New international Forum section: "Avatars around the world"

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  1. Cerus

    Cerus Travian Senior Community Manager Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Greetings Avatars,

    We are happy to announce that we have opened language dedicated sections for multilingual communication and information exchange on our forums.
    These are the new sections you will find in the Category "Avatars Around The World":
    Starting small, every language dedicated section will have 3 categories:
    • Community announcements: Where important announcements of all kinds can be shared by SotA Ambassadors and SotA staff.
    • New Player Welcome: Where outlanders can get started, present themselves, seek for guilds and guidance in their language.
    • General discussions: Where everyone is free to exchange thoughts and conversations around SotA in their language.
    The Community Rules and Guidelines apply for all of the above mentioned sections. You will find them translated to the respective language.


    We will be adding additional sections to the forums as the language-dedicated Communities grow and activity increases.

    In the following days, we will announce the SotA Community-Ambassadors, those Avatars who will be the caretakers of these sections and help welcoming newcommers from all over the globe.

    We are looking forward to a multilingual and colorful SotA Community!
     
  2. Winfield

    Winfield Legend of the Hearth

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    This is a GREAT addition to the forums! Language should not be a barrier to communicate and interact with people, yet many times it is. Efforts like this will help us share ideas, meet people and enjoy a wonderful game together (i.e., SotA).

    Well done @Cerus and Portalarium.

    /thumbs up
     
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    Great step in the right direction! It's awesome you keep the community together here on one forum instead of splitting them up!

    Looking forward to meeting all the new Avatars :)
     
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    The russian and surrounding countries are still split off to the black sun site :(
     
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    Russian palyers in reservation... nice
     
  6. Berek

    Berek Senior Community Manager Moderator SOTA Developer

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    That's because Travian Games does not operate in those territories, Black Sun does. They have a different way of managing their territories than we do.
     
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    This looks so good, thank you @Cerus.
     
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    Yes, I was navigating through the different sections and it looks awesome. It seems like they even provided some additional arts, created presentation for each city, etc...

    And I just noticed that I didn't even tried the french version. I got far too used to english. But localization isn't realized yet.
     
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    @Cerus
    @Berek

    I'd advice you to discuss whether or not these forums should be in the 'Whats New' flow.

    This since they will not be handled well by translation algorithms when they are mixed up like this, so most likely will be avoided by english-only speaking folks.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Berek Senior Community Manager Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Great, point, we'll consider how these are displayed with the other forums!
     
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    Thank you, @Cerus, this is a huge help for players who are not fluent in English and who want to be part of the community as well. :)
     
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    Browncoat Jayson Legend of the Hearth

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    I had thought this was changed, but I noticed a few of these pop up recently. Not that I mind, really, but it is hard to sort through the What's New already.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Cerus Travian Senior Community Manager Moderator SOTA Developer

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    This is strange. Let me verify the settings once again...
     
  14. Cerus

    Cerus Travian Senior Community Manager Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Fixed.
     
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    If I'm wrong correct me but if I go into those threads showing another language other than English translated into English right away when I open them so I can read them. I like that. ;)
     
  16. Browncoat Jayson

    Browncoat Jayson Legend of the Hearth

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    It does that for me at home because I use Chrome. Here, I have to use Firefox and without a plugin it doesn't auto-translate.
     
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