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Postby gimil on Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:39 pm

SO the new foundry handbook is finally up, we want your feedback on it with your compliments and concerns.

Feel free to respond here or PM me or one of the other cartoes with anything that comes to mind :)
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Postby wcaclimbing on Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:43 pm

Gimil wrote:Information Requirements on the frist page

typo

Coleman in his post wrote:A working image done in some kind of graphic software. Pencil drawn images and images done on paint will no be accpected

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Two quality updates myst be provided


I am editing stuff into this post. don't quote me. More might be added.
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Postby oaktown on Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:48 pm

wcaclimbing wrote:
Gimil wrote:Information Requirements on the frist page

typo

What typo? Don't your map threads have a frist page? :wink:
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Postby wcaclimbing on Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:00 am

other than the things i posted above, thats an awesome handbook.

I have one question, though.
Are the requirements for each stamp really strict, or can they be more lenient?
Like the "two quality updates" rule for the ideas stamp. If i can get it with just one, would that be ok? or would it force me to make a second one?
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Postby yeti_c on Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:13 am

4. All sound advise must be followed un


Should read "advice"...

Otherwise looks good to me...

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Postby oaktown on Sat Feb 23, 2008 3:30 am

wcaclimbing wrote:other than the things i posted above, thats an awesome handbook.

I have one question, though.
Are the requirements for each stamp really strict, or can they be more lenient?
Like the "two quality updates" rule for the ideas stamp. If i can get it with just one, would that be ok? or would it force me to make a second one?

The idea behind this rule is not to achieve a perfect image - which is certainly not an expectation while a map is in Ideas - but that the mapmaker must demonstrate the ability and willingness to act on advice and edit their map. Anybody who thinks they got everything right with the first or second image they post is in for a rude awakening when the Foundry regulars start tearing into the map! :shock:
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Postby bryguy on Sat Feb 23, 2008 8:49 am

i have a question....


WHERE IS THE FOUNDRY HANDBOOK?!?!?!?!



that will be all :D
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Postby WidowMakers on Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:37 am

bryguy wrote:i have a question....


WHERE IS THE FOUNDRY HANDBOOK?!?!?!?!



that will be all :D

I think is in in the main forum. Plus you still need to add the map information stamp

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Postby bryguy on Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:45 am

WidowMakers wrote:
bryguy wrote:i have a question....


WHERE IS THE FOUNDRY HANDBOOK?!?!?!?!



that will be all :D

I think is in in the main forum. Plus you still need to add the map information stamp

WM


ah so thats where it is
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Postby gimil on Sat Feb 23, 2008 11:01 am

WidowMakers wrote:
bryguy wrote:i have a question....


WHERE IS THE FOUNDRY HANDBOOK?!?!?!?!



that will be all :D

I think is in in the main forum. Plus you still need to add the map information stamp

WM


We decided that the information page will be done as part of the requirement to laeve ideas. This is because have of the information need for the info is needed anyway to leave the sub forum.

As for the typos ill get to them soon
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Postby gimil on Sat Feb 23, 2008 1:24 pm

Ok I think I got all the concerns noticed plus a few more.

Thanks everyone.
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Postby Unit_2 on Sat Feb 23, 2008 1:27 pm

gimil wrote:
WidowMakers wrote:
bryguy wrote:i have a question....


WHERE IS THE FOUNDRY HANDBOOK?!?!?!?!



that will be all :D

I think is in in the main forum. Plus you still need to add the map information stamp

WM


We decided that the information page will be done as part of the requirement to laeve ideas. This is because have of the information need for the info is needed anyway to leave the sub forum.

As for the typos ill get to them soon


another typo :roll:
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Postby gimil on Sat Feb 23, 2008 1:28 pm

Well its not in the handbook is it U2?

Lets not play the smart arse role ok? Thats for yeti_c ;)
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Postby edbeard on Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:20 pm

Here's a non-grammar/spelling related suggestion.


What I'm trying to do with my maps now (when I actually receive feedback that is....) is to include the same information in the first post and every update post.

So, whether you're starting from the beginning or just looking at whatever the latest happenings are, you know everything needed to know about the map.

This can include the pertinent territory and continent information etc..., current changes, to do lists or whatever else




Oh one other thing. You put, "Information Requirements on the first page of a maps thread." Shouldn't that be, "first post" ?
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Postby gimil on Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:25 pm

edbeard wrote:Here's a non-grammar/spelling related suggestion.


What I'm trying to do with my maps now (when I actually receive feedback that is....) is to include the same information in the first post and every update post.

So, whether you're starting from the beginning or just looking at whatever the latest happenings are, you know everything needed to know about the map.

This can include the pertinent territory and continent information etc..., current changes, to do lists or whatever else




Oh one other thing. You put, "Information Requirements on the first page of a maps thread." Shouldn't that be, "first post" ?


Most certainly should be Edbeard :)
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Postby RjBeals on Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:11 pm

Good work guys. I hope folks will read through and follow the rules.
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