CodeChallenge

Challenge Accepted... In Rapid Prototyping, Nik Palmer shared with us some industry tips he has seen in use at some of the larger studios he was with. By challenging yourself to work on a project with a limited time frame and with specific constraints (playing to your own weakness) you will not only grow in skill, but you may find some of the prototypes you make worth your while. I accepted the challenge and forged this cute little program, it will automatically find a project for you, choose a language and set some constraints depending on your selected skill level. If you don't like the language chosen, simply press the button for the language you prefer and start the timers, both for researching new ideas, and a timer for the actual code work, usually between 15 minutes and an hour and a half. I completed my first challenge today :) I put my software where my mouth is and challenged myself to create...
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Quest2Go

Quest2Go is the project i have spent most of the last year working on, it is a robust tool for table top gaming, in which a game master can quickly create a world. The term world is relative, it can range from a small rural area, to an empire of unimaginable wealth and size. The Quest2Go can build the area in parts, so a game master can pick and choose which aids she may wish to use. build an economy, with imports exports, luxury goods and illicit goods, with a relative value scale, so the economy assumes no particular barter or trade system. Build a Quest: the Quest2Go will create a quest with an objective, the enemies encountered, the leader of those enemies, special quest requirements, loot drops and locations. As well as fitting the quest into a quest chain. Build a dungeon: The app will create a simple map, populate it with treasure and monsters, then fill the room with colorful context descriptions and...
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