As we are in the later stages of development, we’ve had to make a few changes to the time plan. We have allocated more time to the development and evaluation of prototypes. The revised Gantt Chart is shown below.
The minutes for meetings during the planning stage are available to download below: General Meeting – 13thFeb14 General Meeting – 20thFeb14 Core Meeting – 3rdMar14 General Meeting – 6thMar14 Core Meeting – 10thMar14 General Meeting – 13thMar14
This post will outline the planned schedule for the project. Using a Gantt chart, we have planned when particular parts of the project should begin and be completed by. The Gantt chart is shown below. We will post an update on progress, which will include a revised Gantt chart, at a later date.
In the last post, we explained that we were making a major change to our idea, from gaming, to a virtual world social network. The virtual world would encourage people of similar interests, who may not know each other, to socialise. This post will offer a brief proposal of how this will work. Entering the virtual world The innovative aspect… Read more →
During the last few weeks, Team Orion have been pursuing the idea of a gaming social network. However, our analysis of existing social networks has revealed a large number of gaming social networks already available. The core team had a discussion today about the viability of GameX within this niche, and have decided that it has little unique experience to offer… Read more →
So far, we have narrowed our idea down to a social network for sharing in-game experiences. In planning this social network, we’ve found it helpful to consider how users interact with current rich media providers such that they can share their gaming experiences. In the examples below, we compare the user experience of YouTube with our proposed platform, GameX. We… Read more →
Over the last week we have been discussing various ideas for social networks. Later in these discussions, we began to share enthusiasm for one particular idea – a social network in the field of gaming. Today we will give a brief overview of our idea in this field. First, some background on this idea. The general area of gaming first… Read more →
Over the last week, we have had two team sessions to volunteer our ideas for social networks. Several ideas have been proposed: Helping people keep track of their lost and found items. Crowdsourcing and sharing ideas Facilitating the process of connecting students and helping them to collaborate. Fashion in which people can share their outfits and have virtual smart closets… Read more →