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Building a community website
July 25, 2002 6:05 PM   Subscribe

Building a community website One of my favorite strategy gaming sites, HeavenGames, gives us a peek under their hood with in-depth reportage on the design process they're undertaking for their new area devoted to the game Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard's Throne. I'm no web designer, but the ideas and procedures presented here certainly sure do make it sound easy (well, not really, but it's still an interesting read).
posted by WolfDaddy (4 comments total)

 
I'm getting ready to build a community website myself, amazingly, totally unrelated to gaming. I'm demystifying PHP and mySQL, having decided to go with GeekLog instead of Slash, Scoop, PHPSlash and the Nuke flavors (looks good, but "Powered by Post-Nuke" just doesn't sound good in Japan). It's amazing how many of the CMS (Content Management System) -powered sites are for gamers. Reminds me of when I went to Auburn U. in Alabama for a football game, but my hotel was an hour across the state line in Georgia. There were so many churches between the hotel and the stadium, I thought "Everyone here must belong to 3 churches."
posted by planetkyoto at 6:29 PM on July 25, 2002


I respect that this was done in MS Paint.
posted by kaibutsu at 2:35 AM on July 26, 2002


On second thought, I'm an idiot, and should read more closely.
posted by kaibutsu at 2:36 AM on July 26, 2002


For posterity's sake, now that the site is live, you can find the entire article here.
posted by WolfDaddy at 5:51 PM on August 7, 2002


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