Finally after days of head scratching and dreaming in database connections, I managed to set up a very very basic web app using Node.js with Express, Mongodb and a bunch of other cool things, all uploaded and connected on Heroku
Since November I’ve used the Rootbeans game as a mental model through which to explore how artists are using technology to examine the part it plays in issues that affect everyone. It’s led me to questions around power and programming.
Over the last ten years i have been evolving a paper-based game which brings people together to explore themes of decision-making, ownership, communication, boundaries, information and belief. The wider themes are of power and control on all scales from the
1. Put the bean game project out as open source Connect with the open source arts and games communities Create a random rules generator that track it’s own creation and play history Facilitate documenting and sharing game maps and stories
I’m talking about a course module statement of intent – Cultures of Multimedia Authoring & Web Design (I think Sue is in the middle of perhaps renaming this module). For me the issue is that I do web authoring every