SINS is finally here!
The enthusiasm of everyone here has been a real inspiration during development. The magic of multiplayer is going to depend on strong community leadership. Our mission now is to hit critical mass so the community is able sustain itself. We want to see the forum, ICO, and IRC traffic continue to ramp up so that there will be an abundance of players of all skill levels ready to play!
There are been a number of people who have generously volunteered their time and skills to promote the game over the course of development. Lately there have been a number of people who also want to help out, but don't know how. Well this is for you:
1-mention SINS in other forums
2-add a banner, link, or SINS quote to your other forum signatures.
3-visit this forum and the SINS channel at Stardock Central once a day. Motivate guests to learn more about SINS.
4-welcome new members in the forum and help them become better players so the player base can grow!
5-word your post titles carefully
6-Create posts the describe the emotional attributes of the game that a first time player can relate to.
7-seek and destroy trolls and correct misinformation about the game wherever you can.
8-mention sins in a newsletter/mail list
9-add http://www.sinsofasolarempire.com to your e-mail signature
10-send an email to your friends linking the game.
11-Put SINS in your MSN message
12-start a new SINS clan
13-introduce your existing clan to SINS
14-introduce another clan to SINS
15-design a custom game map or mod
16-create your own sins fan art, banners, and stories
17-create a gameplay video for YouTube or add a response to the existing videos.
18-create a SINS fan site
19-place a SINS banner/link on your site
20-write a review or start a sins blog.
21-Add SINS to your Facebook (or similar site)
22-write comments, rate the game, add to your wishlist and participate in polls on sites like these:
23-Update the SINS Wikipedia entry, and revive the RT4X entry
24-schedule a release game party
25-organize a SINS tournament
26-talk to people at school, work and clubs about SINS gameplay.
27-e-mail game magazines and websites about your experience/expectations with SINS.
28-visit/phone/email your nearest game store and ask about SINS.
29-reset the homepage on demo computers
30-Set the SINS wallpaper wherever you go
Check this post for updates.
*when linking to the site match the title of the page exactly. This will improve search engine ranking.
*don't spam forums or cheat in polls - this will hurt us in the long run.
*send us your ideas!
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