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StarCraft II has a huge community and for those who know about the Team Liquid forum, it just doesn't really cut it. But then again I don't know a whole lot about starting a forum Would someone be interested in helping me with it? If not I understand. It would be run through phpBB which I know basic things about. I used to run a forum a few years ago.

Is this a good idea?

edit: this is my satan post 666
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To be honest, I am not sure there is a need for another SC community spot. The battle.net forums, TL, and reddit basically cover everyone.
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To be honest, I am not sure there is a need for another SC community spot. The battle.net forums, TL, and reddit basically cover everyone.
Yeah but they aren't that big. And reddit isnt a forum O_o
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Yeah but they aren't that big. And reddit isnt a forum O_o
My question for you would be what does your forum have to offer that those three big starcraft community sites don't have? That will be the difference in getting a ton of posters involved versus only getting a few. If all you're going to do is make "another" SC forum, it just doesn't seem worth your effort.
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I agree that it would be just a waste of time to start another starcraft forum. There are too many out there already and you can't really compete with big ones like team liquid.

Nice to have an OCN fellow that plays starcraft IN CT =)
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But then again I don't know a whole lot about starting a forum

Starting a SC forum would just be a headache and a waste of time/money on hosting/the board.
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