Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Proposal for next contest

  • From"Jason Spears" <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateTue, 25 Mar 2008 08:42:49 -0400
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Jorge Arroyo <trozo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, let's hear more opinions about the latest suggestion: To require contest
> entrants to submit a short paragraph of feedback for all the other entries
> to the contest in order for their own entry to be valid (about 3-5 lines of
> text), and to explicitly encourage judges  to do the same (although they
> won't be forced to do it).
> I think this may work very well because it won't reduce the number of judges
> and it will increase the useful feedback that all designers need. In fact I
> really like it because I see it as a useful trade of feedback between all
> participants. So, you want to enter your game in the contest and get
> feedback? Ok. Then you have to provide feedback for all the entries too. It
> seems really fair.
> More thoughts, please?

Sounds like a valid suggestion to me, although what if I don't play
one of the entries: should I still have to provide some feedback on
it? Since I didn't play game "x" does that kick my game out of the