Ladies and Gents,
I am looking once again at the process of merging bfmods.com and serversidemodding.com sites/databases together.
I am considering giving the task to the phpbb staff whom I have contacted and have said they will do it for a fairly modest fee of $100.
The advantage of getting them to do it is their obvious technical familiarity and ability to do it cleanly, but also they will integrate all previous posts from matching members to the new site so everything becomes linked up again. likewise any original ssm members without accounts at bfmods would simply be able to login with their old account details at bfmods.com
It's all these messy bits (pm's, accounts etc that make an attempt by me to do the task a major headache.)
The fact is that if we merge then I want it to be seamless, structured and useful.. not just a case of dragging in content.
over 50 bots crawl this site day in, day out and so to have them index the vast amount of information from serversidemodding into bfmods would easily create the most significant battlefield 1942 modding resource in TEH WURLD!
So.. what I would ask is that you think hard about any additional implications/advantages/disadvantages etc of doing this. Any problems you could see popping up .. and your general thoughts on it all.
Donations are not requested but I'm certainly not as rich as I'd like to be so would not be refused in a hurry
If everyone gave 33c we'd have it covered!
the main thing is the feedback so please please post your thoughts.
As ever, bfmods will remain a non commercial website purely to act as the hub of (mostly) 1942 modding for all who love the game.