As stated in the Rules thread, in most cases, only one thread / game is allowed: the Main Thread [MT]. If a game is too popular for just one main thread, it will get its own forum section.
This thread deals with the entire Video Games section, including the eSports and MMO sub-forums.
How to Apply
In order for your thread to be considered a Main Thread for a game, you need to link it here first. If it follows the guidelines mentioned below and is considered complete / intelligible enough, you'll then get the award and your thread will be the only one (with few exceptions) allowed in relation to the game it covers.
- Title - name of the game [MT] - description or catchy phrase. For example: "Diablo 3 [MT] - you promised us PvP Jay!"
- Original Post(s) - The person starting the thread has the responsibility to offer a detailed summary of the game, together with videos, important links and anything else he sees fit. He also takes on the challenge of keeping it up-to-date, by adding or modifying the content from the original posts depending on recent news or reveals.
- As long as he / she takes care of the topic he / she started, all the rewards listed below will be active. When a thread stops being updated, the rewards are removed and control of the thread gets passed to a moderator or to another person that's interested in doing it (if you notice an MT is not being updated or is listed as inactive and want to take it over, let me know in this thread).
- Topics should be updated at least every two months to be considered active. A moderator will provide a reminder within the thread should a Main Thread go for too long without update, and if no update is made within a reasonable time frame (usually another month or so), the MT will be considered inactive.
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- Optional: please include inside the original post a link to these instructions. It could be something like this: Main Thread created in compliance with the instructions provided here.
!! Same guidelines apply for the eSports section, just replace game with player / personality / event.
Rewards for Main Thread starters
- access to the Backstage section of the Forum.
- The Game Expert (or eSports Reporter) award that will appear under your avatar. Check this thread for more info on Awards (how many are there, how to receive them).
- on the shortlist for Moderator spots.
Active Main Threads
- Camelot Unchained [MT] - the tri-realm PvP centric game! (Nempiri)
- DayZ [MT] DayZ? More like BrainZ! (Euph)
- Marvel [MT] - Ultimate Game Thread (WickedWitchy)
- Marvel Heroes [MT] - Release Date: June 4th 2013 (currently in closed beta) (WickedWitchy)
- Mewgenics [MT] - Not just another cat game. (Templar)
- Path of Exile [MT] (Templar)
- The Repopulation [MT] - sci-fi sandbox, 3 factions, plenty non-combat activities (Mynsc)
- Simcity 2013 [MT] - The Possibilities are Endless! (DevilsD)
- Watch_Dogs [MT] (Templar)
- Wildstar [MT] - The not so serious MMO (Goht)
Inactive Main Threads (let us know here if you're interested in picking up any of them)