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Kill Team subforum?


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With Kill Team coming out this weekend, how about starting up a new subforum specifically for that? People could post battle reports, narrative games/campaigns for others, and allow everyone to bounce around different ideas (kill team lists, ideas for house rules, etc.)


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Kill Team related stuff should be discussed in the forum below as it's a different game based in the 40k universe (like BaC, Necromunda, etc):

http://www.bolterand...40-other-games/

If I may ask, do you feel that's not a suitable home?

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To be honest, I didn't even pay attention to it. Didn't know it was there. So that's my bad. Never mind then.


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If Kill Team ends up being as supported as GW is currently claiming (they're practically pitching it as a core pillar of the company going forward) I can see the argument that perhaps "Other Games" is insufficient. 

 

Time will tell, I suppose. 


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If Kill Team ends up being as supported as GW is currently claiming (they're practically pitching it as a core pillar of the company going forward) I can see the argument that perhaps "Other Games" is insufficient. 
 
Time will tell, I suppose.


As in all things, Kill Team will be monitored. If it becomes popular enough to warrant a space of its own, then it would be evaluated again. Until then, Other Games is the place to go.
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At this point each of the subforum's has a kill team topic,so there is no reason to have a subforum dedicated to kill team,at least from my perspective.😉

Edited by walter h, 26 July 2018 - 05:57 AM.

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But in saying that it can get bogged down from other post etc. I mean if you look right now there are post in "Other games" and individual post about "Kill Team" within sub forums which makes the whole thing very unclear and clogging up space.

 

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Whether or not Kill Team gets its own dedicated forum, using the "Kill Team game" tag (I think that's the one I've seen used) will help. You can search for topics using a tag identifier, narrowing it down as you like (e.g., all discussions in the Other Games forum with the "Kill Team game" tag, all discussions anywhere on the B&C with that tag).

 

The only thing a dedicated Kill Team forum will do is break the Kill Team discussions that are taking place in the Other Games forum away from the discussions about other games such as Necromunda, Adeptus Titanicus (eventually), Space Hulk, Imperial Knights Renegade (don't see many of those), etc. Even if a dedicated Kill Team forum were created, I doubt we'll see a stop to discussion in the faction forums. The tags are the key to finding the relevant topics, regardless of where they take place.

 

I'm not opposed to the suggestion for a dedicated Kill Team forum, but I think the line of discussion about topics in other forums is a red herring.


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There shouldn't really be any Kill Team discussion going on in the faction sub-forums. 
 

=][= Kill Team discussions belong to the Other Games subforum. =][=
 
A better solution would to be to split Other Games into two sub-forums; Digital Games and D&D/Tabletop Games, with the latter covering Kill Team, Necromunda, Battlefleet Gothic, the FFG RPGs, etc.

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To clarify, KT discussions about the rules or upcoming release should be in the KT forum. Kill teams themselves though, 1K Sons for example, can be discussed in their faction forums as well.

Similar to having a WIP thread in both PCA and your faction home.

It is an evolving situation as we see what kind of traffic is being generated.
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Appreciate the input Kurgen, I was just stating what I'm seeing pop up all over the faction forums.

 

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But in saying that it can get bogged down from other post etc. I mean if you look right now there are post in "Other games" and individual post about "Kill Team" within sub forums which makes the whole thing very unclear and clogging up space.

 

Krash

 

To be fair, to make it completely clear we'd need a Kill Team subforum with all the factions as subsubforum in there since it's an entirely new game. However that would be way too much without knowing how popular it will actually be.

In the meantime you can use the search function with a combination of the kill team + faction tags if you're looking for something specific I guess. ^^


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For now, we won't be creating a Kill Team (sub-)forum. Once we see how the traffic levels off (after the initial excitement), we'll see if a change is in order.

The default location for discussions about the Kill Team game is in the Other Games forum (for general Kill Team discussion). It is also acceptable to discuss faction-specific issues in the faction forum. Naturally, showing your models is always welcome in the Forge. Battle reports for Kill Team can be posted here in Other Games, in the Liber Victorum (whose focus is battle reports), and in the faction forums (for those factions that participate in the mission).

Tags: "Kill Team game"

And you can add faction name (e.g., "Astra Militarum") tags separately (i.e., not "Kill Team game Astra Militarum" - separate tags for "Kill Team game" and "Astra Militarum").

The tags "kill" and "team" are useless as they mean a whole lot more than this game. The tag "kill team" is similarly confusing as it also applies elsewhere such as for the Shadow War: Armageddon game and the Deathwatch. The tag "killteam" should not be used (don't laugh, I've seen at least three discussions with that tag - I've changed the ones that are relevant to this version of the game). I've also seen some discussions assigning an "edition" element to the tag (e.g.,"Kill Team 8e"). That's unnecessary and shouldn't be done. We can assume that another edition/version of the Kill Team game won't be along for a few years, by which time older discussions will be archived so the similar tagging ("Kill Team game") won't be a point of confusion.

Discussions about the homegrown Heralds of Ruin Kill Team game should use the tag "HoR Kill Team" to avoid confusion.

To summarize, the tag to use for making finding discussions of anything about the new Kill Team game is Kill Team game.


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Came to add a voice requesting separate sub-forums for Kill Team, Necromunda, and Adeptus Titanicus, alongside the existing Other Games forum. We have an Age of Darkness area.

I understand you're monitoring traffic, but without named sections content is scattered all over and perhaps doesn't draw the traffic in the first place. Tagging is invisible to mobile users.
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Maybe the traffic will die down, but Other Games is basically the KT forum for now


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