Planning to post in Your Announcements? Does your post belong here?
Posts that don't belong might be closed or deleted, or might get a better response if posted in a different forum. The following list may help you decide if you should post in a different forum, or perhaps that you shouldn't bother posting at all.
Looking for help to create a game?
Try the new Classifieds system, accessible from the top navigation of the site.
► Note that we unfortunately cannot knowingly allow projects which are using existing intellectual property without permission and may close or remove such requests without notice.
EXCEPTION: If you're just looking for people to play and give feedback on your completed game you're probably better off in Your Announcements.
Offering services to help others create games?
If you're selling something -- web-hosting, texture or model packs, etc. you probably belong in Your Announcements, although you might also consider the Marketplace.
If you're offering skills -- graphic design, audio, programming, etc. you should probably post in Classifieds.
Are you selling cheap shoes, mobile phones, WoW gold, or pre-levelled game accounts?
Don't bother posting anywhere on our forums -- not only will we delete this sort of spam, but your account will probably be banned as well -- usually before anyone even sees your content.
Just trying to have a discussion?
Try our off-topic forum, The Lounge.
Trying to get feedback on the source-code of a completed game?
If you've just created your first game and are looking to get feedback on your programming from more experienced developers, try posting in the For Beginners forum. If possible, include the code using source tags as well as a link to a playable version of the game.
Looking for feedback on your non-game software?
If you're looking for feedback on the code you will probably be better off in our General Programming forum. Otherwise if you're simply looking for people to try your software and give some feedback you're welcome to post in Your Announcements.
The tagging system used elsewhere on the site is no longer enabled for new topics in this forum, although you may optionally choose from a pre-defined list of prefixes that will appear before your topic title in the forum listing. The "poll" feature is also not available in this forum.
Am I missing anything in this list?
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