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A work process, Part #2 - by Arnaud Thion

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 16 June 2017 - 6:41am
How the fight system in High Dragon came to be what it is.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Games Have Too Many Words: A Case Study. - by Jeff Vogel

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 16 June 2017 - 6:40am
A step-by-step design analysis of the very long, long introduction to a recent popular game. The goal: To show how it could be shortened to make a more effective game and a less grueling experience for the player.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

The 6 Biggest Changes in the New App Store that will Impact Advertisers - by Tony Meyer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 16 June 2017 - 6:39am
We dug through the dozens of changes to pull out the 6 changes that will matter most for performance advertisers who rely on app installs as a mobile growth channel.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Augmented reality system to help medical professionals

Virtual Reality - Science Daily - 16 June 2017 - 6:15am
A mixed reality system that allows medical practitioners to view and interact with virtual replicas of patients' organs, bones or body parts is being developed by academics.
Categories: Virtual Reality

Privateer Press Previews September Releases For Warmachine/Hordes

Tabletop Gaming News - 16 June 2017 - 6:00am
We’re just over halfway through June. It’s getting really hot outside. Personally, I’m looking forward to this fall. Why? That’s my secret. I’m always looking forward to fall. But I know a lot of other people are looking forward to this fall because the Grymkin are going to be making their way to tabletops in […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Profile score

New Drupal Modules - 16 June 2017 - 5:01am
Categories: Drupal

Cached Computed Field

New Drupal Modules - 16 June 2017 - 2:20am

A field that allows to cache computationally expensive computed data in field storage.

Use this field for computed data that is expensive to generate, for example data that is computed using NP-hard algorithms or data that comes from third party sources.

Categories: Drupal

Heading field

New Drupal Modules - 16 June 2017 - 1:10am

The heading module adds a new field type containing a text field and a heading
size. The field will be formatted as a HTML heading (h1 - h6).

This field type is created in the first place to be used within paragraphs.

Installation
  1. Download and extract this module to the modules/contrib directory or download using composer.
  2. Enable the module.
Usage

Create a content type or paragraph type and add the Text > Heading field to it.

Categories: Drupal

Business of Gaming Retail: My New Job

RPGNet - 16 June 2017 - 12:00am
Same title, different duties.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Init Test

New Drupal Modules - 15 June 2017 - 11:41pm

This is dummy description.

Categories: Drupal

La Drupalera (en): La Drupalera brings you the most refreshing Drupal events of the summer

Planet Drupal - 15 June 2017 - 11:39pm

 

We know that you don’t want to lose news of Drupal. For that reason, and although it has officially started beach season, here you have the most interesting events of this summer.

June 15
Categories: Drupal

Dark Obelisk 2: Character Compendium for Pathfinder Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 15 June 2017 - 3:00pm
Players only have to worry about their own character, or maybe just a couple characters. But the GM/DM needs to deal with the entire rest of the planet… and the planes… and beyond! It’s quite a tall task. Thankfully, there’s resources to help with that. If you need an NPC for your Pathfinder game, you […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Schleyscapes Fantasy Adventure RPG Series Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 15 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Having pre-made adventures can really speed up the time needed to get your game on the table. Having the adventure be system-agnostic means that no matter what game you’re playing, you can drop the adventure in and get going. Well, that’s what we’ve got with the Schleyscapes Fantasy Adventure up on Kickstarter now. The party […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Tiny Wastelands: Post-Apocalyptic Minimalist Roleplaying Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 15 June 2017 - 1:00pm
Well, civilization as we know it has ended and society has collapsed. Damnit, Todd! I guess we’ll just have to try and survive as best we can in this wasteland. Good thing we had that primer in the form of Tiny Wastelands, the post-apocalyptic RPG. Ok, so civilization hasn’t actually collapsed yet, but you can […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Client Side File Cryptography

New Drupal Modules - 15 June 2017 - 11:41am
Categories: Drupal

Minecraft's cross-platform online play is powered by Xbox Live, even on the Switch

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 15 June 2017 - 10:26am

An interview with Mojang's CEO explains how and why Microsoft's online service is being used for Minecraft's cross-platform play and possibly sheds light on Sony's reluctance to join in. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Warlord Games Taking Pre-Orders For Operation Sea Lion: Phase Two: Gigant

Tabletop Gaming News - 15 June 2017 - 10:00am
So, the Germans have invaded Britain as part of Operation Sea Lion. However, the British put up a significant defense and have actually driven the Germans back to the sea. Now, Kent is the only place left under German occupation. Not wanting to give up, the German High Command has launched Phase Two of the […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Z-Man Games Announces Junggle

Tabletop Gaming News - 15 June 2017 - 9:00am
In this day and age, you’ve gotta be economical about your gaming purchases. And if you’re like me, you don’t have space to hold dozens of game boxes. Also, you want to be able to have games that cater to a lot of different size groups. What’s nice, then, is one small box (or in […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

OhTheHugeManatee: Better PHP === Better Drupalists: The PHP Track at Drupalcon Vienna

Planet Drupal - 15 June 2017 - 8:19am

One of the best parts of Drupal 8 is our shift to enterprise PHP coding structures. With tools like composer and Symfony’s structures like Events and Dependency Injection, Drupalists are learning to be great PHP developers, and vice-versa. Today, the fastest route to becoming a rock star Drupalist is through PHP.

I’m one of the PHP track chairs for Drupalcon Vienna, and this year our focus is better PHP === better Drupalists. How can better PHP make your life as a Drupal developer easier?

Do you like PHP 7? We want to hear about the technicalities of types, throwing all the things, and your favorite operators (mine is null coalesce, but full respect for you spaceship operator fans).

Have you seen the light of functional programming? Tell us why we should love higher orders with lambda functions and closures. Let’s hear the finer points of first class functions.

Do your tests bring all the bugs to the yard? We want to talk about it. Every method is a promise, and your tests make sure you keep your promises. We want sessions about test driven development in a drupal context, choosing the right test framework and scope, and how your real-world tests are saving you real-world time.

Have you written a composer library wrapper module yet? Submit a session about how composer is saving you lines of code.

Is your development environment fine-tuned for drupal excellence? Tell us how, and why.

We have only two weeks left until session submissions close! Get your session in now and help us make Drupal code something to be proud of.

Categories: Drupal

Valuebound: How to manage page layout using Display Suit module in Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 15 June 2017 - 8:12am

The Contributed module Display suite (“DS”) allows you to take control on How do you want to render them using interface. admin has ability to arrange nodes, comment,user data, views etc. provides drag and drop after as we do for managing field section.

If you want to build a drupal custom page and really don't have any drupal technical knowledge or coding skill or, you don’t want to write custom templates, and  for smaller stuff then you can go ahead with this Display Suite module. Is really helpful when it comes to replacing the default view of an entity to user defined view using application interface. It’s straightforward…

Categories: Drupal

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