Olympics 2021 - Please Read

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Olympics 2021 - Please Read

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Core Exiles 2021 Olympic Festivities

The 2021 Olympics start on the 23rd of July and as per usual we have been hammering away in the depths to bring you some Olympic fun this year. We may even have gone a little over board, but hey, it’s all for good fun. This year we are wrapping together the Olympic & Paralympic Games, giving you twice as long to collect the Flags and Beacons!

(Note: As Japan has decided to stagger and insert a large space between the Olympics and the Paralympics, you get an extended time frame to collect the Flags and Beacons. Please keep this in mind when collecting. You may have to do more 'swapping' with friends and guild members.)

We have two primary elements, as we did during the last few Olympics. These will be the Collection of Olympic Flags Sets and also the extra collection and hand-ins of Olympic Beacons. We have kept the vamped prizes this year and are also attaching a Top 10 prize to the beacon hand in.

You will begin to see (After 06.00 AM on the 23rd) two new forms of Misc Loot. These will be an Olympic Beacons and 34 Olympic Flags. The flags represent the countries YOU nominated in previous years.

Olympic Beacons
The beacons will be seeded this week in preparation for the games and come the morning of the 23rd we will activate these beacons. This means they will begin to appear in loot. Your task is to collect them. Each one is worth 1,000 XP and 5,000! Credits when handed in at an Olympic Centre. (See below).

Handing in the Beacons is simple but you will need to decide which Team / Country to support when handing them in.

Note: You can only hand in one at a time and the beacons will SELF TERMINATE when the hand in completes, making them useless to hoard. They are for helping your country win and collecting a XP and credits whilst doing it, during the Olympic & Paralympic Games.

Beacon Prize:
This year, we will also be awarding prizes to the Top 20 captains that deposit beacons.

The top 10 will all receive a £10.00 Gift Certificate to spend in the CE Store. Plus a 10K Fuel Ticket and 3 Months PA
The next 10 will receive a 10K Fuel Ticket and 2 Months PA

CE Olympic Flags – Collection
The Flags are worth 10 Festive Points each and can be traded in at the Festive centre if you so wish. They CAN also be traded should you wish. This is because there is a special prize for collecting an entire set of 34.

You can hand in an ‘entire collection’ (one of Each Flag) at the Olympic Centres. Simply click the Check Flag button and the staff will check you have the correct Flags. If correct, the Flags will be removed from your store, and you will be awarded the following Prize.

1 X Tokyo Device (new Pod)
500 Festive Points
500 Barter Points
5,000 Fuel Ticket


Please note: You may only hand in ONE full set of Flags for the rewards. After that, the Check Flag option will reject any further tries.

CE Paralympic Token – Collection
On the 24th of August (when the Paralympics starts) A new entry in the Olympic Office will appear. This will allow you to hand in a Full set of Paralympic Tokens. Same as the Olympic Flags, these need to be unique, and you must have a Full set of 20 onboard.

1 X Tokyo Device (new Special)
500 Festive Points
500 Barter Points
5,000 Fuel Ticket


Please note: You may only hand in ONE full set of Paralympic Tokens for the rewards. After that, the Check Token option will reject any further tries.

CE Tokyo Olympic Dates

START
The CE 2021 Olympics will Begin at 06:00 AM on the 23rd, when the Beacons will activate for loot, and you will begin finding CE Olympic Flags.

ENDS
This year I'm rolling the Olympic AND Paralympics together, after all you have to collect 34 unique flags, that's could take some time and this gives you much longer to complete that challenge. So the Olympic Games for CE will END on the 5th September @ 4.00PM Game Time.

Beacons
Olympic Beacons will self-terminate and disappear from your Inventories at 4.01 PM on the 5th September

Flag Set Hand Ends
The Olympic Offices will remain open until 4.00 PM on the 5th of September for any last minute Flag set hand ins.

Olympic Center Locations – (Will Open on the 23rd)

Sphere
Darius – Ethan
Pyragles Base – Gainsboro
Yeltsim – Franklyn
Zwanziq Station – Sunrise

Expanse
Sabian – Yam
Yonartthakr – Tantas

The Forge
Berolina – Zarante

Anvil
Fujimori – Trantor

Verec-Per
Edna – Mostony
Otaio – Oengo
Habitat-87 – Elmquae

Furnace
ARK-09 – Aurelia
Starbase-140 – Kirzhach
Janus Station – Metri
Trade Hub 59 – Pevek
Lucious Port – Blake

Happy Hunting and may the best country win!

Coops

P.S You will ALSO (maybe) spot Olympic Upgrade Tokens. These you need to collect! I will then give you SPECIFIC instructions on how to use them and get some cool upgrades once the Olympics if closed.
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