Site Restructure - Change Log and Layout Overview

Warlock Matik
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November 9th, 2015, 7:42 pm #1

Greetings-greetings loyal minions.. err... members, yes members.

You may have noticed that a few changes have occurred since you last logged on and that some sections have moved or are missing. These changes have been a long time coming and it is our hope that they streamline the forums as well as provide a platform for discussion of Skaven, Ratkin, Veer-myn and the Ratmen races of any miniatures gaming system out there.

Below is a list of the changes made as well as an overview of the site as it is now:
Changelist wrote:Main
Skaven Discussion --> Clan specific sub-forums have been removed, the topics they contained have moved to top-level
Age of Sigmar Discussion --> Moved to Gaming, has become the Fantasy Skirmish Rules Discussion section (see below)
Warhammer Fantasy Discussion --> Section merged with General Wargaming Discussion
General Wargaming Discussion --> Sub-forums removed, topics moved to top-level

Gaming
Rules Discussion --> Has Become the Fantasy Battles Rules Discussion section (see below)
Skaven Tactics --> Merged with Fantasy Battles Rules Discussion
House Rules --> Moved to sub-forum in Fantasy Battles Rules Discussion
Site layout and section descriptions wrote: Main
Underempire Announcements
-Where the Council will post topics concerning the site as a whole.
The Squeekpaw Guide to the Underempire
-The place to introduce yourself and wish people happy birthday, etc
Skaven Discussion
-For general topics concerning Skaven or Ratmen races from other systems
General Wargaming Discussion
-For topics concerning the general nature of wargaming, systems as a whole, non-Skaven races, etc
Skavenblight Media
-For topics concerning ezines, podcasts, etc
Underempire Get Together Events
-For organising member meetings in real life/finding players in local area.
Off Topic
-Pretty much any topic that you don't think fits elsewhere.
The Skavenblight Bazaar
-For organising trading with other members

Gaming
Fantasy Skirmish Rules Discussion
-For topics concerning rules/tactics of skirmish or narrative style gaming systems such as Age of Sigmar (or Mordheim/Bloodbowl,etc).
Fantasy Battles Rules Discussion
-For topics concerning rules/tactics of massed rank&file gaming systems, such as 8th edition, 9th Age and Kings of War
Army Lists
-For Army lists of any race and system.
Battle Reports
-For Battle reports between any races and from any system

Hobby
Hobby Challenges and Competitions
-For the various hobby challenges and competitions run on the site
General Painting and Hobby Techniques
-For topics related to general painting&modelling advice or techniques
Skaven Painting and Hobby
-For topics related to the modelling and painting of Skaven and Ratmen races from other systems
Lesser Races Painting and Hobby
-For topics related to the modelling and painting of any model that isn't a rat!
Army Diaries
-For blog-style posts on the progress of your armies, whatever they be

Story
Fan Fiction and Fluff
-For posting your literary works (any race, any system) and discussion of the background lore of the various gaming systems
Roleplaying
-For hosting and participating in play-by-post roleplaying games of many and varied themes
The Chronicles of Inheritance
-Archive collection of the larger campaign/roleplaying events and games of the past
As you may have noticed, the revised forum layout combines several game systems into the same forum topics as others. To avoid confusion over what system your thread is about, it'd be very much appreciated if members could tag their threads with the relevant game system. You can tag simply by posting what system (i.e AoS, 8th, 9th, KoW, e.t.c.) in your topic title. As an ongoing process we will be adding tags to certain threads and generally moving some about to fit the new structure.

We of course value your feedback and bug-finding skills so please do comment on what you like/dislike, if you have ideas for better section names or if you can't access sections listed here.

It's been a bit quiet here the past few months so I'd like to thank all of you who read this for your patience and continued support of the site :)

Let us see what the future brings!

-Warlock Matik, on behalf of the Council of XIII (The UnderEmpire's moderator and Admin team)
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rjward1999
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Joined: March 12th, 2014, 6:02 pm

November 9th, 2015, 7:44 pm #2

:rogre: :rogre: :rogre: Give me my hobby section back! :rogre: :rogre: :rogre:
Chinese Proverb wrote:He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not is a fool forever.
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Warlock Matik
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November 9th, 2015, 7:46 pm #3

The Hobby section should be relatively untouched, are you having problems viewing it? :unsure:
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rjward1999
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November 9th, 2015, 8:03 pm #4

I did, but it's back now (gives Matik a diseased and highly infectious hug) Horned Rat bless you!
Chinese Proverb wrote:He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not is a fool forever.
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Vard Poisonfang
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Joined: November 3rd, 2014, 6:44 am

November 10th, 2015, 8:04 am #5

*Gets out of cauldron and stumbles around dizzily for a bit*
Wow! It is so new. You know that smell you get when you flick the pages of a new book?
That's nothing like what I'm smelling right now. All I'm getting is rjward's diseased stink.
Anyway, well done Matik! Nice restructure!
Rodents of unusual size? I don't think they exist.
The poisonfang zombie legions
Join Tenvyl today!
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Joined: December 27th, 2014, 11:00 pm

November 10th, 2015, 8:14 pm #6

Nooo! I'm gonna have to learn how to navigate the site again?!
Join Moulder Pitfighters today!

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Njaaa
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November 11th, 2015, 11:32 am #7

You came this far, already.... :-)
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Ratty Gnawtail
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Joined: June 2nd, 2011, 9:32 am

November 11th, 2015, 12:22 pm #8

Looks a lot more sleek and yet still recognisable.

Great job, Matik! :D
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SkavenDan
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January 26th, 2016, 11:03 am #9

I guess this was always going to be a thing but you have bunched so many games together. The programmer in me thinks it's not right lol
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s'nkeep
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February 12th, 2016, 6:22 am #10

Thanks Obama Games workshop

the skirmish thing was a surprise to me.
Thanks council i like it
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