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The '''Oddworld Library''' is an [[Oddworld]] fansite created and run by [[Max the Mug]] and [[Xavier]]. Subsites on the Oddworld Library include [[OddBlog]], a blog for Oddworld news; the [[Oddworld Encyclopædia]], with articles on in-universe and real-life Oddworld topics; and several [[Oddworld Archives]] subsites specializing in different types of media, e.g. [[TOGG]] for images, the [[Oddworld Cinema]] for video. The Oddworld Library was officially launched on 1 April 2006<ref name="libraryLaunch"/>—although some of its subsites have been online for longer—and has remained active since then.
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'''Oddworld Library''' is an Oddworld [[List of Oddworld fansites|fansite]] created and maintained by [[Wil Bunce-Edwards]] and [[Xavier De Coster]]. It provides a comprehensive reference and archive of [[Oddworld]] media, [[List of Oddworld products|products]], lore and [[Oddworld fandom|fandom]]. Between 2004 and 2014, it also reported on Oddworld news, including a number of exclusive interviews and media premiers.
  
Despite its name, it also covers topics other than Oddworld, such as other work by [[Oddworld Inhabitants]] ([[Citizen Siege]], [[Pound Dog]] and, should it not be set on Oddworld, [[The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot]]), OddMobb, and some work of current and existing Inhabitants (particularly [[Lorne Lanning]], [[Raymond Swanland]] and [[Michael Bross]]).
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Oddworld Library also covers related topics, such as [[Citizen Siege]].
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== Structure ==
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<div class="plainlinks">
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Oddworld Library has traditionally been divided into three sections
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;OddBlog
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:OddBlog reported on Oddworld news from 2003 to 2014. In November 2010 it switched from its [https://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/ old platform] to [https://oddworldlibrary.net/blog/ WordPress]. Its last story was posted in April 2014.
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;The Oddworld Encyclopaedia (TOE)
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:A collection of articles on Oddworld lore. All its content has been moved to the Oddworld Library wiki.
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;The Oddworld Archives (TOA)
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:Archives of many different types of media relating to Oddworld, divided into several subsections, each catering to its own form of media.
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</div>
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=== Archives ===
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<div class="plainlinks">
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;The Oddworld Graphics Gallery (TOGG)
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:A [https://oddworldlibrary.net/archives/togg/ collection of images and videos] maintained by Xavier. It is the only part that’s still updated.
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;The Oddworld Cinema (TOC)
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:[https://oddworldlibrary.net/archives/cinema/ Archived videos] only. Since 2010 its content was migrated to TOGG.
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</div>
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;The Oddworld Scriptures (TOS)
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:<span class="plainlinks">[https://oddworldlibrary.net/archives/scriptures/ Archived texts]</span>, including press interviews, developer diaries, and texts taken from the [[INsOMNIOUS]] version of [[Oddworld.com]]. Much of its content has been migrated to the wiki, but the responsibility of maintaining an archive has been relinquished to [https://magogonthemarch.com/ Magog On The March].
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<div class="plainlinks">
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;Odd Wide Web
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:[https://oddworldlibrary.net/archives/web/ Archives websites], namely official company and product websites, maintained by Xavier.
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;OddTunes
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:Archives official soundtrack releases and music rips from Oddworld games.
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</div>
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
Max the Mug had been trying to put together an encyclopædic fansite since 2000, a project which had by 2002 become known as ‘The Oddworld Encyclopedia’. He had more success with OddBlog, originally a personal blog before it started reporting news under the advice and, later, contribution of Xavier, who had previously been a reporter of Oddworld news on Oddworld Maniac, Oddworld News and [[Oddworld-Web]]. Xavier had himself been planning on launching an Oddworld image gallery. During a three-way conversation between Max, Xavier and Oddsville, the three decided to combine their sites (with Oddsville running The Oddworld Archives, the original name of the [[Oddworld Scriptures]]) into one, initially calling themselves the Shaman Network.
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=== Conception ===
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Oddworld Library originated as four separate projects: OddBlog, The Oddworld Encyclopedia, The Oddworld Graphics Gallery and The Oddworld Archives. The first two were created by [[Wil Bunce-Edwards]], and the second two by [[Xavier De Coster]].
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Wil first began working on an Oddworld fansite in 2000. His first attempt was a webpage on the early webhosting service Xoom, which he called ‘'''The Kennels'''’. This early incarnation presented visitors with a guided tour of the eponymous Kennels (essentially a zoo of [[List of Oddworld species|Oddworld creatures]] known at the time) led by a conjoined-twin Glukkon named Glasp.<ref name="namedKennels"/> By 2001, the project changed to one more encyclopedic in tone called ‘'''The Scrabacombs'''’,<ref name="namedScrabacombs"/> but by 2002 this was again renamed to ‘The Oddworld Encyclopedia’ to reflect Wil’s nickname on the Oddworld Forums.<ref name="renamedEncyclopedia"/>
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Wil created OddBlog on uJournal on 7th August 2003, originally as a personal blog where he would post personal thoughts and updates to the Oddworld Encyclopedia project, leaving actual Oddworld news for an un-yet-unreleased part of the Encyclopedia named the ‘'''News Station'''’.<ref name="oddblogFirstPost"/> However, under the advice of Xavier, he began posting Oddworld development and community news on OddBlog. On 6th December, Xavier began posting on OddBlog, originally on a temporary basis while Wil was absent,<ref name="oddblogXavTemporary"/> but on 16th Dec, Wil announced that Xavier was now a permanent reporter.<ref name="oddblogXavPermanent"/> Xavier had previously been a reporter of Oddworld news on [[Oddworld Maniac]], [[Oddworld News]] and [[Oddworld-Web]]. OddBlog migrated from uJournal to Blogger in January 2004.<ref name="oddblogBlogger"/>
  
Oddsville’s involvement in the group diminished and Xavier took over The Oddworld Archives. OddBlog launched in February 2004,<ref name="oddblogLaunch"/>, and TOGG and the Archives launched in February<ref name="toggLaunch"/> and September<ref name="toaLaunch"/> 2005 respectively, both hosted on [[Alcar]]’s [[Oddworld Universe]] until it went down February 2006.<ref name="universeDown"/> TOGG and the Archives returned on the Library’s server the following month<ref name="toggReturn"/><ref name="toaReturn"/>, in time for the opening of The Oddworld Encyclopædia to mark the official launch of The Oddworld Library.<ref name="libraryLaunch"/>
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Wil, Xav, and a third member of the Oddworld Forums, Oddsville, who had previously owned the fansite [[Oddville]], began making plans to unite their fansites into one, calling themselves the ‘'''Shaman Network'''’: All three would share OddBlog, Wil would be in charge of The Oddworld Encyclopedia, and Xavier would create an Oddworld image gallery to take over his management of the [[Picture Request Thread]] on the [[Oddworld Forums]]; Oddsville would take responsibility for the fourth part of the Network, a collection of Oddworld press interviews that at the time was named ‘The Oddworld Archives’. However, Oddsville’s involvement in the group diminished and Xavier took over the Archives. Nevertheless, Wil and Xavier persisted in their plan to combine sites, and they eventually settled on the name ‘The Oddworld Library’.
  
The Oddworld Library relaunched in October 2006 with the Oddworld Archives name now applying to the collection of media archives, initially TOGG and the new Oddworld Cinema.<ref name="tol2"/> The interview archives were removed to be redeveloped, only returning as [[The Oddworld Scriptures]] in April 2008.<ref name="scriptures"/>
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=== Launch ===
== References ==
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Although OddBlog had always been publicly accessible, it was formally launched in February 2004 with the slogan <q>bringing you true bijoux of Oddworld news</q> when it was first announced on the Oddworld Forums and the link was publicly shared.<ref name="oddblogLaunch"/>. Xavier created his image gallery, called ‘'''The Oddworld Graphics Gallery'''’ (or '''TOGG'''), and launched it in February 2005,<ref name="toggLaunch"/> which was followed in September by The Oddworld Archives.<ref name="toaLaunch"/> Despite officially being part of The Oddworld Library, both of Xavier's sites were originally hosted on [[Alcar]]’s fansite, [[Oddworld Universe]], but after that went down in February 2006,<ref name="universeDown"/> TOGG and the Archives moved to the Library’s server within the month.<ref name="toggReturn"/><ref name="toaReturn"/>
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<ref name="libraryLaunch">Max the Mug (1 April 2006). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13663 The Oddworld Library - grand opening]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
 
  
<ref name="oddblogLaunch">Max the Mug (1 February 2004). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=9598 OddBlog]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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The Oddworld Library was officially launched on 1st April 2006 with the opening of The Oddworld Encyclopedia.<ref name="libraryLaunch"/> The first articles on the Encyclopedia were actually a number of [[April Fool's Day|joke articles]] written for April Fool’s Day. These were replaced the following day with 18 genuine articles, collectively branded as ‘[[Wave One]]’, with a ‘[[Wave Two]]’ of 15 additional articles being uploaded on 13th April.
  
<ref name="toggLaunch">Xavier (28 February 2005). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=11577 TOGG - Grand opening!]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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=== First Two Years ===
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In October 2006, The Oddworld Archives were taken down and the name reused as an umbrella for TOGG and the Library's newest section, an archive of Oddworld videos called ‘'''The Oddworld Cinema'''’. At the same time, the site was also added to with ‘OddBlog Specials’ where exclusive stories and interviews could be highlighted, the Bulletin Board where site updates would be posted, and syndication feeds for both OddBlog and the Bulletin Board. These simultaneous updates were branded as The Oddworld Library’s first relaunch.<ref name="libraryRelaunch"/>
  
<ref name="toaLaunch">atusiya@ (2 September 2005). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=12699 Xavier 's The Oddworld Archives !!]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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The Oddworld Forums became a sponsor of the Oddworld Library in January 2008 by adding a link to the fansite at the top of every page, alongside links to the fansites of its owners, [[Abe Babe]]’s [[Oddworld-Web]] and [[Alcar]]’s [[Oddworld Universe]].<ref name="librarySponsor"/>
  
<ref name="universeDown">Oddworld Forums members (20–22 February 2006). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13436 What happened????]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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=== Second Anniversary ===
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The Oddworld Library celebrated its second anniversary since its official launch on 1st April 2008. To mark the occasion, its archive of press interviews returned in a new section of The Oddworld Archives, called '''The Oddworld Scriptures''', developed by Wil. In addition, although only 1 new article had been published on The Oddworld Encyclopedia since its first month, TOE was updated with 8 new article, 3 navigational pages and 1 updated article. This updated article on [[Fleeches]] was the first to use a reference list of cited sources, and came with a button to hide the inline citations if visitors found them annoying. Wil referred to these updates as <q>the start of a period of increased attention</q> on TOE.<ref name="library2ndAnniversary"/>
  
<ref name="toggReturn">Max the Mug (12 March 2006). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13533 The Oddworld Graphics Galliry Returns!]. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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=== Third Year ===
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In July 2008, two social network accounts were opened for The Oddworld Library: an [https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOddworldCinema Oddworld Cinema YouTube channel] and an [https://twitter.com/OddworldLibrary Oddworld Library Twitter account].<ref name="cinemaYouTubeOWF"/><ref name="cinemaYouTubeOB"/><ref name="libraryTwitter"/>
  
<ref name="toaReturn">Xavier (5 March 2006). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13500 The Oddworld Archives are back]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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== References ==
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<ref name="namedKennels">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil''' <nowiki>[billy_squeek]</nowiki> '''(2 July 2000)'''. ‘[http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/exoddusclub/message/2451 My Webpage]’. Exoddus Club. Yahoo! Groups.</ref>
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<ref name="namedScrabacombs">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (22 April 2001)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=2722 Coming Soon - The Scrabacombs]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="renamedEncyclopedia">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (7 April 2002)'''. [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=58789#post58789 Post 10] in ‘There's more than one Shrink!?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="oddblogFirstPost">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (17 August 2003)'''. ‘[http://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/2003/08/OddBlog_created OddBlog created]’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.</ref>
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<ref name="oddblogXavTemporary"/>'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (6 December 2003)'''. ‘[http://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/2003/12/Xav_joins_OddBlog Xav joins OddBlog]’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.</ref>
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<ref name="oddblogXavPermanent"/>'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (16 December 2003)'''. ‘[http://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/2003/12/Avatars_added Avatars added]’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.</ref>
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<ref name="oddblogBlogger">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (22 January 2004)'''. ‘[http://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/2004/01/OddBlog_2 OddBlog 2·0]’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.</ref>
  
<ref name="tol2">Max the Mug (26 October 2006). ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=14578 The Oddworld Library Relaunched]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="oddblogLaunch">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 February 2004)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=9598 OddBlog]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="toggLaunch">'''De Coster, Xavier (28 February 2005)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=11577 TOGG - Grand opening!]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="toaLaunch">'''atusiya@ (2 September 2005)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=12699 Xavier 's The Oddworld Archives !!]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="universeDown">'''Oddworld Forums members (20–22 February 2006)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13436 What happened????]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="toggReturn">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (12 March 2006)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13533 The Oddworld Graphics Galliry Returns!]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="toaReturn">'''De Coster, Xavier (5 March 2006)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13500 The Oddworld Archives are back]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="libraryLaunch">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 April 2006)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=13663 The Oddworld Library - grand opening]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="libraryRelaunch">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (26 October 2006)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=14578 The Oddworld Library Relaunched]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="librarySponsor">'''Alcar (15 January 2008)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=16485 TOL Sponsorship & Staff Changes]’. Forums Suggestions & Help. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="library2ndAnniversary">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 April 2008)'''. ‘[http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=16809 The TOL Thread]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
  
<ref name="scriptures">Max the Mug (1 April 2008). [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?t=16809 The TOL Thread]’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="cinemaYouTubeOWF">'''De Coster, Xavier (1 July 2008)'''. [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=354850#post354850 Post 16] in ‘The TOL Thread’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
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<ref name="cinemaYouTubeOB">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (2 July 2008)'''. ‘[http://oddworldlibrary.net/oddblog/2008/07/The_Oddworld_Cinema_on_YouTube The Oddworld Cinema on YouTube]’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.</ref>
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<ref name="libraryTwitter">'''Bunce-Edwards, Wil (16 July 2008)'''. [http://www.oddworldforums.net/showthread.php?p=354850#post354850 Post 22] in ‘The TOL Thread’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 04:03, 7 July 2019

Oddworld Library is an Oddworld fansite created and maintained by Wil Bunce-Edwards and Xavier De Coster. It provides a comprehensive reference and archive of Oddworld media, products, lore and fandom. Between 2004 and 2014, it also reported on Oddworld news, including a number of exclusive interviews and media premiers.

Oddworld Library also covers related topics, such as Citizen Siege.

Structure

Archives

The Oddworld Scriptures (TOS)
Archived texts, including press interviews, developer diaries, and texts taken from the INsOMNIOUS version of Oddworld.com. Much of its content has been migrated to the wiki, but the responsibility of maintaining an archive has been relinquished to Magog On The March.

History

Conception

Oddworld Library originated as four separate projects: OddBlog, The Oddworld Encyclopedia, The Oddworld Graphics Gallery and The Oddworld Archives. The first two were created by Wil Bunce-Edwards, and the second two by Xavier De Coster.

Wil first began working on an Oddworld fansite in 2000. His first attempt was a webpage on the early webhosting service Xoom, which he called ‘The Kennels’. This early incarnation presented visitors with a guided tour of the eponymous Kennels (essentially a zoo of Oddworld creatures known at the time) led by a conjoined-twin Glukkon named Glasp.[1] By 2001, the project changed to one more encyclopedic in tone called ‘The Scrabacombs’,[2] but by 2002 this was again renamed to ‘The Oddworld Encyclopedia’ to reflect Wil’s nickname on the Oddworld Forums.[3]

Wil created OddBlog on uJournal on 7th August 2003, originally as a personal blog where he would post personal thoughts and updates to the Oddworld Encyclopedia project, leaving actual Oddworld news for an un-yet-unreleased part of the Encyclopedia named the ‘News Station’.[4] However, under the advice of Xavier, he began posting Oddworld development and community news on OddBlog. On 6th December, Xavier began posting on OddBlog, originally on a temporary basis while Wil was absent,[5] but on 16th Dec, Wil announced that Xavier was now a permanent reporter.[6] Xavier had previously been a reporter of Oddworld news on Oddworld Maniac, Oddworld News and Oddworld-Web. OddBlog migrated from uJournal to Blogger in January 2004.[7]

Wil, Xav, and a third member of the Oddworld Forums, Oddsville, who had previously owned the fansite Oddville, began making plans to unite their fansites into one, calling themselves the ‘Shaman Network’: All three would share OddBlog, Wil would be in charge of The Oddworld Encyclopedia, and Xavier would create an Oddworld image gallery to take over his management of the Picture Request Thread on the Oddworld Forums; Oddsville would take responsibility for the fourth part of the Network, a collection of Oddworld press interviews that at the time was named ‘The Oddworld Archives’. However, Oddsville’s involvement in the group diminished and Xavier took over the Archives. Nevertheless, Wil and Xavier persisted in their plan to combine sites, and they eventually settled on the name ‘The Oddworld Library’.

Launch

Although OddBlog had always been publicly accessible, it was formally launched in February 2004 with the slogan bringing you true bijoux of Oddworld news when it was first announced on the Oddworld Forums and the link was publicly shared.[8]. Xavier created his image gallery, called ‘The Oddworld Graphics Gallery’ (or TOGG), and launched it in February 2005,[9] which was followed in September by The Oddworld Archives.[10] Despite officially being part of The Oddworld Library, both of Xavier's sites were originally hosted on Alcar’s fansite, Oddworld Universe, but after that went down in February 2006,[11] TOGG and the Archives moved to the Library’s server within the month.[12][13]

The Oddworld Library was officially launched on 1st April 2006 with the opening of The Oddworld Encyclopedia.[14] The first articles on the Encyclopedia were actually a number of joke articles written for April Fool’s Day. These were replaced the following day with 18 genuine articles, collectively branded as ‘Wave One’, with a ‘Wave Two’ of 15 additional articles being uploaded on 13th April.

First Two Years

In October 2006, The Oddworld Archives were taken down and the name reused as an umbrella for TOGG and the Library's newest section, an archive of Oddworld videos called ‘The Oddworld Cinema’. At the same time, the site was also added to with ‘OddBlog Specials’ where exclusive stories and interviews could be highlighted, the Bulletin Board where site updates would be posted, and syndication feeds for both OddBlog and the Bulletin Board. These simultaneous updates were branded as The Oddworld Library’s first relaunch.[15]

The Oddworld Forums became a sponsor of the Oddworld Library in January 2008 by adding a link to the fansite at the top of every page, alongside links to the fansites of its owners, Abe Babe’s Oddworld-Web and Alcar’s Oddworld Universe.[16]

Second Anniversary

The Oddworld Library celebrated its second anniversary since its official launch on 1st April 2008. To mark the occasion, its archive of press interviews returned in a new section of The Oddworld Archives, called ‘The Oddworld Scriptures’, developed by Wil. In addition, although only 1 new article had been published on The Oddworld Encyclopedia since its first month, TOE was updated with 8 new article, 3 navigational pages and 1 updated article. This updated article on Fleeches was the first to use a reference list of cited sources, and came with a button to hide the inline citations if visitors found them annoying. Wil referred to these updates as the start of a period of increased attention on TOE.[17]

Third Year

In July 2008, two social network accounts were opened for The Oddworld Library: an Oddworld Cinema YouTube channel and an Oddworld Library Twitter account.[18][19][20]

References

  1. Bunce-Edwards, Wil [billy_squeek] (2 July 2000). ‘My Webpage’. Exoddus Club. Yahoo! Groups.
  2. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (22 April 2001). ‘Coming Soon - The Scrabacombs’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  3. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (7 April 2002). Post 10 in ‘There's more than one Shrink!?’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  4. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (17 August 2003). ‘OddBlog created’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named oddblogXavTemporary
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named oddblogXavPermanent
  7. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (22 January 2004). ‘OddBlog 2·0’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.
  8. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 February 2004). ‘OddBlog’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  9. De Coster, Xavier (28 February 2005). ‘TOGG - Grand opening!’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  10. atusiya@ (2 September 2005). ‘Xavier 's The Oddworld Archives !!’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  11. Oddworld Forums members (20–22 February 2006). ‘What happened????’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  12. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (12 March 2006). ‘The Oddworld Graphics Galliry Returns!’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  13. De Coster, Xavier (5 March 2006). ‘The Oddworld Archives are back’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  14. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 April 2006). ‘The Oddworld Library - grand opening’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  15. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (26 October 2006). ‘The Oddworld Library Relaunched’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  16. Alcar (15 January 2008). ‘TOL Sponsorship & Staff Changes’. Forums Suggestions & Help. Oddworld Forums.
  17. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (1 April 2008). ‘The TOL Thread’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  18. De Coster, Xavier (1 July 2008). Post 16 in ‘The TOL Thread’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.
  19. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (2 July 2008). ‘The Oddworld Cinema on YouTube’. OddBlog. Oddworld Library.
  20. Bunce-Edwards, Wil (16 July 2008). Post 22 in ‘The TOL Thread’. Oddworld Discussion. Oddworld Forums.