Envision, Create, Share

Welcome to HBGames, a leading amateur game development forum and Discord server. All are welcome, and amongst our ranks you will find experts in their field from all aspects of video game design and development.

The New HBGames

Hello and welcome to what has been the result of days of rigorous testing and love and craft. Welcome to the new HBGames.

What? Why?

When we registered the HBGames.org domain back in 2009, it was our intention to move to a brand new shiny forum software called Xenforo. The package was bought, as was the domain, but for whatever reason, we dwindled, and stayed in the dark ages.

I even, over the years, attempted to create many of the systems Xenforo would have given us - the game pages, blogs, etc - to no avail.

What's been done?

We've upgraded to Xenforo, migrated the database cloning all users and most posts, reskinned the forum, set up Game Pages, and are now in the process of fixing little bits here and there.

What do we need from you?

Test the site! Click things, see if they break. See if you can do something you don't think you should be able to. See if you can't do something you think you ought to!

ARPGMaker.com? What's that?

We're on a new server, so this URL is temporary until we move the HBGames.org domain to point here. We need to know this is going to work out first!

New server?

Yeah, Ellie has set up a server, instead of paying Brew, as it makes sense to have everything in one place, right?

Actually the point is, I was already paying for my own server, so by pooling resources we can get better things, I suppose.

Will this fix all the errors about the place?

It should do. At the very least, the site-crashing errors and the caching issues have been resolved.

I don't like it.

Tell us why! We're open to your suggestions.
 
I think it's safe to say this Beta has been a roaring success. We seem to be entirely stable with upwards of 50 users online at one time right now too, which is great. I still have the option to upgrade the server, but we don't seem to be in need of this yet.
 

Thank you for viewing

HBGames is a leading amateur video game development forum and Discord server open to all ability levels. Feel free to have a nosey around!

Discord

Join our growing and active Discord server to discuss all aspects of game making in a relaxed environment. Join Us

Content

  • Our Games
  • Games in Development
  • Emoji by Twemoji.
    Top