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Attention New required thread title format in The Brewery. Prefixes allow for better organization!

Jun 27, 2015 at 1:50:22 PM
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Hi guys.  Just wanted to ask that from now on we label each thread we make in The Brewery with a title prefix so that it will be easier to sift through them all and find the ones that are most relevant to what we're looking for.  The current prefixes are:

[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]

If you find that the thread you're creating doesn't fall into one of these categories, you can create one by just typing whatever you want into a bracket anywhere in your title and it will create a prefix for you.  All of the pre-loaded prefixes are color coded for easy viewing, but any that you make with a generic bracket will be a basic gray color.

Thanks for your help in keeping The Brewery organized!  I'll be constantly checking to make sure things are as they should be, but I would really appreciate everyone's help in this.


Edited: 09/01/2017 at 09:10 AM by KHAN Games

Jun 27, 2015 at 1:55:02 PM
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I like it! Looks neat-o and different from the other categories like this : )

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Jun 27, 2015 at 1:57:11 PM
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Let it be known, you will only see the new colorful look if you are using the new site layout. Vintage users will just see text.
By the way, IT LOOKS GREAT! NICE WORK!

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Edited: 06/27/2015 at 01:57 PM by Benihana

Jun 27, 2015 at 3:47:52 PM
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That's truly excellent. I didn't realize at first that the site parses it and shows a corresponding colored tag. Hopefully this will alert people when they post. The reaction should be: "Huh, why doesn't my post look all fancy and nicely labeled? OH! I forgot to add a label. Now gee, what did I ACTUALLY post about? Until now, I thought homebrew, hacks, and repros were the same thing! Whoda thunk they're ACTUALLY DIFFERENT." *poster changes the tag to say the right thing*

If it really has that effect, then a great service will have been done to this hobby, hahahaha. Educate the masses!

...*edit* What if we added a drop down or prompt for users who do not enter the tag manually? That'd be an even better nudge. Maybe after enough time goes by these could be split/filtered into sub-forums or something.

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Edited: 06/27/2015 at 04:12 PM by GradualGames

Jun 27, 2015 at 5:03:08 PM
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Originally posted by: KHAN Games

[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
Stupid question(s).
- Let say someone writes a Tutorial (fi. assembly, graphics creation, famitracker, and such game programming matters), is this Homebrew or Tech Talk? (or Unlicensed? )
- Let say a discussion about Assembly which does not fit "Ask all your programming questions here", as fi. the recent notes about AI programming I asked Shiru about. Again, better to label them Homebrew or Tech Talk?

Just to make sure I do it correctly. Thanks!

BTW: cool idea. It rationalizes things.

Edit: thinking twice, maybe for a tutorial posting with a gray label "Tutorial" would be the best?


Edited: 06/27/2015 at 05:06 PM by user

Jun 27, 2015 at 7:37:20 PM
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Originally posted by: user
 
Originally posted by: KHAN Games

[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
Stupid question(s).
- Let say someone writes a Tutorial (fi. assembly, graphics creation, famitracker, and such game programming matters), is this Homebrew or Tech Talk? (or Unlicensed? )
- Let say a discussion about Assembly which does not fit "Ask all your programming questions here", as fi. the recent notes about AI programming I asked Shiru about. Again, better to label them Homebrew or Tech Talk?

Just to make sure I do it correctly. Thanks!

BTW: cool idea. It rationalizes things.

Edit: thinking twice, maybe for a tutorial posting with a gray label "Tutorial" would be the best?

That's a great idea.  I'll see about getting [Tutorial] added to the official color list!
 

Jun 29, 2015 at 10:16:52 AM
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Looks fantastic. This is going to be what pushes me from the vintage site to the new one.

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Jun 29, 2015 at 12:25:08 PM
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Looks good, now I can organize my continuous confusion when I read them, I still won't understand much of it but they'll be in order.

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Jun 29, 2015 at 12:49:30 PM
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Very well done and much needed. Sorting through the section topic by topic sometimes made me confused as to what I was looking for.
Makes things much more organized and easier to find now. If I want a homebrew, I know where to look. Cheers.

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Jun 29, 2015 at 4:06:12 PM
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I like it.

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Jul 3, 2015 at 2:01:46 PM
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Rainbow of awesome. Brilliant idea!

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Jul 10, 2015 at 4:25:00 PM
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Looks great! Good job catching them.

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Jul 23, 2015 at 1:50:49 PM
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Can we change Reproduction to just Repro? Would like tags to be minimal. Also it might train people not to say Repo.

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Are we still doing this? Bunch of slackers... (quickly edits all authored threads)

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Aug 31, 2016 at 11:19:08 AM
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Originally posted by: SoleGooseProductions

Are we still doing this? Bunch of slackers... (quickly edits all authored threads)

I'm not sure if it's better to take the time to ask someone to add the prefix, or just do it for them. Probably just do it for them. If I get bored enough today I'll start plowing through more recent and active threads. 

Aug 31, 2016 at 11:26:36 AM
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Originally posted by: mattbep

Originally posted by: SoleGooseProductions

Are we still doing this? Bunch of slackers... (quickly edits all authored threads)

I'm not sure if it's better to take the time to ask someone to add the prefix, or just do it for them. Probably just do it for them. If I get bored enough today I'll start plowing through more recent and active threads. 

And you sir are like the saint who gets up to shut the bathroom door on the train every time that somebody else carelessly leaves it open, filling the cabin with the stench of fecal matter. Bravo!



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Nov 16, 2016 at 4:32:59 PM
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We need to add a "hardware" prefix for hardware projects. Do hardware mods fall under the current umbrella of "tech talk" or "hacks"? Thanks.

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?

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Nov 16, 2016 at 4:56:59 PM
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Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

We need to add a "hardware" prefix for hardware projects. Do hardware mods fall under the current umbrella of "tech talk" or "hacks"? Thanks.

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?

Just type it like this [prefix] and it will pop up correctly
 

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Nov 16, 2016 at 5:11:34 PM
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Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

We need to add a "hardware" prefix for hardware projects. Do hardware mods fall under the current umbrella of "tech talk" or "hacks"? Thanks.

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?

In my mind, hacks are ROM hacks. Hardware mods definitely fall under tech talk to me. 

Nov 16, 2016 at 5:14:08 PM
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Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?



[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
[Whatever you want]

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Edited: 11/16/2016 at 05:15 PM by Bert

Nov 16, 2016 at 5:50:13 PM
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Originally posted by: BertBerryCrunch
 
Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?



[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
[Whatever you want]
Yeah I figured it out. Just put brackets around the first term. I added a [hardware] tag to my latest thread.
 

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Dec 12, 2016 at 12:02:12 AM
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What if we have something like a new commercial game that isn't exactly fitting to be described as "Homebrew" aka "Dōjin soft" because that invokes hobbyist / amateur image where something that is more commercial in nature. In that case, a title like [New Indie Game Dev] or something along this line would fit accurately the commercial yet small one person and small team scale development studios productions.

That's more like what I am working on for SNES (requiring SD2SNES or using Higan/BSNES emulator).

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Dec 12, 2016 at 10:28:47 PM
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Do whatever you want, buddy. People run wild around here.

Dec 12, 2016 at 11:19:38 PM
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Originally posted by: BertBerryCrunch
 
Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?



[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
[Whatever you want]


Originally posted by: KHAN Games

Do whatever you want, buddy. People run wild around here.

BertBerryCrunch already has an excellent prefix example for 'Whatever you want'.
 

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Dec 12, 2016 at 11:25:09 PM
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Originally posted by: Mega Mario Man
 
Originally posted by: BertBerryCrunch
 
Originally posted by: Kosmic StarDust

Also stupid question, how do I add a prefix?



[Homebrew]
[Hack]
[Repro]
[Tech Talk]
[Whatever you want]


Originally posted by: KHAN Games

Do whatever you want, buddy. People run wild around here.

BertBerryCrunch already has an excellent prefix example for 'Whatever you want'.
 


Glad I could help  

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