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Captnmatt
08-23-2010, 10:37 PM
Hey guys, i was thinking about starting a community in LBP 2 called Little Big Da Vincis. I have already had experience running stuff, with my old community in LBP, Lolz Co.

So, basically its based on a clan but i have changed a few things. For starters, there a no leaders! Instead we have moderators to make sure everything runs smoothly, other than that very little else unless you need it. You are free to come and go as you want, you have no commitments toward LBDV, that is unless you are a moderator! If you join LBDV you can make friends with the other members and, through that maybe create joint levels? We can also pair you up with other players of the same experience if you want, to get the best quality levels. These levels (if you want) can be linked to our HQ through the new LBP 2 link tool!

If you are new to LBP, we will help you get better by giving you tips and guidance how to make good levels. To help do this, we have catagories for members:
Experienced
Inexperienced
This also helps us pair up experienced members if they need help with a level.
By identifying people, we can help the new players, as i said before with tips and guidance.

Moderating
Moderators must have an outstanding or solid skill in one of the following: Costumes, Stickers/Logos or Building. Each moderator is in 'charge' of a 'Skill Group' or SG for short. Each skill group has a class. It is either a Costume SG, Sticker SG or Building SG. This is why each moderator must have skill in one of the catagories. In a SG you can have a maximum of 4 players. Each of these players must also be proficient in or willing to start learning about this class. The head moderator of the SG must make sure members in their SG follow our tiny list of rules. If a member of LBDV has a question, suggestion or constructive critisism they will go to their SG's moderator.
I am also in the process of making a LBP level explaining the community to players.
A LBP Little Big Da Vincis level is now under construction to inform people about LBDV!

If you are reading this plz post why or why not you would join as well as suggestions for the community and things you would like me to clarify. Thanks for the support guys!

Congratz to Duffym871 for starting the first music SG! Feel free to talk to him about it!

For all the latest news about LBDV, check the latest posts.
To join, contact me (Captnmatt) with your chosen SG and i will get the mod at the head of that SG to add you.

Silverleon
08-23-2010, 10:38 PM
In other words, you're recruiting for a clan.
Aye?

mattbru77
08-23-2010, 10:39 PM
but, an lbp TWO clan.


XD.

Ill consider it.

majormel84
08-23-2010, 10:42 PM
ill join but if you link games(since you can make super long adventures which has level links inside already)will it intefere with players entering the level by searching it instead, of entering through the little big da vincis?

Captnmatt
08-24-2010, 07:01 AM
Lol, Aye i guess it is a clan... But since it's LBP 2, its a community. The word 'clan' reminds me of LBP 1, NOT GOOD!
Anyway, i don't want it to be like any other clan where the clan owns you, i know how annoying that is. Instead i tried to use the word community, which portrays freedom, in this community or 'clan', whatever you want to call it, i want it to be free, you can come and go whenever and as much as you like.
So yea, its free.
As for the portal thing, it just makes it easy for members to find good quality levels (which i hope the new community levels page will help out with). I'll make a selection of good quality levels in 2 catagories, member levels and non-member levels.

Oh and in addition to the first post i forgot to mention that each member will have a catagory, either Experienced or Inexperienced. This way, it will be easier to identify who needs help, and it will be easier to group experienced players together to make awesome levels.

Thanks for the comments anyway guys!

Captnmatt
08-25-2010, 10:22 PM
Another thing, LBDV will not be starting for a while after LBP 2 is released, so wait for me to add you to my friends list.

duffym871
08-26-2010, 08:22 PM
This sounds cool. May I join?

Captnmatt
08-28-2010, 03:45 AM
Sure, I'll add you to the list!

Captnmatt
08-31-2010, 08:34 AM
The LBP LBDV level is almost finished, hang in there!

Zaphod-042
09-01-2010, 09:28 AM
Well Matt, you can count me in.

majormel84
09-02-2010, 04:14 AM
ill just tell i might be inexperinced

Captnmatt
09-02-2010, 08:35 AM
Ok, we'll sort that thing out when LBP 2 is released and LBDV is launched. Thanks for telling me though.

majormel84
09-02-2010, 08:45 AM
Ok, we'll sort that thing out when LBP 2 is released and LBDV is launched. Thanks for telling me though.

ur welcome i felt you should know about it

Tawarf
09-02-2010, 10:18 AM
I think I might join, cause young planet seem to exclude me a lot. I'll think about this and let you know!

Captnmatt
09-03-2010, 12:57 AM
Ok, cool, by assigning 5 members to each moderator, we make sure people are constantly in contact with us and involved in our activities if they want!
Let me know if you wanna join :p

Captnmatt
09-05-2010, 10:26 PM
Still looking for support, if you have any questions or queries just ask!

Captnmatt
09-08-2010, 11:16 AM
The LBP Little Big Da Vincis level in now up, check it out!

Captnmatt
09-11-2010, 05:01 AM
Major Update: 9/11/2010

Captnmatt
09-13-2010, 08:22 AM
Update 13/11/2010

Zaphod-042
09-14-2010, 11:03 AM
So, basically its based on a clan but i have changed a few things. For starters, there a no leaders! Instead we have moderators and a head moderator to make sure everything runs smoothly

If their are no leaders then whats with a HEAD moderator??

Captnmatt
09-15-2010, 06:16 AM
A Head moderator organises the moderators, instead of ordering people around as a leader would. Try reading the post a bit better before critisising... I clearly stated "To make sure everything runs smoothly". Also i clearly stated Constructive critisism only. But since you say so, i'll get rid of the Head Moderator. I fully understand your confusion, Head Moderator was a bad choise of words. In the future, when we have need of more moderators, we will create a moderation council to make major descisions about LBDV.

Thanks for your comments.

Surculus-23
09-15-2010, 06:58 AM
Hey, Sounds Good,
Can I Join?

Captnmatt
09-16-2010, 08:07 AM
Sure, your welcome to

Emogotsaone
09-16-2010, 12:15 PM
I've always been a lone ranger in LBP1... Not sure how well I work with others.

Symin
09-16-2010, 03:54 PM
I'll join :)
Count me in man :p

nagrom_17
09-16-2010, 08:21 PM
I would love to join. About experience level, I'm pretty middle of the road. I know how to use the tools and stuff but I haven't made anything super good.

Coco Loco
09-16-2010, 09:45 PM
If there's no catch or oblgations ill join

Zaphod-042
09-17-2010, 05:29 AM
Sounds Awesome, can I be in the creating stuff SG Please.

Peace

Emogotsaone
09-17-2010, 11:20 PM
I never said I would join. /:

Captnmatt
09-18-2010, 12:37 AM
Ok, sorry about that, i got you mixed up with the other people. You are welcome to join if you want to. :p

Captnmatt
10-10-2010, 09:05 PM
Ok, we've got a lot of members who haven't chosen a SG. Soon, if you haven't chosen an SG soon, we will have to start assigning you to them. If you have any problems please either private message me here on LBPC, or PSN message me (Captnmatt).
Thanks!

Cheddars
10-11-2010, 01:31 AM
I used to play the keyboard, and I still do everynow and then. So, I guess I can sight-read some music.
Though I need to look at how much in depth the music sequencer goes into before I make my final decision :)

Nice avatar CocoLoco! :gopher:

Captnmatt
10-11-2010, 06:55 AM
Sure! We would be very glad if you became our first music moderator! Of course, being the first moderator of that type, you would be quite influential in where the music SGs will go. The only downside is that there are few people who can sight read on LBP, so you might have a hard time finding some sight readers for your SG. Maybe some sight readers will be attracted to LBP 2 by the music features.
Anyway, if you would like to, we would be glad to add you to our team!

Captnmatt
10-24-2010, 09:25 PM
Another update, to join LBDV PSN me (Captnmatt) with your chosen SG, and i will arrange for the mod at the head of that SG to add you! Don't go rejecting any friend requests without being sure its not us!

duffym871
10-27-2010, 02:37 PM
hi, i can sort of sight read (guitar tab only lol) but i'd be up for one of the creation roles

Captnmatt
10-29-2010, 10:46 PM
Congratulations to Duffym871, our first music SG!

Captnmatt
11-02-2010, 10:25 AM
A big welcome to Cheddars, who has joined our newly founded Music SG!

deschuttes2
11-04-2010, 02:18 PM
i think i woud want to join the bulding sg

Zaphod-042
11-08-2010, 05:47 AM
me can sight read also

Captnmatt
11-09-2010, 09:13 AM
Do you want to be in the Music SG Zaphod?

Captnmatt
11-18-2010, 08:07 AM
Congratz to our new building SG 2 moderator, Majormel84!!!

Zaphod-042
12-23-2010, 09:54 AM
Well being as the second Mod for Music you don't get much to do in LBP but in LBP2 everything's gonna change. To see what I'm talking about check these out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9u2CQB89PA&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2B2bbyy64I&NR=1

FLAWLESS303
12-23-2010, 11:40 PM
hey matt!!

Captnmatt
12-24-2010, 05:29 AM
Hey Flaw, Zaphod!
Also a big HEY to all our members!
Sorry about my inactivity of late, but i have been very busy handling all the applications that are coming in, so much so that i have forgotten to update this thread with all the new members. In fact, LBDV is getting so big that i can no longer conveniently list all of our members! Unfortunately for regular mems, only moderators can get access to the LBP database with all of our current members (so that they know who to add of course!). This means that this thread will only be used to accept invites and suggestions as to how to improve LBDV and that it will no longer list all of our members and SGs, sorry. :(
But, on a positive note, we have updated our infrastructure to enable us to be able to have an almost infinite number of members! (i think we may stop recruiting eventually!):p

Thanks for your on going support guys!

Captnmatt
02-06-2011, 02:52 AM
Hey guys me again, for all those LBDV members who use LBPC a lot, i have a quick announcement.
The LBDV HQ is now up and running! Your moderators should be handing out your IDs as we speak. If you do not recieve your ID within the next 3 days, PSN message me and i'll personally make sure you get one.

Another message for those people who arn't members, good news! Soon the main area of the LBDV HQ will be open to the public, you will not even require an ID to enter! This will give you guys out there a look into how we run and the features available. The only area that will not be open to the public will be the members tower which is still under construction.

Thanks for your on going support guys, things are really coming together now!

techluvr
02-08-2011, 06:09 PM
I'd love to join, in the category of Builder. My main focus is logic, and there's not much I can't do in that regard. I enjoy a good problem. An example of my work would be that I have made cars that require a key before they do anything. I don't have them published, but would be happy to send you the object. There's RV and limousine versions as well, but they're largely unfurnished. The only one I have converted to LBP2 logic as of now is the RV, all the rest are based off of LBP1 logic but still work fine. I do the best when someone else builds car bodies, furniture, etc. and I build the logic, LOL. Let me know! PSN techluvr

Captnmatt
02-09-2011, 07:05 AM
Awesome! You're going to love the LBDV HQ, its got LOADS of logic involved. In fact, take note of the first bit on the monorail kinda thing, i built that without using any pistons, winches or any type of connector, its just one microchip! Can't wait to see what you can do as i am a very logic driven creator myself :p ! Unfortunately with all this LBDV organising, i haven't had enough time to make my own Skill Group :(, in fact at this rate, with so many new members coming in, i may never have time!

You are also gonna love our head of building, Nacho212, he makes loads of cars with massive gearboxes full of logic similar to the stuff you are talking about to make the cars run as realistically as possible!

Be in contact with you soon!
Captnmatt

techluvr
02-09-2011, 03:34 PM
Thanks for your reply! I went to the HQ, and immediately noticed the monorail thing. Very cool! I noticed in the little info terminals that one of the building SG's says "coming soon". Maybe I could join that one?

nitro126
02-09-2011, 08:52 PM
I would like to join as a creator moderator, i am actually quite skilled (although my posted levels don't show it, because i posted them when i was still yet to learn). If you would like me to prove this to you I can just explain to me how or when to join.

My psn: nitro126
Message me!

Captnmatt
02-10-2011, 08:14 PM
Yeah, sure but unfortunately i can't put you in it yet as we don't have a moderator for it yet. But don't worry, Building SG1 is full and i'm pretty sure Building SG2 is as well. I'll get Nacho to assign a new moderator for that SG ASAP (theres your chance Nitro!). Once that happens i can put you in that SG.
Thanks to all you LBPC LBDV members XD!

Zaphod-042
02-12-2011, 07:53 AM
Hey Matt, but more importantly everyone else!

There was basically nothing to do music wise in LBP1. But as in one of my previous posts (press the back button in a minute I'm not finished) you could see the huge amount of detail you could put into making a track. Just about everyone wants to be in a building SG, but music ain't nerdy right? To the point: If you're a budding young music creator, SIGN UP! I've been in LBDV since it started and have been having a really great time. But it's hard to focus on the music if their aren't even any members in your SG! (Boy am I lonely)

Uncle Zaphod WANTS YOU to join the Music SG.

Doooomguy
02-12-2011, 01:12 PM
Hey, I would like to join. I would like to be a Level Building SG Moderator and work alongside you in your Little Big Da Vinci's community. I am working on some projects so if you want to see my levels, just play Bounce Tower. It's not meant to be great, I just wanted to see what LBP 2's new creation tools where like. Don't play my other levels, as most of them are dumb things I made with my friends :gopher: . But now I am serious about creating and I made some pretty decent stuff. But my profile got deleted and it was all gone. :boo: Though I am now back on my feet, re-playing and re-acing the story levels! (It crashed on the last level - Noooo! :frightened: )

I don't have crown quality levels, but the level I am working on at the moment, I hope will get on the Cool Pages (Most of the Cool Level's/ MM Picks are one's using the controllinator and advanced stuff like that, which is exactly what my level is about :) ).

I have actually made a clan before, and I had 10 members and 3-5 moderators but I closed it down because I don't really have the capabilities of owning a clan, but I have been a moderator in a few clans before, so I have some experience.

I am great at making detailed objects and advanced logic, so if you need any help with that sort of stuff I can do it. In-fact I could help design the Little Big Da Vinci's Community Club (I have some great ideas - Skill Group areas, an arcade, an short film for visitors to find out about the Little Big Da Vinci's, and maybe even a Mod-room (Sticker Unlocked)!). I just really want to make the Little Big Da Vinci's something people will beg all of us to join! Now before I go (or click the Submit Reply button, to be exact ;) ), I have a question! It's quick. Will they're be something like a hall (or something like that) with pictures of the Members of The Little Big Da Vinci's? And if yes, will it have descriptons of them (Eg. Randomcoolyay - Music SG Moderator "He likes eating cake without opening tomatoes!!")?

So thanks for reading my post, and I hope I will be able to be a Building SG Moderator!

See ya! :p

Doooomguy
02-12-2011, 01:54 PM
Yeah I was just flicking through this until I noticed you were saying lots of people want to be a Level Builder Moderator for LBDV :frightened: .

I might have to up my game now... ;)

If there is too much room in the Building SG then I could join the Music SG, since I have made some pretty awesome tracks. But only if there is no space, because I really want to become a Building SG Moderator!

Anyway, if you do want to see what I can do, just send me a message or friend request (I can't meet you today or on Monday because I am on a trip, but from Tuesday I can speak to ya)! :)

I havent been on LBP2 yet or your LBDV level but I have been hearing great things about it (something about a Monorail?!) and I hope you have some space for me to design some stuff. Because I love being in clans/communitys but they always close down:(.

I actually designed the whole level for one of my friends clans once. But, he said he'd add more stuff. And when I went back, like a week later, the level was deleted :cry: .


Anyway, I have just added LBDV to my queue! Cant wait to play it! :D

Again, thanks for reading, and consider my..job application:confused:

Captnmatt
02-13-2011, 03:19 AM
Lol, thanks for that lbbyradwan! You are just the person we are looking for (well me personally)! About the building SG, no, none of our sections will ever be full, the system has been designed so that we can have an unlimited amout of members! :p We only ask that people consider joining a SG other than building as it is currently overflowing with members. As for your bid for becoming a moderator, it shouldn't take much time, with the section growing so rapidly, we'll need a lot of moderators such as yourself to run it!

Unfortunately though, i have very little control over who the head of building (Nacho212) chooses for the job.

You see, ATM i am having a hard time organising th whole of LBDV while building our amazing HQ (Hope you like it). In fact, i was planning on making both an intro movie and an arcade (No joke, it was part of the original plan), but unfortunately i have not been able to find someone with enough time or skill to be able to make one (Don't worry, even if you don't have the required skill i can give you some help so don't stress out).

I would like to ask you one question though:
Do you live in Australia?

I would love to meet you so we can discuss these ideas in detail, because if i keep on going, this is going to be a massive post.
I will add you as soon as i can (feel priviledged because i don't normally add any members :p).

Also, one more thing, try to do most of your communication with LBDV people through PSN, because i do not check my LBPC posts as often as i do my PSN inbox!

Look forwards to working with you and thanks!

Zaphod-042
03-28-2011, 10:15 AM
Captnmatt,

You haven't posted a post on here in over a month and members have been asking me if this clan is still operational...

Whats going on, have you died or something?

Zaphod-042
04-02-2011, 11:37 PM
Just putting it out there that Nacho212 and Zaphod-042 have resigned from LBDV due to a lack of organization.