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Puzzle 73 and CASP8 T0469

Congratulations to the top groups and players for Puzzle 73!

For puzzle 73: Polycystein the top groups were Freedom Folders, Another Hour Another Point, Catalunya, Richard Dawkins Foundation, and Red Hat Club; the top evolvers were gauchomurphy, Byno, misiaczkowski, jandersonlee, and ZeddicusZulZorrandr; and the top soloists were zim57, Byno, Guyoni, pelleringa, and maxwell_thethird.

For puzzle 73 (150): Polycystein the top groups were Mojo Risin, Freedom Folders, LAlliance Francophone, Team Germany, and Minions of TWIS; the top evolvers were gauchomurphy, Der_Terrant, barbaranne, madgamer2008, and dvr; and the top soloists were Tlaloc, Byno, Missy, BlackCoyote, and nukeman.

For puzzle 73 (15): Polycystein the top groups were Freedom Folders, xkcd, oomipiles offline, Leprosorium, and Minions of TWIS; the top evolvers were gauchomurphy, xteejx, digiart, tanith, and Meteorswarm; and the top soloists were xteejx,nowhereman, Byno, pmdennis, and steppy.

Congratulations as well to the top groups and players for the most recent CASP8 puzzles!

For puzzle CASP8 T0469 Short 3 the top groups were Freedom Folders, Another Hour Another Point, Leprosorium, Richard Dawkins Foundation, and Russian team; the top evolvers were ZeddicusZulZorrandr, gla, Byno, MattSaffell, and Simek; and the top soloists were g_s, dvr, pletsch, fugofish, and csohad.

For puzzle CASP8 T0469 Short 4 the top groups were Freedom Folders, Another Hour Another Point, Mexicanos al Ataque, Leprosorium, and Folders for Obama; the top evolvers were Madde, Simek, LeBerk_Folds, gauchomurphy, and Byno; and the top soloists were cheese, pletsch, feet1st, stormrobberee, and HJBLT.

For puzzle CASP8 T0469 Short 5 the top groups were Another Hour Another Point, Freedom Folders, Minions of TWIS, CSE Grads, and Catalunya; the top evolvers were skyleriberg, gla, pletsch, cheese, and Madde; and the top soloists were krogmonster, ferzle, ZeddicusZulZorrandr, DisposableHeart, and tallguy-13088.

For puzzle CASP8 T0469 Short 6 the top groups were Another Hour Another Point, LAlliance Francophone, Richard Dawkins Foundation, Freedom Folders, and sfb579; the top evolvers were g_s, BikeLoup, MattSaffell, Guyoni, and misiaczkowski; and the top soloists were lou, jobo0502, BikeLoup, shepherd, and swelke.

(Fri, 08/22/2008 - 01:41  |  1 comment)

New Update

We have posted a new update today!  This update includes:

-Awards:  Users have now been given points to use on awards to assist you in your folding.  You will notice a new tab on your toolbar at the bottom of the screen labeled awards.  Awards you may choose from include the following:

    Oracle:  This award helps you find out the areas in your protein that need the most adjustment.  It does this by comparing your protein to the protein of one of the top current solutions.  It then highlights the parts that are furthest off and makes the rest of the protein transparent.  This effect will last for 2 minutes and costs 1 award point.

    Peekaboo:  This award helps you see how the top players are folding their proteins.  Using it loads one of the top solutions as a guide for you for two minutes.  Use this valuable insight to decide what pieces of the protein you need to move, and where they should go.  The guide will slowly fade out over 2 minutes, and costs you 2 award points.

We have given all users 5 points to use at their discretion, and you can keep track of your points on the award tab in game.  Use these points wisely!  In the future, we have plans to allow you to "duel" fellow folders in order to earn more award points, and we may hand more out to everyone if we see fit.  Note that because these awards rely on the solutions of the top folders, it may take some time before these solutions are uploaded and the awards are ready to use. 

-Quick Saves:  This will allow you to store up to three save slots for each puzzle, and for each type of play, evolver or soloist.  The controls to use these are Ctrl+Shift+1,2, or 3 to save to a slot, and Ctrl+1,2, or 3 to recall the slot.  Use this ability to hang onto promising paths for your protein as you explore other options.

(Thu, 08/21/2008 - 23:58  |  0 comments)

4 Short CASP8 Puzzles

We've posted 4 more puzzles for the CASP8 target T0469.  These puzzles will only be up for a short time!

(Wed, 08/20/2008 - 22:50  |  0 comments)

Puzzle 72

Congratulations to the top groups and players for the recently closed puzzles!

For puzzle 72: Glycolysis the top groups were Another Hour Another Point, Russian team, Hungary, Mojo Risin, and Freedom Folders; the top evolvers were MattSaffell, g_s, Guyoni, ferzle, and sirenbrian; and the top soloists were pletsch, ferzle, sirenbrian, caglar, and bmorsony.

For puzzle 72 (150): Glycolysis the top groups were Mojo Risin, LAlliance Francophone, BOINC@Poland, Freedom Folders, and oomipiles offline; the top evolvers were Whatsit; and the top soloists were dwilson718, Thor, Tlaloc, Barbara, and Dazey.

For puzzle 72 (15): Glycolysis the top groups were Mojo Risin, oomipiles offline, Minions of TWIS, MefiFold, and xkcd; the top evolvers were mrfk, fryguy, and LordPrometheus; and the top soloists were dwilson718, Missy, star_crosser, Trebawa, and shecat.

(Tue, 08/19/2008 - 03:37  |  0 comments)

Puzzle 71

Congratulation to the top groups, evolvers, and soloists for Puzzle 71!  Here they are:

For puzzle 71: Crystallin the top groups were Freedom Folders, Another Hour Another Point, Richard Dawkins Foundation, Skeptics Guide to the Universe, and Window Group; the top evolvers were jandersonlee, ZeddicusZulZorrandr, suspectasper, LeBerk_Folds, and barbaranne; and the top soloists were feet1st, g_s, pletsch, dejerpha, and MattSaffell.

For puzzle 71 Beginner: Crystallin the top groups were Minions of TWIS, BOINC@Poland, Kemping Bicikli, oomipiles offline, and Leprosorium; the top evolvers were krzysztof, madgamer2008, wmy, barbaranne, and marijuana; and the top soloists were insane_eon, Professor Dingleburry, NalesnikLD, Adrien_J_Howard, and bale2.

(Sat, 08/16/2008 - 18:01  |  0 comments)
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