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Subject: FFG forum update. rss

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Ron B
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About time!!

http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4221
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Guido Gloor
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About time indeed
 
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Robert M.
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I stopped using the FFG site because their forum software was so bad. Now I don't know how badly I want to go back...
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Vorpal Sword wrote:
I stopped using the FFG site because their forum software was so bad. Now I don't know how badly I want to go back...


In my albeit infrequent and brief perusing of the FFG boards, I've always been shocked at the lack of quality in the discussion. An awful lot of incoherent posts and/or posts that were needlessly aggressive, dismissive, entitled, or hostile. Plus the boards looked atrocious and were annoying to navigate. The new software may fix the aesthetics and navigation, but I'm not anticipating it will improve the overall tone and quality of the discussions in an rapid way (though being able to thumb and rate posts might move somewhat toward this).

I still have no plans to join their boards. Really, the BGG boards have become about the only gaming forum I participate in because the level of discussion and respect is usually stellar.
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Charlie Theel
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I agree with RogueThirteen - I had no problems with the form or function of FFG's forums, however, the content was horrible. People posting nonsense, no meaningful discussion, and general lack of knowledge.
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Bryce K. Nielsen
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I didn't like the 'fluff' so much (lot of wasted space on a screen, sucks for mobile devices), but it was livable. What was unforgivable for me was no way to 'subscribe' to a thread. So if I wanted to know if someone responded to any given topic, I had to keep coming back to the forum. Kind of annoying.

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I never used the site too much except for setting up my profile and checking the articles, etc, but I am looking forward to seeing how it looks after it comes back online to see about taking part there again.

I'll still be here though, albeit mostly watching from the sidelines as I do.
 
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It's working now
 
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