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About Dirktator

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    Urban Architect

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    Toronto, Canada
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  • City-building game(s)
    SimCity 4
    Cities: Skylines
    SimCity (2013)
    SimCity 3000

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  1. In the search to find a better Chat, we're now experimenting with Discord, which some of you have suggested. If you've never heard of Discord, it's one of the most popular chat platforms geared for gamers and online communities. Here's what you need to know: Our invite URL https://discord.gg/9mf8uRr Note: In order to access Simtropolis member's only channels, you'll need to link your Discord account to your Simtropolis account. You can do this in Account Settings -> Discord. If you don't already have one, setting up a new account at Discord is fast, easy and free. You can also download the Discord app for your computer and mobile devices. So if you feel like it, come indulge us in the Discord chat experiment! We look forward to seeing you on! Enjoy! PS. If you don't link your Discord account to Simtrpolis, the Bot won't be able to recognize you as a member of Simtropolis and update your Discord role so you can access the #members-only channels, instead you'll be limited to just our #public channel.
  2. Sounds good, have fun.
  3. Introducing "Clubs" With the latest update of our community software, we're pleased to introduce the new "clubs" feature at Simtropolis. A club is a sub-community within Simtropolis. Any member can start a club. Club owners define the purpose or theme of their clubs. Other Members can join clubs or be invited into one. A club will have its own internal hierarchy of staff and members. All clubs will be able to create their own sections with discussion forums, city journals, galleries and/or STEX downloads. So if you want to dive in, go ahead. Or if you want to know a little bit more, details below! Types of Clubs The Club Owner can define the "openness" of the club; the following types are available: Public clubs - Clubs that anyone can see and participate in without joining. Open club - Clubs that anyone can see and join. Closed club - Clubs that anyone can see in the directory, but joining must be approved by a Club Leader or Club Moderator. Non-club-members who view the club will only see the member list - not the recent activity or content areas. Private club - Clubs that do not show in publicly, and users must be invited by a Club Leader or Club Moderator For closed clubs, there's an approval process: Users can request to join a club. the request must be approved by a leader. Leaders get a notification when a user requests to join. The user gets a notification when their request is approved or denied. Club Users Each club has three levels of user: Leader - A leader has all of the permissions of a moderator, and can add other moderators. They can also add content areas (see below). The club owner is automatically a leader. Moderators - Moderators, as the name implies, have the ability to moderate content posted within the club. Moderators can also remove members from a club. Users - Anyone else that joins the club. Club Content Areas Club Owners can create a variety of content areas for their club, including forums, city journals, galleries and STEX downloads. All of these areas will function just like they would on the core Simtropolis site, but they're associated to your club. That means they will appear in search results, activity streams, they can be followed, shared and embedded, and of course will respect whatever user permissions have been assigned. Create a Club for... your BAT team your region game group your City Journal - or expand a city journal into a club your indie projects discussing your favourite topics sharing files critiques brainstorming socializing ...whatever you'd like. You should know... We want clubs to be a fun extension of Simtropolis, so we're not going to bog things down with a lot of upfront rules. Let sound judgement and common decency guide you. But you should know: No club is 100% Private. Even clubs set to "Private" can still be viewed and moderated by site staff and admins. Your club is moderated by you first. Site staff will only ever step in if we receive concerning reports or if the club moderators have not been responsive for whatever reason. Our Guidelines for acceptable conduct applies to all clubs. An admin may request you to alter, moderate or remove content that we deem to be inappropriate. Admins reserve the right to close a club for any reason at any time with no explanation. Got a question? Thanks for checking out the new "clubs" feature. Feel free to post below if you have any questions about the club system or if you need some help on how something works.
  4. Thanks for checking out the new "clubs" feature. This club is for demonstration purposes. If you have questions, you can ask here or in the announcement thread.
  5. Dark or Light Theme for Simtropolis?

    Consider it done in case you hadn't noticed
  6. We're entertaining the idea of providing a second theme option for Simtropolis. It is a fair amount of work not only to create another theme but to also manage it through updates - but if there's enough interest, it's something we may undertake. For this poll, I just want to get a sense if people generally would like a Dark or Light theme for Simtropolis. And, yes, should we roll out a dark theme, you will have the option to pick which one you'd like to use.
  7. Simtropolis 9.0 Site Upgrade

    Yep that's on the list!
  8. Simtropolis 9.0 Site Upgrade

    Yes, it's something we're flagging with the developers as it is rather egregious! We don't have any direct control over this.
  9. All Hail to the Dirktator. May I humbly inquire what is happening on RRetail's page of relots ? The deps are on the infinite wheel (for me at least), but I doubt it is karma :-)roulette_zpsd7rhmoak.jpg

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    2. tariely


      Something else, but as I have you here ...

      My CJs have been poxed by the fukobucket debacle, OK, I'm fixing them, But why have all my CJs beyond page 3 disappeared ? There were at least 10 or 13 pages of them or more ! Could you check into that, please, pleeeze ? (tearing hair, gnawing nails)

    3. Cyclone Boom

      Cyclone Boom

      Hmm, that's a very good question. If there were more, 10 pages would mean at least 250 entries in total (25 per page). Are you sure there would've been that many? Currently 73 entries are on record in your P.R. Crastina's Travels (SC4), starting from July 2015.

    4. tariely


      What is happening ? Am I losing my mind ? When I checked this morning there were only FOUR cities-CJs left -- the text, not the picts, of course (Middletown, Poutine, Thille and Smallville). I went to page 3 and none of the other entries were there (more than fifteen -- re the number, I may have confused pages and entries, but still) . And that is the reason why (1) I wrote you and (b) I spend the whole day pedalling like crazy to reconstitute the missing ones. And now they are there ?

      OMG I went through a hole in spacetime and briefly fell into another universe, or something.


      On another note : will all links disappear (retroactively) as fukobucket implements its evil plan ? (Why not in one fell swoop ? To blackmail us ?)

      This is harrowing. Thank God, Smugmug is apparently working well.

      Sorry to have disturbed you.