The Newsroom

I got a job! I promise I haven't disappeared. ;D
Hey everyone! I just wanted to let everyone know that I'm still working on stuff! I've been working like crazy on the child Tsuki image, and it is 99% done! I just need to finish up the clothing. Sorry it has been a bit slow recently, I just got a new job (yey, money to pay for hosting for ibbits ;D) and my schedule has been kind of crazy what with training and all. I'm starting my regular schedule tomorrow so I'll get some time to work on things again. Hopefully I can finish up the Tsuki image tomorrow or the next day. I've been kind of nervous to release it as I'm not sure what you guys will think, but we shall see. So anyway, stay tuned!
posted by heidi on Feb 9, 2014, 10:01 pm
Collect your Spirit Hunt Prizes!

That's right! The Spirit Hunt is finally over. To claim your prizes, just click the link over on the sidebar! The more points you earned, the more prizes you'll get. The winning team this year is Team East Bita! Congratulations! You're team badges have been updated to show your new status! There are some familiar prizes this time around, as well as a very mysterious and rare one. What could it possibly be? You'll just have to wait and see! Thanks for everyone who participated this year, and sorry for the long wait on the prizes. Let me know if you have any issues with the code, I was a bit rusty but hopefully everything should be in working order. ;D
posted by heidi on Jan 11, 2014, 10:23 pm
Hey guys! I'm back! :D
Sorry for my mysterious disappearing act. I just wanted to let you guys know that I'm working on ibbits again! Spirit hunt 2013...or...ahem...2014 will end very soon. There are some fun prizes planned, so look forward to it! Sorry I didn't end the hunt in a more timely manner. I've been dealing with some not so awesome things, and Taylor has been swamped with work too. I promise that I haven't been ignoring your messages if you have sent me something, I just wasn't really able to answer them for the past couple of months. I'm feeling much better now, and am excited to work on ibbits during the new year! Here are some things I plan to do in this January:

  • End the Spirit Hunt self explainatory ;D
  • Hire some Moderators and Support Staff For times when I'm not around it would be awesome to have more mods and support staff who can answer peoples questions and help with account issues. If you are interested I'm going to be posting a form that you guys can fill out soon.
  • Finish the Tsuki! It's been close to done for quite a while now. I'll see if I can get it finished up soon.
  • And more!
  • In general it would be great to get more of the ibbit features done, as well as some core site mechanics we are missing. Let me know if you have any specific suggestions on the forums.

Thanks for your continuing support you guys! You all are awesome! Thanks for sticking with the site even when updates are few. I will try to add some really cool stuff in the next few weeks, so stick around!
posted by heidi on Jan 11, 2014, 12:14 pm

The badge system is finally up and running! Badges are similar to collectable avatars that we had on Starbits Pets. They are little images that you can display underneath your avatar on your profile and on the forums. So far, there is only one badge available, but there will be many more soon. To claim your Spirit Hunt team badge, simply go to the Spirit Hunt page. To customize your badges go to your preferences and click on the "Avatar & Badges" tab. Then simply drag the badges you want displayed from the "Your Badges" box to the "Badge Preview" box in the configuration you want. You can have up to three rows of badges displayed. Let me know if you have any issues with the new system, and keep an eye out for new collectable badges!
posted by heidi on Oct 26, 2013, 5:27 pm
New ibCast released!

Click here to download!
Listen on Tumblr

The October podcast has been released. This time around, we chat about the Spirit Hunt, our next big project, and how we plan to make money. It's a lot shorter this time around, so hopefully it will be easier to listen to it all. You can listen whilst you hunt Spirits! Check it out! Also, remember we're always happy when you post more questions for us! Silly, serious, about ibbits, or not please feel free to post them on this forum topic!!

Music for this podcast:
A Place Called Pallet Town - Pokemon Reorchestrated
posted by heidi on Oct 22, 2013, 2:47 pm