Added Captain Up to the website, and used a plugin to make a customized slidebar against the top. There are a couple of neat things with the Captain Up plugin, and a couple of not-so-neat things.
Captain Up adds some neat badges and shows user statistics about your website. It feels, and looks nice. It’s fairly flexible and the achievements for it can vary in difficulty. However, the badge limit is capped at 10 without upgrading your account, and while trying to work with it, it does kind of force the whole “Buy our product” down your throat. Also, user images are dependent upon having a facebook / twitter account, which is not so great.
It does add a game like style to the website, which is nice. There are some other widgets that branch off of it that might be neat to get into, but that’s for later.