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Game panel/forum comments

Post by eMTe » Thu Aug 18, 2011 17:33

I wonder if it's technically possible to automatically publish comments made via game info panel on forums. In short: you try to download the game, you get broken file, you comment it in "comment" window and this comment is automagically transformed into forum thread.
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by Zyx » Thu Aug 18, 2011 19:30

it's possible, but a bit tricky.
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Post by Chroelle » Thu Aug 18, 2011 20:59

Great suggestion. If we could also merge it the other way around, we could really be going somewhere... :)
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by eMTe » Thu Aug 18, 2011 22:38

My concern is, nobody of us reads these comments, unless somebody is particularly interested in certain game. This way, comments, sometimes crucial (like the mentioned broken files complaints), can remain unnoticed and unanswered for longer periods of time.

Merging it the other way around is also a good idea, because the "comment" feature is practically dead atm. I was thinking of flooding the site with short comments at some point, but it occurred to me that it will be pretty stupid way to fix things. If something doesnt work, it doesnt work. People post HERE if they somehow find way to forums and want to talk, and post THERE if they have trouble with game. I post HERE when I have trouble. Site and forums are two different worlds, working in different ways for crew and guests.

Of course it can be tricky, but I just asked, hm? ;)
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by Zyx » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:16

I think I'll do it the other way around, where the Forum topic for the game gets listed on the game page. It sounds more fun.
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by eMTe » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:16

So, what we semi-consciously suggested is merging freeware games subforum with site. Integrating, maybe this sounds better.
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by Chroelle » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:22

Amazing if you can get this to work Zyx...!
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Re: Game panel/forum comments

Post by Drasir-Vel » Fri Aug 19, 2011 13:13

Technically, it's two different sites, with different systems, so i think all that could be done couldn't be more than something with links.

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