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These links are essential reading for you to maximize your use of moddb, indiedb and slidedb.

These articles are written before indiedb and slidedb launched but still apply to all DBolical sites.
Effective use of ModDB
Mod DB v4 Walkthrough
Mod DB Release Coverage

This article is kept up to date as a WIP for a tutorial overhaul.

News and Features a Guide

This guide is designed to go side by side with the above how-to's to answer common questions, this article along with a FAQ page will make up a full suit of simple tutorials designed to drive maximum use of our sites features for the promotion and publication of your hard work.

Other great articles about Marketing & Indie PR from other indies!
How not to market your game
When kickstarters fail by Fishing Cactus

Mod / Game Ratings update:

Due to a need for a better system for members reviews of mods and games.
The new system requires 150 characters post for the review to be counted towards a game or mods overall ranking, by issuing a review and not leaving a comment the review is only saved for that member and doesn't affect the overall rank.

This was also put in place to encourage better communication to developers from members posting reviews.

We will be monitoring this new system but preliminary monitoring shows a positive effect.

We added some more groups to track crowdfunding and steam releases, join in and track the groups to get the news you want to see!

Each month we bring to you new and old (updated) game and mod playthroughs, trailers and weekly recaps covering the mod and indie gaming scene, so sit...

The Underused and under loved.

Square Enix Collective Square Enix Collective
Collective is a curated platform that enables creators to post ideas, and gamers to judge whether those ideas should become reality or not. Every idea...

Kickstarter Kickstarter
Kickstarter the leading way to fund your creative projects.

Indiegogo Indiegogo
A crowdfunding platform where people who want to raise money can create fundraising campaigns to tell their story and get the word out.

Steam Greenlight Steam Greenlight
A system that enlists the community's help in picking some of the new games to be released on Steam

Check out my feature articles Here!

SPOTLIGHT Grab your popcorn and enjoy!

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100 Rads Bar, where any STALKER can join in on the conversation and post his or her stories about the venture into the zone!

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moddlord1 Jan 2 2014, 9:49am says:

Happy new year!! cheers

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Kark-Jocke Jan 1 2014, 7:24pm says:

Happy new year! TKAzA -

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BagaturKhan Dec 28 2013, 4:52am says:

Thanks for my un-ban mr administrator! In New Year i promise you don`t be rude and don`t be agressive in your site! i will be a cool guy! Thanks for you help and support. Happy New Year!

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Emperor of Mankind
Emperor of Mankind Jan 1 2014, 10:22pm replied:

Indeed. What Bagatur said. I also thank you for unbanning me, and I promise to be a good guy from here on out on ModDB. Happy New Year and Cheerio!

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AlteredPlanets Dec 27 2013, 6:59am says:

Hey hows it going? Merry Christmas

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Kark-Jocke Dec 26 2013, 8:20am says:

Merry Christmas: TKAzA -

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Arcones Dec 19 2013, 11:05pm says:

You have joined the rank of the Christmas hat wearing ModDB'ers! One of us, one of us!


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moddlord1 Dec 9 2013, 7:43pm says:

Christmas is the time of year
for celebration and good cheer.
A time to laugh and shout and sing,
and be thankful for everything. cheers

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str4wberrypanic Dec 6 2013, 1:13pm says:

Hello TKAzA. I'm having a little problem with my mod and i hope you can help me as a staff member. D:
I started to work alone in a new mod and i've selected the option " No Development Group " when asked about who's the developer. But a week later i've joined a development group and now i can't change the option " Development Group " to my new group, " Ex Unitae Vires ". What can i do to associate this group with my mod?

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TKAzA Creator
TKAzA Nov 22 2013, 4:58pm replied:

You can inspect profiles to see their css, or contact a team that has customized their page, we cant provide a vanilla css.

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