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Title: What does it take for a designer to get a Forge forum?
Post by: Andy Kitkowski on April 06, 2003, 11:12:28 PM
I was just curious as to what it takes. Is there a certain amount that you've had to produce, or do you have to be hosted on the Forge? Are there any rules of thumb?

Specifically, I was thinking of Rafael and his Dread RPG. Rafael himself doesn't seem to have a huge amount of ties on The Forge (that is, he doesn't post a huge amount), but there's been a lot of talk recently on the Dread Newsgroup at Yahoo.com... I thought something like a Dread RPG forum here would be cool, as rules questions, revision info, etc could be archived here. Plus, people surfing on the Forge could hop into it, which may generate a few sales and certainly more interest.

On the other hand, though, a flood of forums by anyone under the sun who wants them might not be a good idea... After all, what happens if they abandon their product, etc.

Just curious what the policy/guideline/rule of thumb was.

Thanks!


Title: What does it take for a designer to get a Forge forum?
Post by: Ron Edwards on April 07, 2003, 05:56:32 AM
Hi Andy,

"What does it take ..." I'm tempted to answer, well, all kinds of things. The temptation, the temptation ...

This one's kind of old: How do I get my own forum? (http://www.indie-rpgs.com/viewtopic.php?t=679)

This one summarizes the current outlook: Question for moderators (http://www.indie-rpgs.com/viewtopic.php?t=2516)

Best,
Ron


Title: What does it take for a designer to get a Forge forum?
Post by: Andy Kitkowski on April 07, 2003, 06:26:22 AM
Interesting.  Thanks, Ron!

-Andy

ps- I was curious in general- I don't know if Rafael specifically had contacted you, or if he's even aiming for a Forge Forum, etc.  I don't speak for him or his stuff at all, but I do my part to support it. :-)