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Will the "Best Nation" help determine S3 card rarity?

Postby Tessen » Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:14 pm

A thought occurred to me. What if the current April Fool's Day "Best Nation in the World" mini-game actually helps to the card rarity for Season 3 of the trading card game?

Consider this: There are currently only 200 nations publicly tracked in the on-site ranking. What if, when this best nation thing is done, those 200 listed nations -- as voted by everyone here in NS -- become the "Legendary" high-ranking cards in season 3 (or whatever the highest level of cards in season 3 end up being). I would assume the overall voted rankings are tracked, and the lower card levels can be pulled from the overall behind-the-scenes ranking (or, at the very least, the final comparison rank can influence the card rarity).

In line with this, I wonder if the top nation in each region also gets some sort of S3 card bonus.

Again, these are only my ideas of what might be happening with this "best nation" mini-game. But it would certainly make for a fun participatory way to influence season 3 card status.

Thoughts? Comments?
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Postby Saarz » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:02 am

The rankings are way too random to work for card ratings, and I don't think anyone actually looks deeply into the 2 nations to decide which one is better.
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Postby Drongonia » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:11 am

I very much hope not. I'm like 95,000th or something
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Postby One Small Island » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:12 am

I would actually be 100% okay with that, but I don't think it's what's happening.
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Postby Apabeossie » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:40 am

Likely not, as they've said above.

Wonder if it does have something to do with S3 though. Those cards could be similar to S3 cards. >->
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Postby Land Without Shrimp » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:00 am

Please no.

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Postby Lumio Magika » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:23 am

Not the event itself, no. I would be perfectly happy if S3 displayed cards similar to the event, though. I really like the format used in the event, with the primary banner in the center (Ocean Nova, in my case), with two other banners above and below. The badges are displayed really neatly, along with the flag and motto and nation statistics. I'd say that if S3 used this format, it's possible to have full art cards, instead of just the top third or top two thirds.
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Postby Sorianora » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:32 am

Lumio Magika wrote:Not the event itself, no. I would be perfectly happy if S3 displayed cards similar to the event, though. I really like the format used in the event, with the primary banner in the center (Ocean Nova, in my case), with two other banners above and below. The badges are displayed really neatly, along with the flag and motto and nation statistics. I'd say that if S3 used this format, it's possible to have full art cards, instead of just the top third or top two thirds.


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Postby Honeydewistania » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:34 am

I hope if it does happen, I hope it'll only affect top #1 or top #25. Some people aren't even ranked yet. This would be pretty uncool
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Postby Sorianora » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:58 am

Honeydewistania wrote:I hope if it does happen, I hope it'll only affect top #1 or top #25. Some people aren't even ranked yet. This would be pretty uncool

Exactly, maybe give the best nation a badge or something, I doubt this will effect S3 rarity besides #1
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Postby Alcala-Cordel » Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:44 am

Probably not, but that might be the April Fools joke.
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Postby Baloo Kingdom » Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:46 am

Alcala-Cordel wrote:Probably not, but that might be the April Fools joke.

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Postby Catsfern » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:55 pm

I think it should be a factor that's considered, but certainly not the only one. Winning a high placing this contest is certainly unique and should count towards something.
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Postby Fauzjhia » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:46 pm

well. its a real joke

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Postby Flanderlion » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:50 pm

I think it should be a factor once more have been answered, but I don't think it should be the main factor.
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Postby Holland DS6 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:53 pm

Well, not sure about others, but it was mostly who had a cooler flag and stats, maybe a few other things, but mostly those two and I would think others did the same
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Postby Diarcesia » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:54 pm

A badge and a guaranteed rarity of at least Rare maybe for the top 1000.
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Postby Fauzjhia » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:59 pm

I disagree.
the event was fine as it happened.

beside, if it had to count, it should be a least longer, a bit.

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Postby Alcala-Cordel » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:35 pm

Doesn't look like it, given that it's an april fools joke and the cards haven't been released now that it's over.
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