ: Normally the 2 points for the monthly challenges will be an "all or nothing" deal, but if participants reach February 14th and earn 14 achievements, they will secure 1 of the 2 points, even if they fail later in the month.
View the Leapfrog 4 thread here.


March
Spoiler (Click to show):
๐Ÿ’€March Mastery Month๐Ÿ’€

GENERAL RULES:
- Each participant selects a game with less than 10 masters and submits it for approval. See the criteria below.
- Approved games will be added to a pool of eligible games that participants can master for the challenge.
- Participants must go from 0 to 200% in an eligible game within the month of March.
- 1st place on the game's leaderboard will grant the maximum 2 points for ๐Ÿ’€TBA 2020 + 1 token.
- 2nd and 3rd place will grant the maximum of 2 points for ๐Ÿ’€TBA 2020.
- 4th through 10th place will grant 1 point for ๐Ÿ’€TBA 2020.
- Remember that points are not stackable. 2 points is the absolute most you can get and they must be obtained by getting first-third place on a leaderboard. You can't get fourth-tenth place twice for 1 point each.
- Other participants can "race" you to mastering your submission and ruin your planned leaderboard placement, which in turn may alter your reward. There's a chance this will never happen, but the threat will be there.
- If this happens, the participant who suggested the game can choose another one to add to the pool.
- Additionally, all participants may add a game to the pool once per week.

TOKENS:
- Periodically, I will offer a bonus option in monthly challenges that includes a token as a reward.
- For this month, you can earn 1 token by getting first place, but getting a second token will require you to get 1st place two more times, a third token would be four more times after that, etc.
- Tokens can be redeemed at any time during ๐Ÿ’€TBA 2020 for things such as make-up periods, tiebreaker votes for polls, and more. A full list will be posted soon and will be updated occasionally.

APPROVAL CRITERIA:
- Games that can be mastered with a solver or looking up solutions such as picross, sudoku, jigsaw puzzles, quiz games, etc. are automatically disqualified.
- Game submissions by a participant who is credited as an achievement author will be denied. They can, however, sabotage a user who suggested their set by mastering it before them.
- Newer sets and sets with very few players are less likely to be approved.
- Sets that lack proper cheat, save, and/or password protection will be denied.
- Basically, if a set seems cheeseable, it won't be approved. Pick something challenging that you want to master. Free points won't fly here.

TO PARTICIPATE:
- You can post in this thread, send a DM on here or Discord, or ping on Discord. You can contact me or BenGhazi, who is co-hosting this month's challenge.
- Submit a game you would like to master and wait for it to be approved so it can be added to the pool.
- If you have progress in the game already, you must reset your earned achievements for it to qualify.

๐Ÿ’€The exact time frame of this challenge is 00:00 GMT March 1st - 23:59 GMT March 31st๐Ÿ’€

Xymjak put together a list of games with less than ten masters here. It's a couple weeks old so there's bound to be some differences. It's a good place to start when trying to pick a game, though.

Side note: by participating you can keep JAM busy since he brought back Master of the Month!


televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 01 Jul, 2020 15:31

Q2 Bi-Weekly Cheevos:

๐Ÿ’€Mar 25 - Apr 07:
๐Ÿ’€Apr 08 - Apr 23:
๐Ÿ’€Apr 24 - May 08:
๐Ÿ’€May 09 - May 23: or
๐Ÿ’€May 23 - Jun 05:
๐Ÿ’€Jun 06 - Jun 18: or
๐Ÿ’€Jun 19 - Jul 02:


All bi-weekly cheevos must be earned between 00:00GMT on the start date and 11:59GMT on the end date, unless I'm late updating it, which I usually am.

Q2 Monthly Challenges:

April
Spoiler (Click to show):
๐Ÿ’€TBA x VGM๐ŸŽต

April's Monthly Challenge is inspired by the two VGM contests that were hosted by Rimsala. Inspired how? If any submissions were songs that appear in games with achievement sets, those games appear here. A good number of the achievements are related to the songs that were submitted and those achievements are the goal this month. I had to take some liberties with songs like "Title Screen" or "Main Theme" - most of these will instead be random challenges and/or "beat the game" achievements.

Rules:

- For 2 TBA points, participants will be required to earn 500 points worth of these achievements.

- For 1 TBA point, participants will be required to earn 250 points worth of these achievements.

- Several games have multiple achievements that are eligible; you can earn 1 point for every additional achievement that is earned. So if a game has three achievements worth 2, 5, and 10 points, you will earn the base 17 points + 2 extra points.

- Additional bonus points can be earned by getting all the achievements in a predetermined group of games, which you will be able to find below this post.

- Since I'm such a nice guy and we have FIVE EVENTS going on at the moment, I'm including an incentive boost so participants won't need to reset certain achievements or use an alt: If you've earned some of these achievements in Leapfrog 4, TBA2020, AotW 2020, or Challenge League, you will be able to use up to five of them without having to re-earn them. So if you've earned more than that, you'll have to pick which ones to use.

A sample submission:

(34 Points)


*



(25 Points)



(64 Points)






Total: 123 Points

- For SotN, 5+5+10+5+5 = 30 and since there's 4 additional achievements, there's 4 additional points.
- The * indicates that the participant earned the achievement in a previous event this year.
- If you get one of the bonus awards, you don't need to post it. I'll take care of it.

That's it.

If there are any questions, ask away.

Big thanks to BenGhazi, deng, JAM, Rimsala, Shmelyoff, and SporyTike for helping out with the achievement list!


May




June



televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 12 Sep, 2020 18:19

Q3 Bi-Weekly Cheevos:

๐Ÿ’€Jul 03 - Jul 16:
๐Ÿ’€Jul 17 - Jul 31: OR
๐Ÿ’€Aug 01 - Aug 16:
๐Ÿ’€Aug 17 - Aug 30:
๐Ÿ’€Aug 31 - Sep 12:
๐Ÿ’€Sep 13 - Sep 26:

All bi-weekly cheevos must be earned between 00:00GMT on the start date and 11:59GMT on the end date, unless I'm late updating it, which I usually am, but I've been getting better lately.


Q3 Monthly Challenges:

July:
for two points
+ 1 token

August:
for two points
+ 1 token

September:
or for two points. Both for two points + 1 token



televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 21 Dec, 2020 10:55

Q4 Bi-Weekly Cheevos:

๐Ÿ’€Sep 27 - Oct 10:
๐Ÿ’€Oct 11 - Oct 24:
๐Ÿ’€Oct 25 - Nov 07:
๐Ÿ’€Nov 08 - Nov 21:
๐Ÿ’€Nov 22 - Dec 06:
๐Ÿ’€Dec 07 - Dec 20:
๐Ÿ’€Dec 21 - Jan 03:

All bi-weekly cheevos must be earned between 00:00GMT on the start date and 11:59GMT on the end date, unless I'm late updating it, which I usually am, but I've been getting better lately.


Q4 Monthly Challenges:

October: Spooky Bingo!

November: Doomsday Challenge

December: 2 points for being the first to master a game or 1 point to be in the top five.




televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 07 Jun, 2021 23:33

Leaderboard

49 points
EverElsewhere ๐Ÿ’€
Xymjak ๐Ÿ’€

42 points
JAM ๐Ÿ’€

31 points
Whynot15 ๐Ÿฅ‡

24 points
SteevL ๐Ÿฅˆ

21 points
Searo ๐Ÿฅˆ

18 points
Shmelyoff ๐Ÿฅˆ

10 points
Kuluk01 ๐Ÿฅ‰

7 points
Boldewin ๐Ÿฅ‰
warcrymango ๐Ÿฅ‰

6 points
BenGhazi ๐Ÿฅ‰
KrystaUnit ๐Ÿฅ‰
matheus2653 ๐Ÿฅ‰

5 points
deng ๐Ÿฅ‰
SnowPin ๐Ÿฅ‰
DarknessZedzi ๐Ÿฅ‰
televandalist ๐Ÿฅ‰

4 points
Pudpod
TheLinkToThePast
TheRecognitionScene

3 points
Bendyhuman
ClaudeLv250
Gamechamp
Hotscrock
Jamiras
jos
Kora
msdmario
pantherviking786
retrogavsn

2 points
BahamutVoid
bonecrusher1022
chocolatiel
CoderWalker
ConmanTheUber
DrPixel
earfly
fe3001
Fergdog
GoronMegaZord
GP770
Grungust
Hdot12
herr420
Javisaur
KloggMonkey
Lockerdown3
LootusMaximus
mcwelch16
Nevermond12
NickGoat1990
olegarh
Rapid
RetroRobb
robbatata
RosySquiggle
Rubicate
Rutton
SchmidttyGames
SCIM
siouxerskate
StarRoda
superd46
Turner
Westmoreland
WolfferroW
xRidley
ZeppelinCafe

1 point
AFutureFoe
Akerberus
AlexDD266
Alexxi
Alfex
AmericanNinja
andersondias
AngeloLeonhart
AprendizPE
Aquator
Azamonde
BaltaZar
Bartis1989
BigX
BigXTH
Billnyhilist
BissoliPlayer
Blankult
BlueImp
bobolopster
BumRushBlitz
Cactuarin247
Corra
DanielARP
DarkMatter1479
drphillysblunt
Exe777
FarMiteXLH
Freyjasdottir
FuiChupado
GabrielAlves
gamers228
Gunblade
JacksonTV
Javier64
KappaNegao
Kekwel
Kenoby
KickMeElmo
leeuplatinando
lordpsycho
mario2188
MarioJunior10
middleagedstream
Musashick
ObsoleteGamer2004
PlasmaSnow12
RABarcade
Retro1989
RetroS3xual
Shioxus
StingX2
SuperRetro0bits
TheGameingChef
TheoVellum
timmytenfingers
Tvols1480
Valenstein
Xanders08
yorkie
multonic
K1rbYat1Na


televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 21 Dec, 2020 10:52

List of Participants and Winners
Jan 01 - Jan 14 - 



Jan 15 - Jan 28 - 



Jan 29 - Feb 11 - 



Feb 12 - Feb 25 - 



Feb 26 - Mar 24 - 



Mar 25 - Apr 07 - 



Apr 08 - Apr 23 - 



Apr 24 - May 08 - 



May 09 - May 23 -  or 

Spoiler (Click to show):


May 24 - Jun 05 - 



Jun 06 - Jun 18 -  or 



Jun 19 - Jul 02 - 



Jul 03 - Jul 16: 

Spoiler (Click to show):


Jul 17 - Jul 31:  or 



Aug 01 - Aug 16: 



Aug 17 - Aug 30: 



Aug 31 - Sep 12: 



Sep 13 - Sep 26: 



Sep 27 - Oct 10: 



Sep 11 - Oct 24: 

Spoiler (Click to show):


Oct 25 - Nov 07: 



Nov 08 - Nov 22: 

Spoiler (Click to show):


Nov 22 - Dec 07: 

Spoiler (Click to show):


Dec 07 - Dec 20: 

Spoiler (Click to show):



January Challenge - 



February Challenge - Leapfrog 4

Spoiler (Click to show):
2 Points
๐ŸธXymjak๐Ÿธ

Klarth18 Day 110
Searo Day 79
Haruda Day 66
deng Day 63
televandalist Day 60
Shmelyoff Day 59
NickGoat1990 Day 58
Nevermond12 Day 56
Bendyhuman Day 47
RetroRobb Day 38
Steevl Day 34
jos(JoJos) Day 30
Gamechamp Day 30
TheRecognitionScene Day 30
EverElsewhere Day 30
Boldewin Day 30

1 Point
timmytenfingers Day 25
SnowPin Day 23
matheus2653(ToadMan) Day 21
BenGhazi(GoldenSneer) Day 18
KickMeElmo Day 18
Cactuarin247 Day 18
LootusMaximus Day 17
RABarcade Day 16
ObsoleteGamer2004(ObsoletedAccount) Day 16
Tvols1480 Day 15

0 Points
Hotscrock Day 14
GameHunter Day 13
JAM Day 13
burnout Day 11
GoodGravy Day 11
pantherviking786 Day 10
ToxicAntidote Day 8
nutmilk Day 6
voiceofautumn Day 6
njw234 Day 5
Xerenogan Day 3
Jegrim Day 2
VenHur Day 1
jiiniecat Day 1
Lakitu Day 1


March Challenge - March Mastery Month

Spoiler (Click to show):
deng - 4th Place - 1 TBA Point
EverElsewhere - 1st Place - 2 TBA Points + 1 Token
Haruda - 8th Place - 1 TBA Point
JAM - - 2 TBA Points + 1 Token
Kuluk01 - 1st Place - 2 TBA Points + 1 Token
retrogavsn - 10th Place - 1 TBA Point
Searo - 1st Place - 2 TBA Points + 1 Token
Shmelyoff - 2nd Place - 2 TBA Points
SteevL - 2nd Place - 2 TBA Points
Xymjak - 1st Place - 2 TBA Points + 1 Token



April Challenge - ๐Ÿ’€TBA x VGM๐ŸŽต

Spoiler (Click to show):


May Challenge - 

Spoiler (Click to show):
2 Point Winners
EverElsewhere
herr420
Jamiras
Turner
Xymjak

1 Point Winners
Haruda (used 1 token)


June Challenge - 



July Challenge -  + For Token 

Spoiler (Click to show):
2 Point Winners
BahamutVoid + 1 Token
bonecrusher1022
ConmanTheUber + 1 Token
earfly + 1 Token
EverElsewhere
fe3001 + 1 Token
Fergdog + 1 Token
GP770 + 1 Token
JAM
Javisaur + 1 Token
KloggMonkey
Lockerdown3
mcwelch16 + 1 Token
Rapid + 1 Token
robbatata + 1 Token
Rubicate
Rutton
SchmidttyGames + 1 Token
SCIM + 1 Token
Searo
siouxerskate + 1 Token
StarRoda + 1 Token
SteevL + 1 Token
superd46 + 1 Token
TheLinkToThePast
warcrymango
Whynot15
xRidley + 1 Token
Xymjak
ZeppelinCafe


August Challenge -  + For Token 

Spoiler (Click to show):


September Challenge -  or  (Token for both)



October Challenge - Spooky Bingo

Spoiler (Click to show):
JAM - 2 points + 1 token
Whynot15 - 2 points + 1 token
Xymjak - 2 points + 1 token
EverElsewhere - 2 points
msdmario - 2 points
SteevL - 1 point
StingX2 - 1 point


November Challenge - Doomsday Prep

Spoiler (Click to show):
EverElsewhere - 2 points
Whynot15 - 2 points + 1 token
Xymjak - 2 points


December Mastery Challenge





televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 11 Jan, 2020 07:49

FAQ
Why bi-weekly instead of weekly?
This was decided so as not to interfere with the standard AotW competition as well as to compensate for the increased difficulty and time commitments this competition will require.

Can we earn softcore achievements for half the points?
No.

What about earning all achievements EXCEPT the challenge achievements in softcore?
Stop trying to weasel your way around the competition. NO!

What if freepoints slip by and wins in the polls?
Then the suggestion will be axed and 2nd place will be crowned the winner.

Are there going to be make-up weeks?
This will depend entirely on how the competition goes. There MIGHT be some way for newcomers to join in and catch up somehow, but not at the expense of current participants, and it definitely won't be pretty.

Why is it called The Big Achievement 2020?
I had "TBA2020event" as a placeholder title for the event. Obviously, TBA means "To Be Announced" but various users were making their own titles using TBA. The Big Achievement kinda stuck.

Why the GMT Time Zone?
The server uses GMT so all time stamps on achievements are in GMT time. Makes things easier, especially if there's ever disputes about time.

televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 06 Jan, 2021 05:47

televandalist
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:06
Last Edit: 25 Feb, 2020 08:52

Suggestion History

January 1 - 14th


January 15th - 28th


January 29th - February 11th


February 12th - February 25th


February 26th - March 10th
MatheusBrazuca85
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:08

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Thoreau
Posted: 08 Dec, 2019 01:45

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Blazekickn
Posted: 27 Dec, 2019 09:58

can't wait to 100% mario 64 twice
CrazyDiamond00
Posted: 27 Dec, 2019 13:46

can't wait to 200% ~bonus~ megaman
ViperZang
Posted: 27 Dec, 2019 18:11
Last Edit: 27 Dec, 2019 18:17

HYPE
Spoiler (Click to show):
H   H Y   Y PPPPP EEEEE
H H Y Y P P E
HHHHH Y PPPPP EEE
H H Y P E
H H Y P EEEEE


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