View Full Version : I got an idea

Clemme w/Stick
12-09-2003, 09:12 AM
I got this idea yesterday in fact. After have been here in these forums for the past few days, I remembered that there arent any PC version forum here. The fact that its missing has driven the PC players to use the Republic News Fead forum for their PC threads. Now heres my idea:

Why dont we make our own site/forums. This will contain all kinds of stuff about the game, like:

Info about the game
A game help section, dedicated to bugs
And of course our very own PC forums

Now I dont know if this will help in any way, but its an idea that I couldnt let go of. Everyone is invited of course, and it hasnt started yet. What do you think about this idea?

So far we're 2 persons involved in this:
Me and Tito.

Let the comments come. I hope that this will become a reality, but we need more people on this. This site is made by the players for the players. So what do you think? Feel free to post any ideas and so on here.


12-09-2003, 10:35 PM
It'd be difficult, especially to start, I think, but I'd be willing to help in any way I can... (Not that that'd be much help, but still, a little something is better than nothing.)

12-12-2003, 08:56 PM
OK well it sounds like a good idea and if u need my help ill give some suggestions but i suck at web building (id give u url to my olf clan site for JO but its so bad its embarrassing :p ) and also i dont actually own the game yet. but if i can help in some way then just post it here and ill help :D

12-12-2003, 08:59 PM
Uhh oops its me again :D i forgot to mention i wil try to come up with some more sections for the site :D hmmmmmmmm i think that a player screenshot section will be good, even though im gettin the xbox version and i cant participate :D oooh and how about a section in the forums for player experiences, where you can talk about something you discovered that people might not know, or a glitch you found that made you laugh hysterically, or maybe collapse and break into tears because the glitch made you miss something and you dont have any saved games too near... yeah well these are just ideas tell me what you think of them :D :D :D THANKS!!!


12-13-2003, 12:03 AM
And its me YET AGAIN!!! I just got an idea for ur site...u can get a live chat thingy HERE: www.bravenet.com/webtools/chat/index.php (http://)


Clemme w/Stick
12-13-2003, 11:57 AM
So now we got the following crew:
Tito - If its allright with you, would you mind building the site?
Uber_Saber - What would you like to do?
Nichpo - What would you like to do?


12-13-2003, 12:29 PM
OK well if Tito doesnt mind i think i can probably build a relatively good site, as soon as i see its ok ill start on it, and if u dont like it, make a better one, and if u do like it, then ill give u password :D :D :D

12-16-2003, 07:15 PM
So, Nicpho, have you made anything for a site yet?:)
I'm eager to see if you can produce something good (since I havn't seen any sites of yours yet)... But I've also started on a site myself, though I'm taking it slowly, and have only gotten the menu design done, the logo somewhat done and the site-design nearly figured out...:)

Oh, by the way, if you want to see the first site I ever made in handwritten HTML (and the only one on the net at the moment I believe), go to http://raj.jediknight.net!:)

12-16-2003, 07:28 PM
If you are still thinking about forums, I'd be willing to mod. I'm decent at keeping a level head, I think. My bro modded at the official SW.com forums, and I learned some secrets off of him at the time. And I can be on a lot of the time, too.

Also, for mods and such, if you want some folks to upload stuff, I've finally gotten a decent connection. (i.e., cable and whatnot.)

I don't have the game (yet), but I'm also pretty good at checking for spelling and grammatical errors. I might try making some sort of guide once I have the game, (Probably some time in Jan.) but from what I've heard, that might be kind of difficult. I'll probably limit it to just finding extras and char creation. Once I have the game, of course. :p

Clemme w/Stick
12-17-2003, 07:05 AM
Heres the current status:
Tito and Nichpo each make a site. We then decide when they're done.
Uber_Saber has volunteered to mod the forums, well, lets see if we're making a forum. Dont worry you'll be asked to mod if we make a forum.


12-17-2003, 05:58 PM
I think we should make a forum that matches the site... Makes it seem more professional... And also for forums, since some people requested it in another thread, both a Non-Spoiler and a Spoilers Allowed forum, plus others perhaps...:)

Edit: And for the record, I've never made a forum before, but I'm a fast learner, and I'd be willing to try it out (I learned most of my HTML skills in two weeks :) )

12-17-2003, 06:14 PM
I'd be willing to do Graphics & Banners for a new site, if required of course. :)

Or any odd jobs, i'd be happy to do ! :D

12-17-2003, 06:17 PM
I think I could use your help... Do you have MSN, AIM or ICQ???:)

12-17-2003, 07:26 PM
Sorry guys but I can't help out (too busy with my study), but I do have a tip for you:

Don't use plain HTML or flash, but find someone who can make php websites (using MySQL). Without it it's going to be a pain in the ass updating the site and I've seen lots of site go down because of the lack of updates.

And second: you're not going anywhere without good hosting, which has MySQL support (for the forum database; setting up your own forum (with matching colors etc) using, for example, PHPBB (free), needs a database like that). And hosting costs money :(

So think of that when you're making a website. It would be too bad if all your efforts would be for nothing...

12-17-2003, 07:34 PM
Well, it just so happens that I have already thought of all of this... Go to StarWarsKnights.Com, and look under Hosting... Should fit perfectly... And of course, I'll include a few php-commands into the site, for newsposting and such... I'm just going to complete the site (and have one selected between my and Nichpo's site) before applying for hosting... I figured that it would be a good idea to show them that the site is just about done already...

So you see, I've got it down already!:D
Thanks for the tips anyway!:)

12-18-2003, 04:30 AM
Originally posted by Tito
I think I could use your help... Do you have MSN, AIM or ICQ???:)

Where you asking me that ?
If so my Instant Messanger contacts are ;

MSN :- teslasclone@hotmail.com
AIM :- TeslaGN
ICQ :- 207347289


12-19-2003, 06:48 PM
Already talked with the stick man and I told him I might be interrested in make an overview of all the items in the game...

01-01-2004, 09:26 PM
I'm learning graphic design and web design mostly on my own, but I do have some pretty good graphics programs that I'm learning to use, and I'd be willing to help out in any way I could. Like I can make some OK banners and stuff.
I dunno, someone out there is probably willing to help and is much better then me, but I just figured I'd offer my help anyway.

See ya,

Clemme w/Stick
01-01-2004, 10:30 PM
Ok ppl. Heres te deal.
Tito and me want this moveable feast on its way. Hes currently working on the design. We still need someone to start writing the stuff for the page. I will take care of what needs to be put on the front page, sorta like an introduction.
We need:
- Walkthroughs
- Saberguides
- Help section
- News section
- Message boards
- Mod section

First come, first serve.


01-02-2004, 05:48 PM
Well, I've been playing the PC version endlessly lately because I'm trying to do my own walkthrough. So if I ever am able to finish one, I'll let you post it, if you want.

Just let me know if you want me to try anything--banners, logos, buttons, ect--and I'll give it a go.

See ya,

01-02-2004, 06:49 PM
I think I'll upload what I have made so far to Freewebs or something like that soon, so that everybody can see it, and come with ideas and such for it...:)

01-02-2004, 10:09 PM
Well, I uploaded the site to Brinkster (since Freewebs didn't have enough room for the files, they don't allow more than 50 files) so you can see the site, but it's running REALLY slow... It shouldn't run this slow with a decent host like StarWarsKnights.Com, though, so it's just a temporary thing...

You can see the site at http://www32.brinkster.com/rajclan/index.php!

Only the Gallery and Home links works!!!

What's missing for the moment is a poll on the right side... I'll move the Random Image down, and make a Poll over it!

I'd love any feedback I could get, plus if anybody think they could improve the banner, I'd love that too!:D

By the way, what happened to Nichpo... Weren't you making a site too?

01-02-2004, 10:22 PM
Why, pray-tell, are you making a new site, when you could be helping StarWarsKnights with content pages? Strategy guides are probably the best thing for us right now, but if you want to help out some other way...:)

Republic Newsfeed is *probably* going to be transformed into the PC forums, so that's where you guys can start posting all your questions. A separate tech forum will be made....see the other thread here.

Clemme w/Stick
01-03-2004, 12:20 AM
Originally posted by Jed
Why, pray-tell, are you making a new site, when you could be helping StarWarsKnights with content pages? Strategy guides are probably the best thing for us right now, but if you want to help out some other way...:)

Republic Newsfeed is *probably* going to be transformed into the PC forums, so that's where you guys can start posting all your questions. A separate tech forum will be made....see the other thread here.

Just what are you proposing? :p.
Anyways, I think we'll just stick to this idea for now.


01-03-2004, 02:07 AM
I am willing to help out i am not much good in the technical stuff but if you need my help with anything Writing ,Pic's etc ia m here and you got my full support of course.:fett:

01-03-2004, 06:11 AM
Well, the site actually looks pretty good for the beta stages. The banner is nice, don't see many things about it that really need to be changed, though it looks pretty much like every banner on every other KotOR site. A poll would be good, like you said, and the backround probably should be changed from black. Other than that, it looks good. I love the button styles. They're cool, give it a little sci-fi look, but not too much. And you're right, it is loading extremly slow..

Well, keep up with the good work. I'm gonna keep checking back to that site every now and then for updates as well as here. And I'm still willing to help, if you ever need it.

See ya,

01-03-2004, 06:26 AM
Okay then, Clemme. See Eets (mailto:Eets@lfnetwork.com) for hosting.

Clemme w/Stick
01-03-2004, 10:26 AM
Ok Jed.
I will consult those involved, and see what can be done.


01-03-2004, 11:36 AM
I'm in it for the fun of it... I like making new webpages, it's a challenge to get them to be good...:)

Thanks for the feedback, Johnny... I'll try changing the banner a bit, and maybe try a new background color out... Glad you like the buttons!:D

Clemme w/Stick
01-03-2004, 03:37 PM
Ok Jed.
Heres the deal:
Tito has some place that he could get the main site hosted at, so all we really need is a hosting for our boards. Is it possible to get them hosted here at LF? If so that would be great.


01-03-2004, 03:49 PM
Correction: The place I'm pretty sure we can get hosted at is StarWarsKnights.Com, and with them, we can choose to get a board here on LF. So we really don't need any help with that...

Conclusion: Clemme's previous statement concerning the boards doesn't matter.

Commentary: Damn, talking like HK-47 is funny!:p

01-03-2004, 04:37 PM
When you guys get hosting at StarWarsKnights.Com, you can't just offer the same content as them... What will be your focus? Strategies, guides etc??

01-03-2004, 05:02 PM
Galleries, Guides, Help, Links, MODs, Video, and Walkthroughs...

That is currently on our list... And we hope to be the first to make a COMPLETE set of walkthroughs of the game (and finish it)...

01-04-2004, 12:46 AM
i can do some graphics if you need it, and a little html code..........

01-04-2004, 03:31 AM
So, I updated the site... Still runs slow as ever (thanks to Brinkster), but now there's a bit more content... I made the galleries, it has four sections now and lots of nifty pictures:D...

Site is still at http://www32.brinkster.com/rajclan/index.php.

I didn't change the banner ('cause I didn't know WHAT to change without removing the model, which I'll try out another time) and I didn't change the background, simply because it looks the best this way (a bit better than pure black, and white... oh, that was horrible for the site)!

Hmmm... Next step for me will probably be the MODs section (since that's pretty important, and I think we should focus a bit on MODs... Like I saw, the progress of making big MODs HAS started with the player model thing and such!:)).

01-04-2004, 06:40 AM
ill defenantly help
no more 10 minute post delays :mad:
i could be a mod and help out with some strategies and stuff but some of you may object to my strategies;)
had to attempt to post this 3 times:mad:

01-04-2004, 05:16 PM
In case you guys hadn't noticed:

"I got an idea pt. 2" (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=120985)!