Hello! We are currently in an awkward position with the Create-A-Pokemon Project. The release of BW2 has shaken up the OU metagame into a new territory that still needs more pioneering. We're also just coming off the high of CAP3: Mollux, which was an excellent project. So what are we to do now? Should we jump right into CAP4? I am not entirely convinced. Here's a quote from DougJustDoug that he posted a few years ago. It applies to today's circumstances, so I'd like to share with you guys a portion of what he said. This really explains the situation we are in. Honestly, many of our CAP members are busy exploring the BW2 metagame. We need to continue to keep ourselves fresh on the new metagame in order to give competitive meaning to this project. Like DJD said, we don't have a quota of Pokemon to crank out. For right now, I recommend we wait a little longer for CAP4. I don't know if this means a few weeks or a month or two. However, we definitely shouldn't be loafing around! There are plenty of loose ends that should be tied up. We should absolutely take advantage of this break to get our small CAP projects completed. The CAP moderators have discussed a list of things that we could work on. The list we've currently compiled can be found below. Note that each of these projects needs participation. I don't care who does it; it can be from members who have participated since Syclant to members who haven't even voted in CAP yet! If you have any interest in working on any of these projects, PM the noted leader in charge or post in this thread. Continue Discussing CAP3 Leader: Deck Knight There's still plenty of things that could and should be discussed about Mollux! I don't know where they could be posted; they probably belong in the Final Product thread. However, if you're feeling gumptious, feel free to make a thread on any one of these topics (or a topic of your own). Did we meet our concept? How did the process go overall? Was the playtest informative? What did we learn? What kind of impact would Drought have made? The PRC should discuss what they thought of the process (moderators as ATLs) Officialize Gen4 CAP Pre-Evos Leaders: All CAP moderators (PM Birkal if you have questions, for the time being) This is something pretty crucial that we should finish up. There's plenty of work that's already done on Gen4 CAP Pre-Evos, but there is a lot of finalizing that should get done. These things include: Stats Gender Ratios Evolution Levels Movepools Sprites Artwork This project is really cool, because it gets everyone involved, from movepool creators to artists to LC battlers. If you have any ideas on how we should go about finalizing these, send me and/or the other CAP moderators a PM. The PRC will probably be discussing Pre-Evos within the near future, so it will get resolved eventually, whether or not we discuss it in this thread. If this project becomes a hit, I'd be more than willing to work with Zarel and bmelts on implementing a CAP LC metagame. Begin the Mollux Analysis Leader: Deck Knight If you're a writer and would like to write the Mollux analysis, please PM Deck Knight to get approval. We're looking for users who a) are able to write moderately intelligently and b) did considerably well in the playtest. If this doesn't get picked up within the next week or two, I will probably end up writing it personally, haha. Going along with this, let's get the Necturna analysis finished up! Continue Working on Animated Sprites Leader: Wyverii All the information on this project can be found in this topic. If you're a spriter or an animator, we'd love to have your help! PM Wyverii if you have any questions on this. Continue Working on Policy Review Threads Leaders: Birkal and capefeather There's a bunch of work that Policy Review Committee members need to get done. The forum where this is all happening can be found here. Thankfully, the current group is quite active, and we need to continue that trend if we're going to succeed. Let's work on finishing up the five currently open topics. PRC members, you're more than welcome to post in any of those threads. Furthermore, I know that both DougJustDoug and I have PR topics that we want to discuss, so let's try to clean up a few of those threads within the next few weeks. Update CAP Site Details Leader: Birkal The CAP site has been updated quite frequently within the past few months. DougJustDoug has done a phenomenal job of updating the site to 5th Generation CAPs. You can read more about that project here. However, there are many more pages on site that need updating. If you happen to find any of those pages, please PM them to me. I will do my best to make the changes and get them cached in a jiffy. If you're a badged CAP member, feel free to directly make the changes in the SCMS; I can cache them when I do my rounds. That's about it! I know it looks like a lot, but we're welcome to do it at our leisure. Talk with other CAP members about it on IRC and decide which projects you want to work on. We'd appreciate any help; it would go a long way in making this project as solid as can be. Post in this thread with what you'd like to work on and we'll get you integrated into those projects. Also post any of your thoughts and general comments about the CAP3 to CAP4 Gap in this thread, especially if they are constructive. Thanks again for your help! We truly appreciate it. Now let's get as much of this done as possible before CAP4.