Show Notes - Episode #2: Being Heard - January 6 style="font-weight: bold;">, 2009
Synopsis: Ten Ton Hammer's second episode of Loading... Live welcomes two reigning forums goddesses Shayalyn and Autumnkiss, as they track the trends of online games forums throughout their careers.
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Jeff "Ethec" Woleslagle
Editor in Chief- Ten Ton Hammer Network
Ben "Machail" de la Durantaye
Managing Editor - Ten Ton Hammer Network
Executive Editor - Ten Ton Hammer Network
Vivox Communities Manager and Voon fixer-upper
Ten Ton Hammer Forums and PR Specialist Extraordinaire
Join us next week on Voon in room Ten Ton Events.
- 0:00 Introductions and pleasantries.
- 0:46 The magic is gone
Ethec forgets to start recording, and the second intro just doesn't have the same magic.
- Loading... - Ten Ton Hammer's daily newsletter and column
- Loading... Live Episode 1: Not Funny... Forever
- 1:03 The Machail Report
- 2:24 NCSoft will prevail
Ben reviews the weeks' news, and its mostly about successful MMORPG launches... a year too late. Oh, and this weird worlds.com lawsuit, from which we've decided to copyright the concept of a lawsuit and sue everyone.
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- Pirates of the Burning Sea AvCombat Patch
- Age of Conan DX10 Screens
- Worlds.com NCSoft lawsuit
- 3:04 Curriculum vitae
- 6:31 The big question.
- 11:48 How to be heard.
- 13:47 Managing expectations
- 16:57 The Vocal Minority
- 19:20 Drawing the line
- 28:05 Closing
Do forums (official or otherwise) help or hinder communication between devs and players? That's the big, overarching, almost impossible to answer in a podcast this week, but Shayalyn and Autumnkiss do an admirable job with a minimum of flaming and trolling the OP.
To read the latest guides, news, and features you can visit our Pirates of the Burning Sea Game Page.