Whodunnit? Competition proceeds as usual while Grim’s investigation continues

While chatter and speculation on Grim’s disappearance makes its rounds amongst the Eyewire community, HQ keeps their silence on the matter and promises that the bi-monthly competition will proceed as usual. (See our previous article on Grim’s sudden disappearance here).

The National Enqeyewirer finds HQ’s blasé response rather alarming when a such a staple Eyewire community member like Grim has gone missing!  But nevertheless, perhaps a gathering of Eyewirers for another friendly competition will unlock some of the clues behind Grim’s mysterious disappearance.

The National Enqeyewirer reporters have gathered exclusive inside information on the upcoming dates of each competition event.  Read on to be the first to know where and when these events will take place.


Questionable Accuracy Happy Hours

First session runs 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Friday 10/21
Second session runs 10:00 PM to 11:59 PM on Friday 10/21

Meticulously put the piece together of these Eyewire cubes, and you may also put together some pieces of this mystery….

1st Place Accuracy – 10,000 points
2nd Place Accuracy – 8,000 points
3rd Place Accuracy – 6,000 points
Achieve 95% Accuracy – 5,000 points
Achieve 90% Accuracy – 3,000 points
Achieve 80% Accuracy – 2,000 points
1,000 points for anyone under 80% who still plays at least 10 cubes in either slot.
(These bonus thresholds are non-cumulative, i.e. they will not combine. If you earn 3rd place, for instance, and presumably got over 95% accuracy, you still earn a 6,000 point bonus, not 11,000.)

Suspiciously Evil Cubes

Begins at 12:01 AM on Saturday 10/22
Ends at 12:00 PM on Thursday 10/27

Everyone knows that Grim has a certain affinity for the trickiest, most sinister Eyewire cubes.  Could Evil Cubes hold the key to his disappearance?  Eyewirer detectives are on the case!

1st Place Accuracy – 8,000 points
2nd Place Accuracy – 5,000 points
3rd Place Accuracy – 3,000 points
1,000 points for anyone under 80% accuracy who still plays all 12 cubes.
(These bonus thresholds are non-cumulative, i.e. they will not combine. If you earn 3rd place, for instance, and presumably got over 80% accuracy, you still earn a 3,000 point bonus, not 4,000.)

Hidden Code Trivia

Begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday 10/23
Continues until 11:00 AM on Tuesday 10/25
Finishes with Power Hour from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesday 10/25

Everyone loves figuring out the answers to Eyewire’s famed trivia questions, but could these questions also hold the key to Grim’s mysterious disappearance?  We’ll soon find out!

1 question per hour for the main trivia timeframe, 1 question every 2 minutes for the power hour.

For every question —
1st to answer – 300 points
2nd to answer – 200 points
3rd to answer – 100 points

Admins VS Players

Begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday 10/25
Ends at 11:00 AM on Wednesday 10/26

Tensions rise between Eyewire players and admins.  Let’s take this competition to the battlefield and see who truly can make their mark in the Eyewire sphere.

Earn 5,000 points – 2,500 bonus
Earn 15,000 points – 5,000 bonus
Earn 25,000 points – 10,000 bonus
Every additional 25,000 points – 5,000 bonus
Winning team – 10,000 bonus
Team winner – 5,000 bonus
#1 overall score – 10,000 bonus
#2 overall score – 5,000 bonus
#3 overall score – 2,500 bonus

Mystery Marathon

Begins at 10:00 AM on Wednesday 10/26
Ends at 10:00 AM on Thursday 10/27

We’re getting closer to solving the case.  Could the marathon provide the final clue to Grim’s disappearance?  Only one way to find out!

Complete 20 Cubes – 2,000 point bonus
Complete 50 cubes – 5,000 point bonus
Complete 150 cubes – 20,000 point bonus
Complete 300 cubes – 40,000 point bonus
For every 150 cubes above 300 cubes – 2,500 points

If the cell is completed within 24 hrs, those mappers who:

Complete at least 50 cubes will win rights to vote on a new name for the Marathon Cell.
Complete at least 200 cubes will win rights to nominate a new name for the Marathon Cell.

Whodunnit Closing Ceremony

Begins at 4:00 PM on Friday 10/28

Come celebrate the end of this competition, where admins will recognize everyone’s achievements. As always, we will include a round of promotions for Scouts, Scythes, Moderators, and Mentors. If you’d like a promotion, you can request one here or ask players to sponsor you for promotion in chat.

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