NP Help Post......Give me Advice and get Paid! (in Off-topic)


Zenai February 3 2010 11:30 PM EST

As you all know I have for quite a while now been posting with a decent stock Welcome Message in the New Players Forum. Now I feel that it needs an upgrade and I am asking for the Communities help and offering some CBD for your Time.
Advice Assimilated into the Message 100K.
Links Assimilated into the message 100K.
A better more thought out Intro 200K

This is what I have come up with as a replacement so far:


Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle! (We all know it can be a Bear.....lol)


Advice:
http://www.carnageblender.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=002nhh

Ideas:
http://www.carnageblender.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=002ygo

Help!:
http://www.carnageblender.com/wiki/

Follow the links to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.


Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced vets with answers willing to help.



Now I know it is not bad but I think there is something missing and well no one has all the answers so please give me your thoughts.

Remember a First impression can only happen Once so as a community let's try to make it a good one!!!

Miandrital February 4 2010 12:00 AM EST

Some thoughts:

First, linking to nov's post doesn't do much. It has no information, and really just serves to tell the reddit people who sent them a weapon.

Second, there is a thing in the goals for getting to the wiki, so linking it isn't really necessary. I think we should link to one of the guides instead.
I actually really don't like any of the guides that are in the wiki, since many are out of date. We can work on making a good one for these purposes.

Other than that, your message is good, short and simple is always best :)

Miandrital February 4 2010 12:07 AM EST

Oh, one more thing, I think that you should hyperlink the text rather than posting the full links, it looks better that way.
Example:
Click Me for Some Advice from Current Players

Click Me for a good guide to setting up your character

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 4 2010 12:25 AM EST

http://www.carnageblender.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=002zRL

Better link in case you still want something similar

Miandrital February 4 2010 12:53 AM EST

Here is a mockup of how you can spruce your post up, if you so desire :)

Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!
Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.
Getting Started
Getting Help
Things You Can Do
  • Something cool
  • More coolness

Miscellaneous
  • Boom!
  • Pow!

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] February 4 2010 9:57 AM EST

if you aren't already linking to this, it was created solely for new players:

http://www.carnageblender.com/wiki/Tips+for+New+Players

Mythology [The Knighthood] February 4 2010 1:19 PM EST

Big red letters saying DONT PANIC?

sebidach [The Forgehood] February 4 2010 4:08 PM EST

I was very happy when I found the "Strategies" link in the wiki. Maybe link to this as well? And tell them to stick to one of the strategies they like best? I was overwhelmed by the complexity of CB and by holding on to a strat I had something to hold on and learned by inspecting my enemies.

Zenai February 4 2010 7:01 PM EST

Really Good Information folks Please Keep It Coming!

Maybe a few more New Players to post things that made a difference when they came on board would help in making this much better!

AdminLamuness February 4 2010 8:31 PM EST

Persevere and endure everything. Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play, although there are some short term plays, i.e. Tournaments. All good things come to those who wait.

kevlar February 5 2010 12:18 AM EST

This looks very, very nice. Can't wait to see the final product! >:]

Zenai February 5 2010 12:30 AM EST

Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!
Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.


Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started
Getting Answers
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!
Things You Can Do
Miscellaneous

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!


A little Sprucing up I did. /me is proud I was able to do it :-D

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] February 5 2010 10:23 AM EST

would it be useful to tell them to make a post offering their services to a clan as many clans will have room for nub's if they get in early when their vpr is very low?

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] February 5 2010 10:24 AM EST

i think the likelihood of new players sticking around is increased when in a clan that can help them.

Demigod February 5 2010 10:55 AM EST

It certainly doesn't help when they join any of the dead clans...

Eurynome Bartleby [Bartleby's] February 5 2010 11:13 AM EST

A thread in New Players with a list of newbie-friendly clans, linked from Zenai's post.

That would certainly help get a couple people into clans, no?

(BTW, that table is SLICK.)

BadFish February 5 2010 11:25 AM EST

(BTW, that table is SLICK.)

This.

Demigod February 5 2010 11:45 AM EST

Very slick indeed, but what's with the "Getting Started" and "Miscellaneous" bars not lining up?

The anal-retentive part of me wants to fix it.

Demigod February 5 2010 11:45 AM EST

Correction - "Getting Answers"

Zenai February 5 2010 11:52 AM EST

dudemus: I agree with that Sentiment but in what direction to point? I battled with myself on that as well. Maybe if a Thread were Created or a specific Place in the Wiki were made I would Link it instantly!

Demi: No kidding I stayed up and extra hour trying to do just that.....I'm not an HTML person so you can see the results.....lol

Although just adding in a Clan Section could solve that right away :-)

AdminShade February 5 2010 12:06 PM EST

The anal-retentive part of me wants to fix it.

Fixed without your retentive body parts.

AdminShade February 6 2010 6:45 AM EST

Version 1:


Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!

Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

 

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started Things You Can Do
Getting Answers Miscellaneous
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!

AdminShade February 6 2010 7:34 AM EST

Version 2:


Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!

Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

 

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started
Getting Answers
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!
Things You Can Do
Miscellaneous

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!

Zenai February 6 2010 11:12 AM EST

I like Version 2 personally :-)

I would still like to have something along the lined of what dudemus has said earlier in this thread.


Awesome Job Shade!

Zenai February 6 2010 12:05 PM EST

Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!

Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

 

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started
Getting Answers
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!
Things You Can Do
Miscellaneous

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!

Just playing around with my new toy, Thanks Everyone for the Help and Advice!

Zenai February 6 2010 12:41 PM EST

Zenai (FuerGrissa ost Drauka) 75.53.136.91 Lamuness (Mizuno) $100000 -- For the Foundation 12:38 PM EST

For the Outro Message!

Zenai (FuerGrissa ost Drauka) 75.53.136.91 sebidach (Damluter) $100000 -- For the Foundation 12:37 PM EST

For Suggesting the Strategies Link

Zenai (FuerGrissa ost Drauka) 75.53.136.91 dudemus (just a jigoro) $100000 -- For the Foundation 12:37 PM EST

For the Clan Help suggestion

Zenai (FuerGrissa ost Drauka) 75.53.136.91 QBnovice(Hawks rule) (Dagobah) $100000 -- For the Foundation 12:37 PM EST

For Free Named Items for New Players

Zenai (FuerGrissa ost Drauka) 75.53.136.91 Miandrital (Tony the Tigah) $1000000 -- For the Foundation 12:36 PM EST

For The Ground Work on an Amazing Post

Shade for cleaning it up and helping me to understand where I was making all of the mistake at I remove 1 Mil of his 3 Mil Debt to me!

Thank you Everyone for your Contributions to this Project it is greatly Appreciated!

Zenai February 6 2010 12:57 PM EST

Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!

Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

 

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started
Getting Answers
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!
Things You Can Do
Miscellaneous

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!

This is what I have so far! Be sure to pop in your Advice for New Players to join a Clan! Give your best advice the link is on the post in Clan Help!

Zenai February 6 2010 3:05 PM EST

Welcome to Carnage Blender!

Getting past the Tutorial is half the Battle!

Life after the Tutorial can be tough as there is a lot of information to learn and some of it is not easy to comprehend. If you have any questions please feel free to pop up into chat and ask them, there are many experienced players with answers willing to help.

 

Follow the links below to some of the best information on the site that you can get, made and compiled by the top players in the game.

Getting Started
Getting Answers
  • Official FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot of your Questions!
  • Unofficial FAQ - This Should Answer a Lot more of them!
  • Glossary - This Will help with all of those Acronyms Vets Spout off!
Things You Can Do
Miscellaneous

Keep in mind that this game is meant for long term play so Game On!

Checking it on my phone. ;-D.

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