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Offline TerryE

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Site feels dead
« on: January 31, 2014, 02:39:37 pm »
I've been here since 2009, remained patient and waited, waited, and on the side did a little more waiting. But now it seems as though the site is DEAD. The development feed hasn't been updated since august, no one EVER chats on IRC anymore, and I made the last post on the 'Development and Ideas' section. And the most recent post on the 'News and Announcements' (at the writing of this post) is the one from New Year's. The only board that gets updated frequently is the RP board, which unfortunately isn't a sign of productivity.

I just wish the site wasn't dying like this....  :'(
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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2014, 07:14:28 pm »
A lot of people get busy this time of year. And though you can't see it, us MODs have other boards that we can post in.

I can't say anything on the activity on IRC but there are quite a few of us that get on our PO server.

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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 12:42:02 pm »
This is true to what you say Roloc but I feel as if the site is slowing dieing off from no one of the pu team actually making a post form time to time to make sure everyone knows the project isn't abandoned, or something like that , all I'm trying to say is that it would be nice for a post from you guys every now and then, it could t hurt right?, and congrats for your baby roloc almost forgot to say that, I'm sure you guys will be great parents
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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2014, 06:02:41 pm »
I will work on getting an update for you guys. I'm not sure where things are at myself, and I get what you guys are saying.
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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2014, 06:25:59 pm »
I agree the site does seem slow ,and TBH it has for a while. People are not patient ,and other than the initial mechanics(like use any pokemon,guilds ect.) there is really not much to wow people with other than a open beta at this point.  It only makes sense that the site would be slow.

 
Some more talk about the game would be nice like some friendly  "what Pokemon will you be using?" type threads. When the game is nearing open beta then we will probably see a lot more people hanging around the forum. Until then though I will tell you exactly what you do not want to hear "Just wait.".

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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2014, 11:41:56 pm »
Then people are more then welcome to get on our balance server and talk to us there. There are 2-3 admins that get on the balance server regularly, myself included. I'm way more active on our balance server then I am here on the forums. Though I do check the forums often. You don't need to be good at competitive play to get on our balance server. Just get on make a team with out balanced pokes and have some fun battles and chat with us.

Pokemon Online takes like 1-6 mins to download depending on your type of internet and isn't hard on your PC, no reason anyone shouldn't be able to get it.
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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2014, 09:40:48 pm »
I have not been active for a couple of months due to a tight schedule (exams, internship, sports, coaching etc). But I'll start my PU job (balancing) back when I've studied gen VI's new mechanics and pokémon.

BTW, congratz to Roloc and Mis Wednessday. I's a bit late but the baby looks adorable :)

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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2014, 10:45:52 am »
I have not been active for a couple of months due to a tight schedule (exams, internship, sports, coaching etc). But I'll start my PU job (balancing) back when I've studied gen VI's new mechanics and pokémon.

BTW, congratz to Roloc and Mis Wednessday. I's a bit late but the baby looks adorable :)
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Re: Site feels dead
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2014, 04:14:42 pm »
I haven't been on the balance server in months (having no pc of my own to play on), but I know that the balance server the most active "component" of the site. Can't wait for the next update and the open beta is looming over our heads.

It's just when you see that the development feed's last post was in August 2013, it really makes one feel as though the project is dead.

I also know that the open beta will be delayed due to the balancing of the new Gen VI pokemon. Patience is key.

I appreciate the entire PU team for all they've done, because they're not getting paid to do this. They devote hours of their own time into this project, and sometimes they haven't been given credit when credit is due. They have lives they have to attend to and can't just leave that to work on PU.
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