We have the domain(s), we have hosting, we just need a talented, passionate designer familiar with PHPBB 2.0.x (our current install is 2.0.21) and an interest in computer games, to build a coded template package that will blow away the competition. The game? Lost Planet: Extreme Condition.
Lost Planet Forum
Accepted File Formats:
PHPBB 2.0.21 and above compatible theme package
Well you must have made it past the summary, great you're the sort of designer we're looking for!
On to business, here's the brief. We want to set up a real gamer's forum for the upcoming smash hit, Capcom's Lost Planet: Extreme Condition on the XBox 360. Here's a link to it:
In fact Capcom has already posted a basic forum, the sort of heavily moderated corporate type:
We want to build something more fun, where you can get the information you need, the media, the solutions, and even talk smack with friends, weekly competitions, give aways, the works! The hosting is set-up and all the domains are in:
That is were you come in, you'll see that the site is PHPBB 2.0.x and has the default skin, we need a theme that both rocks in itself and keeps true to the game e.g., its set in the future, on an ice planet etc., for more see the game website and check out the background story.
Here are some resources that Capcom provides for fan sites, feel free to use:
You'll see some media kits, and wallpaper etc.
Here are 2 quick links to sites that use forum tech (although not PHPBB, but vBulleting):
They have strong themes, based on the titles and accent the games they represent while working with the forum flow.
OK, that's it. We know there is some great talent out there to help is in here.
Thanks for taking the time to look this over, even if you decide not to give it a go!