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Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 13:52
This is Mr.Bump speaking, you know the sightly chubby blue thing with a strange relationship to bandages. Mr.Bump will now deliver his report.

June 5th Mr.Bump got a mail from the guys at the HQ, that told mhim to enlist for the mission that was planned for June6th.
It would surely be The Longest Day was the message.

My Mr.Bump avatar did a short leap of joy, before realising he had no idea at all what the mission was and why he was selected.
A restless night followed with dreams of action-filled missions behind enemy lines and with cries for medics and the need for bandages. (Mr. Bump is not unfamiliar with bandages.)

When dawn was arriving on June 6th 2010, the mission briefing came, and what a thrilling moment it was.

MEMOIR'44 ONLINE!

Beta testing. What the heck is beta testing? Mr.Bump was confused.
But after reading the full mission briefing, it all became clear to Mr.Bump what the mission was.

He was to have fun while playing his favourite game, and he also got to tell people what they have done wrong! Mr.Bump is up for that. He likes to tell people that they are wrong. Evil or Very Mad (Mr.Bump would like the smileys to be available in blue)

Mr. Bump read the manual,installed the game and opened the game.
He started by playing against Johnny( The busiest guy in the Memoir'44 online world)
Mr.Bump has played against Johnny(This made supports the Allied Forces sometimes and the Axis forces sometimes. Mr.Bump is confused and feel threatened by double-agents. Mr.Bump thinks Johnny should change his name when he supports the Germans, and since Mr.Bump has reached the rank of "Sotto Tenante" he would like Johnny to have a British name when he (eventually) plays the Italians against the Britishs in the deserts of Africa. And what should Johnny do when he begins to play as Russians, Japanese and Italians later on in the life of M'44 online? Maybe his name should reflect the nationality of the side he currently supports?

And although Mr.Bump likes to see images of himself he thinks the avatar field is too big. Mr.Bump feels he would look just as stunning in smaller image, and if that was the case he could taunt Jesse, Malcolm, Jacques, Eric, Yann and all the rest of the beta testers even more in a bigger chat window. Because Mr.Bump is gonna rise to the top of the rankings and look down on the "common people". Twisted Evil

And since Mr.bump likes to taunt the "common people" he would like the "service Records" function to be slightly different. Currently he can see how many games he has played as the Allied and the Axis, and he can see how many times he has out.performed as each side, but he can't see how many wins he has. Mr.Bump likes to know how many wins he has, like the service records currently available on this great site does. And to be able to taunt Jesse Mr.Bump needs to be able to see Jesse's service records. That would be very cool if he could check his opponents and their performance.

Mr.Bum would also like the service records to link back to the AAR screen, so he could click his game against Malcolm and see that he managed to elliminate 16 infantry and lost 0 infantry himself. That would be a fun way to check previous plays.
And maybe the AAR screen could list objectives taken?

Mr.Bump also likes the "Achievements system" and has gained some interesting awards. Very cool system. And Mr. Bump knows ,it's only a matter of time before Jesse releases the helpsheet that details how many and how you get the different awards.
Mr.Bump also likes what Malcolm has done wiht including the Awards in his signature, and Mr. Bump would love it if that became an automatic thing, that the awards showed up in the signature under posts in the forum. And Mr. Bump can see that he currently has 1 more award than Malcolm. Very Happy

Mr. Bump would also like to give credit to the M'44 online team for the way "Ambush" works during games. The "Ambush" technology/programming is very easy to understand for those that have read the manual, and it has helped Mr. Bump to dish out more pain than he would probably dish out on his own.

Mr.Bump would also like to thank the team at DOW for letting him do this mission, and also all the people he have met and played with on M'44 Online so far and hopes there are more people willing to help Mr.bump on his way to the TOP of the rankings. Razz

Mr.Bump has also learned that Beta testing means Bumps, and Mr.Bump has bumped into a bunch of bumps while beta testing and have sent his Bump reports to the HQ.

And to all the brave souls that have joined Mr.Bump in assaulting the European mainland at this early stage in the operation he would like to say:

Our mission is to ready the land for the main assault that is sure to follow, and we are responsible for smoothing out the bumps and then when the time comes for the main assault we will be there to guide the replacements during what will be the grand victory run for Memoir'44!


Mr, Bump signing out, next mission calls.
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 17:48
Looking forward to giving Mr. Bump a thump in the near future.

Twisted Evil Laughing

[Updated on: Fri, 11 June 2010 17:48]

      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 17:48
I enjoyed reading that.

It was nice to bump into you Laughing
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 18:29
ad79 wrote on Fri, 11 June 2010 04:52

This is Mr.Bump speaking, you know the sightly chubby blue thing with a strange relationship to bandages. Mr.Bump will now deliver his report.

June 5th Mr.Bump got a mail from the guys at the HQ, that told mhim to enlist for the mission that was planned for June6th.
It would surely be The Longest Day was the message.

My Mr.Bump avatar did a short leap of joy, before realising he had no idea at all what the mission was and why he was selected.
A restless night followed with dreams of action-filled missions behind enemy lines and with cries for medics and the need for bandages. (Mr. Bump is not unfamiliar with bandages.)

When dawn was arriving on June 6th 2010, the mission briefing came, and what a thrilling moment it was.

MEMOIR'44 ONLINE!

Beta testing. What the heck is beta testing? Mr.Bump was confused.
But after reading the full mission briefing, it all became clear to Mr.Bump what the mission was.

He was to have fun while playing his favourite game, and he also got to tell people what they have done wrong! Mr.Bump is up for that. He likes to tell people that they are wrong. Evil or Very Mad (Mr.Bump would like the smileys to be available in blue)

Mr. Bump read the manual,installed the game and opened the game.
He started by playing against Johnny( The busiest guy in the Memoir'44 online world)
Mr.Bump has played against Johnny(This made supports the Allied Forces sometimes and the Axis forces sometimes. Mr.Bump is confused and feel threatened by double-agents. Mr.Bump thinks Johnny should change his name when he supports the Germans, and since Mr.Bump has reached the rank of "Sotto Tenante" he would like Johnny to have a British name when he (eventually) plays the Italians against the Britishs in the deserts of Africa. And what should Johnny do when he begins to play as Russians, Japanese and Italians later on in the life of M'44 online? Maybe his name should reflect the nationality of the side he currently supports?


Good idea though it won't happen right away because it's trickier to code this name change than it would appear.

British: Tommy, of course (aka Thomas Atkins)
French: Jean (Moulin, bien sûr)
Japanese: ?
Russian: ?
Italian: ?

Suggestions welcomed!

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And although Mr.Bump likes to see images of himself he thinks the avatar field is too big. Mr.Bump feels he would look just as stunning in smaller image, and if that was the case he could taunt Jesse, Malcolm, Jacques, Eric, Yann and all the rest of the beta testers even more in a bigger chat window. Because Mr.Bump is gonna rise to the top of the rankings and look down on the "common people". Twisted Evil

And since Mr.bump likes to taunt the "common people" he would like the "service Records" function to be slightly different. Currently he can see how many games he has played as the Allied and the Axis, and he can see how many times he has out.performed as each side, but he can't see how many wins he has. Mr.Bump likes to know how many wins he has, like the service records currently available on this great site does. And to be able to taunt Jesse Mr.Bump needs to be able to see Jesse's service records. That would be very cool if he could check his opponents and their performance.

Mr.Bum would also like the service records to link back to the AAR screen, so he could click his game against Malcolm and see that he managed to elliminate 16 infantry and lost 0 infantry himself. That would be a fun way to check previous plays.
And maybe the AAR screen could list objectives taken?


Yes, the whole AAR screen is still very much a work in progress.

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Mr.Bump also likes the "Achievements system" and has gained some interesting awards. Very cool system. And Mr. Bump knows ,it's only a matter of time before Jesse releases the helpsheet that details how many and how you get the different awards.
Mr.Bump also likes what Malcolm has done wiht including the Awards in his signature, and Mr. Bump would love it if that became an automatic thing, that the awards showed up in the signature under posts in the forum. And Mr. Bump can see that he currently has 1 more award than Malcolm. Very Happy


Yes, Yann liked this idea very much so I think it's only a matter of time before it appears.

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Mr. Bump would also like to give credit to the M'44 online team for the way "Ambush" works during games. The "Ambush" technology/programming is very easy to understand for those that have read the manual, and it has helped Mr. Bump to dish out more pain than he would probably dish out on his own.

Mr.Bump would also like to thank the team at DOW for letting him do this mission, and also all the people he have met and played with on M'44 Online so far and hopes there are more people willing to help Mr.bump on his way to the TOP of the rankings. Razz

Mr.Bump has also learned that Beta testing means Bumps, and Mr.Bump has bumped into a bunch of bumps while beta testing and have sent his Bump reports to the HQ.

And to all the brave souls that have joined Mr.Bump in assaulting the European mainland at this early stage in the operation he would like to say:

Our mission is to ready the land for the main assault that is sure to follow, and we are responsible for smoothing out the bumps and then when the time comes for the main assault we will be there to guide the replacements during what will be the grand victory run for Memoir'44!


Mr, Bump signing out, next mission calls.


Thank you for your detailed report, Mr. Bump, and we look forward to fighting you on a beach somewhere soon. Very Happy
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 18:57
Hi Eric, thanks for the reply.

I have thought a bit more about the name thing. Maybe someone with a bit more historical knowledge can come up with suggestions for the names.

Seeing ahead, you need to come up with more names for Johnny when SOLO mode overlord comes around, unless all the Johnny's in the game comes out. Might need 4 names for each nation. Rolling Eyes

The achievements in the signature should also be a choosable option in my opinion, like the signature is now. But it will be fun to see which achievement speople have. Unless there are hundreds of achievements in the game. That would make each post very long. So maybe the 10 most recent ones?

Mr.Bump will surely deliver more reports on his actions in France. Although it is difficult to find good camouflage with blue skin and the bodyshape he has, he won't give up the fight to free Europe from the bugs. Very Happy
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 22:45
This was very entertaining to read, this is the only report I have read completly as of now, and the lack of typos (not that anybody else has alot of typos on their reports) made it easy to read, but with all these updates its getting harder to wait until I can play it too Laughing
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Fri, 11 June 2010 23:05
Funlerz wrote on Fri, 11 June 2010 22:45

This was very entertaining to read, this is the only report I have read completly as of now, and the lack of typos (not that anybody else has alot of typos on their reports) made it easy to read, but with all these updates its getting harder to wait until I can play it too Laughing


Thank you for the kind word, Funlerz.

Mr.Bump will try to post more reports like this, to make the wait even harder for you. Very Happy Twisted Evil

Stig Morten

[Updated on: Fri, 11 June 2010 23:05]

      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 00:36
British: Tommy or Winston
Italian: Benito
Russian: Ivan or Josef
Japanese: Tomoyuki (as in Yamashita)
German: Fast Heinz (as in Guderian)

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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 00:52
Out of curiosity, is Mr. Bump your own creation or is he from something specific? Rolling Eyes

I look forward to his next report. He is unlike any war correspondent I've ever seen or heard from! Laughing
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 04:23
ad79 wrote on Fri, 11 June 2010 12:57

Mr.Bump will surely deliver more reports on his actions in France. Although it is difficult to find good camouflage with blue skin and the bodyshape he has, he won't give up the fight to free Europe from the bugs. Very Happy

Apparently, Mr. Bump is a Celt.

(Yes, beautiful report there.)
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 05:13
Yes he does have a sort of "Braveheart " quality to him - also much like a smurf.
      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 08:11
rasmussen81 wrote on Sat, 12 June 2010 00:52

Out of curiosity, is Mr. Bump your own creation or is he from something specific? Rolling Eyes

I look forward to his next report. He is unlike any war correspondent I've ever seen or heard from! Laughing


Thanks for the kind words, few war correspondents have be circular and blue. Laughing

Mr.Bump is not my creation. I think the british people among us knows him

He is a character from the MR.Men childrens book series by Roger Hargreaves. I read these when I was child and when the time came to find an avatar for Boardgamegeek.com he stepped out into the light and said: I'll be your avatar! And the rest is history. He soon enrolled here on daysowonder.com

About the series on wikipedia. Mr.Bump is book 6 in the series.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Men

      
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Re:Mr.Bump bumps into beta testing. Sat, 12 June 2010 08:23
yangtze wrote on Sat, 12 June 2010 00:36

British: Tommy or Winston
Italian: Benito
Russian: Ivan or Josef
Japanese: Tomoyuki (as in Yamashita)
German: Fast Heinz (as in Guderian)

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Good names, Yangtze.

I'll post in in the ideas thread.
      
    
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