Discourse for Game Communities

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #1

Originally published at: Discourse for Game Communities

About a week ago we sent out a brief survey to the game-maker segment of our customer base, looking for some insights on how they make the most out of Discourse, and what else they’d like to see added to it. Game companies have been some of the biggest Discourse success stories, which is no…

(Rafael dos Santos Silva) #5

Great post @erlend_sh!

And love the site list, gotta get some ideas for my own instance of gaming forum.

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #6

Shoot! I forgot to nudge one of my favourite new (non-customer) Discourse forums about the surevey, https://boards.faeria.com/. If anyone wants some styling inspiration, that one’s a must-see.

(Matthew James) #7

I find it a bit curious that one of the features mentioned as awesome by the communities polled is the badge system… not because it isn’t good, I think it is AWESOME and we use it extensively on our own forum Combustionpunks
but because there doesn’t seem to be much custom use on the forums surveyed.

We are really wanting to push the use of the badges on our forum and are looking at how other forums utilise the system as per my post here Who is extensively using the badge system? and I am looking for inspiration from how other communities use the badges.

Anyone know of any forums pushing the badge system?

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #8

That’s a good observation. We can continue this discussion in your dedicated topic.