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Update, Friday 23rd of October 2015

Started by Bespinben, October 22, 2015, 09:17:27 PM

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Bespinben

A year ago today, at this very exact hour and minute, yours truly returned to land of NSM.
Quote from: Bespinben on October 22, 2014, 09:17:08 PMBlast from the past! I'm back.
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To commemorate the occasion, the Staff has worked extra hard, night and day, to bring you a 60-sheet arrangement extravaganza! Special thanks to our lovely Automated Submissions Machine™, which as of today is now 1-year old as well. Honorable mention to all our arrangers, particularly InsigTurtle, who's PMD2 Barren Valley arrangement has been sitting in the system since LAST October. Thanks for being patient champ ^_^


[3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer
"Building the Town" by Dude
"Interior Designing" by Dude

[NES] Anticipation
"Title Screen" by joeberryosponge

[NDS] Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
"Telling the Truth 2007" by mastersuperfan

[3DS] Bravely Default
"Instant of Eternity" by Maelstrom

[PC] Cave Story (Doukutsu Monogatari)
"Cemetery" by Olimar12345

[MUL] Dark Souls
"Gwyn, Lord of Cinder (Two Pianos)" by Zunawe

[SNES] E.V.O.: Search for Eden
"Ending Theme" by kevronicoal

[NES] Famicom Disk System BIOS
"Disk System" by WandringMinstrel

[SNES] Final Fantasy VI
"Cyan's Theme" by Yugikun

[GCN] Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
"Eternal Bond" by Tobbeh99 & ThatGamer

[GCN] Kirby Air Ride
"Legendary Air Ride Machine" by JDMEK5

[Wii] Kirby's Epic Yarn
"Weird Woods" by Nebbles

[GBA] Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
"Cackletta's Theme" (Replacement) by FireArrow

[WiiU] Mario Kart 8
"Cloudtop Cruise" by holland_oates89
"Mario Kart 8" by holland_oates89
"Moo Moo Meadows" by Purple1222119
"Mount Wario" by Purple1222119

[PS1] Mega Man 8
"Stage Select" by Matiasgarcia

[PC] Metal Gear (MSX)
"Theme of Tara" by Arc of the Half-Moon

[PC] Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
"Zanzibarland National Anthem" by Arc of the Half-Moon

[Wii] New Super Mario Bros. Wii
"Castle" (Replacement) by skiaak

[N64] Paper Mario
"Shy Guy's Toybox" (Replacement) by JesterMusician

[GCN] Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
"Boggly Woods" by Jegilmer
"Petal Meadows" (Replacement) by Bloop
"Pianta Parlor" by Bloop
"Smorgs Battle" by mariolegofan
"Voyage" by mariolegofan

[NDS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
"Pursuit ~ Cornered" by Yugikun

[NDS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All
"Cross-Examination ~ Allegro 2002" by mastersuperfan

[NDS] Pokémon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
"Game Corner" (Replacement) by mariolegofan & Latios212
"Route 209 (Day)" (Replacement) by TheMarioPianist

[GBC] Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal
"Ending" (Replacement) by Oronoco
"THE END" by Oronoco
"Vermilion City" by Altissimo
"Victory! (Wild Pokémon)" by Latios212
"Viridian Forest" by braixen1264

[NDS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time/Darkness/Sky
"Barren Valley" by InsigTurtle
"Limestone Cavern" by InsigTurtle

[GBA] Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
"Battle! (Steven)" (Replacement) by Jompa
"Surf" (Replacement) by Altissimo

[3DS] Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
"Main Menu" by Bespinben
"Main Theme" by Bespinben

[3DS] Pokémon X/Y
"Lumiose City" by braixen1264

[PC] Rogue Legacy
"Castle (Traits Menu)" by McDucky

[PC] Runescape
"Arabian" by Pianist Da Sootopolis

[WiiU] Splatoon
"DJ Octavio Phase 4 (Squid Sisters)" by Yug Guy

[WiiU] Super Mario 3D World
"Shifty Boo Mansion" by The Treble Bros.
"World Clear!" by TheMarioPianist

[NES] Super Mario Bros.
"Castle" (Replacement) by Latios212

[Wii] Super Mario Galaxy
"Waltz of the Boos" (Replacement) by Don Valentino

[SNES] Super Mario World
"Koopa Kids" (Replacement) by Olimar12345

[GCN] Super Smash Bros. Melee
"Multi-Man Melee 2" by JesterMusician

[PC] Team Fortress 2
"Rocketjump Waltz" by Mr. ML&G

[NES] Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
"Scene 1 - The Beach" by Jean Of mArc

[N64] The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
"Cremia's Carriage" by JDMEK5

[NES] The Mysterious Murasame Castle
"Game Start / Castle Town" by WandringMinstrel

[PC] Undertale
"Snowy" by Nebbles

[Wii] Wii Fit
"Normal Weight" by videogaminglegodude

[PS1] Wild Arms
"Courage (Dungeon)" by Tobbeh99
"Into the Wilderness" by Tobbeh99

[Wii] Xenoblade Chronicles
"Agniratha, Mechonis Capital (Night)" by Maelstrom

[NDS] Yoshi Touch & Go
"Title Screen" (Replacement) by Don Valentino
Quote from: Nebbles on July 04, 2015, 12:05:12 PM
Someone beat Bespinben to making PMD music?! GASP!

MLF for Chatroom Mod next Tuesday

Latios212

Quote from: Jamaha on March 01, 2015, 08:04:22 PMLife is amazing and everything is great.

That's all.

this update :')
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My arrangements and YouTube channel!

Quote from: Dudeman on February 22, 2016, 10:16:37 AM
who needs education when you can have WAIFUS!!!!!

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turtle

Nebbles

What a beautiful update! Congratulations to everyone!
Quote from: Dudeman on April 13, 2016, 04:54:04 PM
- Nebbles, the beauty with the heart of frozen steel

braix

I have stuff on the site ;u;

Oh and also I expected 50 sheets, not 60. Quite the pleasant surprise.
Quote from: MaestroUGC on August 19, 2015, 12:22:27 PMBraixen is a wonderful [insert gender] with beautiful [corresponding gender trait] and is just the darlingest at [stereotypical activity typically associated with said gender] you ever saw.

Clanker37

Hurray for everyone! Looking at some of the submissions and they're all excellent! Wondrous work everyone!

Altissimo


Bloop


Tobbeh99

Wow amazing update! Great job all arrangers and updaters!
Quote from: Dudeman on August 16, 2016, 06:11:42 AM
tfw you get schooled in English grammar by a guy whose first language is not English

10/10 tobbeh

SlowPokemon

Amazing update! Congrats Braixen and everyone else who got their first sheet on :)
Quote from: Tobbeh99 on April 21, 2016, 02:56:11 PM
Fuck logic, that shit is boring, lame and does not always support my opinions.

Yug_Guy

Quote from: Yug_Guy on October 21, 2015, 08:01:05 AMI've been noticing that a lot of submissions have been accepted lately...
...does this mean we'll have a 50 60-arrangement update jubilee?
ftfm

Congrats to Bespiben for one year at NSM and 60 updates!
Also I've finally got another arrangement up!

mikey

Crap!  Now how will we have an update ready for Friday the 13th?
unmotivated

Sebastian




Oronoco

All right!

Seeing all these incredible sheets...
...it fills me with Determination.
Quote from: Yellow on October 13, 2015, 05:18:40 PM
...Really though. Don't let them take it away from you. That desire for something more, for adventure... for destiny. Don't let them turn it against you, either.

Cobraroll

#13
Nice!

Now, anybody care to compile how many updates we've had in this first year of the new system?

...oh, heck, that's only to look at the Site News forum, I'll do it myself.

I count 16 updates since this date last year. That's roughly one every three weeks, which is an amazing pace compared to how it used to be. Assuming 25 new sheets on average for every update, that's 400 sheets in total, which means that ~17 % of the sheets on site were arranged over the past year, and that's a conservative estimate. Considering that many were replacements, it's hard to tell how much the amount of sheets grew by, but based on the estimated numbers alone I'd say 12-15 %. Anybody wanna count the number of uploaded sheets in total more accurately?

...wait, that's not too hard either. Just count the number of (relevant) pages in the Archive subforum, multiplied by the number of entries per page, seeing as one new thread is made there for every accepted sheet. Doing those numbers, I find the first old, archived Submissions thread at the very bottom of page 19, with 20 threads per page, giving us 379 sheets accepted through the new system. Though, some of them are deleted, amounting to perhaps 50 in total.

However, we have some arrangement projects too, and I don't know where they fit in all of this. 50 sheets from Pokémon RBY were replaced or newly arranged. I find only some of them in the Archive, which means there is some overlap but very little. In addition, there's the McDucky update which left no trails in the Archive that I cared to find. We also have a very nearly completed Animal Crossing arrangement project (two sheets missing), and a quite-nearly-finished Super Mario 64 project, which together add up to some 80 sheets. All in all, without scouring the news threads and doing a manual count, I'd say we're somewhere between 400 and 500 new sheets this past year, which is quite an achievement. Certainly magnitudes better than some earlier years.

EDIT: It should also be mentioned, the standards we set and the quality controls undertaken are of course also improved compared to the site's earlier days. All in all, arrangers and staff deliver more on both quality and quantity than ever before.

 
Hooray for NSM!
Emergence - a story exclusive to NSM

Yes, I'm still around from time to time. For quicker response, you can reach me by PM, or drop by Smogon to say hi. I go by "Codraroll" there, because of a bet.

mikey

Well said!  Maybe we CAN pull together an update for friday the 13th in that case...
unmotivated