Challenge #131: Accolade or Fortune

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Challenge #131: Accolade or Fortune

Post by Ullissen » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:45 pm

Challenge #131: Accolade or Fortune
Author: Claufi
Contributions from: Flamestalker, Blackvision, Noctua Spell, Pistax, Liort


Story:
"You see, even if I needed to, I wouldn't be capable of leaving the lab for quite some time, finishing this project takes too much of my attention" Anna had begun bragging again about how her inventions are the most important, and that they will revolutionize history, but Earl has heard enough of this and intervened. "You'll soon run out of materials with the speed you are going at Anna, you do realize that you need money to actually be able to continue building your things, right?".

Anna doesn't take kindly to Earl's interruption, after all, all he manages is to make things explode and who would be interested in something like that? "Money is how you make good inventions, and projects, you can't just run them on ideas anyway" Earl continued. Anna didn't respond but instead threw a monkey wrench towards poor Earl who barely dodged it.
"What is all this ruckus?" Charles entered the lab, odd, Charles only comes to the lab if he has something to brag about, he has no concept for inventions, and studies seems to bore him a lot, what could he possible want?

"Inventions and money? *Ptjew* neither of those matters, it's all about fame, and you all know it! Without fame no one wants to buy your inventions, or invest in your silly projects. Hah, no one in their right mind would actually be interested in any of you if the society didn't provide you with the fame you so rightfully don't deserve. "Now if you'll excuse me, I need to set up a tea party for my friends." Charles chuckled as he left the lab, leaving Anna and Earl with only one reasonable choice: Get out there and see who can be the most famous of them all!


Rules:
  • You must play one of the following teams: Anna/Phillipe/Emillia or Earl/Molly/Hatice
  • Anyone one your team can be Captain, Except Anna
  • Status must be the highest scoring resource
  • You must play on Adventure mode.
Scoring:
Your score is your renown, but remember to ensure that Status is your highest scoring resource, otherwise your entry doesn't count
  • BRONZE: 3000 Renown (1MP*)
  • SILVER: 7000 Renown (2MP*)
  • GOLD: 13000 Renown (3MP*)
  • PLATINUM: 17000 Renown (3MP+**)
* Number of medal points awarded when playing on Classic Difficulty. Easy and Normal give less, according to these rules.
Gold and Platinum medals may only be achieved without losing, though Silver and Bronze are still possible to get with just the Record sheet for that trip.
** The platinum medal is extraordinary and can only be achieved on Classic or Impossible difficulty without losing. It doesn't increase Medal Points further than a Gold medal, but we will track how many you have.

How to participate
You can participate with a highscore, a story or both.

Stories
Write a story. Use the Challenge theme as an inspiration by looking at the constraints. Find other stories in the Fan Story directory or by looking at previous challenges.
Post your story in a new topic in these forums.
Also link to it to this thread with a comment: Include the first paragraph/few lines of your story in the post here to show readers what your story is about.

Highscores
Play the game according to the challenge rules and in Adventure mode.
Post in this topic a screenshot of your Win Screen*, right after the ceremony or your Leaderboard record.* Also include a text version of your score with the submission to allow for error checking.
Submit by 12:00 noon CEST, DD/MM/YY (Or MM/DD/YY for those using MM/DD/YY)
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NOTE: Only one score will be accepted - only one submission for each player please. If you wish to enter a new score, please edit your initial entry and make it clear which score you are submitting, and add the word "EditGreenlight" to the entry so we can see immediately when the result needs updating.
*If you forget to screenshot the Win screen, you can also enter with a screenshot of your Leaderboards: Go to Main Menu > Leaderboards > Local > click the entry that matches your submission game > screenshot those details.

Status! Dont forget its all about status this week! Otherwise no Medal for you

Game Version
Must be Build 489.1 or later

Story ideas: Will Earl change his mind about money and inventions? Will they disprove or prove Charles point? Is it even a reasonable choice?

For the previous challenge - Challenge #130: Ancient Andes Archaeology - click here

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