How do you change your avatar to a non-plarium avatar

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Trajan
22 February, 2017, 7:00 AM UTC

The plarium avatars are pretty good - but so many players look the same.  


Noticed a  few players have non-plarium avatars in-game.


Just wondered how they do this (or how I can create an original SWOE avatar).


T.
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The Irate Penguin
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22 February, 2017, 8:41 AM UTC

Trajan said:


The plarium avatars are pretty good - but so many players look the same.  

Noticed a  few players have non-plarium avatars in-game.

Just wondered how they do this (or how I can create an original SWOE avatar).


T.

One way would be to link one's Google account to the Plarium Profile, presumably it would also work with FB but I haven't tried this. Also, I have seen forum contests that offer the upload of an individual avatar as a reward.

Cheers Dio
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Trajan
3 March, 2017, 11:11 PM UTC

Hey tried this


Linked my google account to my plarium account


Doesn't seem to have helped.  Do I need to do something else - like is there a trick to it or do I need to copy a link or something.


Any help appreciated.


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The Irate Penguin
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4 March, 2017, 10:40 AM UTC

Trajan said:


Hey tried this


Linked my google account to my plarium account


Doesn't seem to have helped.  Do I need to do something else - like is there a trick to it or do I need to copy a link or something.


Any help appreciated.


T.

Good morning Trajan:

I have some good news and some bad news … and then some more good news :-).

  •  Good news: When registering with Plarium using a social media account, the avatar is used as a player icon. 
  • Bad news: But linking to an external account at some later time, after one has selected a standard avatar, will not override this selection.  

Therefore my original advice was flawed, as I had linked to my Google profile when first registering and wasn't aware of this glitch. Apologies. 

  • Good news: we've asked the devs to look at this, ideally providing a method to deselect a standard avatar allowing the social media avatar to be used. 

I'll keep track of this and let you know if and when a fix is in place. 

Cheers,

P.

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Trajan
5 March, 2017, 4:28 AM UTC

Thx Irate Pengiun


Appreciate the update - and the good news/bad news.


Makes sense -no wonder I was struggling.


Thx for taking the time to respond. 

We'll see what happens  :)


T.



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