Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy

Friday, September 16, 2016

PAINT & CHAT Format Changes

Just a quick note regarding the G+ changes to the community PAINT & CHAT, and LIVE Play sessions.

As many of you know, Google+ changed the manner in which users can host Hangouts. No longer can the hangouts be hosted directly from G+! Instead, potential hosts must launch a Hangout from within YouTube. This means that hosts will no longer be sending out invites via G+. Instead, all invites are by posting chat links directly to the appropriate forums, or to specific members of the community. Both links to join a chat, as well as links to watch a chat live, may be posted by the host. If you are a member of the Facebook TtC Forum, or the G+ TtC Community, you will see these links posted as normal. All you have to do is click the link to join or watch.

Chat sessions will occur on YouTube and can only be watched from YouTube. The link to this might also be posted elsewhere, such as in the TtC Facebook Forum, where you can also watch from there in that case.

It may seem somewhat confusing, but not really. Here are some things you can do to

  • Join the Facebook TtC Forum - if you haven't already.
  • Join the G+ TtC Community if you don't use Facebook.
  • Subscribe to the TtC YouTube channel.
  • Subscribe to any of our community hosts YouTube channels.
If you do not do at least one of the above, you will not receive invites to live sessions.

If you have any questions, contact me :)