Just my own quick thoughts here (not the result of a discussion with other admins and therefore not a statement of
I'm pretty excited by all of the energy building up around this project. I'm not going to try and play any leadership role here, since it is great that this is a 'bottom-up' project and it should stay so. I will try to help a little bit with some of the forum technicalities (e.g. stickying threads, shifting things to the proper forum, posting some announcements on the site front page, etc.)
I want to get feedback from the other admins and mods, and from people involved in this group project about whether this more properly belongs in 'Stories' or 'Gaming'. As I said in my other post, I see arguments for both.
One thing you guys should do first is come up with a name for the project, so we stop calling it generic names like 'the group project that is similar in some ways to the GoH project on Eurobricks'. You should try to come up with something that will have a 3 or so letter acronym that people can use in post subject lines. E.g if you called the whole project (and I'm not suggesting this) Classic-Castle Group World, people would title posts something like CCGW MOC - Desert Outpost.
I hate to copy another site too much, but I do think that Eurobricks has a good idea with one main planning thread, one each for each realm, and then others for building challenges or whatnot. We can sticky those in this forum (or Gaming, after some final decision is reached) to make them easy to find. People could post creations in those threads, and maybe also in the Castle MOCs forum if they want to.
Anyway, just some suggestions. I don't want to come in with some sort of fist of authority and make a bunch of rules to squelch your enthusiasm and creativity. I'm pretty excited by this as well, so you might see me building some pieces of this world ...