Popup Maker

New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 8:24am

This module will allow you to connect your Drupal website to Popup Maker service.

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Address autocomplete (with Google Maps API)

New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 8:06am

This module allows for your users to input the whole address with a predictive autocomplete field, provided through Google Maps Javascript API. The module depends on the address module and adds a simplifying widget for the address input. (less fields to fill)

You'll need a Google Maps Javascript API key, which you can obtain from here:

Module is currently being developed

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TGN Exclusive Preview: Raeth’Marid, the Rising Tsunami For Godtear

Tabletop Gaming News - 3 April 2018 - 8:01am
Godtear is the new minis game coming from Steamforged Games. The Kickstarter campaign is just a mere 3 days away, launching on April 6th. The fine folks over at Steamforged have been kind enough to give us an exclusive preview of one of the incoming Champions. Check out the mini for and backstory of Raeth’Marid, […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Elite Dangerous RPG Core Book Now Available

Tabletop Gaming News - 3 April 2018 - 8:00am
I certainly wouldn’t mind having my own starship. I mean, just think of all the places you could go. It’d be amazing! But, of course, there’s plenty of dangers out there in the galaxy. Hostile aliens. Corrosive environments. Exploding stars. But it’s into that world you’ll be put in the Elite Dangerous RPG. It’s available […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Plaid Hat Games Announces Starship Samurai Board Game

Tabletop Gaming News - 3 April 2018 - 7:00am
Space is vast… and you want to control it all! Plaid Hat Games has announced a new area management game called Starship Samurai. In it, players are in control of their own clan and must utilize their vast armadas in order to control the most and best parts of the galaxy. From the post: Lead […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

A Game Dev Story, Part 3 (Growing Pains) - by Ryan Darcey Blogs - 3 April 2018 - 6:50am
A look back at my time working for 343 Industries and some related growing pains.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Communicating Interactive Story - by Dwayne Rudy Blogs - 3 April 2018 - 6:49am
The creative endeavour of a story-based game is about communicating. It is the act of storytelling that communicates the experience and underlying narrative to the player. The quality of that experience, however, is subjective.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

How Should Video Games Tackle Real World Issues - by Thomas Glare Blogs - 3 April 2018 - 6:48am
Video games have long overcome the idea of being a childish media and now carry within them an ability to impact serious real-life There are several different ways it can be done, so let's take a look at them.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Drupal Association blog: DrupalCon Nashville Board Meetings

Planet Drupal - 3 April 2018 - 6:32am

DrupalCon Nashville is right around the corner! Part of the week includes board meetings. Below is a summary of their activities and agendas. We hope you will join the public board meeting in person or virtually.

Board Retreat

The Drupal Association Board of Directors will convene over the weekend from April 7-8, 2018 to hold discussions based on the Executive Director and committee chairs’ updates. The board will also discuss funding models to pursue that will increase investments that the Drupal Association can make to accelerate Drupal adoption. We are also going to review and discuss the principles and values that Dries Buytaert is creating for the community and will be sharing in his keynote.

Additionally, the board is hosting a two hour discussion on Drupal’s governance structure. To properly inform this discussion, the board invited representatives from groups that are part of Drupal governance as well as representatives of groups who are not currently part of governance. Together, we will explore what is working and ways to evolve Drupal governance that improve support for the Drupal project.

Public Board Meeting

The Board of Directors will hold an open board meeting on Wednesday, April 11 from 11:45 - 1:00 pm CT in the Nashville Convention Center in Room 103A (lunch will be served!). We welcome you to attend in person or virtually.

The agenda will include an executive update as well as program updates from staff. There will be 10 minutes for the community to ask the board and staff questions.

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Mediacurrent: A Local’s Guide to Drupalcon Nashville

Planet Drupal - 3 April 2018 - 6:04am

While everyone has a busy week attending Drupalcon sessions and events (be sure to check out Mediacurrent’s afterparty) , if you find some extra time, Nashville has an eclectic mix of activities and places to go. Whether you're looking for great music in none-other than "Music City" or you're looking for a nice place to relax and grab a bite to eat, take advice from a Nashville and check out my list of Nashville's must-see spots. When you're ready to take a break from drupalin', check out these suggestions and engulf yourself in the Nashville culture. 


Image source: Wikipedia 

Whether you enjoy country music or prefer other genres, Nashville offers something for every taste.  Some nights you might need to venture outside downtown for more rock and roll. If music is at the top of your Nashville bucket list, here are nine spots you won’t want to miss:  



Source: Monell’s

There has been a huge number of new restaurants opening but here are a couple of classics and a newish one:

  • Rotier’s Restaurant, the original Cheeseburger in Paradise? A Nashville classic and award winner, just be sure to get the burger on French bread.
  • Family style southern food at Monell's.  Dinner and breakfast are served to the table and passed around like a family holiday.
  • Hip Pinewood Social attracts visitors any time of day, breakfast and Crema coffee, co-working spot during the day, and bowling on antique lanes in the evening.
  • Need Barbecue? Martin’s, Peg Leg Porker,  Edleys, or G’z BBQ are all good choices.
  • Restaurants of award winning chefs include Sean Brock's Husk from Charleston, Tandy Wilson's City House, and the Catbird Seat. This year's James Beard semifinalists include Henrietta Red, Bastion, Josephine, and longtime East Nashville restaurant Margot Café & Bar.
  • Nashville Hot Chicken is very popular with heat level choices for anyone. But pay heed if they warn you when ordering.


Don't forget about the famous Nashville Hot Chicken. A few favorites among many great spots:

  • Princes Hot Chicken Shack. The original.
  • The Tenders Royale from Pepperfire is a nice introduction along with a couple of local drafts on tap, and blues music in the background.
  • Tenn Sixteen Great East Nashville Five Points restaurant.  The hot chicken comes in one heat level, kind of a "Nashville medium".  That is, it's usually pretty hot, unlike other restaurants that don’t specialize in hot chicken.
  • Fannie Mae's, which conveniently just opened up a new restaurant location near the convention center.
  • Another list hot chicken can be found here


Source: George Jones Museum (Also known as the home of the Mediacurrent Afterparty!)

Nashville is rich with history and musical history is at no shortage. Most of these museums are an easy walk or bus ride downtown:

  • The Frist Center -  This art deco building was originally the post office. The current exhibition is the exclusive North American venue of Rome: City and Empire from the British Museum.
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Across the street from the convention center, you can also check out Hatch Show Prints or tacos from Bajo Sexto.
  • Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum - This museum “honors the talented musicians who actually played on the greatest recordings of all time.” Additionally The Rolling Stones first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, is making its last U.S stop, taking on Music City at the Musicians Hall Of Fame and Museum.
  • Lane Motor Museum - An amazing variety of the largest European collection of cars in the U.S. located a few miles from the convention center.



Source: Expedia

  • The downtown Cumberland River Greenway connects to Bicentennial mall - This route can be varied for any distance. 
  • Another popular area for walking and jogging is to cross the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge to Cumberland Park and Nissan stadium. 
Hiking/Trail Running 
  • Warner Parks - Large wooded parks on the western boundary of Nashville has hills with a view of the city.
  • B Cycle has bikes for rent by the hour with many locations to pick up or leave a bicycle.   

Family and Kids Activities
  • There is a free bus downtown to the Gulch or Farmer's Market and Germantown that has stops around the convention center.  Look for the Green Circuit.  This would be a good way to get to the AAA Nashville Sounds Baseball game in the evening.  
  • A couple of hints on street pronunciations beyond just a southern accent might help too:

       Demonbreun Street - Pronounced da-mun’-bree-un.
       Lafayette Street - Pronounced luh-fay’-ett. ( I know, I know) 

Hopefully everyone has a great experience in Nashville and comes back for a more leisurely visit. 

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The X-Files: Conspiracy Theory – Everything Is Connected Available Now

Tabletop Gaming News - 3 April 2018 - 6:00am
I know that it’s isn’t exactly what they were going for when they created this game, but all I can think of when I read that title is this. But really, it’s more about finding the truth that’s out there. Grab your trench coat and flashlight, it’s time to find how everything is wrapped up […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Smartphone app performs better than traditional exam in cardiac assessment

Virtual Reality - Science Daily - 3 April 2018 - 5:50am
A smartphone application using the phone's camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary angiography, according to a randomized trial.
Categories: Virtual Reality

Star Wars Dawn of Rebellion Review

Gnome Stew - 3 April 2018 - 5:00am
Depending on who you talk to, recent Star Wars media has produced some mass market offerings that have firmly embraced the type of story near and dear to the heart of many longtime Star Wars roleplaying fans. Both Star Wars Rebels and Rogue One show Rebel operatives fighting against the Galactic Empire in stories that […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design Patching Drupal without server access

Planet Drupal - 3 April 2018 - 4:35am
Patching Drupal without server access James Williams 3rd Apr 2018

If you don't have access to the file system on the server for a Drupal site, when a security issue like Drupalgeddon2 comes along, you are entitled to panic! Many sites are run by a combination of teams, so sometimes you really don't have control over the server... but that might even mean there is another way to apply fixes. If you've been tasked with updating such a site (I was!), it's worth checking if the server has been misconfigured in such a way to actually allow you to patch Drupal, via Drupal!

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Categories: Drupal Fixing Drupal, really quickly

Planet Drupal - 3 April 2018 - 4:30am
Fixing Drupal, really quickly James Williams 3rd Apr 2018

Drupalgeddon2 happened! We got all but two of our projects updated within an hour, with those remaining trickier two fully patched another hour later. The key was planning the right process using the right tools. We actually use these tools for regular deployments every day, but speed was essential for this security update.

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Lucius Digital: Mini Drupal module 'Clean maintenance' released

Planet Drupal - 3 April 2018 - 3:47am
Last week we had to update all Drupal websites that we manage because of a high risk security release. We saw too late that some (older) sites didn't have a proper maintenance page.
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Drupal Real time Communication

New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 3:04am
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Views exposed filters blocks

New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 3:02am

Provides a block type which renders views display exposed filters separately from the view.
It's like Views Block Exposed Filter Blocks module but works for all types of view display plugins (for example for eva view displays which was what I needed) and solves the problem "the other way around".

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Content Export CSV

New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 2:55am
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New Drupal Modules - 3 April 2018 - 2:16am

Extra tokens


* Introduction
* Requirements
* Installation
* Using the module
* Author


Core module taxonomy does not provide relative url token for taxonomy term, this module adds it.
If you want node's url to display the nesting of related terms, this will needed when building breadcrumbs with
module easy_breadcrumbs simply install extra_tokens and configure pathauto


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