12 August 2013 @ 01:07 am

Art thanks to Aniki!


A few hopeful vocalists sent in their sample voice tracks to the Colors crew, wanting to join the bands. Unfortunately, the information identifying them has disappeared! It is now up to you to help them identify these vocalists before it is too late!

Read more... )

Like all BOTB games, this game closes on August 24th at 12:00 (noon) in CET timezone (UTC+1)! Please be careful! Answers without band names will receive no notes, and late answers will not be accepted! Good luck~.
 
 
02 August 2013 @ 05:01 am
As you approach the dressing rooms, you hear a lot of noise. You wonder what's going on and if you're terribly late. Once you open the door to your band's dressing room, you're greeted by a mess of clothes and accessories.

"Oh," you utter. "This won't do. You can't go on stage looking like that!"



Read more... )

Like all BOTB games, this game closes on August 24th at 12:00 (noon) in CET timezone (UTC+1)! Late answers will not be accepted. Answers without the band name will receive no points. Please be careful. :)

(I will unfortunately be without computer access for the weekend, so prizes will not be handed out until afterwards! I will hopefully still be able to answer any questions you might have.)
 
 
♥ News ♥


Hey Colors! The April release is finally here. :) And with this release, my 36th one, I shall now be stepping down. No need to panic -- Colors isn't going anywhere!

Read more... )

Here are some helpful links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission Post
April Pot of Gold
April Release Zip
(Previous zips found here!)

new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
17 April 2013 @ 01:51 pm
I'm currently moving the site under a different user account, so the site will be down until the move finishes! Apologies for the inconvenience.

The April update will be posted soon after the site returns.

Edit: The site is back now. :)
 
 
30 March 2013 @ 01:34 am


Hey everyone! Since the previous two rounds of Scrapbook have not been completed, it seems that we probably do not have enough activity at the moment to finish two simultaneous rounds of Scrapbook. For this month, there will only be one Scrapbook round! If this turns out to be not enough, we'll up it to 2 again in future months~.

As a reminder, Scrapbook 56 and Scrapbook 57 are both still open!! If you haven't donated to either yet, consider checking them out!

Below is our theme for this month!

click to find out what our 58th theme is )
 
 
15 March 2013 @ 02:21 am
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Ah, March. Already three months into 2013, huh? I sometimes still write 2012 on my papers... OTL. and one time I even wrote 2010 Anyway, it's March, which means a new release! \o\ March is also Gin-sensei's birthday, quite apt considering he represents gray and I associate March with White Day. |D; To celebrate Gin-sensei's birthday, which is coming up next week on the 22nd, you may claim both a gray character card and a character card that ends in 03! Comment with what you take!

Here are some helpful links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission Post
March Lottery
March Pot of Gold
March Release Zip
(Previous zips found here!)

new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
14 February 2013 @ 02:27 am
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It's February! Also Tobi-han's birthday, which happens to coincide with Valentine's Day. For this reason, his is the only birthday I remember off the top of my head, haha. To celebrate, you may claim any two character cards of two characters that you ship together. <3 Do comment with what you take, and I would love to know why you ship these characters, though explaining is not required!

Here are some helpful links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission
February Lottery
Pot of Gold
February Release Zip
(previous zips found here!)

new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
14 January 2013 @ 02:55 am
♥ News ♥

I still can't believe it's 2013 already! Here's our first release of the year, a little later than I would have liked. Taking my RL schedule and our mods' availabilities into consideration, from this month onwards, my aim is to have the release happen by the 10th or so, give or take!

I thank you for your patience, and I would like to take this time to remind everyone to please wait patiently for your cards from games or services. Unless your cards have been pending for a long time (*coughs* Graphics Donations) or you feel your comments might have been overlooked, the mods will get to passing out your cards! That brings me to Graphic Donations... I've always been slow with updating the site with new graphics, though I think this time has broken a new record, haha... I will be trying something new this month, namely passing out rewards whether I've uploaded graphics to the site yet or not. This way, at least you'll get your cards in a slightly more timely fashion. Fel will now be helping out with updating Graphics Donations! Updates will be roughly monthly.

With that said, I hope 2013 will turn out to be an amazing year for us. :) I'm really happy that Colors is still around, and I hope I will be able to say this next year too. Thank you all for sticking around. ♥

Here are some useful links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission Post
January Lottery
Pot of Gold
January Release Zip
(previous zips found here!)


new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
09 January 2013 @ 02:45 am
Scrapbook 52 (tsubasa) and Scrapbook 53 (white) both have a few spaces left!

If you haven't contributed yet, take a look? :)

Our January release will happen this weekend, on the 12th or so!
 
 
28 December 2012 @ 03:09 am


It's Scrapbook time! Two simultaneous rounds of Scrapbook have gone up, but you can only donate to one!

click to find out what our 52nd theme is )

This deck has been completed! Look forward to it in the January release.
 
 
28 December 2012 @ 03:09 am


Here's the second round of Scrapbook for the month. Another round went up right before this one. However, you may only donate to one!

click to find out what our 53rd theme is )

This deck has been completed! Look forward to it in the January release.
 
 
25 December 2012 @ 10:32 pm


Merry Christmas! Happy holidays! I hope everyone is having a great end of the year. Today brings us to the last day of Colors' 2012 Advent Calendar. All Advent Calendar posts will be open until the 31st ends everywhere in the world, so there's still time to go back and comment if you've missed any days!

Today's topic is...
Resolutions


Do you have any New Year's Resolutions for 2013? Anything you hope to achieve? Any goals you plan on setting? Let us know, and you can grab yourself 4 character cards! However, they must all be different colors~.

This will close on December 31st!
 
 
12 December 2012 @ 05:59 am
♥ News ♥


I cannot believe it's already December. Where has the year gone? It's also Colors' third time hosting Advent Calendar! These discussion questions will be posted up until the 25th and are answerable up until the 31st when the year ends for everyone! As long as it's still the 31st somewhere in the world, you can still comment. I look forward to everyone's comments. :D

Unfortunately, there will be no Pot of Gold this month. It'll return next month though!

Thank you for your opinions about release sizes in the previous release. As most people are okay with the release size, we won't be doing anything special to cap decks or to boost decks. Keep those donations coming like always, and we're good! If you find yourself wanting to donate more than your 2 deck limit, or if you find you don't have anything to donate, check out Donation Drop Off!

As a reminder, the Asobot Initiative is back, alive and kicking. It's a great place to check out if you find you have unloved cards!

Our new site layout this time features Shirocchi and Kurocchi drawn by Moon! :)

♥ New Affiliates ♥



Here are some links for the month:
Art & Fic Submission Post
December Lottery
Advent Calendar
December Release Zip
(Previous zips found here!)

I hope you have a great end of the year. :)

new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
01 December 2012 @ 12:27 am


Welcome to Colors TCG's 2012 Advent Calendar! From today until December 25, mods will be posting one advent calendar post a day, each one focusing on different discussion topics. Talk about the topic, and you get some free cards! You are entirely encouraged to reply to each other's comments. Talk lots! \o\

Today's topic is...
Fandom Pimping!


Tell us about a favorite series of yours and why other people should try it out! What makes you like the series so much? Where can we try this awesome series out?

By answering the topic above, you may claim one character choice card that ends in 01. All advent calendar posts will be open until December 31!
 
 
11 November 2012 @ 05:26 am
♥ News ♥


How are you all doing this November? I'm once again attempting NaNoWriMo, but this time 50k of written words in one month seems very far out of reach at the moment!

Last month, I asked everyone for your opinions on mastering a deck a second time. The general opinion seems to be that it doesn't seem very useful considering there are so many decks around already, and it might impede on other people's abilities to collect certain decks. On the other hand, it could help unloved decks that go uncollected, and it might help completion of mass collections or portfolios depending on your timing. In conclusion, mastering a deck a second time won't be adopted as a general practice, but perhaps we'll see it in the future as one of our various special rewards for Pot of Gold, Lottery, and other special events.

Our site layout this month remains unchanged, but Halloween is already over! I'd love to have our next layout feature holiday-inspired art of the Colors characters. Anyone up for drawing our Colors characters for use in our next layout? Do contribute your art over at our Art & Fic submission post!

This month's question: What is your ideal release size? For me, I find 50 decks a month to be a comfortable number, both in how many decks deckmakers have to make, and how many new decks I get to browse as a player. What do you feel? Too few decks? Too many decks? Not enough variety? Tell us your thoughts, and you may claim a blue bordered character card!

♥ 1 New Affiliate ♥


Here are some links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission Post
November Lottery
November Pot of Gold
November Release Zip
(Previous zips found here!)

new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
12 October 2012 @ 03:24 am
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Happy Halloween everyone. :) We have a new site layout celebrating Halloween, with art thanks to Elphie! It's yet another month and another release. We have a new level tier added this month, the Planets tier! Leveling in this tier is set at the same amount as the Precious and Flowers set. It takes 300 cards to gain a level. Our level sets are as follows: Primary -> Fruits -> Precious Stones and Metals -> Flowers -> Planets.

Here are the new levels in the Planets set (graphics thanks to Skie!)
Mars | Saturn | Venus | Earth | Neptune | Uranus | Jupiter | Mercury

This means it is now possible to donate level banners for the Planets tier as well over at the graphics donation post. :) For this month, you may donate up to 2 sets of level banners for Planets. The donation bonus for graphics has also been altered a bit, as donating 5 sets of level banners each month for maxing out graphics seems to be a bit much!

As a reminder to everyone, you are now allowed to direct-link cards from Colors' website, as well as any other graphics, such as level banners. The direct link to our cards is this url: http://tcg.fishboned.net/cards/

A question for everyone: What do you feel about being able to master a deck more than once? Currently, you are technically not allowed to master a deck more than once. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, I feel! Let us know your thoughts, and you can snatch yourself an orange character card.

Here are some helpful links for the month!
Art & Fic Submission Post
October Lottery
October Pot of Gold
October Release Zip
(Previous zips found here!)


new decks, freebies, birthday freebies, referral rewards )
 
 
05 October 2012 @ 11:07 pm
Apologies that this is working a bit differently than what I described in the September release post. I felt I needed to clear the current inactive list so that I can work from a fresh one!

The following players are players who've been listed under the inactive list for quite a long time. The inactive list has now been cleared at this time, as these members have not updated in generally more than half a year, and have not declared a hiatus. Now that the inactive list is cleared, I will slowly start moving inactive players that currently haven't been labeled as such to the new inactive list, in which these players will have leeway to either update or declare a hiatus. (you'll be safe for some time, as I won't be clearing the inactive list again for a good while, but it's not a good spot to be at!)

If you are one of the players below but actually still want to continue playing (or have been wrongly removed), let me know and I'll add you back. If you decide you'd like to rejoin at a later date, we'll be glad to welcome you back!

members that have been removed - October 5, 2012 )
 
 
30 September 2012 @ 10:21 pm


It's Scrapbook time! Two rounds of Scrapbook will be going up at the same time, but you may only donate to one! :)

click to find out what our 46th theme is )

This deck has been completed! Look forward to it in the October release.
 
 
30 September 2012 @ 10:21 pm


This is the second Scrapbook round! Another round went up right before this one. Make sure to check that one out too! You may only donate to one. :3

click to find out what our 47th theme is )

This deck has been completed! Look forward to it in the October release!
 
 
22 September 2012 @ 12:52 am
Hi everyone! This is just a notice to let everyone know that you are now allowed to link directly to Colors TCG's cards or any other graphics hosted on the site (such as level banners, link buttons, etc).

You can find our cards in this directory:
http://tcg.fishboned.net/cards/

(You can easily do a find and replace to convert your links to your cards to this directory)

The rules have been edited to reflect this change. I have been cautious with Colors TCG's bandwidth in the past, but there is plenty to go around (look at how many cards we pass out as rewards), and I hope this will help players who no longer wish to use Photobucket.