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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. apcrabnightlive

    apcrabnightlive

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    I found Hive when I was browsing in thehelper.net
     
  2. StoPCampinGn00b

    StoPCampinGn00b

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    Heh, more than a couple people are saying things like that, but there are only 2 votes for affiliate, lol. I should've explained that it meant sites linking to us such as thehelper, epicwar, etc.
     
  3. IcemanBo

    IcemanBo

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    Our ice clan had only a couple of coders and we were looking for systems on hive for quite a good time, from Nestharus/PurgeandFire (just ones I instantly remember) etc, when trying to do some new tricks in game design.
    We only had one account back then, @Sapeur-Goblin , ;D , as we were not really interested in the community actually, but only in taking some submissions into our project.

    After some time though I wanted to share my first map on hive, and also following people's content and discussing with them, especially about coding, was really interesting, so I created my own account from then on. It's some good fun since then.
     
  4. Bitchmoon

    Bitchmoon

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    StopCampingN00b's strong masculine musk and his unimitable alpha male aura have pulled me into making an account to stalk him. :^)
     
  5. Ash

    Ash

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    Vanguard member of wc3sear.ch, reporting in.
     
  6. DaLittle

    DaLittle

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    by simply searching in the google
     
  7. Idaero Ace

    Idaero Ace

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    I searched where I can share my maps (rejected).
    Really made me sad. But glad some ultimate users helped me (ironruler, drunk jackal, jay's son), so I decided to stay. Planned to quit because banned, but I cant stop my self from open this website, so now I ended up to share my non warcraft related art. eh wait, this is not "why you here" thread
     
  8. Kyrbi0

    Kyrbi0

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    I don't remember how I first heard of it, exactly... However, I remember being huge into the World Editor & playing around, and when I looked for help/downloads (even though I couldn't DL stuff), I always found links to either Wc3C.net or the wc3sear.ch.

    I ended up joining both within a few months of each other, but I really only spent time on Wc3C, disdaining the Hive. I still would to this day if it weren't for the fact that Wc3C has become somewhat of a ghost town. The activity (especially the awexome artists & cool Contests) came here, and thus so did I.

    *doffs hat*
     
  9. SA Dashie

    SA Dashie

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    I think I found this place to upload my nub maps when I was 12.
     
  10. Lasersquid112

    Lasersquid112

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    I found Hive when I met StopCampinGn00b testing out a beta version of Warcraft: Tactical Warfare, and then I joined Clan THW, then StopCampinGn00b introduced me to this strange place that I had never heard of called The Hive Workshop.

    Link
    : www.hiveworkshop.com
    It's pretty cool, and you should check it out!
     
  11. Directive255

    Directive255

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    I was looking for maps in EpicWar, and saw Hive. Then I just click on Hive's icon and went here.
     
  12. SeedinAethyr

    SeedinAethyr

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    I found out about it in a game lobby. Some guy was talking about Hiveworkshop and when I asked what it was he told me.

    I joined when I was looking for Myths: Dianmorr on the internet. I saw a user was developing a remastered version for it and I joined to comment that I supported his efforts.
    I did not realize that the project was dead and the thread was closed. :(
     
  13. Nowow

    Nowow

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    Some strange Finnish guy called Alphcarus on youtube, no idea how his stuff popped in my suggestions though...
     
  14. Daffa the Mage

    Daffa the Mage

    Map Moderator

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    I remember nothing...
     
  15. StoPCampinGn00b

    StoPCampinGn00b

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    The thread was requested to be stickied a month ago, and voila, it's finally watching the regular threads sitting atop from above.

    @Lasersquid112
    @SeedinAethyr
    Added the option that fits your guys' experience. The option to change votes is available.
     
  16. BlueSaint

    BlueSaint

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    8 years ago, was browsing maps on epicwar and saw link at bottom.
     
  17. ShadowShaman.mn

    ShadowShaman.mn

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    I didnt find hive, hive found me xd
     
  18. best_player_88

    best_player_88

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    ~10 years ago, I searched for an online guide which explains how to edit an ability in warcraft 3 world editor. The first result was hiveworkshop.com
     
  19. TheBigMetalHandInTheSky

    TheBigMetalHandInTheSky

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    About 3 years ago I went to a friend's house to hang out. We played Warcraft III and I found out he used this website to download maps/resources. I had Reign of Chaos back then and there wasn't as many options in the editor (e.g, unable to edit/create spells (even with the trigger editor)), so I didn't play it often.
    In the Christmas of 2016 I received The Frozen Throne as a Christmas present (I sound so spoiled). I wanted to create spells so badly, so I created some via the Object Editor. After realizing I didn't have many options in the Object Editor, I opened the Trigger Editor. But I was completely new to the Trigger Editor (I still am not good at it, but hey, I can create nova spells and spells that hit all enemies in an area!), and sadly, it isn't friendly to new trigger creators. I recalled the website my friend used, and found out I could figure out how to use the trigger editor by looking up spell codes, asking on threads, etc. And that's how I found this website!
    This is also why I joined so recently.
     
  20. MysteryMaze

    MysteryMaze

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    I was in Korean map making community and I saw most imported resources came from Hive. Maps from Hive were not normally used due to language difference, it was mostly icons and models that were widely handled.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2017