By the way, maybe El should fix so that the "One that didn't get away"-achievment is shown as an accomplishment here on the site? ... Waddya say?
I'm planning to add a few more catches to the forum profile "WoW Aquarium" when WotLK goes live. But, I need to rethink the way they are displayed. Since they are your profiles, it's only fair to ask how you think I should tackle the issues:
- The list of catches is getting rather long and cluttered to be displayed with each post: I'd like to keep the forum focused on the content of the post itself, while still allowing some character information to be displayed. One solution may be to only display icons against forum posts.
- In the past we've talked about listing every fish (a bit like Breanni's pet collecting), but that felt like over-kill. When the forums opened there were only a few really hard achievements listed, but I felt that there should be a wider variety, so that everyone had a reasonable chance at getting something to show their anglin' expertise. How rare or special should catches be?
- If achievements are added to the official Armory, it should be possible to automate them based on the character information you add (although we might need 101 character slots to keep everyone happy). However, not every notable catch is an achievement. Plus adding catches yourself gives you a bit more control - for example, the ability to show a fish caught before patch 3.0.2.
Thoughts? Anything else? Keep in mind that a lot can be done here, but there is a trade-off between displaying lots of the information, and trying to maintain a smooth-running, easy to read, forum.