This might be a bit technical, but it's very important. If you remember the old site, we had states for every resource (now called bundles) and those were pending, awaiting update, approved and rejected.
Until today we have had a different system. Pending bundles were submitted in a sub repository called "Submissions" and when approved moved into the main repository. If rejected, they were moved into "Substandard" unless they were stolen/inappropriate/broken in which case they got deleted.
With this system, bundles did not have a state, instead they were put in a place named after the state. This is inferior because when looking at the bundle you would have to look where it is located instead of what state it has. Also, pending bundles would only be visible when looking specifically inside of "Submissions".
We have received a lot of feedback about the fact that pending submissions are less visible in the new system. Turns out it's very helpful to interleave submissions with approved bundles to get feedback to the authors and feedback for the moderators/reviewers to make better and faster decisions. It also means that even if we have a big backlog of pending bundles, it's not as serious because they are still visible and as accessible as the approved ones.
Because of this, today we are re-introducing bundle state. It is not 100% as you know it, but it will feel similar enough. Here are the new states:
Pending When you have submitted a bundle.
Awaiting Update A moderator/reviewer has requested that you make some changes.
Approved Your bundle is approved.
Substandard Your bundle is low quality / buggy (and never fixed) / a very simple edit.
Restricted Your bundle is stolen / ripped / broken (and never fixed) / inappropriate.
Bundles will have these icons wherever they are displayed. You will be able to filter between the states in repositories and the search page. This also means that the "Submissions" and "Substandard" sections are going away.
With this new system also comes a new "Moderate" button for moderators/reviewers to simplify the process of going through bundles.
Music Contest #10 - Results are finally published! Drop by to check some retro songs and congratulate the winners!Dismiss Notice
Join Terraining Contest #19 and witness the aftermath!Dismiss Notice
The 3rd Melee Mapping Contest is ON! Join in on a ride of a 4v4 melee experience!Dismiss Notice
The 30th edition of the Modeling Contest is finally up! The Portable Buildings need your attention, so come along and have a blast!Dismiss Notice
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Created by SpasMaster
- Nov 25, 2016
SpasMaster is proud to give you
After over 2 months of hard work, Sunken City brings one of its biggest updates ever! This version contains an array of features, over some of which I will briefly touch upon in this post.
Your Backpack will now have the Inspect ability which allows your hero to indicated areas and objects in the search for clues or lore! Hundreds of lines of text containing story and secrets await! The addition of this feature has caused major changes to existing areas, the additions of new ones, including new puzzles and secrets.
Improvements to items, new additions, replacements and more await you in the shop. This includes the rework of Elixirs and changes to Legendary items and the way they are acquired.
Adjustments for the Death Knight, New model for the Berserker, Reworks for the Druid, Mage, Rogue and Windmaster and many more changes and bugfixes await!
Changes to Glyphs, Altars of Atal'ai, Difficulty Adjustments... The new version holds many other surprises for you. I hope you can all experience everything that I have worked on in the past months and I sincerely hope you will enjoy it!
With the release of 2.3.0, I'd like to announce to Hiveworkshop that we have just recently created our own Discord server where we can all gather parties and play together. Regardless if you can use BattleNet or not, we will help you setup yourself for games with us! Join us now by clicking the image below!
Created by Archian
- Nov 13, 2016
Recently I took a stroll down our Terrain Avenue and was amazed by the beautiful landscapes all around me.
So I thought to myself, I wish everyone would see this. And at the same time, I know some people who might not even realize what is possible to do with the World Editor.
That is why I made this video featuring some of the most amazing custom-made terrains by members of the Hive Workshop!
And to properly show it to you we've created a YouTube Channel for the Hive Workshop in celebration of our community!
It really is stunning what these guys were able to do with the World Editor!
We recommend you watch it in Fullscreen HD. Watch the video above and subscribe to our channel for new videos!
The Community Program is the official title of a new effort initiated by the Hive administration team.
The primary focus of this program is to promote Hive across multiple online communities and social media, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
For this purpose we are now looking for someone to help manage our new YouTube channel.
Do you have experience with video editing? And are you interested in managing our YouTube channel? Contact Archian for more information.
Created by StoPCampinGn00b
- Nov 4, 2016
Everything needed to know can be found the official BlizzCon site.
News - Event Info - Watch - Schedule - eSports - Forum
It's time for Blizzcon, the official event for everything Blizzard games! It's where upcoming releases are announced, competitive tournament matches are being fought, interviews are popping, art is being showcased, and many things are being broadcasted & streamed.
The opening week started on October 26th. The following days featured major Blizzard eSports competitions on Hearthstone, Overwatch, WoW, and Starcraft 2. The opening ceremony, however, is on Friday, November 4, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM GMT. Coverage will continue for hours on end, and ends at the end of Saturday.
You can watch the live streams on BlizzCon here on Hive! The channels below are from Blizzard's Blizzcon Twitch team.
Blizzard (Twitch.TV) | HIVE
Warcraft (Twitch.TV) | HIVE
StarCraft (Twitch.TV) | HIVE
Heroes of the Storm (Twitch.TV) | HIVE
PlayHearthstone (Twitch.TV) | HIVE
What can we expect? In a nutshell, some are predicting some sort of Diablo series expansion or remake, new Overwatch and HotS heroes and maps, and a Hearthstone expansion. For PC Gamer's "wild unlikely guesses," Warcraft 4 is among them. PC Gamer: Blizzcon 2016 Predictions
That's a wrap! Feel free to keep the rest of the Hive updated by posting updates and comments on this thread.
Created by A Void
- Oct 30, 2016
Here at Blizzard, Halloween is one of our favorite holidays! Costumed employees and their families trick or treat through the decorated halls and show off their creations. Below, we feature some of the epic costumed families as they visited this week and along with some of the great employee designed costumes as we all embraced our inner geek.
Click 'ear to view costumed employees.
Watch the videos below for fun performances from Blizzard Employee, René Koiter as Khal Drogo and Negan.
○ Khal Drogo Invades Blizzard Entertainment
○ Negan Invades Blizzard Entertainment
Did you have any epic Halloween adventures? Leave a comment below describing them, or send us photos of your costumes and Halloween-themed decorations on Twitter using the #trickortweet hashtag.
Sources: Halloween Fun at Blizzard Entertainment - WoW
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