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July 23, 2017 23:29:47 +0000 (UTC)

violetR

# Bandori.News Round Up! vol. 5 ## Game News A new event and gacha is once again upon us, and not only is it a new event, but a new event *type*! The Challenge Live event is introduced with ["When the Bud Blooms"](http://bandori.party/event/13/When-the-Bud-Blossoms/). You can view a [series of tweets](https://twitter.com/KiMiraiHappyEnd/status/888580525207674880) written by Banpa user [Rimirin](http://bandori.party/user/69/Rimirin/) to help you out if you're still confused. The event features Maya and Aya, while the Gacha is Chisato, Eve and Hina. Good luck! The last event story, [Tomoe SOS!](https://twitter.com/inuzuka28/status/887733961979437057) was translated by Inuzuka28. Another Livestream will take place on 28 July, covering more game and GBP news as usual. You can [view information](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/888281455272448001) on where to view the stream from the official twitter. The stream begins at 9pm JST. Additionally, we personally have found if you completely fail 3 consecutive multilives (as in, no notes are hit at all) you will be banned from participating in multilives for an hour! We didn't know this was new news or not, but we wanted to share with you! Thanks, Passionate! ## Merchandise & CD News **Roselia's** second stint of their first live continues, displaying goods online for purchase from 21 July to 7 August. Thanks for the information, [Bandori Updates!](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/887297360354607104) Among the goods for order is a [Live Shirt, Towel, Wristband and Memorial pins](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/887297625996668928), as well as a [violet penlight, display picks, totebags, bromides, and keychains](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/887297925251948545). Additionally, Roselia head a [niconama](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/889135245416480768) where they announced their 3rd single, **"Nesshoku Starmine"** with an accompanying event on 8 October. **Saaya** and **Arisa** have [previews](https://youtu.be/WgVMN49F7Tk) for their individual character singles now! If you can already preorder both [Saaya's](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10082) and [Arisa's](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10083) singles through CDJapan! They release 26 July. There will also be [piano scores](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/887292034486108160 ) available on 10 August from 10 differen Poppin'Party songs. Thank you Bandori Updates for the info! Also, [don't forget](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/887919423830474753) about that Hello, Happy World! single dropping on 2 August! The CD bonus includes a random bromide, A4 Poster and a release event ballot. Preorder your copy now through [CDJapan.](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10093) However if you were late to the party, the preorder rewards for this are not available.

July 17, 2017 05:50:19 +0000 (UTC)

violetR

# Bandori.News Round Up! vol. 4 ## Game News Tomoe and Ako's event and gacha are still ongoing! Keep track of the event here. The gacha will remain until the next event starts. Also announced is the inclusion of two new songs from Poppin'Party and Roselia, taken from the OVA! [Thanks for the info, Bandori Updates!](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/886264368488370176) The game [will be updating](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/886782687846912003) to build 1.7 at 2 AM JST, following the conclusion of Tomoe and Ako's event. This update will include missions, live boost recovery items, and increased EXP for lives performed. Finally, Shuwarin' Dreamin' obtained a spot in the [Top 5](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/885335666124439553) on the Oricon charts! Every user will be obtaining the Pastel*Palette's training outfits for each girl in game at a later date. ## Anime News This past weekend, the BanG Dream! OVA premiered across Japan in theatres. Bandori Updates [reported](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/885496336207851522) two screenshots from the OVA featuring Roselia and Poppin'Party on their summer vacation, and that the OVA will be formally released on Blu-ray 7. ## Merchandise News In merch land, we are seeing more and more GBP items! There is an [event ongoing until the end of the month](https://bushiroad-creative.com/pages/bangdream_event) right now with BanG Dream! Featuring Girl's Band Party. Merchandise on sale features the Poppin'Party art accompanying the Kasumi birthday illustrations as a wallscroll, buttons, acrylic keychains, fans and clearfiles. There's also an additional metal keychain set available. For the others, they have band stickers for every girl, clear files and lanyards of each band! They also have a smart phone case for purchase, featuring the logo and icons from the game. Bandori Updates also let us know about [Comiket92 goods](http://bushiroad.com/sp/ck92/goods/index.html) that will be available from Poppin'Party and the other GBP bands. There will be a [Tote, pouch, and keychain](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/884716098137899008) available featuring the game's main image, a [Roselia Polo, and band phone cases](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/884716321967005696), as well as some [edgy wallet keychains and clearfiles](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/884716767863488512). Everything here but the clearfiles will be sold online 3-17 August following Comiket! Our last bit of merchandise news are trendy [hairpin and bracelet](https://twitter.com/oem_wagokoro/status/885109542807257089) combos. They are available for 5900¥ from Kanzashi OEM, I personally think they are super cute and different from most merchandise I see released~

July 11, 2017 02:40:13 +0000 (UTC)

violetR

# Bandori.News Round Up! vol. 3 ## Game News This week, **"God Knows..."** covered by Poppin'Party will be added to the CiRCLE Shop coinciding with the next event. You can view a demo of the [Extreme](https://youtu.be/jwQgnq1MSJI) beatmap. Additionally, we will be starting a new event soon details to be updated after event start. [Countdown here~!](http://bandori.party/event/12/Tomoe-SOS-Ako-s-Grand-Nursing-Operation-Event/) We also upgraded to v 1.6 of the game build. The updates themselves are pretty minor. You can view the [details from Bandori Updates](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/883288312709906433). ## Band-specific News ### Roselia News [Rosenlied](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/883315694292434944) will be having a live viewing for the second show on 29 July. You can [view venues](http://liveviewing.jp/contents/roselia/) here! ### Poppin'Party News Arisa and Saaya's singles are [next to be released. ](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_info/status/884584645488025600) They will be releasing on 26 July! Arisa's single will be titled **"S-suki nan ka janai!"** and her acoustic song will be **"Natsuzora Sun! Sun! Seven!"**. Saaya's orginal single is **"Tooi Ongaku ~Heartbeat~"**, and her acoustic will be **"Starbeat ~Hoshi no koudou~"**. Preorders for [Arisa's Single](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10083) and [Saaya's Single](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10082) are already available! You can view [more details](http://bang-dream.com/cd/) on what comes with preorders on the official site. Also, the art of Popppin'Party that matches Kasumi's birthday box that comes out this month are [being previewed](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/884392174057476096) before release. ### Other Merchandise News New sets of acrylic charms are being released. They feature each band member! Super exciting to get GBP merchandise finally! You can preview them [here](https://twitter.com/bushi_creative/status/883629357696143360) and [here](https://twitter.com/bushi_creative/status/883629524302274560). These will release in September.

June 26, 2017 23:15:55 +0000 (UTC)

violetR

# Bandori.News Round Up! Hi all! We've decided to roll out a weekly news round up for everything that happens in Bandori news! If we miss anything, feel free to comment below (with source, if not you) so we can add it. Without further ado, here we go! ## Game News ### Upcoming Update for July As reported by Bandori Updates, we will see a [new event type and new game features!](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/878229205032423424). These are detailed to be Challenge Event, and the additions of rewards for fulfilling certain conditions in the game. We will also see a [friends system and an SS Rank](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/878230554935676928) included next month! As for song covers, we have already announced the inclusion of **"Guren No Yumiya"**, sung by Roselia and **"Great Escape"** from Afterglow from the anime *Attack on Titan*. Roselia's cover will be due at the end of this month, while Afterglow and *two other covers* will be added next month! These upcoming covers are **"God Knows..."** by Poppin'Party, as well as **"Fuwa Fuwa Time"** from Pastel*Palettes. ### Additional news With the commencement of the [Roselia Event](http://bandori.party/event/10/Don-t-Leave-Me-Lisa/), we received a new original song, **Hidamari Rhodonite**. This is the B-Side of the Re:Birth Day single. The very 1st election poll has ended, and **Hello, Happy World!** will be getting their own original song and illustration based around the "School Festival" theme! Congrats! ## Anime News The special OVA has been [announced](http://bang-dream.com/event/ova/) to have advanced screenings around Japan. These will be occurring throughout July and August. To get into a screening, you would have had to ballot through the release of the second bluray release. Every person who gets to go will receive a free clear file featuring **Roselia** and **Poppin'Party**! There will be additional goods for sale, such as buttons, wall scrolls, messenger bags and shirts. ## Concert & Single News Bandori Updates also reported on two new [Garupa-themed events](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/878291128788832256). We don't have much information on these events except the dates, so please keep checking in to see if more info became available! ### Roselia News The first Roselia live has been announced to be titled **Rosenlied**, which occurs July 30. In addition, there will be a second date for their live, which is July 29! [View more info here!](http://bang-dream.com/event/roselia-1st%E3%83%AF%E3%83%B3%E3%83%9E%E3%83%B3%E3%83%A9%E3%82%A4%E3%83%96%E9%96%8B%E5%82%AC%E6%B1%BA%E5%AE%9A%EF%BC%81/) Also announced for Roselia is a performance at [Anisama](http://anisama.tv/artist/index.php), occurring August 25! This is a very great opportunity for Roselia, as this is the largest group concert in Japan! **Re:Birth Day** was [released](ttp://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10091) on June 28! It contains a ballot ticket for the second day of Roselia's live. You can ballot up til July 2. Thanks for the info, [Bandori Updates!](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/879235631741677568) ### Poppin'Party News [Tae](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10080) & [Rimi](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10081) have released their own character singles this week on June 21. Also, don't forget about Poppin'Party's 4th Live, **MIRACLE PARTY!** -- This will be happening August 21. Balloting period has ended for this event. Additionally, if you are in the Los Angeles area next weekend, don't forget about the **Poppin'Party** live at Bushiroad Grandfest! You can find more information on their [website](https://www.bushiroadgrandfest.com/). ### Pastel*Palettes News The final artwork for the very first PasuPare single, **Shuwarin' Dreamin'** has been revealed! It will release July 12, and pre-orders will come with a signed bromide from the characters. [Get yours!](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10092) ### Hello, Happy World! News Harohapi get their first single release, **Egao no Orchestra** and the initial cover design was previewed. It's due on August 2!

July 04, 2017 02:46:14 +0000 (UTC)

violetR

# Bandori.News Round Up! vol. 2 ## Game News This week, **Guren No Yumiya** covered by Roselia was added to the CiRCLE Cover shop. You can view a demo of the [Extreme Map Here](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq1nkEAq8B8&feature=youtu.be). Other than that, we were surprised with a double 4star gacha featuring the Hikawa Twins and an event with a 3star Aya. [Countdown here~!](http://bandori.party/event/11/The-Wish-Written-to-the-Stars/). ## Anime News The screening info for the OVA viewings were [released!](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_info/status/881390077430988800). They announced some more additional goods like Roselia's very own button set. ## Band-specific News ### Roselia News Roselia's very first live, [Rosenlied](https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/880713295858212865) occurred this past week! Catch up on the event through this [hashtag](https://twitter.com/hashtag/Rosenlied?src=hash) on twitter. Congrats to Roselia on a successful live! Additionally, ESP [announced](https://twitter.com/espcrafthouse/status/880629433995886592) the Roselia collaboration guitars for Sayo and Lisa. These are very special guitars so they cost quite a bit, but they are also very high quality! Roselia also was featured in this month's [Dengeki G's](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/880079539417698305) magazine, and the spread featured is being released as a wallscroll. [Thanks for the tip, Bandori Updates!](https://twitter.com/bandori_updates/status/881130945209802752) ### Poppin'Party News This weekend also saw the first concert from Popipa overseas! We have a [write up](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1e8Bqi5osXg7dvlFm3scsYYfZFaFvSHJYM71GcNr85qQ/edit?usp=sharing) on it from BanPa user [LatidoReMe](http://bandori.party/user/784/LatidoReMe/). Additionally, check out the view of the [BanG Dream! booth](https://twitter.com/BushiroadGlobal/status/881631081660768256) from the official Bushiglobal account! Congrats to Aimi and the rest of Poppin'Party for their success at Bushifest. We missed you, Hasshi! ### Pastel*Palettes News A new short commercial released this week to boost the sales of Pastel*Palette's very first single, [Shuwarin' Dreamin'](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urNIZEjyovU ). [Preorder it here](http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/aff/click.cgi/PytJTGW7Lok/5590/A364348/product%2FBRMM-10092) to get a signed bromide.

May 03, 2017 01:34:14 +0000 (UTC)

Passionate

![Image](http://i66.tinypic.com/nv1w7l.png) ###### *banner by [violetR](http://bandori.party/user/violetR/)* # ***-=- [ENTRY FORM](https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0p4CTjiavVJDn2xxyfmTQYGLX0NyxYUf_pNeOlFgxMitSxw/viewform)*** -=- ***[DISCORD](https://discord.gg/MXDdfWe)*** -=- ***[MORE DETAILS + RANKINGS](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wo9C-KYSgauLFoWJBvYnURf2L5xliRIGHMeYZyTLINg/edit#heading=h.6d9win108cm5)*** -=- In conjunction with our launch giveaway, the staff team is pleased to announce our first community event - Bandori.Party Battle of the Bands! We apologize for the various delays we've had, they were caused by unexpected errors in our planning as well as the majority of our staff team being busy for a short while, and would like to thank the users who have had so much patience with us! And now that we've finished the introduction, let us begin introducing the event~! # **General Outline** The purpose of this event is to rack up points for a band of your choice by participating in moderated live rooms! After event sign-ups are over, we will announce which band you will be representing - please keep in mind that you may not get your first choice band, but we will do our best to accommodate everyone into either their first or second choices. In each live room, we will have at least one moderator (who will be representing a band as well), as well as one player from every other band. These players and moderator will then play a song (which will be 'voted' on by players, provided that they fit with the 'theme'), and will be judged based on performance, and will receive points based on their performance. Each live room will have a specific "theme" that will be rotated throughout the duration of our sessions - a specific list can be found below. ***IMPORTANT NOTE:*** The majority of our communication will be done through Discord - be sure to have an account, and have joined our Discord group! ## **Specifics - Scoring System** The scoring system is based off a “Perfect Million” scoring system, where each player will be scored out of one million points based on their performance. More details and formula are available [here](https://docs.google.com/document/d/19jbARJPikq4OlObKmCefHEQ4shPtEmrtDeB5u-ICq-8/edit). Players will also receive bonuses to their score based on their chosen difficulty, as indicated below: - Easy → no bonus - Normal → +20 000 to total score (2% of total possible score) - Hard → +50 000 to total score (5% of total possible score) - Expert → +90 000 to total score (9% of total possible score) After each player has been scored, and difficulty bonuses applied, players will then be ranked against each other based on their total score, to receive points for their band. The number of points each player will receive are broken down as such: - 1st Place → 10 pts. - 2nd Place → 8 pts. - 3rd Place → 7 pts. - 4th Place → 6 pts. - 5th Place → 5 pts. Furthermore, there are additional bonuses/penalties! For those overachievers out there, there's a bonus for full comboing a song - 1 point on Easy or Normal, and 2 points on Hard or Expert! Also, should a player be exhausted (this will be determined by your number of Bads/Misses at the end of the song - healers will not help!) by the end of the song, there is a deduction of 3 points *(not score!)* to the number of earned points for that run. Please keep the above points in mind while selecting your difficulty for songs - be sure to play at the appropriate difficulty~ ## **Specifics - Song Rotation** As explained above, the songs that are available to be played in rooms will be based on a specific 'theme'. There is a list of these available themes, which will be randomly picked before a room is hosted. 1. Poppin' Party! {Original Songs} 2. Roselia {Original Songs} 3. Pastel * Palettes {Original Songs} 4. Afterglow {Original Songs} 5. Hello Happy World! {Original Songs} 6. Poppin' Party! {Cover Songs} 7. Roselia {Cover Songs} 8. Pastel * Palettes {Cover Songs} 9. Afterglow {Cover Songs} 10. Hello Happy World! {Cover Songs} 11. Any Song! These will be selected via a random number generator - however, moderators may repick a theme based on their own judgement, should they feel a certain theme is selected too often, or a certain theme is not being used often enough. ## **Specifics - Conduct During the Event** Of course, there's all the stuff about being nice to one another, having good sportsmanship, and other such things that needs to be mentioned in this section... But this section is not only for these matters, but also things that help make our lives easier! 1. **Changing Your Nickname in the Discord Server** - After the event begins, please include your Bandori username in your Discord nickname, if it isn't the same/already in there. You do not have to delete your existing username - for example, simply attach your Bandori username at the end of your username, like this: < Username > [ Bandori Username ]. 2. **Setting your In-Game tag to Support your Band** - Be sure to show support for your band by setting your in-game 'tag' to support your band! This also helps with keep track of who's part of what team during lives, helping us organize players, thanks for doing this in advance~ 3. **Setting your Discord Status** - If you are not available for play at any time during the sessions, for one reason or another, but don't want to be disconnected from Discord/the chat, be sure to set your status to Idle/Do Not Disturb! We will not select you to participate in a live should your status be set to Idle/Do Not Disturb. Being available when you're selected really helps with running the event smoothly, so this is an important note! Additionally, the reverse also applies - if you want to be selected, be sure to set your status to Online! 4. **Setting a Team Leader** - Please do NOT use a Perfect Lock leader for your teams! Because players will be judged based off their performance instead of their score, Perfect Lock skills will severely affect results. Yes, we get that you want to support your band by showing off the best copy of the card you have. However, we sincerely ask all users to refrain from using a Perfect Lock leader, thank you~ If you don't know how to perform any of the above things, simply comment below or contact us, and we will do our best to provide assistance! ## **Specifics - Exhaustion** Many users have been confused about our rules about Exhaustion during a live, as we cannot accurately measure whether or not somebody fails. Therefore, we have enacted a new system that will allow for more flexibility and accuracy when declaring whether somebody is "exhausted" or not. #### *Details* - At the end of the live, each player's Bads and Misses are tallied up, then added together to form a "penalty score". - For the purposes of the penalty score, each Bad will count as half a point, and each Miss will count as one point. - A player will be declared "Exhausted" if this penalty score exceeds a certain threshold. - This threshold will be determined by 2% of the total notes in the song, always rounded up to the nearest half number. - Even if a player is not actually exhausted at the end of a live, if their penalty score exceeds the threshold for that song, they will be declared "exhausted". - Conversely, even if a player gets exhausted in-game, as long as their penalty score does not exceed the threshold, they will not be declared "exhausted" for the purposes of the event. - Unlike the scoring system, this mechanic has not been tested by our moderators or staff team. This system may be changed during the event (especially regarding the % of notes that makes up the threshold value) should it be deemed 'inappropriate'. ## **Tentative Schedule** Bandori.Party Battle of the Bands will be held over a period of two "meta" periods (where events are not taking place). Here is a schedule for this next "meta" period (05.19 - 05.21). Once again, you do NOT need to participate in every session~! ### *Regular Sessions* These sessions will take place at the following times, provided that there are enough members from each band to do so. You may not join a room with a moderator from your own team - keep this in mind! (Moderators' teams are provided in brackets) **LatidoReMe** (HaroHapi) - Saturday / 05.20 / 6:00 UTC - Sunday / 05.21 / 6:00 UTC **BAGU** (Poppin') - Friday / 05.19 / 18:00 UTC - Friday / 05.19 / 20:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 10:00 UTC **TiffyNinja** (Roselia) - Friday / 05.19 / 4:00 UTC - Friday / 05.19 / 6:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 4:00 UTC **aorteau** (Aglo) - Friday / 05.19 / 23:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 22:00 UTC - Sunday / 05.21 / 22:00 UTC **Nacko** (Aglo) - Friday / 05.19 / 22:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 23:00 UTC - Sunday / 05.21 / 23:00 UTC **Infinity** (PasuPare) - Friday / 05.19 / 20:00 - 21:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 20:00 - 21:00 UTC ### *Wildcard Sessions* This is a new free session system. Staff will be available all day to fill in during times of high volume and traffic, as well as allow more flexibility within the schedule. They will run as normal games, but will happen sporadically. Staff are also allowed to host a session at any time besides the times they assigned themselves. The only limitation is that they are required to have 4 members of competing bands online to do so. **violetR** (PasuPare) - Friday / 05.19 / 10:00 - 16:00 UTC - Saturday / 05.20 / 10:00 - 16:00 UTC **Passionate** (HaroHapi) - Friday / 05.19 / ??? - Saturday / 05.20 / ??? **natsushi** (Poppin') - Friday / 05.19 / ??? - Saturday / 05.20 / ??? **jadii** (Roselia) - Friday / 05.19 / ??? - Saturday / 05.20 / ??? ## **Prizes** And of course, we can't forget about prizes! The prizes for this event will be badges on our site, Bandori.Party! Each and every participant will receive a badge for participating, and the members of the winning band will receive an additional badge, be sure to show them off your friends! ## **Miscellaneous Rules + FAQ** Any further questions about the event that wasn't answered in this post, or any of the related documents? Feel free to PM us or comment your question below, and we'll answer it to the best of our ability! Furthermore, should any additional rules need to be added (for the sake of organization, balancing, and whatnot), they will be posted in this section, so stay tuned! ### *Rules about Exhaustion - Read in Section "Specifics - Exhaustion"* Summary: If you miss a certain number of notes (2% of the total notes in the song), you will be declared "exhausted", regardless of whether you actually failed or not. Conversely, even if you are actually exhausted, as long as your misses don't exceed this number, you will not be declared "exhausted" for the sake of this event. In regards to this rule, two Bads will count as a Miss. ### *1. What is Garupa?* Garupa is the shortened form of BanG Dream!, taking the "Girls' Band Party" part of the name. ### *2. Does my centre have to be a member of my assigned band? Do all members have to be from my assigned band?* No, your centre/team can be made up of any member you wish. At the same time, there's nothing against it, so if you want to show off a shiny 4* from your favorite band, go for it! However, like stated above, no Perfect Lock leaders please! ### *3. Speaking of Perfect Lock leaders, can I use them anywhere else on my team?* Yes! Since their skills will NOT be activating during live shows, it is fine to have Perfect Lock characters on your team, provided they are not your leader. # ***-=- [ENTRY FORM](https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0p4CTjiavVJDn2xxyfmTQYGLX0NyxYUf_pNeOlFgxMitSxw/viewform)*** -=- ***[DISCORD](https://discord.gg/MXDdfWe)*** -=- ***[MORE DETAILS + RANKINGS](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wo9C-KYSgauLFoWJBvYnURf2L5xliRIGHMeYZyTLINg/edit#heading=h.6d9win108cm5)*** -=- # *We look forward to seeing everyone at the event~!* ###### *edit on May 5th - addition of a FAQ, as well as tentative schedule* ###### *edit on May 12th - fixed Discord link + added rules about exhaustion*

April 11, 2017 00:44:34 +0000 (UTC)

db0

I got a lot of very agressive and hateful messages from people saying that Bandori Party is useless without cards tracking, so as a human being, I decided to share my feelings. After I worked so hard for months and really seeing the progress I made in terms of my coding skills and polishing many things, doing an all-nighter the day before and the day after the launch to fix every single bug the minute after it got reported, hearing that’s it’s “half assed” and “all buggy” seriously hurts. From December to March, I completely re-wrote the engine behind my websites so it’s easier and faster to create new sites. My original plan was to finish that v2, then update Cinderella Producers with it, then update Stardust Run, then start other websites. When BanG Dream! Girls Band Party came out, I partnered up with a bunch of great people and I put my engine re-writing on hold to work on that one first. We all agreed that it was more important: we wanted to provide the database of cards as soon as possible, which includes transparents, clean arts and detailed stats, which is something that wasn’t available yet. For us, our priority was to get that database available as soon as possible. I worked my ass off to polish lots of things, a shitton of details work much better than any other of our websites, and it’s also very very easy to use on a developer point of view (which will hopefully bring more developers, I’m really running out of sleep ^^). But now that’s the thing: one of the few things that are missing in the v2 of my engine is a generic way to track cards (or “things”). It could be done manually, like our other websites, but my plan with this re-writing is to avoid manual things as much as possible. Cards tracking wasn’t the priority in the v2 and I don’t think it should be. Here’s why: - 85% of our School Idol Tomodachi visitors only use our website to get cards, idols and songs info. The majority of users who have an account also don’t input their cards. Yes, it’s what I wanted School Idol Tomodachi to be: a tracker, but no, it’s not what it is today. - BanG Dream! Girls Band Party doesn’t have a complete database like that on any other platform, so a new website with the database is a big addition for the community. - Finally, I haven’t seen any other resource get asked for cards tracking. It didn’t seem to be a need within the existing community. In the end, the only thing I can say is that I learned my lesson. Next time I start something, I’ll make sure that nobody knows that I’m the same person who made School Idol Tomodachi. That’s probably the reason why people had this kind of ecxpectations, which I’ve never seen anywhere else for anybody else. All of that said, I've seen some positive comments about the new website and according to the traffic we're getting, it seems like people use our new little database of cards and members, so it wasn't useless :) Some people also asked for cards tracking in a much nicer and honest way, which I appreciate. I'm also happy to hear that people want that feature, and I will do my best to implement it as soon as I can. I think the feature will take me ~4 full days, so I'll either spread that out over the week after I get home from work or do that in 2 big weekends. Hopefully it will be out soon. I'm looking forward to hear your feedback on the new system I'm planning to make and also the other little things our team is working on to make our new little community a fun place :)

April 01, 2017 18:01:25 +0000 (UTC)

triangle

hi

April 09, 2017 03:33:26 +0000 (UTC)

triangle

**edit: Full art and stats are now available - click the Cards link in the top bar to check them out.** The upcoming Hello, Happy World gacha featuring Kokoro, Kaoru, and Kanon! | Normal | Trained | |--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| | ![](https://i.imgur.com/QvBYcbg.png)  | ![](https://i.imgur.com/AbAbR5q.png)  | | ![](https://i.imgur.com/SXdW8nI.png)  | ![](https://i.imgur.com/qCb9liN.png)  | | ![](https://i.imgur.com/ZIjCXIj.png)  | | And the associated event, featuring Michelle and Hagumi: | Normal | Trained | |--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| | ![](https://i.imgur.com/8tS0kit.png)  | ![](https://i.imgur.com/gYbW7oN.png)  | | ![](https://i.imgur.com/s6iW8Dy.png)  | | Both start April 13, 15:00 JST. Good luck, HHW fans! We (I say "we" here, but it was mostly db0 ![](https://i.imgur.com/sOEC224.png)) put a lot of work into the site, so we hope you enjoy Bandori Party!

April 08, 2017 19:35:10 +0000 (UTC)

Kudossko

Hi hi~ I do things, I gusse.

April 03, 2017 03:00:50 +0000 (UTC)

ShinyLyni

ohhai gaiz

April 02, 2017 01:13:08 +0000 (UTC)

AmbiBambi

new gacha scout! (taken from reddit) ![sdffga](https://i.reddituploads.com/b82fb0f1f0a54c8ba2acf5e87d4c8eb1?fit=max&h=1536&w=1536&s=78a13fa7c9f45cacb8302ee24291f991)