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Getting the First 100 Members Part 1

Getting the first 100 members by vanilla
During my research on various forum platforms I came across a couple of guides (PDF) written by the Vanilla team. First and foremost all credits goto the writers from Vanilla, and I encourage you to check out the PDF files…

How to Make a Good First Impression

How to make a good first impression in gaming
[su_label type=”info”]Bumped[/su_label] You only get once chance to make a first impression, and it is as important, if not more so, to make it strong in an online environment, compared to in real life. The key to the world, and…

How to Handle a Promotion

How to handle a promotion
It is inevitable that, as you start to get more involved within communities, you will be promoted to a position of authority. This can be a large step up, and will require a new perspective to effectively maintain.In this guide,…

8 steps to Character Building

Garry's Mod ragdoll posing
One of the most essential parts of roleplaying is being able to create, maintain and develop a character. This whole process is known as ‘character building’. Character building is a secondary part of semi-serious roleplay, and a primary part of…

What kind of community do I want?

What kind of gaming community do you want
So you want to start a community? that’s great! But first think about what kind of community you want to create. You probably have found a game where you want to start hosting your server, if not find a game…

How to be a Better Leader

How to be a better leader
Leadership is the one word you should be concerned with when trying to get something to work. The leader dictates direction, focus and the ethos of the team. Without someone with social and moral qualities, your team will fall apart…

The Universal Rules of Role Play

The universal rules of roleplay
When you first start roleplaying, there are several universal rules that you are going to have to get to terms with. These rules are essential, and without them, you will not just ruin others experiences, but will also potentially get…

Starting from scratch? What else?

Joker's guide to development part 3
When you’ve got an idea for something, it’s most likely to have originated from one of your currently most favorite games, gamemodes or mods. There’s something in one of these just… missing or just plain wrong, so that you start…

Getting the tools you need

Joker's guide to development part 2
It’s time for part of my guide to development. If you haven’t gone over the first guide I highly recommend you do so. In this guide, I will focus on all the tools that you will be needing in order…