Should we have an indie game forum?

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Should we make a new indie game foum?

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Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby baconisgood23 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:15 pm

I noticed we didn't have foum for indie games. Since indie games and developers are becoming so much more common, I thought I'we should make a new foum for posts about indie games. I would like to hear your opinions on whether or not we should do that. Thanks! :mrgreen:
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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby Sstavix » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:41 pm

I think this topic has come up before... in any case, the proliferation of the Indie game scene is a sign to me that even small studios can play ball with the heavy hitters - and quite often, do even better. Trying to relegate them to their own forum would be, in my mind, putting them in a "lesser" category, in a sense. Let them stand on their own merits in the Shooter, Puzzle, RPG etc. categories along other companies like EA, Nintendo and Disney. While some indies may not be able to stack up, there are quite a few that can.

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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:19 pm

Plus, "indie" isn't a genre or type. It's some sort of vague term referring to the developer.
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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby ArchAngel » Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:53 am

Sstavix lays it out pretty well, imo. As it stands, we probably have too many forums considering the traffic. If we locked or deleted old threads, they would look pretty empty.
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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:21 pm

On the other hand, it makes it easier to distinguish. Indie games are in a class of their own when you think about it. On that note, adding an indie game forum would not add clutter or put them in a lesser class but rather give the subject its own special place.


Not saying delete the old forums, but you get what I'm saying.
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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby Nate DaZombie » Mon Sep 02, 2013 12:27 am

On the other hand, it makes it easier to distinguish. Indie games are in a class of their own when you think about it. On that note, adding an indie game forum would not add clutter or put them in a lesser class but rather give the subject its own special place.
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Indie games are games, and can generally be placed in existing genres.
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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby ccgr » Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:24 am

I agree indie or not the games still fall under the genres we have specified

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Re: Should we have an indie game forum?

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:20 pm

I guess you have a point.
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