Straight Arrow wrote:It seems to me that after the dual blow of forum change and Photo Bucket yanking the free service rug from under our feet, AAR production has collapsed.
Any ideas how this problem could be turned around?
Captain_Orso wrote:It certainly doesn't help that many of the BBCode features we used to have in the old forum software are not activated or installed in the new forum software.
Additionally, that many forum users used to use Photobucket--I am one--for staging illustrations and now have no comparable resource, may also play a role.
AARs are time consuming projects, and can easily cost as much time as one uses for playing. Adding any difficulties to the forum user's task creating a good AAR can easily discourage people from even starting.
sionnach wrote:Hello! I am late to discovering AGEOD's games and therefore am generally reading AARs long after they have been finished so was unable to comment on them at the time they were being written.
I have found them very useful when I am starting out on a game (so far only RoP and TYW, but WoS is on my list) so the effort people have been taking in writing them has been much appreciated, even if perhaps it didn't seem so much at the time.
I just wanted to add that note and say thank you to all who have taken the effort to write one.
Durk wrote:.... But reader engagement is so important.
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