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paulo187
Posts: 4937
Posted on 2015-01-01 20:54:32
The other post in here about mentoring got me thinking

Having recently started another online manager sim (F1) and being rather overwhelmed by the amount of stuff to take in and the different setup to other sim games I've played, I found it extremely useful to have a mentor who I can ask questions about what to do, how certain things affect each other etc, and thought it might be useful to restart the mentoring thread in this section of the forum, hopefully to replace the thread at the top in the stickies. Maybe if there was a bank of people to help out a bit more then more people might find themselves sticking around and getting more involved in the game/forum.

If you want to be a mentor

So, to copy the way it works from the other game, I need volunteers to be mentors. You need to have been in GI for at least 12 months I reckon to be able to be a mentor (I know it doesn't take that long to pick up but there are probably aspects of the game that you might not see in your first 12 months (i.e. human opponents if your league structure dictates it)). If you're interested in it, leave your game name, the region you play in and any languages you would be able to converse freely in. For me, that would be:

Paulo187 - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English

I'll keep a list of any mentors here and link to each team, plus keep tabs on who you are mentoring so that we know who is helping who.

If you are looking for a mentor

If you are new to the game, it is possible to ruin your team in just a few short weeks if you do the wrong things (worst case scenario). If you do a few minor things wrong you can hamstring your team for quite a while and it can all be avoided with the proper advice. Each manager needs to find their own style of game play and their own way of doing things, but a few tips to get you going in the right direction are always useful when you start any game.

So, if you want a mentor from the list, please do not message one directly. Simply reply to the thread with your game name, the region you play in (if you are unsure which one this is then you can find out by clicking the "Your division - table" button on the very top row, one to the right of the paper clip) and any languages you would like to be contacted in (in the order you would prefer). For example

James123 - North America - German, English

If there is a German speaking mentor available then they will contact you, if not I will seek out an English speaking one. They will contact you directly.Last edited on 2015-01-11 at 12:11
  
paulo187
Posts: 4937
Posted on 2015-01-01 20:54:44
List of mentors

Paulo187 - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Phiba - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
SrednaD - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English and Danish
1934lions - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Chusmi - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - Spanish
David Ortiz - North America - English and French
campuscodi - Balkans - Romanian and English
Kagemusha - Central Europe - Italian, English and if necessary Spanish
mrrich - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Renegade - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
icthalian - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Cflames3412- North America- English
Christy - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Garfyjay - Atlantic & Scandinavian Europe - English
Last edited on 2015-10-13 at 13:00
  
Phiba
Posts: 4441
Posted on 2015-01-01 20:59:22
Nice idea

I'm up for helping any new managers that need some advice.

Phiba - ASE - English
  
SrednaDGI Supporter
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Posted on 2015-01-01 22:10:08
Sign me up as mentor.

English and Danish.
  

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1934lionsGI Supporter
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Posted on 2015-01-01 23:12:08
I'd be happy to be a mentor - I've just about mastered English.
  



Chusmi
Posts: 9367
Posted on 2015-01-01 23:28:48
I want to be a mentor too, I'm sure a lot of great managers could be great mentors for english language, but not for me, you can mark me as mentor in spanish.
  
David Ortiz
Posts: 3148
Posted on 2015-01-01 23:28:51
Count me in.

David Ortiz - NA - English, French
  
paulo187
Posts: 4937
Posted on 2015-01-02 1:19:06
All added, thanks for coming forward.

Mods - is it possible to sticky this at the top of the rookie forum please? Also, if possible, can the other mentor thread be removed so as to reduce confusion? Thanks.
  
Cox Vance
Posts: 33
Posted on 2015-01-05 21:56:31
I'm looking for a mentor but I don't speak very well in english, could Chusmi be asigned for me, and I can write in spanish?
  
campuscodi
Posts: 1281
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Posted on 2015-01-05 22:08:56
You can count me in as a mentor for English and Romanian players.
I'm already advising a few players, so let's make it official.
  
 
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