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Now Featuring Monsters


almost 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


almost 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


almost 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


almost 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


almost 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...

So Play We All


~6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
Peter Harkins, Jim C. Gadrow, and Luke Hutscal are each building an online game as part of a contest between us. Every week we’ll pick a new area...

Software Craftsmanship Tour: Aidan Rogers


~6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
A few weeks ago I met up with Aidan Rogers to hack on some code. Aidan and I were coworkers at Cambrian House a few years ago. Aidan and I hacked away at...

Grind Without Progression in Die2Nite


~6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
I’ve been playing the game Die2Nite with a few friends, and I’m fascinated that it has no character advancement — no levels, no skills...

Retracting my JungleDisk Recommendation


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
Over the last few years I’ve recommended JungleDisk to a lot of people, so a blog post is the most efficient way to retract that recommendation. I...

Dropbox and Git


over 6 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
Chrys Wu asked me my thoughts about how to have easy access to a software project she’s working on so that she can conveniently access them from the...