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Rewriting My Competitors


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
It’s really clear that the polls So Play We All are measuring progress. When we have a quiet week, there’s a lot fewer votes. This week, there...

Two Turnarounds


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
I was really impressed by Luke in week five of So Play We All. He built a playtestable game fast and, more importantly, he learned from it. He’s...

Recreating My Firefox Profile


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
With the release of Firefox 5 a few days ago, I thought it was time to recreate my Firefox profile. You may not know what it is because you only have one...

Small Steps


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
In Week 5 of So Play We All, things were pretty quiet. I bugfixed and laid groundwork. Luke… uh… did something. I read his post and it sounds...

Craftsmanship Tour: New York Times


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
In May, while visiting New York City, I dropped by the New York Times to code with Derek Willis and, impromptu, Dan Berko. I worked with both at the Washington...

Now Featuring Monsters


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
The So Play We All theme this week was “core game objects” and the time budget was 3 hours. I did did well for myself, time to review the others...

SPWA Week 2: Funding and Forms


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
So Play We All is partly a motivation hack, with teammates/competitors and penalties to make sure we each put in time towards our games. Luke’s job...

SPWA Week 1 Response: Code Hassles and Kittens


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
This week in So Play We All our topic was “Signup” and our budget was 4 hours. I originally pushed for more time, but I ended up glad that it...

SPWE Week 1 Response: Code Hassles and Kittens


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
This week in So Play We All our topic was “Signup” and our budget was 4 hours. I originally pushed for more time, but I ended up glad that it...

SPWA Week 0 Response: A Strong Start


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
As mentioned in the rules for So Play We All, we’re required to respond to each other’s progress update. I’m going to be doing the Oaqn...