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    by Published on 01-20-2019 07:25 PM   

    SWGEmu End of the Year Update 2018


    January 2019
    SWGEmu Team





    SWGEmu End of the Year Update 2018











    Table of Contents
    • Project Update
    • Staff Updates
    • Quick Stats
    • Staff Round-Table
    • Closing
    SWGEmu Project Updates



    Major Additions/Changes


    Staff Updates




    SWGEmu is Recruiting!


    SWGEmu is an ever-changing and growing organization where new talent is always being sought out. We especially would like to mention the need for more developers, please see this thread for more information.


    SWGEmu is also in need of other positions filled. For anyone interested in spending some of there free time toward this project, please consider to join in on our SWGEmu Internship Program . We are in need of CSRs.


    Quick Stats



    Developer Code Commits/Changes:

    I'm sorry that I have nothing to display here, but I where not given the data in time for when this post had to be posted

    Registration Statistics:
    • Daily:
      • January 06, 2018 - 89 accounts registered
      • March 02, 2018, November 15, 2018, November 29, 2018 - 12 accounts registered
    • Monthly:
      • January 2018 - 1474 accounts registered
      • November 2018 - 633 accounts registered
    • Yearly:
      • 2018 - 11,468 accounts registered; average 955.7 per month
    User Activity Statistics (Users online in one day):
    • Most users online: August 09, 2017 - 1,597 users
    New thread statistics (Posted threads):
    • January 2018 - 1636 new threads
    • November 2018 - 780 new threads
    Most users online: 1,657 (05-11-2011 06:22 PM)
    Most viewed thread: SWGEmu Timeline
    Most replied thread: What are you listening to right now?
    Most popular forum: Basilisk Trade Forum
    Top poster: Same one (32,819 posts)


    Staff Round-Table


    Lordkator - DevOps Engineer
    This year we ran into some financial challenges and the community stepped up in a way that invigorated our staff. In my mind 2018 was the year of getting organized, thinking about where we are and where we are going. I see 2019 as the year of hope, we're starting to look beyond the 1.0 release and thinking about what comes next. I've been coding a bit more now and I'm playing the game with my wife and taking lots of notes on what sucks and what feels like fun.

    I think my biggest observation from 2018 is that none of us played SWG. We all played our own game in a framework created by SWG. Many of us felt betrayed when that framework was broken and we lost the ability to carve our own story out of the game. As a team, we've done a lot of soul searching on this topic. I'm excited to think deeply on this topic with such a great team. I'm inspired by our staff and our community and that inspires me to invest more energy towards our future vision.
    Farelli - Quality Assurance
    Another year completed. Three years on the project now for me. Time really does fly when you're having fun.

    Thanks to our community, which supports and rallies behind this project and the staff repeatedly. You all are the reason we do this.

    Thanks to our staff, who make every day working on this project an absolute blast. I continue to learn from all of you.

    Finally, thanks to our founders, without whom this project might never have existed.

    To infinity and beyond!
    Hakry - Quality Assurance
    Though many community members have not yet seen the hard work that has gone into the project throughout 2018, there has been some amazing changes throughout the year.

    It is an honor to work with the current group of individuals that make up our team and I expect only the best of things from us all as we move forward. Another year lays ahead of us, with the project ever drawing nearer to our long awaited goal.

    Thank you everyone for your hard work, dedication, patience and perseverance. Also a big thank you for the community stepping up to support the project in the times of need, so we may continue to pursue the dream.

    -H
    Bigevil - Community Relations
    Another year comes to a close and again the community has shown repeated solidarity and a desire to see their passion continue. Several times we were faced with difficult circumstances and odds that could have put us down. All of you showed your true colors as always and rallied around staff and other community members to prove what I have known for a very long time.... this community is solid. We may not be 100k strong, we may be fairly niche, but those that are here, are here are here for all the right reasons. Keep testing and playing and helping to refine the amazing product the staff and contributors have put together. We are getting ever closer!

    You guys and gals are great. Here's to a great year moving closer toward our goals! Ever forward!
    Vlada - Admin
    Another year behind us. Sigh...
    Lolindir - Forums Lead Moderator
    Another year done! We are so close to the end... I feel 2019 might be the year! Well, we will see

    Closing

    When the chips were down and we were in financial trouble the community stepped up and kicked donations into high gear. If we can continue to hit our 100% goal each month we will have a good financial foundation to keep our services running while we move the project forward. Thank you all for the vote of confidence. We realize not everyone can donate money and we appreciate all contributions monetary or not. We always need people to track down bugs, test new ideas, there are many ways to contribute. Think about how you could contribute in 2019 and reach out to us with your ideas.

    Much of our progress this year has been quiet and behind the scenes, we've been able to make our deployment processes more automated; we've had amazing discussions about what we think SWG is to the community and each of us as individuals. We're thinking deeply about the future of this project beyond the 1.0 release. Many of us are reading books, forum posts, old posts from the CURB discussions, we are regularly looking for input that will help us shape the future of the game for our community. We've engaged industry vets on these topics and we've continued to hone our thinking.

    In 2019 you will see us push out more pub's that will get us closer to the 1.0 release and we will engage the community in a discussion about our vision for what happens next.

    PS: We will wipe Basilisk on April 1, 2019... "I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.

    Happy New Year SWGEmu!


    ~The SWGEmu Team
    by Published on 01-20-2019 09:48 AM   

    Weekly Update

    01/20/2019
    The SWGEmu Development Division

    We are using Jenkins & Gerrit. You can find all commits to Test Center Nova here. You can still report all bugs you find on Test Center Nova to the Mantis Bug Tracker. A helpful guide to bug reporting can be found here.
    Our current focus is the Publish 10 Checklist. Features planned to be in publish 10 can be seen in the SWGEmu Roadmaps

    Non linked Mantis reports are in the dev/QA area and can not be viewed with out dev/QA access.



    (Stable) = Commits are now on Basilisk
    (Unstable) = Commits are on TC Nova and are being tested






    Miztah (Developer)
    • (unstable)[Fixed] Some aurilian plant code cleanup
    • (unstable)[Fixed] Stability issue






    ~ The SWGEmu Development Division
    by Published on 09-08-2014 02:31 PM   

    Please read all SWGEmu Rules And Policies

    September 2014
    SWGEmu staff





    PLEASE READ THESE RULES AND POLICIES (
    https://www.swgemu.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=120) CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, OUR BUG TRACKER (MANTIS), OUR IRC SERVER AND/OR OUR TEST SERVERS (TC: NOVA AND BASILISK) YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY SWGEmu RULES AND POLICIES. THESE RULES AND POLICIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, FROM TIME TO TIME IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU OF AMENDMENTS TO THESE RULES AND POLICIES BY POSTING THEM TO THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE RULES AND POLICIES, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE, OUR BUG TRACKER (MANTIS), OUR IRC SERVER AND/OR OUR TEST SERVERS (TC: NOVA AND BASILISK).























    The only exception to SWGEmu Rules and Policies is the Sarlacc Pit 2.5 section, which has its own set of Rules and Policies.
    by Published on 06-09-2011 04:54 PM   

    SWGEmu Recruitment

    Updated: April 12, 2013
    Development Division


    We are looking for passionate programmers who can dedicate some of their free time to volunteer for this project.

    Required Skills

    - Intermediate knowledge of C++ and/or Java
    - Minimum experience with the Unix/Linux environment
    - Familiar with scripting languages such as LUA

    Recommended Skills

    - Object oriented programming and design patterns
    - Understanding of transactional systems and client/server architecture
    - Concurrent programming (threads, mutexes)
    - Experience with SQL
    - Reverse engineering skills
    - Game modding experience

    How can I contribute?

    Contributing is easy if you have set up the environment and git you just commit reviews to http://gerrit.swgemu.com as simple patches. After we approve some of your patches and we see that you're comfortable with the framework you get git access so you can commit directly.
    If you have questions about the implementations you can directly ask TheAnswer on IRC through personal messages or in the #opendev channel.

    ~ The SWGEmu Development Division
    by Published on 06-10-2015 09:20 PM   

    Join Staff - SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program

    June 2015
    The SWGEmu





    Greetings SWGEmu Community!

    As a volunteer project, SWGEmu is constantly looking for new community members to step up and assist and support the community. If you are interested in taking on the responsibility of an SWGEmu Staff member to further our goals, we encourage you to take the time to apply for our SWGEmu
    EC/CSR/Support training program.

    The SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program is designed to introduce community members to different aspects of the duties and responsibilities of the SWGEmu Staff, while giving them a chance to develop a close relationship and eventually join the SWGEmu Staff team.


    The following are the minimal requirements to be accepted into to this program:
    • Professionalism
    • Excellent work ethic
    • Positive attitude
    • Ability to work and learn in a team environment
    • Sufficient free time
    • Knowledge of the SWGEmu Project is required


    Program Details
    1. Apply to the SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program by submitting an application (see below).
    2. After reviewing the application, an interview may be offered to accept or decline the volunteer.
    3. Once accepted for SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program, the volunteer will be mentored by a member of the SWGEmu Staff for a period of 2 months.
    4. During these 3 months, the intern will assist in IRC, on forums and on Live support.
    5. After the SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training period has ended, an evaluation will be completed by the SWGEmu Staff to determine if the SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support trainee has met all duties and expectations expected of them.
    6. The trainee may then remain as a support assistant or apply for an available position in the SWGEmu Staff.
    7. If accepted, an apprenticeship period of 4-8 weeks will begin and the apprenticeship will work closely with the staff member of the department they applied for.
    8. At the end of the apprenticeship, another evaluation will be completed to determine if the intern would be a good fit for the chosen SWGEmu Staff department.
    9. If accepted, the apprentice will be offered the opportunity to join the SWGEmu Staff as a full-time member.
    10. The new SWGEmu Staff member will perform their department's duties as well as continue assisting with Support.
    Upon completion of the internship period, the following positions may be applied to for apprenticeship:
    • Support Staff (Community Support Representative)
    • Event Coordinator
    • Community Relations (Forum Moderator)
    We are very excited to be offering this program to our community. It is our hope that it will bring forward community members that want to help SWGEmu succeed and provide our Community with the best experience possible.



    Submitting Your Application

    Please complete the application below and email it to application@swgemu.com with 'SWGEmu Internship Application' as the title and the application attached. If you are selected to participate, we will contact you by email informing you of such and provide information about the next step in the process.


    What is your forum account name?

    What is your in-game character name?

    What is your IRC nickname?

    What is your age?

    What is your profession in real life? If you are a student, what are you studying?

    What time zone do you live in? What times/days of the week will you usually be available to spend time assisting in Live Support?

    Do you know any current or former staff members? If so, how?

    How long have you been following this project?

    Why do you want to become a member of the SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program?

    Please write a short paragraph detailing what Pre-CU Star Wars Galaxies means to you.

    If you are accepted into the SWGEmu EC/CSR/Support training program and are looking at applying for a SWGEmu Staff position, what position would you apply for and why?

    ~The SWGEmu Staff