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POLL: How did you discover the Hive?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by StoPCampinGn00b, Sep 19, 2016.

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How did you find Hive?

  1. Searching for map making help / tutorials

  2. Searching for maps / campaigns

  3. Recommended by a friend

  4. Hive affiliate / partner

  5. Searching for custom models / skins / spells etc

  6. Facebook / Twitter / YouTube / Discord

  7. Map you played linked to Hive / hosted project

  8. Other - Explain in post!

  9. wc3sear.ch member

  10. Mentioned online in WC3 (Clan, Lobby, Loading Screen, In-game, etc)

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  1. StoPCampinGn00b

    StoPCampinGn00b

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    This is to help with analytics, to basically get a good view on where our members come from. Also, it's a nice topic to discuss about =)

    Threads from a decade ago:
    How'd you end up joining?
    How did you discover The Hive Workshop?

    Clarification:
    Hive Affiliate / Partner - Sites like EpicWar.com, TheHelper.net, Back2Warcraft etc that link to Hive. Includes streams that link to us as well.

    Added:
    "Mentioned online in WC3 (Clan, Lobby, In-game, etc)"
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2017
  2. Rex.

    Rex.

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    It takes me to about 6 years ago, when I was a kid and also playing war3 that time. One day, i decided to look through the war3 files and stuff and I found the program. The program which changes my life forever, The world editor. I started place units and stuff. After a few months, I reliazed that the other maps have different models so I decided to search for models online and I stumbled into THW. The community and the resources got my first attention and I made THW as my first webpage to viewed every time.

    That's the story and that's also why I am still here.
     
  3. Roland

    Roland

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    From a Brutal-Content Obscene website.
     
  4. chobibo

    chobibo

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    One moment I was on w3csear looking at the custom crypt lord model, then suddenly I was here. I remember I was listening to "G Gundam's opening theme" from youtube that day, on a dial-up(56k) internet connection.
    I miss my celeron powered PC *sniff*, and that Assrock AGI interface that fucked me over because my mx4000 couldn't run at 8x speed *sniff*. Oh man, the "tab" feature for browsers was still fresh back then...

    Anyway, that was it.
     
  5. StoPCampinGn00b

    StoPCampinGn00b

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    Oh man, I forgot to include w3sear.ch. I just added it right now.
     
  6. AditTechno

    AditTechno

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    I came here to search custo models for my map. But the map is already gone. I entered this site in 2014 but i joined in 2016.
     
  7. Silva

    Silva

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    Sunken City lead me here
     
  8. Quilnez

    Quilnez

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    Destiny led me here
     
  9. Sclammerz

    Sclammerz

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    After playing the Frozen Throne campaigns, I became curious of what happened after those events especially what happened to the BE in Outland then I googled for Blood Elf Campaign and found Rise of the Blood Elves then led me to this site. I was fucking amaze about the custom stuffs in the campaign and decided to give it a try to make a campaign too and World Editor journey begun. Lurking on Hive since 2013 and then joined in by 2014.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2016
  10. Rao Dao Zao

    Rao Dao Zao

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    I was on Hive before it took over wc3sear.ch, beat THAT! My old Clan WCM pal Darkdraak hung around here and brought me over.

    ;_; I'm so old.
     
  11. Systemfre1

    Systemfre1

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    A map I played back in the day had some custom models, and the credits in the quest log pointed me to here (in 2008) :)
     
  12. TheLordOfChaos201

    TheLordOfChaos201

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    I was looking for a site to upload my map on.

    At first I was using file planet

    still in the end Hive never ever truly accepted my map... so I guess I stayed for................................ Off topics?
     
  13. Edge45

    Edge45

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    When I was at an hospital (with a powerful free wifi), I searched through the Helper.net after I found World Editor and its awesome custom stuff in maps. I stumbled here in Hive in 2011, I wanted an account, but I have no idea for confirmation emails, well anyway, I kept on downloading maps here and about years later, I was finally a user in here now and till this day.
     
  14. Chaosy

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    Found it through youtube.
    A tutorial on how to import custom models and where to find them.
     
  15. San

    San

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    ''San, sign in and go vote for me on the poll in this web pls''
     
  16. pyf

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    I had reinstalled WC3 in 2015, for I wanted to play the campaigns in *proper* widescreen. Last time I played them was on a 4:3 CRT monitor when Patch 1.20c was around. I also wanted to check out whatever visual enhancements had been created since then. I was also curious about fan-made 3D campaign screens.

    On THW, I probably first discovered @Ujimasa Hojo's resources, soon followed by @oger-lord's animated trees (in the Warcraft 3 HQ thread).
     
  17. PurgeandFire

    PurgeandFire

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    Came from wc3sear.ch, but it quickly became my new home. :)

    lol
     
  18. Edge45

    Edge45

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    Oh yes, Ujimasa Hojo's maps were really good, they were the real reason on how I found the Helper.net and Hive during about 2010 to 11. :D
     
  19. The Wanderer

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    Been wandering around WE for a short period of time. Lost in circles, i seek knowledge and wisdom from the all mighty google and it led me to this sanctuary filled with majestic creatures!
     
  20. 1)ark_NiTe

    1)ark_NiTe

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    This post just reminded me that I've been here a long, long time now.