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Watchdog navigate

New Drupal Modules - 23 July 2017 - 7:48am

Adds buttons to watchdog entries. Very useful if you want to navigate to the next entry, because they are connected somehow.

This module was developed as part of developing Violinist. Keep your composer dependencies up to date. Automatically and all the time.

Categories: Drupal

Video Game Deep Cuts: Castlevania Go-es To Arms - by Simon Carless

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 July 2017 - 7:01am
This week's longform articles & videos of the week include the making of the Castlevania Netflix series, hardcore Pokemon Go players, and an in-depth Arms interview.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Review Roundup

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 July 2017 - 11:00am
We’ve made it to Saturday! Woo! *runs around the place with my arms up in the air* Woo! *takes a moment from my running around to type up the review articles you so desperately desire* Today we have: Wibbell++, Play Tray UK, Pocket Mars, Master of the Galaxy, Unearth, Evolution: Climate Expansion, Crabs!, Yamatai, Solarius […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Simple Browser Cache

New Drupal Modules - 22 July 2017 - 7:26am

This simple module handles the website browser cache handling through a header values.

Categories: Drupal

How Destiny 2's clan system is shaped by Super Bowl rings

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 21 July 2017 - 3:49pm

Game designer and Destiny 2 social lead M.E. Chung explains to the Financial Post how Bungie studies sports and team culture for inspiration in designing Destiny's new community & clan systems. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Wyrd Previews The Frenzy For The Other Side

Tabletop Gaming News - 21 July 2017 - 2:00pm
You know, bull sharks have been seen in fresh water. They have been found in rivers in Australia and in places even as far away from the ocean as St. Louis. And that’s with them swimming in the water. Just think if those sharks could run across the land. Well, unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Embedly Formatter

New Drupal Modules - 21 July 2017 - 1:42pm

The Embedly Formatter module provides a text formatter to embed URLs using the Embedly service. It works with fields of type link.

Dependencies

Embedly (http://drupal.org/project/embedly)

Installation

Install as usual, see https://www.drupal.org/node/1897420.

Configuration

Select 'Embedly' as the field format on the Manage display page of your entity type.

Categories: Drupal

Drupal Commerce: See what’s new in Drupal Commerce 2.0-rc1

Planet Drupal - 21 July 2017 - 1:34pm

Eight months ago we launched the first beta version of Commerce 2.x for Drupal 8. Since then we’ve made 304 code commits by 58 contributors, and we've seen dozens of attractive, high-performing sites go live. We entered the release candidate phase this month with the packaging of Commerce 2.0-rc1 (release notes), the final part of our long and fruitful journey to a full 2.0.

Introducing a new Promotions UI:

Some of the most exciting updates this Summer center around our promotions system. This work represents a huge leap forward from Commerce 1.x, as we've made promotions first class citizens in core. They power a variety of discount types and coupons, and now that they are in core we can ensure the systems are designed to look and work well on both the front end and back end.

Read on to learn more about what's new in promotions, payment, taxes, and more...

Categories: Drupal

Hawk Wargames Announces Dropzone Commander 2nd Edition

Tabletop Gaming News - 21 July 2017 - 1:00pm
I remember when Dropzone Commander was just coming out. I was exceedingly interested in this new miniatures game. A lot of my friends back in the day had played Epic, and it looked like that same sort of feel to it. However, after watching a couple games, I realized it just wasn’t quite for me. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

limit image

New Drupal Modules - 21 July 2017 - 1:00pm

This module adds image formatter which allows to choose any image from bunch to display.

Categories: Drupal

Embedly

New Drupal Modules - 21 July 2017 - 12:58pm

The Embedly module provides integration with embed.ly.

Installation

Install as usual, see https://www.drupal.org/node/1897420.

Configuration

Configure the Embedly settings at Administration » Configuration » Web services:

Categories: Drupal

Blood Red Skies Rules Posted

Tabletop Gaming News - 21 July 2017 - 12:00pm
As you all know, I’m a big fan of seeing rules for a game before I buy it. Well, Warlord Games’ newest endeavor, Blood Red Skies, has its rulebook now posted up online as a free .pdf download. If you’d like to check out this new game where you are in charge of squadrons over […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Gigantic devs share tips for surviving game development's ups and downs

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 21 July 2017 - 11:36am

"It's hard enough to make a new IP from scratch, but throw in the fact that we were a new company, an independent company, without a huge financial backing ever just makes everything challenging." ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Friday Snippets

Tabletop Gaming News - 21 July 2017 - 11:00am
And here we are once more. It’s Friday. And I’m having a conversation with a friend in Wales about chip butty, because that’s how life works sometimes. It’s really got me wanting some poutine, actually. … or just anything, I’m starving. Well, before I head out of here to get some lunch, I should snack […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Aegir - Task GC Extra

New Drupal Modules - 21 July 2017 - 10:55am

This is a small add-on module for the Aegir hosting system: http://aegirproject.org / https://www.drupal.org/project/hostmaster

This module will help to delete the older tasks and its logs. Adds extra power to the garbage collection.

Categories: Drupal

Simple AMP

New Drupal Modules - 21 July 2017 - 10:33am

Module requires composer require lullabot/amp https://github.com/Lullabot/amp-library

The module is extendable, there are two components: AmpComponent and AmpMetadata.

Read blog post about this module: How to implement simple AMP support in Drupal 8

Categories: Drupal

Adventure Writing Like A Fucking Boss

New RPG Product Reviews - 21 July 2017 - 10:32am
Publisher: Kort'thalis Publishing
Rating: 5
Originally posted here: http://theotherside.timsbrannan.com/2017/07/adventures-with-venger-asnas-satanis.html

Have you ever wanted to make your own adventures? Do you want to be like Venger and write them like a fucking boss? Well, this is the book for you then. Overtly the book is focused on people writing their own adventures for the first time, but the advice given is so solid that even old veterans like me kind find it useful. Some of the advice is common sense, but never underestimate the value of stating something plainly. There are no groundbreaking revelations here, no paradigm shifts and no occult insights. And that is perfectly fine by me. Adventure writing is not supposed to be Shakespeare, it's supposed to be Poe. The advice given though is rock solid, and it provides easily repeatable to create fun, entertaining adventures that don't feel like a railroad.
Honestly I would package this up with his How To Game Master Like a Fucking Boss to give GMs a full toolbox of advice and tricks to help any adventure; whether they wrote it themselves or grab one off the shelf. Venger really should bundle this with the Character book and call it the "Be A Fucking Boss Bundle".
I have a Trek game coming up. I know what I want to do with it, but I am going to run my ideas through this book and give them a test. So far all the advice has panned out well and I believe that this will be a better adventure because ot it.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Glassdimly tech Blog: Responsive iframe in Drupal 8 from Client Embed Code

Planet Drupal - 21 July 2017 - 10:27am

Nobody likes iframes. That's because you can't style their innards, and they aren't responsive... or are they?!?!

The first thing to know about here is the padding height hack. This allows you to set the height of an object relative to the width, because while height is always as a percentage of the container, padding height is as a percentage of width. So all you have to know is the ratio of height to width and you can make a thing that responsively scales.

Categories: Drupal

July Releases Available For Infinity

Tabletop Gaming News - 21 July 2017 - 10:00am
The next set of releases are available from Corvus Belli for Infinity. Head on down to your LGS or make your way to their webshop and pick you up some high-tech soldiers. From the announcement: July releases now available at our online store & your FLGS! Source
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Glassdimly tech Blog: Parse HTML in Drupal 8 to Get Attributes

Planet Drupal - 21 July 2017 - 9:50am

Often one finds oneself needing to parse HTML. Back in the day, we used regexes, and smoked inside. We didn't even know about caveman coders back then. Later, we'd use SimpleHtmlDom and mostly just swore when things didn't quite work as expected. Now, we use PHP's DomDocument, and in Drupal we create them using Drupal's HTML utility.

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