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This Week's Standout Member Blogs
Experiment 0: The SCIENCE! Method
One of the things Paul Sztajer and his team have been looking at recently is their project methodology, and they've decided to create their own. The method they came up with is called SCIENCE!
The "social" label is completely inaccurate. It has been since it's inception. To Richard Cody, it's the game industry jumping on a buzzword and, in the process, creating an illusion as to what social gaming really is.
Jordan Mechner's Journal
Rob Lockhrd recently finished reading 'The Making of Prince of Persia,' which is the journal Jordan Mechner kept between 1985 and 1993. He was expecting and hoping that this would be an inspiring success story. He was half right.
Minecraft is Unrealistic And Unethical
, as a simulation, carries a lot of real-world meaning. In the real world, humans mine, craft, build, farm, etc. Devin Wilson argues that it is in the specifics, though, that Minecraft
becomes unethically unrealistic.
How To Use Agile With Scrum Project Management On Any Type Of Project
Quaisha Thornton presents a brief introduction and beginning stage of Agile with Scrum conversion to any type of project. First know the basic terms, how the methodology works, how it can be applied, and what would change when converting.