Awhile back, I decided I wanted to make a
So, one of my ongoing projects is a
In the game, you run a contracting company. You hire employees, bid on contracts, and struggle to finish them.
As I envision it, this could be a whole lot of fun. Everyone complains about stupid managers and bad business practices; this is your chance to show off how you’d run a company.
Best of all, you’re playing with a whole bunch of other people, with whom you can collaborate. If you’re running behind on a contract, you can ask other contractors for help.
I just finished developing prototype 2 of Contract Tycoon, which has the following features:
- You can view available contracts and bid on them. If you’re the lowest bidder, you win.
- You can hire people who are looking for a job.
- You can assign your employees to work on different milestones of a contract.
So, the next stage of the development process is to show this prototype to a few people and get their feedback, all within the next week or so. I’m hoping to get feedback from half a dozen (very different) people. That’ll drive the features for the next prototype.