I’m CTP and don’t do a lot of gems pull. Morlovia was just a few weeks ago and Santa is around the corner. Usually there is a 3 months period for the next seasonal event. Enough time to accumulate the Epic Hero Tokens. The time in between these two event is just too short. I’ve spent some EHT on Morlovia and I don’t have many left for a decent pull at Santa. Just give us some time to gather some EHT.
Would you like the Christmas event to happen in February??
Mathematically, it’s impossible to have 3 months between each of the seasonal events.
12 months in a calendar year.
4 events per year.
- 3 of the events are 2 weeks long with the 4th being 4 weeks long.
- Means you lose approx 2.5 months of the year to seasonal events.
Thus the maths making it impossible to have 3 months BETWEEN each seasonal event:
12 - 2.5 = 9.5
9.5 div 4 = 2.375 months.
The Halloween -> Christmas period is the shrotest but thats due to where the holdiays fall in the year. Halloween is end of October. Christmas is in December every year. Just the way of it.
As for alternatives well…
There isn’t really an international holiday / season in the late September/ early October to celebrate / build an event around the theme of…
Can’t really “move” the themed event away from the holdiays it’s celebrating…
So in summary while not perfect, there isn’t really a viable alternative as I see it.
But that’s just my thoughts. To me it makes sense to have the in game on/ around the calendar event it’s celebrating.
It’ll always be 12 months in a year. The short gap between these 2 events means there’s a larger than 3 month gap between the others. Just need to ration your EHTs if you really want Christmas heroes as opposed to other Seasonal events.
And the Christmas event is a month-long event so there will be chances from Tournaments and Wanted : Element tasks to get EHTs.
I think we should just postpone Xmas instead that way problem solved
Well, there’s the Mid-autumn Mooncake festival around late September that’s celebrated in East Asia. It will be nice to have a non-Western/Christian seasonal event (Easter, Halloween, and Christmas)… Not sure what the Empire of Sand is supposed to represent for Summer…
But I like the vampire heroes so unless Return to Morlovia gets changed to a monthly event, I’d rather keep Halloween.
Summer = hot
Desert (or beach) = hot
Sand empire in desert / at beach = hot = sand
I will cry cultural ignorance on this one. Never heard of it but I’ll go look it up.
But that kind of goes back to the “universally celebrated” side of things…
Admittedly not all the western celebrations are in all Asian cultures these days either.
Might as well make it an Ibiza event
Edit : Maybe that should be the next evolution of the Costume Chamber, a Swimwear Chamber for Summer. Proteus will finally have some company in the skimpy wear department…
It kinda is actually
Roc is straight out of the Arabic mythology. (Read more: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc_(mythology))
The rest of the sand empire heroes have arabic based names (loosely) and are visually based on the chess pieces.
Chess was originally developed in Arabic culture and was originally called “Shatranj”. The original pieces looked a little different and had different names before it got Catholosided by the Middle Ages Western Europeans…
You can read more about it here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shatranj
Admittedly SGG used the European pieces for the names and looks of the Sand Empire Heroes but I’ll give them part marks lol.
(E.g. there was no “Queen” in Shatranj as females had a relatively low standing in Arabic court. Instead they had the ferz who was basically coundelor to the Shah (king))
Don’t use some of the EHT.
It’s not always others fault.
If in one year you get for example 24 eht. You should use 6 in each event, no matter how many you have in that moment…
So you could have saved some from morlovia for Christmas if it was so important for you…
I wanted to save some but I couldn’t…
At least I got Victor, so I am very happy, my first event 5* after 3 years playing as f2p
You are really the one making calls when you use the tokens, not the calendar. If you feel that between summer and halloween you are able to hoard more than between halloween and Christmas then just don’t use all of them on halloween to make up for the difference. It really aint that hard. While the inconsistency in the gaps between the events is a bit annoying, that’s really not the SG fault, right? Halloween is in October, Christmas are in December, that’s 2 months apart. Can’t celebrate Christmas in February. The fact that Easter is a moving holiday also does not quite help.
It is what it is, but you are the one managing your tokens and if you decided to spend them all on Halloween and couldn’t save any for Christmas, that’s really on you, not on the event schedule.
EP could make the Morlovia event ends on Halloween day and the Santa event starts on Christmas. The events will still have the appropiate dates and there is almost 2 months gap in between.
Fair point, but people get excited for Christmas stuff through December, and Christmas time is the climax for all that period. On January 15th Santa Claus is kinda passe.
I think starting on Christmas would be too late, currently it takes in advent and the build up to epiphany/ nollaig na mban otherwise it would be end of January before it finishes
I know December is the spending month. That’s the reason Santa event starts at December 1st.
I’m just 8 months in this game and both Morlovia and Santa are new to me. You can’t expect a new player already planning a year ahead for distributing the EHT.
Also the duration of the new Santa event is 34 days. That’s ridiculous long. Why is this so different than a regular seaonal event that takes only 2 weeks. If the Santa event was 2 weeks and starts on Christmas then it ends in the first week January. That’s not unreasonable.
The Christmas is so long since it’s sort of a double event, it covers two elements (ice and fire).
You can still accumulate tokens during the event, so your only arguing about a week or so if you start on 25th for two weeks as opposed to the current system ending early Jan. Most FTP might get 1 token in a week, so your proposing changing the event for the sake of 1 summon?
Christmas event is the longest and has the best loot out of the pervious seasonal events.
usually players plan snd save more on which they prefer to use tokens on.
you still have time during the event to get more tokens.
Sarcasm at its best lol
One could technically have the event start a bit later, and have it run through the original date of Christmas, using the Julian calendar, which is widely called “Orthodox Christmas”, which is January 7th. The advantage there would be to spread it out a bit from the other events, and capture Christmas buying in more areas.