March 2016

Quickly get caught up to what has been happening in the community!
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March 2016

Post by dubiousdisc »

Hello everyone! This is the Monthly Rewind for March 2016. Let's see what's new!

New Arts and Crafts board - There is a new board dedicated to all sorts of artistic endeavors!
Fan Art Theft - An announcement regarding the usage of uncredited fan art in plugged shrines.
Domain & Directory Changes - There has been a series of changes on the main Amassment site, check out what!
Amassment Survey - There has been a survey to ask our members how are we doing and what would you like to see next! Thank you so much to everyone for participating!
Help Wanted - Accepting Applications! - Would you like to become part of the Amassment staff? Apply now!
Stylesheet Changes - There have been a number of changes to the looks of the forums.

Shrine Spotlight
The winner of March 2016's Shrine Spotlight is Sky Coloured Oceans, a shrine to Tenoh Haruka and Kaioh Michiru from Sailor Moon! Congratulations, Laura!

Events and Marathons
Dynamic Duos, our main challenge about all sorts of pairs of characters, is still going strong! It will end on June 30th, so there's still plenty of time to join in the fun!

Onigiri Box, the Fruits Basket marathon hosted by Samantha, has come to an end! Congratulations to everyone for their work!

New/Revamped Shrines
Shrines made for the Dynamic Duos Challenge are marked with [DD]; shrines made for Onigiri Box are marked with [OB].

Baroque Orange - Sohma Kyo from Fruits Basket, by wolfrun [OB]
Emotionally Evocative - Adrien Brody, by FandomSavant
After the Storm - Kyou Sohma from Fruits Basket, by Megan [OB]
Level 20 - Gyarados from Pokémon, by Larissa
Dear King - Wingul from Tales of Xillia, by Jae
Baton Pass - Kyoko Honda from Fruits Basket, by Lethe [OB]
Country Bumpkins - Komasan and Komajiro from Youkai Watch, by Destinie [DD]
Raphael: Cries and Whispers - Two and Cent from Drakengard 3, by Jae [DD]
Royal Protection - Edgar Roni Figaro and Terra Branford from Final Fantasy VI, by Medli [DD]
Counterbalance - Jessie and James from Pokémon, by Robin [DD]
Earthbound - Kureno Sohma from Fruits Basket, by Anise [OB]

One pager or multiple pages? - What causes you to decide on the structure of your shrines?
How does your source material impact your shrine?
Marathons and Challenges: Motivation or Intimidation? - Where do you stand regarding shrine marathons?
Omitting Character History: Yes, No? - What do you think about leaving out certain parts of canon from your shrine?
Bring These Sites Back! - Shrines that you'd like to be revived!
Retro Shrine Features - A little trip down memory lane...
Make This Shrine! - Shrines that you'd like to be made!
Music for Shrining or Building Websites - What do you like to listen to as you work on your shrines?

Flash News
Marketplace Update: Pokemon and Fire Emblem - There's a new shop of mystery Pokémon eggs and Fire Emblem items!
Robin has been added as a secondary team member of the Forum Team, and Camy has been added as a secondary team member of the Events Team! The Staff page has been updated to reflect these changes.

Wow! I don't think we've ever seen a Monthly Rewind as full as this one!

Bye all, and see you next month!
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Re: March 2016

Post by Lethe »

SO MUCH ACTIVITY EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHH Look at all those shrines!! All those new discussions!! Thank you for collecting all of this, dubiousdisc omg. (Good thing it wasn't my turn this month. 8Da)

And thank you, everyone, for making Amassment so lively!
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Re: March 2016

Post by Camy »

Love it! :DD

So great to see Amassment active even more~
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Re: March 2016

Post by Robin »

When the Monthly Rewind post makes you scroll to read it all, you know it's been a good month for Amassment. :D
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Re: March 2016

Post by Sarah »

Amazingly productive month!! That's so awesome. :D

Thanks, dubs!
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Re: March 2016

Post by Crystal »

So much productivity! <3
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Re: March 2016

Post by Laura »

Such a productive month for us!! Lots of awesome discussion and lots of awesome shrines! I hope that April proves to be even more productive! :D GO US!! YEAH!!
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Re: March 2016

Post by Chibi »

So many shrines I need to catch up on! Well done, everyone! :)
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