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Bad_Syntax

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Just a little website request
« on: 23 March 2011, 20:16:51 »
I couldn't tell you how many times something BT got released, and I didn't know it for a week or two.

Granted, I still got it, and it wasn't like I was staying up at night waiting for it, but refreshing the home page a bunch of times seems silly.

Any way we can just get a page with "products"?

That page would have the name of the product, linking to the battlecorps page, and a release date (even for old stuff).  It could be grouped in any form of manner, but just one page with all the things one could buy on a single page, as well as when the product was last updated (I love that sometimes, like with the recent FWLM field report, get updated and re-released).

Just a simple page though, if you wanted to go all out it could have an RSS feed, but just a page with products/dates would rock.  Another thing that could be added would be a survey for all users, so you could see how many people surf the site, and what products they buy (not that this means a lot, but it may help people decide to buy, so they have more of what other people bought).

I'm a crappy web developer (see http://www.cooltexan.com/playerfinder for proof) or I'd put together a demo version.

Since I mentioned it, a player finder would be awesome as well, people don't like typing in email addresses on mine :)
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Re: Just a little website request
« Reply #1 on: 23 March 2011, 21:20:06 »
My advice? Go to this thread and push the 'Notify' button at the bottom. You'll get an email every time the thread is updated(meaning every time a new product is released), thus informing you of all new releases.

As for products, there's always this page.
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Bad_Syntax

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Re: Just a little website request
« Reply #2 on: 23 March 2011, 21:50:08 »
Well the 2nd link doesn't show anything about dates, so if I log in after 3 months and want to find new stuff, its not very useful.

The other link is more useful, and I'll do the notify thing, but since there has been 2 forum deaths that I know and I don't know for sure that'll always be updated I'd still rather see a page that I mentioned.

I know enough about web development to know the page would be a snap to put together and update, if I had the style sheets I could whip one up in an hour, and I suck at web development.

The other stuff would be nice things to have too.
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