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Updated: Mod Idol Part Deux!

Folks, we’ve found our mods!

See this post for more info. Thanks to everyone who applied!

Original post follows.


Forumwarz is once again looking for a great moderator to help us…moderate stuff. If you believe in sweet internet justice, this is just the position for you!

Interested? Of course you are. Check out this thread and tell us why you should be chosen to wield the mighty banhammer.

Good luck!

Written by eviltrout

April 2, 2010 at 2:28 PM

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Mod Idol!

Forumwarz is looking for a great new moderator to help our team with day-to-day activities.

It’s a fun, responsible position and it’ll give you access to the secret, inner bowels of the Forumwarz engine.

If you’re interested, [url=http://www.forumwarz.com/discussions/view/29981-mod-idol-we-re-looking-for-the-next-great-forumwarz-moderator]read this thread[/url] and tell us why you think you deserve the gig!

Written by eviltrout

March 22, 2010 at 10:35 PM

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Haven’t bought Episodes 2 and 3 yet? Now’s the time!

For a limited time, we’re offering Episodes 2 and 3 together in a package for 150 Brownie Points!

That’s a savings of 50 Brownie Points versus buying them individually, and means you can now pick up both Episodes for under $15. The feedback for Episode 3 has been phenomenal so far, so be sure to take advantage of this sale while it lasts!

Log in, and check out your Support Us tab for more information.

Written by eviltrout

February 17, 2010 at 4:52 PM

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Episode 3 is Live!

Thanks to the grand efforts of our Beta team, Episode 3 launched today with very few issues. I’m watching the server right now and many people are playing through the new content!

As I’ve said before, this episode is really important. Releasing it means that we’ve followed through on initial plan. If you check out the updated credits page, you’ll see that we were only able to do this with the help of many other talented individuals! I thanked them yesterday, but I’m going to do it again.

What’s new in Episode 3

  • The conclusion of the storyline that begun in Episode 1
  • All new attacks, forums, characters, cinematics and mini games: in fact, there’s more content than Episode 1 and 2 combined
  • Enhancements to our user interface: there’s dozens of tweaks included in this release
  • More moral choices, and different content depending on your alignment
  • Multiple endings, depending on your choices.
  • Several major storyline branches that you can complete independently of each other.

Forumwarz Orange(tm)

We’ve also launched a trial of Forumwarz Orange(tm), which is an enhanced interface geared towards power users of the site. All users who have reached the end of Episode 1 will receive a Tubmail inviting them in and explaining what’s available. The interface is free right now, but we plan to charge for it in the future once we figure out a fair price and gather user feedback on the new tools.

The Shit Hit The Fan: A disgusting bonus game

If you’re not busy playing Episode 3, you might want to head over to Kongregate to try out The Shit Hit The Fan. It’s a filthy mini game that occurs right near the beginning of Episode 3, but we’ve decided to release to the public for fun. Don’t worry about spoilers: the game reveals almost nothing of the Forumwarz storyline.

Thanks so much to all our users for being so supportive! The game is better because of all of you!
-ET

Written by eviltrout

January 20, 2010 at 10:18 PM

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Tomorrow’s the big day!

As you all know, tomorrow we’re opening the flood gates and launching Episode 3 of Forumwarz to the world.

I’m super proud of this Episode. It is by far our biggest update to date, and it concludes the story arc that we started out on years ago.

I want to take this last moment of silence before the storm to thank all the non-CZ people who contributed to this episode. I’m talking about all the writers who dreamt up the characters and missions, the artists who created new images, the people who recorded their voices for tubsonics and the testers who relentlessly helped to polish the whole thing.

It was a monumental effort and I think everyone who plays through the new content will appreciate it.

Launch Details

I’m going to take down the site at 9AM EST. As the regulars know, it often takes hours and hours to get things ready, so expect the game to launch sometime in the afternoon. While the site is down we’ll set up a cool chat room to chill in and watch people doing nothing on their web cams.

-ET

Written by eviltrout

January 19, 2010 at 4:59 PM

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Episode 3 will be released on January 20th

I’m delighted to announce that Episode 3 of Forumwarz will be released on January 20th.

This is by far our biggest Episode yet, and the amount of work it’s taken to get to this point is staggering. It would have never been possible without the hard work of dozens of people, so I’d like to extend my thanks to everyone who has helped getting us this far!

buildrs will be suspended

I’ve been thinking about it recently, and one of the hardest parts of pushing out a new episode is the merging of buildr content with the new episode’s content. In order to make this easier, we’re going to suspend the buildrs until we launch on the 20th. By doing this, I can merge the data in advance, and it should make the launching effort a lot easier. The benefit is that everyone will get to play the game earlier, we’ll have less downtime and I should be less tired on launch day to fix any issues that may pop up!

I’m sure the inconvenience will be worth it!

See you on the 20th :)

-ET

Written by eviltrout

January 12, 2010 at 1:57 AM

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Pre-Order Episode 3!

I’m delighted to announce that yesterday we launched the beta of Episode 3. Don’t be dissapointed if you didn’t get an invite! We only had a limited amount of slots available and we filled them up quickly. We will be running a second beta round once the initial bugs are sorted out, and then we’ll be launching the game in January!

Last year, pre-orders of Episode 2 were successful, so we’ve brought them back. For the measly price of 100 Brownie Points (about $10), you can snag a copy of Episode 3, as well as a Free E-Peen(tm)!. Note: that all characters attached to your account will get the peen, so it’s a good way to bump up your penile length in one fell swoop.

Pre-Order Forumwarz Episode 3 on the Buy Stuff Page.

Want more Episode 3 news?

You might want to check out the Episode 3 Minor Spoilers thread on Flamebate. I’ve been updating it about once a day and will continue to do so as long as I can think of minor spoilery fun :)

Written by eviltrout

December 15, 2009 at 9:37 PM

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