| Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 11:15 am |
Have something to say? Ever wanted to try your hand in reporting? Do you feel the beginnings of a rant building up in you? Are you curious to know the how other players and the top players play? Want to optimise your country with all the useful hints and tips collected?
Then come down to TNN SimNews, the Total News Network for Sim Country!
Over here, you can read news from a variety of sources about the happenings in the various worlds as well as participate in the discussion and the active SC News community!
We are located here
1. Regular news covering a variety of different aspects of gameplay. TNN covers the biggest wars, federation movements, bugs in the game, all the latest strategies not to mention the interviews with some of the most success presidents in the game as well as the gamemasters themselves and much more!
2. Sim Country Tools -->
. SimSpider DB & its search interface (search for information & stats on countries, presidents, federations in-game as well as those within your war range)
. Sim Country Market graphs
. Sim Country Rankings.
. Sim Country World graphs
3. Sim Country Help, FAQ, Strategy compilation.
4. TNN Forums based on the phpbb2 core offering a host of features which are not offered in the SC BB.
Features include message formatting, quoting, thread popularity ranking, in-board e-mailing, private messaging, user groups, images, avatars, attachments, links, polls, emoticons, rankings for the users and much more which make the TNN forums a powerful and pleasant message board that is a joy to use.
5. Polls on the major issues in Sim Country
6. User points system to rank readers by site contribution and activity.
7. Real-time chatroom via #simcountry IRC Channel with statistics for the channel
8. The TNN Newsletter gives registered members a rundown of the latest events that have taken place.
9. All players are welcome to contribute their own articles to TNN. Aspirant reporters
or developers are also welcome to apply to become part of the Staff at TNN!
In the Works:
. Continuous work on the FAQ and strategy sections
. Graphical automapper for countries
. TNN Newsbot
. Labelled maps of all worlds.
. War News Summariser
TNN SimNews is dedicated to providing Sim Country players with a comprehensive central site containing as many of the tools
& information that exist for the game of Sim Country as well as updated news of the happenings in the different worlds via a system of both staff & player-based reporting.
We also aim to assist new-comers and veterans alike in understanding more about the game via our integrated system of TNN Site forums, open FAQ structure as well as written guides and collection of game strategies (in progress).