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Sean Chick (Formerly Paul O'Sullivan)
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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Anyone want to venture forth and create a microbadge for this game? I thought it might be improper to ask, but the ratings are good enough to warrant it at this point.
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That is not improper at all Sean. You have developed a great game and should be able to ask this question without remorse. I only wish I could help you out but alas, I am not the one. I'll offer 50GG to the microbadge designer you select.
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I would do it, but I can't get a microbadge by the snob committee.
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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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I would do it, but I can't get a microbadge by the snob committee.


Snob committee? Is something afoot?!
 
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    Microbadges are relatively hard to get through the approval process now. I put two through when they first came out for Alhambra and Warriors of God, and it was smooth sailing. The ones I've submitted since 2011 or so have gotten rejected for various reasons like "not enough color" and "too much background". Apparently my mastery of the 16x16 artform is no longer up to snuff.

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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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That explains why my last round of microbadge requests garnered crickets. Is it now like a club where only regulars get their stuff approved?

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    Alright, I submitted one, let's see what happens.

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Cool! May we see it on this thread?
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    That's Frederick's counter, and I think the unique choice of blue may allow it to pass. With only 16x16 to work with it's difficult to get any real detail into the picture, so they often bump things out for "not unique enough." But that blue isn't something you stumble into in most board games.

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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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I like it. Want to make one for Highland Charge?

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airjudden wrote:
I would do it, but I can't get a microbadge by the snob committee.


Snob committee? Is something afoot?!


I submitted a Mark Herman fan. They gave their suggestions. I did what they said, and ... crickets.

I'm sure if I would have made the 50th Uwe Rosenberg fan badge, it would have been approved in 10 minutes.
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I am sorry to hear that. Why not try again? Is there somewhere you can voice your complaints?
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Any word on the microbadge front?
 
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None. It's been 30 days now.

 
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Does that mean we are doomed?
 
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    Forty is more scriptural than thirty. I think for the moment we're merely screwed, doomed isn't due until the 16th.

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Great, just in time for the anniversary of the Ardennes counteroffensive!

Any idea on why we can't get it through?
 
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    No clue. Microbadges aren't geekmodded. I think there's an admin responsible for reviewing them and it may just be a matter of how busy he is in the rest of his life. There's about a million of them so the queue must be long.

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Sigh.

Oh well, lettuce wait and see.
 
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    I contacted the admins and was informed that I should have received an email. Since I didn't, and since it isn't available, I resubmitted. Here is the link to track its status -- http://www.boardgamegeek.com/microbadge/29946 which I need to write down because I don't see a way to recover it once you close the page.

    Current queue goes back to December 6th.

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Fingers are crossed Sag. Thank you for all the hard work on this.
 
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    An update -- we are behind the Men Without Hats Fans microbadge which is critical to any boardgaming site of course, plus a long series of microbadges for fans of each individual Star Trek character. No one's going to want Deanna Troi so likely that one won't take as long. There's a bunch of test submissions that will fall off the list immediately when they reach the top. Then there's a few about games.

    With the holidays I don't know if this will advance, then again it may go through all in a shot with the designated admin getting holiday time off of work.

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Subject: Microbadge declined
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Anybody who wants to submit the badge I made above is more than welcome to. This process is a complete pain in the ass.


 
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