On this day, 1 year ago...

PlatinumQuest came out on July 6th, 2017, by a small group of ...
Let's hold on that intro for a few years now shall we? ;)

PlatinumQuest is now celebrating its first anniversary! Your marble is invited to the party and it's required to have a PARTY HAT as part of the celebration. Grab the Patch 2.3.11 and celebrate with us for the next week PlatinumQuest's anniversary with a cool party hat!

- The Platinum Team

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Sauce replied the topic: #1 07 Jul 2018 19:04
Oops! Missed it yesterday but good thing it's all week.
I can't believe it's been a year already since PlatinumQuest released. I know I'm wasn't one of the ones waiting since 2010 or something but being in the community for nearly 3 years now. It was a great time and especially a group of peeps that's helped me get through the last year and a half where I haven't had much a good vibe from life/starting highschool. Hope to be online to play sometime and thanks for the fun.

P.S. 1v1 horizon gem hunt I'll lose but idc that's my map owo

On this day, 10 years ago...

Marble Blast Platinum came out on December 23rd, 2007, by a small group of 11 community members who have worked tirelessly for 13 months. Back then it contained 120 new levels (and 27 more Director's Cut levels) which challenged many even to this day, and quickly became Marble Blast Gold's first full-scale modification. What it turned out to be 10 years later was far beyond anyone's imagination.

As one of the co-leaders of this successful mod, I'd like to thank not only the many staff and developers through the last decade, who spent countless hours and nights to create a small wonder, but also the community. Thanks to your constant support and feedback we kept on developing this mod for all these years and further establish it to be a central part of this wonderful game.

Ten years after the original 1.00 release, we now take for granted what once was an impossible dream: Leaderboards, Multiplayer, a new Shader Engine, an Engine Extension mod, almost 4,000 custom levels, new powerups, features and content that would have made anyone 10 years ago cry with absolute joy.

To all of you, thank you for sticking with us for all these years.

Happy Marble Blasting,
Matan

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hieu9152 replied the topic: #1 19 May 2018 06:42
My first time playing Marble Blast Gold is when I really young, (when I was like 4 or something) I got way too excited for the various obstacles to roll through, and then I saw PlatinumQuest. PlatinumQuest was a really good game overall, and it combines all the levels from the orginal MBG with 3 other mods. When I see this post coming, I also feel happy with you guys who made this mod, too, with 10 years of scripting and building maps, good job for making this far.

(Note: Sry my engrisk gremmar sux)
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CyberMedium replied the topic: #2 14 May 2018 13:18
I started playing MBG when I was a child (somewhere in 2008-2009). Later I found out about Marble Blast Platinum. And just now - about newer version of this one - PlatinumQuest. During this time I completed only MBG levels. Anyway I enjoyed this game at all. I wanna say that Marble Blast and its community is really cool and calm.

I can't type posts in English properly, so i'm sorry. xd
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Horiana replied the topic: #3 20 Apr 2018 00:28
hello

Winterfest is Here!

Hey all!

We hope you've been keeping warm, because it's time for the chills of Winterfest 2017! This event is running until the 9th of January, so get ready to freeze some marbles!

There have been some new features added since last year's Winterfest:
  • Updated levels, including a completely redone version of Concavity Deux and new gem spawns for many more.
  • New achievements for you to hunt!
  • An assortment of new scenery!

Finally, get excited for the Festival of Champions, which is now only a few weeks away!

Happy Holidays,
- HiGuy
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Aayrl replied the topic: #1 12 Dec 2017 23:09
We're working to resolve that issue this week. The Frightfest and Winterfest achievements, as well as other in-game achievements, will be showing up on the website profile soon.

Thanks for your patience,
~Aayrl
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Rosie replied the topic: #2 12 Dec 2017 08:24
Will the new achievements show up in your profile on the forums unlike the new Frightfest ones from this year?

Winterfest is Near!

Hello everyone!

As snow begins to fall across most of the northern hemisphere, I'm pleased to announce the return of our annual Winterfest Event starting on December 11th, 2017! The event will run until January 9th, 2018. We have some exciting new content to share this year, and more details will be revealed later next week. Stay tuned for further updates regarding the start of the Winterfest event!

Additionally, the Marble Blast Advent Calendar has returned for 2017! Be sure to sign in to the Marble Blast Website daily and visit your profile to claim your reward every day!

Check out the Daily Advent Calendar (2017)

Enjoy!
~Aayrl

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August replied the topic: #1 03 Dec 2017 04:30
Yes, there is. The song will play whilst playing multiplayer maps that are themed to fit Winterfest.

Also, you will be able to find that music file within the files of PlatinumQuest itself, except you may have to do a little digging.
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DukeofLeet replied the topic: #2 03 Dec 2017 04:05
is there a full version of that music on the calender
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Ralph replied the topic: #3 01 Dec 2017 08:38
Oh yeah! It will be time to kick some marbles with snowballs!

The Festival of Champions

The end of the year is creeping upon us faster than those spooky ghosts, and with it the Winterfest event.
To celebrate the year's end, I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting the Festival of Champions event, with a prize pool of $90.

To sign-up for this event please post here. Entries for this event close 20th December 2017*.
Further details will be posted within the thread of this news post, so be sure to check it out.

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IsraeliRD replied the topic: #1 02 Jan 2018 16:05
Cash prizes have been paid to the top 4 players.
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Aayrl replied the topic: #2 30 Dec 2017 14:11
Congratulations to all who participated in the tournament! We hope you had as much fun participating as we did hosting!

As with previous tournaments, unique titles and achievements have been awarded depending on your final standings in the tournament. Keep in mind all rewards are inclusive with the exception of the gift card awards (e.g., Frostfire will have all of the achievements listed below). Due to the unique prize pool, the rankings were arbitrarily determined by IsraeliRD at the inception of the event to divide contestants based on Participation (all players), Semi-Finals (Top 4), Finals (Top 2), and Winner:

All Participants: Achievement and the 'Jolly' Prefix Title.

4th Place: Achievement and the 'Jovial' Prefix Title, as well as a $10 USD Steam/Amazon Gift Card sponsored by IsraeliRD.

3rd Place: Achievement and the 'Jovial' Prefix Title, as well as a $15 USD Steam/Amazon Gift Card sponsored by IsraeliRD.

2nd Place: Achievement and the 'Jocund' Prefix Title, as well as a $25 USD Steam/Amazon Gift Card sponsored by IsraeliRD.

Winner: Achievement, 'Mirthful' Prefix title, and the winter blue trophy flair icon, as well as a $40 USD Steam/Amazon Gift Card sponsored by IsraeliRD.

Enjoy!
~Aayrl
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eblu replied the topic: #3 30 Dec 2017 00:13

That played out exactly how I expected it to