PerRock's Ramblings & Announcements

  1. Work at AMTZ

    We've been pretty quiet over at AMTZ lately, but we're still here. Here is a little update as to what is going on.

    Late last year we changed out forum provider after our previous one was sold to another company. We now fully run & control our forums, come on by & hang out!

    Elsewhere on our website we've been busy working on transitioning to a new content management system (CMS) to better manage our downloads & provide ...
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  2. AMTZ: A Rebranding. Part 3: The website

    This is part 3 of my ongoing blog series outlining the rebranding process at AMTZ. You can read part 2 here and part 1 here.

    Probably the most time consuming part of this project (and it's still on-going) is the rebuild of the website. The whole rebranding stemmed from the website rebuild I embarked upon. Which started as a project for a web coding class I was taking. The class project was to ...

    Updated December 17th, 2014 at 11:49 AM by PerRock (Forgot banner)

  3. AMTZ: A Rebranding. Part 2: The brand

    This is part 2 of my ongoing blog series outlining the rebranding process at AMTZ. You can read part 1 here. I have a Q&A thread about the change on AMTZ here.

    The Logo

    After deciding on a name the next major step was to pick a logo. There were a lot of considerations to think about when designing a logo for AMTZ. The process started with some sketching and word-association/web
  4. AMTZ: A Rebranding. Part 1: Introduction

    Around the beginning of the new year, Amtrak Trainz Group will be re-hauling it's self, we will be changing practically everything from our website, logo, even name. But don't worry, we won't be removing any content and there will be no major change in staff. The change will be mostly cosmetic.

    So why the change?
    After operating for a few years as Amtrak Trainz Group, I've ...

    Updated December 1st, 2014 at 01:06 AM by PerRock