Hey, how do we want to report our findings? Just send our notes to this list? Or should we add some comments to the wikipage? I am writing up some short comments on each game, just a sentence or two. Bascically my comments come down to: "Look at this some more" or "Do NOT look at this more" with a preference towards "Do NOT." Also, I will probably take a fFew more games to test, but I wanted to get through what I have fFirst. On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 3:44 PM, S Myers <iamthecheeze@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > 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. > -- A pizza with the radius 'z' and thickness 'a' has the volume pi*z*z*a.