Ace of Spades Wiki:Wiki Round-Up/9

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Hey everyone and welcome to the Ace of Spades Wiki Round-Up, the monthly newsletter bringing you all the latest news, events and competitions from the Ace of Spades community.


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Wiki Quiz

In the last issue we asked which class says "You're gonna sleep with the fishes, wise guy." The correct answer is the Gangster, so congratulations to TntMatthew and Gamerzap for getting it right.

This week's quiz question is...

How many templates (baseplates) are there in the Ace of Spades map editor?

The answer can be found somewhere in-game or on the Wiki. You can submit your answers on the discussion page for this issue of the Wiki Round-Up, or the Wiki's official Ace of Spades forum thread. Those who answer correctly will be featured in the next issue of the Wiki Round-Up. Good luck!


Where am I?

This was the image we showed last week. It was from the Spooky Mansion map, congratulations to TntMatthew and Gamerzap for answering correctly!

Here's this months image:


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Simply post which map you think this was taken on in the discussion page for this issue, and those who answer correctly will be featured in the next issue.


Caption Competition

Last month we asked you to caption this image...

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Here's what you came up with:

"Time to hire an engineer." - TntMatthew

"Beam me up, Scotty" - Pauliux00

"I didn't know M.C. Escher played AoS..." - Gamerzap


Awesome stuff guys! Lets see what you can come up with for this weeks image:

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Image from Sgt. Cr_Arrow[_B_G_] on Steam.


Post your ideas on the discussion page, and the best will be featured in next month's issue.


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New Poll

It's the 1st, so that means it's time for a new poll! Last month we asked what your favourite update of 2013 was. It looks like visitors to the Wiki enjoy some old school Ace of Spades, because Classic Mode has won with a massive 17 votes. The Ace of Spades Map Editor came in second place, with 9 votes. This months poll asks how many hours you have played Ace of Spades for. Head on over to the Main Page to cast your vote now.


Map of the Month

Supersize House is February's Map of the Month! This unique map supports most game modes and is filled to the brim with easter eggs and references - can you find them all? To learn more about this map, you can take a look at it's Wiki article here. Honourable mentions go to Sniper City and Supersize Yard, which were also nominated.

Maps can be nominated for March on our Map of the Month page.


Google+ page

We now have a Google+ page! Come take a look and give us a follow to keep up to date with all the latest news from the Ace of Spades community.


MediaWiki Upgrade

The Wiki has been updated to MediaWiki 1.22.1 then 1.22.2, which offer various fixes and security improvements.


Syntax Highlighting Enabled

Syntax highlighting is now enabled on the Wiki. To find out more, take a look at it's documentation here.


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New Official Ace of Spades Forums

The official Ace of Spades forums have recently received a major overhaul. The new boards feature an improved design more in keeping with the Ace of Spades theme, support for clans and tournaments, an improved blogging system, community events calendar, a simplified forum layout and more (as well as a prominent link to the Wiki (Y)). To take a look, head on over to aceofspades.com/community.


1 vs 1 Community Showdown

Friday (January 31st) saw the first official Ace of Spades 1v1 tournament. 21 players took part in total, and up to 50 people watched on the live stream hosted by Shauny. In the end Mooneyy2 came out victorious, so a massive congratulations to him.


Insomnia 50 Event Video

Back in December the Ace of Spades team attended Insomnia 50, the UK's largest gaming festival. Two matches were featured on the main stage whilst spectators watched on, the highlights of which can now be seen in this video. Check it out!


Official Ace of Spades Streams

The Ace of Spades team has been busy breathing life into the game's Twitch TV channel over the past couple of weeks. These are a great way to have a laugh, ask questions about the game and play against the developers. For information on upcoming streams, take a look at the Ace of Spades events calendar.


Clan Spotlight

The first Clan Spotlight has been posted on the Ace of Spades Community News blog. This is the first of a new regular feature, and includes an interview with the founder and leader of the Blockhead Skull Crushers (BSC), Paperclip. Read the full article here on the Ace of Spades website.




That's just about it for this issue. As always, if you have any suggestions for what you'd like to see in future issues of the Wiki Round-Up, then please do post in the community portal, or our Ace of Spades forum thread.

Cheers, -- ZombieHead.png Count (My talk page) 09:11, 1 February 2014 (MST)