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Project Eternity - Sorcerer's Place Fundraiser?

Discussion in 'Pillars of Eternity' started by Taluntain, Sep 16, 2012.

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Would you donate to immortalize Sorcerer's Place in Project Eternity?

  1. No, sorry

    12 vote(s)
    24.0%
  2. Yes, in the range of $5-24

    16 vote(s)
    32.0%
  3. Yes, $25

    8 vote(s)
    16.0%
  4. Yes, in the range of $26-49

    5 vote(s)
    10.0%
  5. Yes, $50

    3 vote(s)
    6.0%
  6. Yes, $75

    1 vote(s)
    2.0%
  7. Yes, $100

    4 vote(s)
    8.0%
  8. Yes, $150

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Yes, $175+

    1 vote(s)
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  1. Ineth

    Ineth Instigator Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    @Taluntain:

    I've designed a new, graphical version of the forum notice for this fund-raiser, which should be both more inviting to potential donors, and less annoying to those who have already donated (or decided not to).

    It is attached below in the form of an HTML snippet, which you can use to replace the part of this site's source code that makes up the current version of the notice.

    Before/after screenshots:
    before:
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    after:
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    HTML code:
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    <style type="text/css">
      #pe_notice {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2776/full');
        width: 800px; height: 210px; margin:-5px;
        position: relative;
        color: #4e3620;
        font-size:12px;
      }
      #pe_notice .drawing {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2780/full');
        width: 95px; height: 120px;
        position: absolute; left: 47px; top:42px;
      }
      #pe_notice a:link, #pe_notice a:visited { color:#5e4630; }
      #pe_notice a:hover { color:#dd3333; }
      #pe_notice .message {
        width: 442px; height: 55px; padding-right:5px;
        position: absolute; left: 155px; top:109px;
        text-align: justify;
        overflow-y: auto; overflow-x: hidden;
      }
      #pe_notice .progress {
        text-align: right; padding-right: 5px;
        width: 133px; height: 88px;
        position: absolute; right: 46px; top:38px;
        overflow-y: auto; overflow-x: hidden;
      }
      #pe_notice .progress div { margin-top: 7px; }
      #pe_notice .progress span { font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; }
      #pe_notice .button {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2777/full');
        width: 112px; height: 36px;
        position: absolute; right: 42px; top:128px;
      }
      #pe_notice .button:hover { background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2778/full'); }
      #pe_notice .button:active { background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2779/full'); }
    </style>
    
    <div align="center">
      <div id="pe_notice">
      
        <div class="drawing"></div>
        
        <div class="message">By pooling together, we can reach the $1000 tier of the <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/obsidian/project-eternity">Project Eternity</a> kickstarter - which will allow us to name & design an NPC or an epic weapon/armor/artifact that will be part of the game!</div>
        
        <div class="progress">
          <div><span>$1000</span><br>needed for 1 item</div>
          <div><span>$835</span><br>raised so far</div>
        </div>
        
        <a class="button" href="http://www.sorcerers.net/forums/showthread.php?t=58007"></a>
      
      </div>
    </div>

    Used images:
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    [​IMG] - Equalizer Sword [from BG2]

    Other item drawings that can substituted for the sword drawing:
    [​IMG] - Dragon Helm [from BG2]
    [​IMG] - Ring of Gaxx [from BG2]
    [​IMG] - Mercy Killer Ring [from BG2]
    [​IMG] - Skullcrusher [from BG2]
     
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  2. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Where've you been all this time? :shake:

    I like it, very stylish. I hope it won't break if I add a bit more text to it.

    Edit: need to make it a bit wider and taller... but I don't think I can do anything unless you can make a bit wider or taller bg pic so it all fits.
     
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  3. Ineth

    Ineth Instigator Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I made a somewhat wider and taller version...

    Screenshot:
    [​IMG]

    Code:
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    <style type="text/css">
      #pe_notice {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2790/full');
        width: 877px; height: 218px; margin: -5px;
        position: relative;
        color: #4e3620;
      }
      #pe_notice, #pe_notice p { font-size:12px; font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, Arial; }
      #pe_notice p { margin:6px 0 0 0; }
      #pe_notice a:link, #pe_notice a:visited { color:#5e4630; }
      #pe_notice a:hover { color:#dd3333; }
      #pe_notice .drawing {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2780/full');
        width: 95px; height: 120px;
        position: absolute; left: 50px; top:46px;
      }
      #pe_notice .message {
        width: 527px; height: 70px; padding-right:5px;
        position: absolute; left: 155px; top:109px;
        text-align: justify;
        overflow-y: auto; overflow-x: hidden;
      }
      #pe_notice .progress {
        text-align: right; padding-right: 5px;
        width: 133px; height: 102px;
        position: absolute; right: 49px; top:38px;
        overflow-y: auto; overflow-x: hidden;
      }
      #pe_notice .progress div { margin-top: 7px; }
      #pe_notice .progress span { font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; }
      #pe_notice .button {
        background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2777/full');
        width: 112px; height: 36px;
        position: absolute; right: 45px; top:142px;
      }
      #pe_notice .button:hover { background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2778/full'); }
      #pe_notice .button:active { background: url('http://www.sorcerers.net/community/index.php?media/2779/full'); }
    </style>
    
    <div align="center">
      <div id="pe_notice">
     
        <div class="drawing"></div>
      
        <div class="message">Ineth, by pooling together, we can reach the $1000 tier of the <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/obsidian/project-eternity">Project Eternity</a> kickstarter – which will allow us to name & design an NPC or an epic weapon/armor/artifact that will be part of the game! For more information, please <a href="http://www.sorcerers.net/forums/showthread.php?t=58007" target="_blank">view this thread</a>.<p><i>The 30 top donors will also receive a digital copy of the game courtesy of Obsidian!</i></div>
      
        <div class="progress">
          <div><span>$1000</span><br>needed for 1 item</div>
          <div><span>$830</span><br>raised so far<br><i>(17 contributers)</i></div>
        </div>
      
        <a class="button" href="http://www.sorcerers.net/forums/showthread.php?t=58007"></a>
     
      </div>
    </div>

    Also tweaked the content and style some more while I was at it.
    Remember to insert the dynamic username variable again instead of "Ineth".
     
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  4. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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  5. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Nice work Ineth! This is much more pleasing on the eyes, and very Project Eternity-esqe!!
     
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    What will happen if the $1000 goal is not met by the deadline?
     
  7. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Tal takes it to the casino and puts it all on black to see if he can double the money.
     
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    Wouldn't it be better to bet on a dozen or column? It's only about a 16% less chance to triple his money.
     
  9. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I just donated 300 silver pieces, making the total 860.:D
     
  10. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Woot! Thanks to a very generous donation from Beren ($200! wow!), Blades and Kim Bo Rasmussen, we've reached and surpassed the first $1000 goal! Going for the second one now. :D

    We're now at $1065 of $2000 needed! :thumb:
     
  11. Beren

    Beren Lovesick and Lonely Wanderer Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I don't suppose that I could ask for a Collector's Box edition could I? :D
     
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  12. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Of course you can ASK. No one is stopping you. It might even be that Tal will make a pretty box and write "Collector" on it and ship it to you with your code. :p
     
  13. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I'll see what can be arranged. :D

    I think I've now extended the SPS subscriptions for all of you who have donated (likely twice for some - good for you) but it's possible I've missed someone, so if you didn't get your bonus, please PM me. I'm going to go over the whole list of donors again just to make sure.
     
  14. olimikrig

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    Nice one, Beren :thumb:
     
  15. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Thanks for maximizing the drama by leaving it to the last minute. What will you do with any excess over the $1,000?
     
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    I just added in my donation, too. As for the extra that is donated, if it doesn't reach $2000, why not just put it to the highest tier it will go to and randomly space out the goodies from that? Or could you squeeze a custom package from Obsidian for adding to the $1000 to make it easier for SP and harder for them? :D
     
  17. Marceror

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    Get Beren his collector's edition! :)
     
  18. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    The_Curt_Jester, thanks, I'll add your donation in a bit.

    Since I hope that Beren will be writing a walkthrough for PE, obviously getting him the collector's edition would be a good investment. :D

    If we don't reach $2000, I'll just send whatever the final figure will be. The 30 copies were promised on the understanding that we'd donate as much as we managed to raise beyond $1000. Naturally, the more that we go over, the more likely it is I can arrange for some extra goodies.
     
  19. Beren

    Beren Lovesick and Lonely Wanderer Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Bank on it. The reason I didn't do any for Awakening or DA2 was I felt the ball was dropped big time following Origins. But all the indications are that PE is going to become my new fix to sink my teeth into. ;)
     
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  20. Scot

    Scot The Small One Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Say Tal, do I have to do anything more to get the 3 month SPS account mentioned now that I donated $25.
     
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