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doulos05

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Design Forums?
« on: 25 January 2011, 21:09:02 »
I don't see them, have they not been set up yet?
I mean, it's not like once you having something in low Earth orbit you can stick a gassy astronaut on the outside after Chili Night and fart it anywhere in the solar system.

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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #1 on: 25 January 2011, 21:11:47 »
Look down further... Since it's filled with "fan designs" it's been moved to the "fan" category.
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #2 on: 25 January 2011, 21:14:27 »
That'll be a lot easier for "official" types to avoid it altogether then to avoid cross-contamination, right?
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #3 on: 25 January 2011, 21:28:00 »
That was the general idea. We also wanted to more clearly divide up the various sections and knocked around a whole slew of different layouts and breakdowns of the categories. Get the fan done stuff all in one category, get the universe discussion separate from rules discussion, get all the official stuff like announcements and rules up top/first.

A lot of the reason the old one was so convoluted was we just kept adding to it without really sitting back for a review -- it also would have been awkward to move it around while people were trying to use it as well as posts in some sections may have belonged in different "new" ones, and moving hundreds of posts would have been a pain...

Basically we're trying to turn a negative (the clean sweep) into a positive (well, it may have needed a bit of cleaning)
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #4 on: 25 January 2011, 21:31:20 »
Oh, no issue.  As long as you've gotta do it, it may as well be "whole hog".  Nice to have 'em back!
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #5 on: 25 January 2011, 21:35:21 »
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #6 on: 25 January 2011, 21:36:07 »
I like it actually.  I hope it pre-empts some of the huge amounts of post pinning.
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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #7 on: 25 January 2011, 21:48:41 »
Will there be new guidelines on what's appropriate for "Non-Canon Units"?  I ended up running a game there based on a unit I built in that forum.

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Re: Design Forums?
« Reply #8 on: 25 January 2011, 23:12:48 »
Thanks! I'll be posting a tank for review later on today.
I mean, it's not like once you having something in low Earth orbit you can stick a gassy astronaut on the outside after Chili Night and fart it anywhere in the solar system.