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The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby InkL0sed on Sun May 24, 2009 11:05 pm

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Greetings,

Another issue is upon us. We've got a full issue here, with three maps arising from the recycling bin after long vacations. In addition we've got your favorite column with WCA's latest challenge, and we all think you'll get a kick out of it. Sadly no Editorial this issue, school got in the way of our intended writer, so look for it next issue. Of course we've got A Look Back and Spotlight, covering Tisha's Puget Sound and Sully's up-and-coming World Cities. And finally our Community Perspective, with the proof that nobody likes reading what I'm typing right now. Just let me know if I should just cut this portion out already. :P

Hope you enjoy the issue,
TaCktiX
Senior Editor

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In this section we cover every map presently in development. Each map is accompanied by a brief description of the map's theme, graphics, and gameplay, as well as what's been happening in the last couple of weeks. Finally, a link to each topic, the map's creator(s), and what stamps it presently has are noted.
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In A Look Back, we look at either a recently quenched map or a mapmaker who has contributed to CC but hasn't done so recently. It's a great retrospective that is certain to be an interesting feature as time goes on.

This week, we reminisce with Tisha, the maker of the map Puget Sound.
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In the Spotlight, we typically cover a staff-selected map and mapmaker in an interview. Mapmaker motivations, inspirations, and the like have been covered, with plenty of surprises in between.

This week, we interview sully800.
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The section where we ask what YOU think. We've typically run polls and published additional responses to the questions asked, but new and different ways are certain to show up soon.
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Hello again everyone!
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Wrap up

We would like to thank you all for taking the time to read and enjoy our newsletter.
See you next time!

gimil - Graphics
InkL0sed - Formatting Editor, Proofreading Editor
sailorseal - Maps In Development Editor
TaCktiX - Senior Editor, Editorial Editor, Perspectives Editor, Spotlight Editor, A Look Back Editor
wcaclimbing - Graphics, WCA's Tablet
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby the.killing.44 on Sun May 24, 2009 11:11 pm

Super cool, and the Tablet is great this week(s) :lol:
You forgot:
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which I personally thought was the funniest thing in the world.

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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon May 25, 2009 12:45 pm

Thanks for a great issue!


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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby RjBeals on Mon May 25, 2009 6:32 pm

Another great read. Thanks all.

- also, this was one of my favorite joke maps...

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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby bryguy on Tue May 26, 2009 10:08 am

InkL0sed wrote: And finally our Community Perspective, with the proof that nobody likes reading what I'm typing right now. Just let me know if I should just cut this portion out already. :P


lol Truthfully I usually only read this part and WCA's tablet... 8-[
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby whitestazn88 on Tue May 26, 2009 5:56 pm

nice work. i like the goldend casino map lol
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby wcaclimbing on Tue May 26, 2009 10:23 pm

bryguy wrote:
InkL0sed wrote: And finally our Community Perspective, with the proof that nobody likes reading what I'm typing right now. Just let me know if I should just cut this portion out already. :P


lol Truthfully I usually only read this part and WCA's tablet... 8-[


heh.... me too 8-[
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby wcaclimbing on Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:37 pm

I haven't seen any funny maps, guys.
Anyone feel like participating?
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: Issue 20

Postby RjBeals on Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:54 pm

eh... that really doesn't interest me. Sorry.
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