Thanks very much to Hanon Ondricek for joining us! Here are my notes from today's meetup.
Attendees: Angelique P, Brian R, David D, David G, Gene S, Greg F, Hanon O, Julia B, Lance C, Mike S, Paul M, S. Paxton, Stephen J, Thursday Rome
Location: Online (Google Meet)
Program (2 PM - 4:30 PM)
1:50 Introductions and opening discussion
2:00 Updates on changes to IFDB from Brian and Lance
2:05 Played Fair by Hanon Ondricek, presented by the author
-this game was started after release of The Baker of Shireton
-Fair was intended to be a game that most people could finish
-used complex systems and conflicting goals to create replay value
-uses Emily Short's Recorded Endings extension for Inform 7
-showed the poster for the in-game The Handmaid's Tale rock musical adaptation Oh! Offred!
-Hanon: "Confusion is a feature in my games"
4:00 Played and discussed some alternate endings for Fair
4:25 Announced next month's Spring Thing meetup topic