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What happened to Feedback Friday

Discussion in 'Game Design' started by Marrt, Jul 24, 2019.

  1. Marrt

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    I was just wondering what happened to Feedback Friday. @Gigiwoo, are you alright?

    It was always a delight to see what people were tinkering on in this format. Yes i know, the people actually posting into this gamedesign forum is a very small bunch, but there are many readers i believe.
     
  2. Murgilod

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    iirc, gigiwoo has just been super busy with not forum stuff. It'd be nice if somebody took up the mantle.
     
  3. Lime_x

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    I was Also wondering the same thing. While I didn’t have so much time to post in he forum, I usually read what people posted and occasionally have some feedback. However, I think Murgilod is right and hopefully we could have something similar in the future.
    Gigiwoo sure has contributed a lot to this forum and I hope everything is alright with him.
     
  4. JoeStrout

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    Someone else could step up and run it. (But not me — I'm spread too thin already.)
     
  5. BrandyStarbrite

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    I was wondering the same thing, for over a month now.:p
     
  6. Teila

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    Sad, hopefully someone picks it up. Like Joe, I am super busy at the moment. Maybe a group could get together and share the responsibility, that we way we can spread it out and not make one person do it every week.
     
  7. Teila

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    If we get at least 5 others, I am willing to do one Friday a month. Anyone game?
     
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  8. Lime_x

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    This sounds like a good idea. I’m also willing to do it.
     
  9. TonyLi

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    Wasn't it just once a month before?

    Do you want to do a weekly thing? Maybe Friday through Monday each week? This gives weekday people and weekend warriors a chance to participate. I'll volunteer for the first Friday of the month if people are interested in a weekly schedule.
     
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  10. Teila

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    Oh, well, either is fine. :) Sounds great, Tony!
     
  11. Teila

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    I will do the third Friday then just in case we do not get anyone else interested. :)

    @Lime_x Would you like to do it on the second or fourth Friday? We actually have four left.

    This will be fun and I was looking for a way to get back involved with the Unity forums.
     
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  12. Lime_x

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    I think the fourth Friday (30th of August) would work best for me. :)
     
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  13. Teila

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    I will take the 16th and @tony, you can do the 9th if you are ready for that..this Friday. :) Or you can do the 23rd, if you would like. Or you can wait until next month...whatever is best. This should be fun so lets be flexible.

    i will be in Florida on the 23rd cleaning out my mom's house so I cannot take that week.

    Does that work for everyone?
     
  14. TonyLi

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    @Teila - Okay, I'll take this Friday. Thanks for reviving Feedback Friday!
     
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  15. Teila

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    @TonyLi I went back and looked at some of Gigi's old posts and I noticed he mentioned MVP but most of the threads were not really MVP. Do we want to allow for any kind of feedback? I saw some great discussions on story, palettes, design, mechanics, etc., that were not necessarily games ready to actually test.

    Would be nice to see content though, and not just ideas. :)
     
  16. TonyLi

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    I agree. My vote is to preferably have something playable, and barring that at least concept art or something more tangible than a plain wall of text. Palettes would be fine if accompanied by, again, something playable so we have some context.
     
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  17. Billy4184

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    Looking forward to it, I'd be happy to join in. What exactly are the responsibilities, besides creating the thread, putting in some feedback and getting it locked at the end?

    I'd also say that minimum requirement is a playable of some kind, that's what really differentiates it from any other thread/wip.
     
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  18. TonyLi

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    When Gigiwoo created each Feedback Friday thread, he'd include tips in the first post, like this. I'll do something similar this Friday.
     
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  19. Teila

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    Sounds good!
     
  20. Teila

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    i wonder if we should announce something in the General Forum just so folks know FF is coming back tomorrow. :)
     
  21. TonyLi

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    Good idea. Unless someone beats me to it, I'll post something there tomorrow at the same time I open up this weekend's FF.
     
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  22. Teila

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    I'm glad to see that you're interested. :)
    Would you like to be in charge of FeedbackFriday on the 23rd of August?
    Currently the set up is:
    9th of August - TonyLi
    16th of August - Teila
    30th of August - Lime_x
     
  24. Billy4184

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    Count me in!
     
  25. Teila

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    Hi Billy.

    Tony is doing a Feedback Friday right now so if you want to see it in action take a look.

    I am sure he will not mind if we copy his rules to keep it consistent. :)

    So we will expect you on the 23rd, then?

    I have been talking to people to get them to realize that FF is back. I already have a couple of devs coming to mine. So do not be afraid to ask people you know or mention it somewhere. Can only help to have more participants.
     
  26. Billy4184

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    Hey Teila, I've already been adding feedback to that thread :) seems like a good format so far so I'll keep it going the same way. So yeah I'll be there on the 23rd!

    The more the better for sure.
     
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  27. Ryiah

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    Responding to this here as it's not related to the actual feedback thread. You might try reporting the thread and seeing if one of the moderators will close it for you. I have to imagine that's how it was handled for Gigi unless he was a moderator without being labeled as a moderator.
     
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  28. TonyLi

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    Thanks, @Ryiah! Good idea.