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Old 04-29-2016, 11:12 PM   #41
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Clan/Org Payment for April.

The following clans are owned by village GMs because they have no current GM:
Inuzuka, Jukoto, Enari, Gun, Seijuu, Rosutai, Shyoujo, Shunmin

Now for Clan payment:

Sanada of Leaf - Bukowski - 0AP

Aburame of Leaf - Oak - 0AP

Arechihana of Sand - Kyz - 2AP

Hakkenshi of Sand - Res - 0AP

Shoda of Cloud - Res - 0AP

Akagawa of Grass - Cnagy - 0AP

Ninsen of Sound - Sinnocent - 0AP

Maeda of Rain - Junge - 2AP

I'm reviewing the activity and ownership of the following clans: Ninsen, and Akagawa.

If you believe your clan belongs on this list, but you weren't included, let me know. If there is confusion, it is likely because old information has been allowed to fester. See you next month!
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Old 05-29-2017, 02:53 PM   #42
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ANNOUNCEMENT!
New Moderators.

I've added a few new Trial Moderators. You've probably seen them doing this and that the last few months. I'm trying to see if we can get some specialized people around here to do certain tasks that I have no idea how to do.

Bass - Community Mod
His role is to make sure the interaction within the community is high, that there is smooth communication between the membership and staff, and to help with any contact with other forums.
He is also going to be helping reset the Hyousetsu clan from Mist. So if you have anything that would help there, let him know.
Finally, Bass is also going to be a Stone secondary GM.

Mizu - Social Media Mod
Hey look, it is a Mizu. He is going to try to get our social media game on point, so we can communicate with the young ones, about the hip hops, and the fidget spinners.
He is also taking on fixing up the Shunmin clan from stone. Because lord knows they need a look.
He is also going to be a secondary GM to Mist.

Virtual Dream - Tech Mod
Because last computer class I took was in the first year of college. Hopefully he can be there to help keep the guts of engi working well, and handle any high impact changes in that area.
I haven't had him pick a clan to work on yet, since he came on later.
But he will also be a Stone secondary GM.

Masked One - All-Around Trial
And last but not least, the go getter. Masked is here because he is just that good. He will be joining Kiba as just a trial, here to help with whatever he can on his meteoric rise to Modship.
Masked chose to work on the Ninsen clan. They have a lot already done, but I want to see them get the buff and polish the Seijuu recently got.
He will be joining Mizu as a Mist secondary GM.

I'll mention Kiba here since he was brought on as a trial before 2016 didn't happen. He still is a trial, and honestly he just likes the color green, and feels really comfortable there. He also just likes doing the stuff I tell him to do, as the Sound secondary, it makes him feel comfortable.
He chose to work on the Jukoto clan of Stone.

Anyway, if you see these names in that weird green, this is why. They count as a mod approval in registry (if only a half approval) and can move stuff around just fine. So make them work for their blue.
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Old 06-09-2017, 05:50 AM   #43
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ANNOUNCEMENT!

Ribbon Ninjutsu has been updated.
New List
Old List

The changes to the list may make a dramatic change to your shinobi's techniques. So if you currently have Ribbon Ninjutsu, please check your list compared to what exists now.

If you have a technique that no longer exists, please let a mod know in PM or in the Discord what you would like to replace it with.

If you only took a technique as a requirement for a technique that no longer exists, you can replace it with another technique, one for one.

Do NOT take this as a chance to pointlessly rearrange jutsu. Only make changes to which Ribbon ninjutsu you have. If you wish to unlearn Ribbon ninjutsu, you can do so using the normal methods available to unlearn techniques.

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Old 06-12-2017, 04:06 AM   #44
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Clan/Org Payment for May.

The following clans are owned by village GMs because they have no current GM:
Inuzuka, Jukoto, Enari, Gun, Seijuu, Rosutai, Shyoujo, Shunmin, Hyousetsu, Harimusha, Ingakankei, Akagawa.

Now for Clan payment:

Sanada of Leaf - Bukowski - 1AP
As far as I know, Fist is the only active Sanada. But I don't know if this is because there is no attempt to get more, or because you currently aren't allowed to get more.

Arechihana of Sand - Kyz - 2AP
The Arechihana suddenly have active members, cool. Spartoi are useful here. Once things settle there, it can also lead to having an angle for clan arc stuff.

Kaihoukan of Sand - Calibur - 1AP
We've got one, where are the others? Is there a drive? Is there something Kaihoukan specific going on?

Shoda of Cloud - Calibur & Kyz - 2AP to split
What is going on with these guys, are there any currently?
EDIT: There are 2. After getting their info updated. Calibur, since Gavin is more important than engi, you should probably take the lead on making sure you guys have arc stuff going.

Maeda of Rain - Wess - 2AP
Well Junge is gone, so now Wess is in control huh? I hear plenty about the Maeda, so I consider them to currently be active. They are a front and center clan for Rain.

I'm reviewing the activity and ownership of the following clans: Aburame, Hakkenshi.

If you believe your clan belongs on this list, but you weren't included, let me know. If there is confusion, it is likely because old information has been allowed to fester. Make sure the clan list is updated, make sure your info pages are updated. Get current characters listed on your clan info page! It helps. See you next month!

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Old 06-16-2017, 04:02 PM   #45
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ANNOUNCEMENT!

One of the oldest lists on engi has been given a facelift!

The Celestial Gates have been revamped.
- Your old link doesn't work anymore, get someone to change it
- The gates now use levels instead of percentages
- The gates will cripple but not kill, except the Death Gate
- The gates have been given passive 'abilities' while they are open, and more detail on what their gate techs are capable of
- The gates are now drastically more expensive to take, are tagged as a 'forbidden technique' and gate techs now cost a jutsu to take.
- The eighth gate is now free!

Other changes have happened to coincide with this. One of the non-shinobi archetypes is going to be edited. Several more taijutsu levels were added because Jounin were being pushed to the cap by the 6th gate.

FAQ:

- What do I do if I have the old gates list linked?
Talk to a mod, or PM them, and have them switch your link.

- Why make it so difficult to take gates?
They are supposed to be a dramatic and unorthodox method of cheating out power, not a way for every person that uses taijutsu to get a little more strength.

- What if I no longer want gates on a character that has them?
PM or speak to a mod. For every gate you have, select a new jutsu you qualify for. This is all or nothing, if you are not replacing all of your gates, you cannot switch out your gates.
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