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03 May 2018 12:41 #272586 by charlest

SuperflyTNT wrote: Oh, about FREECONFERENCECALL. I did a test run and it’s almost lagless. Not something I’d want to play a concert over but not horrible


For one off interviews and what-not, that'd probably be perfectly fine. If the standard format is multiple people contributing to a conversation, you really want people recording their own tracks. On a single recording like that, you wouldn't be able to muffle a person or cut out any background noise or anything like that.
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03 May 2018 13:45 #272595 by ubarose

SuperflyTNT wrote: I’d like to see the site updated with a slick GUI, if that’s something that’s eventually doable. One thing about the site which is problematic is the Byzantine layout where it’s hard to find what I’m looking for.

I think posts should have tags for when one wishes to search, for one. Might help SEO quite a bit.


Try the search tab at the top of the forum. It’s pretty robust. You can get a pretty granular search.

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03 May 2018 14:16 #272601 by Rafael Silva
Great news guys, looking forward to more written reviews. Will try to contribute.
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03 May 2018 18:13 #272631 by barrowdown
Miniature Market dumped you guys and added Spikey Bits in your place?!? Spikey Bits has been click bait garbage to a greater degree than even something like BoLS.

(Sorry, just received the email from Miniature Market.)
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03 May 2018 19:03 - 03 May 2018 19:05 #272636 by Michael Barnes
Yeah, I laughed at that...Spikey Bits is TERRIBLE. I love how all of their articles end with one of those stupid "call to action" statements - "are you going to be buying the plastic Thunderhawk? How many are you buying? What color are you going to paint them?"

And there are no replies.

They should have gone for BoLS or Faeit if they wanted that kind of content.
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03 May 2018 19:05 #272637 by Gary Sax
That is comically galling.
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03 May 2018 22:01 - 03 May 2018 22:17 #272644 by xthexlo
So, I’m thinking about games and sketching out an influence diagram with the “value node” being “player engagement.” Interestingly, the only two nodes that are not influenced by other nodes so far are “setting” and “mechanisms.” I think that’s interesting because one question I’m often asked is, “Do you start a design with theme or mechanisms?”

I hope to use the diagram as a foundation for some articles discussing game design and development.
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07 May 2018 02:43 #272768 by Colorcrayons
I leave the mainland for a few weeks, and y'all go crazy.

I shall rebel against the philistine sentiment which Barnes and Look have stated that trash is dead. The resistance still lives.
I guess I should change my name to Hiroo Onoda.

Maybe they are right.
Francotrash is still alive and well, at least. Vive la résistance!

I've been in Puerto Rico. That story is in the politics thread.
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10 May 2018 16:42 #273095 by Matt Thrower
Just wanted to make sure that EVERYONE KNOWS all sorts of stuff is still going on behind the scenes.

It might look like change has stalled, but that's because Ubarose is working tirelessly behind the scenes getting a bunch of tech stuff done. Shifting things round on the forum - which I understand lead to a thread being accidentally deleted - re-indexing the site with Google, ensuring all the re-directs work, updating the domain certificate and a bunch of other stuff of which I'm only dimly aware.

Barnes, meanwhile, in his new editor in chief role, is marshalling new staff and content for you all to enjoy over the summer months.

I'm having a great time watching them work.

Stuff is still happening. Bear with us. I don't know if we're gearing up for a grand relaunch or a soft launch and I don't know if, when we do, it'll actually be successful in bringing a new audience to the site. But that's the plan and folk are working to make it happen. Bear with us, please, and thank you for your patience.

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10 May 2018 17:02 - 10 May 2018 17:03 #273101 by stoic
Already made a donation bro....looking forward to what is to come.
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10 May 2018 17:43 #273104 by southernman

Colorcrayons wrote: I leave the mainland for a few weeks, and y'all go crazy.

I shall rebel against the philistine sentiment which Barnes and Look have stated that trash is dead. The resistance still lives.
I guess I should change my name to Hiroo Onoda.

Maybe they are right.
Francotrash is still alive and well, at least. Vive la résistance!

I've been in Puerto Rico. That story is in the politics thread.


Wolverines !

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10 May 2018 17:53 #273105 by Michael Barnes
WHAT DO WE WANT?

WOLVERINES!

WHEN DO WE WANT IT?

WOLVERINES!

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11 May 2018 09:38 #273125 by Stonecutter

Michael Barnes wrote: WHAT DO WE WANT?

WOLVERINES!

WHEN DO WE WANT IT?

WOLVERINES!


I hate to do this, but, Barnes, check your PMs!

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11 May 2018 11:41 #273141 by Michael Barnes
Didn’t I write you back about “that thing”?

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11 May 2018 16:37 #273162 by Stonecutter
Maybe you did, but I didn't get anything. PMs have been spotty the last few times I've tried to use them.

stonecutter85 AT gmail DOT com

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