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Music Forum?
« on: 2011-08-06 18:13:36 »
With the recent upswing in the amount of soundtracks being remade these days does anyone think it is a good idea to have a seperate forum for Musical mods?

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #1 on: 2011-08-06 18:24:46 »
Maybe not a bad idea, depending on how much interest there is in it.  We have:
  • FinalFanTim
  • SymphoniC
  • NetHead
  • FF7Music troubleshooting and whatnot

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #2 on: 2011-08-06 18:31:17 »
I was thinking of changing the project subforums to:

Musical Mods
Graphical Mods
Gameplay Mods
Tools

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #3 on: 2011-08-06 18:41:30 »
I was thinking of changing the project subforums to:

Musical Mods
Graphical Mods
Gameplay Mods
Tools
I like it!  Excellent idea.


Not sure how you're planning to implement it, but I would get rid of the child boards and make a Projects Forums much like Public and Private Forums, then have the 4 listed under that.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #4 on: 2011-08-06 19:43:35 »
How about this.

Final Fantasy VII
     Musical Mods
     Graphical Mods
     Gameplay Mods
     Tools

Final Fantasy VIII
     Musical Mods
     Graphical Mods
     Gameplay Mods
     Tools

There are mods coming out for Final Fantasy VIII and I thought it should get it's own section.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #5 on: 2011-08-06 20:00:20 »
Except there really aren't that many FFVIII mods coming out.

I do like the idea of separating mods by type, it'll make it much easier to find things.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #6 on: 2011-08-07 05:56:04 »
I was thinking of changing the project subforums to:

Musical Mods
Graphical Mods
Gameplay Mods
Tools

Great idea.  I'd suggest that if you do get rid the general purpose forum, a WIP forum be created.  Or a release forum which is wat the child boards currently are.

I like the fact that you can keep track of what's in the works vs what's done.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #7 on: 2011-08-07 14:31:00 »
Instead of Music let's call it Audio to avoid being limited to just music

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #8 on: 2011-08-07 19:46:49 »
Great idea.  I'd suggest that if you do get rid the general purpose forum, a WIP forum be created.  Or a release forum which is wat the child boards currently are.

I like the fact that you can keep track of what's in the works vs what's done.
Since WIPs are also generally going to be of a specific type, maybe each mods could have its own WIP subforum.

Where would all-encompassing things like remix or bootleg go?

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #9 on: 2011-08-08 00:23:07 »
Hmm so maybe like this...

Audio Mods
 -> Releases

Graphical Mods
 -> Releases

Gameplay Mods
 -> Releases

Tools

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #10 on: 2011-08-08 03:30:58 »
Hmm so maybe like this...

Audio Mods
 -> Releases

Graphical Mods
 -> Releases

Gameplay Mods
 -> Releases

Tools

That would be the exact setup I would do since Tools get developped in scripting and engineering most of the time if I'm not mistaken.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #11 on: 2011-08-08 04:51:55 »
Personally I think it'd be better to have the releases as the main boards and the WIPs as child boards, like this:

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Audio Mods
-> WIPs

Graphical Mods
-> WIPs

Gameplay Mods
-> WIPs

Tools

But that's just me. They're both an improvement over the current system.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #12 on: 2011-08-08 14:15:53 »
I share Sir Cov of Arr thoughts on this, have the WiP sections as the child boards.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #13 on: 2011-08-09 14:38:10 »
I share Sir Cov of Arr thoughts on this, have the WiP sections as the child boards.

Given a choice, I personally prefer searching through released mods.

When I'm modding my game, I'd like to know what's finished easily rather than browse through Releases and discussions as they'll get jumbled together unless there's a specific release subforum.

But wathever the majority decides is best.

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« Reply #14 on: 2011-08-09 15:13:02 »
Given a choice, I personally prefer searching through released mods.

When I'm modding my game, I'd like to know what's finished easily rather than browse through Releases and discussions as they'll get jumbled together unless there's a specific release subforum.

But wathever the majority decides is best.

That was my thought as well. Not to mention it will be alot easier for the staff to move files around. Going through 30+ pages of threads in projects is not going to be an easy task.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #15 on: 2011-08-09 16:07:38 »
I'm for it too :) WIPs as Child Boards

BTW, maybe it'd be more work but what about totally getting rid of the Projects forum? I didn't understand if it was intended...

Perhaps make a "Raw Projects" then "WIPs" and "Discontinued" Child Boards to make it easier :)
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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #16 on: 2011-08-09 17:00:42 »
There's been several questions about requests too. Should there be one for that? Maybe just a sticky in the master "Projects" forum?

Also, if they are separated again, would only authors be allowed to post in their projects' topics and have a separate one for talking about them or are we going to continue having dozens of pages to sort through to find a bug since the last version?

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #17 on: 2011-08-09 18:58:10 »
The reason for my thinking is that every mod is either finished (release), or unfinished (WIP). Either way, one forum is gonna have one of them and the subforum is gonna have the rest. It's no easier either way, but I'd figured releases would be more significant than WIPs, so it makes sense to make releases the parent and WIPs the child.

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« Reply #18 on: 2011-08-09 19:08:45 »
I was thinking of all the remnants of discussions from when it was called game tweaking. Its easier to make the main one WIP and only move releases over to a child board. Plus I wouldnt want all the releases lumped in with all the irrelevant discussion until we had time to clean it up.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #19 on: 2011-08-09 19:16:42 »
That actually makes a lot of sense.

I officially rescind support for my suggestion. You're on your own, Vgr and DragonNinja.

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« Reply #20 on: 2011-08-09 19:35:31 »
That actually makes a lot of sense.

I officially rescind support for my suggestion. You're on your own, Vgr and DragonNinja.

I do that on a rare occasion  :P

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #21 on: 2011-08-09 20:27:43 »
Well, I also think, after all, that RELs should be in Child boards, since it'd be easier to understand and find them.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #22 on: 2011-08-10 01:17:28 »
In the process of setting things up. Please bear with me during the transition time.

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« Reply #23 on: 2011-08-10 02:23:30 »
Well I moved some stuff.  Once all of this is done I suppose it will be time to tackle CU and Troubleshooting.

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Re: Music Forum?
« Reply #24 on: 2011-08-10 02:26:14 »
What's the difference between Projects and the Mods subsection? Are Mods releases and Projects WIPs?