"Was thinking your RPG was web/app based similar to the EPIC WIN you mentioned. Thought maybe you were using some special software tools to prototype. My class and club have a pretty good turnout and have had quite a few students go on to…"
"Hi Linda and welcome. I had the same fear of intellectual property theft as you when I first joined a couple months ago. In the end I changed my philosophy and decided that if someone takes my ideas and uses them for good rather than selfish…"
Thanks for your interest! By prototyping do you mean testing? Just developing. I don't have a blog but that's not a terrible idea...
I've introduced a couple components of the game into the current program - test driving the…"
"Hi Brian and thanks for your comments and interest.
I can definitely keep you in the loop. We are meeting with our developers, designers, and research team on the 16th and will be moving forward quickly with a prototype and video which will be…"
"The wallets finally came in! All IGCs a player earns are kept in wallets. As the player makes more money, they will need to buy larger wallets to hold more money! For practicality's sake, the wallets don't physically get bigger, they just…"
"Thank you both for the encouraging comments. Katie, I'm itching to see where your game goes. I just signed up for the newsletter and I'm glad to see a response from Canada! That reminds me that one influence for structure in my game was a…"
I agree with Katie, you've obviously put a lot of thought and effort into this idea! As an early career Psychologist with a background in programming (I was a web programming consultant for 5 years before going into Psych) and an avid…"
Thanks for a great post! We, too, our developing an iOS game re: mental health. While (we hope) it will mostly be fun, it should allow for some education and coping strategies on how to help yourself and how to help others.…"
EDIT: just joined today. I thought "Send msg to group" meant post discussion...doh...While I have seem and played a couple games that help people with mental disorders or problems, I have NEVER:1. seen a game geared towards helping those with severe mental illness, and2. where are the IN-DEPTH games that don't require a phone or computer? Are they effective?I am developing a giant 2 year RPG for the residential treatment center for which I work. The game is quite similar to Epic Win regarding…See More
By using game mechanics in therapy for heart patients, teaching young diabetics to estimate carbs, help ritualize the keeping of journals for chronically ill patients, shortening feedback loops, increasing collaboration and putting a smile on the face of poor sods (I am one, I may say so ) – this group will change the world.First one to release, gets a beer at the next meetup!See More