8WAYRUN is accepting applications for multiple writers for the front page and forum moderators. Times they are a changing and some of our staff has other obligations to take care of. So in the effort to usher some new blood into the ranks, we are accepting applications.
If you want to help the community out and you feel you can help us in any of these endeavors, feel free to apply.
Now that SC5 has been released, we are going to probably have a lot of new users... especially today. In the Soulcalibur community, we have not had a major community website survive during the launch of a core title; even Shoryuken couldn't stay up during the launch of SF4. I've been optimizing our scripts for the past half a year in order to prepare for today. We'll see how it goes.
Moving on, with the new game and new players, there is bound to be a lot of new information. If you're a new player: welcome, we are glad to have you! Make sure you head to our New Player Arena and make a thread to introduce yourself. If you're a veteran, be sure to say hello to our new members; direct them to the right areas, and for the love of all things Soulcalibur, stop being a bunch of whiny little bitches! I hope to see you all attending tournaments in the upcoming year.
Do you enjoy thankless work in return for the illusion of power? Do you like knowing you will have people nagging you to do things you may not want to do? How about dealing with a ton of noobs without losing your head? All while trolls try to fuck with you. If you answered yes to all these questions, being a SA mod could be just the right way to spend your free time.
The job itself involves fact checking, organizing information in stickies and keeping discussions on topic/free from trolling. Applicants are expected to be able to act professionally, be very active, possess some kind of background in competitive fighters and soul calibur and be able to adhere to guidelines set forth.
I've just finished upgrading our forum to XenForo 1.1! There are lots of new changes, so I figured I would make a new announcement thread to go over it all.
Before I get started though, I'm sure a lot of you are already wondering what happened to the dark skin. Well it's not gone permanently, I'm just waiting for an update to get issued for it and then it will return. Don't fret, it will be back in no time. In the meantime, there are a lot of changes of which you guys should be made aware.
Yeah, we've actually been wanting to do this for a long time; but with the lack of news in Soul Calibur IV, as well as the inability to get people together, things just never came together.
Well now its 2 years later, and a new Soul Calibur is coming! New information is coming out regularly and interests are peaked. The first episode of our new podcast will be recorded live over Justin.TV sometime after E3 this week.
Naturally, the topic will be the recently announced Soul Calibur V; what we can speculate, our hopes and what this really means for all of us. The planned speakers during this first episode are set to be myself, and Idlemind over Skype. The system I have put together works on Skype, so in the future we could potentially do some conference calls; hopefully with Project Soul and Namco themselves. If you have any topics and/or questions you would like answered, feel...
They've been a long time coming, and I know people have been waiting patiently... I have a large order of hats coming in during the next month and those hats will be readily available for purchase. However, for a limited time only, right now I have 10 of these "limited edition" military style hats! The normal hats will be your standard multi-colored baseball caps.
These limited edition hats also feature a different logo than the baseball caps. The baseball caps feature our older logo, which is better suited for the average square front of a hat. Since these "military style" hats are flatter, we have decided to use our new logo by ExMachina!
To all those who called CaliburForum home at one time or another, the site will be closing its doors for good in a month's time. You can click to read the announcement here, but on 1/28/2011, CF.com will shut its doors and redirect to SoulCalibur.com.
You can also go here for more information. It has been 2+ years since the split from CF.com occurred and 8WayRun.com created. With a new project in the works, we could not move forward with the rift that still existed. It was also not good for those new to Soul Calibur and looking for information, but become lost due to CF.com not being updated and other issues, and with the active community here on 8WayRun.
If there is information on CF.com that you need, grab it before it is gone for good. I'm glad that a middle ground was achieved. In the end, it...