I am arbitrarily taking the end of the list: Spectrum Stack Control Tactonix Tower Defense Trap-Towers Treehouse Snakes and Ladders Unocitta Who_Made_The_Team Ziggurat On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Ryan Hackel <deeplogic@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > I've marked up the wiki page accordingly: > http://icehousegames.org/wiki/index.php?title=New_in_2009 > > I'll randomly assign myself five of the remaining games: > - CrossWalk > - Dodger > - Flags > - Polymer Chains > - RAMbots Factory > > I aim to have evaluations of these games done by the end of the week. > > ---Ryan > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: "Bryan Stout" [stoutwb@xxxxxxxxx] > Date: 05/20/2010 06:12 PM > To: "Icehouse Discussion List" <icehouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: Re: [Icehouse] 2009 pyramid game awards: who wants to help > > Well, we have enough volunteers to get started. > > Rather than making assignments, let's start by letting people pick the > games they want to try. As a reminder, the list of games to go through > is here: http://icehousegames.org/wiki/index.php?title=New_in_2009. > > I am willing to do: > - Amoeba, because I've played it already. > - Dectana, because I just got the 2 Dectet decks I ordered in the mail. > And all the games from Anthony Kapolka's First Year Foundations Class, > because I have working with Anthony on getting missing files ready to > upload to the wiki (which will happen soon). That includes: > - Around & Around > - Behind Enemy Lines > - Candy Capture > - Capture the Card > - Dash > - The Fast and Ferocious; or, Black Ice > - Horde Runners > - Icehouse Baseball > - Ice House Bowling > - Ice Points > - IceRace > - One Square at a Time to the Capture > - Race to the Top > -Switch House! > - Topple > - Tree House Rush > - Tri-Prism Face Off > - Zoink! > > This isn't as big of a load as it seems. A couple of them do not have > available files, and several of them will be very quickly handled, > being rather weak designs. Don't feel obligated to claim many games > to start with -- doing just a few will help. > > This is a first pass, a "slush pile" judgement to see what games are > worthy to be evaluated by several people in consideration to be a > finalist. Think of their general appeal -- don't cut a good design > just because it's not the sort of game you like to play. > > I propose the following method for posting your evaluations: after > playing the game enough to decide whether it deserves making the cut > to the intermediate level, place your comments about it in the > "discussion" page for the game in question, labeling your comments > "2009 Game Award evaluation". Point out strengths and weaknesses, and > why you think it is or is not worth having others look at it. Be > nice; make criticisms helpful for the designer, and others looking at > it, to understand why you make your judgement, what worked and what > didn't, how to do better. > > So, feel free to pick a few games to try out, and let the rest of us know! > > Bryan > _______________________________________________ > Icehouse mailing list > Icehouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://lists.looneylabs.com/mailman/listinfo/icehouse > > > _______________________________________________ > Icehouse mailing list > Icehouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://lists.looneylabs.com/mailman/listinfo/icehouse > -- A pizza with the radius 'z' and thickness 'a' has the volume pi*z*z*a.