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    New Website Idea - Volunteers Needed



    Mission -

    My mission is, with a team, create a website that has many flash games that are
    reviewed, and include screen shots, and more. It will be modeled after Gamespot or other video game websites, except it will be made about only flash games.

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    This will not be like a employer/employee situation. The volunteers an I will work together in planning the website, and adding input. I am planning to create a board to discuss things about the website on. If you have any questions or input, post it on this thread. You may also apply on this thread. Just give me your email.

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    Great idea, hope it takes off.

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    English is not my native language so I really don't think much of misspelling on the internet. I just think that it's funny that the logo says veiw.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kianis
    English is not my native language so I really don't think much of misspelling on the internet. I just think that it's funny that the logo says veiw.
    haha crap... well you can see the website isn't anything TO serious yet... I just want to make it a good website. It will be fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kianis
    English is not my native language so I really don't think much of misspelling on the internet. I just think that it's funny that the logo says veiw.
    Lol yeah I was just about to mention that.

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    I'm actually surprised I missed that.
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    widger...what are you bringing to the project, how old are you, what have you got to showcase of your previous work??

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    Quote Originally Posted by RipX
    widger...what are you bringing to the project, how old are you, what have you got to showcase of your previous work??

    RipX
    Good questions.

    PROFILE -

    Basic Skills - HTML, C++, Python

    Intermediate Skills - Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Visual Basic (taking a class on it)

    Advanced Skills - Fireworks, graphic design

    WHAT I WILL BE BRINGING TO THE WEBSITE -

    I will be creating ALL the graphics for the website, I will also help review games. I will bring the ideas to the website with help of the other volunteers on the board. I will make it easy for the web specialist to create the site by making many different views of the website, I will layout every page, all the web specialist has to do is put it together in a website.

    AGE - 15

    WORK -

    This is just some of the stuff I work on. I have tried to make websites by myself, and failed because of my lack of HTML/CSS knowledge. I like to play around and this is the stuff I came up with in the last years.

    some of my misc. buttons -





    Some of my logos -



    http://img300.imageshack.us/my.php?image=537675cx8.jpg
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    http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/9...meimagerz7.gif
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    Some of my Website designs, and misc graphics

    http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/5...ditablesr9.png
    http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/9...websiteto6.jpg
    http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/3...titled1gq5.gif
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    Some of your pictures looks very, very good!
    Quote Originally Posted by widger5000
    I just created this rough design of what the site might look like... just encase you are curious.
    I can tell you from my experience you're standing in the beginning of a long, long way, which you need to go from the initial sketches to a complete working website w/ administration system and SEO optimization. Anyway, good luck.
    Quote Originally Posted by tidenburg
    With no navigation bar I get the feeling the site will be hard to navigate through
    Same for me, I think the navigation menu is a heart of the site and may be a key to success.
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    I'd do some reviews (sounds like fun) I'm only 14 though so that's a minus on my side but i'm predicted A/A* on all topics. :P Me = Geek
    Quote Originally Posted by EvilKris
    Well, you've convinced me. Whip yourself up the website with a database and when I see that done I'll write you a few reviews. You can catch plenty of my writing and website building skills here.
    Quote Originally Posted by RipX
    I'm happy to do some reviews too, if this thing gets off the ground then i'll check it out. Hope it works...if there is some small bits that need doing I might be able to help out but I can't commit cos i'm busy all the time!
    As far as I can see most of FK game developers found an idea to write couple of reviews fairly interesting, may be someone is interesting to write a game review for my site, meanwhile the widger5000 building his own?

    Quote Originally Posted by renderhjs
    Check this link for some inspiration:
    http://browse.deviantart.com/design...r=9&alltime=yes
    Absolutely excellent samples for inspiration! How did you find them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Helmsman
    Some of your pictures looks very, very good!

    I can tell you from my experience you're standing in the beginning of a long, long way, which you need to go from the initial sketches to a complete working website w/ administration system and SEO optimization. Anyway, good luck.

    Same for me, I think the navigation menu is a heart of the site and may be a key to success.



    As far as I can see most of FK game developers found an idea to write couple of reviews fairly interesting, may be someone is interesting to write a game review for my site, meanwhile the widger5000 building his own?


    Absolutely excellent samples for inspiration! How did you find them?
    deviant art is blocked on my computer... I wish I could see it... could you give me a different link?

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    Quote Originally Posted by widger5000
    deviant art is blocked on my computer... I wish I could see it... could you give me a different link?
    In this case, check out www.thefwa.com and www.2advanced.com - these two places where I like to go to be inspired.

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    Yes, it's a great idea you have here (why hasn't anyone done it before?). Sounds like a little money spinner too.

    I'd love to contribute with reviews and such, possibly even do up some graphics for ya.

    HOWEVER, before I start investing my, show us some goods like the man says-

    widger...what are you bringing to the project, how old are you, what have you got to showcase of your previous work??

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    Let's hear a little bit about yourself and also provide us with a link to what you've done so far, if anything. Have to warn you though, in all honesty if you lack experience or if you're a kid, there's not much chance of getting Flashkit members to help you out unless you've already made an impressive start.

    Superb idea though, . Now I suggest you get cracking on it soon, before someone nicks it

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    Quote Originally Posted by EvilKris
    Yes, it's a great idea you have here (why hasn't anyone done it before?). Sounds like a little money spinner too.

    I'd love to contribute with reviews and such, possibly even do up some graphics for ya.

    HOWEVER, before I start investing my, show us some goods like the man says-




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    Let's hear a little bit about yourself and also provide us with a link to what you've done so far, if anything. Have to warn you though, in all honesty if you lack experience or if you're a kid, there's not much chance of getting Flashkit members to help you out unless you've already made an impressive start.

    Superb idea though, . Now I suggest you get cracking on it soon, before someone nicks it
    Unfortunately I am a kid... but I have made a big start in planning the site... It would only take me a few days to get all the graphics done... and then we could go from there...

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    I just created this rough design of what the site might look like... just encase you are curious.


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    With no navigation bar I get the feeling the site will be hard to navigate through
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    Quote Originally Posted by tidenburg
    With no navigation bar I get the feeling the site will be hard to navigate through
    yeah... I just realized that... I'll fit it in at the top somewhere...

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    Fit it along the top next to the logo, and maybe a smaller one right at the bottom. (Help - About us - Contact us etc.) And check your email
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    I'd do some reviews (sounds like fun) I'm only 14 though so that's a minus on my side but i'm predicted A/A* on all topics. :P Me = Geek
    "I'd only told them the truth. Was that so selfish? Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch, we are free."

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    Hmmmm...that is just what I wanted to see.

    15? Ah, don't sweat it, that's old enough. I was talking like, 12. Besides Vengeance has shown me that young or not, age has no reference on talent.

    Well, you've convinced me. Whip yourself up the website with a database and when I see that done I'll write you a few reviews. You can catch plenty of my writing and website building skills here.

    Anyone else in?
    Last edited by EvilKris; 11-12-2006 at 11:04 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EvilKris
    Vengeance has shown me that young or not, age has no reference on talent.
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