Jurassic Fandom: An Ethnographic Study
Internet fandom itself is a widely held presence on numerous Internet communities and message boards from Star Wars, Star Trek, and Stargate to various other science-fiction related series. The fact is, so little know about the Jurassic Park online fandom. … Continue reading →
Have you heard of our new text-based Role Play Game (RPG) on our forums? Jurassic Park - Live The Legend offers you the chance to play as a dinosaur on Isla Sorna, InGen's Site B. While it is a text-based RPG our hope is to reach out to the community to let them know it is an exciting addition on JPLegacy's Message Boards! To view information about this exciting game, read the first post here. Remember if you want to join, you must register on the message boards in order to join!
Ah! PHPBB2 Back Online
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 21:25 PM (Eastern Time)
Lately, we've been experiencing some unfortunate site issues as of late it would seem. Hopefully now part of this problem is fixed since I have relocated us to a new hosting service through where I purchased my domain name through. Hopefully this is a permanent thing, and likely will be for the time being as long as I pay my bill! The good news was Server Migration was completed at approaximately 16:00 EDT on 11/27.
As for the forums, we need to reinstall the PHPBB2 board or install a new board. If we are going to get a new message board, we're considering getting an Invision Power Board or upgrading to the PHPBB3 that is rumored to be out. Until we can make up our minds though I have once again reactivated the Proboards Message Boards - much to my own personal annoyance - for temporary use. Here is the link: http://jpmu.proboards25.com/index.cgi. Hopefully this is the last time I have to do this, but please rejoin there and express your interest in which forum you would want. It'll help us with better features/content.
Jurassic Park Legacy Anniversary
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - 3:47 AM (Eastern Time)
I actually missed our actual date of our three year anniversary believe it or not as I have been very busy with school, sick with a horrible cold, and doing the Comic Database among other things. I guess this calls for something to be said that is profound, well, here goes:
From the time the site was started in 2003 I had high hopes for this place within the Jurassic Park Online Community. I started JPL on November 8th/12th, 2003 (one of them days at least). Since then the site has had it's success within the community and I'm pleased to have seen it grow from the small "Jurassic Park Movie Universe" GeoCities site covering just the movie information now to the all inclusive domain name with the purpose to cover any and all Jurassic Park content and to be the most comprehensive JP site on the Internet. Also within the past three years, I've seen new staff members inducted in, the message boards swarm in activity, and JP4 news be plentiful of rumors and then quiet again. One thing about JPL is that all the staff put their best effort into making this place comprehensive and a shining jewel among the fandom, and I appreciate their help in all of this, as they’re our true heroes here. I've watched our message boards swell with activity, and I've also seen those who are jealous of our success within the community to come and attack us by resorting to attacks with hacking our fair board, but each time we bounce back up quickly when we fall down and that’s why JPL is one of the best JP sites out there. That at least is my past three years with this place in brief.
Happy Third Birthday Jurassic Park Legacy even if it is a smidge late.