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A jam submission

BDFLView game page

A 100% Accurate Depiction of OSS Maintenance
Submitted by derrickstolee (@stolee) — 4 days, 17 hours before the deadline

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Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
Innovation#263.5793.579
Theme interpretation#743.3163.316
Graphics#1082.8952.895
Overall#1192.7372.737
Gameplay#1732.2112.211
Audio#2401.1581.158

Ranked from 19 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

GitHub repository
https://github.com/derrickstolee/bdfl

Theme interpretation
A hybrid of Git and clicker games: All the fun of building a project with none of that pesky code! Just click and get contributors to do the work for you.

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Comments

Submitted

Great visualization! Great help for beginners!!

Submitted

Great and super original idea, simple but straight to the point. I loved! Great job

Submitted

It explains git and the struggles on maintaining open source code quite well!

Submitted

Great concept.

I want to win, but I can't! It drives me nuts and is also factually correct for open source maintainers. haha!

Submitted

Hey ! Innovative idea :)

I feel like it would also have fit perfectly the first edition of the GameOff Jam : https://github.com/github/game-off-2012

Submitted

Very good idea, it's very nice to see our project evolved, and I can not explain why.

Submitted

Great idea !! I love Git and GithHub and this game would be a great learning for beginners you can add more to bring it to educartional side! Really fun to play !!

Do check our game too . Thank you!!

Submitted

What a neat theme interpretation! 

Submitted

it made me miss svn...

Submitted(+2)

"Like many things in life, you cannot win this game. You can just eventually be overwhelmed by the work required to keep up with the demands of your community until you give up."


Thanks for the distraction and the laugh!