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Hi everyone! Welcome to PHQ! Or, well, I can't say that yet. > u O )b

Welcome to PHQ's first event!

I recommend you follow the Flash animation above, though all the necessary information is detailed below. You can advance the screen by pressing your spacebar (make sure your window focus is in the animation!) or clicking on the glowing arrow in the bottom right. (Sometimes the spacebar might glitch for some unknown reason or another; the arrow will always work, however.)

♦ ♦ ♦ . M I S S I O N . 1 . ♦ ♦ ♦
. . . . . . . . P A R T . 1 . . . . . . .




. O B J E C T I V E .


Reach the center door in a timely manner; the evaluation test is awaiting you.
♦ Failure to reach the given destination will result in dire consequences.

♦ ♦ ♦ Detail your character reaching the center door, and the events leading up to it. ♦ ♦ ♦

The center door is engraved with the figure of an intricately-designed butterfly with its wings spread across the solid double doors. The outlines of the engraving are tinted with an unusually rustic black, giving the butterfly a slightly faded, tarnished appearance. It is an unmistakable design.

If you reach this destination, please wait in the first room beyond the door. There are biscuits and tea waiting for you.




. M E C H A N I C S .


♦ The hallways of the HQ are, in short, convoluted and can be quite cumbersome to cross. Rooms may not be as unoccupied as what they seem. Do not let these facts or any triggerable traps deter you, but keep in mind this may not be as simple as a stroll.
♦ Bosses are forbidden to directly aid the members. They may or may not be an obstacle to you.

♦ You may find Cordalyss in convenient spots around the HQ. She can hand you Fresh Water, or give helpful tips such as "Press B to run." Be sure to take caution and heed her timeless advice for a healthy and quick route through the HQ.

Dietrich may be a culprit of stapling tiles or locking doors once members have crossed them. Apparently, it's near impossible to pick a lock that has been stapled by her. Stapled tiles are quite difficult to detect, as well. You'll have absolutely no fears of other members stalking you, or attempting to do devious deeds behind your back. Good luck!

Astii is another possible helpful resource as well, even while she is reading manga. She might even dismantle a trap in your favour. Remember, literature imitates life... and life imitates literature. Also, a warning: be careful not to disrupt her reading; a disastrous end may be in store for you.

♦ Crossing various hallways or in the kitchens, Frey is running a mysterious errand of delivering several pound cakes and other sweets. Try not to obstruct his way or cause him to drop a cake. You will regret it.


. S U B M I S S I O N .


♦ You may submit this mission in any form you wish (we recommend comic for flow, but feel free to follow your preference).
Points awarded will be 2x the regular value. Collaboration submissions will result in 1.5x the regular value for both contributors.
♦ There is no limit to the number of submissions, but try to keep the stories behind them in parallel.
♦ As this is an event mission, only official PHQ characters may participate. Alternate-universe/genderbent/other versions of characters are not allowed, and will be promptly turned back at the door.

♦ ♦ ♦ Deadline: December 21st. ♦ ♦ ♦
Please view the countdown on the front page of #PsychedeliqueHQ for a more accurate deadline.



. G U I D E L I N E S .


♦ Here is a very handy and direct map. Be sure to refer to it often if you feel the need to search for the clearest, most distinct route, since no one could ever become lost with this incredibly useful tool.
♦ Dietrich would like to warn you about rather sharp stapled floor tiles. In addition, please take care not to slip on any loosened tiles. You may flip them, however, and take anything there if you wish. Who knows, you may need that extra bag of flour.
Watch your step when entering doors; it may not lead to a room. (Good luck climbing out of any pits you fall into.) They may not operate as regular doors, either; some of them seem to have an ejection function written in their programs.
♦ Members may collaborate to reach the destination if desired, but keep in mind that the evaluation test may or may not favour it.
♦ Numerous "cleaning robots" that suspiciously resemble Ib mannequins are lying around the HQ. Take care not to disrupt them; they may wish to "clean" you as they did in Ib.
♦ Many hallways lead to nowhere. Please refrain from breaking down walls. There really is nothing there; feel free to take an alternate path, preferably one that is not a dead-end.
♦ Thought you reached the target destination? Please check if that is indeed a real door; possible suspicions that lead you to a negative is if the handles crumble, the door is a hologram, or the door simply opens to a wall. Maybe it's one of Astii's printed doors.
♦ Take care in regards to any other unmentioned occurances... the first requirement of the evaluation test is to enter it alive.

Have fun. Good luck! >U<
Yes, there will be a part 2. I can't wait to see you there :)

Credits/Resources:
#PsychedeliqueHQ & Characters (Astii/[At85] --> Aya, Cordalyss/[Ir77] --> *Lurideon, Dietrich/[Fr87] --> ~franciumme, Frey/[C6] --> *shusical)
Audio files (Nyancat, Final Fantasy XIII-2, Yume Nikki, [link], みょん/MyonMyon)
Graphics/Stock (~franciumme, ~arkayaStock, [link], *shusical, Ib, [link], [link])
Inspiration (Android OS 4.0.4, Google Voice App, [link])
Fonts (소야벗9)


Commentary:

*shusical: HEHEE, HI GUYSSSSSS! >U< <3333 I'm super excited! I hope you enjoy this event! I'm so sorry for the delay! It was a lot more work than we imagined, but really fun to plan for you guys. n.n I hope you guys have as much fun as we have been having, and that we can all have fun together >U< !
If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Or you can ask our characters hehe! They are always happy to help. > u O)b

~franciumme: Hehe, what Shu said is right! We had tons of fun planning this--- and we hope you guys will have fun too! Symbolisms are all over the place! Find them and I assure you, everything will make sense! Maybe it will, well it will! Thank you for staying with us to be able to participate on the first event (insert haha).
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Aoer Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
OK I am so excited for this event but I LITERALLY JUST FOUND OUT THE DAY BEFORE THE DEADLINE OMG
i am sorry.
I will work on it now. Im going to make it in black and white if thats ok. ; _ ;
Is their a rule for how long it needs to be : o ( like page wise)
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shusical Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
OOPS EEK HASGMD
And I'm replying so late wahh

WAHHH, btw;;; don't worry about it! ;u; <3 we're not going to like.. beat you up if you're late or anything LOOOOOL ; O;
Wahh and no worries, you can do it in any style or length you want <333 As long as you enjoy it and don't feel too stressed out by it! ; O ;
<333
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Aoer Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
It's ok! I got it done and turned in before the deadline. : w ; It was fun making it~
thank you Shuu<33
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Zelvii Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
OH MY THE MUSIC.
Luckily school ends on the 18th or 19th so I'll still have the 20th to draw my entry :'D
Wow this is so cool!
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shusical Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
OOOOMG SOB I NEVER SAW THIS COMMENT ;__; I'm so sorry wahh ;A;
EEEEE <3333 congratulations on school ending, how does it feel? O-OKAY AHAHAH that's probably a silly question gosh i am super excited that school ended hnnn ;uuuuu; <3333
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Zelvii Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
SHUUU!
Aw it's okay! It feels good! But I have loads of assignments to complete >.> Plus exams are going to start when school opens :O

Sadly I couldn't draw my entry x.x
HOW ARE YOUU? :'DD
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GrimmieLock Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Student Artist
cripes I have been gone so long ;w;...ermagerhdddd...*Face desk*
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shusical Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
EEEE don't worry about it! >U< you can always jump right back in :D <33333 i'd love to see if you did join this event! ^^ <3
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sakuracaramel Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
ABUBUBUBUB CRIES :iconsawbplz:
THIS.IS.AMAZING TT ATT <33333333
it must have taken forever to make this, i can't wait to see everyone's work x3
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shusical Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
;OOOO; Thank youuuu awahhhh

; OO ;; i can't wait to see your work too! >U< <3333
EEEEEEE, sweet mellie AHAHA <33
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