June By the Numbers
New Players: 3,716
Countries Represented: 62
New Cells Completed: 13
Cubes Done: 209,470
Points Won: 21,706,836
New Millionaires: jcostantino, lilmoo, Emeraldstarr and sambob496
This month’s top player is @a5hm0r, racking in an astounding 1,718,868 points and 12,633 cubes. Ash also became the first player to reach 10 million points! Twister followed in a close second with 1,047,275 points.
Top 10 Players by Points:
This month we refined Team Competitions to include a normalization calculation so that now teams are evenly matched even if they have different numbers of players. Winners are determined by average points per player.
EyeWire also announced bi-monthly funny challenges such as Zombies vs Vampires or Velociraptors vs T-Rex. Stay tuned on the blog for an announcement every other Monday for that week’s challenge.
EyeWire Accuracy had a buggy week but things are now back to normal. Learn how our weighted voting system works here.
Scythes can now inspect and finish branches with Branch Complete function.
Ignacio updated our internal stat machine, which included creating an EyeWire player map.
We updated our calculation of Accuracy. Now your score updates Sunday at midnight and is calculated in real time after each cube you submit.
Team score normalization algorithm.
Chat now flashes when a new player signs on.
We are also working on an international version of EyeWire – stay tuned for foreign language support, starting with Korean! Thanks for playing and as always we’ll see you online at EyeWire.org.