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Bean Dive 2016 - FAQ

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chadandjessie
Posted on 28 June 16 at 15:45
dive Bean Dive 2, baby!!! dive

Welcome to the annual celebration of crazy! wave

Backlog getting you down? Completion percentage just too damn high for your liking? Did you eat a bowl of stupid for breakfast? Well, this is the event for you.

Last year over 100 of you joined use last year and a couple of you managed to dive over 100 games which is just a whole other level of crazy. shock

The new hub is here: - Bean Dive 2016 where you can start your dive from.

I wish all participants the very best of luck in your Dives and the subsequent despair, regret and resentment of myself and my ridiculous plan to rule destroy your world of trophies. smile

The functionality of the hub and how to take part in the event remain the same so I shall repost most of the stuff from last years FAQ: -

When is Bean Dive 2016 happening?
Officially, Bean Dive day is the 7th of July but we'd like as many people as possible to start on Saturday, 2th of July and will continue until the 10th of July (July 2th 0:00 (GMT +0) through to July 10th 23:59 (GMT +0)). You can still start a Dive after this point but it won't be included in the event stats.

What is a Bean Dive?
The idea invites you to put all those backlog games you own onto your tag by popping a single trophy in each (or try to pop an absolute minimum), so you can stop pretending that they don't exist. Original thread on TrueAchievements.com here.

What’s the point?
The idea behind it was to force you to play all those games you picked up in a sale or just never got around to playing. It also destroys your completion percentage. Hopefully, you'll take up the challenge to get it back up to it's pre-Dive glory before the next Dive rolls around. (You may accidentally get more than one trophy but this is ok.)

How do I join in?
-To start your Dive, simply press the Start My Dive button on the event page.
-This instantly starts Dive tracking and captures your stats at that exact moment.
-When you start your Dive a 'Dive Started' message will appear in your feed.
-ALL trophies in new games earned while Diving will be grouped into a single, expandable item on your feed.
-You'll see a new 'Dive Summary' box on the right side of your home page, giving you various Dive-related information.
(The Friend feed items and Summary box can all be turned off, if you want, by editing your Site Settings.)
-All Dives will have their own Bean Dive page on the site which lists changes in stats and lists all the games Dived.
-When you finish your Dive, go to that page and click Finish my Dive
-You'll get a 'Dive Finished' message on your feed, listing the number of games Dived and the completion percentage drop.
-As you recover, you'll get milestones to say how far you've come and, when you return to your pre-Dive completion percentage, you'll get another feed message to congratulate you.
-Be absolutely sure you've finished your dive before you press the FINISH button as all recorded stats will be reset if/when you decide to start another.

What milestones do I get?
Your Bean Dive recovery milestones will depend on how many trophies you require to recover your Dive. It works like this: -
If you require less than 100, you get a single recovery FF message at 100% recovery.
If you require 100 - 249, you'll get 2 recovery FF messages, one at 50% recovery and the other at 100% recovery.
If you require 250 or more, you'll get 4 recovery FF messages, one for every 25% of recovery.

I've finished my Dive and want to do another one
You ridiculous fool! But, ok, you can start another by clicking the Start My Dive button again but, to stop people from spamming Dives, you'll be limited to 4 a year.

More than 1 trophy popped when I started playing, does it still count?
Yes. Although the idea is to pop as few trophies as possible and then move on to the next game, we know there are certain games where you can't help but pop multiple trophies when starting it, just try and keep it to a minimum, for maximum effect. 5 or more will prevent the game from being included in your dive stats.

Is there a minimum amount of games I need to make it a Dive?
No, not really, but to make it worthwhile, I'd say make it at least 10 if you can. You can only 'Dive' games you've never gotten a trophy in before. So, you cannot 'Dive' DLC if you've already gotten trophies in the main game.

Enjoyment of this event is paramount. TrueTrophies cannot be held responsible for your participation, even if we did actively encourage it. Repeatedly
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russelguppy
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russelguppy
Posted on 02 July 16 at 11:09
Does the Dive automatically finish on the 10th or do we have to finish it ourselves that day?
chadandjessie
Posted on 02 July 16 at 17:24
Your dive finishes whenever you push the 'Finish Dive' button. The event ends on the 10th, so for event stat purposes, only games started before the end of the event are counted for the event. However, you can end your dive whenever, but you do need to push the end dive button to make that happen. It isn't automatic.
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Hi-Ed
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Hi-Ed
Posted on 03 July 16 at 22:35
Does that mean if we end our bean dive after the event ends that we'd have two sets of bean dive stats, one for the event and one for our personal bean dive? Just curious how the two bean dives would be differentiated.
chadandjessie
Posted on 04 July 16 at 02:41
No. You'd have one stat and you and everyone else on the site would only see the one dive that you started and completed. However, on the back end of things for the event, for stat purposes when we do an article with all the damage that was done during Bean Dive 2016, we will ONLY be include the games that were added during the event. Whatever games you dive after the specified dates of the event will not be included with the event stats, but they will be included in your personal dive stats.

Hope that answers your question but reading that back I'm not sure I made that clearer. laugh
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TAK1SE8
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TAK1SE8
Posted on 29 November 18 at 13:48
Bean dive is a pain in the arse I have my xbox and psn account linked together and the bean dive has disabled my tweeting even tho I have no active bean dive total waste of time and why it effect tweeting is just stupid
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