For any suggestions or Feedback about how GA can be improved, a bug that needs fixing, ideas for a fun event, ideas for an article, suggestions for new smilies.... anything, let me know in this thread
I would not make just a new thread to expose this little suggestion, so here it is
Fred do you think if it would not be better to expect the smiley from the Images limitation by posts ?
Oops, I did not see your post vincento. What do you mean exactly? Smilies count as images and I believe you are only allowed 6 per post. Unfortunately, I don't think there is a way to seperate smilies from uploaded or attached images.
Thanks for sending an update email to everyone today!
Although I haven't been too active lately I really like to hear about what's going on.
Email everyone when you need votes for the mini challenges. I would have voted on the last one but I wasn't aware of the deadline and voting procedure to cast a vote.
Good idea about getting people to vote. Will be done, thanks:thumb:
Won't make a new thread for it, just a quickie Now that the artist interviews are announced there on the forum side.. Maybe include the 'target artists' name there as well? Right now it looks like there's two new interviews of you
edit: Love those interviews, They're always fun to read
Hmmm, that can't be fixed. The way it's set up is that the highlights show the name of the thread starter. I can not chooose which name is shown. However, I can put the name in the image. Thanks
Yeah, I was suspecting as much It's very good the way they are now
Congrats on your next post, whichever it is. The 1k post, make it count
I have small suggestion about navigation in contest entries: add "Next" and "Previous" links/buttons to the entry page. This kind of functionality used in Domonance War I pages and looks quite usefull for me.
Since I'm seeing this more and more in game credits... would it be an option to add "Shader Artist" to the personal stats page (the one where you select all your specializations)?
Not that I'm such an awesome shader artist or something, but I have been messing with Shader FX and Mental Mill (FX Composer 2) a bit lately. And it can be quite an "artform" to get really nice shaders (the one from Team Fortress 2 for example).
Members who received this zaward: 2
In the text for each award, the "Z" should probably be removed :P
and this too "There are no zawards in this category."
Special events (Dominance War)
1st = 5
2nd = 4
3rd = 3
4th = 2
5th = 1
GA.org Main Competitions
1st = 3
2nd = 2
3rd = 1
GA.org Mini Challenges
1st = 1
2nd = 0.5
3rd = 0
3rd place in the GA.org Mini Challenges should get .25 points, not 0. Otherwise its inconsistent in two ways. 1) 3rd in this category is the only "placed" contestant to get 0 points in any of the 3 categories (if you have a full icon, it should always be worth something). 2) 5,4,3,2,1,vet and 3,2,1,vet are incrementally consistent. 1,.5,0,vet does not follow the pattern.
Gah... everywhere I look Fred... *shakes head* :P
"The voting process
Depending on if a game company is voting or if elite guest game artists are voting, voting methods change from competition to competition. Sometimes individuals choose favorites and write comments and other times one person gathers up everyone's choices and comments and submits them as one single submission.
There are various aspects of your creation that will influence a judge's choice.
- Technical merit
- Theme Idea and carry through
- Pose and atmosphere
- Model and - Model and silhouette
Each aspect of your creation is important when creating your model. The more aspects you master, the more likely you will win a competition."
Only one "model and" is needed :P
Oh fine... 3rd place mini'ers will get 0.25 points. It's not much, but it's a favorable token to their accomplishments. This will have to be done when the entire mini code has been re-writen(2-3 weeks). Thanks Raptor
Fixed the other problem. Big thanks again!
hmm i dont know if it is wrong but if i click previous highlights i can find there sth like portfolios and intros and it connect me with GameArtisans> Miscellaneous Forums>Portfolios and Intros, its the only way for me to come in MISC forums tab, is it good?, i cant see any link from the front page to misc forum.. is it the only one hidden place on this forum? or my Opera doesnt work properly aper:
what happened to the "Artist looking for work" forum ?
wasnt it under the employment section ?
I have been wondering the same thing as MM.
The artist looking for work section has been discarded since artists can now submit their galleries to the new two gallery search options, Available for Freelance and Available for Fulltime
its sad to see that section go. cgtalk did the same
frankly, i dont think this new system draws that much attention(if any) compared to having a separate forum where artists can actually announce their availability and portfolio to possible clients.
is there any possibility you can bring it back or you made up your mind ?