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February Tasks

Journal Entry: Fri Feb 1, 2013, 1:29 PM
February Tasks by purplekecleon






It brings me great pleasure to announce to you all that the unveiling of our task system has been met with much success, so much so that other villages have gotten wind of what we’re doing and have started filing their own requests! I have a letter sent to me from the Pokemon inhabiting Mossy Village with some tasks, so without further delay, allow me to read them off!  Each one of these tasks is worth one point.



Looks like the Merchants here are rather popular, seeing as the first two requests are for them. First off...

Mossy Village’s richest and most eccentric (they’re always both, and not just the first one, huh?) citizen wants her already opulently decorated home to be a “symbol of even greater excess than it currently is”. Evidently the walkway leading up to her house is pure silk, and she would like it decorated with the most luxurious, most colorful lights you Merchants can come up with and install on your own. Money is no object, so do your best, with your best! Send the bill to the Illumise afterwards and it will be paid promptly.
   Due to some of the trade routes in Tao being disrupted, the Mossy Village laborers have been left with a stockpile of quality goods, and it keeps growing! They need the help from you Merchant types to offload their excess merchandise to Pokemon all around the area. Some of their wares include fine silks, raw honeys, and pretty much any other Bug-themed item you could imagine! Do whatever you can to reduce their stockpile, and make some sales happen!




   These next two are for the Rogues, and they’re certainly... pretty shady. Wow. We really allow tasks like this to be requested? What on earth could doing these possibly accomplish!? Oh well, not my business.

This Ninjask is complaining that his brother, a Shedinja, is... overprivileged? What? What does that even mean? Anyway. Supposedly this Shedinja always looks down on the Ninjask, and the Ninjask is getting pretty tired of it. He wants one of you Rogues to go into Mossy Village, find the Shedinja, and “teach him a lesson.” “Knock him down a few pegs.” “Kick him off his high-horse.” He doesn’t care how it’s done, only that it’s done.    

You know that stockpile of goods I told the Merchants about? Someone wants you to sneak into the warehouse where they store all of that stuff, and put some shipping labels on them that are addressed to King’s Rock Casino in Alomomola Bay. He says not to ask, he’s unaffiliated. My ass he isn’t. How these tasks got approved, I’ll never know, but there you go!




Rescuers are up this time! Isn’t it convenient, all of you getting two guild-specific tasks? Funny how the world works sometimes, isn’t it?

A Shedinja is expressing concern over his ruffian brother, a Ninjask who lives in Mossy Village. The Shedinja has tried to talk the Ninjask out of his violent attitude and rash way of handling personal problems, but he can’t get through to him! He’d like it if a Rescuer team came out to Mossy Village, caught the Ninjask, and banished him from the village. The Ninjask more than likely will not listen to reason, so feel free to rough him up, but only a little bit, if it comes to that.
   A young Caterpie is approaching the time of year when all Caterpie undergo evolution into a Metapod, but she’s too frightened to do it! Her friends and family find her simply inconsolable, and would greatly appreciate if any Bug-type Rescuer who has gone through any evolution like Metapod’s to come over to Mossy Village and talk to the frightened Caterpie. Walk her through the experience, or at least try to calm her down!




   That about wraps it up for the tasks that asked for a specific guild. The next four are ones that anyone can do!
   What the hell is basketball season? I have never heard of this before in my life. Is that even a real word? Hold on, guys. Callahan! Come here for a minute!
   ...
   Ok, sorry about the delay. Turns out basketball is an actual thing, and they’re having a game of it over in Mossy Village soon. Problem is, one of the competing teams is missing a player, and they desperately need someone to fill in for the open slot! The Mossy Marauders want any... “baller” who can... ugh, “slam with the best” to head on over as soon as possible and carry them to victory for the first game of the season.
   Looks like it’s tourist season for Alomomola Bay, and that means a large influx of foreigners are coming to Mossy Village to check out the sights and just kind of hang out. Normally, this isn’t a problem, but the crowd this year is exceptionally noisy, and none of the citizens can get any peaceful sleep! One of the noisiest tourists is an Exploud, so, being... loud... may not be entirely his fault, but the Pokemon of the village would like someone to come and quiet the tourists down. However you have to do it is fine by them, they just want peace and quiet returned to Mossy Village.
   Oh, wow! One of the residential trees that housed many Pokemon has fallen over! Everybody made it out alive, which is good, but now there are a lot of temporarily homeless Pokemon! They’d like anyone to come over and help them select and renovate a new tree to replace the old residential one. Duties would include: selecting a tree of proper size, hollowing it out, and weaving a new silk path along the ground leading to it to aid the Bug-type Pokemon that will inevitably inhabit it.
   The yearly Kricketot Choir performance is scheduled very soon, and the conductor has gone missing! He’s a very forgetful Kricketune, and is usually seen lounging about in Tao Village’s Cafe. He most likely forgot about the performance coming up, which is highly irresponsible, and he should be fired immediately if I had a say in it. But I don’t. The band asks that you just find their conductor and get him over to Mossy Village before it’s too late for them to perform!



Now, it’s time to discuss the first set of rewards that you can get by completing tasks.  This month, we are revealing:
Egg: You may receive an egg of the typings Bug, Grass, or Rock if you have five points to trade in.  Someone in Mossy Village has these, somewhere.
Evolution Scroll: You may receive one of these from your guild leader if you have... ten points to trade in? Wow.  You’d have to have done all your guild’s tasks, and then all the open tasks last month, and then more this month to get this!

Hmm.  It looks like there are more rewards to come, but they’re all too expensive to get so far.  Oh well! Maybe I’ll talk about them next month. No point in teasing about them now.


These tasks are due before March 1st


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:iconleafeonfan0001:
LeafeonFan0001 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Student Artist
Do the eggs and evolution scroll are just rewards for the month of February? I didn't really get that part...
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The new updated offer is available in the March Task journal.
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:iconleafeonfan0001:
LeafeonFan0001 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Student Artist
okay. Thank you.
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:iconphlavours:
phlavours Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
I read on some app that they got 2 points for completing all the tasks...?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Each tasks is worth 1 point, so they must've done two tasks.
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:iconphlavours:
phlavours Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Ohhhh kay.
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TheFlowerBookworm Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Um, you know how we have tot post hese before march 1st? Well, if I post just the outlines without being coloured in before the 1st but I'm going to edit them later with the colours will I still get the points even though they arren't actually finished. Because I don't think I have time to colour them by tomorrow and I want to know if I put in unfinished ones hat still has the story will I get the points?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, just submit them to the proper folder.
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:iconvazlakat:
VazlaKat Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know you guys support the "do it if it makes for a good story" ideal, but I just want to make sure of something. It should be alright if I make a personal npc Ninjask that's the one being banished in the Rescuer's task, right? I have a bit of a story I want to build from this Ninjask's displeasure towards being banished and aiming to take revenge on my team's characters. As well as possibly recruit him, if the opportunity arrives, in my future Rogues team. o:
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sure
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:iconzerochan923600:
Zerochan923600 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
say, if we have different teams (different guilds), can we post all of their tasks on one submission/ combine them into one story? i want the points but dont want to/ cant afford to put too much time on each, and was hoping to avoid cluttering the folders with some less than quality art.
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Zerochan923600 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
just realized someone asked a similar question. sorry for being redundant.
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:iconlily-lyn-rain:
Lily-Lyn-Rain Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So I'm guessing there are no February tasks for members in the past?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nope, they're all busy trying to survive that Zoroark attack.
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:iconlily-lyn-rain:
Lily-Lyn-Rain Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I figured as much. =)
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Winged-Wolf22TM Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student General Artist
Now I'm not sure if this question has been asked, as far as the comments I've read I've haven't seen it asked, can we draw/write our team failing a task and still get a task point for it?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You will have to explain why your team/s deserve the point despite failing the task.
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:icontheflowerbookworm:
TheFlowerBookworm Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Because of the team members in the past if you have two teams and for the everyone ones theyy do it together will both teams still get points or will only one or do you just have to do it seperate?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The wording of your question is somewhat confusing so I will answer the best I can.
Yes, the tasks listed above is only available to members in the present. However, when you are rewarded with points, the points are for teams as a whole. It does not matter if the member in the present, or a member in the past, completed the task, the point on your point card is for the entire team. Spend the points however you see fit.
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TheFlowerBookworm Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Oh I worded weirdly didn't I? What I meant was since both their partners are gone in the past I'm having the two pokemon still in the present that are from different teams work together on the everyone tasks. Will both teams get the points or should they work seperately?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It would be considered a collab between both teams so both teams will get the points.
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:icontheflowerbookworm:
TheFlowerBookworm Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Okay thank you!
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:iconrainnye:
Rainnye Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If I trade points for the egg, i get the egg immediately or i have to go talk to someone to get it?
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GeminiSpark-W Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Do whatever you think is better. Either way, you get the egg.
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:iconrainnye:
Rainnye Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay, thank you.
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:iconw0rld-eater:
W0RLD-EATER Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So... do I just write what my team does to either overcome or fail the task?
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:icongeminispark-w:
GeminiSpark-W Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, basically that's it. Write/draw your team participating in the task.
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:iconw0rld-eater:
W0RLD-EATER Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Alright. Thanks for the reply.~
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:iconkuromizuouji:
kuromizuouji Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do Task entries have to be in comic format for drawers or can it be a Splash page?
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GeminiSpark-W Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
''Participate however you feel like. It’s up to you.'' <---- Newbie Guide to Joining PMD-e
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:iconkuromizuouji:
kuromizuouji Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah haha, probably just skimmed that part.
thanks though~
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desertzorro Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
Hello, I have two questions. 1. im making my application today. what should i say for when i met my team? 2. is there a limit on how many pages a comic can be?
thanks for your reply.
i checked everywhere and never understood the meeting part of the application. Mission 8 is over with and i didn't participate. I'm unsure if i should put during mission 8, as its taking place in current time, or after.
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
1] Met at M8
2] No limit

The "Met at..." is meant for what was currently taking place at the time. It doesn't matter if you participate or not.
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desertzorro Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
Thank you, that makes sense. -^ ^-
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:icondeerspirit123:
Deerspirit123 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So do we have to roleplay these tasks first then just draw/write something for them? Or is it optional?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This isn't an RP group. RPing is completely optional.
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:icondeerspirit123:
Deerspirit123 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Alright. Thank you.
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:iconchay3131:
chay3131 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Professional Artist
By the sounds of it most of the tasks are complete. Well testing will have to wait till later.
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:iconkiriu:
Kiriu Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I have a question about the task point rewards, will they be new ones next month? For example, will the egg types change? I'm wondering because I'd hate to not get an egg and regret it next month.
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Rewards for the next month should be different.
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:iconkatdrawings:
katdrawings Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
The nightflame team has done almost all they can do!
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:iconphlavours:
phlavours Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
With the Evo scroll we can get from points, is it also possible to use it to recruit a single stage pokemon?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes.
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:iconphlavours:
phlavours Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
Thank you!
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Taxi-Dog Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So I made a new account and already have a rescue team started, but with my new account I would also like to make a new team. Would that be okay and would I be aloud to take part in these tasks?
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, that's fine.
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:icontaxi-dog:
Taxi-Dog Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
okay. Thank you. :)
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:iconthedreaminghawk:
TheDreamingHawk Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
So we can pick and choose the ones we want to do? I'm a rescuer and am only interested in doing a few of them.
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:iconmissfluffykitty:
MissFluffyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You can do as many as you can.
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TrippyArmadillo Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Now when you say "due before March 1st", what do you mean? Can we have an exact date?
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