BGA Developers Discord Server

Game development with Board Game Arena Studio
User avatar
pickardj79
Posts: 17
Joined: 26 July 2020, 04:34

BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by pickardj79 »

Hey all,

tl;dr - new discord server I created. The permanent link is: https://discord.gg/YUG5f7Z

First question - is there an existing chat location specifically for BGA developers? I guess BGA chat could fill that role, but it doesn't have many features (rightly so - why reinvent the wheel).

If not... I think it would be cool/helpful/fun to get an online chat channel going for BGA developers. This forum's great for longer-lived, harder, more involved problems / questions, but a chat or instant messaging platform provide a less-formal, quicker-response interface for short one-off types of questions and discussions. It could also be a great way to build community. I'm likely to sit on a chat channel all day while at my day job. Checking it occasionally. I won't and don't do that for this forum.

To that end, I created a discord server, called bga-developers. I've used discord very little but have a feeling it would be a good platform for this. I think if you go here: https://discord.gg/RJXFBg you can join the server. I by no means want to "own" this. I'd like to make other people admins, or if someone knows a better platform I'd rather use that.

Channels - before taking the time to customize (again, I'm not a discord expert) the server to what channels, permissions, etc. might be needed, I'd like to see if and how the discussion grows. Then create channels around what has developed organically. That said, I can envision a few channels to help segment the conversation(s): announcements, general, getting-started, framework, user-interface design, collaboration opportunities, bug hunting, bga-platform suggestions, off-topic.

Hope to see you on the discord!

- John
Last edited by pickardj79 on 27 September 2020, 05:02, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
DrClick
Posts: 473
Joined: 07 July 2011, 14:30

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by DrClick »

We have and are currently using an official discord server for this kind of use ;)
User avatar
Draasill
Posts: 170
Joined: 26 April 2020, 00:00

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by Draasill »

Hi DrClick,

I suppose you mean from viewtopic.php?t=12445.
User avatar
DrClick
Posts: 473
Joined: 07 July 2011, 14:30

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by DrClick »

Draasill wrote: 10 September 2020, 14:09 Hi DrClick,

I suppose you mean from viewtopic.php?t=12445.
No, no. We have an official server for our dev and internal use.
User avatar
pickardj79
Posts: 17
Joined: 26 July 2020, 04:34

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by pickardj79 »

DrClick - is that for BGA-platform development ("dev and internal use") or game development? If the latter, how does one get access to that discord server?
User avatar
Draasill
Posts: 170
Joined: 26 April 2020, 00:00

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by Draasill »

The discord server created by pickardj79 (https://discord.gg/RJXFBg) is very useful to help each other.

I suppose it would be great to "pin" this forum thread for newcomers ?
User avatar
docthib
Posts: 72
Joined: 10 August 2015, 14:05

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by docthib »

Draasill wrote: 15 September 2020, 08:33https://discord.gg/RJXFBg
The link seems invalid :(
User avatar
Tisaac
Posts: 1486
Joined: 26 August 2014, 21:28

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by Tisaac »

Here is a fresh new invite link :
https://discord.gg/YxEUacY
User avatar
Draasill
Posts: 170
Joined: 26 April 2020, 00:00

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by Draasill »

Well an infinite time invite link updated on the first post would be great too, if it's pinned ^^
User avatar
pickardj79
Posts: 17
Joined: 26 July 2020, 04:34

Re: BGA Developers Discord Server

Post by pickardj79 »

Edited the original post with a permalink to the server. Thanks Draasill and Tisaac for keeping it up to date! :)
Post Reply

Return to “Developers”