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How about a "Game Design" forum?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JoeStrout, Oct 1, 2014.

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  1. AndrewGrayGames

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    I think one of the sticky items should be similar to something posted in the WIP forums a few days ago, instructing users on what constructive criticism is, what it looks like, and what its role is in good discussion.

    We should give people resources to guide their responses. The hopeless cases will ignore it anyhow; they always do. However, as a community we can provide social pressure to help people articulate themselves better (usually by asking, 'I accept that you think this idea sucks. Why does it suck? If you don't explain your thoughts, I can't fix it.')
     
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  2. carking1996

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    Great. I'll be here when ready :)
     
  3. Gigiwoo

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    I also voluntered. Neat that the community started this...
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  4. Teila

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    I am excited! I am already thinking of topics I can post. Funny, but I don't think I have every started a topic on the Unity forums. I have only reacted to things other people posted. I am looking forward to contributing more.
     
  5. Whippets

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    Stale discs of hate - such bitter excellence. That's made it to my signature XD
     
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  6. BeefSupreme

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    Thanks Aurore! Really cool that you guys listen to the community. I would totally send you some cookies, but I accidentally ate them on the way to work.
     
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  7. Aurore

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    I'll discuss with the other mods about the moderator, thank you for everyone who came forward.

    As for setting it up, I can make it in 2 seconds, but since we're adding a mod and what not, I rather not do it on the cusp of a weekend.
     
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  8. GarBenjamin

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    Makes sense although I imagine most are thinking how awesome it would be to have it all set up before the weekend. Lol

    No hurry though. It just means people can start writing their articles and questions now and have them all ready to post next week.
     
  9. BeefSupreme

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    If you guys do need a forum icon, I just made this instead of doing anything productive at work.
     

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  10. superpig

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    That looks a bit code-ish. Shouldn't we have something more like an excel spreadsheet? :)
     
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  11. BeefSupreme

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    Sure thing.
     

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  12. GarBenjamin

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    LOL! You were productive just not for your employer. ;)
     
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  13. Gigiwoo

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    You're fast! Something along these lines could also work (note - I'm not an artist):



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  14. Teila

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    I see a broken image, Gigi!
     
  15. Gigiwoo

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    Fixed now? I had that too at first.
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  16. BeefSupreme

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    I can procrastinate at lightning speeds! Looks good man.
     
  17. Whippets

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    It's a bit big for an icon
     
  18. AndrewGrayGames

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    True. How is it at 64x64?
     
  19. Ryiah

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    If Unity's engineers can't resize the image we have much bigger problems than lacking an icon. :p
     
  20. Teila

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    Oh, I like Gigi's icon! Game Design is pulling it all together and his icon seems to illustrate that well. Great job!
     
  21. BeefSupreme

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    Scales pretty well IMO.
     

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  22. GarBenjamin

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    Is that an image Gigi made or one he grabbed online to illustrate the style?
     
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  23. Gigiwoo

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    This image was grabbed from images.google.com and can't be used. I linked it to spark discussion/ideas for actual artists.

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  24. carking1996

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    Well, I like the image. If anyone can make a little simpler design like it to mimic the forums' look, please, go ahead.
     
  25. RJ-MacReady

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    So this is really going to happen, huh?
     
  26. Whippets

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    Yeah, looks like it :) I think it just needs a moderator or two adding first.
     
  27. AndrewGrayGames

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    Yup!

    Looking forward to your advice, if you choose to participate. Thanks to the things you said about my last question, my last test session for my little prototype went much more smoothly!
     
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  28. Kaji-Atsushi

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    This'll be an interesting turn out :D. Maybe, I'll be able to get my post count up now, posting useful comments.
     
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  29. Ryiah

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    Any chance they'll be longer than your signature? :p
     
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  30. Aurore

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    It's done, @Gigiwoo will be moderating that forum. If all is well the forum will stay, if not, it will join the forum graveyard.
     
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  31. Archania

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    Thank you Aurore!
     
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  32. Aurore

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    No problem :)
     
  33. Teila

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    Thanks!! :)
     
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  34. JoeStrout

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    Hooray! You guys rock!
     
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  36. Aurore

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    Locking since this has been done.
     
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