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osu!weekly is a weekly news digest covering the latest happenings of the game and its community.
We will be covering both big and small tournaments, new programs and tools being made for use with osu!, changes being made to cutting edge, as well as news about plans for the future of osu!
You can email any tips for news directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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|osu!weekly #71||Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of talk about Lazer. Recently, peppy...|
|osu!weekly #70||With a new month starting, another monthly dev meeting summary has been provided courtesy of...|
|osu!weekly #69||osu!standard beatmap nominator applications are back for another round of broken spirits and failed exams!|
|osu!weekly #68||The Polish osu!mania tournament, MP4K, has finally come to an end! In the Grand Finals...|
|osu!weekly #67||It looks like we’ve reached the end of the first ever osu! remix contest! It...|
|osu!weekly #66||For the first time in a while, we have a new development update from the...|
|osu!weekly #65||It seems that we really can’t underestimate how much work goes into these top player...|
|osu!weekly #64||The osu! community is out and about making things happen again, this time with a...|
|osu!weekly #63||peppy has sounded the call to arms for development aid! With early contributors making their...|
|osu!weekly #62||Look’s like flyte is on top of his game this week as usual! This time...|
|osu!weekly #61||Flyte has a new design drop for us on his blog! It would appear for...|
|osu!weekly #60||Ever wondered what the full process of making an osu!taiko beatmap looked like? Have a...|
|osu!weekly #59||As a new month emerges, so does a new dev meeting recap, courtesy of Ephemeral.|
|osu!weekly #58 (osu!taiko World Cup 2016 Results!)||A couple of changes are being made to the QAT as we know it! In...|
|osu!weekly #57||Did you hear that? That was the sound of the new achievement graphics making their...|
|osu!weekly #56||The long-awaited “Modding V2” is finally in public testing! While the previous iteration made for...|
|osu!weekly #55||As you may remember, last month Ephemeral made a blog post summarizing a meeting between...|
|osu!weekly #54||This month, we asked you guys which community contests you would like to see more...|
|osu!weekly #53||We have a new recipient of the esteemed Community Contributor Badge! Charles445 has contributed immensely...|
|osu!weekly #52||It looks like our friends over in the German language community are holding another language-region-based...|
|osu!weekly #51||Spring couldn’t have come sooner for those of us who are fed up with clearing...|
|osu!weekly #50||This week, we had two polls conclude instead of one! The first of the two...|
|osu!weekly #49||Woah! What happened to the menu on cutting-edge? It’s almost as if someone gave the...|
|osu!weekly #48||One of the more well-known mappers from around the time I first started playing the...|
|osu!weekly #47||A feature we have sorely missed has made a return to the options menu. You...|
|osu!weekly #46||The group stage for the 2016 osu! Singapore Summer Tournament finished up over the weekend...|
|osu!weekly #45||Over the years, osu! has picked up a lot of amazing residents of the community...|
|osu!weekly #44||Last monday, Peppy reached out to members of the osu! reddit community hoping to restore/encourage...|
|osu!weekly #43||The Best of 2015 voting has begun! If you want to have your say on...|
|osu!weekly #42||There’s a new community poll to kick-start 2016! The osu! community is now bigger than...|
|osu!weekly #41||It seems that we still have more tournaments going on straight into 2016! The USA...|
|osu!weekly #40||As you may have noticed, the osu! client has been updated with a festive theme...|
|osu!weekly #39||The osu! World Cup 2015 has just ended with the Grand finals taking place last...|
|osu!weekly #38||The finals for the OWC is at last here! The moment you’ve all been waiting...|
|osu!weekly #37||The osu! world cup is approaching the finals! With only 3 weeks left in the...|
|osu!weekly #36||The osu!World cup is still underway; with the quarter finals completed! A total of 8...|
|osu!weekly #35||The osu!world cup Round of 16 stage has come to a close. In this stage...|
|osu!weekly #34||With the osu!world cup group stage starting this weekend, the teams have been sorted into...|
|osu!weekly #33||Rosters for the 2015 osu! World Cup are now being made available! So far the...|
|osu!weekly #32||Recently, #1 most subscribed youtuber Pewdiepie released a video on osu!, showing off standard, catch...|
|osu!weekly #31||The new osu! World Cup scoring system is now available on cutting edge! Currently only...|
|osu!weekly #30||The osu!world cup is finally underway with registrations going live last Friday. The registrations are...|
|osu!weekly #29||Many people have hoped that osu! would eventually get its own official soundtracks for use...|
|osu!weekly #28||The first week of the finals for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup has concluded...|
|osu!weekly #27||The Semifinals have concluded for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup! The United Kingdom and...|
|osu!weekly #26||The Quarterfinals have concluded for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup! China, the United Kingdom...|
|osu!weekly #25||Both the Group Stage and the Round of 16 have ended for the 2015 4K...|
|osu!weekly #24||The 4k osu!Mania World Cup group stage is starting this weekend! The first match will...|
|osu!weekly #23||Bad news for those who may have been looking to join the Beatmap Nominators, as...|
|osu!weekly #22||The results of the 2015 North America osu!standard Tournament have been decided, and the winning...|
|osu!weekly #21||Registrations for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup end this Sunday! Keep in mind that...|
|osu!weekly #20||This is the last week to register for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup! Registrations...|
|osu!weekly #19||The registrations for the 2015 4K Mania World Cup have now opened! Registrations will be...|
|osu!weekly #18||The osu! Last Man Standing tournament registrations are now closed and will be starting its...|
|osu!weekly #17||The osu!standard Global Tournament hosted by - Nozomi -, Lazer and - Kotori - has players ranking from 1k...|
|osu!weekly #16||The third round of the North American osu!standard Tournament (NAT) is running throughout this week....|
|osu!weekly #15||The Catch the Beat World Cup has come to an end! South Korea took first...|
|osu!weekly #14||The Catch the Beat World Cup Grand Finals take place this weekend! Last week the...|
|osu!weekly #13||The Catch the Beat World Cup finals begin this weekend! Last week the teams for...|
|osu!weekly #12||The Catch the Beat World Cup semifinals start this weekend! Last week the teams for...|
|osu!weekly #11||The Catch the Beat World Cup quarterfinals start this weekend! If you were watching last...|
|osu!weekly #10||The Catch the Beat World Cup is going into the Round of 16 this weekend!...|
|osu!weekly #9||The Catch the Beat World Cup group stage is starting this weekend! The first match...|
|osu!weekly #8||Applications for the Beatmap Nominator Group are ending on Saturday! If you have been a...|
|osu!weekly #7||Applications for Beatmap Nominator Group are now open! If you have been a contributing, helpful...|
|osu!weekly #6||The Taiko World Cup 2015 has concluded with Japan taking first place against Taiwan in...|
|osu!weekly #5||The Taiko World Cup grand finals are going to be underway this upcoming Sunday. Last...|
|osu!weekly #4||Get your catchers ready boys and girls, as the osu! Catch the Beat World Cup...|
|osu!weekly #3||Beatmap Nomination Group applications are open just a little while longer, closing March 29’th. If...|
|osu!weekly #2||Hello again! I’m Tasha, and I’m here to bring you the second week of osu!weekly...|
|osu!weekly #1||Hello there! I’m Tasha, and I’m here to bring you the first week of osu!weekly!...|
- Winter 2016 Themed Charts
- November 2016 Ranking Charts
- October 2016 Ranking Charts
- September 2016 Ranking Charts
- August 2016 Ranking Charts
- July 2016 Ranking Charts
- June 2016 Ranking Charts
- May 2016 Ranking Charts
- April 2016 Ranking Charts
- March 2016 Ranking Charts
- February 2016 Ranking Charts
- January 2016 Ranking Charts
- December 2015 Ranking Charts
- November 2015 Ranking Charts
- October 2015 Ranking Charts
- September 2015 Ranking Charts
- August 2015 Ranking Charts
- July 2015 Ranking Charts
- June 2015 Ranking Charts
- May 2015 Ranking Charts
- April 2015 Monthly Ranking Charts
- March 2015 Monthly Ranking Charts
- February 2015 Monthly Ranking Charts - New Season!
- January 2015 Monthly Ranking Charts
- December 2014 Monthly Ranking Charts
- November 2014 Monthly Ranking Charts - New Season!
- October 2014 Monthly Ranking Charts
- September 2014 Monthly Ranking Charts
- August 2014 Ranking Charts - New Season
- July 2014 Ranking Charts
- June 2014 Ranking Charts
- May 2014 Ranking Charts
- April 2014 Ranking Charts
- March 2014 Ranking Chart
- January & February Ranking Chart
- December 2013 Ranking Chart
- November 2013 Ranking Chart
- September 2013 Ranking Chart
- August 2013 Ranking Charts
- osu!mania 4K World Cup 2016 - Registrations now open!
- osu!taiko World Cup 2016 Results! (osu!weekly #58)
- osu!catch World Cup 2016 - Registrations open!
- osu!taiko World Cup 2016 - Registrations open!
- osu! World Cup 2015 - Results
- osu!mania 7K World Cup 2016 - Registrations Open!
- osu!mania 4K World Cup 2015 - Results
- osu! World Cup 2015 - Registrations Open!
- osu!mania 4k World Cup 2015 - Registrations open!
- osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2015 - Results
- osu! Taiko World Cup 2015 - Results
- osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2015 - Registrations open!
- osu! Taiko World Cup 2015 - Registration Phase
- osu! World cup 2014 - Results
- osu! World Cup 2014 - Registration Phase
- osu!mania World Cup 2014 - Registration Phase
- osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2014 - Results
- Taiko World Cup 2014 - Last Man Standing
- osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2014 - Registration Phase
- osu! Taiko World Cup 2014 - Registration Phase
- osu! World Cup 2013 - Results
- osu! World Cup 2013 - Registration Phase
- osu! world cup now accepting map suggestions!
Monthly Beatmapping Contest
Mapping with Rewards
Mapping with Rewards are announced on peppy's blog. Unlike the #Monthly Beatmapping Contest— which runs a contest for any song(s)— mapping with rewards runs a beatmapping contest with official osu!songs from osu!artists, like cYsmix.
Some remarks about mapping with rewards (and some differences with #Monthly Beatmapping Contest):
- submissions are subject to last minute judgement
- is the judge
- no set deadline
- ranked beatmaps of the requested songs may also subject for judgement
- no mode specific maps (you can map any mode)
- must be non-collab
- single game mode (no TAG diffs)
- preselected background images (current, if any, background images will be replaced)
|Mapping With Rewards (Sep. 2015)||Mapping With Rewards #1 - Bounties Complete!|
|Mapping With Rewards (Oct. 2015)||(Still active!!)|
Fan Art Contests
- osu!Taiko mascot voting
- osu! mascot design contest
- osu! Beatmap Blueprints Available & Contest Details
- Fifth Official Fanart Contest Results (Christmas)!
- Official osu! Fanart Contest 5 Begins!
- Fourth Official osu! Fanarty Contest Results (Halloween)!
- Third Official osu! Fanary Contest Results!
- Official osu! Fanart Contest 4 Begins
- Official osu! Fanart Contest 3 Begins!
- Second Official osu! Fanart Contest Results!
- Vote for the Official Fanart Contest #2 winners now!
- First Official Fanart Contest Results
- osu! Monthly Fanart Contest #2 - Vote for MFC #1 now!
- osu! Monthly Fanart Contest #1 - Ends this week!
- Storyboard Showcase #3
- Storyboard Showcase #2
- Storyboard Showcase #1
- Skin Showcase - Catch the Beat Special
- Skin Showase: NeOsu series
- Storyboard Showcase: Lia - Toki wo Kizamu Uta
- Skin Showcase: Taiko Special
- Skin Showcase - Nightcore HD
- Storyboard Showcase: YUI - Sea
- Skin Showcase: Shingeki no Kyojin
- Storyboard Showcase - Sound Horizon - Yield
- Storyboard Showcase: Perfume - Laser Beam
- Storyboard Showcase: Kozato - 45nen no Yukizakura
- Tell us about amazing storyboards!
Best of the Year
- Best of 2015: Results
- Best of 2015 Voting Now Open!
- Best of 2014 - Results
- Best of 2014 - Vote now!
- Best Maps of 2013 Results
- Best maps of 2013 Voting
- The adventures of clicking circles #2 - Git Gud!
- The adventures of clicking circles #1 - Never Again!
- Currently discontinued!
Newsletter from osu! players/authors. Contains interviews, osu! essays, mapping tips, gaming section, and contests. Official Twitter
|No.||Newsletter||Forum link|| Release Date
|#1||osu!monthly #1 (Google Drive)||Forum #1||05/03/11||None|
|#2||osu!monthly #2 (Google Drive)||Forum #2||05/05/11||peppy|
|#3||osu!monthly #3 (High res)||Forum #3||07/06/11||ztrot, jericho2442, Gonzvlo|
|#4||osu!monthly #4 (High res)
osu!monthly #4 (Low res)
|Forum #4||07/07/11||Cookiezi, Garven|
|#5||osu!monthly #5 (High res)
osu!monthly #5 (Low res)
|Forum #5||15/08/11||peppy, Derekku|
|#6||osu!monthly #6 (High res)||Forum #6||27/10/11||Lybydose, RandomJibberish|
|#7||[osu!monthly #7]||[Forum #7]||DD/MM/YY||mm201|
Old osu!news group
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|August 2013 Highlights||August was a hectic month for osu!, with the largest yet DDoS attack launched against…|
|Highlights of July||Since osu!’s creation, the amount of registered users has just been going up faster and…|
|Commentating Circle-Clicking Competitions||As competitions start blooming all over osu! and their popularity skyrockets, streaming matches has begun…|
|Clicking Styles||What is the first thing people wonder when they see certain players on osu!? Some…|
|Mara's Gamin Corner - July||People have been waiting for Cube World’s release for two years now. An endless journey…|
|Easy Mod: How and Why||The Easy mod is notorious for actually making most maps harder, creating massive overlaps and…|
|Interview with Ephmeral||Ephemeral, joining the game in August of 2009, has taken an active part in the…|
|The Revival||The osu!monthly’s original concept was to be a newsletter for the community to find the…|
- osu!idol 2016 - Registrations open!
- Meet Maria - osu!mania’s new mascot!
- osu!idol 2015 Results!
- osu!idol 2015 Finals
- osu!idol 2015 Sign-ups
- osu!idol 2014 Results
- osu!idol sign-ups now open!
- Meet Yuzu!
- Introducing the osu! academy
- osu!remix contest #1: Results
- New Hush-Hush Medals!
- osu!Remix Contest Community Vote!
- osu! “circles!” Remix Contest
- Oculus Rift to be Supported as an Input Method
- Happy Chinese New Year 2016!
- Community Contributor Badges (January 2016)
- Goats for all!
- Restructuring: Ranking Procedure
- Restructuring of the BAT
- Download restrictions removed
- Performance ranking for all gamemodes
- Happy Lunar New Year
- New Performance Ranking
- happy new year
- How happy are you with each aspect of osu!?
- Important pp (Performance Point) Changes
- Mapping analysis #1 - Flow
- osu! community contributors
- osu!test build now more usable
|Getting Started||Registration • Installation • Newbie's guide • Game Interface • Options • Hit Objects|
|osu! Game Styles||Basic explanation • Multi-play|
|World of osu!|
Game » Beatmaps • Game Modifiers • Achievements • Performance Points • Play Styles • Score • Accuracy • Chat Console • BanchoBot ( )
Online » Live streaming osu! • Internet Relay Chat • Tournaments • Showcases • Contests • osu!supporter • osu!store
|Beatmap Editor||Compose / Design (Scripting) / Timing / Song Setup|
|Beatmap forum • Submission • Beatmap Approval (How to Get Your Map Ranked) • Modding (Getting Your Map Modded) • Music Theory • Audio Editing • Kudosu / Star Priority|
|People||The Team • Administrators/Global Moderation Team • Quality Assurance Team • Beatmap Nomination Group • Language Moderators • osu! Alumni • Support Team • Community Contributors • List of notable people|