Because the forums may be visited by anyone (including younger kids), anyone posting to the forums needs to abide by the following do's and dont's:
- use profanity or racist/sexist/etc. comments in your posts
- include porn or links to porn in your posts
- include any serial numbers/torrents/warez/etc. in your posts
- post spam of any kind
- use leetspeak
- include any blatant advertising in your sigs/posts
- double-post or post the same message in multiple forums
- mini-mod (act like you're a moderator when you're not)
- have respect for all forum users, including guests/noobs
- try to stay on topic, and try to keep from posting irrelevant/off-topic comments
- make relevant suggestions for improvement of Stykz
- submit bug reports (be as clear as possible in your description; include a recipe if you can)
- post cool examples of anims you've made
- ask questions, especially if you don't understand something
- encourage and support other Stykz users
Most of all, have fun!
The forums and what they are used for
Now you might notice there are many forums around here and you may get confused. No need to fear! I'm gona go thorough these forums 1 by 1 and tell you what each forum is used for.
This forum will have all the forum announcements and other important notices. Make sure to check here frequently. You
may notice your not able to post in this forum, thats ohkay. Only mods and administrators kahn post here.
Stykz Development Road Map
In this forum, stykz man has The Stykz Development Timeline and, Features on the Development Roadmap. The 'The Stykz Development Timeline' is the timeline that shows the development of stykz. The 'Features on the Development Roadmap' shows the features that will be implemented into stykz.
Nice simple topic that has the rules in it. Those rules are the same as the ones posted above.
This forum is used to discuss how you enjoy stykz as opposed to other stick figure animation programs, as well as how you managed on transferring from those old program to this new one.
Tutorials and Help Docs
In this section, you can find all the tutorials that people have made. You can also make some tutorials of your own and post them in here. If you find something confusing, go to this thread and request a tutorial.
Got a Question?
This is the forum that you can ask questions in. Questions can range from the main site, all the way to the program.
In this section, you can request for features for stykz, or comment on other peoples requested features. Make sure to be nice though ;)
Bug Reports (Max)
Run into any bugs with stykz on your MacIntosh computer? No need to fear, post your bug here! (Lol that rhymed) You should get a comment to your bug within 12 hours.
Bug Reports (Windows)
Same as above, although if your using stykz on your windows computer.
Known Bugs and Workarounds
Found a bug and know a workaround or do you just need that lil' bit of help to get around a bug that you don't quite understand? No problem, just check this area, or if your bug isn't here, go post in one of the bug reports sections.
This is the place where you can suggest idea's to make the forum better. Can be anything from a new topic to an intresting BBcode.
Made animations and wana show them off? Post them in this forum.
Made some art of any kind? Post all your pieces of art here. Remember to keep all your work in 1 thread
Made animations in programs other then stykz? Post them here, theres a place for every animator!
Wana join a collab? Or maybe you just wana get one going. Either way, this is the place to be.
The forum were in now! This is the place where you introduce yourself!
Time for some serious discussion. You can talk about any animation programs here.
Talk about anything here! Just make sure you stay on topic :D
Here are where all the fun is kept! Make a game or join on in on one. Post count doesn't increase in this sectiont :(
In the stykz forums, there are a couple of special people that are here to help. They are known as Mods and Admins. This is a list of the current Mods and Admins:
- Stykzman - The main program devolper, he also made this website!
- Synthro - He's another one of the big boi'z around here.
- Chris - The most recent addition to the mods - manages the Anims and Pics forums.
Those are the mods :)
How to become a Mod
Well to become a mod, you don't wine and nag, you need to be a good, active, rule abiding member. Don't go PMing mods or admins for this privilege.
Couple of Useful Tutorials & Links
Cnhagenow - BBcode tutorial
Darc - Forum tutorial
Masterlist of Collaborations
Any questions, feel free to post here or PM me or a mod. Hope you enjoy your stay at the Stykz forums and remember, HAVE FUN