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Old October 31st, 2015 (10:47 PM). Edited February 1st, 2016 by bobandbill.
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I'd rather keep it relatively short and sweet like so.



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Old October 31st, 2015 (10:52 PM).
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I think it works well. Straight to the point for the most part!
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I think this works well!

Minor nitpick/question though:
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Furthermore, there's a Rom Hacking section for members to showcase their Pokemon rom hacks in.
Shouldn't Rom/rom be all caps since it's an acronym?
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I think this works well!

Minor nitpick/question though:
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Shouldn't Rom/rom be all caps since it's an acronym?
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Bump!

Updated with minor additional edits (mostly typing out PC in full and minor re-wording here and there). Please check!
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While Pokémon is the common link between our members, but our community extends beyond that.
Not sure if the "but" is necessary, here.
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Not sure if the "but" is necessary, here.
Good catch! I had changed that sentence around yesterday but forgot to remove that so it'd make sense. Fixed now.
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    Can I ask that the Game Development section be mentioned alongside ROM Hacking? Making non-hack Pokémon fangames is more popular than you think.
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      Maruno said the only issue I had with the article, since mentioning Game Development also ties into the "non-Pokemon" part of our community. Along with how creative we are.
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      Old January 26th, 2016 (4:40 PM).
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        I was also going to mention the reference to people showing off their Pokémon hacks, because I couldn't find anything in ROM Hacking's description/rules which says that it's a Pokémon-only zone. As far as I'm aware, it is just like Game Dev in that any kind of game is welcome there, so long as it's a ROM hack/a non-hack respectively.

        I didn't mention it after all, because the wording in the blurb above doesn't imply that the section is exclusively for Pokémon hacks (even though it doesn't suggest the possibility of non-Pokémon hacks). I also didn't mention it because non-Pokémon games are a minority on this forum in those two sections, for obvious reasons, and because accurately and exhaustively explaining what the section(s) are for would lengthen the blurb when it should probably just be kept short and sweet.

        However, it's something to bear in mind. While ROM hacking is limited to a single game engine (the ROM being hacked; I think there's only a couple ever that are hacked), making any other kind of game has limitless possibilities, which is why I like to remind people that Game Dev is for any game devving you can think of, not just Pokémon. Indeed we have a few good non-Pokémon games: a Digimon one, some original franchises, a dating sim (with Pokémon characters, but clearly it's its own thing), and even a pen 'n' paper RPG. And while we're on the subject of reminding people that Game Dev isn't Pokémon-exclusive, we can also remember that ROM Hacking isn't either, come to think of it.

        If and how you want to incorporate this into the above blurb is up to you. But those are the facts.
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        I've added in a link to game dev, and reworded slightly to indicate ROM hacks don't just include Pokemon games; the following sentence about Game Dev shouldn't indicate it just does Pokemon or non-Pokemon games imo.

        I've also added links to UG, art gallery, roleplay theatre and FF&W.
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