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Kid Friendly

Postby freeze10108 » August 11th, 2009, 1:33 am

Some general questions about things being "kid-friendly"

1. What exactly would be considered "kid-friendly" (like maybe an ESRB or PEGI rating)?

2. What is the policy about asking for help with non-kid friendly projects?

3. Could there possibly be a subforum that deals with non-kid friendly projects that is only accessible via permission by one of the admins?

I'm not necessarily wanting to do anything that's borderline, but it would probably make more sense for me to know what my limitations are when designing anything. ;)

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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Hirato » August 11th, 2009, 7:51 am

in a nutshell,

anything beyond low level animated violence
and anything you'd never let kids view, which I won't mention should a young soul ask google

if it comes to blood; weapons, gore, we could help a bit, but don't count on it...
keep in mind if it's item #2, expect to get banned :P
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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby freeze10108 » August 11th, 2009, 11:36 am

Thank you for replying hirato!

Some follow-up questions:

1. Are all types of suggestive themes pretty muched nixed (I'm just looking off of the back of one of my E10+ games :P)?

2. Is there a certain age group you're specifically looking at when you say "kid-friendly"?

3. Must everything be sugar-coated, similar to Master Chef Ogro (not that it's necessarily bad, but I personally can't write very well that way.)

4. It hasn't been answered yet, so, "Could there possibly be a subforum that deals with non-kid friendly projects that is only accessible via permission by one of the admins?"

:)

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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Mike » August 12th, 2009, 6:50 am

Are you talking about non kid friendly for the forums, or for your own personal games? Because for your own personal games you can make whatever you want. I personally plan on creating some non kid friendly games myself.

As far as a separate forum, I'll have to think on that. A separate webpage in general might be the way to go with that. Take care.
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Re: Kid Friendly

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Re: Kid Friendly

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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Mike » August 14th, 2009, 8:05 am

I definitely think that is an idea that could work. As obsidian said, what we'll do is make a group for people interested in making non kid friendly games and only they will have access to those private forums. One thing that is a bit of an obstacle is how do we let people know the existence of that group? Posting it somewhere on the main page could work, but ideas are welcome. Take care.
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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Obsidian » August 14th, 2009, 8:10 am

Could be done.

Actually, the forum could be visible on the index, but people not in the group wouldn't be allowed to read the topics.
This might be a possibility.

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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Mike » August 14th, 2009, 8:29 am

That's a good idea. And I wonder if there should be an age restriction for joining the forum, probably 17 or 18? Though what is a good way to verify it? and/or we could just use a disclaimer "BY JOINING THIS GROUP YOU ASSERT THAT YOU ARE 18" or something. Take care.
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Re: Kid Friendly

Postby Obsidian » August 14th, 2009, 8:38 am

Yes, that is an issue..as for age restriction, we really do not have a method of verification. We could use the user birthday, but guess what? The user can change that after getting shut out in order to get in.


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