Josh Marinacci's Blog
O'Reilly Author, former webOS evangelist, and dad of a 7yr old. Senior Developer Advocate for Mozilla Mixed Reality. I live in Sunny Oregon. I blog. I tweet. I code. I don't Facebook.
According to the design doc I wrote, I have finished my Halloween game. All of the features are complete, so why aren't I happy with it?
After working on my unfinished 8bit JRPG for three years I was stuck, unable to move forward. I finally just shipped something: a mini-game which tested ideas, got feedback, and freed my brain to be creative again.
Adapted from my NodePDX presentation, II built an MMO version of Whack-A-Mole with a server-less architecture. More than 20 people can compete at the same time on a big dashboard by playing on their phones.
Pokémon Go is a phenomenon that is both amazing and scary, and full of immense potential. My biggest question is why now? Why did Pokémon Go take off in a way that no location based game ever has. A few weeks ago I wandered around campus to find out.
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