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Agiledrop.com Blog: AGILEDROP: Promote Drupal - to agencies!

Planet Drupal - 25 July 2018 - 2:35am
When I started working with Drupal, I was impressed by how developer friendly the community and the software were. Twelve years later, as my role and responsibilities in our business changed, my opinion of who should cater to Drupal also adjusted.   Drupal would not be what it is today without the hard work of many developers who devoted their (mostly free) time to build the core framework. Even more important are the products in the module ecosystem that address real business problems, enabling the cost reduction of developing complex solutions. During the last ten years, I learned how the… READ MORE
Categories: Drupal

The Mechanics of Worldbuilding - by Justin Reeve

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 July 2018 - 1:46am
Every aspect of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is deeply imbued with narrative meaning — including the mechanics. This game design deep dive looks into how its mechanics were used for worldbuilding.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

What is the Value of a Monopoly? - by Caleb Compton

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 July 2018 - 1:43am
If you've played a board game, odds are that you've played Monopoly. And as you know, bargaining and trading properties is a huge part of the game. Today, we use economics and math to try and figure out how much money a Monopoly is actually worth!
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Intel Buzz Workshop Seattle 2018 Retrospective - by Jakub Kasztalski

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 July 2018 - 1:31am
We gathered in Microsoft Building #33, awaiting a day of panels, networking and game pitches. No press, no fans, no pressure to impress anyone. Just grab a hot coffee, learn a thing or two, and have a chat with fellow geeks.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

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New Drupal Modules - 25 July 2018 - 1:12am

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Categories: Drupal

OSTraining: How to Set a Voting System in Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 24 July 2018 - 10:40pm

One of OSTraining’s customers asked how to implement content voting on their site.

There are a few alpha releases of voting modules based on the Voting API.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Votingapi Widgets for Drupal 8.

It makes use of a “Rating” field, which you can customize and insert into your content.

Let’s start!

Categories: Drupal

Meet The Mobile, Casual Puzzle Games Of 100 Years Ago - by Stephen Jacobs

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 24 July 2018 - 10:28pm
Pigs in Clover, the 1889 analog, mobile puzzle game "featured" in HBO's Westworld kicked off a craze and a genre. Learn more about this style of game and their recreation on mobile platforms.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Skill vs RNG -- The Debate of Controlling Progress - by Josh Bycer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 24 July 2018 - 10:18pm
Today's post returns to the debate over games built on Skill or RNG and what they mean towards helping (or harming) the player's progression.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

20 Indie Game Marketing Tips - by Logan Williams

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 24 July 2018 - 10:17pm
Tons of new games are released everyday on all major platforms. In 2018 and beyond, competition and over saturation is a reality. With that being said, I’ve put together 20 tips on how to better promote and sell your games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

The Art of the Dark: Creating Eleutheria - by Tobias Cook

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 24 July 2018 - 10:10pm
Sunless Skies (the sequel to Sunless Sea) just released its newest region: Eleutheria. Take a look at some of the approaches and processes the art team employed in its creation.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Opinion: Why KotOR 3 can save Star Wars games - by Justin Runyon

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 24 July 2018 - 10:10pm
Knights of the Old Republic 3 can save Star Wars games, here's how!
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Commerce order flag

New Drupal Modules - 24 July 2018 - 3:16pm
Functionality

This module provides configurable TRUE/FALSE flag for individual Commerce orders with possibility of quick bulk edit of values.

Typical use cases

Client need to flag their orders with information, like for sample 'Sent to client' without need of editing all of their order item types and reediting orders manually one by one. By setting up the module, giving permissions, editing flag label, bulk actions name (for setting/unseting flag) and adding flag field to commerce_order view it can be achieved in less than 2 minutes.

Categories: Drupal

CMON Announces New Edition of Project: Elite

Tabletop Gaming News - 24 July 2018 - 3:00pm
CMON and Artipia Games are joining together to release a new version of Project: ELITE. The game, first released in 2016, is getting a bit of an update, with rules changes suggested over the past couple years by players, new artwork, and new figures from Mike McVey. The Kickstarter campaign for the new edition will […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Quined Games Announces Raiatea Coming to Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 24 July 2018 - 2:00pm
The Arioi, a group of Polynesians group of Polynesians practicing a secret religion are all looking to become the new High Priest. In order to curry the favor of their god Oro, they are trying to build massive To’o. In the end, only one will get Oro’s blessing. That’s the story behind Raiatea, a new […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Horizontal Tabs

New Drupal Modules - 24 July 2018 - 1:11pm

Module for Drupal 8 that adds 'horizontal_tabs' form element, similar to the 'vertical_tabs' element that is already included in core.

The 'vertical_tabs' form element in core is a great addition to Form API in Drupal 8, which let's you easily add vertical tabs to any form with a minimum amount of code to write. Unfortunately there isn't a corresponding horizontal tabs form element.

Categories: Drupal

Alien Ass, Hydrogen Gas, or Cosmic Grass… No One Warps For Free Supplement Available For Alpha Blue

Tabletop Gaming News - 24 July 2018 - 1:00pm
As I’ve mentioned many times, there’s no such thing as too many options for a GM. Having extra scenarios, character types, charts, graphs, and tables can all make running the game a lot easier. That’s where Alien Ass Hydrogen Gas, or Cosmic Grass… No One Warps For Free comes in. It’s a new supplement for […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Constant Contact Block

New Drupal Modules - 24 July 2018 - 12:57pm
Overview

This module integrates Drupal 8 with Constant Contact an email marketing solution. By using this module, site users are able to easily register their email to a list of available Constant Contact emailing listings.

Usage

Using constant_contact_block involves carrying out the following steps. If you don't have a Constant Contact account, one can easily be created from the Constant Contact platform.

Set the following in Constant Contact Block configuration page (admin/config/constant_contact_block/constantcontantconfig)

Categories: Drupal

Writers discuss the evolving role narrative has in game development

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 24 July 2018 - 12:55pm

A recent USGamer piece explores how Dragon Quest pioneered character-driven storytelling and how League of Legends then brought a similar but opposite spin on narrative to the world of online games.  ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Steve Jackson Games Running The Fantasy Trip Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 24 July 2018 - 12:00pm
One of the original fantasy role-playing games out there, The Fantasy Trip (no relation to a magical mystery trip), created by Steve Jackson, is back. Steve’s got the license to make it back again, and that’s just what he’s doing. He’s tossed the game up on Kickstarter in a new Legacy Edition format that take […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Get a job: Roblox is hiring a C++ Engineer

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 24 July 2018 - 11:38am

Roblox is looking for a C++ Engineer to join its Game Engine Team in San Mateo, CA. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

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