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What do we want this to be?

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:25 pm
by BROseidon
Hey everyone!

So, after a conversation with Xof on Skype, I've decided to create this thread to ask the very simple question of what we want this to be. Obviously signups for Large Social Games will occur here, but there's a lot of other stuff we could put here.

A few initial ideas:

1) Get the new newbie guide (or move the old one) in here
2) Challenge idea discussion (including repository of "good challenges" from previous games)
3) Large Social Game Design discussion

Any other ideas/thoughts people?

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:26 pm
by D3f3nd3r
A thread for newbies to ask questions, in addition to the guide.

Discussion of strategy/theory based on past games?

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:42 pm
by Shadoweh
In post 0, BROseidon wrote:1) Get the new newbie guide (or move the old one) in here
2) Challenge idea discussion (including repository of "good challenges" from previous games)
3) Large Social Game Design discussion

The newbie guide has become Newbie Guide and also we discuss newbieness and guides to play existentially, it should be here for completeness sake like an old discussion thread even if we make a new 'official' guide I think. How can there be a place to put good challenges when they are all terrible? :( Having a place here to continue BRO vs Hashy Codenames would be great.

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:44 pm
by Cheery Dog
Where to the mini social games end up?

(I got nothing)

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:59 am
by KingdomAces
Get to Know a Survivor, maybe? I don't actually know anything about the GTKAS subforum, but people seem to like it. Though that wouldn't help with the playing by player meta.

As I said in the pinned topic, I don't really know what purpose this forum would have, even if it is a major part of the site now. Right now the MLS signup thread in the main Mash forum is still active. Is that something that will continue to happen, or will signups be exclusively here going forward?

Right now it looks like anyone can start a topic, so you could just let people post whatever they wanted, as long as it is related to large social games in some way. Meta, Strategy, Challenge ideas, both ones that have been done or seeing what people think about a new generic challenge type, the Worst Survivor Twists topic from a while back, stuff like that.

Speaking of that, are old threads going to be moved here? Specifically signups, but there have been a few discussion topics specifically about social games. Most of those are outdated though, and it would be annoying if people started randomly necroing them. The rankdown could be put in here also, likely allowing it to get even more neglected.

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:29 am
by xofelf
Thanks BRO, packing for trips is very busy things. And I very much want community input.
For history's sake, the old one will be here, but a new one will be written that is much more basic as the original was meant to be. Less about gameplay and simply about how Survivors even work. We have ideas for the second two points, but discussion is always appreciated :)
Past game strategy chat and newbie question asking thread is great.
Good question about the minivivors. They may end up here, they may stay in Mish Mash. Dunno yet. But good question.
I love the idea of get to know a Survivor KA, that's a really good idea. Especially if done more as a "Tell us about your game related views. How did you win/place well in this past survivor?" things like that. And yes, I am very much letting this be a Large Social Games discussion area too. It just being for games and the threads related to signups seems a waste of a beautiful forum space. Old threads will be moved here, just haven't yet. I kind of want the threads in one space because these have had a lot of history, and it saves time of people having to search out all the old threads. What will be here and won't be is still in the process of being determined, but any and all input is appreciated :)
One thing I will say is that if discussion about ongoing seasons moves here, spoilers being tagged will be insisted upon, even if I have to go through and spoiler tag every post myself. Spoilering ongoing seasons without people having the choice about whether they see it or not is bad times friends, don't do it.

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:24 am
by xRECKONERx
Archive old threads here, I like GTKAS discussions here. Review requests, theme testing, etc.

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:22 pm
by Papa Zito
In post 6, xRECKONERx wrote:I like GTKAS discussions here.

:/

Even if some users are mishmash-only, they're still scummers. Why segregate them off? I don't think the point of this was to create a site-within-a-site.

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:02 pm
by xofelf
No, that's not what I think we meant. It's an additional thing. Not like replacing GTKAS but like a similar sort of thing that is more like confessional interviews in a way?

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:22 pm
by Shadoweh
Baelog's confessional interviews? There's a thought, you could interview the winners

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:24 pm
by Papa Zito
you can do that in the game threads

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:56 pm
by xofelf
We could, we could also do other things. It's very flexible and still to be determined! :D

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:13 pm
by McMenno
what do we want this to be?

a revolution! time to seize the means of production

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:56 pm
by xRECKONERx
Yeah i meant GTKASurvivor

like talking specifically about survivor, idk

PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:57 pm
by xRECKONERx
my ideas are dumb ignore me

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:20 am
by hiplop
definitely all that fun stuff people like Crazy do involving stats and whatnot.

Probably keeping up an archive of good confessionals/things? Global quotes thread?

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:43 am
by Vijarada
nobody's banned from actually just posting these ideas for threads. y'all should do that.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:47 am
by Cheery Dog
I think all the stuff that has previous been on the wiki and whatnot should move into threads.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:40 am
by BROseidon
In post 16, Vijarada wrote:nobody's banned from actually just posting these ideas for threads. y'all should do that.


While this is correct, I think spending a bit of time in discussion about what we want this to be so that we can all set expectations is a good idea.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:30 am
by xofelf
In post 16, Vijarada wrote:nobody's banned from actually just posting these ideas for threads. y'all should do that.

No, you all shouldn't. This is simply asking for your input on things, not a free-for-all. We would like ideas, but do not just do things first. While this forum is technically open, it is NOT setup by any means. This is very temporary transition period while those things are being made and decided. While we want your input, please do not make anything new on your own. BRO made this thread because he asked permission and I told him that yes, this was okay.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:56 pm
by Haschel Cedricson
In post 9, Shadoweh wrote:Baelog's confessional interviews? There's a thought, you could interview the winners


Xof and I have the seed of an idea related to this that I think will be enjoyable for everyone when it germinates.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:22 pm
by Xalxe
I volunteer to run Xalxe Has A Podcast :P

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:33 pm
by Haschel Cedricson
In post 21, Xalxe wrote:I volunteer to run Xalxe Has A Podcast :P

Our idea had four words and you just jumped the gun on three of them. :-/

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:45 pm
by Shadoweh
Just come up with a cooler name, with blackjacks and hookers.
I did love the exit interviews from LoL. Will we have to curse out our enemies less though?

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:04 pm
by xRECKONERx
I never got my LoL exit interview.