Sprint Four Reflection

Materials Week 10 Agile DevelopmentUser StoriesBuyer personaWeek 11 Real WorksLinkedIn NetworkingCVWeek 12 FinalisePreparation for the next module: Game DevelopmentIdeas for The Final Project: Indie Game Startup Personal Development InDesign an intensive courseInteractive documentsAnimation in PDFsDesign termsDesign practicesSigning up for HTML5 Apps and Games at EdXWatching Hades: Developing Hell (2018)Reading Understanding Comics (2017) Reflect-in-action Please see … Continue reading Sprint Four Reflection

Week 12 Free to play vs Premium

In Week 2, our cohort discussed Free to play models of games. 'Free to play' games offer the gameplay free but ask for payment for upgrades for skins, weapons and upgrades. "In a week 2 video (around 10:50), the instructor mentions a hook (to bring players back) e.g. in free-to-play games you can buy a … Continue reading Week 12 Free to play vs Premium

Week 11 The Art of Approach

Real Works, The Art of Approach The Art of Approach covers the following topics: What makes a great CV?Opportunity Spotting and Planning your ApproachResearching EmployersLegendary LinkedIn profile builder:Cialdini's 7th Persuasion Principle: Using UnitySpeculative Application PlannerPerseverance and re-framing rejection The Art of Approach covers familiar topics for a freelancer and at one-time cv-writer (my favourite part … Continue reading Week 11 The Art of Approach

Week 11 Personal branding

"Have you made any steps towards creating a personal brand? The idea comes naturally to some, while to others, the very thought of building a personal brand can make them cringe. If you can get beyond the marketing hype and buzz words, a lot of the time the personal brand is more about reputations and … Continue reading Week 11 Personal branding

Week 10 Agile Development

The Agile Manifesto: "We are uncovering better ways of developingsoftware by doing it and helping others do it.Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaboration over contract negotiationResponding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items … Continue reading Week 10 Agile Development

Sprint 3 Reflection

Materials Rapid Ideation TwoValuable feedback on my current level of practice and the results of Rapid IdeationWeek 7 Version ControlWeek 8 Research & EthicsWeek 9 Communities of practice Personal Development PhotoshopSpine 2DGame Off Reflect-in-action Please see my blog posts for Sprint 3 for my reflection in-action. Reflect-on-action Balancing Rapid Ideation 2 with the materials and … Continue reading Sprint 3 Reflection