Here are my notes from the June meeting:
Attendees: David D, David L, Greg, Lance, Mike, Paul, Ryan, Seth, ??? (apparently I forgot to write them down; let me know if you were there and aren't listed)
Location: Online (Google Meet)
Program (2 PM - 4:30 PM)
Played most of Jelly by Chandler Groover and Tom Lento.
Discussed games that could not or should not be done in any form other than text.
Discussed Twine abuse.
Discussed whether Chandler Groover should be known as the "disturbing games with food" guy.
Discussed whether notes for this game would look bad in a civil or criminal proceeding. (e.g. "need eels, corpses; make a letter? R")
Played part of Hawk the Hunter by Jonathan B. Himes.
Discussed the deep implementation and tracking of stats in the game.
Discussed the group's flagrant Inform chauvinism.
Noted with regret that the broken idol really tied the room together.
Discussed Ryan Veeder's Authentic Fly Fishing, with special guest Ryan Veeder.
Discussed characters controlling space, and who owns different parts of the map.
Show and tell time with pencil drawn maps of Jewel Pond.
Discussed the totally credible theory that Harlan Waverley is a time traveling Jack Deacons.
Miscellaneous discussion of other projects.
Adjourned at 4:45 PM.