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We think Crystal Space is good. Not everyone may agree with that obviously but given that we think Crystal Space is good, it often surprises us that there are still people who are active in the Open Source and gaming world and STILL never heard of Crystal Space at all. That's something that should change. Even if those people don't like Crystal Space, they should at least have a chance to evaluate it properly. And perhaps they even do like it. Who knows.

You can help promote Crystal Space. In this article I will show you a few ways that you can help us. Note that all tips below are also relevant for Crystal Entity Layer, CELstart, and Crystal Core of course.


Mouth to Mouth

Tell other people. Tell your friends. Tell everyone who might be interested. If you are a student at a university perhaps talk to your teacher or professor. Crystal Space is rather good for using in an academic environment and has even been used at schools and universities several times before.

Review or Write a Story about Crystal Space

Write a good and honest review or story and try to get people to read it. If it is a really good story you could try to submit it to slashdot.org, www.digg.com, or www.kuro5hin.org. Who knows they will accept the story.

You could also try to submit the story to gaming or linux magazines (online or paper).

Blog us

Write about Crystal Space in your blog. Tell people what you do with it. Talk about your projects and how you use Crystal Space.

Vote for us!

At DevMaster.net Crystal Space has its own entry: Crystal Space entry at DevMaster.net. Vote for us and write an honest review there.

We also have several entries for our projects at www.ohloh.net. This is a very interesting site that gathers all kinds of statistics on projects and people involved with those projects. You can 'stack us' there. We have the following projects at ohloh:

HappyPenguin.org also has several entries for our projects and you can vote on them and post comments:

freshmeat.net has an entry for a few of our projects as well. Again you can vote for them:

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