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1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
{ ------ Summary ------ }

I will be starting the Mod Varsity Program (MVP). A program to train new Game Moderators. This will require two groups of people... Moderators and Trainees. The Moderators must be well established game hosts who have hosted a number of games prior. I will be contacting Freedo about helping as a Moderator.

We will be teaching Mafia... But mostly we will teach other, less established games. This includes Fate, of course, and new games like Diplomacy, Battleship, and Monopoly. The trainers will also be included in a special "Game Design" thread to create new Forum game ideas... The Moderators will train each member in the games of their choice + a game the Mods pick (as to avoid too many trainees in one field). A After a while, the Moderators will observe the member hosting an in-group version of the game, and will pass or fail them (the trainer who taught the student won't vote).

For games the Mods don't know (like Diplomacy), I will teach the Mods about it, and we will work out a DDO-appropriate system to teach.

And yes... There IS a prize.

{ ------ Prizes ------ }

There are three prizes, each for it's own competition:

1 -- ) The Trainee who passes the most classes: $5 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card per class passed.
2 -- ) The Trainee who hosts the most games after 3 months: Any video game of their choice under $40 (physical or digital.)
3 -- ) The Moderator that helped the most Students: $20 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card.

{ ------ Sign ups ------ }

Moderators:
1-
2-
3-
4-
5-

Trainees
1-
2-
3-
4-
5-

When the program is finished, I will host a new one as needed (hopefully no time soon).
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1/7/2016 1:33:34 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM, donald.keller wrote:
{ ------ Summary ------ }

I will be starting the Mod Varsity Program (MVP). A program to train new Game Moderators. This will require two groups of people... Moderators and Trainees. The Moderators must be well established game hosts who have hosted a number of games prior. I will be contacting Freedo about helping as a Moderator.

We will be teaching Mafia... But mostly we will teach other, less established games. This includes Fate, of course, and new games like Diplomacy, Battleship, and Monopoly. The trainers will also be included in a special "Game Design" thread to create new Forum game ideas... The Moderators will train each member in the games of their choice + a game the Mods pick (as to avoid too many trainees in one field). A After a while, the Moderators will observe the member hosting an in-group version of the game, and will pass or fail them (the trainer who taught the student won't vote).

For games the Mods don't know (like Diplomacy), I will teach the Mods about it, and we will work out a DDO-appropriate system to teach.

And yes... There IS a prize.

{ ------ Prizes ------ }

There are three prizes, each for it's own competition:

1 -- ) The Trainee who passes the most classes: $5 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card per class passed.
2 -- ) The Trainee who hosts the most games after 3 months: Any video game of their choice under $40 (physical or digital.)
3 -- ) The Moderator that helped the most Students: $20 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card.

{ ------ Sign ups ------ }

Moderators:
1-
2-
3-
4-
5-

Trainees
1- The-Voice-of-Truth
2-
3-
4-
5-

When the program is finished, I will host a new one as needed (hopefully no time soon).

This is something to get involved with. Seems quite fun.
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1/7/2016 8:17:58 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM, donald.keller wrote:
Put me where ever you see fit.
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1/7/2016 9:04:42 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
{ ------ Summary ------ }

I will be starting the Mod Varsity Program (MVP). A program to train new Game Moderators. This will require two groups of people... Moderators and Trainees. The Moderators must be well established game hosts who have hosted a number of games prior. I will be contacting Freedo about helping as a Moderator.

We will be teaching Mafia... But mostly we will teach other, less established games. This includes Fate, of course, and new games like Diplomacy, Battleship, and Monopoly. The trainers will also be included in a special "Game Design" thread to create new Forum game ideas... The Moderators will train each member in the games of their choice + a game the Mods pick (as to avoid too many trainees in one field). A After a while, the Moderators will observe the member hosting an in-group version of the game, and will pass or fail them (the trainer who taught the student won't vote).

For games the Mods don't know (like Diplomacy), I will teach the Mods about it, and we will work out a DDO-appropriate system to teach.

And yes... There IS a prize.

{ ------ Prizes ------ }

There are three prizes, each for it's own competition:

1 -- ) The Trainee who passes the most classes: $5 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card per class passed.
2 -- ) The Trainee who hosts the most games after 3 months: Any video game of their choice under $40 (physical or digital.)
3 -- ) The Moderator that helped the most Students: $20 Steam/Amazon/Walmart gift card.

{ ------ Sign ups ------ }

Moderators:
1-
2-
3-
4-
5-

Trainees
1- The-Voice-of-Truth
2- Midnight
3-
4-
5-

When the program is finished, I will host a new one as needed (hopefully no time soon).
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1/9/2016 3:59:57 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/8/2016 10:00:59 PM, donald.keller wrote:
Moderators:
1- Lannan
2- Geographia
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Trainees
1- The-Voice-of-Truth
2- Midnight
3- Lannan
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1/10/2016 2:45:59 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'm in for modding (besides, if I wasn't, DK would add me anyway, lol).
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1/10/2016 3:23:47 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/10/2016 2:45:59 AM, SolonKR wrote:
I'm in for modding (besides, if I wasn't, DK would add me anyway, lol).

Lol so true.

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2- Geographia
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3- Lannan
4- SolonKR
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1/10/2016 7:00:11 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
How long would this training program last? When does it start?
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1/10/2016 7:10:41 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/10/2016 7:00:11 AM, Sapphique wrote:
How long would this training program last? When does it start?

Well... It'd last different lengths for everyone. If you're learning 3 games, and someone else is learning 2, it'll take you longer.

Hopefully it takes no more than 2 weeks for the average user, most of which is live tests.
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1/10/2016 7:11:47 AM
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At 1/10/2016 6:53:02 AM, Geographia wrote:
So will the mods champion certain games, or what?

The mods will teach the trainees how to run the games, and when the trainees are doing live tests, the Mods will play with them.
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1/10/2016 7:17:54 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/10/2016 7:11:47 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/10/2016 6:53:02 AM, Geographia wrote:
So will the mods champion certain games, or what?

The mods will teach the trainees how to run the games, and when the trainees are doing live tests, the Mods will play with them.

Sounds good.
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1/10/2016 9:37:26 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/10/2016 7:10:41 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/10/2016 7:00:11 AM, Sapphique wrote:
How long would this training program last? When does it start?

Well... It'd last different lengths for everyone. If you're learning 3 games, and someone else is learning 2, it'll take you longer.

Hopefully it takes no more than 2 weeks for the average user, most of which is live tests.

Can I start at any time? Because I'm interested in this, but I'd need to wait until exams are over next week.
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1/10/2016 9:48:07 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/10/2016 9:37:26 PM, Sapphique wrote:
At 1/10/2016 7:10:41 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/10/2016 7:00:11 AM, Sapphique wrote:
How long would this training program last? When does it start?

Well... It'd last different lengths for everyone. If you're learning 3 games, and someone else is learning 2, it'll take you longer.

Hopefully it takes no more than 2 weeks for the average user, most of which is live tests.

Can I start at any time? Because I'm interested in this, but I'd need to wait until exams are over next week.

Sure :)
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1/11/2016 12:40:32 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Moderators:
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2- Geographia
3- Donald.Keller
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Trainees
1- The-Voice-of-Truth
2- Midnight
3- Lannan
4- SolonKR
5- Saph
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8 -

I'd like at least one more Mod, and maybe 2 more trainees..
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1/11/2016 6:27:45 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
/in (as trainee obviously)
This actually sounds kinda fun
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1/12/2016 12:16:00 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
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1/12/2016 1:56:29 AM
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I'm going to be modding my own game in a month. I'd like to pass some classes first. Also, I have no idea what fate and diplomacy and whatnot are, so I'd like to learn.
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1/12/2016 8:00:47 AM
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At 1/12/2016 1:56:29 AM, breakingamber wrote:
I'm going to be modding my own game in a month. I'd like to pass some classes first. Also, I have no idea what fate and diplomacy and whatnot are, so I'd like to learn.
/in for trainee

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1/12/2016 8:23:10 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/12/2016 8:00:47 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/12/2016 1:56:29 AM, breakingamber wrote:
I'm going to be modding my own game in a month. I'd like to pass some classes first. Also, I have no idea what fate and diplomacy and whatnot are, so I'd like to learn.
/in for trainee

Moderators:
1- Lannan
2- Geographia
3- Donald.Keller
4-
5-

Trainees
1- The-Voice-of-Truth
2- Midnight
3- Lannan
4- SolonKR
5- Saph
6 - Vaarka
7 - Breaking
8 - Famousdebater
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1/12/2016 6:53:08 PM
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At 1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM, donald.keller wrote:
How do we dettermine who helps who and on what?
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1/12/2016 7:40:18 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/12/2016 6:53:08 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM, donald.keller wrote:
How do we dettermine who helps who and on what?

Well. We'll see what the trainers can teach, and then assign people to trainers based on what they want to learn.
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1/12/2016 7:41:38 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/12/2016 7:40:18 PM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/12/2016 6:53:08 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 1/7/2016 9:42:48 AM, donald.keller wrote:
How do we dettermine who helps who and on what?

Well. We'll see what the trainers can teach, and then assign people to trainers based on what they want to learn.

Well I could do Diplomacy, Monopoly, and Fate. Mainly since I've done these before and have even modded a few of them.
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If the sky's the limit then why do we have footprints on the Moon? I'm shooting my aspirations for the stars.

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"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." "Eleanor Roosevelt

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1/17/2016 5:02:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/12/2016 8:23:10 AM, famousdebater wrote:
At 1/12/2016 8:00:47 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/12/2016 1:56:29 AM, breakingamber wrote:
I'm going to be modding my own game in a month. I'd like to pass some classes first. Also, I have no idea what fate and diplomacy and whatnot are, so I'd like to learn.
/in for trainee

Moderators:
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3- Donald.Keller
4- Freedo (maybe)
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Trainees
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2- Midnight
3- Lannan
4- SolonKR
5- Saph
6 - Vaarka
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1/19/2016 9:10:37 AM
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At 1/11/2016 6:27:45 PM, Vaarka wrote:
/in (as trainee obviously)
This actually sounds kinda fun

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1/19/2016 6:25:34 PM
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At 1/19/2016 9:10:37 AM, donald.keller wrote:
At 1/11/2016 6:27:45 PM, Vaarka wrote:
/in (as trainee obviously)
This actually sounds kinda fun

You aren't accepting messages.

Try now
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1/20/2016 4:26:40 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/19/2016 7:25:28 AM, donald.keller wrote:
The MVP has begun.

Sign ups are still open.

In as trainee.