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European friendly events?
« on: February 09, 2024, 02:26:56 PM »
I noticed that scenario moved to 8PM EST since I played last time.

So from what I see there are no more Euro friendly special events any more?
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2024, 02:34:57 PM »
More like there's not enough European players to cover the loss of players from the US and Australia who can't play at a European friendly time.

It's a simple numbers game. Prime time US gets more players.

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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2024, 11:35:31 AM »
Thanks. I understand.

BTW. Is there an ability today to host "user event" like once it was h2h up to 8 players?
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2024, 03:03:08 PM »
Artik pretty sure that is still possible. Try setting up a custom arena, our squad uses it fairly frequently for training. They are under the "Player" tab.  :rock
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2024, 03:55:15 PM »
Artik pretty sure that is still possible. Try setting up a custom arena, our squad uses it fairly frequently for training. They are under the "Player" tab.  :rock

Thanks!
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2024, 05:34:12 PM »
artik maybe someone from europe should become a cm and then you could run events that ARE europe friendly! you might not get the numbers, but you could have some fun with it!

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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2024, 06:16:43 PM »
I have long considered running a Sunday event at UK/EU time, once per month. Basically, an hour Scenario (Snapshot) frame that has a rotating planeset. The ideas is that we chronologically move through the war in various fronts. So, Battle of Britain in January, Barbarossa in February, Torch/North Africa in March, etc. Of course, we could just run random events as well. The issue is, I am not sure how much interest there is and we would really need 30 people minimum to justify it. This puts all the Oceania/Asia people out and many US. My thought was around 8 PM GMT.
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2024, 06:34:35 PM »
I have long considered running a Sunday event at UK/EU time, once per month. Basically, an hour Scenario (Snapshot) frame that has a rotating planeset. The ideas is that we chronologically move through the war in various fronts. So, Battle of Britain in January, Barbarossa in February, Torch/North Africa in March, etc. Of course, we could just run random events as well. The issue is, I am not sure how much interest there is and we would really need 30 people minimum to justify it. This puts all the Oceania/Asia people out and many US. My thought was around 8 PM GMT.

Might have to do it a few times to build up your players but there does seem to be enough if you go by what happens in here. If you do it on a Sunday you will probably get more non-euros to play too.

I would assume many would appreciate a European event schedule.
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2024, 03:27:47 AM »
I have long considered running a Sunday event at UK/EU time, once per month. Basically, an hour Scenario (Snapshot) frame that has a rotating planeset. The ideas is that we chronologically move through the war in various fronts. So, Battle of Britain in January, Barbarossa in February, Torch/North Africa in March, etc. Of course, we could just run random events as well. The issue is, I am not sure how much interest there is and we would really need 30 people minimum to justify it. This puts all the Oceania/Asia people out and many US. My thought was around 8 PM GMT.

That would be fantastic.

I also agree small "Scenarios" like snapshots would be very good. Since they usually require much lesser numbers.

Currently there is no Euro friendly events at all and honestly I can't wake up at 3:30AM (my local time) for the scenarios - and they are actually the true highlights of AH
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2024, 12:56:30 PM »
Yep, sounds good. If this materializes, I'll be the secret weapon of those I fly against.
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2024, 09:21:55 PM »
AH had a bunch of Euro friendly special events. For example, one of the two weekly snapshots we once had ran at a very EU friendly timeslot. The problem is, they mostly just died because of a lack of attendance a long time ago.  :(
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2024, 10:44:07 PM »
There have been a few events in the past, 2 or 3 if I'm not mistaken, that ran for 12 hours straight.   Unlimited lives, login whenever convenient for you, stay as long as you want, logoff and log back in later if you want.  I *think* these ended up being called "Target for Today" events.


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« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2024, 11:54:08 PM »
If you folks do come up with some European events, make sure to advertise them as I'm sure there are plenty of North Americans such as myself who work odd hours and are more than likely awake for such events. I'd like to participate when possible.
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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2024, 05:57:29 AM »
If you folks do come up with some European events, make sure to advertise them as I'm sure there are plenty of North Americans such as myself who work odd hours and are more than likely awake for such events. I'd like to participate when possible.
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I think 8pm GMT is something 15:00 EST and 12:00 PST so at least it can be attended by US players, current events are in the middle of the night for Euro players
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Re: European friendly events?
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2024, 06:32:25 PM »
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