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Dec
13
TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards
Hi TA’ers,

There are only a few weeks left of 2017, so that can only mean one thing -- it's time for the eighth annual TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards!

Last year 462 games competed for the honour of being named the TrueAchievements Game Of The Year 2016. In our closest race ever, it was Forza Horizon 3, that pipped Gears of War 4 at the post and ended up taking the prize.

But which game will it be this year?

TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2017

Like last year, we are asking you to pick the top five games that you've played from 2017, your top DLC, your favourite ID@Xbox games and answer a few questions that focus on achievements. If that's not enough, new for this year we're asking you to choose your favourite Backwards Compatible game, Games with Gold title and Xbox One X enhanced game!

So will it be Assassin's Creed Origins, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Call of Duty: WWII or maybe even Slime Rancher? The choice for the TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards is yours.

Click here to view the hub and cast your votes, and click here to see the full list of games released in 2017.

Voting closes on December 20th. Let your voices be heard!
Added by Clever Jake at 17:30:49
Nov
24
Introducing Community Challenge 2 - The Twelve Days Of Christmas
Hey TA'ers!

After the incredible success of our last Community Challenge, Alphabet Challenge, we are back with a brand new festive challenge for you to enjoy throughout December.

The Twelve Days of Christmas Challenge

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Every day from the first of December through to the 12th of December, we will reveal a new mini-challenge for you to complete. The challenge will require unlocking a certain number of achievements of a certain type, or some other task that will be relatively straight-forward for the vast majority of TrueAchievements members.

You have until the end of the month to complete all 12 challenges, and they must be done in order. However, you can earn non-qualifying achievements during the challenge without breaking the challenge you are going for, so you'll still be able to enjoy playing games as normal during the event.

Registration is open now, is free, and anyone that completes all twelve challenges by the end of December will receive a new Community Challenge Badge (or an upgrade on the colour of their existing one).

So what are you waiting for? Click the Register button on the Twelve Days of Christmas Hub now!

We are also running this on TrueTrophies, so if you want a double challenge, please register over there as well!

We'll release a full FAQ next week, but if you have any questions before then we'll try to answer them below.
Added by TrueAchievement at 17:28:17
Oct
09
The Game Information Team Is Recruiting!
Hey TA'ers!

It's been quite some time since we've held an official recruitment drive for the Game Information team on site, but we're back and looking for several enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join our ranks.

The Game Information Team is one of the core teams on the site and is responsible for maintaining various pieces of game information, which is a pretty colossal task -- but if this sounds like something you would be interested in, keep reading.

The team itself is split into four sub-teams; Game Info Team, Flagging Team, New Achievements Team, and Pre-Release Team -- each covering different areas -- including things like:
Making sure game information is accurate and up to date
Adding and editing achievement flags
Updating game information based on community submissions
Adding information to new games and DLC packs that scan to the site
Maintaining Pre-Release pages for games that have yet to release
... and much more!

The work we do is very important for the site and while there's a lot of it, it can also be very satisfying. If this interests you then please send an application with answers to the questions below over to either myself (BulletLukey) or Shadow Kisuragi via PM.

Here are the application questions:
1) What's your name (or Gamertag if you'd prefer), how old are you, and where are you from?

2) Is English your first language? Do you read or speak any others?

3) Are you a student, working professional, unemployed, etc?

4) What kind of games do you enjoy? What are your interests outside of gaming and TrueAchievements?

5) How much time do you have available a week?

6) With respect to the above, how much would you be willing to give the GI team? One or two hours a day? 10 hours a week?

7) What interests you about the Game Information team? Is there a certain sub-team you have more interest in?

8) Have you been on TA/TT/TSA site staff before? If so, please tell us a little bit about your experience.

9) Have you worked as part of a team before? What does it mean to you to be part of a team?

10) Have you ever "Peer Reviewed" work before? What do you understand by this term?

11) Why should we pick you for the team? Do you have any strengths or weaknesses?
The deadline for applications is the 11:59pm, 23rd October 2017 UTC. After this, we'll be reviewing your answers to see if we think you would be a good fit, and we'll let you know if you've been successful or unsuccessful shortly after this.

While this position is on a voluntary basis, successful applicants will also receive free TA Pro Subscription and a fancy staff badge for their profile page.

Good luck! toast

BulletLukey & Shadow Kisuragi
Game Information Management
Added by BulletLukey at 13:22:06