Question on Custom POT Music approval process

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    Question on Custom POT Music approval process:

    I am bringing up the issue since some of the EP2 POT owners inquired about it.

    In the old days, getting custom POT music approved was like this:

    1. You make music with following restrictions:
    - No modern day instruments allowed (no synthesizers!)
    - No modern day music techniques allowed.
    See here for details: https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/f...er-owned-towns-how-to-get-custom-music.38368/

    2. Post the music to the Soundcloud.

    3. Get reviewed and approved by the Poets' Circle

    4. Submit to Final Sumission Thread:
    https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/f...dsourced-music-final-submission-thread.12787/

    End result: Music gets added to the game, and you get limited edition wax cylinders.

    One catch: Poets' Circle website does not seem to be active:
    http://sotawiki.net/sota/Community:poets'_Circle
    http://poetscircle.net/

    What are the current procedures for getting custom POT music approved ? Are there any updates to the procedures ?

    Thanks
     
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    I doubt this process is valid now. I would ask @Elgarion
     
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    Yeah, that's a good question. Holt Ironfell discontinued the Poets' Circle website a few months ago, and all of the people that I worked with directly with regard to reviewing and managing the submission process are no longer with the company. I will, however, see what I can find out.
     
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    I inquired with RG who directed me over to Chris. From my discussion with Chris, he advised that he definitely wants to be able to get custom music into Episode 2. Holt Ironfell asked him about it earlier as well, but Chris indicated that he's been so busy that he hasn't had time to hammer out any details. The best I can say for right now is that they plan to allow for custom music (both new tracks for the game as well as custom pieces for PoT owners) but that the process of making that happen is quite hazy at the moment. I did let Chris know that I'm more than happy to volunteer my time to help manage the process and keep the time demands as light as possible on him and his team, much like we did the first time around.

    As soon as I get more info, I will share it here.
     
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    I'll poke Chris again, but i know he's really busy right now and I don't think custom music is at the forefront of his current workload.
     
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    I gave Chris a nudge to this thread. Give us a PM/another nudge if we don't get back to you soon :)
     
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    I suppose that now would be the appropriate time for the aforementioned nudge, depending on one's definition of "soon". ;)
     
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    Chris did mention about contacting you guys in the last stream. Hope he does it soon. :)
     
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    Heheh, yes -- I just put this on my to-do list. Let's figure this out :) I'll try to learn a few things this week.